ICMAT Newsletter – Twenty first Number

The ICMAT Newsletter #21 corresponds to the first semester 2021.

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Table of contents:

  1. Editorial: “The ICMAT recognized for the third time for excellence”, Diego Córdoba (scientific director of the ICMAT Severo Ochoa distinction)
  2. Report: “Black holes: When mathematics illuminates what cannot be seen”
  3. Interview: Martin Bridson (Professor at Oxford University, President of the Clay Mathematics Institute and member of the ICMAT External Scientific Advisory Committee): “Everyone thinks they won’t prove anything as a graduate student”
  4. She Does Maths: María Xosé Rodríguez-Álvarez (Basque Center for Applied Mathematics, BCAM)
  5. Portrait: Álvaro Romaniega (ICMAT): “I joined the ICMAT by chance”
  6. Interview: Nuria Oliver (Chief Data Scientist at Data-Pop Alliance, Chief Scientific Advisor at Vodafone Institute, the vice-chair and co-founder of European Laboratory for Learning and Intelligent Systems (ELLIS) and a commissioner for Artificial Intelligence and COVID-19 at the Presidencia de la Generalitat Valenciana: “It is satisfactory for me to know that we are contributing to a greater understanding of the world and the ways to improve it”
  7. Scientific review: “The Dirichlet Problem for the Laplace Equation”
  8. Scientific review: “SO(p, q)-Higgs bundles and higher Teichmüller components”
  9. ICMAT News
  10. Agenda