On the afternoon of November 22, The Fields Institute will be hosting
an information session for Ontario universities to display information
on their graduate programs in mathematics, statistics and some computer
science programs. As part of the day's activities there will be two
keynote lectures aimed at undergraduate students in the mathematical
Please join us for this event and this opportunity to talk to representatives
from the various university graduate programs.
All are welcome.
We are making a table (and poster board if requested) available to each
university. Universities who wish to participate, and who have not already
contacted The Fields Institute to confirm their participation should do
so by sending an e-mail to the address listed below. Universities with
several departments are asked to cooperate on using the space.
Fields can assist Universities with renting a van or bus to facilitate
student travel for the afternoon, to request assistance please contact
SCHEDULE FOR THE DAY
|12:30 - 1:00
Open time--Information available
1:00 - 2:00
Speaker: Sam Roweis, University of Toronto, Computer Science
The Mathematics of Computer
2:00 p.m. Reception and information sessions
LeBlanc, University of Ottawa, Mathematics and Statistics
Euclidean Symmetry and the Dynamics
of Spiral Waves
Prof. LeBlanc recently received the Premier's Research Excellence
Award (PREA). The PREA awards are given each year by the Government
of Ontario to gifted researchers in all research disciplines,
and they are designed to help them attract talented people to
their research teams.Professor LeBlanc won the award for his innovative
research project on applications of dynamical systems theory to
spiral wave dynamics.
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