The Department of Mathematics initiated the Mathematics in Science and Society (MSS) lecture series in 1995 to improve connections between mathematics other science departments. MSS colloquia range over a broad spectrum of topics in connections and interactions of mathematics with other scholarly disciplines and other aspects of the society in general.

### Fall 2017

#### November 1, 2017

314 Altgeld Hall, 4:00 pm

Speaker: **Robin Wilson (Open University and Gresham College)**

Title: Lewis Carroll in Numberland

Abstract | Poster | Video

Host: Ilya Kapovich

#### November 14, 2017

245 Altgeld Hall, 4:00 p.m.

Speaker: **Zaher Hani** **(Georgia Tech Math)**

Title: Nonlinear dispersive equations on large domains and wave turbulence

Abstract | Poster

Host: Eduard Kirr