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Fall 2007 Seminars and Colloquia

Each year, well-known scholars from around the world are invited to present colloquium and seminar lectures in the Department. In the last academic year, more than 30 distinguished researchers from 10 different countries presented lectures at the Department colloquia and seminars.





Mathematics and Statistics Colloquium
Date/Time* Topic/Speaker Room
9/21/2007
Friday

2:30 pm
"Multilevel Methods for Ill-Posed Problems"
Dr. Lothar Reichel, Professor
Department of Mathematical Sciences
Kent State University
(Local host: R-C Li)
304 PKH
10/5/2007
Friday

2:30 pm
"Analysis on graphs and its applications"
Dr. Peter Kuchment, Professor
Department of Mathematics
Texas A&M University
(Local host: G. Ambartsoumian)
304 PKH
10/26/2007
Friday

2:30 pm
"Quivers and Current Algebras Associated to Simple Lie Algebras"
Dr. Vyjayanthi Chari, Professor
Department of Mathematics
University of California - Riverside
(Local host: M. Vancliff)

See also the AGANT@UTA Seminar on 10/26/2007
304 PKH
11/2/2007
Friday

2:30 pm
"Why Nonparametrics?"
Dr. Madan Puri, Professor Emeritus
Department of Mathematics
Indiana University
(Local host: S. Sun-Mitchell)
304 PKH
11/16/2007
Friday

3:30 pm
NEW TIME
"The Teaching of Mathematics: What Changes Are on the Horizon?"
Dr. Deborah Hughes Hallett, Professor
Department of Mathematics
The University of Arizona
(Local host: B. Shipman)
304 PKH

  *Refreshments are served shortly after each presentation. Colloquia talks are 50 minutes long, followed by an open-forum discussion with faculty and graduate students.




Applied Mathematics Seminar
Date/Time* Topic/Speaker Room
9/14/2007
Friday

2:30 pm
"Bifurcation solutions for boundary layer flow in power law fluids with reverse flow"
Dr. Liancun Zheng, Professor and Chair
Department of Mathematics and Mechanics
The University of Science and Technology Beijing, P.R. China
(Local host: H. Shan)
304 PKH
9/28/2007
Friday

2:30 pm
"Optimization of Multi-Length Scale Structured Matrix Computations"
Dr. Zhaojun Bai
Professor of Computer Science and Mathematics
University of California, Davis
(Local host: R.-C. Li)
304 PKH
10/12/2007
Friday

2:30 pm
"Statistical Shape Modeling and Analysis: Applications to Biomedical Images"
Dr. Heng Huang, Assistant Professor
Department of Computer Science and Engineering
The University of Texas at Arlington
(local host: Dr. Guojun Liao)
304 PKH
10/19/2007
Friday

2:30 pm
"A damper optimization for linear vibrating systems using Lyapunov equation"
Dr. Sc. Ninoslav Truhar, Associate Professor
Department of Mathematics
The University of Osijek, Croatia
(Local host: R.-C. Li)
304 PKH
11/9/2007
Friday

3:30 pm
"Evolution of the energy spectrum among a large number of internal waves in the deep ocean"
Dr. Ranis N. IBRAGIMOV, Assistant Professor
Department of Mathematics
New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology
(Local host: T. Aktosun)
304 PKH

  *Refreshments are served 30 min. prior to a presentation.




Algebra Seminar

Date/Time* Topic/Speaker Room
9/28/2007
Friday

4:00 pm
"On infinite syzygies"
Meri Hughes
Department of Mathematics
The University of Texas at Arlington
438 PKH
10/17/2007
Wednesday

4:00 pm
"Primary decomposition of ideals in commutative rings"
Jared Painter
Department of Mathematics
The University of Texas at Arlington
487 PKH
11/2/2007
Friday

4:00 pm
"The core of ideals"
Dr. Louiza Fouli
Department of Mathematics
The University of Texas at Austin
304 PKH
11/9/2007
Friday

4:00 pm
"An Introduction to Liaison Theory"
Dr. Scott Nollet, Associate Professor
Department of Mathematics
Texas Christian University
487 PKH
11/30/2007
Friday

4:00 pm
"Cohomology of connected sums of artinian Gorenstein rings"
Mr. Frank Moore
Department of Mathematics
University of Nebraska-Lincoln
487 PKH




AGANT@UTA Seminar

Date/Time* Topic/Speaker Room
10/26/2007
Friday

4:30 pm
"Koszul Algebras and Current Algebras"
Dr. Vyjayanthi Chari, Professor
Department of Mathematics
University of California - Riverside

See also the Mathematics and Statistics Colloquium on 10/26/2007
304 PKH

  *Refreshments are served 15 min. prior to a presentation.



Mathematics Education Seminar

Date/Time* Topic/Speaker Room
9/21/2007
Friday

11:00 am
"A Report on Tall and Vinner's Research on Concept Image and Concept Definition in Mathematics"
Paul Dawkins
Department of Mathematics
The University of Texas at Arlington
304 PKH
10/5/2007
Friday

11:00 am
"On Tall's Reflections on Advanced Mathematical Thinking"
Dr. Theresa Jorgensen, Assistant Professor
Department of Mathematics
The University of Texas at Arlington
304 PKH
10/22/2007
Friday

11:00 am
"Effects of focused mathematical problem solving experiences on first-semester calculus students' mathematical problem solving performance"
Paul Dawkins
Department of Mathematics
The University of Texas at Arlington
304 PKH
11/2/2007
Friday

11:00 am
"On Carlson and Bloom's Emergent Multidimensional Problem-Solving Framework"
Dr. James A. M. Epperson, Associate Professor
Department of Mathematics
The University of Texas at Arlington
304 PKH
11/30/2007
Friday

11:00 am
"Teaching Styles as Affected by the Essential Components of Teacher Preparation of Middle School Preservice Mathematics Teachers"
Dr. Colleen Eddy, Assistant Professor
Department of Teacher Education & Administration
The University of North Texas
105 PKH



Probability and Statistics Seminar





GAGA@UTA Seminar