# Past Events

Below are events that have already passed. You can also view a list of upcoming events here.

*8,523 total past events.*

## Friday, October 31, 1997

### Graduate Student Colloquium

Random Matrices, on the Average

**Location:**Math 402

**Presenter:**Robert Maier, Department of Mathematics, University of Arizona

## Thursday, October 30, 1997

### Mathematics Colloquium

Singular Loci of Schubert Varieties

**Location:**Math 501

**Presenter:**Jim Carrel, University of British Columbia

### Modeling and Computation Seminar

Introduction to Liquid Crystals

**Location:**Econ 200

**Presenter:**Thomas Powers, Department of Physics, University of Arizona

## Wednesday, October 29, 1997

### Dynamics in Populations Seminar

Continuum Limits of Lattice Boltzmann Methods

**Location:**Math 402

**Presenter:**Cecilia Fosser, Department of Mathematics, University of Arizona

### Mathematical Physics and Probability Seminar

The Sine-Gordon Transformation, Coulomb Systems and Dipole Systems

**Location:**Math 402

**Presenter:**Tom Kennedy, Department of Mathematics, University of Arizona

## Tuesday, October 28, 1997

### Mathematics Instruction Colloquium

Literacy and Mathematics

**Location:**Math 501

**Presenter:**Carole Locklear, Department of Mathematics, University of Arizona

### Geometry Seminar

Introduction to the Variational Bicomplex

**Location:**Math 402

**Presenter:**Martin Juras, Department of Mathematics, University of Arizona

### Quantitative Biology Colloquium

Human Origins and Migrations, Recent Findings

**Location:**Econ 200

**Presenter:**Michael Hammer, Laboratory of Molecular Systematics & Evolution, and Stephen Zegura, Department of Anthropology, University of Arizona

### Algebra and Number Theory Seminar

Introduction to Galois Representations

**Location:**Math 402

**Presenter:**Kirti Joshi, Department of Mathematics, University of Arizona

### PDE Seminar

WKB for Linear and Nonlinear Problems: An Introduction

**Location:**Econ 200

**Presenter:**Robert Maier, Department of Mathematics, University of Arizona

## Monday, October 27, 1997

## Friday, October 24, 1997

### Program in Applied Mathematics Colloquium

Localization of Light and Other Classical Waves

**Location:**Math 501

**Presenter:**Abel Klein, Department of Mathematics, University of California, Irvine

### Introduction to Computing

**Location:**Math 102

### Mathematics Colloquium

Polygonal Linkages in Euclidean Space

**Location:**Math 320

**Presenter:**John Millson, University of Maryland

### Program in Applied Mathematics Brown Bag Seminar

Percolation

**Location:**Math 402

**Presenter:**Jung Woo, Department of Mathematics, University of Arizona

## Thursday, October 23, 1997

### Mathematical Statistics Colloquium

Experiment Design for Modeling Contaminant Deposition in Semiconductor Manufacture

**Location:**Econ 316

**Presenter:**Dr. John Ramberg, Systems and Industrial Engineering, University of Arizona

### Mathematics Colloquium

Representations of Artin Groups, Projective Arrangements and the Fundamental Groups of Smooth Complex Algebraic Varieties

**Location:**Math 501

**Presenter:**John Millson, University of Maryland

### Graduate Student Colloquium

Elliptic Curves

**Location:**Math 402

**Presenter:**Alexander Perlis, Department of Mathematics, University of Arizona

### Modeling and Computation Seminar

Pattern Selection in Explosive Crystallization

**Location:**Econ 200

**Presenter:**Douglas Kurtze, Department of Physics & Atmospheric Sciences, University of Arizona

## Wednesday, October 22, 1997

### Dynamics in Populations Seminar

An Introduction to Cellular Automata and Other Lattice-Based Models for Population Dynamics

**Location:**Math 402

**Presenter:**David Levermore, Department of Mathematics, University of Arizona

### Undergraduate Colloquium

Mathematical Modeling of the Microcirculation

**Location:**Econ 200

**Presenter:**T. W. Secomb, Departments of Mathematics and Physiology, and Program in Applied Mathematics, University of Arizona

### SWIG Seminar

An Introduction to Compilers and Debuggers

**Location:**Math 102

**Presenter:**Anu Rao, Program in Applied Mathematics, University of Arizona

### Mathematical Physics and Probability Seminar

Some Problems in Dipole Spin Systems

**Location:**Math 402

**Presenter:**Grey Eyink, Department of Mathematics, University of Arizona

## Tuesday, October 21, 1997

### Mathematics Instruction Colloquium

Design Problems in Manufacturing Composite Conductors

**Location:**Math 501

**Presenter:**Greg Gillis, Department of Mathematics, University of Arizona