Penn Math   Awards and Prizes: Faculty  

National Academy Memberships
& Major Prize Winners

Eugenio Calabi
National Academy of Sciences (1982)
Leroy P. Steele Prize of the AMS for fundamental work on differential geometry (1991)
Fellow of the American Mathematical Society (2012)
Honorary D.Sc. from Penn (2014)

Ching-Li Chai
Invited Speaker at the International Congress of Mathematicians, Madrid, August 22-30, 2006
Elected to Academia Sinica (2010)

Ted Chinburg
Alfred P. Sloan Foundation Research Fellow 1985
G. de B. Robinson Prize of the Candadian Mathematical Society (2003)

Fan Chung
Allendoerfer Award of the MAA for mathematical exposition(1990)

Christopher B. Croke
Alfred P. Sloan Foundation Research Fellow 1983

Dennis DeTurck
Alfred P. Sloan Foundation Research Fellow 1985
Christian R. and Mary F. Lindback Awards for Distinguished Teaching (1991)
MAA's Deborah and Franklin Tepper Haimo Award for Distinguished Teaching of Mathematics, the Mathematical Association of America (2002)
Ira H. Abrams Memorial Award for Distinguished Teaching (2003)
MAA's 2012 Chauvenet Prize for mathematical exposition for his joint article with Herman Gluck, Daniel Pomerleano,and Shea Vela-Vick.   [YouTube Video]
Fellow of the American Mathematical Society (2012)

Ron Y. Donagi
Fellow of the American Mathematical Society (2012)
Simons Fellow (2014)

Charles L. Epstein
Alfred P. Sloan Foundation Research Fellow 1988
Fellow of the American Mathematical Society (2014)

Peter Freyd
LICS Test-of-Time Award (2010)
Fellow of the American Mathematical Society (2012)

Murray Gerstenhaber
Fellow of the American Mathematical Society (2012)

Robert Ghrist
PECASE: Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists & Engineers (2004)
Invited speaker 2006 International Congress of Mathematicians, Madrid
2007 Scientific American "Top 50"for research
S. Reid Warren Jr. teaching award, SEAS, University of Pennsylvania,
James Larson Distinguished Alumnus Award of the University of Toledo, honors college (2012)
MAA'S 2013 Chauvenet Prize for mathematical exposition
Invited panelist 2014 International Congress of Mathematicians, Seoul

Herman Gluck
Nat'l Academy of Sciences - Nat'l Research Council Postdoctoral Fellow, Univ. of California at Berkeley and Institute for Advanced Study (1961-62)
Alfred P. Sloan Research Fellow, Harvard University (1963-65)
NATO Senior Fellow in Science, ETH Zurich and U/ Amsterdam (1971)
Guggenheim Fellow, Univ. of Pennsylvania and U. Bonn (1972-73)
Christian R. and Mary F. Lindback Awards for Distinguished Teaching (1979)
MAA's 2012 Chauvenet Prize for mathematical exposition for his joint article with Dennis DeTurck, Daniel Pomerleano,and Shea Vela-Vick.   [YouTube Video]

Philip T. Gressman
Alfred P. Sloan Research Fellow (2011-2013)

James Haglund
Fellow of the American Mathematical Society (2012)

David Harbater
Alfred P. Sloan Foundation Research Fellow 1984
Christian R. and Mary F. Lindback Awards for Distinguished Teaching (1995)
International Congress of Mathematicians (Zurich, August 1994)
Frank Nelson Cole Prize of the AMS for solution of Abyankar's conjecture (1995)
Fellow of the American Mathematical Society (2012)

Richard V. Kadison
Foreign Member of the Royal Danish Academy of Sciences and Letters (1974)
Member of the Norwegian Academies of Science and Letters (1986)
National Academy of Science (1996)
Leroy P. Steele Prize of the AMS for Lifetime Achievement (1999)
Fellow of the American Mathematical Society (2012)

Jerry L. Kazdan
Christian R. and Mary F. Lindback Awards for Distinguished Teaching (1985)
Lester R. Ford Award of the Mathematical Association of America for Mathematical Exposition (1999)
Fellow of the American Mathematical Society (2012)

Alexandre Kirillov
Russian (formerly Soviet) Academy of Natural Sciences
Prize of the Moscow Mathematical Society (1966)
Invited Speaker at the International Congress of Mathematicians in Helsinki 1978
Fellow of the American Mathematical Society (2012)

Albert Nijenhuis
Fellow of the American Mathematical Society (2012)

Robin Pemantle
Alfred P. Sloan Foundation Fellow 1993
1993 Rollo Davidson Prize
Institute of Mathematical Statistics Fellow (2001)
Fellow of the American Mathematical Society (2012)

Pimsner
Invited Speaker at the International Congress of Mathematicians in Kyoto 1990

Florian Pop
National Order of Merit of Romania awarded by the President of Romania (2003)
Fellow of the American Mathematical Society (2012)
Humboldt Research Prize of the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation (2014)

Gerald J. Porter
Mathematical Association of America Certificate for Meritorious Service (2011)   [YouTube Video]

Robert Powers
Alfred P. Sloan Foundation Research Fellow 1969
Fellow of the American Mathematical Society (2012)

Julius Shaneson
Class of 1939 Professor
Alfred P. Sloan Foundation Research Fellow (1971)
Guggenheim Fellow (1981)
Invited Speaker at the International Congress of Mathematicians, Warsaw (1982)
Invited Speaker at the International Congress of Mathematicians, Berlin (1996)

Robert M. Strain
Alfred P. Sloan Foundation Research Fellow (2011-2013)

Frank Warner
Guggenheim Fellow 1976
SAS Ira Abrams Award 1983
Christian R. and Mary F. Lindback Awards for Distinguished Teaching (1992)
Fellow, American Association for the Advancement of Science 1994

Herbert S. Wilf
Christian R. and Mary F. Lindback Awards for Distinguished Teaching (1973)
Deborah and Franklin Tepper Haimo Award for Distinguished Teaching of Mathematics, the Mathematical Association of America (1996)
Leroy P. Steele Prize of the AMS for Seminal Contribution To Research (1998)
The Euler Medal of the Institute for Combinatorics and its Applications (Canada), 2003

Wolfgang Ziller
Alfred P. Sloan Foundation Research Fellow 1983

 

Math Department Good Teaching Awards
1974--

American Philosophical Society Memberships

Rev. Hugh Williamson (1769 or earlier)
Robert Patterson (1783)
Robert M. Patterson (1809)
Robert Adrain (1812)
Henry Vethake (1831)
Edward H. Courtenay (1835)
E. Otis Kendall (1842)
Robert E. Thompson (1874)
Charles L. Doolittle (1881)
Howard H. Mitchell (1925)
John R. Kline (1941)