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2011 Prizes and Awards

2011 prize and award winners and presenters

Below are pictures taken at the Joint Prize Session of many of the prize and award recipients. The January 2011 Prizes and Awards booklet includes all the citations, biographical notes, and responses.

Erica Flapan
Erica Flapan
MAA Deborah and Franklin Tepper Haimo Award
for Distinguished College or University
Teaching of Mathematics
Karen Rhea
Karen Rhea
MAA Deborah and Franklin Tepper Haimo Award
for Distinguished College or University
Teaching of Mathematics

 

Erica Flapan
Zvezdelina Stankova (with MAA President David Bressoud)
MAA Deborah and Franklin Tepper Haimo Award
for Distinguished College or University
Teaching of Mathematics
Yuval Peres
Yuval Peres
MAA David P. Robbins Prize



Mikkel Thorup
Mikkel Thorup
MAA David P. Robbins Prize
Also winning the prize, but not pictured, are Mike Paterson, Peter Winkler, and Uri Zwick

Asaf Naor
Asaf Naor (with AMS President George Andrews)
AMS Bôcher Memorial Prize




Gunther Uhlmann
Gunther Uhlmann
AMS Bôcher Memorial Prize

 

David Vogan
David Vogan
AMS Levi L. Conant Prize
Herbert Spohn with David Eisenbud
Herbert Sphohn (with David Eisenbud)
AMS Leonard Eisenbud Prize for Mathematics and Physics

Amie Wilkinson with George Andrews and David Bressoud
Amie Wilkinson (with George Andrews, right and MAA President David Bressoud, center)
AMS Ruth Lyttle Satter Prize in Mathematics

Patricia Campbell and Georgia Benkhart
Patricia Campbell accepting from Association for Women
Georgia Benkhart
AWM Louise Hay Award for Contributions to
Mathematics Education for Distinguished College or
University Teaching of Mathematics
Sherry Gong
Sherry Gong (with Georgia Benkhart)
AWM Alice T. Schafer Prize for Excellence in Mathematics
by an Undergraduate Woman


Rhonda Hughes
Rhonda Hughes
AWM M. Gweneth Humphreys Award for Mentorship of Undergraduate Women in Mathematics

Maria Monks and David Bressoud
Maria Monks (with David Bressoud)
AMS-MAA-SIAM Frank and Brennie Morgan Prize
for Outstanding Research in Mathematics
by an Undergraduate Student
Yufie Zhao and David Bressoud

Yufie Zhao (with David Bressoud)
AMS-MAA-SIAM Frank and Brennie Morgan Prize
for Outstanding Research in Mathematics
by an Undergraduate Student--Honorable Mention

Not pictured: Michael Viscardi, Morgan Prize Honorable Mention

Nicolas Falacci and Cheryl Heuton
Nicolas Falacci and Cheryl Heuton (remotely)
Joint Policy Board for Mathematics
Communications Award
Keith Devlin and Sastry Pantula
Keith Devlin accepting JPBM Communications Award
on behalf of winners, from American Statistical
Association President Sastry Pantula

See the video (Windows Media file) of Falacci and Heuton's acceptance (it may take a while to load).

Bjorn Poonen
Bjorn Poonen
MAA Chauvenet Prize

Jenny McNulty
Jenny McNulty
MAA Certificate of Meritorious Service,
Pacific Northwest Section
Jerry Porter
Gerald "Jerry" Porter
MAA Certificate of Meritorious Service,
Eastern Pennsylvania and Delaware Section

Joseph Malkevitch and David Bressoud
Joseph Malkevitch (with David Bressoud)
MAA Certificate of Meritorious Service, Metro NY Section
MAA Certificate of Meritorious Service winners not pictured: Joseph Gallian, North Central Section, John Hagood, Southwest Section, and Allen Hibbard, Iowa Section

Peter Kronheimer and George Andrews
Peter Kronheimer (with George Andrews)
AMS Joseph L. Doob Prize






Tomasz Mrowka
Tomasz Mrowka
AMS Joseph L. Doob Prize

 

Jean-Pierre Wintenberger and George Andrews
Jean-Pierre Wintenberger (with George Andrews)
AMS Frank Nelson Cole Prize in Number Theory
Not pictured: Chandrashekhar Khare

Henryk Iwaniec
Henryk Iwaniec
AMS Leroy P. Steele Prize
for Mathematical Exposition
Ingrid Daubechies
Ingrid Daubechies
AMS Leroy P. Steele Prize
for Seminal Contribution to Research

John Milnor and George Andrews
John Willard Milnor
(with George Andrews)
AMS Leroy P. Steele Prize for Lifetime Achievement

Pictures from the post-ceremony reception:

All photos by E. David Luria

See more highlights of the 2011 Joint Mathematics Meetings.