University of Southern California
CENTER FOR APPLIED MATHEMATICAL SCIENCE
THE CAMS GRADUATE STUDENT PRIZE
for Excellence in Research with a Substantial Mathematical Component
The $1000 Prize Will Be Awarded Annually
ELIGIBILITY: Any graduate student at USC who is expected to receive a Ph.D. degree between May 2014 and August 2015 inclusive is eligible.
NOMINATION PROCEDURES: Nominations for the CAMS Prize should include a nominating letter from the student’s dissertation committee chair, the nominee’s C.V. and a statement of 3 pages or less by the nominee describing his or her research in a way that is accessible to non-experts. Reprints, preprints and a further faculty letter of support are not required, but may be included in the supporting material.
SELECTION COMMITTEE: The prize winner will be selected by the Board of Directors of The Center for Applied Mathematical Sciences.
Susan Friedlander: Professor of Mathematics and Director of CAMS
Solomon Golomb: Professor of Electrical Engineering and Mathematics
Shanghua Teng: Professor of Computer Science
Michael Waterman: Professor of Computational Biology and Mathematics
DEADLINE: Nominations are due Friday, March 14, 2014 at 4:00 p.m.
Please direct nominations to the Director of CAMS and send material to:
Department of Mathematics
KAP 104B, MC 2532
The prize will be announced and awarded in April 2014
The names and departments of former Prize winners can be seen at cams.usc.edu