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2021 to present
Average episode: 36 minutes
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Podcaster's summary: This is a podcast about mathematics and the people who develop it. The episodes combine recent developments and visions for the future of the field and aim at creating a virtual hub that highlights ideas, people and research topics in mathematics.
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|2022-Jun-03 • 40 minutes|
Mathematics in Latin America: Challenges and Perspectives. Marcelo Viana interviewed by Robinson dos Santos
In this month’s podcast, our guest is Marcelo Viana, researcher and director of the Institute for Pure and Applied Mathematics, IMPA, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.In this episode, we've invited him to talk about the challenges and the opportunities of doing research in mathematics in Latin America, the role of IMPA in the development of mathematical research in the region, and the perspectives of regional and global cooperation.Marcelo Viana obtained his PhD at the Institute for Pure and Applied Mathemati...
|2022-Feb-07 • 50 minutes|
Mathematics Unbound: The Life and Legacy of John Horton Conway
John Horton Conway was one of the most important researchers in the history of mathematics. His genius and boundless curiosity enabled him to make significant contributions in many diverse areas throughout his lifetime, including number theory, topology, algebra, knot theory, coding theory, and probability. But John Conway was far more than simply a scientific researcher. Through his games, imagination, sense of humor, and willingness to share all that he knew with anyone who would listen, his influence on...
|2021-Dec-05 • 43 minutes|
Mathematics and Love: Catherine Beneteau and Dmitry Khavinson interviewed by Dorothy Mazlum
Catherine Beneteau and Dmitry Khavinson are both mathematicians, they are married, work at the same university, and share similar research interests. In this special episode, we've invited them to share their experience with harmonizing research, love, parenthood, and career.Catherine Beneteau is a Professor in the Mathematics and Statistics Department at the University of South Florida in the United States. She was educated in Canada, at McGill University, where she got her bachelor's and master&...
|2021-Sep-19 • 24 minutes|
Mathematics and Cancer Therapy: Trachette Jackson interviewed by Lynn Brandon
Trachette L. Jackson earned her Ph.D. in Applied Mathematics from the University of Washington under the direction of Professor James D. Murray, one of the founding leaders in the field of Mathematical Biology. Ten years later, after postdoctoral positions at the IMA and Duke University, she was promoted to Full Professor of Mathematics at the University of Michigan. Dr. Jackson is an award-winning teacher-scholar whose research in mathematical oncology has received international attention. In 2003, she...
|2021-Aug-12 • 26 minutes|
Managing Research: Aslak Tveito interviewed by Martin Peters
Aslak Tveito is the Managing Director of Simula Research Laboratory in Oslo, Norway, and professor for scientific computing at the University of Oslo. He serves also as chairman of the board of the Norwegian Defence Research Establishment. His research is in numerical analysis, scientific computing, and the electrophysiology of the human heart. He cas co-authored three research monographs and two textbooks on scientific computing, co-edited seven books, and published more than 100 research papers. He is on ...
|2021-Aug-12 • 34 minutes|
Women in Mathematics: Past, Present and Future. Kathryn Leonard interviewed by Dahlia Fisch
Kathryn Leonard is a mathematician and computer scientist at Occidental College in Los Angeles, California. She is currently both professor and Department Chair in the Department of Computer Science. In 2012, she received a Henry L. Alder Award for teaching from the Mathematical Associate of America, and in 2015, she received the AWM Service Award. Kathryn is the current president of the AWM and is also the director of the NSF-funded Center for Undergraduate Research in Mathematics. Kathryn studies geometri...
|2021-Aug-10 • 36 minutes|
Mathematics for a better life: Alfio Quarteroni interviewed by Francesca Bonadei
Alfio Quarteroni is Professor of Numerical Analysis and Director of of the Laboratory for Modeling and Scientific Computing -- otherwise known as MOX -- at the Polytechnic University of Milan in Italy. He is the founder (and first director) of MOX and of MATHICSE at EPFL, Lausanne, where he is Emeritus Professor. He is co-founder (and President) of MOXOFF, a spin-off company. His research interests concern Mathematical Modelling, Numerical Analysis, Scientific Computing, and applications in fluid mechanics...