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Professor Mahir Bilen Can in Department of Mathematics/NOVA Math

Professor Mahir Bilen Can will be visiting the Department of Mathematics/NOVA Math of NOVA FCT, between May and August 2024, under the Fulbright US Scholar Program, working in the project entitled ÔÇťIncidence MonoidsÔÇŁ.Professor Mahir Bilen Can is a Full Professor…

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NOVA Math member | Re-elected President of the Board of the Institute of Portuguese Actuaries

Lourdes Afonso, NOVA Math member, was recently re-elected President of the Board of the Institute of Portuguese Actuaries (IAP).The IAP is a non-profit professional association of a technical and scientific nature, whose aim is to encourage and provide research, development…

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NOVA Math member | Marguerite Frank award for Best EJCO paper 2023

Tiago Dias, PhD student of the PhD Program in Mathematics, and the NOVA Math member Paula Amaral, supervisor and member of the Operations Research Group, were awarded with the Marguerite Frank award for Best Euro Journal on Computational Optimization paper…

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Short Course: Phyton

Short Course: PhytonSpeaker: Jesus Ossian Silva, NOVA MathTopics- O que ├ę Python?- Instala├ž├úo- Vari├íveis e operadores- Comandos- Estrutura de dados- Arquivos- Fun├ž├Áes┬áDates/times:9, 11, 16 e 18 January 2024 - at 14pm to 16pmTotal: 8hours┬áTo facilitate logistics, if you want to…

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NOVA Math member | Board member of the Actuarial Association of Europe (AAE)

Lourdes Afonso, NOVA Math member, was elected board member of the Actuarial Association of Europe (AAE).The AAE was founded in 1978 with the aim of representing the actuarial associations in Europe. Its main purpose is to advise the different organizations…

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New Researcher position shared between NOVA Math and UNIDEMI

On 20th March 2023, Dr. Marta Lopes will initiate functions as Auxiliary Researcher in a joint position between NOVA Math and UNIDEMI, strengthening the collaboration between these two R&D units. Dr. Lopes research activities have been focused on the development…

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Paulo Guilherme Santos selected as a member of the European Mathematical Society Young Academy

Paulo Guilherme Santos ÔÇô NOVA Math researcher and PhD student in Mathematics at NOVA SST was selected as member of the European Mathematical Society Young Academy (EMYA) (https://euromathsoc.org/EMYA). The EMYA, created by the European Mathematical Society (EMS), aims to strengthen…

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TV show “Isto ├ę Matem├ítica”

The premier of the 13th season of the TV show "Isto ├ę Matem├ítica", that counts with the support NOVA Math, was held in the weekend of 25-26 February. You can follow the program on the SIC channels and YouTube.┬áThis season…

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Helena Ramalhinho at NovaMath seminar

Speaker: Helena Ramalhinho (Universidad Pompeu Fabra)Date/time: 05/12/2022 (Monday), at 16:30Location: room 1.19 building VIITitle: Optimization with Social ImpactAbstract:Analytics focuses on transforming data into insights by applying advanced analytical methods, based on mathematics, statistics, operations research and artificial intelligent models and…

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Persi Diaconis at NovaMath seminar

Speaker: Persi Diaconis (Stanford University)Date/time: 07/11/2022 (Monday), at 14:00Location: Seminar room, building VIITitle: The mathematics of solitaire (and an introduction to patience sorting)Abstract:Millions of people play solitaire (patience) every day. One of the (many) embarrassments of the applied probability community…

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