The French mathematician Raphaèle Herbin is awarded the 2017 CNRS Medal of Innovation

Submitted by Insmi on Thu, 07/27/2017 - 14:22
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Raphaèle Herbin

This 56-year-old mathematician, a specialist in the numerical analysis of partial differential equations, serves as director of the Institut de Mathématiques de Marseille (southeastern France).

Call for nominations for the ICIAM prizes and honours

Submitted by Insmi on Tue, 06/27/2017 - 11:50

The call for nominations for the 4 ICIAM prizes along with the Olga Taussky-Todd Lecture of the 2019 ICIAM Congress are currently running.

  • The 4 ICIAM prizes are: the ICIAM Collatz Prize, the ICIAM Lagrange Prize, the ICIAM Maxwell Prize, the ICIAM Pioneer Prize and the ICIAM Su Buchin Prize.

Call for nominations, with a deadline of July 15th, 2017.

Apply for the 2017 Math-Business PhD Prize!

Submitted by Insmi on Tue, 06/27/2017 - 11:48

The application process to the 2017 Math-Business PhD Prize is now launched, with a deadline on July 7th, 2017.

This PhD prize amount is 2000 euros and was awarded for the first time in 2013 under the aegis of the 3 french Mathematical Societies (SFdS, SMAI , SMF). It aims at honouring a PhD thesis which was partly elaborated in an enterprise and yielded both valuable mathematical results and efficient ones for the enterprise.

The 2017 André Parent Prize

Submitted by Insmi on Tue, 06/27/2017 - 11:46

The André Parent Prize honours a research work led by a group of young mathematicians of secondary and high school. The research may or may not be supervised. It should handle a scientific subject in which mathematics play an important role. The selection committee takes into account the relevancy of the subject chosen, the mathematical skills of the candidates, as well as the capacity to present their subject to a general public audience.