Seminars & Colloquia

2021-03-29 - 2021-04-02

Department seminar schedules

Monday, March 29th
3:00 pm edit Graduate Student Probability Seminar, Zoom meeting

Loewner Differential Equation Review and Examples
Chapter 4 from the book Conformally Invariant Processes in the Plane by Greg Lawler.
Ray Zhang
Join Zoom Meeting: https://kansas.zoom.us/j/95871547119
Passcode: 849198

4:00 pm edit Teaching Matters Seminar, Zoom meeting

A Conversation with Engineering Professors Erik Perrins and Ken Demarest, EECS

Our practices of giving computerized gateway exams
Jila Niknejad

Zoom link: https://kansas.zoom.us/j/9555938246
Passcode: 056731

5:00 pm edit Geometry Reading Seminar, Zoom meeting

Moduli of K3 Surfaces
Debjit Basu
Zoom link: https://kansas.zoom.us/j/96392664595
Password: 166195

Tuesday, March 30th
4:00 pm edit AWM - SIAM Student Chapters Meeting, Zoom meeting

Discussion: KU Math Department Outreach/Broader Impacts Program - April MSAM Activities
Students’ engagement, involvement and contributions

Best Practices: Outreach for local communities
A Conversation with Professor Huazhen Fang, Mechanical Engineering 

Best Practices: Excellence in Leadership
A conversation with Sophia La Torella, Senior in Math and Finance, President of Women in Finance

Meeting co-sponsored by the Mathematics & Statistics Awareness Month (MSAM) Committee

Agnieszka Miedlar, Coordinator of MSAM Math Competition
Bozenna Pasik-Duncan , Coordinator of Outreach Program
Zoom link: https://kansas.zoom.us/j/95102989656
Passcode: 02022021

Wednesday, March 31st
2:00 pm edit Computational & Applied Math Seminar , Zoom meeting

Stochastic model reduction of nonlinear dynamics by parametric inference
Fei Lu, Johns Hopkins University
Zoom link: https://kansas.zoom.us/j/92516474040
Passcode: 487744

3:00 pm edit Analysis Seminar, Zoom meeting

Well-posedness and Stability of a Compressible Oseen-Structure Interaction
Pelin Geredeli, Iowa State University
Zoom link: https://kansas.zoom.us/j/96655591561
Passcode: 333292

Thursday, April 01st
4:00 pm edit Smith Colloquium, Zoom meeting

Blowup rate estimates of a singular potential in the Landau-de Gennes theory for liquid crystals 
Xiang Xu, Old Dominion University
Zoom link: https://kansas.zoom.us/j/95951880231
Passcode: 060397

Friday, April 02nd
12:00 pm edit GSO Seminar, Zoom meeting

An Introduction to Deep Neural Networks and Supervised Learning via Gradient Descent
Chris Mayo
Zoom link: https://kansas.zoom.us/j/99743226724
Passcode 491603


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.