2022 SMRI Executive Director Stephan Tillmann recognised with Friedrich Wilhelm Bessel Research Award
SMRI's future Executive Director Professor Stephan "Tillus" Tillmann has been recognised with the Friedrich Wilhelm Bessel Research Award by the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation.
SMRI welcomes new Executive Director Professor Stephan "Tillus" Tillmann from the University of Sydney's School of Mathematics and Statistics, who will take up the position in January 2022.
In this Q&A with Professor Tillmann, he shares his vision for the Institute.
This hybrid symposium on singularities in geometric flows was held over 3–14 Jan 2022 at Cresswick, MATRIX and online.
It focused on exciting recent developments in the analysis of geometric flows via soliton and ancient solutions.
SMRI congratulates Professor Terence Tao, a member of our Advisory Board, who has been announced by President Joe Biden as a new member of the US President’s Council of Advisors on Science and Technology.
The 2021 Integrable Systems Workshop took place over 2 – 3 December 2021, hosted by the University of Sydney's School of Mathematics and Statistics. This workshop brings together speakers on topics such as integrable systems, special functions, mathematical physics, discrete dynamical systems, and Painlevé equations.
SMRI congratulates the invited speakers for the 2022 ICM (the most influential meeting in mathematics), including 3 who are Australia-based.
Professor Jessica Purcell works on the interplay of hyperbolic geometry and 3-dimensional manifolds. In this SMRI interview, she describes the open questions she's investigating and how her interest in mathematical knots began.
The video also features her University of Sydney collaborator Professor Stephan Tillmann.
SMRI congratulates Professor Helen Byrne, a member of our Scientific Advisory Committee, on being awarded a 2021 Australian Laureate Fellowship through the ARC Laureate Fellowship Scheme.
Number Theory Down Under 9, a major number theoretic event in Australia, took place online through the University of Sydney over 27–30 September 2021.
This was the ninth conference Number Theory Down Under, a major annual number theoretic event in Australia. Watch the recordings online.
Representation theory's hidden motives conference was held online through SMRI and at the University of Münster in September 2021. The goal is to foster new synergies in topics such as foundational aspects of the theory of motives, Tate motives on varieties of representation-theoretic origin, motivic aspects of the Langlands program, and motives of classifying spaces. Watch the seminar recordings online.
SMRI congratulates Director Professor Geordie Williamson on joining the editorial board of Inventiones Mathematicae.
Professor Williamson is the first mathematician working in Australia to be an editor of Inventiones, one of the highest ranking mathematical journals listed across numerous ranking systems
The CATS 2021 workshop at the University of Sydney 19 – 23 July 2021 (online) explores computational and algorithmic topology and related areas. Watch the recordings online. Live talks will take place in 2022 (TBA)