2014-2015 Math/Stat Colloquium

All events will be held 4:30-5:30 PM in Science Center 199, unless otherwise noted.  See flier when available.

Speaker Affiliation Date Rm Title
Matthias Beck San Francisco State Sept 9 199 Parking Functions and Friends flier
David Futer Temple Sept 16 199 The Space Around a Knot flier
Andrea Bertozzi UCLA Sept 24 101 * - The Mathematics of Crime flier
Jonathan Farley Morgan State Univ Oct 7 101 Is the Fixed Point Property for Partially Ordered Sets Productive? flier
Yusra Naqvi Muhlenberg Oct 21 199 Coxeter Groups, Tessellations, and Buildings flier
Djordje Milicevic Bryn Mawr Nov 4 Why are Drums Shaped by Number Theory Sometimes Louder Than Others? flier
Nov 11

Summer Is Coming Soon

Summer research opportunities in Mathematics and Statistics

Nov 25 144&158 Math/Stat Senior Conference Poster Session flier
Tara Holm Cornell Univ Dec 2 199 Dance of the astonished topologist ... or how I left squares and hexes for math flier
Russell Miller Queens College Apr 7 199 Noncomputable functions and unsolvable problems flier
Jordan Ellenberg Wisconsin Apr 20&21 199

Apr 20 Uncertainty and contradiction

Apr 21 Spinning a needle in a finite field

Peter Roopnarine Curator of Invertebrate Zoology & Geology
California Academy of Sciences, San Francisco.
Apr 28 199

Community stability and selective extinction during Earth’s greatest mass extinction


* - Sigma-Xi lecture.  See http://www.swarthmore.edu/NatSci/SigmaXi/events.html

** - Kitao Lecture

*** - Dresden Lectures