Felix Klein Prize
CALL FOR NOMINATIONS FOR THE FELIX KLEIN PRIZE
The prize, established in 1999 by the EMS and the endowing organisation, the Institute for Industrial Mathematics in Kaiserslautern, is awarded to a young scientist or a small group of young scientists (normally under the age of 38) for using sophisticated methods to give an outstanding solution, which meets with the complete satisfaction of industry, to a concrete and difficult industrial problem.
NOMINATION OF THE AWARD
There are no restrictions on eligibility other than those specified in the Principal Guidelines.
The prize committee is responsible for solicitation and evaluation of nominations. Nominations may be made by anyone, including members of the prize committee or by candidates themselves. It is the responsibility of the nominator to provide all relevant information to the prize committee, including a resume and documentation of the benefit to industry and the mathematical method used.
The nomination for the award should be reported by the prize committee to the EMS president at least three months before the date of the award. The nomination for the award must be accompanied by a written justification and a citation of about 100 words that can be read at the award date. The prize is awarded to a single person or to a small group and cannot be split.
DESCRIPTION OF THE AWARD
The award comprises a certificate containing the citation and a cash prize, of 5000 euro.
The prize is presented every four years at the European Congress of Mathematics.
The frist prize has been awarded to David C. Dobson (U.S.A.) in the year 2000 during 3 ECM in Barcelona.
The endowing Institute for Industrial Mathematics in Kaiserslautern is responsible for managing the prize fund as well as its administration.
DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSION
Nominations for the prize must reach the Helsinki office at the following address no later than 1st February 2004:EMS Secretariat, Ms. Tuulikki Makelainen, Department of Mathematics,
P.O. Box 4 (Yliopistonkatu 5), FI-00014 University of Helsinki, Finland.
Fax: +358-9-1912 3213, e-mail: email@example.com