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Symposium on Noncommutative Algebras, In Honor of Professor Susan Montgomery

April 14, 2023 @ 8:45 am - 5:30 pm

The Women in Science and Engineering (WiSE) Program and the USC mathematics department are hosting a symposium in honor of Professor Susan Montgomery’s 80th birthday and her contributions to mathematics and women in science and engineering. We invite you to join us in this celebration! This event is open to all members of the USC community.
Please RSVP by Thursday, March 30.
For any questions, please contact Marie O’Neil, WiSE marketing assistant, at marieste@usc.edu or Mallory Redel, WiSE program manager, at redel@usc.edu.


When Who/What Where
8:45 AM Registration Begins HNB 100
9:30 AM Welcome by WiSE Director, Leana Golubchik, Stephen and Etta Varra Professor of Computer Science and Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Southern California HNB 100
9:35 AM Remarks by Moh El-Naggar, Divisional Dean for the Physical Sciences and Mathematics in the Dornsife College of Letters, Arts, and Sciences, and Dean’s Professor of Physics and Astronomy, University of Southern California HNB 100
9:45 AM Richard Ng, Professor, Department of Mathematics, Louisiana State University

Frobenius-Schur indicators as invariants of 3-manifolds

HNB 100
10:20 AM Yevgenia Kashina, Professor, Department of Mathematical Sciences, DePaul University

Applications of Frobenius-Schur indicators

HNB 100
10:55 AM Break
11:10 AM Remarks by WiSE Leadership Hanna Reisler, Lloyd Armstrong Jr. Chair in Science and Engineering & Professor of Chemistry and Judith Hirsch, Professor of Biological Sciences and Section Head Neurobiology, University of Southern California HNB 100
11:40 AM Yuri Bahturin, Professor, Department of Mathematics and Statistics, Memorial University Newfoundland

Hopf Algebras and Their Action on Rings

HNB 100
12:15 PM Lunch Break
1:15 PM Remarks by Eric Friedlander, Chair, Department of Mathematics and Dean’s Professor of Mathematics, University of Southern California HNB 100
1:30 PM Peter Schauenburg, Professor, Department of Mathematics, Institut de Mathématiques de Bourgogne, Université Bourgogne Franche-Comté

Computing Frobenius-Schur Indicators

HNB 100
2:05 PM Lance Small, Emeritus Professor, Department of Mathematics, University of California San Diego

Base Field Extensions of Certain Ring Properties

HNB 100
2:40 PM Break
2:55 PM Robert Guralnick, Professor, Department of Mathematics, University of Southern California

Automorphisms of Certain Matrix Rings

HNB 100
3:30 PM Susan Montgomery, Professor, Department of Mathematics, University of Southern California HNB 100
3:50 PM Closing Remarks (Leana Golubchik) HNB 100
3:55 PM Walk to reception
4:00 PM Reception (1.5 hours) University Club Patio

For speaker bios and abstracts, please click here.


April 14, 2023
8:45 am - 5:30 pm
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Los Angeles, CA 90089 United States
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