# News archive

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## Spanish team establishes bijectivity of the Nash mapping for surfacesThe Nash problem was formulated in the sixties in the attempt to understand the relation between the structure of resolution of a singularities of an algebraic variety over a field of characteristic 0 and the space of arcs (germs of parametrized... (Full article) |
20 Dec 12 | ||

## Spanish National Award for Research 2011 awarded to Antonio Córdoba BarbaProf. Antonio Córdoba Barba has been awarded the Spanish National Award for Research 2011 |
3 Oct 11 | ||

## SMAI founds new Journal of Computational MathematicsSMAI, the French professional society for applied and industrial mathematics, has committed to the founding of a new journal of computational mathematics: the SMAI Journal of Computational Mathematics, or SMAI-JCM, which will be freely accessible... (Full article) |
5 Dec 14 | Numerical Analysis and Scientific Computing, Algebra, Control Theory and Optimization, Analysis and its Applications, Probability and Statistics, Topology, Mathematics in Science and Technology, Mathematical Aspects of Computer Science, Dynamical Systems and Ordinary Differential Equations | |

## Sir Christopher Zeeman FRS (1925-2016)Sir Christopher Zeeman, FRS, passed away peacefully in his sleep on Saturday 13th February 2016 at home in Woodstock, Oxfordshire, aged 91. Sir Christopher was the Founding Professor of Mathematics at the University of Warwick. Sir Christopher’... (Full article) |
22 Feb 16 | Dynamical Systems and Ordinary Differential Equations, Mathematics in Science and Technology, Topology | In Memoriam |

## Sir Andrew Wiles awarded Copley Medal by Royal SocietySir Andrew Wiles has been awarded the Royal Society's Copley Medal, the world’s oldest scientific prize, "for proving Fermat's Last Theorem, a major mathematical breakthrough of the 20th century." |
23 Jun 17 | ||

## SIMONS FOUNDATION AFRICA MATHEMATICS PROJECTThe Simons Foundation announces the Africa Mathematics Project, a program that will focus on mathematicians and their graduate students at institutions of higher learning in sub-Saharan Africa. The Foundation will make competitive awards that... (Full article) |
17 Oct 11 | ||

## SIAM FellowMaria J. Esteban from the French Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique and the university of Paris-Dauphine, former president of the French learned society SMAI, currently president of the ICIAM, was nominated "SIAM Fellow" of the class... (Full article) |
16 Apr 16 | ||

## SIAM Awards at the 2018 SIAM Annual MeetingThe 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... (Full article) |
19 Jul 18 | ||

## Shelah and Coifman awarded Rolf Schock Prizes 2018The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences, the Royal Academy of Fine Arts and the Royal Swedish Academy of Music have awarded this year’s Rolf Schock Prizes. The prize amounts to 400,000 Swedish krona. Rolf Schock Prizes 2018 have been awarded in the... (Full article) |
15 Mar 18 | ||

## Shaw Prize to Maxim KontsevichThe Shaw Prize in Mathematical Sciences will be awarded to Professor Maxim L Kontsevich, permanent professor at l’Institut des Hautes Études Scientifiques, France, for his pioneering works in algebra, geometry and mathematical physics and in... (Full article) |
29 May 12 | ||

## Shaw Prize in Mathematical Sciences 2016 to Nigel J HitchinThe Shaw Prize in Mathematical Sciences 2016 has been awarded to Nigel J Hitchin, Savillian Professor of Geometry at the University of Oxford, UK, for his far reaching contributions to geometry, representation theory and theoretical physics.... (Full article) |
1 Jun 16 | Geometry, Lie Theory and Generalizations, Mathematical Physics | Prizes |

## Shaw Prize in Mathematical Sciences 2014 to George LusztigGeorge 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 | ||

## Shaw Prize 2019 awarded to Michel TalagrandThe Shaw Prize in Mathematical Sciences 2019 has been awarded to Michel Talagrand, Sorbonne University, France, for his work on concentration inequalities, on suprema of stochastic processes and on rigorous results for spin glasses. |
21 May 19 | ||

## Shaw Prize 2011 awarded to Christodoulou and HamiltonThe Shaw Prize in the Mathematical Sciences 2011 is awarded in equal shares to Demetrios Christodoulou (ETH Zurich) and to Richard S Hamilton (Columbia Univ., NY) for their highly innovative works on nonlinear partial differential equations in... (Full article) |
14 Jun 11 | ||

## Seeking input for elaborating MSC 2020Zentralblatt and Mathematical Reviews are seeking the mathematical community input for elaborating Mathematics Subject Classification MSC 2020 |
1 Feb 18 | ||

## Second Caucasian Mathematics ConferenceThe Second Caucasian Mathematics Conference (CMC II) will be organized in Van, Turkey on 26th and 27th August 2016 under the auspices of the European Mathematical Society and the cooperation of the Armenian, Azerbaijan, Georgian, Iranian,... (Full article) |
2 Nov 15 | European mathematics | |

## Scientific mediationThe French learned society SMAI is happy to announce the launch of a scientific mediation cycle "SMAI & Musée des arts et métiers du CNAM". Details on the first meeting can be found here :... (Full article) |
16 Apr 16 | ||

## Science Europe appoints members of its Physical, Chemical and Mathematical Sciences CommitteeScience Europe, the new association of European Research Funding and Research Performing Organizations based in Bruxelles, has appointed six scientific committees. The Physical, Chemical and Mathematical Sciences Committee will be chaired by... (Full article) |
14 May 13 | ||

## Scholze to Receive 2013 SASTRA Ramanujan PrizePeter Scholze (University of Bonn) will receive the 2013 SASTRA Ramanujan Prize for "his pathbreaking contributions that lie at the interface of arithmetic algebraic geometry and the theory of automorphic forms, and especially in the area of... (Full article) |
18 Oct 13 | ||

## Scholze Awarded 2015 Ostrowski PrizePeter Scholze, who holds a Hausdorff Chair at the University of Bonn, has been awarded the 2015 Ostrowski Prize for his breakthrough work in arithmetic algebraic geometry, specifically "for developing the theory of perfectoid spaces and... (Full article) |
22 Jun 15 | Algebraic and Complex Geometry | Prizes |

## San Francisco Declaration on Research Assessment postedScientists, journal editors and publishers, scholarly societies, and research funders across many scientific disciplines have posted an international declaration calling on the world scientific community to eliminate the dominant role of the... (Full article) |
24 May 13 | ||

## Saint Petersburg will host the 2022 ICMThe 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... (Full article) |
30 Jul 18 | ||

## Rolf Schock Prize 2014 to Yitang ZhangThe 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 | ||

## Robert Phelps 1926-2013Robert Ralph Phelps, an American mathematician who was known for his outstanding contributions to analysis, particularly to functional analysis and measure theory, passed away on January 4. He had been a professor of mathematics at the University... (Full article) |
25 Feb 13 | ||

## Ricardo Cortez Awarded Blackwell-Tapia PrizeThe National Blackwell-Tapia Committee recently announced Ricardo Cortez, Tulane University's Pendergraft William Larkin Duren Professor of Mathematics, was awarded the 2012 Blackwell-Tapia Prize. The prize recognizes a mathematical scientist who... (Full article) |
17 May 12 |