2014-2015 Colloquium Series

This Colloquium Series is sponsored by the Math and Computer Science Department. Unless otherwise noted, all talks take place in Jepson Hall, Room 109 at 4 p.m. 

Starting at 3:30 p.m. refreshments will be served in the lounge outside of Jepson 212 prior to all talks.

More talks will be added as they are scheduled. Please check back.

September 1: Student Summer Research Presentations-Mathematics

A great opportunity to learn about collaborative research with faculty and fellow students!

Presenters include:

 Hilary Briggs, Cathy Shi, Xiwen Zhou, Weizhi Wu, Melisa Quiroga-Herra, Amber Young (Mentors Dr. Kathy Hoke & Dr. Joanna Wares)

Tedi Aliaj, Sam Bell, John Clikeman, Hayu Gelaw, Uthaipon Tantipongpipat (Mentor Dr. Jim Davis)

 Fiona Lynch (Mentor Dr. Lester Caudill)

 Yi Guo & Zezhong Chen (Mentor Dr. Bill Ross)

 Ningxi Wei & Xinchun Liu (Mentor Dr. Della Dumbaugh)

September 8: Student Summer Research Presentations-Computer Science
A great opportunity to learn about collaborative research with faculty and fellow students! Presenters include:

Ahn Tran (Mentor: Dr. Charlesworth)    

Marie Fernandez (Mentor: Dr. Lawson)

Francisco Cuevas and Lingmiao Qui (Mentor: Dr. Shaw)

Jennifer He, Andy Choi, Hadi Abdullah, Omar Farooq, John Keto, Alex Beman (Mentor: Dr. Szajda)

     Interested in doing something special during the summer?

    Come and see what we have done!

October 27: Dr. Craig Larson, Asst. Professor of Mathematics and Applied Mathematics, VCU
Presenter: Dr. Craig Larson, Assistant Professor of Mathematics and Applied Mathematics, VCU
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November 3: Dr. John Conway, Professor of Mathematics, George Washington University, Washington, DC
Presenter: Dr. John Conway, Professor of Mathematics, George Washington University, Washington, DC
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November 10: Dr. Laura Miller, Associate Professor of Mathematics at UNC-Chapel Hill
Presenter: Dr. Laura Miller, Associate Professor of Mathematics at UNC-Chapel Hill (Applied Math and Biology)
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November 17: Dr. Abbey Bourdon, Postdoctoral student, University of Georgia (UR alum)
Presenter: Dr. Abbey Bourdon, Postdoctoral student, University of Georgia (UR alum)
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March 2: Sean Barnes, Asst. Professor of Operations Management,University of Maryland
Presenter: Sean Barnes, Assistant Professor of Operations Management, Robert H. Smith School of Business, University of Maryland
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March 23: Pi Day Celebration

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March 30: Dr. Edward Saff, Professor of Mathematics, Director of Center for Constructive Approximation, Vanderbilt University
Presenter: Dr. Edward Saff, Professor of Mathematics, Director of Center for Constructive Approximation, Vanderbilt University
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April 6: Dr. Ryan Vinroot, Asst. Professor of Mathematics, College of William and Mary
Presenter:  Dr. Ryan Vinroot, Assistant Professor of Mathematics, College of William and Mary
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