September 30, 2011 - Look for information about ICERM at the upcoming SACNAS conference this October. ICERM's Associate Director and Professor of Mathematics at Brown University, Jeff Brock, will be on-hand to answer questions about NSF's newest Math Institute during the "Modern Math Workshop" reception. Information about our programs will also be available at the NSF Math Institutes' table. We are pleased that Columbia University's Professor Jose Blanchet will represent ICERM, giving a talk on "Monte Carlo Methods for Risk Analysis". http://www.ipam.ucla.edu/programs/mmw2011/
ICERM Board of Trustees member Professor David Keyes was awarded the SIAM Prize for "Distinguished Service to the Profession"
August 1, 2011 - In July 2011, ICERM Board of Trustees member Professor David Keyes was awarded the SIAM Prize for "Distinguished Service to the Profession" for his leadership and long-term advocacy of high performance computing and computational science and engineering. In March of 2011, Professor Keyes was named a 2011 SIAM Fellow.
For details about both honors, go to: http:// www.apam.columbia.edu/announcements/Keyes_SIAM.html
Juan Meza (member of ICERM's Scientific Advisory Board) accepts Dean of Nautral Sciences position at UC Merced
June 3, 2011 - Juan Meza, member of ICERM's Scientific Advisory Board, has moved from Berkeley Lab to take on a new position as the Dean of Natural Sciences at UC Merced. Dr. Meza's research interests include applied mathematics and computer science with an eye toward computational research, including nonlinear optimization and parallel computing methods. Dr. Meza was named one of Hispanic Business magazine's "Top 100 Influentials of 2009" and one of the "Top 200 Most Influential Hispanics in Technology" by Hispanic Engineer and Information Technology magazine in April. The official announcement can be found here.
David Mumford receives honorary degree from Brown University
May 29, 2011 - David Mumford, a member of ICERM's Board of Trustees and Education Advisory Board, received an honorary degree from Brown University at its 2011 Commencement. To read the citation, please click here.
ICERM Participates in Brown University's Commencement Forum Series
May 19, 2011 - ICERM will be participating in Brown University's Commencement Forum Series on Saturday, May 28th at 1:00 pm at the Sidney E. Frank Hall for Life Sciences, Nathan Marcuvitz Auditorium, Room 220. Hope to see you there! Please see the Brown University Commencement Forums page for more information.