Eleven graduate students recognized with School of Mathematics awards

MINNEAPOLIS / ST. PAUL (12/20/2023) – Eleven School of Mathematics graduate students have been honored with departmental awards for Spring 2024. Awards were based on excellence in academic coursework, research potential or outcomes, and/or service to the department and mathematical community. The award recipients are:

  • Cheng Chen (Ordway)
  • Sylvester Zhang (Ordway)

  • Anastasia Nathanson (Jean Roberts)

  • Diyi Liu (Willard Miller Jr.)

  • Aaron Li (Rao)

  • Ratul Biswas (Rao)

  • Tianyu Kong (Vanky Men)

  • Sasha Pevzner (Jean Roberts)

  • Yorkinoy Shermatova (Ella Thorp Fellowship)

  • Kayla Wright (Ella Thorp Fellowship) 

  • Lina Liu (Jean Roberts Fellowship)

Director of Graduate Studies Gregg Musiker writes “I am thrilled by the excellent pool of graduate students who applied for the graduate awards supported by the generosity of Foundation funds. Out of this strong pool, these 11 winners are well-deserving and showcasing excellent research and service for our department and the greater mathematics community! I am happy to be able to show our appreciation of their efforts and look forward to providing more graduate students awards in future semesters.”