Media Release – June 28, 2021
Canadian Mathematical Society

New Editors-in-Chief of Canadian Journal of Mathematics

OTTAWA, ON – The Canadian Mathematical Society (CMS) is pleased to announce that Henry Kim (Toronto) and Robert McCann (Toronto) have been appointed as the incoming Editors-in-Chief of the Canadian Journal of Mathematics (CJM), commencing on January 1st, 2022.

Dr. Kim’s research is centred on automorphic forms and L-functions and their applications in number theory and the Langlands program. He received his PhD at the University of Chicago in 1992. He held a postdoctoral fellowship at the Mathematical Sciences Research Institute at Berkeley, as well as faculty positions at Purdue University and Southern Illinois University before joining the University of Toronto faculty in 2001, where he has been a professor since 2003. He has also been a scholar of the Korea Institute for Advanced Study since 2006. Further, he was recognized as a Clay Mathematics Institute Prize Fellow in 2000.

Dr. McCann works on variational problems, partial differential equations, geometric measure theory, and optimal transportation. He received his PhD at Princeton University in 1994. After a faculty position at Brown University, he joined the University of Toronto faculty in 1998, where he has been a professor since 2004, holding the Canada Research Chair in Mathematics, Economics and Physics since 2020. He was elected a Fellow of the CMS in 2020, the Fields Institute in 2015, the Royal Society of Canada in 2014, and the AMS in 2012 (Inaugural Class). He was an invited speaker at the International Congress of Mathematicians in 2014. Further, he received the CMS Jeffrey-Williams Prize (2017) and Coxeter-James Prize (2005).

About the Canadian Journal of Mathematics (CJM)

The Canadian Journal of Mathematics (CJM) publishes original, high-quality research papers in all branches of mathematics. The Journal is a flagship publication of the Canadian Mathematical Society and has been published continuously since 1949. New research papers are published continuously online and collated into print issues six times each year.

About the Canadian Mathematical Society (CMS)

Founded in 1945, the CMS is the main national organization whose goal is to promote and advance the discovery, learning and application of mathematics. The Society’s activities cover the whole spectrum of mathematics including scientific meetings, publications, grants, math camps and national and international mathematics competitions, as well as awards and prizes that recognize outstanding achievements.

For more information, please contact:

Dr. Javad Mashreghi
Canadian Mathematical Society