# George David Birkhoff Prize

The **George David Birkhoff Prize** in applied mathematics is awarded – jointly by the American Mathematical Society (AMS) and the Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics (SIAM) – in honour of George David Birkhoff (1884–1944). It is currently awarded every three years for an outstanding contribution to: "applied mathematics in the highest and broadest sense".^{[1]}^{[2]} The recipient of the prize has to be a member of one of the awarding societies, as well as a resident of the United States of America, Canada or Mexico. The prize was established in 1967 and currently (2010) amounts to US$5,000.

## Recipients

Fifteenth award, | 2015 | : | Emmanuel Candès |

Fourteenth award, | 2012 | : | Björn Engquist |

Thirteenth award, | 2009 | : | Joel Smoller |

Twelfth award, | 2006 | : | Cathleen Synge Morawetz |

Eleventh award, | 2003 | : | John Mather and Charles S. Peskin |

Tenth award, | 1998 | : | Paul H. Rabinowitz |

Ninth award, | 1994 | : | Ivo Babuška and S. R. S. Varadhan |

Eighth award, | 1988 | : | Elliott H. Lieb |

Seventh award, | 1983 | : | Paul R. Garabedian |

Sixth award, | 1978 | : | Clifford A. Truesdell |

Fifth award, | 1978 | : | Mark Kac |

Fourth award, | 1978 | : | Garrett Birkhoff |

Third award, | 1973 | : | James B. Serrin |

Second award, | 1973 | : | Fritz John |

First award, | 1968 | : | Jürgen K. Moser |

## Notes

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*George David Birkhoff Prize in Applied Mathematics*, American Mathematical Society, retrieved 2010-04-12 - ↑
*George David Birkhoff Prize*, Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics, retrieved 2010-04-12

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