Professor Leah Edelstein-Keshet of the Mathematics Department at the University of British Columbia is the recipient of the 2016 CAIMS Research Prize. Professor Edelstein-Keshet is a world leader in the application of mathematical methods and analyses to biological problems. She has written highly original and impactful papers on the characterization of collective spatial organization of biological organisms and of cytoskeletal dynamics and cell motility.
CAIMS is pleased to announce that the recipient of the CAIMS Arthur Beaumont Distinguished Service Award for 2016 is Professor Sharene Bungay from the Department of Computer Science at Memorial University of Newfoundland, for her outstanding service to CAIMS as a Board Member from July 2009 to June 2011, CAIMS Secretary from July 2011 to June 2015 and Co-Chair of the CAIMS Annual Meeting in St. John's, Newfoundland, in 2010.
The Fields Institute is pleased to announce in conjunction with the Canadian Applied and Industrial
Mathematics Society (CAIMS) that Professor Huaxiong Huang from the Department of Mathematics and
Statistics at York University is the 2016 winner of the CAIMS-Fields Industrial Mathematics Prize.
Huang was the inaugural Industrial Coordinator at the Pacific Institute of Mathematical Sciences, he played
CAIMS*SCMAI and PIMS are pleased to announce that Professor Jean-Philippe Lessard of Université Laval is the winner of the 2016 CAIMS/PIMS Early Career Award in Applied Mathematics. Professor Lessard obtained his PhD in 2007 from the Georgia Institute of Technology.