COLLOQUIA         2014 -- 2015

Colloquia are held on Fridays in Parker Hall, Room 250, from 4:00-4:50 (unless otherwise advised).
Refreshments are served in Parker Hall, Room 244, beginning at 3:30.



THURSDAY, August 28, 2014, 2:00 in Parker 328 

Speaker: Saad El-Zanati, Illinois State University (Professor Zanati received his Ph.D. from Auburn in 1991; Dr. Rodger was his advisor.)

Title: On Decomposing Regular Graphs and Multigraphs into Isomorphic Trees and Forests

Abstract: Click here

Faculty host: Chris Rodger

September 5, 2014

Speaker: Jim Gleason, Department of Mathematics, University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa

Title: Math Tests: What are we measuring and how well?

Abstract: We will examine and reflect on our goals and objectives for giving math tests and describe how educational research techniques can help us to determine how well we are meeting those goals.

Faculty host: T.-Y. Tam

September 19, 2014

Speaker: Dr. Habib Najm, Sandia National Laboratories, Livermore, California

Title: TBA

Faculty host: Xiaoying Han

September 26, 2014

Speaker: Tomas Caraballo, University of Seville, Spain

Title: TBA

Faculty host: Georg Hetzer

October 3, 2014

Speaker: Max Pitz, Mathematical Institute, University of Oxford

Title: TBA

Faculty host: Ziqin Feng

October 10, 2014

Speaker: Frank Uhlig

Topic: Francis Algorithm, the mathematics, uses, and history

October 31, 2014

Speaker: Prof. Jie Shen, Purdue University

Title: TBA

Faculty host: Junshan Lin

MONDAY, NOVEMBER 3, 2014 in honor of Andrew Lelek, who is turning 80

Speaker 1: Prof. Lex Oversteegen, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 3 - 4 pm

Speaker 2: Prof. Thelma West, University of Louisiana at Lafayette, 4 - 5 pm

Faculty host: Krystyna Kuperberg

November 7, 2014

Speaker: Dr. Kumer Pial Das ('05), Associate Professor of Mathematics at Lamar University, Beaumont, Texas

Dr. Das is one of three people from the U.S. and Canada to receive the 2013 Mathematical Association of America's ((MAA) Henry L. Alder Award for Distinguished Teaching by a beginning College or University Mathematics faculty member.

Title: TBA

Faculty host: Ming Liao

November 14, 2014

Speaker: Dr. Huaihou Chen, University of Florida

Title: TBA

Faculty host: Guanqun Cao



Last updated: 08/27/2014