Evans/Hall lecture and award ceremony - April 30th
Mark your calendars: The Evans/Hall lecture, "Future challenges and directions for computer science", will be held on Monday, April 30th at 4pm. The speaker, Peter Yianilos, is the Managing Member for Research of Merin, LLC and the Chairman of Netrics, Inc. He received a 4 year BS/MS in mathematics from Emory in 1978 and his PhD in computer science from Princeton in 1997. Before the lecture, the winners of the Marshall Hall, Trevor Evans, Jackson, and Putnam awards will be announced. After the lecture, there will be a reception.
PhD student Julianne Chung to attend meeting of Nobel laureates
Julianne Chung, PhD student in Mathematics and Computer Science at Emory University, has been selected to attend a meeting of Nobel Laureates in Lindau, Germany, July 1-6, 2007. Since 1951, Nobel Laureates in chemistry, physics, and physiology/medicine convene annually in Lindau, Germany, to have open and informal meetings with students and young researchers. Julianne will be a member of a student delegation from the Unites States, supported by the Department of Energy Office of Science (DOE-SC), the National Science Foundation Directorate for Mathematical and Physical Sciences (NSF-MPS), and Oak Ridge Associated Universities (ORAU).
Prof. Jim Nagy receives Crystal Apple Award
Prof. Jim Nagy received the 2007 Crystal Apple Award for Excellence in Graduate Education. The Crystal Apple Awards, started in 1999, are given to recognize professors "who make a difference in the lives of their students". Seven awards were made from approximately 150 nominations. Nominations are prepared by students. Committees made up of professional, graduate and undergraduate students and past Crystal Apple Award recipients selected the winners. More information can be found in the Emory Wheel article about the awards.
20th Cumberland Conference, 17-19 May 2007
The 20th Cumberland Conference on discrete mathematics will be held at Emory during 17-19 May 2007. For more information, see the conference web page.
Conference: Linear Algebraic Groups and Cohomology, 16-20 May 2007
The conference Linear Algebraic Groups and Cohomology will be held at Emory during 16-20 May 2007. For more information, see the conference website.