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SUMMARY:Mahler Public Lecture at U Queensland
DESCRIPTION:Mahler Lecture Tour 2019\nEvent: Public Lecture\nDate & Time: Monday 9 December: TBA\nVenue: Auditorium 1\, State Library of Queensland\, South Brisbane\nSpeaker: Dr Holly Krieger (University of Cambridge\, UK) \nThe Mahler lectures are a biennial activity organised by the Australian Mathematical Society\, and supported by the Australian Mathematical Sciences Institute\, in which a prominent mathematician tours Australian universities giving lectures at a variety of levels\, including giving several public lectures. \nRefreshments will be provided. \nTitle: The Mathematics of Life \nAbstract\nMathematicians and biologists are learning together how to describe and study the complexity of living things\, revealing sometimes unexpected connections to fields of pure mathematics which include number theory and topology. We’ll discuss some of the most interesting such connections\, and understand what mathematics has to say about the evolution and development of life in our world. \nBiography\nBorn and raised near Chicago\, Dr Holly Krieger completed the undergraduate mathematics honors program at University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. She went on to a master’s degree and a Ph.D. from the University of Illinois at Chicago. Her initial research interests during graduate school were primarily in arithmetic and Diophantine geometry. Under the guidance of Laura DeMarco and Ramin Takloo-Bighash\, her thesis work focused on the emerging field of arithmetic dynamics\, which studies the relationship between dynamics of one complex variable and the arithmetic geometry of abelian varieties. \nShe followed her PhD work with an NSF postdoctoral fellowship at MIT under the supervision of Bjorn Poonen\, during which time she became particularly interested in problems of unlikely intersections in complex dynamics. Since 2016\, she has been the Corfield Lecturer at the University of Cambridge as well as a Fellow at Murray Edwards College. \nsupported by AMSI.
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LOCATION:State Library of Queensland\, South Brisbane
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