Steve Strogatz is a coauthor of a paper studying the benefits of taxi sharing that was recently published in the Proceedings of the National Academies of Sciences.
Karen Vogtmann
Vogtmann was cited as an internationally renowned leader in geometric group theory who has made important contributions to our understanding of the automorphism groups of free groups.
MoMath will celebrate Steve Strogatz at the museum’s annual gala on October 14th.
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.
Martin Kassabov and Adrian Lewis will speak at the 2014 International Congress of Mathematicians (ICM) in Seoul this summer.
The career of Michael Stillman, recipient of the 2013 Stephen and Margery Russell Distinguished Teaching Award, is profiled in this week’s Cornell Chronicle.
Steve Strogatz
In celebration of Pi Day, Steve Strogatz was interviewed on NPR’s weekly science call in show, “Science Friday” and the Math Department held its annual Pi(e) eating contest.
The Alfred P. Sloan Foundation has awarded Assistant Professors Lionel Levine and Charles Smart 2014 Sloan Research Fellowships.
Steven Strogatz has been awarded the Public Engagement with Science Award by The American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS).
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.