Category: "Award"

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 […]

Martonosi Receives INFORMS Teaching Prize

Susan Martonosi

Susan Martonosi, professor of mathematics at Harvey Mudd College, has received the Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences (INFORMS) Prize for the Teaching of Operations Research and Management Science Practice. The prize is awarded annually to a university or college teacher for their excellence in teaching the practice of operations research and the […]

Pezeshki Named Astronaut Scholar

Kaveh Pezeshki

Harvey Mudd College physics major Kaveh Pezeshki ’21 has been named an Astronaut Scholar for the 2020–2021 academic year by the Astronaut Scholarship Foundation (ASF). He is the 27th Harvey Mudd student to receive the honor. The ASF selects college students pursuing careers in science, engineering and mathematics who exhibit initiative, creativity and excellence in […]

Harvey Mudd Presents 2020 Clinic Milestone Awards

HMC seal

Six organizations are being honored by Harvey Mudd College for participating in its Clinic Program and for investing in its students and the future of science, technology, engineering and mathematics. Honorees Meggitt Control Systems, Niagara Bottling LLC, Google Inc, MIT Lincoln Laboratory (MITLL), Steelcase Inc. and Webroot Inc. are sponsors of the Clinic Program, an […]