Applied Mathematics Colloquium 2009-2010

The Applied Mathematics Colloquium meets on Tuesday afternoons, when classes are in session, from 2:45-3:45 p.m., in Room 214 Mudd (unless otherwise noted).
 

9/8/09
Jonathan Chang, Princeton University
"Uncovering, understanding, and predicting links"
Host: Chris Wiggins

9/15/09
Jeremy Marzuola, Columbia University
"Eigenfunction concentration for polygonal billiards"
Host: Guillaume Bal

9/22/09
Julien Dubedat, Columbia University
"Paths and fields in conformally invariant systems"
Host: Guillaume Bal

9/29/09
Pierre Gentine, Columbia University
"Understanding the spectral behavior of a simple coupled land-atmosphere model"

10/6/09
Shari Moskow, Drexel University
"The Inverse Born Series for Diffuse Waves"
Host: Guillaume Bal

10/13/09
Maria Cameron, Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences, NYU
"Analysis of methods for the study of rare events and transition paths"
Host: Michael Weinstein

10/20/09
Olivier Pinaud, University Lyon
"On the moment problem for Quantum Hydrodynamics"
Host: Guillaume Bal

10/27/09
Sharad Goel, Yahoo! Research
"Contract Auctions for Web Advertising"
Host: Chris Wiggins

11/3/09
Simon Arridge, University College London
"Some Aspects of Modelling Error and Bayesian Methods in
Ill-Posed Inverse Problems"
Host: Guillaume Bal

11/10/09
Vadim Zharnitsky, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
"Untitled Near-linear dynamics in KdV with periodic boundary conditions"
Host: Michael Weinstein

11/17/09
Willy Wriggers, D.E. Shaw Research/Weill Cornell Medical College
"Coarse Grained Models for Molecular Structure Refinement and Dynamics"
Host: Chris Wiggins

11/24/09
Caroline Müller, M.I.T.
"The response of the hydrological cycle to a change in climate"
Host: Pierre Gentine

12/1/09
Sinan Gunturk, Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences, NYU
"Random Frames and Quantization of Compressed Sensing Measurements"
Host: Guillaume Bal

12/8/09
No colloquium

12/15/09
Andreas Hielscher, Columbia University
"Recent Advances in Optical Tomographic Imaging"
Host: Guillaume Bal

1/26/10
Laurent Demanet
, MIT
"The Butterfly Algorithm for Oscillatory Integrals"
Host: Guillaume Bal

2/2/10
Rama Cont, IEOR/Columbia
"A Reduced Basis Method for Option Pricing"
Host: Guillaume Bal

2/9/10
Chris Wiggins, Applied Mathematics/Columbia
"Approximate Parameter ID Methods Applied to the Minima Spiegel System"
Host: Ed Spiegel

2/16/10
James Murray, University of Washington & University of Oxford
"On the Growth of Brain Tumors: Enhancing Imaging Techniques &
Highlighting Inadequacies of Current Therapies"

Host: Ed Spiegel

2/23/10
No colloquium

3/2/10
No colloquium

3/9/10
Jean-Luc Thiffeault, University of Wisconsin
"Do Fish Stir the Ocean?"
Host: Guillaume Bal

3/16/10 - CANCELLED
Gunther Uhlmann, University of Washington
"Cloaking and Transformation Optics"
Host: Guillaume Bal

3/23/10
Gang Chen, Cornell
"Eddy Feedbacks and the Timescale of the Annular Modes"
Host: Lorenzo Polvani

4/1/10
Thursday, 1:45 PM, 214 Mudd
Katepalli Sreenivasan, NYU
"Cool Stuff in Cold Fluids"
Host: David Keyes

4/7/10
Wednesday, 2:45 PM, 210 Mudd

Mark Asch, UMR-CNRS
"HUMming to the MUSIC - on the application of control methods to imaging problems"
Host: Guillaume Bal

4/13/10
No colloquium

4/20/10
Charles Doering, University of Michigan
"Mathematical models & measures of mixing"
Host: Michael Weinstein

4/27/10
Alexander Klose, Radiology/Columbia
"The inverse source problem: applications in optical molecular imaging"
Host: Guillaume Bal

5/4/10
Cedric Bellis, Ecole Polytechnique & Univ. of Minnesota
"Qualitative Defect Identification using Topological Sensitivity Method"
Host: Guillaume Bal



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