Graduate Student Seminar, 2003-2004

Unless otherwise noted, all talks are at 4:45 pm in the fall and 4:30 pm in the spring.

All talks after February 1 are in HH127

Date Speaker Title
Wednesday, September 3 Prof. Liviu Nicolaescu The many faces of the Gauss-Bonnet theorem
Monday, September 15 Phillip Harrington Pseudoconvexity and Subellipticity
Monday, September 29 Rebecca Weber What I Did On My Summer Vacation
Monday, October 13 Cabral Balreira Can one hear the shape of a drum
Monday, October 27 Julie Bergner A Taste of Homotopy
Monday, November 10 Wesley Calvert The Structure of Abelian Groups
Monday, November 24 Sara Miller Comparing classes of finite structures
Monday, December 8 Ion Dinca Geometry of Quartics
Monday, January 19 Keith Hubbard and Ben Jones Lie groups, Lie algebras and invariants
Monday, February 2 Guangyue Han Multiple Antenna System and Packing on U(n)
Monday, February 16 Thanasak Mouktonglang Optimization: Introduction to Interior-point methods, and primal-dual algorithms
Monday, March 1 Ion Dinca Weingarten's Method
Monday, March 15 Pantelis Eleftheriou "I am Lying"
Monday, March 29 Allegra Berliner "Nerve"-Racking Topology
Monday, April 5, 5:00pm Dan Bates A small dose of polynomial culture and history
Monday, April 19, 5:00pm Florin Dumitrescu Morse Theory and Floer Homology
Monday, May 3, 5:00pm Elisa Gorla Curves, general plane sections and cohomology

A schedule for the seminar in the 2002-2003 academic year is available here.

Click on title to see abstract, if available.

To volunteer to give a talk, or for any other questions regarding this schedule, contact Wesley Calvert (outdated)