Mathematics Division

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Head of Division : March 2020 - March 2024

Prof. Jose Antonio Carrillo - United Kingdom


José A. Carrillo is a Professor at the Mathematical Institute of the University of Oxford. He held previously a Chair in Applied and Numerical Analysis at Imperial College London (2012-2020) and a ICREA Research Professor at the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona (2003-2012). He served as chair of the Applied Mathematics Committee of the European Mathematical Society (2014-2017). His research field is Partial Differential Equations (PDEs). They constitute the basic language in which most of the laws in physics or engineering can be written and one of the most important mathematical tools for modelling in life and socio-economical sciences. The modelling based on PDEs, their mathematical analysis, the numerical schemes, and their simulation in applications are his general topics of research. His expertise comprises long-time asymptotics, qualitative properties and numerical schemes for nonlinear diffusion, hydrodynamic, and kinetic equations in the modelling of collective behaviour of many-body systems such as rarefied gases, granular media, charge particle transport in semiconductors, or cell movement by chemotaxis. He was recognised with the SEMA prize (2003) and the GAMM Richard Von-Mises prize (2006) for young researchers. He was a recipient of a Wolfson Research Merit Award by the Royal Society 2012-2017. He was awarded the 2016 SACA award for best PhD supervision at Imperial College London. He was the chair of the 2018 Year of Mathematical Biology. He was elected as member of the European Academy of Sciences, Section Mathematics, in 2018 and SIAM Fellow Class 2019. He is the Program Director of the SIAM activity group in Analysis of PDE for the period 2019-2020.

Officer : March 2019 - March 2023

Prof. Tong Yang - Hong Kong SAR


Tong Yang is a chair professor of mathematics at City University of Hong Kong. He is a fellow of the European Academy of Sciences. The awards and honors that he has received include the State Natural Science Award (2nd class) of China in 2012, the Croucher Senior Research Fellowship in 2011, the Changjiang Chair Professorship by the Ministry of Education of China in 2005. His research is concerned with partial differential equations and kinetic theories where he introduced new functionals, decompositions and transformations with several co-authors. He served as co-editor-in-chief of Analysis and Applications (2013-2017) and is one of the founding co-editors-in-chief of Kinetic and Related Models in 2008. He has been the President of Hong Kong Mathematical Society since 2016.


Officer : March 2019 - March 2023

Prof. Luis Vega - Spain


Officer : March 2018 - March 2022

Prof. Donatella Marini - Italy


Donatella Marini is full professor of Numerical Analysis at the University of Pavia. Her main field of interest is the analysis of numerical schemes for the solution of elliptic partial differential equations (of second and fourth order) by means of different kinds of finite element methods: conforming, non-conforming, hybrid, mixed, and Discontinuous Galerkin. The more recent production is devoted to a new technique, the Virtual Element Method, for polytopal discretizations of Pde’s with applications. She has been invited speaker to numerous international conferences, is member of the editorial board of journals of high level in the field of Applied Mathematics, and SIMAI representative in the Managing Board and General Assembly od Eccomas. She received the Turner-Kirk fellowship from the Isaac Newton Institute in Cambridge (UK)

Officer : March 2018 - March 2022

Prof. Jean-François Le Gall - France


Jean-François Le Gall is a Professor at University Paris-Sud and a member of the mathematical section of the French Academy of sciences. His research interests lie in probability theory, and more precisely in Brownian motion, random trees, random geometry and their connections with other fields of mathematics such as combinatorics and partial differential equations. He has written more than 100 research papers as well as several books, and he served as the editor in chief of two major probability journals. He has been awarded several major international prizes, including the 1998 Loeve Prize and the 2005 Fermat Prize, and he also received the Silver Medal of CNRS in 2009. Among numerous prestigious invitations, he delivered a plenary lecture at the 2014 International Congres of Mathematicians in Seoul.