# Spotlight

Mathematical methods can be used to integrate clinical and experimental data in order to guide treatment options.

Read more…# Latest news

# Steve Gonek named fellow of AMS

Professor Steve Gonek has been named a 2020 fellow of the American Mathematical Society.

# Yakun Xi awarded AMS-Simons grant

Visiting Assistant Professor Yakun Xi has been awarded a two-year AMS-Simons travel grant.

# “Grad STEM for All”

Professors from UR Mathematics are organizing and teaching the 2019 program, designed to inspire students from Western New York to pursue advanced degrees in STEM fields, particularly mathematics and statistics.

# 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.

# Upcoming events

### Tuesday, February 25th, 2020

- 11:00 AM
**Combinatorics Seminar**

A crash course in complexity theory

Anurag Sahay (University of Rochester)Hylan 1106A - 3:30 PM
**Geometry Seminar**

Two-frame fields on Simply Connected Spin 7-Manifolds

Ustun Yildirim, University of RochesterHylan 1106A

### Wednesday, February 26th, 2020

- 12:00 PM

### Thursday, February 27th, 2020

- 11:00 AM
**Combinatorics Seminar**

The Zig-Zag Product and Reingold’s Theorem

Anurag Sahay, University of RochesterHylan 1106B

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