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.
Associate Director Jan Hesthaven spoke at local "Providence Geeks" Dinner
March 14, 2011 - On Wednesday, March 16, 2011, Jan Hesthaven (Brown Professor of Applied Math, Director for the Center for Computation and Visualization, and Associate Director of ICERM) gave an overview of ICERM, including ways that the Institute and the local Geek community might work together. The goal of the Providence Geeks is to help Rhode Island's digital innovators connect, collaborate, and ultimately make the City-State and its geeks info-technology leaders. All are welcome!
ICERM Launch Ceremony
March 7, 2011 - On March 7, Brown University hosted a gathering of leaders from Brown University and representatives from the National Science Foundation, local and federal government, and corporations to celebrate the new Institute for Computational and Experimental Research in Mathematics (ICERM). Further details can be found in: