# ARCHIVE OF PREVIOUS GSS

**2008 Fall**

(Talks will be in Friday, 2:00-3:00 pm, 347 PGH)

- 08/29/2008, Prof.
**G. Etgen**, Roles of Graduate Students. - 09/26/2008, Prof.
**Torok**, Introduction to Computer Resources: HTML, LaTeX, and more. - 10/03/2008, Prof.
**Paulsen**, What do these functional analysts do and what does it matter ? - 10/10/2008, Prof.
**Timefeyev**, How and when to look for a graduate advisor; and a brief introduction to my research. - 10/31/2008, Prof.
**Blecher**, Characterizations in mathematics. - 11/14/2008, Prof.
**Labate**, Sparsity in mathematics and engineering. - 11/21/2008, Prof.
**Zhigang Zhang**, An in silico protocell with contracting FtsZ rings. - 11/28/2008, Prof.
**Kuznetsov** - 12/06/2008, TBA

**2008 Spring**

(Talks will be in Friday, 2:00-3:00 pm, 347 PGH)

- 02/15/2008, Prof.
**Pete Casazaa**, Applications of Hilbert space frames. - 02/29/2008, Prof.
**Alexandre Caboussat**, Ordinary Differential Equations with Discontinuities: Applications in Air Quality Modeling. - 03/14/2008, Prof.
**Cleopatra Christoforou**, A Traffic Flow Model - 04/04/2008, Prof.
**Bernhard Bodmann**, TBA - 04/18/2008, Prof.
**David Blecher**, Some great conjectures. - 04/28/2008, Prof.
**Bernhard Bodmann,**Random Rounding Rules in Redundant Representations (note: this seminar is scheduled at 1:00p.m ; the PGH 6th floor conference room)

**2007 Fall **

(Talks will be in Friday, 2:00-3:00 pm, 343 PGH)

- 08/31/2007, Prof.
**G. Etgen**. TBA - 09/07/2007, Prof.
**M. Papadakis,**Images and Signals in UH-Math. - 09/21/2007, Prof.
**K. Josic.**Synchrony and the neural code. - 10/05/2007, Prof.
**G. Auchmuty.**Variational Methods for PDEs. - 10/12/2007, Prof.
**A. Torok.**TBA - 11/02/2007, Prof.
**M. Ru.**TBA - 11/16/2007, Prof.
**C. Larson.**TBA - 11/30/2007,
**Mayor Robin C. Riley**. How the Logic of Mathematics has Guided My Life.

**2007 Spring **

(Talks will be in Friday, 2:00-3:00 pm, 343 PGH)

- 02/16/2007, Prof.
**Canic,**Mathematics and Cardiology: Partners for the Future. - 03/02/2007, Prof.
**Tomforde,**Three Problems Motivated by Graph C*-Algebras - 03/30/2007, Prof.
**Andrew Torok**, Models for chaos: from Markov chains to Young towers. - 04/13/2007, Prof.
**Field**, Chaos and Structure in Dynamics. - 04/27/2007, TBA

**2006 Fall **

(Talks will be in Friday, 2:00-3:00 pm, 347 PGH)

- 09/01/2006, Prof.
**G. Etgen**, Roles of Graduate Students. - 09/08/2006, Prof.
**Glowinski**, Nonlinear Eigenvalue Problems. - 09/22/2006, Prof.
**Golubitsky,**Coupled Systems, Spatiotemporal Symmetries and Neuroscience . - 10/06/2006, Prof.
**Timefeyev**, Multiscale methods in applied mathematics - 10/20/2006, Prof,
**Nicol**, TBA - 11/03/2006, Prof.
**Robert Azencott**, Random Gibbs fields : application to texture identification in numerical images. - 11/17/2006, Prof.
**Mark Tomforde**, The Academic Job Search.

**2006 Summer**

- 06/29/2006,
**Mrinal Raghupathi**, Function Theory and Groups. - 07/13/2006,
**Sonia Sharma**, Real Operator Algebras. - 08/03/2006,
**Matt Dulock**, Basic Concepts in Riemannian Geometry. - 07/27,2006,
**Shikha Baid**, "Application Of Wavelets to Medical Imaging (Part II)" - 06/06/2006,
**Upasana Kashyap**, "Theory of C*-modules" - 06/13/2006,
**Charu Sharma****, "Exact and Asymptotic Tests for the Analysis of Case-Control Studies "**

Location and time: 3:00 pm in room 646 PGH (conference room).

**2006 Spring **

(Talks will be in Friday, 2:00-3:00 pm, 347 PGH)

- 02/03/2006, Prof.
**V. Paulsen**, Quantizers, Sigma-Delta Algorithms and Frame Paths - 02/17/2006, Prof.
**Jiwen He**, Convex envelope, primal-dual interior-point algorithm, and modeling atmospheric aerosol state - 02/24/2006,
**Deepti Kalra**, Complex Equiangular Cyclic Frames - 03/03/2006,
**Mary Flagg**, The Role of the Jacobson Radical of the Endomorphism Ring in the Baer-Kaplansky Theorem - 03/31/2006, Prof.
**Hasan Sayit**, On the different proofs of the Dalang-Morton-Willinger theorem. - 04/28/2006,
**Saurabh Jain**,**Imaging the Earth's Interior with Isotropic Wavelet Transforms.**

**2005 Fall **

(Talks will be in Friday, 2:00-3:00 pm, 347 PGH)

- 09/02/2005, Prof.
**G. Etgen**, How to do better job as graduate students? - 09/23/2005, Prof.
**V. Paulsen**, TBA - 10/21/2005, Ms.
**Y. Wang**, Patterns of synchrony in Lattice dynamical systems, - 11/03/2005, Thursday, 4:00-5:00 pm, 646 PGH
**Prof. Bruce Lowe**, Texas A & M University, An introduction to interest rate modeling. - 11/18/2005, Prof.
**M. Papadakis**, Inside arteries, and under the sea-bottom in the Gulf of Mexico: Common challenges. - 12/02/2005, Prof.
**H. Sayit**, TBA

**2005 Spring **

(Talks will be in Friday, 2:00-3:00 pm, 347 PGH)

- 01/28/2005, Prof.
**Selwyn Hollis**, Modeling Southern Pine Beetle Infestations. - 02/18/2005, Prof.
**Alexandre Caboassat**, Numerical Simulation of Free Surface Flows: An Overview and Some Applications in Mold Filling. - 02/25/2005, Dr.
**Martynenko, Andrey**, TBA . - 03/04/2005, Prof.
**David Blecher**, An illustration from analysis of the principle of generalization. - 03/11/2005, Mr.
**D. Xu**, Proper holomorphic mappings between balls in complex spaces. - 03/25/2005 , Good Friday. There is no talk.
- 04/01/2005, Prof.
**Andrew Torok**, Understanding Chaos: The Lorenz attractor. - 04/08/2005, Prof.
**Jeff Morgan**, Recreational Mathematics. - 04/15/2005, Prof.
**Bernhard G Bodmann**, Tomorrow's High-End Digital Audio: Sigma-Delta for Everybody. - 04/22/2005, Prof.
**David Bao**. Time efficient paths in R2 - 04/29/2005,
**Chakradhar Iyyunni**, Fun with Balloons and Polymeric Cylinders : An analogue of Euler Buckling of Columns for pressurized cylinders.

**2004 Fall **

(Talks will be in Friday, 2:00-3:00 pm, 347 PGH)

- 09/03/2004, Prof.
**G. Etgen**, How to teach mathematics? - 09/10/2004, Prof.
**Ilya Timofeyev**, Statistical Description and Predictability in Dynamical Systems. - 09/17/2004, Prof.
**V. Paulsen**, Frames, Graphs and Codes, Click here for abstract. - 09/24/2004, there is no semniar this week.
- 10/01/2004, Prof.
**K. Josic**, TBA. - 10/08/2004, Prof.
**R. Hoppe**, TBA. - 10/15/2004, Prof.
**S. Canic**, TBA. - 10/22/2004, . , TBA.
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- 11/5/2004, . , TBA.
- 11/12/2004, Prof.
**J. Morgan**, TBA. - 11/19/2004, , TBA.

**2004 Spring **

(Talks will be in Friday, 2:00-3:00 pm, 343 PGH)

- 02/20/2004, Prof.
**B. Keyfitz**, Multidimensional Conservation Laws: How to Solve Hyperbolic Problems with Elliptic Methods - 03/5/2004, Prof.
**A. Torok,**, Knots, Braids, and Operator Algebras. - 03/12/2004, Prof.
**T.W. Pan**, Can we use computers to perform experiments? - 03/26/2004, Prof.
**M. Ru**, The Amazing ABC Conjecture. - 04/02/2004, Mr.
**R. Pepper**, Binding Independence from Above, - 04/09/2004, Prof.
**R. Hoppe**, TBA. - 04/16/2004, Prof.
**M. Nicol**, Brownian Motion and Applications. - 04/23/2004, Prof.
**E. Kao**, Alternative Approaches to Pricing Financial Derivative. - 04/30/2004, Mr.
**P. Jacobs**, Symmetric Expanding Attractors.

**2003 Fall **

(Most of the talks will be in Friday, 2:00-3:00 pm, 116 PGH)

- 09/05/2003, Prof. Garret Etgen, How to teach mathematics?
- 09/12/2003, Prof. Roland Glowinski , A Friction Problem: Mathematical and Numerical Analysis.
- 09/19/2003, no seminar.
- 09/23/2003, Tuesday, 2:30-3:30 pm, Room 10, Science Bild.(in the basement), Prof. Herbert Amann, (Institut of Mathematics University Zurich), Control of heat conducting viscous flows.
- 10/03/2003, no seminar.
- 10/10/2003, no seminar.
- 10/17/2003, Prof. Jutta Hausen , Generalizations of some concepts from linear algebra.
- 10/24/2003, Prof. S. Fajtlowicz, Stability and Expanding Properties of Fullerenes and Benzenoids.
- 10/31/2003, Mr. Serguei Lapin, EFFECT OF INTERSTITIAL GAS ON POWDER FLOW.
- 11/7/2003, no seminar.
- 11/14/2003 Dr. Abdelnour Ahmed-Zaid, Approximate Pointwise Control of Burgers' Equation: Nonlinear Conjugate Gradients with Inexact Line Search. Click here for abstract.
- 11/21/2003, no seminar