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Joint Mathematics Meetings Invited Addresses

Current as of Tuesday, November 21, 2017 03:30:06

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Joint Mathematics Meetings
San Diego Convention Center and San Diego Marriott Hotel and Marina, San Diego, CA
January 10-13, 2018 (Wednesday - Saturday)
Meeting #1135

Associate secretaries:

Georgia Benkart, AMS
Gerard A Venema, MAA


NOTE: The following material has been posted without being proofread in order to provide you with the most current information.

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

  • Gunnar Carlsson, Stanford University, Topological Modeling of Complex Data. (AMS-MAA)
  • Moon Duchin, Tufts University, Political Geometry: Voting districts,"compactness," and ideas about fairness. (MAA-AMS-SIAM Gerald and Judith Porter Public Lecture)
  • André Neves, University of Chicago, Wow, so many minimal surfaces! (AMS-MAA)
  • Jill Pipher, Brown University, Nonsmooth boundary value problems. (AWM-AMS Noether Lecture)

AMS Invited Addresses

  • Federico Ardila, San Francisco State University, Algebraic structures on polytopes.
  • Robert L. Bryant, Duke University, The concept of Holonomy---its history and recent developments. (AMS Retiring Presidential Address)
  • Ruth Charney, Brandeis University, Searching for hyperbolicity.
  • Cynthia Dwork, Harvard University, Privacy in the land of plenty. (AMS Josiah Willard Gibbs Lecture)
  • Dana Randall, Georgia Institute of Technology, Emergent phenomena in random structures and algorithms.
  • Edriss S. Titi, Texas A&M University; and The Weizmann Institute of Science, The Navier-Stokes, Euler and related equations.
  • Avi Wigderson, Institute for Advanced Study, Alternate Minimization and Scaling algorithms: theory, applications and connections across mathematics and computer science. (AMS Colloquium Lectures: Lecture I)
  • Avi Wigderson, Institute for Advanced Study, Proving algebraic identities. (AMS Colloquium Lectures: Lecture II)
  • Avi Wigderson, Institute for Advanced Study, Proving analytic inequalities. (AMS Colloquium Lectures: Lecture III)

MAA Invited Addresses

  • Lázló Babai, University of Chicago, Groups, graphs, algorithms: The Graph Isomorphism problem.
  • William Cook, University of Waterloo, Information, computation, optimization: connecting the dots in the traveling salesman problem.
  • Alissa Crans, Loyola Marymount University, Quintessential quandle queries.
  • Maria Klawe, Harvey Mudd College, Transforming learning: building confidence and community to engage students with rigor.
  • James Tanton, Mathematical Association of America, HOW MANY DEGREES ARE IN A MARTIAN CIRCLE? And other human (and non-human) questions one should ask about everyday mathematics. (MAA Lecture for Students)
  • Tadashi Tokieda, University of Cambridge, Toy models.

Invited Addresses of Other Organizations

  • Cameron Donnay Hill, Wesleyan University, 0,1-Laws and pseudofiniteness of $\aleph_0$-categorical theories. (ASL)
  • Tamara G. Kolda, Sandia National Laboratories, Tensor Decomposition: A Mathematical Tool for Data Analysis. (SIAM)
  • Antonina Kolokolova, Memorial University of Newfoundland, Power of reasoning over richer domains. (ASL)
  • Ronald Mickens, Clark Atlanta University, Nonstandard Finite Difference Schemes: Impact, Importance, and Dynamical Consistency (NAM)
  • Aristotelis Panagiotopoulos, California Institute of Technology, Games orbits play. (ASL)
  • Emily Riehl, Johns Hopkins University, A synthetic theory of $\infty$-categories in homotopy type theory.. (ASL)
  • Simon Thomas, Rutgers University, The isomorphism and bi-embeddability relations for countable torsion abelian groups. (ASL)
  • Sebastien Vasey, Harvard University, Non-elementary classification theory. (ASL)
  • Erica Walker, Teachers College, Columbia University, Hidden in Plain Sight: Mathematics Teaching and Learning Through a Storytelling Lens. (NAM)
  • Keita Yokoyama, JAIST, Japan, Ramsey's theorem in arithmetic. (ASL)