Beautiful minds

By Catherine Zandonella TOWERING ABOVE THE ARCHES AND IVY, 13-story Fine Hall is home to the Department of Mathematics and to some of the deepest thinkers on campus. “Our goal as a department is to Continue Reading →

PETER SARNAK Receives Wolf Prize in Mathematics

Peter Sarnak, the Eugene Higgins Professor of Mathematics, was awarded the 2014 Wolf Prize in Mathematics. The Wolf Prizes are awarded annually by the Wolf Foundation in the fields of agriculture, chemistry, mathematics, medicine, physics Continue Reading →

American Mathematical Society awards Steele Prizes to Yakov Sinai, Philip Holmes

Professor of Mathematics Yakov Sinai was awarded the American Mathematical Society (AMS)’s Leroy P. Steele Prize for Lifetime Achievement, one of the highest distinctions in mathematics. Sinai was honored for his “pivotal role in shaping Continue Reading →