Baylor Analysis Fest

"From Operator Theory to Orthogonal Polynomials, Combinatorics, and Number Theory"

Baylor University, May 18-22, 2020

The conference is organized around topics of Analysis such as Operator and Spectral Theory, Special Functions and Orthogonal Polynomials, and their connections with Combinatorics, Probability Theory, and Number Theory.

We will also celebrate Lance L. Littlejohn’s accomplishments in building the mathematics department at Baylor University for well over a decade now.

Plenary speakers:

Click here for the list of participants.

Titles and abstracts: TBA

Local Organizing Committee:
Scientific Advisory Committee (Baylor University):
  • Jameson Graber
  • Paul Hagelstein
  • Jon Harrison
  • Robert Kirby
  • Jeonghun (John) Lee
  • Jonathan Meddaugh
  • Tao Mei
  • Dorina Mitrea
  • Marius Mitrea
  • Ron Morgan
  • Brian Simanek
Tentative Schedule:



The Department of Mathematics is located on the third floor of the Sid Richardson Science Building (Paul L. Foster Success Center). On the Campus Map, the Sid Richardson Science Building is the horseshoe-shaped building just to the left of Waco Creek in the heart of the campus. See the map link below that identifies the Sid Richardson Building.

Sid Richardson Building

The plenary talks will take place in the Marrs McLean Building, Room 301. The rest of the talks (organized in two parallel sessions) will take place in Sid Richardson Science Building, Rooms 208 and 344. Coffee breaks and lunches (catering) are also taking place in Sid Richardson, Room 340.  

Baylor University lies in Waco, Texas on Interstate I-35 between Dallas/Fort Worth and Austin, Texas.

Practical information:

Financial Support: Limited financial support is available to support the local expenses of the participants without external support. Junior researchers, graduate students and members from underrepresented groups are especially encouraged to apply for financial support.   

Lodging: We expect to be able to support lodging for most conference participants at on-campus apartments and local hotels in Waco. Graduate students should expect to share a hotel room with another graduate student. 

Social program: Excursion and conference dinner are planned for Wednesday, May 20, 2020. Details will be announced later.

Conference Registration: the starting day will be announced soon, the deadline is February 15, 2020.

Conference fee: $100. It covers lunches and coffee breaks during the conference.

Conference proceedings will be published; first contacts with Birkhauser have been established to this effect.

Sponsored by College of Arts and Sciences and Department of Mathematics of Baylor University; additional support is pending.


Sid Richardson Science Building
One Bear Place #97328
Waco, TX 76798

(254) 710-3561