Mathematics Colloquia 2014-2015

The department Colloquia are held every Thursday (except holidays) at 3:00 pm in room SC 323 unless otherwise noted. All are invited to attend.

Refreshments are served at 2:30 PM in SC 313.

For more detailed information, or if you wish to give a talk, please contact Paul Eloe. >>

Upcoming Colloquium:

Tuesday, March 24, 3:00 pm, SC 323

Patrick Chadowski, University of Dayton:  "Existence and Uniqueness of Solutions in Nonlinear Differential Equations"  Read abstract (pdf)>>

Previous Colloquia held during Fall 2014 and Spring 2015:

March 2015

Thursday, March 19, 3:00 pm, SC 323

Carl Mummert, Marshall University: "What is 'reverse' mathematics?"  Read abstract (pdf)>>

February 2015

Monday, February 2, 3:00 pm, SC 323

Gabriela Martinez, Cornell University: "Augmented Lagrangian Methods for Solving Optimization Problems with Stochastic-Order Constraints." Read abstract (pdf) >>

Wednesday, February 4, 3:00 pm, SC 323

Mark Tomforde, University of Houston: "Using Results from Dynamical Systems to Classify Algebras and C* -algebras." Read abstract (pdf) >>

Thursday, February 5, 3:00 pm, SC 323

Kevin McGoff, Duke University: "Statistical Inference for Dynamical Systems." Read abstract (pdf) >>

Tuesday, February 10, 3:00 pm, SC 323

Alan Veliz-Cuba, University of Houston: "Practical and theoretical aspects of modeling gene networks." Read abstract (pdf) >>

Thursday, February 19, 3:00 pm, SC 323

Alaa Almansour, University of Dayton: "Boundary Value Problems at Resonance for Ordinary Differential Equations." Read abstract (pdf) >>

Thursday, February 26, 3:00 pm, SC 323

May Mei, Denison University: "Modeling Quasicrystals with Dynamical Systems." Read abstract (pdf) >>

December 2014

Thursday, December 4, 2014, 3:00 pm, SC 323

Jing Dan Zhang, University of Dayton:  "Pricing Options Using the Tree Method in a Switching Model with State Dependent Switching Rates." Read abstract (pdf) >>

Thursday, December 4, 2014, 3:30 pm, SC 323

Zhiyang Zhang, University of Dayton:  "Pricing Options in Jump Diffusion Models Using the Fast Fourier Transform." Read abstract (pdf) >>

Tuesday, December 9, 2014, 3:00 pm, SC 323

Jing Nie, University of Dayton:  "Efficiency Comparison of Moody's KMV Model and Altman's Z-score Model Predicting Corporate Default with Empirical U.S. Data."  Read abstract (pdf) >>

Thursday, December 11, 2014, 3:00 pm, SC 323

Hanan Aljubran, University of Dayton:  "Asset Pricing in Policy Uncertainty Periods."  Read abstract (pdf) >>

Thursday, December 11, 2014, 3:30 pm, SC 323

Mohammed Aldandani, University of Dayton:  "A Green's Function for a Two-Term Second Order Differential Operator.:  Read abstract (pdf) >>

November 2014

Thursday, November 6, 2014, 3:00 pm, SC 323

Zhifeng Kuang, Universal Technology Corporation & Air Force Research Laboratory:  "Solving a Class of NP-Hard Optimization Problems Using Coupled Monte Carlo and Molecular Dynamics Simulations."  Read abstract (pdf) >>

Tuesday, November 11, 2014, 3:00 pm, SC 323

Tracy Hwang, Risk Manager in Residence

Thursday, November 20, 2014, 3:00 pm, SC 323

Michael A. Radin, Rochester Institute of Technology:  "Dynamics of a discrete population model for extinction and sustainability in ancient civilizations."

Tuesday, November 25, 2014, 3:00 pm, SC 323

Chenyu Qiu, University of Dayton:  "An Analysis of American Companies (1990-2000) Using the KMV Model." Read abstract (pdf)>>

October 2014

Thursday, October 2, 3:00 pm, SC 323

Dr. Lance Lijian Chen, Department of MIS, OM and Decision Sciences, University of Dayton: "Two Topics on the Stochastic Programming and their Applications." Read Abstract (pdf) >>

Thursday, October 16, 3:00 pm, SC 323

Dr. Eloe, Department of Mathematics, University of Dayton:  "Multi-term Linear Fractional Nabia Difference Equations with Constant Coefficients."  Read Abstract

(pdf) >>

Thursday, October 23, 3:00 pm, S 323

Jireh Loreaux, University of Cincinnati:  "Extracting Hidden Information:  The Interplay Between Operators and their Diagonal Sequences."  Read Abstract (pdf) >>

Thursday, October 30, 3:00 pm, SC 323

Dr. Gang Yu, Kent State University:  "Sequences with Bounded Auto-Correlations."  Read Abstract (pdf) >>

September 2014

Thursday, September 18, 3:00 pm, SC 323

Jonathan Brown, University of Dayton: "Determining if C*-algebras are simple." Read Abstract (pdf) >>

Thursday, September 25, 3:00 pm, SC 323

Jonathan Brown, University of Dayton: "Simplicity of the Irrational Rotation Algebra." Read Abstract (pdf) >>

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