Smith Colloquium

Spring 2020

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
January 23 Faculty Candidate Colloquium
January 30 Faculty Candidate Colloquium
February 6
February 13
February 20
February 27 Faculty Candidate Colloquium
March 3 Faculty Candidate Colloquium
March 5 Faculty Candidate Colloquium
March 12 Spring Break
Tuesday, March 17
3:00 PM, 306 Snow
Amin Gholampour (University of Maryland)
Degeneracy loci and nested Hilbert schemes Abstract
Y. Jiang
March 19 Fei Pu (University of Utah)
Spatial limit theorems for stochastic heat equation via Poincare inequality Abstract
D. Nualart
March 26
April 2 Guozhen Lu (University of Connecticut)
S. Shao
April 10 (Friday 4-5pm)
Jingrui Cheng (Stony Brook)
Y. Wang
April 16
April 23
April 30 Professor Nicholas Higham (University of Manchester)
Mathematics Distinguished Lecture Series 
May 1
10:00 AM Snow 256
Xiang Xu (Old Dominion University)
G. Chen & Y. Shen
May 7

Events Calendar

Employee Recognition

Congratulations to our faculty who were recognized at the 2020 Employee Recognition Ceremony for their years of service to KU.

5 years
  Lindsey Weiland
  Emily Witt

10 years
  Xuemin Tu

15 years
  Yasuyuki Kachi
  Jeremy Martin
  David Nualart
  Myunghyun Oh

20 years
  Hongguo Xu

35 years
  Albert Sheu

Using Math

CTE course transformation grant helps Emily Witt, assistant professor of math, develop active learning with student groups in calculus.  Positive results using modules developed with Justin Lyle and Amanda Wilkens, math graduate students, were attained.  Read more

Math and COVID-19: Sources on how math is being used to track the virus and its spread.  AMS link.

A mathematician-musician's breakthrough melds East, West. Read more.

Researcher's innovative approach to flood mapping support emergency management and water officials. Read more.

Nicole Johnson found a way to express her baton twirling using math. See video.