Rice University Math

Undergraduate Colloquium, Rice University Math Department
Talks are Fridays at 4:00pm in Herman Brown 227
Tea at 3:30pm in Herman Brown 438

Fall 2016

Date   Speaker   Title  
August 26th Frank Jones
Rice University
ABC's of the heat equation
September 2nd Kyle Kinneberg
Rice University
Conformal maps and circle packings
September 14th (Wednesday at 4:30!) Google An event with Google for math majors (room TBA)
September 23th Betul Orcan-Ekmekci
Rice University
Talk postponed until spring semester
September 30th Richard Shadrach
Rice University
Hamilton's quaternions and how to algebraically roll a ball
October 21st Vu Hoang
Rice University
Mathematics and Tightrope walking
October 27th (Thursday!) William Dunham
Bryn Mawr College
Euler in Two Acts
November 4th Zhenghe Zhang
Rice University
Stable and unstable dynamical behaviors in Hamiltonian systems
November 18th Jonathan Celaya '17
Konstantinos Varvarezos '16
Rice University
What I Did Last Summer

Spring 2017

Date   Speaker   Title  
January 20th Stephen Wang
Rice University
Shape Shifting: Things you can and cannot do via cut and paste
February 17th Brian Miceli
Trinity University
Combinatorial Enumeration in Pascal's Triangle
March 3rd Betul Orcan-Ekmekci
Rice University
Beyond Classical Derivatives, Still Using Calculus
March 24th David Krcatovich
Rice University
Planning robot motion using configuration spaces
April 7th Neil Fullarton
Rice University
The lantern relation on a surface