Department of Mathematics
and Statistics

Mathematics and Science Center, Room 368
146 Library Drive
Rochester, MI 48309-4479
(location map)
phone: (248) 370-3430
fax: (248) 370-4184

Monday–Friday: 8:00–11:59 a.m. and 1:00–5:00 p.m.

Department Colloquium

Department Colloquium
2017-2018 Colloquium Series 

Unless indicated otherwise (*), the talks will be held in 372 MSC
  • in Fall 2017 on Tuesdays from 1:30 to 2:30 p.m., with refreshments and conversation from 1 to 1:30 p.m. in 368 MSC.
  • in Winter 2018 on Tuesdays from 12 to 12:55pm, with refreshments and conversation from 11:30-12 in 368 MSC.


September 12Dorin Drignei
Oakland University Uncertainty Study of Restraint Systems in Tactical Vehicles
September 19Ekaterina ShemyakovaThe University of ToledoDifferential operators on the superline, Berezinians and Darboux transformations
October 10Xuan-Long NguyenUniversity of Michigan

Robust estimation of parameters in finite mixture models

October 17Michael DabkowskiLawrence Technological UniversityGlobal Stability of a Class of Nonlinear PDE with a Nonlocal Term
October 24Eric BucherMichigan State UniversityCluster automorphism in topology: creating a new invariant
November 3 (*)Nofe Al-asuoadOakland UniversityMathematical Models, Analysis and Simulations in Epidemiology, Population Dynamics, and Heart Tissue
November 14Michael LawlorOakland UniversitySignals Courses Effect on 3 Semester Retention and 4 Year Graduation
 November 21Aycil Cesmelioglu Oakland UniversityTheoretical and Numerical Study of Multiphysics Problems
November 21(**)Lubjana BeshajWest Point Military Academy

Isogeny based cryptography in the post-quantum world

November 28Nghia TranOakland UniversityLinear Convergence of Forward Backward Splitting Methods
January 9Peter ShiOakland UniversityA Visual Studio for College Calculus
January 16Steven Wright

Oakland University

Are Quadric Residues Randomly Distributed?
January 30Tony Shaska

Oakland University

Isogenies among Abelian varieties
February 13Adolfo Escobedo

Arizona State University

Unification of Distance and Correlation Theories for
Incomplete Ranking Aggregation
February 27Linhui Shen

Michigan State University

Cluster Duality for Grassmannians and Cyclic Sieving

March 6Prince Chidyagwai Loyola University MarylandFinite element decoupling techniques for coupled free flow with porous media flow problems
March 8(***)Qiji ZhuWestern Michigan UniversityGraphical Illustration of a General
Framework for Portfolio Theory
March 20Valmira Hoxhaj FMD K&LAn Overview of the Role of Statistics in Clinical Trials
April 3Blake Winter Oakland University
April 6 (#)Amy Shell-GellaschEastern Michigan UniversityThe Very “Unique” Mayan Number System
(*) The talk on November 3, Friday is a dissertation defense scheduled from 1 to 2:30pm at 93 MSC.
(**) The talk on November 21 is scheduled from 3:30 to 4:30 pm at Room 378 MSC.
(***) The talk on March 8 is scheduled from 1:30 to 2:30 pm at Room 378 MSC.
(#) The talk on April 6 is scheduled from 11am to 12pm at Room 102 MSC.