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- Mathematics In Europe - Szemerédy wins Abel prize

the Alfréd Rényi Institute of Mathematics Hungarian Academy of Sciences Budapest and Department of Computer Science and at Rutgers The State University of New Jersey USA He receives the Abel Prize for his fundamental contributions to discrete mathematics and theoretical computer science and in recognition of the profound and lasting impact of these contributions on additive number theory and ergodic theory to quote the Abel committee Discrete mathematics is the study of structures such as graphs sequences permutations and geometric configurations The mathematics of such structures forms the foundation of theoretical computer science and information theory Szemerédi was one of the first to realize the importance of theoretical computer science He has also made deep important and influential contributions to many other branches of mathematics The President of the Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters Nils Christian Stenseth announced the winner of the 2012 Abel Prize at the Academy in Oslo today 21 March Endre Szemerédi will receive the Abel Prize from His Majesty King Harald at an award ceremony in Oslo on 22 May The Abel Prize recognizes contributions of extraordinary depth and influence to the mathematical sciences and has been awarded annually since 2003 It carries a cash

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Open archived version from archive - Mathematics In Europe - Abel prize announcement

the reasons for the awarding of the prize This will be followed by a popular science presentation of the prize winner s work given by Timothy Gowers He is a Professor at Trinity College Cambridge The announcement will be transmitted as a live webcast at 12 noon GMT 1 from the Academy in Oslo To view the webcast go to http www abelprize no A press release the Abel commitee

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Open archived version from archive - Mathematics In Europe - A competition

Committee has launched a competition of such modules It will be open from January 2012 to September 15 2012 The competition will be coordinated by the MPE2013 Museum and Exhibits Committee The prize winners will be selected by an international jury nominated by MPE2013 and will be announced in October 2012 The judges decision will be final The first second and third prize winners will receive respective prizes of US

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Mathematical Society and around the world gathering the endorsement of the International Mathematical Union of the International Council of Applied and Industrial Mathematics and of the International Commissionof Mathematical Instruction MPE2013 is a worldwide project that consists of holding a year of activities in 2013 under the theme of the mathematics role in issues concerning the Planet Earth The idea is to present scientific events research programmes and activities for

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Open archived version from archive - Mathematics In Europe - Bridges Conference 2011

clash that defined this meeting and made it so interesting However I was truly amazed by one large group of participants American High School Teachers who set of during their summer vacation across the Atlantic simply to find new ideas to get their students excited about Math From this kind of devotion to their vocation as a Math teacher I believe we can learn a lot in Europe Spirals and dragon curves Anita Chowdry 23 x22 Digital print of painting on paper The conference schedule was extremely versatile including plenary talks workshops an art show a family day open to the Portuguese public theatre plays an excursion day a formal banquet and a short film festival where I got to present my mathematical short film The Adventures of the Klein Bottle The grand finale was an orchestra concert that played several pieces including a piece inspired by Cellular Automata by the mathematical composer Dmitri Tymoczko who was also attending the conference and has just published the book A Geometry of Music 3D anamorphosis Francesco de Comite 40cm x 40cm x 20cm Wood and plastic The subject of the submitted papers and corresponding talks spanned an incredible variety To name just a few and show the diversity George Hart introduced new 3 D Puzzles and reported on the progress of the Museum of Mathematics that will open doors in New York City in the fall of 2012 Several talks and workshops talked about mathematical fashion Eunsuk Hur or SmInfinita Teaching Mathematics through theater role play and drama Showing the Parallels between advances in Geometry resulting in Art styles Think Riemannian manifolds and it s influence on Picasso s cubism Hands on Computer Workshops exploring Mathematical Art with computer programs like Wolfram Mathematica GeoGebra or Curved Spaces by Jeff Weeks Math in

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Open archived version from archive - Mathematics In Europe - IMAGINARY

the auspices of the Mathematisches Forschungsinstitut Oberwolfach It was shown at many places not only in Germany Recently the opening ceremony for a permanent exhibition IMAGINARY took place in the Deutsches Museum in Munich There are shown not only some of the original exhibits from 2008 but also interactive stations provided by the Technical University of Munich and the research center Matheon in Berlin IMAGINARY is still traveling One can visit it in the following cities Gijón Spain 01 07 2011 31 08 2011 Laboral Centro de Arte Zaragoza Spain 15 09 2011 12 10 2011 Centro Joaquin Roncal CAI Madrid Spain 17 10 2011 11 11 2011 Real Academia de Ciencias Sevilla Spain 17 11 2011 13 12 2011 Centro Cultural de la US Valencia Spain 19 12 2011 02 02 2012 Centre Cultural La Nau UV Málaga Spain 10 02 2012 07 03 2012 Sala de Exposiciones del Rectorado Barcelona Spain 15 03 2012 27 04 2012 Albacete Spain 03 05 2012 23 05 2012 Granada Spain 31 05 2012 30 06 2012 La Laguna Spain 12 09 2012 12 10 2012 IMAGINARY exhibitions in museums can be found in Munich Germany Deutsches Museum www deutsches museum de

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Open archived version from archive - Mathematics In Europe - Raúl Ibanez Torres receives COSCE prize

raising public awareness of mathematics of the European Mathematical Society has received the Prize for Dissamination of Science 2011 in Spain June 2011 Raul Ibañez works at the Department of Mathematics of the Universidad País Vasco Spain The prize is awarded by COSCE Confederation of National Associations of Spain This initiative intends to encourage scientists to disseminate their work and knowledge to society in general Congratulations Raúl from all other

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Open archived version from archive - Mathematics In Europe - Nuno Crato elected as minister for research and education

education in the new Portuguese government June 2011 Nuno Crato is very active in raising public awareness of mathematics in Portugal since many years He is the author of many popular mathematics books and in September 2010 he was one of the organizers of the workshop raising the public awareness of mathematics in Óbidos Portugal In June 2011 he was appointed minister of research and education in the new government

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