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Special Talk: Thursday, May 1 @ 3 pm

April 28th, 2014 by laurel

Reading Godel’s 1946 Princeton Bicentennial Lecture

Juliette Kennedy
Professor of Mathematics
University of Helsinki

May 1, 2014, 3pm
MacQuarrie Hall 225
(Refreshments, MH210 at 2:30pm)

Abstract

In his 1946 Princeton Bicentennial Lecture Goedel suggested the problem of transferring the Turing analysis of computability to the cases of definability and provability, in particular finding a notion of definability for set theory which is “formalism free” in a sense similar to the notion of computable function — a notion which is very robust with respect to its various associated formalisms. In this lecture we examine this suggestion, as well as the developments in computability in the 1930s which set the stage for Goedel’s idea.

MS Math at CSU Channel Islands

April 23rd, 2014 by laurel

Masters of Science in Mathematics

The program is the result of collaboration of mathematics, computer science, and physics
faculty and is designed to address the global need for people with advanced mathematical,
analytical, and computational skills. Students are provided with a strong background in
mathematics and its applications as well as skills necessary to conduct independent
research. The program incorporates interdisciplinary applications such as bioinformatics,
actuarial sciences, cryptography, security, image recognition, artificial intelligence,
mathematics education, and the philosophy of mathematics. Students’ specializations
depend on the electives chosen and on the final thesis/project conducted under the
supervision of an advisor/mentor. An individual study plan can be designed to meet entry
requirements for Ph.D. programs in mathematics or the mathematical sciences. For more information, see the flier below

Application Period

Fall: February 1- June 1

Spring August 1-November 1

TA Positions Are Still Available!

MS Mathematics CSUCI Flier

Berkeley Master of Financial Engineering Information Session

March 14th, 2014 by laurel

MFE Information Session and Lunch in San Francisco

If you have a passion for problem-solving and are enrolled in a degree program in engineering, math, physics, statistics, computer science, operations research, economics, or a related field, the Berkeley Master of Financial Engineering Program wants to speak with you about career paths in finance. Students from all disciplines are welcome. This event is open to the public.

Berkeley MFE Information Session in San Francisco
General session on campus, open to the public.  Q&A with alumni  and executive director.  Bring your resume for an on-the-spot review of your background. Lunch Provided  
Date: Wednesday, March 19
Time: 1:30 – 2:30 PM
Location: The Hyatt Embarcadero, 5 Embarcadero Center, San Francisco
RSVP: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/march-19-2014-san-francisco-registration-10632420857
 
Contact the Berkeley MFE Admissions Team for more information about this and other upcoming events:
+1 (510) 642-4417
http://mfe.berkeley.edu
Twitter: BerkeleyMFE
 

2014 Math Department Scholarships

March 11th, 2014 by laurel

Now Accepting Applications!

Applicants must be Undergraduate or Graduate students in the Mathematics and Statistics Department. Scholarship applications can be submitted to the Department Office, MH 308.

Application Deadline is 4:00 pm, April 1st

Only complete applications will be considered.

Download the Scholarship Application Spring 2014 (pdf) or pick one up in MH 308.

 

Undergraduate Graduation Workshops

February 24th, 2014 by laurel

Prerequisites to Attend:

  • At least 90 units earned
  • 2 semesters away from completing degree requirements
  • Good academic standing

Tuesday, March 4, 2014
12:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Boccardo Business Complex, Room 32
Wednesday, March 12, 2014
5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Boccardo Business Complex, Room 205
Monday, March 17, 2014
12:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Boccardo Business Complex, Room 32
Thursday, March 20, 2014
5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Boccardo Business Complex, Room 203
No reservation required. Campus advisors are welcome to attend.
Questions? Email: registrar@sjsu.edu

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