MIT's Gil Strang Headlines 'Baylor Lecture Series in Mathematics' with January 31 public lecture

DateJanuary 30 - February 1, 2013
LocationD109 Baylor Sciences Building Thursday, January 31, 4:00 - 5:00 pm

Professor Gilbert Strang, MathWorks Professor of Mathematics at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, will be the sixth speaker in the Baylor Lecture Series in Mathematics. Dr. Strang will visit Baylor from January 31 - February 1, 2013. The titles of his two lectures are Random Triangles and Mathematical Videos (this is his public lecture to be given at 4 pm in D109 of the BSB on January 31) and Exponentials of Difference Matrices and Applications to Graphs (to be given at 12:00 noon in SR 344 on February 1).

Gil Strang

Professor Gil Strang

Professor Strang has received distinctions for his research, service and teaching; among them: the Chauvenet Prize (1976), the SIAM Award for Distinguished Service (2003), the MIT Graduate School Teaching Award (2003), the Von Neumann Prize Medal of the U.S. Association for Computational Mechanics (2005), the MAA Lester R. Ford Prize (2005), the MAA Franklin and Deborah Tepper Haimo Prize (2006), and the Henrici and Su Buchin Prizes of the International Congress of Industrial & Applied Mathematics (2007). Professor Strang is a Member of the National Academy of Sciences and a Fellow of the American Academy of Arts & Sciences. He is an Honorary Fellow of Balliol College, Oxford.

Further information on this lecture series and about Professor Strang can be found at Baylor Lecture Series in Mathematics.

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