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Faculty 2010 Travel and Talks

January 2010

  • Marcelo Aguiar
    Invited to spend one week at the University of Cape Town, South Africa, working in collaboration with George Janelidze, January 1-7, 2010.
    Invited to spend one month at the Indian Institute of Technology, Mumbai, working in collaboration with Swapneel Mahajan, January 8-9, 2010.

  • Gregory Berkolaiko
    Research visit to Weizmann Institute of Science, Israel, January 2010.
    2-lecture course, "Zeros of eigenfunctions of quantum graphs", CR Rao Adv. Inst. of Mathematics, Statistics and Computer Sceince, University of Hyderabad, India, January 2010.

  • Andrew Comech
    20 min. invited talk, International Workshop on Partial Differential Equations and Applications, Universidat Michoacana de San Nicolas de Hidalgo, Morelia, Mexico, January 6, 2010.

  • Kenneth J. Dykema
    55 min. invited talk, "Matrices of unitary moments," Analysis Seminar, Queens University (Kingston, Ontario), January 2010.
    55 min. invited talk, "Matrices of unitary moments," Analysis Seminar, University of Ottawa, January 2010.

  • Yalchin Efendiev
    Conference organized, Multiscale and Multiphysics Modeling, Discretization, and Solvers, KAUST, January 2010.

  • Sue Geller
    Moderator for one session of talks, Nebraska Conference for Undergraduate Women in Mathematics, January 30, 2010.
    Moderator, What to do with your summer, Nebraska Conference for Undergraduate Women in Math, January 31, 2010.
    Moderator of two break-out sessions at Nebraska Conference for Undergraduate Women in Math, January 31, 2010.

  • William Johnson
    Landau Lectures, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, January 2010.

  • Peter Kuchment
    Panel Member, "Cultivating Mathematical Interest and Talent of Precollege Students: Outreach through Summer Math Camps and Academies", Joint Mathematics Meetings, San Francisco, January 13, 2010.
    20 min. AMS session talk, "Hybrid methods of medical imaging," AMS Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA, January 2010.
    20 min. AMS session talk, "Detecting small low emission sources," AMS Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA, January 2010.

  • Joseph Landsberg
    Seminar talk, Rice University, Houston, TX, January 2010.

  • David Larson
    Co-organized a Special Session and Satellite Workshop on Optimal Frames and Operator Algebras, 2010 AMS National Meeting, San Francisco, January 13-18, 2010.

  • Riad Masri
    Conference talk, Special Session on L-functions and Analytic Number Theory, American Mathematical Society, San Francisco, California, January 2010.

  • Grigoris Paouris
    Colloquium, University of Tel-Aviv, Tel-Aviv, Israel, January 2010.

  • Matthew Papanikolas
    Invited 20 min. talk, "Values of Goss L-functions for Dirichlet characters at positive integers," American Mathematical Society, Special Session on Arithmetic of Function Fields, San Francisco, CA, January 2010.

  • Thomas Schlumprecht
    Colloquium, Virginia Commonwealth University, January 2010.

  • Joe Ward
    Hour talk, "Lp Approximation and Interpolation by SBFs on Sd," City University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, January 11, 2010.

  • Catherine Yan
    20 min. special session, "Multiparking Functions, Graph Search, and Tutte," Joint Mathematical Meetings, AMS Special Session on Zonotopal Algebra and its Applications, San Francisco, January 13-16, 2010.

  • Frank Sottile
    Colloquium talk, LSU, January 28, 2010.

  • Zoran Sunik
    Colloquium talk, University of South Florida, Tampa, FL, January 2010.

  • Joseph D. Ward
    Hour talk, "Lp Approximation and interpolation by SBFs on Sd", City University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, January 11, 2010.

  • Sarah Witherspoon
    20 min. Special Session, American Mathematical Society, Special Session on Categorical and Algebraic Methods in Representation Theory, San Francisco, CA, January 16, 2010.

  • Catherine Huafei Yan
    20 min. Special Session, "Multiparking functions, graph search, and Tutte polynomial", Joint Mathematical Meetings, AMS Special Session on Zonotopal Algebra and its Applications, San Francisco, January 13-16, 2010.

  • Philip Yasskin
    Invited conference talk, "Electronic study guide -- maplets for calculus" (Yasskin and Meade), MAA Invited Paper Session on Online Delivery of Mathematics, Joint Mathematics Meeting, San Francisco, CA, January 13-16, 2010.
    Invited poster session, "Maplets for calculus - an NSF CCLI phase I project" (with Douglas Meade), Joint Mathematics Meeting, San Francisco, CA, January 13-16, 2010.
    Atttended NSF GK-12 Retreat, TAMU, January 7, 2010.

  • Igor Zelenko
    30 min. conference talk, AMS Special Session on Parabolic Geometries, Integrable Systems, and Twistor Theory, Joint Mathematics Meeting, San Francisco, CA, January 13-16, 2010.
    Working Geometry Seminar talks, Texas A&M University, January 2010.

February 2010

  • Marcelo Aguiar
    Invited to spend one week at the University of Melbourne, Australia, working in collaboration with Arun Ram, February 16-20, 2010.
    Invited to spend one week at Macquarie University, Sydney, Australia, working in collaboration with Ross Street, February 21-26, 2010.
    Seminars and Colloquia
    Math Department Colloquium, Indian Institute of Technology, Mumbai, February 1, 2010.
    Math Department Colloquium, Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, February 15, 2010.
    Algebra/Geometry/Topology Seminar, University of Melbourne, February 18, 2010.
    Math Department Colloquium, Macquarie University, Sydney, February 22, 2010.
    Australian Category Seminar, Macquarie University, Sydney, February 24, 2010.

  • Don Allen
    Invited Presentation, "Mathematical power models," University of Sau Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil, February 8, 2010.

  • Michael Anshelevich
    Invited talk, Free Probability and Large N Limit, II, UCLA, Los Angeles, February 2010.

  • Wolfgang Bangerth
    Invited presentation, SIAM Conference on Parallel Processing, Seattle, WA, February 24-26, 2010.

  • Gregory Berkolaiko
    Weizmann Institute of Science, Israel, February 2010
    Research Visit
    Math Analysis and Dynamical Systems Seminar
    PhysMath Seminar
  • Ronald Douglas
    Seminar, Mathematics Department, Unversity of Texas at San Antonio, February 2010.

  • Kenneth J. Dykema
    45 min. talk, "Matrices of unitary moments," Free Probability and Large N Limit II, IPAM (UCLA), February 2010.
    120 min. talk, "On amalgamated free products," Voiculescu's Seminar, UC-Berkeley, February 2010.

  • Yalchin Efendiev
    Plenary talk, "Peaceman lecture on numerical mathematics," Rice University, February 2010.
    Invited talk, "Novel multiscale methods for multiphase porous media flows," Edinburgh, February 2010.

  • Sue Geller
    Invited research colloquia, Trinity University, Mathematics Colloquium, February 11, 2010.

  • Peter Howard
    Seminar talk, "Mathematics in the Life Sciences Curriculum," University of Kentucky, February 22, 2010.

  • David Kerr
    Colloquium talk, SUNY at Buffalo, February 2010.

  • Paulo Lima-Filho
    Number Theory seminar talk, Arizona State University, February 2010.

  • Bojan Popov
    Colloquium talk, "Entropy viscosity," Los Alamos National Laboratories, February 2010.

  • Eric Rowell
    30 min. invited talk, "Subfactors and fusion categories," Vanderbilt U., February 2010.

  • Frank Sottile
    CRM-ISM Colloquium, Université Montréal, February 12, 2010.

  • Paula Tretkoff
    Talk, Texas A&M Number Theory Seminar, February 2010.

  • Philip Yasskin
    Community talk, "Polygon differencing games", UT Saturday Morning Math Group, Univ. of Texas, Austin, TX, February 27, 2010.

March 2010

  • Marcelo Aguiar
    Graduate Student Seminar at San Francisco State University, March 3, 2010.

  • Don Allen
    Invited Presentation, "Aspects of the TAMU mathematics placement exam," University of Turino, Turino, Italy, March 1, 2010.
    Poster, "Retention through remediation: Enhancing success in Calculus I," NSF meeting, Identifying, Implementing and Integrating Best Practices, Washington, DC, March 3-5, 2010.
    Invited Presentation, "TAMU mathematics placement exam," NSF TAMU System Engineering Grant Meeting, College Station, TX, March 11, 2010.

  • Wolfgang Bangerth
    Invited presentation, IAMCS Workshop on Computational and Mathematical Challenges in Material Science and Engineering: Complex Fluid Dynamics, Thuwal, Saudi Arabia, March 22-25, 2010.
    German Physical Society meeting, Regensburg, March 2010.
    Research visit to Regensburg University, Germany, March 2010.
    Research visit to NTNU, Trondheim, Norway, March 2010.

  • Gregory Berkolaiko
    2-lecture series, Theoretical Physics, University of Regensburg, Germany, March 2010.
    Colloquium, NTNU, Trondheim, Norway, March 2010.

  • Andrea Bonito
    Organizer (with J.A. Calvin, J.-L. Guermond, K.R. Rajagopal and J.R. Walton), IAMCS Workshop Complex Fluid Dynamics, KAUST, Thuwal, Saudi Arabia, March 22-25, 2010. (A note about the workshop and KAUST was published in June 2010 in SIAM news, Impressions of KAUST, by Alfio Quarteroni.)

  • Goong Chen
    One-hour seminar, "Introduction of the dimensional scaling method for the Schrödinger equation," Nonlinear Optics Seminar, TAMUQ, Doha, Qatar, March 2010.

  • Andrew Comech
    Calderón-Zygmund Analysis seminar talk, University of Chicago, March 15, 2010.
    Lattice seminar talk, Institute for Theoretical and Experimental Physics (Moscow), March 18, 2010.

  • Prabir Daripa
    Invited one-hour seminar talk, "Some results on multi-layer Hele-Shaw flows," Mathematical Physics Seminar, Dept. of Math., TAMU, March 12, 2010.

  • Kenneth J. Dykema
    40 min. talk, "Sofic groups, amalgamation and asymptotic freeness," C*-algebras Workshop, Mathematisches Forschngszentrum Oberwolfach (MFO), March 2010.
    50 min. invited colloquium, "On approximation of operators by matrices and groups by permutations," University of Waterloo, March 2010.

  • Yalchin Efendiev
    Conference organized, Interpore Annual Meeting at Texas A&M University, March 2010 (about 120 participants).

  • Rostislav Grigorchuk
    Invited 50 min. talk, "Torsion images of Coxeter groups and Wiegold problem," Geometry, Topology and Computation in Groups, Diablerets, Switzerland, March 2010.

  • David Kerr
    50 min. invited talk, C*-Algebras Workshop at the Mathematisches Forschungsinstitut Oberwolfach, Germany, March 2010.

  • Joseph Landsberg
    Colloquium talk, University of Illinois, Chicago, IL, March 2010.

  • David Larson
    Colloquium talk, University of Houston, Houston, TX, March 2010.
    Colloquium talk, University of Texas-San Antonio, San Antonio, TX, March 2010.

  • Riad Masri
    Conference talk, "Mock modular forms in combinatorics and arithmetic geometry," American Institute for Mathematics (AIM), Palo Alto, California, March 2010.
    24th Automorphic Forms Workshop, University of Hawaii at Manoa, Honolulu, Hawaii, March 2010.
    Colloquium talk, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, March 2010.

  • Laura Matusevich
    Hour talk, Workshop on Randomization, Relaxation, and Complexity, Banff International Research Station, March 2010.

  • Volodymyr Nekrashevych
    Seminar talk, Geneva University, March 2010.
    Seminar talk, Universite Paris-Sud 11, March 2010.

  • Michael Pilant
    Presented a 2 hr workshop on web-based mathematical applications, ICTCM National Meeting, March 11-14, 2010.
    Poster presentation, NSF-STEP meeting, Washington, DC, March 3-5, 2010.

  • Bojan Popov
    25 min. invited mini-simposium talk, 13th International Conference on Approximation Theory, San Antonio, Texas, March 7-10, 2010.

  • J. Maurice Rojas
    Invited plenary talk, "Simple homotopies for just real roots," Workshop on Randomization, Complexity, and Relaxation, Banff International Research Station, Banff, Alberta, Canada, March 1, 2010.

  • Thomas Schlumprecht
    Invited 1 hr. talk, "Kent State Informal Analysis Seminar dedicated to the work of Joe Diestel," Kent, Ohio, March 1010.

  • Frank Sottile
    Colloquium talk, Baylor, March 4, 2010.
    Colloquium talk, Colorado State University, March 12, 2010.

  • Zoran Sunik
    30 min. talk, Combinatorics, Groups, Algorithms, and Complexity, Columbus, OH, March 2010.

  • Paula Tretkoff
    Colloquium (with Marvin D. Tretkoff), University of Colorado at Boulder, Boulder, Colorado, March 18, 2010.
    Talk, Texas A&M Number Theory Seminar, March 2010.

  • Sarah Witherspoon
    Invited 50 min. talk, Southwest Local Algebra Meeting, Arlington, TX, March 7, 2010.
    Working Algebra Seminar, Texas A&M University, March 26, 2010.

  • Catherine Huafei Yan
    20 min. Special Session, "Mixed statistics on 01-fillings of moon polyominoes", AMS Spring Southeastern Sectional meeting, Special Session on Advances in Algebraic and Geometric Combinaotrics, Lexington, KY, March 27-28, 2010.

  • Philip Yasskin
    Invited conference workshop, "Maplets for Calculus (2008 ICTCM Award winner)", 22nd International Conference on Technology in Collegiate Mathematics (ICTCM XXII), Chicago, IL, March 11-14, 2010.

  • Igor Zelenko
    50 min. invited talk, International Workshop on "New trends in sub-Riemannian Geometry", Nice, France, March 29-April 2, 2010.

  • Jianxin Zhou
    20 min. talk, "Solving non-variational eigen problems", at the 33rd Texas PDE Conference, Austin, TX, March 10-11, 2010.

April 2010

  • Marcelo Aguiar
    Seminars and Colloquia
    Graduate Student Seminar at University of Minnesota, April 8, 2010.
    Combinatorics Seminar at University of Minnesota, April 9, 2010.
    Discrete Geometry and Combinatorics Seminar at Cornell University, April 19, 2010.
    Conference Talk
    AMS Meeting #1058, Special Session on Combinatorial Representation Theory, Macalester College, St. Paul, MN, April 10-11, 2010.

  • Don Allen
    Invited Presentation, "TAMU mathematics placement exam," NSF TAMU System Engineering Grant Meeting, College Station, TX, April 21, 2010.

  • Gregory Berkolaiko
    50 min. talk (invited, plenary), "Combinatorics of semiclassical evaluation in quantum chaos," COMBINATEXAS: Combinatorics in the South-Central U.S., San Marcos, TX, April 24-25, 2010.
    Colloquium, Hebrew University, Jerusalem, Israel, April 2010.
    Colloquium, Bar-Ilan University, Israel, April 2010.
    Research visit to Weizmann Institute of Science, Israel, April 2010.

  • Prabir Daripa
    Invited 35 min. talk, "Issues and directions of ASP-flooding in enhanced oil recovery," BIT's 1st Annual Congress: Well Simulation and EOR 2010, Chengdu, China, April 12-14, 2010.
    Invited one-hour colloquium talk, "Mathematical and computational modeling of complex fluid flows in porous media for enhanced oil recovery," Applied Mathematics Seminar, UNAM, Mexico City, Mexico, April 22, 2010.
    Invited one-hour colloquium talk, "Some recent results on multi-layered Hele-Shaw flows," Applied Mathematics Seminar, NJIT, New Jersey, NJ, April 26, 2010.
    Invited one-hour colloquium talk, "Effect of surfactant on the thin-film in Landau-Levich (in Coating theory) and Bretherton problems (bubbles in capillary tube)," Mechanical Engineering Seminar, NJIT, New Jersey, NJ, April 28, 2010.

  • Kenneth J. Dykema
    45 min. talk, "Amalgamated free products of embeddable von Neumann algebras and of sofic groups," Danish-Norwegian Operator Algebras meeting, Copenhagen, Denmark, April 2010.

  • Stephen Fulling
    Invited 25 min. talk, "Vacuum energy density and pressure near boundaries," MiltonFest on Nonperturbative Quantum Field Theory, U. Oklahoma, Norman, Oklahoma, April 2010.

  • Rostislav Grigorchuk
    Organizer (with Oleg Musin), Workshop on Asymptotic and Extreme Properties of Metric Spaces and Groups, TAMU, April 12, 2010.

  • Jean-Luc Guermond
    Seminar talk, CEMEF, Nice, France, April 19, 2010.
    Colloquium talk, Rencontre de Mecanique des Fluides, Nice, France.

  • Raytcho D. Lazarov
    Colloquium talk, Department of Mathematics, University of Pittburgh, April 9, 2010.
    Numerical Analysis seminar talk, Penn State University, April 1, 2010.

  • Matthew Papanikolas
    Invited 50 min. talk, "Arithmetic geometry for function fields of positive characteristic," Centre de Recerca Matemàtica, Barcelona, Spain, April 2010.

  • Michael Pilant
    Attended NSF STEP Workshop, April 21, 2010.

  • Gilles Pisier
    Research conference talk, "Remarks on the non-commutative Khintchine inequalities," Conference in honour of U. Haagerup, Copenhagen, April 2010.

  • Alexei Poltoratski
    20 min. talk, AMS Regional Meeting, Albuquerque, NM, April 2010.

  • Coleen Robles
    Invited hour talk, Southeast Geometry Conference, College of Charleston, South Carolina, April 2010.

  • Eric Rowell
    Conference Organizer: Quantum Invariants of 3-Manifolds and Modular Categories (with Thang Le and Vladimir Turaev), AMS Central Sectional Meeting, Macalester College, St. Paul, MN, April 2010.

  • William Rundell
    Invited hour talk, Conference: "Inverse problems and Shape Optimization," Cartagena, Spain, April 2010.
    Plenary Speaker, "Workshop on Inverse problems," Hong Kong, April 2010.
    Invited hour talk, "International Conference on Inverse problems," Wuhan, China, April 2010.

  • Vince Schielack
    15 min.talk, "Fermi questions: An exercise in estimation," Texas Section MAA Meeting, Abilene, April 2010.

  • Frank Sottile
    Research seminar talk, Georgia Tech, April 5, 2010.
    Colloquium talk, University of Kansas, April 26, 2010.

  • Yaroslav Vorobets
    Co-organizer, Workshop on Asymptotic and Extreme Properties of Metric Spaces and Groups, College Station, TX, April 2010 .

  • Sarah Witherspoon
    20 min. Special Session, American Mathematical Society Special Session on Hecke Algebras and Deformations in Geometry and Topology, St. Paul, MN, April 11, 2010.
    Working Algebra Seminar, Texas A&M University, April 16, 2010.
    Working Algebraic Topology Seminar, Texas A&M University, April 7 and 14, 2010.

  • Catherine Huafei Yan
    20 min. Special Session, "Mixed statistics on 01-fillings of moon polyominoes", CombinaTexas 2010, Texas State University, April 24-25, 2010.

  • Philip Yasskin
    Community talk, "Proofs without words", at the Brazos Valley Math Teachers' Circle, April 26, 2010.

May 2010

  • Marcelo Aguiar
    Conference Talks
    Workshop "Supercharacters and Combinatorial Hopf Algebras," American Institute of Mathematics, Palo Alto, May 17-21, 2010.
    Conference "Algebras and Noncommutative Algebra" on the occasion of Mia Cohen's retirement, Ben-Gurion University, Israel, May 24-27, 2010.

  • Andrea Bonito
    Invitation, Mathematics Institute of Computational Science and Engineering, Ecole Polytechniques Federale de Lausanne (EPFL), Switerland, May 27 to June 25, 2010.

  • Lewis Bowen
    Invited hour webinar talk, Group Theory International Webinar, May 2010.
    Talk, "An introduction to information theory," to undergraduate students as part of the MCTP and to high school students as part of the SMaRT camp in summer 2010, Texas A&M.

  • Goong Chen
    Panel member, NSF Advisory Panel reviewing proposals submitted in response to the initiative "Building Engineered Complex Systems," The National Science Foundation, Arlington, Virginia, May 12-13, 2010.
    Panel member, NSF (Second) Advisory Panel reviewing proposals submitted in response to the initiative "Building Engineered Complex Systems," The National Science Foundation, Arlington, Virginia, May 17-18, 2010.

  • Prabir Daripa
    Invited one-hour colloquium talk, "Some application driven fast algorithms for PDEs," Dept of Math., TAMU at Qatar, Doha, May 20, 2010.
    Invited one-hour colloquium talk, "Some fundamental research motivated by EOR (Enhanced Oil Recovery) technology," TAMU at Qatar, Doha, May 27, 2010.

  • Kenneth J. Dykema
    50 min. talk, "On matricial microstates, Connes' embedding problem and sofic groups," Noncommutative Geometry and Operator Algebras, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN, May 2010.

  • William B. Johnson
    Invited hour address, "From Banach spaces to frame theory and applications," College Park, Maryland, May 2010.
    Colloquia (2), Beijing Normal University, May 2010.

  • Guido Kanschat
    Colloquium, IAMCS Annual Symposium, KAUST, Saudi Arabia, May 2010.

  • David Kerr
    50 min. invited talk, Workshop on Non-Commutative Dynamics and Quantum Probability, University of Regina, Canada, May 2010.

  • Peter Kuchment
    Member of the organizing committee (with W. Rundell, R. J Carroll, M. Jaoua, L. Paivarinta, O. Scherzer, J. Schotland, G. Uhlmann, M. Yamamoto, J. Zou), International Conference on Applied Inverse Problems, TAMU, May 2011.
    45 min. lecture, "Detecting small low emission sources," International Workshop Inverse Transport Theory and Tomography, BIRS, Banff, May 16-21, 2010.

  • Raytcho D. Lazarov
    Numerical Analysis seminar talk, CASC, LLNL, May 6, 2010.

  • Paulo Lima-Filho
    Seminar talk, Louisianna State University, May 2010.

  • Dmitry Panchenko
    Seminar talk, Mathematics Dept., UC Irvine, May 11, 2010,
    Seminar talk, Physics Dept., University of Rome, May 20, 2010.

  • Grigoris Paouris
    Research Conference talk, "Probability and geometry in high dimensions," Paris, France, May 2010.

  • Coleen Robles
    Invited 40 min. talk, "Differential geometry and partial differential equations," U. Brasilia, Brasil, May 2010.

  • William Rundell
    Plenary talk, Workshop on Computational and Applied Mathematical Sciences, King Abdullah University of Science and Technology Saudi Arabia, May 2010.

  • Jane Schielack
    1 hr. talk, "A grant is not just something you get..." for CIRTL Post-doctoral Seminar, College Station, TX, May 2010.

  • Thomas Schlumprecht
    Invited 30 min. talk, "From Banach Spaces to Frame," University of Maryland, May 2010.

  • Steven Taliaferro
    Invited 30 min. talk, Eighth AIMS Conference on Dynamical Systems, Differential Equations and Applications, Dresden, Germany, May 2010.

  • Jay Walton
    30 min. Special Session, SIAM Conference on Material Science, Symposium on Multi-Scale Modeling of Interfaces, Philadelphia, May 2010.
    Invited 30 min. talk, Workshop on Composite Materials, Varese, Italy, May 2010.

  • Sarah Witherspoon
    Noncommutative Geometry Seminar, University of Buenos Aires, Argentina, May 18, 2010.
    Algebra Seminar, University of Uruguay, Montevideo, May 20, 2010.
    Student Homological Algebra Seminar, University of Buenos Aires, Argentina, May 26, 2010.

June 2010

  • Marcelo Aguiar
    Conference Talk "Mini-symposium on Combinatorial Hopf Algebras", SIAM Conference on Discrete Mathematics, Austin, TX, June 14-17, 2010.

  • Don Allen
    Invited Presentation, "Integrating the CCRS into academic courses," TAMU Collaborative Summer Institute, College Station, TX, June 23, 2010.

  • Michael Anshelevich
    Presentation, "Towers of Hanoi," to the Brazos Valley Math Teachers' Circle (BVMTC), and to three groups of 6-8th grade students participating in the Texas A&M Summer Educational Enrichment in Math (SEE-Math), June 2010.
    Presentation, "Hermite Integrals," to a group of MCTP and REU students at Texas A&M, June 2010.

  • Andrea Bonito
    Invited hour talk, Numerical Analysis Seminar, EPFL, Switzerland, June 16, 2010.

  • Prabir Daripa
    Invited one hour plenary talk, "Physical and computational issues in modeling chemical enhanced oil recovery by ASP-flooding," Seventh Panamerican Workshop in Applied and Computational Mathematics/Computational Science and Engineering, Choroni, Venezuela, June 6-11, 2010.

  • Ronald Douglas
    Invited Plenary Speaker, GPOTS, Denver, June 2010.
    Invited Plenary Speaker, OT2, Timisoara, Romania, June 2010.
    Seminar, Pure Mathematics Department, U. of Waterloo, June 2010.

  • Kenneth J. Dykema
    50 min. invited colloquium, "On approximation of groups by permutations and operators by matrices," University of Münster, Germany, June 2010.

  • Jean-Luc Guermond
    Talk, Worshop Sparsity and Computation, Bonn, Germany, June 7-11, 2010.
    Talk (4 lectures: 1 hr 30 min. each), School on Coupled PDE in Multiphysics and Industrial Applications, Castro Urdiales, Spain, June 14-25, 2010.

  • Doug Hensley
    Invited one-hour talk, "Computing the invariant density for the Hurwitz continued fraction," Conference in honor of Brigitte Vallée's 60th birthday, Caen, France, June 3-4, 2010.

  • Guido Kanschat
    30 min. minisymposium, PSPDEs, Barcelona, Spain, June 2010.

  • David Kerr
    Invited plenary lecture at the 23rd Conference in Operator Theory, Timisoara, Romania, June-July 2010.
    50 min. invited talk, Workshop on Traveling Waves and Spreading Speeds in Evolution Systems, University of Science and Technology of China, Hefei, China, June 2010.

  • Peter Kuchment
    Series of nine 1 hr lectures on Integral Geometry and Tomography, Summer School on Inverse Problems and PDE, University of Washington, Seattle, June 26-July 10, 2010.

  • Joseph Landsberg
    Nordfjordeid summer school, Norway Geometry of Tensors and Applications, June 2010.

  • David Larson
    20 min. session, Great Plains Operator Theory Symposium [GPOTS], University of Denver, June 2010.

  • Raytcho D. Lazarov
    25 min. invited lecture, "Discontinuous Galerkin FEM for elliptic problems," Conference on Constructive Theory of Functions, Sozopol, Bulgaria, June 4-8, 2010.
    30 min. invited lecture, "Numerical upscaling of flows in highly heterogeneous porous media," 4th International Conference Computational Methods in Applied Mathematics: CMAM-4, Bendlewo, Poland, June 20-25, 2010.

  • Francis Narcowich
    Half-hour talk, "Bounded Lebesgue constants for SBF interpolation," Seventh International Conference on Curves and Surfaces, Avignon, France, June 24-30, 2010.

  • Joseph E. Pasciak
    30 min. invited talk, "Analysis of a Cartesian PML approximation to the three dimensional Maxwell scattering problem," Computational Methods in Applied Mathematics–CMAM-4, Banach Center, Bedlewo, Poland, June 20-26, 2010.

  • Guergana Petrova
    20 min. conference talk, "On extended cubatures of Turan type for the ball," Constructive Theory of Functions, Sozopol, Bulgaria, June 3-10, 2010.
    20 min. conference talk, "Instance-optimality in probability with an l1-minimization decoder," Seventh International Conference on Curves and Surfaces, Avignon, France, June 24-30, 2010.

  • Alexei Poltoratski
    50 min. talk, 18th Annual Analysis Meeting, Euler Institute, St. Petersburg, Russia, June 2010.
    Gave minicourse of 3, 1 hr lectures, Summer School in Complex Analysis, Puerto de Santa Maria, Spain, June 2010.

  • Bojan Popov
    45 min. invited talk, HYP2010, 13th International Conference on Hyperbolic Problems; Theory, Numerics, Applications, Beijing, China, June 15-19, 2010.
    30 min. invited talk, Sparsity and Computation, Bonn, Germany, June 7-11, 2010.

  • Coleen Robles
    Colloquium talk, Università di Firenze Geometry Seminar, June 2010.
    Colloquium talk, Politecnico di Torino Geometry Seminar, June 2010.

  • Thomas Schlumprecht
    Invited 30 min. talk, "International Functional Analysis Meeting in Valencia on the Occasion of the 80th Birthday of Professor Manuel Valdivia", Valencia Spain, June 2010.
    Colloquium, University of Granada, Spain, June 2010.

  • Roger Smith
    Contributed 20 min. talk, Great Plains Operator Theory Symposium, Denver Colorado, June 2010.

  • Jay Walton
    Hour Keynote talk, Sixteenth US National Congress on Theoretical and Applied Mechanics, Symposium on Nonlinear Modeling of Muscle and Soft Tissue, State College, PA, June 2010.

  • Joseph D. Ward
    30 min. talk, "Implications of bounded Lebesgue constants for certain SBFs", Curves and Surfaces VII, Avignon, France, June 24-30, 2010.
    Colloquim, "Towards effective computation with kernels on manifolds", Computational Mathematics and Applications Seminar, Oxford University, Oxford, England, June 17, 2010.

  • Sarah Witherspoon
    Invited 45 min. talk, Rencontre Mathematique, Cohomologie de Hochschild, Structure et Applications, Luminy, France, June 11, 2010.

  • Philip Yasskin
    Community talk, "Eleusis", at the Brazos Valley Math Teachers' Circle (with Janice Epstein), June 9, 2010.
    Community talk, "King Arthur problem", at the Brazos Valley Math Teachers' Circle, June 9, 2010.
    Community talk, "Platonic solids", at the Brazos Valley Math Teachers' Circle (with Margaret Upton), June 9, 2010.
    Undergraduate seminar talk, "Polygon differencing games", TAMU SMaRT Camp 2010, Texas A&M Univ., College Station, TX, June 17, 2010. 30 min. conference talk, Section on Analysis on Lie Groups and Mathematical Physics, International Conference "New Trends in Harmonic and Complex Analysis", Jacobs University, Bremen, Germany, June 29-July 3, 2010.

  • Igor Zelenko
    50 min. invited talk, International Conference on "Combinatorics and Control", Residencia La Cristalera, the meeting center of Universidad Autonoma de Madrid, Miraflores de la Sierra, Madrid, Spain, June 21-25, 2010.

  • Jianxin Zhou
    Two 1 hr curriculum talks, "Solving non-variational eigen solutions problems", Hunan Normal University, Changsha, China, June 18 & June 24, 2010.
    1 hr curriculum talk, "Solving multiple solution problems: Theory and methods", Central South University, Changsha, China, June 22, 2010.

July 2010

  • Don Allen
    Presentation, "The MS online program in mathematics," AP Calculus Institute, College Station, TX, July 23, 2010.

  • Michael Anshelevich
    Organizer (with J. Baik and R. Speicher, as part of the Workshop in Analysis and Probability), Concentration Week on Orthogonal Polynomials in Probability Theory, Texas A&M University, July 2010.

  • Gregory Berkolaiko
    50 min. talk (plenary), "Nodal domains and spectral critical partitions on graphs," International Conference on Spectral Geometry, Dartmouth College, NH, July 19-23, 2010.
    45 min. talk (plenary), "Nodal domains and spectral critical partitions on graphs," Analysis on Graphs and its Applications Follow-up Meeting, Newton Institute, Cambridge, UK, July 26-30, 2010.
    Pre-REU course, "Signal and image analysis" (daily lectures, labs; paper, project supervision; and research conference), July 2009, 2010.

  • Andrea Bonito
    Invitation, Modeling and Scientific Institute, Politecnico di Milano, Italy, July 5-16, 2010.

  • Goong Chen
    Invited one hour talk, "Mathematical analysis of the dimensional scaling method for the Schrödinger equation with power-law potentials," TAMU-Princeton Summer School on Quantum Physics, Casper College, Wyoming, July 26, 2010.

  • Prabir Daripa
    25 min. talk, "Thin films and fingering problems in complex flows," National Committee on Theoretical and Applied Mechanics, Penn State University, College Park, July 1, 2010.
    25 min. talk, "Stability enhanced models of chemical enhanced oil recovery processes," National Committee on Theoretical and Applied Mechanics, Penn State University, College Park, July 1, 2010.
    15 min. talk, "Modeling complex fluid flows in porous media," 2010 SIAM Annual Meeting (AN10), Pittsburgh, PA, July 12-16, 2010.
    15 min. talk, "Stability results on multi-layer Hele-Shaw flows," SIAM Annual Meeting (AN10), Pittsburgh, PA, July 12-16, 2010.
    Invited one-hour colloquium talk, "Thin film problems in fluid mechanics," Mathematics and Physics Unit, Indian Statistical Institute, Kolkata, IN, July 29, 2010.

  • Ronald Douglas
    Invited Speaker, Special Session Talks (2), IWOTA, Berlin, Germany, July 2010.

  • Kenneth J. Dykema
    45 min. talk, "Lower bound on the spectral radius of adjacency operator on Baumslag-Solitar groups," Non-commutative Harmonic Analysis, Bedlewo, Poland, July 2010.
    1 hour "Baby talk" (aimed at grad students), "On approximation of groups by permutations and operators by matrices," Non-commutative Harmonic Analysis, Bedlewo, Poland, July 2010.
    15 hours, "Free Probability," (one of two speakers; also Roland Speicher had 15 hours of talks), Instructional Workshop on Free Probability, Chennai, India, a prelude to the ICM Satellite Conference on Operator Algebras, July/August 2010.
    60 min. invited colloquium, "On approximation of groups by permutations and operators by matrices," University of Konstanz, Germany, July 2010.

  • Yalchin Efendiev
    Plenary talk, "Numerical analysis of multiscale problem," LMS, Durham, UK, July 2010.

  • Stephen Fulling
    Organizer and presented hour talk, Meeting of Oklahoma-Texas-Louisiana Quantum Vacuum Research Group, College Station, TX, July 2010.
    25 min. talk, "Index theorems for quantum graphs," International Conference on Spectral Geometry, Dartmouth U., Hanover, New Hampshire, July 2010.
    Invited 25 min. talk, "Index theorems for quantum graphs," Analysis on Graphs and its Applications - Follow-up Meeting, Isaac Newton Institute, Cambridge U., July 2010.

  • Guido Kanschat
    30 min. minisymposium, SIAM Annual Meeting, Pittsburgh, PA, July 2010.

  • David Kerr
    50 min. talk, Conference co-organizer, Concentration Week in Set Theory and Functional Analysis, Texas A&M University, July 2010.
    Invited talk, Extended Workshop on Groups and Group Actions in Operator Algebra Theory, University of Ottawa, Canada, July 2010.

  • Peter Kuchment
    Co-organizer (with M. Brown (U. Cardiff), P. Exner (Dopler Inst., Prague), and T. Sunada (Meiji Univ., Tokyo)), Workshop Analysis on Graphs, Cambridge Univ., July 2010.
    45 min. lecture, "Parseval frames of exponentially decaying Wannier functions," Spectral Geometry Workshop, Dartmouth College, July 19-23, 2010.

  • Joseph Landsberg
    Invited to spend 3 weeks at Australian National University, Canberra, Australia, July 2010.
    Invited talk, Mathematics and Physics on the Borderline between Algebraic and Differential Geometry, Australian National University, Canberra, Australia, July 2010.

  • David Larson
    Research talk, Beijing Kadison Conference, July 2010.

  • Raytcho D. Lazarov
    50 min. plenary lecture, "Discontinuous Galerkin FEM for second order elliptic problems," BAIL 2010 Conference, Zaragoza, Spain, July 5-9, 2010.

  • Paulo Lima-Filho
    1 hr Conference talk, Regulators III, Barcelona, July 2010.

  • Volodymyr Nekrashevych
    Invited hour talk, "Groups and group actions in operator algebra theory," Ottawa, Canada, July 12-16, 2010.

  • Grigoris Paouris
    Research Conference talk, "Asymptotic geometric analysis," Saint-Petersburg, Russia, July 2010.

  • Coleen Robles
    Colloquium talk, Università di Trieste Geometry Seminar, July 2010.

  • J. Maurice Rojas
    Invited talk, "Satellite orbits and solving equations," NSF Mathematics at Critical Transitions guest lecture, Texas A&M University, July 14, 2010.
    Outreach talk, "Satellite orbits and solving equations," SEEMath Program (expository lecture for 5th-8th graders), Texas A&M University, July 2, 2010.

  • Eric Rowell
    90 min. invited talk, "Topological phases and emergent phenomena in physics," Fudan U., Shanghai, China, July 2010.

  • Jane Schielack
    1 hr. talk, "The Texas response to the curriculum focal points," Conference for the Advancement of Mathematics Teaching (CAMT), San Antonio, TX, July 2010.

  • Vince Schielack
    "Practical tips for teaching with the geometer's sketchpad," Conference for the Advancement of Mathematics Teaching (CAMT), San Antonio, July 2010.

  • Thomas Schlumprecht
    Colloquium, University of Oxford, July 2010.

  • Philip Yasskin
    Contributed conference talk, "Electronic study guide for precalculus and calculus" (with Douglas Meade), Conference for the Advancement of Mathematics Teaching (CAMT), San Antonio, TX, July 15, 2010.
    Contributed conference talk, "Enrichment activities for middle school students" (with David Manuel and Kathryn Bollinger), Conference for the Advancement of Mathematics Teaching (CAMT), San Antonio, TX, July 15, 2010.
    Undergraduate seminar talk, "Conway's rational tangles", TAMU Berkolaiko's REU, Texas A&M Univ., College Station, TX, July 19, 2010.

  • Matthew Young
    Invited talk, Canadian Number Theory Association, July 2010.

  • Igor Zelenko
    Seminar on Geometry and Topology, Haifa University, Israel, July 8 2010.

August 2010

  • Don Allen
    Invited Presentation, Mathematics, Technology, and Mathematics Education, University of Nairobi, Kenya, August 13, 2010.
    Workshop on Technology, Mathematics, and Mathematics Education, Nairobi, Kenya, August 11-18, 2010. In association with the Africa MathScience, Technology, Research & Education Foundation.

  • Michael Anshelevich
    Organizer (with S. Belinschi, M. Fevrier, and A. Nica), Research in Teams on Subordination Problems Related to Free Probability, BIRS, Banff, August 2010.

  • Wolfgang Bangerth
    Invited presentation, Second deal.II Users Meeting, Heidelberg, Germany, August 23-25, 2010.

  • Lewis Bowen
    Hour workshop talk, Workshop on Geometric, Asymptotic and Combinatorial Group Theory, CRM, Montreal, August 2010.

  • Andrew Comech
    25 min. special session talk, Minisymposium "Modulation of nonlinear solutions in dispersive partial differential equations," SIAM Conference on Nonlinear Waves and Coherent Structures, Philadelphia, PA, August 17, 2010.
    25 min. special session, Minisymposium "Modulation of nonlinear solutions in dispersive partial differential equations," SIAM Conference on Nonlinear Waves and Coherent Structures, Philadelphia, PA, August 18, 2010.

  • Prabir Daripa
    Invited one-hour distinguished colloquium talk, "On porous media flows involving chemical EOR," Distinguished Lecture Series, Indian School of Mines, Dhanbad, India, August 10, 2010.
    Invited one-hour colloquium talk, "Thin film problems in fluid mechanics," Applied Mathematics Seminar, Mathematics Department, Inidian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur, India, August 13, 2010.

  • Ronald Douglas
    Invited Plenary Speaker and Co-Organizer, Multivariate Operator Theory Workshop, BIRS, Banff, August 2010.

  • Kenneth J. Dykema
    45 min. talk, "Amalgamated free products of embeddable von Neumann algebras and sofic groups," ICM satellite conference on Operator Algebras, Chennai, India, August 2010.

  • Yalchin Efendiev
    Plenary talk, International Workshop on Frontiers in Numerical Mathematics: Theory, Methods, and Applications, August 2010.

  • Tamás Erdélyi
    Participated in Szemerédi is 70 Conference, Budapest, Hungary, August 2-7, 2010.

  • Rostislav Grigorchuk
    Invited 50 min. talk, "Torsion images of Coxeter groups," Groups and Their Actions, Bedlewo, Poland, August 2010.

  • Jean-Luc Guermond
    Talk, Numerical Methods and Applications NM&A'10, Borovets, Bulgaria, August 20-24, 2010.

  • Peter Howard
    30 min. minisymposium talk, SIAM Conference on Nonlinear Waves and Coherent Structures, Philadelphia, PA, August 16-19, 2010.

  • William B. Johnson
    Invited hour address, "Perspectives in high dimensions," Cleveland, OH, August 2010.

  • Guido Kanschat
    45 min. keynote speaker, deal.II User Workshop, Heidelberg, Germany, August 2010.
    Colloquium, University of Heidelberg, Germany, August 2010.

  • Peter Kuchment
    Series of four 1 hr invited lectures, "Novel hybrid methods of imaging," Introductory Workshop on Inverse Problems and Applications, MSRI, UC Berkeley, August 23-27, 2010.

  • Joseph Landsberg
    Invited talk, Differential Geometry and its Applications (DGA2010), Brno, Czech Republic, August 2010.

  • Raytcho D. Lazarov
    30 min. keynote lecture, "Numerical upscaling of flows in highly heterogeneous porous media," Seventh International Conference on Numerical Methods and Applications, Borovetz, Bulgaria, August 20-24, 2010.

  • Dmitry Panchenko
    Research Conference talk, Institute of Mathematical Statistics Annual Meeting, Gothenburg, Sweden, August 9-13, 2010.

  • Grigoris Paouris
    Research Conference talk, "Perspectives in high dimensions," Cleveland, August 2010.

  • Gilles Pisier
    Research conference talk, "Operator space structures on Lp-spaces, ICM Satellite Conf., Bangalore, August 10, 2010.

  • Bojan Popov
    30 min. invited talk, Wavelets and Multiscale Methods, Oberwolfach, Germany, August 1-7, 2010.
    Organization committee of NMA 2010, Borovets, Bulgaria, August 2010.

  • Coleen Robles
    Invited 30 min. talk, "Differential geometry and its applications," Masaryk University, Czech Republic, August 2010.

  • J. Maurice Rojas
    Invited seminar talk, "Extreme extremal results for sparse systems," Notre Dame University, August 4, 2010.

  • Thomas Schlumprecht
    1 hr. invited address, Satellite conference on "Functional Analysis and Operator Theory" of the ICM, Banagalore, India, August 2010.

  • Peter F. Stiller
    Invited paper and speaker, Mathematics of Data/Image Coding, Compression, and Encryption with Application, "Object/Image Relations in Full and Weak Perspective and 3D Reconstruction," San Diego, August 2-3, 2010.

  • Sarah Witherspoon
    Invited one hour talk, New Trends in Noncommutative Algebra, A Conference in Honor of Ken Goodearl's 65th Birthday, Seattle, WA, August 12, 2010.

  • Catherine Huafei Yan
    Contributed Poster Presentation, "Mixed statistics on 01-fillings of moon polyominoes", 22th International Conference in Formal Power Series and Algebraic Combinatorics, San Francisco State University, CA, August 2-6, 2010.

  • Philip Yasskin
    Invited conference talk, "Platonic solids using polydrons", Summer Immersion Workshop 2010, Mathematics Teachers' Circle of Austin, Univ. of Texas, Austin, TX, August 11, 2010.
    Invited conference talk, "Euler characteristic using polydrons", Summer Immersion Workshop 2010, Mathematics Teachers' Circle of Austin, Univ. of Texas, Austin, TX, August 12, 2010.
    Contributed conference talk, "Electronic study guide for precalculus and calculus", Active Learning Intervention Strategies Accompanying Introductory Mathematics Courses, MathFest 2010, Pittsburgh PA, August 5-7, 2010.
    Contributed conference talk, "Texas A&M Summer Educational Enrichment (SEE-Math) for Middle School Students: The Use of Technology", Recreational Mathematics: New Problems and New Solutions, MathFest 2010, Pittsburgh PA, August 5-7, 2010.

September 2010

  • Don Allen
    Interview, Visiting ABET team (Dr. James Miller, Univ of Rhode Island) for College of Engineering accredidation process, September 27, 2010.

  • Andrea Bonito
    Invited hour talk, Computational Mathematics in Science and Engineering: Theory, algorithms, applications, EPFL, Switzerland, Sept. 1, 2010.

  • Goong Chen
    Invited one-hour colloquium, "The dimensional scaling method in chemical physics," Math. Dept., University of Texas at El Paso, El Paso, Texas, Sept. 24, 2010.

  • Andrew Comech
    Colloquiums
    Texas A&M University, Analysis/PDE Reading Seminar, September 6, 2010.
    Texas A&M University, Mathematical Physics Seminar, September 10, 2010.
    Texas A&M University, Analysis/PDE Reading Seminar, September 14, 2010.
    Rice University, Stulken Geometry-Analysis Seminar, September 15, 2010.
    Brown University, Lefschetz Center for Dynamical Systems Seminar, September 20, 2010.
    Columbia University, Applied Math Colloquium, September 21, 2010.
    Rutgers University, Mathematical Physics Seminar, September 23, 2010.
    University of Texas at Austin, Analysis Seminar, September 29, 2010.

  • Kenneth J. Dykema
    50 min. talk, "On approximation properties in von Neumann algebras and groups," West Coast Operator Algebras Symposium, Pachuca, Mexico, September 2010.

  • Yalchin Efendiev
    Plenary talk, RACFD 2010, India, September 2010.
    Plenary talk, Felix Klein Summer School, Kaiserslautern, Germany, September 2010.

  • Rostislav Grigorchuk
    Invited 50 min. talk, "Wiegold problem and torsion images of Coxeter groups," Actions and Invariants of Residually Finite Groups: Asymptotic Methods, Oberwolfach, Germany, September 2010.
    Invited 50 min. talk, "Torsion images of Coxeter groups and Wiegold problem," Rome, Italy, September 2010.

  • David Kerr
    50 min. invited talk, Workshop on Classification of Amenable C*-algebras, Banff International Research Station, Canada, September 2010.
    50 min. invited talk, Workshop on C*-algebras, Midlands LMS Regional Meeting, Nottingham, United Kingdom, September 2010.

  • Joseph Landsberg
    Invited talk, Workshop on Tensor Decompositions and Applications (TDA), Bari, Italy, September 2010.

  • Riad Masri
    Colloquium talk, University of Texas at Austin, September 2010.

  • Grigoris Paouris
    Research Conference talk, Workshop on Asymptotic Geometric Analysis and Convexity, Fields Institute, Toronto, Canada, September 2010.

  • Guergana Petrova
    Colloquium talk, TAMU, September 2010.

  • Alexei Poltoratski
    50 min. talk, Complex Analysis and Differential Equations Conference (CADEA), Trondheim, Norway, September 2010.

  • William Rundell
    Colloqium, Universität Göttingen, September 2010.

  • Frank Sottile
    Research seminar talk, Texas A&M University, September 13, 2010.

  • Zoran Sunik
    Invited 40 min. talk, Mathematical Conference 2010 (dedicated to Georgi Cupona), Ohrid, Macedonia, September 2010.

  • Jay Walton
    Colloquium, Oxford Center for Collaborative and Applied Mathematics, University of Oxford, September 2010.
    Colloquium, Two hour long seminars, Department of Mathematics, University of Strathclyde, Glasgow, Scotland, September 2010.

  • Joseph D. Ward
    Hour talk, "A new paradigm for RBF and SBF error estimates", Multivariate Approximation and Interpolation with Applications, Edinburgh, Scotland, Sept. 6-10, 2010.

October 2010

  • Marcelo Aguiar
    Seminars and Colloquia
    Free Probability seminar at Texas A&M University, October 18, 2010.
    Probabilistic Operator Algebra seminar at UC Berkeley, October 25, 2010.
    Combinatorics seminar at UC Berkeley, October 25, 2010.

  • Don Allen
    Attended, CBMS Forum on Content-Based Professional Development for Teachers of Mathematics, Hyatt Regency Hotel, Reston, VA, October 10-12, 2010.
    Consultant, Professional Development Summit, Airport Hilton Hotel, Austin, TX, October 19-20, 2010.
    Attended, Annual meeting, Texas Partners in P-16 Mathematics, Charles A. Dana Center, Austin, TX, October 21, 2010.

  • Lewis Bowen
    Hour workshop talk, Workshop on the Concentration Phenomenon, Transformation Groups and Ramsey Theory, Fields Institute, Toronto, Oct. 2010.
    Colloquium, Texas A&M, Oct. 2010.

  • Andrew Comech
    Colloquium, Institute for Information Transmission Problems, October 5, 2010.
    Colloquium, Institute for Theoretical and Experimental Physics (Moscow), Lattice Seminar, October 7, 2010.

  • Ronald Douglas
    Invited Plenary Speaker, Helton Workshop, UCSD, La Jolla, October 2010.

  • Stephen Fulling
    Colloquium, Tulane University, Physics Dept., October 2010.

  • Rostislav Grigorchuk
    Invited 1 hour talk, "Free vs. nonfree actions of self-similar groups," Workshop on Group Actions and Dynamics, Montreal, Canada, October 2010.

  • Guido Kanschat
    2 day tutorial on deal.II at the IMA, University of Minnesota, October 2010.

  • David Kerr
    50 min. invited talk, Wabash Miniconference, IUPUI, Indianapolis, October 2010.
    Seminar talk, Groups and Dynamics Texas A&M University, October 2010.

  • Riad Masri
    Colloquium talk, Texas A&M University, October 2010.

  • Volodymyr Nekrashevych
    Minicourse of 3 one hour lectures, "Group actions and dynamics," CRM, Montreal, Canada, October 4-9, 2010.
    20 min. special session, Fall Eastern Sectional Meeting, Special Session on Analysis, Probability and Mathematical Physics on Fractals, Syracuse, NY, October 2-3, 2010.

  • Matthew Papanikolas
    Research seminar talk, "Special values of Goss L-functions in positive characteristic," Wesleyan University, Algebra Seminar, Middletown, CT, October 2010.

  • Joseph E. Pasciak
    20 min. invited talk, "Analysis of a Cartesian PML approximation to the three dimensional Maxwell scattering problem," 10th International Workshop on Finite Elements for Microwave Engineering, Meridth, N.H., October 12-13, 2010.

  • Gilles Pisier
    Research conference talk, "Martingale inequalities and operator space structures on Lp," AMS meeting, Special Session on Free Probability, UCLA, October 10, 2010.
    Colloquium talk, "The Dixmier unitarizability problem," Rice University, October 22, 2010.

  • Eric Rowell
    25 min. talk, Southern Regional Algebra Conference, LSU-Lafayette, October 2010.
    (2) 50 min. invited talks, Texas A&M U. Quantum Computing Seminar (CS Dept), October 2010.

  • Frank Sottile
    Research seminar talk, Texas A&M University, October 1, 2010.

  • Zoran Sunik
    Invited 50 min. talk, Workshop on Dynamics and Group Actions, CRM Montreal, Canada, October 2010.
    Seminar, City University of New York, New York, NY, October 2010.
    Seminar, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY, October 2010.
    Seminar, State University of New York, Binghamton, NY, October 2010.
    Research Visits, CRM, Montreal, Canada (2 months), August-October 2010.
    Research Visits, State University of New York, Binghamton, NY (2 weeks), October 2010.

  • Jay Walton
    Colloquium, Department of Mathematics, University of Houston, Houston, TX, October 2010.

November 2010

  • Marcelo Aguiar
    Free Probability seminar at Texas A&M University, November 1, 2010.
    Meeting "Quasisymmetric Functions", Banff International Research Station, Canada, November 15-19, 2010. This was one of two lectures selected by the organizers to be recorded and posted online.

  • Don Allen
    Presentation, "Islamic contributions to mathematics," MSC Jordan Institute for International Awareness, TAMU, November 10, 2010.

  • Gregory Berkolaiko
    Mathematics Colloquium, Baylor University, November 2010.

  • Andrea Bonito
    Invited 30 min. workshop talk, "Nonstandard discretizations for fluid flows," Banff International Research Station, Banff, Canada, Nov. 21-26, 2010.
    Invitation, IMA Workshop, Numerical Solutions of Partial Differential Equations: Fast Solution Techniques. Nov. 25 to Dec. 3, 2010.

  • Andrew Comech
    Colloquium, Technische Universität Darmstadt, PDE Seminar, November 17, 2010.
    Colloquium, Universität Stuttgart, Analysis und Anwendungen Seminar, November 19, 2010.
    Colloquium, Université Paris-Dauphine, Ceremade, Analysis-Probability Seminar, November 30, 2010 .

  • Ronald Douglas
    Colloquium Speaker, Marburg University, Marburg, Germany, November 2010.
    Colloquium Speaker, Mathematical Department, Saarbrücken University, November 2010.
    Invited Speaker, Joint Metz-Saarbrücken Functional Analysis Seminar, Saarbrücken, Germany, November 2010.

  • Jean-Luc Guermond
    Applied Mathematics Seminar, Brown, RI, November 12, 1010.

  • David Kerr
    60 min. Distinguished Lecture, Pacific Institute for Mathematical Sciences Distinguished Lecture Series, Regina, Canada, November 2010.

  • Peter Kuchment
    45 min. lecture, "Parseval frames of exponentially decaying Wannier functions," Missouri-Illinois Workshop on Harmonic Analysis, November 2010.

  • David Larson
    Colloquium talk, SUNY-Buffalo, November 2010.

  • Raytcho D. Lazarov
    20 min. special session, "Numerical upscaling of flows in highly heterogeneous media," Finite Element Circus Featuring a Scientific Celebration of Falk, Pasciak, and Wahlbin, Univ. of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN, November 5-6, 2010.

  • Matthew Papanikolas
    Research seminar talk, "Special values of function field Dirichlet L-functions," Emory University, Algebra and Number Theory Seminar, Atlanta, GA, November 2010.

  • Alexei Poltoratski
    50 min. talk, Complex Analysis and Operator Theory Workshop, Oberwolfach, Germany, November 2010.

  • Eric Rowell
    Poster, "New trends in quantum computation," SUNY Stony Brook, NY, November 2010.

  • William Rundell
    Colloquium, Fudan University, Shanghai, November 2010.
    Colloquium, Zhejiang University, Hangzhou, China, November 2010.

  • Vince Schielack
    Service talk, "Sumo bots," Texas Science Olympiad Coaches' Clinic, November 2010.

  • Thomas Schlumprecht
    1 hr. invited talk, Regional Meeting of the American Mathematical Society, Session on "Banach Spaces and Application", Richmond, Virginia, November 2010.

  • Zoran Sunik
    Colloquium, University of Nebraska, Lincoln, NE, November 2010.
    Colloquium, Trinity University, San Antonio, TX, November 2010.
    Seminar, University of Nebraska, Lincoln, NE, November 2010.

  • Paula Tretkoff
    Talk, Working Geometry Seminar, November 23, 2010 and November 30, 2010.

  • Philip Yasskin
    Invited colloquium talk, "Enrichment for middle school teachers: The use of technology", Univ. of South Carolina, Columbia, SC, November 2, 2010.
    Undergraduate seminar talk, "Conway's rational tangles", Univ. of South Carolina, Columbia, SC, November 4, 2010.
    Invited colloquium talk, "Conway's rational tangles", Villanova University, PA, November 9, 2010.
    Attended Texas Geometry and Topology Conference, TAMU, November 12-14, 2010.

  • Matthew Young
    Invited hour talk, Stanford, November 2010.

  • Igor Zelenko
    2 invited talks (45 and 20 min.) Special Sessions of the 2010 Fall Central Sectional Meeting, Notre Dame University, IN, November 5-7, 2010.

December 2010

  • Al Boggess
    Invited Lecture, "Fundamental solutions for the boxb Laplacian on quadric submanifolds," Schödinger Institute, December 2010.

  • Goong Chen
    90 minutes tutorial, "Introduction to molecular quantum mechanics," NSF Conference on Mathematics, Analysis and Control in Chemical Physics and Related Systems, Dept. of Math., University of Nevada-Las Vegas, Dec. 2010.
    Invited one-hour talk, "Mathematical analysis of the dimensional scaling method in chemical physics," NSF Conference on Mathematics, Analysis and Control in Chemical Physics and Related Systems, Dept. of Math., University of Nevada-Las Vegas, Dec. 2010.
    Invited one-hour plenary talk, "Mathematical problems in wind power research," Int. Conference on Mathematics of Date, University of Allahabad, Allahabad, India, Dec. 30, 2010.
    Session Chair, NSF Conference on Mathematics, Analysis and Control in Chemical Physics and Related Systems, Dept. of Math., University of Nevada-Las Vegas, Dec. 2010.
    Panel Leader, Panel Discussion "Forward-looking discussions and how to stimulate interdisciplinary research between mathematics, physics and chemistry," NSF Conference on Mathematics, Analysis and Control in Chemical Physics and Related Systems, Dept. of Math., University of Nevada-Las Vegas, Dec. 2010.

  • Andrew Comech
    Colloquium, INRIA Paris – Rocquencourt, December 2, 2010.
    Colloquium, Institut Fourier, Grenoble, Le séminaire de physique-mathématique, December 6, 2010.

  • Tamás Erdélyi
    Seminar talk, Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana, December 12, 2010.

  • Rostislav Grigorchuk
    Invited 1 hour talk, "On Wiegold problem," Groups and Dynamics, Santiago, Chile, December 2010.
    Colloquium talk, "Free vs. nonfree actions on a boundary of a tree," St. Petesburg Department of V.A. Steklov Institute of Mathematics of the Russian Academy of Sciences, December 2010.
    Organizer and Participant, The First AMS-Math. Society of Chile Meeting, Special Section "Group Actions: Probability and Dynamics," December 2010.

  • Guido Kanschat
    Colloquium, IMA, University of Minnesota, MN, December 2010.

  • Peter Kuchment
    45 min. lecture, "2D and sD reconstructions in acousto-electric tomography," Inverse Problems Session, Joint Meeting of AMS and Chilean Math. Soc., Pucon, Chile, December 2010.

  • Volodymyr Nekrashevych
    40 min. special session, First Joint Meeting, American Mathematical Society and Sociedad de Matematica de Chile, Special Session on Group Actions: Probability and Dynamics, Pucon, Chile, December 15-18, 2010.
    Colloquium talk, Indiana University Bloomington, December 2010.

  • Guergana Petrova
    30 min. seminar talk, First Year Graduate Student Seminar, Texas A&M University, December, 2010.

  • Eric Rowell
    50 min. invited talk, Iowa State U. Algebra Seminar, December 2010.

  • Paula Tretkoff
    Talk, Texas A&M 1st-yr Graduate Seminar, December 3, 2010.

  • Catherine Huafei Yan
    Invite one-hour talk, "Symmetry of crossings and nestings in combinatorics", The Australian National University, Canberra, 34th Australian Conference on Combinatorial Mathematics and Combinatorial Computing (34ACCMCC), Australia, December 6-10, 2010.

  • Jianxin Zhou
    30 min. invited talk, "On solving nonlinear eigen solution problems", at the Conference on Mathematical Analysis and Control in Chemical Physics and Related Systems, Las Vegas, NV, December 14-17, 2010.


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