PRIMES Student is 2023 Regeneron STS finalist

Congratulations to PRIMES student Fenghuan (Linda) He of Commonwealth School in Boston, who is a 2023 Regeneron STS finalist for her paper “The Impact of Primordial Black Holes on Exoplanet Systems,” which she wrote with her mentor Prof. James Unwin, University of Illinois at Chicago. PRIMES currently has 97 students, with 34 students in PRIMES Math […]

Binwei Yan continues MIT’s Elizabeth Lowell Putnam Prize winning streak

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Junior Binwei Yan, a double major in Math and EECS, received the 2022 Elizabeth Lowell Putnam Prize as the top-scoring woman on the 83rd annual William Lowell Putnam Mathematical Competition. Binwei Yan, who finished in the top 16, receives a $1,000 award. She is the sixth MIT student to receive this honor since the award began […]