Smith Colloquium

Fall 2018

Thursdays at 4:00 pm in 306 Snow Hall, the Aronszajn Seminar Room.
We cordially invite everyone interested in mathematics to attend.

Please contact Agnieszka Międlar or Geng Chen for arrangements.

Date Speaker, Title Local host
August 23 Yong Ding (Beijing Normal University)
On the weak (1,1) boundedness of some rough integral operators Abstract
Shuanglin Shao
August 30 Terry Soo (University of Kansas)
When are two things the same? Abstract
September 6    
September 13 Daniel Szyld (Temple University)
Classical iterative methods for the solution of Generalized Lyapunov Equations Abstract
Hongguo Xu, Agnieszka Miedlar
September 20    
September 27 Yousef Saad (University of Minnesota)
Divide and Conquer Algorithms and Software for large Hermitian Eigenvalue Problems Abstract
Agnieszka Miedlar
October 4 Helge Kristian Jenssen (Penn State University)
Radial Similarity Flows for the Compressible Euler System Abstract
Geng Chen
October 11 Shizhang Li (Columbia University)
On rigid varieties with projective reduction Abstract
Yunfeng Jiang
October 18 Ian Tice (Carnegie Mellon University)
Trace operators for homogeneous Sobolev spaces in infinite strip-like domains Abstract
Geng Chen
October 25    
October 31 (Wednesday) 4:00 PM, 306 Snow Hall Farshid Safi (University of Central Florida)
Leveraging Mathematical Connections to Empower Student Thinking Abstract
Susan Gay
November 8    
November 15    
November 22 Thanksgiving  
November 29    
December 6    



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