Events: Details

Differential Equations, Probability and Sea Ice

Category: Meeting

The American Mathematical Society (AMS) invites mathematicians just beginning their research careers—those who are close to finishing their doctorates or have recently finished— to become part of Mathematics Research Communities, a unique and successful program that builds social and collaborative networks to inspire and sustain each other in their work. Women and underrepresented minorities are especially encouraged to participate. The structured program engages and guides all participants as they start their careers.

Daniel Feltham, University of Reading
Kenneth M. Golden, University of Utah and MCRN
Mary Silber, Northwestern University and MCRN
Court Strong, University of Utah
Deborah Sulsky, University of New Mexico

Online application forms will be available on November 1, 2014. Deadline for applications will be March 1, 2015.

The program includes:
- One-week summer conference for each topic
- Special Sessions at the national meeting
- Discussion networks by research topic
- Funding for additional collaborations
- Longitudinal study of early career mathematicians

Those accepted into this program will receive support (full room and board at Snowbird and up to US$700 in air transportation) for the summer conference, and will be partially supported for their participation in the Joint Mathematics Meetings which follow in January 2016.

The summer conferences of the MRC are held in the breathtaking mountain setting of the Snowbird Resort, Utah, where participants can enjoy the natural beauty and a collegial atmosphere. This program is supported by a grant from the National Science Foundation. Situated in a beautiful, breathtaking mountain setting, Snowbird Resort provides an extraordinary environment for the MRC. The atmosphere is comparable to the collegial gatherings at Oberwolfach and other conferences that combine peaceful natural ambience with stimulating meetings. MRC participants have access to a range of activities such as a tram ride to the top of the mountain, guided hikes, swimming, mountain bike tours, rock climbing, plus heated outdoor pools. More than a dozen walking and hiking trails head deep in the surrounding mountains. Participants also enjoy the simpler pleasures of convening on the patios at the resort to read, work, and socialize. In the evenings colleagues enjoy informal gatherings to network and continue discussion of the day's sessions over refreshments. Within a half hour of the University of Utah, Snowbird is easily accessible from the Salt Lake City International Airport.

For more information about Snowbird Resort, see



When: Sunday 21 June, 2015 8:00 pm MDT - Sunday 28 June, 2015 1:00 am MDT
Where: Snowbird, Utah
  1. differential equations
  2. early career researchers
  3. probability
  4. sea ice
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