# MSJ Prize for Excellent Young Applied Mathematicians

## The 2013 MSJ Prize for Excellent Young Applied Mathematicians

The MSJ Prize for Excellent Young Applied Mathematicians was founded in 2013. The Prize is awarded to those of age below 40 who have obtained outstanding results in the field of Applied Mathematics. The 2013 prizes were awarded to the following researchers in Japan. AKIYAMA, Masakazu, an Assistant Professor at the Research Institute for Electronic Science, was recognized for his excellent research on "A Mathematical Model of Planar Cell Polarity". GINDER, Elliot, an Assistant Professor at the Research Institute for Electronic Science, was recognized for his excellent research on "Droplet and bubble motion: a hyperbolic free boundary problem approach". NOGUCHI, Kenta, a Doctor Course Student in Keio University and a Research Fellow at the Japan Society for Promotion of Science, was recognized for his excellent research on "Quadrangulations as a subgraph of triangulations".