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Semester 2: School Colloquiums

Upcoming Colloquiums Title: Random Walks 15:10 Fri 12 October, 2018 :: Napier 208 :: A/Prof Kais Hamza :: Monash University Abstract: A random walk is arguably the most basic stochastic process one can define. It is also among the most intuitive objects in the theory of probability and stochastic processes. For these and other reasons, […]

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Undergraduate Seminars

Upcoming Seminars Title: Newton’s method in the case of non-simple and non-unique roots Date and Time: Wednesday 3 October, 1:10 pm Location: Ingkarni Wardli 218 Speaker: Dr Brendan Harding Abstract: Newton’s method is a fundamental numerical method and is ubiquitous throughout scientific computing. However, there are cases where the method can behave unexpectedly. Two such […]

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2018 Elsevier Young Scientist Award Winner

Congratulations to Michael Hallam for winning the Elsevier Young Scientist Award in 2018! The award was presented at the workshop entitled, Index theory and applications to positive scalar curvature and related areas, funded by the Institute for Geometry and its Applications (Adelaide) and AMSI (Melbourne), held at University of Adelaide, June 4-8, 2018. Michael Hallam […]

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2018 Elsevier Young Scientist Award Winner

The MPhil student, Michael Hallam (supervisors Varghese and Baraglia), won the 2018 Elsevier Young Scientist Award for the best student talk at the IGA/AMSI workshop entitled,  Index theory and applications to positive scalar curvature and related areas,  held June 4-8, 2018. He also receives a cash award of USD 750. Congratulations to Michael!

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Congratulations to John McCarthy and Hao Guo!

Congratulations to MPhil student in Pure Mathematics, John McCarthy (Supervisors Varghese, Baraglia) who has been admitted with full scholarship to the PhD program at Imperial College (London) to work with Richard Thomas! Congratulations to PhD student in Pure Mathematics, Hao Guo (Supervisors Varghese, Hang Wang) who has been offered an NSF funded postdoc at Texas […]

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Differential Geometry Seminars: Semester 1

Title: A Hecke module structure on the KK-theory of arithmetic groups When: Friday, 2 March 2018 at 1:10pm in Barr Smith South Polygon Lec theatre  Speaker: Bram Mesland (Unversität Bonn) Abstract: Let $G$ be a locally compact group, $\Gamma$ a discrete subgroup and $C_{G}(\Gamma)$ the commensurator of $\Gamma$ in $G$. The cohomology of $\Gamma$ is a […]

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Congratulations to Michael Ucci and Tobin South!

Congratulations to our AMSI Vacation Research Scholars, Tobin South and Michael Ucci who received both of the prizes for the best presentation at the recent #AMSIConnect2018 conference. It is an outstanding achievement for our students that have won all of the available prizes against a field of students from across the country!

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Michael Hallam wins the 2017 Neumann Prize & Oxford PhD Scholarship

Congratulations to Mr Michael Hallam (supervisors Varghese and Baraglia) on being awarded the prestigious 2017 B H Neuman prize for the most outstanding student talk presented at the Annual Meeting of the Australian Mathematical Society. He has also been admitted with a full PhD scholarship to the University of Oxford. More information: http://www.austms.org.au/The+Bernhard+Neumann+Prize”

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Semester 1: School Colloquiums

Title: Calculating optimal limits for transacting credit card customers 15:10 Fri 2 Mar, 2018 :: Horace Lamb 1022 :: Prof Peter Taylor :: University of Melbourne Abstract: Credit card users can roughly be divided into `transactors’, who pay off their balance each month, and `revolvers’, who maintain an outstanding balance, on which they pay substantial interest. In […]

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2018 EO Tuck Medal Winner

Congratulations to Professor of Mathematical Sciences, Yvonne Stokes, on being awarded the 2018 EO Tuck Medal for outstanding research and distinguished service to the field of Applied Mathematics. She is pictured with Professor Peter Taylor from the University of Melbourne. More information: http://www.anziam.org.au/The+EO+Tuck+Medal Photo: Mark McGuinness

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