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Uploaded on Jan 30, 2009
Terence Tao is UCLA's Collins Professor of Mathematics, and the first UCLA professor to win the prestigious Fields Medal. Less than a month after winning the Fields Medal, Tao was named a MacArthur Fellow. The following month, Tao was named one of "The Brilliant 10" scientists by Popular Science magazine, which called him "Math's Great Uniter" and said that "to Tao, the traditional boundaries between different mathematical fields don't seem to exist." His Colloquium is titled "Nilsequences and the Primes."
The UCLA Science Faculty Research Colloquium Series is designed to promote interdisciplinary research.
The Series is sponsored by the Department of Mathematics, UCLA College