Juncal Arbelaiz earns Schmidt Science Fellowship

International award supports early-career scientists and engineers as they pursue interdisciplinary works. Juncal Arbelaiz is a PhD candidate in applied mathematics at MIT, who is completing her doctorate this summer. Her doctoral research at MIT is advised by Ali Jadbabaie, the JR East Professor of Engineering and head of the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering; […]

Maryna Viazovska earns the Fields Medal

MIT Math’s Henry Cohn gave the Laudatio for Ukrainian mathematician Maryna Viazovska, a Swiss Federal Institute of Technology professor who earned the Fields Medal for her theorems on sphere packing. She is also only the second woman ever to win the Fields Medal, after Stanford mathematician Maryam Mirzakhani in 2014. “I feel sad that I’m only […]