AMS News http://www.ams.org AMS News - RSS Feed Wed, 22 Nov 2017 00:00:00 EST en-us Dennis Gaitsgory to Receive 2018 Chevalley Prize in Lie Theory http://www.ams.org/news?news_id=3829 http://www.ams.org/news?news_id=3829 Wed, 22 Nov 2017 00:00:00 EST <a href="/images/Chevalley-2018-Gaitsgory-Photo.jpg"><img alt="" src="/images/thumbs/Chevalley-2018-Gaitsgory-Photo.jpg" style="border-style:solid; border-width:0px; float:left; height:100px; margin-left:4px; margin-right:4px; width:67px" /></a> <p><a href="/news?news_id=3828">The 2018 Chevalley Prize will be awarded to <strong>Dennis Gaitsgory</strong></a>, Harvard University, for his work on the geometric Langlands program, especially his fundamental contributions to the categorical Langlands conjecture and its extension in his recent work with Dima Arinkin.</p> Bernd Sturmfels to Receive 2018 George David Birkhoff Prize in Applied Mathematics http://www.ams.org/news?news_id=3824 http://www.ams.org/news?news_id=3824 Mon, 20 Nov 2017 00:00:00 EST <a href="/images/Birkhoff-Sturmfels-2018-Photo.jpg"><img alt="Bernd Sturmfels" src="/images/thumbs/Birkhoff-Sturmfels-2018-Photo.jpg" style="border-style:solid; border-width:0px; float:left; height:100px; margin-left:4px; margin-right:4px; width:92px" /></a> <p><strong>Bernd Sturmfels</strong>, University of California, Berkeley, will receive the <a href="/news?news_id=3823">2018 George David Birkhoff Prize in Applied Mathematics</a> for his instrumental role in creating the field of applied algebraic geometry.</p> Christiane Rousseau to Receive the 2018 Bertrand Russell Prize of the AMS http://www.ams.org/news?news_id=3822 http://www.ams.org/news?news_id=3822 Fri, 17 Nov 2017 00:00:00 EST <a href="/images/Russell-Rousseau-2018-Photo.jpg"><img alt="" src="/images/thumbs/Russell-Rousseau-2018-Photo.jpg" style="border-style:solid; border-width:0px; float:left; height:75px; margin-left:4px; margin-right:4px; width:100px" /></a> <p><strong>Christiane Rousseau</strong>, Universit&eacute; de Montr&eacute;al, will receive the <a href="/news?news_id=3821">inaugural Bertrand Russell Prize of the AMS</a> in recognition of her many contributions furthering human values and the common good through mathematics.</p> Martin Aigner and G&#252;nter M. Ziegler to Receive 2018 Steele Prize for Mathematical Exposition http://www.ams.org/news?news_id=3806 http://www.ams.org/news?news_id=3806 Wed, 15 Nov 2017 00:00:00 EST <p><a href="/images/Steele-Expo-2018-Collage.jpg"><img alt="" src="/images/thumbs/Steele-Expo-2018-Collage.jpg" style="border-style:solid; border-width:0px; float:left; height:75px; margin-left:4px; margin-right:4px; width:100px" /></a>The <a href="/news?news_id=3805">2018 Steele Prize for Mathematical Exposition</a> will be awarded to <strong>Martin Aigner</strong> and <strong>G&uuml;nter M. Ziegler</strong> of the Freie Universit&auml;t Berlin, for <em>Proofs from THE BOO</em>K. (Photo: Martin Aigner, left, courtesy of Martin Aigner, and G&uuml;nter M. Ziegler, right, by Stefan Gr&auml;f.)</p> 2018 Joint Mathematics Meetings http://www.ams.org/news?news_id=3789 http://www.ams.org/news?news_id=3789 Tue, 14 Nov 2017 00:00:00 EST <a href="/images/jmm18-icon.jpg"><img alt="" src="/images/thumbs/jmm18-icon.jpg" style="border-style:solid; border-width:0px; float:left; height:64px; margin-left:4px; margin-right:4px; width:100px" /></a> <p><strong>January 10-13, 2018</strong>: The <a href="http://jointmathematicsmeetings.org/jmm">Joint Mathematics Meetings</a> will be held in San Diego, CA.</p> AMS and Math at 2018 AAAS Meeting http://www.ams.org/news?news_id=3817 http://www.ams.org/news?news_id=3817 Tue, 14 Nov 2017 00:00:00 EST <p><strong>February 15-19</strong>: Visit AMS exhibit at the <a href="http://meetings.aaas.org/program/">2018 AAAS Meeting</a> in Austin, TX. On the program is <a href="https://aaas.confex.com/aaas/2018/meetingapp.cgi/Session/18029">&quot;Mathematics of Planet Earth: Superbugs, Storm Surges, and Ecosystem Change.&quot;</a></p> Spring 2018 AMS Sectional Meetings http://www.ams.org/news?news_id=3818 http://www.ams.org/news?news_id=3818 Tue, 14 Nov 2017 00:00:00 EST <p><strong>March 17-18</strong>: <a href="/meetings/sectional/2250_program.html">Ohio State University</a>, Columbus, OH<br /> <strong>April 14-15</strong>: <a href="/meetings/sectional/2255_program.html">Vanderbilt University</a>, Nashville, TN<br /> <strong>April 14-15</strong>: <a href="/meetings/sectional/2248_program.html">Portland State University</a>, Portland, OR<br /> <strong>April 21-22</strong>: <a href="/meetings/sectional/2252_program.html">Northeastern University</a>, Boston, MA<br /> Find information on <a href="/meetings/sectional/sectional.html">all upcoming AMS Sectional Meetings</a>.</p> 2018 Steele Prize for Seminal Contribution to Research in Discrete Mathematics/Logic to Sergey Fomin and Andrei Zelevinsky http://www.ams.org/news?news_id=3804 http://www.ams.org/news?news_id=3804 Mon, 13 Nov 2017 00:00:00 EST <a href="/images/Steele-Seminal-2018-Collage.jpg"><img alt="" src="/images/thumbs/Steele-Seminal-2018-Collage.jpg" style="border-style:solid; border-width:0px; float:left; height:75px; margin-left:4px; margin-right:4px; width:100px" /></a> <p>The <a href="/news?news_id=3803">2018 Steele Prize for Seminal Contribution to Research in Discrete Mathematics/Logic</a> will be awarded to <strong>Sergey Fomin</strong> and <strong>Andrei Zelevinsky</strong> (posthumously) for their paper <a href="/journals/jams/2002-15-02/S0894-0347-01-00385-X/S0894-0347-01-00385-X.pdf">&quot;Cluster algebras I: Foundations,&quot;</a>&nbsp; published in 2002 in the <em>Journal of the American Mathematical Society</em>. (Photos courtesy of Sergey Fomin, left, and Galina Narkounskaia.)</p> Jean Bourgain to Receive 2018 Steele Prize for Lifetime Achievement http://www.ams.org/news?news_id=3802 http://www.ams.org/news?news_id=3802 Thu, 09 Nov 2017 00:00:00 EST <a href="/images/Steele-Lifetime-2018-Bourgain-Photo.jpg"><img alt="" src="/images/thumbs/Steele-Lifetime-2018-Bourgain-Photo.jpg" style="border-style:solid; border-width:0px; float:left; height:100px; margin-left:4px; margin-right:4px; width:67px" /></a> <p><strong>Jean Bourgain</strong>, IBM von Neumann Professor in the School of Mathematics at the Institute for Advanced Study, will receive the <a href="/news?news_id=3801">2018 Steele Prize for Lifetime Achievement</a> for the breadth of his contributions made in the advancement of mathematics. (Photo: Cliff Moore, Institute for Advanced Study.)</p> Jill Pipher Elected AMS President http://www.ams.org/news?news_id=3807 http://www.ams.org/news?news_id=3807 Wed, 08 Nov 2017 00:00:00 EST <p><strong>Jill Pipher</strong> (Brown University and founding director of ICERM, the Institute for Computational and Experimental Research in Mathematics) has been elected as the next AMS President, starting in 2019. <!-- AMSNEWSBREAK -->Full results from the recent AMS election will be announced at the meeting of the AMS Executive Committee and Board of Trustees on November 17-18 and will appear here shortly after.</p>