Thu., Aug. 27: 10:00 - 11:30am|
Ahmad Alyoubi PhD Dissertation Defense
High Performance Computational Algorithms for a Class of Integer and Factional Evolutionary Models
Fri., Sep. 4: 3:00
Matthew C. Lettington, School of Mathematics, Cardiff University
John Nash, 6/13/1928 - 5/23/2015
John Forbes Nash, Jr., an Abel prize winning mathematician, a Nobel prize winner in Economics and whose life inspired the film "A Beautiful Mind" was killed in a car crash Saturday, (5/23) along with his wife Alicia. Nash and his wife were returning from Norway where he had received the Abel Award in Mathematics when the taxicab carrying them from Newark Airport veered out of control and struck a guardrail. Nash is survived by his sons, John David Stier and John Charles Martin Nash and a sister Martha Nash Legg.
For more information on the life of John Nash, check here.
Spotlight on AMS
Congratulations to Mike Nicholas
A big Congratulations! to Professor Mike Nicholas (he's the one on the left) who was recently honored by the Blue Key, Order of Omega and Tau Beta Pi Honor Societies with receipt of the Distinguished Faculty.
'Dr. Nick', as he is affectionately known by his students, has a positive reputation which extends well beyond our department. If you ever have a chance to take one of his classes, jump at it! They will probably fill quickly.
Congratulations Mike on this well deserved honor!
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