ICMAT Newsletter – Nineteenth Number

The ICMAT Newsletter #19 corresponds to the first semester 2020.

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Table of contents:

  1. Editorial: Antonio Córdoba (ICMAT)
  2. Report: The mathematics that shape the quantum information theory
  3. Interview: Stefan Vaes (KU Leuven, Belgium): “Von Neumann algebras appear in any field of mathematics where there is some measure”
  4. Interview: Barbara Kraus (University of Innsbruck, Austria): “Entanglement enables us to make teleportation and quantum cryptography a reality”
  5. She does maths: Isabel Fernández (Universidad de Sevilla)
  6. Portrait: Luis Martínez Zoroa (ICMAT): ““I suppose my dedication to mathematics comes from my family”
  7. Interview: Jan Maas (The Institute of Science and Technology Austria): “Optimal transport is a powerful tool in mathematical finance”
  8. Interview: Rafael Ramírez (Universidad de Granada): “The main difficulty in the mathematics classroom is the existence of a great diversity”
  9. ICMAT Questionnaire: Participants in the BYMAT poster session
  10. Scientific review : “Singular integrals in quantum euclidean spaces”
  11. Scientific review: “On the solvability of the Dirichlet problem for elliptic operators”
  12. Tell me about your thesis: Bruno Vergara
  13. ICMAT News:
    • Alberto Enciso (ICMAT) awarded a Consolidator Grant from the European Research Council
    • ICMAT researchers put an end to a Chern conjecture
    • Algorithms that coordinate a squadron of drones
    • Mathematics to make driverless cars safer
    • A new European Union Marie Curie project for studying the Fourier transform
    • The thesis completed at the ICMAT by Mª Ángeles García Ferrero and Carlos Mudarra are awarded two of the 2019 Vicent Caselles Prizes
    • ICMAT researcher David Pérez García awarded the Banco Sabadell Foundation Prize for Science and Engineering
    • The ICMAT hosts the leading international experts on quantum computers
    • How are geometric methods applied to the natural sciences?
    • Banach Spaces: a key component in functional analysis
    • The future of fluid mechanics
    • The 2019 Escuela JAE de Matemáticas
    • How many multiplication methods do you know?
    • The 20th anniversary of the “Science in Action” scientific education contest
    • The episode “Limits of Mathematics” concludes the first season of “Mathematical Revolutions”