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Seminars Week 1999-10-11

MATHEMATICS DEPARTMENT
SEMINARS & COLLOQUIA
WEEK OF: October 11-15

MONDAY:
1:30 pm	Set Theory & Topology Seminar, 306 Snow
		None scheduled.

3:00 pm	Geometry Seminar, 401 Snow
		K-surfaces and Loop Groups (continued)
		Magdalena Toda

2:30 pm	Quantization Seminar, 306 Snow
		Quantum Spheres as Groupoid C*-algebras
		Albert Sheu

TUESDAY:
2:30 pm	Comprehensive Oral Exam, 306 Snow
		Initial Complexes of Prime Ideals
		Amelia Taylor

4:00 pm	Comprehensive Oral Exam, 306 Snow
		Cotlar's Lemma and Its Applications
		Arpad Benyi

WEDNESDAY:
1:30 pm	Set Theory & Topology Seminar, 306 Snow
		None scheduled.

2:30 pm	Computational and Applied Mathematics, 306 Snow
		Detection of Unstable Periodic Orbits in Chaotic Systems
                (Part 2)
		Ruslan Davidchack

3:30 pm	Analysis Seminar, 306 Snow
		Dilations of Contractive n-tuples of Matrices and
                Representations of the Cuntz Algebra
		Kenneth Davidson, University of Waterloo
		**Refreshments will be served at 3:15 in 306 Snow**

THURSDAY:
2:30 pm	Algebra Seminar, 306 Snow

4:00 pm	Ellis B. Stouffer Colloquium, 306 Snow
		Phragmen-Lindelof Conditions and Partial Differential Equations
		B.A. Taylor, University of Michigan
		**Refreshments will be served at 3:30 pm in 406 Snow**

FRIDAY:
1:30 pm	Stochastic Adaptive Control, 306 Snow
                Euler and Milstein Methods of Approximating SDE's
		Yiannis Zachariou

2:30 pm	Graduate Stochastic Adaptive Control, 306 Snow
		Aspects of Measure and Probability Theory (continued)
		Peter Zimmer

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.