October 4, 2011 - ICERM launches its Corporate Sponsorship program. For more details click here
Congratulations to "National Medal of Science" Recipients
October 3, 2011 - Srinivasa S.R.Varadhan, a professor at New York University's Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences and member of ICERM's Board of Trustees, and Richard Tapia, a Rice University Professor, Director of the Center for Excellence and Equity in Education, and honoree of the biennial Blackwell-Tapia Conference (which ICERM will co-sponsor in 2012), were both named recipients of the National Medal of Science, the highest honor bestowed by the United States government on scientists and engineers. They will be among the seven who will be honored at a White House ceremony later this year.
ICERM at SACNAS
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.