Mathematics & Statistics Seminars
Northern Arizona University

Week of April 9

The department has four weekly seminars: the department colloquium on Tuesdays from 4:00 - 5:00, with refreshments available from 3:45, the ACGT (Algebra, Combinatorics, Geometry, Topology) Seminar on Tuesdays from 12:45 - 2:00 pm, the Applied Math Seminar on Thursdays from 12:45 - 2:00 pm, and FAMUS (Friday Afternoon Undergraduate Mathematics Seminar), on Fridays from 3:00 - 4:00 (with refreshments). All events take place in Room 164 of the Adel Mathematics Building on the NAU campus. Click on the links in the sidebar to see schedules and more information.

This Tuesday’s colloquium speaker is Michael Falk, who will speak about matroids and resonance - click on the colloquium link to the left to see the title and abstract. ACGT Seminar will not meet this week.

No FAMUS this week, due to the SUnMaRC conference in Albuquerque.

Week of April 2

The department has four weekly seminars: the department colloquium on Tuesdays from 4:00 - 5:00, with refreshments available from 3:45, the ACGT (Algebra, Combinatorics, Geometry, Topology) Seminar on Tuesdays from 12:45 - 2:00 pm, the Applied Math Seminar on Thursdays from 12:45 - 2:00 pm, and FAMUS (Friday Afternoon Undergraduate Mathematics Seminar), on Fridays from 3:00 - 4:00 (with refreshments). All events take place in Room 164 of the Adel Mathematics Building on the NAU campus. Click on the links in the sidebar to see schedules and more information.

This Tuesday’s colloquium speaker is our colleague Ye Chen, on graph coloring - click on the colloquium link to the left to see the title and abstract. Mike Falk will speak in the ACGT seminar on weak maps of matroids and implications for resonance in complex hyperplane arrangements.

There will also be a FAMUS this Friday, with Zach as guest; see the FAMUS page on for details. Applied Math Seminar will not meet this Thursday.

Week of March 12

The department has four weekly seminars: the department colloquium on Tuesdays from 4:00 - 5:00, with refreshments available from 3:45, the ACGT (Algebra, Combinatorics, Geometry, Topology) Seminar on Tuesdays from 12:45 - 2:00 pm, the Applied Math Seminar on Thursdays from 12:45 - 2:00 pm, and FAMUS (Friday Afternoon Undergraduate Mathematics Seminar), on Fridays from 3:00 - 4:00 (with refreshments). All events take place in Room 164 of the Adel Mathematics Building on the NAU campus. Click on the links in the sidebar to see schedules and more information.

This Tuesday’s colloquium speaker is Noah Aydin, from Kenyon College. His talk is on the Islamic contrinutions to mathematics and science. Noah will also give a talk on error-correcting codes in the ACGT seminar earlier in the day.

In addition, our 2017 MS graduate, Zach Parker, will give a talk on his masters thesis work (advisor - Dana Ernst), on Thursday from 3:00 - 3:50 pm, in Room 164. There will also be a FAMUS this Friday, with Zach as guest; see the FAMUS page on for details. Applied Math Seminar will not meet this Thursday.

Week of March 5

The department has four weekly seminars: the department colloquium on Tuesdays from 4:00 - 5:00, with refreshments available from 3:45, the ACGT (Algebra, Combinatorics, Geometry, Topology) Seminar on Tuesdays from 12:45 - 2:00 pm, the Applied Math Seminar on Thursdays from 12:45 - 2:00 pm, and FAMUS (Friday Afternoon Undergraduate Mathematics Seminar), on Fridays from 3:00 - 4:00 (with refreshments). All events take place in Room 164 of the Adel Mathematics Building on the NAU campus. Click on the links in the sidebar to see schedules and more information.

This week’s colloquium speaker is an alumnus of this department, Charles Katerba, now at University of Montana - he’ll give a talk on the topolog of knot complements. Charlie will also speak in ACGT - his title is Modules, fields of definition, and the Culler-Shalen norm. Ye Chen speaks in Applied Math Seminar on Thursday. FAMUS on Friday. Same room. See the links to the left for titles and schedules.

Week of February 26

The department has four weekly seminars: the department colloquium on Tuesdays from 4:00 - 5:00, with refreshments available from 3:45, the ACGT (Algebra, Combinatorics, Geometry, Topology) Seminar on Tuesdays from 12:45 - 2:00 pm, the Applied Math Seminar on Thursdays from 12:45 - 2:00 pm, and FAMUS (Friday Afternoon Undergraduate Mathematics Seminar), on Fridays from 3:00 - 4:00 (with refreshments). All events take place in Room 164 of the Adel Mathematics Building on the NAU campus. Click on the links in the sidebar to see schedules and more information.

This week’s colloquium speaker is Bahattin Yildiz, talking about a new construction of codes. Mike Falk will speak in ACGT, on discrete Morse Theory. John Neuberger speaks in Applied Math Seminar on continuous neural networks on Thrusday. FAMUS on Friday. Same room. See the links to the left for titles and schedules.

Week of February 19

The department has four weekly seminars: the department colloquium on Tuesdays from 4:00 - 5:00, with refreshments available from 3:45, the ACGT (Algebra, Combinatorics, Geometry, Topology) Seminar on Tuesdays from 12:45 - 2:00 pm, the Applied Math Seminar on Thursdays from 12:45 - 2:00 pm, and FAMUS (Friday Afternoon Undergraduate Mathematics Seminar), on Fridays from 3:00 - 4:00 (with refreshments). All events take place in Room 164 of the Adel Mathematics Building on the NAU campus. Click on the links in the sidebar to see schedules and more information.

This week’s colloquium speaker is Steve Wilson, talking about a Hamilton circuits in the complete graph, tournaments, and symmetry. Dana Ernst will speak in ACGT, also Tuesday, 12:45 - 2:00 pm, in the same room. Applied Math Seminar won’t meet this week. FAMUS on Friday. Same room. See the links to the left for titles and schedules.

Week of February 12

The department has four weekly seminars: the department colloquium on Tuesdays from 4:00 - 5:00, with refreshments available from 3:45, the ACGT (Algebra, Combinatorics, Geometry, Topology) Seminar on Tuesdays from 12:45 - 2:00 pm, the Applied Math Seminar on Thursdays from 12:45 - 2:00 pm, and FAMUS (Friday Afternoon Undergraduate Mathematics Seminar), on Fridays from 3:00 - 4:00 (with refreshments). All events take place in Room 164 of the Adel Mathematics Building on the NAU campus. Click on the links in the sidebar to see schedules and more information.

This week’s colloquium speaker is Nandor Sieben, talking about his current work with Dana Ernst and Bret Benesh. Dana Ernst will speak in ACGT, also Tuesday, 12:45 - 2:00 pm, in the same room. Applied Math Seminar meets on Thursday, 12:45 - 2:00. FAMUS on Friday. Same room. See the links to the left for titles and schedules.

Week 4

+— +layout: post +title: Week of February 5 +— + +The department has four weekly seminars: the department colloquium on Tuesdays from 4:00 - 5:00, with refreshments available from 3:45, the ACGT (Algebra, Combinatorics, Geometry, Topology) Seminar on Tuesdays from 12:45 - 2:00 pm, the Applied Math Seminar on Thursdays from 12:45 - 2:00 pm, and FAMUS (Friday Afternoon Undergraduate Mathematics Seminar), on Fridays from 3:00 - 4:00 (with refreshments). All events take place in Room 164 of the Adel Mathematics Building on the NAU campus. Click on the links in the sidebar to see schedules and more information. + +This Tuesday’s colloquium will be given by Matthew Reyna of Princeton University, speaking on applications of differential equations to computational biology. ACGT seminar will not meet this week. Applied Math Seminar will meet on Thursday from 12:45-2:00 in Room 164. FAMUS on Friday, details to follow.

Week of January 29

The department has four weekly seminars: the department colloquium on Tuesdays from 4:00 - 5:00, with refreshments available from 3:45, the ACGT (Algebra, Combinatorics, Geometry, Topology) Seminar on Tuesdays from 12:45 - 2:00 pm, the Applied Math Seminar on Thursdays from 12:45 - 2:00 pm, and FAMUS (Friday Afternoon Undergraduate Mathematics Seminar), on Fridays from 3:00 - 4:00 (with refreshments). All events take place in Room 164 of the Adel Mathematics Building on the NAU campus. Click on the links in the sidebar to see schedules and more information.

This Tuesday’s colloquium will be given by Michael Falk, who will survey some selected aspects of the theory of complex hyperplane arrangements, and report on some recent progress on old questions. Jim Swift will speak in the ACGT seminar, on the taxonomy of quadrilaterals. Applied Math Seminar will meet on Thursday with John Neuberger speaking; both are 12:45-2:00 in Room 164. FAMUS on Friday, details to follow.

Week of January 22

The department has four weekly seminars: the department colloquium on Tuesdays from 4:00 - 5:00, with refreshments available from 3:45, the ACGT (Algebra, Combinatorics, Geometry, Topology) Seminar on Tuesdays from 12:45 - 2:00 pm, the Applied Math Seminar on Thursdays from 12:45 - 2:00 pm, and FAMUS (Friday Afternoon Undergraduate Mathematics Seminar), on Fridays from 3:00 - 4:00 (with refreshments). All events take place in Room 164 of the Adel Mathematics Building on the NAU campus. Click on the links in the sidebar to see schedules and more information.

This Tuesday’s colloquium will be given by Sudipta Mallik, who will talk about a generalization of the Matrix Tree Theorem. The first meeting of ACGT in the new year happens on Tuesday - Michael Falk will give an introduction to the theory of square-free monomial ideals and Stanley-Reisner rings. Applied Math Seminar will meet on Thursday; both are 12:45-2:00 in Room 164. FAMUS on Friday, details to follow.