Mohammad Akbarpour (Stanford University) gives a brief summary of the talk he gave at the Center of Mathematical Sciences and Applications’ Big Data Conference 2017.
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.
(Above) Big Data 2017 attendees, speakers and organizers pose for a group photo on the steps of Harvard’s Littauer Center.
In anticipation of the Center of Mathematical Sciences and Applications’ Big Data Conference (Aug. 18-19), Jun Liu, professor of statistics at Harvard University and a Scientific Board member of CMSA, describes the growing relevance of big data in various fields.
Scott Kominers, associate professor at the Harvard Business School and faculty affiliate at the Center of Mathematical Sciences and Applications, speaks briefly on the upcoming Big Data Conference (Aug. 18-19).
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/