Jonathan Tannenhauser

jtannenh@wellesley.edu

(781) 283-3172
Mathematics
A.B., Harvard University; M.A., Ph.D., University of California (Berkeley)
SCI 365



Jonathan Tannenhauser
Lecturer in Mathematics

Background in theoretical particle physics, focusing on a conjectured equivalence between certain quantum field theories and certain string theories.


Professor Tannenhauser's background is in theoretical particle physics, where his work has focused on the the AdS/CFT correspondence, a conjectured equivalence between certain quantum field theories and certain string theories. More recently he has become interested in applying computational and statistical tools to the genomics of birdsong. The goal is to pinpoint which genes are expressed in a singing bird's brain and how the expression pattern changes over the course of brain development.


Upcoming Events

Monday, Nov 10

The weekly student seminar meets today, with Snow Zhang giving a presentation called "The Diagonalization Theorem and Undecidability."  We will meet in SCI362 at 12:25 for lunch, and then move to SCI364 for the talk around 12:40.

Wednesday, Nov 12

The math department hosts its next colloquium, where the speak is Cornelia Van Cott from the University of San Francisco.  Her talk is "Sometimes Pi equals 4."  We will serve refreshments in 362 from 3:45 to 4:15, then move to room 396 for the talk at 4:15.  

Monday, Nov 17

The weekly student seminar meets today, with Lulu Ye giving a presentation.  We will meet in SCI362 at 12:25 for lunch, and then move to SCI364 for the talk around 12:40.

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