Maria J. Esteban

Maria J. Esteban is a senior researcher at CNRS and works at the University Paris-Dauphine. Her research area includes nonlinear partial differential equations, especially variational methods. Her term as President of ICIAM ended October 1, 2019.

A New International Mathematical Conference Center in Sochi (Russia): Call for Proposals for 2021

The Sirius Mathematics Center has opened in Sochi, Russia.

ICIAM Webpage: Mathematics of COVID-19

 ICIAM has created a page that collects these activities and projects from all over the world to provide a global view of the contributions of mathematics to help in the fight against COVID-19.

Creation of the Standing Committee for Gender Equality in Science (SCGES)

ICIAM was one of the partners of the global project 'A Global Approach to the Gender Gap in Mathematical, Computing and Natural Sciences: How to Measure It, How to Reduce It', supported by ICSU and then ISC from 2017 to 2019. To continue and enlarge the work of this project, the partners have established the Standing Committee for Gender Equality in Science (SCGES), which ICIAM has joined.

Messages from the Gender Gap Project

The Gender Gap Project, a three-year effort conducted by eight scientific union members of the International Science Council, including ICIAM, has now concluded.

The Mathematics of COVID-19

Announcing a new ICIAM site on mathematics and COVID-19.


Maria J. Esteban shares with readers of Dianoia her impressions of the final meeting of the “Gender Gap in Science” project, which took place in the premises of the ICTP in Trieste, on 4-7 November, 2019.


Thanks to intense lobbying by the research community, the EU commission still takes notice of the importance of science.

The ICIAM 2019 Congress and Me

Maria J. Esteban writes about the ICIAM 2019 Congress from her point of view: a President welcoming a King, and enjoying the science and the atmosphere of the signature event of the international industrial and applied mathematics community.

A Personal Experience of This Year's Abel Week Events

The announcement of the 2019 Abel Prize on March 19th was a very exciting moment: for the first time a woman would be its recipient!  Karen Uhlenbeck had been chosen by the Abel Committee and that was great news.

The Florilege of the Popularization of Mathematics

Florilege de la popularisation des mathematiques is a new, French-language website dedicated to providing an archive about the popularization of mathematics.