MSS Lectures Spring 2018

Mathematics in Science and Society lecture series

The Department of Mathematics initiated the Mathematics in Science and Society (MSS) lecture series in 1995 to improve connections between mathematics and 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.

February 6, 2018

314 Altgeld Hall, 4:00 pm
Speaker: Wendy K. Tam Cho (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign)
Title: Fighting Gerrymandering with the Blue Waters Supercomputer
Abstract | Poster
Host: Matthew Ando

March 13, 2018

245 Altgeld Hall, 4:00 pm
Speaker: Michael J. Barany (Dartmouth College)
Title: Fields Medal Confidential: Behind the scenes of mathematicians’ most famous prize, 1936-1966
Abstract | Poster
Host: Bruce Reznick

Past MSS Lectures