Renowned Professor and Author Gilbert Strang to Visit UST

May 14, 2014

Gilbert Strang 

We are thrilled that Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) renowned professor and author Dr. Gilbert Strang will provide a Center for Applied Mathematics (CAM) colloquium at 4 p.m. Wednesday May 21, 2014 in the 3M Auditorium of the Owens Science Center on the St. Paul campus of the University of St. Thomas.

Titled “Matrices with Banded Inverses,” this colloquium is sponsored by the University’s Department of Mathematics and the Center for Applied Mathematics and it is free and open to the public.

 Professor Strang is a prominent scholar in applied mathematics, specifically Finite Element Theory, Wavelets, and Linear Algebra. He is very well known in the mathematics community around the world and has received numerous honors and awards. Additionally, he has published eleven books and he known for is exceptional and dynamic teaching.

He has also contributed lectures as part of MIT’s OpenCourseWear. OCW is a web-based publication of nearly all of MIT course content.  His Linear Algebra course is one of the post popular courses on OCW and users all over the world have watched the online lectures he has prepared. 

For futher information, including the coloquium abstract, please see the event page.