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October 2017

Dynamic Optimization of Nonsmooth Systems

October 18 @ 3:30 pm - 4:20 pm
Hill Auditorium, Barrows Hall, University of Maine
Orono, ME 04469-5708 United States
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A talk by┬áProfessor Peter Stechlinski, Department of Mathematics and Statistics, University of Maine. Snacks at 3:15 p.m., lecture at 3:30 p.m. Part of the Mathematics Colloquium series. Click here for information about other events in the series. Abstract: A variety of engineering problems require dynamic simulation and optimization, but exhibit a mixture of continuous and discrete behavior. Such hybrid behavior can cause failure in conventional methods. Nonsmooth dynamical systems provide a natural modeling framework for a large class of these…

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November 2017

The Reformation at 500

November 1 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Hill Auditorium, Barrows Hall, University of Maine
Orono, ME 04469-5708 United States
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On October 31, 1517, an unheralded university professor named Martin Luther published a text that shook the foundations of Christendom, sparking a revolution that changed the world forever. In the midst of the five hundredth anniversary of this historic event, University of Maine faculty will offer reflections on the Reformation, its reverberations across early modern Europe, and its complex contemporary legacies. Come learn what all the fuss is about. All are welcome. With comments by: Joel Anderson, Assistant Professor of…

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