Ramanujan Colloquium

The ninth Ramanujan Colloquium entitled “Goldbach – Descartes to Ramanujan, Hardy, Littlewood and Beyond” will be given by Robert Vaughan (FRS) of Pennsylvania State University on Monday, April 6, 2015, 4:00 – 5:00pm, in Turlington Hall, Room L101.

Ulam Colloquium

Jun Cheng Wei, a Canada Research Chair at the University of British Columbia, will give the seventh Ulam Colloquium, Friday, March 20, 4:05-4:55 pm in LIT 121. The lecture is on “Recent Progress on the De Giorgi Conjecture”.

Erdős Colloquium

The fifteenth Erdős Colloquium will be presented by János Pintz from MTA Rényi Institute, Budapest, Hungary, 4:00 – 5:00pm, Monday, March 16, 2015 in Matherly Halls, Room 018. His title is “On Some Old Conjectures of Paul Erdős on the Difference of Consecutive Primes”.

Visit by Howard Gobstein

Howard Gobstein, Executive Vice President of the APLU (Association of Public and Land Grant Universities) and co-director of the APLU Science & Mathematics Teacher Imperative, will give two talks on reform of STEM Education. The 2014 Dongxing Wang Math Education Lecture entitled,  “Mathematics Education is about to be transformed. Will Math Departments play a role?”, will be on Monday, November 17, at 4:05 in Little Hall, room 109. Refreshments in the Little Hall Atrium, room 339, will precede the talk at 3:30. The second talk, “STEM education reform. A public research university imperative!” , will be in the new Visualization Room MSL 136 of the Marston Science Library at 1:55 on Tuesday, November 18, with refreshments at 1:30 in MSL 136.

Gobstein is former Vice President of the AAU (Association for American Universities). His University positions include: Associate VP for governmental affairs for federal relations, Michigan State University, and Director, Federal Relations/Research, University of Michigan.

Events

Siam Fellow

Professor William Hager of the Department of Mathematics has been named a 2015 SIAM Fellow by the Society of Industrial and Applied Mathematics for contributions to optimal control, optimization theory, and numerical optimization algorithms. The SIAM Fellows Program was created in 2008 to designate certain members of SIAM who have made outstanding contributions to the discipline.

Positions

Biodiversity Position

The University of Florida (UF) is launching a new Biodiversity Initiative, a cross-disciplinary research initiative that will allow scientists, students, resource managers, and policy analysts to integrate data and models to address fundamental issues in biodiversity by developing new analytical approaches and tools, and combining methods and perspectives from multiple disciplines. The goal of the UF Biodiversity Institute is to be the nation’s preeminent authority on issues related to biodiversity and the environment by being the leader in the synthesis of biotic and environmental ‘Big Data’ to answer questions of strategic interest to Florida, the U.S., and the world. See the job description for more details.

EPI Positions

The College of Liberal Arts & Sciences (CLAS) and the UF Emerging Pathogens Institute (EPI) invite applications for up to 4 full-time positions in spatial and/or mathematical modeling of infectious disease transmission. See the job description for more details.

Conferences

Southeastern Logic Symposium (SEALS 2015)

The Department is hosting the Southeastern Logic Symposium (SEALS 2015) here on February 28/March 1,2015.  Details, including the list oconfirmed speakers with titles and abstracts, may be found on the conference website:  SEALS 2015

 

Contact

Mailing Address (USPO, FedEx, UPS)

Department of Mathematics
1400 Stadium Rd
University of Florida
Gainesville, FL 32611

Mailing Address (Intercampus)

Department of Mathematics
PO Box 118105
University of Florida
Gainesville, FL 32611-8105

Physical Address:

358 Little Hall

Phone:

352-294-2350

FAX:

352-392-8357