


Lectures and Presentations in 2014



Achter, Jeff 
Effective moduli spaces and applications to cryptography, Rennes, France, June 2014. 

AMS Session on Number Theory, Eau Claire, WI, September 2014. 
Aristoff, David 
David Aristoff, Mathematical analysis of temperature accelerated dynamics, AIMS Conference on Dynamical Systems, Madrid, Spain. July 2014. 
Bates, Daniel 
Finding all real solutions of a polynomial system in complex curves and surfaces. AMS Western Sectional, Lubbock, April 2014. 

Linkage disequilibrium between independently assorting loci, via numerical algebraic geometry. JMM 2014, Baltimore, January 2014. 

Tutorials on numerical algebraic geometry  5 hours of lecture time. Macaulay2 workshop, UIUC, June 2014. (One of 3 invited tutorial lecturers.) 

Paramotopy: Software for parameter homotopies. International Congress of Mathematical Software 2014, Seoul, August 2014. 

How to solve a polynomial system (and why you might care to do so). College of Wooster Math colloquium, October 2014. 

Robots in space, illgotten Norwegian stamps, and an Austrian castle: The benefits of solving polynomial systems. Kenyon College Math Colloquium. November 2014. 

Solving polynomial systems, with applications in biology. Visitors' seminar, MBI, December 2014. (selfinvited) 
Betten, Anton 
Calculus  Are we teaching the right things and in the right ways? (together with Patrick Shipman and Mary Pilgrim) CNS  Master Teacher Initiative, April 2014. 

Group Actions on Posets and Cartesian Products, International Conference "Modern Trends in Algebraic Graph Theory." Villanova University, June 2014 

Classifying Finite Semifields. Pringree Park Conference on Groups, Computation, and Geometry. June 2014 

Group Actions on Semilattices. International Conference 'GASCom2014' held at Bertinoro, Italy. June 2014 

Classifying Combinatorial Objects, Colloquium, University of Perugia, Italy. June 2014 

Zur Klassifikation Endlicher Halbkörper, Colloquium, University of Bayreuth, Germany. July 2014 

The Exact Cover Problem in Finite Geometry. Fourth Irsee Conference on Finite Geometries. Irsee, Germany. September 2014 
CavalieriI, Renzo 
Fall 2014. Modern Trends in GromovWitten Theory. Hannover, Germany Minicourse:Hurwitz Theory and the Double Ramification Cycle 

Winter 2014. U. Costa Rica. San Jose'. Costa Rica Minicourse:Intersection Theory on Moduli Spaces or Weighted Stable Curves. 

2014. (1) BIRS Workshop on Specialization of Linear Series A geometric Perspective on Polynomiality of Double Hurwitz Numbers (2) Workshop in GW Theory, Simons Center for Geometry and Physics Orbifold Open GW Invariants (3) Algebraic Geometry Seminar, Saarbrucken University Orbifold Open GW Invariants (4) Colloquium, Saarbrucken University Hurwitz Theory and the Moduli Space of Curves (5) Workshop on Mirror Symmetry and Algebraic Geometry, Pavia. Orbifold Open GW Invariants (6) Yale. Algebraic and Tropical Geometry Seminar. Open toric GW invariants 
Cheney, Margaret 
Sept. 20, 2014, "Radar Imaging", Jean Rubin Memorial Lecture, Purdue, IN. 
Ellis, Jessica 
Ellis, J., (2014, November). Characteristics of Successful Programs in College Calculus. Invited Keynote presentation during the Research Session of the AMATYC conference, Nashville, TN. 

Ellis, J., (2014, January). Preparing Future College Instructors: The Role of Graduate Student Teaching Assistants (GTAs) in Successful College Calculus Programs. Invited colloquium for the Department of Mathematics, Portland State University, Portland, OR. 

Ellis, J., (2014, January). Preparing Future College Instructors: The Role of Graduate Student Teaching Assistants (GTAs) in Successful College Calculus Programs. Invited colloquium for the Department of Mathematics, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO. 

Ellis, J. (2014, November). Lesson Study as a Tool for Preparing Graduate Students as Future Faculty. Paper presented at the 10th Annual Conference on the World Association of Lesson Study (WALS). Bandung, Indonesia. 

Rasmussen, C., & Ellis, J. (2014, October). Features Of Successful Calculus Programs At Five Doctoral Degree Granting Institutions. Paper presented at the Transforming Institutions: 21st Century Undergraduate STEM Education Conference, Indianapolis, IN. 

Ellis, J. (2014, July). Preparing Future Professors: Highlighting The Importance Of Graduate Student Professional Development Programs In Calculus Instruction. Paper presented at the 38th Conference of the International Group for the Psychology of Mathematics Education, Vancouver, British Columbia. 

Rasmussen, C., Ellis, J., Zazkis, D., & Bressoud., D. (2014, July). Features Of Successful Calculus Programs At Five Doctoral Degree Granting Institutions. Paper presented at the 38th Conference of the International Group for the Psychology of Mathematics Education, Vancouver, British Columbia. 

Johnson, E., Ellis, J., & Rasmussen, C. (2014, July). It's About Time: How Instructors And Students Experience Time Constraints In Calculus I. Paper presented at the 38th Conference of the International Group for the Psychology of Mathematics Education, Vancouver, British Columbia. 

Wawro, M., Ellis, J., SotoJohnson, H. (2014, August). MPWR: Mentoring and Partnerships for Women in RUME. Paper presented at the Mathematical Association of America's (MAA) MathFest, Portland, OR. 

Ellis, J. (2014, February). Graduate students Teaching Assistants' (GTAs') beliefs, instructional practices, and student success. Paper presented at the 17th Annual Conference on Research in Undergraduate Mathematics Education, Denver, CO. 

Rasmussen, C., Ellis, J., Zazkis, D. (2014, February). Lessons Learned from Case Studies of Successful Calculus Programs at Five Doctoral Degree Granting Institutions. Paper presented at the 17th Annual Conference on Research in Undergraduate Mathematics Education, Denver, CO. 
Hulpke, Alexander 
Modern Trends in Algebraic Graph Theory, invited principal speaker, June 2014. 

Groups, Computational and Geometry, Pingree Park, coorganizer, June 20014. 

4th International Congress on Mathematical Software, Seoul, Koreo, session organizer, speaker, August 2014. 

Banff Research Station, Workshop on Matrix Groups, coorganizer, November 2014. 
Ingram, Patrick 
Mathematics seminar; Colorado School of Mines, March 2014 

Patrick Ingram, The arithmetic of postcritically finite maps, Amherst Number Theory Seminar 

Optimally Topologically Transitive Orbits of the Bernoulli Shift Map, Special Session on Fractal Geometry and Ergodic Theory, AMS Southeastern Sectional mtg, Univ of Tennessee, 

Patterns and Oscillations: Dynamics and Fractals in VaportoParticle Reaction Zones; Special Session of Fractal Geometry and Dynamical Systems, AMS Central Sectional mtg Texas Tech University, April 2014 

A point of Tangency Between Combinatorics and Differential Geometry, University of Northern Colorado, Greeley, Math Club, April 2014. 

Painting and Sculpting Patterns with Nature, Keynote speaker: Picking up STEAM at Tech (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, Mathematics event), Louisiana Tech University, May 2014. 

Nanoscale Pattern Formation by Ion Bombardment of Binary Compounds, Special Session on Analysis and Applications of PatternForming Systems, SIAM Conference on Nonlinear Waves and Coherent Structures, University of Cambridge, England, August 2014. 

Nanoscale Pattern Formation by Ion Bombardment of Binary Compounds, Applied Math Seminar, George Mason University, October 2014. 

SmartScale Sustainable STEM; Discipline Based Educational Research Seminar Center for STEM Learning, University of ColoradoBoulder, October 2004. 

Phyllotactic Patterns on Plants: Symmetries and Pushed Fronts, Colorado Nonlinear Day, University of ColoradoColorado Springs, November 2014. 
Kennedy, Paul 
National conferece: Transformational Geometry. 2014. MCTM 

Regional/ State conference: Transofrmational Geometry, c014, CCTM 
Liu, Jiagguo (James) 
(2014/01/15) "Some Dynamical System Models for Viral Protein Assembly", AMS Special Session on "Nonlinear Systems: Polynomial Equations, Nonlinear PDEs, and Applications", Joint Math Meetings, Baltimore, MD. 

(2014/05/12) "Weak Galerkin Finite Element Methods (WGFEMs) for Flow in Porous Media", The 1st Tutorial Workshop on Advanced Scientific Computing, Texas A&M University Qatar Campus 

(2014/10/14) "Mathematical Models for HIV1 Viral Capsid Structure and Assembly", Applied Math Seminar, University of Wyoming 

(2014/06/03) "Discrete Curvature and Lattice Structure of HIV1 Conical Cores", Mathematics in Action: Modeling and Analysis in Molecular Biology and Electrophysiology, Suzhou, China, 2014/06/0206/05 
Oprea, Iuliana 
American Geographic Society  Hydrology Days, 2014, Fort Collins, April 2014. 

2nd International Conference on NATURAL and ANTROPIC Risks ICNAR, Bacau, Romania, June 2014. 

Rocky Mountain ARW on Surface Roughness Variability in Hydroclymatic Modeling, Fort Collins, February 2014. 
Penttila, Timothy 
Special session on Algebraic Methods in Graph Theory and Combinatics, AMS Sectional, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, March 2014. 

Finite Geometries, Fourth Irsee Conference, Germany, September, 2014. 

Special session on Algebraic and geometric combinatorics, 8th Australia New Zealand Mathematics Convention, December 2014. 
Pilgrim, Mary 
Modeling ProblemBased Learning for Preservice Teachers, Gallery Workshop for National Council of Teachers of Mathematics regional conference, Houston, TX (November 2014) 

A ProblemBased Mathematics Course, Mary E. Pilgrim, University of Northern Colorado Mathematics Education Seminar 

Interactive dynamic technology: Its role in teaching and learning calculus}, MAA Panel Discussion, Joint Mathematics Meetings, Baltimore, MD (January 2014). Panelists: Burrill, G. (organizer), Dick, T., Ellis, W., & Pilgrim, M. 

Designing and implementing a problembased mathematics course}, MAA Panel Discussion, Joint Mathematics Meetings, Baltimore, MD (January 2014). Panelists: Burrill, G. (organizer), Kerins, B., Pilgrim, M., & Yong, D. 

Addressing the Mathematical Practices in Calculus}, National Council of Teachers of Mathematics, New Orleans, LA (April 2014) 
Pinaud, Olivier 
CSU Applied Math seminar (2014) 

CU Boulder Non linear wave seminar (2014) 

SIAM Annual Meeting, Chicago, invitation to speak had to be declined for personal reasons (2014) 

Summer School Stochastic Equations, University of Wyoming (2014) 

SIAM Inverse Problems, Hong Kong, invitation to speak had to be declined for personal reasons (2014) 

Workshop Mathematical and Numerical Methods for Complex Quantum Systems, Chicago, IL (2014) 
Pries, Rachel 
Canadian Number Theory Association XIII, Carleton University, Ottawa, Canada. June (2014) 

Effective moduli spaces and applications to cryptography, Rennes, France. June (2014) 

Pacific Northwest Number Theory Conference, Simon Fraser University, Canada. May (2014) 

Model Theory, Arithmetic Geometry and Number Theory, connections for women, Math Sciences Research Institute, Berkeley. Feb. (2014) 

Arithmetic statistics over finite fields and function fields, American Institute of Math, Palo Alto. Jan. (2014) 

Panel, Connections for women, MSRI (2014) 

Minicourse and research workshop: Facilitator of research project on Fundamental group obstructions to rational points on Fermat Curves at BIRS, Canada (4/20/2014) 

Invited research workshop: Arithmetic statistics, Arizona Winter School, Uni of Arizona; coorganizer 
Shipman, Patrick 
Special Session on Fractal Geometry and Dynamical Systems American Mathematical Society Central Sectional Meeting Texas Tech University Patterns and Oscillations: Dynamics and Fractals in VaportoParticle Reaction Zones (2014) 

Special Session on Fractal Geometry and Ergodic Theory American Mathematical Society Southeastern Sectional Meeting, University of Tennessee Optimally Topologically Transitive Orbits of the Bernoulli Shift Map (2014) 

Mathematics Seminar; Colorado School of Mines Nanoscale Pattern Formation by Ion Bombardment 

Mathematical Materials Science in the Geosciences PCMI Materials Science Summer Workshop Park City, UT, July 2014 

Calculus: Are we teaching the right things in the right ways? MTI series, CSU CNS together with Mary Pilgrim and Anton Betten (2014) 

Colorado Nonlinear Day University of ColoradoColorado Springs Phyllotactic Patterns on Plants: Symmetries and Pushed Fronts (2014) 

DisciplineBased Educational Research Seminar Center for STEM Learning, University of ColoradoBoulder SmartScale Sustainable STEM (2014) 

Applied Math Seminar, George Mason University Nanoscale Pattern Formation by Ion Bombardment of Binary Compounds (2014) 

Special Session on Analysis and Applications of PatternForming Systems SIAM Conference on Nonlinear Waves and Coherent Structures University of Cambridge, England Nanoscale Pattern Formation by Ion Bombardment of Binary Compounds (2014) 

Keynote Speaker: Picking Up STEAM at Tech (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, Mathematics event), Louisiana Tech University Painting and Sculpting Patterns with Nature (2014) 

University of Northern Colorado, Math Club A Point of Tangency Between Combinatorics and Differential Geometry (2014) 
Shonkwiler, Clayton 
Grassmannians, Closed Random Walks, and Optimal Reconfiguration — Geometry, Mathematical Physics, and Computer Algebra Seminar, Utah State University (2014) 

Closed Random Walks and Symplectic Geometry — Mathematics Colloquium, Utah State University 

Closed Random Walks and Symplectic Geometry — Mathematics Colloquium, University of Rochester 

Closed Random Walks and Symplectic Geometry — Mathematics Colloquium, Butler University 

Unlocking the Geometry of Polygon Space by Taking Square Roots — Mathematics Colloquium, Amherst College 

Unlocking the Geometry of Polygon Space by Taking Square Roots — Mathematics Colloquium, Gettysburg College 

Closed Random Walks and Symplectic Geometry — Mathematics Colloquium, Ball State University 

Closed Random Walks and Symplectic Geometry — Mathematics Colloquium, California State University Fullerton 

Closed Random Walks and Symplectic Geometry — Mathematics Colloquium, Saint Louis University 

Closed Random Walks, Symplectic Geometry, and Ring Polymer Models — Mathematics Colloquium, Colorado State University 

A New Algorithm for Sampling Closed Equilateral Random Walks — AMS Special Session on Knot Theory and Its Applications, Fall Southeastern Sectional Meeting 
Tavener, Simon 
Penn State Mathematics Department Colloquium: "A posteriori error analysis 2.0" 

Penn State MASS colloquium, "Evolution of resistance to white pine blister rust in highelevation pines". 
Wilson, James 
Groups, Semifields, and NPcompleteness I, Groups, Computations, and Geometry, Pingree Park, June 2014. 

Isomorphism testing, Short course, XIX Simposio Internacional de Métodos Matemticos Aplicados a las Ciencias (19th International Symposium of Mathematical Methods Applied to the Sciences), San José Costa, Rica, Feb. 2428, 2014 

Geometrίa Neoclásica, Short course, EMALCA Costa Rica, February 1920, 2014 (conducted in spanish) 
Zhou, Yongcheng 
Applied Math Colloquium, Illinois Institute of Technology; November, 2014 

SIAM: SIAM Conference on the Life Sciences 2014, Charlotte, NC 




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