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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 11, 2014

245 Altgeld Hall, 4:00 p.m.

Speaker: **Steven Shreve** (Carnegie Mellon University)

Title: **Diffusion Limit of a Limit-Order Book**

Abstract

Host: Runhuan Feng

#### Tuesday, April 8, 2014

245 Altgeld Hall, 4:00 p.m.

Speaker: **Allen Butler** (Daniel H. Wagner Associates, Inc., Hampton, VA)

Title: **Building a Successful Company – With Mathematicians???**

Abstract

Host: Matthew Ando, Lee DeVille

#### Monday, April 21, 2014

1005 Beckman Institute, 2:00 p.m.

Speaker: **Olaf Sporns** (Indiana University)

Title: **Computational Connectomics: Mapping and Modeling Human Brain Networks**

Abstract

Host: Anil Hirani, Lee DeVille