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MATH 284: Topics in Geometric Topology

Incompressible surfaces, irreducible manifolds, prime decomposition, Morse theory, Heegaard diagrams, Heegaard splittings, the Thurston norm, sutured manifold theory, Heegaard Floer homology, sutured Floer homology.
Last offered: Spring 2016 | Repeatable for credit

MATH 286: Topics in Differential Geometry

Topics of contemporary interest in differential geometry. May be repeated for credit.nnNOTE: Undergraduates require instructor permission to enroll. Undergraduates interested in taking the course should contact the instructor for permission, providing information about relevant background such as performance in prior coursework, reading, etc.
Last offered: Spring 2020 | Repeatable for credit

MATH 298: Graduate Practical Training

Only for mathematics graduate students. Students obtain employment in a relevant industrial or research activity to enhance their professional experience. Students submit a concise report detailing work activities, problems worked on, and key results. May be repeated for credit up to 3 units. Prerequisite: qualified offer of employment and consent of department. Prior approval by Math Department is required; you must contact the Math Department's Student Services staff for instructions before being granted permission to enroll.
Terms: Aut, Win, Spr, Sum | Units: 1 | Repeatable for credit

MATH 301: Advanced Topics in Convex Optimization (CME 375)

Modern developments in convex optimization: semidefinite programming; novel and efficient first-order algorithms for smooth and nonsmooth convex optimization. Emphasis on numerical methods suitable for large scale problems arising in science and engineering. Prerequisites: convex optimization ( EE 364), linear algebra ( Math 104), numerical linear algebra ( CME 302); background in probability, statistics, real analysis and numerical optimization.
Last offered: Winter 2015 | Repeatable for credit

MATH 305: Applied mathematics through toys and magic

This course is a series of case-studies in doing applied mathematics on surprising phenomena we notice in daily life. Almost every class will show demos of these phenomena (toys and magic) and suggest open projects. The topics range over a great variety and cut across areas traditionally pigeonholed as physics, biology, engineering, computer science, mathematics ¿ but, instead of developing sophisticated mathematics on simple material, our aim is to extract simple mathematical understanding from sophisticated material which, at first, we may not yet know how to pigeonhole. In each class I will try to make the discussion self-contained and to give everybody something to take home, regardless of the background.
Last offered: Winter 2019

MATH 355: Graduate Teaching Seminar

Required of and limited to first-year Mathematics graduate students.
Terms: Win | Units: 1

MATH 360: Advanced Reading and Research

Terms: Aut, Win, Spr, Sum | Units: 1-10 | Repeatable for credit

MATH 382: Qualifying Examination Seminar

Terms: Win, Sum | Units: 1-3 | Repeatable for credit
Instructors: Vondrak, J. (PI)

MATH 391: Seminar on Logic & Formal Philosophy (PHIL 391)

Research seminar for graduate students working in logic and formal philosophy. Presentations on contemporary topics by seminar participants and outside visitors. Maybe be repeated for credit.
Last offered: Winter 2020 | Repeatable for credit

MATH 802: TGR Dissertation

Terms: Aut, Win, Spr, Sum | Units: 0 | Repeatable for credit
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