[ugrads] Chat with Fields Medalist Martin Hairer

Adam Rumpf arumpf at hawk.iit.edu
Thu Oct 20 16:40:59 CDT 2016

Hello All,

Next Thursday IIT will be visited by Fields Medalist Martin Hairer.  Dr.
Hairer has been kind enough to volunteer his time for an informal Q&A
session, Thursday, October 27, from 3:30 to 4:30pm.  Snacks will be

Both students and faculty are welcome.  If you are a new student, you may
wish to ask about what life is like as a professional mathematician.  If
you are an advanced student, you may wish to ask about the experiences of a
seasoned mathematician who has achieved some of the highest honors in the
field.  This is your chance to get those questions answered.

Please see our HawkLink announcement below for more details.  Another
announcement will be sent next week with an update on the location.  We
hope that you are able to join us for this rare opportunity.

Adam Rumpf, IIT SIAM Student Chapter President

Please join us for an informal gathering with Fields Medalist Martin Hairer
> <https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Martin_Hairer>.  Dr. Hairer is one of the
> world's foremost experts in the field of stochastic partial differential
> equations.  In 2014 he received the Fields Medal "for his outstanding
> contributions to the theory of stochastic partial differential equations,
> and in particular for the creation of a theory of regularity structures for
> such equations." His many honors include a Royal Society Fellowship and an
> American Mathematical Society Fellowship.  Outside of his mathematical
> career, he develops Macintosh software under the name HairerSoft
> <http://www.hairersoft.com/>.
> Dr. Hairer will be visiting IIT on Thursday, October 27.  We will be
> holding an informal meeting from 3:30 to 4:30pm where students and faculty
> will be free to chat with Dr. Hairer about his career, research, software
> development, or anything else of interest.
> Light snacks will be provided.  Location details will be announced next
> week.
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