# Mathematics Awareness Month Public Lecture Series

Awareness Month is held each year in April. Its goal is to increase public understanding of and appreciation for mathematics. To that end, Cornell's Department of Mathematics sponsors an annual public lecture. To learn more about Awareness Month and its history, click here.

**2023 Math Awareness Month Public Lecture**

The 2023 Math Awareness Month Public Lecture is scheduled for April 26th, 2023.

Speaker: Professor Hugh Bray, Duke University

More information is forthcoming.

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**Previous Lectures in the Series**

- William Dunham, Bryn Mawr College

On the Shoulders of Newton (2022) - Robert Ghrist, University of Pennsylvania

The Meanings of Illustrations (2021) - David Swart, Mathematical Artist
The Delightful Geometry of Soccer Balls (2019)

The speaker's slide presentation is available. Notes: *Some of the images are not David's (those are tagged with image credit.) *Anyone may use any of David's figures, just please give him image credit (image rights are not granted for commercial purposes.) - Bobby Kleinberg, Cornell University

Card Games, Inevitable Patterns, and Computation (2018)

A full video recording of Prof. Bobby Kleinberg's talk is available via video on demand. - Alberto A. Martínez, University of Texas at Austin

Pythagoras and Other Fictions: Do we need them in math? (2017) - Lionel Levine, Cornell University

The Future of Prediction (2016) - David S. Ross, Rochester Institute of Technology

Careers in Math: What They Are, What They Should Be (2015) - John Maceli, Ithaca College:

What is Mathematical Magic? (2014) - David Shmoys, Cornell University:

Computational Sustainability: An algorithmic lens for better decision-making (2013) - Paul Velleman, Cornell University:

Surfng the Data Deluge (2012) - John Hubbard, Cornell University:

The Price of Anarchy (2011) - Allen Knutson, Cornell University:

The Mathematics of Juggling (2010) - Christopher Danforth, University of Vermont; Thomas Pfaff, Ithaca College; Zellman Warhaft, Cornell University; and Mary Lou Zeeman, Cornell University and Bowdoin College:

Mathematics and Climate (2009) - Michael A. Jones, Montclair State University:

What a Difference a Procedure Makes: Scoring Rules in Politics and Sports (2008) - David Field, Cornell University:

Unraveling the Knot of our Sensory Experience (2007) - Graeme Bailey, Cornell University:

Keeping and Sharing Secrets (2006) - John Hubbard, Cornell University:

Order and Chaos in the Solar System (2005) - Steven Strogatz, Cornell University:

Sync (2004) - Warwick Tucker, Cornell University:

Using a Computer to do Rigorous Mathematics (2002) - Robert Connelly, Cornell University:

How to Unfold a Carpenter's Rule in the Plane (2001) - John Hubbard, Cornell University:

Chaos, Complication and Control (2000)