This year's Graduate Open House and Alumni Conference will be held the first weekend in April. The program will include speakers who have obtained their PhD's from our department, current faculty and graduate students - and of course, prospective graduate students for Fall 2009!


Program         (unless otherwise noted, all activities will be held in 114 McAllister Building)


   Friday, April 3rd
  • 11:15-12:05 Visit to Qualifier course - Math 502 (Analysis B), 113 McAllister - Professor Anna Mazzucato
  • 12:15 - Welcome and Lunch
  • 12:45 - 2:30 - Faculty Presentation of Research Areas
    • 12:45-1:00 Alberto Bressan - Differential Games & Optimization
      1:00-1:15 Alexei Novikov - PDEs
      1:15-1:30 Nate Brown- GFA & Operator Algebra
      1:30-1:45 Mark Levi - Dynamical Systems
      1:45-2:00 Ae Ja Yee - Number Theory & Combinatorics
      2:00-2:15 James Brannick - Numerical Analysis
      2:15-2:30 John Clemens - Logic & Foundations
  • Options:
    • 2:30-3:30 Coffee and question session on Research Presentations with Faculty (114 McAllister)
    • 2:30-3:20 Visit to Qualifier course - Math 503 (Analysis C), 113 McAllister - Professor Nigel Higson
  • 3:30-4:30 - Computational and Applied Mathematics Seminar: Math 503
  • Visits with Faculty (see individual schedule)
  • 6:30 - Dinner out with faculty - Green Bowl
   Saturday, April 4th - Graduate Alumni Conference
  • 9:00 - Breakfast and Welcome - 114 McAllister
  • 9:15-11:30 - Graduate Alumni Conference - Invited Speakers
  • 11:30 - 12:00 - Overview of PhD Qualifying Exams - Professor Nigel Higson
  • 12:00 - 12:15 - Tour of Pritchard Fluid Mechanics Laboratory - Professor Andrew Belmonte
  • 12:15 - Lunch with graduate students
  • Afternoon - free (campus/town visit)
Invited Speakers - PhD Alumni from Penn State
  • Carl Mummert   (PhD, 2005) - Term Assistant Professor of Mathematics, University of Michigan
  • Linda B. Smolka   (PhD, 2002) - Assistant Professor of Mathematics, Bucknell University
  • Alistair Windsor   (PhD, 2002) - Assistant Professor of Mathematics, University of Memphis



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