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March 8, 2013
Professor Paul Seymour will be awarded an Honorary Doctorate from the Technical University of Denmark

Professor Paul Seymour will be awarded an Honorary Doctorate from the Technical University of Denmark at their commencement on May 3, 2013.   

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March 6, 2013
There will be a celebration and remembrance of Arthur Wightman and his science this Sunday, March 10, at Princeton University.

There will be a celebration and remembrance of Arthur Wightman and his science this Sunday, March 10, at Princeton University.

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February 14, 2013
Professor Zeev Dvir has been awarded a two-year Alfred P. Sloan Research Fellowship

Congratulations to Zeev Dvir, Assistant Professor, who has been awarded a two-year Alfred P. Sloan Research Fellowship!

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February 14, 2013
Professor Anna Wienhard has been awarded a two-year Alfred P. Sloan Reserach Fellowship

Congratulations to Anna Wienhard, Assistant Professor, who has been awarded a two-year Alfred P. Sloan Research Fellowship!

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February 4, 2013
Spring Junior Seminar

The Spring Junior Seminar in Mathematics organizational meeting will be held on Tuesday, Feb 12, at 4:30 in Fine Hall 314. The leaders of each seminar, Professors Weinan E, Elias Stein and Stefan van Zwam will give a brief presentation on their topics. If you are unable to attend, please speak to Prof. Tasho Kaletha, Math Department Junior Adviser or one of the Junior Seminar faculty.

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January 31, 2013
Professor Terence Tao to deliver Minerva Lectures

A new set of Minerva lectures will be delivered by Professor Terence Tao from UCLA Department of Mathematics. The schedule for his lectures is as follows:

Monday, February 11th, 4:30pm in A02 McDonnell Hall

Wednesday, February 13th, 4:30pm in in A02 McDonnell Hall

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January 28, 2013
Professor Sophie Morel has been awarded an EMS Prize for Young Researches at the 6th European Congress of Mathematics in Krakow

Congratulations to Professor Sophie Morel, who has been awarded an EMS Prize for Young Researches at the 6th European Congress of Mathematics in Krakow.

EMS prizes were awarded to 10 young researchers not older than 35 years, of European nationality or working in Europe, in recognition of excellent contributions in mathematics.

The citation reads: "For her deep and original work in arithmetic geometry and automorphic forms, in particular the study of Shimura varieties, bringing new and unexpected ideas to this field."

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January 28, 2013
Professor Alexander (Sasha) Sodin was awarded the 2012 Haim Nessyahu Prize in Mathematics

Congratulations to Professor Alexander (Sasha) Sodin, who was awarded the 2012 Haim Nessyahu Prize in Mathematics.

The Israel Mathematical Union considered six excellent Ph.D. theses which were submitted, all worthy of the prize, and after discussing their stengths and contributions, reached the conclusion that Dr. Sodin's thesis should receive the award.

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January 22, 2013
Prof. Arthur Strong Wightman died on January 13, 2013

Arthur Strong Wightman, Thomas D. Jones Professor of Mathematical Physics, Emeritus and former Chair of our department, died on January 13, 2013.

Professor Wightman received his Ph.D. from Princeton in 1949 and joined Princeton that same year. He retired in 1992. Professor Wightman was 90 years old.

The University flag over East Pyne was raised at half-mast in his memory from January 15th to January 17th.

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January 3, 2013
Yakov Sinai Receives 2013 AMS Steele Prize for Lifetime Achievement

Yakov Sinai, Professor of Mathematics at Princeton University, is receiving the 2013 AMS Leroy P. Steele Prize for Lifetime Achievement. Presented annually by the American Mathematical Society, the Steele Prize is one of the highest distinctions in mathematics. The prize will be awarded on Thursday, January 10, 2013, at the Joint Mathematics Meetings in San Diego.

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