Department News

Vaughan Jones Elected Vice President of the IMU

Stevenson Distinguished Professor Vaughan Jones has been elected a Vice President of the Executive Committee of the International Mathematical Union (IMU). He will serve a four-year term beginning in January 2015. The IMU is an international non-governmental and non-profit scientific organization with the purpose of promoting international cooperation in mathematics. One of its key functions » Read More


Constructive Functions 2014 Conference, May 26-30

An international conference entitled Constructive Functions 2014 will be held at Vanderbilt May 26-30, 2014. The focus of the conference is on all aspects of constructive function theory, from asymptotics to zero distribution, and on minimum energy problems on manifolds. The conference is being held in honor of the 70th birthday of Professor Ed Saff. » Read More


5th International Conference
on Computational Harmonic Analysis, May 19-23

The 5th International Conference on Computational Harmonic Analysis will be held at Vanderbilt May 19-23, 2014, in conjunction with the 29th annual Shanks Lecture. The purpose of the conference is to foster research and collaboration in the field of computational harmonic analysis, an area of mathematical analysis that has had a strong impact on many » Read More

Upcoming Events
October 2, 2014 (Thursday), 4:10 pm

Shock Formation in Solutions to 3D Wave Equations

Jared Speck, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Location: Stevenson 5211

October 3, 2014 (Friday), 4:10 pm

Talk Title TBA

Brent Nelson, UCLA
Location: Stevenson 1432

October 5, 2014 (Sunday), 2:00 pm

Department Picnic

Location: Picnic Area 11, Edwin Warner Park

October 8, 2014 (Wednesday), 4:10 pm

A Structure Theorem for Farrell’s Twisted Nil-Groups

Kun Wang, Vanderbilt University
Location: Stevenson 1310