Applied Mathematics

Commencement 2021

We warmly congratulate all our Graduates and wish each of you a bright and fulfilling future! For further information about Commencement at Brown, please visit the Brown Commencement website at

Here are three congratulatory messages from Bjorn Sandstede, Professor and Chair of the Division of Applied Mathematics, Matt Harrison, Associate Professor of Applied Mathematics, and Govind Menon, Professor of Applied Mathematics.

Share congratulatory messages and well wishes on social media using the hashtags #Brown2021 and #BrownU.

We invite you to express to our graduating seniors, master’s, and doctoral students how proud you are for all they have accomplished at Brown, and wish them luck in their future endeavors. Your messages can be textual or visual, but send them soon to: [email protected].

Undergraduate Student Awards

Ron Truell Award, Nikolai Illarionov

The Jerome L. Stein Memorial Award for Undergraduate Excellence:  Tiffany Ding

Graduate Student Awards

The Stella Dafermos Award:  Rebecca Santorella

The Dunmu Ji Award: Ankan Ganguly

David Gottlieb Memorial Award:  Yang Liu

Simon Ostrach Fellowship:  Rebecca Durst

Sigma Xi Award:  Ying-Ting Liao