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The Monroe H. Martin Prize
The Monroe H. Martin prize was established to honor the outstanding contributions of Monroe H. Martin, a professor emeritus at the University of Maryland, College Park. Martin chaired the Department of Mathematics from 1942 until 1954 and was the founding director of the Institute for Fluid Dynamics and Applied Mathematics (a forerunner of the Institute for Physical Science and Technology) from 1952 until 1968.
Previous prize winners are
The J. R. Dorfman Prize for Undergraduate Research
The J.R. Dorfman Prize for Outstanding Undergraduate Research was established in 1989 to honor Professor Jay Robert Dorfman of the Department of Physics and the Institute for Physical Sciences and Technology upon the occasion of his resignation as Dean of the College and his appointment as Vice President for Academic Affairs and Provost.
The Mathematics and Physics Graduate Student Awards
This is an award for graduate students (Spotlight Competitions in the Deptartments of Mathematics and Physics).
Monroe H. Martin Prize in Applied Mathematics
Undergraduate student award, $250 each max 4 award/year.
Criteria: students who will graduate as phyics majors in the academic year that the award is made. Students must submit a senior thesis paper and 1 hour oral defense of the thesis.