Mathematics & Statistics Seminars
Northern Arizona University

Department Colloquium

The NAU Department of Mathematics and Statistics takes place on Tuesdays at 4:00-5:00pm in Room 164 of the Adel Mathematics Building. Refreshments at 3:45pm.

Titles and abstracts uploaded as available. Schedule subject to change.

Spring 2017 Colloquium Schedule

Title  (click title to see abstract)
January 17th Organizational Meeting.
January 24th cancelled due to snow
January 31st Dana Ernst
Monika Ernst
Nandor Sieben
NAU Jamming the Death Star cafeteria pool table with counterfeit coins: The wonderful world of MAT 220
February 7th Jeffrey Hovermill NAU Quantitative Reasoning, Accountability, Social Justice, and Liberal Education
February 14th Dr. Benjamin Ruddell NAU
School of Informatics, Computing, and Cyber Systems
Information Theory in the Geosciences
February 21st Maya Chhetri UNC-Greensboro Asymptotically linear systems
February 28th Brent Burch NAU Comparing sampling strategies to estimate the age characteristics of a forest
March 7th Michael Falk NAU Resolution of singularities and the Milnor fiber boundary
March 14th Spring Break
March 21st Shafiu Jibrin NAU Finding an Interior Point of a Spectrahedron Using Infeasible Newton's Method
March 28th Bianca Luedecker NAU Women and Mathematics
April 4th William Schulz NAU, Retired Some Interesting Mathematics from History
April 11th Cancelled
April 18th Tenure-Track Math Candidate 4:00 AMB164
April 25th Phillip Doi NAU M.S. Thesis
April 27th Honors Week
Dr. Luis David Garcia Puente
Honors Week Schedule
Sam Houston State University Colloquium
12:45 AMB164
Modern Algebra Techniques in Theoretical Neuroscience
April 27th Honors Week
Dr. Luis David Garcia Puente
Sam Houston State University Student talk
4:00 SAS221
What is a Sandpile Group?
April 28th Honors Week
Dr. Luis David Garcia Puente
Sam Houston State University Interdisciplinary Talk
4:00 AMB164
Modern Mathematics in Cancer Studies - The Need for Small Data Analysis
May 2nd Zachary Parker NAU M.S. Thesis