Ritt Lectures, Fall 2016, by Prof. Zhiwei YunThe fall 2016 Ritt Lectures, by Prof. Zhiwei Yun, will take place December 15 & 16….(more)

Dusa McDuff and Dietmar Salamon, will receive the 2017 AMS Steele Prize for ExpositionThey are honored for their book “J-Holomorphic Curves and Symplectic Topology”

McDuff and Salamon’s book J-holomorphic Curves and Symplectic Topology is a comprehensive introduction to Gromov’s theory of J-holomorphic curves. It not only develops the topic from the basics, explaining essential notions and results in detail, but also describes many of the most spectacular results in this area…..(more)

Joseph L. Birman 1927-2016The Mathematics department offers our condolences to professor emerita Joan Birman, on the loss of her husband of 66 years, Joseph Birman, who passed away on October 1. Joseph Birman was a Distinguished Professor of theoretical physics at the City College of New York, and known for his work on human rights (the Committee of […]

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