ARTHUR PANCOE, BENEFACTOR AND FRIEND OF NU MATHEMATICS PASSED AWAY JAN 16, 2023
Jan 18, 2023
Arthur Pancoe, benefactor and longtime friend of the mathematics department, died on Jan 16, 2023 at the age of 97. Arthur Pancoe received a Masters degree in mathematics at Northwestern after returning from service in the Pacific in the second world war. In 1995, Arthur and Gladys Pancoe endowed the Pancoe Chair of Mathematics. In 1997 Arthur gave a colloquium talk in our department, titled “Some Reflections on Mathematics, Technical Analyses and the Efficient Market Theory”. He was a philanthropist and generous donor to Northwestern. In 2003, the Arthur and Gladys Pancoe NSUHS Life Sciences Pavilion was opened at Northwestern and dedicated to his granddaughter Beth Elise Pancoe.
The Pancoe Chair is currently held by Prof. Zhihong Jeff Xia who wrote, “Art was a very dedicated professional and passionate person. I have a lot of fond memories of the times my wife and I spent together with him and his wife Hap. We will miss him greatly.”
BRYNA KRA ELECTED AS A MEMBER OF THE CHILEAN ACADEMY OF SCIENCES
Jan 18, 2023
NU Mathematics faculty member, Prof. Bryna Kra, has been elected a Corresponding Foreign Member of La Academia Chilena de Ciencias, the Chilean Academy of Sciences. The members of the Academy are of four categories: Number, National Correspondents, Foreign Correspondents, and Honoraries.
MMMM2023 MAY 20-21
Jan 10, 2023.
Northwestern University will host the 2023 May Midwestern Microlocal Meeting on May 20-21, 2023. The MMMM2023 organizers are Kiril Datchev (Purdue University), Antônio Sá Barreto (Purdue University), David Sher (DePaul University), and Jared Wunsch (Northwestern University).