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Rafe Mazzeo, current department chair and professor of mathematics, has been appointed to the Cassius Lamb Kirk Professorship in Natural Science in recognition of his achievements in and commitment…
Amir Dembo, professor of mathematics and statistics, has been elected to the National Academy of Sciences (a non-profit, private institution established under a congressional charter signed by…
Rafe Mazzeo, Professor of Mathematics and current Department Chair, has been elected to the 2022 class of new members to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.  The American Academy of Arts and…
Stanford mathematicians Jinyoung Park, a Szegö Assistant Professor, and Huy Tuan Pham, a PhD candidate, proved the Kahn-Kalai Conjecture: a major open problem in probabilistic combinatorics.…
Stanford’s Putnam Team (Quanlin Chen, Kevin Li and Rahul Thomas) have placed 4th in the 2021 Putnam competition, which was the 82nd annual competition. Twenty-seven Stanford undergraduates…
Hannah Larson, who will receive her PhD in 2022 under the direction of Ravi Vakil, has been awarded a five-year Clay Research Fellowship from the Clay Mathematics Institute for her outstanding thesis…
Gene Kim, Mathematics Department lecturer, was featured today in the Stanford Daily for new introductory seminar (IntroSem), MATH 77Q: "Probability and Gaming" which launched in the fall quarter.…
Two Stanford Math faculty—Brian Conrad and Rafe Mazzeo—in collaboration with Patrick Callahan of Callahan Consulting have drafted recommendations on 12 key mathematical ideas that they and Stanford…
Bryna Kra, the Sarah Rebecca Roland Professor of Mathematics at Northwestern University and 1995 Stanford PhD, has been elected to the Presidency of the American Mathematical Society.   She will…
Sarah Peluse, who graduated Stanford in 2019 with a PhD in Mathematics, has been recently awarded the 2022 Maryam Mirzakhani New Frontiers Prize.  The Maryam Mirzakhani New Frontiers Prize is…