Active seminar series

The Department of Mathematics holds a number of seminars and colloquia throughout the year which are open to all interested parties.

By default, this page shows upcoming seminars (in red) and seminars that took place in the last 9 months. For more information about, and a list of all presentations in a given seminar series, click the series heading. To view the list of all seminar series, including inactive ones, click here.

Applied and Computational Mathematics

Date Name Title
2017-02-10 Marine Jacquier Modeling The Hormonal Regulation of Food Intake and Body Weight
2017-01-27 Ling Xue Network-Level Extinction Threshold and Reproduction Number For Vector-Borne Diseases
2016-11-22 Gabor Kunstatter Black Holes, Firewalls and Exorcisms
2016-10-25 Juancho A. Collera Symmetry-Breaking Bifurcations in Laser Systems with All-to-All Coupling
2016-10-04 Felicia Magpantay Lyapunov-Razumikhin Techniques For State-Dependent Delay Dfferential Equations
2016-09-20 Mikael Slevinsky Computing Stieltjes and Log Transforms Of Functions With Algebraic Endpoint Singularities

Approximation Theory, Applications and Related Topics

Date Name Title
2016-10-27 Martin Buhmann Radial Basis Functions: Interpolation, Quasi-Interpolation, Convergence and Interpolation with Parameters
2016-10-25 Jose Ramon Madrid Padilla Endpoint Sobolev and BV Continuity for Maximal Operators
2016-10-11 Mikael Slevinsky Computing Stieltjes and Log Transforms Of Functions With Algebraic Endpoint Singularities
2016-09-27 Andriy Prymak On behaviour of Christoffel function for domains in ${\mathbb R}^d$


Date Name Title
2017-08-04 Jose Aguayo TBA
2017-05-12 John Dallon Modeling Amoeboidal Cell Motion -- Force vs Speed
2017-05-04 Tommy Kucera Fibonacci and The Liber Abaci
2017-03-31 Francois Charette Lagrangian Floer homology, Fukaya's symplectic s-cobordism conjecture, and all that...
2017-03-10 Douglas Farenick Boundaries Of Some Low-Dimensional Operator Systems
2017-03-03 Cameron Franc Geometry and Modular Forms
2017-01-13 Jonathan Ziprick Quantum gravitational collapse of a thin shell
2016-11-04 Martin Buhmann Interpolation and Quasi-Interpolation with Multiquadrics Radial Functions
2016-10-27 Jose Ramon Madrid Padilla On the regularity of classical and fractional maximal operators
2016-10-24 Tom Baird Topological aspects of GIT over the real and complex numbers
2016-10-21 Asha Rao Tracking Money Laundering -- the Enron case
2016-10-07 Jared Aurentz Core-chasing algorithms for the eigenvalue problem
2016-08-04 Alexey Eremin Functional Continuous Runge-Kutta methods for Retarded Functional Differential Equations


Date Name Title
2017-04-21 Ortrud Oellermann On Mean Subtree Orders of Trees
2017-04-07 Robert Craigen The double core and duality
2017-03-31 Colin Desmarais A history of partition regularity on the integers
2017-03-17 Andrii Arman An upper bound on the size of a $k$-uniform intersecting hypergraph with cover number $k$.
2017-02-17 Narad Rampersad Computer Proofs of Results in Combinatorics on Words
2017-02-10 Karen Gunderson Independence density in graphs and hypergraphs
2017-02-03 Julien Arino Some applications of graph theory to math biology
2017-01-27 Sergei Tsaturian Some results in asymmetric Euclidean Ramsey theory
2017-01-20 Avery Miller Cover-Free Families of Sets with Applications
2016-12-02 Robert Quakenbush Ramsey clones
2016-11-25 Andrii Arman And Sergei Tsaturian Maximum number of cycles in a graph
2016-11-04 Asha Rao Low-density Parity-check codes
2016-10-21 Ranganathan Padmanabhan Term Spectra and their Minimal Extensions
2016-10-14 David Gunderson A result in finite projective planes used for dimension theory of posets
2016-09-30 Karen Gunderson Percolation and infinite trees
2016-09-23 Michael Szestopalow Matchings and Covers in Hypergraphs
2016-09-09 Rob Craigen Algebraic design theory Part 2

Functional Analysis

Date Name Title
2017-03-15 Nina Zorboska Unitary and normal weighted composition operators on spaces of holomorphic functions
2017-03-01 Eric Schippers Dirichlet Problem and Jump Decomposition on Quasicircles
2017-02-08 Christopher Ramsey Dilation theory and free probability
2017-02-01 Fereidoun Ghahramani Approximate amenability of tensor products of Banach algebras
2016-11-30 Yong Zhang Fixed point and amenability properties of semigroups
2016-11-23 Ievgen Bilokopytov Around Bergman metric
2016-10-26 Ievgen Bilokopytov Around Bergman metric
2016-10-19 Christopher Ramsey Introduction to free probability, part II
2016-10-12 Christopher Ramsey Introduction to Free Probability

Graduate Students

Date Name Title
2017-03-02 Sahar Rahimzad Lamey Differential Algebraic Equations (DAEs)
2017-02-16 Kyrylo Muliarchyk Non-Standard Analysis
2017-02-16 Kenneth Onuma Paratransitive Algebras Of Linear Operators
2017-02-09 Nazila Akhavan Kharazian Periodic Solutions and Index Theory
2017-02-09 Sooyeong Kim Riordan Group
2017-02-02 Adriana-Stephania Ciupeanu Proof of Infinitely Many Primes
2017-02-02 Daniel Johnson Asymmetric Cryptosystems; RSA and ElGamal
2017-01-26 Tapiwa Maswera The Change of Measure Technique In The Pricing of Financial Instruments
2017-01-26 Ismail Hossain A Brief Introduction to Optimal Control
2017-01-19 Farzaneh Jannat Positive Linear Operators
2017-01-19 Colin Desmarais Tic-Tac-Toe, Arithmetic Progressions, and The Hales-Jewett Theorem
2016-11-10 Kenneth Onuma Burnside's Theorem on Matrix Algebras
2016-11-10 Ahmed Mouhamed L^1 and L^2 Sobolev Inequalities
2016-11-03 Sooyeong Kim Matrices and Representation
2016-11-03 Kyrylo Muliarchyk TBA
2016-10-27 Daniel Johnson Fiction, Phenomenology and Mathematics
2016-10-27 Nazila Akhavan Numerical Methods for Solving Linear Advection Equations
2016-10-20 Ismail Hossain Stochastic Model of Microcredit Interest Rate
2016-10-20 Adriana-Stefania Ciupeanu Elliptic Functions
2016-10-13 Osu Ighorodhe Fixed Point Theorems in Multiplicative Metric Spaces
2016-10-13 Avleen Kaur Stokes Problem
2016-09-29 Tapiwa Maswera The Black-Scholes PDE Under Stochastic Volatility
2016-09-29 Clifford Allotey A Probabilistic Approach to infectious Disease Modeling
2016-09-22 Farzaneh Jannat $\phi$-Laplacian and Nonlinear Problems
2016-09-22 Colin Desmarais Two Proofs of Schur's Theorem

PIMS Distinguished Lecture Series

Date Name Title
2017-03-09 Vern Paulsen Quantum Graph Theory
2017-01-27 Jianqing Fan CANCELLED
2016-11-24 Thomas M. Sellke Limit Theorems For The Frontier of One-Dimensional Branching Diffusions
2016-10-20 Faith Ellen Asynchronous Consensus
2016-09-29 Juncheng Wei On De Giorgi Conjecture and Beyond

Rings and Modules

Date Name Title
2017-04-18 Yungang Liang The explicit solutions to the matrix equation \(X^{2}AX=AXA\)
2017-03-21 Kenneth Onuma The Generalized Drazin Inverse of a sum in a Banach algebra
2017-03-14 R. Padmanabhan Single Palindromic Axioms for Groups
2017-02-28 Qiwei Feng Generalized Inverses of Matrices over Skew Polynomial Rings
2017-02-14 Daniel Johnson Reusable Shares in \( (t,n) \) Secret Sharing Schemes
2017-02-07 Yungang Liang Groebner-Shirshov basis for \( G_n^2 \)
2017-01-31 R. Padmanabhan The Geometric Orchard Problem
2017-01-24 Yang Zhang Computing approximate GCDs.
2016-12-13 Ashish Gupta Structure and representations of algebras.
2016-11-29 R. Quackenbush When is a semilattice a lattice?
2016-10-25 Daniel Johnson Encryption Basics and the DES
2016-10-18 R. Padmanabhan Automated Proofs with Power-Maps in Semigroups.
2016-10-04 R. Padmanabhan Torsion-free \( n\) -abelian semigroups.
2016-09-27 T. Kucera Some duality results in the infinitary model theory of modules. Part II
2016-09-20 T. Kucera Some duality results in the infinitary model theory of modules

Topology and its Applications

Date Name Title
2016-10-21 Derek Krepski A Leisurely Introduction to Groupoids
2016-10-14 Eric Schippers Notions of Complex Structure
2016-09-30 Jennifer Vaughan Geometric Quantization: A Case Study
2016-09-26 Cristobal Rivas Introduction to Amenability of Groups


MathCamp 2017 information is online.

Manitoba Workshop on Mathematical Imaging Science Friday, May 5, all day, Robert Schultz Lecture Theatre, details.

In an effort to help students, the Math department has put together the LevelUp program. See details here. Video explaining registration process is here.


Thursday, May 4th, 2017 at 15:30, 418 Machray Hall
Tommy Kucera
Fibonacci and The Liber Abaci
(Seminar series : Colloquium)

Friday, May 12th, 2017 at 15:30, 418 Machray Hall
John Dallon
Modeling Amoeboidal Cell Motion -- Force vs Speed
(Seminar series : Colloquium)

Friday, August 4th, 2017 at 15:30, 418 Machray Hall
Jose Aguayo
(Seminar series : Colloquium)