Medals & Prizes
At the opening ceremony of the International Congress of Mathematicians 2014 on August 13, 2014, the Fields Medals (started in 1936), the Nevanlinna Prize (started in 1982), the Gauss Prize (started in 2006), and the Chern Medal Award (started in 2010) were awarded. In addition, the winner of the Leelavati Prize (started in 2010) and the speaker of the ICM Emmy Noether Lecture (started in 1994) were announced. Detailed general information about these awards can be found HERE.
-------SAWIP is very happy to alert you to the selection of Imaad Isaacs to the South Africa-Washington International Programme 2014 Team. SAWIP is helping to inspire, develop and support a new generation of South African servant leaders with integrity who will make South Africa a strong, sustainable and prosperous democracy for all.
- Senior Lecturer/Lecturer: Mathematics OR Applied Mathematics
- Lecturer Academic Teaching: Mathematics OR Applied Mathematics
Welcome to the department
Mathematics underlies the rise of science and technology, and is also a very interesting area of study in its own right. Its pursuit is the rigorous study of patterns: in geometry, in time and space, in nature, in physics, in biology, in industry and commerce,and even in patterns themselves.
Mathematics is essential for a high level career not only in science and engineering, but also in many branches of biology, medicine, commerce, and industry. Our Department trains students to international standards, and carries out international level research in both pure and applied mathematics. We invite you to join in this quest for understanding, whether it be in computational mechanics, industrial mathematics, gravitation theory and cosmology, biological modelling, financial modelling, or a study of mathematics as a subject itself.