Recent awards

Past undergraduate awards (McShane, Floyd, and Putnam prizes)

Weiqiang Wang Will be an Invited Speaker at ICM 2022

September 19, 2021
Weiqiang Wang

Congratulations to Gordon Whyburn Professor of Mathematics Weiqiang Wang on his invitation to the next ICM!

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2021 Undergraduate Award Winners

May 24, 2021
Academical village

The Mathematics Department is pleased to announce the following prize winners for the 2020-2021 year:

  • E.J. McShane Prize:
    • Zachary Baugher
  • Edwin E. Floyd Prize:
    • Zachary Carlini
    • Spencer Martin
    • Casia Siegel
    • Michael Stepniczka
    • Sean Stuhlsatz

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Peter Johnson wins All-University Teaching Award

April 16, 2021
Peter Johnson

We are pleased to recognize Peter Johnson for winning one of this year’s ten All-University Graduate Teaching Awards. We appreciate all of your hard work, congratulations!

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Professor Jennifer Morse wins Simons Fellowship

February 4, 2021
Jennifer Morse

Congratulations to Professor Jennifer Morse named a 2021 Simons Fellow in Mathematics and Theoretical Physics. The Simons Fellows program extends academic leaves from one term to a full year, enabling recipients to focus solely on research for the long periods often necessary for significant advances.

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Ken Ono won the 2020 UVA Distinguished Spotlight Researcher Award

February 1, 2021
Ken Ono

Ken Ono, Thomas Jefferson Professor of Mathematics, has won the 2020 UVA Distinguished Spotlight Researcher Award. Congratulations!

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Karen Parshall elected Fellow of AAAS

November 24, 2020
Karen Parshall

Congratulations to Commonwealth Professor of Mathematics and History Karen Parshall who was elected as a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, “for outstanding contributions to the history of mathematics, combined with extraordinary service to the mathematical and historical sciences.”

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Ken Ono is Named Among the Most Influential Mathematicians

November 13, 2020
Ken Ono

Ken Ono, Thomas Jefferson Professor of Mathematics, has been named the 15th most influential mathematician by Academic Influence. Read more at UVA Research Development.

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Jennifer Morse elected fellow of the AMS

November 1, 2020
Jennifer Morse

Congratulations to Professor Jennifer Morse for being elected to the 2021 Class of Fellows of the AMS, “for contributions to algebraic combinatorics and representation theory and service to the mathematical community”.

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Ken Ono awarded Honorary Professorship at IIT Guwahati

October 28, 2020
Ken Ono

We are pleased to announce that Professor Ken Ono was awarded Honorary Professorship at Indian Institute of Technology, Guwahati.

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Rostislav Akhmechet wins Jefferson dissertation year fellowship

April 21, 2020
Ross Akhmechet

Congratulations to Ross Akhmechet who was awarded a Jefferson dissertation year fellowship for next year!

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2020 Undergraduate Award Winners

April 20, 2020
Academical village

The Mathematics Department is pleased to announce the following prize winners for the 2019-2020 year:

  • E.J. McShane Prize:
    • Sebastian Haney
    • Trent Lucas
  • Edwin E. Floyd Prize:
    • Nathan Li
    • Zach Baugher

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Sarasij Maitra wins 2020 All-University Graduate Teaching Award

April 18, 2020
Sarasij Maitra

We are happy to announce that Sarasij Maitra, a graduate student at Department of Mathematics, is one of this year’s winners for the All-University Graduate Teaching Award. This award honors students from all disciplines who have demonstrated exceptional achievement in undergraduate instruction, and include a $500 prize.

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