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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 Canadian Mathematical Society (2003)
  • Simons Fellow in Mathematics (2015)

Fan Chung

  • Allendoerfer Award of the MAA for mathematical exposition(1990)

Christopher B. Croke

  • Alfred P. Sloan Foundation Research Fellow 1983

Dennis DeTurck 

Ron Y. Donagi

  • Fellow of the American Mathematical Society (2012)
  • Simons Fellow in Mathematics (2014)

Charles L. Epstein

  • Alfred P. Sloan Foundation Research Fellow (1988)
  • Fellow of the American Mathematical Society (2014)
  • Bergman Prize, jointly with Francois Treves, (2016)

Peter Freyd

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
  • Christian R. and Mary F. Lindback Awards for Distinguished Teaching (2015)
  • MAA EPaDel James P. Crawford Distinguished Teaching Award (2016)

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

Julia Hartmann

  • Simons Fellow in Mathematics (2016)

Richard V. Kadison

Jerry L. Kazdan

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)
  • Honorary degree from the Université de Reims Campagne-Ardenne (2017)

Albert Nijenhuis

  • Fellow of the American Mathematical Society (2012)

Tony Pantev

  • Fellow of the American Mathematical Society (2016)

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)
  • Simons Fellow in Mathematics (2016)

Michael 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)
  • Simons Fellow in Mathematics (2015)

Gerald J. Porter

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

Wolfgang Ziller

  • Alfred P. Sloan Foundation Research Fellow 1983
  • Invited Speaker at the National Academy in Mexico, 2010

 

 

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)