Category: "Award"

HMC Engineers Win Prize for Paper on Supply Chain Optimization

Screen shot of Zoom meeting participants

Harvey Mudd College engineering students won second place at the 2021 Institute of Industrial and Systems Engineers (IISE) Western Regional Conference for the technical paper they wrote about supply chain optimization. Conducted virtually Feb. 27–28, the conference featured networking and workshops in addition to the Technical Paper Competition that garnered the HMC team $300 along […]

Brian Shuve Named Cottrell Scholar

Brian Shuve, physics professor, Harvey Mudd College

Harvey Mudd physics professor Brian Shuve has been named a 2021 Cottrell Scholar, an award given each year to 25 outstanding teacher-scholars in chemistry, physics and astronomy by the Research Corporation for Science Advancement. Cottrell scholars receive $100,000 and join a group of educators and researchers focused on innovative teaching in the sciences. “I’m of […]

Shion Andrew Awarded Churchill Scholarship

Shion Andrew

Shion Andrew ’21 has been awarded the prestigious Churchill Scholarship, which offers exceptional American students the chance to pursue graduate studies at Churchill College at the University of Cambridge in England. One of only 16 students nationwide to receive the scholarship this year, Andrew, a physics major, plans to conduct astrophysical research at Cambridge during […]

Francis Su Shares Euler Book Prize with Christopher Jackson

Francis Su and Christopher Jackson

“The book Mathematics for Human Flourishing presents mathematics as a discipline with the power to transform lives and speak to the very core of what it means to be human,” states the Mathematical Association of America (MAA), which awarded the 2021 Euler Book Prize to Francis Su, Benediktsson-Karwa Professor of Mathematics at Harvey Mudd College, […]

Klawe Awarded Distinction of AAAS Fellow

Maria Klawe

Maria Klawe, president of Harvey Mudd College, has been elected a fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), the world’s largest general scientific society. Klawe is one of 489 new fellows elected in 2020 by the association. Fellows are recognized for their important contributions to STEM disciplines, including pioneering research, leadership […]

De Pillis Honored for Research, Teaching, Mentoring

Lisette de Pillis, Norman F. Sprague Jr. Professor of Life Sciences and Professor of Mathematics at Harvey Mudd College

Lisette de Pillis, Norman F. Sprague Jr. Professor of Life Sciences and professor of mathematics at Harvey Mudd College, is the co-recipient of the Intercollegiate Biomathematics Alliance (IBA) 2020 Distinguished Senior Fellowship​ Award. The award is for established scholars “who have made outstanding scientific achievements, demonstrated a record of exceptional scientific contributions and active leadership in […]

International Conference Held to Honor Professor Alfonso Castro

Alfonso Castro at markerboard

Alfonso Castro, McAlister Professor of Mathematics at Harvey Mudd College, celebrated his 70th birthday just as any world-renowned mathematician might: with a global online conference organized by the mathematics community and held in his honor. On Oct. 23, the Universidad Nacional de Colombia, in collaboration with the Colombian Mathematical Society and the Colombian Academy of […]

Klawe and Colf ’95 Honored by STEAM:Coders

Maria Klawe and Vicky Colf, STEAMCoders awardees 2020

Harvey Mudd College President Maria Klawe and alumna Vicky Colf ’95 are being honored by STEAM:Coders for their leadership and service during a virtual event Oct. 22. STEAM:Coders is a nonprofit organization dedicated to inspiring underrepresented and underserved students and families through the fundamentals of science, technology, engineering, art and math (STEAM). Their virtual event, […]

Palucki Blake Receives Order of the Wart

Laura Palucki Blake

Laura Palucki Blake, assistant vice president for institutional research and effectiveness, received the Order of the Wart from the Harvey Mudd College Alumni Association in appreciation for her contributions to the alumni community during her six-year tenure. An expert in assessment, Palucki Blake works with faculty, departments, programs and the academic leadership of the College […]

Briggs Awarded Mudd Prize

Thyra Briggs

Thyra Briggs, vice president for admission and financial aid, is the recipient of the 2020 Henry T. Mudd Prize, an award that recognizes extraordinary service. The honor was announced at the College’s Convocation ceremony, held virtually via Zoom, Aug. 25. Awardees receive $6,000, $3,000 of which is designated for use within the College at the […]