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  • Professor Noga Alon has been awarded the 2022 Shaw Prize in Mathematical Sciences. Professor Alon shares this year's prize with Ehud Hrushovski, Merton Professor of Mathematical Logic at the University of Oxford, for their "remarkable contributions to discrete mathematics and model theory with…

  • Sarah Peluse, a Veblen Research Instructor, is the recipient of the Dénes König Prize for the 2022 year. The prize will be awarded at the SIAM Conference on Discrete Mathematics at Carnegie Mellon University on June 14-16, in recognition of Peluse's lecture, "Quantitative Bounds in the…

  • Paul Seymour was elected as a Fellow of the Royal Society on May 10th. Seymour is the recipient of many prizes, including the Ostrowski Prize, and the D. R. Fulkerson Prize (four times). 

    The Royal Society was founded in the 1660s to promote “the development and use of science for the…

  • The Horizons Lectures consists of two events, a research colloquium as well as a seminar discussion on the societal impacts of the mathematics profession with the following goals:

    • To discuss issues of diversity and inclusion in STEM fields.
    • To provide career advice to graduate…

  • Professor Amit Singer is one of 26 esteemed-professionals to be named as a 2022 fellow of the Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics (SIAM). Singer is “being recognized for foundational contributions to mathematical data analysis and the mathematics of cryo-electron microscopy." 

  • The 82nd Annual Putnam Competition was held on December 4, 2021. This year, Princeton University placed second in the team competition. The members of the team were Minjae Kwon '25, Frank Lu '23, and Aleksa Milojevic '23.

  • Amitesh Datta has been awarded the Excellence in Teaching Award by the Undergraduate and Graduate Engineering Student Councils in the School of Engineering and Applied Science. Datta was honored for teaching (MAT 204) Advanced Linear Algebra with Applications in Spring 2020-2021.

    This…

  • Dennis Sullivan *66, distinguished professor at Stony Brook, will receive the 2022 Abel Prize, awarded by the Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters, “for his groundbreaking contributions to topology in its broadest sense, and in particular its algebraic, geometric and dynamical aspects.”

  • Professor Charles Fefferman will share the BBVA Foundation's Frontiers of Knowledge Award in Basic Sciences with Jean-François Le Gall of Université Paris-Saclay in recognition of their fundamental contributions in two areas of mathematics that have had multiple ramifications, with applications…