# Past Events

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

*8,524 total past events.*

## Tuesday, March 4, 1997

### Mathematics Instruction Colloquium

The Interactive Math Program

**Location:**Math 501

**Presenter:**Dan Benson, Department of Mathematics, University of Arizona, and South Mountain High School, Phoenix, and Paul DesJarlais, Department of Mathematics, University of Arizona and La Cima M.S.

### Special Colloquium

The Unitary Dual of Locally Compact Lie Groups. An Approach to the Classification

**Location:**Math 402

**Presenter:**Susana Salamanca, New Mexico State University

### Quantitative Biology Colloquium

The Population Dynamics of Jumping Genes: A Challenge in Mathematical Modeling

**Location:**Econ 200

**Presenter:**Margaret Kidwell, Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of Arizona

### Department Tea

**Location:**Math 401

### Teaching-related Seminar

Teaching Proof in Linear Algebra

**Location:**Math 402

**Presenter:**Reginald Laursen, Luther College

### Algebra and Number Theory Seminar

Bounding the Number of Rational Points on a Curve Through the Arithmetic of Covers

**Location:**Math 402

**Presenter:**Joseph Wetherell, U.C. Berkeley

### PDE Seminar

The Dressing Method: The Most Economical Way to Find N-Soliton Solutions

**Location:**Math 402

**Presenter:**Vladimir Zakharov, Department of Mathematics, University of Arizona

## Monday, March 3, 1997

### Dynamical Systems Seminar

Reynolds Numbers

**Location:**Math 402

**Presenter:**Sergei B. Kuksin, Department of Mathematics, University of Arizona, and Steklov Institute, Moscow

### Special Colloquium

Permutations and the 15 Puzzle

**Location:**Math 501

**Presenter:**Bryce Hanlon, Tulane University

### Department Tea

**Location:**Math 401

### Special Colloquium

Traveling Holes and Dark Solitons

**Location:**Math 402

**Presenter:**Joceline Lega, Department of Mathematics, University of Arizona

## Friday, February 28, 1997

### Program in Applied Mathematics Colloquium

Stress Fluctuations in Sheared Granular Material

**Location:**Math 501

**Presenter:**David G. Schaeffer, Department of Mathematics, Duke University

### Mathematics Colloquium

Singular Extremals in SubRiemannian Geometry and Optimal Control

**Location:**Math 402

**Presenter:**Richard Montgomery, UC Santa Cruz

### Program in Applied Mathematics Brown Bag Seminar

Faster Than a Speeding Bullet--the Mystical Tachyon

**Location:**Math 402

**Presenter:**Kris Green, Program in Applied Mathematics, University of Arizona

### Special Colloquium

Some Coloring and Counting Problems from Combinatorics

**Location:**Math 320

**Presenter:**Dorothy Kerzel, Washington State University, a candidate for the residency program

## Thursday, February 27, 1997

### Mathematics Colloquium

Braids, Periodic Orbits, and the Planar N-body Problem

**Location:**Math 501

**Presenter:**Richard Montgomery, UC Santa Cruz

### Graduate Student Colloquium

An Introduction to the Integrability of Planar Maps

**Location:**Math 402

**Presenter:**Mark Torgerson, Department of Mathematics, University of Arizona

### Modeling and Computation Seminar

String Matching in Information Theory

**Location:**Math 402

**Presenter:**John Kieffer, Visiting Professor, Electrical & Computer Engineering and Mathematics Department, University of Arizona

## Wednesday, February 26, 1997

### Department Tea

**Location:**Math 401

### Mathematical Physics and Probability Seminar

Crossing Probabilities in Critical Percolation

**Location:**Math 402

**Presenter:**Jan Wehr, Department of Mathematics, University of Arizona

## Tuesday, February 25, 1997

### Mathematics Instruction Colloquium

Random Numbers

**Location:**Math 501

**Presenter:**Paul Flasch, Department of Mathematics, University of Arizona, and Pima Community College