Alumnus Jacob Fox Wins the Konig Prize

By Caitlin Jennings, Communications Coordinator, Society for Science & the Public

Jacob Fox won second place at Intel STS 2002 for his project in an area of discrete mathematics known as Ramsey Theory; his findings, “Rainbow Arithmetic Progressions and Anti-Ramsey Results,” were published in 2003 in Combinatorics, Probability, and Computing.

Perhaps it is not surprising then that, eight years later, he won the Konig Prize, named after Denes Konig, a pioneer in discrete math, for new findings i...

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