NEWS AT THE CRM 

XIX International Congress on mathematical Physics — July 23  28, 2018
On behalf of the International Association on Mathematical Physics, the International Scientific Committee, and the Local Organizing Committee we invite you to participate in the XIX International Congress on Mathematical Physics to be held in Montreal, Quebec, Canada from July 23 to July 28, 2018.  Read more


Ben Rossman  AndréAisenstadt Prize 2018
Professor Ben Rossman of the University of Toronto is the winner of the 2018 AndréAisenstadt Prize.  Read more


Ariel Zhitnitsky (UBC): 2018 CAPCRM Prize winner
The Canadian Association of Physicists (CAP) and the Centre de recherches mathématiques (CRM) are pleased to announce that the 2018 CAPCRM Prize in Theoretical and Mathematical Physics is awarded to Ariel Zhitnitsky, University of British Columbia, for his groundbreaking contributions to theoretical high energy physics, in particular for his development of the "invisible axion" model, and for his work on the vacuum structure of nonAbelian gauge theories.  Read more 

David Haziza (Université de Montréal) — 2018 CRMSSC Prize
The recipient of the CRMSSC prize in Statistics is professor David Haziza of the Department of Mathematics and Statistics at the Université de Montréal. This award recognizes a Canadian or permanent resident of Canada for outstanding research in the Statistical Sciences accomplished during the first fifteen years after earning a doctorate.  Read more 

Pavel Winternitz, 2018 Wigner medal winner
Professor Winternitz has been a CRM member for many decades. He was instrumental in making the CRM into an internationallyrenowned institution. He is also a member of the CRM Physics mathematics laboratory. He is professor at the mathematics and statistics department of the Université de Montréal.
During his career, he obtained many honors and prizes among them the CAPCRM Prize (2002). He has published books and book chapters as well as a great number of scientific papers.
The 2018 Wigner Medal has been awarded to him for his fundamental contribution to the determination and application of symmetries in the resolution of differential and difference equations and (super) integrable systems.
The medal will be awarded during the 32nd International Colloquium on Group Theoretical methods in Physics (Group 32), July 9  13, 2018 in Prague. Professor Winternitz will be a plenary speaker during this event.  Read more 

Robert P. Langlands  Abel Prize 2018
The Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters has decided to award the Abel Prize for 2018 to Robert P. Langlands of the Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton, USA "for his visionary program connecting representation theory to number theory." He has been awarded the Abel Prize for his work dating back to January 1967. He was then a 30yearold. Mr. Langlands was a member of the CRM until 2005 and was the Aisenstadt Chair in 1987.  Read more 

Iovita and Radziwill from CICMA at ICM
Two members of the Laboratoire CICMA have been invited to present their work in the number theory section of the International Congress of Mathematicians, which will be held in Rio in 2018: Adrian Iovita (Concordia) and Maksym Radziwill (McGill). Congratulations to Adrian and Maksym on this recognition of their superb research achievements of the past years, which brings credit to the CRM and to the laboratoire CICMA. Several former CICMA postdocs also figure among the roster of invited speakers, notably Fabrizio Andreatta, Kaisa Matomaki, and James Maynard. 
The ICM


THE CRM RECEIVES A MAJOR GRANT FROM THE SIMONS FOUNDATION
The Simons Foundation has awarded the Centre de Recherches Mathématiques (CRM), a grant of $976,320 (USD) for 5 years to develop a Simons CRM Scholar program.  Read more 

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