CAIMS*SCMAI and The Fields Institute for Research in Mathematical Sciences are pleased to announce that Prof. Sean Bohun of the University of Ontario Institute of Technology is the winner of the 2015 CAIMS-Fields Prize in Industrial Mathematics. Prof. Bohun obtained his PhD in 1998 from the University of Victoria and has been a faculty member at UOIT since 2006. He will receive the award and deliver a plenary lecture at the 2015 Annual CAIMS*SCMAI meeting in Waterloo in June, 2015.
CAIMS*SCMAI and PIMS are pleased to announce that Prof. Jane Heffernan of York University is the winner of the 2015 CAIMS/PIMS Early Career Award in Applied Mathematics. Prof. Heffernan obtained her PhD in 2005 from the Department of Applied Mathematics at Western, and was awarded the Governor General’s Gold Medal. She held an NSERC postdoctoral fellowship at the University of Warwick before joining the faculty at York in 2007, where she is an Associate Professor, the Director of the Centre for Disease Modelling (CDM), and was recently awarded a York Research Chair.
CAIMS*SCMAI will be holding an election next winter (March 2015) for:
The Canadian Applied and Industrial Mathematics Society (CAIMS) would like to invite nominations for the Arthur Beaumont Distinguished Service Award. This award honours members of CAIMS/SCMAI for outstanding service to the society or to Applied Mathematics in Canada. The award is named after its first recipient, and was initiated as a means to honour Arthur for his years of unselfish service to the society. Arthur was a founding member of CAIMS/SCMAI and acted as its Secretary/Treasurer for eight years.