JMM 2018


Joint Mathematics Meetings Invited Addresses

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

Associate secretaries:

Georgia Benkart, 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

  • 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, Stanford University, 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)