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Dividing By ZERO/Different KINDS of NUMBERS/TEACHING-Meet A Mathematician 016: Bill Shillito
Bill Shillito is the Director of Information Technology with the Georgia Council of Teachers of Mathematics. He holds a Master of Arts in Teaching Mathematics from Western Governors University and is currently a Master student in mathematics at Emporia State University.Bill was recently featured in an interview with the American Mathematical Society for his website: www.1dividedby0.com . You can also find his work at his blog www.solidangles.com and www.mathsub.comwww.sensemakesmath.comPODCAST: http://sensemakesmath.buzzsprout.com/TWITTER: @SenseMakesMathPATREON: https://www.patreon.com/sensemakesmathFACEBOOK: https://www.facebook.com/SenseMakesMathSTORE:  https://sensemakesmath.storenvy.comSupport the show
Narrative-Driven Math Class/Flipped Classrooms/Ph.D. Journey-Meet a Mathematician (015): Brian Mulholland
Brian Mulholland is a Visiting Assistant Professor at the University of Notre Dame. He received his Ph.D. from the University of Notre Dame under the supervision of Brian Hall.His research is in Mathematical Physics, more specifically in the mathematics of Quantum Mechanics. His dissertation was on Holomorphic Polar Coordinates and Segal-Bargmann Space.Brian is also interested in and has implemented non-traditional methods of teaching in his mathematics classrooms.We'd like to thank Brian for being on our show "Meet a Mathematician" and for sharing his stories and perspective with us!www.sensemakesmath.comPODCAST: http://sensemakesmath.buzzsprout.com/TWITTER: @SenseMakesMathPATREON: https://www.patreon.com/sensemakesmathFACEBOOK: https://www.facebook.com/SenseMakesMathSTORE:  https://sensemakesmath.storenvy.comSupport the show
World Traveling/Competitive Math/Cluster Algebras-Meet a Mathematician (014): Misha Gekhtman
Misha Gekhtman is a Professor of Mathematics at the University of Notre Dame. He received his Ph.D. from the Ukrainian Academy of Sciences. His research is in Mathematical Physics, more specifically, he works on Integrable systems, Poisson geometry, cluster algebras, and inverse problems.He is the co-author of the book Cluster Algebras and Poisson Geometry and joins us today from Kyoto, Japan where he recently finished up teaching a 3 week Mini-course at Kyoto University!His website can be found here:https://math.nd.edu/people/faculty/michael-gekhtman/We want to thank Misha for being on our show "Meet a Mathematician" and for sharing his stories and perspective with us!www.sensemakesmath.comPODCAST: http://sensemakesmath.buzzsprout.com/TWITTER: @SenseMakesMathPATREON: https://www.patreon.com/sensemakesmathFACEBOOK: https://www.facebook.com/SenseMakesMathSTORE:  https://sensemakesmath.storenvy.comSupport the show
Zeta Functions/Math Olympiads/Teaching Math-Meet A Mathematician (013): Pedro Morales-Almazán
Pedro Morales-Almazán is a Teaching Professor at the University of California Santa Cruz. He received his Ph.D. in Mathematics from Baylor University under the supervision of Klaus Kirsten and also holds degrees in Electronics Engineering and Applied Mathematics from Universidad de San Carlos in Guatemala. His research interests lie in Mathematics and Mathematical Physics, specifically in spectral zeta functions and their applications into number theory, quantum field theories, and related areas.Pedro is also active and interested in mathematics education, including: inquiry-based learning, flipped classrooms, blended learning, Math Circles, and Math Outreach in general. Pedro hosts a podcast called #NotSoMath (https://www.youtube.com/user/pefemoal) and has two blogs, Towards the Limits Edge (http://towardsthelimitedge.pedromoralesalmazan.com/) and The Number Pad (http://thenumberpad.pedromoralesalmazan.com/)!His website can be found here:http://www.pedromoralesalmazan.com/We'd like to thank Pedro for being on our show "Meet a Mathematician" and for sharing his stories and perspective with us!www.sensemakesmath.comPODCAST: http://sensemakesmath.buzzsprout.com/TWITTER: @SenseMakesMathPATREON: https://www.patreon.com/sensemakesmathFACEBOOK: https://www.facebook.com/SenseMakesMathSTORE:  https://sensemakesmath.storenvy.comSupport the show
Lathisms/Outreach Programs/Applying for Jobs-Meet a Mathematician (012): Alexander Diaz-Lopez
Alexander Diaz-Lopez is an Assistant Professor at Villanova University in Pennsylvania. He is the Co-Founder of both Lathisms and the DREAMS Program, the Associate Editor of Notices of the American Mathematical Society, the co-editor of the AMS PhD+Epsilon Blog, and the co-organizer of the Mid-Atlantic Algebra, Geometry, and Combinatorics workshop.Alex received his Ph.D. in 2013 from the University of Notre Dame under the supervision of Matthew Dyer. His research interests are in algebra and combinatorics; more specifically his research focuses on Coxeter groups, Representations of Hecke Algebras, and root systems of reflection systems.You can find his website here:https://sites.google.com/site/diazlopezalexander/We'd like to thank Alexander for being on our show "Meet a Mathematician" and for sharing his stories and perspective with us!www.sensemakesmath.comPODCAST: http://sensemakesmath.buzzsprout.com/TWITTER: @SenseMakesMathPATREON: https://www.patreon.com/sensemakesmathFACEBOOK: https://www.facebook.com/SenseMakesMathSTORE:  https://sensemakesmath.storenvy.comSupport the show
History of Set Theory/M.C. Escher/Math In Mexico - Meet a Mathematician (011): Iván Ongay-Valverde
Iván Ongay Valverde is a graduate student at the University of Wisconsin-Madison doing research in mathematical logic under the supervision of Kenneth Kunen. His research is in the field of Set Theory, in particular, he studies subsets of the Real Numbers and their behavior under different axioms and forcing extensions.His website can be found here: https://www.math.wisc.edu/~ongay/We'd like to thank Iván for being on our show "Meet a Mathematician" and for sharing his stories and perspective with us!www.sensemakesmath.comPODCAST: http://sensemakesmath.buzzsprout.com/TWITTER: @SenseMakesMathPATREON: https://www.patreon.com/sensemakesmathFACEBOOK: https://www.facebook.com/SenseMakesMathSTORE:  https://sensemakesmath.storenvy.comSupport the show
East VS West/Math VS Physics/Habilitation/New Book!-Meet a Mathematician (010): Pavel Mnev
Pavel Mnev is an Assistant Professor of Mathematics at the University of Notre Dame. He was awarded his Ph.D. in Mathematical Physics in 2008 from the St. Petersburg Department of Steklov Mathematical Institute at the Russian Academy of Sciences under the supervision of Acad L. D. Faddeev. He was awarded the Andre Lichnerowicz prize in Poisson Geometry in 2016, and has previously worked at the Max Planck Institute for Mathematics in Bonn, Germany.His research is in mathematical physics, more precisely he is interested in the interactions of quantum field theory with topology, homological/homotopical algebra and supergeometry.His website is here: https://www3.nd.edu/~pmnev/We would like to thank Pavel for being on our show "Meet a Mathematician" and for sharing his stories and perspective with us!www.sensemakesmath.comPODCAST: http://sensemakesmath.buzzsprout.com/TWITTER: @SenseMakesMathPATREON: https://www.patreon.com/sensemakesmathFACEBOOK: https://www.facebook.com/SenseMakesMathSTORE:  https://sensemakesmath.storenvy.comSupport the show
MATH in MOSCOW/Exams @ the BEACH/Graduate school-Meet a Mathematician (010): Lisandra Hernandez
Lisandra Hernandez is a current PhD student at Stony Brook University working in geometric analysis under the supervision of Michael Anderson. Her current research is in understanding limits of Riemann surfaces with conical singularities from a geometric analysis point of view. She has previously worked on studying Poisson structures on twistor spaces of Hyperkhaler and HKT Manifolds for her Masters Degree at Florida International University.Her website is here: https://www.math.stonybrook.edu/~lisandra/We would like to thank Lisandra for being on our show "Meet a Mathematician" and for sharing her stories and perspective with us!www.sensemakesmath.comPODCAST: http://sensemakesmath.buzzsprout.com/TWITTER: @SenseMakesMathPATREON: https://www.patreon.com/sensemakesmathFACEBOOK: https://www.facebook.com/SenseMakesMathSTORE:  https://sensemakesmath.storenvy.comSupport the show
Saving ENDANGERED Snails / APPLIED VS PURE MATH(S)?-Meet A Mathematician (008): Harry Moyse
Harry Moyse is a Research Fellow at Warwick University in England specializing in interdisciplinary and applied mathematics. He received his Ph.D. in Mathematical Biochemistry in 2019 under the supervision of Neil Evans.Harry’s research interests include mathematical and biochemical tools for improving transplant outcomes, machine learning applied to text datasets, and wider applications of mathematics and machine learning techniques in protein biochemistry. He has worked with the New Zealand Department of Conservation to stop the extinction of the land snail Powelliphanta Augusta, is the cofounder of an online software retail company called Moonbox Software, and currently works for the Institute for Advanced Teaching and Learning at the University of Warwick to produce interdisciplinary and applied maths online teaching materials.We talk about the differences between Pure and Applied Math(s) and Mathematicians, His research saving an endangered species of snails in New Zealand, machine-learning on text datasets, and much more!We would like to thank Harry for being on our show "Meet a Mathematician" and for sharing his stories and perspective with us!www.sensemakesmath.comPODCAST: http://sensemakesmath.buzzsprout.com/TWITTER: @SenseMakesMathPATREON: https://www.patreon.com/sensemakesmathFACEBOOK: https://www.facebook.com/SenseMakesMathSTORE:  https://sensemakesmath.storenvy.comSupport the show
Being Department Chair / A Professor's Typical Week - Meet a Mathematician (007): Julian Edward
Julian Edward is a Professor and the Director of the Learning Assistant Program at Florida International University¬. He received his Ph.D. at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology under the supervision of Richard Melrose.  His main area of research is analysis and partial differential equations. He has done research in Control Theory, Inverse Problems, Spectral and Scattering theory for Schrodinger operators as well as work in voting theory.We talk about his journey through grad school and being hired as a professor, what it's like being the chair of the mathematics department, his research in control theory and voting theory,His website can be found here:http://faculty.fiu.edu/~edwardj/We'd like to thank Julian for being on our show "Meet a Mathematician" and for sharing his stories and perspective with us!www.sensemakesmath.comPODCAST: http://sensemakesmath.buzzsprout.com/TWITTER: @SenseMakesMathPATREON: https://www.patreon.com/sensemakesmathFACEBOOK: https://www.facebook.com/SenseMakesMathSTORE:  https://sensemakesmath.storenvy.comSupport the show
Flipped Classrooms & KARATE/Mathematical Philosophy&Theology-Meet a Mathematician (006): PJ Jedlovec
Phillip Jedlovec (A.K.A. PJ) is a Mathematics Lecturer at Santa Clara University. He received his Ph.D. in 2018 from the University of Notre Dame under the supervision of Mark Behrens.His research is in Algebraic Topology, specifically in unstable homotopy theory. He is also interested in philosophy of math and areas of intersection between mathematics and economics. He is deeply passionate about teaching mathematics in innovative and effective ways.We talk about his journey through mathematics, as well as teaching mathematics (flipped classrooms) and philosophy of math.His website can be found here: https://pjedlovec.github.io/We'd like to thank PJ for being on our show "Meet a Mathematician" and for sharing his stories and perspective with us!www.sensemakesmath.comPODCAST: http://sensemakesmath.buzzsprout.com/TWITTER: @SenseMakesMathPATREON: https://www.patreon.com/sensemakesmathFACEBOOK: https://www.facebook.com/SenseMakesMathSTORE:  https://sensemakesmath.storenvy.comSupport the show
Grad Vs. Undergrad / Starting AMS Graduate Chapter/ Publishing Process - Meet a Mathematician (005): Kyle Maddox
Kyle Maddox is a 5th year graduate student at the University of Missouri studying under Ian Aberbach.His research is on characteristic p methods in commutative algebra, symbolic powers of ideals, combinatorial commutative algebra, and representations of quivers.His website can be found here:https://www.math.missouri.edu/people/maddoxWe'd like to thank Kyle for being on our show "Meet a Mathematician" and for sharing his stories and perspective with us!www.sensemakesmath.comPODCAST: http://sensemakesmath.buzzsprout.com/TWITTER: @SenseMakesMathPATREON: https://www.patreon.com/sensemakesmathFACEBOOK: https://www.facebook.com/SenseMakesMathSTORE:  https://sensemakesmath.storenvy.comSupport the show
Math Olympiads / Math Culture / Being a Professor / & His New Book - Meet a Mathematician (004): Ramin Takloo-Bighash
Ramin Takloo-Bighash is a Professor and the Director of Undergraduate Studies in the department of Mathematics, Statistics, and Computer Science at the University of Illinois at Chicago. He is the organizer of the Atkin Memorial Lectures & Workshop and an editor of the Journal of the Iranian Mathematical Society. He is a musician, a "wanna-be" painter, and helped translate the collection of poems by Shahram Sheydayi, entitled "Laughing in the Burning House."His research is in Number Theory, Automorphic Forms, Arithmetic Geometry, and Harmonic Analysis on Lie Groups.Ramin has coauthored the books "An Introduction to Mathematical Olympiads", "An Invitation to Modern Number Theory" and, most recently, he is the author of the new book:"A Pythagorean Introduction to Number Theory: Triangles, Sums of Squares & Arithmetic"available here: https://www.amazon.com/Pythagorean-Introduction-Number-Theory-Undergraduate/dp/3030026035His website can be found here:http://homepages.math.uic.edu/~rtakloo/We'd like to thank Ramin for being on our show "Meet a Mathematician" and for sharing his stories and perspective with us!www.sensemakesmath.comPODCAST: http://sensemakesmath.buzzsprout.com/TWITTER: @SenseMakesMathPATREON: https://www.patreon.com/sensemakesmathFACEBOOK: https://www.facebook.com/SenseMakesMathSTORE:  https://sensemakesmath.storenvy.comSupport the show
Taking RISKS & Getting Stuck / Publishing Research - Meet a Mathematician (003): Prasit Bhattacharya
Prasit Bhattacharya is a Whyborn Instructor at the University of Virginia. He recieved his Ph.D. in 2015 at Indiana University, Bloomington under the direction of Michael Mandell.Prasit is an Algebraic Topologist, specifically his research is on computational aspects of Stable Homotopy Theory.His website can be found here:http://www.people.virginia.edu/~pb9wh/We would like to thank Prasit for being on our show "Meet a Mathematician" and for sharing his stories and perspective with us!www.sensemakesmath.comTWITTER: @SenseMakesMathPATREON: https://www.patreon.com/sensemakesmathFACEBOOK: https://www.facebook.com/SenseMakesMathSTORE:  https://sensemakesmath.storenvy.comSupport the show
Journey to Tenure/Arnold's SNAKES &NEW Textbook - Meet a Mathematician (002): Liviu Nicolaescu
Liviu Nicolaescu is a Professor and the Director of Undergraduate Honors Mathematics at the University of Notre Dame. He is the co-organizer of the Felix Klein Seminar on Geometry and serves on the editorial board of the Journal of Gokova Geometry and Topology. He is currently ranked 61st on the all-time reputation boards of Math Overflow and recieved his PH.D. from Michigan State University under the supervision of Thomas H. Parker.Liviu is a Geometer "at large" and a probabilist by accident. His field of expertise is global analysis with emphasis on the geometric applications of elliptic partial differential equations arising from gauge theory, symplectic geometry, and index theory for Dirac operators.He is the author of several books, including:"An Invitation to Morse Theory""The Reidemeister Torsion of 3-Manifolds""Notes on Seiberg-Witten Theory"and most recently, he is the author of"Notes on Elementary Probability Theory"which we discuss at length in the podcast!His website can be found here: https://www3.nd.edu/~lnicolae/We'd like to thank Liviufor being on our show "Meet a Mathematician" and for sharing his stories and perspective with us!www.sensemakesmath.comTWITTER: @SenseMakesMathPATREON: https://www.patreon.com/sensemakesmathFACEBOOK: https://www.facebook.com/SenseMakesMathSTORE:  https://sensemakesmath.storenvy.comSupport the show
Becoming a POST-DOC / Conferences / Doing RESEARCH - Meet A Mathematician (001):  Dominic Culver
Dominic Culver is a J. L. Doob Post Doctoral Fellow at the University of Illinois in Urbana Champaign. He recieved his Ph.D. in 2017 at the University of Notre Dame under the supervision of Mark Behrens.Dominic is a homotopy theorist with particular interests in chromatic homotopy theory and the spectrum of topological modular forms. He is also interested in the interaction between chromatic, motivic, and equivariant homotopy theory.His website can be found here: https://faculty.math.illinois.edu/~dc...We'd like to thank Dominic for being on our show "Meet a Mathematician" and for sharing his stories and perspective with us!www.sensemakesmath.comTWITTER: @SenseMakesMathPATREON: https://www.patreon.com/sensemakesmathFACEBOOK: https://www.facebook.com/SenseMakesMathSTORE:  https://sensemakesmath.storenvy.comSupport the show
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May 3rd, 2019
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Aug 12th, 2019
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