International Conference on Modular Forms

May. 21-24, 2008, 10:00-4:00, Keller 401
Organizers:
Prof. Pavel Guerzhoy, UH Math Dept
Prof. Ken Ono, Univ. of Wisconsin
Workshop on the Arithmetic of Modular Forms
Tentative List of Participants:
Scott Ahlgren, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaigne Kathrin Bringmann, University of Minnesota – Minneapolis Jan Hendrik Bruinier, Technical University at Darmstadt, Germany YoungJu Choie Pohang, Technical University, Korea Youn-Seo Choi, Korean Institute for Advanced Studies, Seoul, Korea Amanda Folsom, University of Wisconsin at Madison Sharon Garthwaite, Bucknell University, Lewisburg Pavel Guerzhoy, University of Hawaii at Manoa Paul Jenkins, University of California at Los Angeles, Winfried Kohnen, University of Heidelberg, Germany Karl Mahlburg, Massachusets Institute of Technology Ken Ono, University of Wisconsin at Madison Robert Osburn, University College, Dublin, Ireland David Penniston, Furman University, Greenville Sander Zwegers, University College, Dublin, Ireland

Herbert "Jake" S. Bear Jr.

The math department is sad to announce that emeritus professor and past Chair “Jake” Bear died on Dec. 22, 2007 at the age of 78.

Jake joined the department as Chair in 1969 and was responsible for hiring most of the department faculty. He received his Ph.D. in 1957 at the University of California Berkeley under John Kelley. He is survived by his wife and retired Associate Chair of the math department Ruth Wong; his son, John; daughter, Katharine; and brother, John.