# Past Seminars

### Fall 2019 - Thursdays at 12:20 pm in VinH 570

Thursday, November 14: Panel: Research Experiences for Undergraduates

School of Mathematics, University of Minnesota

*VinH 570*

Thursday, November 7: Class Selection Workshop

School of Mathematics, University of Minnesota

*VinH 570*

Thursday, October 31: De-Stress with *Coco*, Part 1

School of Mathematics, University of Minnesota

*VinH 570*

Thursday, October 24: What is the biggest (finite) number?, Andy Hardt

School of Mathematics, University of Minnesota

*VinH 570*

Thursday, October 17: LaTeX Workshop, Ashleigh Adams

School of Mathematics, University of Minnesota

*VinH 570*

Thursday, September 26: Dynamics of Natural Patterns, Montie Avery

School of Mathematics, University of Minnesota

*VinH 570*

### Fall 2018 - Thursdays at 12:20 pm in VinH 570

Thursday, September 6: Welcome bAcK!

School of Mathematics, University of Minnesota

*VinH 570 *

Thursday, September 13: Math Club Estimathon, Bruno Poggi

School of Mathematics, University of Minnesota

*VinH 570 *

Thursday, September 20: Signal Analysis, Jimmy Broomfield

School of Mathematics, University of Minnesota

*VinH 570 *

Thursday, September 27: Elliptic Curves and Where to Find Them ,Mahrud Sayrafi

School of Mathematics, University of Minnesota

*VinH 570 *

Thursday, October 4: Combinatorial Complexity, Shelly Kandola

School of Mathematics, University of Minnesota

*VinH 570*

Thursday, October 11: Grad Panal

School of Mathematics, University of Minnesota

*VinH 570*

Thursday, October 18: Title TBA,Esther Banaian

School of Mathematics, University of Minnesota

*VinH 570*

Thursday, October 25: Logic Puzzles

School of Mathematics, University of Minnesota

*VinH 570*

Thursday, November 1: Undergrad Class Recs.

School of Mathematics, University of Minnesota

*VinH 570*

Thursday, November 8: A tale of two models for foraging locusts, Jasper Weinrich-Burd

School of Mathematics, University of Minnesota

*VinH 570*

Thursday, November 15: Why Mathematics students are a Great Fit for Quantitative Finance and the UMN's Master of Financial Mathematics (MFM), Laurie A. Derechin

School of Mathematics, University of Minnesota

*VinH 570*

Thursday, November 29: Math Balderdash

School of Mathematics, University of Minnesota

*VinH 570*

Thursday, December 6: Lost in the Crowd: How Mathematicians Model Really Dense Crowds, Sam Stewart

School of Mathematics, University of Minnesota

*VinH 570*

Thursday, December 13: University Study Day

School of Mathematics, University of Minnesota

*VinH 570*

### Spring 2018 - Thursdays at 12:20 pm in VinH 570

Thursday, January 18: REU (summer research experience)

School of Mathematics, University of Minnesota

*VinH 570 *

Thursday, January 25: Welcome back? To week 2 I guess

School of Mathematics, University of Minnesota

*VinH 570 *

Thursday, February 1: Math Balderdash

School of Mathematics, University of Minnesota

*VinH 570 *

Thursday, February 8: How to fail to prove the Riemann Hypothesis, Kim Logan

School of Mathematics, University of Minnesota

*VinH 570 *

Thursday, February 15: Pi Mu Epsilon, Ryan Matzke

School of Mathematics, University of Minnesota

*VinH 570*

Thursday, February 22: Gerrymandering and the redistricting problem, Jasper Weinburd

School of Mathematics, University of Minnesota

*VinH 570*

Thursday, March 1: Math movieee

School of Mathematics, University of Minnesota

*VinH 570*

Thursday, March 8: Forum: What is mathematics? Some historical perspectives., Bruno Poggi

School of Mathematics, University of Minnesota

*VinH 570*

Thursday, March 22: Logic Puzzles

School of Mathematics, University of Minnesota

*VinH 570*

Thursday, March 29: Title TBA(Related to Set the Game), Claire Frechette

School of Mathematics, University of Minnesota

*VinH 570*

Thursday, April 5: Class Recs.

School of Mathematics, University of Minnesota

*VinH 570*

Thursday, April 12: Symmetry Through the Ages (Did I hear talk of a duel?), Jimmy Broomfield

School of Mathematics, University of Minnesota

*VinH 570*

Thursday, April 19: How to win your Bachelor Fantasy League, Sunita + Harini

School of Mathematics, University of Minnesota

*VinH 570*

Thursday, April 26: The Mathematics of Origami: From the Ancient Greeks to Outer Space, Madeline Handschy

School of Mathematics, University of Minnesota

*VinH 570*

Thursday, May 3: Day before last day of classes

School of Mathematics, University of Minnesota

*VinH 570*

### Fall 2017 - Thursdays at 12:20 pm in VinH 570

Thursday, September 7: Welcome Back!

School of Mathematics, University of Minnesota

*VinH 570 *

Thursday, September 14: What is a mathematical concept?, Craig Corsi

School of Mathematics, University of Minnesota

*VinH 570 *

Thursday, September 21: Title TBA, Cora Brown

School of Mathematics, University of Minnesota

*VinH 570 *

Thursday, September 28: Bingo + Bingo, Austin Tuttle

School of Mathematics, University of Minnesota

*VinH 570 *

Thursday, October 5: On the Topology of Digital Images, Shelley Kandola

School of Mathematics, University of Minnesota

*VinH 570*

Thursday, October 12: Grad Panel

School of Mathematics, University of Minnesota

*VinH 570*

Thursday, October 19: Topic TBA, Greg Michel(grad student)

School of Mathematics, University of Minnesota

*VinH 570*

Thursday, October 26: Logic Puzzles

School of Mathematics, University of Minnesota

*VinH 570*

Thursday, November 2: Career Topic TBA, Whitney Moore

School of Mathematics, University of Minnesota

*VinH 570*

Thursday, November 9: Undergrad Class Recs.

School of Mathematics, University of Minnesota

*VinH 570*

Thursday, November 16: Board Games

School of Mathematics, University of Minnesota

*VinH 570*

Thursday, November 30: q-binomials, Galen Dorpalen-Barry

School of Mathematics, University of Minnesota

*VinH 570*

Thursday, December 7: Math Balderdash.

School of Mathematics, University of Minnesota

*VinH 570*

### Spring 2017 - Thursdays at 12:20 pm in VinH 570

Thursday, January 19: 1st Week Jam

School of Mathematics, University of Minnesota

*VinH 570 *

Thursday, January 26: Counting to Cosine, Eric Stucky

School of Mathematics, University of Minnesota

*VinH 570 *

Thursday, February 2: Group Testing and Error Correcting Codes, Alex Gutierrez

School of Mathematics, University of Minnesota

*VinH 570 *

Thursday, February 9: Proofs Without Words, Bryan Felix

School of Mathematics, University of Minnesota

*VinH 570*

Thursday, February 16: Probabilities and Paradoxes, The Team

School of Mathematics, University of Minnesota

*VinH 570*

Thursday, February 23: Career Services, Amy Barton(CLA Career Counselor)

School of Mathematics, University of Minnesota

*VinH 570*

Thursday, March 2: Logic Puzzles, Harini Chandramouli

School of Mathematics, University of Minnesota

*VinH 570*

Thursday, March 9: Touring Tori, Greg Michel

School of Mathematics, University of Minnesota

*VinH 570*

Thursday, March 23: Board Games, EVERYONE

School of Mathematics, University of Minnesota

*VinH 570*

Thursday, March 30: p-adic Numbers and Applications, Harris Ismail

School of Mathematics, University of Minnesota

*VinH 570*

Thursday, April 6: Talk TBA

School of Mathematics, University of Minnesota

*VinH 570*

Thursday, April 13: Imitation Game (day 1)

School of Mathematics, University of Minnesota

*VinH 570*

Thursday, April 20: Imitation Game (day 2)

School of Mathematics, University of Minnesota

*VinH 570*

Thursday, April 27: Imitation Game (day 3)+follow-up

School of Mathematics, University of Minnesota

*VinH 570*

### Fall 2016 - Thursdays at 12:20 pm in VinH 570

Thursday, September 8: Welcome to the Club

School of Mathematics, University of Minnesota

*VinH 570 *

Thursday, September 15: Resume Workshop

School of Mathematics, University of Minnesota

*VinH 570 *

Thursday, September 22: Discovering Mathematics, Greg Michel (Grad Student UMN)

School of Mathematics, University of Minnesota

*VinH 570 *

Thursday, September 29: Who is guilty?

School of Mathematics, University of Minnesota

*VinH 570*

Thursday, October 6: Should you go to Grad School? (Panel)

School of Mathematics, University of Minnesota

*VinH 570*

Thursday, October 13: The Art Gallery Theorem, Vic Reiner (Prof. UMN)

School of Mathematics, University of Minnesota

*VinH 570*

Thursday, October 20: The Hungarian Approach to Learning Mathematics (BSME), Ryota Matsuura (Prof. St. Olaf)

School of Mathematics, University of Minnesota

*VinH 570*

Thursday, October 27: Math Balderdash

School of Mathematics, University of Minnesota

*VinH 570*

Thursday, November 3: Fearful Symmetry, Craig Corsi (Grad Student)

School of Mathematics, University of Minnesota

*VinH 570*

Thursday, November 10: Summer Panel( REU, Summer schools)

School of Mathematics, University of Minnesota

*VinH 570*

Thursday, November 17: Fun Math and Stuff, Austin Tuttle

School of Mathematics, University of Minnesota

*VinH 570*

Thursday, December 1: Movie Night (Start Flatland)

School of Mathematics, University of Minnesota

*VinH 570*

Thursday, December 8: Year in Review/Balderdash

School of Mathematics, University of Minnesota

*VinH 570*

### Spring 2016 - Thursdays at 12:20 pm in VinH 570

Thursday, January 28: Zeroing in on the Best Subsets: The Maximum Size of $(k,0)$-sum-free Sets, Ryan Matzke

School of Mathematics, University of Minnesota

*VinH570 *

Thursday, Febuary 4: SageMath and Combinatorics, Emily Gunawan

School of Mathematics, University of Minnesota

*VinH570 *

Thursday, Febuary 11: Massively Multiplayer Mathematics, Eric Stucky

School of Mathematics, University of Minnesota

*VinH570 *

Thursday, Febuary 18: Movie!

School of Mathematics, University of Minnesota

*VinH570 *

Thursday, Febuary 25: Capturing the effects of complex network topologies on the dynamics of neuronal networks , Prof. Duane Nykamp

School of Mathematics, University of Minnesota

*VinH570 *

Thursday, March 3: How to cut a cake, Derek Olson

School of Mathematics, University of Minnesota

*VinH570 *

Thursday, March 10: Pi -4/100 day Celebration , Dr. Pi(e)

School of Mathematics, University of Minnesota

*VinH570 *

Thursday, March 24: Logic Puzzles , The Riddler

School of Mathematics, University of Minnesota

*VinH570 *

Thursday, March 31: Dynamic Active Subspaces for a Long Term Model of HIV , Tyson Loudon

School of Mathematics, University of Minnesota

*VinH570 *

Thursday, April 7: Undergrad Honors Program + TBA , Steven Sperber

School of Mathematics, University of Minnesota

*VinH570 *

Thursday, April 14: Distribution of points on a sphere, Dmytro Bilyk

School of Mathematics, University of Minnesota

*VinH570 *

Thursday, April 21: Potential flow and Why does an airplane fly? , Matthias Maier

School of Mathematics, University of Minnesota

*VinH570 *

### Fall 2015 - Thursdays at 12:20 pm in VinH 570

Thursday, September 17: Math Balderdash

School of Mathematics, University of Minnesota

*VinH 570 *

Thursday, September 24: The Mathematics of Juggling,

School of Mathematics, University of Minnesota

*VinH 570 *

Thursday, October 1: Should you apply for apply for graduate school in math, and, if so, how?, Richard McGehee

School of Mathematics, University of Minnesota

*VinH570 *

Thursday, October 8: On the Optimal Control of the Multiphase Stefan Problem ,Bruno Poggi

Thursday, October 15: The Mathematics of Futurama,Michael Lacey (Ordway visitor)

Georgia Tech

*VinH570 *

Thursday, October 22: The Tamari Lattice and Beyond, Al Garver (University of Minnesota)

School of Mathematics, University of Minnesota

*VinH570 *

Thursday, October 29: Rational Points on Elliptic Curves, Heidi Goodson

School of Mathematics, University of Minnesota

*VinH570 *

Thursday, November 5: TBA, Jasmine Foo

School of Mathematics, University of Minnesota

*VinH570 *

Thursday, November 12: Mathematical Contest in Modeling, SIAM student chapter

School of Mathematics, University of Minnesota

*VinH570 *

Thursday, December 3: TBA, Andrew Steyer

University of Kansas

*VinH570 *

Thursday, November 10: REU stuff, Grad students

School of Mathematics, University of Minnesota

*VinH570 *