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The 6th Heidelberg Laureate Forum

The 6th Heidelberg Laureate Forum (HLF) will take place in Heidelberg, Germany during September 23 – 28, 2018. At HLF all winners of the Fields Medal, the Abel Prize, the ACM A.M. Turing Award, the Nevanlinna Prize, and the ACM Prize in Computing are invited to attend. In addition, young and talented computer scientists and mathematicians are invited to apply for participation.

Applications for participation at the 6th HLF are open in three categories: Undergraduates, PhD Candidates, and PostDocs. Online application and further information available at www.application.heidelberg-laureate-forum.org

Fri, 17 Nov 2017
2018 Steele Prize for Seminal Contribution to Research in Discrete Mathematics/Logic to Sergey Fomin and Andrei Zelevinsky

The 2018 Steele Prize for Seminal Contribution to Research in Discrete Mathematics/Logic will be awarded to Sergey Fomin and Andrei Zelevinsky (posthumously) for their paper "Cluster algebras I: Foundations," published in 2002 in the Journal of the American Mathematical Society.

Fri, 17 Nov 2017
Martin Aigner and Günter M. Ziegler awarded the 2018 Steele Prize for Mathematical Exposition

The 2018 Steele Prize for Mathematical Exposition will be awarded to Martin Aigner and Günter M. Ziegler of the Freie Universität Berlin, for their monograph "Proofs from THE BOOK".

Thu, 16 Nov 2017
ECMTB 2018 - Minisymposium Application Deadline Extended to 30 Nov 2017

Due to many requests for an extension of the deadline, the ECMTB 2018 organizers have agreed to extend the deadline for Minisymposium Application. You are welcome to submit your application by following the instructions available at http://www.ecmtb2018.org/ImpDates_Subm

Tue, 14 Nov 2017
Jean Bourgain awarded 2018 Steele Prize

Jean Bourgain, IBM von Neumann Professor in the School of Mathematics at the Institute for Advanced Study, will receive the 2018 Steele Prize for Lifetime Achievement for the breadth of his contributions made in the advancement of mathematics.

Mon, 13 Nov 2017
Prof. Felix Otto awarded Blaise Pascal Medal for Mathematics

Professor Felix Otto, director at the Max Planck Institute for Mathematics in the Sciences in Leipzig, Germany, has been awarded the Blaise Pascal Medal for Mathematics 2017 of the European Academy of Sciences recognizing his outstanding scientific achievements and his contribution in promoting excellence in research and education.

Mon, 13 Nov 2017
Call for nominations for several offices of IMU

IMU’s Adhering Organizations are invited to submit names for the following offices for the term 1 Jan 2019 – 31 Dec 2022.

  • IMU Vice Presidents and IMU Executive Committee (EC) Members-at-Large. The General Assembly will elect 2 Vice Presidents and 6 Members-at-Large.
  • President, Secretaries and Members-at-Large of the Commission for Developing Countries (CDC). 1 President, 1 Secretary for Policy and 1 Secretary for Grant Selection, and 3 Members-at-Large, representing Africa, Asia, and Latin America, to be be elected by the General Assembly.
  • IMU Representatives to the International Commission on the History of Mathematics (ICHM). 2 IMU Representatives to ICHM to be elected by the General Assembly.

Submissions must include a candidate’s statement and a CV of two pages. Send your nominations by 15 November 2017 to the Chair of the Nominating Committee, Martin Grötschel, using the official email address of the Adhering Organization.

Fri, 20 Oct 2017
Open Call for director of Fields Institute

The Fields Institute for Research in Mathematical Sciences (Toronto, Canada) invites applications or nominations for the position of Director beginning July 1, 2018. Applications or nominations will be considered until the position is filled, but the Search Committee plans to examine dossiers starting January 15, 2018.

Thu, 19 Oct 2017
Open calls for CIMPA programs
  • Support for training in research. This program consists on the organisation of series of research-level courses in mathematics within the geographic areas of activities of CIMPA (Africa, central and south America, Asia). Every year, two calls for proposals are launched. The project for the period March 2018 - August 2018 must be submitted by 3 January 2018. The project for the period September 2018 - February 2019 must be submitted by 3 July 2018.
  • Call for applications for the project CIMPA-CARMIN. Applications for CIMPA-CARMIN funding are now made on the CIMPA website. These projects consist of trimester programs to be held at the Institut Henri Poincaré (Paris).
Tue, 17 Oct 2017
Nobel Prize in Physics 2017

Professors Kip S. Thorne, Rainer Weiss and Barry C. Barish were awarded 2017 Nobel Prize in Physics for the discovery of the gravitational waves predicted by Einstein's general theory of relativity hundred years ago. Apart from being a deep physical result, their work has also a deep mathematical component, both in the Einstein equations and in the use of wavelet analysis in extracting the signal from the noise.

Mon, 9 Oct 2017