### Call for nomination of the 2009 George B. Dantzig Prize in Mathematical Programming

Nominations are solicited for the George B. Dantzig Prize, administered jointly by the Mathematical Programming Society (MPS) and the Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics (SIAM). This prize is awarded to one or more individuals for original research which by its originality, breadth and depth, is having a major impact on the field of mathematical programming. The contribution(s) for which the award is made must be publicly available and may belong to any aspect of mathematical programming in its broadest sense. Preference will be given to candidates who have not reached their 50th birthday in the year of the award.

The prize will be presented at the 2009 International Symposium on Mathematical Programming, to be held August 23-28, 2009, in Chicago, Illinois, U.S.A. Past prize recipients are listed here. The members of the prize committee are

- Jong-Shi Pang (Chair)
- Yuri Nesterov
- Alexander Schrijver
- Eva Tardos
Nominations should consist of a letter describing the nominee's qualifications for the prize, and a current curriculum vitae of the nominee including a list of publications. They should be sent to

Jong-Shi Pang

Department of Industrial and Enterprise Systems Engineering

University of Illinois at Urbaba-Champaign

117 Transportation Building MC-238

104 S. Mathews Ave.

Urbana Illinois 61801

U.S.A.

Email: jspang@uiuc.edu

and received by 15 November 2008. Submission of nomination materials in electronic form is strongly encouraged.