Colloquium Schedule

Our Faculty Colloquium Series features occasional research oriented lectures intended primarily for faculty and graduate students. Advanced undergraduates are encouraged to attend as well. The lectures are presented by Ball State faculty and visiting faculty from other institutions.

Thursday, January 8, RB 449, 1:00-1:50pm
Dr. Hiroki Sumi (Osaka University)
Title:  “The space of 2-generator postcritically bounded polynomial semigroups and random complex dynamics”

Thursday, January 29, RB449, 1:00-1:50pm
Dr. Michael Dorff (Brigham Young University)
Title:  “What is the best job of 2014?”

Thursday, March 26, RB449, 1:00-1:50pm
Sabbatical Presentation
Dr. Sheryl Stump (Ball State University)
Title:  “Prospective Elementary Teachers’ Specialized Content Knowledge of Fractions

Thursday, April 2, RB449, 1:00-1:50pm
Anthony Rizzie (Purdue University)
Title:  “A Variety of Topics in Real Algebraic Geometry”

Thursday, April 9, RB449, 1:00-1:50pm
Dr. Mark J. Panaggio (Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology)
Title:  "Synchronization and pattern formation in networks of coupled oscillators"

Thursday, October 22, RB449, 1:00-1:50pm
Dr. Yeonhyang Kim (Central Michigan University)
Title:  "Minimal scalings and structural properties of scalable frames"

Thursday, October 29, RB449, 1:00-1:50pm
Neal Coleman (Indiana University)
Title:  “Polya's Eigenvalue Bound”

Thursday, November 19, RB449, 1:00-1:50pm
Dr. Kurt Bryan (Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology)
Title: "The $25,000,000,000 Eigenvector: The Linear Algebra Behind Google"

An abstract for each talk will be linked approximately a week ahead of the scheduled date.

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