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Heidelberg, 16 February 2010

Springer authors tops in mathematics!

18 prizes and awards at the Joint Mathematics Meeting in San Fransisco 

Joint Mathematics Meetings
This year again, Springer authors were widely represented at the prizes and awards ceremony during the 2010 Joint Mathematics Meetings of the American Mathematical Society (AMS), the Mathematical Association of America (MAA) and the Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics, held in San Francisco in January. 18 prizes and awards were awarded and 13 outstanding Springer authors and editors were honored.
Willam Fulton of the University of Michigan received the 2010 AMS Leroy P. Steele Prize for Lifetime Achievement. The Steele Prize is one of the highest distinctions in mathematics. Fulton is the author of Intersection Theory and several other books, for instance in the Lecture Notes in Mathematics and Graduate Texts in Mathematics series.
Intersection Theory
Lecture Notes in Mathematics
Graduate Texts in Mathematics
Robert Griess of the University of Michigan was awarded the 2010 AMS Leroy P. Steele Prize for a Seminal Contribution to Research, one of the highest honors a mathematician can receive. Griess is the author of Twelve Sporadic Groups, in the series Springer Monographs in Mathematics.
Twelve Sporadic Groups
Springer Monographs in Mathematics
David Eisenbud of the University of California, Berkley received the 2010 AMS Leroy P. Steele Prize for Mathematical Exposition in recognition of his book Commutative Algebra. With a View Toward Algebraic Geometry, from the series Graduate Texts in Mathematics. Eisenbud is a series editor of Algorithms and Computation in Mathematics.
Commutative Algebra
Graduate Texts in Mathematics
Algorithms and Computation in Mathematics
Brian J. McCartin of Kettering University received the 2010 MAA Chauvenet Prize. Winners of this prize are among the most distinguished of mathematical expositors. McCartin received this honor for his article e: The Master of All published in the Springer journal The Mathematical Intelligencer.
The Mathematical Intelligencer
Bryna Kra of Northwestern University was awarded the 2010 AMS Levi L. Conant Prize. The Conant Prize recognizes the best expository paper published in Notices of the AMS or the Bulletin of the AMS. Kra is the author of the article Uniformity seminorms on ℓ∞ and applications, published in the Journal d'Analyse Mathématique.
Notices of the AMS
Journal d'Analyse Mathématique
Carlos Castillo-Chavez of Arizona State University was presented the 2010 AMS Award for Distinguished Public Service, which honors research mathematicians who have made a distinguished contribution to the mathematics profession. Castillo-Chavez is the author of the books Mathematical Approaches for Emerging and Reemerging Infectious Diseases: Models, Methods, and Theory and Mathematical Models in Population Biology and Epidemiology and wrote articles for the Journal of Mathematical Biology.
Mathematical Approaches for Emerging and Reemerging Infectious Diseases: Models, Methods, and Theory
Mathematical Models in Population Biology and Epidemiology
Journal of Mathematical Biology
Marcus du Sautoy of the University of Oxford was presented the 2010 Joint Policy Board for Mathematics Communications Award for bringing mathematical ideas and information to non-mathematical audiences. He co-authored the titles Zeta Functions of Groups and Rings (Lecture Notes in Mathematics 1925), New Horizons in pro-p Groups (Progress in Mathematics 184) and the article Motivic zeta functions of infinite-dimensional Lie algebras, published in Selecta mathematica.
New Horizons in pro-p Groups
David L. Donoho of Stanford University received the 2010 AMS-SIAM Wiener Prize in Applied Mathematics. The prize is awarded for an outstanding contribution to “applied mathematics in the highest and broadest sense.” Donoho has published articles in various Springer journals over the years, and in the Lecture Notes in Computer Science.
Discrete and Computational Geometry
Ileana Streinu of Smith College was awarded the 2010 AMS Robbins Prize in recognition of her paper “Pseudo-triangulations, Rigidity and Motion Planning.” Streinu has published a large number of articles in Springer journals, especially in Discrete and Computational Geometry but also in Graphs and Combinatorics.
Discrete and Computational Geometry
Graphs and Combinatorics
Sorin Popa of the University of California, Los Angeles was awarded the 2010 AMS Moore Research Article Prize. The prize honors an outstanding research article published in one of the AMS research journals. Popa published some of his articles in the Journal Inventiones Mathematicae and in Acta Mathematica.
Inventiones Mathematicae
Acta Mathematica
Kenneth A. Ross of the University of Utah was presented the 2010 Yueh-Gin Gung and Dr. Charles Y. Hu Award for Distinguished Service to Mathematics. This prize is the most prestigious award for service offered by the Mathematical Association of America. Ross is the author of the Springer books Elementary Analysis, The Theory of Calculus and Abstract Harmonic Analysis, Volumes 1 and 2.
Elementary Analysis
Abstract Harmonic Analysis, Volume 2
Paul Seidel of MIT received the 2010 AMS Veblen Prize in Geometry for his fundamental contribution to symplectic geometry and his development of advanced algebraic methods for the computation of symplectic invariants. Seidel is Editor in Chief of the journal Selecta Mathematica, co-author of the book Symplectic 4-Manifolds and Algebraic Surfaces (C.I.M.E. Summer School, Cetraro, Italy, LNM 1938) and wrote the papers Suspending Lefschetz Fibrations, with an Application to Local Mirror Symmetry and Exact Lagrangian submanifolds in simply-connected cotangent bundles that appeared in the journals Communications in Mathematical Physics and Inventiones Mathematicae respectively.
Selecta Mathematica
Symplectic 4-Manifolds and Algebraic Surfaces
Communications in Mathematical Physics
Inventiones Mathematicae
Scott Duke Kominers, a student of Harvard University, was awarded the 2010 AMS-MAA-SIAM Morgan Prize for Outstanding Research in Mathematics by an Undergraduate Student. Kominers wrote the chapter Dynamic Position Auctions with Consumer Search for the book Algorithmic Aspects in Information and Management, a title from the series Lecture Notes in Computer Science.
Algorithmic Aspects in Information and Management
Lecture Notes in Computer Science
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