The Southwest Center for Arithmetic Geometry

General Information

  • Title: “Topics in the Arithmetic of Function Fields”
  • Dates: March 11-15, 2000
  • Location: The University of Arizona
  • Organizers: Dinesh Thakur, Douglas Ulmer, and Felipe Voloch
  • William Stein's T-shirt design: PDF.

Speakers and Courses

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Professional Development Component

  • The focus of the professional development component was on the job market, both inside and outside academia. Jeffrey Lagarias of AT&T Research spoke on Mathematics in Industry, and there was a panel discussion on the experiences of some mathematicians in non-academic jobs. The panelists were Jeffrey Lagarias (AT&T Research), Kristin Lauter (Microsoft), Charles Toll (NSA), and Michael Zieve (IDA).