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The Department of Applied Mathematics will host Persi Diaconis, Mary V. Sunseri Professor of Statistics and Mathematics, Stanford University, as the 2017 Karl Menger Lecturer. Photo courtesy of Rod Searcey. Diaconis will speak on “The Search for Randomness” on Monday, April 24 at 6 p.m...
The Department of Applied Mathematics will host Visiting Professor Wei Wang, Nanjing University, China, for one month during the 2017-2018 academic year. Wang will conduct joint research with our faculty members in dynamics of stochastic partial differential equations with applications. The AMS Fan...
Two students from the Department of Applied Mathematics will do internships with the Mathematics and Computer Science (MCS) division at Argonne National Laboratory this summer. A third student will participate in the University of Michigan’s Big Data Summer Institute. Argonne’s MCS selected Xiao...
Igor Cialenco, associate professor of applied mathematics and co-director of the Master of Mathematical Finance program. is giving two lectures in England this week. On Wednesday, February 8, he will speak at Imperial College London on “Dynamic Conic Finance via Backward Stochastic Difference...
Martin Hairer, who won the Fields Medal in 2014, visited Illinois Tech’s Department of Applied Mathematics on October 27 to meet with faculty and students and deliver a lecture, “Ergodic theory of singular stochastic PDEs.” The Fields Medal is regarded as the highest honor a mathematician can...
Sonja Petrovic, assistant professor of applied mathematics, is a co-organizer of the 2016 Mathematics Research Community in algebraic statistics. Algebraic statistics is a field at the intersection of algebraic geometry and statistics that has grown tremendously in the recent years. The MRC program...
Fred J. Hickernell, chair and professor of applied mathematics at Illinois Tech, was invited to give a tutorial on Error Analysis for Quasi-Monte Carlo Methodson August 14, 2016, at the 12th International Conference on Monte Carlo and Quasi-Monte Carlo Methods in Scientific Computing...
More than 140 mathematicians from all over the world participated in EXCILL III: Extremal Combinatorics at Illinois, a conference on the latest in extremal combinatorics held on Illinois Tech’s Mies (Main) Campus from August 8-10. A highlight of the conference was the presentation by Peter Keevash...
Tianci Zhu (AMAT 4th year), Meng Wang (BIOL 3rd year), and Xintong Li (AMAT 3rd year) were named “Meritorious Winners” in the 2016 Mathematical Modeling Contest. MCM is a top international mathematical modeling contest. It is organized and supported by the leading U.S. mathematical societies,...
Shlomo Argamon, professor of computer science and founding director of the Master in Data Science program, will speak on “Types of Data Science Education” at the inaugural Data Science Conference, Thursday, November 12-Friday, November 13, at the Gleacher Center downtown. The new...

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