MCS Summer Student is a Winner of the 2009 SIAM Student Paper Prize

June 25, 2009

Jie Chen, an MCS summer student is a winner of the 2009
SIAM Student Paper Prize. Jie is working with Ilya Safro.

The SIAM Student Paper Prize is awarded every year to the student author(s) of the most outstanding paper(s) submitted to the SIAM Student Paper Competition. This award is based solely on the merit and content of the student's contribution to the submitted paper. The purpose of the Student Paper Prize is to recognize outstanding scholarship by students in applied mathematics or scientific computing. Up to three awards will be given.

Description of the Award
The 2009 SIAM Student Paper Prize will be presented at the 2009 SIAM Annual Meeting to be held July 6-10, 2009, in Denver, Colorado. Each prize recipient shall receive a framed certificate and a cash award of $1,000. Each recipient is required to present his or her paper at the 2009 SIAM Annual Meeting. Recipients also receive $500 toward travel expenses and gratis registration for the meeting.