Vladimir Voevodski died on September 30th, 2017

Submitted by Insmi on Mon, 10/02/2017 - 10:51

A Professor at the School of Mathematics at the Institute for Advanced Studies (IAS) in Princeton, New Jersey, since 2012, Vladimir Voevodsky worked on the homotopy theory of schemes, algebraic K-theory, and interrelations between algebraic geometry, and algebraic topology.

He was awarded the 2002 Fields Medal “especially for his work on motivic cohomology and homotopy theory for algebraic varieties and his proof of the Milnor conjecture.”

More info on the IAS website

Åsgard 2018: call for applications

Submitted by Insmi on Tue, 09/19/2017 - 17:22

"Åsgard Research Programme" has been initiated by the Department for scientific cooperation of the French Embassy in Norway in 2005. It aims at inviting French scientists for a one-week visit to Norway, during which they will be given the opportunity to meet Norwegian counterparts, visit private and public research institutions, and give a series of lectures and courses.

The call for applications is launched, with a deadline on the 15th of December, 2017.

 

 

Stephane Mallat is appointed Professor at the Collège de France

Submitted by Insmi on Tue, 09/19/2017 - 15:28

We're happy to announce that the French mathematician Stéphane Mallat is appointed Professor at the Collège de France as of January 2018 on the Data Science Chair. He will hold his inaugural lecture on January 11th and give a lecture course entitled "Learning and the Curse of Dimensionality".