News: Awards

2022

Robert Zimmer Awarded 2022 Centennial Medal

June 7, 2022


2022 Cohen Prize Winners

May 25, 2022

2022 Cohen Prize Winners


2022 Graves Prize Winners

May 25, 2022

2022 Graves Prize Winners


2021

Department Member Honored in 2nd Annual PSD Staff Awards

November 19, 2021

Headshot of Mat Wimberly

Staff Member Honored in 2nd Annual PSD Staff Awards


2022 Maryam Mirzakhani New Frontiers Prize Awarded to UChicago Alumna

October 26, 2021


2022 Breakthrough Prize Winners Announced

September 10, 2021


Shaw Prize Lecture Announced

May 13, 2021


Benson Farb and Amie Wilkinson Named to American Academy of Arts and Sciences

April 23, 2021


Noether Lecture Speaker Announced

February 16, 2021

Marianna Csornyei will be giving the 2022 AWM-AMS Noether lecture on
"The Kakeya problem for recitifable sets" at the annual joint meeting
in January 2022.


2020

Spencer Bloch receives Steele Prize for Lifetime Achievement

November 19, 2020


Wirszup and Kowalsky Prize Winners Announced

May 21, 2020

The Wirszup Fellowship was established in 2012 in memory of Izaak Wirszup, a beloved member of our department and of the university community for many years, who had worked tirelessly towards improving the quality of mathematics education over the decades. The award is given to an excellent finishing graduate student.  The recipients this year are Alan Chang and Lvzhou Chen

The Kowalsky Fellowship provides support for a graduate student, who is doing excellent research towards her dissertation. The award is established through a bequest from Walter and Yvonne Kowalsky in memory of their daughter Nadine Kowalsky, who died of leukemia in 1996. Nadine graduated from the University of Chicago in 1994 with a dissertation directed by Robert Zimmer. The recipient this year is Mathilde Gerbelli-Gauthier.


Simion Filip Wins 2020 EMS Prize

May 11, 2020

Headshot of Simion Filip


Andre Neves and Alexander Razborov Elected to American Academy of Arts and Sciences

April 27, 2020


Mathematically Gifted & Black Honoree

February 6, 2020

Department Chair Kevin Corlette has been named a 2020 Honoree by Mathematically Gifted & Black.


2019

Levi L. Conant Prize

October 31, 2019

Amie Wilkinson has won the 2020 Levi L. Conant Prize.