The foundation stone laying ceremony of the new building of the Centre international de rencontres mathématiques (Cirm) in Luminy-Marseille was held on May 17th, 2018. The expansion and renovation works will enable the CIRM to welcome & accomodate 70 more researchers from all around the world - i.e.
Congratualtions to Viviane Baladi, senior researcher at the CNRS and a member of the Institut de mathématiques de Jussieu-Paris Rive Gauche (a CNRS, Université Paris Diderot & Sorbonne Université maths lab), laureate to a 2017 ERC Advanced Grant 2017 for her project SOS, Smooth dynamics via Operators, with Singularities!
The Annales Henri Lebesgue is a generalist journal of mathematics, fully open access and free of author charges. A non-profit journal, it is supported by public institutions.
On International Women's Day, the Committee for Women in Mathematics (CWM) of the International Mathematical Union (IMU) published the video "Faces of women in mathematics": 146 clips featuring 243 women in mathematics from 36 countries speaking 31 different languages.
A place for research, sharing, conveying knowledge and communicating, the future Maison des mathématiques, which is also dedicated to theoretical physics, is located in the heart of Paris, in an exceptional building belonging to Sorbonne Université, one with a rich history and dedicated to scientific teaching and research.
Emmanuel Royer joins the INSMI as of February 2018, as a Scientific Deputy Director in charge of professional and skill-based networks, teaching, communication, dissemination and parity.
Catherine Matias joins the INSMI as of January 2018, as a Scientific Deputy Director in charge of the research units and research networks.
Job in Live and BPI France awarded the 2017 Handi-Tech Trophy, in the category "Student project", to Sylvain Ferrand, a phD student at the Centre de mathématiques appliquées (CMAP) of the Ecole polytechnique, for the project X-Audio, which aims to develop audio guidance for visual impaired people performing sports . Congratulations!
L’Oréal-UNESCO For Women and Science Fellowships were awarded. Among the 30 laureates stand two phD students in mathematics: Annalaura Stingo of the Laboratoire Analyse, Géométrie et Applications (CNRS, Univ. Paris-Nord, Univ. Vincennes-Saint-Denis) and Tahina Ralitera of the Laboratoire d’Informatique et de Mathématiques (University of La Réunion). Congratulations!
Stanford University received a gift to establish a graduate fellowship in memory of the mathematician Maryam Mirzakhani, who died in July 2017.
The Maryam Mirzakhani Graduate Fellowship will support graduate students in the Department of Mathematics.
As a donator puts it: