The Association for Women in Mathematics (AWM) will present AWM Prizes and Awards during the Joint Prize Session of the JMM in San Francisco, scheduled for January 3-6, 2024.
The 2024 AWM Dissertation Prizes will be presented to Abigail Hickok and Parvathi M. Kooloth. The AWM Dissertation Prize was established in 2016, an annual award recognizing exceptional work in a dissertation defended in the last 24 months. The award is intended to be based entirely on the dissertation itself, not on other work of the individual. Press release
The 2024 Louise Hay Award for Contributions to Mathematics Education will be presented to Trena Wilkerson, Professor and Interim Chair in the Department of Curriculum & Instruction in the School of Education at Baylor University. She is being honored for her leadership at the national, state, and local levels in mathematics education, her transformational teaching and mentorship, and her global initiatives and programs. Press release
The recipient of the 2024 AWM Sadosky Research Prize in Analysis will be Robin Neumayer, Assistant Professor at Carnegie Mellon University. Neumayer is for outstanding contributions to Calculus of Variations, Partial Differential Equations, and Geometric Analysis. Press release
The recipient of the 2024 M. Gweneth Humphreys Award will be Cristina Villalobos, Myles and Sylvia Aaronson Endowed Professor, School of Mathematical and Statistical Sciences, University of Texas Rio Grande Valley (UTRGV), for her exceptional success in mentoring and its subsequent impact on the mathematical profession as a whole. Press release
The recipient of the 2024 AWM Research Prize in Algebra and Number Theory will be Yunqing Tang, Assistant Professor at UC Berkeley. Tang is recognized for her breakthrough work in arithmetic geometry, including results on the Grothendieck-Katz p-curvature conjecture, a conjecture of Ogus on algebraicity of cycles, arithmetic intersection theory, and the unbounded denominators conjecture of Atkin and Swinnerton-Dyer. Press release
The 2024 Alice T. Schafer Prize for Excellence in Mathematics will be awarded to Zoë Batterman, a senior mathematics and statistics major at Pomona College and Arianna Meenakshi McNamara, a senior mathematics and physics major at Purdue University. Mattie Ji, a senior at Brown University majoring in Mathematics-Computer Science and Applied Mathematics has been named as Runner-up. Press release