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Faculty Awards
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Søren Galatius received an Elite Research Prize from the Ministry for Higher Education and Science in Denmark. This prize is awarded annually to five outstanding Danish researchers of international excellence. Read the official press release.

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(Photo Credit: Rod Searcey) Jonathan Luk has been selected as a Frederick Emmons Terman Fellow for a three-year term beginning Fall 2016. The Terman Fellowship is a prestigious award for junior faculty. The Terman Fellows program was launched in 1994 with a $25 million gift from William Hewlett and David Packard. The two alumni of the Electrical Engineering Department at Stanford and founders of Hewlett-Packard endowed the fellowships as a tribute to the late provost Terman, to whom they give credit for much of their own success, as well as Stanford’s and Silicon Valley’s.

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(Photo credit: Rod Searcey) On January 9, it was announced that Professor Jacob Fox received the Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers (PECASE) through the National Science Foundation (NSF). This is the highest honor bestowed by the U.S. Government on science and engineering professionals in the early stages of their independent research careers. Read the official White House press release here.

Richard Schoen to receive the 2017 Wolf Prize in Mathematics
Richard Schoen, Professor Emeritus, is a co-winner of the 2017 Wolf Prize in Mathematics. Schoen is being honored for his “for his contributions to geometric analysis and the understanding of the interconnectedness of partial differential equations and differential geometry.” The Wolf Prize, which was first given in 1978, is awarded by the Wolf Foundation to promote Science and Art “for the benefit of mankind.” The prize, consisting of a certificate and a monetary award, is given annually to outstanding members of the scientific fields—Agriculture, Chemistry, Mathematics, Medicine, and Physics—and to the arts—rotating yearly among Architecture, Music, Painting, and Sculpture.

Professor Jacob Fox awarded 2016 Oberwolfach Prize for "excellent achievements in Discrete Mathematics"
Jacob Fox was awarded the Oberwolfach Prize 2016 for “excellent achievements in Discrete Mathematics.” The Oberwolfach Prize 2016 is awarded by the Oberwolfach Foundation in cooperation with the Mathematisches Forschungsinstitut Oberwolfach to young mathematicians. It is restricted to mathematicians with Ph.D. or Dr. degree received not more than 10 years ago. The prize is awarded approximately every three years for excellent achievements in changing fields of mathematics.

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