Yakov Sinai wins 2014 Abel Prize

PACM associate professor Yakov G. Sinai has been awarded the 2014 Abel Prize from the Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters  "for his fundamental contributions to dynamical systems, ergodic theory, and mathematical physics. The Abel Prize recognizes contributions of extraordinary depth and influence to the mathematical sciences and has been awarded annually since 2003. Read more about this award here.

About PACM

PACM (the Program in Applied and Computational Mathematics) is an interdisciplinary and interdepartmental program that provides a home for people from many fields and directions, who share a passion for mathematics and its applications.

Our core faculty is presently constituted by 12 core faculty members who hold a joint appointment between their home department and PACM; the faculty also function as an executive committee for PACM in all its important decisions.

Drawing from a wide range of departments, from the physical sciences and engineering to the human sciences, PACM counts 51 Princeton faculty members among its associate faculty; they provide mentoring and advising to our students interested in their fields of expertise. We have both a graduate program and an undergraduate certificate program. Currently for the 2013-14 academic year, we have 25 graduate students enrolled and 45 undergraduate certificate students.

The Program in Applied and Computational Mathematics
Princeton University, Fine Hall
Washington Road, Princeton, NJ 08544-1000 USA
Phone: 609-258-3703; Fax: 609-258-1735