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AWM Research Symposium 2017

Join us next spring at the UCLA campus.

The AWM Research Symposium 2017 will be held at the University of California Los Angeles (UCLA) April 8 -9, 2017.  The symposium will showcase the research of women in the mathematical professions.  It will feature four plenary talks, special sessions on a broad range of research in pure and applied mathematics, and poster sessions for graduate students and recent PhDs. Eight of the special sessions will be organized by the ResearchNetworks supported by the NSF AWM ADVANCE grant.

Poster Session Application

Hotel Information

Tentative Schedule

Symposium Registration:  Registration fee is $40 for AWM members, $70 for non-members and $25 for students. Online registration is now open closes at 11:59 (EST) on April 6, 2017.

Plenary Speakers:

Ruth Charney, Brandeis University

Abstract: Searching for Hyperbolicity

 Svitlana Mayroboda, University of Minnesota

Linda Petzold, University of California Santa Barbara (UCSB)

Abstract : Inference of theFunctional Network Controlling Circadian Rhythm

Mariel Vazquez,  University of California Davis (UCD)

Abstract: Understanding DNA topology

Special Sessions by Research Networks supported by the ADVANCE grant:

Special Sessions

Special Session Schedule

Wikipedia edit-a-thon Expand Wikipedia’s coverage of women in mathematics (Ursula Whitcher)

Friday Evening Student Event (7 pm April 7, 2017)

Networking Events

Reception and Jobs Panel

Banquet on Saturday Evening (co-sponsored by Microsoft Research)

Organizing Committee:

Raegan Higgins, Texas Tech University
Kristin Lauter, Microsoft Research
Magnhild Lien, California State University Northridge
Ami Radunskaya, Pomona College
Tatiana Toro, University of Washington
Luminita Vese, University of California Los Angeles (UCLA)
Carol Woodward, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratories