• Eric Temple Bell Photograph
    Eric Temple Bell
    Credit: Caltech Archives
  • Eric Temple Bell Sketch
    Eric Temple Bell
    Credit: Caltech Archives
  • 2017 Bell Prize Winner Tynan Ochse with Math Executive Officer Elena Mantovan
    Tynan Ochse (2017 Winner) with Math Executive Officer Elena Mantovan
    Credit: Jessica Varlet
  • 2017 Bell Prize Winners Matthew Weidner and William Ballinger with Math Executive Officer Elena Mantovan
    Matthew Weidner and William Ballinger (2017 Winners) with Math Executive Officer Elena Mantovan
    Credit: Jessica Varlet

The Eric Temple Bell Undergraduate Mathematics Research Prize Winners

Established 1963

Abstracts and/or solutions, where available, are linked to the winner's name.

2018 - no prize awarded

2017 - William Ballinger & Chloe Hsu & Tynan OchseMatthew Weidner

2016 - Tian Nie

2015 - Zhaorong JinJake Marcinek

2014 - Mark Greenfield

2013 - Andy Zucker

2012 - Alexandra Musat

2011 - Jeffrey Lin

2010 - Domenic Denicola

2009 - Jeffrey Kuan, Ila Varma

2008 - Philip Perepelitsky

2007 - David RenshawJed Yang

2006 - Timothy Nguyen

2005 - Patrick HummelTimothy NguyenTrevor Wilson

2004 - Ameera Chowdhury, Po-Shen Loh

2003 - no prize awarded

2002 - Suhas Nayak

2001 - no prize awarded

2000 - Keshav Dani, Peter Gerdes

1999 - Scott Carnahan, Melvin Boon-Tiong Leok

1998 - no prize awarded

1997 - Marc A. Coram, Mason Alexander Porter

1996 - Winston Yang

1995 - no prize awarded

1994 - Julian Jamison

1993 - no prize awarded

1992 - Michael Maxwell, Robert Southworth

1991 - Alan Knutson

1990 - no prize awarded

1989 - James Coykendall, IV

1988 - Laura AndersonEric Babson

1987 - Jonathan Shapiro

1986 - Arthur DuvalEverette Howe

1985 - Charles Nainan

1984 - Bradley BrockAlan Murray

1983 - Vipul PerivalMark Purtill

1982 - Forrest Quinn

1981 - Daniel GordonPeter ShorThiennu H. Vu

1980 - Eugene Y. LohJohn StembridgeRobert Weaver

1979 - no prize awarded

1978 - no prize awarded

1977 - Thos. G. Kennedy

1976 - John Gustafson, Albert Wells, Jr., Hugh Woodin

1975 - James B. Shearer, Eric Williams

1974 - David S. Dummit

1973 - Bruce Reznick

1972 - Daniel J Rudolph

1971 - no prize awarded

1970 - no prize awarded 

1969 - Robert E. Tarjan

1968 - Michael Fredman

1967 - James Maiorana, Alan J. Schwenk

1966 - no prize awarded

1965 - Michael Ashbacher, Richard P. Stanley

1964 - William Zame

1963 - Ed BenderJeff Lindsey III