Each semester of the Jean Morlet Chair is intended for an outstanding, innovative researcher from a non-French institution working closely with a Local project leader based at Aix-Marseille Université. The idea is not only for individuals to collaborate at an international level but also for this programme to help develop strong synergies between laboratories, researchers, doctoral students both across borders and within the local mathematical sciences community at large. The chair is open to all areas of mathematics.
Each Chair consists of an innovative Scientific programme of events, organized alongside a programme of invitations bringing supplementary financial support to these events and drawing international mathematicians to Luminy.
This initiative is an exciting opportunity to boost the international attractiveness of the Marseille Region and to enhance current trends or develop new ideas in all fields of mathematical sciences.
Now in its fifth semester, this successful collaboration links CIRM (jointly headed by CNRS* and SMF**) which hosts and funds a big part of the events, AMU*** which provides the position and salary and Ville de Marseille which contributes funding for the programme of invitations.
* Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique
** Société Mathématique de France
*** Aix-Marseille Université