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### Mathematics Ph.D. Candidates Win Prestigious Postdocs

Joseph Hirsh, a doctoral candidate in mathematics, received an NSF postdoc at MIT. He will be working with Clark Barwick on the relationship between deformation theory and algebraic K-theory,... Read more

### AMS Designates Five Mathematics Doctoral Faculty Members as Fellows

Five members of the doctoral faculty in mathematics have been named Fellows of the American Mathematical Society (AMS) for 2013, the program’s initial year: Assistant Professor Jason Behrstock;... Read more

### Alexander Gamburd appointed to the Graduate Center

Presidential Professor, Ph.D. Program in Mathematics Alexander Gamburd joins the faculty as Presidential Professor of mathematics. He specializes in spectral problems in number theory,... Read more

### Mathematics: Student Honors, Awards, Publications, and Other Activities

Gabriel Drummond-Cole (Mathematics) has successfully defended his dissertation this spring under John Terilla (Asst. Prof., Queens, Mathematics). His dissertation is entitled “Homotopy Batalin... Read more

### Faculty Book: Melvin Fitting, ed.

Read more*Set Theory and the Continuum Problem,*rev. ed.

(Dover, 2010)### Press Release: Professor Dennis Sullivan Awarded Wolf Prize in Mathematics

Dennis Sullivan, Distinguished Professor of Mathematics at the Graduate Center, has won the prestigious Wolf Prize for his innovative work in algebraic topology and conformal dynamics.

Read more### Press Release: NSF Invests a Million Dollars in Number Theory at the CUNY Graduate Center

The National Science Foundation (NSF) has awarded two grants totaling over a million dollars to Graduate Center mathematicians to further the study of number theory—the largest amount ever to be awarded in pure mathematics at CUNY.

Read more### Mathematics: Student Honors, Awards, Publications, and Other Activities

Joseph Hirsh (Pure Mathematics) was awarded a National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship ($121,500) which will provide support over three years of graduate study. (posted 5-08) Read more

### Faculty Book: Vladimir Shpilrain

Read more*Group-based Cryptography*

(Springer, 2008)### Faculty Book: Hossein Abbaspour and Martin Moskowitz

*Basic Lie Theory*

(World Scientific, Singapore, 2007) Read more