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Join us in welcoming 15 new graduate students to the Mathematics Department this fall.   Pictured: Front row, left to right: Slava Naprienko, Sophie Libkind, Shuli Chen, Wyatt Mackey, Libby…
Mathematics professor, Jacob Fox, has become the new director of the Mathematics Research Center (MRC), effective August 1, 2018. Professor Fox takes over the directorship from Professor Soren…
Stanford Mathematics Professor Akshay Venkatesh has been awarded the 2018 Fields Medal. The Fields Medal is one of the highest honors in mathematics, awarded every four years to 2-4 mathematicians…
Professor Akshay Venkatesh is one of sixteen named Simons Investigators for 2018. Professor Venkatesh is one of three named in Mathematics.  The Simons Foundation describes the major focus of…
The Mathematics Department celebrated the completion of the academic year with the commencement celebration on June 17, 2018.  This was a joint celebration and graduation with  the…
2018 Mathematics PhD graduates, Department Chair and Student Services Manager
Congratulations go out to Stanford Mathematics graduate students Tony Feng and Laurent Cote.  Tony Feng has won the Achievement Reward for College Scientists (ARCS) and Laurent Cote has won the…

Laurent Cote and Tony Feng

Congratulations to Stanford Mathematics PhD candidate Chao Li who has received the 2018 Pólya Teaching Fellow Award. Named in honor of George Pólya, Professor of Mathematics…
Male student winner of teaching prize

2018 Pólya Teaching Fellow: Chao Li

 

Three Stanford University Mathematics students have received honors.  Luis Kumanduri and Ethan Sussman have both received the Mathematics Undergraduate Research Award. Huy Tuan Pham has received…
three male students; award winners

Luis Kumanduri, Ethan Sussman, Huy Tuan Pham

 

The announcement of winners for the 2017 Putnam Mathematical Competition has been made. The seventy-eighth Putnam Competition was held on December 2, 2107, and Stanford students performed admirably…
group of students; Putnam math competition

Putnam Competition 2017 Participants

 

Mathematics Department’s Gretchen Lantz, Student Services Manager, has been awarded the Dean’s Award of Merit. Lantz has been with the department since November 2009. Gretchen adds, "I'm…