# Past Events

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*8,470 total past events.*

## Tuesday, September 23, 1997

### Mathematics Instruction Colloquium

Complex Numbers, 2x2 Matrices, Quaternions, and Vector Analysis: the work of William Rowan Hamilton, Arthur Cayley, and Josiah Williard Gibbs

**Location:**Math 501

**Presenter:**Richard Thompson, Department of Mathematics, University of Arizona

### Geometry Seminar

The Moduli of Flat PGL(2,R) Structures Over Riemann Surfaces

**Location:**Math 402

**Presenter:**Eugene Xia, Department of Mathematics, University of Arizona

### Quantitative Biology Colloquium

Theoretical Prediction of Maximum Oxygen Consumption for Skeletal Muscle

**Location:**Econ 200

**Presenter:**Brooke McGuire, Program in Applied Mathematics, University of Arizona

### Faculty Meeting

**Location:**Math 501

### Graduate Student Colloquium

Elliptic Pseudoprimes

**Location:**Math 401

**Presenter:**Aaron Ekstrom, Department of Mathematics, University of Arizona

### PDE Seminar

The Polya Conjecture: Some Recent Developments

**Location:**Econ 200

**Presenter:**Leonid Friedlander, Department of Mathematics and Program in Applied Mathematics, University of Arizona

## Friday, September 19, 1997

### Program in Applied Mathematics Colloquium

Turbulence, Scale-Invariance, and the Modeling of Small Eddies

**Location:**Math 501

**Presenter:**Charles Meneveau, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Johns Hopkins University

### Mathematics Colloquium

Invariant Differential Operators on a Reductive Lie Algebra

**Location:**Math 402

**Presenter:**Nolan Wallach, UCSD

### Special PDE Seminar

Limits to Predictability: The Irrelevance of Chaos Even in Operationally Deterministic Systems

**Location:**Space Sciences 309

**Presenter:**Leonard Smith, Institute of Mathematics, Oxford University, United Kingdom

## Thursday, September 18, 1997

### Mathematics Colloquium

A Variety of Solutions to the Yang-Baxter Equations

**Location:**Math 501

**Presenter:**Nolan Wallach, UCSD

### Modeling and Computation Seminar

Anomalous Exponent in the Growth Kinetics of Anisotropic Polycrystalline Materials

**Location:**Econ 200

**Presenter:**Pierre Deymier, Department of Materials Science & Engineering, University of Arizona

## Wednesday, September 17, 1997

### Dynamics in Populations Seminar

Leslie Matrix Models as Poincare Maps of McKendrick PDEs (Part II)

**Location:**Math 402

**Presenter:**Shandelle Henson, Department of Mathematics, University of Arizona

### Mathematical Physics and Probability Seminar

Effective Interactions in the Nuclear Many Body Problem

**Location:**Math 402

**Presenter:**Dave Marsden, Department of Mathematics, University of Arizona

### Special PDE Seminar

Qualifying Uncertainty in Nonlinear Time Series Analysis: Surrogate Data and Singular Spectrum Analysis

**Location:**Space Sciences 309

**Presenter:**Leonard Smith, Institute of Mathematics, Oxford University, United Kingdom

## Tuesday, September 16, 1997

### Mathematics Instruction Colloquium

Using ClarisWorks Spreadsheets in Problem Solving

**Location:**Math 501

**Presenter:**Jeff Krause, Department of Mathematics, University of Arizona

### Geometry Seminar

The Moduli of Flat PGL (2,R) Structures Over Riemann Surfaces

**Location:**Math 402

**Presenter:**Eugene Xia, Department of Mathematics, University of Arizona

### Quantitative Biology Colloquium

Dynamics of Membranes and Elastica

**Location:**Econ 200

**Presenter:**Ray Goldstein, Department of Physics and Program in Applied Mathematics, University of Arizona

### Algebra and Number Theory Seminar

The Diameter of Random Cayley Graphs of the Symmetric Group

**Location:**Math 402

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

### PDE Seminar

The Swift-Hohenberg Approximation of a Two-Level Maxwell-Bloch System

**Location:**Econ 200

**Presenter:**David Levermore, Department of Mathematics and Program in Applied Mathematics, University of Arizona

## Monday, September 15, 1997

### SWRIMS Event

**Location:**Math 401N

## Friday, September 12, 1997

### Program in Applied Mathematics Colloquium

Renormalization Group and Asymptotics

**Location:**Math 501

**Presenter:**Yoshitsugu Oono, Department of Physics, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champagne

### SWIG Seminar

An Introduction to Matlab

**Location:**TBA TBA

**Presenter:**Andre Lehovich, Program in Applied Mathematics, University of Arizona

## Thursday, September 11, 1997

### Mathematics Colloquium

There is No Wheel with Two Axles - the Solution of the Equichordal Point Problem

**Location:**Math 501

**Presenter:**Marek Rychlik, Department of Mathematics, University of Arizona

### Special Mathematics Education Seminar

From Quantum Mechanics to Noncommutativity in Mathematics

**Location:**Math 402

**Presenter:**Tony Falcone, University of California, Los Angeles