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  • Undergraduate math major Isabella Khan has been awarded a Goldwater Scholarship, an annual award for outstanding undergraduates interested in careers in mathematics, the natural sciences and engineering. 

    One- and two-year Goldwater Scholarships cover tuition, fees, room and board up to…

  • Professors Peter Ozsváth and Shou-Wu Zhang are among nine Princeton faculty named to endowed professorships by Princeton's Board of Trustees, effective July 1, 2021. Ozsváth will be named the Sheila and David Manischewitz ’59 Professor of Mathematics and Zhang the Eugene Higgins Professor of…

  • Peter Constantin, John Von Neumann Professor of Mathematics and director of the Program in Applied and Computational Mathematics was one of 120 new members elected to the National Academy of Sciences in 2021.

  • Department of Mathematics Horizons Seminar

    Horizons Seminar: A Conversation with Thought Leaders who are Transforming Mathematics through Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

    Thursday, Apr 29 at 5:30 PM. 

    The Horizons Lectures consists of two events, a research colloquium as well as…

  • Andrew Majda, Professor Emeritus at the Courant Institute and a Professor at Princeton from 1984 to 1994, passed away March 12, 2021.

    Majda received his PhD from Stanford University in 1973 under the supervision of Ralph S. Philips. Majda's recent work focused on stochastic statistical…

  • The Mathematics Department will be holding a Virtual Sophomore Open House on Friday, March 19 at 11:00 a.m.  Dr. Mark McConnell, the Junior Advisor, will be speaking on Zoom, and will be joined by several current Math majors. If you need the Zoom link, please e-mail the Undergraduate…

  • Graduate students Ashvin Swaminathan and Mohan Swaminathan have been awarded the Excellence in Teaching Award by the Undergraduate and Graduate Engineering Student Councils in the School of Engineering and Applied Science. Mohan was honored for teaching MAT 204 in Spring 2020 while Ashvin is…

  • Assistant Professor Yakov Shlapentokh-Rothman is one of five Princeton faculty among 128 early career scholars named Sloan Research Fellows for 2021.
     
    Sloan Research Fellows are selected on the basis of their independent research accomplishments, creativity and potential to become…

  • Former graduate students Maggie Miller *20 and Georgios Moschidis *18 have been named 2021 Clay Research Fellows. Four Clay Research Fellowships were awarded this year on the basis of exceptional quality of the candidates' research and their promise to become mathematical leaders.

    Miller…