Each International Congress of Mathematicians (ICM) is the opportunity for the world mathematics community to come together and take stock of the most promising research perspectives of the moment. For sure, the human dimension of such an event is unmatched for mathematicians: an ICM is indeed one of the rare moments when all generations and all disciplines have the opportunity to exchange.
On March 14th, 2019 at Université Paris-Descartes, the French Minister for National Education and Youth Jean-Michel Blanquer and the CEO of the CNRS Antoine Petit signed a letter of intent regarding the launching of Mathematics Year in 2019/2020.
The French Académie des sciences and the Ministry of Science and Technology of Taiwan award the Franco-Taiwanese Scientific Grand Prize every year to a team of French and Taiwanese researchers for their contribution to scientific research of interest to both regions. The laureates are expected to foster scientific exchange between the two regions, for example, by organizing conferences and symposia.
The amount of the Prize is 38,200 €.
Application deadline: June 28, 2019
The French National Centre for Scientific Research (CNRS) and the University of Chicago (UChicago) are launching a joint call intended to fund up to 3 years of PhD fellowships on each side and travel starting in the Autumn of 2019.
Application deadline : May, 2nd.
The French National Centre for Scientific Research (CNRS) and the Indian Institute of Science Education and Research (IISER) Pune are launching a joint call intended to fund up to 3 years of 3 PhD fellowships and travel starting in the Autumn of 2019.
The 2019 Marc Yor Prize is jointly awarded to Rémi Rhodes and Vincent Vargas for their works on multiplicative chaos and Liouville quantum gravity. Congratulations !
Rémi Rhodes is a Professor at Aix-Marseille Université and a member of the Institut de mathématiques de Marseille (I2M - CNRS, Ecole centrale Marseille & Aix-Marseille Université).
Gaspard Monge Program for Optimization, operations research and their interactions with data science (PGMO) was launched in 2012 by EDF and the Jacques Hadamard Mathematical Foundation (FMJH).
The French National Centre for Scientific Research (CNRS) and Nanyang Technological University (NTU) in Singapore are launching a joint call intended to fund up to 3 years of a PhD fellowship or a postdoctoral fellowship in the frame of joint research projects.
Application deadline : April, 10th.
The Wolf Prize for Mathematics, the third most prestigious distinction in Mathematics after the Abel Prize and the Fields Medal, has been awarded in 2019 jointly to Jean-Francois Le Gall from the University Paris Sud "for his profound and elegant works on stochastic processes", and to Gregory Lawler from Chicago University.
In a recent work, Quentin Mérigot, Jocelyn Meyron and Boris Thibert developed an algorithm which enables to conceive and to build a whole series of optical components, lenses or mirrors, capable of transferring light radiation in an optimal and precise way. Their work is based on new numerical methods which prove very efficient to solve certain optimal transport problems.
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