# Spotlight

Modern tools for designing and manufacturing 3D shapes connect back to age-old questions from the mathematical field of differential geometry.

Read more…# Latest news

# Xuwen Chen invited to speak at Harvard

Associate Professor Xuwen Chen was invited to give a lecture in the Random Matrices and Probability Seminar at Harvard University.

# UR Putnam team ranked 18th in North America

The results of the 79th annual Putnam Competition have been announced.

# Nikolaos Chatzikonstatinou wins fellowship

Nikolaos Chatzikonstantinou has won the university Donald M. and Janet C. Bernard Fellowship.

# 2018 summer programs

Summer programs from professors Iosevich, Lorman, Pakianathan and faculty from Biostatistics.

# Naomi Jochnowitz named to AWM Fellows

Associate Professor Naomi Jochnowitz was named to the inaugural class of the Association for Women in Mathematics (AWM) Fellows.

# Upcoming events

### Friday, April 26th, 2019

- 12:00 PM
**Honors Oral Exam**

The Eigenvalue Distribution of Random Matrices with Distortion.

Kevin Hunt (U of R)Hylan 202 - 2:00 PM
**Honors Oral Exam**

On Zeros of the p-adic zeta-function, and Generic Newton Polygons of Hecke polynomials

Guowei Shan, (U of R)Hylan 206 - 3:00 PM
**Probability, Ergodic Theory, Mathematical Physics Seminar**

Exact Asymptotic Speed of a Traveling Wave with Large Noise

Carl Mueller, RochesterHylan 1106A - 5:00 PM
**Graduate Student Seminar**

On Ritt’s decomposition theorem

Wayne Peng, University of RochesterHylan 1106A

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