Department Welcomes Richard Stanley of MIT

Professor Richard Stanley joined the department this semester as an Arts and Sciences Distinguished Scholar. Professor Stanley has been a Professor of Applied Mathematics at MIT since 1979. He has received numerous awards and distinctions, which include the George Pólya Prize in Applied Combinatorics in 1975 from the Society of Industrial and Applied Mathematics, the Leroy P. Steele Prize in 2001 from the American Mathematical Society, and the Rolf Schock Prize in Mathematics in 2003 from the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences. Professor Stanley held a Guggenheim Fellowship and is a fellow of the American Academy of Arts & Sciences and a member of the National Academy of Sciences.

January 06, 2014