Mathematics and Statistics


GEOMETRY, STATISTICS AND IMAGE ANALYSIS.

(DEDICATED TO FRITS RUYMGAART)

5th Annual Red Raider Mini-symposium
November 17-19, 2005




Mission | Distinguished Speakers | Outstanding Early-Career Speakers |Poster Session| Participants | Conference Schedule | Financial Support | Social Program | Conference Fees | Travel and Accommodation | Sponsors | Contact | Conference Feedback | Abstracts

MISSION


DISTINGUISHED SPEAKERS

OUTSTANDING EARLY-CAREER SPEAKERS

CVIAL INVITED SPEAKER

GRADUATE STUDENT/YOUNG RESEARCHER POSTER SESSION

Dr. Eun-Joo Lee is organizing the graduate student/young researcher poster session. She has published a poster session webpage at www2.ic.edu/elee/poster.html. Please contact her if you are interested in presenting a poster at Red Raider 2005.

Dr. Eun-Joo Lee
E-mail: elee@hilltop.ic.edu

CONFERENCE PARTICIPANTS

List of Participants

CONFERENCE SCHEDULE

All talks on November 17th  will be given in Chemistry 113. All talks on the 18th  will be given in the Red Raider Lounge which is located in the Student Union Building.

THURSDAY NOVEMBER 17, 2005
Time

12:00 pm-1:30 pm
Registration (Location: Mathematics Room 238)
1:30 pm-2:00 pm
Opening Address: Dean O. Smith, Vice President for Research
2:00 pm-2:30 pm
Professor Madan Puri
2:30 pm -2:45 pm
COFEEE BREAK
2:45 pm-3:45 pm Professor Ron Butler
3:45 pm -4:00 pm
COFFEE BREAK
4:00 pm -5:00 pm
Professor Rudy Beran
5:00pm -5:15 pm
COFFEE BREAK
5:15 pm-6:15 pm
Professor Dipak Dey
6:30pm-9:00 pm

Conference Reception at Lawrence Schovanec's home



FRIDAY NOVEMBER 18, 2005
Time

9:00 am-10:00 am
Professor Anuj Srivastava
10:00 am-11:00 am
Professor Rabi Bhattacharya
11:00 am-12:00 pm
Professor John Kent
12:00 pm -1:00 pm
Lunch
1:00 pm -2:00 pm
Professor Stephan Huckemann
2:00 pm -2:15 pm
COFFEE BREAK
2:15 pm -3:15 pm
Professor Peter Kim
3:15 pm -3:30 pm
COFFEE BREAK
3:30 pm -4:30 pm Professor Kathryn Leonard
4:30 pm -5:00 pm Dr. Hilary Thompson (CVIAL Invited Speaker)
5:00 pm -5:30 pm Graduate Student/Young Researcher Poster Session ( Dr. Eun-Joo Lee;Organizer)(Location: Canyon Room, Student Union Buliding)
6:30 pm -9:00 pm Conference Banquet in the Red Raider Lounge


SATURDAY NOVEMBER 19, 2005
Time

9:00 am
Pick-up (To Palo Duro Canyon)
11:30 am-12:30 pm
Lunch
12:30 pm -3:00 pm
Hiking
3:00 pm
Pick-up (Back to Lubbock)


FINANCIAL SUPPORT

The mini-symposium is primarily sponsored with the generous support from Prof. Frits Ruymgaart's Paul Whitfield Endowed Horn Professorship and by the Department of Mathematics and Statistics. Horn Professor Sunanda D. Mitra is providing support for the CVIAL invited speaker. The National Science Foundation is providing travel support for junior participants. The material presented is based upon work partially supported by the National Science Foundation under Grant No. 0541993.


SOCIAL PROGRAM

On Saturday (November 19), a local sight-seeing tour is arranged to Palo Duro Canyon State Park , approximately two hours away from Lubbock. In this social session the participants, especially the graduate students and early-career researchers, will have the opportunity to visit and interact with the speakers in an informal atmosphere.


CONFERENCE FEES

There is NO registration fee for the conference. However, each participant will be charged a nominal amount of $35 towards the Conference Banquet, Lunch and Transportation to Palo Duro.

TRAVEL AND ACCOMMODATION

Flying to Lubbock : Service to Lubbock International Airport include Southwest Airlines, Continental Airlines, American Airlines, and Delta Airlines. For more information on LIA or the City of Lubbock, visit the Lubbock Convention & Tourism Bureau . Available transportation service from LIA, located approximately 15 minutes from the conference hotels, includes City Cab (806) 765-7474, Yellow Cab (806) 765-7777, Royal Cab (806) 749 5333, VIP Royal coach Private Service (806) 795 3888, Limousines of Lubbock (806) 743 5466, Lone Star Limousine (888) 286 5466, White Knights Limousines (806) 799 3366.

Driving to Lubbock : Centrally located between Dallas, Texas, and Albuquerque, New Mexico, Interstate 27 connects the city of Lubbock with two east-west interstate systems, I-20 and I-40. State highways 82, 84, 87, and 114 also provide easy access to cities throughout the region. The following numbers may also provide more information: Emergency Road Conditions - (806) 745-4411, Texas Department of Transportation - (806) 745-4411, Tourist Information - (800) 452-9292.

Hotel Information : A block of non-smoking, double-bed rooms with special conference room rates ($65 + Taxes) has been negotiated for the participants at:

Four Points Hotel-Sheraton
505 Avenue Q
Lubbock, Texas - 79401
Telephone: (806) 747-0171
Fax: (806)-747-9243

Participants should make their hotel reservation as soon as possible. Please make sure to mention "RedRaider 2005 Minisymposium" when making reservations. Note that the Four Points Hotel-Sheraton  provides free shuttle service to and  from Texas Tech University.

Things to do in Lubbock :From dinner and drinks on neon-lined Buddy Holly Avenue to family entertainment at the the Science Spectrum and Omnimax Theater you may be surprised to find all there is to see and do in Lubbock, Texas. Lubbock has a rich musical history and you are sure to find fantastic local talent any night of the week. And don't miss the chance to learn about the history of the region at the National Ranching Heritage Center. So come to Lubbock, open your mind and expect the unexpected!

(See Texas Tech University Campus Map)


SPONSORS

The mini-symposium is primarily sponsored by Prof. Frits Ruymgaart's Paul Whitfield Endowed Horn Professorship and by the Department of Mathematics and Statistics. Horn Professor Ruymgaart generously provides funds from his endowed professorship to support distinguished speakers. The Department of Mathematics and Statistics pays other organizational expenses such as advertising and transportation to Palo Duro Canyon State Park. Horn Professor Sunanda D. Mitra is providing funds for the CVIAL invited speaker. The National Science Foundation is providing travel support for junior participants.

CONTACT

Dr. Vic Patrangenaru
Box 41042
Department of Mathematics and Statistics
Texas Tech University
Phone: (806) 742-2580 x(269)
Fax: (806) 742-1112
E-mail: victor.patrangenaru@ttu.edu

Dr. Rob Paige
Box 41042
Department of Mathematics and Statistics
Texas Tech University
Phone: (806) 742-2580 x(236)
Fax: (806) 742-1112
E-mail: r.paige@ttu.edu