Jiuya Wang (Melanie Wood, Advisor, 2018) has won the Association for Women in Mathematics (AWM) Dissertation Prize. This prize is awarded to three outstanding Ph.D. dissertations presented by female mathematical scientists a year. Jiuya Wang is currently a Postdoc at Duke. Her dissertation title was Malle's conjecture for compositum of number fields. Congratulations Jiuya!
Congratulations to Tonghai Yang, the newest member of our department to be named a Fellow of the American Mathematical Society (AMS) for 2019. He was named For contributions to the theory of Shimura varieties, L-functions, automorphic forms, and complex multiplication.
The Fellows of the AMS designation recognizes members who have made outstanding contributions to the creation, exposition, advancement, communication, and utilization of mathematics.
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