PIMS Connection October 2011
The PIMS Connection - the monthly bulletin keeping you connected with the
Pacific Institute for the Mathematical Sciences.
Greetings from PIMS,
Later this month, PIMS brings you the launch of mathtube.org our new multimedia
resource. Mathtube.org features videos, slides and notes from world-class
speakers on a variety of topics in the mathematical sciences. Stay tuned for
the launch of mathtube.org
7 Oct - PIMS/AMI Seminar: Dr. Michael S. Siegel (New Jersey Institute of Technology)
at University of Alberta
13 Oct - PIMS/VanBug: 'Haploid Assembly of Diploid Genomes' at the
Greater Vancouver Regional District
14 Oct - UW-PIMS Mathematics Colloquium: Joel Spencer 'Two needles in
exponential haystacks' at the University of Washington
14 Oct - Pacific Northwest Statistics Seminar at the University of Victoria
15 Oct - Pacific Northwest Probability Seminar at the University of Washington
20-22 Oct - GEOMED 2011 at the University of Victoria
30 Oct - 4 Nov - 'Workshop on Cycles on Modular Varieties' in Banff, AB. This
is an activity of the PIMS CRG in L-Functions and Number Theory.
7 Nov - Hugh C. Morris Lecture, George Papanicolaou (Stanford University)
'Uncertainty quantification and systemic risk' at the University of British
Our Fall newsletter is now online:
Last November PIMS co-sponsored a Workshop on Mathematical Challenges for
Sustainability. See the final report at
6 Oct - PIMS/UBC Math Department Grad Student/Postdoc Job Forum at UBC, Vancouver.
13 Oct - Math Mania at Lochside Elementary School, Saanich BC.
For more information and events, visit www.pims.math.ca