Colloquium seminar series
Current contact for this seminar series: Raphael Clouatre (204-474-8734).

2017

Date Name Title
2017-08-04 Jose Aguayo TBA
2017-05-26 Andrew Uzzell Graph limits, entropy, and counting
2017-05-12 John Dallon Modeling Amoeboidal Cell Motion -- Force vs Speed
2017-05-04 Tommy Kucera Fibonacci and The Liber Abaci
2017-03-31 Francois Charette Lagrangian Floer homology, Fukaya's symplectic s-cobordism conjecture, and all that...
2017-03-10 Douglas Farenick Boundaries Of Some Low-Dimensional Operator Systems
2017-03-03 Cameron Franc Geometry and Modular Forms
2017-01-13 Jonathan Ziprick Quantum gravitational collapse of a thin shell

2016

Date Name Title
2016-11-04 Martin Buhmann Interpolation and Quasi-Interpolation with Multiquadrics Radial Functions
2016-10-27 Jose Ramon Madrid Padilla On the regularity of classical and fractional maximal operators
2016-10-24 Tom Baird Topological aspects of GIT over the real and complex numbers
2016-10-21 Asha Rao Tracking Money Laundering -- the Enron case
2016-10-07 Jared Aurentz Core-chasing algorithms for the eigenvalue problem
2016-08-04 Alexey Eremin Functional Continuous Runge-Kutta methods for Retarded Functional Differential Equations
2016-07-08 Ashish Gupta Growth of Algebraic Structures
2016-04-01 Jiun-Chau Wang Noncommutative probability and Boole's transformation
2016-03-11 Sarah Plosker Some matrix theory questions arising from quantum coherence
2016-03-04 Craig Westerland Arithmetic statistics via algebraic topology
2016-03-02 Richard Brualdi Permutations, Tournaments, X-rays, and Skolem Sequences

2015

Date Name Title
2015-11-27 Juliana Theodoro De Lima On braids and string links groups
2015-11-20 Laurent Marcoux Abelian, amenable operator algebras are similar to C*-algebras.
2015-11-12 Dr. Michael Lamoureux The PIMS Innovation Strategy
2015-10-16 K.c. Sivakumar Inverse Positive Interval Matrices
2015-10-09 Wujie Shi More on the Characterization of Finite Simple Groups
2015-09-25 Brian Forrest, University Of Waterloo AMENABILITY, THE FOURIER ALGEBRA OF A LOCALLY COMPACT GROUP AND ITS IDEALS
2015-09-18 Ranganathan Padmanabhan Geometric Realization of Abstract Configurations
2015-08-14 Andriy Bondarenko Strongly regular graphs and Borsuk's conjecture
2015-05-29 Darja Kalajdzievska & Lindsay Wessel Rethinking Course Structure; Increased Participation and Persistence in MATH 1010
2015-05-15 Chi-Kwong Li Decomposition of Unitary Gates
2015-05-08 Rob Beezer Open Source Mathematics with MathBook XML
2015-03-06 Lijun Yi Recent progress on hp-version continuous Galerkin and spectral collocation time-stepping methods
2015-01-30 Jordan Watts So what is an orbifold, anyway?

2014

Date Name Title
2014-12-12 Robert Borgersen Progress Towards a Mathematics Placement Test at the University of Manitoba - Part 2
2014-12-05 Colin Desmarais Finite Geometries and lower bounds for $ex(n;K^{(3)}(2,2,t))$
2014-11-28 Darja Kalajdzievska Learning about how students learn
2014-11-07 Robert Borgersen Progress Towards a Mathematics Placement Test at the University of Manitoba
2014-10-31 Eric Harper Virtual knots and their Alexander invariants
2014-10-17 T. G. Kucera Kepler's Conjecture and the Flyspeck Project
2014-10-03 Bela Bollobas Phase transitions and local limit theorems
2014-09-19 Norbert Heuer Discontinuous approximations of hypersingular integral equations
2014-06-06 Lajos Molnar An operation on the positive definite cone of a $C^*$-algebra and its algebraic properties
2014-05-16 Colin Ingalls Rationality of the Brauer-Severi Varieties of Sklyanin algebras
2014-05-02 Ievgen Bilokopytov The dilation in different settings
2014-04-25 Kaitlin Alexander A Simplified Model of Ocean Circulation
2014-03-21 Khodr Shamseddine Characterization of compact and self-adjoint operators, and study of positive operators on a Banach space over a non-Archimedean field
2014-03-14 Michael Doob Some tamales in your tikz
2014-03-07 Adam Clay Knot groups and orderability
2014-02-28 Derek Krepski Global quotients among symplectic toric orbifolds
2014-02-14 Shaun Lui Nonlinear PDEs Explained
2014-01-31 Michael Doob Adding some pizzazz to beamer
2014-01-24 Varvara Shepelska Weak amenability of certain Beurling algebras
2014-01-17 Andrii Arman Combinatorial Nullstellensatz
2014-01-10 Karen Gunderson Random Markov processes

2013

Date Name Title
2013-11-29 Stephen Kirkland The Kemeny constant for Markov chains
2013-11-22 Darja Kalajdzievska Debunking Math Myths
2013-11-15 Matthias Neufang Topological Centres Everywhere
2013-11-08 Xiangui Zhao Gelfand-Kirillov dimension of differential difference modules
2013-11-01 David Gunderson Extremal graphs forbidding odd cycles
2013-10-25 Ranganathan Padmanabhan Equational Logic of Groups and Rings.
2013-09-27 Ryan Schultz A Guide to the Libraries for Graduate Mathematics Students
2013-09-06 Eli Levin The Generalized Christoffel Functions and Extremal Problems
2013-04-26 Andriy Bondarenko & Danylo Radchenko Spherical designs: proof of the Korevaar-Meyers conjecture and beyond
2013-04-22 Nilima Nigam The Mathematics of Light and Sound
2013-04-19 Filofteia Gheorghe Cancelled
2013-04-12 Darja Kalajdzievska Taking Math Students from 'Blah' to 'Aha!'; What Can We Do?
2013-04-05 Oleksiy Klurman Rigidity and Randomness in numbers
2013-03-22 Safoura Zaffar Jafar Zadeh Fixed points and derivation problem of B. E. Johnson
2013-03-15 Prof. Alexander Ol'shanskii Planar pictures, asymptotic invariants, and computational complexity of groups
2013-03-11 Junfeng Jiang Birational Transformation of Gromov-Witten and Donaldson-Thomas invariants
2013-03-08 Daniela Nikolova-Popova Cancelled
2013-03-08 Louise-Charlotte Kappe Cancelled
2013-03-07 Stefan Tohaneanu Linear Codes from Commutative Algebraic perspectives
2013-03-04 Jonathan Brown Infinite dimensional Lie algebra representation theory and finite W-algebras
2013-03-01 Iman Soliman Mathematical analysis of the role of movement in the spread of tuberculosis
2013-02-28 Adam Clay Ordered groups and 3-manifolds
2013-02-25 Derek Krepski Geometric Quantization and Verlinde Formulas
2013-02-14 Michael Brandenbursky Metrics on diffeomorphism groups and symplectic factorization theorems
2013-02-11 Sean Fitzpatrick Index theory, Dirac operators, and Quantization
2013-02-08 Prof. R. Padmanabhan Congruent Number Problem
2013-02-01 Yong Zhang Finite dimensional invariant subspace property of linear mappings
2013-01-25 Tommy Kucera Applications of Differentiation in the Marquis de l' Hospital's 'Analyse'
2013-01-18 Ross Stokke Homomorphisms of group algebras
2013-01-11 Michael Doob Two new tools to make your math web pages better

2012

Date Name Title
2012-12-07 David Gunderson Applications of the probabilistic method
2012-11-30 Sasho Kalajdzievski Mathematicians, Mystics, Miracles
2012-11-23 Anthony To-Ming Lau Fixed Point set of measures and positive definite functions on a locally compact group
2012-11-16 Jaydeep Chipalkatti Cancelled
2012-11-02 Anna Stokke Young tableaux and the cyclic sieving phenomenon
2012-10-26 Julien Arino Some mathematical problems arising in models for the spatio-temporal spread of infectious pathogens
2012-10-19 Eric Schippers A correspondence between Teichmuller theory and conformal field theory
2012-10-12 Nick Harland The Iterated Carmichael Lambda Function
2012-09-28 John Van Rees Friendship Graphs and Friendship Hypergraphs
2012-09-21 Hanno Lefmann Edge Colorings of Graphs Avoiding a Fixed Monochromatic Subgraph
2012-07-05 Toban Wiebe Game Theory and Evolution
2012-07-05 Jason Klusowski Flows, Branching Numbers and Percolation on Trees
2012-04-25 Karen Rosemarie Johannson Bootstrap percolation
2012-04-05 Dr. R. Padmanabhan One Equation, Many Avatars
2012-03-29 Rob Craigen Manitoba Math War
2012-03-22 Stephanie Portet Modelling intermediate filaments: what problems, what tools?
2012-03-15 Tommy Kucera The First Calculus Textbook: The Marquis de l'Hospital and the
2012-03-08 Yang Zhang An Introduction to Computer Algebra Methods
2012-03-01 Pappur Shivakumar  Mathematical Modelling of Some Human Diseases

2011

Date Name Title
2011-11-17 Julien Arino Modelling the spatio-temporal spread of infectious diseases
2011-10-18 Robert Thomas A tour through the mathematics of weaving
2011-06-29 Eric Bosco Introduction to Mitacs Programmes
2011-03-17 Tatyana Foth Riemann surfaces and automorphic forms

2010

Date Name Title
2010-11-18 J. Chipalkatti Two Impossibility Theorems from Social Choice Theory

2009

Date Name Title
2009-11-26 Michael Doob Using a wiki as a Classroom Presentation Tool
2009-04-09 Nikolay Romanovskiy Algebraic Geometry over Solvable Groups
2009-03-26 Jean Lubuma Non-standard Numerical Schemes for Dynamical Systems
2009-02-27 Vladimir Shpilrain Group-based cryptography

2008

Date Name Title
2008-02-28 Barbara Lee Keyfitz Hyperbolic Conservation Laws: The Next Generation
2008-01-17 W. W. Comfort Compact Groups and Their Subgroups

2007

Date Name Title
2007-12-06 Rob Craigen Alien Arithmetic? (An adventure into p-Adic Numbers)

2006

Date Name Title
2006-12-07 John Spiro Polymer Diffusion in Latex Films
2006-11-23 Dongwoo Shen Nonconforming finite element methods
2006-11-09 Gavin Seals Galois connections and monads
2006-09-28 Zeev Ditzian Ul'Yanov and Nikol'Skii-type Inequalities

2002

Date Name Title
2002-06-11 Serpil Kocabiyik Numerical simulation of the flow induced by a transversely oscillating inclined elliptical cylinder
2002-04-11 Sasho Kalajdzievski Math on the Web
2002-01-10 Robert Craigen Infigers

News

MathCamp 2017 information is online.

In an effort to help students, the Math department has put together the LevelUp program. See details here. Video explaining registration process is here.

Events

Friday, August 4th, 2017 at 15:30, 418 Machray Hall
Jose Aguayo
TBA
(Seminar series : Colloquium)