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Spencer Talks

We are proud to announce the fifteenth annual Spencer and Spencer talk on Wednesday, April 25, 2012, at 7:00 p.m. in room 118 of the Social Sciences Building. (Building 11 on the north campus map.)

This year our speaker is Professor Hal Berghel from the University of Nevada whose talk is titled "Cyber Warfare: Stuxnet and Beyond" (brochure for the talk)

Prior Talks

Name Topic Date

Dr. Charles Chui "A Thousand Pictures Are Worth a Million Words: Mathematical Challenges" May 2, 2011
Dr. Ramalingam Chellappa "Recent Advances in Face Recognition" May 3, 2010
Dr. Neal Koblitz "What Mathematics Can and Cannot Contribute to Cryptography" April 28, 2009
Dr. Hyman Bass "Improving U.S. Mathematics Education: Myths and Realities" April 21, 2008
Dr. Richard Stallman "The Free Software Movement and the GNU/Linux Operating System" April 23, 2007
Dr. Robert Hogg "Probability and Life" April 24, 2006
Dr. William Dunham "A Tribute to Euler" May 5, 2005
Dr. Srinivasa S. R. Varadhan "Large Interacting Systems and their Scaling Limits" May 5, 2004
Dr. David Goldberg "The Design of Innovation: Lessons from and for Competent Genetic Algorithms" May 8, 2003
Dr. Bruce Berndt "The Life and Notebooks of India's Greatest Mathematician, Srinvasa Ramanujan" May 7, 2002
Dr. Thomas Banchoff "The Internet and the Fourth Dimension" April 23, 2001
Keith Devlin "The Math Gene: How Did Human Acquire the Ability ot do Mathematics" May 4, 2000
Constance Reid "The Life of Julia Robinson" May 4, 1999
Dr. Philip Davis "The Spiral of Theodorus" May 6, 1998


We also have some pictures from the talks in 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2005, 2006, and 2009.