Colloquia and seminars

Colloquia talks are scheduled from 1:30 p.m. - 2:30 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 2022 Colloquium schedule
Date Title Presenter Mode
9/29/2022 To Mitigate or Adapt to Climate Change: Modelling approach Natali Hritonenko, Texas A&M, Prairie View Zoom
10/6/2022 The interplay between Rayleigh quotient optimizations and eigenvalue problems Zhaojun Bai, UC Davis TBA
10/20/2022 Minimal homeomorphisms and K-theory Robin Deeley, University of Colorado PE 104
11/3/2022 The complexity of collision-free motion planning on graphs Ben Knudsen, Northeastern University PE 104
11/10/2022 Nonlocal mean curvature with integrable kernel Animesh Biswas, University of Nebraska-Lincoln Zoom
11/24/2022 No Colloquium (Thanksgiving)
12/1/2022 Using Algebraic Factorizations for Interpretable Learning Deanna Needell, UCLA Zoom

Seminars

The Department also holds regular seminars in various research areas. Speakers include 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 1:00-2:00pm. In-person talks will take place in DMSC 315 and virtual talks will take place in Zoom.

Fall 2022 Algebraic & Geometric Topology Seminar schedule
Date Title Presenter Mode
10/7/2022 Concordance of Surfaces Maggie Miller, Stanford University Zoom
12/2/2022 Khovanov homology and Conway spheres Liam Waton, University of British Columbia DMSC 315
12/9/2022 TBA James Cameron, University of Utah TBA

C*-Algebras Seminar

The C*-Algebras Seminar will be held in a hybrid mode this semester on Tuesdays from 12-1:00pm. In-person talks will take place in DMSC 315 and virtual talks will take place in Zoom.

Fall 2022 C*-Algebras Seminar schedule
Date Title Presenter Mode
9/20/2022 Brauer Groups of Graded C*-Algebras from Picard Spaces of Topological K-Theories Jonathan Beardsley, University of Nevada, Reno DMSC 315
10/11/2022 Embeddability of k-Graphs and a Class of Examples Associated to Triangle Group Actions on Buildings (Part 1) Alex Kumjian, University of Nevada, Reno DMSC 315
10/18/2022 Embeddability of k-Graphs and a Class of Examples Associated to Triangle Group Actions on Buildings (Part 2) Alex Kumjian, University of Nevada, Reno DMSC 315

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 2022 Matrix Seminar schedule
Date Title Presenter Mode
9/9/2022 Interpolation polynomials and linear algebra Sushil Singla, Shiv Nadar University, India Zoom
9/23/2022 Bilinear maps on matrix algebras determined by products equal to a fixed element Hayden Julius, Youngstown State University Zoom
10/7/2022 Almost Certain Hessian Invertibility in Optimization Problems Alexander Strang, University of Chicago Zoom
10/21/2022 A simple counterexample for the permanent-on-top conjecture Tran Hoang Anh, National University of Singapore Zoom
11/4/2022 Clusters in Markov Chains via the SVD of the Laplacian Matrix Samuel Cole, NielsenIQ Zoom
11/18/2022 Rotated Block Diagonal Preconditioners for Fluid Equations Control Problems Zeng-Qi Wang, Shanghai Jiao Tong University Zoom
12/2/2022 Matrix Problems in International Economics Konstantin Kucheryavyy, University of Tokyo Zoom

Nevada Statistics Seminar

The Nevada Statistics Seminar will be held bi-weekly via Zoom on Fridays from 11:00-11:50 am.

Fall 2022 Nevada Statistics Seminar schedule
Date Title Presenter Mode
TBA TBA TBA TBA