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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 Ibni Prize 2020

The French Society of Statistics (SFdS), the Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics (SMAI) and the Mathematical Society of France (SMF) initiated in 2009 an award in the memory of Ibni Oumar Mahamat Saleh, professor and former rector of... (Full article)

7 Feb 20

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

Ari Laptev's 70th birthday conference

A virtual conference on the occasion of the 70th birthday of former EMS President Ari Laptev will be held
on the dates August 12 - 13, 2020.

27 Jun 20

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, http://www.ciem.unican.es) 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

Assaf Naor awarded 2018 Nemmers Prize

Assaf Naor, Princeton University, has been awarded the 2018 Frederic Esser Nemmers Mathematics Prize for "his profound work on the geometry of metric spaces, which has led to breakthroughs in the theory of algorithms." The prize carries with it a... (Full article)

20 Apr 18

Assaf Naor Receives 2019 Ostrowski Prize

Professor Assaf Naor, Princeton University, has been awarded the 2019 Ostrowski Prize in Higher Mathematics in recognition of his pioneering achievements at the interface of the geometry of Banach spaces, the structure of metric spaces and... (Full article)

12 Nov 19

Awards from the German Mathematical Society

Gerd Faltings will be awarded the Cantor Medal of the German Mathematical Society (DMV) in September this year.

Jean-Pierre Bourguignon (who was the second President of the EMS) has been named honorary member of the DMV.

3 Feb 17

Balzan Prize for Mathematics goes to Jacob Palis

One million Swiss Francs (around EUR 760.000, USD 980.000, GBP 640.000) for Mathematics (pure or applied). Half of the amount must be destined by the winner to research projects.

Milan, 6 September 2010 - The names of the 2010 Balzan... (Full article)

6 Sep 10

Balzan Prize in mathematics to be awarded in 2014

The General Prize Committee announced that the 2014 Balzan Prizes will be awarded in the following fields:
Classical Archaeology; Epistemology and Philosophy of Mind; Basic and/or applied Plant Ecology; Mathematics (pure or applied).
... (Full article)

15 Jan 14

Beilinson and Kazhdan awarded 2020 Shaw Prize

The 2020 Shaw Prize in Mathematical Sciences is awarded in equal shares to Alexander Beilinson, University of Chicago, and David Kazhdan, Hebrew University of Jerusalem, for their huge influence on and profound contributions to representation... (Full article)

22 May 20

Berndtsson and Sibony awarded 2017 Bergman Prize

Bo Berndtsson, Chalmers University (US) and the University of Gothenburg (Sweden), and Nessim Sibony, Université Paris-Sud Orsay (France), have been awarded the 2017 Stefan Bergman Prize for their many fundamental contributions to several complex... (Full article)

9 Mar 18

Bernoulli Brainstorm

The Bernoulli Center (CIB) is now inviting applications for its new Bernoulli Brainstorm scheme.

We support small groups of researchers (2 to 4 participants) who want to find ideal research conditions for a short, intensive time. This is the... (Full article)

22 Oct 15 Calls

Bids solicited for 10th ICIAM congress in 2023

The International Congress on Industrial and Applied Mathematics (ICIAM) is an international congress in the field of applied mathematics held every four years under the auspices of the International Council for Industrial and Applied... (Full article)

11 Dec 15 Calls

BIRS-CMO running despite earthquakes in Mexico

Despite of the tragic and devastating earthquakes that hit Mexico, all current BIRS (Banff International Research Station) workshops hosted by Casa Matemática Oaxaca (CMO) have not been affected, and that all future workshops will be proceeding... (Full article)

24 Sep 17

Book Prize 2019

The Italian Mathematical Union (U.M.I) has established a Prize, sponsored by Springer-Verlag, of (gross) € 4000, to honour an excellent, original monograph in any field of mathematics. The applications must be sent to the U.M.I office (Piazza di... (Full article)

28 Oct 19

Brazilian mathematician named Ramanujan Prize winner

Fernando Codá Marques (32) of Instituto Nacional de Matemática Pura e Aplicada, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil is named the winner of the 2012 Ramanujan Prize for Young Mathematicians from Developing Countries. Marques has made several major... (Full article)

28 Jun 12

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