Department of Mathematics and Computer Science
Number Theory and Combinatorics Seminar
Fall 2022
For more information, contact Félix Baril Boudreau <>
or Bobby Miraftab <>.

Talks are usually at noon on Monday in room M1040 (Markin Hall). All times are Mountain Time.
The live access zoom link is available here and on, and also sent to our mailing list.
Click on any title for more info, including the abstract. Then click on it again to hide the info.
When available, click on the mathtube icon     to access a videorecording of the talk.

Date Speaker Title

Sep 12 everyone Organizational meeting and problem session

no seminar on September 19    (University Holiday)

Sep 26 Dang-Khoa Nguyen Height gaps for coefficients of D-finite power series
(University of Calgary)

Oct 3 Debanjana Kundu Studying Hilbert's 10th problem via explicit elliptic curves
(University of British Columbia)

no seminar on October 10    (Thanksgiving)

Oct 17 Elchin Hasanalizade Sums of Fibonacci numbers close to a power of 2

Oct 24 Dave Morris On vertex-transitive graphs with a unique hamiltonian circle

Oct 31 Hugo Chapdelaine Computation of Galois groups via permutation group theory
via zoom (Université Laval)

no seminar on November 7    (Reading Week)

Nov 17 Julie Desjardins Torsion points and concurrent lines on Del Pezzo surfaces of degree one
via zoom (University of Toronto)

Nov 21 Solaleh Bolvardizadeh On the Quality of the $ABC$-Solutions

Nov 28 Mathieu Dutour Theta-finite pro-Hermitian vector bundles from loop groups elements
(University of Alberta)

Dec 5 Alexandra Florea Negative moments of the Riemann zeta-function
via zoom (University of California - Irvine)

Past semesters: Fall F2007 F2008 F2009 F2010 F2011 F2012 F2013 F2014 F2015 F2016 F2017 F2018 F2019 F2020 F2021
Spring S2008 S2009 S2010 S2012 S2013 S2014 S2015 S2016 S2017 S2018 S2019 S2020 S2021 S2022
Click here for a PDF file of abstracts of all talks back to 2007 (approx 425K).