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Call for Nominations: 2024 A.W. Tucker Prize for Outstanding Doctoral Dissertations

The Mathematical Optimization Society invites nominations for the 2024 A.W. Tucker Prize to be awarded at the International Symposium on Mathematical Programming (ISMP) in Montreal, Canada (July 21 - 26, 2024).  The prize is awarded to an outstanding doctoral dissertation defended (and degree awarded) between January 1, 2021 and January 1, 2024.

The deadline for nominations is January 15, 2024.  The nominator must be a faculty member at the institution that awarded the nominee's doctoral degree or a member of the nominee's dissertation committee.  Applications should consist of the following four files, each of which should be submitted as a single, separate PDF file:

  • a letter of nomination,
  • the nominee's dissertation,
  • a summary of the dissertation's contributions, written by the nominee, that is no more than five (5) pages in length, and
  • a brief biographical sketch of the nominee.

Nominations and the accompanying documentation must be written in English. The nomination should be emailed to Frank E. Curtis,

The call for nominations is also announced on the MOS website: 
Mathematical Optimization Society: Tucker Call

Nominations will be evaluated by the 2024 A.W. Tucker Prize Committee with at most three finalists chosen for the prize.  The finalists will be invited to give oral presentations of their work at a special session of ISMP 2024. The winner will be announced during the symposium.

More details about the prize can be found on the MOS website: 
Mathematical Optimization Society: A.W. Tucker Prize