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Spring 2007

Mathematics and Statistics Colloquium


Applied Mathematics Seminar

Probability and Statistics Seminar

Algebra Seminar

AGANT@UTA Seminar
(Algebraic Geometry, Algebra and Number Theory Seminar)


GAGA@UTA Seminar
(Geometry And Geometric Analysis Seminar)


Mathematics Education Seminar


Mathematics and Statistics Colloquium

Date/Time* Topic/Speaker Room
2/23/2007
Friday

2:30 pm
"An Introduction to Nonstandard Finite Difference (NSFD) Schemes"
Dr. Ronald E. Mickens, Distinguished Fuller E. Callaway Professor of Physics
Clark Atlanta University
(Local host: H. Kojouharov)
304 PKH
3/2/2007
Friday

2:30 pm
"The effect of noise on slow-fast systems"
Dr. Barbara Gentz, Associate Professor
Faculty of Mathematics
University of Bielefeld, Germany
(Local host: J. Su)
304 PKH
3/30/2007
Friday

2:30 pm
"Multidimensional Conservation Laws - More Questions than Answers"
Dr. Barbara Keyfitz,
Professor of Mathematics at the University of Houston and Director of the Fields Institute, Toronto, ON, Canada
(Local host: D. Liu)
304 PKH
4/13/2007
Friday

2:30 pm
"The linear sampling and factorization inverse scattering methods: can they be translated to medical imaging?"
Dr. Matthew A. Lewis, Assistant Professor
Department of Radiology, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas
(Local host: T. Aktosun)
304 PKH
4/20/2007
Friday

2:30 pm
"On Innovation in American Mathematics Education"
Dr. Uri Treisman, Professor of Mathematics and Executive Director
The Charles A. Dana Center for Mathematics and Science Education
The University of Texas at Austin
(Local host: J. Epperson)
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
2/2/2007
Friday

2:30 pm
"About An Edge Where Mathematics and Computer Science Meet"
Dr. Nikolay Metodiev Sirakov, Assistant Professor
Department of Mathematics
Texas A&M University - Commerce
(Local host: H. Kojouharov)
304 PKH
2/22/2007
Thursday

2:30 pm
"Modelling effects of educational campaigns on HIV/AIDS transmission dynamics"
Dr. J.M. Tchuenche, Assistant Professor
Department of Mathematics
University of Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
(Local host: C. Kribs-Zaleta)
321 PKH
3/23/2007
Friday

2:30 pm
"Comparison between a voter's power and his capacity to influence the voting outcome under locally generated measures of dissatisfaction
Dr. Bertrand Tchantcho, Assistant Professor
Advanced Teachers' Training College
University of Yaounde I - Cameroon
(Local host: I. Dragan)
304 PKH
4/6/2006
Friday

2:30 pm
"A Direct Lyapunov Method for Delay Differential Equations"
Dr. Alexander V. Prasolov , Professor and Head
Department of Economical Systems Modeling
Faculty of Applied Mathematics - Control Processes , Saint-Petersburg State University
(Local host: Merlynd Nestell)
304 PKH
4/26/2006
Thursday

2:30 pm
"Perturbation Bounds for Matrix Eigenvalues"
Dr. Rajendra Bhatia,
Professor and Head
Department of Statistics and Mathematics
Indian Statistical Institute, New Delhi
(Local host: R.-C. Li)
321 PKH
4/27/2007
Friday

2:00 pm
"Delay Lotka-Volterra Model of n-Order"
Dr. Alexander V. Prasolov, Professor and Head
Department of Economical Systems Modeling
Faculty of Applied Mathematics - Control Processes , Saint-Petersburg State University
(Local host: Merlynd Nestell)
487 PKH

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




Probability and Statistics Seminar

Date/Time* Topic/Speaker Room
2/9/2007
Friday

1:30 pm
"Investigation of the tau-leap method for stochastic simulation"
Josue C. Noyola-Martinez
Department of Statistics
Rice University
(Local host: B. Shipman)
304 PKH
2/14/2007
Thursday

2:00 pm
"The Cox Proportional Hazards Model"
Dr. Mai Zhou, Associate Professor
Department of Statistics
University of Kentucky
(Local host: C. Liu)
304 PKH

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




Algebra Seminar

Date/Time* Topic/Speaker Room
4/13/07
Friday

4:00 pm
"Cohomology of modules over small rings"
Dr. Liana Sega, Assistant Professor
Department of Mathematics and Statistics
University of Missouri -- Kansas City
487 PKH
4/20/07
Friday

5:00 pm
"Gorenstein Dimension"
William Purpura
Americredit, Fort Worth, Texas
487 PKH





AGANT@UTA Seminar


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



GAGA@UTA Seminar





Mathematics Education Seminar