### Research Seminar: Dr. Brandon Hanson

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

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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, University of Maine Title: Sumsets, covering lemmas, and probability Friday, April 19, 3:00 - 4:00pm. 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.

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

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

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, University of Maine Title: TBD Friday, March 22, 3:00 - 4:00pm. 421 Neville Hall.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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, 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.

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 , University of Maine Title: TBD Friday, December 1, 3:00 - 4:00pm. 227 Neville Hall.

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

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

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

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

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

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, University of Maine Title: The Oppenheim Conjecture Friday, October 13, 3:00 - 4:00pm. 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.

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

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.

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.

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

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 […]

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.

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.

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 […]

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.

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, […]

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. […]

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.

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.

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.

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

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.

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

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

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.

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.

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

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

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

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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

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.

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.

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.

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

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 […]

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

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.

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: […]

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.

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.

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.

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

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

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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

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.

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.

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

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

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

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.

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.

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.

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 […]

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.

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

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 […]

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.

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.

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

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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

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

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

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

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.

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.

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

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

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.

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.

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)

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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

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

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

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

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.

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

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

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

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.

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.

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

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.

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

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

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

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

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.

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

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.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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.