Math Colloquiums

Mathematics Department Colloquium

The Mathematics Department hosts a colloquium most Tuesday afternoons at 3 p.m. in MAB 5 (Mathematics building, Room #5). The University community is invited to attend. Each talk lasts about an hour.

2018-2019

October 5, 2018

Speaker: Anisah Nu’Man
Title: Bounds on the Rainbow Number for x+ky=z

February 7, 2019

Speaker: Ken Roblee
Title: Harmonious Labelings of Graphs

2017-2018

January 23, 2018

Speaker: Ken Roblee
Title: Harmonious Labelings of Graphs

March 20, 2018 (Undergraduate Research Presentation)

Speaker: Derek Brown
Title: A Cyptoanalysis of the Autokey Cipher Using the Index of Coincidence

April 27, 2018

Speakers: UNA Math Faculty Roundtable Discussion
Title: Graduate School

2016-2017

April 21, 2017

Speaker: Frank Patane
Title: Sum of Squares and Beyond

2015-2016

October 16, 2015 (Undergraduate Research Presentations)

Speaker: Joy Ashford
Title: Does Computer Programming Improve Instruction

Speaker: Andrea Shipley
Title: The Effectiveness of Supplemental Instruction in Introductory College Mathematics Courses

Speaker: Audrey McGee
Title: Spread Process for Sea Otters

Speaker: John Carr
Title: Amalgamation, Latin Squares, and Hamiltonian Decompositions

November 6, 2015

Speaker: Jason Imbrogno
Title: Applications of Data Analytics

November 13, 2015

Speaker: Andrew Penland
Title: Symbolic Dynamics and Groups

November 20, 2015

Speaker: Hung Nguyen
Title: Recognizing finite quasisimple groups by their character degrees

2014-2015

April 21, 2015 (Complex Analysis Presentations)

Speaker: Alex Edwards
itle: Using complex integration to evaluate real improper integrals arising from Fourier analysis

Speaker: Matthew Cooper
Title: Two-dimensional fluid flow and the stream function

Speaker: Tomoyuki Yara
Title: Electrostatic potential

April 14, 2015 (Undergraduate Research Presentation)

Speakers: Austin Oldag and Andrew Craft
Title: Sliding Disk Puzzles and Permutation Groups

April 7, 2015 (Undergraduate Research Presentation)

Speaker: Daniel Branscomb
Title: Metric Distances between Cayley Tables

March 31, 2015

Speaker: Dr. Jason Imbrogno
Title: Student Hint-Seeking Behavior and the Efficacy of a Pre-Algebra Cognitive Tutor in Mexico and Chile

March 17, 2015 (Undergraduate Research Presentation)

Speaker: John Carr
Title: Groups, Quasigroups, and the Sudoku Property

February 24, 2015

Speaker: Dr. Jill Stupiansky
Title: Introduction to Mathematical Modeling (Part II)

February 10, 2015

Speaker: Dr. Jill Stupiansky
Title: Introduction to Mathematical Modeling (Part I)

February 3, 2015 (Undergraduate Research Presentations)

Speaker: Daniel Branscomb
Title: Metric Distances between Cayley Tables

Speaker: John Carr
Title: Groups, Quasigroups, and the Sudoku Property

December 2, 2014 (Undergraduate Research Presentation)

Speaker: Elizabeth Kee
Title: Geodesics in the Heisenberg Group

November 18, 2014

Speaker: Dr. David Muse
Title: Challenging problems for a good high school student

November 11, 2014

Speaker: Dr. Lee Raney
Title: Using Permutation Groups to Solve a Sliding Disk Puzzle

November 4, 2014

Speaker: Dr. Ashley Johnson
Title: An Introduction to Knot Theory

October 21, 2014

Speakers: Dr. Ashley Johnson & Dr. Miranda Bowie
Title: Incorporating Free and Inexpensive Technologies in the Mathematics Classroom

October 14, 2014

Speaker: Dr. Mark Greer
Title: From groups to loops

October 7, 2014 (Undergraduate Research Presentations)

Speaker: Daniel Branscomb
Title: Metric Distances between Cayley Tables

Speaker: John Carr
Title: Exploring Algebraic Relationships between Quasigroups and the Sudoku Property

Speaker: Katie Goldsmith
Title: Investigating the Effectiveness of Peer-Led Supplemental Instruction

2013-2014

April 28, 2014

Speaker: Dr. Miranda Bowie
Title: Domination Parameters in Graphs

April 8, 2014

Speaker: Dr. James Jerkins
Title: MINA: An Algorithm for Detecting the Presence of Extrinsic Network Nodes using a Message Induced Graph

March 30, 2014

Speaker: Dr. Mark Greer
Title: Simple Right Conjugacy Closed loops

March 18, 2014 Speaker:

Dr. Jesse Prince-Lubawy
Title: Equivalence of Group Actions on Handlebodies (Part II)

March 11, 2014

Speaker: Dr. Jesse Prince-Lubawy
Title: Equivalence of Group Actions on Handlebodies (Part I)

March 3, 2014

Speaker: Dr. Jason Briley
Title: Preservice Elementary Teachers' Misconceptions of Perimeter and Area

February 25, 2014;

Speaker: Dr. Lee Raney
Title: Finite Group Representations and Characters (Part II)

February 4, 2014

Speaker: Dr. Lee Raney
Title: Finite Group Representations and Characters (Part I)