With Professor Harold Widom of UC Santa Cruz, Craig introduced a new probability distribution function, now known as the Tracy-Widom distribution. This originated in the early nineties, when Tracy and Widom studied the behavior of the largest eigenvalue of random matrices. Their results, publis ...read more.
Based on research by Blake Temple and Moritz Reintjes. Moritz Reintjes completed his Ph.D. with Professor Temple at UC Davis. Since 2017 he is a postdoc at the Instituto Superior Tecnico in Lisbon, Portugal. His research concerns General Relativity, Sho ...read more.
Is there really a separation between pure and applied mathematics? The great mathematician Lobachevsky is attributed with saying “there is no branch of mathematics, however abstract, which may not some day be applied to phenomena of the real world.” There a ...read more.