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Texas State University-San Marcos | |
Los Alamos National Laboratory | |
University of Arizona | |
University of Minnesota, Twin Cities |
The main goal of the workshop is to encourage underrepresented minorities at various stages of their careers, including graduate students and postdocs with Ph.D.'s in mathematics or math related fields to become prepared to work in the academics, industry or the government labs. Senior professionals will provide insight on things they wish someone had told them before they left graduate school, some of the surprises they found upon entering the workplace, and how they managed to overcome the difficulties encountered. These talks are intended to provide an operational and constructive framework for direct interaction and discussion among workshop participants on importance of networking, interviewing, negotiation and leadership skills for career success. A number of job opportunities will also be discussed. In addition, poster sessions will showcase the work of selected attendees.
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Thursday March 25, 2010 | |||||||
7:00pm-10:00pm | Dinner Ice breaker – Networking in the Academics, Government and Industry | Chehrzad Shakiban (University of Minnesota, Twin Cities) | Taylor Room, Lind Hall | ||||
Friday March 26, 2010 | |||||||
9:15am-9:45am | Registration and coffee | EE/CS 3-176 | |||||
9:45am-10:00am | Welcome and introduction | Fadil Santosa (University of Minnesota, Twin Cities) | EE/CS 3-180 | ||||
10:00am-10:35am | Integrals of characteristic polynomials of unitary matrices, and applications to the Riemann zeta function | Donald Richards (The Pennsylvania State University) | EE/CS 3-180 | ||||
10:40am-11:20am | Planning AheadEE/CS 3-180
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11:20am-11:50am | Coffee | EE/CS 3-176 | |||||
11:50am-12:20pm | On the spatio-temporal disease dynamics in populations with discrete-time epidemics in one and two spatial dimensions | Karen Ríos-Soto (University of Puerto Rico) | EE/CS 3-180 | ||||
12:25pm-1:15pm | Panel Discussion (Interviewing Skills)EE/CS 3-180
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1:15pm-2:30pm | Lunch, socializing and networking (Lunch boxes will be provided) | ||||||
2:30pm-2:45pm | Identification methods for vortical structures in turbulent boundary layers | Cecilia Ortiz-Duenas (University of Minnesota, Twin Cities) | EE/CS 3-180 | ||||
2:50pm-3:05pm | Developing geometric integrators for Hamiltonizable nonholonomic systems | Oscar Fernandez (University of Michigan) | EE/CS 3-180 | ||||
3:10pm-4:00pm | Panel discussion (Topic: Many career paths)EE/CS 3-180
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4:00pm-4:30pm | Coffee | EE/CS 3-176 | |||||
4:30pm-5:20pm | Lightening poster presentations (2 minutes per poster, slides are assembled in advance, presentations are timed by kitchen timer) | Cecilia Ortiz-Duenas (University of Minnesota, Twin Cities) | EE/CS 3-180 | ||||
5:30pm-5:40pm | Group picture | ||||||
5:40pm-7:10pm | Reception and Poster Session Poster submissions welcome from all participants Lind Hall 400 | ||||||
7:45pm-10:00pm | Banquet and keynote speaker - Abrupt climate change and climate variability: When data fail us | Juan Restrepo (University of Arizona) | Weisman Art Museum Riverview Gallery 333 East River Road Minneapolis, MN 55455 (612) 625-9494 | ||||
Saturday March 27, 2010 | |||||||
9:15am-9:45am | Coffee | EE/CS 3-176 | |||||
9:45am-10:15am | Visually intractable problems | Nathaniel Dean (Texas State University-San Marcos) | EE/CS 3-180 | ||||
10:15am-10:45am | Building diversity | Omayra Ortega (Arizona State University) | EE/CS 3-180 | ||||
10:45am-11:15am | How important are "other skills" in determining career success? Insights on the importance of networking, interviewing, negotiation and leadership skills | Frank Snowden (University of Minnesota, Twin Cities) | EE/CS 3-180 | ||||
11:15am-11:25am | Workshop evaluation | EE/CS 3-180 | |||||
11:25am-11:50am | Coffee | EE/CS 3-176 | |||||
11:50am-1:00pm | Group Discussion (Topic: Tips for Success) EE/CS 3-180
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1:00pm-2:00pm | Informal Lunch |
NAME | DEPARTMENT | AFFILIATION |
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Jeannine Abiva | Department of Applied Mathematical and Computational Sciences | The University of Iowa |
Kwasi Abrefa-Kodom | Indiana University of Pennsylvania | |
Mary Agwang | Department of Mathematics | University of Alabama |
Natalia Alexandrov | Langley Research Center | NASA Langley Research Center |
James Allen | Department of Mathematics | Purdue University |
Jorge Banuelos | Department of Mathematics | Macalester College |
Marian Barry | National Security Agency | |
Jamye Carter | Department of Mathematics and Science | Alabama State University |
Jamylle Carter | Department of Mathematics | Diablo Valley College |
Minnie Catral | Department of Mathematics | Iowa State University |
Sarah Cotter | University of Notre Dame | |
Michelle Craddock | Department of Mathematics | United States Military Academy |
Melissa Davidson | Department of Mathematics | University of Notre Dame |
Nathaniel Dean | Department of Mathematics | Texas State University-San Marcos |
Sara Del Valle | Energy and Infrastructure Analysis, D-4 | Los Alamos National Laboratory |
Rafael Del Valle Vega | Department of Mathematics | Iowa State University |
Alan Diaz | School of Mathematics | Georgia Institute of Technology |
Alzaki Fadllallah | Department of Mathematics | University of Alabama |
Oscar Fernandez | Department of Mathematics | University of Michigan |
Dennis Frank | Department of Mathematics | North Carolina State University |
Dashiell Fryer | University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign | |
Jairo Fuquene | Institute of Statistics | University of Puerto Rico |
Aditi Ghosh | Department of Mathematics | Texas A & M University |
Ali Godjali | Department of Mathematics | University of Wisconsin, Madison |
Edray Goins | Department of Mathematics | Purdue University |
Gerardo Hernandez Correa | Worcester Polytechnic Institute | |
Jyy Hong | Department of Mathematics | Iowa State University |
Alanna Hoyer-Leitzel | School of Mathematics | University of Minnesota, Twin Cities |
Yulia Hristova | Department of Mathematics | Texas A & M University |
Lili Hu | School of Mathematics | Georgia Institute of Technology |
Fern Hunt | Mathematical and Computational Sciences Division | National Institute of Standards and Technology |
Andrew Hunte | Department of Mathematics | University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign |
Jeong-sook Im | Department of Mathematics | The Ohio State University |
Markus Keel | Institute for Mathematics and its Applications | University of Minnesota, Twin Cities |
Isabelle Kemajou-Brown | Department of Mathematics | Southern Illinois University |
Kimberly Kendricks | Department of Mathematics | Central State University |
Kevin Keys | Department of Mathematics | University of Arizona |
Elizabeth Kleiman | Department of Mathematics | Iowa State University |
Namyong Lee | Department of Mathematics | Minnesota State University |
Molly Leonard | University of Minnesota, Twin Cities | |
Delia Letang | Department of Mathematics, Statistics and Computer Science | St. Olaf College |
Yuan Liu | Department of Mathematics | University of Notre Dame |
Kate Longo | Department of Mathematics | University of California, Irvine |
Sibusiso Mabuza | Department of Mathematics | University of Houston |
Anna Mazzucato | Department of Mathematics | The Pennsylvania State University |
Reginald McGee | Department of Mathematics | Purdue University |
Amelia McNamara | Macalester College | |
Jennifer Miller | Department of Mathematical Sciences | University of Delaware |
Chad-Eric Montgomery | Department of Mathematics | University of California, Berkeley |
Pedro Morales | Department of Mathematics | Baylor University |
Peh Ng | Division of Science and Mathematics | University of Minnesota |
Mechie Nkengla | Department of Mathematics, Statistics and Computer Science | University of Illinois, Chicago |
Samantha Oestreicher | School of Mathematics | University of Minnesota, Twin Cities |
Samuel Okoya | Department of Mathematics | Obafemi Awolowo University |
Alexandra Ortan | School of Mathematics | University of Minnesota, Twin Cities |
Omayra Ortega | Division of Mathematical and Natural Sciences | Arizona State University |
Mavis Pararai | Department of Mathematics | Indiana University of Pennsylvania |
Jose Ponce | Department of Mathematics | Iowa State University |
Candice Price | Department of Mathematics | The University of Iowa |
Sridevi Pudipeddi | Mathematics Department | Augsburg College |
Juan Restrepo | Department of Mathematics | University of Arizona |
Donald Richards | Department of Statistics | The Pennsylvania State University |
Alicia Richardson | Morgan State University | |
Karen Ríos-Soto | Department of Mathematical Sciences | University of Puerto Rico |
Aaron Rodriguez | University of St. Thomas | |
Arianne Ross | Department of Mathematics | Iowa State University |
Jaime Roura | Department of Mathematics | University of Puerto Rico |
Flavia Sancier-Barbosa | Department of Mathematics | Southern Illinois University |
Fadil Santosa | Institute for Mathematics and its Applications | University of Minnesota, Twin Cities |
Colbert Sesanker | Department of Mathematics | Worcester Polytechnic Institute |
Chehrzad Shakiban | Institute of Mathematics and its Applications | University of Minnesota, Twin Cities |
Michelle Snider | Department of Mathematics | Cornell University |
Frank Snowden | Materials Research Science and Engineering Center | University of Minnesota, Twin Cities |
Ashley Sullivan | Department of Mathematics | University of Nebraska |
Kubrom Teka | Department of Mathematics | Kansas State University |
Hector Torres-Aponte | Department of Mathematics | University of Puerto Rico |
David Torres-Núñez | Departmemt of Mathematics | University of Puerto Rico |
Maria Criselda Toto | Department of Mathematical Sciences | Worcester Polytechnic Institute |
Mina Vora | Department of Mathematics | East Georgia College |
Li Wang | Department of Mathematics | University of Wisconsin, Madison |
Yi Wang | Department of Mathematics | University of Minnesota, Twin Cities |
Ying Wang | Department of Mathematics | The Ohio State University |
Yumin Wang | Mathematics Department | Wayne State University |
Ning Wei | School of Mathematics | University of Minnesota, Twin Cities |
Jahmario Williams | Department of Mathematics | Mississippi State University |
Pamela Williams | Supply Chain Management | LMI Government Consulting |
Eyerusalem Woldegebreal | Mathematics Department | University of St. Thomas |
Tianjun Ye | School of Mathematics | Georgia Institute of Technology |
Mei Yin | Department of Mathematics | University of Arizona |
Kamuela Yong | Department of Applied Mathematical and Computational Sciences | The University of Iowa |
Na Zhang | Department of Mathematics & Statistics | Arizona State University |
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