## The 2019 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 2019 prizes were awarded to the following researchers.

- Keita Iida (Assistant Professor, Institute for Protein Research, Osaka University)
- Probabilistic model of eukaryotic gene expressions

- Mizuka Komatsu (Ph.D. student, Graduate School of System Informatics, Kobe University)
- Analysis of unidentifiable models using the parameter variety and its approximation

- Tatsuya Mikami (Ph.D. student, Department of Mathematics, Kyoto University)
- First passage percolation on a crystal lattice

- Koya Sakakibara (Program-Specific Assistant Professor, Graduate School of Science, Kyoto University / Visiting Scientist, RIKEN Interdisciplinary Theoretical & Mathematical Sciences)
- A fully discrete energy-dissipative numerical scheme for moving boundary problems