02/01/2007 - 12:00am

University of California, Irvine
Department of Mathematics
Distinguished Lecture Series

Simon A. Levin
Simon Asher Levin is the Moffett Professor of Biology and the Director of the Center for BioComplexity at Princeton University.  He has held regular and visiting faculty positions at a number of prestigious universities in the U.S. and abroad and is widely recognized for his contribution to the understanding of macroscopic patterns and processes in ecosystems and the evolution and sustaining of biological diversity.  The numerous honors bestowed on him include the MacArthur Award, election to the National Academy of Sciences, the 2004 Heineken Prize for Environmental Sciences and the 2005 Kyoto Prize in the Biological Sciences.

Public Lecture
Individual Choices, Cooperation and the Global Commons:
Mathematical Challenges in Uniting Ecology and
Socioeconomics for a Sustainable Environment

Tuesday, February 13, 2007 – NS2 1201
Reception and refreshments at 10:30 a.m.
Lecture at 11:00 a.m.

Mathematics Colloquium
Evolutionary Perspectives on Ecosystem Patterning
Wednesday, February 14, 2007 – MSTB 254
Lecture at 2:00 p.m.
Reception at 3:00 p.m.

For information contact
the Math Department at (949) 824-5503
or visit http://www.math.uci.edu