CLE Moore instructor Jia Shi will receive the seventh annual Association for Women in Mathematics Dissertation Prize. Jia and two others will each be presented with the 2023 AWM Dissertation Prize at the January 4 Joint Prize Session at the 2023 Joint Mathematics Meetings in Boston. Mentored by Gigliola Staffilani, Jia is interested in fluid mechanics and partial differential […]

## ‘Mother of Internet’ Radia Perlman ’73, SM ’76, PhD ’88 receives IEEE Eric E. Sumner Award

December 1, 2022

Radia Perlman ’73, SM ’76, PhD ’88 (Mathematics, EECS), received the IEEE Eric E. Sumner Award “for contributions to Internet routing and bridging protocols.” Currently a Dell EMC Fellow, she is best known for her invention of the algorithm behind STP, the Spanning Tree Protocol, which solved a challenging information routing problem and earned her […]

## Carina Hong ’22 Honored With Morgan Prize

November 18, 2022

Letong (Carina) Hong ’22 will receive the 2023 AMS-MAA-SIAM Frank and Brennie Morgan Prize for Outstanding Research in Mathematics by an Undergraduate Student, for proving a number of results and solving conjectures in combinatorics, number theory, and probability. Carina, a double major in courses 18 and 8 and the former president of the Undergraduate Mathematics Association, is […]

## Math enthusiasts take aim at STEM glass ceiling

October 25, 2022

A good math problem is like a walled, secret garden, according to Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science (EECS) head and MIT Professor Asu Ozdaglar, who was addressing an audience of middle and high school female-identifying mathematics contestants at the 14th annual Math Prize for Girls (MP4G) event. “Many people walking around the outside never attempt to […]

## Patterns in Integers May 21-26, 2023

October 5, 2022

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## Wiggling toward bio-inspired machine intelligence

October 3, 2022

Juncal Arbelaiz Mugica is a native of Spain, where octopus is a common menu item. However, Arbelaiz appreciates octopus and similar creatures in a different way, with her research into soft-robotics theory. More than half of an octopus’ nerves are distributed through its eight arms, each of which has some degree of autonomy. This distributed sensing […]