## The 2018 MSJ Prize for Exellent 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 2018 prizes were awarded to the following researchers.

- Yusuke Imoto (Assistant Professor, Kyoto University Institute for Advanced Study)
- Stability analysis of a particle method for incompressible Navier--Stokes equations

- Ryo Ito (Post Doctor, Organization for the Strategic Coordination of Research and Intellectual Properties, Meiji University)
- A minimizing problem associated with the spreading speed for the spatially periodic Fisher-KPP equation

- Tomoki Uda (Assistant Professor, Advanced Institute for Materials Research, Tohoku University)
- Discrete formulation of Reeb graphs and its application to topological flow data analysis

- Ken Yamamoto (Lecturer, Faculty of Science, University of the Ryukyus)
- Large deviation theorem for random binary trees