## Terence Tao: Nilsequences and the Primes, UCLA

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by Jay, 5 years ago

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