This August, several presenters of the 2017 Big Data Conference stepped aside to offer a summary of their presentations and research.
On Aug. 13, 2017, Boston-area Iranian scholars organized a memorial in honor of Fields Medal winner Maryam Mirzakhani. The event was moderated by CMSA Visitor Artan Sheshmani, and featured comments from leading scholars across several academic institutes.
Professor Sheshmani also gave a tribute in his native tongue of Farsi, which can be viewed below.
Mark Kempton, a postdoctoral researcher at the Harvard Center of Mathematical Science and Applications working with S.T. Yau, describes the center’s recent research in graph theory and highlights a few of the projects to which he has contributed.
CMSA Postdoc Philippe Sosoe describes the center’s regular Random Matrix and Probability Theory seminars, and highlights a few of the series’ more diverse topics of discussion.
More info on the seminar series can be found here: http://cmsa.fas.harvard.edu/random-matrix-probability-theory-seminar-wednesdays/
Artan Sheshmani (QGM Aarhus/CMSA Harvard) describes his research and ongoing lecture series on Donaldson-Thomas and Gromov-Witten theories, moduli space, and string theory.
More information and recordings of Dr. Sheshmani’s lecture series can be found on this channel, and on CMSA’s website