## Joint Mathematics Meetings Invited Addresses

Current as of Friday, January 18, 2013 00:31:57

### Joint Mathematics Meetings

San Diego Convention Center and San Diego Marriott Hotel and Marina, San Diego, CA

January 9-12, 2013 (Wednesday - Saturday)

Meeting #1086

#### Associate secretaries:

**Georgia Benkart**, AMS benkart@math.wisc.edu

**Gerard A Venema**, MAA venema@calvin.edu

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

**Kenneth M. Golden**, University of Utah,*Mathematics and the melting polar ice caps.*(MAA-AMS-SIAM Gerald and Judith Porter Public Lecture)**Robin Pemantle**, David Rittenhouse Laboratories,*Zeros of polynomials and their importance in combinatorics and probability.*(AMS-MAA)**Emily F. Shuckburgh**, British Antarctic Survey,*Using mathematics to better understand the Earth's climate.*(AMS-MAA)

#### AMS Invited Addresses

**Gerard Ben Arous**, Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences, New York University,*Complexity of random functions of many variables.***Jean Bourgain**, Institute for Advanced Study,*Diophantine applications of the theory of expansion and spectral gaps in thin groups.***Laura De Marco**, University of Illinois at Chicago,*Combining complex and arithmetic dynamics: A study of critically-finite maps.***Jordan S. Ellenberg**, University of Wisconsin-Madison,*How to count with topology.***Alice Guionnet**, Ecole Normale Supérieure de Lyon,*Free probability, Random matrices, and map enumeration, I.*(AMS Colloquium Lectures: Lecture I)**Alice Guionnet**, Ecole Normale Supérieure de Lyon,*Free probability, Random matrices, and map enumeration, II.*(AMS Colloquium Lectures: Lecture II)**Alice Guionnet**, Ecole Normale Supérieure de Lyon,*Free probability, Random matrices, and map enumeration, III.*(AMS Colloquium Lectures: Lecture III)**Robert M. Guralnick**, University of Southern California,*Generators and Relations for Finite Groups.***Cedric Villani**, Institut Henri Poincaré,*On disorder, mixing, and equilibration.*(AMS Josiah Willard Gibbs Lecture)

#### MAA Invited Addresses

**Timothy Chartier**, Davidson College,*Thinking linearly about data.***Judith Covington**, Louisiana State University Shreveport,*The game of SET and geometry.*(MAA Lecture for Students)**Tony DeRose**, Pixar Studios,*How mathematics has changed Hollywood.***Chris Rasmussen**, San Diego State University,*Who chooses not to persist in calculus and why?***Suzanne Weekes**, Worcester Polytechnic Institute,*Industrial strength mathematics in academia.***Paul Zorn**, St. Olaf College,*Communicating Mathematics.*(MAA Retiring Presidential Address)

**Invited Addresses of Other Organizations**