Department Award Winners
Four of the Math Department's faculty have been awarded honors for their research and advising.
Sigurd Angenent has been awarded the Faculty Excellence in Undergraduate Advising for 2014. This award goes to faculty who are committed to excellent academic advising and mentoring of undergraduate students. He was one of 110 to apply and outshone all the rest.
Gheorge Craciun has won a Vilas Associate award. The Vilas Associates Competition recognizes new and ongoing research of the highest quality and significance. Recipients are chosen competitively by the divisional Graduate School Research Committees on the basis of a detailed proposal. He was one of 26 to receive the award throughout the University.
Sam Stechmann and Jun Yin have won 2014 Alfred P. Sloan Research Fellowships. These competitive fellowships seek to stimulate fundamental research by early-career scientists and scholars of outstanding promise. 126 fellowships are awarded nationally annually.