# Nagle Lecture Series

## Prior Nagle Lectures

Since its inauguration in 1996, the Nagle Lecture Series has hosted the following talks.

Peter Kuchment, University Distinguished Professor of Mathematics at Texas A&M University

Our Mathematical Universe: The Mysterious Power of Mathematics

April 4, 2019

Colin Adams, Thomas J. Read Professor of Mathematics at Williams College

Blown Away: What Knot to do When Sailing

April 12, 2018

Michele Mosca, co-founder of the Institute for Quantum Computing at the University
of Waterloo

Cybersecurity and the Quantum Era

April 6, 2017

Ken Ono, Asa Griggs Candler Professor of Mathematics and Computer Science at Emory
University

Ramanujan: The Inspirational Story and a Glimpse of his Mathematics

March 10, 2016

Robert W. Ghrist, Andrea Mitchell Penn Integrates Knowledge University Professor at
the University of Pennsylvania

Applied Topology

March 12, 2015

Charles R. Keeton, Associate Professor of Physics and Astronomy at Rutgers University

A Ray of Light in a Sea of Dark (Matter)

April 3, 2014

Erez Lieberman Aiden, Harvard Society of Fellows and Visiting Faculty at Google

How the Human Genome Folds

April 18, 2012

Przemyslaw Prusinkiewicz, Professor of Computer Science at the University of Calgary,
Canada

Plants, Computers and Math

April 7, 2011

Arlie O. Petters, Benjamin Powell Professor and Professor of Mathematics, Physics,
and Business Administration at Duke University

Einstein, Higher Dimensions, and Black Holes

April 1, 2010

John H. Conway, von Neumann Professor of Mathematics at Princeton University

From Topology to Symmetry

November 1, 2007

Fang-Hua Lin, Silver Professor of Mathematics, Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences
at New York University

Problems for the Millennium: The Navier-Stokes Equations

March 29, 2007

Louis H. Kauffman, Professor of Mathematics, Statistics & Computer Science at the
University of Illinois at Chicago

Unknots, Collapsing Tangles and DNA Recombination

February 16, 2006

Andrew M. Odlyzko, Professor of Mathematics at the University of Minnesota

Cybersecurity, Mathematics, and Limits on Technology

February 24, 2005

F. Alberto Grünbaum, Professor of Mathematics at UC Berkeley

Mathematics in Medical Imaging: the Present and the Future

November 1, 2001

A. K. Dewdney, Professor of Computer Science at the University of Waterloo

Do Aliens Do Math?

October 12, 2000

Jerrold E. Marsden, Professor of Control and Dynamical Systems at the California Institute
of Technology

Dynamical Systems and Space Mission Design

March 9, 2000

Simon A. Levin, George Moffett Professor of Biology at Princeton University

The Rise and Fall of Biodiversity

January 21, 1999

Joseph B. Keller, Professor of Mathematics and Mechanical Engineering (Emeritus) at
Stanford University

Mathematics of Games and Sports

November 5, 1998

Steven G. Krantz, Professor of Mathematics at Washington University

Contemporary Issues in Mathematics Education

March 19, 1998

Arjen Lenstra, Corporate Technology Office of Citibank

Securing the Net: The Fruits of Incompetence

October 23, 1997

Persi Diaconis, Professor of Mathematics at Harvard University

Mathematics and Magic Tricks

March 20, 1997

Robert Devaney, Professor of Mathematics at Boston University

Chaos, Fractals, and Dynamics

February 13, 1997

George E. Andrews, Evan Pugh Professor of Mathematics at Pennsylvania State University

Ramanujan, Sums, and the Lost Notebook

November 14, 1996

Peter Borwein, Professor of Mathematics at Simon Fraser University

Mathematics in the Presence of Computers: The Rapidly Changing Face of Pure Mathematics

October 17, 1996

Harold Stevenson, Professor of Psychology at the University of Michigan

Asia's Young Achievers in Mathematics

September 19, 1996