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Research Seminar: Dr. Brandon Hanson

421 Neville Hall

Research Seminar Dr. Brandon Hanson, University of Maine Title: TBD Friday, April 26, 3:00 - 4:00pm. 421 Neville Hall.

Research Seminar: Dr. Brandon Hanson

421 Neville Hall

Research Seminar Dr. Brandon Hanson, University of Maine Title: Sumsets, covering lemmas, and probability Friday, April 19, 3:00 - 4:00pm. 421 Neville Hall.

Research Seminar: Dr. Gilbert Moss

421 Neville Hall

Research Seminar Dr. Gilbert Moss, University of Maine Title: From modular forms to automorphic representations Friday, April 12, 3:00 - 4:00pm. 421 Neville Hall.

Mathematics Colloquium: Rose Morris-Wright

Hill Auditorium, Barrows (ESRB)

Rose Morris-Wright, Middlebury College Hyperbolic geometry in group theory Hill Auditorium, Barrows Hall Talk 3:15 – 4:15 pm, refreshments at 3:00 pm

Research Seminar: Dr. Jane Wang

421 Neville Hall

Research Seminar Dr. Jane Wang, University of Maine Title: Cutting sequences and continued fractions Friday, April 5, 3:00 - 4:00pm. 421 Neville Hall.

Research Seminar: Dr. Jakob Streipel

421 Neville Hall

Research Seminar Dr. Jakob Streipel, University of Maine Title: TBD Friday, March 29, 3:00 - 4:00pm. 421 Neville Hall.

Mathematics Colloquium: Robert Franzosa

Hill Auditorium, Barrows (ESRB)

Robert Franzosa, University of Maine I Saw Total Eclipses of the Sun on February 26, 1979, and on February 26, 1998. Was That a Coincidence? Hill Auditorium, Barrows Hall Talk […]

Research Seminar: Dr. Matthew Hernandez

421 Neville Hall

Research Seminar Dr. Matthew Hernandez, University of Maine Title: TBD Friday, March 22, 3:00 - 4:00pm. 421 Neville Hall.

Mathematics Colloquium: Karol Bacik

Hill Auditorium, Barrows (ESRB)

Karol Bacik, MIT Is random walk a good model of walking?​​ Hill Auditorium, Barrows Hall Talk 3:15 – 4:15 pm, refreshments at 3:00 pm

Mathematics Colloquium: David Hiebeler

101 Neville

Aden Forrow, University of Maine Single-cell trajectory inference 101 Neville Hall Talk 3:15 – 4:15 pm, refreshments at 3:00 pm

Research Seminar: Dr. Aden Forrow

421 Neville Hall

Research Seminar Dr. Aden Forrow, University of Maine Title: Causality, kernels, and optimal transport Friday, March 1, 3:00 - 4:00pm. 421 Neville Hall.

Mathematics Colloquium: Lauren Forrow

Hill Auditorium, Barrows (ESRB)

Lauren Forrow, Mathematica A Perfect Match: Designing rigorous causal studies of public policies Hill Auditorium, Barrows Hall Talk 3:15 – 4:15 pm, refreshments at 3:00 pm

Research Seminar: Dr. Neel Patel

421 Neville Hall

Research Seminar Dr. Neel Patel, University of Maine Title: Bifurcation Points and Applications to PDE Friday, February 16, 3:00 - 4:00pm. 421 Neville Hall.

Mathematics Colloquium: Teaching workshops

Hill Auditorium, Barrows (ESRB)

Mathematics faculty, University of Maine Teaching workshops Hill Auditorium, Barrows Hall Talk 3:15 – 4:15 pm, refreshments at 3:00 pm

Research Seminar: Dr. Jack Buttcane

421 Neville Hall

Research Seminar Dr. Jack Buttcane, University of Maine Title: A somewhat unprepared talk on Bessel functions Friday, February 16, 3:00 - 4:00pm. 421 Neville Hall.

Mathematics Colloquium: Julian Rosen

Hill Auditorium, Barrows (ESRB)

Julian Rosen, Upstart Network Assembling weak learners into strong ones Hill Auditorium, Barrows Hall Talk 3:15 – 4:15 pm, refreshments at 3:00 pm

Mathematics Colloquium: Salimeh Sekeh

Hill Auditorium, Barrows (ESRB)

Salimeh Sekeh, University of Maine Can AI Models Be Highly Performant, Efficient, And Robust Simultaneously? Hill Auditorium, Barrows Hall Talk 3:30 – 4:30 pm, refreshments at 3:15 pm

Mathematics Colloquium: Sophia Bragdon

Hill Auditorium, Barrows (ESRB)

Sophia Bragdon, ERDC Cold Regions Research and Engineering Laboratory Leveraging AI and Mathematics to improve buried object detection Hill Auditorium, Barrows Hall Talk 3:15 – 4:15 pm, refreshments at 3:00 […]

Research Seminar: Dr. Justin Trias

116 Neville Hall

Research Seminar Dr. Justin Trias, Imperial College London Title: Towards a theta correspondence in families for type II dual pairs Friday, January 26, 3:00 - 4:00pm. 116 Neville Hall.

Mathematics Colloquium: Justin Dimmel

Hill Auditorium, Barrows (ESRB)

Justin Dimmel, University of Maine The SunRule: An Interactive Mathematical Sculpture Hill Auditorium, Barrows Hall Talk 3:15 – 4:15 pm, refreshments at 3:00 pm

Research Seminar: Dr. Michael Rosbotham

227 Neville Hall

Research Seminar Dr. Michael Rosbotham , University of Maine Title: TBD Friday, December 1, 3:00 - 4:00pm. 227 Neville Hall.

Mathematics Colloquium: Simen Bjorvand

Hill Auditorium, Barrows (ESRB)

Simen Bjorvand, NTNU Model Predictive Control - Optimization based Control Hill Auditorium, Barrows Hall Talk 3:15 – 4:15 pm, refreshments at 3:00 pm

Thesis defense: Cameron Morin

421 Neville Hall

Mathematics MA Thesis Defense Cameron Morin, MA Candidate, University of Maine. (Advisor: Peter Stechlinski) “Nonsmooth Epidemic Models with Evolutionary Game Theory” 4:00 – 4:50 pm, 421 Neville Hall

Research Seminar: Dr. Matthew Hernandez

227 Neville Hall

Research Seminar Dr. Matthew Hernandez , University of Maine Title: Fluid and Plasma Splashes Friday, November 17, 3:00 - 4:00pm. 227 Neville Hall.

Mathematics Colloquium: Neel Patel

100 Neville

Neel Patel, University of Maine Bubbles in Groundwater Room 100, Neville Hall Talk 3:15 – 4:15 pm, refreshments at 3:00 pm

Mathematics Colloquium: Stephanie Dodson

100 Neville

Stephanie Dodson, Colby College Traveling waves and cardiac arrhythmias Hill Auditorium, Barrows Hall Talk 3:15 – 4:15 pm, refreshments at 3:00 pm

Research Seminar: Dr. Jakob Streipel

227 Neville Hall

Research Seminar Dr. Jakob Streipel, University of Maine Title: Explicit zero free regions Friday, November 3, 3:00 - 4:00pm. 227 Neville Hall.

Mathematics Colloquium: Leah Sturman

100 Neville

Leah Sturman, Bowdoin College Comparing Integer Partitions Room 100, Neville Hall Talk 3:30 – 4:30 pm, refreshments at 3:15 pm (note later start)

Research Seminar: Dr. Brandon Hanson

227 Neville Hall

Research Seminar Dr. Brandon Hanson, University of Maine Title: The sum-product problem without too many primes Friday, October 27, 3:00 - 4:00pm. 227 Neville Hall.

Mathematics Colloquium: Cole Butler

Hill Auditorium, Barrows (ESRB)

Cole Butler, North Carolina State University Modeling insect populations and the next generation of genetic pest control Hill Auditorium, Barrows Hall Talk 3:15 – 4:15 pm, refreshments at 3:00 pm

Research Seminar: Dr. Jane Wang

227 Neville Hall

Research Seminar Dr. Jane Wang, University of Maine Title: The Oppenheim Conjecture Friday, October 13, 3:00 - 4:00pm. 227 Neville Hall.

Research Seminar: Dr. Neel Patel

227 Neville Hall

Research Seminar Dr. Neel Patel, University of Maine Title: When Temperature Fronts Collide Friday, October 6, 3:00 - 4:00pm. 227 Neville Hall.

Mathematics Colloquium: Research Symposium

Hill Auditorium, Barrows (ESRB)

Wednesday, October 4, 2023. Mathematics Colloquium. Mathematics and Statistics Faculty, University of Maine Research Symposium Hill Auditorium, Barrows Hall 3:00 – 4:15 pm, Snacks at 4:00 pm.

Research Seminar: Dr. Jack Buttcane

421 Neville Hall

Research Seminar Dr. Jack Buttcane, University of Maine Title: A Totally and Completely Unprepared Talk Friday, September 22, 3:00 - 4:00pm. 421 Neville Hall.

MA Thesis Defense: Miles Chasek

104 Jenness

Mathematics MA Thesis Defense Miles Chasek, Mathematics MA student Title: A vector-valued trace formula for finite groups Thursday, August 3, 1:00 - 1:50pm. 104 Jenness Hall.

Graduate Seminar: Cameron Morin

421 Neville Hall

Mathematics Graduate Seminar Cameron Morin, Mathematics MA student (advisor: Stechlinski) Title: Formulating a nonsmooth epidemic model with imitation dynamics Wednesday, May 10, 1:00 - 1:50pm. 421 Neville Hall.

Graduate Seminar: Miles Chasek

108 Jenness

Mathematics Graduate Seminar Miles Chasek, Mathematics MA student Title: Pontriagin duality and Fourier inversion Friday, May 5, 3:00 - 3:50pm. 108 Jenness Hall.

Mathematics Colloquium: Dr. Giovanna Guidoboni

Hill Auditorium, Barrows (ESRB)

Wednesday, April 12, 2023. Mathematics Colloquium. Dr. Giovanna Guidoboni, University of Maine  Title: Mathematical and computational properties of differential equations for fluid flows in deformable domains Hill Auditorium, Barrows Hall […]

Mathematics Colloquium: Dr. Evan Randles

Hill Auditorium, Barrows (ESRB)

Wednesday, April 5, 2023. Mathematics Colloquium. Dr. Evan Randles, Colby College  Title: The large-time behavior of heat kernels Hill Auditorium, Barrows Hall 3:15 - 4:15 pm, Snacks at 3:00 pm.

Mathematics Colloquium: Chris Stith

104 Jenness

Wednesday, March 22, 2023. Mathematics Colloquium. Chris Stith, University of Michigan Title: TBA Room 104, Jenness Hall 3:15 - 4:15 pm, Snacks at 3:00 pm.

Mathematics Colloquium: Dr. Gil Moss

Hill Auditorium, Barrows (ESRB)

Wednesday, March 8, 2023. Mathematics Colloquium. Dr. Gil Moss, University of Maine  Title: Fermat's last theorem, L-functions, and the Langlands program Hill Auditorium, Barrows Hall 3:15 - 4:15 pm, Snacks […]

Mathematics Colloquium: Dr. Jane Wang

Hill Auditorium, Barrows (ESRB)

Wednesday, February 22, 2023. Mathematics Colloquium. Dr. Jane Wang, University of Maine  Title: The Illumination Problem Hill Auditorium, Barrows Hall 3:15 - 4:15 pm, Snacks at 3:00 pm.

Mathematics Colloquium: Dr. Brandon Hanson

101 Neville

Wednesday, December 7, 2022. Mathematics Colloquium. Dr. Brandon Hanson, University of Maine  Title: The unreasonable effectiveness of polynomials in the mathematical sciences Room 101, Neville Hall 3:15 - 4:15 pm, […]

Graduate Seminar: Crockett Lalor

Mathematics Graduate Seminar Crockett Lalor, Mathematics MA student Title: Why are all these cars parked on 495? Or, on the origin of road rage Friday, Dec. 2, 3:00 - 3:50pm. […]

Mathematics Colloquium: Dr. Tim Browning

Hill Auditorium, Barrows (ESRB)

Wednesday, November 30, 2022. Mathematics Colloquium. Dr. Tim Browning, IST Austria Title: Polynomials over ℤ and ℚ: counting and freeness Hill Auditorium 3:15 - 4:15 pm, Snacks at 3:00 pm.

Mathematics Colloquium: Dr. Aden Forrow

Hill Auditorium, Barrows (ESRB)

Wednesday, November 16, 2022. Mathematics Colloquium. Dr. Aden Forrow, University of Maine  Title: An Introduction to Likelihood-free Inference Hill Auditorium 3:15 - 4:15 pm, Snacks at 3:00 pm.

Mathematics Colloquium: Dr. Benjamin Weiss

Hill Auditorium, Barrows (ESRB)

Wednesday, November 9, 2022. Mathematics Colloquium. Dr. Benjamin Weiss, Unum  Title: Valuing Insurance Companies or How I learned to Stop Worrying and Love Quartic Splines Hill Auditorium 3:15 - 4:15 pm, Snacks at 3:00 pm.

Algebra Seminar: Victor Carmona

102 Jenness Hall

Number Theory Seminar Victor Carmona, University of Seville Title: Stabilization of algebras and functor calculus 3:00 - 3:50pm, 102 Jenness Hall  

Mathematics Colloquium: Elena Salguero

Hill Auditorium, Barrows (ESRB)

Wednesday, October 26, 2022. Mathematics Colloquium. Elena Salguero, University of Seville, Spain The Dynamics of a Stokes Flow Hill Auditorium 3:15 - 4:15 pm, Snacks at 3:00 pm.

Number Theory talk: Dr. Petar Bakic

102 Jenness Hall

Special Number Theory Talk Dr. Petar Bakic, University of Utah Title: Theta correspondence and Arthur packets: the Adams conjecture 3:00 - 3:50pm, 102 Jenness Hall  

Graduate Seminar: Abram Karam

Abram Karam, MA candidate, University of Maine.  (Advisor: Peter Stechlinski) Second-order derivatives of eigenvalues of a symmetric matrix 12:00 - 12:50 pm, via videoconference

Graduate Seminar: Abram Karam

Mathematics Graduate Seminar Abram Karam, Mathematics MA student Title: Generalized derivatives of nonsmooth functions, with an application to eigenvalues of a symmetric matrix Tuesday, May 10, 1:00 - 1:50 pm. To be held via videoconference.

Graduate Seminar: Davis MacDonald

Mathematics Graduate Seminar Davis MacDonald, Mathematics MA student Title: Violating the invariant basis number property Thursday, May 5, 11:00 - 11:50 am. 106 Neville Hall.

Graduate Seminar: Serge Maalouf

Mathematics Graduate Seminar Serge Maalouf, Mathematics MA student Title: Optimal Control Theory: Pontryagin's Maximum Principle Tuesday, May 3, 1:00 - 1:50 pm. Via videoconference

Graduate Seminar: Mackenzie Whittaker

Mathematics Graduate Seminar Mackenzie Whittaker, Mathematics MA student Title: The Importance of Primality Testing Monday, May 2, 3:00 - 3:50 pm. Barrows 125.

Thesis Defense: Davis MacDonald (advisor: Crisp)

Mathematics MA thesis defense Davis MacDonald, MA candidate (advisor: Tyrone Crisp) The Category Of Modules Over Leavitt Path Algebras Tuesday, April 19, 3:00 - 3:50 pm 102 Murray Hall

Number Theory talk: Kevin Kwan

421 Neville Hall

Special Number Theory Talk Kevin Kwan, Columbia University Title: Moments, Periods & Applications 12:00 - 12:50pm, 421 Neville Hall  

Mathematics Colloquium: Dr. Franziska Peterson

Hill Auditorium, Barrows (ESRB)

Wednesday, April 13, 2022. Mathematics Colloquium. Dr. Franziska Peterson, University of Maine TBA Hill Auditorium 3:15 - 4:15 pm, Snacks at 3:00 pm.

Mathematics Colloquium: Dr. Casey Pinckney

Hill Auditorium, Barrows (ESRB)

Wednesday, April 6, 2022. Mathematics Colloquium. Dr. Casey Pinckney, University of Maine Independence Complexes of Finite Groups Hill Auditorium 3:15 - 4:15 pm, Snacks at 3:00 pm.

Mathematics Colloquium: Dr. Jack Buttcane

Hill Auditorium, Barrows (ESRB)

Wednesday, April 20, 2022. Mathematics Colloquium. Dr. Jack Buttcane, University of Maine A meandering through number theory Hill Auditorium 3:15 - 4:15 pm, Snacks at 3:00 pm.

Mathematics Colloquium: Dr. Brandon Lieberthal

Hill Auditorium, Barrows (ESRB)

Wednesday, December 8, 2021. Mathematics Colloquium. Dr. Brandon Lieberthal, University of Maine Human mobility networks and infectious disease epidemics Hill Auditorium 3:15 - 4:15 pm, Snacks at 3:00 pm.

Graduate Seminar: Mackenzie Whittaker

Mathematics Graduate Seminar Mackenzie Whittaker, Mathematics MA student Title: Brun’s Theorem Monday, December 6, 3:00 - 3:50 pm. 108 Jenness Hall

Mathematics Colloquium: Dr. Byungjae Son

Hill Auditorium, Barrows (ESRB)

Wednesday, November 17, 2021. Mathematics Colloquium. Dr. Byungjae Son, University of Maine Semipositone Steady State Reaction Diffusion Equations Hill Auditorium 3:15 - 4:15 pm, Snacks at 3:00 pm.

Mathematics Colloquium: Dr. Peter Stechlinski

Hill Auditorium, Barrows (ESRB)

Wednesday, November 10, 2021. Mathematics Colloquium. Dr. Peter Stechlinski, University of Maine Nonsmooth Analysis Hill Auditorium 3:15 - 4:15 pm, Snacks at 3:00 pm.

Mathematics Colloquium: Dr. Yeongseong Jo

Hill Auditorium, Barrows (ESRB)

Wednesday, November 3, 2021. Mathematics Colloquium. Dr. Yeongseong Jo, University of Maine The Riemann zeta function toward the automorphic L-function Hill Auditorium 3:15 - 4:15 pm, Snacks at 3:00 pm.

Graduate Seminar: Serge Maalouf

Mathematics Graduate Seminar Serge Maalouf, Mathematics MA student Title: Fundamentals of the Calculus of Variations Wednesday, October 27, 3:15 - 4:05 pm. To be held via Zoom.

Mathematics Colloquium: Dr. Tyrone Crisp

Hill Auditorium, Barrows (ESRB)

Wednesday, October 20, 2021. Mathematics Colloquium. Dr. Tyrone Crisp, University of Maine The algebra of pulling things apart Room 100, Donald P. Corbett Business Building 3:15 - 4:15 pm.

Mathematics Colloquium: Dr. Brandon Hanson

Hill Auditorium, Barrows (ESRB)

Wednesday, September 22, 2021. Mathematics Colloquium. Dr. Brandon Hanson, University of Maine Sums and products and combinatorial geometry (oh my!) Hill Auditorium 3:15 - 4:15 pm, Snacks at 3:00 pm.

Graduate Seminar: Matthew D’Angelo

Mathematics Graduate Seminar Matthew D'Angelo, Mathematics MA student Title: Evolutionary Game Theory and Population Dynamics Wednesday, April 29, 4:00 - 4:50 pm. Via videoconference.

Thesis Defense: Matthew Ackley (advisor: Stechlinski)

Mathematics MA thesis defense Matthew Ackley, MA candidate (advisor: Peter Stechlinski) Lexicographic sensitivity functions for nonsmooth models in mathematical biology Wednesday, April 21, 3:30 - 4:20 pm Via Videoconference

Graduate Seminar: Matthew D’Angelo

Mathematics Graduate Seminar Matthew D'Angelo, Mathematics MA student Title: An Introduction to Evolutionary Game Theory Wednesday, April 14, 3:00 - 3:50 pm. Via videoconference.

Graduate Seminar: Matthew Ackley

Mathematics Graduate Seminar Matthew Ackley, Mathematics MA student Title: Quantifying parametric dependence in nonsmooth systems of ordinary differential equations Wednesday, March 24, 4:00 - 4:50 pm. Via videoconference.

Graduate Seminar: Kristin Tenney

Mathematics Graduate Seminar Kristin Tenney, Mathematics MA student Title: Gödel's Second Incompleteness Theorem and Turing Machines Friday, August 28, 3:00 - 3:50 pm. Via videoconference.

Graduate Seminar: Kristin Tenney

Mathematics Graduate Seminar Kristin Tenney, Mathematics MA student Title: Gödel's First Incompleteness Theorem Monday, August 17, 3:00 - 3:50 pm. Via videoconference.

Thesis Defense: Jeremy Juybari (advisors: Bradley/Khalil)

Mathematics MA thesis defense Jeremy Juybari, MA candidate (advisors: David Bradley and Andre Khalil) A Method to Reclaim Multifractal Statistics from Saturated Images Friday, April 24, 4:00 - 4:50 pm Via […]

Thesis Defense: Isaac Vaccaro (advisor: Crisp)

Mathematics MA thesis defense Isaac Vaccaro, MA candidate (advisor: Tyrone Crisp) Gray Codes in Music Theory Wednesday, April 22, 3:00 - 3:50 pm Via videoconference

Thesis Defense: James Poulin (advisor: Rosen)

421 Neville Hall

Mathematics MA thesis defense James Poulin, MA candidate (advisor: Julian Rosen) Calculating Infinite Series Using Parseval's Identity Monday, April 2, 3:00 - 3:50 pm Via videoconference.

Thesis Defense: Caleb Hill (advisor: Crisp)

421 Neville Hall

Mathematics MA thesis defense Caleb Hill, MA candidate (advisor: Tyrone Crisp) Hopf algebras in the representation theory of combinatorial families of groups Friday, April 17, 12:00 - 12:50 pm Via Videoconference (password: […]

Mathematics Colloquium: Dr. Glen Van Brummelen

Hill Auditorium, Barrows (ESRB)

Friday, February 21, 2020. Joint Mathematics/Physics Colloquium. Dr. Glen Van Brummelen, Quest University/Institute for Advanced Studies The Forgotten Man: Astronomy in the Transformative 15th Century Hill Auditorium 3:15 - 4:15 pm, Snacks at 3:00 pm.

Graduate Seminar: James Poulin

421 Neville Hall

Mathematics Graduate Seminar James Poulin, Mathematics MA student Title: Calculating Infinite Series Using Parseval's Identity Friday, December 6, 3:00 - 3:50 pm. 421 Neville Hall.

Mathematics Colloquium: Dr. Byungjae Son

Hill Auditorium, Barrows (ESRB)

Wednesday, December 4, 2019. Mathematics Colloquium. Dr. Byungjae Son, University of Maine Steady state reaction diffusion equations where a parameter influences the equation as well as the boundary condition Hill Auditorium 3:15 - 4:15 pm, Snacks at 3:00 pm.

Graduate seminar: Jeremy Juybari

421 Neville Hall

Monday, November 25.  Graduate Seminar. Jeremy Juybari, University of Maine Mathematics MA student Title: The Effects of Image Saturation on Multifractal Statistics 4:30 - 5:20 pm 421 Neville Hall

Graduate Seminar: Isaac Vaccaro

421 Neville Hall

Wednesday, November 20.  Graduate Seminar. Isaac Vaccaro, University of Maine Mathematics MA student Title: Hamiltonian Paths in the Cayley Graphs of Groups Generated by Involutions 3:00 - 3:50 pm 421 Neville Hall

Thesis Defense: Stephanie Ayres (advisor: Bellsky)

421 Neville Hall

Mathematics MA thesis defense Stephanie Ayres, MA candidate (advisor: Thomas Bellsky) Three-dimensional analytical model of the tidal flow in the Damariscotta River Estuary, ME Friday, November 8, 3:00 - 3:50 pm 421 Neville Hall

Mathematics Colloquium: Dr. Sara Chari

Hill Auditorium, Barrows (ESRB)

Wednesday, November 6, 2019. Mathematics Colloquium. Dr. Sara Chari, Bates College Metacommutation of primes in locally Eichler orders Hill Auditorium 3:15 - 4:15 pm, Snacks at 3:00 pm.

Mathematics Colloquium: Dr. Shenhui Liu

Hill Auditorium, Barrows (ESRB)

Wednesday, October 30, 2019. Mathematics Colloquium. Dr. Shenhui Liu, University of Maine Non-vanishing of automorphic L-functions Hill Auditorium 3:15 - 4:15 pm, Snacks at 3:00 pm.

Mathematics Colloquium: Dr. Keshav Aggarwal

Hill Auditorium, Barrows (ESRB)

Wednesday, October 23, 2019. Mathematics Colloquium. Dr. Keshav Aggarwal, University of Maine Sums of Oscillatory Functions and Circle Method Hill Auditorium 3:15 - 4:15 pm, Snacks at 3:00 pm.

Mathematics Colloquium: Dr. Tonghui Wang

Hill Auditorium, Barrows (ESRB)

Thursday, September 19, 2019. Mathematics Colloquium. Dr. Tonghui Wang, New Mexico State University Family of skew normal distributions, properties, applications, and recent development Hill Auditorium 3:15 - 4:20 pm, Snacks at 3:00 pm.

Graduate Seminar: Caleb Hill

421 Neville Hall

Wednesday, September 18.  Graduate Seminar. Caleb Hill, University of Maine Mathematics MA student Representations of combinatorial wreath products 421 Neville Hall 3:00 - 3:50 pm

Mathematics Graduate Seminar: Ariel Farber

421 Neville Hall

Tuesday, May 7, 2019. Graduate Seminar. Ariel Farber, University of Maine Mathematics MA candidate Poisson Processes: Background and Beginning to Build Models  421 Neville Hall 12:30 AM - 1:30 PM.

Mathematics Graduate Seminar: Puspanjali Subudhi

421 Neville Hall

Tuesday, May 7, 2019. Graduate Seminar. Puspanjali Subudhi, University of Maine Mathematics MA candidate Analysis of Survival Data by Weibull Conway-Maxwell Poisson  421 Neville Hall 10:00 - 11:00 AM.

Mathematics Graduate Seminar: Kevin Roberge

Hill Auditorium, Barrows (ESRB)

Thursday, April 25, 2019. Graduate Seminar. Kevin Roberge, University of Maine Mathematics MA candidate A Story About Small and Large Things Hill Auditorium 3:30 - 4:30 pm, Snacks at 3:15 […]

Mathematics Awards Ceremony

Mathematics Awards Ceremony Wednesday, April 24, 3-5 pm. Wells Conference Center

Graduate Seminar: Puspanjali Subudhi

421 Neville Hall

Tuesday, April 23, 2019. Graduate Seminar. Puspanjali Subudhi, MA Mathematics Candidate, University of Maine The Conway-Maxwell -Poisson Distribution and its Application Neville Hall, Room 421 10:00 - 11:00 AM

Graduate Seminar: Jaeho Choi

421 Neville Hall

Friday, April 19, 2019. Graduate Seminar. Jaeho Choi, MA Mathematics Candidate, University of Maine Generalized Derivatives for Nonsmooth Problems Neville Hall, Room 421 3:00-4:00 PM

Mathematics Colloquium: Dr. Frank Thorne

Hill Auditorium, Barrows (ESRB)

Wednesday, April 17, 2019. Mathematics Colloquium. Dr. Frank Thorne, University of South Carolina An Analytic Perspective on Arithmetic Statistics Hill Auditorium 3:30 - 4:30 pm, Snacks at 3:15 pm.

Mathematics Colloquium: Timothy Boester

Hill Auditorium, Barrows (ESRB)

Wednesday, April 3, 2019. Mathematics Colloquium. Prof. Timothy Boester, University of Maine Scaffolding student thinking: two examples of describing changing quantities Hill Auditorium 3:30 - 4:30 pm, Snacks at 3:15 pm.

Mathematics Colloquium: Julian Rosen

Hill Auditorium, Barrows (ESRB)

Wednesday, March 6, 2019. Mathematics Colloquium. Prof. Julian Rosen, University of Maine How to Take a Picture of Something Very Far Away Hill Auditorium 3:30 - 4:30 pm, Snacks at 3:15 pm.

Mathematics Colloquium: Dr. Joan Ferrini-Mundy

Monday, February 4, 2019. Mathematics Colloquium. Dr. Joan Ferrini-Mundy, President, The University of Maine & the University of Maine at Machias Integrating Research, Policy, and Practice in Mathematics Education: What Does it Mean to "Make a Difference?" Hill Auditorium 3:00-4:00, Refreshments will be served. This colloquium is co-sponsored with the Maine Center for Research in STEM Education […]

Mathematics Colloquium: Robert Franzosa

Hill Auditorium, Barrows (ESRB)

Wednesday, January 30, 2019. Mathematics Colloquium. Prof. Robert Franzosa, University of Maine Two Talks in One Hill Auditorium 3:30 - 4:30 pm, Snacks at 3:15 pm.

Math/Stats Career Panel

What careers are best suited for students with a mathematics degree? The University of Maine Pi Mu Epsilon Society is holding a Career Panel for mathematics majors. Day: Wednesday, November14th Time: 3:00 - 5:00 pm Location: Career Center Library, in Memorial Union The program can be found here. For questions, contact pme@maine.edu

Math/Stats i-clicker training

Hill Auditorium, Barrows (ESRB)

Some faculty are using clickers for the first time, and others are considering using clickers in future semesters. This workshop will be focused on math classes, including how to manage clicker questions, what makes an effective math/stats clicker question, and more. Even if you have never thought about using clickers in your classroom, we welcome […]

Mathematics Colloquium: Tyrone Crisp

Hill Auditorium, Barrows (ESRB)

Wednesday, October 31, 2018. Mathematics Colloquium. Prof. Tyrone Crisp, University of Maine Representations of finite groups: from Sn to GLn and into the wilderness Hill Auditorium 3:30 - 4:30 pm, Snacks at 3:15 pm.

Mathematics Colloquium: Omer Offen

Wednesday, April 11, 2018. Mathematics Colloquium. Prof. Omer Offen, Department of Mathematics, Brandeis University and Technion-Israel Institute of Technology. "Models for representations of general linear groups." 3:30 - 4:20 pm. Snacks at 3:15pm.

Grad seminar: Abel Lourenco

421 Neville Hall

Mathematics Graduate Seminar Abel Lourenco, UMaine MA student Title: Dirichlet's Theorem on primes in arithmetical progressions 421 Neville Hall, 2:00 - 2:50 pm

Grad Seminar: Alice Wise

Mathematics Graduate Seminar Alice Wise, Mathematics MA student Title: From Analytic Continuation to the Schwarz Reflection Principle 3:00-3:50 pm, 421 Neville Hall

Mathematics Colloquium: Evan Randles

Hill Auditorium, Barrows (ESRB)

Wednesday, November 29, 2017. Mathematics Colloquium. Prof. Evan Randles, Department of Mathematics and Statistics, Colby College. "Convolution powers of complex-valued functions on $latex \mathbb{Z}^d$." 3:30 - 4:20 pm. Snacks at 3:15pm.

Statistics Colloquium: Erin Conlon

Hill Auditorium, Barrows (ESRB)

Thursday, November 16, 2017. Statistics Colloquium. Prof. Erin Conlon Department of Mathematics and Statistics, University Massachusetts Amherst. "Parallel Markov Chain Monte Carlo Methods for Bayesian Analysis of Big Data" 3:30 - 4:20 pm. Snacks at 3:15pm.

Mathematics Colloquium: Sougata Dhar

Hill Auditorium, Barrows (ESRB)

Wednesday, October 25, 2017. Mathematics Colloquium. Prof. Sougata Dhar, Department of Mathematics and Statistics, University of Maine. "Linear and half linear Lyapunov-type inequalities and applications" 3:30 - 4:20 pm. Snacks at 3:15pm.

Mathematics Colloquium: Peter Stechlinski

Hill Auditorium, Barrows (ESRB)

Wednesday, October 18, 2017. Mathematics Colloquium. Prof. Peter Stechlinski, Department of Mathematics and Statistics, University of Maine. "Dynamic Optimization of Nonsmooth Systems" 3:30 - 4:20 pm. Snacks at 3:15pm.

Mathematics Colloquium: Jerrod Smith

100 Neville

Prof. Jerrod Smith, University of Maine Mathematics & Statistics. Title: Distinguished representations and relative discrete series for p-adic groups 100 Neville Hall Snacks at 3:15.

Statistics Colloquium: Randy Lai

100 Neville

Prof. Randy Lai, University of Maine Mathematics & Statistics. Title: Julia, the programming language for 21st century. 100 Neville Hall Snacks at 3:15.

Graduate Seminar: Ken Bundy

421 Neville Hall

Ken Bundy, UMaine Mathematics MA student. Title: Signal Processing, the Hilbert Huang Transform, and Leaky Spaceships 3:30 – 4:20 pm, 421 Neville Hall.

Thesis Defense: Caroline Reno

421 Neville Hall

Mathematics MA Thesis Defense Caroline Reno, UMaine Mathematics MA candidate (advisor: Knightly) Title: Uniform Distribution of Hecke Eigenvalues Location: 421 Neville Hall

Thesis Defense: Zachary Connerty-Marin

421 Neville Hall

Mathematics MA Thesis Defense Zachary Connerty-Marin, UMaine Mathematics MA candidate (advisor: Khalil) Title: Wavelet-Based Particle Tracking in Unreconstructed, Off-axis Holograms Location: 421 Neville Hall Time: 12:00 pm - 12:50 pm

Awards Ceremony

Hill Auditorium, Barrows (ESRB)

Department of Mathematics & Statistics 2017 Awards Ceremony Hill Auditorium 3:00 - 4:30 pm Refreshments will be served!

Statistics Colloquium: Liam O’Brien

Hill Auditorium, Barrows (ESRB)

Prof. Liam O'Brien, Colby College Mathematics & Statistics. Title: Marginal Pairwise Associations Arising from Multiple Source Data. Hill Auditorium, Barrows (ESRB) Cookies and tea at 3:15.

Mathematics Colloquium: Rob Benedetto

Hill Auditorium, Barrows (ESRB)

Prof. Rob Benedetto, Amherst College, Department of Mathematics and Statistics Title: The arboreal Galois group of a PCF cubic polynomial Hill Auditorium, Barrows (ESRB) Cookies at 3:15pm.  

Mathematics Colloquium: Naomi Tanabe

Hill Auditorium, Barrows (ESRB)

Prof. Naomi Tanabe, Dartmouth College, Department of Mathematics Title: Central Values of L-functions Hill Auditorium, Barrows (ESRB) Cookies at 3:15pm.  

Graduate Seminar: Caroline Reno

421 Neville Hall

Caroline Reno, UMaine Mathematics MA student. Title: Sequences on the Circle: Gaps, Density, and Uniformity 3:00 – 3:50 pm, 421 Neville Hall.

Mathematics Colloquium: David Krumm

Hill Auditorium, Barrows (ESRB)

Prof. David Krumm, Colby College Mathematics & Statistics. Title: The global dynamics of quadratic maps on the projective line. Hill Auditorium, Barrows (ESRB) Cookies and tea at 3:15.

Graduate Seminar: Zach Connerty-Marin

421 Neville Hall

Zach Connerty-Marin, Mathematics MA student. Title: Applications of the 2D Wavelet Transform Modulus Maxima Method to Off-Axis Holograms 3:00 – 3:50 pm, 421 Neville Hall.

Thesis defense: Ayesha Maliwal

Hill Auditorium, Barrows (ESRB)

Mathematics MA Thesis Defense Ayesha Maliwal, UMaine Mathematics MA candidate (advisor: Franzosa) Title: Sperner's Lemma, The Brouwer Fixed Point Theorem, The Kakutani Fixed Point Theorem and their applications in social sciences Location: Hill Auditorium, Barrows (ESRB)

Mathematics Colloquium: Thomas Hulse

Hill Auditorium, Barrows (ESRB)

Prof. Thomas Hulse, Colby College Mathematics & Statistics. Title: Counting Lattice Points in Spheres. Hill Auditorium, Barrows (ESRB) Cookies and tea at 3:15.

Mathematics Colloquium Video Lecture: Peter Sarnak

Hill Auditorium, Barrows (ESRB)

Prof. Peter Sarnak, Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton. Title: Symmetry types for families of L-functions. Hill Auditorium, Barrows (ESRB) Cookies and tea at 3:15.

Mathematics Colloquium: Lauren Ross

Hill Auditorium, Barrows (ESRB)

Prof. Lauren Ross, University of Maine Civil & Environmental Engineering. Title: Three-dimensional tidal flow in a frictional fjord-like basin with converging width: an analytical model. Hill Auditorium, Barrows (ESRB) Cookies and tea at 3:15.

Mathematics Colloquium: Chris Johnson

Hill Auditorium, Barrows (ESRB)

Prof. Chris Johnson, Wake Forest University Mathematics & Statistics. Title: Non-singular ergodic theory, affine interval exchanges, and the T-fractal. Hill Auditorium, Barrows (ESRB) Cookies and tea at 3:15.

Mathematics Colloquium: Robert Niemeyer

Hill Auditorium, Barrows (ESRB)

Prof. Robert Niemeyer, University of Maine Mathematics & Statistics. Title: The T-fractal billiard and fractal flat surface. Hill Auditorium, Barrows (ESRB) Cookies and tea at 3:15.

Mathematics Colloquium: Thomas Enkosky

Hill Auditorium, Barrows (ESRB)

Prof. Thomas Enkosky (B.A. '03 & M.A. '04 UMaine), Boston University Mathematics & Statistics. Title: The Algebra of Rigid Structures. Hill Auditorium, Barrows (ESRB) Cookies and tea at 3:15.

Mathematics Colloquium: Mary Lou Zeeman

Hill Auditorium, Barrows (ESRB)

Prof. Mary Lou Zeeman, Bowdoin College Mathematics. Title: A dynamical systems framework for exploring resilience. Hill Auditorium, Barrows (ESRB) Cookies and tea at 3:15.

Mathematics Colloquium: Peter Winkler

Hill Auditorium, Barrows (ESRB)

Prof. Peter Winkler, Dartmouth College Department of Mathematics and Computer Science. Title: Probability and Controversy Hill Auditorium, Barrows (ESRB) Cookies and tea at 3:15.

Thesis Defense: Muhammad Waleed

421 Neville Hall

Statistics MA Thesis Defense Muhammad Waleed, UMaine Mathematics MA candidate (advisor: Ramesh Gupta) Title: Analysis of Survival Data by a Weibull-Bessel Distribution Neville 421

Graduate Hooding Ceremony

The Annual Graduate Student and Faculty Recognition Ceremony sponsored by the Office of the President, the Graduate Student Government (GSG), and the Graduate School will be held on Friday, May 13, 2016 beginning at 4:00 pm in the Alfond Arena. A reception will follow in the Wells Conference Center. More information

Graduate Seminar: Daniel Buck

Daniel Buck, UMaine Mathematics MA candidate 421 Neville Hall Two Approaches to the Fibonacci Sequence Modulo m.

Thesis Defense: Jennifer Fatula

Mathematics MA Thesis Defense Jennifer Fatula, MA Candidate (advisor: Franzosa) An investigation of linking number, twist, and writhe, in knots, links, ribbons, and Möbius ribbons Room: Neville 208 Time: 2:00 - 2:50 pm

Scholarship & Awards Ceremony

Department of Mathematics & Statistics 2016 Scholarship & Awards Ceremony 140 Bennett Hall Please join the award recipients and graduating majors, along with their friends and families, math majors, faculty and graduate students. Light refreshments will be served.

Thesis defense: Prateek Kunwar

Mathematics MA Thesis Defense Prateek Kunwar, UMaine Mathematics MA candidate (advisor: Franzosa) Title: EMBEDDING OF HYPERCUBE GRAPHS ON ORIENTABLE SURFACES Location: 227 Neville Hall

Thesis Defense: Danielle David

208 Neville Hall

Mathematics MA Thesis Defense Danielle David, UMaine Mathematics MA candidate (advisor: Bradley) Title: Nonabsolute Extensions of the Lebesgue Integral on the Real Line Neville 208

Pizza Pi Mathematics Colloquium: Alan Weiss

Hill Auditorium, Barrows (ESRB)

Dr. Alan Weiss, MathWorks, Natick, MA. Title: The 3x+1 Problem and Large Deviations Hill Auditorium, Barrows (ESRB) Pizza at 3:15pm.

Thesis Defense: Trevor Gionet

Mathematics MA Thesis Defense Trevor Gionet, UMaine Mathematics MA candidate (advisor: Bellsky) Title: Improvements to Data Assimilations Strategies in Forestry 100 Neville Hall

Mathematics Colloquium: Billy Jackson

Hill Auditorium, Barrows (ESRB)

Prof. Billy Jackson, University of Maine Mathematics and Statistics. Title: From Difference Equations to Differential Equations and Everything Else in Between Hill Auditorium, Barrows (ESRB) Cookies at 3:15pm.

Mathematics Colloquium: Joshua Zelinsky

Hill Auditorium, Barrows (ESRB)

Prof. Joshua Zelinsky, University of Maine Mathematics and Statistics. Title: Diophantine Equations, Hilbert's Tenth Problem, and Mazur's Conjecture Hill Auditorium, Barrows (ESRB) Cookies at 3:15pm.  

Graduate Seminar: Daniel Buck

Daniel Buck, Mathematics MA student Friday, April 8, 3:05-3:55 pm 421 Neville Hall Transitivity and Periodic Behavior in Chaotic Dynamical Systems

Mathematics Colloquium: Robin Koytcheff

Hill Auditorium, Barrows (ESRB)

Prof. Robin Koytcheff, University of Massachusetts Amherst Mathematics and Statistics. Title: Knots, links, linking numbers, and more Hill Auditorium, Barrows (ESRB) Cookies at 3:15pm.

Graduate Seminar: Muhammad Waleed

Muhammad Waleed, UMaine Mathematics MA student Friday, April 1, 3:05-3:55 pm 421 Neville Hall Bessel Distribution and Associated Inference

Number theory seminar: Margaret A. Readdy

100 Neville

Prof. Margaret A. Readdy, University of Kentucky Mathematics. Title: New perspectives on q-analogue theory Neville Hall Room 100 Snacks at 3:15pm.

Mathematics Colloquium: Richard Ehrenborg

Hill Auditorium, Barrows (ESRB)

Prof. Richard Ehrenborg, University of Kentucky Mathematics. Title: (Cyclically) consecutive 123-avoiding permutations Hill Auditorium, Barrows (ESRB) Cookies at 3:15pm.  

Graduate Seminar: Prateek Kunwar

421 Neville Hall

Prateek Kunwar, Mathematics MA student Friday, March 25, 3:05-3:55 pm 421 Neville Hall Title: Hypercubic Icing on Doughnuts

Mathematics Colloquium: Solomon Friedberg

100 Neville

Prof. Solomon Friedberg, Boston College Department of Mathematics. Title: Theta functions and covering groups 100 Neville Hall Cookies and tea at 3:00pm in Neville 231.

Graduate Seminar: Ayesha Maliwal

421 Neville Hall

Ayesha Maliwal, UMaine Mathematics M.A. student Wednesday, March 23, 3:05 - 3:55 pm 421 Neville Hall Title:  Sperner's Lemma and its Application to Fair Division Problems

Mathematics Colloquium: Ben Weiss

Hill Auditorium, Barrows (ESRB)

Prof. Ben Weiss, University of Maine Mathematics and Statistics. Title: Magic Squares and Inflection Points on Elliptic Curves Hill Auditorium, Barrows (ESRB) Cookies at 3:15pm.

Mathematics Colloquium: Sergey Lvin

Hill Auditorium, Barrows (ESRB)

Prof. Sergey Lvin, University of Maine Mathematics and Statistics. Title: One-Dimensional Traveling Waves Hill Auditorium, Barrows (ESRB) Cookies at 3:15pm.

Graduate seminar: Danielle David

421 Neville Hall

Danielle David, UMaine Mathematics M.A. student Friday, February 5, 3:00 - 3:50 pm 421 Neville Hall Title:  Nonabsolute Integration, Part 1

Statistics Colloquium: Randy Lai

Hill Auditorium, Barrows (ESRB)

Prof. Randy Lai, UMaine Mathematics and Statistics. Title: Data compression and histograms Hill Auditorium, Barrows (ESRB) Cookies at 3:15pm.

Graduate Seminar: Trevor Gionet

421 Neville Hall

Trevor Gionet, UMaine Mathematics M.A. student Friday, January 22, 3:00 - 3:50 pm 421 Neville Hall Title:  What do Tomahawk Missiles, the International Space Station and Carbon Sequestration have in Common? The Kalman Filter: An Introduction and Derivation

Graduate Seminar: Michael Mudarri

Michael Mudarri, Mathematics MA student Title: Information Theory, Coding, and Cryptography Location: 421 Neville Hall Time: 3:10 pm - 4:00 pm

Math Colloquium: Daniel Vallieres

Hill Auditorium, Barrows (ESRB)

Prof. Daniel Vallieres, UMaine Mathematics. Title:  Have you ever asked yourself what cos(2π/5) is? Hill Auditorium, Barrows (ESRB) Cookies and tea at 3:15

Math Colloquium: Chan Ieong Kuan

Hill Auditorium, Barrows (ESRB)

Prof. Chan Ieong Kuan, UMaine Mathematics. Title: Sums of nonnegative values of quadratic forms and modular forms Hill Auditorium, Barrows (ESRB) Cookies at 3:15pm.

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