American Mathematical Society, AMS Prizes and Awards

Program ID: Prizes-CONANT [#947]
Program Title: Levi L. Conant Prize
Program Type: Prize or award
Program Location: Providence, Rhode Island 02904, United States [map]
Application Deadline: 2020/06/30help popup* (posted 2020/03/01, updated 2020/02/12, listed until 2020/08/31)
Program Description:    

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 his wife's death.

Prize winners are invited to present a public lecture at Worcester Polytechnic Institute as part of their Levi L. Conant Lecture Series , which was established in 2006. Find and download videos of previous Conant Lectures.

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

Nominations are accepted between March 1 and June 30 annually.

Requirements

Complete bibliographic citation for the work that is the basis of this nomination

Suggested citation of up to 50 words

Letter of nomination describing the work and why it should be selected for the award


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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