Professor Bruce E. Berndt, Department of Mathematics, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, was the Mahler Lecturer for 2005.

Professor Berndt’s research is in the areas of number theory, elliptic functions, q-series, continued fractions, charactersums, classical analysis and Ramanujan’s notebooks.

He spoke at the 49th AustMS Annual Conference in September 2005 and at a number of member universities on the subject of Ramanujan’s Lost Notebook.

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