Schedule for the Mathematics Graduate Seminar

Fall 2014
Everyone is invited to attend


The seminar is scheduled from 1:30 - 2:50 on Thursday afternoons. Refreshments are served in the Bruner second floor lounge starting at 1:30. The colloquium/seminar will be in Bruner 306 from 2:00-2:50.

The exact topic for each talk and a brief abstract will (usually) be posted on the Upcoming Talk page during the week in which the talk is scheduled. Abstracts for future talks may be available by clicking on the titles.


Date Speaker Title
September 4 Thesis Fair Various topics and speakers
September 11 Jeff Norden Fun with Fixed Points
September 18 Troy Brachey The Finding of the Ring of Power (How video killed the lecturer)
September 25 Rafal Ablamowicz On the Straightening Algorithm
October 2 Michael Allan An Introduction to Fractional Calculus
October 9 Brian O'Connor ((y'') -⅔)'''=0   or   Why They Should Have Knives at Cream City
October 16 David Smith Accurate Confidence Interval Estimation of Small Area Parameters under the Fay-Herriot Model
October 23 Alexander Shibakov Balancing a stick with shaky hands
October 30 Damian Kubiak Slices in Banach spaces
November 6 Bertfried Fauser Using software testing to reconstruct differential calculus, or what you can learn from tangents by software testing
November 13 Amy Chambers TBA
November 20 Chris Davis TBA
November 27 NO SEMINAR Thanksgiving Break
December 4 NO SEMINAR Last Week of Classes