Mathematics Department Colloquium Archive Fall 2011-- Spring 2017

2016-2017

Date, Time and Location

Speaker

Title and link to abstract

May 17, 2017
3:00-4:00pm
SH 220

Bethany Kubik,
University of Minnesota, Duluth
Network Science.
April 14, 2017
3:30-4:30pm
SH 220

Candice Price, University of San Diego

Applications of Knot Theory: Using Knot Theory to Unravel Biochemistry Mysteries.

March 24, 2017
3:30-4:30pm
SH 220

Alexander Diaz-Lopez,
Swarthmore College

Peaks and Descents of Permutations.

December 1, 2016
3:30-4:30pm
SH 220

Chuck Lindsey, FGCU

Counting and Calculating in Ancient and Medieval Europe.
November 17, 2016
10:30-11:30am
MAR 214
Alberto Condori, FGCU Normal Matrices and Distance.
October 28, 2016
4:30-5:30pm
SH 220
Erik Lundberg, Florida Atlantic University Area, perimeter, torsional rigidity, and isoperimetric sandwiches in operator theory

** Following the 30 minute talk is a short presentation about the Mathematics Ph.D. program at Florida Atlantic University and FAU mathematics graduate student Q & A panel. **  

October 27, 2016
3:30-4:30pm
SH 220

Richard Goldstein, Providence College

Dynamic Models of the Oral Glucose Tolerance Test.

September 29, 2016
3:30-4:30pm
SH 220
Peng Feng, FGCU

Lyme Disease, Rash, and Mathematics.


2015-2016

Date, Time, and Location

Speaker

Title and link to abstract

April 22, 2016
4:00-5:00pm
SH 220

Kurt Bryan, Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology Classification with Sparsity and Dictionaries:
How to Tell a Twenty Dollar Bill from a One Dollar Bill.
March 24, 2016
3:30pm – 4:30pm
MAR 200
Brian Johnson, FGCU Zero Divisor Graphs of Commutative Rings.

February 12, 2016
12:00pm-1:00pm
and
February 26, 2016
12:00-1:00pm
MAR 100

Ed Olmstead, Northwestern University Eigenvalue Problems for ODEs and Applications, parts I and II.

January 20, 2016
4:30-5:45pm, and
January, 21, 2016
10:00-10:50am
SH 114

Arthur Benjamin, Harvey Mudd College Mathemagics (two performances).
November 20, 2015
12:00-1:00pm
MAR 100
Cara Brooks, FGCU Simple Problems with Not-So-Simple Solutions: An Introduction to Inverse, Ill-posed Problems.
October 16, 2015
12:00-1:00pm
MAR 100
Martha Precup, Northwestern University Analyzing ranking data.

September 25, 2015
12:00-1:00pm
MAR 100

FGCU faculty:
Mathew Baxter, Peng Feng, Daniel Kern, Galen Papkov, and Tom Hair
FGCU Faculty Research “Meet and Greet”.


2014-2015

Date, Time and Location

Speaker

Title and link to abstract

April 10, 2015
2:30-3:30pm
MH 110

Senthil B. Girimurugan, FGCU Wavelet Analysis in Two Dimensions.

March 27, 2015
3:00-4:00pm 
WH 101        

Katie Johnson, FGCU Primes, Binomial Coefficients, and The Mysterious Way in Which They Relate.

March 20, 2015
3:00-4:00pm 
MAR 214     

Ed Olmstead, Northwestern University Fractional Diffusion and Its Influence on Blow-Up Phenomena.

March 13, 2015
3:00-4:00pm
WH 101

Zahava Wilstein, Berry College, Mt. Berry, GA

What Do You Call an Herbivorous Dinosaur Sliding Down A Hill on Spinners? An Introduction to The Calculus of Variations.

January 27, 2015
and February 3, 2015
4:00-5:00pm
MAR 214
Ed Olmstead, Northwestern University Green’s Function Methods for Ordinary Differential Equations, Parts I & II.

November 14, 2014 
1:00-2:00pm
AB7 220

Peng Feng, FGCU Napolean's Prize and A Million Dollar Question: An Brief Introduction to PDE.

October 24, 2014
1:30-3:00pm
AB7 220

FGCU faculty:
Mathew Baxter, BeeJay Girimurugan, Eric Insko, Daniel Kern, and Matt Neubek

Ideas for Possible Student Research Projects.

2013-2014

Date, Time and Location

Speaker

Title and link to abstract

April 24, 2014
2:00pm – 3:00pm
LIB 443
Mathew Baxter, FGCU Control of Residual Error in the Optimal Homotopy Analysis Method.

February 17, 2014
4:00-5:00pm
HH 330

Senthil B. Girimurugan, FGCU Functional Data Analysis using Wavelet Transforms.
February 7, 2014
2:00-2:45pm
AB7 220
Pamela Harris, United States Military Academy Proof by Contradiction: On the irrationality of e and π.

Thursday Seminar Series:
January 30, February 6, and
February 13, 2014
12:30-1:45pm
MAR 200

Ed Olmstead, Northwestern University Portfolio Enhancement with Options How Warren Buffett Really Makes Money, Parts 1-3.
November 1, 2013
2:00-3:00pm
AB7 220
Catherine Beneteau, University of South Florida Discrete Wavelets and Image Compression.

October 25, 2013
10:00-11:00am
MH 124     

Galen Papkov, FGCU  Mentoring Undergraduates in Research.

2012-2013

Date and Time

Speaker

Title and link to abstract

April 12, 2013
2:00 – 3:00pm
AB7 220
Alberto Condori, FGCU Length, Area, and Closed Curves in the Plane.

February 22, 2013*
2:00-2:00pm
AB7 220

Katie Johnson, FGCU Parameters of Posets.
January 25, 2013
8:00am-5:00pm
Multiple Presenters ASPiRE 2013 (1st annual conference flyer)

Advancing Student Participation in Research Experiences - program.
January 24, 2013
3:30-4:30pm
AB7 114
Ratnasingham Shivaji, University of North Carolina at Greensboro Uniqueness Results for Classes of Singular Nonlinear Eigenvalue Problems.
November 16, 2012
10:30-11:30am
AB7 220
Daniel Kern, FGCU How to Control the World: Optimizing Native-Invasive Population Dynamics.

October 12, 2012
10:30-11:30am
AB7 220     

Erik Insko, FGCU Flipping Coins, Drunken Walks, and A Simple Proof of Wallis' Product Formula for π.


2011-2012

Date and Time

Speaker

Title and link to abstract

February 29, 2012*
3:30-4:30pm
AB7 220

Erik Insko, Univerity of Iowa Cellular decompositions and singular loci of Hessenberg varieties.
February 23, 2012*
4:00-5:00pm
MH 107
Shuang Li, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center Biostatistics & Biomathematics Bootstrap Inference for Network Construction.

February 21, 2012*
4:00-5:00pm
MH 107

Shaun Sullivan, FGCU Applications of Umbral Calculus and The Riordan Group.
February 20, 2012*
3:30pm – 4:30pm
AB7 114
Brian Johnson, University of Nebraska Commutative Rings Graded by Abelian Groups.
December 8, 2011
1:30-2:00pm
Alico Arena
Edward Burger, Williams College and Baylor University Monkeys, Mathematics, and Mischief: What are the lifelong lessons of school?
November 10, 2011
11:00am-12:00pm 
AB7 114      
Kurt Bryan, Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology The $25,000,000,000 Eigenvector: Linear Algebra Behind Google.

November 9, 2011
3:30-4:30pm
BHG 215            

Kurt Bryan, Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology Making Do With Less: The Mathematics Of Compressed Sensing.

* research talks given by job candidates (and not arranged by the Math Colloquium Committee)

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