RECIPIENTS OF THE AMS/SIAM GEORGE DAVID BIRKHOFF PRIZE
IN APPLIED MATHEMATICS
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.
1. Jewish mother, non-Jewish
father; see Courant, by Constance Reid
(Springer-Verlag, New York, 1976, p. 153).
- Fritz John 1 (1973)
- Marc Kac (1978)
- Elliott Lieb (1988)
- Paul Rabinowitz (1998)
- Charles Peskin (2003)
- Joel Smoller (2009)
- Gunther Uhlmann (2021)
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