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Quiz Astigmath: great success for the first edition
Astigmath
Published on Friday, 08 May 2020
On 29 April 2020, the Department of Mathematics at the University of Luxembourg hosted an interactive online trivia game called "Astigmath: le quiz qui corrige votre vision des mathématiques&q...
International Day for Women in Mathematics
Women
Event date: Tuesday, 12 May 2020
Hour:  15:30 17:45
J Devillet's Defense
Event date: Friday, 22 May 2020
Hour:  14:00 16:00
Speaker: Jimmy Devillet
Les mathématiques, un grand défi de cette pandémie
Number of active infections and people cured per day
Published on Tuesday, 16 June 2020
"190 nouvelles infections détectées", "seuil des 2000 infections dépassé" : que de nouvelles choquantes pour la population du Luxembourg en cette soirée du 31 mars 2020 ! Pourqu...
ERC Grantee strengthens mathematics, statistics and finance
Published on Monday, 03 August 2020
Mark Podolskij has been appointed professor in mathematics, with a focus on statistics, probability and finance at the University of Luxembourg. Prof. Podolskij brings with him a “Consolidator Gran...
First edition of Math camp: Making math easier, one scoop at a time
Published on Monday, 21 September 2020
The Department of Mathematics (DMATH) at the University of Luxembourg organised the first Math camp between 31 August and 10 September 2020 on Belval campus as well as online. The camp aimed at off...
SanDAL Workshop on Data Science
SanDAL Workshop
Event date: Tuesday, 13 October 2020
Hour:  9:00 14-10 | 18:00
Place:  Belval campus Maison du Savoir, Audimax (-1) 2, avenue de l'Université L-4365 Esch-sur-Alzette
SanDAL Workshop on Data Science: great interest among researchers
Yannick Baraud
Published on Thursday, 15 October 2020
The interdisciplinary workshop organised on 13-14 October 2020 at the University of Luxembourg gathered more than 60 participants in the frame of the European project “ERA Chair in Mathematical Sta...
Daniel Berhanu Mamo's Defense
Event date: Wednesday, 02 December 2020
Hour:  14:00 16:00
Astigmath - Le ciel dans tous ses états
Calendrier math
Event date: Thursday, 03 December 2020
Hour:  19:00 20:00
Place:  Online
SanDAL Winter School on Mathematical Statistics
Belval winter
Event date: Monday, 07 December 2020
Hour:  9:00 11-12 | 18:00
Place:  Online
Astigmath: learning mathematics and space by playing
Astigmath
Published on Friday, 11 December 2020
On 3 December 2020, almost 75 players of all ages participated in the fourth edition of the online interactive quiz "Astigmath: le quiz qui corrige votre vision des mathématiques". This e...
Young mathematicians exchange about data science
SanDAL winter
Published on Wednesday, 16 December 2020
From 7 to 11 December 2020, more than 60 doctoral candidates from universities around the world attended the online winter school on mathematical statistics organised by the University of Luxembour...
Better understanding numerical simulation errors with probability
Probability
Published on Tuesday, 05 January 2021
Mathematicians from the Universities of Luxembourg, Aarhus and Tokyo have recently published their findings in the renowned journal Annals of Applied Probability. In this paper, they demonstra...
Mathematical didactics: learning how to become a math teacher
Antonella
Published on Monday, 18 January 2021
Within the framework of the Master in Secondary Education in Mathematics at the University of Luxembourg, students can choose to do a thesis in mathematical didactics. Recently, three graduates who...
Excellent Doctoral Thesis Awards 2020 in science
Best doctorates
Published on Friday, 22 January 2021
The Doctoral School of Science and Engineering (DSSE) at the University of Luxembourg has recently awarded nine doctoral candidates for their outstanding doctoral thesis. The research topics includ...
How to better solve estimation problems
Estimation
Published on Friday, 19 February 2021
Mathematicians from the Universities of Luxembourg and Sorbonne have recently published a paper in the prestigious journal Annals of Statistics. In this paper, they propose a new robust tool f...
Astigmath - Math et culture
Astigmath culture
Event date: Sunday, 14 March 2021
Hour:  18:00 19:00
Place:  Online
Astigmath - Fêtons la journée de Pi
Event date: Sunday, 14 March 2021
Hour:  18:00 19:00
Speaker: Olga Paris - Romaskevich, Hugo Parlier, Bruno Teheux.
False Discovery rate control with unknown null distribution
Event date: Thursday, 18 March 2021
Hour:  13:00 14:00
Speaker: Etienne Roquain from LPSM, Sorbonne University
Adding numbers and shuffling cards
Persi
Event date: Tuesday, 23 March 2021
Hour:  16:00 17:00
Place:  Online
Speaker: Persi Diaconis, Professor of Statistics and Mathematics, Stanford University
The percolation phase transition of the random plane wave
Event date: Thursday, 06 May 2021
Hour:  13:00 19-01 | 4:14
Place:  WEBEX
Speaker: Hugo Vanneuville from Université Grenoble-Alpes
Knotty Games
Allison
Event date: Tuesday, 11 May 2021
Hour:  16:00 16:50
Place:  Online
Speaker: Prof. Allison Henrich, Seattle University
Probability and Statistics seminar
Event date: Thursday, 20 May 2021
Hour:  13:00 14:00
Speaker: Anna Gusakova from Ruhr-Universität Bochum
Probability and Statistics seminar
Event date: Thursday, 27 May 2021
Hour:  13:00 14:00
Speaker: Louis Gass from IRMAR
Astigmath: Math et jeux
Astigmath
Event date: Sunday, 30 May 2021
Hour:  11:30 12:30
Place:  Online
Probability and Statistics seminar
Event date: Thursday, 10 June 2021
Hour:  13:00 14:00
Speaker: Yvik Swan from Université Libre de Bruxelles
Multiplicities seminar
Event date: Tuesday, 15 June 2021
Hour:  16:00 17:00
Speaker: Lisa Sauermann
On the cap-set problem and the slice rank polynomial method
Lisa
Event date: Tuesday, 15 June 2021
Hour:  16:00 16:50
Speaker: Lisa Sauermann
MATh.en.JEANS: secondary school students present their results
Math en Jeans
Published on Tuesday, 22 June 2021
On 18 June 2021, the University of Luxembourg welcomed 16 secondary school students from the lycée Alfred Mézières Longwy for a one day MATh.en.JEANS conference. Students had the opportunity to pre...
Probability and Statistics seminar
Event date: Thursday, 24 June 2021
Hour:  13:00 14:00
Speaker: Maurizia Rossi from University of Milano-Bicocca
Probability and Statistics seminar
Event date: Thursday, 01 July 2021
Hour:  13:00 14:00
Speaker: Christoph Thäle from Ruhr-Universität Bochum
PhD Defence
Event date: Tuesday, 06 July 2021
Hour:  14:00 15:00
Speaker: Luca Notarnicola
International Conference on Statistics and Related Fields (ICON STARF)
ICON STARF
Event date: Monday, 12 July 2021
Hour:  9:00 16-07 | 18:00
Place:  University of Luxembourg Belval campus 2, avenue de l'Université L-4365 Esch-sur-Alzette
Data Science Summer School for high-school students
Event date: Monday, 19 July 2021
Hour:  9:00 23-07 | 16:30
Place:  Belval Campus
Statistics: a constantly evolving field
Statistics
Published on Friday, 23 July 2021
On the occasion of the International Conference on Statistics and Related Fields (ICON STARF) which took place remotely on 12-16 July 2021, young researchers and renowned experts from around the wo...
Data Science Summer School: success for the first edition
Summer School
Published on Tuesday, 27 July 2021
The first edition of the Data Science Summer School gathered 12 secondary school students from 19 to 23 July 2021 on Belval campus to learn more about data science. They enjoyed a lot the interacti...
Mathematician receives prestigious grant in machine learning
Mikolaj
Published on Monday, 30 August 2021
Mikołaj Kasprzak, postdoctoral researcher within the Department of Mathematics at the University of Luxembourg has been recently selected for the Marie Skłodowska-Curie Global Fellowship programme....
New Professor in Algebra joins the Department of Mathematics
Pieter
Published on Monday, 30 August 2021
Pieter Belmans has recently joined the University of Luxembourg as Assistant Professor, specialised in algebraic geometry.
Boot Camp
Event date: Monday, 06 September 2021
Hour:  9:00 10-09 | 16:00
Math Camp 2021
Math Camp
Event date: Monday, 06 September 2021
Hour:  9:00 17-09 | 16:00
Place:  Belval campus Maison du Savoir
Prep Camp
Event date: Monday, 13 September 2021
Hour:  9:00 17-09 | 16:00
Seminar "Graph complexes in algebra and geometry"
Event date: Wednesday, 15 September 2021
Hour:  11:00 12:00
Place:  Webex meeting
Speaker: Matija Bašić
Leiden-Luxembourg Number Theory PhD Day 2021
Event date: Wednesday, 15 September 2021
Hour:  12:00 17:00
Place:  Campus Belval MSA 3.520
Second edition of Math Camp: for a good start in mathematics
Math Camp
Published on Thursday, 23 September 2021
The second Math Camp, organised by the University of Luxembourg from 6 to 17 September 2021, gathered more than 150 new students who were interested in being well prepared to start their bachelor d...
Mathematical Careers Day 2021
math careers day
Event date: Thursday, 30 September 2021
Hour:  16:15 19:00
Place:  Belval Campus, Maison du Savoir 2, avenue de l’Université L-4365 Esch-sur-Alzette
University launches a website for its Esch2022 projects
Published on Monday, 04 October 2021
In February 2022, the University’s hometown Esch-sur-Alzette will launch the European Capital of Culture 2022, under the leitmotiv REMIX. The University will support Esch2022 with eight diverse and...
Discovering mathematical careers: a wide range of job opportunities
MathCareers
Published on Wednesday, 06 October 2021
On 30 September 2021, around 70 participants attended the third edition of the Mathematical Careers Day at the University of Luxembourg, on Belval campus. Bachelor, Master and PhD students in mathe...
The Inside View: Raymarching and the Thurston geometries
Event date: Tuesday, 12 October 2021
Hour:  16:00 17:00
Place:  Zoom link: https://zoom.us/j/98679092296
Speaker: Sabetta Matsumoto
Deconvolution with unknown noise distribution
Event date: Thursday, 14 October 2021
Hour:  16:00 17:00
Place:  Campus Belval MSA 3.530
Speaker: Pr. Elisabeth Gassiat
What make statistics robust?
Zebra carre
Published on Monday, 18 October 2021
Robustness has become a major issue in statistical learning and deep learning today. Mathematician Yannick Baraud from the University of Luxembourg has recently published a paper in the prestigious...
Teaching Awards 2021: congrats to Gabor Wiese and Sebastiano Tronto
Gabor & Sebastiano
Published on Thursday, 21 October 2021
At the Rentrée Académique, Gabor Wiese, Professor in Mathematics and Sebastiano Tronto, Doctoral Researcher in Mathematics, received the Teaching Awards for their outstanding wo...
Inauguration of Exploratis at the Luxembourg Science Center
Dés
Event date: Saturday, 23 October 2021
Hour:  15:00 18:00
Place:  Luxembourg Science Center 1 Rue John Ernest Dolibois, 4573 Differdange
FNR Awards 2021: two researchers in mathematics & physics shortlisted
Hugo & Martin
Published on Monday, 25 October 2021
Mathematician Hugo Parlier and physicist Martin Stöhr from the University of Luxembourg have been shorlisted at the 13th edition of the FNR Awards.
Exploratis: a new experimental station at the Science Center
Exploratis
Published on Thursday, 28 October 2021
The Luxembourg Science Center in Differdange now boasts a new experimental station called Exploratis. Faced with intriguing puzzles, visitors can either try them by themselves, race against ea...
A Kalugin's Defense
Event date: Friday, 29 October 2021
Hour:  14:00 16:00
Place:  On line
Speaker: Alexey Kalugin
Alexey Kalugin's defense
Event date: Friday, 29 October 2021
Hour:  15:00 17:00
Place:  UNIVERSITY OF LUXEMBOURG Maison du Nombre Room MNO 1.050
Speaker: Alexey Kalugin
Adaptive estimation from indirect observations
Event date: Thursday, 04 November 2021
Hour:  13:00 14:00
Place:  MSA room 3.540 of the MSA building
Speaker: Anatoli Juditsky from Université Grenoble-Alpes
Science Festival 2021: participate in our workshops!
Science Festival
Event date: Thursday, 11 November 2021
Hour:  9:00 14-11 | 19:00
Place:  Centre culturel de rencontre Abbaye de Neumünster + Musée national d’histoire naturelle
Prof. Anton Thalmaier receives the Grand Prix en Mathématiques
Anton
Published on Tuesday, 16 November 2021
The "Grand Prix en Mathématiques de l’Institut Grand-ducal" also called “Prix de la Bourse de Luxembourg” was awarded to Anton Thalmaier, Professor in Stochastics Analysis within the Depa...
Science Festival 2021: researchers share their passion for science
Science Festival
Published on Thursday, 18 November 2021
On the occasion of the Science Festival Luxembourg which took place on 11-14 November 2021 at Neumünster Abbey, researchers from the University of Luxembourg interacted with the general public to e...
New Professor in Statistics
Christophe Ley
Published on Monday, 29 November 2021
Christophe Ley has recently joined the University of Luxembourg as Professor in Statistics. He will reinforce the growing team of statisticians in order to boost research and training in mathematic...
Solvability of systems of invariant differential equations on symmetric spaces G/K
Event date: Wednesday, 15 December 2021
Hour:  10:00 13:00
Place:  UNIVERSITÉ DU LUXEMBOURG Campus Belval, Maison du Nombre salle MNO 1.050
Speaker: Guenda Palmirotta
Uni.lu “Simplicity of Complexity” showcased at Dubai World Expo
Published on Thursday, 16 December 2021
The University of Luxembourg’s project “the simplicity of complexity », initiated by the University’s Department of Mathematics, was featured at the Luxembourg’s Pavilion at the Dubai World Ex...
Hypothesis testing on high-dimensional spheres: the Le Cam approach
Event date: Thursday, 16 December 2021
Hour:  13:00 14:00
Place:  UNIVERSITÉ DU LUXEMBOURG Campus Belval
Speaker: Davy Paindaveine
Geometry Winter Workshop in Luxembourg
Event date: Monday, 24 January 2022
Hour:  9:00 26-01 | 17:00
Place:  CAMPUS BELVAL 2, avenue de l’Université L-4365 Esch-sur-Alzette
Quantifying some properties of curves and arcs on hyperbolic surfaces
Event date: Wednesday, 26 January 2022
Hour:  14:00 16:00
Place:  Belval Campus – MSA – Room 3.110
How to become the world record holder for solving the Rubik's cube
Sebastiano
Published on Monday, 31 January 2022
Sebastiano Tronto, doctoral student in Mathematics at the University of Luxembourg and 2021 World record holder for solving the Rubik's cube in the least amount of moves shares his passion about th...
Math Day 2022
Math Day 2022
Event date: Saturday, 05 February 2022
Hour:  9:30 15:00
Place:  Online
Inaugural lecture Prof. Mark Podolskij: New developments in high dimensional statistics
Mark Podolskij
Event date: Tuesday, 08 February 2022
Hour:  11:00 14:00
Place:  Belval campus, Maison du Savoir, room 3.370
Speaker: Prof. Mark Podolskij
Interning in the Mathematics department
Published on Thursday, 10 February 2022
Tatjana Van Steenbergen Bergeron is a high school pupil who did an internship in the Department of Mathematics beside Prof. Dr. Antonella Perucca, Associate Professor in Mathematics and its Didacti...
Fast and Fair Simultaneous Confidence Bands for Functional Parameters
Event date: Thursday, 10 February 2022
Hour:  13:00 14:00
Place:  room 1.020 of MNO Campus Belval, Maison du Nombre 6 avenue de la Fonte L-4364 Esch-sur-Alzette
Speaker: Dominik Liebl
First Master student promotion in Data Science
Published on Friday, 11 February 2022
Launched in September 2021 with 17 students from all over the world, the Master of Data Science was officially inaugurated on 7 February 2022 at the University of Luxembourg on Belval campus. This...
Prof. Mark Podolskij gives inaugural lecture
Prof. Podolskij - inaugural lecture
Published on Monday, 14 February 2022
The Faculty of Science, Medicine and Technology (FSTM) and the Faculty of Law, Economics and Finance (FDEF) came together on 8 February 2022 to officially welcome Prof. Mark Podolskij, full profess...
Higher supergeometry and mathematical physics'
Event date: Tuesday, 15 February 2022
Hour:  14:00 16:00
Place:  Campus Belval room 1.040 Maison du Nombre 6, avenue de la Fonte L-4364 Esch-sur-Alzette
Speaker: Eduardo IBARGUENGOYTIA
First edition of the Math Day Competition
Published on Wednesday, 16 February 2022
On 5 February, the Maths Team of the Department of Mathematics organised for the very first time a mathematical competition involving 50 pupils from various high-schools in Luxembourg.
Participate in the project ReCreate!
Published on Thursday, 17 February 2022
The University of Luxembourg, and more specifically the Department of Mathematics, will be at the Expo in Dubai from 22 February to 5 March 2022 with their project ReCreate. This is the second time...
JEO award winner for findings in machine learning methods in sports
Published on Friday, 18 February 2022
PhD student Hans Van Eetveld has won the JEO Award for Young Researcher in Basic Science from the European Society for Sports Traumatology, Knee Surgery and Arthroscopy. His paper on “Machine learn...
Waste-free sequential Monte-Carlo
Event date: Thursday, 03 March 2022
Hour:  13:00 14:00
Place:  Campus Belval, Room MNO 1.020
Speaker: Nicolas Chopin (ENSAE)
Workshop on McKean-Vlasov SDEs and Related Topics
Event date: Thursday, 10 March 2022
Hour:  13:00 11-03 | 17:00
Place:  Campus Belval, Maison du Nombre Room 1.050
Speaker: Organisers: Vytautė Pilipauskaitė, Mark Podolskij
The Rubik Show
Event date: Monday, 14 March 2022
Hour:  17:00 18:00
Place:  Online (via Zoom)
Uni's “ReCreate” Project draws over 1,000 visitors/day at Dubai Expo 
people using digital gadgets
Published on Monday, 11 April 2022
University researchers Hugo Parlier and Bruno Teheux from the Department of Mathematics (DMATH) of the University of Luxembourg transformed mathematics into mind-bending gameplay experiences and sh...
Girls Exploring Math
Event date: Thursday, 12 May 2022
Hour:  9:00 16:00
Place:  Université du Luxembourg Campus Belval
Regularity of Stochastic processes
Event date: Thursday, 19 May 2022
Hour:  9:00 20-05 | 17:00
Place:  UNIVERSITÉ DU LUXEMBOURG Campus Belval, Maison du Nombre Room 1.050 Department of Mathematics 6 avenue de la Fonte L-4364 Esch-sur-Alzette