Seminars, Colloquia and Research talks

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Algebra and Combinatorics Seminars

5 Feb. 2016, 3:20pm, CAS 220
Induced characters with equal degree constituents (part 2), Corey Lyons
Kent State University

29 Jan. 2016, 3:20pm, CAS 220
Induced characters with equal degree constituents, Corey Lyons
Kent State University

11 Dec. 2015, 9:55am, CAS 220
Can symmetries help solve genetic mysteries? (part 2), Dr. Stefan Forcey
University of Akron

20 Nov. 2015, 9:55am, CAS 220
Can symmetries help solve genetic mysteries?, Dr. Stefan Forcey
University of Akron

30 Oct. 2015 9:55am, CAS 220
The geometry of the Mathieu groups, part 2 Dr. Hung Nguyen
University of Akron

23 Oct. 2015 9:55am, CAS 220
The geometry of the Mathieu groups Dr. Hung Nguyen
University of Akron

16 Oct. 2015 9:55am, CAS 220
Class-preserving automorphisms of groups part 3, Jeff Riedl
University of Akron

9 Oct. 2015 9:55am, CAS 220
Class-preserving automorphisms of groups part 2, Jeff Riedl
University of Akron

2 Oct. 2015 9:55am, CAS 220
Class-preserving automorphisms of groups, Jeff Riedl
University of Akron

25 Sept. 2015 9:55am, CAS 220
Nilpotent blocks of solvable groups part 2, JP Cossey
University of Akron

18 Sept. 2015 9:55am, CAS 220
Nilpotent blocks of solvable groups, JP Cossey
University of Akron

1 May 2015, 3:30pm, CAS 220
p-Parts of character degrees, HP Hung Tong-Viet
University of Pretoria

24 April 2015, 3:30pm, CAS 220
Phylogenetics and Polytopes part 2, Dr. Stefan Forcey
University of Akron

17 April 2015, 3:30pm, CAS 220
Phylogenetics and Polytopes, Dr. Stefan Forcey
University of Akron

20 March 2015, 3:30pm, CAS 220
Doubly-invariant subgroups of a finite additive abelian p-group of matrices, Dr. Jeff Riedl
University of Akron

6 March 2015, 3:30pm, CAS 220
Binomial forms of minimal height, Lubjana Beshaj
Oakland University

27 February 2015, 3:30pm, CAS 220
An extension of Thompson's character degree theorem, part 3, Dr. Hung Nguyen
University of Akron

20 February 2015, 3:30pm, CAS 220
An extension of Thompson's character degree theorem, part 2, Dr. Hung Nguyen
University of Akron

13 February 2015, 3:30pm, CAS 220
An extension of Thompson's character degree theorem, Dr. Hung Nguyen
University of Akron

6 February 2015, 3:30pm, CAS 220
Brauer graphs of the symmetric group part 3, Dr. JP Cossey
University of Akron

30 January 2015, 3:30pm, CAS 220
Brauer graphs of the symmetric group part 2, Dr. JP Cossey
University of Akron

23 January 2015, 3:30pm, CAS 220
Brauer graphs of the symmetric group, Dr. JP Cossey
University of Akron

21 November 2014, 3:15pm, CAS 220
Codegrees and nilpotence class of p-groups, Dr. Mark Lewis
Kent State University

14 November 2014, 3:15pm, CAS 220
Ratios of character counts in the symmetric group and related combinatorics, part 2, Dr. JP Cossey
University of Akron

7 November  2014, 3:15pm, CAS 220
Tridiagonal pairs and the quantum enveloping algebra Uq(sl2), Dr. Sarah Bockting-Conrad
Oberlin College

31 October  2014, 3:15pm, CAS 220
Ratios of character counts in the symmetric group and related combinatorics, Dr. JP Cossey
University of Akron

24 October  2014, 3:15pm, CAS 220
Routes, schedules, and genetic histories: using polytopes to find optimal solutions, part 3, Dr. Stefan Forcey
University of Akron

17 October  2014, 3:15pm, CAS 220
Routes, schedules, and genetic histories: using polytopes to find optimal solutions, part 2, Dr. Stefan Forcey
University of Akron

10 October  2014, 3:15pm, CAS 220
Routes, schedules, and genetic histories: using polytopes to find optimal solutions, Dr. Stefan Forcey
University of Akron

26 September 2014, 3:15pm, CAS 220
The largest character degrees of the symmetric and alternating groups, part 3, Dr. Hung Nguyen
University of Akron

12 September 2014, 3:10pm, CAS 220
The largest character degrees of the symmetric and alternating groups, part 2, Dr. Hung Nguyen
University of Akron

5 September 2014, 3:10pm, CAS 220
The largest character degrees of the symmetric and alternating groups, Dr. Hung Nguyen
University of Akron

10 April 2014, 1:45pm, Olin 105
Conjugacy class sizes of the symmetric groups, Cavan Dickson
University of Akron

20 March 2014, 1:45pm, Olin 105
The cyclic sieving phenomenon, part 3, Dr. JP Cossey
University of Akron

13 March 2014, 1:45pm, Olin 105
The cyclic sieving phenomenon, part 2, Dr. JP Cossey
University of Akron

6 March 2014, 1:45pm, Olin 105
The cyclic sieving phenomenon, Dr. JP Cossey
University of Akron

20 February 2014, 1:45pm, Olin 105
Orbit sizes for finite groups having an extraspecial normal subgroup of odd order, part 4, Dr. Jeff Riedl
University of Akron

13 February 2014, 1:45pm, Olin 105
Orbit sizes for finite groups having an extraspecial normal subgroup of odd order, part 3, Dr. Jeff Riedl
University of Akron

6 February 2014, 1:45pm, Olin 105
Orbit sizes for finite groups having an extraspecial normal subgroup of odd order, part 2, Dr. Jeff Riedl
University of Akron

30 January 2014, 1:45pm, Olin 105
Orbit sizes for finite groups having an extraspecial normal subgroup of odd order, Dr. Jeff Riedl
University of Akron

14 November 2013, 1:00pm, CAS 220
Sufficient conditions for solvability and nilpotency in terms of character degrees, part 2, Dr. Hung Nguyen
University of Akron

7 November 2013, 1:00pm, CAS 220
Sufficient conditions for solvability and nilpotency in terms of character degrees, Dr. Hung Nguyen
University of Akron

3 October 2013, 1:00pm, CAS 220
Large orbit theorems, their applications, and related questions in finite group theory, part 3, Dr. JP Cossey
University of Akron

26 September 2013, 1:00pm, CAS 220
Large orbit theorems, their applications, and related questions in finite group theory, part 2, Dr. JP Cossey
University of Akron

19 September 2013, 1:00pm, CAS 220
Large orbit theorems, their applications, and related questions in finite group theory, Dr. JP Cossey
University of Akron

12 September 2013, 1:00pm, CAS 220
Determinants and truth values, part 2, Dr. Stefan Forcey
University of Akron

5 September 2013, 1:00pm, CAS 220
Determinants and truth values, Dr. Stefan Forcey
University of Akron

18 April 2013, 2:00pm, CAS 220
Commutator calculus for finite wreath product groups, part 3, Dr. Jeffrey Riedl
University of Akron

11 April 2013, 2:00pm, CAS 220
Commutator calculus for finite wreath product groups, part 2, Dr. Jeffrey Riedl
University of Akron

4 April 2013, 2:00pm, CAS 220
Commutator calculus for finite wreath product groups, Dr. Jeffrey Riedl
University of Akron

14 March 2013, 2:00pm, CAS 220
Tubes and Trees: When is a poset a polytope?, part 2, Dr Stefan Forcey
University of Akron

12 March 2013, 4:30pm, Crouse 311
Stable Marriages, Dr Jenya Supranova
Kent State University

7 March 2013, 2:00pm, CAS 220
Tubes and Trees: When is a poset a polytope?, Dr Stefan Forcey
University of Akron

28 February 2013, 2:00pm, CAS 220
Quasi-simple groups and their complex group algebras, part 3, Dr Hung Nguyen
University of Akron

21 February 2013, 2:00pm, CAS 220
Quasi-simple groups and their complex group algebras, part 2, Dr Hung Nguyen
University of Akron

14 February 2013, 2:00pm, CAS 220
Orders of perfect groups with dihedral involution centralizers, Michael Strayer
University of Akron

7 February 2013, 2:00pm, CAS 220
Quasi-simple groups and their complex group algebras, Dr Hung Nguyen
University of Akron

31 January 2013, 2:00pm, CAS220
Liebeck and Shalev's result on the zeta function of the symmetric group, part 2, Dr. JP Cossey
University of Akron

24 January 2013, 2:00pm, CAS220
Liebeck and Shalev's result on the zeta function of the symmetric group, Dr. JP Cossey
University of Akron

6 December 2012, 12:05pm, CAS 220
An elementary proof of the hook length formula, part 2, Dr. JP Cossey
University of Akron

29 November 2012, 12:05pm, CAS 220
An elementary proof of the hook length formula, Dr. JP Cossey
University of Akron

25 October 2012, 12:05pm, CAS 220
The Witten zeta function encoding conjugacy class sizes of finite groups, Dr. Hung Nguyen
University of Akron

4 October 2012, 12:00pm, CAS 220D
Iwahori-Hecke Algebras: S_n, A_n, B_n (and beyond?), Part 2, Dr. J.P. Cossey
Department of Mathematics, The University of Akron

27 September 2012, 12:00pm, CAS 220D
Iwahori-Hecke Algebras: S_n, A_n, B_n (and beyond?), Dr. J.P. Cossey
Department of Mathematics, The University of Akron

13 September 2012, 12:00pm, CAS 220D
An introduction to p-adic numbers, part 2, Dr. Jeff Riedl
Department of Mathematics, The University of Akron

6 September 2012, 12:00pm, CAS 220D
An introduction to p-adic numbers, Dr. Jeff Riedl
Department of Mathematics, The University of Akron

1 March 2012, 2:00pm, CAS 220D
Free Gerstenhaber-Voronov Algebras, Dr. Maria Ronco
Department of Mathematics and Physics, University of Talca, Chile

16 February 2012, 2:00pm, CAS 220D
p-Regular and Fayers Partitions, Dr. J. P. Cossey
Department of Mathematics, The University of Akron

26 January 2012, 2:00pm, CAS 220D
Bounding the largest irreducible representation degree in terms of smaller degrees in the classical groups, Dr. Hung Nguyen
Department of Mathematics, The University of Akron


PME/SIAM talks, Career talks and other Seminars

11 March 2016, 3:30pm, LH 312
What does a mathematician do at a car insurance company?
David Martin, Chief Data Scientist at ROOT.

11 Sept. 2015, 1:30pm, SHN 354
Working at Applied Vision
Jacob Trombetta

26 February 2015, 3:30pm, CAS 139
Dave Johnson, chief scientist at Michigan Aerospace

Spring 2015 Career seminar series

2 October 2014, 3:00pm, Schrank North 359
Actuarial Careers, Rudy Palenik
Casualty Actuarial Society.

22 January 2013, 3:30pm, LH 305
Existence, nonexistence and optimal decay of solutions to nonlinear Choquard equations, Dr. Vitaly Moroz
Swansea University, UK

15 October 2012, 2:30pm, CAS 143
Coagulation dynamics of uniform growth and random shock waves, Dr. Bob Pego
Carnegie Mellon University

18 October 2012, 2:30pm, CAS 136
Gamma convergence for pattern forming systems with competing interactions, Dr. Cyrill Muratov
Department of Mathematics, New Jersey Institute of Technology

20 September 2012, 4:30pm, CAS 107
Multilevel methods for image deblurring, Dr. Malena Espanol
Department of Mathematics, The University of Akron

4 September 2012, 4:30pm, Olin 119A
Asymptotic behavior of critical points of an energy involving a circular-well potential, Dr. Itai Shafrir
Israel Institute of Technology (Technion)

8 March 2012, 4:00pm, CAS 107
On the energy of the current vector of a complex valued function in R^3, Dr. Alberto Montero
Department of Mathematics, Pontificia Universidad Catolica de Chile

9 February 2012, 4:00pm, LH 311
Hilbert-Samuel Polynomials, Dr. Lori McDonnell
Department of Mathematics, Ashland University

6 February 2012, 4:00pm, CAS 142
The Rubik's Cube in Twenty Moves, Dr. Morley Davidson
Department of Mathematics, Kent State University

27 January 2012, 4:05pm, CAS 142
Homogenization of Random Structures, Dr. Victor Berdichevsky
Department of Mechanical Engineering, Wayne State University

Announcements for Spring 2016

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  • Women in Math Valentine’s Day Outing! Join us for food and fun on Wednesday, February 10th at 5:30pm. Meet in the CAS Atrium and go to The Lockview from there! RSVP to Makayla Tyree.
  • Support your peers!
    Mackenzie Jones and Oliver Evans will give talks at the PME YSU Regional Conference on Feb. 20th.
    They will practice their talks on Friday Feb. 12th at 3:30pm in CAS 124.
  • REU Summer Programs 2016
    Still looking for Undergraduate Research Opportunities this summer, here is a link to a list of REU programs with topics and deadlines. Notice that some application deadlines are coming soon.
  • SIAM Student Chapter Seminar
    David Martin, Chief Data Scientist at ROOT will come to UAkron and give a presentation in the SIAM Seminar on Friday March 11th at 3:30-4:20 pm in LH 312.
    The title of the talk is: What does a mathematician do at a car insurance company?
  • WIM Lecture Series
    Lola Thompson from Oberlin College
    February 24th at 3:15pm
  • WIM Lecture Series
    Wanda Strychalski from Case Western Reserve
    April 6th at 3:00pm
  • The UA Algebra Seminar will meet Fridays: January 29 and Feb 5 from 3:20 to 4:10 in CAS 220D. Corey Lyons of Kent State University will speak on: Induced characters with equal degree constituents.
  • Join Pi Mu Epsilon! Anyone can join the student org as a math club member and then apply for honor society membership.
  • More Seminars and Colloquia are currently scheduled in algebra, combinatorics and PDE's.
  • We have now an official SIAM Student Chapter.
  • The Women In Mathematics group is hosting seminars this semester by female mathematicians on their research and career opportunities.

Announcements for Fall 2015

    
  • The Department of Mathematics hosted a career seminar by Ms. Ginny Gegick of Aon Hewitt on December 3rd from 3:30 to 4:30 in LH 312. Ms. Gegick, a UA alumna, works as a retirement actuary for Aon Hewitt. She will talk about what retirement actuaries do.
  • Thursday November 5th, 2015 at 3:30pm Where: Leigh Hall 312 Speaker: Michelle Clem, NASA Glenn Research Center Title: The Critical Role of Math in Flow Visualization Techniques
  • Friday October 2, 5:30pm. The annual fall picnic at Sand Run Park Mingo pavilion (map) was hosted by the math department faculty and student groups: PME, WIM and SIAM. Thanks to all 41* attendees for making it a terrific event! *This number includes at most 3 deer.
  • September 23, 12 pm. Progressive Insurance: Big Data in the Workplace Speaker Series. Student Union Room 335, *Refreshments and snacks will be served!*
  • The UA Algebra Seminar will meet on Friday September 25 from 9:55 to 10:45am in CAS 220D. JP Cossey will speak on ``Nilpotent blocks of solvable groups'' All are welcome.
  • The UA SIAM Student Chapter hosted UA math alumnus Jacob Trombetta for a talk on Friday, Sept. 11, at 1:30pm in Schrank Hall North 354 (SHN 354). Jacob will talk about his experience working at Applied Vision and the problems he has been working on.

Announcements for Spring 2015