The Mathematical Sciences in 2025December 15, 2010
At the request of the NSF Division of Mathematical
Sciences, the National Academies Board on Mathematical Sciences & Their
Applications is conducting a study of the health of the mathematical
sciences. The study - called The
Mathematical Sciences in 2025 - is a forward-looking examination of our field. Find more information about the study committee and
its meetings here.
On Saturday, January 8, 2011, the chair and vice-chair of the study--Thomas Everhart, President Emeritus of Caltech, and Mark Green, Professor of Mathematics at UCLA--will lead a Town Hall session at the Joint Mathematics Meetings in order to collect input from the community.
They will explain the purpose of the study and then open the floor for perspectives from audience members. They are requesting 3-minute statements on (a) major research trends and opportunities over the next 15 years and/or (b) stresses affecting the mathematical sciences.
The session, which will run from 4:30-5:20 PM in Balcony L, 4th Floor, of the New Orleans Marriott, may be of particular interest to those attending the Joint Mathematics Meetings and will give them an opportunity to present their views.