The Canadian Mathematical Society (CMS) invites nomination for the 2022 David Borwein Distinguished Career Award.  This prize recognizes mathematicians who have made exceptional, broad, and continued contributions to Canadian mathematics and is awarded every four years. 

The award presentation will take place at the CMS Winter Meeting in December 2022 and a plenary lecture given by the recipient.

A complete nomination dossier consists of:

  • A signed nomination statement from a present or past colleague, or collaborator (no more than three pages) having direct knowledge of the nominee’s contribution;
  • A short curriculum vitae, no more than five pages;
  • Two to four letters of support in addition to the nomination;
  • Other supporting material may be submitted, no more than 10 pages.

CMS aims to promote and celebrate diversity in the broadest sense. We strongly encourage department chairs and nominating committees to put forward nominations for outstanding colleagues regardless of race, gender, ethnicity or sexual orientation.

The complete nomination and all documentation should be submitted electronically, preferably in PDF format, no later than November 15, 2021, to

2018 David Borwein Distinguished Career Award Recipient

Anthony To-Ming Lau
University of Alberta

Prof. Lau is the most recent recipient of the award.  Please read the Media Release.  For a list of past recipients and to read their citations, please visit the official David Borwein Distinguished Award page.