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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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Deadlines: CAIMS-SCMAI Annual Meeting – University of Alberta

February 12, 2016

Please note that the deadline for submission of abstracts for minisymposium or contributed talks, and poster presentations at the 2016 CAIMS Annual Meeting is February 29, 2016. The meeting will take place at the University of Alberta, Edmonton, June 26-30, 2016.  It will be held in conjunction with the Canadian Symposium in Fluid Dynamics. The…

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Call for nominations for 2016 CAIMS*SCMAI Prizes and Awards

December 8, 2015

Nominations for the annual CAIMS*SCMAI Prizes and Awards are now open. Those are 1) Arthur-Beaumont Distinguished Service Award 2) Cecil-Graham Doctoral Dissertation Award 3) CAIMS*SCMAI Research Prize 4) CAIMS-Fields Industrial Mathematics Prize 5) CAIMS/PIMS Early Career Award Please visit www.caims.ca//nominations

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CAIMS-SCMAI YouTube channel

October 8, 2015

CAIMS-SCMAI now has a Youtube Channel. Be sure to subscribe to the channel. Once reaching 500 subscribers, the society will be able to choose its channel name. If you have videos relevant to the CAIMS membership or on Applied and Industrial Mathematics at large and would like it to be available on the society’s Youtube channel,…

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