Spring 2018 Schedule:


Speaker Title (click for abstract)

Vishesh Karwa
(Ohio State) 

Goodness-of-fit tests for Stochastic Block Models using Algebraic Tools


Alejandro Garcia

Algorithm Refinement - A 20 year Retrospective


Khrystyna Serhiyenko
(UC Berkeley)
Friezes and Grassmannian cluster structures


Plamen Koev

Accurate Eigenvalues and exact zero Jordan blocks of totally nonnegative matrices

Fall 2017 Schedule:

Date Speaker Title (click for abstract)

Sept. 11

Lily Silverstein

Random Monomial Ideals

Sept. 25

Anna Ma
(Claremont Graduate University)

Iterative Methods for Solving Factorized Linear Systems

Oct. 9

Yan X. Zhang
(San Jose State University)
Unfair poker with just 3 cards

Oct. 23

Matthew Johnston
(San Jose State University)
Recent Approaches to Absolute Concentration Robustness

Oct. 30

Federico Castillo

Local formulas for the number of integer points in polytopes. 

Nov. 27

Maryam Farahmand
(UC Berkeley)

Partially magic labelings and the antimagic graph conjecture

Dec. 11

























Spring 2017 Schedule:

Date Speaker Title (click for abstract)
March 13 Dan Brinkman (SJSU)

Numerical Simulation of Semiconductors with the Drift Diffusion Equations

March 20 Gilles Gnacadja (Amgen) From Abstract Algebra to Pharmacology: A Mathematician's Journey
March 27 ----- Spring break!
April 3 ----- No Seminar
April 10 ----- No Seminar
April 17 Matthew Johnston (SJSU) Extinction Events in Chemical Reaction Networks with Discrete State Spaces
April 28
11:00am MH 320
Mahsa Faizrahnemoon (Simon Fraser University) Mathematical modeling of the scheduling of a production line at SKF
May 1 Changho Kim (Lawrence Berkeley Labs) Simulating Reactive Fluids and Reaction-Diffusion Systems at Small Scales
May 8 Matthew Zahr (Lawrence Berkeley Labs) Gradient-based optimization of flow problems
using the adjoint method and high-order
numerical discretizations