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International Congress of Mathematicians Seoul (ICM 2014)

The International Congress of Mathematicians (ICM) is the largest international congress in the mathematics community.

3 Jul 14

First Breakthrough Prize in Mathematics awarded

Simon Donaldson, Maxim Kontsevich, Jacob Lurie, Richard Taylor, and Terence Tao are the recipients of the first Breakthrough Prize in Mathematics. Each of the five mathematicians will receive US$3 million. The Breakthrough Prize is funded by... (Full article)

3 Jul 14 Prizes

Changes to the EMS Website

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... (Full article)

28 Jun 14

EMS council elects new officers

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... (Full article)
28 Jun 14

EU: New action under HORIZON 2020

The European Commission announces a new EU research funding action within HORIZON 2020 'Spreading Excellence and Widening Participation’. The aim of the action is to reduce the disparities across Europe in research and innovation performance.... (Full article)

12 Jun 14

ICM 2014 approaching

The International Congress of Mathematicians at Seoul (August 13 - 21) is approaching.
Information: http://www.icm2014.org/ http://www.icm2014.org/en/... (Full article)

5 Jun 14

Eelbode Awarded Clifford Prize

David Eelbode of the University of Antwerp (Belgium) has been selected as the recipient of the second W.K. Clifford Prize, for his outstanding mathematical research achievements in the fields of harmonic and Clifford analysis with applications in... (Full article)

5 Jun 14

Shaw Prize in Mathematical Sciences 2014 to George Lusztig

George Lusztig, the Abdun-Nur Professor of Mathematics at MIT (Cambridge, MA, USA) was awarded the Shaw Prize in Mathematical Sciences for 2014. The Shaw Foundation cited Lusztig “for his fundamental contributions to algebra, algebraic geometry,... (Full article)

3 Jun 14

New Editorial Board of the Journal of the European Mathematical Society

The Executive Committee of the EMS has appointed a new editorial board of its flagship journal, JEMS.
The EMS is greatly indebted to the departing editorial board, which under the leadership of Professor Brézis has raised the journal to its... (Full article)

27 May 14

EMS e-News 11, May 2014

Headlines

- EMS Council 2014 in Donostia/San Sebastián (Spain), June 28-29 2014
http://www.euro-math-soc.eu/node/4184

- AMS-EMS-SPM International Meeting
The joint... (Full article)

23 May 14 e-News

Abel Prize: Award Ceremony and Abel Lectures

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... (Full article)

13 May 14

Laszlo Lovasz elected new president of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences

The Hungarian Academy of Sciences has elected Wolf-prize-winning mathematics professor Laszlo Lovasz as its new president. Lovasz, 66, is best known for his work in combinatorics, for which he was awarded the Wolf Prize and the Knuth Prize in... (Full article)

8 May 14

New call: Horizon 2020 - Marie Sklodowska-Curie actions - COFUND

A new call was issued under EU's programme HORIZON 2020:
The COFUND scheme aims at stimulating regional, national or international programmes to foster excellence in researchers' training, mobility and career development, spreading the best... (Full article)

24 Apr 14

Message from the President

Dear EMS member, By the end of this year, my term as President of the European Mathematical Society will come to an end. This is therefore my last traditional annual message, and I would like to start it by sending you all my belated best... (Full article)

20 Apr 14 President’s Newsletter

Institut Mittag-Leffler invites applications for conferences/workshops/summer schools

Institut Mittag-Leffler invites the submission of proposals for a one week mathematical conference, workshop, or summer school during the summer 2015 June 1- July17). Deadline: 20 July 2014. Information:... (Full article)

4 Apr 14

Abel Prize 2014 awarded to Yakov G. Sinai

The Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters has decided to award the Abel Prize for 2014 to Yakov G. Sinai (78) of Princeton University, USA, and the Landau Institute for Theoretical Physics, Russian Academy of Sciences, "for his fundamental... (Full article)

26 Mar 14

Marie Sklodowska-Curie Actions: Call for Individual Fellowships (IF)

The European Commission has issued a call for Individual Fellowships (IF) under the Marie Sklodowska-Curie Actions Programme on March 12. IFs provide opportunities to acquire and transfer new knowledge and to work on research in a European... (Full article)

19 Mar 14

Wilkinson Prize for Numerical Software, First Call for Nominations

In honour of the outstanding contributions of James Hardy Wilkinson to the field of numerical software, Argonne National Laboratory, the National Physical Laboratory, and the Numerical Algorithms Group award the Wilkinson Prize for Numerical... (Full article)

17 Mar 14

2016 CIMPA Research Schools call for projects

Proposals in applied mathematics or related to applications of mathematics are specially welcome. Proposals in the most mathematically or economically deprived areas are encouraged and will be given priority. It is preferable that a project of a... (Full article)

13 Mar 14

Eminent Russian mathematician detained and fined

The Russian mathematician Victor Vassiliev, member of the Russian academy of sciences and president of the Moscow Mathematical Society, famous for the invention of Vassiliev invariants in knot theory, was arrested in Moscow on February 21, 2014,... (Full article)

6 Mar 14

Rolf Schock Prize 2014 to Yitang Zhang

The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences has decided to award the Rolf Schock Prize 2014 in the field of mathematics, amounting to 600.000 SEK (almost 70.000 €), to Professor YITANG ZHANG, University of New Hampshire, USA, “for his spectacular... (Full article)

19 Feb 14

Chaire Poincaré: Call for proposals

Launched in January 2013 by the Institut Henri Poincaré (Paris) and the Clay Mathematics Institute, the Poincaré Chair offers exceptionally talented young mathematicians ideal working conditions to develop their scientific projects.
This 6... (Full article)

17 Feb 14

CIRM: Call for conferences in 2016

The Centre International de Rencontres Mathématiques (CIRM) at Luminy, France, invites submission for proposals of one-week mathematical conferences, workshops or thematic schools to take place in 2016. Deadline: 31 March 2014.
Information... (Full article)

17 Feb 14

Cantor medal 2014 to Herbert Spohn

The German Mathematical Society DMV awards the Cantor medal every second year. The Cantor medal for 2014 goes to Herbert Spohn, professor for Applied Probability Theory at the Technical University in Munich. Spohn's insights have had a decisive... (Full article)

12 Feb 14

EMS e-News 10, February 2014

Headlines

- The first announcement of the EMS Council 2014 in Donostia/San Sebastián, June 28-29, has been released.
http://www.euro-math-soc.eu/node/4184
The call for... (Full article)

10 Feb 14 e-News

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