Israel Mathematical Union

The Israel Mathematical Union (IMU) (Hebrew: הַאִיגּוּד הַיִשְׂרְאֵלִי לְמָתֶמָטִיקָה) is an association of professional mathematicians in Israel. It is a member of the European Mathematical Society and the International Council for Industrial and Applied Mathematics, and has reciprocity membership agreements with the American Mathematical Society and the Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics.[1]

Israel Mathematical Union
האיגוד הישראלי למתמטיקה
AbbreviationIMU
FormationMarch 2, 1953; 66 years ago (1953-03-02)
TypeProfessional association
Region served
Israel
Official language
Hebrew
Websiteimu.org.il

The Union was founded on 2 March 1953 and held its first meeting with eleven short lectures on 28 September of that year.[2] Early members included Binyamin Amirà, Michael Fekete, and Abraham Fraenkel, who represented the Union at the 1954 International Congress of Mathematicians in Amsterdam, as well as Shmuel Agmon, Jacob Levitzki, and Dov Jarden.[2]

PrizesEdit

The Israel Mathematical Union awards three major prizes:

PresidentsEdit

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "About Us". Israel Mathematical Union. Retrieved 10 December 2018.
  2. ^ a b O'Connor, John J.; Robertson, Edmund F. (February 2018). "The Israel Mathematical Union". MacTutor History of Mathematics archive. University of St Andrews.
  3. ^ "The Anna and Lajos Erdős Prize in Mathematics". Israel Mathematical Union. Retrieved 10 December 2018.
  4. ^ "Levitzki Prize in Algebra". Israel Mathematical Union. Retrieved 10 December 2018.
  5. ^ "Nessyahu Prize". Israel Mathematical Union. Retrieved 10 December 2018.