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This announcement has been updated. Please note the change in time and the addition of lecture locations.

The RTG in Topology and Geometry will be offering lectures by Gunther Uhlmann, University of Washington, in February.

  • February 14, 2018 - Flying A Studios Room, UCenLecture 1: "Harry Potter's Cloak via Transformation Optics"
  • February 15, 2018 - Flying A Studios Room, UCenLecture 2: "Journey to the Center of the Earth"
  • February 16, 2018 - Broida Hall 1640Lecture 3: "Seeing Through Space Time"

All lectures will run from 3:00 - 4:00 pm. For abstracts and other details, see the official announcement or the event poster.

  1. lecturers
  2. Gunther Uhlmann
  3. Geometry
  4. Optics
  5. Seismology
  6. Relativity

The Geometry and Analysis on Manifold conference (GAMSB18) will be held at the Department of Mathematics of University of California at Santa Barbara From May 4, 2018 to May 6, 2018. See the official announcement for more information.

  1. Conference
  2. Manifolds
  3. Topology
  4. Geometry

Nancy Scherich, a Ph.D. student in the Mathematics Department at UCSB, has won Science Magazine's annual Dance Your Ph.D. contest.  Her entry illustrated her research into braid group theory through aerial interpretive dance.  Click through to the complete article for a YouTube video of her performance.  Congratulations, Nancy!

  1. Award
  2. dance
  3. Topology
  4. knot theory
  5. braid groups
Professor Yitang Zhang has been recognized with a Distinguished Lifetime Achievement Award from the Asian American Engineer of the Year (AAEOY) 2018 Award program.
This award is used to honour persons who serve as role models and a source of inspiration for Asian American engineers and scientists. Previous Distinguished Award recipients (a total of 35 in the last fifteen years) include Dr. Shuji Nakamura, Nobel Laureate in Physics, Manjul Bhargava 2014 Fields Medalist and Dr. Henry Yang, our chancellor.
  1. Awards
  2. AAEOY

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