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.
|2/3/2022||AGM, Jellyfish, and Elliptic curves||Ken Ono, University of Virginia||Zoom|
|2/17/2022||An introduction to tensor triangular geometry||Beren Sanders, UC Santa Cruz||PE 104|
|3/3/2022||Grothendieck-Teichmuller (GT) shadows and their action on child's drawings||Vasily Dolgushev, Temple University||Zoom|
|3/17/2022||No Colloquium (Spring Break)|
|3/24/2022||Rational counting for fractals and metric Diophantine approximation||Han Yu, University of Cambridge||Zoom|
|3/31/2022||Classification Questions in Operator Algebras and Ergodic Theory||Stefaan Vaes, KU Leuven||Zoom (10: 30 am PST)|
|4/7/2022||Mathematical analysis and numerical simulation of Perfectly Matched Layers for Maxwell's equations||Jichun Li, UNLV||Zoom|
|4/14/2022||Ergodicity and loss of capacity for a random family of concave maps||Peter Hinow, University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee||PE 104|
|4/21/2022||Combinatorics in string topology||Kate Poirier, CUNY||PE 104|
|4/28/2022||Numerical methods to space-fractional diffusion, advection, reaction problems||Xiangcheng Zheng, Peking University||Zoom|
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.
|2/25/2022||A-infinity algebras, deformation theory, and applications to arithmetic||Carl Wang-Erickson, University of Pittsburgh||Zoom|
|3/4/2022||TBA||Brian Shin, UIUC||DMSC 315|
|3/11/2022||Expansions, completions, and automorphisms of welded tangled foams||Marcy Robertson, University of Melbourne||DMSC 315|
|3/18/2022||No Seminar (Spring Break)|
|4/1/2022||Homological representations functors for braid groups||Arthur Soulié, University of Glasgow||Zoom|
The C*-Algebras Seminar will be held in a hybrid mode this semester on Tuesdays from 10:30-11:30am. In-person talks will take place in DMSC 315 and virtual talks will take place in Zoom.
|2/15/2022||Higman-Thompson groups from self-similar groupoid actions, Part 1||Valentin Deaconu, University of Nevada, Reno||DMSC 315|
|2/22/2022||Higman-Thompson groups from self-similar groupoid actions, Part 2||Valentin Deaconu, University of Nevada, Reno||DMSC 315|
|3/1/2022||Higman-Thompson groups from self-similar groupoid actions, Part 3||Valentin Deaconu, University of Nevada, Reno||DMSC 315|
|3/8/2022||The Cuntz semigroup||Bruce Blackadar, University of Nevada, Reno||DMSC 315|
|3/15/2022||No Seminar (Spring Break)|
|3/22/2022||The covariant Stone-von Neumann theorem for group actions and coactions, Part 1||Leonard Huang, University of Nevada, Reno||DMSC 315|
|3/29/2022||The covariant Stone-von Neumann theorem for group actions and coactions, Part 2||Leonard Huang, University of Nevada, Reno||DMSC 315|
The Matrix Seminar will be held in a virtual mode via Zoom this semester bi-weekly on Fridays from 3:30-4:30pm.
|1/28/2022||Random butterfly matrices and growth factors||John Peca-Medlin, University of Arizona||Zoom|
|2/11/2022||Application of pseudo inversion of non-square matrices in discrete mathematics||Dong-Sheng Guo, Southern University and Peking University, China||Zoom|
|2/25/2022||Cauchy interlacing relation and its generalization||Hongyu He, Louisiana State University||Zoom|
|3/11/2022||Nonnegative Matrix Factorization on Networks||Ali Tosyali, Rochester Institute of Technology||Zoom|
|3/25/2022||Approaches to the doubly stochastic spectral region problem||Rajesh Pereira, University of Guelph||Zoom|
|4/8/2022||Inequalities for matrix exponentials and their extensions to Lie groups||Xuhua Liu, North Greenville University||Zoom|
|4/22/2022||Some aspects of positive linear maps on matrix algebras: A personal perspective||Wai Shing Tang, National University of Singapore||Zoom|
Nevada Statistics Seminar
The Nevada Statistics Seminar will be held bi-weekly via Zoom on Fridays from 11:00-11:50 am.
|1/28/2022||A combined functional data & mixture models approach for modeling and classification of nanomotion||David Kweku, University of Nevada, Reno||Zoom|
|2/11/2022||Weighted distributions, random truncation, and partial extremes||Tomasz Kozubowski, University of Nevada, Reno||Zoom|
|2/25/2022||A Quick Introduction to Data Analytics with Python||Pavel Solin, University of Nevada, Reno||Zoom|
|3/25/2022||Andrew Carnegie: Forerunner of Business Analytics||Christopher Tong||Zoom|
|4/8/2022||Describing Statistics learning in 6-12 classrooms||Glenn Waddell, University of Nevada, Reno||Zoom|
|4/22/2022||Generalized Linear Mixed Models with Varying Coefficients in Longitudinal Genetic Studies||Amei Amei, UNLV||Zoom|