NEWS AT THE CRM 

November 1418, 2016 — Workshop at the CRM
Probabilistic Methods in Topology
Random simplicial complexes and geometry of spaces of triangulations and connections to geometric group theory, manifold learning, topological statistics, and geometric probability; theory of random groups and their properties; probabilistic Methods in 3manifold theory; and other topics.  Read more 

December 7  9, 2016 — Workshop at the CRM
2016 MontrealToronto Workshop in Number Theory
The "mock modular forms" introduced by Ramanujan nearly a century ago, remained an unexplained oddity until this century.  Read more 

Bengio on Les années lumière; Durand interviewed by Labrèche
CRM researchers have had a high public profile of late. Here are two recent instances of our members in the public eye.
Yoshua Bengio has been interviewed for a threepart series on deep learning for the Radio Canada program Les années lumière.
The third and final part was be broadcast on Sunday, October 23 at 12:51 PM.
Stéphane Durand was interviewed by Marc Labrèche for LaPresse, on the theory of relativity and the possibility of time travel. The interview is available here.


The 2016 CRMSSC Prize winner will give a talk on January 27, 2017
Radu Craiu Winner of the 2016 CRMSSC Prize
To Radu Craiu, for fundamental contributions to the methodology and theory of MCMC, for diverse investigations into statistical uses of copulas, for significant insights into statistical genetics and false discovery rates, for work on the editorial board of several research journals, and for mentorship of numerous research students.
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Hélène Desmarais and Luis Seco named to the CRM's Board of Directors
Hélène Desmarais is Chairperson of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of the Centre d’entreprises et d’innovation de Montréal (CEIM). She also chairs the Board of Directors of HEC Montréal.
Luis Seco is a cofounder and the President and CEO of Sigma Analysis & Management. He started his career in financial risk management in 1996, while a Professor at the University of Toronto, creating the RiskLab Toronto, a research center that serviced the financial sector. He is currently the Director of the Mathematical Finance Program at the University of Toronto.


Maksym Radziwill awarded the 2016 SASTRA Ramanujan Prize
Maksym Radziwill, CRM Member, has been awarded this year's SASTRA Ramanujan Prize. He shares the prize with Kaisa Matomaki for their extraordinary joint work which was carried out largely while both were visiting Montreal as guests of the CRM and the Laboratoire CICMA. Maksym just joined the permanent faculty at McGill this year and we are very proud to count him among the newest members of CICMA.  Read more 

A Message from Canada's Mathematical Sciences Institutes for Canada's Fundamental Science Review
The Mathematical Sciences are the foundation of any advanced research ecosystem, and Canada’s mathematical sciences institutes have been instrumental in supporting this ecosystem. They do so by providing scientific leadership, by developing coherent national strategies for mathematical and statistical discovery and innovation, by transcending geographic and disciplinary barriers, by maximizing provincial leveraging, by spearheading international partnerships, and by connecting the research enterprise with the imperatives of providing training and education at all levels.  Read more 

Yoshua Bengio and Andrea Lodi at the heart of a historic investment in research on artificial intelligence
The Centre de recherches mathématiques is proud to have amongst its members Yoshua Bengio, founder of MILA (Montreal Institute for Learning Algorithms), a CRM laboratory, and Andrea Lodi, chairholder of the Canada Excellence Research Chair in Data Science for RealTime DecisionMaking, at Polytechnique Montréal.  Read more 

JeanChristophe Yoccoz, Fields Medalist and 2008 Aisenstadt Chair holder, passed away on September 3, 2016, at age 59.  Read more  2008 Lecture 

August 17, 2016 — Partnership CRMMITACS
Internships Pair Mathematics Researchers with Organizations
The Centre de recherches mathématiques (CRM) and Mitacs, a national notforprofit research and training organization, have partnered to see graduate and postdoctoral researchers solve challenges in collaboration with businesses and notforprofit organizations using applications of mathematical sciences. Read more  

July 6, 2016 — CRMIMPA Cooperation Agreement
The CRM is pleased to announce a memorandum of understanding with Brazil's national mathematics research centre.  Read more  

The 2016 CAPCRM Prize in Theoretical and Mathematical Physics
The 2016 prize is awarded to Freddy Cachazo
Dr. Freddy Cachazo is a theoretical physicist who has made outstanding contributions to the field of mathematical physics, many of which are widely characterized as breakthroughs.
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