The Mathematical Association of America (MAA) has awarded Steven Strogatz the 2014 Euler Book Prize for The Joy of x: A Guided Tour of Math, from One to Infinity, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, Boston, 2012.
Professor Michael Stillman’s teaching talents were recognized in a recent Business Insider article. Rate My Professor has included Cornell in its list of the universities with top professors; the only Ivy to appear on the list.
Professor Irena Peeva has been named a 2014 Fellow of the American Mathematical Society (AMS). Professor Peeva was invited to join this year’s class of AMS Fellows “For contributions to commutative algebra and its applications.” The Department of Mathematics would like to congratulate her on this honor.
Lionel Levine and Katherine E. Stange (University of Colorado, Boulder) received the Halmos-Ford award from the Mathematical Association of America for their paper "How to Make the Most of a Shared Meal: Plan the Last Bite First."
John Guckenheimer and Philip Holmes (Princeton) were awarded the 2013 AMS Leroy P. Steele Prize for Mathematical Exposition at the joint mathematics meeting in San Diego, January 10. | Cornell Chronicle, February 2013