Off Campus Colloquia

Colin Adams

“Blown Away: What Knot to do When Sailing”

  • Mathpath, Mt. Holyoke College, July 19, 2017
  • University of South Florida, Tampa, FL, April 12, 2018

“Open and Accessible Problems for Undergraduates in Knot Theory”

  • Special Session, JMM, San Diego, CA, January 11, 2018

“Mathematically Bent Theater”

  • Joint Mathematics Meetings, San Diego, CA, January 12, 2018
  • Topology in Dimensions 2,3, 3.5 and 4, Berkeley, CA, June 25-28, 2018
  • Park City Mathematics Institute, July 16, 2018

“A History of SMALL”

  • With F. Morgan and C. Silva, Special SMALL Session, San Diego, CA, January 13, 2018

“Knotted Dance”

  • Dance/Performance in Interdisciplinary Perspective, Williams College, March 10, 2018

“Multi-Crossing Number for Knots: Turning Knots into Flowers”

  • Kitao Lecture, Swarthmore College, Swarthmore, PA, March 27, 2018
  • University of South Florida, Tampa, FL, April 12, 2018
  • Pacific Northwest MAA Meeting, Seattle, WA, April 19 – 20, 2018
  • Plenary Lecture, SUMTOPO Conference, Western Kentucky University, Bowling Green, KY, July 18, 2018

“Constant Mean Curvature Surfaces in Hyperbolic 3-Manifolds”

  • Topology in Dimensions 2,3, 3.5 and 4, Berkeley, CA, June 28, 2018

“The Great Pi vs. e Debate”

  • with Tom Garrity, Park City Mathematics Institute, July 16, 2018

Julie Blackwood

“Uncovering the Drivers of Spatial Synchrony of Periodical Cicadas in the U.S.”

  • Virginia Tech
  • Sixth International Conference on Mathematical Modeling and Analysis of Populations in Biological Systems
  • Society for Mathematical Biology Annual Meeting

Richard De Veaux

“The Seven Deadly Sins of Big Data”

  • Gordon Lecture, Denison University, OH, October 2017
  • 4th International Researchers, Statisticians and Young Statisticians Congress (IRYSCS), U.S. Census Bureau, Washington, DC, June 2017
  • Fall Technical Conference, Philadelphia, PA, October 2017 (Finalist for Shewell Award for Best Presentation)

“Data Science For All? When, Where, How Much and Why?”

  • ECOTS e-conference on Teaching Statistics, May 2018

“Modeling Aging Effects in Human Sports Performance”

  • U.S. Census Bureau, Washington, D.C., June 2017
  • Denison University, OH, October 2017

“Building Better Models Through Predictive Analytics”

  • Paris, France, September 2017
  • New York, April 2018
  • Philadelphia, PA, April 2018
  • Cambridge, MA, June 2018

“Workshop oh Presentation Skills”

  • Joint Statistical Meetings, Baltimore, MD, July 2017

“Short Course: Successful Data Mining in Practice”

  • Cleveland Chapter, American Statistical Association, April 2018
  • U.S. Army, Picatinny Arsenal, Wharton, NJ, April 2018

Thomas Garrity

“On Transfer Operators for Triangle Partition Maps”

  • Project Dyna3S, Université, June 2017

“On a Thermodynamic Classification for Real Numbers”

  • Automata Seminar, Institut de Recherche en Informatique Fondamentale (IRIF), Université Paris Diderot, June 2017

“Using Mathematical Maturity to Shape Our Teaching, Our Careers and Our Departments”

  • Cross-Section Talk, Park City Mathematics Institute, Park City, Utah, July 2017

“On Some Wonders of Factoring and Its Many Choices”

  • Martha Davenport Heard Lecture, Wellesley College, September 2017
  • Keynote Lecture, Mathematics Conference and Competition of Northern New York (MCCNNY), Clarkson University, Potsdam, NY, October 2017

Leo Goldmakher

“Why You Should Care About Polya-Vinogradov”

    Mathematical Congress of the Americas, Montreal, QC, Canada, July 2017
    Heilbronn/ESTIA Number Theory Seminar, University of Bristol, UK

“Why You Should Care About the Polya-Vinogradov Inequality”

    Algebra, Geometry, and Number Theory Seminar, Tufts University, November 2017

“Improving Burgess Via Polya-Vinogradov”

    Zahlentheoretisches Kolloquium, TU Graz, Graz, Austria, September 2017

“The Unreasonable Effectiveness of the Polya-Vinogradov Inequality”

    Group, Lie and Number Theory Seminar, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, November 2017
    Algebraic Geometry and Number Theory Seminar, Rice University, November 2017

“Some Refinements of Artin’s Conjecture”

    Quebec-Vermont Number Theory Seminar, Montreal, QC, Canada, December 2017

    Algebra and Number Theory Seminar, Yale University, January 2018
    CMS Summer Meeting, Fredericton, NB, Canada, June 2018

“Insolvability of the Quintic Without Galois Theory”

    Math Society, Yale University, January 2018

Pamela Harris

“Invisible Lattice Points”

    Latinx in the Mathematical Sciences Conference, Institute for Pure and Applied Mathematics, March 2018

    Mathematics Colloquium, United States Naval Academy, February 2018

  • Math Research Lecture, SUNY, Geneseo, January 2018
  • Mathematics and Statistics and Computer Science, Special Colloquium, Marquette University, January 2018
  • Youngstown State University, December 2017
  • Focus on Math Speaker Series, Brigham Young University, October 2017
  • Mathematics Colloquium, Colby College, October 2017
  • Union College BEAM Program, July 2017

“Computing Weight Multiplicities”

  • Special Colloquium, Wake Forest University, February 2018
  • AMS Special Session: Noncommutative Algebra and Representation Theory, JMM San Diego, CA, January 2018

“Partition Functions and Their Generalizations”

  • Mathematics Colloquium, Colby College, January 2018

“Konstant’s Partition Function”

  • AMS Special Session: A Showcase of Number Theory at Liberal Arts Colleges, JMM San Diego, CA, January 2018
  • California State University, Fresno, June 2017

“Lattice Point Visibility on Generalized Lines of Sight”

  • AMS Special Session: A Showcase of Number Theory at Liberal Arts Colleges, JMM San Diego, CA, January 2018
  • Scientific Symposia Women Do Math, SACNAS National Conference, Salt Lake City, UT, October 2017

“Permutations, Peaks, Polynomials, and a Positivity Conjecture”

  • Wake Forest University, October 2017

“Representation Theory and Counting Partitions”

  • Scientific Symposia Latinxs Count! SACNAS National Conference, Salt Lake City, UT, October 2017

“From Undocumented Student to Mathematics Professor”

  • Colby College Runnals Dinner for Women in Mathematics, October 2017

“The q-Analog of Konstant’s Partition Function and the Highest Root of the Simple Lie Algebras”

  • Special Session: Polynomials in Enumerative, Algebraic, and Geometric Combinatorics, AMS Sectional Meeting, SUNY Buffalo, NY, September 2017
  • Special Session on Algebraic Combinatorics, XXII Coloquio Latinoamericano de Algebra Quito, Ecuador, August 2017

Brianna Heggeseth

“Tree-Based Clustering of Longitudinal Childhood Growth”

  • Eastern North America Region (ENAR) of Biometrics Spring Meeting, March 2018

“Many Data Views”

  • Invited Talk, Macalester College, November 2017

“Estimating Complex Relationships With Nonlinear Longitudinal Growth Patterns”

    Presentation at Joint Statistics Meetings, August 2017

Bernhard Klingenberg

“Intro Stats in the Cloud”

  • 29th 30th International Conference on Technology in Collegiate Mathematics, Washington, DC, January 2018

“Multivariate Binary Data: Analyzing Adverse Events in Influenza Vaccines”

  • Program in Data Science, New College Florida, Florida, January 2018

“A Confidence Interval for the Risk Difference in Meta Analysis”

  • New College Florida, Florida, April 2018

Susan Loepp

“Completions of Noncatenary Local Domains”

  • AMS Special Session on Homological Commutative Algebra, AMS Sectional Meeting
    Northeastern University, April 2018

Steven Miller

“Pythagoras at the Bat: An Introduction to Stats and Modeling”

  • Developer Thursdays at ICloud85, Lever, North Adams, MA, June 8, 2017
  • University of Michigan, November 29, 2017
  • Greylock Talks, December 19, 2017

“Portable Lecture Capture, LACOL Teaching with Tech 2017 Lightning Round”

    Vassar College, June 15, 2017

“Where’s My Remote?”

  • Shared Upper Level Math Courses Across Schools, LACOL 2017, Session 7
  • Vassar College, June 16, 2017

“Egg Dropping Math: It’s All It’s Cracked Up To Be”

  • Math League Summer Program, July 17, 2017

“Extending Pythagoras”

  • Math League Summer Program, Williams SMALL REU, July 29, 2017

“From M&Ms to Mathematics, or, How I Learned to Answer Questions and Help My Kids Love Math”

  • Math League Summer Program, July 30, 2017
  • Prospective Days, Williams College, August 11, 2017

“Lower Order Biases in Fourier Coefficients of Elliptic Curve and Cuspidal Newform Families”

  • With Jared Lichtman, Eric Winsor and Jianing Yang, Maine-Quebec Number Theory Conference, October 14, 2017

“Variance of Gaussian Primes Across Sectors and The Hecke L-Function Ratios Conjecture”

  • With Yujin Kim and Shannon Sweitzer, Maine-Quebec Number Theory Conference, October 14, 2017

“From C to Shining Sea: Complex Dynamics from Combinatorics to Coastlines”

  • Williams in Mystic Program, October 20, 2017

“Cookie Monster Meets the Fibonacci Numbers. Mmmmmm – Theorems!”

  • Math Club, Michigan University, November 30, 2017

“Egg Drop Mathematics: It IS All It’s Cracked Up To Be”

  • Math Circle, Ann Arbor, Michigan, November 30, 2017

“Continuing High School Math Education Lectures”

  • Wellesley High School, Part II, December 15, 2017
  • Wellesley High School, Part III, January 29, 2017

“Where’s My Remote? Shared Upper Level Math Courses Across Schools”

  • AMS-MAA Special Session: Novel Methods of Enhancing Success in Mathematics Classes, Joint Mathematics Meeting, San Diego, CA, January 10, 2018

“Generalizations of Zeckendorf’s Theorem to Two-Dimensional Sequences”

  • With Josh Siktar, AMS Special Session on Discrete Neural Networking and Applications, I, JMM, San Diego, CA, January 11, 2018

“Distributions in Generalized Zeckendorf Decompositions”

  • With Yujin Kim, Shannon Sweitzer, Eric Winsor and Jianing Yang, AMS Special Session on Discrete Neural Networking and Applications, I, JMM, San Diego, CA, January 11, 2018

“SNAP DECISIONS: Management Lessons Learned from Legos”

  • Lever, North Adams, MA, January 25, 2018

“Where’s the Remote? Upper-Level Math/Stats Hybrid Course Sharing for the Liberal Arts”

  • With Jingchen (Monika) Hu, EDUCAUSE Learning Initiative (ELI) Annual Meeting, New Orleans, LA, January 30, 2018

“Results on GL(2) L-Functions: Biases in Coefficients and Gaps Between Zeroes”

  • Number Theory Seminar, Brown University, April 2, 2018

“From the Manhattan Project to Elliptic Curves”

  • Analysis Seminar, Virginia Tech, April 6, 2018

“Benford’s Law and the 3x+1 Problem, or: Why the IRS Cares About Discrete Dynamical Systems”

  • AMS Northeastern Sectional, Discrete Dynamical Systems, April 22, 2018

“Solving the Rubik’s Cube”

  • Pittsfield Public Library, May 19, 2018

“Within-Perfect & Near-Perfect Numbers”

  • With Kevin Kwan, Combinatorial and Additive Number Theory (CANT) 2018, May 22, 2018

Finite Conductor Models for Zeros Near the Central Point of Elliptic Curve L-Functions”

  • Conference on Modular Forms and Related Topics, Beirut, May 28, 2018

“Exploration into a Framework for Digitally Shared Courses”

  • With Liz Evans, Lioba Gerhardi and Monika Hu, LACOL Workshop, Carlton College, June 1, 2018

Frank Morgan

“The Isoperimetric Problem With Density”

  • Fields Institute, July 2017
  • University of Delaware, Newark, September 2017
  • Baylor University, October 2017
  • Montclair State University, March 2018

“AMS Notices: Math and Diversity”

  • MathFest, August 2017

“The Most Efficient Tetrahedral Tile of Space”

  • State Dinner Talk, Wake Forest University, September 2017

“The Most Efficient Tile of Space”

  • EPaDel MAA meeting, Shippensburg University, November 2017

“Workshop on the Most Efficient Tiles of Space”

  • EPaDel MAA Meeting, Shippensburg University, November 2017

“What Every Student Should Know About JMM”
“Notices Editors-in-Chief”
“Mathematics from the SMALL Undergraduate Research Program”

  • Panel, San Diego Joint Math Meetings, January 2018

“Double Bubbles in Spaces With Density”

  • Lehigh University Geometry and Topology Conference, May 2018

Ralph Morrison

“Tropical Hyperelliptic Curves in the Plane”

  • SIAM Conference on Applied Algebraic Geometry, Atlanta, GA, August 2017
  • Number Theory Seminar, Cornell University, April 2018

“Tropical Graphs in the Plane”

  • Valley Geometry Seminar, UMass, Amherst, December 2017
  • Institut Mittag-Leffler Seminar, Djursholm, Sweden, January 2018

“Hyperelliptic Tropical Curves in the Plane”

  • Joint Mathematics Meetings MAA Contributed paper session on Geometry, San Diego CA, January 2018

“Most Planar Graphs Aren’t Tropical”

  • AMS Spring Sectional Meeting Special Session on Combinatorial Aspects of Tropical Geometry, Columbus OH, March 2018

“Tropical Curves and Bitangents”

  • Oliver Club Colloquium, Cornell University, April 2018

Cesar Silva

“Mobius Random Law and Infinite Rank-One Maps”

  • AMS Special Session on Ergodic Theory and Dynamical Systems to Celebrate the Work of Jane Hawkins, San Diego, CA, January 2018

“On Rank-One Infinite Measure-Preserving Examples and Extensions of Properties of the Chacon Transformation”

  • AMS Special Session on Ergodic Theory and Dynamics in Combinatorial Number Theory, Boston, MA, April 2018

Mihai Stoiciu

“Introduction to Random Matrix Theory”

  • Three-week course in the Undergraduate Summer School at the 2017 IAS-PCMI Summer Session on “Random Matrices”, Park City, UT, June – July 2017
  • “Bounds for the Pseudospectra of Various Classes of Matrices and Operators”

    • NEAM – Second Northeastern Analysis Meeting, University at Albany, Albany, NY, October 2017
    • “Numerical Investigations of the Eigenvalue Distribution of Random Hermitian and Unitary Operators”
    • AMS Special Session on “Spectral Theory”, Portland State University, Portland, OR, April 2018

    Chad Topaz

    “Topological Data Analysis of Biological Aggregation Models”

    • Cornell University, October, 2017
    • Mt. Holyoke College, October, 2017
    • Brown University, April, 2018
    • Smith College, April, 2018
    • SIAM Annual Meeting, Portland, OR, July, 2018

    “Topological Data Analysis of Collective Motion”

    • Applied Algebraic Topology Research Network, November, 2017
    • Boston University, March, 2018
    • Colorado State University, April, 2018

    “What the Bleep are Agent-Based Models”

    • AMS Mathematics Research Community, West Greenwich, RI, June, 2018

    “Re-envisioning Calculus”

    • Centre College, June, 2018

    “Gender Representation through a Data Science Lens”

    • Colorado State University, April, 2018

    “The Secret Life of Teaching”

    • Cornell University, October, 2017
  • Boston University, March, 2018
  • Brown University, April, 2018
  • Laurie Tupper

    “Spatial Time Series Classification With Applications to Wind Energy”

    • Joint Statistical Meetings, Seattle, WA, August 2017

    “Changes in the Wind: Similarity and Clustering for Spatial Time Series Data”

    • Advancing Women’s Impact in Mathematics Symposium, Worcester, MA, April 2018

    “Clustering and Similarity for Spatial Time Series Data”

    • IMA Workshop on Frontiers in Forecasting, St. Paul, MN, April 2018

    “Depth-Based Clustering for Multivariate Time Series With Applications in Wind Energy”

    • Joint Statistical Meetings, Vancouver, BC Canada, August 2018

    Daniel Turek

    ““Features and Trends of the Reproducibility Case Studies”

    • University of California, Berkeley, January 2017