

Other seminars in the Department of Mathematics:
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.
University
of Idaho parking map
Reciprocal Parking Agreements between UI and WSU
Fall 2014 Colloquium Schedule
Sept. 11 TLC 145 
Kazuo Yamazaki Department of Mathematics Washington State University 
On the existence and smoothness
problem of the magnetohydrodynamics system 
Sept. 25 TLC 145 
Ata Zadehgol Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering University of Idaho 
Probabilistic FiniteDifference
TimeDomain Simulations, Using Stochastic Electromagnetic MacroModels 
Oct. 16 TLC 145 
Shiv
Karunakaran Department of Mathematics Washington State University 

Oct. 30 TLC 145 
Elissa Schwartz Department of Mathematics Washington State University 

Nov. 20 TLC 145 
Lawrence Weill Cal State Fullerton 
Fascinating Mathematical
Problems, Paradoxes, and Perplexities 
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 
Datadriven modeling of
cellfate 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 ecoevolutionary dynamics of
predatorprey 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 populationgenetic models and
nextgeneration 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 
Intersectiontheoretic
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, TriCities 
Coupling Fluid and Molecular
Mechanics for Nanoscale Simulations of Soft Matter 
Oct 24 TLC 145 
ShengChi 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 JohnsonLeung 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 OperatorTheoretic 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 selfpropelled softcore 
Fall 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 3D
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 WisconsinMadison 
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  PiDay 
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 AuYeung 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 Nonparametric
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 
Spring 2012 Colloquium Schedule 
This page is maintained by Lyudmyla Barannyk
Please
email your questions or comments to her.