Topic: "Mathematics"

Benjamin’s Book Ranked Among the Best

January 14, 2016

Benjamin, Arthur

How would you prove that, among any six people, there must exist either three mutual friends or three mutual strangers? Harvey Mudd mathematics Professor Arthur Benjamin’s book The Fascinating World of Graph Theory helps you tackle such problems with an informative approach that has earned it the American Library Association’s Outstanding Academic Title distinction. Graph […]

Weinstein Receives Schafer Prize Honorable Mention

November 16, 2015

Madeleine Weinstein '16

Already a published mathematician and seasoned presenter, Harvey Mudd College mathematics major Madeleine Weinstein ’16 is getting noticed: She was selected as an Honorable Mention recipient of the Alice T. Schafer Prize for Undergraduate Women in Mathematics. Given by the Association for Women in Mathematics, the prize is for the most outstanding female mathematics undergraduate […]

De Pillis Earns Top AMS Honor

October 30, 2015

dePillis, Lisette-01

Harvey Mudd College Professor of Mathematics and department Chair Lisette de Pillis has been elected into the 2016 class of Fellows of the American Mathematical Society (AMS). The Fellows program recognizes de Pillis for contributions to mathematical oncology and immunology research, leadership in mathematical biology education and service to the mathematical community. De Pillis is […]

Martonosi Elected to INFORMS Board

October 13, 2015

Susan Martonosi

Susan Martonosi, Joseph B. Platt Associate Professor of Mathematics at Harvey Mudd College, has been elected to the Institute for Operations Research and Management Science (INFORMS) board of directors and will serve as vice president of membership and professional recognition. Martonosi is president of INFORMS’ Forum for Women in Operations Research and Management Science (WORMS), […]

Alumnus Receives Prestigious Cancer Research Award

October 2, 2015

Jack Cuzick '70 (center)

Harvey Mudd College 2010 Outstanding Alumnus Jack Cuzick ’70 has received the 2015 American Cancer Society Medal of Honor in the category of clinical research for his contributions to the field of biostatistics, epidemiology and clinical medicine. The highest honor bestowed by the society, the award was presented at a special ceremony Sept. 30 in […]

Benjamin’s Book Has Appeal for Math Lovers and Math-phobics

September 1, 2015

Benjamin, Arthur

Think of a number between 20 and 100. Then add the digits together. Now subtract the total from your original number. Finally, add the digits of the new number together. You’re thinking of the number 9, right? Well, if you’re not, you may do well to read the new book by Harvey Mudd College mathematics […]

Painting Lesson Leads to Essay Prize

July 1, 2015

Ramita Kondepudi '18

To increase awareness of women’s ongoing contributions to the mathematical sciences, the Association for Women in Mathematics (AWM) and Math for America recently co-sponsored an essay contest. Harvey Mudd College student Ramita Kondepudi ’18 earned first place at the Undergraduate Level for her essay about Dr. Maria Klawe, “Painting With the President.” “When I found the […]

Loustalet Named HMC Alumni Association Athlete of the Year

June 5, 2015

Tasman Loustalet '16

Harvey Mudd College and the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps Athletic Department announced their end-of-year athletic awards recently. Tasman “Zorg” Loustalet ’17, a member of the men’s cross country and track teams, was named Harvey Mudd’s Alumni Association Outstanding Athlete of the Year. Loustalet was selected as Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SCIAC) Runner of the Year for cross […]

Yong Promoted to Full Professor; CS and Humanities Faculty Reappointed

June 2, 2015

The Harvey Mudd College Board of Trustees has approved the recommendation of the Reappointment, Promotion, and Tenure Committee and President Maria Klawe that Associate Professor of Mathematics Darryl H. Yong ’96 be promoted to full professor. The promotion is effective July 1, 2015. Yong began as a visiting professor at Harvey Mudd (2000–2001) while teaching […]

Model Performances by Mudd Math Teams

April 27, 2015

The clock starts ticking Thursday at 5 p.m. sharp, and for four consecutive days, several teams of Mudders summon all their ingenuity, creativity and smarts to solve problems ranging from disease eradication to sustainable development. Seven intrepid Harvey Mudd teams competed in the Mathematical Contest in Modeling (MCM) and Interdisciplinary Contest in Modeling (ICM) this […]

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