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On Thursday, April 21, at 7:30pm in Cubberley Auditorium, we will have a presentation and panel discussion “Behind the Man Who Knew Infinity”, celebrating the life and work of Indian mathematician…
Zhaolin Ren has won a Hoefer Prize for Excellence in Undergraduate Writing for his essay, “An Exposition of the Banach Tarski Paradox,” written in Professor Thomas Church’s MATH 120 course. The…
The Alfred P. Sloan Foundation has announced the selection of 126 outstanding U.S. and Canadian researchers as recipients of the 2016 Sloan Research Fellowships. Awarded annually since 1955, the…
The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences has decided to award the 2016 Crafoord Prize in Mathematics to Yakov Eliashberg, Stanford University, Stanford, California, USA, “for the development of contact…
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Science from a Sheet of Paper    Video December 3, 2015 7:30 PM - 9:00 PM Location Hewlett 200 370 Serra Mall Stanford 94305
Congratulations to Christos Mantoulidis who has been selected as a Ric Weiland Graduate Fellow in the Humanities & Sciences. These awards are made to outstanding doctoral candidates in the…
Assistant Professor Thomas Church was named a Terman Fellow for three years beginning Fall 2015. He joins fellow Stanford Math faculty members Ravi Vakil (2003–2004), Simon Brendle (2005–2006), and…
The department welcomes 15 new graduate students this fall. Front row, left to right: Joj Helfer, Evangelie Zachos, Dat Nguyen, Adva Wolf, Sheela Devadas Middle row, left to right: Alex Dunlap,…
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A six-person team of young adult Americans bested teams from China, South Korea, and more to win the 2015 International Mathematical Olympiad (IMO) held in Thailand this month. Led by head coach Po-…
Graduating senior Michael Lindsey won the university’s Kennedy Award for the best undergraduate thesis in the natural sciences. Michael’s thesis originated in a team project with SURIM, the Stanford…
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