SFU Graduate Seminar of Colleagues Imparting Academic Lessons (Grad SOCIAL)
Thursdays 4:305:30PM in SCK 9509
Next Seminar: March 1, 2018
from 4:305:30PM in SCK 9509
The Grad Social is a biweekly event where the graduate mathematics community at SFU can congregate, as well as receive useful career advice from faculty and professionals in industry. Each session consists of two 20 minute talks as well as a social break where food is provided.
If you wish to be the student organizer for the Summer 2018 semester, please contact Marni Mishna.
Current organizers: Marni Mishna, Garrett Paluck
Previous organizers: Marni Mishna, Avi Kulkarni
Spring 2018
Date  Speakers, Affiliation  Talk Title 

1 Feb  Garrett Paluck SFU 
A Metaheuristic Algorithm for solving Linear Bilevel Programming Problems 
Nathan Ilten SFU 
How to apply for academic jobs (as well as PhD programs) 

1 Mar  Samuel Simon SFU 
Lattice Path Walks 
Matt DeVos SFU 
Structure Theory in Discrete Math  
15 Mar  Riley Wishart SFU 
Tuberculosis in South Africa 
Jonathan Jedwab SFU 
The journal publication process  
29 Mar  Kevin Halasz SFU 
TBD 
Baris Tuncer SFU 
TBD  
12 Apr  Amelie Trotignon SFU 
Symmetric Walks in the three quarter plane 
TBD  TBD 
Fall 2017
Date  Speakers, Affiliation  Talk Title 

26 Sept  Bamdad Hosseini SFU 
Theory of wellposed Bayesian inverse problems 
Marni Mishna SFU 
Applying for scholarships and awards 

10 Oct  Justine Gauthier SFU 
Fast multipoint evaluation on \(N\) arbitrary points 
Cedric Chauve SFU 
Using Jupyter notebooks to enhance reproducibility of computational research  
24 Oct  Sebastian Gonzalez Hermosillo de la Maza SFU 
Orientations of planar bipartite graphs 
Weiran Sun SFU 
Tips for presentations  
7 Nov  Charles Turo SFU 
Associahedra and Grassmanians 
Ross Churchley SAP 
Git a head start: developing tech skills for grad school and beyond  
21 Nov  Sebastian Dominguez SFU 
An eigenvalue problem in linear elasticity 
Dhavide Aruliah Anaconda 
Transitioning into industry 