Open Mind Prize
    My mind is open - Paul Erdős
The Open Mind Prize is awarded biennially at the Polish Combinatorial Conferences to a junior Polish researcher for outstanding research in combinatorics. The present rules of selecting the recipient of the Prize are as follows. The Prize Committee nominates three main contenders who are expected to deliver special lectures at the Polish Combinatorial Conference From them one of the invited speakers chosen by the Program Committee selects and announces the winner (for more details see the rules of the Prize). Since 2010, when the Prize was awarded for the first time, it has been given out to the following combinatorialists (we give the affiliations at the time the Prize was awarded):
  • 2016: Michał Lasoń (Polish Academy of Sciences), announced by Michał Karoński
  • 2014: Jarosław Mądry (EPFL Lausanne), announced by Alan Frieze
  • 2012: Wojciech Samotij (University of Cambridge), announced by Endre Szemerédi
  • 2010: Barłomiej Bosek (Jagiellonian University) and Andrzej Dudek (Carnegie Mellon University), announced by Tomasz Łuczak