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April 14, 2015
Celebrating the work of Prof. Edward Nelson (1932-2014), April 22, 2015

12:15 - 1:15 (Fine Hall Common Room, 3rd fl.)
"Ed Nelson's Work in Analysis, Especially Related to Quantum Field Theory"
Barry Simon, California Institute of Technology

4:30 - 5:30 pm (Fine Hall 314)
"Questioning the Infinite"
Greg Lawler, University of Chicago
"Ed Nelson's stochatic mechanics"
Eric Carlen, Rutgers University

Presentations moderated by Simon Kochen.
Reminiscences will be held in the Common Room after the talks.

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April 6, 2015
Sophomore Open House, Thursday, April 9, 3:30-4:30 p.m.

This year's Sophomore Open House will be held this Thursday, April 9, from 3:30-4:30 p.m. in the Fine Hall Common Room.

  • Meet faculty members and instructors
  • Learn more about the Mathematics Department
  • Talk with math majors -- discover what the undergraduate math expereience is all about

Information for prospective math majors can be found on our website:

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April 6, 2015
3 Princeton Graduate Students Awarded 2015 NSF Graduate Research Fellowships

Congratulations to Irving Dai, Shreyas Tikare, and Daniel Vitek, who have been awarded 2015 NSF Graduate Research Fellowships!

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March 25, 2015
John Nash*50 Has Been Awarded the 2015 Abel Prize by the Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters

The award will be presented by the His Majesty King Harald V of Norway at a ceremony to be held on May 19, 2015 at the University of Oslo.

 Dr. Nash was awarded this prize “for striking and seminal contributions to the theory of nonlinear partial differential equations and its applications to geometric analysis.” He shares this prize with Louis Nirenberg of the Courant Institute.

Please click here to read the full citation from the Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters.

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March 24, 2015
Department Manager Kathleen Applegate Receives President's Achievement Award

Congratulations to Department Manager Kathleen Applegate, who has been honored as a recipient of the President's Achievement Award.

This award was established in 1997 to recognize members of the support and administrative staffs with five or more years of service whose dedication, excellent work and special efforts have contributed significantly to the success of their departments and the University.

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March 12, 2015
Professor Sergiu Klainerman Named Simons Fellow in Mathematics

Congratulations to Professor Sergiu Klainerman, who has been named a Simons Fellow in Mathematics by the Simons Foundation


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February 23, 2015
Professors Vlad Vicol, Tasho Kaletha and Seven Graduate Alumni Named 2015 Sloan Fellows in Mathematics

The Alfred P. Sloan Foundation recently announced the list of 2015 Sloan Research Fellows. Among those chosen are Princeton’s Vlad Vicol and Tasho Kaletha and Math graduate alumni Richard Bamler, Boris Bukh, Vivek Shende, Andrew Snowden, Jacob Tsimerman, Melanie Matchett Wood, and Hau-tieng Wu. Also chosed was Lin Lin, a PACM graduate alumnus.

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February 11, 2015
Columbia-Princeton Probabiliby Day 2015 will be Friday, March 6, at Princeton University

Speakers will include:

  • Dvar Koshnevisan (Utah)
  • Fraydoun Rezakhanlou (Berkeley)
  • Prasad Tetali (Georgia Tech)
  • Balint Virag (Toronto)

For more information on this year's Probability Day, see the event website at:

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February 9, 2015


Tuesday, February 10TH 4:00 – 5:30 FINE 314

Students who did a Junior Seminar in the fall have two options in the spring: either another Junior Seminar, or a Junior Paper.  Those who did a Junior Paper in the fall must sign up for a Junior Seminar in the spring.


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February 3, 2015
Geometry and Topology: A conference in honor of Martin Bendersky's seventieth birthday and in commemoration of our friend and colleague Sam Gitler, March 18-21

Geometry and Topology

A conference in honor of Martin Bendersky's seventieth birthday and in commemoration of our friend and colleague Sam Gitler

Dates: March 18-21, Princeton University.
Sponsors: CUNY Graduate Center and the Mathematics Department of Princeton University.

A banquet will be held on Friday, March 20.


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