Seminar

Join us for a monthly seminar, designed for faculty, postdocs, and all students. The seminar includes a 20-minute presentation, followed by 40 minutes of social time, with opportunities to connect to students and researchers at other labs, as well as to discuss lab management.

Here are the past and upcoming events:

October 20: Laura Taalman

Title: Coding and Software for Mathematical 3D Printing Abstract: Using 3D modeling software and code we can create parametric designs that represent complex mathematical objects. In this talk we’ll take a tour of accessible and (mostly) free design programs that are particularly suited for creating geometric and algorithmic designs, including OpenSCAD, Mathematica, Topmod, and Grasshopper. …

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September 10: Jayadev Athreya

Title: What is research in mathematics? Abstract: What does it mean to create/discover new mathematics? How does one get involved in this process? We’ll discuss this via a couple of examples: no background needed, and there will be *lots* of pictures! Bio: Jayadev Athreya co-founded the Illinois Geometry Lab, and directed it from 2011 to …

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