BGSMath appoints its new Governing Board
The five member-institutions that constitute the BGSMath (CRM, UB, UAB, UPC, UPF) have chosen their new representatives in the Board, and they elected the new Director, University of Barcelona Professor Marta Sanz-Solé.
The Barcelona Graduate School of Mathematics has a new governing Board. The five member-institutions that constitute the BGSMath have chosen their new representatives in the Board, and they elected the new Director, University of Barcelona Professor Marta Sanz-Solé.
The new Governing Board is constituted by the following members:
- Marta Sanz – Solé (Universitat de Barcelona – UB) – Director
- Lluís Alsedà (Centre de Recerca Matemàtica – CRM)
- Gábor Lugosi (Universitat Pompeu Fabra – UPF)
- Eva Miranda (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya – UPC)
- Francesc Perera (Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona – UAB)
The new Board has thanked the departing members of the Board, Professors Natàlia Castellana (UAB) and Núria Fagella (UB) for their intensive and committed work.
In particular, the Board expressed its deep gratitude to the former Director, Professor Marc Noy (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya), for his enormous devoted efforts in the creation and development of the current BGSMath structure, and in placing the School on the track of best national and international institutions of its kind.
For personal reasons, the new BGSMath Director will take office on 1 September. Meanwhile, the Governing Board will be operating as a collegiate body under the coordination of the CRM Director, Professor Lluís Alsedà.
The new Director
Marta Sanz-Solé is Professor of Mathematics at the University of Barcelona since 1986. Previously, she had been Associate Professor at the Autonomous University of Barcelona. In 1998, she was awarded the Narcís Monturiol Medal by Generalitat de Catalunya and, in 2011, she was elected Fellow of the Institute of Mathematical Statistics. Since 2017, she is member of the Institute of Catalan Studies.
Professor Sanz-Solé served as President of the European Mathematical Society during the years 2011-2014. She was also member of the Abel Committee for the Abel Prize in 2016 and 2017 and has a large experience with international scientific panels and committees.
Her main scientific interests and contributions are on stochastic analysis and, in particular, analysis on the Wiener space and stochastic partial differential equations. Since 2015, she is associate editor of The Annals of Probability.