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Congratulations to Will Sawin, winner of the 2021 SASTRA Ramanujan Prize!

The 2021 SASTRA Ramanujan Prize is awarded to Dr. Will Sawin of Columbia University for his many path-breaking contributions at the interface of number theory and algebraic geometry utilizing a variety of powerful methods from different areas of mathematics (MORE).

Congratulations to Ivan Corwin, who was selected to receive the 2021 Loève Prize in Probability!

The prize is awarded every two years “to recognize outstanding contributions by researchers in probability who are under 45 years old” (more…).

Congratulations to Amol Aggarwal on receiving the 2021 IAMP Early Career Award!

This prize is awarded every three years at the International Congress of Mathematical Physics (ICMP) “in recognition of a single achievement in Mathematical Physics” by a scientist who is under 35 years of age (more…).

In Memoriam – Masatake Kuranishi

It is with deep sadness that Columbia Mathematics Department has learned of
the passing of Masatake Kuranishi, who was a member of the Department for
over forty years (more…)

CONGRATULATIONS to Professor Birman; emeritus research professor, department of mathematics, Barnard College

Professor Joan Birman was elected as a new member of the National Academy of Sciences (MORE).


On February 12, Samuel Eilenberg Professor of Mathematics Andrei Okounkov was elected to Foreign Membership in the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences (More…).

Memorial Conference for Patrick Ximenes Gallagher

A memorial conference for Patrick Ximenes Gallagher will be held on Thursday, October 10…(MORE)

Michael Harris elected to the American Academy of Arts & Sciences

Please congratulate Professor Michael Harris, who was recently elected as a member of the American Academy of Arts & Sciences!

CONGRATULATIONS to Professor Dusa McDuff

Congratulations to Professor McDuff who was selected as the 2018 Sylvester Medal winner. The Sylvester Medal is now awarded annually for an outstanding researcher in the field of mathematics (MORE…).

CONGRATULATIONS to Professor Corwin

Professor Corwin, has been named Fellow of the Institute of Mathematical Statistics. An induction ceremony will take place on July 2, 2018, at the IMS Annual Meeting in Vilnius, Lithuania(More…).