Colloquium Archive

Fall 2014-Spring 2015

Paul Berhardt (Villanova University)                                                         

Friday, November 21, 2014

Mendel Hall, Room 115 2:30 - 3:30

Title: Joint Modeling: When One Model is Not Enough

Dr. Jesse Frey (Villanova University)

Friday, October 24, 2014

Mendel Hall, Room 115, 2:30 - 3:30

Title: A Powerful New Test for the General Two-Sample Problem

Dr. Ben Siebold (Temple University)

Friday, September 26, 2014

Mendel Hall, Room 115; 2:30-3:30

Title: The Analogy of Phantom Traffic Jams and Detonation Waves

Dr. David Futer (Temple University)

Friday, September 12, 2014

Mendel Hall, Room 115; 2:30-3:30

Title: The Rental Harmony Theorem

Fall 2013-Spring 2014

Dr. Djordje Milićević, Bryn Mawr College

Friday, September 27, 2013

Mendel Hall, Room 154, 2:45pm (refreshments at 2:30pm)

Title: Sub_Weyl subconvexity and short p-adic exponential sums

Dr. Elizabeth Beazley, Haverford College

Friday, September 13, 2013

Mendel Hall, Room 154, 3:15 pm

Title: The Rim Hook Rule: Enumerative Geometry via Combinatorics

Fall 2012-Spring 2013

Friday, April 12, 2013

Title: Inverse Problems: Determining the Equation from the Solution 
Mendel Hall, Room 115; 2:30 pm
Dr. Shari Moskow, Drexel University


Friday, February 1, 2013
Title: Modeling and Interpretation of Vaccine Cross-over Clinical Trials Data
Mendel Hall, Room 115; 2:30 pm
Scott Patterson, Ph.D Senior Director of Statistical Science | Pfizer Vaccine Clinical Research


Friday, November 30, 2012
Title: Search Algorithms.
Tom Corwin, class of '69, founder and CEO of Metron Inc.


Friday, November 16, 2012
Title: Unirational Parameterizations of Cubic Surfaces
Mendel Hall, Room 154; 2:30 pm
Professor Amanda Knecht, Villanova University


Friday, November 9, 2012
Title: Stories of Probabilities - some (perhaps) non-intuitive results in probability and geometry
Mendel Hall, Room 154; 2:30 pm
Dr. Charles Grinstead, Swarthmore College


Friday, September 28, 2012
Title: The Turn of the Screw: The History and Optimal Design of an Archimedes Screw  
Mendel Hall, Room 154; 2:30 pm
Chris Rorres, University of Pennsylvania and Drexel University

Fall 2011 - Spring 2012

Friday, April 13, 2012
Title: Mathematical modeling, transmission dynamics and control of antibiotic-resistant infections
Mendel Hall, Room 154  2:35
Dr. Mo Yahdi, Ursinus University


Friday, February 11, 2012
Title: A Two-Parameter Pareto Model for Income Distributions
Mendel Hall, Room 115 2:30pm
Dr. Klaus Volpert, Villanova University


Friday, February 3, 2012
Title: Are you sure that's an ellipse? Poncelet ellipses, Blaschke products, and other mathematical short stories
Mendel Hall, Room 154 2:35
Dr. Pam Gorkin, Bucknell University


Friday, December 9, 2011
Title: Complexity and Chaos In Medieval Cartography
Mendel Hall, Room 154, 2:30 pm
John Hessler, Geography & Map Division, Library of Congress


Friday, November 11, 2011
Title: Divergence of infinite series on Hecke groups of large width (with a side of Fibonacci)
Mendel Hall, Room 154, 2:30 pm
Dr. PauL Pasles, Villanova University


Friday, October 28, 2011
Title: Rational Points on Logical Varieties over Sensible Fields
Mendel Hall, Room 154, 2:30 pm
Dr. Amanda Knecht, Villanova University

Fall 2010 - Spring 2011

Tuesday, April 26, 2011
Title: Pi Mu Epsilon Talk
Mendel Hall, Room 154, 2:30pm
Dr. Tony Rothman,  Princeton University


Friday, April 15, 2011
Title: A invitation to MAGMA
Mendel Hall, Room 115, 2:30 - 3:30pm
Jennifer Paulus & Amanda Knecht, Villanova University


Friday, April 1, 2011
Title: Scaled Average Bioequivalence
Mendel Hall, Room 115, 2:30 - 3:30pm
Scott Patterson,  Pfizer University


Friday, March 25, 2011
Title: A Tale of Two Theorems: Calibrating Mathematical Complexity
Mendel Hall, Room 115, 2:30 - 3:30pm
Joseph Mileti,  Grinnell College


Friday, March 18, 2011
Title: TBA
Mendel Hall, Room 115, 2:30 - 3:30pm

Matt Devos,  Simon Fraser University


Friday, February 11, 2011
A Two-Parameter Pareto Model for Income Distributions
Mendel Hall, Room 115, 2:30 - 3:30pm
Klaus Volpert, Ph.D Villanova University


Tuesday, December 7, 2010
ll-posed Evolution Problems
Mendel Hall, Room 154, 2:30 - 3:30pm
Matthew Fury, Ph.  Penn State University


Tuesday, November 9, 2010
The Mathematics of Knots and Tangles
Mendel Hall, Room 154, 2:30 - 3:30pm
Philipp Yasskin, Ph.D.


Friday, October 22, 2010
Mathematics In Service Of Puzzle-Solving
Mendel Hall, Room 101, 2:30 - 3:30pm
Andrew Woldar, Ph.D. Villanvoa University


Friday, September 24, 2010
How Math Made Modern Music Mad Irrational
Bartley Hall, Room 1001, 9:30 am
David Kung, Ph.D.


Friday, March 26, 2010
Water, water, everywhere, but is it safe to drink?
Mendel Hall, Room 154, 2:35pm- 4:00pm
Ben Galluzzo, Ph.D.


Friday, January 29, 2010
A Thorough QTc Testing in Bio-Pharmaceutical Development
Mendel Hall, Room 154, 2:35pm- 4:00pm
Scott Patterson, Ph.D.


Tuesday, December 8, 2009
A Class of Partially Replicated Two-Level Fractional Factorial Designs
Mendel Hall, Room 154, 2:30pm- 4:00pm
Paul Lupinacci, Ph.D.


Friday, November 13, 2009
The Possibility of Detailed Medical Imaging of Soft tissue with Long Wavelength Radiation, Diagnosis and Therapy Concepts.
Mendel Hall, Room 154, 2:30pm-3:30pm
David Cohoon, Ph.D.


Thursday, October 22, 2009
Self-organization and power-law clustering in seafloor animals:  the spatial ecology of mussel beds in Maine
Mendel Hall, Room 101, 5:00pm
John Commito, Ph.D.


Tuesday, Sept 22, 2009
The existence of elliptic periodic orbits in the smoothed Bunimovich Stadium
Mendel Hall, Room G86, 4:00pm- 5:00pm
Sherry Teti, Ph.D.

Fall 2008 - Spring 2009

Friday, May 1, 2009
Diophantine geometry of Appollomian packings
Mendel Hall, Room 154 2:30pm- 3:30pm
Peter Sarnak, Ph.D.


Friday, April 28, 2009
Complex Functions with Cantor or connected Julia Sets
Mendel Hall, Room 154 2:30pm- 3:30pm
Lorelei Koss, Ph.D.  


Friday, April 24, 2009
Non-Unique Factorization 
Mendel Hall, Room 154 2:30pm- 3:30
Patrick Cesarz '09


Friday, February 27th, 2009
Making Valid Inferences in Observational Studies using Propensity Score Analysis
Mendel Hall, Room 154 2:30pm- 3:30pm
Michael Posner, Ph.D.  


Friday, February 13th, 2009
Starlike Univalent Functions
Mendel Hall, Room 154 2:30pm- 3:30pm
Frederick Hartmann, Ph.D.


Friday, February 6th, 2009
Quality, Time, And Cost Relationships in Project Scheduling
Mendel Hall, Room 154  2:30pm- 3:30pm
Bruce Pollack-Johnson, Ph.D


Friday, January 30th, 2009
Geometric and Graph Issues in Wireless Networks
Mendel Hall, Room 154  2:30pm- 3:30pm
Mirela Damian, Ph.D.


Tuesday, December 9th, 2008
Letting the Cat out of the bag
Mendel Hall, Room 154  2:35pm- 3:30pm
Timothy Feeman, Ph.D


Friday, October 31st, 2008
New Nonparametric Tests for Equivalence
Mendel Hall, Room 154  2:35pm- 3:30pm
Jesse Frey, Ph.D

Fall 2007 - Spring 2008

Friday, April 4th, 2008
Generalizing Polyhedra: Beyond Convexity
Mendel Hall, Room G92  2:35pm- 3:30pm
Gordon Williams, Ph.D.


Friday, March 14, 2008
Fundamentals of Magnetic Resonance Imaging
Mendel Hall, Room 102 2:30pm-3:30pm
Joseph McGowan, Ph.D.


Friday, February 8, 2008
What Caused the Permian Extinction
Mendel Hall, Room G92 2:35pm-3:30pm
Steve C. Wang, Ph.D.


Tuesday, December 11, 2007
Benjamin Franklin's Numbers
Mendel Hall, Room 154 3:35pm - 4:30pm
Paul Pasles, Ph.D.


Friday, November 30, 2007
Pricing Methods for Financial Derivatives
Mendel Hall, Room G92 2:30 PM
Klaus Volpert, Ph.D.


Friday, October 26, 2007
Natural Generalizations of Bernoulli Numbers
2:30 PM
Abdul Hassen, Rowan University

* A Generalization of the Riemann Zeta Function and Bernoulli Numbers.pdf
A Generalization of the Riemann Zeta Function and Bernoulli Numbers - Abstract


Monday, October 1, 2007
DNA Nano Structures
Mendel Hall, Room G86, 3:00 PM
Jo Ellis-Monaghan, St. Michael's College

* colloqoct2007.pdf
DNA Nano Structures
file