NEWS AT THE CRM 

Lecture on February 11, 2016 at the CRM
Matìas SalibiánBarrera (University of British Columbia), CRMSSC Prize Recipient gives a lecture
Matíass SalibiánBarrera received the CRMSSC prize in 2015 for his fundamental contributions to the field of robust statistics, for the introduction of influential new methodology such as the fast and robust bootstrap and the fast Sestimator for robust regression, and for his breakthrough innovations in efficient computational algorithms for robust procedures.  Read more  Conference details 

Book signing on February 11, 2016
Book signing with Michael Harris
What do pure mathematicians do, and why do they do it? Looking beyond the conventional answersfor the sake of truth, beauty, and practical applicationsthis book offers an eclectic panorama of the lives and values and hopes and fears of mathematicians in the twentyfirst century, assembling material from a startlingly diverse assortment of scholarly, journalistic, and pop culture sources. Read more 

Lectire on March 11, 2016 at the CRM
Charles Gale (McGill University)
Charles Gale received the CAPCRM prize for his distinguished original research contributions to three areas of theoretical nuclear physics: the determination of the equation of state from medium energy heavy ion collisions, the use of photons, lepton pairs and jets as probes of the hot and dense matter formed in high energy heavy ion collisions, and the implementation of a stateoftheart computer code for 3+1 dimensional secondorder viscous relativistic fluid dynamics for heavy ion collisions. Read more  Conference details 

March 1822, 2016 at the CRM
CRM Nirenberg Lectures in Geometric Analysis
Gunther Uhlmann (University of Washington) will give three lectures : Harry Potter's Cloak via Transformation Optics aimed at a general mathematical audience (March 18), Journey to the Center of the Earth (March 21) and Seeing Through SpaceTime (March 22). Read more 

Call for applications
StatlabCANSSICRM Postdoctotal Fellowship
Applications are invited for a StatLab–CANSSI–CRM Postdoctoral Fellowship in Statistics. To be eligible, candidates should have received their PhD after June 31, 2013, and must have fulfilled all PhD requirements by the time of taking up the award.  Read more


2016 CRMFIELDSPIMS Prize Winner
The winner of the 2016 CRM  Fields  PIMS Prize is Professor Daniel Wise (McGill University)
Dani Wise is widely recognized as one of the top geometric group theorists in the world. His fundamental research contributions lie at the core of what is widely considered as the most important development in geometry and topology ...  Read more 

Landmark discovery
Yoshua Bengio cited by La Recherche for his work
The work of Yoshua Bengio, a member of the CRM, and the director of the Montreal Institute for learning Algorithms (MILA), one of 13 CRM laboratories, and his team are part of a list of 10 discoveries that have marked 2015 according to La Recherche, a French science news magazine. Mr. Bengio is a specialist in artificial intelligence and professor at the Département d'informatique et de recherche opérationnelle at the Université de Montréal.  Read more  La Recherche 

French research visits for CRM members During the French president’s visit to Québec in November 2014, the CRNS and the FRQNT signed an agreement to provide financial support to the three CNRS Unités Mixtes Internationales (UMI) based in Québec.  Read more 

Call for Nomination — 2016 AndréAisenstadt Mathematics Prize – March 1, 2016 The Centre de recherches mathématiques (CRM) solicits nominations for the André Aisenstadt Mathematics Prize, awarded to recognize talented young Canadian mathematicians. This Prize celebrates outstanding research achievement by a young Canadian mathematician and consists of a monetary award and a medal.  Read more 

Call for proposals
CRM Thematic Programs – Letters of Intent
The Centre de recherches mathématiques (CRM) in Montreal is soliciting applications for thematic programs to be held at the CRM during the calendar years 2017. The thematic semesters take place from January to June (for the WinterSpring Semester), and from July to December (for the SummerFall Semester).  Read more  Call for proposals 

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