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July 2, 2014
Professor Emeritus Harold W. Kuhn died on July 2, 2014

Professor Emeritus of Mathematical Economics Harold W. Kuhn died peacefully in his sleep on July 2, 2014 in New York City, where he and his wife, Estelle (nee Henkin) lived since 2005. He would have been 89 on July 29th.

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June 30, 2014
Professor Emeritus John Conway awarded Doctor Honoris Causa by Universitatea Alexandru Ioan Cuza.

On Tuesday, June 24th Professor Emeritus John Conway was awarded the title of Doctor Honoris Causa by the Universitatea Alexandru Ioan Cuza. The conference and celebration in honor of Professor Conway marked the official opening of the Grigore Moisil Institute. For more information on the award, see the official citation here.

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June 18, 2014
Andrei Pohoata '14 cited by USA Mathematical Olympiad

Andrei Pohoata '14 has been cited by the Mathematical Association of America for his work as a grader for the Mathematical Olympiad and for the two problems he submitted for the contest. The citation reads, "A primary purpose of the USAMO is to encourage young people to excellence in problem solving and encourage them to cintinue in mathematics as a career. Mr. Pohoata provides a wonderful role model as a mathematician who continues to be involved."

 

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June 2, 2014
The Mathematics Department Congratulates the Following Majors Receiving Honors

Highest Honors

Alan Chang
Eric Christopher Chen
Alexander Daniel Iriza
Eugene Alexander Katsevich
Kai Zong Khor
Daniel John Kriz
Dmitriy Kunisky
Horia Stefan Mania
Jane Wang

High Honors

John Robert Lacayo Anderson
Laurent Jean Barham Cote
Takumi Murayama
Aaron Victor Schild
Minh-Tam Quang Trinh
Evangelie May Leurgans Zachos
Qiuyi Zhang
Feng Zhu

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June 2, 2014
The Mathematics Department Congratulates This Year's Undergraduate Prize Winners

 

The George B. Covington Prize in Mathematics

Eugene Alexander Katsevich and Daniel John Kriz
Awarded for excellence in mathematics

The Middleton Miller '29 Prize

Alexander Daniel Iriza and Jane Wang
Awarded for best independent work in mathematics

The Peter A. Greenberg '77 Prize

Alan Chang, Eric Christopher Chen and Kai Zong Khor
Awarded for outstanding accomplishments in mathematics

The Andrew H. Brown Prize

Alexander Degener Smith '14
Awarded to the outstanding junior in mathematics

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June 2, 2014
Congratulations to Mathematics Concentrators Elected to Phi Beta Kappa

Alan Chang
Eric Christopher Chen
Alexander Daniel Iriza
Eugene Alexander Katsevich
Kai Zong Khor
Daniel John Kriz
Dmitriy Kunisky
Aaron Victor Schild
Minh-Tam Quang Trinh
Jane Yue Wang
Evangelie May Leurgans Zachos
Qiuyi Zhang
Feng Zhu
Michael Hongyu Zhu

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June 2, 2014
Congratulations to the Class of 2014

Congratulations to the Mathematics Majors in the Class of 2014!

Aviv Adler
John Robert Lacayo Anderson
Andrew John Ardito
Alan Chang
Eric Christopher Chen
Andra Ioana Constantinescu
Laurent Jean Barham Cote
Jay Chandler Hashop
Alexander Daniel Iriza
David Carl Jensen
Eugene Alexander Katsevich
David Warren Katz
George Georgiev Kerchev
Kai Zong Khor
Leor Natasha Klainerman
Daniel John Kriz
Dmitriy Kunisky
Horia Stefan Mania

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May 30, 2014
Professor Peter Sarnak to be Honored with Phi Beta Kappa Teaching Award

Professor Peter Sarnak will receive Princeton's Phi Beta Kappa award for excellence in undergraduate teaching. The award has been given annually since 2004, and the recipients are chosen by undergraduates in the academic honor society. Also receiving this distinction this year is Professor Bonnie Bassler, the Squibb Professor in Molecular Biology.

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May 29, 2014
The Spring 2014 Fine Letters is Now Available

The spring 2014 Fine Letters, the Mathematics Department newsletter, is now available. Read about recent events in the department, new and departing faculty, notable awards, and much more.

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May 15, 2014
The 2014 Alumni Open House will be Friday, May 30th, beginning at 2 p.m.

The Mathematics Department will hold our 2014 Alumni Open House on Friday, May 30th. Refreshments will be served along with the following talks by faculty, graduate and undergraduate students.

2 p.m.: Introduction by Professor David Gabai *77,*80, Chair.

2:05: Professor David Gabai

2:20: Dr. Jon Fickenscher, Instructor

2:35: Alex Iriza (Salutatorian, Class of 2014)

2:45: Phillippe Sosoe *14

2:55: Peter Humphries (Graduate Student)

3:05: Takumi Murayama (Class of 2014)

3:15: Jane Wang (Class of 2014)

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