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The Department of Mathematics at the University of California, Santa Barbara invites applications for a pool of qualified temporary lecturers to teach undergraduate or graduate Mathematics courses. Screening of applicants is ongoing and will continue as needed. The first review date is August 07, 2017. 
 
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VISITING POSITIONS: One or more special one-year visiting assistant professorships may be available, with possibility of renewal for additional years, up to three years in total. These positions carry a teaching load of 4.5 one-quarter courses per year. Excellence in research, potential for interaction with faculty at UC Santa Barbara and evidence of good teaching are required. Appointments to be effective July 1, 2018
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The math of swarming robots, superconductors, and slime mold

Monday, June 26, 5:30 pm

Hatlen Theater

Abstract: Systems of interacting agents arise throughout the natural world and are studied in such varied disciplines as engineering, physics, and biology. What is the optimal way for a swarm of robotic bees to pollinate a bed of crops? How can we use vortex motion in superconductors to develop new technologies for renewable energy? How does a colony of slime mold communicate using chemical signals? Prof. Katy Craig will describe the mathematics underlying systems of interacting agents and how such systems can be analyzed using an age old scientific technique: what happens if we poke it?
  1. GRIT Talk

Congratulations Nathan Schley - 2017 GSA Excellence in Teaching Award recipient!  The Graduate Student Association (GSA) Excellence in Teaching Award recognizes graduate students who have shown excellence and gone above and beyond as teachers at UC Santa Barbara.  Nathan has distinguished himself among the more than 200 graduate students nominated from all campus departments, and we are delighted to claim him as our very own!  Thank you, Nathan, for sharing your talents with so many Mathematics students.  Congratulations!

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