Awards

Elina Robeva is a new recipient of a Canada CIFAR AI Chair (2024)

This is a major award from the Canadian Institute for Advanced Research. Elina is the first colleague in our department to be awarded this chair. https://cifar.ca/cifarnews/2024/02/13/cifar-welcomes-five-new-canada-cifar-ai-chairs/read more

MATHEMATICS DEPARTMENT'S GRADUATE RESEARCH AWARDS FOR 2023

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 2023 have now been named. Please join us in congratulating... read more

Edelstein-Keshet, Leah has been named a Fellow of Royal Society of Canada (2023)

From the announcement: EDELSTEIN-KESHET, Leah | Department of Mathematics, The University of British Columbia A leading researcher in Mathematical Biology, Leah Edelstein-Keshet served as the first woman president of its learned society (SMB). Her book (in the Society for Industrial and Applied... read more

Steph van Willigenburg has been awarded the Mathematical Association of America Robbins Prize for 2023

Steph van Willigenburg has been awarded the Mathematical Association of America Robbins Prize for 2023! This prize is awarded every three years and honours the authors of a paper reporting on novel research in algebra, combinatorics, or discrete mathematics. Papers are judged on quality of research... read more

Elina Robeva has been awarded the 2023 André Aisenstadt Prize

Elina Robeva has been awarded the 2023 André Aisenstadt Prize of the CRM in Montreal. This award, which includes a scholarship and a medal, recognizes outstanding research results in pure or applied mathematics by a young Canadian mathematician. The award text reads, "Professor Robeva’s work... read more

Charlotte Trainor is the winner of 2022/2023 UBC Killam Graduate Teaching Assistant Award (2023)

Detail here: https://academic.ubc.ca/awards-funding/award-winners/killam-teaching-service-winnersread more

Katie Faulkner is the winner of 2022/2023 UBC Killam Graduate Teaching Assistant Award (2023)

Detail here: https://academic.ubc.ca/awards-funding/award-winners/killam-teaching-service-winnersread more

Fok-Shuen Leung is the recipient of the 2023 CMS Excellence in Teaching Award (2023)

Detail here: https://cms.math.ca/news-item/dr-fok-shuen-leung-to-receive-2023-excellence-in-teaching-award/read more

Sophia Sanborn has been awarded a PIMS-Simons fellowship for 2023-24

Sophia Sanborn has been awarded a PIMS-Simons fellowship for 2023-24, as an "outstanding young researcher in the mathematical sciences”.read more

Sujatha Ramdorai has been awarded the Padma Shri (2023)

Sujatha Ramdorai has been awarded the Padma Shri, India’s fourth highest civilian honor “for distinguished service in any field.” These awards are conferred by the President of India every year. More details can be found here: https://www.tribuneindia.com/news/diaspora/padma-awards-for-2-indian-... read more