What's New - Archive

The "what's new" archive contains news shorts about members of the IRMACS community and events at the IRMACS centre itself. You may filter our archives by year, or search for explicit keywords.

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March 01, 2009

On Friday, March 13, the IRMACS Centre community will celebrate PI+ei * PI Day. You are invited to attend Dr. Tom Archibald's talk titled "Euler pie-eyed, or, how the sine became a function" at 11:30 and to taste various kinds of PI at 12:20.

February 06, 2009

ho has joined the IRMACS team as our new receptionist. Maryam has many years of reception experience and is a already "learning the ropes" of our busy Centre. Come by and say hi or send her an email at reception@irmacs.sfu.ca.

January 28, 2009

Mr. Andy Gavel, B. Fine Arts, has joined the IRMACS staff. Andy will provide part-time audio visual support to our research community as well as continue working on a 3D film project for IRMACS. Welcome to the IRMACS team Andy!

January 19, 2009

Ms. Helen Zhai, B. Sc., has joined the IRMACS team on a part-time basis. Her duties include administrative support for the IRMACS Centre as well as the MoCSSy program and the CSMG group. Welcome Helen

January 12, 2009

On January 16, IRMACS hosts Dr. Mark Lewis from U of Alberta as a CSC/PIMS Distinguished Speaker. Dr. Lewis is the Canada Research Chair in Mathematical Biology. He conducts research in mathematical biology, with a focus in spatial ecology.

December 04, 2008

The theme for the Spring 2009 session of the Coast-to-Coast Seminar Series is "Modelling differential equations". This will be the eighth series session of this unique pan-Canadian seminar that is organized and distributed by the IRMACS Centre, D-Drive, WestGrid, ACENet, and SHARCNET. For a list of all previous speakers check out the Coast-To-Coast page.

November 27, 2008

On Thursday, December 4, 2008, Dr. Bozena Kaminska, Canada Research Chair in Wireless Sensor Networks, School of Engineering Science, will be the speaker at the SFU Canada Research Chair Seminar Series. The title of Dr. Kaminska's talk is "Heterogeneous Microsystems and Enabling Technologies". For previous session recordings of the series please visit: www.irmacs.sfu.ca/about/imagesvideos/canada-research-chair-seminar-prese...

November 18, 2008

The MoCSSy Program proudly presents a Computational Criminology Symposium on November 25th, 2008. The MoCSSy Program is a research and training program generously supported through the SFU Community Endowment Trust Fund. The program aims to bring together research from Criminology, Computing Science, Geography, Health Science, Mathematics, and Statistics to develop novel modeling methodologies and applications exploring complex social systems. In this symposium, world-renowned researchers who have been applying interdisciplinary research approaches to advance the field of Criminology will present their research and results.

November 10, 2008

Welcome to the IRMACS Centre's newly designed website. We're thrilled to launch this exciting, dynamic site and look forward to our users' comments and feedback. Check back often for new pages, research project spotlights and information about the many upcoming IRMACS hosted research events and workshops.