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Mathematics in Science and Society

The Department of Mathematics initiated the Mathematics in Science and Society lecture series in 1995 to improve connections between mathematics other science departments. MSS colloquia range over a broad spectrum of topics in connections and interactions of mathematics with other scholarly disciplines and other aspects of the society in general.

#### Tuesday, September 22, 2015

245 Altgeld Hall, 4:00 p.m.

Speaker: **Shankar Bhamidi** (University of North Carolina)

Title:**Probabilistic models and real world networks**

Abstract

Host: Partha Dey

#### Tuesday, October 6, 2015

245 Altgeld Hall, 4:00 p.m.

Speaker: **Roger Lee ** (University of Chicago)

Title: **The wrong number to plug into the wrong formula to get the right price of a stock option**

Abstract

Host: Runhuan Feng

#### Tuesday, October 20, 2015

245 Altgeld Hall, 4:00 p.m.

Speaker: **Martin Golubitsky** (Ohio State University)

Title:** ****Patterns of Phase-Shift Synchrony: From Animal Gaits to Binocular Rivalry**

Abstract

Host: Lee DeVille

#### Tuesday, October 27, 2015

245 Altgeld Hall, 4:00 p.m.

Speaker: **L. Mahadevan ** (Harvard)

Title:**TBA**

Host: Zoi Rapti