Zoom on Guido de Philippis, laurate of one of the 2016 - EMS Prizes

Submitted by Insmi on Wed, 09/14/2016 - 11:00

Guido de Philippis was born in 1985. He is an analyst who contributed to Calculus of Variations, PDE’s, and Geometric Measure Theory. He obtained his master’s degree from Florence University and  his PhD in November 2012 from the SNS in Pise, with advisors Luigi Ambrosio and Luis Caffarelli. After Post-Docs in Bonn and Zürich, in 2015,  he got a position of Chargé de Recherches at the CNRS. A position he held at the Unité de Mathématiques Pures et Appliquées  (UMPA - CNRS/ENS de Lyon). In April 2016, he became Associate Professor at SISSA (Trieste).

Gender Equality Day in Mathematics

Submitted by Insmi on Thu, 07/14/2016 - 09:18

On July 8th 2016, the third "Gender Equality Day in Mathematics" gathered mathematicians at the Institut Henri Poincaré in Paris. The slides of the presentations will be available on the Web site of the Gender Equality Day.

The cartoonists Diti, Guillaume Monnain et Philip sketched the event. Take a look at their cartoons on the twitter account of the organizing association femmes et maths.

Ugo Boscain, ERC Proof of Concept Grants holder

Submitted by Insmi on Tue, 07/12/2016 - 15:16

Among the 44 grant holders of the ERC Proof of Concept Grant stands the French mathematician Ugo Boscain, Director of Research at the CNRS, for his project "An Artificial Visual Cortex for Image Processing".

ERC Proof of Concept Grants, worth €150,000 each, are open to ERC grant holders only. They constitute top-up funding to explore commercial or innovation potential of the results of ERC-funded researches.