Richard Dimick Jenks
Memorial Prize
Call for Nominations

The 7th Richard D. Jenks Memorial Prize for Excellence in Software Engineering for Computer Algebra will be awarded in in Autumn 2017. The Prize will consist of a plaque and a cash award of $1,000.

Nominations, including self nominations, for this Prize are hereby solicited. Each nomination should be accompanied by a carefully completed Nomination Form. Candidates (or their nominators) should arrange to have two to five confidential letters of recommendation submitted by persons who are familiar with the nominee's software engineering achievements in computer algebra. The letters are an especially important part of the nomination packet.

Software engineering will be interpreted broadly, but it should be an important component in the work of any nominee. The nominee can be an individual or a team, when the latter is appropriate. Any questions about the suitability of a given body of work for the Prize should be directed to a Member of the 2017 Jenks Prize Committee listed below.

All nominations must be received by the deadline of Saturday 30th September 2017, 23:59pm EDT (+4 GMT).

The Prize winner will be selected by the 2017 Jenks Prize Committee, chaired by Erich L. Kaltofen (

All nominations and supporting papers should be sent by email to both and

2017 Call Nomination Form

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