CAIMS/PIMS Early Career Award in Applied Mathematics

  • Date: 11/02/2009

The CAIMS/PIMS Early Career Award in Applied Mathematics recognizes exceptional research in any branch of applied mathematics, interpreted broadly. The nominee's research should have been conducted primarily in Canada or in affiliation with a Canadian university. The prize is to be awarded to a researcher less than ten years past the date of Ph.D. at the time of nomination.




Nominations must be submitted by January 31 to CAIMS/PIMS by a sponsor who is responsible for providing the following information:
• a curriculum vitae
• a publication list
• a cover letter explaining the basis of the nomination
• a maximum of three additional letters of support
Unsuccessful nominations which continue to meet the eligibility criteria will be automatically considered for a second year.


Advisory Committee


The recipient of the prize will be decided by an advisory committee consisting of four experts, who will serve for two-year terms. Two of them will be appointed by the President of CAIMS and two will be selected by the PIMS Director. Decisions will be announced by April 1.


The Award


The award will consist of a cash prize of $1,000 and a commemorative plaque that will be presented at the CAIMS Annual Meeting. The recipient will be invited to deliver a plenary lecture at the CAIMS Annual Meeting in the year of the award. A travel allowance will be provided.


Submit nominations to:


Only electronic submissions will be accepted.