MIT mathematicians receive honors for 2023

Members of the Division of Arithmetic neighborhood — together with college, college students, and alumni — had been acknowledged for his or her achievements on the latest 2023 Joint Mathematics Meetings in Boston.

Professor Tom Mrowka and his Harvard College collaborator Peter Kronheimer acquired the 2023 Leroy P. Steele Prize for Seminal Contribution to Analysis, awarded by the American Mathematical Society (AMS), for his or her joint paper “Gauge Theory for Embedded Surfaces.”

The AMS’ 2023 Joseph L. Doob Prize was awarded to Professor Bjorn Poonen for his 2017 ebook “Rational Points on Varieties,” within the collection “Graduate Research in Arithmetic.” The quotation referred to as his ebook “a vital reference for anyone who needs to use the instruments and strategies of recent algebraic geometry to the venerable space of Diophantine equations.”

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Professor Scott Sheffield and former MIT postdoc and teacher Jason P. Miller, now on the College of Cambridge, have been awarded the AMS’ 2023 Leonard Eisenbud Prize in Mathematics and Physics. They earned this award “for his or her monumental collection of papers on Liouville Quantum Gravity.”

CLE Moore teacher Jia Shi acquired the Affiliation for Ladies in Arithmetic’ Dissertation Prize for her thesis that “proves main outcomes on two separate matters in fluid mechanics, a tough classical area.”  

The affiliation additionally honored two MIT seniors who had been nominees for the Alice T. Schafer Prize for excellence in arithmetic by an undergraduate lady: Anqi Li was the 2023 runner-up, and Ilani Axelrod-Freed earned an honorable point out.  

Letong Carina Hong ’22, at present at Oxford College as a Rhodes Scholar for China, acquired the 2023 AMS-MAA-SIAM Frank and Brennie Morgan Prize for Excellent Analysis in Arithmetic by an Undergraduate Pupil, for proving plenty of outcomes and fixing conjectures in combinatorics, quantity idea, and likelihood.

The Ruth Lyttle Satter Prize in Mathematics went to Rutgers College Affiliate Professor Nataša Šešum PhD ’04 and Panagiota Daskalopoulos of Columbia College “for groundbreaking work within the examine of historical options to geometric evolution equations.”


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