CAIMS Research Prize 2016: Prof. Leah Edelstein-Keshet

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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-Fields Industrial Mathematics Prize: Huaxiong Huang

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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 Arthur-Beaumont Distinguished Service Award: Sharene Bungay

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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.

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CAIMS Prize Award

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CAIMS/PIMS Early Career Award in Applied Mathematics: Jean-Philippe Lessard

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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.

CAIMS/PIMS Early Career Award

The CAIMS-PIMS Early career prize is to be awarded to a researcher less than ten years past the date of Ph.D. at the time of nomination (e.g. 2008 or later for 2018 prize). The prize recognizes exceptional research in any branch of applied mathematics, interpreted broadly. The nominee's research should have been conducted primarily in Canada or in affiliation with a Canadian university.

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2018 Arthur-Beaumont Distinguished Service Award

The Arthur Beaumont Distinguished Service 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.

The award will consist of a commemorative plaque that will be presented at the CAIMS*SCMAI Annual Meeting. A travel allowance will be provided.

Nominations shall consist of:

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Deadlines: CAIMS-SCMAI Annual Meeting - University of Alberta

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Please note that the deadline for submission of abstracts for minisymposium or contributed talks, and poster presentations at the 2016 CAIMS Annual Meeting is February 29, 2016. The meeting will take place at the University of Alberta, Edmonton, June 26-30, 2016.  It will be held in conjunction with the Canadian Symposium in Fluid Dynamics. The submissions can be done via the website of the meeting at: http://caims2016.caims.ca/caims2016/welcome2016.html.

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CAIMS Committee Membership

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CAIMS Committee Membership 699

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