Seminars & Colloquia

2020-09-28 - 2020-10-02

Department seminar schedules

Tuesday, September 29th
4:00 pm edit AWM-SIAM Student Chapters’ Meeting , Zoom

To isolate or not to isolate: The impact of human behavior on the transmission of COVID-19

Folashade Agusto, assistant professor of ecology & evolutionary biology

Zoom link:

Passcode: 291490

Wednesday, September 30th
2:00 pm edit Probability & Statistics Seminar, Zoom

Exit point bounds in exponential last-passage percolation and a few applications

Elnur Emrah, KTH Royal Institute of Technology

The Zoom address will be emailed to those who are interested.  Please contact Zhipeng Liu or Joonha Park for arrangements.

Please note the unusual time for this seminar.

2:00 pm edit Computational & Applied Math Seminar , Zoom

A Rational Approximation Method for The Nonlinear Eigenvalue Problem

Agnieszka Miedlar

4:00 pm edit Graduate Student Probability Seminar, Zoom

Ray Zhang

Exit Problem 

(Chapter 3 from Large Deviations book by S.R.S Varadhan)

Zoom Link:

Passcode: 820766

Thursday, October 01st
9:30 am edit Math 526 Class - Open to AWM-SIAM Student Chapters’ Meeting , Zoom


Brian McClendon, EECS Research Professor at KU and CEO, CVKey Inventor

Zoom link:

Passcode: 291490

4:00 pm edit Smith Colloquium, Zoom

Ideal Closure Operations in Prime Characteristic Rings

Kyle Maddox

Zoom link:

Passcode: 261568

Friday, October 02nd
3:00 pm edit Geometry Seminar, Zoom

Closed G2-structures inducing a conformally flat metric

Gavin Ball, Université du Québec à Montréal

Zoom link:

Passcode: 996661

3:00 pm edit Combinatorics Seminar, Zoom

Hopf Monoids: An Overview (II)

Jeremy Martin

Zoom link:

Passcode: 970019

Events Calendar

Using Math

CTE course transformation grant helps Emily Witt, assistant professor of math, develop active learning with student groups in calculus.  Positive results using modules developed with Justin Lyle and Amanda Wilkens, math graduate students, were attained.  Read more

Math and COVID-19: Sources on how math is being used to track the virus and its spread.  AMS link.

A mathematician-musician's breakthrough melds East, West. Read more.

Researcher's innovative approach to flood mapping support emergency management and water officials. Read more.

Nicole Johnson found a way to express her baton twirling using math. See video.