The International Commission on Mathematical Instruction
Bulletin No. 49
The Fourteenth ICMI Study on Applications and Modelling
The Executive Committee of ICMI announces its decision to organize an ICMI Study devoted to the theme Applications and Modelling. The Study is directed by an International Programme Committee (IPC) composed as follows:
Werner BLUM (Universität Gesamthochschule Kassel, Germany), chair of the IPC
Claudi ALSINA (Escola Técnica Superior d'Arquitectura, Barcelona, Spain)
Maria Salett BIEMBENGUT (Fundação Universidade Regional de Blumenau, Brazil)
Nicolas BOULEAU (École Nationale des Ponts et Chaussées, Marne-la-Vallée, France)
Jere CONFREY (University of Texas-Austin, USA)
Peter GALBRAITH (University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia)
Toshikazu IKEDA (Yokohama National University, Japan)
Thomas LINGEFJÄRD (Gothenburg University, Sweden)
Eric MULLER (Brock University, St. Catharines, Canada)
Mogens NISS (Roskilde University, Denmark)
Lieven VERSCHAFFEL (University of Leuven, Belgium)
Shangzhi WANG (Capital Normal University, Beijing, China)
Bernard HODGSON (Université Laval, Québec, Canada), ex officio, representing the ICMI EC.
Hans-Wolfgang HENN (Universität Dortmund, Germany), will assume the role of Chair of the Local Organizing Committee.
The first task of the IPC is to produce a so-called Discussion Document for world-wide circulation. This Discussion Document will be published in a forthcoming issue of this Bulletin, and elsewhere. The next task is to organize an international Study Conference, expected to take place in 2003 in Dortmund.
Contacts with the IPC can be made through its chair:
Prof. Dr. Werner Blum
Universität Gesamthochschule Kassel
Tel : +49 561 804 4623
Fax: +49 561 804 4318