Delegates and Committees

The Swiss Mathematical Society has Delegations and Committees in the organizations listed below. Please, click to show details.


Delegates of the SMS in the Council of the IMU International Mathematical Union

Remarks: The SMS is a member of class IV, and has therefore four delegates.
Responsibilities: See statutes of the IMU
Period of office: Four years, starting two years before an ICM, reelection possible.


Delegate of the SMS in the ICMI International Commission on Mathematical Instruction

In office: Since 2016
Period of office: 8 years
Remark: The official organ of ICMI is L'Enseignement Mathématique (see also SwissDML).
Previous delegates:
Urs Kirchgraber (1991-2008)
Norbert Hungerbühler (2008-2016)


Delegates of the SMS in the EMS European Mathematical Society

Remarks: The SMS is a member of class 2, and has therefore two delegates.
Responsibilities: See statutes of the EMS
Period of office: Four years, starting two years before an ECM, one reelection possible.
Previous delegates: Peter Buser (until 2010), Robert Dalang (2011-2016)


Delegate of the SMS in the ICIAM International Council for Industrial and Applied Mathematics

Remarks: The SMS is a Small Associated Society and has one delegate in the annual board meeting. The delegate has one vote.
Responsibilities: See the bylaws of ICIAM
Period of office: Since 2007 (no limitation)
Previous delegates: Rolf Jeltsch (2001-2007)


Delegate of the SMS in the Delegiertenversammlung of the SCNAT Swiss Academy of Sciences

Responsibilities: See web pages of the SCNAT
Remark: According to Article 4.3.a of the statutes of the SCNAT, the SMS can choose its delegate, it does not have to be the president.


Delegate of the SMS in the Platform MAP (Mathematics, Astronomy and Physics) of the SCNAT

Responsibilities: See web pages of the SCNAT


Delegate of the SMS in the Vorstand of the Platform MAP (Mathematics, Astronomy and Physics) of the SCNAT

Responsibilities: See web pages of the SCNAT
Period of office: 3 years, one reelection possible (article 13.3 of the statutes of the SCNAT). The candidate of the SMS is to be approved by SCNAT.


Information officer for the SCNAT

Responsibilities

  • The vice president of the SMS exchanges all information of general nature with SCNAT and collects or distributes it.
  • The vice president of the SMS is in charge of the service "Maturity Works in Mathematics" of the SCNAT.

Delegate of the SMS in the Council of the Foundation for the Promotion of Mathematics in Switzerland

Responsibilities: See Statutes of the Foundation


Delegate of the SMS in the Landeskomitee of the IHES Institut des Hautes Etudes Scientifiques

Period of office: No limitation
Remark: As of 2008, the Landeskomitee is financially supported by the Swiss National Science Foundation.


Delegate in the Verein zur Förderung des Mathematischen Forschungsinstituts Oberwolfach

Responsibilities: See Statutes of the Verein


Membership of the SMS in the Euler Gesellschaft

Delegate in the Heinz Hopf Prize Committee

Delegate of the SMS for relations with schools

The SMS keeps a close contact to schools and in particular to the committees of the Verein der Schweizerischen Mathematik- und Physiklehrkräfte VSMP:

Delegates:


Delegate of the SMS for Journals

The Swiss Mathematical Society publishes two journals. The delegate takes care of all questions related to this important dossier. The current delegate is

In office: Since 2016
Previous delegates: Christine Riedtmann (2011-2016)