##### Fall 2014

Date | Location | Speaker | Title |
---|---|---|---|

Monday Sep 8 |
Haverford | R. Andrew Hicks Drexel |
Controlling Ray Bundles with Reflectors |

Monday Sep 15 |
Bryn Mawr | Jonathan Hanke |
Quadratic Forms in Number Theory |

Monday Sep 22 |
Bryn Mawr | Erica Graham North Carolina State University |
Using Mathematics to Understand Why Insulin Resistance is Bad for You, but Can be Good for Your Cells |

Monday Sep 29 |
Haverford | William Dunham University of Pennsylvania |
An Afternoon with Euler |

Monday Oct 6 |
Bryn Mawr | Rachel Hall St. Joseph's University |
Submajorization and the Geometry of Unordered Collections, with Applications to Music and Welfare Economics |

Monday Oct 20 |
Haverford | Isabel Averill Bryn Mawr |
Building a Theorem: Start to Finish |

Monday Oct 27 |
Bryn Mawr | Tara Holm Cornell University and the Institute for Advanced Study |
The Geometry of Origami: How the ancient Japanese art triumphed over Euclid |

Monday Nov 3 |
Haverford | Katherine Scranton Yale |
Parameter estimation in population ecology: An approximate Bayesian computation approach for stochastic models |

Monday Nov 10 |
Haverford | Ben Salisbury Central Michigan University |
What is a Crystal? |

Monday Nov 17 |
Bryn Mawr | Kristopher Tapp St. Joseph’s University |
The Mathematics of Measuring Self-Delusion |

Monday Nov 24 |
Haverford | Paul Bernhardt Villanova |
Joint Modeling: When One Model is Not Enough |

Monday Dec 1 |
Bryn Mawr | Annalisa Crannell Franklin & Marshall College |
In the Shadow of Desargues |

Monday Dec 8 |
Haverford | Robert Buchanan Millersville |
Mathematics of Pari-Mutuel Wagering |

##### Spring 2015

Date | Location | Speaker | Title |
---|---|---|---|

Monday Feb 2 |
Haverford | Lili Dworkin University of Pennsylvania |
Multi-Armed Bandits: How to Win in Vegas |

Monday Feb 9 |
Bryn Mawr | Vin de Silva Pomona College |
Topological Persistence via Category Theory |

Monday Feb 16 |
Haverford | Ronald Perline Drexel University |
Mirrors, thin films, and related geometry |

Monday Feb 23 |
Bryn Mawr | Benjamin J. Galluzzo Shippensburg University |
If Math (Modeling) is the Answer, What's the Question? |

Monday Mar 2 |
Haverford Simons Senior Thesis Colloquium |
Megan Owen CUNY |
Statistics in Tree Space |

Monday Mar 16 |
No colloquium | ||

Monday Mar 23 |
Bryn Mawr | Maksym Radziwill Rutgers University |
Around the Moebius function |

Monday Mar 30 |
Haverford 4:30 |
Sergey Fomin University of Michigan |
Computing without subtracting (and/or dividing) |

Monday Apr 6 |
Haverford | Nicholas J. Horton Amherst College |
Adjusting for Non-response in the BLS Occupational Employment Statistics Survey |

Monday Apr 13 |
Bryn Mawr 4pm sharp Park 243 |
Ivars Peterson |
Pancake Sorting, Prefix Reversals, and DNA Rearrangements |

Monday Apr 20 |
Swarthmore Sci Ctr 199 4:30pm |
Jordan Ellenberg University of Wisconsin |
Uncertainty and Contradiction |

Tuesday Apr 21 |
Swarthmore Sci Ctr 199 4:30pm |
Jordan Ellenberg University of Wisconsin |
Spinning a needle in a finte field |

Monday Apr 27 |
Haverford | Sue Khim brilliant.org |
The mission of brilliant.org |