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Persi Diaconis from Stanford will give Monroe H Martin Lectures

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 […]

Mona Merling Receives AMS-Simons Travel Grant

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.

Congratulations to the 2015 Math Award Winners

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.

April 18: Baltimore-Washington Metro Area Differential Geometry Seminar

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.

April 13-14: Elias Stein Will Deliver Kempf Lectures

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.

March 28: Algebra and Number Theory Day

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.

Math Major Named Rhodes Scholar

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.