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The Department of Mathematical Sciences hosts several research and professional development seminars.  The following groups host seminars:

  • Center for Data Analysis and Statistics (CDAS)
    • POC:  MAJ Chris Collins and LTC Krista Watts
    • Purpose: Promote the development of expertise in applying statistical methods to applied problems.


  • Center for Faculty Development (CFD)
    • POC:  LTC John Bacon and MAJ Dave Harness
    • Purpose: Promote the development of expertise in pedagogical practice.


  • Differential Equations Seminar (DES)
    • POC: Fr. Gabe Costa
    • Purpose: Create a community of interest around research related to and the use of differential equations.
    • Meetings:  See the schedule below.


  • Math of Operations Research (Math of OR)
    • POC:  Dr. Bill Pulleyblank and COL Mike Yankovich
    • Purpose:  Provide an outlet for current faculty members to share their on-going research, particularly the application of operations research methods, to applied problems.


  • Minorities in Mathematics Speaker Series (MIMSS) 
    • POC: Dr. Sam Ivy
    • Purpose:  Provide a forum to host guest lectures featuring the achievements and contributions of minorities in the mathematical sciences and related fields.


  • Network Science Center (NSC)
    • POC:  LTC Jon Roginski and Dr. Bill Pulleyblank
    • Purpose: Create a community of interest around the study of network representations of physical, biological, and social phenomena leading to predictive models.
    • Meetings:  Brown Bag seminars every other Wednesday from 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM.  (Contact Dr. Pulleyblank for dates, topics, and location.)


This table lists the seminars hosted by CDAS, CFD, and Math of OR.  All of these seminars take place on Thursday afternoons from 14:00 to 14:55.  Others listed are for informational purpose.

Upcoming Events​
Date Location​ ​Host ​Presenter ​Topic Docs​​
​31 Aug ​TH120 USCC​ ​Samantha Ross SHARP Training​
​07 Sep ​TH120 ​COL Yankovich ​LTC Scioletti, LTC Boucher, LTC Watts ​State of the Department Briefings
​14 Sep ​TH120 ​MAJ Collins ​Dr. Jared Lander, Lander Analytics ​Data Science
​21 Sep ​TH120 ​COL Lindquist ​Various ​FA49 / ORSA "Jobs" Forum
​28 Sep ​TH120 ​MAJ Collins ​Emily Robinson, Etsy ​A/B Testing
​*02 Oct Arnold Auditorium ​Dr. Im ​Keith Weinstein, Google ​An informative brief to Staff/Faculty and a technical brief to STEM majors
05 Oct​ ​TH120 ​Dr. Thomas ​Molly Turner, Media Consultant Speaking on Camera
​12 Oct TH120 ​COL Yankovich
​Dr. Rebecca Chory, Frostburg State University
​Student-Teacher Relationships and Their Impact on Educational Outcomes
​26 Oct TBD ​MAJ Collins ​Harlan Harris, Wayup ​Machine Learning Algorithms
02 Nov​ ​TH120 ​LTC Bacon ​LTC Kristin Arney Thesis
​09 Nov ​TH120 ​Dr. Thomas ​Scott Taylor, Colby College TBD​
​16 Nov ​TH120 LTC Bacon​ ​LTC Scioletti Lessons Learned from teh "Best Teachers Institute" and discussion of the Teaching Support Teams (TST) for AY18​
14 Dec ​TH120 ​D/Math Various Department Meeting