MSS Lectures Fall 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 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 2018

September 18, 2018

245 Altgeld Hall, 4:00 pm
Speaker: Eliot Fried (Mathematics, Mechanics, and Materials Unit, Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology Graduate University)
Title: Möbius kaleidocycles: a new class of everting ring linkages
Abstract | Poster
Host: Anil Hirani

October 16, 2018

245 Altgeld Hall, 4:00 pm
Speaker: Emilie Purvine (Research Scientist, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory)
Title: Applications of topology for information fusion
Abstract | Poster
Host: Anil Hirani

October 23, 2018

245 Altgeld Hall, 4:00 pm
Speaker: Reinhard C. Laubenbacher (University of Connecticut School of Medicine and Jackson Laboratory for Genomic Medicine)
Title: Multi-scale mathematical models of disease
Abstract | Poster

Host: Philippe Tondeur

Past MSS Lectures