2017 Award Winners

We will celebrate the significant contributions of this year’s award winners during our reception in the Math lounge on Wednesday, June 7 starting at 3:10 p.m.

F. V. Atkinson Teaching Award for Postdoctoral Fellows

  • Payman Eskandari (working with Kumar Murty)

Daniel B. DeLury Teaching Assistant Awards

  • Andrew Colinet, student of Robert Jerrard
  • Ozgur Esentepe, student of Ragnar Buchweitz
  • Yvon Verberne, student of Kasra Rafi

Ida Bulat Teaching Awards for Graduate Students

  • Ivan Khatchatourian, student of Stevo Todorcevic
  • Fabian Parsch, student of Alex Nabutovsky
  • Asif Zaman, student of John Friedlander

We thank the faculty members, undergraduate students and course instructors who took the time to submit their nominations for the various awards.

The awards committee received many praiseful comments about our TAs and CIs. Outstanding work is being done by them; we can take pride in their performance.

Congratulations to Payman, Andrew, Ozgur, Yvon, Ivan, Fabian, and Asif!  Graduation-Awards-Invitation

2017 Graduate Scholarship Recipients

Over the last few years, the generosity of faculty, alumni and friends of the Department have allowed us to create a number of significant scholarships to support graduate students. This year’s winners are listed below.

1) The Inaugural Ida Bulat Memorial Graduate Fellowship:

Mykola Matviichuk (student of Marco Gualtieri)

2) Vivekananda Graduate Scholarship for International students:

Leonid Monin (student of Askold Khovanskii)

3) Canadian Mathematical Society Graduate Scholarship:

Alexander Mangerel (student of John Friedlander)

4) Coxeter Graduate Scholarship:

Evan Miller (student of Robert McCann)

5) International Graduate Student Scholarship:

Ivan Telpukhovskiy (student of Kasra Rafi)

6) Margaret Isobel Elliott Graduate Scholarship:

Yvon Verberne (student of Kasra Rafi)

7) Irving Kaplansky Scholarship:

Selim Tawfik (student of Eckhard Meinrenken)

Please join me in congratulating all of them on their work and extending our best wishes for continued success.




The Department of Mathematics cordially invites you to the Graduation-Awards Reception

Wednesday, June 7, 2017

3:10 p.m.

Mathematics Lounge, 6th Floor

We hope you can join us as we celebrate the significant contributions of this year’s award winners and acknowledge the achievements of our graduating students.  Graduation-Awards-Invitation

Light refreshments will be served.