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A new prize from the Breakthrough Prize Foundation has been established for early-career women in mathematics.  This prize, the Maryam Mirzakhani New Frontiers Prize, is named after the…
Stanford Mathematics Professor Eleny Ionel has been named to the 2020 class of Fellows of the American Mathematical Society for contributions to symplectic geometry and the geometric analysis…
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Congratulations to Francois-Simon Fauteux-Chapleau who has been selected as a Ric Weiland Graduate Fellow in the Humanities & Sciences. These awards are made to outstanding doctoral…
Stanford Mathematics Professor András Vasy was appointed as the new Robert Grimmet Professor in Mathematics. A named professorship is the School of Humanities and Science's way of…
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Interesting insight is found in a New York Times article, published September 23, 2019, that explores the significance of the blackboard to many renowned mathematicians.  Stanford’s own,…
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Stanford Mathematics is pleased to share, on behalf of Santa Clara University's Department of Mathematics and Computer Science and the American Institute of Mathematics, information on the Second…
Stanford Mathematics is happy to welcome our new PhD candidates to the department. They are: Back Row (left to right): Konstantin Miagkov, David Stoner, Matt Larson, Juan Carlos Ortiz, Haoya Li…
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For the first time the Mathematics Department is awarding the Mathematics Distinguished Service Award to two graduates. This award has been established to recognize students who, through their…
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Math majors, Nitya Mani and Jiren Zhu, have been awarded the Firestone Medal Award and the Undergraduate Research Award respectively. The Firestone Medal Award recognizes the top ten percent of all…
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Katy Woo, a junior majoring in mathematics, has been named one of nearly 500 recipients of the 2019 Goldwater Scholarship.This year's scholarship winners include majors from mathematics and computer…
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