CEMAT (Center for Computational and Stochastic Mathematics) is a Research Unit of Instituto Superior Técnico, Universidade de Lisboa (IST-UL), hosted by the Department of Mathematics and with a research/management Pole at Faculdade de Ciências, Universidade de Lisboa (FC-UL). CEMAT was founded in 1996 with the original name of Center for Applied Mathematics, and later named Center for Mathematics and its Applications.  The Center is funded by FCT (Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia), Project UID/Multi/04621/2013 and is a member of CIM (International Mathematics Center). Presently, it has 35 PhD Members from several institutions, 19 PhD Students and 41 Collaborators.

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International Conference on Semigroups - On the occasion of the 65th birthday of Mária Szendrei (Univ. Szeged, Hungary)

Professor Maria B. Szendrei is world recognized leader on the theory of regular semigroups and their generalization. Her research develops and deepens several classic dir...

Central Results from Newton’s Principia Mathematica

I. The Body of Least ResistanceNewton solves a variational problem about 10 years before the curve of quickest descent was found, a topic that is regarded to be the begin...

The challenge of inserting wind power generation into the Brazilian hydrothermal optimal dispatch

Brazil has a total of 4.648 power generation projects in operation, totaling 161 GW of installed capacity, where 74% comes from hydroelectric power plants and about 7% fr...

Members of the Board

Adélia Sequeira (President)  |  Gracinda Gomes (Coordinator of the Scientific Council)

Members of the Executive Committee

Adélia Sequeira  |  António Pacheco Pires  |  Carlos Alves  |  Gracinda Gomes  |  Manuel Scotto

Members of the International Advisory Board

Alfio Quarteroni (Chair)  |  Ivan Graham  |  Jean-Éric Pin  |  Peter Rousseeuw