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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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The Pólya seminar last year was generously supported by Two Sigma Investments.  Their support allows us to give out cash prizes for the many students who performed excellently in the…
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The Math Department's 2017 Vice Provost for Graduate Education (VPGE) Fellowship Award recipients have been announced. Achievement Rewards for College Scientists (ARCS): Zev Rosengarten…
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The Mathematics Department is proud to announce the following awards: Centennial Teaching Assistant Award: Christos Mantoulidis, Sarah Peluse, and Lisa Sauermann Pólya Teaching Fellow Award…
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Professor Maryam Mirzakhani is among eleven Stanford faculty members who have been elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences (AAAS), whose members include some of the world’s most…