NIU Math Department Colloquium

These take place in DU348 at 4pm on Fridays (unless otherwise noted).

Upcoming events

Spring 2019

  • April 12th: Paul Dawkins (NIU), The use(s) of “is” in mathematics
  • April 25th: Sarah Koch (University of Michigan), Mating habits of polynomials
  • April 26th: Sarah Koch (University of Michigan), What is the shape of a rational map?

Past events

Spring 2019

  • January 18th: James Waterman (Open, UK), Iteration in tracts of entire functions
  • January 25th: Jun Hu (Brooklyn College, CUNY), Conformal barycentric extensions of circle maps
  • February 1st: Michael Geline (NIU), Rationality in finite group representations
  • February 8th: Mauricio Medina, Attaching topological spaces to a module
  • March 21st: George McNinch (Tufts University), Group cohomology and levi decompositions for linear groups
  • March 22nd: George McNinch (Tufts University), Some tools for the study of reductive groups over local fields
  • March 29th: Boris Mordukhovich (Wayne State University), Variational Analysis: New Trends and Developments
  • April 5th: Dmitri Gekhtman (Caltech), Holomorphic retracts of Teichmueller space

Fall 2018

  • September 14th 2018: Kyeong Hah Roh (Arizona State University), Can mathematical training help logical thinking?
  • September 28th 2018: Peter Hinow (University of Wisconsin at Milwaukee), Size-structured populations with distributed states at birth
  • October 5th 2018: Luise-Charlotte Kappa (SUNY Binghamton), Finite coverings: A journey through groups, loops, rings and semigroups.
  • October 12th 2018: Jeff Thunder (NIU), Siegel's Lemma, Heights, and the Geometry of Numbers
  • October 26th 2018: Tyler Bongers (Washington University at St. Louis), Geometry of quasiconformal maps
  • November 8th 2018(Thursday): Megan Wawro (Virginia Tech), Exploring Teaching and Learning through Inquiry-Oriented Linear Algebra
  • November 9th 2018: Megan Wawro (Virginia Tech), Student Reasoning about Linear Algebra in Quantum Physics
  • Novermber 16th 2018: Justin Lynd (University of Louisiana), Fusion systems


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