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The Weekly Bulletin of the FIM collects the mathematical seminars, colloquia, workshops, conferences and other activities which take place in Zurich.


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Bild zum Tagesbericht Seit 20 Jahren kämpft Equal um angemessene Bedingungen für Frauen und Männer an der ETH Zürich. Das Jubiläum feiert die Stelle für Chancengleichheit mit einer Ausstellung und einem Podium. Mehr

September 2013 - Prof. Dr. Mario Wüthrich has been appointed Honorary Professor of the University College London

August 2013 - Prof. Dr. Sara Van de Geer became President-Elect of the Bernoulli Society

Juni 2013 - Prof. Dr. Rahul Pandharipande received the Clay Research Award

Juni 2013 - Prof. Dr. Michael Struwe wurde zum Mitglied der Leopoldina gewählt

Mai 2013 - Prof. Dr. Giovanni Felder wird Direktor am neuen Institut für Theoretische Studien (ITS)

Januar 2013 - Folgende Professoren des D-MATH wurden zu Fellows of the American Mathematical Society ernannt:
M. Burger, D. Christodoulou, G. Felder, D. Salamon, M. Struwe und A.-S. Sznitman.

March 6/7, 2013 - Prof. Dr. Wendelin Werner, currently Full Professor at the University of Paris-Sud in Orsay, France, and at the Ecole Normale Supérieure in Paris, as Full Professor of Mathematics. He will join our Department on June 1st, 2013.

January 2013- Prof. Dr. Richard Pink received the  E. H. Moore Research Article Prize.

December 5/6, 2012 - Prof. Dr. Michael Struwe received the Golden Owl 2012 Marloes Maathuis, currently assistant professor at our department, was appointed associate professor of statistics at ETH by the ETH board, starting January 1st, 2013.

September 26/27, 2012 - Prof. Dr. Nicolai Meinshausen, currently at the University of Oxford, was appointed professor of statistics at ETH by the ETH board. He will join our Department on August 1st, 2013.

September 26/27, 2012 - Prof. Dr. Benjamin Sudakov, currently at the University of California, was appointed professor of mathematics at ETH by the ETH board. He will join our Department on July 1st, 2013.

September 17, 2012 - Prof. Dr. Michael Struwe recieved the Cantor-Medal of the DMV.

May 1, 2012 - Prof. Dr. Demetrios Christodoulou has been elected member of the U.S. National Academy of Sciences.

January 19, 2012 - A list of introductory and farewell lectures of our professors is now available on the D-MATH Website.

November 30/December 1, 2011 - Prof. Dr. Arnulf Jentzen was appointed assistant professor of applied mathematics by the ETH board.

September 28/29, 2011 - Prof. Dr. Philipp Grohs was appointed assistant professor of applied mathematics by the ETH board.

July 7, 2011 - Prof. Dr. Michael Eichmair was appointed assistant professor of mathematics by the ETH board. He is presently C. L. E. Moore instructor at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and will join our department on February 1, 2012.

June 24, 2011 - Prof. Dr. Paul Embrechts was presented with The Honorary Degree of Doctor of Science of Heriot-Watt University, Edinburgh: "In recognition of his pioneering contribution to the advancement of Actuarial Mathematics and Quantitative Risk Management"

June 7, 2011 - Prof. Dr. Demetrios Christodoulou is a recipient of the 2011 Shaw prize in mathematical sciences. The prize was awarded in equal shares to him and Richard S. Hamilton "for their highly innovative works on nonlinear partial differential equations in Lorentzian and Riemannian geometry and their applications to general relativity and topology".

May 2011 - Prof. Dr. Rahul Pandharipande, currently at Princeton University, was appointed professor of mathematics at ETH by the ETH board. He will join our Department on August 1st, 2011.

May 2011 - Prof. Dr. Paul Embrechts received the Award for Excellence in Statistical Research of the University of Hasselt.

September 2010 - Prof. Dr. Robert Weismantel received the 2010 IBM Faculty Award.

In its meeting of September 30 2010 the ETH board appointed four professors at our department. Prof. Dr. Siddhartha Mishra, currently assistant professor at our department was appointed associate professor. He will take office on August 1st, 2012 at the Seminar of Applied Mathematics. Prof. Dr. Johannes Muhle-Karbe, of the University of Vienna, Prof. Dr. Damien Calaque, of the University of Lyon, and Prof. Dr. Pierre Nolin, of the Courant Institute for Mathematical Sciences in New York, were appointed assistant professors.

Prof. Dr. Muhle-Karbe joined our department on October 1st, 2010, Proff. Calaque and Nolin will join on February 1st, 2011 and August 1st, 2011, respectively.

Prof. Dr. Rolf Jeltsch was conferred the degree of Doctor Honoris Causa of the Vietnam Academy of Science and Technology in a ceremony on November 26, 2010 in Hanoi.

March 3, 2010 - The ETH board has appointed Prof. Norbert Hungerbühler of the University of Fribourg professor of mathematics and education at ETH Zurich. He will join our department on 1 August 2010.

3. März 2010 - Der ETH-Rat hat Prof. Norbert Hungerbühler von der Universität Freiburg zum ordentlichen Professor für Mathematik und Ausbildung an der ETH Zürich ernannt. Er wird sein Amt an unserem Departement am 1. August 2010 antreten.

December 10, 2009 - The ETH board elected Prof. Robert Weismantel, currently professor for mathematical opimization at the Otto-von-Guericke University of Magdeburg, as new professor in our department. He will join us in May 2010 and he will be a member of the Institute for Operations Research (IFOR).

October 20, 2009 - Professor Robert D. MacPherson, Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton, has received the first Heinz Hopf Price. He also delivered the Hopf Lectures 2009 "How Nature Tiles Space" on October 20 and 22.

October 7, 2009 - President Obama named Professor Rudolf Kalman, professur emeritus of our department, as recipient of the National Medal of Science for his work on the Kalman Filter.

September 2009 - Four members of our department have been selected as invited  speakers at the International Congress of Mathematicians 2010 in Bangalore: Freddy Delbaen, Manfred Einsiedler, Sara van de Geer and Tom Ilmanen.

May 09, 2009 - Professor Mikhail Gromov, Institut des Hautes Etudes Scientifiques (IHES, Bures-sur-Yvette) and Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences (New York University), Winner of the Abel Prize 2009, has delivered the Pauli Lectures 2009 with the title  "Geometry, Topology and Spectra of Non-Linear Spaces of Maps".

November 25, 2008 - Prof. Dr. h. c. mult. Beno Eckmann died at the age of 91. He has been professor of mathematics at ETH from 1948 until his retirement in 1984. He continued his research activities at our department until shortly before his death. He has made unique contributions to the field of mathematics by his research, his teaching and by the foundation of the Institute for Mathematical Research (FIM) which he headed for 20 years. In memory of Beno Eckmann [English - Deutsch, PDF, 4.4MB]

November 22, 2008 - In appreciation of essential and inspiring contribution to number theory, algebra and analysis, as well as of extensive influence on mathematics the world over, ETH Zurich awarded an honorary degree to Professor Enrico Bombieri, Institute of Advanced Studies, Princeton, USA. On November 24 Professor Bombieri gave a lecture for the general public on "The mathematical truth" [Slides: PDF, 6.1 MB].


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