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Fatma Mohamed Defense

2017-4-20

On Some Parabolic Type Problems from Thin Film Theory and Chemical Reaction-Diffusion Networks

Abstract: In the first part of this dissertation we study the evolution of a thin film of fluid modeled by the lubrication approximation for thin viscous films. We prove

Mushtaq Abdal Rahem Defense

2017-4-10

A Multidimensional Technique for Measuring Consensus Within Groups via Conditional Probability

Abstract: A recent increase in the use of the term “consensus” in various fields has led researchers to develop various ways to measure the consensus within and across groups

Pantea Receives Award

2017-4-10

The Eberly College of Arts and Sciences has named two recipients of the 2016-17 Outstanding Researcher Award: Christina Duncan and Casian Pantea.

Congratulate Professor Pantea the next time you see him!

Colloquia

Hung Tran

2017-4-28

Some selection problems in the theory of viscosity solutions

Abstract:   I will explain some interesting selection problems in nonlinear PDEs. The basic question is about how to select one good solution out of many reasonable ones. A question of this type led to the

David Offner

2017-4-26

Polychromatic Colorings on Hypercubes, Complete Graphs, and Integers

Abstract:  Given a set S, and a set T of subsets of S, a coloring of the elements of S is called T -polychromatic if every set in T contains an element of every color. Let polyT (S) be the largest n

Juan Pablo Mejia-Ramos

2017-4-21

Developing valid and reliable measures to assess students' comprehension of the proofs that they read

Abstract:  In this talk I will focus on the assessment of undergraduate students' reading comprehension of mathematical proofs, discussing a research program aimed at

Calendar

April 2017

Apr 5 2017 -
4:00pm to 5:00pm
Hiroki Matsui
Apr 6 2017 -
3:30pm to 4:30pm
C.F. Jeff Wu
Apr 6 2017 -
3:45pm to 5:00pm
Combinatorics Seminar
Apr 7 2017 -
3:00pm to 5:00pm
Janet Anderson Defense
Apr 7 2017 -
7:30pm to 10:30pm
Celebrate Einstein
Apr 8 2017 -
11:00am to 1:00pm
Junior Math Competition
Apr 10 2017 -
3:00pm to 5:00pm
Mushtaq Abdal Rahem Defense
Apr 12 2017 -
4:00pm to 5:00pm
Hiroki Matsui
Apr 13 2017 -
4:00pm to 5:00pm
Deborah Chun
Apr 20 2017 -
12:30pm to 2:30pm
Fatma Mohamed
Apr 21 2017 -
2:30pm to 3:30pm
Juan Pablo Mejia-Ramos
Apr 26 2017 -
2:30pm to 3:30pm
Xiangming Wu
Apr 26 2017 -
3:30pm to 4:30pm
David Offner
Apr 28 2017 -
3:30pm to 4:30pm
Hung Tran