The European Mathematical Society is a learned society representing mathematicians throughout Europe. It promotes the development of all aspects of mathematics in Europe, in particular mathematical research, relations of mathematics to society, relations to European institutions, and mathematical education. The EMS has as its members around 60 national mathematical societies in Europe, 40 mathematical research centres and departments, and 3000 individuals.
At its meeting on June 28, the council of the EMS elected three officers who will take over at the very beginning of 2015.
- EMS president: Pavel Exner, Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic
- Secretary: Sjoerd Verduyn Lunel, Utrecht University, the Netherlands
- Treasurer: Mats Gyllenberg, University of Helsinki, Finland
- Moreover, Volker Mehrmann, TU Berlin, Germany, was reelected as member-at-large of the EMS executive committee.
As you may have noticed, the EMS website has recently been updated. The new layout and appearance is designed to make the website work well on mobile and tablets devices, as well as providing much more inherent structure to the website's content.... (Full article)
The Abel prize 2014 will be awarded to Yakov Sinai, Princeton University and Landau Institute for Theoretical Physics, in Oslo on May, 20. The Abel prize festivities start with a wreath laying at the Abel monument on May, 19 and end with a symposium... (Full article)