# Graduate Student Colloquium

The following is a selection of past talks from the Mathematics Department Graduate Student Colloquium. For up to date information see Eric Burkholder.

The colloquium is typically held on Wednesdays from 4:00pm to 5:00pm with pizza and soda served at 4:00pm and the presentation beginning at 4:15pm. It is most often held in POT 745 but may occasionally be elsewhere.

# Previous Semesters

Fall 2021

Date | Presenter | Title |
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September 8 | Joe Cummings | Blowups of Toric Surfaces and Hirzebruch-Jung Continued Fractions |

September 15 | Carissa Slone | Characterizing 2-slices Over $C_2$ and $K_4$ |

September 22 | Allison Fitisone | A Cone Decomposition for Computing Normalized Solid Angle Measures of Polyhedral Cones |

September 29 | Landon Gauthier | Inverse Problems |

October 6 | Ben Braun | Fall Forum Regarding Graduate Program Funding |

October 13 | Ben Jany | Relations Between Linear Codes and Matroids |

October 20 | Edison Mucllari | Optimal Transport, Monge Problem and How We Can Fix It by Using Kantarovich Formulation |

October 27 | Vasily Zadorozhnyy | Introduction into the World of Recurrent Neural Networks and Transformers |

November 3 | Camille Schuetz | Local Well-Posedness of the Cauchy Problem |

November 10 | Will Gustafson | Minor Posets of Graphs and Polymatroids |

November 17 | Jonathan Benoit | Video Denoising via Directional Fractional Order Total Variation |

December 1 | Kathryn Hechtel | Roos Bound for Skew Cyclic Codes |

Spring 2021

Date | Presenter | Title |
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February 3 | Derek Hanely and Chloe Wawrzyniak | Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Open Forum |

February 10 | Chase Ashby | Practical Interpolation Schemes for Researchers |

February 24 | Justin Barhite | Proof by Picture |

March 3 | William Gustafson | Bruhat Order on 312-Avoiding Permutations |

March 10 | Derek Hanely | Perfect Matching Polytopes for Grid Graphs |

March 17 | Camille Schuetz | Existence of Solutions to the Schrodinger Equation |

March 24 | Ben Jany | r-th Generalized Weights of Rank Metric Codes: A q-matroid Approach |

March 31 | Graduate Student Council | Feedback Forum |

April 7 | Robery Righi | Introduction to Almost Periodic Functions |

April 14 | Samir Donmazov | Existence and Uniquiness of a Solution for Linearized Elasticity Equation |

April 21 | Joseph Cummings | An Introduction to Phylogenetics |

April 28 | Edison Mucllari | Convolutional Neural Networks |

Fall 2020

Date | Presenter | Title |
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August 26 | Joseph Cummings | Bizarre Polytopes |

September 2 | William Gustafson | Combinatorics of the Positroid Stratification of the Grassmannian |

September 9 | Derek Hanely | The Perron-Frobenius Theorem & Applications |

September 16 | Landon Gauthier | Prove Uniqueness in a Unique Way |

September 23 | Courtney George | An Introduction to Tropical Geometry |

September 30 | Matias von Bell | The 'Main Theorem' of Discrete Morse Theory |

October 7 | Derek Hanely and Chloe Wawrzyniak | Grad Student Voices in Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Efforts |

October 14 | Ben Jany | Independent Space of q-Polymatroid |

October 21 | Carissa Slone | How to Calculate the Homotopy of \Sigma^{n\sigma} HF_2 over C_2 |

October 28 | Chase Ashby | Efficient Parallel Mesh Redistribution |

November 4 | Darleen Perez-Lavin | Let’s Talk Symmetry |

November 11 | Justin Barhite | The Hairy Ball Theorem |

Spring 2020

Date | Presenter | Title |
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January 29 | Aida Maraj | Managing Infinity with Regular Languages and Finite Automata |

February 5 | Matias von Bell | nu-Schroeder Combinatorics and the nu-Associahedron |

February 12 | Angela Hanson | An Introduction to Affine Geometry |

February 26 | Ben Jany | Rank-Metric Codes and Their Associated Matroids |

March 11 | Cole Pospisil | Input-Output Equivalence of Unitary and Contractive RNNs |

March 25 | Chase Ashby | Time Traveling with Integration by Parts |

April 1 | Landon Gauthier | The Naive Way to Solve PDEs |

April 8 | Justin Barhite | String Diagrams and Traces |

April 15 | Darleen Perez-Lavin | General Linear Tilings of a 1 x n Board |

Fall 2019

Date | Presenter | Title |
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September 4 | Justin Barhite | Abstract Nonsense |

September 18 | Kalila Sawyer | Life Isn't Fair, and Neither Is Voting |

September 25 | Lisa Mueller | Process View of Functions |

October 2 | Joe Cummings | An Introduction to Elliptic Curves |

October 9 | Chase Ashby | Deriving Estimates of Integral Functionals for Aerospace Applications |

October 16 | Hunter Lehmann | Latin Squares, Affine Planes, and a Russian General |

October 23 | Landon Gauthier | A Useful Theorem in Linear Algebra |

October 30 | Darleen Perez-Lavin | What is TDA? |

November 13 | Derek Hanely | Polytopes: A Friendly Introduction |

November 20 | Deborah Blevins | A Comparative Study of Timing-Based CAN IDS Implementation and The Unreasonable Stability of HDBSCAN |

December 4 | Will Gustafson | The Uncrossing Partial Order on Matchings and a Bijection Between Catalan Paths and 313-avoiding Permutations |

Spring 2019

Date | Presenter | Title |
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January 16 | Matias von Bell | Pólya's Enumeration Theorem - Counting With Symmetry |

February 6 | Joe Cummings | An Introduction to Toric Varieties and T-Varieties |

February 13 | George Lytle | Approximations in the Inverse Conductivity Problem |

February 20 | Hunter Lehmann | Some Properties of Skew Polynomial Rings |

March 20 | Julie Vega | Techniques for Determining the Homotopy Type of Matching Complexes |

March 27 | Carissa Slone | Fun Ways to Build Spheres and Other Things |

April 3 | James Vees | Intro to Intro to Elliptic Homogenization |

April 10 | Jay White | Bounding Betti Numbers |

April 17 | Deborah Wilkerson | The Smallest Solution of an Isotropic Quadratic Form, Part 1.5 |

Fall 2018

Date | Presenter | Title |
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August 29 | George Lytle | Compact Operators and You |

September 5 | Kaelin Cook-Powell | k-Uniform Displacement Tableaux and Geometry |

September 12 | Hunter Lehmann | Sidon Spaces and Cyclic Subspace Codes |

September 19 | Brian Davis | Predicting the Integer Decomposition Property via Machine Learning |

September 26 | Kalila Sawyer | Stacks of Boxes are Better than Chains of Loops |

October 3 | Joe Cummings | Gröbner Bases |

October 10 | Shane Clark | Fixed Points on Play-doh |

October 17 | Deborah Wilkerson | Biquadratic Reciprocity |

October 24 | Julie Vega | Hajós Constructions, Neighborhood Complexes, and Chromatic Number |

October 31 | Susanna Lange | Rational Associahedra and Noncrossing Partitions |

November 7 | Kasey Bray | SVD Galore! |

November 14 | Darleen Perez-Lavin | Conversation on Jobs Outside Academia |

November 28 | Ang Li | An Introduction to Discrete Geometric Homotopy |

December 5 | Aida Maraj | Why We All Love Polynomials!- An Algebraist Point of View |

Spring 2018

Date | Presenter | Title |
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January 17 | McCabe Olsen | Grobner Bases and Combinatorics |

January 24 | Shane Clark | Topological Fixed Point Theory and an Application |

January 31 | Landon Gauthier | The Harmonic Series Minus Some Stuff |

February 7 | Lisa Mueller | 2 Colorable Chord Diagrams |

February 14 | Joseph Cummings | A Bijection Between Parking Functions and Shi Arrangement |

February 21 | Karthik Chandrasekhar & Vasily Zadoroznyy | A Combina(toric) Road Into the Hyperbolic World & A Group Theory Version of the Lights Out Game |

March 7 | Justin Barhite | Two Spheres are Better Than One |

March 21 | Andrés Vindas | Geometric Medley |

March 28 | Kalila Sawyer | A Brief Set Up of Finite Geometry |

April 11 | Aida Maraj & Julie Vega | If You Give a Mouse a Poison Cupcake...! |

April 18 | Kaelin Cook-Powell | |

April 25 | Hunter Lehmann | How to Explain Zero-Knowledge Proofs to Children (and Maybe Other People Too) |

Fall 2017

Date | Presenter | Title |
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August 30 | Kaelin Cook-Powell | Graphs and Chips and Fires, Oh My! |

September 6 | Tefjol Pllaha | Introduction to Quantum Computing |

September 13 | Landon Gauthier & Vasily Zadorozhnyy | Geometry of Quartic Polynomials & A New Triangle Generation of Generalized Genocchi Numbers Using Rook Placements on Genocchi Boards |

September 20 | Kyle Franz | Just So You Know, Spectral Graph Theory is a Thing. Let's Talk About That. |

September 27 | Kalila Sawyer | Mathematicians Have Always Been... Interesting |

October 4 | Andrés Vindas | Fixed Subpolytopes of the Permutahedron |

October 11 | Justin Barhite | Riemann-Like, Super-Lebesgue |

October 18 | Aida Maraj | Algebra in Statistics |

October 25 | Derek Hanely | The Erdos-Lovasz Double-Critical Conjecture |

November 1 | Lisa Mueller & Gabbie van Scoy | Research in Graph Theory & A Bone Eat Bone World: Math Models of Bone Metabolism |

November 8 | George Lytle | When are Two Directions Enough? The Gehring-Lehto Theorem |

November 15 | Kaelin Cook-Powell | Exam Week: A Tropical Excursion! |

November 29 | Stephen Deterding | The Hartogs Extension Phenomenon |

December 6 | Joe Cummings | Contemplating Tutte Polynomials |

Fall 2016

Date | Presenter | Title |
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August 31 | George Lytle | Quintessential Quadrature: A Look at the Trapezoid Rule |

September 7 | Luis Sordo-Vieira | Burnsides p^aq^b Theorem |

September 14 | Morgan Schreffler | Generalized Functions |

September 21 | Julianne Vega | Just Your Average American: How NPR Inspired Me to Learn About Orbifolds |

September 28 | Jared Antrobus & Wesley Hough | Websites & More |

October 5 | Joe Cummings | A Bijection Between Parking Functions and Regions of the Shi Arrangement |

October 12 | Kaelin Cook-Powell | The Nullstellensatze |

October 19 | Lola Davidson | The SVD, LBD, and My Experience at MathWorks |

October 26 | Ryan Peterz | Neural Networks (mod Computer Science) |

November 2 | McCabe Olsen | Convex Lattice Polytopes and Ehrhart Theory |

November 9 | George Lytle | The Hardy-Littlewood-Sobolev Inequality |

November 16 | Eric Kaper | Mathematics and Literature |

November 30 | Stephen Deterding | One Line Proof of Picard's Theorem Using Nevanlinna Theory |

December 7 | Darleen Perez-Lavin | Perspectives on Coxeter Groups |

Spring 2016

Date | Presenter | Title |
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January 20 | George Lytle | Lines! Surfaces! Solids! Oh my! |

January 27 | Tefjol Pllaha | Quantum Teleportation and Super Dense Coding |

February 3 | Shane Clark | K-Theory |

February 10 | McCabe Olsen | Grobner Bases and Combinatorics |

February 17 | Wesley Hough | Independent Sets, Matchings, and Line Graphs |

February 24 | Dustin Hedmark | Sports Rankings |

March 2 | Ian Barnett | Hilbert's Grand Hotel and Casino |

March 9 | Isaiah Harney | Random Graphs and That Strange Uncle Who May or May Not Have an Amphetamine Problem |

March 30 | Cyrus Hettle | Prime Representing Functions |

April 6 | Rachel Petrik | Ostrowski's Theorem and p-adic Absolute Values |

April 13 | Darleen Perez-Lavin | Davneport Constant |

April 20 | Devin Willmott | An Introduction to Semi-Supervised Learning |

April 27 | Neville Fogarty | How to Succeed in Graduate School without Really Trying |

Fall 2015

Date | Presenter | Title |
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September 2 | McCabe Olsen | The Coinvariant Algebra of S_n |

September 9 | George Lytle | Frames: Capturing More than a Kodak Moment |

September 16 | Wesley Hough | Independence Complexes and Matching Trees: The Cell Stands Alone! |

September 23 | Michael Music | The Dbar operator, Complex Analysis, and Maybe Some Inverse Scattering Theory |

September 30 | Luis Sordo Viera | C_i Fields |

October 7 | UK Chapter of AWM | "Ask a Grad Student!" Panel |

October 14 | Virginia Ahalt, Deputy Director, SPORT | Information Session on the NSA's Summer Program in Operations Research Technology |

October 21 | Stephen Deterding | The Split-Complex Numbers |

November 4 | Kalila Sawyer | Geometric Multiplicities and Gersgorin Discs |

November 11 | Shane Clark | Hausdorffization and Such |

November 18 | Isaiah Harney | Codes, Colorings, and Transistion Spaces |

December 2 | Cyrus Hettle | Division by 2, 3, and n without the Axiom of Choice |

December 9 | Neville Fogarty | The Math of Set |

Summer 2015

Date | Presenter | Title |
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June 18 | Dustin Hedmark | RSK Algorithm |

June 25 | Stephen Deterding | The Swiss Cheese |

July 1 | Rob Davis | The Graph of the Associahedron |

July 9 | Florian Kohl & Neville Fogarty | Pick's Theorem & The Hardest Logic Puzzle Ever |

July 14 | Kasey Bray & Shane Clark | Iterations of the Newton Map of tan(z) & A Topological Proof of the Infinitude of Primes |

July 16 | Cyrus Hettle & McCabe Olsen | Arithmetic Subsequences in Ramsey Theory; Schur Functions |

July 23 | Ian Barnett & Devin Wilmott | Surreal Numbers & robotapocalypse.exe |

July 30 | Isaiah Harney | A Motivated Proof of the Irrationality of Pi |

August 5 | Eric Kaper & Brian Davis | What is an Abelian Group? & Frobenius Numbers and Coin Problem |

Spring 2015

Date | Presenter | Title |
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January 28 | Sam Herschenfeld | Hilbert's Tenth Problem |

February 4 | Dustin Hedmark | Volume of a Simplex and the Cayley-Menger Determinant |

February 11 | Wesley Hough | Non-vanishing Homology of the Matching Complex |

February 18 | Karthik Chandrasekhar | Topological Combina(toric)s |

February 25 | Neville Fogarty | An Introduction to Skew-polynomial Rings |

March 4 | Bill Trok | Basics of Computational Analysis |

March 11 | Cyrus Hettle | Schnirelmann Density and Mann's Theorem |

March 25 | McCabe Olsen | Mahonian Pairs |

April 1 | Ian Barnett | The Banach-Tarski Paradox |

April 8 | Chase Russell | Hölder Continuity of Weak Solutions |

April 15 | Stephen Deterding | What do you get if you add up all the counting numbers? |

April 22 | George Lytle | Calderón's Problem and Scattering Theory |

April 29 | Luis Sordo Vieira | A Proof by Witt Wedderburn's Little Theorem |

Fall 2014

Date | Presenter | Title |
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September 10 | Stephen Deterding | Palindromes |

September 17 | Lola Davidson | Efficient Solutions of Large Saddle-Point Systems |

September 24 | Luis Sordo-Vieira | A Result for Additive Equations |

October 1 | Carolyn Troha | Coding Theory |

October 8 | Scott Brewer | Composition of Formal Power Series |

October 15 | Brian Davis | The Chromatic Polynomial and Graph Colorings |

October 22 | Luis Sordo-Vieira | Quadratic Reciprocity |

October 29 | Isaiah Harney | Graph Products, Fourier Analysis, and Spectral Techniques |

November 5 | Chad Linkous | Differential Forms |

November 12 | Jiaqi Liu | Inverse Scattering on the Line |

November 19 | Cyrus Hettle | Derangements and Discrete Morse Theory |

December 10 | Rob Davis | Gelfand-Tsetlin Polytopes |

Fall 2012

Date | Presenter | Title |
---|---|---|

August 22 | Dr. Peter Perry & Kayla Blyman | First-Ever Graduate Student Business Meeting |

August 29 | Aaron Saxton | Differential Operators: How Linear Algebra and PDEs are Related |

September 5 | Wesley Hough & Luis Sordo Vieira | Permutation Pattern Avoidance and the Catalan Triangle & Bees, Tilings, and Isoperimetry in the Plane |

September 12 | Jon Constable | How Does a Mathematician Become an Entrepreneur (and Hopefully Make Money)? |

September 26 | Nick Armenoff | Linear Codes and Commutative Algebra |

October 3 | Michael Music | An Inverse Problem from X-ray Imaging |

October 10 | Megan Gier | The Discrete Fourier Transform |

October 24 | Jonathan Thompson | A Brief Introduction to Manifolds and Vector Bundles |

October 31 | Rob Davis | (Some of) The Magic Behind Magic Squares |

November 7 | Carolyn Troha | Cyclic Orbit Codes |

November 28 | Dr. Kate Ponto | What Are Job Talks Like? |

December 5 | Sarah Nelson | The Gleason-Pierce-Ward Theorem |

Spring 2012

Date | Presenter | Title |
---|---|---|

February 1 | Jonathan Thompson | On Cell Structures and the Infinite Real Grassmanian |

February 15 | Furuzan Ozbek | Homological Algebra |

February 29 | Dr. Carl Lee | An Interactive Introduction to Geogebra |

March 21 | Stephen Sturgeon | Combinatorics of Boij-Soderberg |

March 28 | Ryan Walker | Intuition in the Spectral Theory of the Schoedinger Equation |

April 4 | Bill Robinson | Higher Homotopy Groups |

April 18 | Brad Fox | Polytopes, Posets, and the cd-index |

April 25 | John Mosley | General Genera |

Fall 2010

Date | Presenter | Title |
---|---|---|

September 8 | Ryan Walker | CT Scans and an Introduction to Inverse Problems |

September 15 | Eric Clark | When Rooks (Can't) Attack |

September 22 | Andrew Wilfong | Genera and the Curvature of Manifolds |

September 29 | Dr. Alan Demlow | An Introduction to Finite Element Exterior Calculus |

October 13 | Dr. Kate Ponto | The Jordan Curve Theorem and the Brouwer Fixed Point Theorem |

October 27 | Dennis Moore | Integer Partitions |

November 3 | Jonathan Thompson | On Irrational Dimension |

November 10 | Stephen Sturgeon | Free Resolution of Ferrer's Ideals |

December 1 | Dr. Bonnie Smith | Cayley-Bacharach Theorems Through the Centuries |

December 8 | Furuzan Ozbek | Projective Class of Sequences in an Arbitrary Pointed Category |

Spring 2010

Date | Presenter | Title |
---|---|---|

January 27 | Dr. John Lewis | Symmetry Problems in PDE |

February 3 | Jay Hineman & Ryan Walker | A LaTeX Tutorial |

February 10 | David Cook II | Macaulay 2: Algebra and Combinatorics with Computers |

February 17 | Dr. David Leep | Hilbert's 17th Problem |

February 24 | Beth Kirby | Characteristic Classes in Algebraic Topology |

March 3 | Dr. Jeff Ovall | Efficient and Reliable Finite Element Approximations for Elliptic Eigenvalue Problems |

Fall 2009

Date | Presenter | Title |
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September 2 | Dr. Jack Schmidt | Sylow Theorems |

September 9 | Dr. Paul Eakin | Managing the "Yellow Menu" and Other Features of WHS |

September 16 | DJ Wells | Counting on Small Polytopes: Enumerating Shellable Patches and Shelling Orders of Simplicial Polytopes with Few Vertices |

September 23 | Josh Roberts | An Introduction to Applied Algebraic Topology: Persistent Homology |

September 30 | Dr. Alan Demlow | Establishing Convergence of Adaptive Finite Element Methods: Proof or Experiment? |

October 7 | Dr. Serge Ochanine | Elliptic Functions and Modular Forms in Topology |

October 14 | Dr. Avinash Sathaye | Conic Sections in Algebraic Geometry |

October 21 | Jay Hineman | Calculus of Variations and the Mountain Pass Theorem |

October 28 | Drs. Ott, Braun, Ovel | Job Search Advice |

November 11 | Dr. Lawrence Harris | Best Estimates for Derivatives of Multivariate Polynomials |

November 18 | Dr. Benjamin Braun | Thirteen Ways of Looking at the Borsuk-Ulam Theorem |

Spring 2009

Date | Presenter | Title |
---|---|---|

January 21 | Ryan Walker | The Black-Scholes Equation |

February 4 | Dr. Carl Lee | Counting on Polyhedra |

February 11 | Dr. Katharine Ott | Blind Image Deconvolution: Making Blurry Images Clear |

February 18 | Dr. Richard Ehrenborg | A Brief Introduction to Coxeter Groups and Juggling |

February 25 | David Cook II | The Weak Lefschetz Property |

March 4 | Dr. Benjamin Braun | Enumerating Integer Points in Lattice Simplices |

March 11 | Dr. Darren Tapp | Real and Algebraic Geometry, a Bridge |

March 25 | Laura Steil | A Brief Introduction to p-adic Numbers |

April 1 | Dr. Peter Perry | Making (Nonlinear) Waves |

April 15 | Josh Roberts | A Topological Introduction to Group Homology |

April 22 | DJ Wells | How to Build a Polytope: Shelling, Flipping, and Beyond |

Fall 2008

Date | Presenter | Title |
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September 3 | Josh Roberts | The Grothendieck Group |

September 10 | Nicolas Kirby | The Diffusion Equation as a Macroscopic Version of a Microscopic Game |

September 17 | Dr. Harris | Polynomial Interpolation in Two Variables and Markov's Theorem |

September 24 | Eric Kahn | Vectors and Where They Can Lead |

October 1 | Tricia Muldoon Brown | Techniques for Counting ab-Words |

October 8 | Erin Militzer | $L^p$ - Bounded Point Evaluations and Uniform Rational Approximation |

October 15 | Dr. Brennan | Algebraic Themes in Function Theory |

October 22 | Dr. Mann | Some Studies in Mathematics of Materials |

October 29 | Dr. Ye | Google's PageRank and Large Scale Matrix Eigenvalue Problems |

November 5 | Dr. Readdy | An Introduction to Mixed Volumes |

November 12 | Julie Miker | Art of the Infinite: A Book Review of Sorts |

November 19 | Eric Clark | |

December 3 | Dr. Lewis | |

December 10 | Joel Kilty |

Spring 2008

Date | Presenter | Title |
---|---|---|

January 30 | Phuoc Ho | Classical Hodge Theorem |

February 6 | Jonny Groves | History of the Bierbach Conjecture |

February 13 | Dr. Benjamin Braun | Discrete Hodge Theory |

February 20 | Zhongyi Nie | Estimate for an Integral by Interpolation Method |

February 27 | Josh Roberts | Group Presentations and 2-Dimensional CW-Complexes |

March 5 | Scott Godefroy | Determination of Crystallographic Texture from an Orientation Map |

March 19 | David Cook II | H-Matrices |

April 9 | Chris Frayer | Solitons and the KdV Equation |

April 16 | Joel Kilty | A Prize-less Problem- The Stokes System |

April 23 | Dr. Changyou Wang |

Fall 2007

Date | Presenter | Title |
---|---|---|

September 12 | Dr. Benjamin Braun | Graph Homomorphism Complexes |

September 19 | Dr. Robert Molzon | Random Matching |

September 26 | Shelly Bouchat | Cellular Resolutions |

October 3 | Sonja Petrovic | Some Toric Ideals in Theory and Applications (Toric Ideals, Demystified!) |

October 10 | Jonny Groves | Singularities of Power Series and Pringsheim's Theorem |

October 17 | Joel Kilty | Fourier Analysis on Finite Abelian Groups |

October 24 | Dr. Alan Demlow | Adaptive Finite Element Methods on Surfaces |

October 31 | Eric Kahn | Complex Representations and Schur's Lemma |

November 7 | Julie Miker | Symmetric Rearrangements and the Faber-Krahn Inequality |

November 14 | Carlos Nicolas | Some Results in Geometric Discrepancy Theory |

November 28 | Josh Roberts | Fun with the (Cantor-)Bernstein-Schroeder Theorem |

December 5 | Michael Slone | What Lies Between Structure and Randomness |

Fall 2005

Date | Presenter | Title |
---|---|---|

September 14 | Shelly Bouchat | Summer School Opportunities with MSRI |

October 5 | Michael Slone | Compactness in Logic |

October 19 | Dr. Michel Jabbour | On Some Aspects of the Mathematical Modeling of Crystal Growth |

November 2 | Dr. Peter Perry | Counting Permutations with Perron & Frobenius |

November 9 | Yuho Shin | The Volume of Sub-Riemannian ε-ball of Heisenberg Group |

November 15 | Dr. Serge Ochanine | Jacobi Functions in Topology |

November 30 | Dr. Lawrence Harris | Schwarz's Lemma and Non-Euclidean Geometry |

Fall 2004

Date | Presenter | Title |
---|---|---|

September 15 | Pat Quillen, James Money, Dan Pinzon | The Basics of Writing in LaTeX |

September 22 | Dr. Richard Ehrenborg | Two Theorems and a Lemma |

September 29 | Matthew Ragland | Generalizations of T-groups |

October 6 | Seongjai Kim | Loss and Recovery of Fine Structures in PDE-based Image Denoising and Image Zooming |

October 13 | Josh Strodtbeck | Multitarget Tracking with the Probability Hypothesis Density |

October 20 | Dr. Peter Perry | When Is a Nonlinear Equation Really Linear? |

October 27 | Michael Slone | How to Count Spanning Trees |

November 3 | Dr. Marian Anton | The Milnor Conjecture |

November 10 | Jonathan Groves | Nice Polynomials with Three Roots |

November 17 | Dr. Uwe Nagel | Simplicial Polytopes and Their Graded Betti Numbers |

November 30 | Matthew Ragland | Generalizations of T-groups |

December 7 | Dr. Richard Millman | Teaching Mathematics and Looking for a Position at Liberal Arts Colleges |