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The results from the 2019 Willliam Lowell Putnam Competition have been announced. The eightieth Putnam Competition was held on December 7, 2019, and Stanford students performed admirably. Twenty-…
Otish Chodosh, Assistant Professor of Mathematics, has been awarded a 2020 Sloan Research Fellowship from the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation. The award is presented to early-career scientists who have…
Professor Yakov “Yasha” Eliashberg is a recipient of the 2020 Wolf Prize in Mathematics. Along with the Fields Medal and Abel Prize, the Wolf Prize is considered one of the most prestigious awards in…
Cyrus Reza, class of 2020, a double major in mathematics and classics has been named a 2020 Rhodes Scholar. Read the full story in Stanford News
Former Stanford undergraduate math major, Nina Zubrilina, is the recipient of the 2020 AMS-MAA-SIAM Frank and Brennie Morgan Prize for Outstanding Research in Mathematics by an Undergraduate Student…
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 famed Fields…
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 candidates in…
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 honoring one of our…
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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, Professor…
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