Call for Nominations

George Pólya Prize for Mathematical Exposition


The nomination period for this prize is closed. Please direct further inquiries to the SIAM Prize Program at

The George Pólya Prize for Mathematical Exposition is awarded every two years to an outstanding expositor of the mathematical sciences. The prize may be awarded for a specific work or for the cumulative impact of multiple expository works that communicate mathematics effectively. The work may range from popular accounts of mathematics and mathematical discovery to pedagogy to systematic organization of mathematical knowledge.

Eligibility Criteria:

The prize is intended to recognize specific recent work. Strong preference will be given to selecting one person as the prize winner.

Nomination Deadline:

Extended: December 1, 2016 - Closed for Nominations

Required Materials:

Please send all required materials to:

Selection Committee:

Bob O’Malley (Chair)
Arieh Iserles
Amy Langville
Peter Olver
Ferdinand Verhulst

Contact with questions regarding nomination procedure.


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