Department News

New Issue of Spectrum Newsletter Now Available

The fall 2017 edition of Spectrum, the departmentʼs newsletter, has just been published. Highlights include Assistant Professor Marcelo Disconzi’s research suggesting how the universe might end and profiles of new faculty members Anna Marie Bohmann and Spencer Dowdall. For more news about our faculty and student activities, you can view a PDF of the new » Read More

Shanks Workshop on Subfactors and Applications

The Shanks Workshop on Subfactors and Applications will be held at Vanderbilt September 30 to October 1, 2017. The workshop will bring together researchers working in areas of mathematics related to the theory of subfactors. This includes conformal field theory, statistical mechanical models, algebraic quantum field theory, quantum computing, tensor networks, low-dimensional topology. and fusion » Read More

Denis Osin Invited to Speak at ICM 2018

Professor Denis Osin has been invited to speak at the International Congress of Mathematicians in 2018. Held once every four years, the ICM brings together mathematicians from all over the world to discuss the latest developments in every area of mathematics. An ICM invitation is considered to be one of the most significant recognitions of » Read More

Upcoming Events.
October 24, 2017 (Tuesday), 3:33 pm

Department Tea

Location: Stevenson 1425

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October 24, 2017 (Tuesday), 6:00 pm

Touring Computability with Turing

Zack Tripp, Vanderbilt University
Location: Stevenson 1206

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October 25, 2017 (Wednesday), 3:33 pm

Department Tea

Location: Stevenson 1425

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October 25, 2017 (Wednesday), 4:10 pm

An Overview of Mock Modular Forms and Their Applications in Combinatorics, Geometry, Algebra, and Topology

Larry Rolen, Trinity College, Dublin and Georgia Tech
Location: Stevenson 1308

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