Results of the 2004 AWM Essay Contest: Biographies of Contemporary Women in Mathematics

posted Jul 8, 2010, 4:01 PM by Glenna Buford   [ updated Jul 8, 2010, 8:07 PM by AWM Editor ]

GRAND PRIZE

I Apply Computational Mathematics to Understand the Natural World---Dr. Margot Gerritsen, by Samantha Van Anh Tran, Presentation High School, San Jose, CA.

COLLEGE

1st Place: Delving into Bioinformatics: Dr. Susan B. Davidson, Professor of Computer and Information Science, by Stefanie Coforio, Hartwick College, Oneonta, NY.

Honorable Mention: My Teacher, My Mentor: Mrs. S., by Tzipora Henig, Bar-Ilan University, Israel.

Honorable Mention: Marcella Jones: Diversity in mathematics, by Heather Paulson, Minneapolis Community and Technical College/Hamline University, Minneapolis, Minnesota.

GRADES 9-12

1st Place: I Apply Computational Mathematics to Understand the Natural World---Dr. Margot Gerritsen, by Samantha Van Anh Tran, Presentation High School, San Jose, CA.

Honorable Mention: Dr. Olga Koroleva: Swarming the Field of Mathematics, by Diana Jue, Westridge School for Girls, Los Angeles, CA.

GRADES 6-8

1st Place: From Neural Networks to Mentor Networks: Dr. Mary Poulton Teaches Connections, by Mallory Brown, St. Gregory College Preparatory School, Tucson, Arizona.

Honorable Mention: A Mathematician Receives a Warm Welcome in a Free Society - Dr. Tatiana Shubin, by Jacqueline My Anh Tran, Chaboya Middle School, San Jose, CA.