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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 Pioneer Prize: Yvon Maday (Sorbonne Université, Paris, France)
  • ICIAM Su Buchin Prize: Giulia di Nunno (University of Oslo, Norway)

These prizes will be awarded during the opening ceremony of the ICIAM 2019 Congress that will take place in Valencia (Spain) on 15-19 July, 2019.

Mon, 17 Sep 2018
EMS e-News 28, September 2018



- The Council meeting

The EMS Council (our society’s highest authority) convened 23-24 June in Prague. It elected Volker Mehrmann as the new EMS President for 2019-2022. Betül Tanbay was elected as new Vice-President, and Jorge Buescu joins the Executive Committee as a member-at-large. The council approved the EMS budget and made a number of decisions, in particular, introduced a system of lifetime membership.


- The Gordin Prize

This EMS Gordin Prize (honouring a mathematician from an Eastern European country not older than 35 years working in the areas where late Mikhail Gordin made contributions) was awarded for the first time at the International Vilnius Conference on Probability Theory and Mathematical Statistics in July; the laureate is Mateusz Kwaśnicki from the Technical University of Wrocław.


- The IMU General Assembly

According to tradition, the IMU had its highest meeting before ICM2018. From the two remaining bids for ICM 2022, the delegates chose Saint Petersburg. Carlos Kenig was elected new IMU President, and Helge Holden will serve his second term as Secretary General.


- Fields Medals

Wed, 5 Sep 2018
Prizes awarded at ICM2018

At the opening event of the 2018 International Congress of Mathematics in Rio, there have been awarded the following prizes:

Thu, 2 Aug 2018
Result of election for EMS EC in Prague

During the Council Meeting held in 23-24 June 2018 in Prague, the following were elected for the Executive Committee of the EMS for the period 2019-2022.

  • President - Volker Mehrmann
  • Vicepresident - Betül Tanbay
  • Secretary - Sjoerd Verduyn Lunel
  • Treasurer - Mats Gyllenberg
  • Member - Jorge Buescu
Mon, 30 Jul 2018
Elections to IMU Executive Committee

During the IMU General Assembly, there was the election to IMU Executive Committee members. It was elected the President, Carlos E. Kenig, the Secretary General, Helge Holden, the Vicepresidents, Nalini Joshi and Loysio G. Nongxa, and 6 Members at Large.

Mon, 30 Jul 2018
Saint Petersburg will host the 2022 ICM

The General Assembly of the IMU, on its meeting on 29th July 2018 before the 2018 ICM at Rio de Janeiro, has chosen Saint Petersburg as the next venue for the 2022 International Congress of Mathematics.

Mon, 30 Jul 2018
SIAM Awards at the 2018 SIAM Annual Meeting

The Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics (SIAM) has given awards to distinguished applied mathematicians for their research and contributions at the 2018 SIAM Annual Meeting. We congratulate to all the SIAM prize-winners, including EMS President-elect Volker Mehrmann.

Thu, 19 Jul 2018
Open calls for Satellite Events and Minisymposia for 8ECM

The open calls for Minisymposia and Satellite Events for the 8th Congress of mathematics at Portorož, Slovenia, has been published. The deadlines are February 1, 2019 for Satellite Conferences, and December 1, 2019 for Minisymposia. The call can be found here.

Mon, 16 Jul 2018
Petition to Support an Increase in Budget for Horizon Europe

The proposed EU budget for Horizon Europe (the successor framework to Horizon 2020) is smaller than expected, and puts Europe behind other advanced economies on scientific investment. Please consider signing this petition to increase it.

Tue, 10 Jul 2018
EMS on Open Access - Update July 2018

To react to ongoing discussion about the open access, in particular, those taking place at the ESOF in Toulouse, the EMS wants to reiterate its position with respect to this question, see document.

Tue, 10 Jul 2018