Department of 数学 校友奖

2019 数学 校友 Award Recipients

University of Illinois Mathematics alumni have made significant contributions through outstanding professional achievement in academia, research, and industry. Each year, the Department of 数学 recognizes exceptional alumni. The application process is simple and open to all. We encourage you to nominate someone you know for this honor.

Deadline for nominations: November 1, 2019

Read about past 数学 校友 Award recipients

Outstanding Achievement Award

The 校友 Achievement Award is given to alumni who, by outstanding achievement, have demonstrated the value derived from a mathematics education (BS, MS, or PhD). Nominees may qualify for outstanding professional achievement; cumulative performance through the years; or recent acknowledgement by community or professional peers.

Outstanding Recent 校友 Award

The Outstanding Recent 校友 Award is given to alumni for outstanding or noteworthy professional achievement. The recipient must have received a University of Illinois 数学 degree (BS, MS, or PhD) within the past 10 years.

校友 Humanitarian Award

The 校友 Humanitarian Award is given to alumni who, through outstanding leadership or service, demonstrate the values derived from a mathematics education by significantly improving or enhancing the lives of others.

Actuarial Science 校友 of the Year Award

The Actuarial Science Program's 校友 of the Year Award is given to alumni who have made outstanding contributions in one or more of the following ways:

  • Exceptional accomplishment in the actuarial profession.
  • Exceptional accomplishment in non-traditional areas of actuarial practice.
  • Exceptional service in local, state or national affairs.
  • Exceptional service in support of the advancement and continued excellence of the Illinois Actuarial Science Program.

Nomination process

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All nominations should include:

1. Name, address, degree(s)/year received from University of Illinois, and career path

2. A biographical sketch in the form of a resume or curriculum vitae and/or a written description of the nominee's work and service that includes the recipient’s achievement or significant accomplishments

3. Two supporting letters from individuals familiar with the nominee

4. Other supporting documentation that will help the 校友 Awards Committee evaluate the singularity of achievement

If unable to provide any of the above information, please state why when filling in the nomination form online.

Deadline for nominations: November 1, 2019

Submit your nomination and all supporting materials online at:


or submit your nomination by mail/email to:

数学 校友 Award Committee
c/o Peggy Currid, 273 Altgeld Hall
Department of 数学
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
1409 W. Green Street
Urbana, IL 61801

Questions should be directed to the mathematics alumni award coordinator at; (217)333-3410.