Are We There Yet? Rare Events in Physical Systems

Posted on: December 1, 2014

WAKE FOREST UNIVERSITY DEPARTMENT OF MATHEMATICS Presents Gideon Simpson Drexel University Wednesday, December 3, 2014 Manchester Hall, Room 020 – 4:00pm – 5:00pm “Are We There Yet?  Rare Events in Physical Systems” How do cracks initiate in metals?  How do proteins fold?   How reliable are nano-devices?  These questions could hypothetically be answered by simulating the […]

Math Club Talk

Posted on: November 17, 2014

Wednesday, November 19, 2014 Featured Speaker: Dr. Mauricio Rivas “Morse Index Theory and Some Symmetry Results in the Calculus in the Small and in the Large” We discuss some connections and similarities between the analysis in the small and the analysis in the large via the Morse index of bilinear forms. We give examples showing […]

Geometric and Combinatorial Methods in the Representation of Quivers

Posted on: November 10, 2014

Wednesday, November 12, 2014 Featured Speaker: Dr. Justin Allman “Geometric and Combinatorial Methods in the Representation of Quivers” Group orbits in the space of representations of a quiver generalize many fundamental ideas in linear algebra and geometry. From a slightly different point of view, Kontsevich and Soibelman defined a Cohomological Hall Algebra for every quiver […]

An Introduction to Multiplicative Invariant Theory

Posted on: October 21, 2014

WAKE FOREST UNIVERSITY DEPARTMENT OF MATHEMATICS Presents Dr. Jessica Hamm Winthrop University Wednesday, November 5, 2014 Manchester Hall, Room 016 – 4:00pm – 5:00pm “An Introduction to Multiplicative Invariant Theory” Groups arise in a variety of settings, perhaps most naturally through the notion of group action! In this talk we will take a look at […]

Quinn Morris Colloquium

Posted on: October 8, 2014

Math Club Talk

Posted on: October 1, 2014

Wednesday, October 8, 2014 Featured Speaker: Dr. Jason Gaddis “Quivers supporting graded Calabi-Yau algebras” The Calabi-Yau (CY) condition for algebras arises naturally from the study of boundary conditions on CY manifolds in superstring theory. CY algebras can be thought of as a generalization of Artin-Schelter regular algebras and so there is interest in studying them […]

2014 Gentry Lectures

Posted on: September 29, 2014

Take Charge of Your Career

Posted on: September 24, 2014

Math Club Presents: “Take Charge of Your Career: Lincoln Financial Group’s Actuarial Development Program” Lincoln Financial Group Wednesday, October 1, 2014 4:00 p.m. — Manchester Hall 020 A brief introduction to Lincoln Financial Group, and then an overview of both the internship programs as well as the Actuarial Development Program for full-time employees. The presentation […]

Analyzing first flowering event data using survival models with space and time-varying covariates

Posted on: September 15, 2014

WAKE FOREST UNIVERSITY DEPARTMENT OF MATHEMATICS Presents Maria Terres North Carolina State University Wednesday, September 24, 2014 Manchester Hall, Room 016 – 4:00pm – 5:00pm “Analyzing first flowering event data using survival models with space and time-varying covariates” First flowering events in cherry trees are believed to be closely related to temperature patterns during the […]