Section: Dissemination
Animation of the scientific community

S. De Bièvre is a member of the scientific committee of the GDRE network “Mathematics and Quantum Physics” of the CNRS.

T. Goudon is a member of the scientific committee of the CNRS European network GREFIMEFI.

T. Goudon and P. Lafitte are members of the Steering Committee of the Society of Industrial and Applied Math. (SMAI).

T. Goudon is member of the “Conseil National des Universités” in the division of Applied Math.

M. Rousset is involved in the organization of a HIM (Hausdorff Research Institute for Mathematics) Junior Trimester Program on Numerical methods in molecular simulation to be held in Bonn, FebruaryApril 2008.

S. De Bièvre is invited to organize a session on “Quantum chaos” at the Mathematical Horizons for Quantum Physics programme of the Institute for Mathematical Sciences of the National University of Singapore in August 2008.

The mathematics departments in the North area of France (namely from the Universities of Lille, Valenciennes, Calais, Amiens) decided some time ago to merge their efforts every year on specific topics and to organize jointly several events; 2008 has been specifically devoted to PDE and Numerical Analysis and our team has been involved in several scientific events: