About us

The newly established International Center for Mathematical Sciences – Sofia is a dynamic research unit  for developing and dissemination of cutting edge new directions in Mathematics. It is affiliated with the Institute of Mathematics and Informatics of the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences which is providing the infrastructure for the activities of the Center. The Center is supported by the Ministry of Education and Science of the Republic of Bulgaria. The Activities of the ICMS – Sofia are carried out in collaboration with the Institute of the Mathematical Sciences of the Americas at the University of Miami (IMSA) and Higher School of Economics, National Research University, Moscow (HSE University).

The ICMS-Sofia is also working in collaboration with Bulgarian universities and institutes of the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences. The founder and first director of ICMS-Sofia was Acad. Blagovest Sendov.

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News and Announcements

Irrational Fans in Physics and Mathematics

October 16th, 2020|

The International Center for Mathematical Sciences – Sofia (ICMS-Sofia) invites you to attend the virtual conference Irrational Fans in Physics and Mathematics - October 19 – 21, 2020

Hodge Theory and Rationality

October 3rd, 2020|

The International Center for Mathematical Sciences – Sofia (ICMS-Sofia) invites you to attend the virtual conference Hodge Theory and Rationality - October 5 – 9, 2020

Inaugural Conference

Complex Geometry

Inaugural Conference of the International Center for Mathematical Sciences

Satellite conference of the 8th European Congress of Mathematics

July 15-18, 2020 July 7-10, 2021

Because of the complicated situation concerning the spread of COVID-19 and in view of the safety and well-being of all participants, a final decision was taken to move the conference “Complex Geometry”, Inaugural Conference of the International Center for Mathematical Sciences – Sofia and Satellite conference of the 8th European Congress of Mathematics, to 2021.

The conference is rescheduled for July 7 – 10, 2021. The new dates are correlated with the new dates of the European Congress of Mathematics which is moved to June 20 – 26, 2021.

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Activities 2020 - 2021

January 26, 2021

WEBINAR

Sendov’s conjecture for sufficiently high degree polynomials

Colloquium talk in memory of Acad. Blagovest Sendov by Terence Tao, University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)
Winner of the Fields Medal 2006, the Breakthrough Prize in Mathematics 2014, the Crafoord Prize 2012.

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December 10-11, 2020

WEBINAR

Women in Mathematics in South-Eastern Europe

Lecturers in this webinar are Ana Irina Nistor, Department of Mathematics and Informatics, “Gh. Asachi” Technical University of Iasi, Romania; Betul Bulca, Department of Mathematics, Uludag University, Burca, Turkey; Mina Teicher, Department of Mathematics and Gonda Brain Research Center, Bar-Ilan University, Israel; Nadezhda Ribarska, Faculty of Mathematics and Informatics, Sofia University “St. Kliment Ohridski”; Natasa Krejic, Faculty of Science, University of Novi Sad, Serbia; Sanja Atanasova, Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Information Technologies, “Ss. Cyril and Methodius” University in Skopje, North Macedonia; Sofia Lambropoulou, School of Applied Mathematical and Physical Sciences, National Technical University of Athens, Greece; Velichka Milousheva, Institute of Mathematics and Informatics, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, Bulgaria.

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March 3-5, 2020

WORKSHOP

Hodge Theory and Local Systems

Prof. Carlos Simpson, CNRS, Université Côte d’Azur, Nice, will give a series of lectures on Hodge theory and local systems in the period March 3-5, 2020.

Other lecturers will be Prof. Alexander Efimov (Steklov Mathematical Institute of Russian Academy of Sciences), Prof. Ludmil Katzarkov, Prof. Viсtor Przyjalkowski (Steklov Mathematical Institute of Russian Academy of Sciences).

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Our esteemed collaborators

Carlos Simpson
Alexander Efimov
Victor Przyjalkowski
Dmitry Kaledin
Yu-We Fan
Ivan Cheltsov
Maxim Kontsevich
Artan Sheshmani
Ernesto Lupercio
Tony Yue YU