Stanford University’s Persi Diaconis will deliver the Monroe Martin lectures on October 29 and 30. Adding Numbers and Shuffling Cards: “When numbers are added in the usual way, “carries” occur. The carries turn outto be a Markov chain with an “amazing matrix.” This same matrix occurs in the usual method of shuffling cards (“seven shuffles […]
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Date: September 29, 2015
Date: August 27, 2015
Congratulations to J.J. Sylvester Assistant Professor Mona Merling, who has been awarded a 2015 AMS-Simons Travel Grant. Each grant provides an early-career mathematician with $2,000 per year for two years to be used for research-related travel.
Date: August 20, 2015
Congratulations to Professor Katia Consani and Assistant Professor Brian Smithling, who have been awarded Simons Collaboration Grants.
Date: May 8, 2015
Congratulations to all the winners of the math awards for 2015: Georges Obied, Peter Kalugin, Ryan Lake, Brian Smithling, John Ross, Jesse Gell Redman, Po-Yao Chang, Vitaly Lorman, and Lauren Icken. Click to view the flier for more information.
Date: April 2, 2015
The Baltimore-Washington Metro Area Differential Geometry Seminar is a new joint seminar between the math departments of University of Maryland College Park, Howard University, and Johns Hopkins University. We meet twice a year, alternating between locations, for a day of talks on various topics in geometry. The next meeting will be held at JHU on April 18, 2015.
Date: March 31, 2015
Congratulations to Professor Hans Lindblad, who was named to the 2015 class of the American Mathematical Society, “for contributions to nonlinear partial differential equations and mathematical physics.”
Date: March 20, 2015
Elias Stein, of Princeton University, will deliver two lectures in the George Kempf series. The first is titled How to think about the Cauchy-Szego projection, and the second is titled Singular integrals: the product theory and its outgrowth.
Date: March 3, 2015
The Johns Hopkins-University of Maryland Algebra and Number Theory Day is a day-long meeting held once each semester, featuring speakers on topics in algebra and number theory, broadly construed. Learn more.
Date: February 21, 2015
Stanford University’s Persi Diaconis will deliver the Monroe Martin lectures on March 5 and 6. His talk titles are Adding Numbers and Shuffling Cards, and A Peek at the Mathematics of Statistics.
Date: November 24, 2014
Peter Kalugin is Johns Hopkins University’s newest Rhodes Scholar. The senior is one of just 32 men and women who received the good news Saturday evening that they had won one of the most famous academic awards available to American college students. Click to read the full article.