Schedule for the Mathematics Graduate Seminar

Spring 2016
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
January 28 Betsy Downs Tensor Products
February 4 Abby Nicholson The Instant Insanity Puzzle
February 11 Timberly Singleton Classification of Finite Simple Groups, part I
February 18 Anne Marie Walley Classification of Finite Simple Groups, part II
February 25 Keith Terrill Unit Fraction Expansions
March 3 Michael Burnette Expanding ex using Fractional Taylor Series
March 10 NO SEMINAR Spring Break
March 17 Ayub Ahmed Approximating the solution of Laplace's equation in circular regions, using Cartesian coordinates, and polar coordinates
March 24 John Welchance Estimation and the Kumaraswamy Generalized Pareto Distribution
March 31 Anna Litchford Composition Series of Groups
April 7 Robert Engelhardt K-space and all that - an Introduction to Magnetic Resonance Imaging
April 14 Padmini Naga A Generalization of the Matrix Transpose Map
April 21 Stephen Billingsley Odd Numbers of Pascal's Triangle
April 28 NO SEMINAR Last Week of Classes