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Math Department Spring Awardees

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Several math community members receiving the 2024 Peter Baddoo Community Building Award, for individuals who have made significant contributions to building and strengthening our MIT Math community, included Paige Bright for her Department volunteering efforts, PRIMES Circle outreach, and TA work, and graduate student Catherine Wolfram for her efforts as a TA in 18.600. This award is […]

Marisa Gaetz Works on Brave Behind Bars

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Research co-written by Math PhD candidate Marisa Gaetz shows education is key to successful reentry of the incarcerated. See MIT News

Janabel Xia: Algorithms, dance rhythms, and the drive to succeed

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When the senior isn’t using mathematical and computational methods to boost driverless vehicles and fairer voting, she performs with MIT’s many dance groups to keep her on track. Read more at MIT News

Celebrating International Women in Math Day 2024

Isabella Zhu earns Elizabeth Lowell Putnam prize

Michel Goemans and Yufei Zhao flank Isabella Zhu, who is holding her certificate.

The top-scoring female in the 2023 annual William Lowell Putnam Mathematical Competition is first-year Isabella Zhu, who received the Elizabeth Lowell Putnam Prize for her efforts. She received a $1,000 award for the achievement. Zhu is the seventh MIT student to receive this honor since the award began in 1992. For the fourth time in […]

How will AI affect the lives of women?

Wednesday March 6, 202411:30am-1:00pmWong Auditorium (E51-115) Register Keynote Speaker: Professor Marzyeh GhassemiRemarks by: Kade Crockford, Director, Technology for Liberty Program, ACLUPuja Balaji, Co-President of MITxHarvard Women in AIDiscussion Moderated by: Amy Brand, Director and Publisher of MIT PressHow will AI affect the lives of women in terms of healthcare, bias and careers? Join us and our panel of […]