Twenty-one professors in The University of Texas at Austin’s Department of Mathematics were named 2013 Fellows of the American Mathematical Society (AMS).
The award will enhance the training of undergraduates, graduate students, and postdoctoral researchers.
Mathematician Alessio Figalli, who recently received one of Europe's highest honors, has been solving difficult mathematical problems at a prodigious clip.
The Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters has awarded the Abel Prize for 2010 to John Tate, professor emeritus of mathematics, for his vast and lasting impact on the theory of numbers.
Mathematics Professor Luis Caffarelli of The University of Texas at Austin received the 2009 Leroy P. Steele Prize for Lifetime Achievement yesterday from the American Mathematical Society (AMS).