Professor Kousha has been involve in the CMS Math Camps at the University of Ottawa as a counselor and lecturer since 2007 and she is looking forward to the exciting challenges of her new position as Executive Director of the Canadian Mathematical Society.
Thierry Giordano was named a Fellow of the Fields Institute for the Mathematical Sciences, in recognition of having “contributed in a significant way to activities at the Fields Institute and within the Canadian mathematical community.” Prof. Giordano also became a member of the Board of Directors of the Fields institute.
The Graham Wright Award was inaugurated to recognize individuals who have made sustained and significant contributions to the Canadian Mathematical Community and, in particular, the Canadian Mathematical Society. More information on the award and past recipients.
Congratulations to Clemonell Bilayi-Biakana for the best oral presentation at the Probability Section Student Competition during the 2017 Statistical Society of Canada Annual General Meeting in Winnipeg. He presented a paper entitled "Tail Empirical Processes for Stochastic Volatility Models". Clemonell is co-supervised by Gail Ivanoff and Rafal Kulik.