# Joint Mathematics Meetings Invited Addresses

Current as of Thursday, January 15, 2009 00:44:15

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### Joint Mathematics Meetings

Washington, DC, January 5-8, 2009 (Monday - Thursday)

Meeting #1046

Associate secretaries:

**Bernard Russo**, AMS brusso@math.uci.edu

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

Links to abstracts will be available approximately one
week (for sectional meetings) to four weeks (for national
meetings) after the abstracts deadline.

**Douglas N. Arnold**, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, *Stability, Consistency, and Convergence: Modern Variations on a Classical Theme.* (AMS-MAA)
**Maryam Mirzakhani**, Princeton University, *Geometry of surfaces, laminations, and dynamics over the moduli space of Riemann surfaces.* (AMS-MAA)
**Steven Strogatz**, Cornell University, *The story of a mathematical friendship.* (AMS-MAA-SIAM Gerald and Judith Porter Public Lecture)

**Luis A. Caffarelli**, University of Texas at Austin, *Non linear problems involving integral diffusions.*
**Percy Deift**, Courant Institute-New York University, *Integrable systems: A Modern View.* (AMS Josiah Willard Gibbs Lecture)
**Mikhail Khovanov**, Columbia University, *Categorification of quantum groups and link invariants.*
**Gregory Margulis**, Yale University, *Homogeneous dynamics and number theory I.* (AMS Colloquium Lectures: Lecture I)
**Gregory Margulis**, Yale University, *Homogeneous dynamics and number theory II.* (AMS Colloquium Lectures: Lecture II)
**Gregory Margulis**, Yale University, *Homogeneous dynamics and number theory III.* (AMS Colloquium Lectures: Lecture III)
**Ken Ono**, University of Wisconsin-Madison, *Unearthing the visions of a master: The web of Ramanujan's mock theta functions.*
**Christos Papadimitriou**, University of California Berkeley, *On Nash, Brouwer, and other nonconstructive proofs.*
**James Sethian**, University of California, Berkeley, *Advances in Advancing Interfaces: Building Semiconductors, Inkjet Plotters, Medical Scanners, and Robotic Devices.*

**Maria Chudnovsky**, Columbia University, *Perfect graphs---Structure and recognition.*
**Nathaniel Dean**, Texas State University-San Marcos, *Some elementary problems that remain unsolved.* (MAA Lecture for Students)
**Ivars Peterson**, MAA, *Geometreks.*
**Daniel N. Rockmore**, Dartmouth College, *Making Math out of Style.*
**Peter Sarnak**, Princeton University, *Integral Appollonian packings and thin orbits.*
**Peter Winkler**, Dartmouth College, *Stacking Bricks and Stoning Crows.*

**Invited Addresses of Other Organizations**

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