2017 Mathematics Undergraduate Research Lecture
Harold Mead Stark Collegiate Professor of Mathematics
University of Michigan
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Wednesday, March 1, 2017, 6:00pm
Reception 5:30-6 pm, discussion 7-7:30 pm
All undergraduates are welcome to attend.
Jeffrey C. Lagarias is the Harold Mead Stark Collegiate Professor of Mathematics at the University of Michigan. He has received the Levi Conant Prize from the American Mathematical Society in 2014, and Paul R. Halmos-Lester R. Ford Awards from the Mathematical Association of America in 2007 and 1986. He is a fellow of the American Mathematical Society (AMS), Society of Industrial and Applied Mathematics (SIAM), and the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS). He has edited 4 books, and has more than 200 publications and more than 100 collaborators.
The Mathematics Undergraduate Research Lecture Series is intended as a venue for undergraduate students to interact with a leading researcher from outside Texas A&M University who has also demonstrated a deep interest in mentoring students. The 2016 speaker was Richard P. Stanley.