Thursday March 16, 2017 │ 4 PM │ Samberg Conference Center
Poster Session │ Keynote by Dr. Samuel Arbesman │ Reception

Dr. Samuel Arbesman is a complexity scientist, whose work focuses on the nature of scientific and technological change. His recent book, "Overcomplicated: Technology at the Limits of Comprehension," analyzes the consequences of the incredibly complex and interdependent algorithms and systems we have engineered, and discusses how to ensure reliability in an increasingly unpredictable environment.

Dr. Arbesman is currently Scientist in Residence at Lux Capital, Senior Fellow at the Silicon Flatirons Center at the University of Colorado, and Research Fellow at the Long Now Foundation. Previously, he was a Senior Scholar at the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation and a Research Fellow at Harvard Medical School. He holds a PhD in computational biology from Cornell University, and a BA in computer science and biology from Brandeis University.

Thursday, March 23rd 2017 | 12:00 PM* | 37-212

Serkan Gugercin
Department of Mathematics
Virginia Tech, Blacksburg

* Lunch available at 11:45

Thursday, April 27th 2017 | 12:00 PM* | 37-212

Misha Kilmer
Professor of Mathematics, Adjunct Professor of Computer Science
Tufts University

* Lunch provided at 11:45