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The Graduate Mathematics Association is an organization of graduate students in the Department of Mathematics at the University of Florida promoting a sense of community among the graduate students in the Department as well as overseeing and organizing various activities.

These activities include the graduate student colloquium, departmental picnics, and the election of representatives to the Graduate Student Council and departmental committees.

Upcoming Events

GMA Colloquium

Date: Wednesday, February 12, 2020
Time: Period 9 (4:05 – 4:55 pm)
Location: LIT 225
Title: Applied Algebra in topological data analysis
Speaker(s): Ashleigh Thomas
Abstract: This talk will start with a brief introduction to persistent homology, a topological data analysis technique, and then explore some algebraic underpinnings of the topic. In particular, we will discuss how results from combinatorial commutative algebra contribute to both computational and geometric insight for this applied math subject, and how applications have in turn inspired new theoretical algebra research.

As always, there will be food and refreshments, as well as *gasp* socializing.

Officers

The current officers (for the 2020 calendar year) are:

PresidentPaul Schwartzpaulschwartz@ufl.edu
Vice PresidentJohn Streesejstreese@ufl.edu
SecretaryAndres Zunigaandreszuniga@ufl.edu
TreasurerRhea Shroffrhea.shroff@ufl.edu
WebmasterSam Vancinisvancini@ufl.edu
GSC RepresentativeMario Ordoneznc12mmid@ufl.edu