DEPARTMENT OF MATHEMATICS
COLLOQUIUM

  University of Idaho

Thursdays 3:30 - 4:20 pm
TLC 145


 

The Colloquium  in the Department of Mathematics of the University of Idaho meets on every other Thursday at 3:30 pm in TLC 145 with refreshments served at 3:00 pm in Brink 305.

Other seminars in the Department of Mathematics:

Other related seminars/activities outside of the department :

Available slots for speakers are blank in the table below. Please contact Lyudmyla Barannyk at barannyk@uidaho.edu  to schedule a speaker for any of
these slots or for more information about seminars.


Spring 2014 Colloquium Schedule


Jan. 23    
Neill 5W
at WSU
Lazaros Gallos
Department of Ecology
Rutgers University
Network Analysis In Social and Brain Networks
Jan. 23
TLC 030
Manu
University of Chicago
Data-driven modeling of cell-fate specification in two developmental systems
Jan. 28
TLC 030
Christopher Remien
University of Tennessee
Mathematical Models of Biological Markers
Jan. 30
TLC 030
Michael Cortez
Georgia Institute of Technology
The eco-evolutionary dynamics of predator-prey systems: How does (co)evolution alter community level population dynamics?
Feb. 4
TLC 030
Claudia Bank
University of California
In the footsteps of Fisher and Dobzhansky: connecting classical population-genetic models and next-generation sequencing data
Feb 20
TLC 149
Xueying Wang
Washington State University
Mathematical modeling of infectious diseases
March 6
TLC 149
Stefan Tohaneanu
University of Idaho
Hyperplane arrangements with low degree logarithmic vector fields
March 27
TLC 149
Zach Teitler
Boise State University
Ranks of polynomials
April 3
TLC 149
Graham Denham
University of Western Ontario
Intersection-theoretic characteristic polynomial formulas
April 24
TLC 149
Ron Blei
Department of Mathematics
University of Connecticut
Upgrading two classical inequalities
May 8





Fall 2013 Colloquium Schedule

Sept 12
TLC 145
William Slofstra
Department of Mathematics
UC Davis
Inversion hyperplane arrangements, Schubert varieties,  and Peterson translation
Sept 26
TLC 145
Sean Cleary
Department of Mathematics
The City College of New York
The odd world of Thompson's groups
Oct 10
TLC 145
Nikolaos K. Voulgarakis
Department of Mathematics
Washington State University, Tri-Cities
Coupling Fluid and Molecular Mechanics for Nanoscale Simulations of Soft Matter
Oct 24
TLC 145
Sheng-Chi Liu
Department of Mathematics
Washington State University
The distribution of integral points on homogeneous varieties
Nov 7
TLC 145
Faith Hollingshead
The Standard, insurance and financial company headquartered in Portland, Oregon
An Overview of the Actuarial Profession and the Society of Actuaries' ``Center of Actuarial Excellence" Designation
Nov 21
at WSU
Neill 216
Pauline van den Driessche
Department of Mathematics and Statistics
University of Victoria, BC, Canada
Spatially Heterogeneous Cholera Models
Nov 22
at WSU
Neill 216
Dubi Kelmer
Department of Mathematics
Boston College
On the spectrum and length spectrum of closed manifolds
Dec 12
TLC 145
Rob Ely
Department of Mathematics
University of Idaho


Spring 2013 Colloquium Schedule

Jan 17
TLC 047
Xiangfeng Yang
Department of Mathematics
University of Lisbon, Portugal
Precise asymptotics for large deviations of integral forms
Jan 31
TLC 047
Fred Barlow
Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering
University of Idaho
Applications of Mathematics in Electronic Systems
Feb 15
TLC 045
Paul Horn
Department of Mathematics
Harvard University
Spreading processes on graphs and PageRank
Feb 21
TLC 223
Lance Miller
Department of Mathematics
University of Utah
Measures of Singularities: Characteristic 0 versus Characteristic p
Feb 26
TLC 046
Luke Oeding
Department of Mathematics
University of California, Berkeley
The Trifocal Variety

Feb 28
TLC 030
Elizabeth Gross
Department of Mathematics
University of Illinois at Chicago
Determining Phylogenetic Invariants
March 7
at WSU
Joseph  Fehribach
Department of Mathematical Sciences
Worcester Polytechnic Institute
Matrices and Their Kirchhoff Graphs
Mar 19
TLC 047
Stefan Tohaneanu
Department of Mathematics
Western University
Linear Codes from Commutative Algebraic Perspectives
Mar 21
TLC 030
Brendan Ames
Institute for Mathematics and its Applications
University of Minnesota
How to Find a Hidden Clique
Mar 28
at WSU
Andrea Bertozzi
Department of Mathematics
University of California Los Angeles
Geometric Methods in Image Processing, Networks, and Machine Learning
Apr 4
TLC 030
Jennifer Johnson-Leung
Department of Mathematics
University of Idaho
Twisting of Automorphic Forms
Apr 18
TLC 030
Soumik Banerjee
School of Mechanical and Materials Engineering
Washington State University

Apr 25
TLC 047
Douglas Cochran
School of Electrical, Computer and Energy Engineering
Arizona State University
An Operator-Theoretic View of Radar
May 2
TLC 030
Denis F. Hinz
Department of Mechanical Engineering, McGill University
 Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Swarming and turbulence in a system of self-propelled soft-core




Fall 2012 Colloquium Schedule

Aug 30
TLC 149
Sergey Lapin
Department of Mathematics
Washington State University
Dynamics of oxygen-dependent mechanisms during (Riboflavin/UV-A)-induced collagen-cross linking in the corneal stroma
Sept 13
TLC 149
Craig Swinyard
Department of Mathematics
University of Portland
Guided Reinvention: From the Laboratory to the Classroom
Sept 27
TLC 149
Sinisa Dj. Mesarovic
School of Mechanical & Materials Engineering
Washington State University
Micromechanics of dilatancy, critical state and shear bands in granular materials
Oct 4
TLC 040
Note different room
An Chen
Department of Civil Engineering
University of Idaho
Advanced Material for Sustainable Infrastructure and Green Buildings
Oct 18
TLC 149
Alyson Deines
Department of Mathematics
University of Washi
Computations with Elliptic Curves over Q(root of 5)
Oct 25
TLC 149
Ming-Jun Lai
Department of Mathematics
University of Georgia
Box Spline Tight Wavelet Frames for Image Analysis
Nov 1
TLC 149
Demitri Plessas
Department of Mathematical Sciences
University of Montana
Graph Embedding and Hedetniemi's Conjecture
Nov 8
WSU
Jodi Mead
Department of Mathematics
Boise State University
Inverse Problems and Uncertainty in Science and Engineering
Nov 22
No Colloquium
Thanksgiving break
Nov 29
Alexander Woo
Department of Mathematics
University of Idaho
The Vandermonde determinant as a sum of powers of linear forms
Dec 6
WSU
Rachel Kuske
Mathematics Department
University of British Columbia
Balancing complex dynamics: interactions of delays, time scales, and noise
Dec 13
Xiangfeng Yang
University of Lisbon
Portugal


Spring 2012 Colloquium Schedule


Jan 19
TLC 032
Catherine Cooper
School of Earth & Environmental Sciences
Washington State University
 Talk is cancelled due to weather conditions. It is rescheduled for February 23
Jan 26
TLC 032
Alex Khapalov
Department of Mathematics
Washington State University
 Geometric aspects of  transformations of forces acting upon a swimmer in a 3-D incompressible fluid
Feb 2
TLC 032
David Yopp
Department of Mathematical Sciences
Montana State University
 Teacher Knowledge and Practice: Defining It, Influencing It, and “Seeing” It
Feb 7

Tom Ricks
Department of Educational Theory, Policy, and Practice
Louisiana State University
 Comparing Chinese and American Mathematics Lessons Taught to Similar Groups of Chinese Students
Feb 9
TLC 032
Matt Roscoe
Department of Curriculum and Instruction
University of Wisconsin-Madison
 Informal Mathematics Activities and the Beliefs of Elementary Teacher Candidates
Feb 16
TLC 032
David Watkins
Department of Mathematics
Washington  State University
 Finding the roots of a polynomial: new methods for an old problem
Feb 23
TLC 032
Catherine Cooper
School of Earth & Environmental Sciences
Washington State University
 A Journey into Computational Geodynamics: How Fluid Dynamics + Numerical Simulations + Math = Geology
Mar 1
TLC 032
Hong Wang
Department of Mathematics
University of Idaho
Turan Number, Ramsey Number and The Regularity Lemma
Mar 8
No Colloquium  Pi-Day
Mar 15 No Colloquium  SPRING BREAK
Mar 22
TLC 032
Paul Joyce
Department of Mathematics, Department of Statistics
University of Idaho
 Mutational Effects and Population Dynamics during Viral Adaptation Challenge Current Models
Mar 29
TLC 032
Enrico Au-Yeung
Department of Mathematics
University of British Columbia
 Quasicrystals and Impossible Symmetry: three streams of mathematics converging
Apr 5
TLC 032
Paul Hohenlohe
Department of Biological Sciences, Department of Statistics
University of Idaho
 The Dimensionality of Evolution
Apr 12
TLC 032
Bahman Shafii
Department of Plant, Soil and Entomological Sciences, Department of Statistics
University of Idaho
 Using Maximum Entropy and Bayesian Analysis to Develop Non-parametric Pelyability Distributions for the Mean and Variance
Apr 19
TLC 032
Jodi Mead
Department of Mathematics
Boise State University
 Inverse Problems and Uncertainty Quantification
Apr 26
TLC 032
Yulia Hristova
Institute for Mathematics and its Applications
University of Minnesota
 New problems in emission tomography
May 3
TLC 032
Fernando Guevara Vasquez
Department of Mathematics
University of Utah
 Active exterior cloaking for the Helmholtz equation
May 10
TLC 032
Bryan Wilson
Department of Mathematics
University of Utah

 Random Walks on Groups and the Poisson Boundary


  Fall 2011 Colloquium Schedule

Sept 1
TLC 030
Gabriel Potirniche
Mechanical Engineering Department
University of Idaho
  Numerical modeling of creep deformation and fracture in heat-resistant steels
Sept 8
TLC 030
Alexander Woo
Department of Mathematics
University of Idaho
 Bruhat graphs and pattern avoidance
Sept 15
TLC 030
Linh Nguyen
Department of Mathematics 
University of Idaho
 Range description for a spherical mean transform
Sept 22
TLC 030
Jerry Fairley
Department of Geological Sciences
University of Idaho
 Using an integral equation to model underground tests in the Yucca Mountain nuclear waste repository
Sept 29
TLC 030
Lyudmyla Barannyk
Department of Mathematics 
University of Idaho
 Regularized deconvolution method for modeling mesoscale continuum equations for particle systems
Oct 6
TLC 030
Konstantin Matveev
The School of Mechanical and Materials Engineering
Washington State University
 Aero-Hydrodynamics and Dynamics of Air-Assisted Marine Vehicles
Oct 13
TLC 030
Tao Xing
Mechanical Engineering Department
University of Idaho
 Recent Development on Solution Verification for Numerical Simulations

Oct 20
TLC 030
Bala Krishnamoorthy
Department of Mathematics
Washington State University
 Finding Bottlenecks in Tunnels
Oct 27
TLC 030
Monte Boisen
Department of Mathematics
University of Idaho
 Making the abstract concrete
Nov 3 Somantika Datta
Department of Mathematics
University of Idaho
 The Mathematics Behind Signal Processing
Nov 10 Robert Dillon
Department of Mathematics
Washington State University
 Models for complex fluids-structure interaction in peristalsis and sperm motility
Nov 17 Hirotachi Abo
Department of Mathematics
University of Idaho
 Counting the number of complete graphs in the Paley graph
Nov 24 No Colloquium
 THANKSGIVING BREAK
Dec 1
Marty Ytreberg
Department of Physics
University of Idaho
 Using computational biophysics to understand protein evolution and function
Dec 8 Arie Bialostocki
Department of Mathematics
University of Idaho
 On Points in the Plane in General Position


 

Fall 2011 Colloquium Schedule

Spring 2012 Colloquium Schedule


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