February 19: Louis Riel Day (University Closed)

February 19 – February 23: Reading Week (No classes)

Seminars in 2008

**Tuesday, December 2**-
**Alex Leblanc**(Statistics, University of Manitoba):*Asymptotic Deficiency and Inadmissibility of Empirical Distribution Functions* **Tuesday, November 18**-
**Brad. C. Johnson**(Statistics, University of Manitoba):*On the Number of i.i.d. Samples Required to Observe All of the Balls in an Urn* **Tuesday, October 21**-
**Darren Gillis**(Biology, University of Manitoba):*Information in fisheries data: insights into decisions on the water* **Tuesday, October 7**-
**Benqui Guo**(Mathematics, University of Manitoba):*Approximation Theory in the Framework of Jacobi-weighted Besov and Sobolev Spaces and Application to the P and H-P Finite Element Methods* **Monday, October 6**-
**Fereidoun Ghahramani**(Department of Mathematics, University of Manitoba):*Bounded approximate amenability of the second dual of the Fourier algebra* **Wednesday, April 23**-
**Beni Sahai**(Department of Mathematics, Cadham Provincial Laboratory ):*Pathway to T Cell memory* **Friday, March 28**-
**Eric Schippers**(Department of Mathematics, University of Manitoba):*Operator representations of families of one-to-one holomorphic maps* **Tuesday, March 25**-
**Maciej Borkowski**(Electrical Engineering, University of Manitoba):*Discrete Time and Space Scheduled Walkers for Epidemic Modeling* **Tuesday, March 18**-
**Stephanie Portet**(Mathematics, University of Manitoba):*Dynamics of the intermediate filament assembly* **Tuesday, March 11**-
**Dominic Schaub**(Electrical Engineering, University of Manitoba):*Dispersion diagram calculations for photonic crystals* **Friday, February 29**-
**Eric Schippers**(Department of Mathematics, University of Manitoba):*The universal Teichmueller space, quasiconformal maps and univalent functions* **Thursday, February 28**-
**Barbara Lee Keyfitz**(Director of the Fields Institute, University of Houston):*Hyperbolic Conservation Laws: The Next Generation* **Tuesday, February 26**-
**Frank Hilker**(Centre for Mathematical Biology, Mathematical and Statistical Sciences, University of Alberta ):*An infectious disease model with Bogdanov-Takens bifurcation* **Tuesday, February 5**-
**Shaun H. Lui**(Mathematics, University of Manitoba):*Analysis of finite difference schemes for PDEs* **Friday, February 1**-
**Yemon Choi**(Department of Mathematics, University of Manitoba):*The Fourier algebra of a free group is not approximately amenable* **Tuesday, January 29**-
**Brian Corbett**(Department of Mathematics, University of Manitoba):*Numerical Methods for Moving Boundary Problems: Ice Accretion as a Case Study* **Friday, January 18**-
**Fereidoun Ghahramani**(Department of Mathematics, University of Manitoba):*Approximate identities in approximately amenable Banach algebras* **Thursday, January 17**-
**W. W. Comfort**(Department of Mathematics, Wesleyan University):*Compact Groups and Their Subgroups*

Important Dates

February 19: Louis Riel Day (University Closed)

February 19 – February 23: Reading Week (No classes)

Upcoming Exam

**
MATH 1500
Midterm
**

Thursday, March 1
at
5:40 p.m.

Upcoming Seminars

Combinatorics seminar:

**Shonda Gosselin**:
*Metric Dimension of Circulant Graphs and Cayley Hypergraphs*

Friday, March 9 at 15:30,
415 Machray Hall.

Combinatorics seminar:

**Ben Li**:
*TBA*

Friday, March 16 at 15:30,
415 Machray Hall.

Colloquium talk:

**Hadrien Montanelli**:
*Pattern formation on the sphere*

Friday, March 23 at 14:30,
418 Machray Hall.