Call for Nominations

Gábor Szegö Prize


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The Gábor Szegő Prize is awarded every two years to an early career researcher for outstanding research contributions in the area of orthogonal polynomials and special functions, as determined by the prize committee.

Eligibility Criteria:

One key paper must be cited as evidencing the contributions, though a body of papers may be discussed in the nomination letter. The candidate must have no more than 10 years (full time equivalent) of involvement in mathematics since receiving their PhD at the award date, allowing for breaks in continuity. The prize committee can make exceptions, if in their opinion the candidate is at an equivalent stage in their career.

The qualifying key paper must have been published in English in a peer-reviewed journal. For the 2017 award, the candidate’s PhD must have been received in 2007 or later.

Nomination Deadline:

October 15, 2016 - Closed for Nominations

Required Materials:

Please send all required materials to:

Selection Committee:

Walter Van Assche (Chair), K. U. Leuven, Belgium
Kerstin Jordaan, University of Pretoria, RSA
Andrei Martinez-Finkelshtein, University of Almeria, Spain
Adri Olde Daalhuis, University of Edinburgh, UK
Yuan Xu, University of Oregon

Contact with questions regarding nomination procedure.

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