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In Memoriam: Professor Henry C. Pinkham

The Graduate School of Arts and Sciences joins the greater Columbia community in mourning the loss of Henry Pinkham, former dean, chair, and professor for nearly 50 years. A memorial service for Professor Pinkham is planned for Friday, November 17, 2023 (more).

Special Lecture Series: The Count of Instatons

On Friday, September 15, 2023 we will have our first ‘The Count of Instatons’ Special Probability lecture. Please join us in room 520 at 1:30pm for Professor Nikita Nekrasov’s lecture series (more…)

Professor Simon Brendle Wins Breakthrough Prize

We’re thrilled to see Professor Brendle’s work recognized in such a public way. His ongoing research on differential geometry and nonlinear partial differential equations is of vital importance for the field (more…)

Fall 2023 Minerva Foundation Lectures

The Fall 2023 Minerva Foundation Lectures will take place on Wednesdays at 2:45 p.m. in room 507. Professor Sergiu Klainerman (Princeton University), will deliver a series of lectures (more…)


The Fall 2023 Samuel Eilenberg Lectures will take place on Tuesdays at 4:10 p.m. in room 520. Professor Laurent Fargues (Institut de Mathématiques de Jussieu-Paris), will deliver a series of lectures (more…)

Packard Foundation Grant Supports Columbia’s Efforts to Address the Under-representation of Women in Mathematics

Ivan Corwin, Professor of Mathematics and 2014 Packard Fellow in Science and Engineering, has been awarded a $40,000 award as part of the Increasing Diversity in STEM pilot program…(more)

In Memoriam – Henry Pinkham

With profound sadness and grief we write to share the passing of Henry Pinkham, who recently passed away. Professor Pinkham was a beloved member of the department for nearly 50 years, and also served as the Dean of the Graduate School of Arts & Sciences for 9 years… (more)

Columbia University Undergraduate Students Win the INFORMS Award & MAA Award

Please join us in congratulating six Columbia undergraduate students who competed in the internationally renowned Mathematical Contest in Modeling (MCM) and placed among the top finalists in the competition (MORE).

Congratulations to Professor Marcel F. Nutz named IMS Fellow

Professor Marcel F. Nutz has been named Fellow of the Institute of Mathematical Statistics (MORE…).

Incoming class of 2023

Welcome to the 2023 cohort of graduate students! A list of our new PhD students can be found here (MORE).