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2018-2019


On Charleson Measures

Ruhan Zhao
Department of Mathematics
College at Brockport, State University of New York

Friday, May 31, 2019
4:10-5:00 p.m.
Building 53, Room 201


Frost Undergraduate Research in Mathematics

"Curves, Conics, and Cryptography, Oh My!" presented by Joel Pion and Ryan Zesch

"The Value of Advanced Analytics in Major League Baseball" presented by Donald Kent

"Glacial Cycles and the 100 Kiloyear Problem" presented by Raymart Ballesteros, Tobias Iven, and Brian Knight

Mathematics Department
California Polytechnic State University

Friday, May 17, 2019
4:10-5:00 p.m.
Building 53, Room 201


Roots: Of Fibonacci Polynomials, General Farey Recursive Functions and a Life in Mathematics

Kelly McKinnie
Department of Mathematical Sciences
University of Montana

Wednesday, May 15, 2019
12:10-1:00 p.m.
Building 38, Room 202


Using instructional analytics to move from inquiry-based to equitable instruction

Daniel L. Reinholz
Department of Mathematics and Statistics
San Diego State University

Friday, May 10, 2019
4:10-5:00 p.m.
Building 53, Room 201


Introduction to Deep Neural Networks

Mor Katz
Safety Team at OpenAl
San Francisco, CA

Friday, May 3, 2019
4:10-5:00 p.m.
Building 53, Room 201


Frost Undergraduate Research in Math Education

"Analogical Reasoning in Abstract Algebra" presented by Chad Collins, Surabhi Agrawal, and Julissa Magana

"Readability in the Context of Introductory Proofs" presented by Shannon Cardoza and Tommy Giang

"Group Effectiveness and Questioning Processes in an IBL Math Classroom" presented by Joelle Saute and Kathryn Voltmer
Mathematics Department
California Polytechnic State University

Friday, March 8, 2019
4:10-5:00 p.m.
Building 53, Room 202


Virtual properties of arithmetic hyperbolic 3-manifolds

Michelle Chu
Department of Mathematics
UC Santa Barbara

Friday, February 22, 2019
4:10-5:00 p.m.
Building 53, Room 202


What can you do with a master of science degree in mathematics from Cal Poly?

Chris Agh, Ph.D.
Senior Analyst
Toyon Research Corporation

Steven Foster
Lecturer
Mathematics Department
University of Arizona

Jason Kastner, Ph.D.
Assistant Division Manager
Mechanical Systems Engineering, Fabrication, and Test Division
Jet Propulsion Laboratory

Elsa Medina, Ph.D.
Professor
Mathematics Department
Cal Poly State University

Kristin O'Bannon
Executive Marketing Manager
Campaign Strategist, Inclusive Access
Pearson

Nora Wheeler
Mathematics Instructor
Santa Rosa Junior College

Friday, January 18, 2019
4:10-5:00 p.m.
Building 38, Room 135


Frost Undergraduate Research Talks

"Flat Portions on the Numerical Range of a 4 x 4 Nilpotent Matrix" presented by Mackenzie Cox, Weston Grewe and Grace Hochrein

"Unitary Equivalence for Tensor Products of Linear Operators" presented by Chase Peak and Jordan Rowley

"Recognizing Overlapping Handwritten Digits using Neural Networks" presented by Grant Bernosky, Cameron Fredrickson, Timothy Royston, and Alexa White
Mathematics Department
California Polytechnic State University

Friday, November 30, 2018
4:10-5:00 p.m.
Building 53, Room 206


An energy study of solitary-wave solutions for the Extended Regularized Long-Wave equation

Sanja Pantić
Department of Mathematics
California Polytechnic State University

Friday, November 9, 2018
4:10-5:00 p.m.
Building 53, Room 206


Linear Preserves - From Multiplier Sequences to Sector Preserves and Beyond

Tamás Forgács
Department of Mathematics
Cal State, Fresno

Friday, November 2, 2018
4:10-5:00 p.m.
Building 53, Room 206


Mathematical Models in Error-Prone Data Regimes

Mario Banuelos
Department of Mathematics
Cal State, Fresno

Friday, October 26, 2018
4:10-5:00 p.m.
Building 53, Room 206


2017-2018

 

Exploring the Behavior of Forced Dynamical Systems in Conceptual Models of the Earth's Climate

Dave Camp
Math Department
Cal Poly

Friday, June 1, 2018
4:10-5:00 p.m.
Building 53, Room 206


Simple Complex Geometry

Morgan Sherman
Math Department
Cal Poly

Friday, May 25, 2018
4:10-5:00 p.m.
Building 53, Room 206


Student Research Talks

"Algorithmic Predictor of Strawberry Variety Characteristics Through Machine" by Eleni Pateras

"Models, Sets, and Independence Results in Set Theory" by Michael Hehmann

"Game Theory and Jury Selection" by Stephanie Ray
Math Department
Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo

Friday, May 18, 2018
4:10-5:00 p.m.
Building 53, Room 206


Musings on Periodicity and Aperiodicity

May Mei
Math Department
Denison University

Friday, May 11, 2018
4:10-5:00 p.m.
Building 53, Room 206


Geometric Oscillations and the Lattice/Nonlattice Dichotomy

Friday, May 4, 2018
11:10 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
Building 53, Room 213

RIP: Row Integration by Parts

Friday, May 4, 2018
4:10-5:00 p.m.
Building 53, Room 206

John A. Rock
Department of Mathematics and Statistics
Cal Poly, Pomona


dd=0 and Related Issues

Goro Kato
Math Department
Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo

Friday, April 27, 2018
4:10-5:00 p.m.
Building 53, Room 206


Frost and STAR Student Research Talks

"Accessing Environmental Trends of the California Drought" by Nick Rubio

"Continuity of Entropy for Lorenz Maps" by Zoe Cooperband, Jordan Rowley, and Matt West
Math Department
Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo

Friday, March 9, 2018
4:10-5:00 p.m.
Building 53, Room 201


Introduction to the Numerical Range of a Matrix

Linda Patton
Math Department
Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo

Friday, March 2, 2018
4:10-5:00 p.m.
Building 53, Room 201


Topological Entropy of Biparametric Skew Tent Maps

Gabriella Keszthelyi
Alfred Renyi Institute of Mathematics
Hungarian Academy of Sciences

Friday, February 16, 2018
4:10-5:00 p.m.
Building 53, Room 201


Regularity Properties for Definable Sets of Reals, Infinite Games and Large Cardinals

Mitch Rudominer
Senior Software Engineer
Google

Friday, February 9, 2018
4:10-5:00 p.m.
Building 53, Room 202


Frost Undergraduate Research Talks

Chad Collins, Cruz Godar, and Sam Lindboom will present "Duality of Tropical Conics"

Julia Gladding, Nicole Linman, and Lindsay Nolte will present "Algebraic Thinking in Elementary Grades"

Codi Barnett will present "Composition Operators with Polynomial Preimage Growth"
Mathematics Department
Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo

Friday, December 1, 2017
4:10-5:00 p.m.
Building 53, Room 202


What is Culturally Responsive Mathematics Teaching and Why Does it Matter?

Mark Ellis
Professor of Education
California State Univeristy, Fullerton

Friday, November 3, 2017
4:10-5:00 p.m.
Building 33, Room 286


Undergraduate Colloquium on Composition Operators

Dylan Retsek
Mathematics Department
Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo

Friday, October 27, 2017
4:10-5:00 p.m.
Building 53, Room 202


2016-2017

 

The Geometry of Thales Contours

Stepan Paul
Mathematics Department
UC Santa Barbara

Friday, June 9, 2017
4:10-5:00 p.m.
Building 53 Room 206


Reasoning With Infinite Paradoxes

Rob Ely
Mathematics Department
University of Idaho

Friday, June 2, 2017
4:10-5:00 p.m.
Building 53 Room 206


Can Zombies Do Math? OR Humanism as a Philosophy of Mathematics

Gizem Karaali
Mathematics Department
Pomona College

Friday, May 26, 2017
4:10-5:00 p.m.
Building 53 Room 206


Senior Project Colloquium

Aron Daw, Math and Physics major, graduating Spring 2017
Nolan Schock, Math major and CS minor, graduating Spring 2017
Maria Ramirez, Math major, graduating Spring 2017
Katie Taylor, Math major, graduating Spring 2018
Jeffrey Lee, Math major, graduating Spring 2017

Department of Mathematics
Cal Poly

Friday, May 19, 2017
4:10-5:00 p.m.
Building 38 Room 135


Functional calculus and determinants of linear operators

Joseph Migler
Department of Mathematics
Ohio State University

Friday, May 12, 2017
4:10-5:00 p.m.
Building 53 Room 206


Symmetries, Outer Space, & the Outer Automorphism Group of the Free Group

Catherine Pfaff
Department of Mathematics
UCSB

Friday, February 24, 2017
4:10-5:00 p.m.
Building 53 Room 201


Tube Formulas of Self-Similar Fractal Sets

Erin Pearse
Department of Mathematics
Cal Poly

Friday, February 17, 2017
4:10-5:00 p.m.
Building 53 Room 201


The Mathematics of Doodling

Rob Easton
Department of Mathematics
Cal Poly

Friday, January 20, 2017
4:10-5:00 p.m.
Building 53 Room 201


Why I Study Symmetric Functions

Anthony Mendes
Department of Mathematics
Cal Poly

Friday, October 7, 2016
4:10-5:00 p.m.
Building 53 Room 213


2015-2016

 

3D Viscoelastic Anisotropic Seismic Modeling with High-Order Mimetic Finite-Differences

José Castillo
Department of Mathematics and Statistics
San Diego State University

Friday, May 27, 2016
4:10-5:00 p.m.
Building 53, Room 201


The Einstein-Klein-Gordon and Poisson-Schrödinger Systems in Spherical Symmetry and Dark Matter Halos

Andrew Goetz
Department of Mathematics
University of California, Santa Cruz

Friday, May 20, 2016
4:10-5:00 p.m.
Building 53, Room 201


Harmonic Map Heat Flows

Casey Kelleher
Department of Mathematics
University of California, Irvine

Friday, May 13, 2016
4:10-5:00 p.m.
Building 53, Room 201


Vector-Valued Modular Forms and Periods of Modular Curves

Christopher Marks
Department of Mathematics
Cal State, Chico

Friday, April 29, 2016
4:10-5:00 p.m.
Building 53, Room 201


Quasicrystals (Sturmian Subshifts), Jarník Sets and Spectral Metrics

Tony Samuel
Department of Mathematics
Cal Poly San Luis Obispo

Friday, February 26, 2016
4:10-5:00 p.m.
Building 53, Room 201


Zeta Functions and Complex Dimensions of Fractals

John A. Rock
Department of Mathematics and Statistics
Cal Poly Pomona

Friday, November 13, 2015
4:10-5:00 p.m.
Building 53, Room 213


On the Hausdorff Dimension of Graphs of Generalized Weierstraß functions

Arne Mosbach
Universitat Bremen
Bremen, Germany

Friday, October 2, 2015
4:10-5:00 p.m.
Building 53, Room 213
 


2014-2015

 

The Features Of Successful College Calculus Programs: An Overview of the CSPCC Project's Main Main Findings

Jessica Ellis
Department of Mathematics
Colorado State University

Thursday, May 14, 2015
11:10-12:00 p.m.
Building 53, Room 213


On Uniform Continuity of Real-Valued Functions

Gerald Beer
Department of Mathematics
Cal State, Los Angeles

Friday, May 8, 2015
4:10-5:00 p.m.
Building 53, Room 201


Local Analysis Using Spectral Data

Hrushikesh Mhaskar
California Institute of Technology &
Claremont Graduate University

Friday, May 1, 2015
4:10-5:00 p.m.
Building 53, Room 201


Can This Polynomial Be Factored?

Gary Brookeld
Department of Mathematics
Cal State, Los Angeles

Friday, April 24, 2015
4:10-5:00 p.m.
Building 53, Room 201


A New Look at a Famous Problem in the Theory of Least Area Surfaces

Anthony Tromba
Mathematics Department
UC Santa Cruz

Friday, April 10, 2015
4:10-5:00 p.m.
Building 180, Room 107


Generation and Propagation of Stop-and-Go Traffic Oscillations

Martha Shott
Department of Mathematics and Statistics
Sonoma State University

Friday, April 3, 2015
4:10-5:00 p.m.
Building 53, Room 201


Enumeration Through Partial Bell Polynomials

Michael Weiner
Department of Mathematics and Statistics
Penn State, Altoona

Friday, March 13, 2015
4:10-5:00 p.m.
Building 53, Room 206


Minkowski Dimension and Minkowski Measurability

Erin Pearse
Department of Mathematics
Cal Poly San Luis Obispo

Friday, March 6, 2015
4:10-5:00 p.m.
Building 53, Room 206


Hilbert Spaces, Composition Operators, and Adjoints, Oh My!

Erin Rizzie
Department of Mathematics
Purdue University

Friday, February 27, 2015
4:10-5:00 p.m.
Building 53, Room 206


Elliptic Curves and Rational Hyperbolic Triangles

Jordan Schettler
Department of Mathematics
UC Santa Barbara

Friday, January 23, 2015
4:10-5:00 p.m.
Building 53, Room 206


Heat Flows and Complex Geometry

Ben Weinkove
Department of Mathematics
Northwestern University

Tuesday, November 25, 2014
4:10-5:00 p.m.
Building 33, Room 287


 

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