# Past Events

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

*8,520 total past events.*

## Wednesday, April 30, 1997

### Department Tea

**Location:**Math 401

## Tuesday, April 29, 1997

### Mathematics Instruction Colloquium

Why is Who Are You?' A Mathematical Question? An Introduction to Signature Verification

**Location:**Math 501

**Presenter:**Dan Madden, Department of Mathematics, University of Arizona

### Faculty Meeting

**Location:**Math 501

### Algebra and Number Theory Seminar

Sheaf Cohomology and Finite Group Actions

**Location:**Math 402

**Presenter:**Susan Hammond, Department of Mathematics, University of Arizona

### PDE Seminar

Bäcklund Transformations and Their Applications

**Location:**Math 402

**Presenter:**Nick Ercolani, Department of Mathematics, Program in Applied Mathematics, University of Arizona

### Quantitative Biology Colloquium

Growth and Form; Twist and Writhe

**Location:**Econ 200

**Presenter:**Neil Mendelson, Molecular and Cellular Biology, and Michael Tabor, Program in Applied Mathematics, University of Arizona

## Monday, April 28, 1997

### Department Tea

**Location:**Math 401

## Friday, April 25, 1997

### Program in Applied Mathematics Colloquium

Vortex Methods and Self-similar Vortex Sheets for 2-D Incompressible Euler Equations

**Location:**Math 501

**Presenter:**Zhouping Xin, Courant Institute

### Mathematics Colloquium

Confoliations

**Location:**Math 402

**Presenter:**Yasha Eliashberg, Stanford University

### Program in Applied Mathematics Brown Bag Seminar

Macroscopic Limit of a Nonlinear Transport Equation

**Location:**Math 402

**Presenter:**Cecilia Fosser, Program in Applied Mathematics, University of Arizona

### Analysis Seminar

Blow-up of Smooth Solutions to the Compressible Navier-Stokes Equations with Compact Density

**Location:**Econ 200

**Presenter:**Zhouping Xin, Courant Institute

## Thursday, April 24, 1997

### Mathematics Colloquium

Contact Homology and Legendrian Knots

**Location:**Math 501

**Presenter:**Yasha Eliashberg, Stanford University

### Graduate Student Colloquium

Introduction to Computing with Matrix Groups

**Location:**TBA

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

### Special Colloquium

Coding and Detection for Magnetic Recording

**Location:**Math 402

**Presenter:**Brian Marcus, IBM Almaden Research Center, San Jose, CA

### Modeling and Computation Seminar

Fuse (Find and Use: Software for Exploiting the World Wide Web)

**Location:**Math 402

**Presenter:**Udi Manber, Department of Computer Science, University of Arizona

## Wednesday, April 23, 1997

### Department Tea

**Location:**Math 401

### Mathematical Physics and Probability Seminar

Asymptotics of an Inverse Spectral Problem for Discrete NLS

**Location:**Math 402

**Presenter:**Stephen Shipman, Department of Mathematics, University of Arizona

## Tuesday, April 22, 1997

### Presentation

The Code Breakers

**Location:**Math 501

**Presenter:**William Y. Velez and David Lovelock, Department of Mathematics, The University of Arizona

### Mathematics Instruction Colloquium

An Ethnomathematics Approach to Mathematics Education: The Interrelations Between Academic and Popular Knowledge

**Location:**Math 501

**Presenter:**Gelsa Knijnik, Universidade do Vale do Rio dos Sinos, Brazil

### Geometry Seminar

Path Integrals, Duistermaat-Heckman, and Index Theorems

**Location:**Math 402

**Presenter:**Scott Axelrod, MIT

### SWRIMS Event

**Location:**Math 401