Colloquia & Seminars

Colloquia talks are scheduled from 1:30 p.m. - 2:45 p.m. on Thursday each week. Talks will be held either in-person (in PE 104) or virtually (via Zoom). Speakers give 50-minute presentations on various mathematical and statistical topics.

Fall 2021 Colloquium Schedule
Date Title Presenter Mode
9/16/2021 Positivity and Normality Conditions for Toeplitz Matrices and Operators Doug Farenick, University of Regina Zoom
9/23/2021 TBD TBD TBD
9/30/2021 TBD TBD TBD
10/7/2021 Efficient time-stepping methods for nonlinear evolution problems Thi-Thao-Phuong Hoang, Auburn University Zoom
10/14/2021 TBD TBD TBD
10/21/2021 TBD Bryan Shader, University of Wyoming Zoom
10/28/2021 TBD TBD TBD
11/4/2021 TBD Nick Battista, The College of New Jersey Zoom
11/11/2021 No Colloquium (Veterans Day)
11/18/2021 TBD TBD TBD
11/25/2021 No Colloquium (Thanksgiving)
12/2/2021 No Colloquium


The Department also holds regular seminars in various research areas. Speakers inlcude researchers from outside the department, as well as current faculty and graduate students.

Algebraic & Geometric Topology Seminar

The Algebraic & Geometric Topology Seminar will be held in a hybrid mode this semester on Fridays from 1:30-2:30pm. In-person talks will take place in DMSC 315 and virtual talks will take place in Zoom.

Fall 2021 Algebraic & Geometric Topology Seminar Schedule
Date Title Presenter Mode
9/10/2021 Twisted K-theory, equivariant elliptic cohomology, and loop groups Kiran Luecke, UC Berkeley In-person DMSC 315
9/17/2021 TBD TBD TBD
9/24/2021 TBD TBD TBD
10/1/2021 TBD Maru Sarazola, Johns Hopkins Zoom
10/8/2021 A-Mini-course TBD TBD
10/15/2021 A-Mini-course TBD TBD
10/22/2021 A-Mini-course TBD TBD
10/29/2021 No Seminar (Nevada Day)
11/5/2021 TBD TBD TBD
11/12/2021 TBD Peter Haine, UC Berkeley TBD
11/19/2021 TBD TBD TBD
11/26/2021 No Seminar (Thanksgiving)
12/3/2021 TBD TBD TBD

Matrix Seminar

The Matrix Seminar will be held in a virtual mode via Zoom this semester bi-weekly on Fridays from 4:00-4:50pm. 

Fall 2021 Matrix Seminar Schedule
Date Title Presenter Mode
9/3/2021 Pattern Avoiding (0,1)-Matrices Lei Cao, Nova Southeastern University Zoom
9/17/2021 The 𝛼-z-Bures Wasserstein divergence Dinh Trung Hoa, Troy University Zoom
10/1/2021 TBD Muddappa Seetharama Gowda, University of Maryland, Baltimore Zoom
10/15/2021 TBD Roy Liu, North Greenville University Zoom
10/29/2021 No Seminar (Nevada Day)
11/5/2021 TBD Jianhong Xu, Southern Illinois University Zoom
11/19/2021 TBD Minghua Lin, Xi'an Jiaotong University, China Zoom
12/3/2021 TBD Kennett Dela Rosa, University of the Phillippines Diliman, Phillippines Zoom