ICMAT Newsletter – Eighteenth Number

The ICMAT Newsletter #18 corresponds to the first semester 2019.

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Table of contents:

  1. Editorial: Antonio Córdoba (ICMAT)
  2. Report: The Theory of Moduli spaces: The Treasure Map
  3. Interview: Xenia de la Ossa and Philip Candelas (Oxford University)
  4. ICMAT Questionnaire: Frances Kirwan (Oxford University)
  5. Scientific Review: A resolution of Guth’s conjecture regarding the Kakeya problem in algebraic varieties
  6. Scientific Review: “Global solutions for the surface quasi-geostrophic equation”
  7. She Does Maths: Makrina Agaoglou (ICMAT)
  8. Portrait: Diego Alonso Orán (ICMAT)
  9. Interview: Ali Nelsin (Leelavati Prize 2018 for public outreach in mathematics)
  10. Tell me about your thesis: Víctor Arnaiz Solórzano.
  11. ICMAT News:
    • Mathematics for predicting the movement of points of maximum heat
    • Women mathematicians, Unite!
    • Jared Aurentz (ICMAT) awarded a “la Caixa” Junior Leader postdoctoral fellowship
    • Ana María Mancho (ICMAT), guest speaker at one of the most important congresses on fluid dynamics in the world
    • Experts in group theory meet at the ICMAT
    • Politicians pledge to roll out urgent measures to promote science in Spain at the 100xciencia forum
    • Strategic Network in Mathematics, a union for stimulating national research
    • Registration for the ‘Operator Algebras, Groups and Applications to Quantum Information’ thematic trimester starts
    • The BYMAT 2019 (Bringing Young Mathematicians Together) conference is back this year
    • 11F: recalling award-winning women scientists overlooked for the Nobel Prize, and women mathematicians
    • Mickaël Launay, author of the great novel mathematics, at Matemáticas en la Residencia
    • The cartoon series Revoluciones matemáticas brings mathematics closer to young people
    • My favourite woman scientist II highlights the work of more than thirty women scientists
  12. Agenda.