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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
Friday, October 30, 2015
3-4 p.m.
Title: Numerical Simulation of Cortical Spreading Depression on Individual Brain Geometries
Speaker: Luca Gerardo-Giorda (Research Line Leader, Basque Center for Applied Mathematics)
Hosted by Daniela Calvetti
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 (MLSS)
Monday, November 9, 2015
3-4 p.m.
Title: Stochastic and deterministic models of biochemical reaction networks
Speaker: David Anderson (Associate Professor, University of Wisconsin)
Hosted by Peter Thomas
Friday, November 13, 2015
3-4 p.m.
Title: Function Reconstruction from Non-uniform Fourier Data
Speaker: Guohui Song (Assistant Professor, Clarkson University)
Hosted by Weihong Guo
Friday, November 20, 2015
3-4 p.m.
Title: Repaying the Debt to Our Masters: Steinhaus and Feller  (and, yes, Michelson) Volumes
Speaker: Wojbor Woyczynski (Professor, Case Western Reserve University)
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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