Smith Colloquium

Fall 2017

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 arrangement.

Date Speaker, Title Local host
August 24    
August 31    
September 7 Estela Gavosto, Meeting with the graduate students about the future of KAP
September 14 Vladimir Kostić, University of Novi Sad, Serbia
Modeling robust stability measures in ecology via pseudospectra and its localizations Abstract
Agnieszka Miedlar
September 21 Eric Cances, Ecole des Ponts ParisTech and INRIA Paris, France
Mathematical problems and numerical methods in first-principle molecular simulation Abstract
Paul Cazeaux
September 28    
October 5    
October 12    
October 19    
October 26    
November 2 Justine Shults, University of Pennsylvania, USA
Simulation and Analysis of Longitudinal Data   Abstract
Weizhang Huang
November 9    
November 10   1:00-2:00 (extra) Yifeng Liu, Northwestern University, USA
Diophantine equations, L-functions, and Selmer groups   Abstract
Yunfeng Jiang
November 10   3:00-4:00 (extra) Hsian-Hua Tseng, Ohio State University, USA
Quantum Differential Equations   Abstract
Yunfeng Jiang
November 16 Jinho Baik , University of Michigan
Totally asymmetric simple exclusion process   Abstract
Zhipeng Liu
November 23 Thanksgiving  
November 30 Max Fathi, Institut de Mathematiques de Toulouse, France
Optimal transport and evolution equations in spaces of probability measures   Abstract
Jin Feng
December 7    



Events Calendar

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.