9th Annual Baylor Lecture Series in Mathematics - Public Lecture

DateOctober 8, 2015
Time4:00 - 5:00 pm
LocationBaylor Sciences Building, room D.109
Description

Professor Donald Saari, member of the National Academy of Sciences and Distinguished Professor at the University of California - Irvine, will deliver two lectures at Baylor this week. His Thursday, October 8th presentation is titled, From Voting Paradoxes to the Search for Dark Matter, and will be suitable for a general audience. After the lecture, refreshments will be served and attendees will be given the opportunity to meet Professor Saari.



His lecture the following day, Mathematics of Astronomy, is specifically aimed at members of the mathematics community and others interested in the topic.



Professor Saari holds three professorial positions in the Department of Economics, the Department of Mathematics and in the Department of Logic and Philosophy of Science at UC-Irvine, and directs the university's Institute for Mathematical Behavioral Sciences. He is also the Arthur and Gladys Pancoe Professor Emeritus of Mathematics at Northwestern University. He has published more than 200 papers and ten books in the areas of dynamical systems, celestial mechanics, mathematical economics, decision analysis and voting theory.



Additional information about Professor Saari and abstracts of his lectures can be found at Baylor Lecture Series in Mathematics.



reception follows at the second floor atrium, E2 landing

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