Aim student seminar alben f 12:00-1pm & 3:00-4pm. Prerequisites: you must be a graduate student in the aim program to register for this course. Course description: the applied and interdisciplinary mathematics (aim) student seminar is an introductory and survey course in the methods and applications of modern mathematics in the natural, social, and engineering sciences. Seminar where topics of current interest are presented by active researchers (both from u-m and from elsewhere). The other central aspect of the course will be a seminar to prepare students with appropriate introductory background material. The seminar will also focus on effective communication methods for interdisciplinary research. Math 501 is primarily intended for graduate students in the applied & interdisciplinary mathematics m. s. and ph. d. programs. It is also intended for mathematically curious graduate students from other areas. Qualified undergraduates are welcome to elect the course with the instructor"s permission. Student attendance and participation at all seminar sessions is required.