# William Benter Prize in Applied Mathematics

**What is it?**

The William Benter Prize in Applied mathematics is a prize that recognizes exceptional mathematical contributions that have had a lasting impact on scientific, business, finance and engineering applications.

It is awarded to an individual for a single contribution or a body of contributions they have achieved in their lifetime of research and achievement in mathematics.

**William Benter Prize Winners**

The most recent winner of the William Benter Prize in Applied Mathematics was in 2010. The prize went to Mr. George Papanicolaou from the Department of Mathematics at Stanford University.

**What is the William Benter Prize?**

The William Benter Prize is awarded every two years. The amount of the prize is **US$100,000**.

**Where is it held?**

Each year the lectures are held at the City University of Hong Kong.

**How to nominate for the William Benter Prize.**

The right to nominate is open to everyone. Nominations should not be made known to the nominee and self-nominations are not acceptable. Nominations, with justifications and CVs of the nominees as well as two supporting letters, should be sent to:

**Selection Committee**

c/o Liu Bie Ju Centre for Mathematical Sciences

City University of Hong Kong

Tat Chee Avenue

Kowloon

Hong Kong

Or by email to: mclbj@cityu.edu.hk

More information on the William Benter Prize:

http://www6.cityu.edu.hk/rcms/WBP/the_prize.html

http://math.stanford.edu/~papanico/pubftp/cv0.pdf

http://www.chatham.edu/newsevents/story.cfm?ID=459