Interview with the 2019-2020 Biophysical Department of Mathematics, ETH Zurich - All of mathematics 2 days ago 04:44
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Department of Mathematics, ETH Zurich - All of mathematics Interview with the 2019-2020 Biophysical 2 days ago 05:27
The department houses all aspects of mathematics ranging from very applied to all classical fields and to statistics. In particular, it is a large department with three Institutes in Statistics, Applied Mathematics and Optimisation. It also houses the Risk lab which has traditional links to the city’s strong financial and insurance industries.
There are two independent research Institutes, FIM, and ITS. For many decades, FIM houses leading mathematicians and organizes long and short conferences and lectures. strong history in a city which has housed 3 ICM’s. The recently founded Institute for Theoretical Sciences, ITS, hosts senior and junior people for longer periods and it is an inter-disciplinary centre connecting mathematics to computer science and theoretical physics.
There is a rich history of the department. It has housed three ICMs including the inaugural one. Its short history can be reached at