Summer Program for Graduate Students

2012 IMA PI Summer Program for Graduate Students

Algebraic Geometry for Applications

June 18th - July 6th, 2012

Georgia Tech

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Main Lecturers: Greg Blekherman, Anton Leykin, Josephine Yu (School of Mathematics, Georgia Tech)


  • Polynomial Optimization and Real Algebraic Geometry
  • Computer Algebra and Numerical Algebraic Geometry
  • Tropical Geometry

Guest Lectures:

  • Alicia Dickenstein (University of Buenos Aires)
  • Diane Maclagan (University of Warwick)
  • Pablo Parrilo (MIT)
  • Mike Stillman (Cornell University)
  • Bernd Sturmfels (UC Berkeley)
  • Rekha Thomas (University of Washington)
  • Charles Wampler (General Motors)

This conference is supported in part by the Institute for Mathematics and its Applications (IMA) through its Participating Institution (PI) Program. PI members may use IMA/PI funds to support personnel’s travel to this conference. Other sponsors include the National Science Foundation, Georgia Tech's College of Sciences and the School of Mathematics.