Research Seminar

Department of Mathematics and Computer Science, Bronx Community College


Talks at the Research Seminar are given by BCC department faculty members and invited speakers from other institutions. The seminar usually meets on Tuesdays at 12 p.m. in room CP 305 for one hour. Everyone is welcome to attend.

You may also be interested in the BCC Math Meeting which are ongoing tutorials on advanced topics.

Research Seminar Coordinators:  Maria Psarelli, Quanlei Fang

Fall 2014 Schedule

     

September 16

  Mariela Carvacho Bustamante, Graduate Center,  Some aspect on the classification of group actions on compact Riemann surfaces
     

September 23

  No Seminar, Classes Follow a Friday Schedule
     

September 30 

 

Radek Wojciechowski, York College,  The Feller property for graphs

     

October 7 

 

Roman Kossak, BCC,  Elementary extensions of the ring of integers

     

October 14 

 

Jorge Pineiro, BCC,  Two numbers correcting the behavior of rational maps: the dynamical degree and the d-ratio

 

October 21 

 

Kerry Ojakian, BCC, Characterizing Cop-Win Graphs

 

October 28 

 

Yunping Jiang, Queens College and the Graduate Center,  Complex Analysis in Solving a Real Problem

 

November 4 

 

Chris Conidis, College of Staten Island,  New Interactions between Computability Theory and Algebra

 

November 11 

 

Tony Weaver, BCC, A tale of two permutation groups

 

November 18 

 

Manachanallur S. Ravi, Queensborough Community College,  TBA

 

November 25 

 

Jo Nelson, Columbia University and Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton,  Invariants of contact structures and Reeb dynamics

 

December 2 

 

Azita Mayeli, Queensborough Community College,  TBA

 

December 9 

 

Joel Nagloo, Graduate Center of CUNY,  TBA

     


Coordinators:  Quanlei Fang, Anthony Weaver

Spring 2014 Schedule

     

February 11

  Peter Spaeth, Penn State Altoona,  Topological rigidity of contact and symplectic isotopies
     

February 18

  Moshe Kamensky, Hebrew University of Jerusalem,  Introduction to Picard-Vessiot theory
     

February 25 

 

Nikos Apostolakis,   Mind-body duality and self-dual embeddings of complete graphs

 

 

 

March 4 

 

Tony Weaver,   The wild automorphisms of the complex numbers

 

 

 

March 11 

 

Montserrat Alsina, Universitat Polytècnica de Catalunya - BarcelonaTech (UPC), EPSEM Manresa,   Number theory meets coding theory: from quaternion algebras to Fuchsian codes

 

 

 

March 18 

 

Sean Cleary, CCNY CUNY,   The unusual geometry of Thompson's groups

 

 

 

March 25 

 

Roman Kossak,   How to build a tall rigid ordered ring

 

 

 

April 1 

 

Zhe Wang,   Quadratic differentials and Teichmuller spaces

 

 

 

April 8 

 

Gautam Chinta, CCNY CUNY,   Zeta functions, heat kernels, and spectral asymptotics on discrete tori

 

 

 

April 15 

 

Spring Break

 

 

 

April 22 

 

Spring Break

 

 

 

April 29 

 

Andrew Greene, Manhattan College,   Operator-valued derivations on tensor algebras

     

May 6 

  Quanlei Fang  Introduction to the Kadison-Singer problem
     

May 13

  STANLEY FRIEDLANDER LECTURE
Linda Keen, Graduate Center and Lehman College,   Discreteness and the hyperbolic geometry of hexagons
     

 

 

Previous Seminar Talks

2013, 2012, 2011
2010, 2009,
2008
2007, 2006, 2005
2004—1996