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SIAM Activity Group on Linear Algebra Prize

The SIAM Activity Group on Linear Algebra (SIAG/LA) Prize is awarded to the author(s) of the most outstanding paper, as determined by the prize committee, on a topic in applicable linear algebra published in English in a peer-reviewed journal in the three calendar years preceding the year of the award.

The SIAG/LA will present the award at the SIAM Conference on Applied Linear Algebra (LA15), to be held October 26-30, 2015, in Atlanta, Georgia, USA.


Candidate papers must be published in English in a peer-reviewed journal bearing a publication date between January 1, 2012 and December 31, 2014. The papers must contain significant research contributions to the field of linear algebra, as commonly defined in the mathematical literature, with direct or potential applications.

Description of the Award

The award consists of a plaque and a certificate containing the citation. The prize recipient (in the case of multiple authors, at least one of the recipients) is expected to attend the award ceremony and to present the paper at the conference. SIAM will reimburse the travel expenses of one speaker to attend the conference, accept the award, and present the paper.


Nominations should be sent to by February 15, 2015. Attach a letter of nomination, including a full bibliographic citation for the paper and a statement outlining the justification for the nomination in terms of its importance and impact. The letter should be addressed as below.

Professor James G. Nagy
Chair, SIAG/LA Prize Committee
c/o J. M. Littleton
3600 Market Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104-2688

Telephone: +1-215-382-9800 ext. 303

Selection Committee

Click here to see a list of selection committee members by year.