AMC Math Contests February 17th

Posted on: January 28, 2016

To: North Carolina Mathematics Teachers and Parents Wake Forest University is hosting the AMC math contests, AMC10B and AMC12B this year on Wednesday, February 17th, 2016, 3:00-5:00 pm.  We invite your students to participate in these contests. There are only 10 spots available in each contest. Interested students should contact Dr. Jiang as soon as […]

Results of the Virginia Tech Regional Math Contest

Posted on: November 23, 2015

The Virginia Tech Regional Math Contest took place on Saturday, 10/24 from 9 am to 11:30 am. Wake Forest had 13 students participate in the competition. They are: Sajant Anand, Shengcheng Chen, Benjamin Cobb, Curtis Golden, Yujie (Jeffrey) Jiang, Eui Young (Sam) Kim, Tong Luo, Irina Viviano, Shuyang Xu, Junyi Xue, Lin De (David) Yang, […]

Standard Basis for the Coordinates of Schubert Varieties

Posted on: November 18, 2015

WAKE FOREST UNIVERSITY DEPARTMENT OF MATHEMATICS Presents David Lax University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Wednesday, December 2, 2015,  Manchester Hall, Room 016 – 4:00pm – 5:00pm “Standard Basis for the Coordinates of Schubert Varieties”   A flag in a vector space is a chain of subspaces.  Schubert varieties are special sets of flags indexed by […]

Symmetry in Integer Programming

Posted on: November 5, 2015

WAKE FOREST UNIVERSITY DEPARTMENT OF MATHEMATICS Presents  Jim Ostrowski Assistant Professor University of Tenn, Knoxville Industrial Engineering Program Wednesday, October 11, 2015 Manchester Hall, Room 016 – 4:00pm – 5:00pm Symmetry in Integer Programming Abstract: This talk will focus on solving integer programs whose feasible regions are highly symmetric. Symmetry has long been recognized as […]

Petal diagrams of knots and links (Math Club Talk)

Posted on: November 5, 2015

Math Club Talk 18 November 2015 Dr. Jason Parsley, Wake Forest Universality   Title: Petal diagrams of knots and links Abstract: In this talk we will build upon the mathematical theory of knots. A petal diagram of a knot or link consists of a center point surrounded by n non-nested loops; it represents n strands […]

Nonlinear Impulsive Boundary Value Problems at Resonance

Posted on: October 22, 2015

WAKE FOREST UNIVERSITY DEPARTMENT OF MATHEMATICS Presents Nonlinear Impulsive Boundary Value Problems at Resonance Dan Maroncelli Visiting Asst. Professor Wake Forest University Wednesday, October 28, 2015 Manchester Hall, Room 016 – 4:00pm – 5:00pm Abstract:  The solvability of nonlinear differential equations subject to ”jump” conditions has become increasingly important in recent years.  We will give […]

Proposals funded

Posted on: October 21, 2015

Congratulations to Ellen Kirkman, professor of mathematics, whose proposal entitled “Invariant Theory of Artin-Schelter Regular Algebras” has been funded by the Simons Foundation. The Simons Foundation’s mission is to advance the frontiers of research in mathematics and the basic sciences. Cofounded in New York City by Jim and Marilyn Simons, the foundation celebrated its 20th anniversary […]

30th Automorphic Forms Workshop

Posted on: October 19, 2015

30th Automorphic Forms Workshop March 7-10, 2016 Wake Forest University Winston-Salem, North Carolina About the Workshop Over the last 29 years, the Annual Workshop on Automorphic Forms and Related Topics has remained a small and friendly conference. Those attending range from students to new PhD’s to established researchers. For young researchers, the conference has provided […]

Monomial Resolutions

Posted on: September 30, 2015

WAKE FOREST UNIVERSITY DEPARTMENT OF MATHEMATICS Presents Guillermo Alesandroni Visiting Asst. Professor Wake Forest University Wednesday, October 7, 2015 Manchester Hall, Room 016 – 4:00pm – 5:00pm Monomial Resolutions We will go on a tour to the fascinating field of the free resolutions of monomial  ideals. Starting with the basic definitions and some classical constructions, […]