# American Mathematical Society

The American Mathematical Society is an association of mathematicians in the United States, comparable to the German Mathematical Society (DMV) in Germany. It was founded in 1888 to promote the mathematical education and research and has about 28,000 people and 550 institutions as members.

The main office of the AMS, Providence (Rhode Iceland ).

You created the reference journal Mathematical Reviews, with over two million entries since about 1945. In their offer they have more than 3,000 textbooks.

The AMS provides a number of awards:

- Since 1928, every three years the price Cole,
- Since 1970 every year the Leroy P. Steele Prize since 1979 in three categories,
- Since 1970, the Norbert Wiener Prize ( Norbert Wiener Prize in Applied Mathematics ).

It also regularly hosts the Gibbs Lectures and Colloquium Lectures.

The AMS publishes some important mathematical journals and series:

- Journal of the American Mathematical Society
- Proceedings of the American Mathematical Society
- Transactions of the American Mathematical Society
- Bulletin of the American Mathematical Society
- Notices of the American Mathematical Society
- Mathematics of Computation
- Mathematical Surveys and Monographs

The second great mathematician organization in the United States is the Mathematical Association of America.