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Alexander Teplyaev – The Spectral Dimension of the Universe
May 29, 2015
Professor Alexander Teplyaev will explain some ideas behind the notion of spectral dimension and how they are related to research being done in our department.
Masha Gordina – Random thoughts on Brownian motion
June 5, 2015
Professor Masha Gordina will talk about the fascinating history of the Brownian motion and its applications in the real world.
Keith Conrad – Continued Fractions
June 12, 2015
Professor Keith Conrad will talk about continued fractions, how to compute them, some of their properties, and how to answer seemingly unanswerable questions like this: if an unknown fraction is roughly 2.32558, what is it? (The answer is not 232558/100000.)
Thomas Laetsch – From Brownian motion cometh
June 19, 2015
Following Dr. Gordina’s talk developing Brownian motion, Thomas Laetsch will take us on a short drunkard’s walk through several theories stemming from or related to Brownian motion. R(E)U ready?
Joe Chen – Drunkard, Octopus, and Electrical Networks
June 26, 2015
Joe Chen will summarize the main ideas behind electrical networks and describe two unexpected applications to probability.
July 25, 2013
Professor Brian Hartmann of the University of Connecticut will speak.
Graduate School Panel
July 19, 2013
There will be a panel discussion on the process of applying to grad school, life as a graduate student and beyond.
July 12, 2013
Professor Johanna Franklin of the University of Connecticut will speak.
Aaron Bailey – π, e and Other Irrational Numbers
July 9, 2013
Professor Aaron Bailey will give a talk based on the epinonimous 1986 paper of Alan Parks.
Chen-Yun Lin – Calculus of Variations
June 27 & 28, 2013
Professor Chen-Yun Lin will give a two part discussion of variational methods in optimization problems.
Daniel Kelleher – Infinite Dimensional Linear Algebra
June 21 & 25, 2013
Daniel Kelleher of the University of Connecticut will give a two part discussion of the complications that arise in concepts of linear algebra in infinite dimensional vector spaces.
Reed Solomon – The Continuum Hypothesis
June 18, 2013
Professor Reed Solomon of the University of Connecticut will give a talk.
Rebecca Tramel – Projective Space and Bezout’s Theorem
June 14, 2013
Rebecca Tramel of the University of Edinburgh will give a presentation about curves in the projective plane, and Bezout’s theorem concerning their intersection.
Keith Conrad – The ABC Conjecture
June 11, 2013
Professor Keith Conrad of the University of Connecticut will give a presentation on the current state of the ABC conjecture.
Introduction to Mathematica
June 7, 2013
Alex Baldenko will be conducting an introduction to the computer algebra system Mathematica.
Introduction to Latex
June 5, 2013
Gabe Feinberg will be conducting an introduction to the typesetting program LaTeX
Find a graduate program
The American Mathematical Society has a new website “Find a graduate program” which is a good central source for basic statistics on graduate programs in mathematics and related fields. This is a useful source when applying to graduate schools.
2012 Project page
The List of projects from the summer 2012 is live.
Summer Research Symposium at Mount Holyoke
August 2, 2012
At 2:30pm Jed Chou and Ben Whitney of our REU will present their research at Mount Holyoke College in South Hadley, MA.
UConn Summer Research Symposium
August 2, 2012
At 1pm REU students will participate in a poster session at UConn with the Chemistry REU where they will share their results from the summer.
Congratulations to Jed Chou for winning third prize for his presentation at the Young Mathematicians Conference!!!
Young Mathematicians Conference at Ohio State
July 27 – July 29, 2012
Three of the four groups will travel to Ohio State to give talks or present posters at this year’s Young Mathematicians Conference!
Sigma: “Arrow’s Theorem” by Lucas David-Roesler
July 20, 2012
Lucas David-Roesler will talk about Arrow’s Theorem.
Sigma: “Brownian Motion and Levy Processes” by John Haga
July 13, 2012
John Haga will talk about Brownian motion and Levy processes.
Sigma: “The Modular Group and the Upper Half Plane” by Harris Daniels
July 6, 2012
Harris Daniels will talk about the Modular Group and the Upper Half Plane.
Sigma: “Marvels in Mathematica” by Alex Baldenko
June 29, 2012
Alex will talk about the Mathematica.
Education Group Survey
July 6, 2012
At 12:15pm the Math Education group will be administering a survey as part of their project before the regularly scheduled SIGMA seminar.
4th of July Picnic!
July 3, 2012
At around 3:30pm we will meet in MSB118 and then drive to Mansfield Hollow for a holiday barbecue!
Sigma: “Fractal Dimension of the Universe” by Alexander Teplyaev
June 22, 2012
Alexander Teplyaev, of the University of Connecticut, will talk about the Fractal dimension of the Universe.
Sigma: “Grassmannians and Projective Space” by Rebecca Tramel
June 14, 2012
Rebecca will talk about Grassmannians and Projective space.
Sigma: “The Projective Plane” by Keith Conrad
June 8, 2012
Keith Conrad, of the University of Connecticut, will talk about the Projective Plane.
Sigma: Spectral Graph Theory
June 1, 2012
Dan Kelleher will be giving a seminar on Spectral Graph Theory.
Introduction to LaTeX
Introduction to Mathematica
Welcome to Storrs!!!
The program has begun!