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We are happy to welcome 18 new PhD students to the department. (Listed Alphabetically): Selim Amar, Hamish Blair, Ciprian Bonciocat, Lucca Borges Prado, Henry Bosch, Stepan Kazanin, Judson Kuhrman…
Egor Lappo, who finished his undergraduate degree in Mathematics in 2022, was recently awarded an Honorable Mention for the 2023 AMS-MAA-SIAM Frank and Brennie Morgan Prize for Outstanding Research…
Professor Melanie Matchett Wood, a former Szegö Assistant Professor in the Stanford Department of Mathematics, was recently named a 2022 MacArthur Fellow. Wood was recognized for her work in number…
Jinyoung Park, a Szegö Assistant Professor in the department, was awarded the Mirzakhani New Frontiers prize for her contributions to the resolution of several major conjectures on thresholds and…
Former Stanford Mathematics Professor, June Huh, has received the 2022 Fields Medal for his outstanding contributions to the field of Mathematics which are outlined in this citation produced by the…
Grant Sanderson ’15, a former math major in the department, will be receiving a Communications Award from the major American mathematical societies at the Joint Math Meetings in early January. This…
In October 2021, Professor Kannan Soundararajan was named  Anne T. and Robert M. Bass Professor of the School of Humanities and Sciences.  Read the official announcement of endowed professorships…
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…