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Huy Pham, a Visiting Clay Scholar and Stanford Science Fellow, and Jinyoung Park, a former Szëgo Assistant Professor, have been awarded the Dénes König Prize for 2024 for their joint paper, "A proof…

Stanford’s Putnam Team (Quanlin Chen, Andrei Mandelshtam and Jack Albright) have placed 4th in the 2023 Putnam competition. Fifty-one Stanford undergraduates participated in the competition, and 17…

Andrea Montanari, Professor of Mathematics and Professor of Statistics, has been appointed to the John D. And Sigrid Banks Professorship in recognition of his scholarly achievements.Read the Stanford…

Yasha Eliashberg, Professor of Mathematics, has been awarded the Frontiers of Knowledge Award by the BBVA Foundation for outstanding contributions to symplectic geometry.The Frontiers of Knowledge…

Benjamin Przybocki, a Stanford University undergraduate majoring in Mathematics with honors (CS theory and discrete math subplan), has been awarded the Churhill Scholarship to continue his education…

Ravi Vakil, Robert Grimmett Professor of Mathematics, has been elected president of the American Mathematical Society for 2025-27. Vakil will start his president-elect year in 2024.Read the full…

Eugenia Malinnikova, Professor of Mathematics, has been named a Fellow of the American Mathematical Society for 2024. Each year, AMS designates 40 mathematical scientists for their contribution…

On October 17, the School of Humanities and Sciences appointed Ravi Vakil with the Robert Grimmett Professorship in recognition of his academic achievements and commitment to teaching. The Robert…

We are happy to welcome 11 new PhD students to the department (listed alphabetically): Elina Chatzidimitriou, Hongrui Chen, Yizhen Chen, JungTao Cheng, Miles Cua, Jiahao Niu, Fred Rajasekaran, Kevin…

Derek Khu, Shintaro Fushida-Hardy and Alexandra Stavrianidi, Mathematics PhDs, have been awarded Centennial Teaching Awards from the Center for Teaching and Learning at Stanford. Each year, the CTL…