

March 15

No talk, Winter quarter finals week



March 22

No talk, spring break



March 29

No talk, first week of quarter



March 28

John Urschel, MIT
(webpage:
http://math.mit.edu/~urschel/)
UWPIMS Colloquium



April 5

Katie Gedeon, University of Oregon
(webpage:
http://pages.uoregon.edu/kgedeon/)
Title: KazhdanLusztig polynomials of thagomizer graphs



April 12

No talk, due to MAC talk overlap



April 19

Alex Fink, Queen Mary University of London
(webpage:
http://www.maths.qmul.ac.uk/~fink/)
Title: A Gröbner basis for the graph of the reciprocal plane



April 26

Laura Escobar, UIUC
(webpage:
http://www.math.uiuc.edu/~lescobar/)
Title: Rhombic tilings and BottSamelson varieties



May 3

Samantha Dahlberg, University of British Columbia
(webpage:
https://www.math.ubc.ca/~samadahl/website.html)
Title: Chromatic bases for symmetric functions



May 10

Pablo Soberón, Northeastern University
(webpage:
http://www.northeastern.edu/cos/faculty/pablosoberonbravo/)
Title: Thieves and highdimensional necklaces



May 17

Sean Griffin, University of Washington
(webpage:
https://sites.math.washington.edu/~stgriff/)
Title: Schur positivity and ascentdescent statistics on labeled binary trees



May 24

Jonathan Beardsley, University of Washington
(webpage:
https://sites.math.washington.edu/~jbeards1/)
Title: An Introduction to Species and Operads



May 31

José Samper, University of Miami
(webpage:
http://www.math.miami.edu/news/stories/2016newraps/samper.htm)
Title: On a hierarchy of Hopf monoids related to matroid theory


