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Fall 2016

Date

Time

Room

Speaker

Title

Friday 09/09/2016

5:00PM - 6:00PM

UB402

Brittney Ellzey

Interval Graphs and Circular Arc Graphs

Friday 09/16/2016

5:00PM - 6:00PM

UB402

Eric Ling

Quantum Theory and the Origin of Spin

Friday 09/23/2016

5:00PM - 6:00PM

UB402

Chris Langdon

Symmetric Twisted Differentials on Projective Subvarieties

Friday 09/30/2016

5:00PM - 6:00PM

UB402

Victor Garcia Herrero

Numerical and geometrical fallacies

Friday 10/14/2016

5:00PM - 6:00PM

UB402

August Hozie

The Arithmetization of Syntax

Friday 10/28/2016

5:00PM - 6:00PM

UB402

Moses Koppendrayer

Quasipositivity and the Ozsvath and Szabo
Contact Invariant

Friday 11/04/2016

5:00PM - 6:00PM

UB402

James McKeown

An Introduction to Hyperplane Arrangements

Friday 11/11/2016

5:00PM - 6:00PM

UB402

Jorge Cardona

Multiplication of Distributions


Spring 2016

Date

Time

Room

Speaker

Title

Friday 01/29/2016

5:00PM - 6:00PM

UB402

Alexander Lazar

Matroids and the Greedy Algorithm

Friday 02/05/2016

5:00PM - 6:00PM

UB402

Andy Smith

An Introduction to the Surreal Numbers

Friday 02/12/2016

6:00PM - 7:00PM

UB402

Michela di Marca

On the diameter of dual graphs of projective varieties

Friday 02/19/2016

5:00PM - 6:00PM

UB402

James McKeown

The Combinatorics of the Waldspurger Decomposition

Friday 03/25/2016

5:00PM - 6:00PM

UB402

Moses Koppendrayer

Prime Knot Theorem

Friday 04/01/2016

5:00PM - 6:00PM

UB402

Eric Ling

Before the Big Bang?

Friday 04/08/2016

5:00PM - 6:00PM

UB402

Ondrej Zjevik

Numerical Quadrature

Friday 04/15/2016

5:00PM - 6:00PM

UB402

Jorge Cardona

PDEs on Curved Space Time

Friday 04/22/2016

5:00PM-6:00PM

UB402

Armando Cabrera

Relativity in 1+1 dimensions?

Fall 2015

Date

Time

Room

Speaker

Title

Friday 09/11/2015

5:00PM - 6:00PM

UB402

Eric Ling

Does The Universe Have a Beginning?

Friday 09/25/2015

5:00PM - 6:00PM

UB402

Alex Lazar

Game Theory and Nash Equilibria

Friday 10/02/2015

5:00PM - 6:00PM

UB402

Chris Anderson

Arrow's Impossibility Theorem

Friday 10/16/2015

5:00PM - 6:00PM

UB402

Brittney Ellzey

An Introduction to Umbral Calculus

Friday 10/23/2015

5:00PM - 6:00PM

UB402

Armando Cabrera

Mathematics and General Relativity

Friday 10/30/2015

5:00PM - 6:00PM

UB402

Chris Langdon

Groebner Bases

Friday 11/06/2015

5:00PM - 6:00PM

UB402

Michael Weiss

Fast Multiplication Algorithms

Friday 11/13/2015

5:00PM - 6:00PM

UB402

Jorge Cardona

Hamiltonian Dynamics and PDEs

Friday 12/04/2015

5:00PM - 6:00PM

UB402

Yishu Song

A Brief Survey on Quasi-stationary Distribution

 

 

Spring 2015

Date

Time

Room

Speaker

Title

Friday 01/30/2015

3:30PM - 4:30PM

UB402

David Udumyan

Metric Analysis, properties and applications

Friday 02/06/2015

3:30PM - 4:30PM

UB402

Alex Lazar

Set theory and Aronszajn Trees

Friday 02/13/2015

3:30PM - 4:30PM

UB402

Yishu Song

Diffusion processes and differential equations

Friday 02/20/2015

3:30PM - 4:30PM

UB402

Prayat Poudel

Singular Instanton Knot Homology

Friday 03/06/2015

3:30PM - 4:30PM

UB402

Chris Langdon

The Card Game 'Set' and its structure

Friday 03/20/2015

3:30PM - 4:30PM

UB402

Brittney Ellzey

Graph Colorings and Symmetric Functions

Friday 03/27/2015

3:30PM - 4:30PM

UB402

Dr. Greg Galloway

On the topology of black holes and beyond

Friday 04/03/2015

3:30PM - 4:30PM

UB402

Armando Cabrera

The What, How and Why of Ricci Flow

Friday 04/10/2015

3:30PM - 4:30PM

UB402

Ziqian Ding

Something on Catalan Numbers

 

Friday 04/17/2015

3:30PM - 4:30PM

UB402

Jorge Cardona

On Schrodinger Equation

Friday 04/24/2015

3:30PM - 4:30PM

UB 402

Dr. Drew Armstrong

Mathematics of Music



Fall 2014

Date

Time

Room

Speaker

Title

Friday 09/12/2014

2:30PM - 3:30PM

UB402

Christopher Langdon

Hodge Numbers

Friday 09/19/2014

4:30PM - 5:30PM

UB402

Alex Lazar

The Tropical Picard Group

Friday 09/26/2014

2:30PM - 3:30PM

UB402

Jorge Cardona

On Markov Chains

Friday 10/03/2014

2:15PM - 3:15PM

UB402

Prayat Poudel

What is...Gauge Theory?

Friday 10/10/2014

2:30PM - 3:30PM

UB402

Brittney Ellzey

What is Ehrhart Theory?

Friday 10/24/2014

2:30PM - 3:30PM

UB402

Yishu Song

Self-Organized Criticality

Friday 10/31/2014

2:30PM - 3:30PM

UB402

Dr. Ken Baker

Torus knots, cable spaces, and Dehn surgery

Friday 11/07/2014

2:30PM - 3:30PM

UB402

Armando Cabrera

Some concepts in General Relativity

Friday 11/14/2014

2:30PM - 3:30PM

UB402

Ziqian Ding

Symmetric Group and Noncrossing Partitions

 

Spring 2014

Date

Time

Room

Speaker

Title

Friday 01/31/2014

2:30PM - 3:30PM

UB506

Rafael S. González D'León

The combinatorial structure behind multibracketed free Lie algebras 

Friday 02/07/2014

2:30PM - 3:30PM

UB506

Prayat Poudel

SU(2) Representation Varieties of 3-Manifolds

Friday 02/14/2014

2:30PM - 3:30PM

UB506

Armando Cabrera

The Weyl Problem

Friday 02/21/2014

2:30PM - 3:30PM

UB506

Kyle Evans

Different viewpoints on SO(3)

Friday 02/28/2014

2:30PM - 3:30PM

UB506

Dr. Drew Armstrong

Pascal's Mystic Hexagram

Friday 03/21/2014

2:30PM - 3:30PM

UB506

Dr. Richard P. Stanley

Alternating permutations

Friday 03/28/2014

2:30PM - 3:30PM

UB506

Brittney Ellzey

The Robinson-Schensted-Knuth Correspondence

Friday 04/04/2014

2:30PM - 3:30PM

UB506

Jorge Cardona

TBA

Friday 04/11/2014

2:30PM - 3:30PM

UB506

Yishu Song

TBA

Friday 04/18/2014

2:30PM - 3:30PM

UB506

Chris Langdon

TBA

 

 

Fall 2013

 

Date

Time

Room

Speaker

Title

Friday 09/20/2013

2:30PM - 3:30PM

UB402

Dr. Drew Armstrong

What is ADE?

Friday 09/27/2013

2:30PM - 3:30PM

UB402

Bridget Toomey

Evaluating Phases and Orientations of Given Atomic Structures

Friday 10/04/2013

2:30PM - 3:30PM

UB402

Armando Cabrera

The Isoperimetric Inequality and the Curve Shortening Flow

Friday 10/11/2013

2:30PM - 3:30PM

UB402

Dr. Kwok-Kun Kwong

Hearing the shape of a drum

Friday 10/25/2013

4:00PM - 5:00PM

UB402

Dr. Anton Dochtermann

Topological data analysis

Friday 11/01/2013

2:30PM - 3:30PM

UB402

Rafael S. González D'León

The combinatorial structure behind the free Lie algebra

Friday 11/08/2013

2:30PM - 3:30PM

UB402

Kyle Evans

Group Cohomology and Group Extensions

Friday 11/15/2013

2:30PM - 3:30PM

UB402

Cancelled

 

Friday 11/22/2013

2:30PM - 3:30PM

UB402

Prayat Poudel

Morse Theory and Handle Decomposition

Friday 12/06/2013

2:30PM - 3:30PM

UB402

Chris Langdon

Visualizing Complex Functions Using Domain Coloring

 

Spring 2013

Date

Time

Room

Speaker

Title

Friday 02/01/2013

3:45PM - 4:45PM

UB402

Matthias Leuenberger

Automorphisms of C^n and Danielewski surfaces

Friday 02/08/2013

3:45PM - 4:45PM

UB402

Dr. Marta Alpar Flothmann

(Mostly) Basic Constructions of Category Theory

Friday 02/15/2013

2:00PM - 3:00PM

UB402

Carlos Bajo

Simplicial spanning trees

Friday 02/22/2013

3:45PM - 4:45PM

UB402

Dr. Anton Dochtermann

Basics of Gröbner bases

Friday 03/01/2013

3:45PM - 4:45PM

UB402

Prayat Poudel

Introduction to Dehn Surgery

Friday 03/08/2013

3:45PM - 4:45PM

UB402

Rafael González D'León

Introduction to graph coloring

Friday 03/22/2013

3:45PM - 4:45PM

UB402

Cancelled

 

Friday 03/29/2013

3:45PM - 4:45PM

UB402

Andrew Sanchez

Curvature, Areas and Volumes

Friday 04/5/2013

3:45PM - 4:45PM

UB402

Blake Icabone

The Poincaré-Hopf Theorem

Friday 04/12/2013

3:45PM - 4:45PM

UB402

Dr. Alexander Dvorsky

Is exp(pi * sqrt (163)) odd or even?

Friday 04/19/2013

3:45PM - 4:45PM

UB402

Armando Cabrera

A discrete version of the Gauss-Bonnet theorem

Friday 04/26/2013

3:45PM - 4:45PM

UB402

Dr. Shigui Ruan

Modeling the Transmission Dynamics of Influenza

 

Fall 2012

Date

Time

Room

Speaker

Title

Friday 09/07/2012

3:45PM - 4:45PM

UB402

Prayat Poudel

Introduction to knot theory

Friday 09/14/2012

3:45PM - 4:45PM

UB402

Armando Cabrera

The Zeeman Topology on the Minkowski Spacetime

Friday 09/21/2012

3:45PM - 4:45PM

UB402

Andrew Sanchez

Markov Chains

Friday 09/28/2012

3:45PM - 4:45PM

UB402

Dr. Eric Harper

SU(N) Casson-Lin invariants for links

Friday 10/05/2012

3:45PM - 4:45PM

UB402

Cancelled

Cancelled

Friday 10/12/2012

3:45PM - 4:45PM

UB402

Dr. Drew Armstrong

Plinko and the geometry of hypercubes

Friday 10/19/2012

3:45PM - 4:45PM

UB402

Dr. Anton Dochtermann

Links in embedded graphs

Friday 11/02/2012

3:45PM - 4:45PM

UB402

Rafael S. González D'León

About Algebras and Operads

Friday 11/09/2012

3:45PM - 4:45PM

UB402

David Raps

Triangles and Suicidal Clowns

Friday 11/16/2012

3:45PM - 4:45PM

UB402

Dr. Ken Baker

Lens space surgeries, bandings of links, and DNA recombination

 

Spring 2012

Date

Time

Room

Speaker

Title

Friday 02/03/2011

2:15PM - 3:15PM

UB402

Dr. Anton Dochtermann, University of Miami

Topology of colorings and graph homomorphisms

Friday 02/10/2011

4:00PM - 5:00PM

UB402

Armando Cabrera

Special Relativity from an intuitive viewpoint through Spacetime Diagrams

Friday 02/17/2011

4:00PM - 5:00PM

UB402

Rafael S. González D'León

A cell structure for Grassmann Manifolds

Friday 02/24/2011

4:00PM - 5:00PM

UB402

Kyle Evans

Division Algebras

Friday 03/02/2011

4:00PM - 5:00PM

UB402

Dr. Nikolai Saveliev, University of Miami

The Triangulation Conjecture

Friday 03/23/2011

4:00PM - 5:00PM

UB402

Prayat Poudel

Yang-Mills Theory and the Maxwell Equations

Friday 03/30/2011

4:00PM - 5:00PM

UB402

Dr. Daniel A. Díaz Pachón, University of Miami

Allocations: what they are and some open problems

Friday 04/06/2011

4:00PM - 5:00PM

UB402

David Harden

Spin Groups

Friday 04/13/2011

4:00PM - 5:00PM

UB402

Christopher Smith

Exotic 7-Spheres

Friday 04/20/2011

4:00PM - 5:00PM

UB402

Yijia Liu

Almost Complex Structures

Friday 04/27/2011

4:00PM - 5:00PM

UB402

Xiaocong Deng

De Rham's theorem

 

Fall 2011

Date

Time

Room

Speaker

Title

Friday 09/09/2011

4:00PM - 5:00PM

UB402

Rafael S. González D'León

What is... a Matroid?

Friday 09/16/2011

4:00PM - 5:00PM

UB402

Dr. Ken Baker, University of Miami

An Introduction to Representations of sl2(C)

Friday 09/23/2011

4:00PM - 5:00PM

UB402

Dr. Drew Armstrong, University of Miami

What is... a Root System?

Friday 09/30/2011

4:00PM - 5:00PM

UB402

Christopher Harris

Some Infinite Dimensional Groups and Algebras

Friday 10/07/2011

4:00PM - 5:00PM

UB402

Prayat Poudel

Introduction to Vector Bundles

Friday 10/21/2011

4:00PM - 5:00PM

UB402

Dr. Gabriel Kerr, University of Miami

A gentle introduction to mirror symmetry

Friday 10/28/2011

4:00PM - 5:00PM

UB402

Dr. Shulim Kaliman, University of Miami

Algebraic automorphisms of Euclidean spaces

Friday 11/04/2011

4:00PM - 5:00PM

UB402

Daozhou Gao

A survey of three-dimensional competitive Lotka-Volterra systems

Friday 11/11/2011

4:00PM - 5:00PM

UB402

Carlos Vega

The Gromov-Hausdorff Topology: Taking Limits of Riemannian Manifolds

Friday 11/18/2011

4:00PM - 5:00PM

UB402

Armando Cabrera

An introduction to Lagrangian Coherent Structures

 

Spring 2011

Date

Time

Room

Speaker

Title

Friday 02/04/2011

2:30PM - 3:30PM

UB402

Christopher Harris

What is... a Modular Form?

Friday 02/11/2011

2:30PM - 3:30PM

UB506

Christopher Harris

(CANCELLED)What is... a Modular Form?(Part II)

Friday 02/18/2011

2:30PM - 3:30PM

UB506

Prayat Poudel

What is... Morse Theory?

Friday 02/25/2011

2:30PM - 3:30PM

UB506

Carlos Vega

Walkable Spacetimes

Friday 03/04/2011

2:30PM - 3:30PM

UB506

Daozhou Gao

A Brief Introduction to Epidemic Patch Models

Friday 03/11/2011

2:30PM - 3:30PM

UB506

Julian Moorehead

Partial Set Partition Lattices

Friday 03/25/2011

2:30PM - 3:30PM

UB506

Daniel Ryan

Alignment of DNA Sequences

Friday 04/01/2011

2:30PM - 3:30PM

UB506

Dr. Drew Armstrong, University of Miami

What a field "really is"

Friday 04/08/2011

2:30PM - 3:30PM

UB506

Liz Jimenez

Enumerating faces of Zonohedra

Friday 04/15/2011

2:30PM - 3:30PM

UB506

Matthew Hyatt

On the Littlewood-Richardson Rule

 

Fall 2010

Date

Time

Room

Speaker

Title

Friday 09/10/2010

2:30PM - 3:30PM

UB411

Christopher Harris

Geometry in Classical Mechanics

Friday 09/17/2010

2:30PM - 3:30PM

UB402

Rafael S. González D'León

About the Potts model and some of its combinatorial relations

Friday 09/24/2010

2:30PM - 3:30PM

UB402

Dr. Ken Baker, University of Miami

"The Montesinos Trick"

Friday 10/01/2010

2:30PM - 3:30PM

UB402

Douglas Schieb

A Survey of Mathematical Models of Biological Systems

Friday 10/08/2010

2:30PM - 3:30PM

UB402

Julian Moorehead

A Brief Survey of Posets and Their Topology

Friday 10/22/2010

2:30PM - 3:30PM

UB402

Kyle Evans

Markov chains and a few thought experiments

Friday 10/29/2010

2:30PM - 3:30PM

UB402

Matthew Hyatt

Double Feature

Friday 11/05/2010

2:30PM - 3:30PM

UB402

Armando Cabrera

Mathematical Relativity and a compactification of the Minkowski Spacetime

Friday 11/12/2010

2:30PM - 3:30PM

UB402

Carlos Vega

Spacetime, Singularities, and the Bartnik Conjecture

Friday 11/19/2010

2:30PM - 3:30PM

UB402

David Harden

The Leech Lattice