Women in Mathematics Symposium

University of San Diego



 2nd Twin WiMSoCal, May 4th, 2014



8:30-9am               Coffee/Registration (Serra Hall 2nd Floor)


9-9:05am               Opening Remarks (SH204), Magnhild Lien


                                 Session 1A                        Session 1B                         Session 1C

                                    (SH204)                              (SH210)                                (SH212)

                         PDEs/ Number Theory     Graph Theory          Statistics/Math Bio

9:10-9:35am           Alina Bucur                Ameera Chowdhury    Theresa Chadwick/Kevin Pelaez    

9:40-10:05am           Ani Velo                        Athena Sparks                      Blerta Shtylla


10:15-11am            Small Group Discussions    


Applying for jobs in academia; research oriented/Life in Graduate School

Life in graduate school

Success in academic life - getting tenure/Work-life balance

Applying for  jobs in academia - teaching oriented


11-11:30am             Coffee Break


                                Session 2A                        Session 2B                         Session 2C

                                    (SH204)                              (SH210)                                (SH212)

                                Probability               Algebraic Geometry          Math Education

11:30-11:55am     Ruth Williams                   Manizheh Nafari                    Perla Myers

noon-12:25pm       Amber Puha                            Orit Raz                     


12:30-1:15pm         Lunch & Invited talk by Jocelyne Bruand, Illumina (SH204)


1:15-2pm                 Panel Discussion (SH204), Moderator: Amber Puha

                                 Panelists: Karen Acquista, Jocelyne Bruand, Kristin Lauter, Ruth Williams


                                Session 3A                        Session 3B

                                    (SH210)                              (SH212)

                             Bioinformatics               Number Theory

2-2:25pm          Tatiana V Tatarinova                Sorina Ionica

2:30-2:55pm      Alona Kryshchenko                Kristin Lauter


3-3:30pm                Coffee Break


3:30-4:15pm           Invited talk by Joanna Bieri, University of Redlands (SH212)


4:15pm                     Social event



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In cooperation with the Association for Women in Mathematics




April 2013



October 2012:
Abstracts (PDF), Schedule (PDF)


January 2012:
Abstracts (PDF), Schedule (PDF)


November 2010:
Abstracts (PDF), Schedule (PDF)


February 2010:
Abstracts (PDF), Schedule (PDF)


April 2009:
Abstracts (PDF), Schedule (PDF)



Twin WiMSoCal USD 2014