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About the Lectures

Since 2005, the Mathematics Department holds an annual Distinguished Lecture which is now generously sponsored by a gift of Professor David R. Stone, a pilar of Georgia Southern Mathematics' department for 49 years. The lecture is a cornerstone in Georgia Southern's mission of diffusion of knowledge in South East Georgia. It enables those with an interest in the subject to see the best mathematicians share the pleasures and beauty of mathematics. The format of the lecture lets a distinguished mathematician addresses an audience of undergraduates and non experts to show the wide scope of the subject.

Besides the Distinguished Lecture, the department also holds regular CLEC lectures to highlight the interaction of mathematics with other fields.
The public lectures are followed by a more specialized colloquium aimed at mathematicians from the area.
Past lecturers include world renown scholars in mathematics and tangential domains.

Past Distinguished Lecturers

Year Lecturer University Title
2018 (Spring) Vaughn F.R. Jones Vanderbilt and Berkeley What is it about the Plane?
2017 (Spring) Doron Zeilberger Rutgers What is Mathematics and what should it be?
2015 (Fall) Jerry Bona UIC Mathematics and the ocean
2014 (Fall) Sergein Tabachnikov Penn State & ICERM Brown Proofs not from the book
2014 (Spring) Peter J Olver University of Minnesota Digital imagery: object recognition and symmetry detection
2013 (Fall) Richard Stanley MIT Plane Tilings
2012 (Spring) Ken Ono Emory University Adding and Counting
2011 (Spring) Thomas Banchoff Brown Seeing Things in Four-space
2010 (Spring) Frank Morgan Williams College The Double Bubble Theorem
2009 (Spring) Christopher Sogge John Hopkins Blowup Rates for Eigenfunctions and Quasimodes
2008 (Spring) George Andrews Penn State Euler and the Beginning of the Theory of Partitions
2007 (Spring) Gilbert Strang MIT Teaching and Learning Computational Science and Engineering
2006 (Spring) Gene Golub Stanford University Numerical Methods for Rapid Computation of Page Rank
2005 (Spring) Carl de Boor University of Wisconsin ...

Past CLEC Lecturers

Year Lecturer University Title
2016 (Fall) Igor Belykh Georgia State Our brains from a complex network perspective
2016 (Spring) Randy Kamien University of Pennsylvania The mathematics of paper
2015 (Spring) Dmitri Tymoczko Princeton The geometry of music
2005 (Spring) Ralph Kopperman City College of New-York Not all points are created equal

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