Department of Mathematical Sciences Colloquia
Spring 2014

As a general rule, colloquia are held on Fridays at 2:00pm in EMS E495 with refreshments at 1:30pm in EMS E424A.  There are regular exceptions as noted below. All colloquium talks are free and open to the public.


Friday, April 25, 2014

Professor Gregg Jay Zuckerman
Yale University
Title: Branching Multiplicities for Representations of Lie Algebra

Friday, April 18, 2014

Professor Reinhard Laubenbacher
University of Connecticut
Title: Algebraic models in systems biology

Friday, April 11, 2014

Professor Lei Hua
Northern Illinois University
Title: Hidden regular variation and tail order of copulas

Monday, March 31, 2014

in Lubar Hall, room S241
Professor Jordan Ellenberg
Title: Configurations, arithmetic groups, cohomology, and stability
*Refreshments will not be served prior to the talk.

Friday, March 28, 2014

at 3:00pm in Bolton Hall, room 150
Tom Bogdan
President, University Corporation for Atmospheric Research
Boulder, Colorado
Title: A Physicist Takes a Long, Hard Look at Climate Change
*Refreshments will not be served prior to the talk.
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Friday, March 7, 2014

Dr. Rebecca Stockbridge
Wayne State University
Title: Variance reduction for assessing solution quality in stochastic programming

Friday, February 28, 2014

Kevin Coulembier
Universiteit Gent/University of Berkeley
Title: Deformed Weyl group orbits and primative ideals for Lie superalgebras

Friday, February 14, 2014

Professor Pamela E. Harris
Assistant Professor & Davies Research Fellow
United States Military Academy/Army Research Lab
Title: The adjoint representation of a Lie algebra and the support of Kostant's weight multiplicity formula