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Fall 2015

Held in Yost 306 unless otherwise noted.

Friday, September 18, 2015
3-4 p.m.
Title: Determining the Maximum Number of Moves Needed to Solve Rubik’s Cube
Speaker: Morley Davidson (Associate Professor, Kent State University)
Friday, October 9, 2015
3-4 p.m.
Title: Uncertainty Quantification for NASA’s Orbiting Carbon Observatory 2 Mission
Speaker: Amy Braverman (Principal Statistician, Jet Propulsion Laboratory, California Institute of Technology)
Hosted by Jenný Brynjarsdóttir
Friday, October 16, 2015
3-4 p.m.
Title: Mechanisms of Elastic Enhancement and Hindrance for Finite-Length Undulatory Swimmers in Viscoelastic Fluids
Speaker: Robert Guy (Associate Professor of Mathematics, University of California, Davis)
Hosted by Wanda Strychalski
Wednesday, November 4, 2015
3-4 p.m.
Title: Rigidity of the Chain Rule and Nearly Submultiplicative Functions
Speaker: Hermann König (Professor, Christian-Albrechts-Universität zu Kiel)
Hosted by Elisabeth Werner
Joint Colloquium/Mathematical Life Sciences Seminar
Monday, November 23, 2015
3-4 p.m.
Title: TBA
Speaker: Marie-Therese Wolfram (Radon Institute for Computational and Applied Mathematics)
Hosted by Alethea Barbaro

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