JEWISH RECIPIENTS OF THE AMS/SIAM GEORGE DAVID BIRKHOFF PRIZE
IN APPLIED MATHEMATICS
 
(37% of recipients)
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Listed below are recipients of the George David Birkhoff Prize in Applied Mathematics who were, or are, Jewish (or of half-Jewish ancestry, as indicated). 
Awarded by the American Mathematical Society and the Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics, the Birkhoff Prize is considered to be one of the most prestigious in the field of applied mathematics.
  • Fritz John 1 (1973)
  • Marc Kac (1978)
  • Elliott Lieb (1988)
  • Paul Rabinowitz (1998)
  • Charles Peskin (2003)
  • Joel Smoller (2009)
  • Gunther Uhlmann (2021)
NOTES
1. Jewish mother, non-Jewish father; see Courant, by Constance Reid (Springer-Verlag, New York, 1976, p. 153).

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