Chinese Mathematical Society (CMS) is an academic social organization of Chinese math workers and it's a part of the China Association for Science and Technology.The purpose of CMS is to unite the broad masses of mathematics workers,to promote the development of mathematics and the prosperity of China's science and technology business,and accelerate the growth and improvement of science and technology talents ...

#### The 13th General Assembly of CMS held in Foshan

Release time：2020-08-12

The 13th General Assembly of the Chinese Mathematical Society and the 2019 Academic Annual Meeting were held in Foshan, Guangdong Province from November 21st to 24th, 2019. This is a four-year general assembly of the Chinese Mathematical Society. It is hosted by the Chinese Mathematical Society, undertaken by Sun Yat-sen University and the Guangdong Mathematical Society, and co-organized by the Foshan Association for Science and Technology and Foshan University. More than 900 participants including members of the 12th Council of the Chinese Mathematical Society, candidates for the 13th Council of Chinese Mathematical Society, member representatives, academicians of the Chinese Academy of Sciences, experts and scholars from universities and scientific research institutes, and representatives of editing and publishing houses attended the meeting.

The opening ceremony was held at the Hilton Hotel in Foshan on the morning of the 21st，2019. The honored guests were:

**Yanhao XU** (Deputy Secretary, Vice Chairman, and Secretary of the Secretariat of the Party group of China Association for Science and Technology)

**Yaxiang YUAN** (Academician, Vice Chairman of the China Association for Science and Technology, President of the Chinese Mathematical Society, President of the International Council for Industrial and Applied Mathematics)

**Gang TIAN **(Academician, Vice Chairman of the China Democratic League, Vice President of the Chinese Mathematical Society, Vice President of Peking University, Executive Committee Member of the International Mathematical Union, Chairman of the Academic Committee of this Conference)

**Zhiming MA** (Academician, President of the 8th and 10th Council of the Chinese Mathematical Society, former Vice Chairman of the Executive Committee International Mathematical Union)

**Lan WEN** (Academician, President of the 9th Council of the Chinese Mathematical Society)

**Feng XING **(Deputy Director of the Education Department of Guangdong Province)

**Lu ZENG **(Chairman of Guangdong Foundation)

**Huanquan WU **(Vice Chairman of Guangdong Association for Science and Technology)

**Yu QIAO** (Deputy Mayor of Foshan Municipal Government)

**Xiping ZHU** (former Vice-President of Sun Yat-sen University and Director of the organizing committee of the conference)

Academician of Chinese Academy of Sciences：**Shuxing CHEN, Fuquan FANG, Jiaxing HONG, Anmin LI, Shige PENG, Tao TANG, Nanhua XI**

**Jon Keating **(President-elect of London Mathematical Society)

**Terasoma Tomohide** (President of Japanese Mathematical Society)

**Jong Hae Keum **(President of Korean Mathematical Society)

Winners of Hua Loo-Keng Prize of Mathematics，Shiing Shen Chern Mathematics Award and Zhong Jiaqing Mathematics Award.

Representatives of sponsors who have long supported the establishment of three awards by the Mathematical Society: **Jiming LIU** (Chairman and General Manager of Elite Industrial Holdings Limited), **Xinmin LIU** (Deputy director of Hunan Education Publishing House),** Jinan LIN**(Deputy editor in chief of Higher Education Press).

Vice president of the 12th Council of the Chinese Mathematical Society:** Yuefei WANG, Wei WEI, Min CHEN, Maokang LUO, Junyi GUO, Jin Cheng**.

**Zhengan YAO**, Executive Deputy Director of the Organizing Committee of the Conference.

Deputy Director of the Organizing Committee of the Conference:** Binglong CHEN, Dengfeng HAO, Zhifeng HAO, Taogen LIU**

Secretary-General **Dayue CHEN** presided over the opening ceremony

Academician **Yaxiang YUAN**, President of the Chinese Mathematical Society, delivered an opening speech.

Secretary **Yanhao XU** addressed on behalf of the China Association for Science and Technology, on behalf of Jinpeng HUAI, Secretary of the Party group and executive vice president, and expressed warm congratulations on the opening ceremony.

**Feng XING**, deputy director of the Guangdong Provincial Department of Education, addressed on behalf of the Guangdong Provincial Party Committee and Government.

**Yu QIAO**, Deputy Mayor of Foshan addressed.

Professor **Xiping ZHU **from Sun Yat-sen University addressed.

Academician **Jiaxing HONG **of Fudan University and Professor **Keqin FENG** of Tsinghua University won the 14th Hua Loo-Keng Prize of Mathematics.

Professor **Zhen WU** of Shandong University and Professor **Ping ZHANG** of the Academy of Mathematics and Systems Science of the Chinese Academy of Sciences won the 17th Shiing Shen Chern Mathematics Award.

**Chunfeng CUI** of the University of California, Santa Barbara;** Guohuan QIU** of the University of Science and Technology of China; **Kailiang WU** of Ohio State University, and **Longjie XIE** of Jiangsu Normal University won the 14th Zhong Jiaqing Mathematics Award.

In order to express gratitude to the sponsors of the three prizes, President Yaxiang YUAN delivered certificates of appreciation to representatives of Elite Industrial Holdings Limited, Hunan Education Publishing House and Higher Education Press.

This conference is a four-year general assembly of the Chinese Mathematical Society. President Yaxiang YUAN gave a report on the work of the 12th Council of the Chinese Mathematical Society; Vice President Yuefei WANG gave a report on the revised draft of the "Articles of the Chinese Mathematical Society" and explained the adjustment of the membership fee standard; Deputy Secretary-General Yifei CHEN made a financial report; Secretary-General Dayue CHEN gave an explanation on the election arrangements. Before the start of the meeting, under the chairmanship of Secretary-General Dayue CHEN, the conference first approved the list of recommendations for the presidium of the meeting submitted by the 12th Standing Council and the list of recommendations for scrutineers and directors during the election process.

During the meeting, Academician Xiaoyun WANG of Tsinghua University; Professor Jun LI of Fudan University; Academician Jon Keating, President of the London Mathematical Society; Professor Terasoma Tomohide, President of the Japanese Mathematical Society and Professor Jong hae Keum, President of the Korean Mathematical Society, delivered the plenary talks.

More than 200 mathematicians have made sessional talks in ten mathematical fields, including algebra and number theory, geometry and topology, ordinary differential equations, partial differential equations, real analysis and complex analysis, computational mathematics, probability and statistics, operational research and control, combinatorial and computer mathematics, and mathematical education.

Before and during the conference, Academicians Shuxing CHEN, Zhiming MA, Shige PENG, Tao TANG, Gang TIAN, Lan WEN, Nanhua XI, Yaxiang YUAN and Jingzhong ZHANG also gave a number of science popularization talks in local and surrounding universities and middle schools.

The 13^{th} Council of Chinese Mathematical Society was elected during the congress.

**President: **Gang TIAN

**Vice President (Sorted by stroke of Chinese characters):**

Xiaoyun WANG, Yuguang SHI, Fuzhou GONG, Wantong LI, Jun LI, Dongmei XIAO, Weiping ZHANG, Jifeng ZHANG, Aihui ZHOU, Nanhua XI, Yunqing HUANG, Liangang PENG

**Secretary - General**

Fuzhou GONG

**Fuzhou Gong**, Secretary General of the 13th Council, presided over the closing ceremony.

Academician **Gang TIAN**, President of the 13th Council, addressed in the closing ceremony.

Finally, the 13th secretary-general Fuzhou GONG expressed his sincere gratitude to the sponsors, Sun Yat-sen University, Guangdong Mathematical Society, and the co-organizers Foshan Association for Science and Technology and Foshan University for their strong support, and to conference organization team led by Professor Xiping ZHU and Professor Zhengan YAO, as well as the efforts made by previous councils!

#### Prizes

#### Hua Loo-Keng Prize of Mathematics

#### Professor Hua Loo-Keng is a famous mathematician

Professor Hua Loo-Keng is a famous Chinese mathematician and loves his motherland deeply. He devoted into the scientific career, and made an outstanding contribution to the Chinese mathematical career and talents cultivation for all his life.

#### Shiing Shen Chern Mathematics Award

#### Prof Chern is a worldwide math master

As a Chinese American mathematician, a foreign academician of Chinese Academy of Sciences, Professor Shiing Shen Chern is a worldwide math master. He made outstanding contributions to the development of mathematics.

#### Zhong Jiaqing Mathematics Award

#### Professor Jiaqing ZHONG

Professor Jiaqing ZHONG was very concerned about the development of the mathematics of the motherland during his lifetime and worked hard for it. He has said that the development of mathematics depends on the active cultivation and selection of outstanding young mathematicians. He sincerely wish to establish a fund in China to reward outstanding young mathematicians.

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