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Ashvin Swaminathan and Mohan Swaminathan Receive Excellence in Teaching Awards

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.

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Yakov Shlapentokh-Rothman Named 2021 Sloan Research Fellow

Assistant Professor Yakov Shlapentokh-Rothman is one of five Princeton faculty among 128 early career scholars named Sloan Research Fellows for 2021.
 

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Maggie Miller *20 and Georgios Moschidis *18 Named 2021 Clay Research Fellows

Former graduate students Maggie Miller *20 and Georgios Moschidis *18 have been named 2021 Clay Research Fellows.

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Noga Alon to Receive 2021 Steele Prize for Mathematical Exposition

The 2021 Steele Prize for Mathematical Exposition will be awarded to Noga Alon and Joel Spencer for their book, The Probabilistic Method, published by Wiley & Sons Inc. in 1992.

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Chenyang Xu Receives 2021 Cole Prize in Algebra

Professor Chenyang Xu will receive the 2021 Frank Nelson Cole Prize in Algebra for his contributions to the algebraic theory of moduli for K-stable Fano varieties and working out a radically new approach to the singu

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Yakov Shlapentokh-Rothman and Boya Wen Receive Department Teaching Awards

Each year the Mathematics Department recognizes junior faculty and graduate students for outstanding undergraduate teaching. This year's recipients are assistant professor Yakov Shlapentokh-Rothman and graduate student Boya Wen.

 

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Shai Evra Awarded 2020 SASTRA Ramanujan Prize

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.

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Carolina Araujo *04 Awarded Ramanujan Prize for Young Mathematicians from Developing Countries

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

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Aleksandr Logunov Receives New Horizons Prize

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-standin

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Department Welcomes Chenyang Xu as Professor of Mathematics

The department is pleased to announce the appointment of Chenyang Xu as a Professor of Mathematics.

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Fernando Codá Marques Named 2020 Simons Investigator
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).
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Noga Alon Receives ACM Kanellakis Award

Professor Noga Alon and his collaborators Phillip Gibbons of Carnegie Mellon University,

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Aleksandr Logunov Awarded EMS Young Researcher Prize

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,

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Researcher Profile: Sophie Morel

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

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John H. Conway, 1937–2020

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.   

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Duncan Dauvergne named 2020 recipient of the CMS Doctoral Prize
The Canadian Mathematical Society announced that Princeton Instructor Duncan Dauvergne is named the 2020 Doctoral Prize recipient.
Hillel Furstenberg
Hillel Furstenberg, a graduate student *58 of Salomon Bochner at Princeton, shared the 2020 Abel Prize with Gregory Margulis.

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 sha

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Freeman Dyson, 1923–2020

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.

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Gabriele Di Cerbo Recives Excellence in Teaching Award
Assistant Professor Gabriele Di Cerbo was awarded this year's Excellence in Teaching Award by the Undergraduate and Graduate Engineering Student Councils.
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Seven Princeton Students Recieve Honorable Mention in Putnam Competition
Kiril Bangachev, Jackson Blitz, Fatih Kaleoglu, Frank Lu, Aleksa Milojevic, Seyoon Ragavan, and Alan Yan
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Alice Chang Elected as Foreign Member of Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences
Professor Alice Chang was elected as Foreign Member of Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences at its 2020 general meeting.
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Aleksandr Logunov Named 2020 Sloan Research Fellow
Assistant Professor Aleksandr Logunov is one of three Princeton faculty among the 126 researchers to be named a 2020 Sloan Research Fellow.
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Alice Lin '20 Awarded Churchill Scholarship and Honorable Mention of AWM Schafer Prize
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.
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Nina Zubrilina to Receive the 2020 Morgan Prize
First year graduate student Nina Zubrilina is the recipient of the 2020 AMS-MAA-SIAM Frank and Brennie Morgan Prize for Outstanding Research in Mathematics by an Undergraduate Student.
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Assaf Naor Receives 2019 Ostrowski Prize
Professor Assaf Naor has been awarded the 2019 Ostrowski Prize in Higher Mathematics in recognition of his pioneering achievements at the interface of the geometry of Banach spaces, the structure of metric spaces and algorithms.
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June Huh Named Fernholz Visiting Professor

June Huh has appointed as the Robert and Luisa Fernholz Visiting Professor of Mathematics for the 2019-20 academic year.

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Departmental Teaching Awards Announced
The Department's annual teaching awards were announced at a special tea on Wednesday, October 16. This year the awards went to Assistant Professor Jonathan Hanselman and graduate students Colin Defant, Danny Nam, and David Villalobos Paz.
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Aleksandr Logunov Named 2019 Packard Fellow
Assistant Professor Aleksandr Logunov has been awarded a 2019 Packard Fellowship for Science and Engineering. This year’s class features 22 early-career scientists and engineers, who will each receive $875,000 over five years to pursue their research.
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Daniel Álvarez-Gavela Awarded Vicent Caselles Prize
Instructor Daniel Álvarez-Gavela was awarded the Vicent Castelles Prize at a ceremony October 3rd, 2019 by the BBVA Foundation and the Royal Spanish Mathematical Society.
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Noga Alon to Receive Nerode Prize
Professor Noga Alon and his co-authors Raphy Yuster and Uri Zwick will receive the 2019 Nerode Prize of the European Association for Theoretical Computer Science.
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Allan Sly Awarded Loève Prize
Professor Allan Sly will receive the 2019 Line and Michel Loève International Prize in Probability. The award will be presented at a ceremony at the University of California, Berkeley, in early 2020.
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Alex Eskin *93 Receives 2020 Breakthrough Prize
Alex Eskin *93, the University of Chicago's Arthur Holly Compton Distinguished Service Professor, will receive the 2020 Breakthrough Prize in Mathematics for joint work with Maryam Mirzakhani.
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Paul Seymour Awarded Comenius University's Commemorative Medal
Professor Paul Seymour received the Commemorative Medal from Comenius University in Bratislava at a ceremony on August 27.
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Tristan Buckmaster, Philip Isett, and and Vlad Vicol Receive Joint Clay Research Award
Assistant Professor Tristan Buckmaster, Philip Isett *13 (now at Caltech) and former Assistant Professor Vlad Vicol (now at NYU) for their joint Clay Research Award in recognition of their profound contributions to the analysis of partial differential equations.
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Peter Sarnak wins Royal Society Sylvester Medal
The Royal Society has announced that Peter Sarnak is one of 24 winners of its annual medals and awards for “scientists who have done exceptional, ground-breaking work,” said Venki Ramakrishnan, president of the Royal Society.
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Congratulations Class of 2019!

Class of 2019 Mathematics Majors:

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Alunni Reception—Friday, May 31 at 2:00pm

Please join the department and its alumni for our annual alumni reception, Friday, May 31 at 2:00pm in the Fine Hall Common Room. Short talks will be delivered by:

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Noga Alon Elected to Hungarian Academy of Sciences

Professor Noga Alon was one of 17 scientists to be nominated and elected as Honorary Members at the 191th General Assembly of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences.

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Professor Emeritus Goro Shimura 1930—2019

Goro Shimura, Princeton’s Michael Henry Strater University Professor of Mathematics, Emeritus, died on Friday, May 3, in Princeton, New Jersey. He was 89.

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David Villalobos-Paz Receives Graduate School Teaching Award
David Villalobos-Paz was among seven graduate students honored for excellence in teaching and service by the Graduate School.
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Manjul Bhargava Elected to Royal Society
Professor Manjul Bhargava was elected as a foreign member of the Royal Society. Bhargava will be formally admitted as a fellow of the Royal Society at a ceremony on July 12, when he will sign the charter book in London.
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Karen Uhlenbeck Receives 2019 Abel Prize
Karen Uhlenbeck, Professor Emerita of Mathematics at the University of Texas at Austin and a Visiting Senior Research Scholar at Princeton, will receive the 2019 Abel Prize “for her pioneering achievements in geometric partial differential equations, gauge theory and integrable systems, and for the fundamental impact of her work on analysis, geometry and mathematical physics.”
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Aleksandr Logunov Receives Salem Prize

Assistant Professor Aleksandr Logunov has been awarded the 2018 Salem Prize for his work on the conjectures of Yau and Nadirashvili on the volumes of the zero sets of Laplacian eigenfunctions.

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Hansheng Diao Receives Excellence in Teaching Award
For the fourth consecutive year, instructor Hansheng Diao was awarded the Undergraduate and Graduate Engineering Student Councils' Excellence in Teaching Award.
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Francesco Lin Named 2019 Sloan Fellow
Assistant Professor Francesco Lin has been selected to received a 2019 Sloan Research Fellowship. Lin is one of 10 current Princeton faculty members in the 2019 class of fellows.
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Ryan Chen '19 awarded Churchill Scholarship

Princeton University senior Ryan Chen, a mathematics major who is planning to pursue a Ph.D. in mathematics with the goal of entering academia, has been selected as one of this year’s Churchill Scholars.

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Jean Bourgain, 1954—2018

Jean Bourgain, IBM von Neumann Professor in the School of Mathematics at the Institute for Advanced Study and a Visiting Lecturer with Rank of Professor at Princeton, revered for the exceptional range, depth, and power of his mathematical work, passed away in Bonheide