MSS Lectures Spring 2019

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 2019

October 3, 2019

245 Altgeld Hall, 4:00 pm
Speaker: Runhuan Feng (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign)
Title: The Rise of Peer-to-Peer Insurance and Its Mathematical Modeling
Host: Rui Loja Fernandes
Abstract | Poster

September 24, 2019

245 Altgeld Hall, 4:00 pm
Speaker: Simone Sisneros-Thiry (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign)
Title: The University of Illinois Math Community in Prison: Calculus, Coding, and Beyond
Host: Kay Kirkpatrick
Abstract

 

Spring 2019

April 23, 2019

245 Altgeld Hall, 4:00 pm
Speaker: Mary Silber (University of Chicago)
Title: The challenge of modeling dryland vegetation pattern formation using ideas from dynamical systems
Host: Vera Hur
Abstract | Poster

 

Past MSS Lectures