# Emmanuel Candès to Receive 2015 AMS-SIAM Birkhoff Prize

Emmanuel Candès will be awarded the 2015 AMS-SIAM George David Birkhoff Prize in Applied

Mathematics. Candès holds the Barnum-Simons Chair in Mathematics and Statistics and is a professor of electrical engineering (by courtesy) and a member of the Institute of Computational and Mathematical Engineering at Stanford University. The Birkhoff Prize, jointly sponsored by the American Mathematical Society and the Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics, will be awarded at the Joint Mathematics Meetings in January in San Antonio, Texas.

Candès is honored "for his work on compressed sensing that has revolutionized signal processing and medical imaging and his related work on computational harmonic analysis, statistics and scientific computing."

Here is the complete AMS News Release.