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Mathematical Sciences
Past Mathematical Sciences Colloquia
September 14th, 2017

3:30pm:
Math Professor: How did I get here?
Professor Iva Stavrov presents her journey as a mathematician and professor.
April 20th, 2017

3:30pm  4:30pm:
Senior Presentations
Two senior presentations: a Honors Thesis and an independent study project.
April 13th, 2017

3:30pm  4:30pm:
How I became a math professor
Professor Naiomi Cameron talk about her journey to becoming a professor.
March 23rd, 2017

3:30pm  4:30pm:
Managing Cloud Operations
CSMT alum Alicia Kirkland ’16 will present, Managing Cloud Operations
February 23rd, 2017

3:30pm  4:30pm:
Mathematical signal processing
Professor Rayan Saab from UCSD will speak on Mathematical signal processing:an introductory sampling of problems
February 9th, 2017

3:30pm  4:30pm:
Paul T Allen Speaks
Paul T Allen’s path to geometric analysis and partial differential equations
February 2nd, 2017

3:30pm  4:30pm:
Social Justice in Mathematics Departments
Michael Daellenbach ’17 will reflect on the social justiceoriented talks that he attended at the Joint Mathematics Meetings.
December 1st, 2016

3:30pm  4:30pm:
Student Talks
Students will present a computer science honors thesis and a mathematics independent project.
November 15th, 2016

3:30pm:
Two Mathematics Student Talks
Michael will present his Honor’s Thesis and Jennifer will present her independent research, both in Mathematics.
November 10th, 2016

3:30pm:
GaltonWatson branching processes and related discrete distributions
Assistant Professor Violetta E. Piperigou from Greece is presenting.
October 20th, 2016

3:30pm:
Graduate Programs and Research Opportunities in the Department of Mathematical Sciences at Montana State University
Dr. Lisa G. Davis will speak about Montana State University.
October 11th, 2016

7:00pm:
Robotics to Reach Out and Change the World
Robotics is poised to be a groundbreaking technology that impacts our everyday lives. Join Chad Jenkins as he presents his work in bringing robots out of research laboratories and into the real world.
September 29th, 2016

3:30pm:
Improving health technology adoption using advanced methods in computerbased system modeling
Noshad Rahimi will speak on healthcare technology innovations.
September 15th, 2016

3:30pm  4:30pm:
The Node Firing Game and the Grassmannian
Professor Sweta Suryanarayan will give a math talk on this topic.
September 8th, 2016

4:00pm:
Math Club  Planning Meeting
Math Club  Planning Meeting
April 28th, 2016

3:30pm  4:30pm:
Calculating Hitting Times of the Three Urn Ehrenfest Model
Senior Thesis presentation by Isaac Goldstein
A talk about probability “Calculating Hitting Times of the Three Urn Ehrenfest Model”
April 20th, 2016

3:30pm  4:30pm:
Student Research Talks
Alicia Kirkland & Greg Aaronson will present their research.
1)Processing with HCP and LONI Pipeline, by Alicia Kirkland
2) A generalized algorithm for speedrunning by Greg Aaronson
April 14th, 2016

3:30pm  4:30pm:
Interning at Intel and Diversity at LC
Computer Science major, Srey Seng ’16 talks about her experience interning at Intel. Also, diversity discussion led by Eli and Liz.
April 7th, 2016

4:00pm  5:00pm:
Event Postponed until Fall  The Ghost in the Machine: Or How Mathematics Played a Role in the 2008 Financial Collapse (canceled)
POSTPONED  RHMS Professor Mitch Reyes will present this colloquium in the Fall
March 31st, 2016

3:30pm  4:30pm:
Diversify the faculty?
Students  come join the Math Sciences Faculty for a discussion on diversification of the faculty.
March 17th, 2016

3:30pm  4:30pm:
Revisiting Turing’s Computable Numbers, in Python
Dr. Adam A. Smith will repeat Turing’s proofs, though using Python to make them more approachable to a modern audience.
March 10th, 2016

3:30pm  4:30pm:
Galileo Galilei: Mathematician, Musician, Artist, Mystic
Dr. David Galaty will discuss Galileo as a Mathematician, Musician, Artist and Mystic
March 3rd, 2016

3:30pm  4:30pm:
Cracking Codes: The Enigma Machine and Today
Professor Michael O’Sullivan will speak on the Enigma Machine built by the Germans in WW II and the real story behind British Alan Turning’s cracking the code.
February 18th, 2016

3:30pm  4:30pm:
Atypical Language in Autism: Can we measure it?
Professor Jan van Santen will address the measurement of the atypical lanuage in autism
February 11th, 2016

3:30pm  4:30pm:
Grace Hopper Conference
Eileen Muller ’17 and Maia Samerjan ’17 will share their experiences at the Grace Hopper Women in Computer Science conference and how to apply for a SAAB grant.
February 4th, 2016

3:30pm  4:30pm:
Ancient Approximations of Pi
Eli Barnes ’18 will talk about the ancient approximations of Pi.
October 14th, 2015

3:30pm  4:30pm:
How many different ways can you prove that there are infinitely many primes?
Christian Millichap from Linfield College will present.
September 23rd, 2015

3:30pm  4:30pm:
Statistics Talk
Estimate Corrections That Account for Changing Survey Modes in a Series of Complex CrossSectional Mixed Mode Studies by Heater Kitada
April 29th, 2015

3:30pm  5:00pm:
Mathematics Senior Thesis Presentations
Math Thesis presentations: Things Fall Apart: The Spontaneous Blowup of Water, Mean Curvature Flow of Tori of Revolution and An Introduction to Alexandrov Spaces
April 22nd, 2015

3:30pm  4:30pm:
Two Math Senior Thesis
Two Senior Mathematics Thesis presentations by
Ali Brauer
Katie Keith
Mathematical Sciences
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