Announcements

TRU awards honorary degree to van den Driessche

Dr. Pauline van den Driessche, Professor Emeritus in the Department of Mathematics and Statistics at the University of Victoria, is an internationally renowned mathematician whose research continues to play a significant role in global health. This includes her work in mathematical epidemiology, the application of mathematical modelling in the study and management of infectious diseases. Dr. van den Driessche is recognized for her devotion to teaching and mentoring countless young academics throughout her career at UVic. She is the author of approximately 240 peer-reviewed publications, and named a Thompson Reuters Highly Cited Researcher in 2014, as one of 99 of the world’s most influential mathematicians.

van den Driessche wins CAIMS Research Award

It is a great honour for the Canadian Applied and Industrial Mathematical Society to present the 2019 Research Prize to Prof. Pauline van den Driessche from the University of Victoria. The award is given in recognition of their contributions to Mathematical Epidemiology and Matrix Analysis, and the high impact of this work in many areas of Applied Mathematics more generally.