Mathematics awards


The Jon A. Bucsela Prize in Mathematics--for distinguished scholastic achievement, professional promise and enthusiasm for mathematics, from the MIT mathematics department
- Daniel M. Kane 2007, Mathematics and Physics, Madison, WI

AMS-MAA-SIAM Frank and Brennie Morgan Prize--for outstanding research in mathematics by an undergraduate student
- Daniel M. Kane 2007, Mathematics and Physics, Madison, WI

Alice T. Schafer Prize--for excellence in mathematics by an undergraduate woman in mathematics, by the Association for Women in Mathematics
- Yaim R. Cooper, 2007, Mathematics, was a runner-up for the 2007 prize

2007 Mathematical Contest in Modeling--Outstanding Winners category: MIT Team
- Daniel R. Gulotta 2007, Physics and Mathematics, Naperville, IL
- Daniel M. Kane 2007, Mathematics and Physics, Madison, WI
- Andrew P. Spann 2007, Chem. Eng. and Mathematics, Little Rock, AR

Special Prize from Society for Industrial & Applied Math--for best paper
- Daniel R. Gulotta 2007, Physics and Mathematics, Naperville, IL
- Daniel M. Kane 2007, Mathematics and Physics, Madison, WI
- Andrew P. Spann 2007, Chem. Eng. and Mathematics, Little Rock, AR

The Charles W. and Jennifer C. Johnson Prize--to graduate student(s) in mathematics for an outstanding research paper accepted for publication in a major journal
- Silvia Montarani, G, Latina, Italy
- Luis A. Rademacher G, Santiago, Chile

The Charles and Holly Housman Award for Excellence in Teaching--to graduate student(s) in mathematics for skill and dedication in undergraduate teaching
- Jason M. Burns G, Columbia, SC
- Ilya Elson, G, Livingston, NJ
- Teena M. Gerhardt G, Hartsville, SC

Summer 2007 Liftoff Fellow by Clay Mathematics Institute
- Pavlo M. Pylyavskyy G, Vinnitsa, Ukraine

The Sixty-Seventh Annual William Lowell Putnam Mathematical Competition

The MIT Putnam team placed third:
- Oleg I. Golberg 2008, Mathematics, Somerville, MA
- Daniel M. Kane 2007, Mathematics and Physics, Madison, WI
- Kuat T. Yessenov 2008, EECS and Mathematics, Pavlodar, Kazakhstan

Putnam Fellows included three (out of five total) from MIT:
- Hansheng Diao 2009, Mathematics, Shanghai, China
- Daniel M. Kane 2007, Mathematics and Physics, Madison, WI
- Yufei Zhao 2010, undeclared, Cambridge, Ontario, Canada

A version of this article appeared in MIT Tech Talk on June 6, 2007 (download PDF).


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