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Colloquium Series

2015 - 2016 Schedule

We meet for a social with the speaker from 3:30 to 4:00 in the Math & Computer Science Department Lounge (Ruffner 300A). Presentations are from 4:00-5:00 p.m. in Ruffner 356. Please join us!


3 September: Using Quantitative Analysis to Improve Social and Economic Outcomes

Alice J. Brooks
Economist with the Export Import Bank of the United States


22 September: How elliptic curves can keep secrets and prove theorems

Cassie Williams
Assistant Professor of Mathematics
James Madison University


15 October: An Insight into the world of threat detection

Heather Moon
Assistant Professor of Mathematics
St. Mary's College of Maryland


17 November: Large Banks and Empirical Modeling:  The Brave New World of Bank Regulation

Ray Brastow
Senior Financial Economist
Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond


28 January: The Beauty of Analytic Functions

Katie Quertermous
Assistant Professor of Mathematics
James Madison University


23 February: Introduction to Software Defined Radio

Kane Crisler
Director, Technical Operations
Packet Forensics


17 March: From Strangers to Friends: How Mathematics and Sociology Work Together to Understand Society

Crystal Peoples '12
Ph.D. student
Duke University

7 April: Lewis Carroll: The Math and Logic behind Alice in Wonderland

Karin Saoub
Assistant Professor of Mathematics
Roanoke College


Contact Information

Interested in being a colloquium speaker or just want more information? Please contact:

Dr. Leigh Lunsford 

Dr. David Shoenthal