Women in Math at MIT

Welcome To Women In Mathematics @ MIT

This website celebrates the many female students, postdocs, and professors of mathematics at MIT. Here, we showcase our mathematicians' new projects and achievements. Current and prospective students will find news, upcoming lecture series, and ample resources. Alumnae can reconnect and stay updated. Browse through the in-depth biographies to learn more about what these mathematicians study at MIT and how they got here.

Women in Math at MIT


Gigliola Staffilani

Gigliola Staffilani

Abby Rockefeller Mauze Professor of Mathematics


Notices of the AMS - The Graduate Student Section
Volume 63, Number 11
December 2016


Gigliola Staffilani Receives MIT's Earll M. Murman Award

Gigliola Staffilani

Gigliola Staffilani is this year’s recipient of the Earll M. Murman Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Advising.

The award is "presented to a faculty member who has served as an excellent advisor and mentor for undergraduates and who has had a significant impact on their personal lives and academic success."

The award was presented at the 2018 Awards Convocation Thursday, May 10 in the Samberg Center.

Congratulations Gigliola!

2018 Women in Math Conference

Group photo from women in mathconference

Members of the MIT math community were among those attending a Women in Math conference at the University of Massachusetts-Amherst March 2-4, 2018. Gigliola organized this event with her colleague Andrea Nahmod from UMass, as part of a Focused Research Group Grant from the NSF. For the grant, Gigliola worked with Andrea Nahmod along with colleagues from the University of Chicago and Princeton University.