Guidelines for the ILAS Olga Taussky and John Todd Prize
Award date and period
The prize is awarded to a person who has received the Ph. D. degree within about fifteen years of receiving the prize, and who has made significant contributions to linear algebra and matrix theory.
The president shall appoint a committee consisting of at least four ILAS members to recommend a prize winner to the ILAS Executive Board.
Notification of award
The ILAS President shall notify the recipient of the Prize at least four months in advance of the award date. An invitation shall also be extended to the recipient to attend the award ceremony to receive the Prize and to present a principal lecture.
The prize presentation
The ILAS President shall announce the Prize at the chosen conference and present the Prize to the recipient. An announcement of the Prize recipient shall appear in ILAS’ media.
Description of the prize
The Prize consists of a certificate containing the citation. The awardee will be invited to give a principal lecture at an ILAS Conference, with all reasonable expenses to attend the meeting covered by ILAS.
The prize fund
The ILAS Olga Taussky and John Todd Prize Fund is used to support the travel expenses of the awardee.