Math Meetings

Ongoing lectures on advanced topics are offered at the bi-weekly Math Meetings.  All are welcome. This semester’s offerings are coordinated by Profs. Fang, Hu, and Lejmi. For the location and schedule please see: SCHEDULE OF BCC MATH TALKS.

Research Seminar

Talks at the Research Seminar are given by BCC department faculty members and guest speakers from other institutions. The seminar usually meets on Tuesdays from 12:05-1:00 pm in CP 305. Everyone is welcome to attend.

Spring 2019 Research Seminar Schedule

Coordinator: Cormac O’Sullivan

Feb 12Holiday! – No Seminar
Feb 19Roman Kossak, BCC and the CUNY Graduate Center, Kernels of directed graphs (and some logic)
Feb 26Ronnie Nagloo, BCC, The Ax-Lindemann-Weierstrass theorem and the Fuchsian automorphic functions
Mar 5Karen Taylor, BCC, Dirichlet Series and Generalized Hecke Groups
Mar 12Corey Switzer, the CUNY Graduate Center, Independence in Arithmetic and Non-Standard Combinatorics
Mar 19Scott Wilson, Queens College and the CUNY Graduate Center, Some problems and recent progress related to almost complex manifolds
Mar 26Alex Martsinkovsky, Northeastern University, From Torsion to Cotorsion and Back
Apr 2Gleb Pogudin, Courant NYU, Primitive Element Theorem for fields with commuting derivations and automorphisms
Apr 9Ethan Cotterill, Federal Fluminense University, Brazil, Real inflection points on real (hyper)elliptic curves
Apr 16Zhe Wang, BCC, An example of Lebesgue invariant Markov partitions and its Beurling-Ahlfors quasiconformal extension
Apr 23Spring Break! – No Seminar
Apr 30Kevin O’Bryant, College of Staten Island and the CUNY Graduate Center, Rational Approximation: Numbers, Functions, and Numbers Again
May 7Mingxian Zhong, Lehman College, Two recent results on coloring graphs with forbidden induced subgraphs
May 14The Stanley Friedlander Lecture, Dennis Sullivan, CUNY Graduate Center and Stony Brook University,
A notion of geometry that includes many more three dimensional manifolds

Fall 2018 Research Seminar Schedule

Coordinator: Cormac O’Sullivan

Sept 18Holiday! – No Seminar
Sept 25Cormac O’Sullivan, BCC and the CUNY Graduate Center, Some new results on the Riemann zeta function
Oct 2Robert Donley, Queensborough Community College, Central Zeros of Clebsch-Gordan Coefficients
Oct 9Karen Taylor, BCC, Quadratic Identities and Maass Waveforms
Oct 16Kealey Dias, BCC, Quadratic Differentials, Measured Foliations, and Metric Graphs on the Punctured Plane
Oct 23Vincent Martinez, Hunter College, Asymptotic coupling in hydrodynamic equations and applications to data assimilation
Oct 30Yumeng Ou, Baruch College, Recent developments on Falconer’s distance set problem
Nov 6Wenjian Liu, Queensborough Community College, Big Data Information Reconstruction on the Infinite Communication Tree Network
Nov 13Nikolaos Apostolakis, BCC, Duality preserving bijections between non-crossing trees, quadrangulations of polygons, and ternary trees
Nov 20Alex Ryba, Queens College, Computer generation of incidence theorems in projective geometry
Nov 27Svetoslav Zahariev, LaGuardia Community College, On scaling limits in Euclidean quantum field theory
Dec 4Senia Sheydvasser, CUNY Graduate Center, Two Trivial Problems and an Impossible One
Dec 11Claire Burrin, Rutgers University, Windings of prime geodesics

Spring 2018 Research Seminar Schedule

Coordinator: Cormac O’Sullivan

Feb 13Matt Sunderland, CUNY Graduate Center,  Geometric Group Theory…+Randomness!
Feb 20No Seminar (Monday Schedule)
Feb 27Carlos Moreno, Graduate Center CUNY,  Number of solutions of algebraic equations over finite fields
Mar 6Ivan Horozov, BCC,  Dedekind zeta values and moduli spaces of Riemann surfaces
Mar 13Jan Trlifaj, Charles University, Prague,  Representations and Approximations High and Low
Mar 20Mehdi Lejmi, BCC,   The Chern-Yamabe problem
Mar 27Sergio Estrada , Universidad de Murcia, Spain,  Approximation theory in algebraic contexts
Apr 3No Seminar (Spring Break)
Apr 10Nikos Apostolakis, BCC,  Unicycles, almost minimal factorizations, and duality
Apr 17Pat Hooper, the CUNY Graduate Center and City College,   Refraction in the trihexagonal tiling
Apr 24Philipp Rothmaler, BCC and the CUNY Graduate Center,   Hiding model theory
May 1Malgorzata Marciniak, Laguardia Community College,  Hessian Dynamics on the Hesse Pencil
May 8Tony Weaver, BCC,   The anharmonic group
May 15The Stanley Friedlander Lecture, Ken Kramer, the CUNY Graduate Center and Queens College,

Ramification in Galois extensions of the rationals

Fall 2017 Research Seminar Schedule

Coordinator: Cormac O’Sullivan

Sep 26Dennis Sullivan, CUNY Graduate Center and Stony Brook University,

Applications of topology to construct algorithms for computing fluid motion in 2 and 3 dimensions

Oct 3Philipp Rothmaler, BCC and CUNY Graduate Center, The Baer-Specker Group and its relatives
Oct 10Satyanand Singh, NY City Tech CUNY, Extensions and applications of the Calkin Wilf tree
Oct 17Zajj Daugherty, City College CUNY, Two-boundary diagram algebras
Oct 24Yun Yang, CUNY Graduate Center, Complexity of Dynamical Systems
Oct 31Cormac O’Sullivan, BCC and the CUNY Graduate Center Kepler’s equation, Bessel functions and Perron’s method
Nov 7Kerry Ojakian , BCC, Extremal cop-win graphs
Nov 14Wade Hindes, CUNY Graduate Center, Prime divisors in orbits and Galois groups of iterates
Nov 21(Friday Schedule)
Nov 28Nikos Apostolakis, BCC, Self dual non-crossing trees
Dec 5Evangelia Antonakos, BCC, An epistemic logic of multiple knowledge sources
Dec 12Mahmoud Zeinalian, Long Island University and the CUNY Graduate Center, Almost Kähler manifolds are Kähler

Past Research Seminars

 – 2016

2015 – 2014 – 2013 – 2012 – 2011 

2010 – 2009 – 2008 – 2007 – 2006

2005 – 2004—1996

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