**Events for Fall 2017**

**SAMPLE Seminar**: Friday, September 29th

Presenter: Radoslav Vuchkov (Graduate Student, Applied Mathematics, UC Merced)

Title: Introduction to Groebner Bases

Location: COB 322 (Willow Room)

Refreshments at 1:30pm, talk at 2:00pm

**SAMPLE Seminar**: Friday, September 22nd

Presenter: Jessica Taylor (Graduate Student, Applied Mathematics, UC Merced)

Title: A Journey Through Nonlinear Dispersive Waves

Location: COB 322 (Willow Room)

Refreshments at 1:30pm, talk at 2:00pm

**SAMPLE Seminar**: Friday, September 15th

Presenter: Li-Hsuan Huang (Graduate Student, Applied Mathematics, UC Merced)

Title: Markov Decision Processes: Overview and Example

Location: COB 322 (Willow Room)

Refreshments at 1:30pm, talk at 2:00pm

**SAMPLE Seminar**: Friday, September 8th

Presenter: Ru Nicholson (Postdoc, UC Merced)

Title: Introduction to Hierarchical Matrices

Location: COB 322 (Willow Room)

Refreshments at 1:30pm, talk at 2:00pm

**SAMPLE Seminar**: Friday, September 1st

Presenter: Mario Banuelos (Graduate Student, Applied Mathematics, UC Merced)

Title: Local Principal Component Analysis (PCA) and Population Structure in Genomes

Location: COB 322 (Willow Room)

Refreshments at 1:30pm, talk at 2:00pm

**Events for Spring 2017**

**Second Central Valley Regional SIAM Student Conference**

Time: April 07, 2017

Location: University of California, Merced campus (see map)

More info & registration: http://appliedmath.ucmerced.edu/graduate/siam/conference2017

Read about this event in the SIAM News here.