# Colloquium Schedule

## Academic Year: 2016 - 2017

November 11, 2016

Jason Williford, Associate Professor, University of Wyoming

Graphs, Spectra and their Connections

October 13, 2016

Evelyn Lamb, Professor, University of Utah

Visualizing Hyperbolic Geometry

October 14, 2016

Jon Chaika, Professor, University of Utah

Flows on Flat Surfaces

## Academic Year: 2015 - 2016

November 20, 2015

Michael Jablonski, Professor, University of Oklahoma

Geometric Invariant Theory meets Riemannian Geometry

October 23, 2015

DeWayne Derryberry, Professor, Idaho State University

Akaike's Information Criteria and Bayesian Information Criteria: Superficial similarities and fundamental differences

March 7, 2016

Tak Kwong Wong, Professor, University of Pennsylvania

Recent Development of the Energy Methods for Thin Layer Equations

March 11, 2016

Xiao Xia Xie, Professor, Illinois Institute of Technology

Persistence Criteria for the Nonlocal Niche Model and Applications

## Academic Year: 2014 - 2015

March 13, 2015

Jorge H. Lira, Professor, Universidade Federal do Ceara, Brazil & Stanford University

Maximum principle and minimal graphs in Riemannian manifolds

March 17, 2015

Young Ju Lee, Assistant Professor, Texas State University

Non-local three species model for wormlike micellar fluids

October 24, 2014

Rob Van Kirk, Professor, Humboldt State University

A Dynamical Systems Approach to Time Series Analysis

October 10, 2014

Robert Fisher, Professor and Department Chair, Idaho State University

Successive Apollonian Circles, a New Proof of the Similarity Fixed Point Theorem, and the Symmedians of a Triangle

## Academic Year: 2013 - 2014

April 25, 2014

Cathy Kriloff, Professor, Idaho State University

Spectra of Cayley graphs of complex reflection groups

April 11, 2014

Chenxu He, Professor, University of Oklahoma

Einstein manifolds, gradient shrinking Ricci solitons and linear stability

January 17, 2014

Megan Kerr, Professor, Wellesley College

Einstein solvmanifolds of negative Ricci curvature: new examples

November 15, 2013

Dave Witte Morris, Professor, University of Lethbridge, Canada

What is a superrigid subgroup?

## Academic Year: 2012 - 2013

April 19, 2013

Professor DeWayne Derryberry, Doug Walker, Damon Herrera, and Garrett Castle, Idaho State University

2013 COMAP mathematics modeling contest

April 5, 2013

Oscar Perdomo, Professor, Central Connecticut University

Embedded constant mean curvature hypersurfaces on spheres

February 22, 2013

Bennett Palmer, Professor, Idaho State University

Anisotropic Surface Energies

December 7, 2012

Briana Foster-Greenwood, Visiting Assistant Professor, Idaho State University

Deformations of Skew Group Algebras

November 2, 2012

Floyd Williams, Professor, University of Massachusetts Amherst

Fourier analysis, scattering, and mock zeta function of certain black hole vacua

October 26, 2012

Boris Hanin, Doctoral Student, Northwestern University

Correlations and Pairing of Zeros and Critical Points of Random Polynomials