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Luis Vega receives the “Julio Rey Pastor” 2021 National Prize for Research in Mathematics and Information and Communication Technologies at a ceremony held in Barcelona

Luis Vega González, Professor in the Department of Mathematics at the University of the Basque Country (UPV/EHU) and coordinator of the Analysis of Partial Differential Equations area and principal investigator of the Severo Ochoa accreditation of the Basque Centre for Applied Mathematics (BCAM) received the National Research Award “Julio Rey Pastor” 2021, in a ceremony held in Barcelona yesterday, 5 May 2022, at the Auditori Fòrum CCIB.

Bidebarrieta library is once again a meeting point for mathematics, with the “Mathematics in everyday life” cycle of conferences. The Basque Center for Applied Mathematics – BCAM, together with the University of the Basque Country (UPV/EHU), Bilbao City Council, the Spanish Royal Mathematical Society (RSME) and Radio Euskadi, is participating in the organisation of the new edition. The talks will take place every Thursday at 19:00 from 28 April to 19 May.

The meeting brought together the different ERCOM members in person and online

On 25 and 26 March, the annual ERCOM meeting took place at the Bizkaia Aretoa in Bilbao and virtually. Organised by the Basque Center for Applied Mathematics – BCAM, the event brought together professionals from the different European mathematical centres that are part of ERCOM and external guests with the same interest. This annual meeting aims to carry out discussion on the situation of mathematics in Europe and seeks synergies between the member centres in order to establish common strategies.

The President of BCAM and Vice-MInister of Universities and Research of the Department of Education of the Basque Government, Adolfo Morais, together with representatives of the centre, received the Mayor of Bilbao and members of his team at Bilbao City Council

The Bilbao town hall team was able to see first-hand the excellent research work and its applications carried out at BCAM

The purpose of this visit is to promote the collaboration between Bilbao City Council and the Basque Center for Applied Mathematics, already initiated in projects such as BilbaoTIK or Bilbao Zero 2 Think Thank

This collaboration has been promoted by BCAM’s Knowledge Transfer Unit (KTU), a platform that aims to put mathematics at the service of society and the environment

Luis Vega, National Research Award 2021
 

The Ministry of Science and Innovation has recognised the work of the UPV/EHU professor in the area of Mathematics and Information and Communication Technologies

Julio Rey Pastor National Prize in the area of Mathematics and Information and Communication Technologies has been awarded to Luis Vega González, Professor in the Department of Mathematics at the University of the Basque Country and coordinator of the Analysis of Partial Differential Equations area and Principal Researcher of the Severo Ochoa accreditation of the Basque Centre for Applied Mathematics – BCAM.

After two and a half years of research, the PIXIL project (Pyrenees Imaging eXperience: an InternationaL network) has come to an end, becoming the first cross-border network (Spain-Andorra-France) for subsoil characterisation using geophysical imaging in the field of geothermal energy. Coordinated by the Barcelona Supercomputing Center, PIXIL had five other Spanish and French partners that supported the different research areas of the project: Universitat de Barcelona, Basque Center for Applied Mathematics (BCAM), Pôle Avenia, INRIA and RealTimeSeismic.