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April 9, 2014
This week's Minerva Distinguished Visitor Lecture: Andrei Okounkov - Geometric R-matrices for Nakajima varieties, I

This week's Minerva Distinguished Visitor Lecture will be Friday afternoon from 4:30 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. in room 214. Videos of this year's previous Minerva Disitinguished Video Lectures can be found at: math.princeton.edu/video.

Geometric R-matrices for Nakajima varieties, I

This week, we will begin to merge the discussion of stable envelopes and Nakajima varieties to produce a geometric action of a certain Yangian on equivariant cohomology of Nakajima varieties.

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April 4, 2014
Join us for the Sophomore Open House, Thursday, April 10 at 3:30

The Department of Mathematics Sophomore Open House will be Thursday, April 10, 2014, from 3:30 to 4:30 in the Fine Hall Common Room (3rd floor).

  • Meet faculty members and instructors
  • Learn about the Mathematics Department
  • Talk with math majors - discover what the undergradaute math experience is all about
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April 3, 2014
This week's Minerva Distinguished Visitor Lecture: Andrei Okounkov - Nakajima Varieties

This week's Minerva Distinguished Visitor Lecture will be Friday afternoon from 4:30 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. in room 214. Videos of this years previous Minerva Disitinguished Video Lectures can be found at: math.princeton.edu/video.

Nakajima varieties

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March 26, 2014
Professor Yakov Sinai Awarded the 2014 Abel Prize

Congratulations to Professor Yakov Sinai, who has been awarded the Abel Prize by the Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters. 

The award will be presented by the HRH The Crown Prince of Norway at a ceremony to be held on May 20, 2014 at the University of Oslo.

Professor Sinai was awarded this prize “for his fundamental contributions to dynamical systems, ergodic theory, and mathematical physics.” 

For the full citation, click here.

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February 28, 2014
4 Princeton graduate students awarded NSF postdoctoral fellowships

Congratulations to Allison Miller, Aaron Pollack, Shrenik Shah, and Bohua Zhan, who have been awarded Mathematical Sciences Postdoctoral Research Fellowships by the National Science Foundation! 

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February 25, 2014
There will be no Minerva Distinguished Visitor Lecture this week

Andrei Okounkov will not deliver a Minerva Distinguished Visitor Lecture this week. The next lecture will be Friday, March 7, 2014. For more information, and to see video recordings of the previous lectures, see the seminar page here

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February 21, 2014
Congratulations to Professor Benoit Pausader, who has been named a Sloan Fellow in Mathematics

The Alfred P. Sloan Foundation recently announced the list of 2014 Sloan Research Fellows. Among those chosen is Princeton’s Benoît Pausader.

The Sloan Research Fellowships seek to stimulate fundamental research by early-career scientists and scholars of outstanding promise. They are awarded in recognition of distinguished performance and a unique potential to make substantial contributions to their field.

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February 7, 2014
The Mathematics Department welcomes Andrei Okounkov, Minerva Distinguished Visitor

Professor Andrei Okounkov will join the Mathematics Department for the spring semester as a Minerva Distinguished Visitor.

He will deliver a series of 10 lectures on  "Quantum groups and quantum cohomology". The lectures will occur Friday afternoons in Fine Hall 214. For exact times, videos of the lectures, and more information, please see the lecture series page.    

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January 27, 2014
The spring 2014 undergraduate schedule has been posted.

Please view the Undergraduate Schedule page to view spring classes.

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January 24, 2014
Professor Peter Sarnak to be awarded the 2014 Wolf Prize in Mathematics

Professor Peter Sarnak will be awarded this year's Wolf Prize in Mathematics, citing his impact on "the development of several mathematical fields, often by uncovering deep and unsuspected connections." The citation continues, "... By his insights and his readiness to share ideas he has inspired the work of students and fellow researchers in many areas of mathematics." For the full citation, click here.

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