The DYNAMICAL SYSTEMS PRIZE FOR YOUNG MATHEMATICIANS was established by Anatole Katok in the Fall of 2015 to recognize outstanding contributions to dynamical systems made by researchers within a few years of their PhD. The first (2016) edition of the prize was funded by Anatole Katok. Starting with the 2018 edition, the prize Is funded by an endowment of Michael Brin, and Is now called MICHAEL BRIN DYNAMICAL SYSTEMS PRIZE FOR YOUNG MATHEMATICIANS.
The prize is awarded for specific contributions to the field of dynamical systems, taken in broad sense. Work not yet accepted for publication in refereed journals can be considered for the award. However, complete proofs must be available as preprints and in this case committee member(s) should be able to certify their correctness. The prize carries a cash award of $ 4,000.
The prize is awarded bi-annually every even year (starting on 2016) and its winner is announced at the Penn State Fall Semi-annual workshop in dynamical systems. The eligibility for the prize is limited to researchers within 4 years after the Ph.D. at the beginning of the prize calendar year.