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.

Spring 2017 Research Seminar Schedule

Coordinator: Cormac O'Sullivan

February 14

  Sam van Gool, City College,  Pro-aperiodic monoids via saturated models

February 21

  Josh Sussan, Medgar Evers College and the Graduate Center,  Towards categorification of 3-manifold invariants

February 28

  Byungdo Park, BCC & Hunter College,  Aspects of equivariant gerbes with connection

March 7

  Melkana Brakalova-Trevithick, Fordham University   Quasi-symmetric maps and the Weil-Petersson class

March 14

  *Cancelled due to snow*  

March 21

  Cesar Valverde, Medgar Evers College   Distinguished representations

March 28

  Alf Dolich, Kingsborough Community College and the Graduate Center,  Around The Model Theory of Pairs of Ordered Rational Vector Spaces

April 4

  Jonathan Sondow Ramanujan, highly composite numbers, and the Riemann Hypothesis

April 11

  no seminar (Spring Break) 

April 18

  no seminar (Spring Break) 

April 25

  Roman Kossak, BCC and the CUNY Graduate Center  Properties recognizable in automorphism groups

May 2

  Athar Abdul-Quader, CUNY Graduate Center  Lattices of Elementary Substructures

May 9

  Henri Guenancia, Stony Brook University  Miyaoka-Yau inequality for minimal models

May 16

  The Stanley Friedlander Lecture
Ara Basmajian
, Hunter College and the CUNY Graduate Center 
Curves on Riemann Surfaces and their Invariants

Fall 2017 Research Seminar Schedule

Coordinator: Cormac O'Sullivan

September 26

  Dennis Sullivan, CUNY Graduate Center and Stony Brook University,  Applications of topology to construct algorithms for computing fluid motion in 2 and 3 dimensions

October 3

  Philipp Rothmaler, BCC and CUNY Graduate Center,  The Baer-Specker Group and its relatives

October 10

  Satyanand Singh, NY City Tech CUNY,  Extensions and applications of the Calkin Wilf tree

October 17

  Zajj Daugherty, City College CUNY,  Two-boundary diagram algebras

October 24

  Yun Yang, CUNY Graduate Center,  Complexity of Dynamical Systems

October 31

  Cormac O'Sullivan, BCC and the CUNY Graduate Center   Kepler's equation, Bessel functions and Perron's method

November 7

  Kerry Ojakian , BCC,   Extremal cop-win graphs

November 14

  Wade Hindes, CUNY Graduate Center,  Prime divisors in orbits and Galois groups of iterates

November 21

  (Friday Schedule)  

November 28

  Nikos Apostolakis, BCC, Self dual non-crossing trees

December 5

  Evangelia Antonakos, BCC, An epistemic logic of multiple knowledge sources

December 12

  Mahmoud Zeinalian, Long Island University and the CUNY Graduate Center,  Almost Kähler manifolds are Kähler