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## Math News and Events

### Events

- February
- February 29Applied Algebra SeminarThomas Yahl - The Unbalanced Procrustes Problem and Algebraic Optimization11:00 AM, 901 Van Vleck Hall
- February 29Number Theory SeminarAndreas Mihatsch (Bonn) - Generating series of complex multiplication points2:20 PM, B211 Van Vleck Hall
- February 29Probability SeminarZongrui Yang (Columbia) - Stationary measures for integrable models with two open boundaries2:30 PM, 901 Van Vleck Hall

- March
- March 1
- March 1Algebra and Algebraic Geometry SeminarShravan Patankar (UIC) - The absolute integral closure in equicharacteristic zero2:30 PM, B321 Van Vleck Hall

### News

#### Alumni Mark Wilson is next editor of Notices of the AMS

Mark Wilson (Ph.D., 1995, Passman) is the next editor-in-chief of the Notices of the American Mathematical Society. He starts a 3 year term on January 1, 2025. Link: https://www.ams.org/news?news_id=7191 In addition, he has a new …

February 28, 2024#### Benedek Valko named Vilas Associate

Benedek Valko has been named a Vilas Associate. The Vilas Associates Competition recognizes new and ongoing research of the highest quality and significance. Recipients are chosen competitively by the divisional Research Committees on the basis …

February 12, 2024#### New MSRI Conference announced inspired by work of Georgia Benkart

Established researchers, postdoctoral fellows, and graduate students in all related fields and industry are invited to the special workshop “Advances in Lie Theory, Representation Theory, and Combinatorics” at SLMath (MSRI) in Berkeley, California and online. …

February 8, 2024#### Sébastien Roch wins Vilas Distinguished Achievement Professor Award

Sébastien has won a Vilas Distinguished Achievement Professorship, awarded by the Provost’s office. Vilas Distinguished Achievement Professorships (VDAP) recognize UW–Madison faculty members whose distinguished scholarship has advanced the confines of knowledge, and whose excellence also …

February 5, 2024#### John Cobb awarded NSF Postdoc

John Cobb, who is advised by Michael Kemeny and Daniel Erman, has been awarded an NSF postdoc! Congratulations! https://johndcobb.github.io/

January 30, 2024- More News