Applied Mathematics Colloquium 2013-2014

Tuesday, October 8
Mikyoung Lim, KAIST
"Enhancement of Near Cloaking Using Generalized Polarization Tensors Vanishing Structures"
Host: Guillaume Bal

Monday, October 14
Joint Applied Math Colloquium / Optics & Quantum Electronics IGERT Colloquium
11:00 AM, 214 Mudd
Jianke Yang, University of Vermont
"Exponential Asymptotics for Line Solitons in Two-Dimensional Periodic Potentials"
Hosts: Michael Weinstein (APAM) & Chee Wei Wong (Mech Eng)

Tuesday, October 15
SEAS Colloquium in Climate Science

Thursday, October 17
Joint Applied Math Colloquium / Analysis and Geometry Seminar
4:30 PM, 507 Mathematics
Jeremy Marzuola, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
"The Relaxation of a Family of Broken Bond Crystal Surface Models"
Host: Michael Weinstein

Tuesday, November 12
SEAS Colloquium in Climate Science

Tuesday, November 26
Suncica Canic, University of Houston
"Fluid-Solid Interaction in Cardiovascular Sciences"
Host: Michael Weinstein

Tuesday, December 10
Lenya Ryzhik, Stanford University
"KPP front position and delay in inhomogeneous media"
Host: Guillaume Bal

Spring 2014

Tuesday, February 18,
2:45 PM, 210 Mudd (APAM Conference Room)
Paul Hand, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
"Simplifying Semidefinite Relaxations for Quadratic Signal Recovery"
Host: Lorenzo Polvani

Thursday, February 20
, 4:30-5:30 PM, Davis Auditorium, CEPSR, Refreshments at 4:00 PM in APAM
Distinguished Colloquium Series in Interdisciplinary and Applied Mathematics
Robert V. Kohn, Courant Institute, New York University
"A Variational Perspective on Wrinkling Patterns in Thin Elastic Sheets"
Host: Michael Weinstein

Thursday, February 27
, 2:45 PM, 214 Mudd
Thomas Goldstein, Rice University
“Adaptive Optimization for Big Data"
Host: Lorenzo Polvani

Thursday, March 6
, 2:45 PM, 214 Mudd
Kyle Mandli, University of Texas at Austin
"Approaches to Forecasting Storm Surge More Quickly and Accurately"
Host: Lorenzo Polvani

Tuesday, March 11
, 2:45 PM, 210 Mudd (APAM Conference Room)
Karen Alim, Harvard
"Physical forces shaping morphology"
Host: Lorenzo Polvani

Thursday, March 13, 2:45 PM, 214 Mudd
Kyle Armour, MIT
"Causes and consequences of time-varying climate sensitivity"
Host: Lorenzo Polvani

Friday, March 21, 11:00 AM, 214 Mudd
Lin Lin, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
"Fast algorithms for electronic structure analysis"
Host: Lorenzo Polvani

Tuesday, March 25, 4:30-5:30 PM, Davis Auditorium, CEPSR, Refreshments at 4:00 PM in APAM
Distinguished Colloquium Series in Interdisciplinary and Applied Mathematics
Stanley Osher, University of California, Los Angeles
"What Sparsity and L1 Optimization Can Do for YOU"
Hosts: Don Goldfarb (IEOR) & Michael Weinstein

Tuesday, April 1, 2:45 PM, 210 Mudd (APAM Conference Room)
Rebecca Steorts, Carnegie Mellon University
“Will the Real Terry Tao Please Stand Up: A Probabilistic Approach to Graphical Entity Resolution”
Host: Chris Wiggins

Friday, April 11, 12:00-1:00 PM, 903 School of Social Work
Distinguished Colloquium Series in Interdisciplinary and Applied Mathematics
George C. Papanicolaou, Stanford University
"Correlation Based Imaging and Geophysical Applications"
Host: Michael Weinstein

Tuesday, April 29, 2:45 PM, 210 Mudd (APAM Conference Room)
Scott Armstrong, CEREMADE Université Paris-Dauphine
"Quantitative stochastic homogenization of convex energy functionals"
Host: Guillaume Bal

Tuesday, May 6
Antoine Gloria, Université Libre de Bruxelles
"The corrector equation in stochastic homogenization of linear elliptic operators"
Host: Guillaume Bal

Thursday, May 8
, 10:00 AM, 210 Mudd (APAM Conference Room)
Eric Shea-Brown, University of Washington
"Assembling collective activity in neural circuits"
Host: Chris Wiggins


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