Reunion Schedule

10th Anniversary Reunion Celebration
May 16-18, 2003


Friday, May 16

5:00 p.m.

Philip Holmes, Professor of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering
Princeton University
Optimal decisions in the brain: From neural oscillators
to stochastic differential equations

Wolfensohn Hall

6:30 p.m. Reception (The Birch Garden)
7:00 p.m. Dinner (Dilworth Room)
8:00 p.m. Welcome and Introductions
Saturday, May 17  
8:00-9:30 a.m. Breakfast (Dining Hall)
9:30 a.m. Research Poster Session
10:45 a.m. Break
11:00 a.m. Phillip A. Griffiths, Director, Institute for Advanced Study
A simple classical question that leads unavoidably
to a 'post-modern' mathematical object

Simonyi Hall Seminar Room
12:15 p.m. Lunch (Dining Hall)
1:30 p.m. Tamar Friedmann, Princeton University (Mathematical Physics)
From Kaluza-Klein to M-theory: on dualities and unification
Simonyi Hall Seminar Room
2:45 p.m. Break
3:00 p.m. Research Poster Session
4:00 p.m. Sema Salur, Northwestern University (Geometry)
Calibrated Geometries and Mirror Symmetry
Simonyi Hall Seminar Room
6:00 p.m. Barbecue Supper (Institute Dining Hall)
7:30 p.m. Panel Discussion (tentative)
Sunday, May 18  
8:00-9:30 a.m. Breakfast (Dining Hall)
9:00 a.m. Amber Puha, California State University at San Marcos (Probability)
Fluid and Diffusion Approximations for a Heavily Loaded Processor Sharing Queue
Simonyi Hall Seminar Room
10:30 a.m. Rachel Pries, Columbia University (Arithmetic Algebraic Geometry)
Symmetries of Equations: history, applications,
and Galois covers of curves in characteristic p

Simonyi Hall Seminar Room
Noon Box Lunch (Dining Hall)