Bill Thurston made fundamental contributions to topology, geometry, and dynamical systems. Mathematicians from a broad spectrum of areas will gather June 23-27 at Cornell to describe recent advances and explore future directions motivated by Thurston’s transformative ideas.
The Mathematical Association of America (MAA) has awarded Steven Strogatz the 2014 Euler Book Prize for The Joy of x: A Guided Tour of Math, from One to Infinity, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, Boston, 2012.
Professor Michael Stillman’s teaching talents were recognized in a recent Business Insider article. Rate My Professor has included Cornell in its list of the universities with top professors; the only Ivy to appear on the list.