NEWS AT CRM 

The CRM creates an Advisory Committee for the Institutes Innovation Platform and hires a partnerships development officer
The CRM, the Fields Institute, and PIMS have been awarded a new grant by
NSERC this summer. This grant, called the Institutes Innovation Platform
(IIP), will be used to foster new collaborations between companies and
academic researchers in the mathematical sciences. In order to obtain some
help in reaching this goal, the CRM has created an Advisory Committee for
the Institutes Innovation Platform (ACIIP), including Dr. Michel Carreau
(Director, Renewable Power, Hatch), Dr. Denis Faubert (President and CEO,
CRIAQ), Mr. Pierre Trudeau (VicePresident, Business Development, GIRO),
and Dr. Roxana Zangor (Manager, Product Reliability and Safety, Pratt &
Whitney Canada). The CRM has also hired Dr. Stéphane Rouillon as
partnerships development officer. Dr. Rouillon will support the outreach
of the CRM in industrial mathematics, especially those projects that are
related to the IIP. He holds a bachelor's degree in physical engineering,
a master's degree in fluid mechanics, and a Ph.D. in operations research
(all degrees from the École Polytechnique de Montréal). Dr. Rouillon has
worked in industry for many years, in particular for SNC Lavalin, and
carried out several projects in the popularization of science and
mathematics.
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December 812, 2014
at CRM
New approaches in probabilistic and multiplicative number theory
Probabilistic number theory was born in a famous collaboration of Erdös and Kac. Nowadays the use of classical probabilistic techniques in number theory is abundant.  Read more 

December 1518, 2014
at CRM
New Horizons in Copula Modeling
The objective of this workshop is to take stock of new developments in copula modeling, to bring together some of the most active researchers in the field, and to identify the current challenges in dependence modeling faced in areas such as economics, health sciences, and the environment, where the copula approach to modeling is emerging.  Read more 

Aisenstadt Chair 2014
Carl Pomerance to give a series of lectures
Carl Pomerance (Dartmouth College) will give a series of lectures December 8,11 and 12, 2014 within the workshop on New approaches in probabilistic and multiplicative number theory.  Read more 

Newest videos of recent talks
Niky Kamran (McGill): CRMFieldsPIMS Prize on General Relativity, Differential Geometry and Partial Differential Equations; stories from a successful menageatrois
Sabin Cautis (UBC): 2014 Aisenstadt Prize on [N choose k] equals [N choose Nk] 

Postdoctoral fellowships at CRM 2015  2016
CRMISM Postdoctoral deadline December 12, 2014
CRMISM postdoctoral fellowships in all fields of research in which the CRM and the ISM are actively involved are awarded to promising researchers who have recently obtained or expect to obtain a Ph.D. in the mathematical sciences. The deadline for the CRMISM postdoctoral fellowships is December 12th, 2014.  Read more  Register 

Award of an NSERC Grant to the CRM
The Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC) has awarded a grant of $1.15 million per year to the Centre de recherches mathématiques (CRM) for a fiveyear period starting in 2014. This award was made within the framework of the first competition of the CTRSMS Program (Collaborative and Thematic Resources Support in Mathematics and Statistics).  Read more 

2014 CRMSSC Prize Recipient
Fang Yao:
Winner of the CRMSSC Prize in Statistics
To Fang Yao, for his foundational, influential and trailblazing research in the field of functional data analysis; for exploring fruitful connections between longitudinal and functional data, and for demonstrating ways in which tools from the more traditional fields of nonparametric statistics can be successfully leveraged in FDA research.  Read more 

2014 CAPCRM Prize Recipient
The 2014 CAPCRM Prize to Mark Van Raamsdonk (UBC)
The Canadian Association of Physicists (CAP) and the Centre de recherches mathématiques (CRM) are pleased to announce that the 2014 CAPCRM Prize In Theoretical And Mathematical Physics is awarded to Prof. Mark Van Raamsdonk, University of British Columbia, for his highly original, influential contributions to several areas of theoretical physics, including string theory, quantum field theory, and quantum gravity.  Read more 

Thematic Semester — June  December 2015
AdS/CFT, holography, integrability
The AntideSitter/Conformal Field Theory (AdS/CFT) correspondence has been dominating research in theoretical highenergy physics for the last 15 years. It posits an exact quantum equivalence between string theory as a theory of quantum gravity on negatively curved spacetimes and certain conformal quantum field theories defined on the boundary of these spacetimes.  Read more 

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