CAIMS Prize Award 405

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The 2012 Arthur Beaumont Distinguished Service Award is presented to Samuel S.P. Shen in recognition of his dedication, enthusiasm, involvement and vision as President of the Society from 2001-2003. During his tenure as President, Sam helped to shape and develop CAIMS in many ways, including

  • Establishing the CAIMS Research Prize
  • Creating and enhancing partnerships between CAIMS with other Applied Mathematics organizations including MITACS, ICIAM and SIAM
  • Increasing CAIMS revenue through grants, industrial sponsorships, advertisement in the newsletter and private donations (including one from Sam himself)
  • Increasing CAIMS membership, through promotion of CAIMS and the establishment (with the treasurer, Mike Foreman) of the credit card payment system for membership