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Investing in Emory's Vision
Published Date: 2008-04-28
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Adam Beguelin to speak at Evans-Hall Lecture, April 21
news Published Date: 2008-04-21
The Department of Mathematics and Computer Science is pleased to announce the 14th Evans/Hall Lecture and Award Ceremony on Monday, April 21 from 4-5pm in E208, Mathematics and Science Center, with Reception following.

The Evans/Hall Lecture honors graduate and undergraduate students in the department and recognizes outstanding student accomplishments via the Trevor Evans Award, Deborah Jackson Award, Marshall Hall Award, and Departmental Awards.

The lecture will be delivered this year by Distinguished Alumnus Adam Beguelin C'85 . Adam began his professional career as a highly respected computer science researcher at Oak Ridge National Laboratory, the University of Tennessee, and Carnegie Mellon University. His scholarly contributions are varied and impactful, and are considered among the pioneering works in parallel computing tools and systems. He then went on to become a successful entrepreneur, inventing and developing various innovative technologies for Internet search. Most recently, he founded video search company Truveo that embodies some of the most effective video search techniques known. Truveo was acquired by AOL in January 2006. Adam's talk is titled "Truveo: A Video Search Engine". He will discuss Truveo technology and how it works and will also describe how he started the company and how they were acquired.

Synergy Carnival 2008
Published Date: 2008-04-04
COME DUNK YOUR FAVORITE ADMINISTRATOR OR PROFESSOR April 4, 2008 3:00-8:00 pm Asbury Circle Mathematics Department Faculty: Emily Hamilton Eldad Haber Vaidy Sunderam Skip Garibaldi Aaron Abrams Political Science: Kyle Beardsley Economics: Hugo Mialon Administrators: Gary Hauk* John Ford Santo Ono Ozzie Harris Andy Wilson Carolyn Livingston Peter Sederberg Marc McLeod Jean Jordan Michael Huey Students: Alex Kappus * Dr. Hauk has agreed to have whipped cream pies tossed at his face More information can be found at the Emory Report website.
Prof. Ron Gould wins regional teaching award
Published Date: 2008-04-03
Goodrich C. White Professor Ron Gould received the 2008 distinguished teaching award for the Mathematical Association of America Southeastern Section. He has previously won teaching awards as a graduate TA and as a faculty member [the Emory Williams Award here at Emory in 1999]. You can see a list of previous recipients of the section teaching award on their website.
Pumping new life into math
news Published Date: 2008-03-26
In the March 17, 2008 issue of the Emory Report, an article written by Carol Clark featured a story on Dr. Alessandro Veneziani. The article can be found on the Emory Report website. Photograph by Brian Meltz.
Raising IQ of Web searches
news Published Date: 2008-03-26
In the January 28, 2008 issue of the Emory Report, an article written by Carol Clark featured a story on Dr. Euguen Agichtein. The article can be found on the Emory Report website. Photograph by Brian Meltz
Southeast Geometry Seminar XIII
Published Date: 2008-03-24
The Southeast Geometry Seminar XIII will take place on March 30, 2008 at MSC, W201. For details, see the conference website.
Bjorn Poonen to give colloquium on March 25th
news Published Date: 2008-02-29
Professor Bjorn Poonen from UC Berkeley will give a colloquium titled "Lattice polygons and the number 12" in the department on Tuesday, March 25th. For more information, see the announcement.
"Day of Arithmetic" to be held at Emory
Published Date: 2008-02-07
The department will host a one-day conference on arithmetic and algebraic geometry on Saturday, April 19th. The speakers will be Matt Baker (Georgia Tech), Jean-Louis Colliot-Thelene (CNRS), Philippe Gille (CNRS), Dino Lorenzini (University of Georgia), and Gopal Prasad (University of Michigan). For more information, see the conference website.
Prof. Ron Gould delivers address at MAA Alabama state dinner
Published Date: 2008-02-01
Goodrich C. White Professor Ron Gould delivered the address at the 2008 MAA Alabama state dinner at Samford University in Birmingham on February 1st. The Mathematical Association of America is the largest professional society that focuses on mathematics accessible at the undergraduate level; it sponsors a dinner in each state each year, with one featured speaker.