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Math Prof, Neutron Stars

2017-10-31

For the first time, scientists have directly detected gravitational waves—ripples in space and time—from the spectacular collision of two neutron stars. Light from the collision was also observed by telescopes, marking the first time that a cosmic event has been viewed in

Tim McCarty Prospectus

2017-10-16

How Experts Conceptualize Differentials

Abstract: The differential is a symbol found in many mathematical contexts, including notations for differentiation and integration. But even though such notations are common, there can be many interpretations of the purposes or

Kristen Murphy Prospectus

2017-09-06

Abstract: Spatial reasoning is required for many topics in undergraduate mathematics; graphing, curve sketching, transformations of functions, manipulation of objects in 3D, etc. Many topics covered in calculus require the student to use some sort of spatial skill to make

Colloquia

Thomas Polstra

2017-11-07

When are two rings similar?

Date: 11/7/2017
Time: 4:30PM-5:30PM
Place: 315 Armstrong Hall

Abstract: Inspired by results of Samuel, Hironaka, Cutkosky and Srinivasan, and others which give criteria for rings which are quotients of a common

Misha Feldman

2017-10-12

Short-time existence of smooth solutions for semigeostrophic system with variable Coriolis parameter.

Date: 10/12/2017
Time: 3:45PM-4:45PM
Place: 315 Armstrong Hall

Abstract: The semigeostrophic (SG) system is a model of large scale atmosphere

WVU-China Graph Theory and Combinatorics Workshop

2017-09-14

Every year, the Department of Mathematics at WVU hosts about 10 long term visitors sponsored by Chinese Scholar Council to conduct research in graph theory and combinatorics. To strengthen our collaboration with Chinese Graph Theory and Combinatorics Society, the Department

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November 2017

Nov 7 2017 -
4:30pm to 5:30pm
Thomas Polstra