Howard University

Dr. Paul Bezandry, Interim Chair
Howard University
College of Arts and Sciences
Department of Mathematics
204 Academic Support Building B
Washington, DC 20059
(202) 806-6830

Colloquia & Seminars
Colloquium speakers 2006-2007

Fall 2006

  • September 22: Prof. Louis Shapiro, Howard University,
    " Combinatorics 101, Bijections, Generating Functions, Trees, and The Butterfly"
  • September 29: Prof. Vaughan F. R. Jones at the International Congress of Mathematicians in Kyoto, Japan (via video)
    " Von Neumann Algebras in Mathematics and Physics "
  • October 6: Prof. Carlo Berenstein, University of Maryland,
    " Computer Security "
  • October 10 : Prof. Ravi Agarwal, Florida Institute of Technology,
    " Recent Trends in Discrete Boundary Value Problems "
  • October 20 : Prof. Gerald Beer, California State University Los Angeles,
    " Between Compactness & Completeness "
  • October 23 : Prof. Ugur G. Abdullah,, Florida Institute of Technology,
    " Nonlinear Elliptic and Parabolic Problems in Domains with Nonsmooth and Non-compact Boundaries "
  • October 27 : Prof. Duraiswamy Sundararaman, Howard University,
    " Hitchin's Generalized Complex Manifolds "
  • November 3 : Prof David Joyner, United States Naval Academy,
    " Quadratic Residue Codes and Hyperelliptic Curves "
  • November 9 : Prof. Edray Herber Goins, Purdue University,
    "Why Should I Care About Lie Groups? "
  • November 9 : Prof. Scott Williams, SUNY Buffalo,
    "The Topology of Metric Spaces "
  • November 17 : Prof. Michael J Miksis, Chairman of Engineering Sciences and Applied Mathematics,Northwestern University,
    " Mathematically Modeling Nanoscale Interfaces "
  • December 1 : Prof. Francois Ramaroson, Howard University,
    "Congruent Numbers and Elliptic Curves "
  • December 8 : Prof. Jawad Al-Khal, Howard University,
    " Maps On The Interval With Absolutely Continuous Invariant Measures "

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Spring 2007

  • January 12: Dr. Georgy P. Karev, National Institutes of Health ,
    "Inhomogenous maps and mathematical theory of selection "
  • January 19: Dr. Dr. Gi-Sang Cheon, Daejin University, South Korea,
    "A Weighted Delannoy Array and Associated Lucas Polynomial Sequences "
  • January 26: Prof. Chaun May Lieu, Computer Science Department, Howard University,
    "'Tree Decomposable Models for Efficient Bioinformatics Algorithms "
  • January 31 (Wednesday): Dr. Gregor Kovacic, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute ,
    "Dynamics of Polarized Light in Resonant Optical Media "
  • February 2: Prof. Kofi Dompere, Howard University Dept of Economics,
    "Epistemic Foundations of Fuzzy Mathematics "
  • February 9: Prof. Baojun Song, Montclair State University ,
    "Transmission Dynamics of Diseases and Socially Transmitted Diseases "
  • February 12 (Monday): Prof. Sergi Elizalde, Dartmouth College,
    "A bijection between 2-triangulations and pairs of non-crossing Dyck paths"
  • February 16: Prof. A. Wade Boykin , Department of Psychology, Howard University,
    "A Discussion on the National Mathematics Advisory Panel "
  • February 21 (Wednesday): Jianjun Paul Tian, Mathematical Biosciences Institute, Ohio State University,
    "Mathematical Study of Brain Tumor Therapies and Initiation of Brain Tumor Stem Cells "
  • February 23: Prof. Kasso Okoudfou, University of Maryland,
    "Introduction to Analysis of Fractals "
  • March 2: Prof. Richard Bourgin, Howard University,
    "Infinite Dimensional Matrices "
  • March 9: Dr. Eckstrand Irene, National Institutes of Health ,
    "Science Meets Policy: A case study of pandemic influenza modeling "
  • March 16: Dr. Augusin Banyaga, Pennsylvania State University ,
    "Morse Theory: Old and New "
  • March 30: Dr. Joshua Cooper, University of South Carolina,
    "Deterministic Random Walks On The Integers"
  • April 4 (Wednesday): Prof. Peter Kramer, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute,
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  • April 13: Prof. Judith Miller, Georgetown University,
    "Linked Selected and Neutral Loci in Heterogeneous environments "
  • April 18 (Wednesday): Prof. Ilesanmi Adeboye, University of Southern California,
    "Volumes of Hyperbolic Orbifolds"
  • April 20: Prof. Avner Friedman, Ohio State University,
    "Multiscale Models ofTumors "
  • April 23 (Monday): Prof. Alexander Burstein , Iowa State University,
    "Combinatorics of Permutation Tableaux "
  • April 27: Prof. Duraiswamy Sundararaman , Howard University,
    "A Quick Tour of Tropical Geometry in Spring 2007 on the National Arbor Day"

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2007-2008

2006-2007

2005-2006

Department of Mathematics College of Arts and Sciences