SJSU Math/Stats Colloquium, Spring 2017-2018

Department of Mathematics and Statistics

San José State University

Unless otherwise indicated, on colloquium days (Wednesdays unless otherwise noted):

Please also note that job talks are subject to last-minute changes.

Date Speaker Title (click links for abstracts)
Wed Jan 24 Andrew J. Bernoff, Harvey Mudd College Energy driven pattern formation in thin fluid layers: The good, the bad and the beautiful
Mon Jan 29 JOB TALK Topic: Computational mathematics and mathematical biology
Tue Jan 30 JOB TALK Topic: Combinatorics and games
Thu Feb 01 JOB TALK Topic: Graph theory and combinatorics
Mon Feb 05 JOB TALK Topic: Combinatorial geometry
Tue Feb 06 JOB TALK Topic: Statistical inference in stochastic models
Mon Feb 12 JOB TALK Topic: Multiscale numerical methods
Tue Feb 13 JOB TALK Topic: Actuarial science (risk management)
Fri Feb 16 JOB TALK Topic: Actuarial science (mortality modeling)
Mon Feb 19 DEPARTMENT MEETING CANCELLED
Wed Feb 21 Brian Franczak, MacEwan Univ. Mixtures of Shifted Asymmetric Laplace Distributions
Mon Feb 26 Math/Stats career day Careers in Business, Industry, and Government
Wed Feb 28 No colloquium
Mon Mar 05 DEPARTMENT MEETING
Wed Mar 07 Matthew Johnston Steady State Parametrizations for Biochemical Reaction Systems
Wed Mar 14 Eliot Fried, Okinawa Inst. of Sci. & Tech. Kaleidocycles and Möbius bands
Mon Mar 19 DEPARTMENT MEETING
Wed Mar 21 Wes Maciejewski, SJSU Getting Caught in a Web of Interesting Mathematics
Wed Mar 28 NO COLLOQUIUM SPRING BREAK
Mon Apr 02 Department meeting cancelled
Wed Apr 04 Elizabeth C. Miller, SLAC Synchrotron Characterization of Energy Materials: From Optics to Operando Measurements
Wed Apr 11 Marian Farah, The Climate Corporation Using Data and Mathematics to Help Feed the World!
Mon Apr 16 Department meeting cancelled
Wed Apr 18 Ellen Veomett, St. Mary's College of California The Efficiency Gap, Voter Turnout, and the Efficiency Principle
Wed Apr 25 Ethan Berkove, Lafayette Coll (visiting Air Force Academy) Shortest Paths through the Sierpinski Carpet, Menger Sponge, and Beyond
Wed May 02 Kate Stevenson, CSU Northridge Symmetries in geometry and algebra
Mon May 07 DEPARTMENT MEETING
Wed May 09 Tim Lewis, UC Davis TBA

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