Workshop on Future Directions in Mathematics

October 12 - 14, 2011

Overview

The Workshop on Future Directions in Mathematics was held at IPAM on October 12-14, 2011. It involved 23 invited scientists and 4 government observers. It was sponsored by the Office of the Assistant Secretary of Defense for Research and Engineering (ASD(R&E)), Basic Science Office. The goals of the workshop were to provide input to the ASD(R&E) on the current state of mathematics research, the most promising directions for future research in mathematics, the infrastructure needed to support that future research, and a comparison of mathematics in the US and in the rest of the world.

Organizing Committee

Russel Caflisch (Institute for Pure and Applied Mathematics, Director)
Robert Kosut (SC Solutions, Inc.)
Stanley Osher (University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA))