MONROE H. MARTIN PRIZE

THE INSTITUTE FOR PHYSICAL SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY at the UNIVERSITY OF MARYLAND, College Park, is pleased to announce the Eighth Monroe H. Martin Prize. The prize will be awarded for an outstanding paper in applied mathematics (including numerical analysis) by a young research worker. Candidates must be residents of North America and have not reached their 36th birthday by July 31, 2010. The submitted paper must be by a single author and have been published or accepted for publication in the open literature. The work must not have been performed in connection with the completion of requirements for an academic degree. The candidate must neither be, nor have been, affiliated with the University of Maryland.

Applications from qualified candidates, or nominations, are solicited for the Monroe H. Martin prize. Entries should include a copy of the paper or contribution, with a covering letter, and for full consideration be submitted before October 31, 2010 to:

MONROE H. MARTIN PRIZE COMMITTEE
4211 COMPUTER & SPACE SCIENCES BUILDING
INSTITUTE FOR PHYSICAL SCIENCE
AND TECHNOLOGY
UNIVERSITY OF MARYLAND
COLLEGE PARK, MARYLAND 20742-2431


The award will be announced by January 31, 2011. The recipient will be asked to present his or her work at the Monroe H. Martin Lecture at the University of Maryland in February 2011, and will be awarded a prize of $5,000 plus travel expenses.

The Monroe H. Martin prize was established to commemorate the achievements of Professor Emeritus Monroe H. Martin, former Director of the Institute for Fluid Dynamics and Applied Mathematics, and Chair of the Department of Mathematics at the University of Maryland. Previous prize winners are: Neil Berger (1975), Marshall Slemrod (1980), Jonathan Goodman (1985), Marek Rychlik (1990), A. M. Stuart (1995), Z. Xia (1995), R.J. McCann (2000), Y. Grabovsky (2000), C.Sinan Gunturk (2005), and Jared Tanner (2005).