**M. Maria Chudovsky **(October 23-24, 2017)

MacArthur Fellow – 2012, Princeton University, Department of Mathematics, PACM: The Program in Applied and Computational Mathematics

*Public Lecture*: Parties, doughnuts and coloring

*Research Seminar*: Graphs with Forbidden Induced Subgraphs

*Colloquium*: Perfect and Beyond

**M. Gregory Forest **(April 4 – 6, 2016)

Grant Dahlstrom Distinguished Professor, Departments of Mathematics & Biomedical Engineering, Director, Carolina Center for Interdisciplinary Applied Mathematics, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

*Public Lecture*: The Virtual Lung Project at UNC

*Colloquium*: Dynamic organization of DNA in living yeast

*Research Seminar*: Transient anomalous diffusion in mucus gels and other biological fluids

**Andrea L. Bertozzi **(March 23, 2015)

Betsy Wood Knapp Chair for Innovation and Creativity, Director of Applied Mathematics, University of California Los Angeles

*Public Lecture:* Math of Crime

*Colloquium: *Swarming by Nature and by Design

*Research Seminar: **Geometric graph-based methods for high dimensional data *

**Alex Lubotzky **(February 3, 2014)

Maurice and Clara Weil Chair of Mathematics, Einstein Institute of Mathematics, Hebrew University of Jerusalem

*Public Lecture:* Real applications of non real numbers

*Colloquium: **Ramanujan graphs and error correcting codes*

*Research Seminar: **From Ramanujan graphs to Ramanujan complexes*

**Pascal Chossat ** (March 13-15, 2013)

Director of Research, Department of Mathematics, University of Nice and French National Center for Scientific Research

*Public Lecture:* Bifurcation and symmetry, a mathematical view on pattern formation in nature

*Colloquium:* Pattern formation on compact Riemann surfaces and applications

*Research Seminar: Pattern formation and the bifurcation of heteroclinic cycles*

**Pascal Chossat **(2012 canceled)

**Ridgway Scott **(April 5-7, 2011)

Louis Block Professor, University of Chicago, Computer Science and Mathematics

*Public Lecture: **Mathematics in drug design*

*Colloquium: **Two tales about Newton’s method *

*Research Seminar: Optimal algorithms using optimal meshes*

**Günter Uhlmann **(April 14-15, 2010)

Walker Family Endowment Professor of Mathematics, University of Washington, Department of Mathematics

*Public Lecture: **Cloaking, Invisibility and Inverse Problems*

*Colloquium: **30 years of Calderón’s inverse problem*

*Research Seminar: Travel Time Tomography and Boundary Rigidity*

**Roland Glowinski **(April 22-24, 2009)

Cullen Professor of Mathematics and Mechanical Engineering, University of Houston

*Public Lecture: **Adventures in Computing*

*General Seminar: **Particle clustering in rotating cylinders*

*Research Seminar*: A Least-Squares/Fictitious Domain Method for Linear Elliptic Boundary Value Problems with Neumann or Robin Boundary Conditions: A Virtual Control Approach

** Dr. Desmond J. Higham, FRSE **(January 22-24, 2008)

Professor of Mathematics University of Strathclyde, Glasgow, Scotland, UK

*–**Elected Fellow of the Royal Society of Edinburgh*

*Public Lecture: **Network Science: Joining the Dot*

*Colloquium: **Spectral Algorithms for Biological Networks *

*Research Seminar: **Stochastic Differential Equations with Switches*

**Efmi Zelmanov **(March 26-28, 2007)

Fields Medalist, Professor of Mathematics at University of California, San Diego.

*Public Lecture: Algebra in the 20th Century *

*Colloquium:** Profinite Groups *

*Seminar: ** Some open problems concerning Infinite-Dimensional Algebras*

**Richard Ewing **(April 14-16, 2006)**
**Distinguished Professor of Mathematics, Applied Mathematics and Engineering, and Vice-President of Research, Texas A&M University

*Public Lecture: **Mathematical Modeling: How Powerful Is It*

*Colloquium:** Mathematical Modeling in Energy and Environmental Applications*

*Seminar: ** Eulerian-Lagrangian Localized Adjoint Methods for Transport Problems*

**Bernd Sturmfels ** (March 21-23, 2005)

Professor of Mathematics and Computer Science, University of California, Berkeley

*Public Lecture – **Algebraic Statistics for Computational Biology*

*Colloquium – **Tropical Geometry*

*Seminar – **Solving the Likelihood Equations*

**John G McWhirter FRS FREng **(March 22-23, 2004)

Senior Fellow, QinetiQ Ltd, Malvern Technology Centre

*Graduate Student Lecture – The Mathematics of Independent Component Analysis*

*Public Lecture – Mathematics, Who Needs It Anyway*

*Mathematics Lecture – A Novel Technique for Boardband Signular Value Decomposition*

**Tom Mullin ** (April 30- May 2, 2003)

Manchester Center for Nonlinear Dynamics

*Public Lecture – Patterns in the Sand: The Physics of Granular Flow*

*Mathematics Lecture – Can Granular Segregation be considered as a Phase Transition?*

*Mathematics Lecture – Balls in Syrup: A ‘Simple’ Dynamical System*

**Heinz-Otto Peitgen **(April 5 and April 8, 2002)

University of Bremen and Florida Atlantic University

*General Lecture – Harnessing Chaos*

*Mathematics Lecture – Mathematical Methods in Medical Imaging: Analysis of Vascular Structures for Liver Surgery Planning*

**Robert Calderbank** (April 17-20, 2001)

AT&T Laboratories

*General Lecture – 50 Years of Information and Coding*

*Mathematics Colloquium – Combinatorics, Quantum Computing and Cellular Telephones*

*Algebraic Combinatorics Seminar – Tailbiting Representations of the Binary Golay Code*

**Gilbert Strang **(April 10-11, 2000)**
**MIT

*General Lecture – Partly Random Graphs and Small World Networks*

*Colloquium Lecture – Cosine Transforms and Wavelet Transforms and Signal Processing*

*Seminar Lecture – Teaching Applied Mathematics*

**Cheryl Praeger **(1999)

University of Western Australia

*General Lecture – Symmetries of Designs
Colloquium Lecture – Algorithms for computing with groups of matrices over finite fields
Seminar Lecture – Quasiprimitive permutation groups and their actions on graphs and linear spaces *

**Raghu Varadhan **(1998)

Courant Institute of Mathematics

*General Lecture – How Rare Is Rare?
Colloquium Lecture – Problems of Hydrodynamic Scaling
Seminar Lecture – Large Deviations for the Simple Exclusion Process*

**Marty Golubitsky **(1997)

University of Houston

*General Lecture – Symmetry and Chaos: Patterns on Average
Colloquium Lecture – Oscillations in Coupled Systems and Animal Gaits
Seminar Lecture – Spiral Waves and Other Planar Patterns*

**Fabrizio Catanese ** (1996)

University of Pisa

*General Lecture – Moduli of surfaces and differentiable 4-manifolds
Colloquium Lecture – Enriques’ rough classification of algebraic surfaces and the fine classification
Seminar Lecture – Homological algebra and algebraic surfaces*

**Lawrence Sirovich **(1994)

Brown University

*General Lecture – Image Analysis
Colloquium Lecture – Dynamics of Wall-Bounded Turbulence
Seminar Lecture – EOF Analysis of TOMS Ozone Image Data*

**Bill Jones **(1993)

University of Colorado

*Public Talk – Szego Polynomials Applied to Signal Processing*