# Joint Mathematics Meetings Invited Addresses

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### Joint Mathematics Meetings

San Diego, CA, January 6-9, 2002

Meeting #973

Associate secretaries:

**John L Bryant**, AMS bryant@math.fsu.edu

**James J Tattersall**, MAA tat@providence.edu

**Dennis DeTurck**, University of Pennsylvania, *Helicity of vector fields in geometry, biology, and plasma physics.*
**Hendrik W. Lenstra, Jr.**, University of California Berkeley, *Harmonic numbers and the ABC-conjecture.*
**James R. Schatz**, National Security Agency, *Mathematics at the National Security Agency.*

**Michael V. Berry**, Bristol University, *Making light of mathematics.*
**Felix E. Browder**, Rutgers University, *Reflections on the future of mathematics.*
**Lawrence Craig Evans**, University of California Berkeley, *Entropy Methods for Partial Differential Equations: Entropy and entropy flux pairs.*
**Lawrence Craig Evans**, University of California Berkeley, *Entropy Methods for Partial Differential Equations: Entropy, equilibrium, and irreversibility.*
**Lawrence Craig Evans**, University of California Berkeley, *Entropy Methods for Partial Differential Equations: Maximum principle methods.*
**John M. Franks**, Northwestern University, *The role of rotation numbers in dynamical systems.*
**Jeffrey C. Lagarias**, AT\&T Laboratories Research, *Computational problems in topology: The complexity of unknotting.*
**Fanghua Lin**, Courant Institute, New York University, *Analytical and topological issues concerning Sobolev mappings.*
**John Preskill**, California Institute of Technology, *Putting weirdness to work: Quantum information and quantum computation.*
**Richard Lawrence Taylor**, Harvard University, *Meromorphic continuation of L-functions.*

**Thomas F. Banchoff**, Brown University, *The down side of the trapezoid: An Immediate Past President surveys the Internet.*
**Manuel P. Berrioz\'abal**, University of Texas at San Antonio, *Reforms in mathematics education: Best practices and malpractices.*
**Persi W. Diaconis**, Stanford University, *From shuffling cards to the roots of randomness.*
**Andrew J. Granville**, University of Georgia, *Probability, combinatorics, and physics in analytic number theory.*
**Susan Landau**, Sun Microsystems, Inc., *Old math, new math: Using polynomials to gain insight into the design of cryptosystems.*
**M. Elisabeth Pate-Cornell**, Stanford University, *Finding and fixing systems' weaknesses: The art and science of engineering risk analysis.*
**David J. Pengelley**, New Mexico State University, *Sophie Germain's grand plan for proving Fermat's Last Theorem.*

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