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Bryn Mawr College
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Bryn Mawr, PA 19010-2899

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Colloquium Schedule

Spring 2016

Bryn Mawr College and Haverford College run a weekly joint colloquium that alternates in location between the Bryn Mawr and Haverford mathematics departments.  All are welcome to attend!  Talks are usually on Monday afternoons from 4:00-5:00.  A tea precedes the talk at 3:30 pm: in PSB 355 Math Major Lounge (Bryn Mawr) / KINSC H208 (Haverford).

Talks:   4:00 PM in PSB 338 (Bryn Mawr) / KINSC H109 (Haverford)

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Directions to Haverford College

Past colloquium awesomeness: Fall 2012 Spring 2013 • Fall 2013 • Spring 2014 Fall 2014  Spring 2015 Fall 2015 Full archive

Date

Speaker

Title of Talk

Location

Monday

Jan 25

Victor Barranca

Swarthmore College

"Compressed Coding in Sensory Systems:
From Sparse Stimuli to Network Structure"
Bryn Mawr

Monday

Feb 1

Will Gryc

Muhlenberg College

"What Math Can Tell Us About eBay, Teacup Auctions, and the Winner's Curse" Haverford

Monday

Feb 8

William Gasarch

University of Maryland

"Advanced Results in the Theory of Languages and Computation which have Simple Proofs"

Haverford

Joint with Computer Science

Monday

Feb 15

Nayantara Bhatnagar

University of Delaware

"Limit Theorems for Longest Monotone Subsequences in Random Mallows Permutations" Haverford

Monday

*Feb 22

 

Jedidah Isler

Vanderbilt University

"On the Physics of Quasars and Blazars"

 

Bryn Mawr

Joint with Physics

Dalton 300, 6:30 PM

Monday

Feb 29

Christina Weaver

Franklin & Marshall College

"Mathematical Modeling of Neurons: From Data to Discovery" Haverford

Monday

March 7

SPRING BREAK NO COLLOQUIUM  

Monday

March 14

Trubee Davison

Haverford College

"Fixed Points, Fractals, and Functional Analysis" Bryn Mawr

Monday

March 21

Kyu-Hwan Lee

University of Connecticut

"Fully Commutative Elements of the Symmetric Group" Haverford

Monday

March 28

Kathryn Haymaker (BMC '07)

Villanova University

"Groups, Graphs, and the Cantor Set" Bryn Mawr

Monday

April 4

Michael Biro

Swarthmore College

"Planar Graphs with Many Perfect Matchings" Haverford

Friday

**April 8

2:00 PM

Amanda Landi

Bard College at Simon's Rock

"Differential Equations: The Separation of Variables Method"

Bryn Mawr

Please note earlier time for talk

Monday

April 11

Tim Chartier

Davidson College

Math Appreciation Week Keynote Speaker

 

"Playing from a Laptop: Sports Analytics" Bryn Mawr

Monday

April 18

Stefanos Aretakis

Princeton University

"Topics in General Relativity" Haverford

Monday

April 25

Karamatou Yacoubou Djima

Swarthmore College

"Diffusion Wavelet Frames and an Application of Laplacian Eigenmaps to Retinal Imaging" Bryn Mawr

*Please note different location and time.

**Special Colloquium

For more information, please contact Leslie Cheng (Bryn Mawr) or Gabe Feinberg (Haverford).