July 1, 2015: Vakhtang Putkaradze assumes position of PIMS site director
Succeeding Dr. Charles Doran, Doctor Vakhtang Putkaradze commences a 3-year term at the University of Alberta as the site director of the Pacific Institute of Mathematical Sciences.
April 16, 2015: Dragos Hrimiuc wins 2015 PIMS Education Prize
From the website of the Pacific Institute for the Mathematical Sciences: Awarded annually by PIMS, this prize recognizes individuals in Western
Canada and Washington State who have played a major role in encouraging
activities that enhance public awareness and appreciation of
mathematics, as well as fostering communication among various groups
concerned with mathematical education at all levels.
Gerda de Vries wins 2014 CMS Excellence in Teaching Award
Dr. Gerda de Vries was awarded the prestigious Excellence in Teaching Award of the Canadian Mathematical Society for the year 2014. - CMS President Keith Taylor comments: "Proefessor de Vries brings her own excitement about mathematics and its applications to her teaching and instills that excitement in her students. This is the kind of excellence that nourishes our discipline."