The Birkhoff Prize is awarded for an outstanding contribution to applied mathematics in the highest and broadest sense.
Next Prize: January 2021
Nomination Period: 1 March – 30 June, 2020
Nomination Procedure: Nominations with supporting information should be submitted online.
Most Recent Prize: 2018 – Berndt Sturmfels received the Birkhoff Prize in 2018 for his instrumental role in creating the field of applied algebraic geometry.
About this Prize: 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.See previous prizes