ICERM Welcomes New Deputy Director

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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.

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Friends of ICERM honored as speakers for ICM

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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.

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ICERM wins new grant from Simons Foundation

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April 11, 2017 - With a new grant from the Simons Foundation , ICERM will enhance and expand its efforts to bring top scholars to Brown to explore big questions in mathematical research. See also: https://pbn.com/simons-awards-982k-grant-browns-icerm/

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Turning Numbers into Art

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April 5, 2017 - A great article was written for The Conversation by Frank Farris about ICERM's 2016 "Illustrating Mathematics" workshop. A semester program devoted to this topic was recently approved by our science board. More details to come!

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ICERM Associate Director disproves established math conjecture

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April 3, 2017 - Caroline Klivans, an ICERM Associate Director and senior applied math lecturer at Brown University, recently discredited the long-accepted Partionability Conjecture theory.

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