2012 ADVANCE PRiME Speaker Series
ADVANCE PRiME Speaker Series: Women of Color in the Mathematical Sciences
Friday, June 29, 2012
Luncheon Keynote: Promoting Scientific Research
Research Talk: It's No Lie: I Study Representations of Lie Algebras
Dr. Pamela E. Harris is a Mexican-American Mitchem Fellow Scholar in Mathematics at Marquette University, but she will be an Assistant Professor of Mathematics at the United States Military Academy at West Point in the fall. She graduated from the University of Wisconsin at Milwaukee in May 2012. Her research interests concern the representation theory of Lie algebras.
Friday, July 6, 2012
Luncheon Keynote: There and Back Again
Research Talk: Curves, Sums, and Maximality
Dr. Lois Simon is an African-American lecturer in Mathematics at Howard University. She graduated from Howard in May 2011. Her research interests concern sums of characters of finite fields.
Friday, July 13, 2012
Luncheon Keynote: A Few Seconds Can Create a Long-Lasting Impact
Research Talk: C* - Algebras Associated to Topological k-Graphs and Exel-Larsen Systems
Dr. Paulette N. Willis is an African-American NSF Postdoctoral Fellow in Mathematics at the University of Houston. She graduated from the University of Iowa in May 2010. Her research interests concern C*-algebras of labeled graphs and *-commuting endomorphisms.
Friday, July 20, 2012
Luncheon Keynote: Taking the Initiative in Securing Grants
Research Talk: Theoretical and Numerical Results on the Smallest Enclosing Ball Problem and the Smallest Intersecting Ball Problem
Dr. Cristina Villalobos is a Mexican-American Associate Professor in the Department of Mathematics at the University of Texas-Pan American who is the Director of the Center of Excellence in STEM Education. She graduated from Rice University in May 2000. Her research interests lie in linear and nonlinear optimization as well as their applications.
Friday, July 27, 2012
Luncheon Keynote: Tenure Times Two: How Earning Tenure Once Gave Me the Courage to Go For It Again
Research Talk: DCT and DDE: Using Delay-Differential Equations to Model Dendritic Cell Therapies for Cancer
Dr. Angela Gallegos is a Mexican-American Associate Professor of Mathematics at Loyola Marymount University. She graduated from the University of California at Davis in September 2005. Her research interests concern applications of mathematics to biology and physiology.
With funding from the ADVANCE-Purdue and the Center for Faculty Success and modeled after Faculty Advancement, Success, and Tenure (FAST), Purdue University will host "ADVANCE PRiME: Purdue Research in Mathematics Experience." This summer program seeks to build a community of underrepresented minorities in the mathematical sciences, focusing on undergraduate and graduate students in mathematics, statistics, and mathematics education. For more information, contact Dr. Alejandra Alvarado at (765) 494-1423 or email@example.com; or Dr. Edray Goins at (765) 494-1936 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Other Past Events
The ADVANCE 2013 Gender and STEM Research Symposium was held on November 13-14th. Proceedings from this symposium are available through Purdue e-Pubs.
- 28OctDetails2014 Cummings-Perrucci Lecture on Class, Race, and Gender Inequality at Purdue University
October 28 @ 5:00 PM - 6:30 PM Loeb Theater
Hall for Discovery and Learning Research
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