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Albert Leon Whiteman Memorial Prize

Photo courtesy of Mrs. Sally Whiteman.
The Whiteman Prize recognizes notable exposition and exceptional scholarship in the history of mathematics.

About this Prize

This prize was established in 1998 using funds donated by Mrs. Sally Whiteman in memory of her husband, Albert Leon Whiteman.

The US$5,000 prize is awarded every three years.

Most Recent Prize: 2021

The 2021 Albert Leon Whiteman Memorial Prize is awarded to Judith Grabiner for her outstanding contributions to the history of mathematics, in particular her works on Cauchy, Lagrange, and MacLaurin; her widely-recognized gift for expository writing; and a distinguished career of teaching, lecturing, and numerous publications promoting a better understanding of mathematics and the significant roles in culture

Prize announcement as seen in the news release.

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Next Prize:  January 2024

Nomination Period:  1 Feb - 31 May 2023

Nomination Procedure:  Include a short description of the work that is the basis of the nomination, including complete bibliographic citations. A curriculum vitae should be included.

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