2013 MAA Awards Recipients Announced
The Mathematical Association of America has selected the 2013 recipients for the following awards:
Jon L. Johnson, Illinois Section Dan Curtin, Kentucky Section Yungchen Cheng, Missouri Section Jean Bee Chan and Peter Stanek, Golden Section Robert Rogers, Seaway Section Jonathan Kane, Wisconsin Section
Persi Diaconis and Ron Graham. Magical Mathematics: The Mathematical Ideas that Animate Great Magic Tricks. Princeton University Press, 2011.
Robert Ghrist. "Barcodes: The persistent topology of data." Bulletin of the American Mathematical Society 45 (2008) 61–75.
Lara Alcock (Loughborough University)
Matthias Beck (San Francisco State University) Margaret Robinson (Mount Holyoke College) Francis Edward Su (Harvey Mudd College)
William A. Hawkins (University of the District of Columbia)
The 2013 Joint Policy Board for Mathematics (JPBM) Communications Award is presented to John Allen Paulos, Professor of Mathematics at Temple University. Professor Paulos's books, columns, reviews, speeches, and editorials have for more than 25 years brought mathematically-informed ideas, information, opinion, and humor to a broad non-specialist audience.