# Award Winners

Award winners are listed along with biographical notes where available. Updates and corrections are welcome.

## Archimedes Prize

The Archimedes Prize is awarded annually by the Department in recognition of outstanding achievements in undergraduate mathematics.

Year | Name | Notes |
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2020 | Xuerui Yang | Graduate student (University of Illinois, Mathematics) |

2019 | Xinxuan Wang | Graduate student (University of Pennsylvania, Mathematics) |

2018 | Danika Van Niel | Graduate student (Michigan State University, Mathematics) |

2017 | Mengran Zhang | Graduate student (Yale University, Statistics) |

2016 | Kamm Lemay | Operational support for the US government |

2016 | Yuqing (Tessa) Xie | M.S. in Finance (MIT), Quantitative Investment Fellow at T. Rowe Price |

2015 | Stephen Sorokanich III | Graduate student (University of Maryland, Mathematics) |

2014 | Neill Warrington | Graduate student (University of Maryland, Physics) |

2013 | Joseph Andrade | Actuarial trainee at Hanover Insurance Group |

2013 | Benjamin Hatch | Financial analyst at J.P. Morgan |

2013 | Jaimee Robertson | M.S. in Chemical Engineering (Syracuse University), Research scientist at Cambridge Polymer Group |

2012 | In Gun Kim | Graduate student (University of Wisconsin) |

2012 | Seth Rothschild | Ph.D. in Mathematics (Tufts University), Research Scientist at Feature Labs, Inc. |

2012 | James Schwartz | Design engineer at MYT Works |

2011 | Justin Cyr | Ph.D. in Mathematics (Indiana University), Quantitative Analyst at Citigroup |

2011 | Jakub Kotynia | Senior Software Engineer, Microsoft |

2010 | Sean Sweeney | Ph.D. in Physics (Syracuse University) |

2009 | Daniel Kocis | Risk Analyst at LCH.Clearnet |

2009 | Darien Mitchell-Tontar | Faculty member at Nido de Aguilas |

2008 | Jacob Mezey | Project Engineer at Flatrock Engineering & Environmental |

2007 | Stephen Hermes | Ph.D. in Mathematics (Brandeis University), Visiting Lecturer in Mathematics (Wellesley College) |

2007 | David Kelley | Ph.D. in Computer Science (University of Maryland), Bioinformatics Scientist at CalicoLabs |

2006 | Suresh Eswarathasan | Ph.D. in Mathematics (University of Rochester), Lecturer at Cardiff University |

2006 | Steven W. Nydick | Ph.D. in Quantitative Psychology (University of Minnesota), Data Scientist Developer at Korn Ferry |

2005 | Robert Miller | Ph.D. in Mathematics (University of Washington), Software Engineer at Google |

2004 | Maria Scalzo | Air Force Research Laboratory |

2004 | Elizabeth Teska | Information Technology analyst at SU |

2003 | Regina Ruth Barnes | Teacher at Nottingham High School |

2002 | Cosmin Anitescu | Ph.D. in Mathematics (Syracuse University), Post-doctoral researcher at Bauhaus-Universität Weimar |

2002 | Joshua Goldstein | Manager at PwC |

## Euclid Prize

The Euclid Prize is awarded annually by the Department to the most promising math majors who are not graduating in the year of the award.

Year | Name | Notes |
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2020 | Samuel Wheeler | |

2020 | Yantao Wu | |

2019 | Jinyang Zhou | Graduate student (University of Chicago, Computational and Applied Mathematics) |

2018 | Xuerui Yang | Graduate student (University of Illinois, Mathematics) |

2017 | Jordan Barrett | Graduate student (Syracuse University, Mathematics) |

2017 | Danika Van Niel | Graduate student (Michigan State University, Mathematics) |

2016 | Zhenyun Shi | Graduate student (Columbia University, Statistics) |

2016 | Mengran Zhang | Graduate student (Yale University, Statistics) |

2015 | Zhan Zhao | Graduate student (Cornell University, Computer Science) |

2014 | Stephen Sorokanich III | Graduate student (University of Maryland, Mathematics) |

2013 | Dylan Hsu | Graduate student (MIT, Physics) |

2013 | Randi Rodecker | M.S. in Actuarial Science (Columbia University), Financial controller at Swim King Pools |

2012 | Joseph Andrade | Actuarial trainee at Hanover Insurance Group |

2012 | Benjamin Hatch | Financial analyst at J.P. Morgan |

## Newton Fellowship

Newton Fellowship in Mathematics is awarded by the Department to truly exceptional undergraduates early in their academic career.

Year | Name | Notes |
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2017 | Xuerui Yang | Graduate student (University of Illinois, Mathematics) |

## University Scholars

The highest undergraduate academic honor bestowed by Syracuse University. Twelve graduating seniors are selected for it every year. Recent winners among our majors are listed below; SU Archives keep the complete list.

Year | Name | Notes |
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2018 | Danika Van Niel | Graduate student (Michigan State University, Mathematics) |

2018 | Jordan Barrett | Graduate student (Syracuse University, Mathematics) |

2016 | Samantha Usman | Graduate student (Cardiff University, Physics) |

2014 | Dylan Hsu | Graduate student (MIT, Physics) |

2013 | Ryan Badman | Graduate student (Cornell University, Physics) |

2013 | Jaimee Robertson | M.S. in Chemical Engineering (Syracuse University), Research scientist at Cambridge Polymer Group |

2009 | Gavin Hartnett | Ph.D. in Physics (UC Santa Barbara), Associate Physical scientist at RAND |