Awards

Stephanie van Willigenburg has been named in the 2023 class of Fellows of the American Mathematical Society

"For contributions to algebraic combinatorics, mentorship and exposition, and inclusive community building" Detail here: List of 2023 Fellowsread more

Joseph Tam has received the Science Excellence in Service Award (2022)

The citation is "For sustained leadership in the construction and support of essential IT services” and here are some quotes from his nomination letter: Joseph Tam is the rock of the Mathematics Department’s IT team… for over 30 years… (he) oversees a large diverse ecosystem of network and... read more

Yinon Spinka has won the Bernoulli Society’s Wolfgang Doeblin Prize

This Prize is awarded biannually to a single individual who is in the beginning of his or her mathematical career, for outstanding research in the field of probability theory. Yinon will submit to the journal Probability Theory and Related Fields a paper for publication as the Wolfgang Doeblin... read more

Joshua Zahl has won the UBC/PIMS mathematical sciences early career award

This prize was created by two founding donors, Anton Kuipers and Darrell Duffie , to recognize UBC researchers for their leading edge work in mathematics or its applications in the sciences. Josh will receive a "monetary award” and deliver a PIMS/UBC Distinguished Colloquium lecture... read more

Mathematics Department's Graduate Research Awards for 2021

Every year the Department of Mathematics celebrates excellence by presenting Graduate Research Awards to deserving Doctoral students for research done while at UBC. The winners of the Mathematics Department's Graduate Research Awards for 2021 have now been selected. Please join us in congratulating... read more

Christoph Ortner had been named as a new member of the RSC college of new scholars, artists and scientists (2022)

The College of New Scholars, Artists and Scientists is Canada’s first national system of multidisciplinary recognition for the emerging generation of Canadian intellectual leadership. More details can be found here: https://rsc-src.ca/en/news/press-release-rsc-presents-class-2022read more

Ian Frigaard has won the Mason Award from the Canadian Society of Rheology (2022)

This prestigious award is given every three years to a distinguished Canadian rheologist or a rheologist who has worked in Canada. Details here: https://www.polymtl.ca/scr-csr/en/about_mason.phpread more

Elina Robeva has won the 2020 UBC/PIMS Mathematical Sciences Young Faculty Award (2020)

This prize was created by two founding donors, Anton Kuipers and Darrell Duffie , to recognize UBC researchers for their leading edge work in mathematics or its applications in the sciences. Details here: https://www.pims.math.ca/pims-glance/prizes-awardsread more

Elina Robeva is the 2022 recipient of the CAIMS/PIMS Early Career Researcher Award (2022)

This award recognizes exceptional research in any branch of applied mathematics where the recipient is less than ten years past the date of Ph.D. at the time of nomination. More information is available at: https://caims.ca/award/caims-pims-early-career-award/read more

Damien Huet wins the UBC Killam Graduate Teaching Assistant Award (2021/2022)

This award acknowledges the invaluable role of our TAs in our teaching mission. The winners demonstrate teaching excellence and have a high level of esteem for the from undergraduate students and supervisors. Damien is being recognized with the Killam GTA Award after running labs in MECH 2,... read more