University of Victoria professor Jane J. Ye is the recipient of the 2015 Krieger-Nelson Prize for her outstanding research contributions. Jane’s research includes optimization, optimal control theory and variational analysis, and its application in economics, engineering, management science, operations research and statistics. She has published over 70 articles and her work has been cited in almost 700 articles.
Please join the Department of Mathematics and Statistics with congratulating Florin Diacu, the winner of the J.D. Crawford Prize for 2015. This prize is given biennially "for recent outstanding work on a topic in nonlinear science, as evidenced by a publication in English in a peer-reviewed journal" and will be awarded at the SIAM Dynamical Systems meeting in May. The paper for which Florin was nominated is: Relative equilibria in the 3-dimensional curved n-body problem, Memoirs of the American Mathematical Society, 228, 1071 (2013), pp. 1-81.