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.
|2/2/2023||The Schwarz alternating method as a means for concurrent multi-scale coupling of conventional and data-driven models||Irina Tezaur, Sandia National Laboratories||Zoom|
|4/6/2023||An invitation to discrete homotopy theory||Chris Kapulkin, University of Western Ontario & MSRI||PE 104|
|4/13/2023||Comparison of the upper bounds for the extreme points of the polytopes of line-stochastic tensors||Fuzhen Zhang, Nova Southeastern University||PE 104|
|4/27/2023||TBA||Zhijian Wu, UNLV||TBA|
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.
|2/17/2023||A unified Casson-Lin invariant for the real forms of SL(2)||Nathan Dunfield, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign||DMSC 315|
|2/24/2023||Constrainahedra and the Fukaya category of Lagrangian torus fibrations||Nate Bottman, Max Planck Institute for Mathematics, Bonn, Germany||Zoom|
|4/7/2023||Cubical setting for discrete homotopy theory||Daniel Carranza, Johns Hopkins University & MSRI||TBA|
|5/5/2023||TBA||Rok Gregoric, University of Texas, Austin||TBA|
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.
The Matrix Seminar will be held in a virtual mode via Zoom this semester bi-weekly on Fridays from 4:00-4:50pm.
|2/3/2023||Linear preservers between matrices over an arbitrary field||Ngai-Ching Wong, National Sun Yat-sen University, Taiwan||Zoom|
|2/17/2023||Wasserstein mean and Karcher mean of positive definite operator||Vatsalkumar N. Mer, Chungbuk National University, South Korea||Zoom|
|3/3/2023||On maximal weight problem for some classes of matrix-valued Caratheodory functions||Yongjian Hu and Xuzhou Zhan, Beijing Normal University, China||Zoom|
|3/31/2023||Trace functions in quantum information theory||Tran Hoang Anh, National University of Singapore||Zoom|
|4/14/2023||Eigenvalue and Singular Value Inequalities via Extreme Principles||Fuzhen Zhang, Nova Southeastern University||Zoom|
|4/28/2023||TBA||Wasin So, San Jose State University||Zoom|
Nevada Statistics Seminar
The Nevada Statistics Seminar will be held bi-weekly via Zoom on Fridays from 11:30 am-12:30 pm.
|2/3/2023||The Greenwood statistic, stochastic dominance, clustering and heavy tails||Ania Panorska, University of Nevada, Reno||Zoom|
|2/17/2023||The Classical Laplace Distribution: Fundamental Properties, Extensions, and Applications||Tomasz J. Kozubowski, University of Nevada, Reno||Zoom|
|3/3/2023||Relative Performance of the Fundamental and Market Portfolios||Hayden Brown, University of Nevada, Reno||Zoom|
|3/17/2023||From slash distributions to generalized convolutions||Marek Arendarczyk, University of Wroclaw, Poland||Zoom|