Seminars & Colloquia

2020-11-09 - 2020-11-13

Department seminar schedules

Tuesday, November 10th
4:00 pm edit AWM & SIAM Student Chapter Meeting, Zoom

Conversation with first Presidents of the AWM Student Chapter and 2004 KU Graduates

Kristy Gilpin, Associate Actuary & Lead Modeler, Allstate and Megan O’Byrne, Data Scientist, Allstate

Zoom link:

Passcode: 06102020

Wednesday, November 11th
2:00 pm edit Computational and Applied Mathematics Seminar, Zoom


Paul Cazeaux

Zoom link:

Passcode: 487744

2:00 pm edit Probability and Statistics Seminar, Zoom

Gaussian concentration for lattice spin systems

Frank Redig, Technical University of Delft

Please note the special time.

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

5:00 pm edit Graduate Student Probability Seminar, Zoom

Lower & Upper Bounds

(Chapter 4 continued from Large Deviations book by S.R.S Varadhan)

Guangqu Zheng

Zoom Link:

Passcode: 820766

Thursday, November 12th
4:00 pm edit Smith Colloquium, Zoom

Convergence research addressing societal challenges: The central role of systems and control

Dawn Tilbury, University of Michigan

This colloquium talk is co-sponsored by the AWM & SIAM Student Chapters. 

Zoom link:

Passcode: 261568

Friday, November 13th
3:00 pm edit Combinatorics Seminar, Zoom

Mixed volumes = Mixed multiplicities

Jonathan Montaño, New Mexico State University

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.