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January 3, 2013
Philip Holmes Receives 2013 AMS Steele Prize for Mathematical Exposition

Philip Homes and John Guckenheimer are receiving the 2013 AMS Leroy P. Steele Prize for Mathematical Exposition. 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. Guckenheimer is the A. R. Bullis Professor of Mathematics at Cornell University.

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December 11, 2012
Columbia-Princeton Probability Day 2013

The Columbia-Princeton Probability Day will be held this year on Friday, March 29, 2013 at Princeton University.

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December 10, 2012
Final Exam Schedule

Final Exam Schedule for Fall 2012 term.

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November 23, 2012
Professor Manjul Bhargava has been awarded the Infosys Prize 2012

Congratulations to Professor Manjul Bhargava, who has been awarded the Infosys Prize 2012 by the Infosys Science Foundation in Bangalor, India.

The Infosys Prize is awarded in recognition of "outstanding research contributions across six catagories: Engineering & Computer science, Humanities, Life Sciences, Mathematics, Physical Sciences, and Social Sciences. Now in its fourth year, the Infosys Prize ranks among the highest monetary awards in India that recognizes scientific research."

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November 20, 2012
Putnam Math Competition in Princeton on December 1st

The William Lowell Putnam Mathematical Competition will be held on Saturday, December 1st in Jadwin A10. The morning session begins at 10:00 am; but all participants should plan to be there at least 20 minutes before the session begins in order to check in.

There are a few openings for students who did not sign up for the competition; just appear and check in. The morning session ends at 1:00pm, and the afternoon session runs from 3:00 pm to 6:00 pm. No cell phones, computers, blackberries, cameras or other devices, or books or papers, are allowed in the examination room.

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October 18, 2012
Zhiwei Yun (Ph.D. 2009) to be awarded the 2012 SASTRA Ramanujan Prize

The SASTRA Ramanujan Prize is awarded annually for outstanding contributions by young mathematicians to areas influenced by Srinivasa Ramanujan.  Zhiwei joins an impressive list of mathematicians, including the following who received their Ph.D. at Princeton: Terence Tao (Ph.D. 1996), Kannan Soundararajan (Ph.D. 1998), Manjul Bhargava (Ph.D. 2001), and Akshay Venkatesh (Ph.D. 2002).

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October 18, 2012
Professor Ian Agol to deliver Minerva Lectures on 3-Manifolds and the Virtual Haken Conjecture

Minerva lectures continue with Prof. Ian Agol from UC Berkeley talking about 3-Manifolds and The Virtual Haken Conjecture.  Lectures will be held on:

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October 17, 2012
Maria Chudnovsky (Ph.D. 2003) receives 2012 Macarthur Fellowship

"The MacArthur Fellows Program awards unrestricted fellowships to talented individuals who have shown extraordinary originality and dedication in their creative pursuits and a marked capacity for self-direction."  For more information:

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October 4, 2012
Professor J-P. Serre visiting Princeton and giving inaugural Minerva Lectures - video available

Professor J-P. Serre will be in residence from Oct 8-19!  He will, in particular, be delivering the inaugural Minerva lectures on Oct 10, 15, and 17 at 4:30pm in McDonnell A01.

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October 2, 2012
Math Club's "Guide for Math Students" now available

The Princeton Undergraduate Math Club has recently compiled a comprehensive Guide for Math Students intended for undergraduates interested in mathematics.

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