News: Mathematicians from around the world gathering at UA Oct. 20-21

Mathematicians from around the world gathering at UA Oct. 20-21


Some 400 mathematicians from around the world will gather at The University of Akron on Oct. 20-21 for the Fall Central Sectional Meeting of the American Mathematical Society (AMS).
Hosted by UA's Department of Mathematics, the meeting will feature invited addresses on topics ranging from finite group theory and complex geometry to knots and fractals. Also on the schedule are 21 special sessions about mathematics and math education, as well as a reception at UA’s Quaker Square Inn.

All events are open to the public, although a registration fee is required. More information is available at AMS Sectional Meeting Programl.
The Department of Mathematics is one of the largest units in the Buchtel College of Arts and Sciences at The University of Akron. It offers bachelor's and masters degree programs, as well as accelerated five-year B.S./M.S programs in mathematics, applied mathematics and applied mathematics/polymer engineering. It also offers a Ph.D. program in engineering applied mathematics with the UA College of Engineering. More information about the UA Department of Mathematics.

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