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September 13, 2013
Mathematics Major Alexander Iriza Presented Class of 1939 Princeton Scholar Award

The Class of 1939 Princeton Scholar Award is given to the undergraduate who, at the end of the junior year, has achieved the highest academic standing for all preceding college work at the University. This year, the award is shared by Alexander Iriza and Katherine Pogrebniak.

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September 4, 2013
Fall Junior Seminar Organizational meeting will be September 16th at 3 p.m.

The organizational meeting for Fall 2013 Junior Seminars in Mathematics will take place Monday, September 16th at 3:00 pm in Fine Hall 322. 

If you are unable to attend, contact Junior Departmental Adviser Tasho Kaletha

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September 3, 2013
Visit the Mathematics Department at the Academic Expo on September 9th

The Department of Mathematics welcomes the Class of 2017

Visit us at the ACADEMIC EXPO Monday, September 9, 2013

10-11 a.m. in Frick A57

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August 2, 2013
Recent Ph.D. Grad. Jonathan Luk Presented Silver Prize of the New World Mathematics Awards

Jonathan Luk, who received his Ph.D. in Mathematics at Princeton in June, 2012, has been presented the Silver Prize of the New World Mathematics Awards (NWMA) for his thesis, Linear and nonlinear wave equations on black hole spacetimes (advisor: Igor Rodnianski). 

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June 21, 2013
Prof. Sophie Morel wins inaugural AWM-Microsoft Research Prize in Algebra and Number Theory

The inaugural 2014 AWM-Microsoft Research Prize in Algebra and Number Theory is awarded to Sophie Morel in recognition of her exceptional research in number theory. The citation states that Morel is a powerful arithmetic geometer who has made fundamental contributions to the Langlands program. Her research has been called "spectacularly original, and technically very demanding." For the full press release, click the link below.

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May 29, 2013
Alumni Open House - Friday, May 31, 2:00 p.m

Please come to the Fine Hall common room on the 3rd floor to hear about some of the current research going on in the Math Department, mingle with your former professors, and meet future mathematicians.

Speakers and times:

2:10: Professor Christopher Skinner
2:25: Shrenik Shah (graduate student)
2:40: Evangelie Zachos (undergraduate student)
2:55: Yaim Cooper (graduate student)
3:10: Giulia Sacca (graduate student)
3:25: Max Rabonovich (undergraduate student)


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May 23, 2013
Spring 2013 Fine Letters Now Available

The spring 2013 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 21, 2013
Congratulations to This Year's Putnam Competition Winners!

Congratulations to all of the winners from this year's Putnam Mathematical Competition, where the Princeton University team received honorable mention. Bowie Liu '13 ranked in the top 25 participants and received a $250 award. Receiving honorable mention from Princeton were: Arka Adhikari '16, David Corwin '13, Eugeni Dimitrov '13, Bumsoo Kim '16, Ante Qu '15, Zev Rosengarten '13, Alexander Smith '15, and Matthew Superdock '13. 

For more information on the Putnam Mathematical Competition, visit their website here

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May 16, 2013
Xinyi Chen '15 awarded $100,000 Thiel Fellowship

Mathematics major Xinyi Chen '15 has been awarded a \$100,000 "20 under 20" fellowship from the Thiel Foundation. The fellowship awards 20 students under 20 years of age with \$100,000 over two years to start a company. Chen had participated in the Tigerlabs startup accelerator last summer and has founded a company aimed at improving telepresence and video chat technologies for mobile devices. For the full article in the Daily Princetonian, click here.

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May 7, 2013
Professor Elliott Lieb Elected to the Fellowship of the Royal Society as a Foreign Member

Elliott Lieb, professor of mathematics and Higgins professor of physics at Princeton University, was elected to the Fellowship of the Royal Society as a Foreign Member on May 2, 2013. For more information on Professor Lieb and the Royal Society, click here.

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