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Jayadev Athreya named Interim Director of PIMS

Submitted by Rose Choi on July 21, 2021 - 1:47pm

Jayadev Athreya has been appointed as the new Interim Director of the Pacific Institute of Mathematical Sciences (PIMS), an organization of mathematical scientists in Alberta, British Columbia, Saskatchewan, and Washington State whose mandate is to promote research in and applications of the mathematical sciences, to facilitate the training of highly qualified personnel, to enrich public awareness of and education in the mathematical sciences, and to create mathematical partnerships with similar organizations in other countries (with a particular focus on the Pacific Rim).

Professor Athreya has co-organized various events sponsored by PIMS and has served on the Director’s advisory council, as well as serving as the Special Advisor to the Director. He is currently the Chair of the 2022 Pacific Rim Mathematical Association (PRIMA) Scientific Committee.

Full announcement on the PIMS website