Past Seminars- Special Seminar

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  • Anna Bargagliotti
    Thu Nov 29, 2018
    5:00 pm
    Data are prevalent in all aspects of society today. Data-driven decision making is important in education, business, politics, psychology, and many more disciplines. In this talk, I will discuss three different data types and research that surrounds them. How can data be visualized affectively? What are statistical techniques for analyzing...
  • Dennis Eichhorn
    Wed May 31, 2017
    2:00 pm
    Getting your PhD in 2018?  There are things you should be doing NOW to plan for your career. In this workshop, we will talk about every aspect of the successful academic job search.  This will include 1.  Writing a CV, Teaching statement, Research statement, and cover letter 2.  Choosing and cultivating letter writers 3. ...
  • Dennis Eichhorn
    Wed Jun 1, 2016
    3:00 pm
    Getting your PhD in 2017?  There are things you should be doing NOW to plan for your career. In this workshop, we will talk about every aspect of the successful academic job search.  This will include 1.  Writing a CV, Teaching statement, Research statement, and cover letter 2.  Choosing and cultivating letter writers 3. ...
  • Robert Bryant
    Fri May 29, 2015
    4:30 pm
    MathJax.Hub.Config({tex2jax: {inlineMath: [['$','$'], ['\\(','\\)']]}}); A sequence of functions $f = (f_i)$ ($-\infty < i < \infty$) on a surface $S$ is said to be equi-areal (or sometimes, equi-Poisson) if it satisfies the relations $$ df_{i-1}\wedge df_i = df_i\wedge df_{i+1}\ (\not=0) $$ for all $i$. In other words, the successive...
  • Gudlaugur Thorbergsson
    Fri May 29, 2015
    3:10 pm
    The fundamental theorem of projective geometry says that a self-map of a projective space P(V) that sends lines to lines is induced by a semi-linear endomorphism of V.  The lines in the projective spaces over the complex numbers, the quaternions, and in the octonion plane turn out to be maximally curved spheres with respect to the rank one...
  • Karen Uhlenbeck
    Fri May 29, 2015
    2:00 pm
    I will review some of the background of integrable systems and explain how Chuu-Lian and I started to work together. This will be part mathematics and part how we began working together.
  • Dennis Eichhorn
    Wed May 20, 2015
    3:00 pm
    Getting your PhD in 2016? There are things you should be doing NOW to plan for your career. In this workshop, we will talk about every aspect of a successful academic job search in mathematics. This will include 1. Writing a CV, teaching statement, research statement, and cover letter 2. Choosing, cultivating, and asking letter writers 3....