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Slicing space (Cynthia Vinzant) 
April 21, 2024

WXML poster session 
March 7, 2024

Geometric miracles (Sergey Fomin, University of Michigan) 
March 3, 2024

Journeys of Black Mathematicians: Forging Resilience 
February 15, 2024

WXML Poster Session 
December 7, 2023

Special Colloquium 
December 7, 2023

Special Colloquium 
December 6, 2023

Special Colloquium 
December 5, 2023

Special Colloquium 
December 4, 2023

Special Colloquium 
November 30, 2023

Special Colloquium 
November 29, 2023

Special Colloquium 
November 28, 2023

Special Colloquium 
November 27, 2023

Special Colloquium 
November 21, 2023

Special Colloquium 
November 20, 2023

Using monodromy to recover symmetries of polynomial systems (Special seminar talk) (Viktor Korotynskiy, Czech Institute for Informatics and Cybnernetics at Czech Technical University in Prague) 
June 27, 2023

Math Department Undergraduate Graduation Celebration 
June 8, 2023

Girih Tiles: Modern Math in Medieval Islamic Architecture (Peter J. Lu, Harvard University) 
April 21, 2023

UW Math Day 
March 20, 2023

WXML poster session 
March 9, 2023

Modeling the Melt: What math tells us about sea ice and polar ecosystems in a warming climate (Kenneth M. Golden, University of Utah) 
February 24, 2023

Hausdorff dimension of Besicovitch sets of Cantor graphs (Iqra Altaf, University of Chicago) 
June 15, 2022

Threeminute thesis presentations (Abeer Al Ahmadieh, David Clancy, Nico Courts, Kirill Golubnichiy, Sam Roven, Stark Ryan, David Simmons, Lei Xue, and Yihao Zhang, UW) 
June 8, 2022

The Anatomy of a Number (Chaitra H. Nagaraja, Fordham University) 
May 13, 2022

A world from a sheet of paper (Tadashi Tokieda, Stanford University) 
April 22, 2022

Teaching and Learning Brown Bag: Should we ask or should we tell? (José M. Guzmán, School of Aquatic and Fishery Sciences, University of Washington) 
January 14, 2021

Masters Oral Exam (Olivia Borghi) 
July 15, 2020

UW Math Hour Olympiad: replaced by UW Math Hour talk in 2020 (Cliff Mass) 
June 7, 2020

Life in the software industry: one mathematician's perspective (Craig Citro, Google) 
February 27, 2020

SNOW BUSINESS: SCIENTIFIC COMPUTING IN THE MOVIES AND BEYOND (Joseph Teran, UCLA) 
October 18, 2019

PIMS Hugh C. Morris Lecture: Conditional Expectation and CalderónZygmund Operators (Rodrigo Bañuelos, Purdue University) 
May 23, 2019

The game of SET: finding patterns in differences (Bianca Viray, UW) 
May 19, 2019

A virtual walk through curved spaces (Elisabetta Matsumoto, Georgia Tech) 
May 10, 2019

More Data, More (Statistical) Problems (Daniela Witten, University of Washington) 
March 1, 2019

From Jellyfish and Wind Turbines to Genomics: Dealing with Data Extremes in Complex Systems (John O. Dabiri, Stanford University) 
November 9, 2018

Flying High With Math  Career Seminar for Undergraduates (Sharon Arroyo) 
October 24, 2018

Math Department Graduation Open House 
June 8, 2018

WXML Middle School Math Teacher Circle 
May 16, 2018

WXML Elementary School Math Teacher Circle 
May 15, 2018

WXML Middle School Math Teacher Circle 
April 18, 2018

WalkerAmes Lecture (Dennis Overbye, New York Times) 
April 17, 2018

WXML Elementary School Math Teacher Circle 
April 17, 2018

WXML Open House 
March 9, 2018

WXML Middle School Math Teacher Circle 
March 7, 2018

WXML Elementary School Math Teacher Circle 
March 6, 2018

Connections and Reconnections: A Link Between Mathematics, Physics and DNA (Mariel Vazquez, UC Davis) 
February 16, 2018

Panel discussion: Mental Health for Grad Students 
February 8, 2018

WXML Middle School Math Teacher Circle 
February 7, 2018

WXML Elementary School Math Teacher Circle 
February 6, 2018

WXML Middle School Math Teacher Circle 
January 10, 2018

WXML Elementary School Math Teacher Circle 
January 9, 2018

Seattle Math Club 
November 19, 2017

WXML Middle School Math Teacher Circle 
November 8, 2017

WXML Elementary School Math Teacher Circle 
November 7, 2017

Seattle Math Club 
November 5, 2017

Renormalization: a BPHZ theorem for stochastic PDEs (Martin Hairer, Imperial College London) 
November 1, 2017

An analyst’s incursion into quantum field theory (Martin Hairer, Imperial College London) 
October 31, 2017

Bridging scales: from microscopic dynamics to macroscopic laws (Martin Hairer, Imperial College London) 
October 30, 2017

Drawing Conclusions From Drawing a Square (Annalisa Crannell, Franklin & Marshall College) 
October 27, 2017

Seattle Math Club 
October 15, 2017

In Remembrance of Stephen Ames Mitchell 
October 3, 2017

Seattle Math Club 
October 1, 2017

Math Hour Olympiad 
June 4, 2017

Applying for academic jobs (Panel (TBA)) 
May 25, 2017

Triangular Numbers and an interesting Equilibrium. (Mel Currie, NSA) 
May 16, 2017

Geometry and Light: The Science of Invisibility (Ulf Leonhardt, Weizmann Institute of Science) 
April 12, 2017

A brief introduction to spectral graph theory (John Urschel, Massachusetts Institute of Technology) 
March 28, 2017

Mathday for High School Students 
March 20, 2017

Smarter Tools for (Citi)Bike Sharing (David Shmoys, Cornell University) 
December 2, 2016

Lecture III: Semigroup Spectral Theory and Graph Coloring Games (Fan Chung, University of California, San Diego) 
October 27, 2016

Lecture II: 'Sequences: random, structured or something in between?' (Fan Chung, University of California, San Diego) 
October 26, 2016

Lecture I: Can you hear the shape of a network? (Fan Chung, University of California, San Diego) 
October 25, 2016

Probabilistically Checkable Proofs: deducing a complicated global picture from very simple partial views (Irit Dinur, The Weizmann Institute of Science) 
May 20, 2016

Curtis T. McMullen, Lecture III: Surfaces in the Space of Surfaces 
May 5, 2016

Curtis T. McMullen, Lecture II: Entropy, Integers and Algebraic Dynamics 
May 4, 2016

Curtis T. McMullen, Lecture I: Billiards and Moduli Spaces 
May 3, 2016

Branching Out Across the Solar System (Taylor Perron, Massachusetts Institute of Technology) 
February 19, 2016

From Polynomials to Humanoid Robots (Russ Tedrake, Massachusetts Institute of Technology) 
October 23, 2015

Laure SaintRaymond, Lecture III: The case of fluctuations around a global equilibrium 
October 8, 2015

Laure SaintRaymond, Lecture II: A short time convergence result 
October 7, 2015

Laure SaintRaymond, Lecture I: The low density limit: formal derivation 
October 6, 2015

Computational Thinking (Jeannette Wing, Microsoft Research) 
February 27, 2015

Richard M. Schoen, Lecture III: Localizing solutions of the Einstein equations 
February 12, 2015

Richard M. Schoen, Lecture II: Two eigenvalue problems for surfaces 
February 11, 2015

Richard M. Schoen, Lecture I: Problems and progress in mathematical relativity 
February 10, 2015

Math & Music: Connecting Theory & Practice (Dave Kung, St. Mary's College of Maryland) 
October 10, 2014

Physical metaphors for graphs and networks (Dan Spielman, Yale University) 
May 9, 2014

Filling in the gaps: recovery from incomplete information (Maryam Fazel, University of Washington) 
February 21, 2014