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UBC undergraduate student success in the Putnam competition (2022)

In a competition comprising 2,975 students from 427 institutions from both US and Canada, two of our students, Ray Ng and Arvin Sahami scored tied for the 136th place in the competition (i.e., top 5% of all students in the competition), which is an excellent performance! Overall, there were 25... read more

2019 Putnam Competition Results

The 2019 Putnam Competition exam was given on Saturday December 7th 2019. 4,229 students from 570 universities and colleges from North America took place in this competition. We had 22 students from UBC taking part in the Putnam competition and 5 of them placed in the top 436; they are (in... read more

November 6th, 2019: Ethan White

Ethan White, PhD Student in Discrete Mathematics, has been selected to receive the prestigious Killam-Donald N. Byers Memorial Prize for the 2019W session. Details on our awards page .read more

November 1st, 2019: Michael Bennett

Michael Bennett has been named as Fellow of the American Mathematical Society (AMS) for 2020. Details on our awards page .read more

Sept 10, 2019: Juncheng Wei

Juncheng Wei has been named a Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada. Details on our awards page .read more

Mar 07, 2019: Julia Gordon

The Canadian Mathematical Society (CMS) has named Dr. Julia Gordon (UBC) as the recipient of the 2019 Krieger-Nelson Prize. Details on our awards page .read more

Feb 25, 2019: Neil J. Balmforth

Neil J. Balmforth was named a Fellow of the American Physical Society in 2018. Details on our awards page .read more

Dec 13, 2018: Nassif Ghoussoub

Nassif Ghoussoub was named as the winner of the 2019 CRM-Fields-PIMS prize. Details on our awards page .read more

Dec 10, 2018: Martin Barlow, Michael Bennett, George Bluman, David Boyd, Ailana Fraser, Nassif Ghoussoub and Malabika Pramanik

Martin Barlow, Michael Bennett, George Bluman, David Boyd, Ailana Fraser, Nassif Ghoussoub and Malabika Pramanik were annouced as the Canadian Mathematical Society Inaugural Class of Fellows. Details on our awards page .read more

Nov 29, 2018: Adela Gherga and The Ha

Adela Gherga and The Ha were the recipients of the 2018 Faculty of Science Excellence in Service Awards which recognize the exceptional service contributions of Science's staff, students and faculty. Details on our awards page .read more