### Applied Math Seminar: Nataliya Vasylyeva (IAMM NAS of Ukraine)

Claremont, CA, United StatesTitle: Identification of the order of semilinear subdiffusion with memory Abstract: See attached abstract

### Sometimes Pi Equals 4 (Prof. Cornelia van Cott, University of San Francisco)

Argue Auditorium, Pomona College 610 N. College Ave., Claremont, CA, United StatesTitle: Sometimes Pi Equals 4 Speaker: Cornelia van Cott, Department of Mathematics, University of San Francisco Abstract: Most of your mathematical life, you've known that pi is a number somewhere between […]

### Existence and uniqueness of minimizers in variational problems (Wilfrid Gangbo, UCLA)

Roberts North 105, CMC 320 E. 9th St., Claremont, CA, United StatesWe comment on the main steps to take when studying some variational problems. This includes optimization problems arising in geometry, machine learning, non linear elasticity, fluid mechanics, etc... For the […]

### Deniz Sarikaya on Narratives of Mathematical Practice (and why they matter!)

Claremont, CA, United StatesDeniz Sarikaya joining us from the Technical University of Denmark and speaking on "Narratives of Mathematical Practice (and why they matter!)" (abstract below). The speaker will join via zoom, but there will […]

### Robust properties of graphs (Asaf Ferber, UC Irvine)

Davidson Lecture Hall, CMC 340 E 9th St, Claremont, CA, United StatesIn this talk we will consider some notions of `robustness' of graph/hypergraph properties. We will survey some existing results and will try to emphasize the following new result (joint with […]

### How Many Cards Can Avoid a SET? (Prof. Mohamed Omar, Harvey Mudd College)

Argue Auditorium, Pomona College 610 N. College Ave., Claremont, CA, United StatesTitle: How Many Cards Can Avoid a SET? Speaker: Mohamed Omar, Department of Mathematics, Harvey Mudd College Abstract: SET is a popular real-time card game where players search for special triples of cards […]

### The Hilbert space approach in the theory of differential equations (Adolfo Rumbos, Pomona College)

Roberts North 105, CMC 320 E. 9th St., Claremont, CA, United StatesIn this talk we discuss the Hilbert space approach, or the variational approach, in the study of questions of existence and multiplicity for some two-point boundary-value problems for nonlinear, second […]

### Applied Math Seminar: Linh Huynh (University of Utah)

Claremont, CA, United StatesTitle:Inferring birth and death rates from population size time series data Abstract: Models of population dynamics are usually formulated and analyzed with net growth rates. However, separately identifying birth and […]

### The Smith normal form of a polynomial of a random integral matrix (Gilyoung Cheong, UC Irvine)

Davidson Lecture Hall, CMC 340 E 9th St, Claremont, CA, United StatesGiven a prime p, let P(t) be a non-constant monic polynomial in t over the ring of p-adic integers. Let X(n) be an n x n uniformly random (0,1)-matrix over […]

### Reading Topology from Open Books (Prof. Bahar Acu, Pitzer College)

Argue Auditorium, Pomona College 610 N. College Ave., Claremont, CA, United StatesTitle: Reading Topology from Open Books Speaker: Bahar Acu, Department of Mathematics, Pitzer College Abstract: How can we study topological shapes that are outside the realm of our imagination? In this talk, we […]

### Applied Math Seminar: Ivy Xiong (USC)

Claremont, CA, United StatesTitle: A common pathway to cancer: oncogenic mutations abolish p53 oscillations. Abstract: The tumor suppressor p53 oscillates in response to DNA double-strand breaks, a behavior that has been suggested to be […]