Dept. of Mathematics and Statistics  College of Science and Mathematics
305 Roop Hall, MSC 1911, JMU, Harrisonburg, VA 22807

Spring 2013 Colloquia

Colloquia are held on selected Mondays throughout the term from 3:45-4:45 pm in Roop 103. Refreshments will be served at 3:30, also in 103. Occasional colloquia may be held at other times and/or locations.

Home Institution
Title, with link to abstract and bio
Jan. 14
Steve Penny Maryland Mathematics of Weather and Climate Forecasting
Tues Jan. 22
David Field General Motors Manufacturing, Robotics and Computational Geometry
Thur Jan. 24
Lori Ziegelmeier Colorado State Explorations in Geometric and Topological Data Analysis
Jan. 28 Hala Al Hajj Shehadeh Michigan The Relaxation of 1D Crystal Surfaces
Feb. 1
Thomas Callaghan Rice Motion Estimation and Imaging of Complex Scenes with Synthetic Aperture Radar
Feb. 25 Gwyneth Whieldon Hood Picturing Free Resolutions
Thur Feb. 28
Celestine Woodruff Florida State Modeling Geophysical Fluid Flows
Mar. 4 Spring Break
Mar. 14
Vicki Jacobs UNC Greensboro Professional Noticing of Children's Mathematical Thinking: A Hidden Skill of Teaching
Mar. 18
Rachelle Bouchat Slippery Rock Path Ideals: Connections between Graph Theory and Algebra
Mar. 25
Snow JMU Closed
Apr. 1
Brant Jones JMU The Lecture Hall Theorem via Abacus Diagrams
Apr. 8
Daniel Robinson Johns Hopkins Numerical Optimization: interesting applications and recent research.
Apr. 10
Elizabeth Brown
Edwin O'Shea
James Sochacki
JMU Spotlights on Teaching and Service
Apr. 15
Burruss 236
Linda Henderson Texas The Fourth Dimension in Modern Art: A View from the 21st Century
Apr. 22
Student Presentations ?

Wed., 1pm
June 5
Jorge Bruno Galway, Ireland On the collection of generalized metrics

* = (tentative) 
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