Author Archives: Jacob A. Gross

About Jacob A. Gross

In October 2017, Jacob A. Gross begins a DPhil in Geometry at Oxford University, under the supervision of Prof. Dominic D. Joyce FRS. He is interested in Donaldson-Thomas invariants and G2 manifolds.

Experience at an AMS Mathematics Research Community

The AMS Mathematics Research Communities (MRC) is an NSF-funded program to help graduate students and postdocs jumpstart their careers. Every summer the AMS runs three sessions, each on a specific subject. Budding researchers in that area work intensively with each … Continue reading

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Optimal Control Theory to Settle Reinhardt’s Conjecture

The 2010’s are a Golden Age for packing problems. In 2014, Hales announced the long-awaited completion of a high-profile machine proof project called FlySpeck, which verified his proof of Kepler’s conjecture. Johannes Kepler, in 1600, conjectured that the densest way to pack … Continue reading

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