*Photo of Norbert Wiener courtesy of the MIT Museum*

The Wiener Prize is awarded for an outstanding contribution to "applied mathematics in the highest and broadest sense."
### About this Prize

**Most Recent Prize: 2019**

**See previous winners**

**Next Prize:**
January 2020

**Nomination Period:**
1 March - 30 June 2020

This prize was established in 1967 in honor of Professor Norbert Wiener and was endowed by a fund from the Department of Mathematics of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. The endowment was further supplemented by a generous donor.

Since 2004, the US$5,000 prize has been awarded every three years.The American Mathematical Society and the Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics award this prize jointly; the recipient must be a member of one of these societies.

The 2019 Norbert Wiener Prize in Applied Mathematics was awarded to **Marsha Berger** for her fundamental contributions to adaptive mesh refinement (AMR) and to Cartesian mesh techniques for automating the simulation of compressible flows in complex geometry and to Professor **Arkadi Nemirovski** for his fundamental contributions to high-dimensional optimization and for his discovery of key phenomena in the theory of signal estimation and recovery.

Prize announcement as seen in *Notices of the AMS* and in the news release.

**Nomination Procedure:**

Submit a letter of nomination describing the candidate's accomplishments including complete bibliographic citations for the work being nominated, a CV for the nominee, and a brief citation that explains why the work is important.