Schedule

Summer 2004

June 10 John Grisham Room - Library
8:30 - 10:00 am Welcoming remarks and reception
Dr. Phil Oldham, Dean
College of Arts & Sciences

Dr. Donald Downer, Head
Department of Biological Sciences

Dr. Micheal Neumann, Head
Department of Mathematics & Statistics

Dr. Sandra Harpole, Director
Center for Science, Mathematics and Technology

A light breakfast will be provided.
10:00 am - 5:00 pm MSU Orientation
June 11 Allen 411
10:00 - 11:30 am Introductory lecture on wave propagation - Dr Tuncay Aktosun
3:30 - 5:00 pm Introductory lecture on population dynamics - Dr R. Shivaji
June 14 Allen 411
10:00 - 11:30 am Lecture on wave propagation - Dr Tuncay Aktosun
2:00-3:00 pmLecture on Mathematica software - Mark Riggs
3:30 - 5:00 pm Lecture on modeling of reaction diffusion equations - Dr Seth Oppenheimer
June 15 - 18 Allen 411
10:00 - 11:30 am Lecture on wave propagation - Dr Tuncay Aktosun
2:00-3:00 pmLecture on Mathematica software - Mark Riggs
3:30 - 5:00 pm Lecture on metric spaces - Dr Robert Smith (No lecture on June 16)
June 16 Allen 14
4:00 - 5:00 pm Special Lecture by Dr Kevin Knudson
Title: Tropical Geometry
Light refreshments served in our faculty lounge at 3:30 pm
June 21 - 25 Allen 411
10:00 - 11:30 am Research meeting with Dr Tuncay Aktosun
2:00-3:00 pmLecture on LaTeX software - Mark Riggs
3:30 - 5:00 pm Research meeting with Dr R. Shivaji (No meeting on June 23)
June 23 Allen 411
4:00 - 5:00 pm Special Lecture by Dr Robert Smith
Title: Analytic Self-Maps of the Unit Disk
Light refreshments served in our faculty lounge at 3:30 pm
June 28 - July 2 Allen 411
10:00 - 11:30 am Research meeting with Dr Tuncay Aktosun
3:30 - 5:00 pm Research meeting with Dr R. Shivaji (No meeting on June 30)
June 30 Allen 14
4:00 - 5:00 pm Special Lecture by Dr Jane Harvill
Title: Modelling and prediction for nonlinear time series
Light refreshments served in our faculty lounge at 3:30 pm
July 5 - July 9 Allen 411
10:00 - 11:00 am Research meeting with Dr Tuncay Aktosun
11:00 am - 12:30 pm Research meeting with Dr R. Shivaji
July 8 411 Allen
4:00 - 5:00 pm Special Lecture by Dr Michael Neumann
Title: An algebraic characterization of linear partial differential operators
Light refreshments served in our faculty lounge at 3:30 pm
July 7 Engineering Research Center
1:30 - 3:00 pm Visit to ERC, CAVE Demonstration
July 12 - July 16 Allen 411
10:00 - 11:00 am Research meeting with Dr Tuncay Aktosun
11:00 am - 12:30 pm Research meeting with Dr R. Shivaji
July 14 Allen 411
4:00 - 5:00 pm Special Lecture by Dr Bruce Ebanks
Title: Who wants to be a millionaire?
Light refreshments served in our faculty lounge at 3:30 pm
July 18 Prof. Shivaji's House
7:00 - 10:00 pm Dinner
July 19 - July 23 Allen 411
10:00 - 11:00 am Research meeting with Dr Tuncay Aktosun
11:00 am - 12:30 pm Research meeting with Dr R. Shivaji
July 21 Allen 411
4:00 - 5:00 pm Special Lecture by Dr Ted Dobson
Title: Vertex-transitive graphs
Light refreshments served in our faculty lounge at 3:30 pm
July 22 Visit to Memphis
July 26 Allen 411
4:00 - 5:00 pm Special Lecture by Dr Paul Sacks
Title: Introduction to Inverse Problems
Light refreshments served in our faculty lounge at 3:30 pm
July 27 Allen 14
4:00 - 5:00 pm Special Lecture by Dr Paul Sacks
Title: Inverse Sturm-Liouville Problems
Light refreshments served in our faculty lounge at 3:30 pm
July 26 - July 30 Allen 411
10:00 - 11:00 am Research meeting with Dr Tuncay Aktosun
11:00 am - 12:30 pm Research meeting with Dr R. Shivaji
August 2 - August 3 Allen 411
10:00 - 11:00 am Research meeting with Dr Tuncay Aktosun
11:00 am - 12:30 pm Research meeting with Dr R. Shivaji
August 4Allen 14
9:00 - 10:30 am REU Project Presentations
Title: Positive Solutions to a Diffusive Logistic Equation with Constant Yield Harvesting
Tammy Ladner (Millsaps College)
Anna Little (Samford University)
Kenneth Marks (Millersville University)
Amber Russell (Mississippi State University)
2:00 - 3:30 pm REU Project Presentations
Title: Inverse Scattering of the One-Dimensional Schrödinger Equation with Rational Scattering Coefficients
Elizabeth Day (Brown University)
Austin Ford (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
Daniel Wolf (Augsburg College)
Anastasia Wong (Mills College)
August 5-7Finalize project reports