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


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.

Notices of the AMS - Women's History Month

AMS cover

Please check out the March edition of Notices of the AMS, which features many women mathematicians with a current or past MIT affiliation, including Math Professor Gigliola Staffilani, Lauren Williams, Christine Taylor, Karen E. Smith, Eva Tardos, Chelsea Walton, and Tara S. Holm.