The Michigan Center for Applied and Interdisciplinary Mathematics (MCAIM) has the broad goal of serving as the focal point for activities that integrate mathematics with the sciences and engineering across the University of Michigan. MCAIM manages the Van Loo Postdoctoral Fellowship Program, organizes topical workshops to identify and explore issues at the forefront of applied mathematics, holds advanced summer schools for graduate students and postdoctoral fellows, and hosts a short-term visitors program. MCAIM also strives to promote applied mathematical research at Michigan by other means, such as aiding searches for external funding and facilitating collaborative interactions.
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The Center will sponsor two to three workshops or advanced summer schools per year. Each event will bring 20-30 researchers to campus to explore themes on frontier topics in applied mathematics.

Van Loo Postdoctoral Fellowship Program

The Center recruits the most talented and promising young applied mathematicians at an early stage of their careers. Up to three new Fellows will be selected per academic year for a three- year term. Fellows will be chosen by means of an international search.

Short-term visitors program

The Center will host a short-term visitors program. Stays of up 2- 3 months will be supported. Visitors will normally be expected to deliver a short course of lectures.