The highest French scientific distinction, the CNRS Gold Medal was awarded this year to the physicists Alain Brillet and Thibault Damour, for their major contributions to the detection and analysis of gravitational waves. They received this prize during a ceremony at the Collège de France on December 14 , 2017. The two physicists succeed to the mathematician Claire Voisin, winner of the 2016 Gold Medal.
The next Math Employment Forum takes place on Wednesday, December 13th 2017 at the Cité des sciences et de l'industrie in Paris.
The prestigious Institut Henri Poincaré (IHP) in Paris is an international centre hosting scientific and dissemination activities in mathematics and theoretical physics since 1928.
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.”
The following text has been agreed unanimously by all those who attended the meeting held on 3 July 2017, which was organized by the Paris ICM 2022 bid committee. The meeting brought together the main partners and supporters of the French application to host ICM 2022.
Jean-Stéphane Dhersin is the new Scientific Deputy Director of the National Institute for Mathematical Sciences and their Interactions (Insmi) in charge of the international policy of French mathematical resear
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).