John von Neumann Prize  

Awarded for  outstanding contributions to applied mathematical sciences and for effective communication of these ideas to the community 
Country  United States 
Presented by  Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics 
Reward(s)  USD $5,000 
First awarded  1960 
Website  www 
The John von Neumann Prize (until 2019 named John von Neumann Lecture Prize^{[1]}) was funded in 1959 with support from IBM and other industry corporations, and began being awarded in 1960 for "outstanding and distinguished contributions to the field of applied mathematical sciences and for the effective communication of these ideas to the community".^{[2]}^{[3]} It is considered the highest honor bestowed by the Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics (SIAM).^{[4]}^{[5]}^{[6]} The recipient receives a monetary award and presents a survey lecture at the SIAM Annual Meeting.^{[7]}
Anybody is able to nominate a mathematician for the prize. Nominations are reviewed by a selection committee, consisting of members of SIAM who serve twoyear appointments.^{[8]} The committee selects one recipient for the prize nine months before the SIAM Annual Meeting and forwards their nomination to SIAM's Executive Committee and Vice President for Programs.
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