Mathematicians are accustomed to seeing π in a variety of fields. But professor Tamar Friedmann was still surprised to find it lurking in a formula for energy states of the hydrogen atom. Read more…


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Dinesh Thakur awarded NSA grant

Professor Dinesh Thakur has received a two-year NSA award for a project entitled Multi-zeta and related structures in function field arithmetic. Professor Thakur is a leading figure in this field and is widely known to the mathematical public due to the Arizona Winter School in number theory that he has run at the University of Arizona for many years.

Giorgis Petridis awarded NSF grant

Giorgis Petridis, a visiting assistant professor, received an NSF grant for his proposal entitled Direct and inverse problems for cardinality questions in additive number theory. The amount of the grant is $109,438 and the duration is three years.

Xuwen Chen awarded NSF Grant

Assistant professor Xuwen Chen has been awarded a 3-year National Science Foundation grant in the amount of $107,444 for a project entitled Mean-Field Limits of Quantum Many-Body Dynamics and Free Boundaries in Kinetic Theory.

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Wednesday, February 10th, 2016

Friday, February 12th, 2016

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    Probability Seminar
    The boundary of the support of super-Brownian motion
    Carl Mueller, University of Rochester
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Wednesday, February 17th, 2016

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    Algebra/Number Theory Seminar
    Several Nonarchimedean Variables, Isolated Periodic Points, and Zhang's Conjecture
    Alon Levy, KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Sweden
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Friday, February 19th, 2016

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    Probability Seminar
    Cutoff for the noisy voter model
    Theodore Cox, Syracuse University
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