Instructor Shai Evra will receive the 2020 SASTRA Ramanujan Prize for outstanding contributions by individuals not exceeding the age of 32 in areas of mathematics influenced by Ramanujan in a broad sense. The prize is awarded annually at the International Conference in Number Thsory at SASTRA…

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The International Centre for Theoretical Physics has awarded Carolina Araujo *04, a researcher at the Institute for Pure and Applied Mathematics (IMPA) in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, the 2020 Ramanujan Prize for Young Mathematicians from Developing Countries.

The prize is in recognition of…

Assistant Professor Aleksandr Logunov is one of three recipients of the 2021 New Horizons in Mathematics Prize for his "novel techniques to study solutions to elliptic equations, and their application to long-standing problems in nodal geometry." This year's other recipients are Bhargav Bhatt *…

The department is pleased to announce the appointment of Chenyang Xu as a Professor of Mathematics. A leader in Algebraic Geometry with a focus on birational geometry, Professor Xu completed his PhD here at Princeton in 2008 under the supervision of Professor János Kollár. Xu was a CLE Moore…

Professor Fernando Codá Marques was named one of four 2020 Simons Investigators in Mathematics, along with Alexei Borodin (MIT), Ciprian Manolescu (Stanford), and Zhiwei Yun (MIT).

The citations notes his recent work, in collaboration with André Neves, developed a full Morse theory for…

Professor Noga Alon and his collaborators Phillip Gibbons of Carnegie Mellon University, Yossi Matias of Google and Tel Aviv University, and Mario Szegedy of Rutgers University are the recipients of the ACM Paris Kanellakis Theory and Practice Award for seminal work on the foundations of…

Assistant Professor Aleksandr Logunov is a recipient of the one of the 10 European Mathematical Society Prizes awarded “to young researchers not older than 35 years, of European nationality or working in Europe, in recognition of excellent contributions in mathematics.”

Every four years…

Sophie Morel shares her story of discovering mathematics as a career while staying engaged with students and colleagues.

We regret to announce that John Conway, the John von Neumann Professor Emeritus of Applied and Computational Mathematics and Professor Emeritus of Mathematics, died April 11. He was 82.

John Conway was a professor at Princeton since 1987. He has been honored with numerous awards; he…

The Canadian Mathematical Society announced that Princeton Instructor Duncan Dauvergne is named the 2020 Doctoral Prize recipient. Dr. Dauvergne will present a prize lecture and receive his award at the CMS Winter meeting in Montreal, Québec, December 4-7, 2020.

The Doctoral Prize…

Hillel Furstenberg, Hebrew University of Jerusalem, and a *58 graduate student of Salomon Bochner at Princeton, will receive the 2020 Abel Prize “for pioneering the use of methods from probability and dynamics in group theory, number theory and combinatorics.” He shares the prize with Gregory…

Freeman J. Dyson, theoretical physicist and writer, who embraced the stunning diversity of the universe with unique spirit died on February 28, 2020 in Princeton, NJ at the age of 96.

The Institute for Advanced Study (IAS), which was Dyson’s academic home for more than 60 years,…

Assistant Professor Gabriele Di Cerbo was awarded this year's Excellence in Teaching Award by the Undergraduate and Graduate Engineering Student Councils. This student-nominated award is for a professor or TA who "was especially dedicated, taught the material clearly, and simply deserves to be…

Congratulations to the following Princeton students who placed “Honorable Mention” in the 2019 William Lowell Putnam Mathematical Competition:

Kiril Bangachev, Class of 2022 Jackson Blitz, Class of 2021 Fatih Kaleoglu, Class of 2020 Frank Lu, Class of 2023 Aleksa Milojevic, Class of…Professor Alice Chang was elected as Foreign Member of Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences at its general meeting, February 12, 2020.

The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences was founded in 1739 and is an independent non-governmental organisation, whose overall objective is to promote the…

Assistant Professor Aleksandr Logunov is one of three Princeton faculty among the 126 researchers to be named a 2020 Sloan Research Fellow.

Sloan Research Fellowships are one of the most competitive and prestigious awards available to early career researchers, often seen as a marker of…

Senior math major Alice Lin has been selected as one of this year's Churchill Scholars and has been selected as an Honorable Mention of the 2020 AWM Alice T. Schafer Prize.

Lin is one of 15 Churchill Scholarship winners this year who will spend a year studying at the University of…