We are pleased to announce that Dmitriy Drusvyatskiy, Professor of Mathematics, is a co recipient of the SIAM Activity Group on Optimization Best Paper Prize, together with Damek Davis, for the paper "Stochastic model-based minimization of weakly convex functions." This prize is awarded every three years to the author(s) of the most outstanding paper, as determined by the prize committee, on a topic in optimization published in the four calendar years preceding the award year. Congratulations Dima!"