SEMINAR ON ORDINARY DIFFERENTIAL EQUATIONS AND INTEGRATION THEORY
Special session in honor of the 90th birthday of Jaroslav Kurzweil
Date: May 12 - 13, 2016
Place: Institute of Mathematics, Czech Academy of Sciences (IM CAS), Žitná 25, Prague (“Blue” Lecture Hall)
Preliminary list of speakers: Pavol Brunovský, Mieczysław Cichoń, Pavel Drábek, Marián Fabian, Marcia Federson, Petr P. Hájek, Robert Hakl, Ján Haluška, Pavel Krejčí, Aleksandre Lomtatidze, Jan Malý, Jean Mawhin, Jaqueline G. Mesquita, Giselle A. Monteiro, Mihály Pituk, Vincenzo Recupero, Bianca-Renata Satco, Antonín Slavík
Organizers: Milan Tvrdý, Kateřina Bílková, Jiří Rákosník (IM CAS)
EVEQ 2016 - Intenational Summer School on Evolution Equations
Date: July 11 - 15, 2016
Place: Faculty of Mathematics and Physics, Charles University in Prague, Malostranské náměstí 25, Prague
Lectures will be given by: Bernard Dacorogna (EPFL, Switzerland), Anne-Laure Dalibard (École Normale Supérieur, France), Igor Kukavica (USC Dornsife, USA), Franck Merle (Université de Cergy-Pontoise, France), Gigliola Staffilani (MIT, USA) and Andrew Stuart (University of Warwick, Great Britain).
Organizers: Eduard Feireisl, Pavel Krejčí, Ondřej Kreml (all IM CAS), Josef Málek, Miroslav Bulíček (both Charles University in Prague), Rudolf Kinc (AMCA Agency)
The Twelfth Symposium on General Topology and its Relations to Modern Analysis and Algebra will be held on 25-29 July 2016 at Faculty of Architecture, Czech Technical University in Prague.
Organizers: David Chodounský (Institute of Mathematics CAS), Jan Starý (Czech Technical University), Benjamin Vejnar (Charles University)
Fluids under Pressure
The multidisciplinary summer school devoted to graduate students, young scientists, and other interested specialists will consist of series of invited lectures on various aspects of problems related to pressure and its role in mathematical analysis and numerical simulation of various types of flows.
Date: 29th August to 2nd September 2016
Venue: Institute of Mathematics CAS in Prague
Organizers: Tomáš Bodnár (Czech Technical University in Prague), Giovanni Paolo Galdi (University of Pittsburgh), Šárka Nečasová (Institute of Mathematics CAS in Prague).
For further details and registration visit http://www.prague-sum.com/.
Program on Higher Structures in Geometry and Physics
The activity aims to bring together researchers from algebra, geometry and physics that are working on related and interlinked problems albeit so far in their own respective languages.
Date: January 1 – March 31, 2016
Place: Max Planck Institute for Mathematics, Bonn, Germany
Organizers: Michael Batanin (Macquarie University), Christian Blohmann (MPIM), Ralph Kaufmann (Purdue), Martin Markl (IM CAS, Prague)
Open consultation on Mathematics for Horizon 2020 next Work Programme
The European Commission is gathering ideas on Mathematics for Excellence in Science in Horizon 2020 to inform the future work programme with innovative mathematical content. The potential of mathematics was already explored in a very successful online consultation
which provided excellent food for thought for a workshop held in November 2014. The conclusions of that workshop were collected in a report
The present consultation
open to all mathematicians till 30 April offers an important chance to support the creation of a so far missing niche for mathematical research in the future work programmes in Horizon 2020.
Eduard Feireisl received the Neuron Award for Contribution to Science 2015
Professor Eduard Feireisl received the prestigious Neuron Award for Contribution to Science awarded on 1st December 2015 by the Neuron Foundation for Support of Science. He is a worldwide renown specialist in mathematical theory of fluid dynamics whose expertise has been credited by the prestigious ERC Advanced Grant MATHEF
. We are proud that after Miroslav Fiedler
and Ivo Babuška
this is already the third Neuron Award for a researcher who is or used to be member of the Institute of Mathematics CAS.
Photograph by Lukáš Bíba
Prof. Miroslav Fiedler passed away
With a deep sorrow we inform that Professor Miroslav Fiedler, researcher emeritus in the Institute of Mathematics of the Czech Academy of Sciences, member of the Learned Society of the Czech Republic and Honorary Member of the Union of Czech Mathematicians and Physicists passed away peacefully at his home in the morning of 20th November 2015.
Below is a link to the Memorial page with contributions of friends and colleagues. Further contributions are welcome. They should be sent to the address email@example.com.
Mathematics and Computer Science in Practice: Potential and Reality
Institute of Information Theory and Automation CAS, Institute of Computer Science CAS and Institute of Mathematics CAS organize an interdisciplinary workshop with the aim to discuss about the productive power of mathematics in real world applications. Experts from economically active companies, universities, and specialized research institutions will share their positive and negative experience about how mathematics has been, can be, ought to be, and should not be used to enhance social and economic progress in the 21th century. Special attention will be paid to examples of good and bad practice in applied mathematics.
The workshop will be held on 9–11 December 2015 at the Institute of Information Theory and Automation CAS in Prague.
125 years of the Czech Academies of Sciences (and Arts)
On Friday, 23rd January, 125 years had passed since the foundation of the Czech Academy of Emperor Franz Josef I for Sciences, Literature and Art (ČAVU), the predecessor of today’s the Czech Academy of Sciences. This significant jubilee will be commemorated by the Czech Academy of Sciences with several ceremonial events, exhibitions and lectures throughout 2015 - see the attached schedule of events (in Czech).
Schedule of events
Otto Wichterle Premium for young researchers awarded to Ondřej Kreml
President of the Academy of Sciences Prof. Jiří Drahoš awarded the Otto Wichterle Premium for young researchers to Dr. Ondřej Kreml, member of the Department of Evolution Differential Equations. The award has been established in 2002 to encourage and support young promising researchers in institutes of the Academy of Sciences. It is connected with a financial premium in the subsequent three years. Ondřej Kreml is one of 21 young researches in the Academy awarded the Premium this year.
(Photograph by S. Kyselová, Akademický bulletin)