Author Archives: Shijie Gu

About Shijie Gu

I'm a PhD student of UWM. I obtained MS from University of Nevada Reno. My research interests include Geometric Topology (decomposition theory), PDEs, Wavelets, Numerical Analysis, Nonlinear Dynamic and Chaos.

Advice for the Young Scientist – John Baez

John Baez is an American mathematical physicist and a professor of mathematics at the University of California, Riverside (UCR) in Riverside, California. He is known for his work on spin foams in loop quantum gravity.More recently, his research has focused on applications of higher categories to physics and other things. Occasionally, I read some advice from him … Continue reading

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AMS 125th Anniversary in 2013

AMS members and staff celebrated the Society’s 125th anniversary at an Open House held at AMS headquarters in Providence, Rhode Island on November 14, 2013. Graduate students and long-time AMS members alike came from Rhode Island colleges and universities to … Continue reading

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Getting Started with Beamer: Tips and Tricks for LaTeX Presentations

Have you ever confused about the option of LaTeX and PowerPoint before the presentation? In my view, most math people prefer LaTeX. Because it’s easy, fast, neat. Most important, FREE!! Whatever you are a expert in LaTeX or a rookie, … Continue reading

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Weekend Getaway Guide: A Mathematics Research Conference

Do you feel confused or puzzled when you are facing bunches of conferences or seminars? Katharine from University of Kentucky has some good points on that. In the article, Weekend Getaway Guide:  A Mathematics Research Conference, she thought one should start attending math conferences … Continue reading

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Graduate Research Fellowship Program (GRFP)

Here’s a new Graduate Research Fellowship Program (GRFP) supported by NSF.  I think Math PhD candidates may have interest in it. Application Deadline(s) (received by 8 p.m. Eastern Standard Time): November 05, 2013 Mathematical Sciences; Chemistry; Physics and Astronomy General Information … Continue reading

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