Norbert Wiener Prize in Applied Mathematics

Norbert Wiener

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.

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.

Prize Details:
Since 2004, the \$5,000 prize has been awarded every three years.

Most Recent Prize: 2016 — Constantine M. Dafermos received the 2016 Wiener Prize for his foundational work in partial differential equations and continuum physics.

Next Prize: January 2019

Nomination Period: 1 March – 30 June 2018

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.

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About this Prize: 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.

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