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Department of

Mathematics and Computer Science

Seminar Series

Department of Mathematics and Computer Science, University of San Diego (USD).

Funding provided by the Enhanced Student-Faculty Interaction Initiative, Office of the Provost, USD.

Past Presentations 2012

 Time and Location
 Speaker
 Affiliation
Title 
 Abstract
Thurs Nov. 1, 2012
Serra Hall 210
Subarna Shakya, PhD
Tribhuvan University, Nepal
e-Government in Nepal
Thurs Sept. 20, 2012
Serra Hall 116
Professor Dwight Bean
USD
The (3,5,7) is Ramsey in E^2
Tues Sept. 11, 2012
Serra Hall 155
Maritza Johnson, Ph.D
USD Alumna
Moving Beyond All or Nothing: A New Permission Model for Personalized Services
Tues May 1, 2012
Serra 104B
T J Rogers
Purdue University
When Worlds Coincide: Mirror World Interfaces
Thurs Feb. 16, 2012
Serra Hall, Room 128
Professor James Brown
Clemson University
L-functions and Arithmetic
Thurs Feb. 16, 2012
Serra Hall, Room 314
Professor James Brown
Clemson University
Rational Right Triangles and a Million Dollar Problem
Wed Feb. 15, 2012
Serra Hall, Room 128
Professor Mike Shulman
University of California, San Diego
The Multiplicativity of Fixed-point Invariants
Tues Feb. 14, 2012
Serra Hall, Room 101B
Professor Mike Shulman
University of California, San Diego
Programming with Equality
Thurs Feb. 9, 2012
Serra Hall, Room 102
Professor Matt Davis
Harvey Mudd College
Voting: Candidates, Committees, and More
Wed Feb. 8, 2012
Serra Hall, Room 104B
Professor Matt Davis
Harvey Mudd College
Applications of the Representation Theory of the Symmetric Group
Tues Feb. 7, 2012
Serra Hall, Room 104B
Professor Kevin Woods
Oberlin College
Cubing the Pyramid: Or, Why We Need Calculus (and Measure Theory)
Mon Feb. 6, 2012
Serra Hall, Room 104B
Professor Kevin Woods
Oberlin College
Generating Functions, Algorithms, and the Frobenius Problem
Thurs Feb. 2, 2012
Serra Hall, Room 101B
Professor Brandy Guntel
University of Texas at Austin
Knots with Seifert Fibered and Lens Space Surgeries
Wed Feb. 1, 2012
Serra Hall, Room 204
Professor Brandy Guntel
University of Texas at Austin
Crossing Bridges with Dots and Line Segments
Mon Jan. 30, 2012
Serra Hall, Room 104B
Professor Shannon Talbott
University of Iowa
Stable Endormorphism Rings and Universal Deformation Rings
Mon Jan. 30, 2012
Serra Hall, Room 215
Professor Shannon Talbott
University of Iowa
Representations on a Quiver

 

Past Presentations 2010-2011

Time and Location Speaker Affiliation Title Abstract/
Slides
Tues Feb. 8, 2011
Serra 155
Professor Raymond Yeung The Chinese University of Hong Kong Network Coding: An Overview Abstract
Wed Feb. 2, 2011
Serra 211
Nancy Rodriguez, '06 UCLA, Department of Mathematics A PDE Model for Biological Aggregation: the Battle between Dispersal and Aggregation Abstract

Past Presentations 2009-2010

Time and Location Speaker Affiliation Title Abstract/
Slides
Thurs Oct. 15, 2009
Serra 209
Jamie Kerns USD Alumnus and YouTube Software Engineer Agile Development in the Real World Abstract
Thurs Oct. 22, 2009
Serra 312
Dr. Douglas Hulbert SPAWAR Systems Center-Pacific
San Diego, CA
Using MATLAB for resource allocation and card trick generation Abstract
Tues Oct. 27, 2009
Serra 204
Suneel Sundar National Security Agency and the Center for Communications Research How to be a Working Mathematician Abstract
Tues Nov. 10, 2009
Serra 204
Alice Alsberghe Cheiron Working as an Actuary Abstract

Past Presentations Fall 2008

Time and Location Speaker Affiliation Title Abstract/
Slides
Tues Oct. 14, 2008
Serra Hall 116
Dr. Sarah Eichhorn UCI Mathematics Department
USD Alumna
Biomechanical Model of Plant Root Hair Growth Abstract
Thurs Sept. 18, 2008
Serra Hall 116
Dr. Douglas Yung NASA/CALTECH Working at NASA
Roundtable Discussion
Abstract
Thurs Sept. 18, 2008
Serra Hall 210
Dr. Douglas Yung NASA/CALTECH Detection of bacterial endospores:
From sterilization, biodefense to astrobiology
Abstract

Past Presentations 2007-2008

Time and Location Speaker Affiliation Title Abstract/
Slides
Tues May 13, 2008
Serra Hall 211
Paul Yandell Applied Math Senior USD Identifying Vibrational Modes Using the Finite Element Method  
Thurs Feb. 28, 2008
Serra Hall 211
Dr. Sarah Frey UCI Mathematics Department
USD Alumna
Europa Revealed:
Using Mathematics to uncover the secrets of Jupiter’s moon
 
Dec 2007 Paul Yandell Applied Math Senior USD Applied Math Senior Project Proposal  
Thurs Dec. 6, 2007
Serra 102
Carolyn Yarnall Darren Davis
Jamie Kerns
Justin Webster
Math & CS Seniors USD Our Summer Research Experience
REUs and Internships Panel Discussion
 
Thurs Nov. 8, 2007
Serra 116
Dr. Juan Meza High Performance Computing Research Department Head Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, CA How to Interview Successfully for a Job  
Thurs Nov. 8, 2007
Serra 209
Dr. Juan Meza High Performance Computing Research Department Head Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, CA The Role of Mathematics in Amplifying Science Research Abstract
Tues Oct. 30, 2007
Serra 116
Carolyn Yarnall Justin Webster Math Seniors USD REU Project Presentations