
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 
``MathematicsSpecific 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 CorderoEpperson,
Department of
Mathematics and Statistics,
Texas Tech University

304 PKH 
2/26/2001 Monday 
3:00pm 
``Viscosity Solutions of the Bellman Equations for
ExitTime Optimal Control Problems''
Michael A. Malosoff,
Department of Computing and Mathematical Sciences,
Texas A&M UniversityCorpus 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 macromodeling 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 TwoMatrix 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,
DTrends, Inc. 
114 CRB 
*Refreshments are served 30 min. prior to a presentation.
