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Ellis R. Kolchin Memorial Lecture

Please join us on Wednesday, April 20, Professor Akshay Venkatesh (IAS) is scheduled to give a special talk titled “Symplectic Reidemeister torsion and symplectic L-functions” from 1:10 – 2:10pm in room 520, Mathematics Hall (MORE).

Deformations of Geometric Structures in Current Mathematics: “A celebration of the works of Masatake Kuranishi”

The Deformations of Geometric Structures in Current Mathematics conference will take place on Tuesday, May 3 through Friday, May 6, 2022. Columbia University, Math department will be hosting this event in memory of Professor Masatake Kuranishi (MORE…).

Congratulations to Professor Aise Johan de Jong for receiving the AMS Leroy P. Steele Prize for Mathematical Exposition!

The AMS Leroy P. Steele Prize for Mathematical Exposition is awarded annually for a book or substantial survey or expository research paper(MORE).

Congratulations to Andrew Blumberg and Ivan Corwin, who were both recently selected as the 2022 fellows of the American Mathematical Association!

Forty-five mathematical scientists from around the world have been named Fellows of the American Mathematical Society (AMS) for 2022, the program’s tenth year (More…).

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).

Incoming class of 2021

The incoming graduate class for 2021 has been announced. For a list of the new students, please visit the incoming class page.