July 13, 2017 - The Simons Foundation announced a new Simons Collaboration - Arithmetic Geometry, Number Theory and Computation - which grew directly out of the Fall 2015 ICERM program Computational Aspects of the Langlands Program. The collaboration includes Jennifer Balakrishnan (BU), Noam Elkies (Harvard), Bjorn Poonen (MIT), Andrew Sutherland (MIT), and John Voight (Dartmouth), and Brendan Hassett (Director, ICERM).
Brown names math institute founder new research VP
July 1, 2017 - ICERM's founding Director, Jill Pipher, officially began her new role as Vice President for Research at Brown University this month.
ICERM Welcomes New Deputy Director
July 1, 2017 - ICERM is pleased to announce that Sigal Gottlieb has joined ICERM as a Deputy Director. She is a Professor of Mathematics at UMass Dartmouth, where she also founded the center for scientific computing and visualization. She has extensive experience organizing conferences both at ICERM and around the country.
Sigal succeeds Sinai Robins, who is returning full time to the University of Sao Paulo after two years at ICERM. We are grateful to Sinai for developing our "Illustrating Mathematics" program and overseeing numerous other ICERM events.
Friends of ICERM honored as speakers for ICM
June 21, 2017 - ICERM congratulates the former board members and program organizers who were selected as plenary or sectional speakers for the International Congress of Mathematicians (ICM) in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, August 1-9, 2018.
- Andrea Bertozzi
- Pierre Degond
- Laura DeMarco
- Qiang Du
- Michael Hochman
- Gil Kalai
- Richard Kenyon
- Helena Nussenzveig Lopes
- Igor Pak
- Sylvia Serfaty
- Rekha Thomas
The IMC meets once every four years, hosted by the International Mathematical Union (awarders of The Fields Medals, among other prizes). Being invited to give a talk at the ICM is considered a great honor.