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Abel Prize 2015

The Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters has decided to award the Abel Prize for 2015 to John F. Nash, Jr., Princeton University and Louis Nirenberg, Courant Institute, New York University “for striking and seminal contributions to the theory... (Full article)

25 Mar 15 Geometry, Partial Differential Equations

Abel Prize 2016

The Abel prize 2016 will be awarded to Sir Andrew Wiles, University of Oxford, in Oslo on May, 24. The Abel prize festivities start with a wreath laying at the Abel monument on May 23 and end with a symposium including three Abel lectures and a... (Full article)

16 May 16 Prizes

Abel Prize 2016 awarded to Sir Andrew Wiles

The Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters has decided to award the Abel Prize for 2016 to Sir Andrew J. Wiles (University of Oxford) "for his stunning proof of Fermat’s Last Theorem by way of the modularity conjecture for semistable elliptic... (Full article)

15 Mar 16 Algebraic and Complex Geometry, Number Theory Prizes

Abel Prize 2017 awarded to Yves Meyer

Yves Meyer (École normale supérieure Paris-Saclay, France) has been awarded the Abel Prize 2017 "for his pivotal role in the development of the mathematical theory of wavelets". Yves Meyer was the visionary leader in the modern development of... (Full article)

21 Mar 17

Abel Prize 2017: Call for Nominations

The Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters calls for nominations for the Abel Prize 2017. A nomination should be accompanied by a description of the work and impact of the nominee/nominees, together with names of distinguished specialists in... (Full article)

28 Jun 16 Calls

Abel Prize 2018 awarded to Robert P. Langlands

The Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters has decided to award the Abel Prize for 2018 to Robert P. Langlands of the Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton, USA “for his visionary program connecting representation theory to number theory”.... (Full article)

20 Mar 18

Abel Prize announcement March 15

The President of the Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters, Ole M. Sejersted, will announce the winner of the Abel Prize for 2016 at the Academy on the 15th of March. The Academy's choice of laureate is based on the recommendation of the... (Full article)

4 Mar 16 Prizes

Abel Prize announcement March 19

The winner of the Abel Prize 2019 will be announced on the 19th of March at 11 GMT (12 noon in Oslo, Norway). The announcement will be transmitted as a live webcast and can be watched on the... (Full article)

15 Jan 19

Abel Prize announcement on March 21

The President of the Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters, Nils Christian Stenseth, will announce the winner of the 2012 Abel Prize on the 21st of March. The chair of the Abel committee, Ragni Piene, will then state the reasons for the... (Full article)

16 Mar 12

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

Abel symposium and Ramanujan prize ceremony in Mumbai, India

On the 23rd of February the Tata Institute of Fundamental Research (TIFR) in Mumbai, India, will host an Abel symposium with all the Abel committee members as speakers. Professor M. S. Raghunathan has invited his fellow Abel Committee members to... (Full article)

18 Feb 12

Activities in Spain devoted to MPE 2013

As a contribution to the year Mathematics of Planet Earth 2013, the Royal Spanish Math Society (RSME) organizes two MPE activities:
Biomat 2013: Evolution and cooperation in social sciences and biomedicine.
RSME and Fisymat. Granada,... (Full article)

30 May 13

Alan Turing centenary

June 23, 2012, is the Centenary of Alan Turing’s birth in London. During his relatively brief life, Turing made a unique impact on the history of computing, computer science, artificial intelligence, developmental biology, and the mathematical... (Full article)

21 Jun 12

Albrecht Dold 1928 - 2011

Albrecht Dold, one of the pioneers in Algebraic Topology, passed away on September 26, 2011.
More information: ,... (Full article)

29 Sep 11

Alexander Grothendieck (1928-2014)

Alexander Grothendieck, one of the most influential mathematicians of the 20th century, passed away November 13.

15 Nov 14 Algebraic and Complex Geometry In Memoriam

AMS Prizes and Awards 2011

The following prizes and awards were given at the Joint Mathematics Meetings in New Orleans:
* AMS Steele Prize for Lifetime Achievement to John W. Milnor, Stony Brook University
* AMS Steele Prize for Mathematical Exposition to... (Full article)

21 Jan 11

AMS Prizes awarded

Robert Guralnick, University of Southern California, will receive the 2018 Frank Nelson Cole Prize in Algebra for his groundbreaking research on representation theory, cohomology, and subgroup structure of finite quasi-simple groups, and the wide-... (Full article)
6 Dec 17

An International Day of Mathematics

The International Mathematical Union has prepared a proporsal to have March 14 declared as the International Day of Mathematics (IDM) by UNESCO. Every year, all countries will be invited to celebrate the IDM in the schools and with the public,... (Full article)

20 Feb 18

Announcement of 2019 ICIAM Prizes

The 2019 ICIAM Prize winners are:

ICIAM Collatz Prize: Siddharta Mishra (ETH, Switzerland) ICIAM Lagrange Prize: George Papanicolau (Stanford University, USA) ICIAM Maxwell Prize: Claude Bardos (Université Paris Diderot, France) ICIAM... (Full article)
17 Sep 18

Announcement of the next meeting of the EMS Council Prague, June 23 and 24, 2018

The EMS Council meets every second year. The next meeting will be held in Prague, June 23 and 24, 2018 at Balling Hall at the National Library of Technology (Technická 2710/6, 160 80 Praha 6 - Dejvice). The Council meeting starts at 14.00 on... (Full article)

20 Nov 17

Antoine Petit appointed President of the CNRS

Antoine Petit, professor in Computer Science and director of INRIA (Institut National de Recherche en Informatique et en Automatique), has been appointed President of the French CNRS (Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique).

19 Jan 18

Applications for 5th Heidelberg Laureate Forum are open

Applications for participation at the 5th Heidelberg Laureate Forum are open in three categories: Undergraduates, PhD Candidates, and PostDocs. The deadline is February 14th, 2017.

The 5th HLF will take place in Heidelberg, Germany,... (Full article)

24 Jan 17

Applications for participation at the 7th HLF are open

The 7th Heidelberg Laureate Forum (HLF) will take place in Heidelberg, Germany during September 22–27, 2019. At HLF all winners of the Fields Medal, the Abel Prize, the ACM A.M. Turing Award... (Full article)

23 Nov 18

Asian Mathematical Conference 2013 in Busan opts to work for a Mathematical Union in Asia

The Asian Mathematical Conference 2013 took place in Busan, Korea, from June 30, Sunday through July 4, Thursday, 2013. At the closing of the congress, a declaration was approved resolving to:
lay the ground for the formation of... (Full article)

19 Aug 13

Asking for proposals for 2018 at CIEM, Universidad de Cantabria, Spain

The CIEM (International Center for Mathematical Meetings, is an initiative of the University of Cantabria whose goal is to promote quality mathematical research, be it in its more... (Full article)

15 Jun 17