Joint Mathematics Meetings Invited Addresses

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Joint Mathematics Meetings
Washington State Convention Center and the Sheraton Seattle Hotel, Seattle, WA
January 6-9, 2016 (Wednesday - Saturday)
Meeting #1116

Associate secretaries:

Michel L Lapidus, AMS,
Gerard A. Venema, MAA


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

Joint Invited Addresses

  • Jennifer Chayes, Microsoft Research, Network Science: From the Online World to Cancer Genomics. (MAA-AMS-SIAM Gerald and Judith Porter Public Lecture)
  • Kristin Estella Lauter, Microsoft Research, How to Keep your Genome Secret. (AMS-MAA)
  • Xiao-Li Meng, Harvard University, Statistical paradises and paradoxes in big data. (AMS-MAA)
  • Karen E Smith, University of Michigan, The Power of Noether's Ring Theory in Understanding Singularities of Complex Algebraic Varieties. (AWM-AMS Noether Lecture)

AMS Invited Addresses

  • Panagiota Daskalopoulos, Columbia University, Ancient solutions to parabolic partial differential equations.
  • Alex Eskin, University of Chicago, The $SL(2,\mathbb{R})$ action on moduli space.
  • W Timothy Gowers, University of Cambridge, UK, Quasirandom sets, quasirandom graphs, and applications. (AMS Colloquium Lectures: Lecture I)
  • W Timothy Gowers, University of Cambridge, UK, Arithmetic progressions of length 4, quadratic Fourier analysis, and 3-uniform hypergraphs. (AMS Colloquium Lectures: Lecture II)
  • W Timothy Gowers, University of Cambridge, UK, Fourier analysis on general finite groups. (AMS Colloquium Lectures: Lecture III)
  • Marta Lewicka, University of Pittsburgh, Prestrained elasticity: curvature constraints and differential geometry with low regularity.
  • Daniel Alan Spielman, Yale University, Graphs, vectors, and matrices. (AMS Josiah Willard Gibbs Lecture)
  • David Vogan, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Conjugacy classes and group representations. (AMS Retiring Presidential Address)
  • Steve Zelditch, Northwestern University, Chaotic billiards and vibrations of drums.

MAA Invited Addresses

  • Steven Brams, New York University, Fair division.
  • Katherine D. Crowley,, Mathematics and policy: Strategies for effective advocacy.
  • Robert Devaney, Boston University, The fractal geometry of the Mandelbrot Set. (MAA Lecture for Students)
  • Charles R. Hadlock, Bentley University, A mathematical tour through a collapsing world.
  • Alan Schoenfeld, University of California, Berkeley, What makes for powerful classrooms---and what can we do, now that we know?
  • T. Christine Stevens, American Mathematical Society, Singing along with math: The mathematical work of the opera singer Jerome Hines.

Invited Addresses of Other Organizations

  • Dana Bartosova, Instituto de Matematica e Estatistica, Universidade de Sao Paulo, Ramsey properties in topological dynamics. (ASL)
  • Natasha Dobrinen, University of Denver, Inner topological Ramsey spaces. (ASL)
  • Lou van den Dries, University of Illinois, Transseries: algebra and model theory. (ASL)
  • James Freitag, University of California Los Angeles, Differential algebra and special points conjectures. (ASL)
  • Carl G. Jockusch, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Imperfect algorithms, asymptotic density, and Turing degrees. (ASL)
  • Bakh Khoussainov, The University of Auckland, Algorithmically random infinite structures. (ASL)
  • Rachel Kuske, Department of Mathematics, University of British Columbia, Stochastic facilitation and sensitivities in discontinuous dynamics. (SIAM)
  • Tanya A Moore, Building Diversity in Science/Presidio Graduate School, Why mathematicians and statisticians are needed to create lasting social impact. (NAM)
  • Tatiana Toro, University of Washington, Analysis on non-smooth domains. (NAM)
  • Jindrich Zapletal, University of Florida, Interpretations of topological spaces. (ASL)