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The Math Department hosts a colloquium every Thursday during Fall and Winter quarters. The title and abstracts are posted in the department about a week before each talk. Please contact organizers Allison Henrich (henricha@seattleu.edu) or Katya Yurasovskaya (Yurasove@seattleu.edu) for more details.

**All talks on Thursdays at 3:45pm in Bannan 402 **

Date | Speaker | Title |
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TBD | Chaim Goodman-Strauss | MATH+ART |

Date | Speaker | Title |
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March 5, 2020 | Brandy Wiegers, Central Washinton U. | Mathematical Tiling & Circles |

February 27, 2020 | David Neel, Seattle University | Saccheri / Fano / Plane |

February 20, 2020 | Diego Arcas, NOAA | Tsunami Forecasting |

February 13, 2020 | Ksenija Simic-Muller, PLU | Real-World Problems |

January 30, 2020 | Nikolaos Eptaminitakis, U of W | Radon Transform |

January 16, 2020 | Wesley Magee, The Plaster Group | Data Visualization |

January 9, 2020 | Cathy Hsu, University of Bristol | The Mathematics of SET & Beyond |

November 21, 2019 | Erik Tou, U of W Tacoma | Making Juggling Mathematical |

November 14, 2019 | Ruth Vanderpool, U of W Tacoma | A Concrete Example of Incompleteness |

November 7, 2018 | Bennet Goeckner, U of W | Graphs & Their Matching Complexes |

October 31, 2019 | Eric Bahuaud, Seattle University | Flying Canoes, Cusps & Black Holes |

October 24, 2019 | Grads Panel Discussion | Graduate School Application Process & Studies |

October 17, 2019 | Toby White, Seattle University | How to Become an Actuary |

October 10, 2019 | Steven Klee, Seattle University | Counting Spanning Trees with Linear Algebra |

May 2, 2019 | Connor Ahlbach, University of Washington | The Sliding Game |

Mar 14, 2019 | Brian Fischer, Seattle University | How To Give a Good Talk |

Mar 7, 2019 | Gwen Spencer, Smith College | Influence Maximization in Networks |

Feb 28, 2019 | Mehmet Vurkac, Seattle U Electrical Engineering | Deterministic Uncertainty In Sets, Numbers & Inference |

Feb 21, 2019 | Tom Shelly, Edmonds Community College | Scheming to Compute Knot Polynomials |

Feb 7, 2019 | Allison Henrich, Seattle University | A Knotty Exploration of Magic & Math |

Jan 31, 2019 | J. McLean Sloughter, Seattle University | The Gauntlet Talk: The Law of Large Numbers |

Jan 24, 2019 | Kamaldeen Olatunde, Arizona State University | Mathematical Models of Malaria Transmission |

Jan 17, 2019 | Jim Humphreys, Seattle University | Math & Music Theory 301 |

Dec 6, 2018 | Matthew Stamps, Yale-NUS | Accidental Mathematics |

Nov 29, 2018 | Panel Discussion | Quantitative Careers: On Working In the Mathematical & Data Sciences |

Nov 15, 2018 | Whitney Sheehan, Bewilderness Puzzles | Analytics, Entrepreneurship, & Standing at the Crossroads of Should & Must |

Nov 8, 2018 | Cait Berry, KiloWatts for Humanity | The Mess of Working with Real World Data |

Nov 1, 2018 | A.J. Stewart, Seattle University | When Robots Draw, Do They Trace Out Rational Curves? |

Oct 25, 2018 | Maureen Kennedy, University of Washington | Modifying Wildfire Severity |

Oct 18, 2018 | Joey Chemis, Microsoft | Time Series Forecasting Using ARIMAX Modeling |

Oct 11, 2018 | Camille Minogue | A Brief Introduction to Property & Casualty Insurance |

Oct 4, 2018 | Os Keyes, University of Washington | Encoding Gender: Bodies, Data & Identity in the Age of AI |

Mar 8, 2018 | Jessica Sklar, Pacific Lutheran University | Money! Mystery! Murder! Madness! Metaphor! (& Mathematics) |

Mar 1, 2018 | J. McLean Sloughter, Seattle University | Middles: Mean, Median, Metrics & Other Things That Start with M |

Feb 22, 2018 | Dylan Helliwell, Seattle University | The Gauntlet Talk: Brouwer Fixed-Point Theorem |

Feb 13, 2018 | Jeff Boersema, Seattle University | The Banach-Tarski Paradox |

Feb 8, 2018 | Nicole Persson, Aon Hewitt | Actuarial Work in Healthcare Consulting |

Feb 1, 2018 | Dan Shumow, Microsoft Research | Cryptographic Random Number Generators: From Number Theory to Snowden |

Jan 25, 2018 | Ksenija Simic-Muller, Pacific Lutheran University | Teaching Mathematics for Social Justice: The Promise & the Practice |

Nov 30, 2017 | Wesley Magee, Senior Tableau Consultant at Plaster Group, LLC | Data Visualization: What is Mathematical Storytelling? |

Nov 16, 2017 | Valerio Proietti, University of Copenhagen | Line Bundles On the Sphere |

Nov 9, 2017 | Lily Silverstein, UC Davis | Certainty from Uncertainty: The Probabilistic Method |

Nov 2, 2017 | Julie Eaton, UW Tacoma | Polynomials & Their Critical Points |

Oct 26, 2017 | Nicholas Scoville | Digital Topology: A Smooth Introduction |

Oct 19, 2017 | John Carter, Seattle U | Modeling Tsunamis Using Mathematics |

Oct 12, 2017 | Jonathan Nolis, Director of Insights & Analytics at Lenati | On Finding Good Math Industry Jobs |

Oct 5, 2017 | Tristram Bogart, U. de los Andes | Determinants, Permanents, & Algebraic Complexity |