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Stanford senior Anna Thomas, a mathematics major (and computer science minor), has been awarded a Churchill Scholarship. The Churchill Scholarship provides funding to American students for one year…
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…
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We are delighted to announce Dan Freed, a Professor at University of Texas at Austin, as the Henri Poincaré Distinguished Visiting Professor in the Mathematics Department this fall. The Henri…
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Professors Emmanuel Candès and Kannan Soundararajan as well as Consulting Professor David Hoffman have been named 2018 Fellows of the American Mathematical Society (AMS). Candès was…
Congratulations to Cédric De Groote who has been selected as a Ric Weiland Graduate Fellow in the Humanities & Sciences. These awards are made to outstanding doctoral candidates in the…
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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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