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Spanish team establishes bijectivity of the Nash mapping for surfaces

The 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 Barba

Prof. Antonio Córdoba Barba has been awarded the Spanish National Award for Research 2011
"Julio Rey Pastor", in the area of Mathematics and Information Technologies. The objective of the National Awards, awarded by the Spanish Government... (Full article)

3 Oct 11

Sonia Kéfi wins prestigious Erdos-Renyi Prize for young scientists

Congratulations to Sonia Kéfi ( who has won the 2020 e Erdős-Renyi Prize “for foundational and empirically grounded theoretical research that has advanced network science and its applications in ecology, with a focus on multiple types of... (Full article)

27 Sep 20

SMAI founds new Journal of Computational Mathematics

SMAI, 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 Society

Sir 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


The 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 Fellow

Maria 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 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... (Full article)

19 Jul 18

Shelah and Coifman awarded Rolf Schock Prizes 2018

The 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 Kontsevich

The 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 Hitchin

The 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 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

Shaw Prize 2019 awarded to Michel Talagrand

The 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 Hamilton

The 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 2020

Zentralblatt and Mathematical Reviews are seeking the mathematical community input for elaborating Mathematics Subject Classification MSC 2020

1 Feb 18

Second Caucasian Mathematics Conference

The 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 mediation

The 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 Committee

Science 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 Prize

Peter 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 Prize

Peter 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 posted

Scientists, 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 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... (Full article)

30 Jul 18

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

Robert Phelps 1926-2013

Robert 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