The prize was established in 1967 in honor of Professor George David Birkhoff (pictured), with an initial endowment contributed by the Birkhoff family and subsequent additions by others. The American Mathematical Society (AMS) and the Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics (SIAM) award the Birkhoff Prize jointly.
The current prize amount is US$5,000, awarded every three years to a member of AMS or SIAM.Most Recent Prize: 2021
The 2021 AMS-SIAM George David Birkhoff Prize in Applied Mathematics is awarded to Gunther Uhlmann for his fundamental and insightful contributions to inverse problems and partial differential equations, as well as for his incisive work on boundary rigidity, microlocal analysis and cloaking.
Prize announcement as seen in the news release.See previous winners
Nomination Procedure: Nominations with supporting information should be submitted online.