BCC - Department of Mathematics and Computer Science
Mathematics & Computer Science

Research Seminar

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 12pm in room CP 305 for one hour. Everyone is welcome to attend.

Math Meetings

On going tutorials on advanced topics are offered at the bi-weekly Math Meetings. They are held in CP 123A on Mondays 2-3:30 and Thursdays 12:30-2. All are welcome. Please see the schedule of talks.

Spring 2015 Research Seminar Schedule

Coordinator: Maria Psarelli

     

February 10

  Heng Yang, Graduate Center,  Change-Point Detection and Uncertainty Identification

February 17

  No Seminar 

February 24

  Bianca Santoro, City College and Graduate Center,  Bifurcation of periodic solutions to singular Yamabe problem on spheres

March 3

  Jani Virtanen, University of Reading, England,  Hankel and Toeplitz operators on Fock spaces


March 10

  Alexander Tovstolis, Oklahoma State University,  Mahler measure of the Hadamard product of two polynomials, and some inequalities of Approximation Theory

*THURSDAY*
March 12
*THURSDAY*

  Abraham Smith, Fordham University,  Solving PDEs and almost-commuting matrices

March 17

  Hunter R. Johnson, John Jay College,  VC Dimension and PAC Learning

March 24

  Alice Medvedev, City College,  TBA

March 31

  Andrew McInerney, BCC,  Problems in Floer Theory

April 7

  Spring Break  

April 14

  Karen Taylor, BCC,  TBA

April 21

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

April 28

  TBA, TBA,  TBA

May 5

  STANLEY FRIEDLANDER LECTURE
Christina Sormani
, Lehman College and the Graduate Center of CUNY, 
TBA

May 12

  TBA, TBA,  TBA
     

Fall 2014 Schedule

Coordinators: Maria Psarelli and Quanlei Fang

     

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 permutaion groups

     

November 18 

 

Manachanallur S. Ravi, Queensborough Community College,  TBA

     

November 25 

 

Jo Nelson, Barnard College, Columbia University and Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton,  Invariants of contact structures and Reeb dynamics
CANCELED -- to be rescheduled in Spring 2015

     

December 2 

 

Azita Mayeli, Queensborough Community College,  Connection between exponential bases and translation bases

     

December 9 

 

Joel Nagloo, Graduate Center of CUNY,  Model theory and the Painleve equations

     

Spring 2014 Schedule

Coordinators: Quanlei Fang and Anthony Weaver
     

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

 

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