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Algebra and Combinatorics Seminars

22 April 2016, 3:20pm, CAS 220
Split-facets of the balanced minimal evolution polytope, Logan Keefe
University of Akron

15 April 2016, 3:20pm, CAS 220
Split-facets of the balanced minimal evolution polytope, Stefan Forcey
University of Akron

8 April 2016, 3:20pm, CAS 220
Doubly-invariant subgroups of an abelian 3-group of 3-by-3 matrices, part 3, Jeff Riedl
University of Akron

1 April 2016, 3:20pm, CAS 220
Doubly-invariant subgroups of an abelian 3-group of 3-by-3 matrices, part 2, Jeff Riedl
University of Akron

18 March 2016, 3:20pm, CAS 220
Doubly-invariant subgroups of an abelian 3-group of 3-by-3 matrices, Jeff Riedl
University of Akron

11 March 2016, 3:20pm, CAS 220
Brauer characters of q'-degrees, Dr. Hung Tong-Viet
Kent State University

4 March 2016, 3:20pm, CAS 220
The minimal number of characters in a block of a finite (solvable) group (part 3), JP Cossey
University of Akron

26 Feb. 2016, 3:20pm, CAS 220
The minimal number of characters in a block of a finite (solvable) group (part 2), JP Cossey
University of Akron

19 Feb. 2016, 3:20pm, CAS 220
The minimal number of characters in a block of a finite (solvable) group, JP Cossey
University of Akron

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

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 Fall 2016

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Old Announcements for Spring 2016

    
  • The PME induction ceremony and the Math Department banquet was hosted by PME, WIM and SIAM in May 2016.
  • Wednesday April 6th 2016 at 3:15-4:15 pm in CAS 144: Wanda Strychalski, from Case Western Reserve University, will speak on: Mathematical Modeling of Cellular Blebbing
  • PDE and Applied Math seminar Thursday 03/17/16. Artem Zvavitch of Kent State University will continue to speak on "Brunn-Minkowski type inequalities for different measures." The seminar starts at 1:00pm in CAS 220 D.
  • The UA Algebra Seminar will meet Fridays March 18, April 1 and April 8 2016 from 3:20 to 4:10 in CAS 220D. Jeff Riedl will speak on Doubly-invariant subgroups of an abelian 3-group of 3-by-3 matrices.
  • Pi day celebration: 3:00 on Monday March 14 2016 in CAS 220 (but in order to appropriately celebrate, we will not start the party until 3:14 pm). Also at 4:00 pm The Imitation Game will be shown in CAS 240.
  • The UA Algebra Seminar will meet Friday March 11 2016 from 3:20 to 4:10 in CAS 220D. Dr. Hung Tong-Viet of Kent State University will speak on Brauer characters of q'-degrees
  • Tuesday 03/08/16. Artem Zvavitch of Kent State University will speak on "Brunn-Minkowski type inequalities for different measures." The seminar starts at 2:30pm in CAS 220D
  • A Major Award has been received!
  • The UA Algebra Seminar will meet Friday February 19 and 26 2016 from 3:20 to 4:10 in CAS 220D. JP Cossey will speak on "The minimal number of characters in a block of a finite (solvable) group"
  • WIM Lecture Series
    Lola Thompson from Oberlin College
    February 24th 2016 at 3:15pm, CAS 144 Title: Twin primes and their kin
  • 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
    Wanda Strychalski from Case Western Reserve
    April 6th 2016 at 3:00pm
  • Wednesday, March 2nd 2016 at 5:30pm, CAS 108 American Greetings is planning a visit to UA to discuss intern and job opportunities for graduate students in Statistics and Mathematics.
  • Women in Math Valentine’s Day Outing! Join us for food and fun on Wednesday, February 10th 2016 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 2016.
    They will practice their talks on Friday Feb. 12th at 3:30pm in CAS 240.
  • 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.
  • The UA Algebra Seminar will meet Fridays: January 29, Feb 5 and 12 2016 from 3:20 to 4:10 in CAS 220D. Corey Lyons of Kent State University will speak on: Induced characters with equal degree constituents.

Old Announcements for Fall 2015

    
  • The Department of Mathematics hosted a career seminar by Ms. Ginny Gegick of Aon Hewitt on December 3rd 2015 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 2015, 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 2015, 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 2015 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 2015, 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.

Old Announcements for Spring 2015