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...

Some Old and Some New Results in Inverse Obstacle Scattering

We will survey on uniqueness, that is, identifiability issues for inverse obstacle scattering for time-harmonic acoustic and electromagnetic waves and on transmission ei...

Robust inference for ROC regression

The receiver operating characteristic (ROC) curve is the most popular tool for evaluating the diagnostic accuracy of continuous biomarkers. Often, covariate information t...

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