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We are delighted to announce an $800,000 gift pledge from distinguished engineers and entrepreneurs Dr. Rouzbeh Yassini-Fard and Anousheh Ansari to establish an endowed graduate fellowship in honor…
Professor Emmanuel Candès has been named one of the 2017 fellows of the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation. The fellowships, often referred to as “genius grants,”…
UPDATE: On October 21, the Stanford University Mathematics Department and the Mathematics Research Center will host a memorial in Professor Mirzakhani's honor. Please see the flyer for further…
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Professor Akshay Venkatesh has been awarded the 2017 Ostrowski Prize. The prize, established in 1989, is awarded every other year to a mathematician or to a group of scientists who have produced the…
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On October 5th, Professor Robbert Dijkgraaf of the Institute for Advanced Study, will present a public lecture on "Quantum Mathematics and the Fate of Space, Time, and Matter." The lecture will be in…
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The Mathematics Department welcomes 12 new graduate students this fall. Front row, left to right: Kevin Yang, Hannah Larson, Derek Khu, Nhi Truong Vu, Vivian Kuperberg Middle row, left to right:…
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On August 7, an article appeared in the New York Times online edition entitled "With Snowflakes and Unicorns, Marina Ratner and Maryam Mirzakhani Explored a Universe in Motion," written by Professor…
Professor Emmanuel Candès will receive the 2017 Ralph E. Kleinman Prize from the Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics (SIAM) during their Annual Meeting in July. Established in 1998…
Professor Akshay Venkatesh has been invited to speak at the upcoming International Congress of Mathematicians (ICM), to be held in Rio de Janeiro in August 2018. Several other ICM 2018 invited…
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The recipient for the Undergrad Research Award: Andreea Georgescu ("Representation Theory of the Symmetric Groups"  Advisor: Daniel Bump).  This departmental award is given…
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