SIAG Geosciences Prizes

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The SIAM Geosciences Activity Group awards two prizes at the SIAM Geosciences conference: the Career Prize and the Early Career Prize. The first prizes were given in 2009.


  • CAREER PRIZE

The SIAG/GS Career Prize is awarded to an outstanding senior researcher who has made broad and distinguished contributions to the field of geosciences. The award may be given to any scientist who has held a PhD or equivalent degree for at least 15 years. The award consists of a plaque and a certificate containing the award citation. The recipient is invited to present a plenary lecture at the conference. The recipient is reimbursed for travel expenses to attend the meeting to accept the award and give the lecture.


  • EARLY CAREER PRIZE

The SIAG/GS Early Career Prize is awarded to an outstanding junior researcher in the field of geosciences for distinguished contributions to the field in the three calendar years prior to the year of the award. The recipient's work must be a significant research contribution to geosciences. At least one of the papers containing this work must be published in English in a peer-reviewed journal bearing a 'publication date within the three calendar years prior to the award. The recipient must be a graduate student or the paper's publication date must be no more than three calendar years later than the year in which the author received the PhD or equivalent degree. The award consists of a plaque and a certificate containing the award citation. The recipient is invited to present a brief plenary talk at the conference. The recipient is reimbursed for travel expenses to attend the meeting to accept the award and give the talk.

Detailed descriptions of the prizes can be found at [1] and [2].


PRIZE RECIPIENTS

  • 2019:

Career Prize: Omar Ghattas; Early Career Prize: Olav Moyner

  • 2017:

Career Prize: Juan Restrepo; Early Career Prize: Kundan Kumar

  • 2015:

Career Prize: Jerome Jaffre; Early Career Prize: Tristan van Leeuwen

  • 2013:

Career Prize: Clint Dawson; Early Career Prize: Marc Andre Hesse

  • 2011:

Career Prize: William W. Symes; Early Career Prize: Jennifer Niessner

  • 2009:

Career Prize: Mary F. Wheeler; Early Career Prize: Jan Nordbotten

NOMINATION PROCEDURE

Nominations, including a letter describing the contributions and a CV, should be sent by e-mail to the Chair of the SIAG/GS Prize Selection Committee. Nominations deadlines are typically in Fall. For more information, email the chair of the SIAG-GS activity group.


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Bill Symes and Clint Dawson

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