Undergraduate Mathematics Archives

Date Speakers
Tuesday, September 17, 2019 - 12:00 to 13:00
Making matrix factorization (more) useful
Maria Chikina
Tuesday, September 10, 2019 - 12:00 to 13:00
Learn about Career Services for Math students!
Emily Bennett
Tuesday, September 3, 2019 - 12:00 to 13:00
Who is the UMS?
Derek Orr
Tom Everest
Jeremiah Morgan
Jeffrey Wheeler
Tuesday, April 16, 2019 - 12:00 to 13:00
This title is wrong.
Reza Pakzad
Tuesday, April 9, 2019 - 12:00 to 13:00
Volumes of polytopes via power series
Kiumars Kaveh
Tuesday, April 2, 2019 - 12:00 to 13:00
How to turn a sphere inside out
Thomas Hales
Tuesday, March 26, 2019 - 12:00 to 13:00
Techniques for calculating infinite sums
Christopher J. Lennard
Tuesday, March 19, 2019 - 12:00 to 13:00
You can't spell Physics without Pi
Derek Orr
Tuesday, February 26, 2019 - 12:00 to 13:00
Solving a System of Nonlinear Equations
Daniel Ehrmann
Tuesday, February 19, 2019 - 12:00 to 13:00
UMS Senior Panel
Tuesday, February 12, 2019 - 12:00 to 13:00
Linear Algebra and a Lightbulb Game
Tom Everest
Tuesday, February 5, 2019 - 12:00 to 13:00
Derivatives in Multivariable Calculus
Behnam Esmayli
Tuesday, January 29, 2019 - 12:00 to 13:00
The Mathematics behind Tupper's Formula
Derek Orr
Tuesday, January 15, 2019 - 12:00 to 13:00
What is the UMS?
Tom Everest
Derek Orr
Jeffrey Wheeler
Jeremiah Morgan
Tuesday, November 27, 2018 - 12:00 to 13:00
Graduate Student Panel Discussion
Gregory Rodriguez
Robed Beauvile
Mark Fincher
Nour Riman
Victor DeCaria
Elise Villella
Tuesday, November 13, 2018 - 12:00 to 13:00
Lightning Strikes!
James T. Campbell
University of Memphis
Thursday, November 8, 2018 - 16:00 to 17:00
Data- Driven Decision- Making in Sports
Sam Ventura
Tuesday, November 6, 2018 - 16:00 to 17:00
The Math Says Yes
Dan Fox
Tuesday, October 30, 2018 - 12:00 to 13:00
Monster Math
G. Bard Ermentrout
Tuesday, October 23, 2018 - 12:00 to 13:00
The "Real World" for STEM majors: A Survival Guide
Sarah Klos
Tuesday, October 9, 2018 - 12:00 to 13:00
A variation on the Hilbert-Waring problem
Roxana-Irina Popescu
Tuesday, October 2, 2018 - 12:00 to 13:00
What are Robbins' conjectures for cyclic hyperbolic polygons?
Jason DeBlois
Tuesday, September 25, 2018 - 12:00 to 13:00
Redefining the Integral (pt. 2)
Derek Orr
Tuesday, September 18, 2018 - 12:00 to 13:00
Two circles and only a straightedge
Roman Fedorov
Tuesday, September 11, 2018 - 12:00 to 13:00
Redefining the Integral
Derek Orr
Tuesday, September 4, 2018 - 12:00 to 13:00
Learn about Career Services for Math Students
Emily Bennett
STEM Career Consultant
Tuesday, March 20, 2018 - 14:00
Frame Theoretic Nonuniform Fast Fourier Transforms for Synthetic Aperture Imaging
John McKay
Penn State University
Tuesday, February 27, 2018 - 14:00 to 14:45
The anatomy of a Putnam problem
Cezar Lupu
University of Pittsburgh
Tuesday, February 20, 2018 - 14:00 to 14:50
The abc Conjecture and a Fermat's Last Theorem for Polynomials
University of Pittsburgh
Tuesday, February 13, 2018 - 14:00 to 14:50
Frame Theoretic Nonuniform Fast Fourier Transforms for Synthetic Aperture Imaging
John McKay
Penn State
Tuesday, February 6, 2018 - 14:00 to 14:50
How to Get the Most Out of Career Services
Chloe McIlwaine
University of Pittsburgh
Tuesday, January 30, 2018 - 14:00 to 14:50
Hilbert's Third Problem and Dehn's Invariant
University of Pittsburgh
Tuesday, January 23, 2018 - 14:00 to 14:50
Graham’s Number: The Most Bigly Number Ever
University of Pittsburgh
Tuesday, January 16, 2018 - 14:00 to 14:50
An introduction to mathematical biology
University of Pittsburgh
Tuesday, December 5, 2017 - 12:00 to 12:50
Deep Learning for Artificial Intelligence
Suren Jayasuriya
Arizona State University
Tuesday, December 5, 2017 - 12:00 to 12:45
Deep Learning for Artificial Intelligence
Suren Jayasuriya
Arizona State University
Tuesday, November 28, 2017 - 12:00 to 12:50
An Experience in Undergraduate Research
Matthew Gerstbrein
University of Pittsburgh
Tuesday, November 21, 2017 - 12:00 to 12:50
Thanksgiving Week Puzzles and Fun
University of Pittsburgh
Tuesday, November 14, 2017 - 15:00 to 15:50
Applying to Graduate School Panel Discussion
Victor DeCaria and Michael McLaughlin
University of Pittsburgh
Tuesday, November 7, 2017 - 12:00 to 12:50
An Introduction to Generators
University of Pittsburgh
Tuesday, October 31, 2017 - 12:00 to 12:50
Monster Math
University of Pittsburgh
Tuesday, October 24, 2017 - 12:00 to 12:50
The Frobenius Coin Problem
University of Pittsburgh
Tuesday, October 17, 2017 - 12:00 to 12:45
Euler's Zeta and Double Zeta Values and Other Rational Zeta Series Representations
Cezar Lupu
University of Pittsburgh
Tuesday, October 3, 2017 - 12:00 to 12:50
Integrating Functions by Matrix Multiplication
University of Pittsburgh
Tuesday, September 26, 2017 - 12:00 to 12:50
It's all Greek to Me; Making Math interesting to Non-Math People
Nico Gabriel
University of Pittsburgh
Tuesday, September 19, 2017 - 12:00 to 12:50
Writing Personal and Research statements for the NSF GRFP and graduate school
Suren Jayasuriya
Carnegie Mellon University
Tuesday, September 12, 2017 - 12:00 to 12:45
An invitation to the Putnam Seminar
Cezar Lupu
University of Pittsburgh
Tuesday, September 5, 2017 - 12:00 to 12:50
How to get the most out of Career Services
Chloe McIlwaine
University of Pittsburgh
Wednesday, April 19, 2017 - 15:00 to 15:50
Spring 2017 BIG Problems
BIG Problems Students
University of Pittsburgh
Wednesday, April 12, 2017 - 15:00 to 15:50
Mathematics of the Standard Model
University of Pittsburgh
Wednesday, March 29, 2017 - 15:00 to 15:50
A Wonderful World of Calculus Integrals
Wednesday, March 22, 2017 - 15:00 to 15:50
NFL Primetime: Modeling Career Trajectories of NFL Receivers
Darin Ngau
University of Pittsburgh
Wednesday, March 1, 2017 - 15:00 to 15:50
The Beautiful Math Behind Calculus 3
University of Pittsburgh
Wednesday, February 22, 2017 - 15:00 to 15:45
How to discover and train talented undergraduate students for the Putnam competition
Cezar Lupu
University of Pittsburgh
Wednesday, February 15, 2017 - 15:00 to 15:50
Using Matrices to Integrate Functions (or How You Can Win This Year's Integration Bee in Style)
University of Pittsburgh
Wednesday, February 8, 2017 - 15:20 to 15:50
Generalizations of the Birthday Problem
University of Pittsburgh
Wednesday, February 1, 2017 - 15:00 to 15:50
Cannonballs and Uber
Jacob Gross
University of Pittsburgh
Wednesday, January 25, 2017 - 15:00 to 15:50
Can you see the size of a bomb?
University of Pittsburgh
Wednesday, January 18, 2017 - 15:00 to 15:50
The abc Conjecture and Fermat's Last Theorem for Polynomials.
University of Pittsburgh
Wednesday, January 11, 2017 - 15:00 to 15:50
Deep Learning for Artificial Intelligence
Suren Jayasuriya
Carnegie Mellon University
Monday, November 7, 2016 - 16:00 to 17:00
Monster Math
University of Pittsburgh
Thursday, April 14, 2016 - 14:30 to 15:30
Can College Baseball Statistics be used to Predict Major League Baseball Success?
Math 1103 BIG Problems
Thursday, April 14, 2016 - 14:30 to 15:30
Can College Baseball Statistics be used to Predict Major League Baseball Success?
Math 1103 BIG Problems
Monday, April 11, 2016 - 15:30 to 16:30
Interviewing: Types, Strategies, and Dos and Don'ts
Mark Burdsall
Human Resources/Katz Business School, University of Pittsburgh
Thursday, February 11, 2016 - 14:00 to 14:50
Intuitive, Yet Rigorous Introduction to the Gaussian Curvature.
University of Pittsburgh
Thursday, February 4, 2016 - 14:00 to 14:50
Computer-Assisted Theorem Proving
Jacob Gross
University of Pittsburgh
Thursday, January 28, 2016 - 14:00 to 14:50
An Introduction to The Heisenberg Group
University of Pittsburgh
Thursday, January 21, 2016 - 14:00 to 14:50
Building Groups From Sets
University of Pittsburgh
Monday, December 7, 2015 - 15:00 to 15:50
The Birthday Problem Generalized
Derek Orr
University of Pittsburgh
Monday, November 16, 2015 - 15:00 to 15:50
The Fibonacci Sequence and Beyond
Torrey Gallagher
University of Pittsburgh
Monday, November 9, 2015 - 15:00 to 15:50
The abc Conjecture and a Fermat's Last Theorem for Polynomials
University of Pittsburgh
Monday, November 2, 2015 - 15:00 to 15:50
Mathematics Gives Us a Language
Behnam Esmayli
University of Pittsburgh
Monday, October 26, 2015 - 15:00 to 15:50
What Good is Mathematics?
University of Pittsburgh
Wednesday, April 29, 2015 - 11:00 to 12:00
BIG Problems Global Links Deliverable
Eric Bentley, Christian Bottenfield, Namita Matharu, Sylvia Ujwary
University of Pittsburgh
Thursday, April 23, 2015 - 14:00 to 15:00
BIG Problems "FedUPS" Deliverable
Dan King and Zachary Stuck
University of Pittsburgh
Wednesday, April 15, 2015 - 15:30 to 16:30
Special Numbers Through Palindromic Weights of Strings
Jonathan P Kelly
University of Pittsburgh
Wednesday, April 15, 2015 - 15:30 to 16:30
Special Numbers Through Palindromic Weights of Strings
Jonathan P Kelly
University of Pittsburgh
Tuesday, April 14, 2015 - 14:30 to 15:30
A Simple Proof of Nowhere-Differentiability for Weierstrass Functions
Lucille Newman
Pittsburgh Obama High School
Friday, April 10, 2015 - 15:30 to 16:30
Interviewing Seminar
Mark Burdsall
University of Pittsburgh
Friday, April 10, 2015 - 15:30 to 16:30
Interviewing Seminar
Mark Burdsall
University of Pittsburgh
Wednesday, April 8, 2015 - 16:30 to 17:30
Some Baseball Analytics
Dan Fox
Pittsburgh Pirates (MLB)
Wednesday, April 1, 2015 - 16:30 to 17:30
The Mathematics of Scheduling Major League Baseball
Michael Trick
Tepper School of Business, Carnegie Mellon University
Wednesday, March 25, 2015 - 15:30 to 16:30
Which Doctors? and other Adventures with Healthcare Data
Andy Walsh, PhD
Health Monitoring Systems (a Pitt start-up)
Wednesday, March 18, 2015 - 15:30 to 16:30
An Improved Bound for Nontrivial Cycle Lengths in the 3n+1 Problem
Ian Martiny
University of Pittsburgh
Wednesday, March 4, 2015 - 15:30 to 16:30
The Strange World of Generalized Functions II
University of Pittsburgh
Tuesday, February 17, 2015 - 14:30 to 15:30
Building Sensors and Designing Algorithms for Computational Photography
Suren Jayasuriya (Pitt Math '12)
Cornell University
Wednesday, February 11, 2015 - 15:30 to 16:30
NSA Informative Talk and Recruiting
Joseph Massimini
National Security Agency
Wednesday, February 4, 2015 - 15:30 to 16:30
Wind, Water, and Mathematics
This talk will show how kayaking the Colorado river in the Grand Canyon led me to the proof of the 1877 conjecture of Boussinesq, long believed false, on the mathematics of turbulence. I will even give the proof for a simplified version of the equations of fluid motion.
University of Pittsburgh
Wednesday, February 4, 2015 - 15:30 to 16:30
Wind, Water, and Mathematics
University of Pittsburgh
Wednesday, January 28, 2015 - 15:30 to 16:30
Generating Functions
University of Pittsburgh
Wednesday, January 21, 2015 - 15:30 to 16:30
Modeling Extinction Events with a Galton-Watson Process
University of Pittsburgh
Tuesday, November 25, 2014 - 14:30 to 15:30
No Seminar due to Thanksgiving Break
(No Seminar - Thanksgiving)
Tuesday, November 18, 2014 - 14:30 to 15:30
Trancedental Numbers
Nathan Warkentin
University of Pittsburgh
Tuesday, November 11, 2014 - 14:30 to 15:30
The Strange World of Generalized Functions
University of Pittsburgh
Tuesday, November 4, 2014 - 14:30 to 15:30
The Birthday Problem (or How to Make Money at Parties)
University of Pittsburgh
Tuesday, October 28, 2014 - 14:30 to 15:30
Your Days are Numbered: Dynamics of Zombies & Vampires
University of Pittsburgh
Tuesday, October 21, 2014 - 14:30 to 15:30
Divergent Series
University of Pittsburgh
Tuesday, October 14, 2014 - 14:30 to 15:30
No Seminar due to Fall Break
(No Seminar -Fall Break)
Tuesday, October 7, 2014 - 14:30 to 15:30
The 3n+ 1 Problem
University of Pittsburgh
Tuesday, October 7, 2014 - 14:30 to 15:30
The 3n+ 1 Problem
University of Pittsburgh