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 2011!


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

   Friday, April 1st - Graduate Open House
  • 11:15-12:05 - Visit to Qualifier course: MATH 502, Complex and Real Analysis II (Analysis B), 106 McAllister, Professor John Roe
  • 12:15 - Welcome and Lunch - John Roe (Chair of Mathematics), Chun Liu (Director of Graduate Studies), and Andrew Belmonte (Director of Graduate Admissions and Recruiting)
  • 12:30-2:30   Faculty Presentation of Research Areas
    • 12:20-12:30   Mark Levi - Classical Dynamics
    • 12:30-12:45   Anatole Katok - Modern Dynamical Systems
    • 12:45-1:00     Victor Nistor - Numerical Analysis
    • 1:00-1:15       Steve Simpson - Logic and Foundations
    • 1:15-1:30       Nigel Higson - Noncommutative Geometry & Operator Algebras
    • 1:30-1:45       Mihran Papikian - Number Theory
    • 1:45-2:00       Qiang Du - Mathematical Biology
    • 2:00-2:15       Anna Mazzucato - Partial Differential Equations
    • 2:15-2:30     Coffee break with faculty

  • 2:30-3:20 - Visit to Qualifier course: MATH 503, Functional Analysis (Analysis C), 113 Osmond Lab, Professor Xiantao Li
  • 3:30-6:00 Options:
  • 6:00 - Meet with Directors of Graduate Studies and Admissions, 101 McAllister
  • 6:30 - Dinner out with faculty and students

   Saturday, April 2nd - Graduate Alumni Conference
  • 9:00 - Breakfast and Welcome
  • 9:15-11:30   Graduate Alumni Conference - Invited Speakers

    • Young-Ju Lee   (PhD, Penn State, 2004) - Assistant Professor of Mathematics, Rutgers University
    • Ling Long   (PhD, Penn State, 2002)- Associate Professor of Mathematics, Iowa State University
    • Rufus Willett   (PhD, Penn State, 2009) - Postdoc, Dept of Mathematics, Vanderbilt University

  • 11:30-12:00 - Overview of PhD Qualifying Exams - John Roe (Chair of Mathematics / Chair of Quailfying Exam Board)
  • 12:00-12:15 - General questions, wrap-up
  • 12:15 - Lunch with graduate students
  • Afternoon - free (campus/town visit)



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