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Dr. Michel Lapidus

Prof. MIchel Lapidus was the AMS official in charge of the 2016 Joint Mathematics Meetings in Seattle. Prof. Michel Lapidus was the AMS Associate Secretary in charge of the scientific program and organization of the 2016 Joint Mathematics Meetings (JMM) in Seattle, WA, January 6-9, 2016.

The JMM combines the annual meetings of the American Mathematical Society (AMS) and the Mathematical Association of America (MAA), as well as as hosts sessions of several other mathematics organizations such as ASL (http://www.aslonline.org/index.htm), AWL (www.awm-math.org), NAM (http://www.nam-math.org/), and SIAM (http://www.siam.org/). The JMM is the largest mathematics meeting in the world. This year's meeting has gathered nearly 6,300 participants. It featured many invited addresses, 80 AMS special sessions, and thousands of contributed talks. For further information, click here (http://jointmathematicsmeetings.org/meetings/national/jmm2016/2181_intro).

This is the fourth JMM for which Dr. Lapidus has been the AMS Associate Secretary. The previous ones have been the 2004 JMM in Phoenix, the 2008 JMM in San Diego, as well as the 2012 JMM in Boston, which was the largest mathematics meeting ever of any kind, gathering over 7,300 participants.


Dr. John de Pillis

Has been invited to present two lectures sponsored/endowed at the Jean and Calvin Long Distinguished Lecture, Washington State University.



Dr. Yat Sun Poon

Was appointed an editor for the journal "Complex Manifolds" , published by de Gruyter. For more information on this journal, please visit its website:



Dr. Fred Wilhelm

Will be a speaker at the Smoky Cascade Geometry ConferenceThe conference will focus on the relationship between global metric geometry and topology, including methods on Riemannian geometry as well as Alexandrov geometry and other singular geometric spaces. The conference will be held March 19th thru the 21st at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville. Conference Schedule.


Dr. Vyjayanthi Chari

Is organizing a semester of four workshops and four mini-courses at the Centre de Recherces MathematiquesJanuary - June 2014. Information can be found on the program structure website.


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