2018 HERMANN WEYL PRIZE
Call for nominations (OPEN)
To be eligible for the Hermann Weyl Prize, the candidate should be either 35 years of age or younger, or be within 5 years of having received the doctoral degree, at the time of the deadline of the application.
Candidates should be nominated by or through the members of the Standing Committee of ICGTMP
1. The relevant work of the nominee (open access links are OK) together with a summary of up to 4 pages of her/his work.
3. A letter from the nominating scientist introducing the nominee and appraising his/her work.
4. At least two letters of support for the nomination. These letters cannot be from the members of the Selection Committee.
Group32: Preliminary Bulletin
The 32nd International Colloquium on Group Theoretical Methods in Physics (Group32) will be held at Czech Technical University in Prague, Czech Republic, from Monday 9th July until Friday 13th July 2018. Arrival date 8th July and departure date 14th July.
The Chair of the Selection Committee, Professor Michio Jimbo of Rikkyo University, Tokyo, said: “the lifelong achievements of Bertram Kostant have had profound impact in pure mathematics. At the same time, his work miraculously has been finding its way to physics. Kostant’s winning the award perfectly suits the spirit of Wigner who coined the famous phrase the `unreasonable effectiveness of mathematics in the physical sciences’.” more…