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# News

22.01.2016

## Doctoral exam of Micha Wasem

Micha Wasem successfully defended his doctoral thesis entitled: "Convex integration, isometric extensions & approximation of curves". Congratulations! Read more

20.01.2016

## FIM symposium: Abel in Zurich

On behalf of the Abel Committee of the Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters, the Institute for Mathematical Research (FIM) is hosting a one-day symposium with talks given by Sir Michael Atiyah, John Rognes and Endre Szemerédi. Read more

11.01.2016

## FIM conference: Random processes and random media: A conference on the occasion of Alain-Sol Sznitman's 60th birthday

The conference with over 120 participants from all over the world has started on 11 January and will last until 15 January 2016. It is organised by Gérard Ben Arous (New York University), Erwin Bolthausen (University of Zurich), Vladas Sidoravicius (New York University) and Wendelin Werner (D-MATH). Read more

# Open positions

12.11.2015

## Assistant professor position available

The Department of Mathematics invites applications for assistant professor of applied mathematics. The assistant professor will be member of the Seminar for Applied Mathematics (SAM). Read more

# Upcoming events

22 February 2016 -
11:00 -
Research Seminar in Statistics

Unsupervised Ensemble Learning –
Nadler Boaz
(Weizmann Institute of Science)
in HG G 19.1

22 February 2016 -
14:00 -
Doctoral Exam

High Throughput Approaches to Study Molecular Pathways from Genotype to Phenotype –
Chenchen Zhu
(Examiner: Prof. Dr. Peter Bühlmann)
in HG G 19.1

22 February 2016 -
16:30 -
Optimization Seminar

Title T.B.A. –
in HG G 19.1

# Walter Saxer Prize 2016

The awarding of this year's Walter Saxer Insurance Prize takes place on **Tuesday, 8 March, 5.15 p.m.** HG F 5

Guest lecture by Prof. Hans Gersbach (D-MTEC) on "Insurance and reinsurance of the financial system".

# Conferences and workshops

### Analysis in the large - Calculus of variations, dynamics, geometry… In honour of Helmut Hofer

**6-10 June 2016**

(Organized by the FIM)