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Congratulations to John Pardon who has been selected as a Ric Weiland Graduate Fellow in the Humanities & Sciences. Weiland Fellows receive grants for field work, conference travel, books, and…
Congratulations to the Math Department 2014-2015 Centennial TA Award recipients: Chris Henderson, Jesse Madnick, and Evita Nestoridi Initiated in 1989, this program recognizes and rewards…
The Clay Mathematics Institute has awarded John Pardon a 5-year Clay Research Fellowship, one of the most prestigious fellowships in mathematics.
The 2014 Putnam results arrived recently, and Stanford had another very good year! The team consisting of Gyujin Oh, Albert Zhang, and Zhivko Zhechev finished seventh. The top five teams are (1) MIT…
Emmanuel Candès will be awarded the 2015 AMS-SIAM George David Birkhoff Prize in Applied Mathematics. Candès holds the Barnum-Simons Chair in Mathematics and Statistics and is a professor of…
The Clay Mathematics Institute announces that Maryam Mirzakhani has received a 2014 Clay Research Award.
Thomas Church has been awarded the National Science Foundation's 2014 CAREER Award. His paper is entitled "Unifying representation stability via Fl-categories".   For more information about…
Stanford Mathematics professor Maryam Mirzakhani has been awarded the Fields medal, the most prestigious honor in mathematics. Other stories on this subject: "A Tenacious Explorer of Abstract…
The 2013 Putnam results indicate that Stanford had another excellent year! The team consisting of Vishal Arul, Ravi Fernando, and Sam Keller finished third, which is our best showing yet! The…
On April 29, 2014, Emmanuel Candès was named as one of the two Stanford professors elected as new members to the National Academy of Sciences, in recognition of their achievements in original…