Graduate Student Seminar (Math/Stat 690)

Fall 2021

Time and Location: Wednesdays, 11:00 AM- 11:50 on Blackboard Collaborate

Date Event Organizer
Sep 22
INMAS presentation by Dr. Fadil Santosa (JHU)
Dr. Biswas (on Webex)
Sep 29
Faculty research panel
Dr. Huang and Dr. Draganescu
Oct 6
MSGSA and SIAM event
Gaurab Hore and Michael Retzlaff
Date First speaker Second speaker Session Chair Discussant
Oct 13 Nadeesri   Wijekoon Carlos   Barajas Gaurab   Hore Dr.   Yehenew Kifle
Oct 20 Maria   Deliyanni Mark   Ramos Michael   Retzlaff Dr.   Justin Webster
Oct 27 Reetam   Majumder Harrison   Lewis Yewon  Kim Dr.  Seungchul Baek
Nov 3 Naghmeh   Akhavan Neha   Agarwala Luan   Nguyen Dr.   Muruhan Rathinam
Nov 10 Ryan   Lafferty Michael   Retzlaff Vahid   Andalib Dr.   Anindya Roy
Nov 17 Daniel   Kelly Lillian   Chow Lara   John Dr.  Matthias Gobbert
Nov 24 Ji   Li Mingkai  Yu Jing   Wang Dr.   Yi Huang

Seminar Rules:

Ten days before the talk:
Speaker gets the topic approved by the faculty discussant
One week before the talk:
Speaker submits an abstract (100 - 200 words) and slides to the faculty discussant for comments
Friday before the talk:
Speaker sends a pagaraph abstract to the session chair for distribution
Monday before the talk:
Session Chair emails the announcemet of upcoming talks, with titles and abstracts, to mathstat_all-group(at)umbc(dot)edu
Day of the talk:
It is the session chair's responsibility to bring the student response forms, sign-in sheet and the faculty discussant forms. These can be found at

Students can seek writing help (both abstract and slides) from the university writing center

Faculty are invited to attend any or all of this seminar series. Comments and discussions by all participating faculty, and not only the designated discussant, are invited and encouraged.