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Fall 2009 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
8/28/2009
Friday

2:30 pm
"On a nonlocal parabolic PDE arising from the Phytoplankton Species Competition for Light"
Dr. Sze-Bi Hsu, Professor
Department of Mathematics
National Tsing-Hua University, Taiwan
(Local host: H. Kojouharov)
304 PKH
9/18/2009
Friday

3:00 pm
"Results and problems related to the analysis of a discrete epidemic network"
Dr. Tanya Kostova-Vassilevska, Program Director
Computational Mathematics and Mathematical Biology
Division of Mathematical Sciences
National Science Foundation
(Local host: H. Kojouharov)
304 PKH
10/09/2009
Friday

3:00 pm
"Quantum computing and matrix analysis"
Dr. Chi-Kwong Li, Ferguson Professor of Mathematics
Department of Mathematics
College of William and Mary
(Local host: R.-C. Li)
304 PKH
10/23/2009
Friday

3:00 pm
"Introduction to regularization methods for biological fluid flow problems"
Dr. Ricardo Cortez, Pendergraft William Larkin Duren Professor
Mathematics Department
Tulane University
(Local hosts: T. Aktosun and M. Cordero)
304 PKH
11/13/2009
Friday

3:00 pm
"Modeling a Zoonotic Disease: Multiple Hosts, Spatial Heterogeneity and Seasonal Variation"
Dr. Linda J. S. Allen, Professor
Department of Mathematics and Statistics
Texas Tech University
(Local host: H. Kojouharov)
304 PKH
11/20/2009
Friday

3:00 pm
"A geometric realization of extreme components of the tensor product of modules over GLn"
Dr. Ivan Dimitrov, Associate Professor
Department of Mathematics and Statistics
Queen's University, Canada
(Local host: D. Grantcharov)
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
07/30/2009
Thursday

2:00 pm
"Random mixed hyperbolic models: Numerical analysis and computing"
Dr. Lucas Jodar, Professor and Director
Instituto Universitario de Matematica Multidisciplinar
Universidad Politecnica de Valencia, Spain
(Local host: B. Chen-Charpentier)
487 PKH
11/06/2009
Friday

2:00 pm
"Solving Nonlinear Eigenvalue Problems in Electronic Structure Calculations"
Dr. Chao Yang
Computational Research Division
Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
(Local host: R.-C. Li)
487 PKH
12/11/2009
Friday

2:30 pm
"A Discontinuous Galerkin Least-Squares Finite Element Method for Singularly Perturbed Reaction-Diffusion Problems"
Dr. Runchang Lin, Assistant Professor
Department of Engineering, Mathematics, and Physics
Texas A&M International University
(Local host: J. Su)
304 PKH

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




Algebra Seminar

Date/Time* Topic/Speaker Room
10/12/2009
Monday

4:00 pm
"Torsion in tensor products of modules"
Dr. Roger Wiegand, Willa Cather Professor of Mathematics
Department of Mathematics
University of Nebraska-Lincoln
304 PKH




AGANT@UTA Seminar

Date/Time* Topic/Speaker Room
09/24/2009
Thursday

5:30 pm
"Another Look at Markoff's Work on Quadratic Forms"
Dr. Aaron Lauve, Visiting Assistant Professor
Department of Mathematics
Texas A&M University
304 PKH
10/09/2009
Friday

4:30 pm
"Multiplier Ideals and an Application to Commutative Algebra"
Dr. Zachariah C. Teitler (Zach), Visiting Assistant Professor
Department of Mathematics
Texas A&M University
304 PKH
10/23/2009
Friday

4:30 pm
"Semifield Surprises"
Dr. Gregory P. Wene, Professor
Department of Mathematics
University of Texas at San Antonio
304 PKH
11/13/2009
Friday

4:30 pm
"Generalizing Graded Clifford Algebras and their Associated Geometry"
Dr. Michaela Vancliff, Associate Professor
Department of Mathematics
University of Texas at Arlington
304 PKH
11/25/2009
Wednesday

12:00 pm
"Spectra of Quantum Nilpotent Algebras"
Dr. Milen Yakimov, Associate Professor
Department of Mathematics
Louisiana State University
487 PKH

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



Mathematics Education Seminar




Probability and Statistics Seminar





GAGA@UTA Seminar