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Tue, 05/15/2012 - 7:30am - Donald Saari
For more information, click here. About the Speaker: After receiving his mathematics PhD from Purdue and enjoying a Post Doctoral position in the Yale Astronomy Department, Don Saari moved to the mathematics department at Northwestern University where most of his research emphasized the dynamics of the Newtonian N-body problem--the mathematical...
Mon, 05/07/2012 - Graeme Milton
Professor Graeme Milton will be visiting the Department of Mathematics from May 7th through May 11th as part of the Department's Distinguished Lecture Series. He will be giving two talks. Graeme Milton is a Distinguished Professor of Mathematics at the University of Utah. He earned his B.Sc. and M.Sc degrees in Physics from the University of...
Sat, 05/05/2012 - 11:00am - Professor Gunther Uhlmann
Abstract: Can we make objects invisible? This has been a subject of human fascination for millennia in Greek mythology, movies, science fiction, etc. including the legend of Perseus versus Medusa and the more recent Star Trek and Harry Potter. In the last decade or so there have been several scientific proposals to achieve invisibility. We will...
Sat, 05/05/2012 - 9:00am
The UCI Mathematics Department will be hosting a special workshop for local high school students. In this two-hour workshop, students will do some fun, hands-on activities to explore college-level abstract mathematics topics. Activities include building an AI machine out of matchboxes and nerds candy and exploring abstract algebra through lace up...
Thu, 05/03/2012 - 11:00am - Dr. Edward Thorp
Thu, 04/26/2012 - 7:00pm - Gioia de Cari
As part of its ten year anniversary, UCI ADVANCE will host a west coast performance of "Truth Values: One Girl’s Romp through M.I.T.’s Male Math Maze" at 7:00 PM on Thursday, April 26, 2012 at the Irvine Barclay Theatre. In this compelling one-woman show, which has earned raves from critics and stirred audiences to standing...
Thu, 04/12/2012 - 12:00pm - Keith Devlin
Dr. Keith Devlin is a mathematician at Stanford University in California, a co-founder and Executive Director of the university's H-STAR institute, a co-founder of the Stanford Media Xresearch network, and a Senior Researcher at CSLI. He is a World Economic Forum Fellow and a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science....