SPRING 2001

Date Time* Topic/Speaker Room
1/25/2001
Thursday
3:00pm ``Coordinating Mathematical and Pedagogical Content in Teacher Education''
Peter S. Wiles, Department of Mathematics,
University of Wisconsin at Madison
304 PKH
1/26/2001
Friday
3:30pm ``Mathematical and Computational Techniques in Energy and Environmental Modeling''
Zhangxin (John) Chen, Department of Mathematics,
Southern Methodist University
487 PKH
2/6/2001
Tuesday
4:00pm ``Mathematics-Specific Technologies: Effects on Preservice Teachers' Problem Solving Strategies and Attitudes Toward Technology Use in the Classroom''
James A. M. Epperson, Department of Mathematics and Statistics,
Texas Tech University
304 PKH
2/12/2001
Monday
3:00pm ``Semifield Planes With a Transitive Autotopism Group''
Minerva Cordero-Epperson, Department of Mathematics and Statistics,
Texas Tech University
304 PKH
2/26/2001
Monday
3:00pm ``Viscosity Solutions of the Bellman Equations for Exit-Time Optimal Control Problems''
Michael A. Malosoff, Department of Computing and Mathematical Sciences,
Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi
304 PKH
3/1/2001
Thursday
4:00pm ``A Mathematical Model of Microbial Growth and Competition in a Plug Flow Reactor: A Model of the Gut''
Hal L. Smith, Department of Mathematics,
Arizona State University
304 PKH
3/2/2001
Friday
12:00noon ``How Many Species Can a Given Number of Resources Support?''
Hal L. Smith, Department of Mathematics,
Arizona State University
114 CRB
3/9/2001
Friday
2:00pm ``Embedded Options in the Mortgage Contract''
Richard Buttimer, Department of Finance,
University of Texas at Arlington
487 PKH
3/16/2001
Friday
2:00pm ``Neutral Equations with Causal Operators''
Constantin Corduneanu, Department of Mathematics,
University of Texas at Arlington
487 PKH
3/30/2001
Friday
2:00pm ``A compact and complete tensor basis for use in turbulence modeling''
Tom Lund, Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering,
University of Texas at Arlington
487 PKH
4/5/2001
Thursday
3:00pm ``Pattern Formation and Equivariant Bifurcation Theory''
Timothy Callahan, Department of Mathematics,
University of Michigan
304 PKH
4/6/2001
Friday
2:00pm ``Numerical macro-modeling of fusion plasmas''
Xianzhu Tang, Plasma Physics Laboratory,
Princeton University
487 PKH
4/20/2001
Friday
2:00pm ``Global Existence of Wave Maps: Computing Dynamical PDE Solutions''
Steven Liebling, Natural Science Division, Southhampton College ,
Long Island University
304 PKH
4/26/2001
Thursday
2:00pm ``Asymptotics and Integrable Structures for Biorthogonal Polynomials Associated to a Random Two-Matrix Model''
Nicholas Ercolani, Department of Mathematics,
University of Arizona
487 PKH
4/27/2001
Friday
2:00pm ``Patterns in Convection''
Nicholas Ercolani, Department of Mathematics,
University of Arizona
110 PKH

5/2/2001
Wednesday

2:00pm ``Pathways of Bioinformatics: From Data to Diseases''
Hwa Lim, Chairperson & CEO, D-Trends, Inc.
114 CRB

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