## The T.G. Ostrom Lecture

###### 36th Lecture

Dr. Jean Taylor, Professor Emerita of Mathematics, Rutgers University, and visiting faculty member at Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences, New York University - "Everything you always wanted to know about soap bubbles."###### 35th Lecture

March 23, 2016Dr. Kathleen Heid, Distinguished Professor of Education and Professor of Mathematics Education, Penn State University - "What does it really mean to understand (or not understand) mathematics"

###### 34th Lecture

March 25, 2015Dr. Marty Golubitsky, Distinguished Professor of Natural and Mathematical Sciences and Director of the Mathematical Biosciences Institute, Ohio State University - "Patterns Patterns Everywhere"

###### 33rd Lecture

April 16, 2014Dr. James P. Keener, Distinguished Professor of Mathematics, University of Utah - "The Mathematics of Life: Decisions, Decisions"

###### 32nd Lecture

March 27, 2013Dr. Andrea L. Bertozzi, Betsy Wood Knapp Chair for Innovation and Creativity, Director of Applied Mathematics, UCLA - "Mathematics of Crime"

###### 31st Lecture

March 21, 2012Dr. Iwan Alexander, Professor and Chair of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, Case Western Reserve University - "Our Energy Future"

###### 30th Lecture

April 13, 2011Dr. Roger J-B Wets, Distinguished Research Professor of Mathematics, Department of Mathematics, University of California at Davis - "About an Imperative Evolution of Mathematical Analysis (from equations to inequalities)"

###### 29th Lecture

February 24th, 2010Dr. James 'Mac' Hyman, Mathematics Department, Tulane University - "The Science Behind Science-Based Simulations"

###### 28th Lecture

April 15, 2009Dr. Tony F. Chan, Assistant Director, National Science Foundation, Directorate of Mathematics & Physical Sciences, UCLA, Department of Mathematics - "What's Math Got To Do With It?"

###### 27th Lecture

March 19, 2008Dr. John G. Milton, Kenan Chair in Computational Neuroscience, The Claremont Colleges - "Legends of the Fall: from the fingertip to the foot's sole"

###### 26th Lecture

April 4, 2007Dr. Robert O'Malley, Department of Applied Mathematics, University of Washington - "On the mathematical development of singular perturbation concepts"

###### 25th Lecture

March 22, 2006Dr. Robert J. Elliott, Professor of Finance, University of Calgary - "Money, Markets and Mathematical Models"

###### 24th Lecture

March 30, 2005Dr. Alan Hastings, Distinguished Professor of Environmental Science and Policy, University of California, Davis - "New approaches to the design of marine reserves"

###### 23rd Lecture

January 14, 2004Dr. Gilbert Strang, MIT - "Fun with Congress / Fun with Pascal"

###### 22nd Lecture

March 12, 2003Dr. Mark Lewis, Research Chair in Mathematical Biology, University of Alberta, Canada - "Mathematical models for carnivore territories"

###### 21st Lecture

March 27, 2002Dr. Lisa Fauci, Department of Mathematics, Tulane University - "Coupling Internal & External Mechnics of Swimming Organisms: A Computational Approach"

###### 20th Lecture

March 14, 2001Dr. Norman Johnson, University of Iowa - "The Beauty of Geometry; Ostrom's Legacy"

###### 19th Lecture

March 22, 2000Dr. Richard M. Karp, Mathematical Sciences Research Institute, Berkeley, California - "Computational Challenges from Molecular Biology and Genetics"

###### 18th Lecture

March 8, 1999Dr. George E. Andrews, Department of Mathematics, Pennyslvania State University - "Ramanujan, Continued Fractions and Educational Reform"

###### 17th Lecture

April 27, 1998Dr. Bernard J. Matkowsky, Department of Engineering Sciences and Applied Mathematics, Northwestern University - "Using Combustion Waves to Synthesize Materials"

###### 16th Lecture

March 21, 1997Dr. Nancy Kopell, Boston University - "Networks of Neurons as Dynamical Systems: Biophysics to Geometry"

###### 15th Lecture

April 17, 1996Dr. Branko Grunbaum, University of Washington - "Interactions Between Ornamental Art and Geometry"

###### 14th Lecture

April 7, 1995Michael Barnsley, author of

*Fractals Everywhere*, Iterated Systems, Norcross, GA - "Fractals, Chaos and the Mind"

###### 13th Lecture

March 18, 1994Dr. Simon A. Levin, Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Princeton - "Scale, Pattern, Patchiness and Biodiversity"

###### 11th Lecture

March 5, 1992Dr. Ronald L. Graham, Adjunct Director of Mathematical Sciences, AT&T Bell Laboratories - "Computers and Mathematics: Recent Successes and Insurmountable Challenges"

###### 10th Lecture

April 11, 1991Dr. Robert F. Sekerka, Departments of Physics and Mathematics, Carnegie Mellon University - "Morphologies in Materials Science and Nature"