Mathematical Snapshots

Department of Mathematics and Statistics

Location: TODD 302

Friday, 12:10 - 1:00 PM

Spring 2022 Schedule

Speaker and Title
January 14
Introduction to the course
January 21
Daryl DeFord
Sampling from discrete distributions with MCMC
January 28
Sheng-Chi Liu
Gauss and heptadecagon
February 4
Jakob Streipel
Counting prime numbers (and other things), the hard way
February 11
Charles Moore
Random Walks
February 18
Michael Tsatsomeros
Maurolico and Caratheodory: The story of two "modern" Greek mathematicians
February 25
Matthew Hudelson
Graph Theory from Euler to Intel
March 4
Kevin Cooper
The mathematics of the smart phone
March 11
V.S. Manoranjan
Modeling with Difference Equations
March 18 Spring Break
March 25
Xiongzhi Chen
Proportion estimation, probability, integral equations, and harmonic analysis [abstract]
April 1
Lynn Schreyer
The changing focus of mathematical topics – a birds-eye view. From 1850-present.
April 8
Sheng-Chi Liu
The congruent number problem and elliptic curves
April 15 Alexander Panchenko
Aspects of the 6th Hilbert's problem
April 22
Sheng-Chi Liu
Non-Euclidean Geometry: The Gauss-Bonnet theorem
April 29