Early Career Prize


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The SIAM Activity Group on Algebraic Geometry (SI(AG)2) Early Career Prize, established in 2016, is awarded to an outstanding early career researcher in the field of algebraic geometry and its applications, for distinguished contributions to the field in the three calendar years prior to the year of the award. The prize is awarded every two years.

Read more here: https://www.siam.org/Prizes-Recognition/Activity-Group-Prizes/Detail/siag-algebraic-geometry-early-career-prize

  • 2023:

Diego Cifuentes: for several diverse and fundamental contributions to the theory of polynomial optimization with far reaching potential impact in- and outside mathematics.

Selection Committee

  1. Elisenda Feliu (Chair) - University of Copenhagen
  2. Jesus A. De Loera - University of California, Davis
  3. Elisa Gorla - Univeristy of Neuchatel
  4. Elizabeth Gross - University of Hawaii Manoa
  5. Luke Oeding - Auburn University

[edit] Previous Recipients

  • 2021:

Paul Breiding: For extraordinary work on geometric, statistical, and algorithmic aspects of tensors and their applications.

Selection Committee

  1. Michael Stillman (Chair) - Cornell University
  2. Alicia Dickenstein - University of Buenos Aires
  3. Sonja Petrovic - Illinois Institute of Technology
  4. Cordian Riener - UiT The Arctic University of Norway
  5. Anne Shiu - Texas A&M University

  • 2019:

Elina Robeva: Highly innovative contributions to the analysis of tensors, especially for major advances in the theory of orthogonally decomposable tensors (SIAM J. Matrix Anal. Appl. 37(1), 86-102, 2016).

Selection Committee

  1. Teresa Krick (Chair) - University of Buenos Aires, Argentina
  2. Elizabeth Allman - University of Alaska Fairbanks, AK
  3. Peter Olver - University of Minnesota, MN
  4. Agnes Szanto - North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC

  • 2017:

Pierre Lairez: Finding One Root of a Polynomial System Slides, Video

Selection Committee

  1. Jan Draisma (Chair) - Universitat Bern, Switzerland
  2. Sandra Di Rocco - KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm, Sweden
  3. Seth Sullivant - North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC
  4. Rekha Thomas - University of Washington, Seattle, WA
  5. Charles Wampler - General Motors Research and Development Center, Warren, MI
  6. Lihong Zhi - Academia Sinica, Beijing, China

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