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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, March 8, 2016

245 Altgeld Hall, 4:00 p.m.

Speaker: Gregory Beylkin (University of Colorado at Boulder)

Title:** On Approximation of Functions by Exponential Sums**

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Poster

Faculty Host: Runhuan Feng

#### Tuesday, March 29, 2016

245 Altgeld Hall, 4:00 p.m.

Speaker: Kathryn Hess (Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne)

Title:**Topology of the microconnectome**

Abstract
Poster

Faculty Host: Eugene Lerman

#### Tuesday, April 12, 2016

245 Altgeld Hall, 4:00 p.m.

Speaker: Marc Goovaerts (Katholieke Universiteit Leuven)

Title:**The relation between actuarial premium principles and financial pricing based on Feynman integrals**

Abstract
Poster

Faculty Host: Runhuan Feng