Undergraduate Mathematics Archives
Date  Speakers  

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

ComputerAssisted 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 NowhereDifferentiability 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 startup)

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 GaltonWatson 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

Tuesday, September 30, 2014  14:30 to 15:30

The Frobenius Coin Problem 
Derek Orr
University of Pittsburgh
