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Program ID: Prizes-CONANT22 [#1101]
Program Title: Levi L. Conant Prize
Program Type: Prize or award
Program Location: Providence, Rhode Island 02904, United States [map]
Application Deadline: 2021/06/30 11:59PMhelp popup (posted 2021/03/01, updated 2021/02/22)
Program Description:    

This prize was established in 2000 in honor of Levi L. Conant to recognize the best expository paper published in either the Notices of the AMS or the Bulletin of the AMS in the preceding five years.

About this Prize

Levi L. Conant was a mathematician and educator who spent most of his career as a faculty member at Worcester Polytechnic Institute.He was head of the mathematics department from 1908 until his death and served as interim president of WPI from 1911 to 1913. Conant was noted as an outstanding teacher and an active scholar. He published a number of articles in scientific journals and wrote four textbooks. His will provided for funds to be donated to the AMS upon the death of his wife.

The Conant Prize is awarded annually in the amount of US$1,000.

Nomination Procedure:

Nominations should include a letter of nomination with a short description of the work that is the basis of the nomination, a complete bibliographic citation for the article being nominated, and a short citation.


Application Materials Required:
Submit the following items online at this website to complete your nomination:
And anything else requested in the program description.

Further Info:
www.ams.org/conant-prize
 
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