Nemmers Prizes

Collectively, the Nemmers Prizes recognize works of lasting significance in various disciplines.  The Prizes in Economics and Mathematics were established in 1994.  The Prize in Music Composition was created in 2004 and the Prize in Medical Sciences was created in 2014.

News and Announcements

Nomination Deadlines for 2016 Prizes

Nominations for the 2016 Economics and Mathematics Prizes will be accepted through December 1, 2015.

Nominations for the 2016 Music Composition Prize, will be accepted from October 1, 2015 through February 1, 2016.

Nominations for the 2016 Medical Sciences Prize will be accepted through September 15, 2015.


2014 Nemmers Recipients Announced

Michael Hopkins, professor of Mathematics at Harvard University, has been named the recipient of the 2014 Nemmers Prize in Mathematics.  More »

Jean Tirole, chairman of the executive committee of the Institute for Advanced Study in Toulouse (IAST) has been named the recipient of the 2014 Nemmers Prize in Economics.  More »

Esa-Pekka Salonen, Principal Conductor and Artistic Advisor for London’s Philharmonia Orchestra, has been named the recipient of the 2014 Nemmers Prize in Music Composition. More »