AMS-MAA-SIAM Gerald and Judith Porter Lectures

The next lecture will be held on January 18, 2020 at the 2020 Joint Mathematics Meetings in Denver, CO. The lecturer will be Rajiv Maheswaran, Second Spectrum.

  • 2019 Joint Mathematics Meetings, Baltimore, MD, January 16-19, 2019.  Cathy O'Neil, ORCAA, Big Data, Inequality, and Democracy. (MAA-AMS-SIAM Gerald and Judith Porter Public Lecture)
    Date of Lecture: Saturday, January 19, 2019.
  • 2018 Joint Mathematics Meetings, San Diego, CA, January 10-13, 2018. Moon Duchin, Tufts University, Political Geometry: Voting Districts, "Compactness," and Ideas About Fairness. (MAA-AMS-SIAM Gerald and Judith Porter Public Lecture)
    Date of Lecture: Saturday, January 13, 2018.
  • 2017 Joint Mathematics Meetings, Atlanta, GA, January 4-7, 2017. Ingrid Daubechies, Duke University, Mathematics for Art Investigation. (MAA-AMS-SIAM Gerald and Judith Porter Public Lecture)
    Date of Lecture: Saturday, January 7, 2017
  • 2016 Joint Mathematics Meetings, Seattle, WA, January 6-9, 2016. Jennifer Chayes, Microsoft Research, Network Science: From the Online World to Cancer Genomics. (MAA-AMS-SIAM Gerald and Judith Porter Public Lecture)
    Date of Lecture: Saturday, January 9, 2016
  • 2015 Joint Mathematics Meetings, San Antonio, TX, January 10-13, 2015.  Donald G. Saari, University of California, Irvine, From Voting Paradoxes to the Search for "Dark Matter". (MAA-AMS-SIAM Gerald and Judith Porter Public Lecture)
    Date of Lecture: Saturday, January 10, 2015
  • 2014 Joint Mathematics Meetings, Baltimore, MD, January 15-18, 2015. Eitan Grinspun, Columbia University, Movie magic: The mathematics behind Hollywood's visual effects. (MAA-AMS-SIAM Gerald and Judith Porter Public Lecture)
    Date of Lecture: Saturday, January 18, 2014
  • 2013 Joint Mathematics Meetings, San Diego, CA, January 9-12, 2013, Kenneth M. Golden , University of Utah, Mathematics and the melting polar ice caps. (MAA-AMS-SIAM Gerald and Judith Porter Public Lecture)
    Date of Lecture: Saturday, January 12, 2013
  • 2012 Joint Mathematics Meetings, Boston, MA, January 4-7, 2012.  Erik D. Demaine , Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Geometric puzzles: Algorithms and complexity. (AMS-MAA-SIAM Gerald and Judith Porter Public Lecture)
    Date of Lecture: Saturday, January 7, 2012
  • 2011 Joint Mathematics Meetings, New Orleans, LA, January 6-9, 2011.  Robert J. Lang , Robert J. Lang Origami, From flapping birds to space telescopes: The mathematics of origami. (AMS-MAA-SIAM Gerald and Judith Porter Public Lecture)
    Date of Lecture: Sunday, January 9, 2011
  • 2010 Joint Mathematics Meetings, San Francisco, CA, January 13-16, 2010.   Steven Strogatz , Cornell University, The calculus of friendship. (AMS-MAA-SIAM Gerald and Judith Porter Public Lecture) 
    Date of Lecture: Saturday, January 16, 2010