As part of this special fellowship they will spend one semester participating
in a thematic program at the Fields Institute and three (or more) semesters conducting
research and teaching at a Fields Principal Sponsoring University in Ontario.
The Fields-Ontario Postdoctoral Fellowship program is a new initiative
co-sponsored by the Fields Institute and the Ministry of Training, Colleges and
Universities. It provides talented young mathematicians an opportunity to contribute
to the Ontario scientific community, establish lasting research collaborations
and build a career in Ontario. Coons and Conidis will be working at the University
of Waterloo, while Xie and Peng will join the University of Western Ontario and
York University, respectively.
The winners of the 2009 Jerrold E. Marsden
Postdoctoral Fellowship have also been announced. Established in honour of Fields'
founding Director, this fellowship has been awarded this year to Kyoung-Kuk Kim
(Columbia University) and Chin How Jeffrey Pang (Cornell University). Both will
participate in 2009-2010 thematic programs at Fields before moving to a university
for research and teaching. Kim will join the Korea Advanced Institute of Science
and Technology while Pang will move to the University of Waterloo.
Fields Institute, located in Toronto, is recognized as one of the world's leading
independent mathematical research institutions. With a wide array of pure, applied,
industrial, financial and educational programs, the Fields Institute attracts
over 1,000 visitors annually from every corner of the globe, to collaborate on
leading-edge research programs in the mathematical sciences. See www.fields.utoronto.ca
for further details.
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