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CAIMS-PIMS Early Career Award Presented to Dr. Alexander Bihlo

May 9, 2018

Alexander Bihlo is a meteorologist and numerical analyst who currently holds a Tier II CRC position in the Department of Mathematics and Statistics at Memorial University. In the seven years since receiving his Ph.D., Dr. Bihlo has made over 30 peer-reviewed contributions to the literature.  His most significant work impacts climate modelling and refining computational approaches for real-world…

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Cecil Graham Doctoral Dissertation Award Presented to Chai Molina

June 19, 2017

The CAIMS Cecil-Graham Doctoral Dissertation Award is presented to Dr. Chai Molina for his work of remarkable depth and breadth in the field of evolutionary game theory, which contains results significant to application, as well as theoretical results that have implications not only in the field but also in broader areas of applied mathematics. Dr.…

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CAIMS-PIMS Early-Career Award 2017 co-winners: Ben Adcock, Hau-tieng Wu

June 6, 2017

CAIMS and PIMS are pleased to announce Ben Adcock of Simon Fraser University, and Hau-Tieng Wu of the University of Toronto as the co-winners of the 2017 Early Career Award in Applied Mathematics. Professor Adcock received his PhD in 2010 from the Department of Applied Mathematics & Theoretical Physics at Cambridge. Since leaving Cambridge, he…

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Professor James Feng is awarded the CAIMS Research Prize 2017

June 1, 2017

The 2017 CAIMS Research Prize is presented to Professor James Feng from the Department of Mathematics and the Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering at UBC in recognition of his influential contributions to the study of complex fluids. Prof James Feng is an international expert in multi-component complex fluids, with highly cited work on two-phase…

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(John) Chen Wins the 2017 CAIMS-Fields Industrial Mathematics Prize

April 24, 2017

The Canadian Applied and Industrial Mathematics Society and the Fields Institute are pleased to announce that Professor Zhangxing (John) Chen has been awarded the 2017 CAIMS-Fields Industrial Mathematics Prize for his seminal contributions to industrial and applied mathematics, computational science, and modelling of flow in porous media. Dr. Chen is a Professor in the Department of Chemical and Petroleum Engineering at…

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Opportunity for CAIMS members in the Toronto area

March 13, 2017

An advance screening for the movie “GIFTED” in Toronto is happening this upcoming Thursday, March 16th at 7:00PM at Cineplex Yonge and Dundas. The Canadian Applied and Industrial Mathematics Society has been offered 15 double passes to attend! If you are interested, please write to me (communications-officer@caims.ca/) and I will send along the link to…

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Fields Undergraduate Summer Research Program

March 7, 2017

The Fields Undergraduate Summer Research Program welcomes carefully selected undergraduate students from around the world for a rich mathematical research experience in July and August. This competitive initiative matches students with faculty from Fields Principal Sponsoring/Affiliate Universities, visiting scientists, or researchers in industry. Students accepted for the Program will have most of their travel and on-site…

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Remembrance Day for Jon Borwein

January 16, 2017

A remembrance day dedicated to the memory of Jonathan Michael Borwein will be taking place on Friday February 10th, 2017 at the Institut Henri Poincaré in Paris. Speakers on that day will be F.J. Aragón Artacho (University of Alicante and CARMA) David H. Bailey (Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory) Patrick Combettes (North Carolina State University) Ivar…

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Pat Keast (1942-2016)

September 6, 2016

Patrick (Pat)  Keast, retired professor, Department of Mathematics and Statistics, Dalhousie University, passed away suddenly at his home in Halifax on Monday, July 25, 2016, at the age of 73. He is survived by his wife Kathleen, whom he met in high school, and sons Liam (Brenda) and James (Stephanie) and his grandchildren, Isaac, Kate…

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Fields Institute Industrial Problem Solving Workshop

July 26, 2016

2016 Industrial Problem Solving Workshop August 15 – 19, 2016, The Fields Institute Description The interaction between industry and academia has many potential benefits for both. Academics learn about interesting potential research problems and find application for their existing tools. Industries get access to some of the most experienced mathematical modellers and problem-solvers on the…

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CAIMS Research Prize 2016: Prof. Leah Edelstein-Keshet

April 29, 2016

Professor Leah Edelstein-Keshet of the Mathematics Department at the University of British Columbia is the recipient of the 2016 CAIMS Research Prize. Professor Edelstein-Keshet is a world leader in the application of mathematical methods and analyses to biological problems. She has written highly original and impactful papers on the characterization of collective spatial organization of…

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CAIMS Arthur-Beaumont Distinguished Service Award: Sharene Bungay

April 8, 2016

CAIMS is pleased to announce that the recipient of the CAIMS Arthur Beaumont Distinguished Service Award for 2016 is Professor Sharene Bungay from the Department of Computer Science at Memorial University of Newfoundland, for her outstanding service to CAIMS as a Board Member from July 2009 to June 2011, CAIMS Secretary from July 2011 to…

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CAIMS-Fields Industrial Mathematics Prize: Huaxiong Huang

April 8, 2016

The Fields Institute is pleased to announce in conjunction with the Canadian Applied and Industrial Mathematics Society (CAIMS) that Professor Huaxiong Huang from the Department of Mathematics and Statistics at York University is the 2016 winner of the CAIMS-Fields Industrial Mathematics Prize. Huang was the inaugural Industrial Coordinator at the Pacific Institute of Mathematical Sciences, he…

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CAIMS/PIMS Early Career Award in Applied Mathematics: Jean-Philippe Lessard

March 24, 2016

CAIMS*SCMAI and PIMS are pleased to announce that Professor Jean-Philippe Lessard of Université Laval is the winner of the 2016 CAIMS/PIMS Early Career Award in Applied Mathematics. Professor Lessard obtained his PhD in 2007 from the Georgia Institute of Technology. He held postdoctoral positions at the Free University of Amsterdam, Rutgers and Princeton, and is now associate…

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