Date  Room  Speaker  Title (click on the title for an abstract) 
September 12  Science 2 306  Prof. Dr. K. B. Reid  Monogamy is optimal 
September 26  Science 2 306  Sebastian Cioaba (Postdoc UCSD)  Expanders: Why fat and round is better than tall and skinny ? 
October 3  Science 2 306  Joshua Lovelace  Poker and Probability 
October 17  Science 2 306  Craig Timmons  On the Four Color Theorem 
October 24  Science 2 306  Prof. Dr. T. Neelon  On solutions to systems of analytic equations 
November 7  Science 2 306  Heydar Zahed Zahedani  The Invariant Subspace Problem 
November 14  Science 2 306  Mai Orloff  Error Estimates for Linear Systems 
November 21  Science 2 306  Carl Bobkoski  Hidden Markov Models in Biology 
November 28  Science 2 306  Serena Mercado  How to Price Stock Options 
November 30  Science 2 306  Mary Zangari  Finite Simple Groups of Small and Medium Order 
December 5  Science 2 306  Kassem AlAzem  Schwarz's Lemma 
December 7  Science 2 306  Craig Timmons  Star Coloring Planar Graphs 
Talks in Spring 2007 
Date  Room  Speaker  Title 
February 20  Science 2 306  Prof. Dr. Stoltzfus  The Boolobas Riordan Extension of the Tutte Polynomial 
February 27  Science 2 306  Prof. Dr. Guershon Harel, UCSD  Thinking in Terms of Ways of Thinking 
April 3  Science 2 306  Serena Mercado  Pricing Stock Options 
April 17  Science 2 306  Craig Timmons  Star Coloring Planar Graphs 
April 24  Science 2 306  Mai Orloff  Error Estimates for Linear Systems 
May 1  Science 2 306  Kassem AlAzem  An extension of Schwarz Lemma 
May 14  TBA  Dr. Jiri Lebl  Degree Estimates for Polynomials Constant on a Hyperplane 
Talks in Fall 2007 
Date  Room  Speaker  Title 
October 9  Science 2 306  Rob Howard  I have a Math Degree, now what 
November 6  Science 2 306  Prof. Dr. Michael E. O'Sullivan  LowDensity ParityCheck Codes and the SumProduct Algorithm 
November 13  Science 2 306  Dr. Heydar Zahed Zahedani  Derivations in Banach Algebras 
November 20  Science 2 306  Dr. Raymond Killgrove  Circular Reasoning 
December 4  Science 2 306  Joshua Lovelace  Reversible Markov Chains 
Talks in Spring 2008 
Date  Room  Speaker  Title 
January 22  Science 2 306  Dr. Uwe Schauz  Algebraically Solvable Problems: Describing Polynomials as Equivalent to Explicit Solutions 
February 5  Science 2 306  Prof. Dr. K. E. Atkinson  A personal perspective on the history of the numerical analysis of Fredholm integral equations of the second kind. 
March 13  Science 2 306  Prof .Dr. K.H. Leem  Algebraic Multigrid Preconditioning in Applications 
April 22  Science 2 306  Dr. Marian Barry, link to the NSA  An Introduction to Information Retrieval with an Application from Linear Algebra 
April 29  Science 2 306  Joshua Lovelace  The continuous time random process on the dary tree 
May 6  Science 2 306  Kassem AlAzem  Moebius Transformations and Biholomorphic maps 
Talks in Fall 2008 
Date  Room  Speaker  Title 
September 16  Science 2 308  Craig Timmons  The discrete Laplacian 
November 25  Science 2 308  Michael Melcher  Monochromatic Reachability in Arc Colored Tournaments 
Talks in Spring 2009 
Date  Room  Speaker  Title 
February 17  Science 2 306  Michael Santana  Cyclically Simple Tournaments 
April 14  Science 2 306  Paul Horn, UCSD  Random Subgraphs of a Given Graph 
May 14  Science 2 337A  2pm  Joshua Lovelace  Reversible Markov Chains on Trees  Thesis Defense 
Talks in Fall 2009 
Date  Room  Speaker  Title 
December 8  Science 2 308  Eduardo Mariscal  Fermat's Last Theorem 
Talks in Spring 2010 
Date  Room  Speaker  Title 
February 23  Science 2 306  Prof. Bruce Richter  An introduction to the cycle space of a graph 
Talks in Fall 2010 
Date  Room  Speaker  Title 
October 21  Science 2 308  Michael Santana  Cycles and Score Sequences in Tournaments 
November 2  Science 2 308  Janina Patno  Communication Networks 
November 16  Science 2 308  Prof. Barbara A. Bailey  A Statistical Approach to Modeling Noisy Nonlinear Systems 
Talks in Spring 2011 
Date  Room  Speaker  Title 
February 22  Science 2 308  Prof. Dr. K. Atkinson  Remarks on Multivariate Approximation on the Sphere and its Application 
April 4  Science 2 306 (13:0014:00)  Dr. Shaded Sharif  Dividing line bundles on maximally degenerating curves 
April 7  Science 2 308  Dr. Ben Kane  Equidistribution of CM points and ternary quadratic forms 
April 12  Science 2 308  Dr. Ricardo Conceicao  Arithmetic Geometry and polynomials over finite fields 
April 19  Science 2 308  Janina Patno  Thesis defense: Communication Networks 
April 26  Science 2 308  Michael Santana  Thesis defense: Two Investigations on Tournaments: Intersection Spectra and Score Sequences 
April 28  Science 2 308  Lixian Chen  The RungeKutta Method 
May 13  Science 2 337A  Nemo Curiel  Fundamental Theorem of Galois Theory 
Talks in Fall 2011 
Date  Room  Speaker  Title 
November 15  Science 2 308  Dr. X. ThibertPlante  Local Adaptation and Gene Flow Shaping Biodiversity; Numerical simulation studies 
December 6  Science 2 308  Nemo Curiel  Thesis defense: Formalizing Galois Theory I: Automorphism Groups of Fields 
December 13  SBSB 2107  Lixian Chen 
Advancement to Candidacy: The LotkaVolterra PredatorPrey Model and Harvesting Strategies

Talks in Spring 2012 
Date  Room  Speaker  Title 
April 3  Science 2 308  Dr. Andrew Kanarek  Modeling density dependence: from populations to individuals 
April 24  Science 2 308  Alexander Toole  Nonrepetitive Graph Colorings 
May 1  Science 2 308  Lixian Chen  Thesis defense: The LotkaVolterra PredatorPrey models with Harvesting Strategies 
May 11  Science 2 306 (11:0012:00!)  Bhavisha Talsania  Advancement to candidacy: Formalization of Basic Linear Algebra 
May 10  Science 2 308  Joshua Botica  Advancement to candidacy: A rigorous development of Little's law 
Talks in Fall 2012 
Date  Room  Speaker  Title 
October 23  Science 2 308  Professor Richard Anstee  Forbidden Configurations: A survey 
November 6  Science 2 308  Dr. Randy Woodward  My Experiences Working as a Mathematician in the Aerospace Industry 
November 27  Science 2 308  William Freeman  Advancement to candidacy: Mosaic rank and dyadic matrix approximations 
Talks in Spring 2013 
Date  Room  Speaker  Title 
February 5  Science 2 308  Professor Jeroen Schillewaert  Large incidencefree sets in geometry 
February 26  Science 2 308  Dr. Cory Palmer  On the tree packing conjecture 
February 27, 1:001:50  Science 2 306  Dr. Nathan Ross  Vertex degrees in preferential attachment random graphs 
March 4, 1:302:20  Science 2 306  Dr. Graeme Kemkes  Catching a robber using random graphs 
March 5  Science 2 308  Dr. Badal Joshi  Switching in Biological Networks 
March 26  Science 2 308  canceled  
April 23  Science 2 308  Alexander Toole (postponed)  Thesis defense: Repetitionfree coloring of graphs 
April 25  Science 2 306  Bhavisha Talsania  Thesis defense: Formalization of Basic Linear Algebra 
April 30  Science 2 308  Prof. Dr. Guershon Harel, UCSD  Intellectual Need: Cognitive, instructional, and Philosophical Considerations 
May 9  Science 2 308  Kenny Courser  Advancement to candidacy: Finding GGraphs Corresponding to Integral Representations 
Talks in Fall 2013 
Date  Room  Speaker  Title 
December 13, 1pm  Science 2 337A  Rani Hermiz 
Advancement to candidacy, The Sphaerica of Menelaus of Alexandria

December 3  Science 2 306  Tonya Reeves  Advancement to candidacy, Repetitionfree Edge Coloring 
December 4, 10:0011:00  SBSB 4221  Alexander Toole  Thesis defense: Repetitionfree vertex colorings of grid graphs 
Talks in Spring 2014 
Date  Room  Speaker  Title 
February 18  Science 2 308  Spencer Bagley (PhD student from UCSD)  
February 26, 1:001:50  Science 2 306  Dr. Michael Young  Ramsey and AntiRamsey Multiplicities 
March 3, 1:001:50  Science 2 306  Dr. Michael Picollelli  Recent results on Hfree processes 
March 10, 1:001:50  Science 2 306  Dr. Mike Barrus  What a degree sequence can tell you 
March 18  Science 2 308  Dr. Susmita Sadhu  Mixed mode oscillations and chaotic dynamics in a predatorpreycompeting scavenger model 
March 20  Science 2 308  Joshua Botica  Thesis defense: An Exposition of Little's Law 
May 8  Science 2 306  Jennifer Brich  Advancement to candidacy: Formalization of a Commutative Algebra Library 
May 9, 11:0011:50  TBA  Jason Hultman  Advancement to candidacy: FastTrack Queuing Models for Emergency Rooms 
Talks in Fall 2014 
Date  Room  Speaker  Title 
November 25  Science 2 308  Tonya Reeves 
Thesis Defense: Repetition free edge coloring

Talks in Spring 2015 
Date  Room  Speaker  Title 
March 19  Ballroom, Student Union  Prof. Dr. Ronald Graham  Computers and Mathematics: Problems and Prospects 
April 16  Science 2, 308  Michael Santana, University of Illinois  
April 30  Science 2, 308  Jennifer Brich  Thesis Defense: Formalizing Factorization in Monoids and Noetherian Rings 
May 5  Science 2, 308  Derek Hoeft  Advancement to candidacy: Conjugacy Classes of Finite Order Integer Matrices, (and Graphs) 
May 7  Science 2, 308  Dr. Xing Peng, UCSD 
Bipartite decomposition of random graphs and related questions 
June 17  Science 2, 308  Jason Hultman  Thesis Defense: FastTrack Queuing Models for Emergency Rooms 
Talks in Fall 2015 
Date  Room  Speaker  Title 
November 10  Science 2 308  Dr. Raymond Killgrove 
Number Theory, Logic, and Geometry

December 2  Commons 206  Rani Hermiz  Thesis Defense: Translation of the Sphaerica of Menelaus 
December 23, 1pm  Science 2 308  Jesus Hernandez  Advancement to Candidacy: Inhomogeneous Bond Percolation on kregular Trees 
Talks in Fall 2016 / Spring 2017 
Date  Room  Speaker  Title 
October 25  Markstein 202  Steven Newberg 
Advancememt to Cadidacy: Data of Modular Curves

April 25  SBSB 4117  Jesus Hernandez  Thesis Defense: Inhomogeneous Bond Percolation on a Square Lattice with an NPeriodic Inhomogeneity 
May 2  Markstein 303  Yuan Li  Advancement to Candidacy: Exploring Multistationarity in Reaction Networks 
Talks in Fall 2017 / Spring 2018 
Date  Room  Speaker  Title 
November 20  Markstein 303  Justin Mulvany  Advancememt to Cadidacy: Analysis of MultiClass Processor Sharing Queues via Relative Entropy 
November 28  Markstein 201  Steven Newberg  Thesis Defense: Data of Modular Curves 
March 1  Science 2, 242  Prof. Dr. William Dunham  A Tribute to Euler 
March 1  Ballroom Student Union  Prof .Dr. William Dunham  Your humble servant, Isaac Newton 
March 15  Commons 206  Prof .Dr. Humberto Diaz  On Riemann surfaces and their Jacobians 
April 23, 2:303:30pm  Mark 210  Justin Mulvany  Thesis Defense: Analysis of MultiClass Processor Sharing Queues via Relative Entropy 
May 1  Commons 206  Yvonne Li  Thesis Defense: Chemical Reaction Networks 
May 7  Markstein 303  Brian Vargas  Advancement to Candidacy: On the Existence and Uniqueness of the PageRank Eigenvector 