Applied Mathematics Colloquium 2016-2017

Coordinators: Qiang Du and Guillaume Bal

8/30/16
210 Mudd, APAM Conference Room
Stanley Alama, McMaster University
"Patterns in diblock copolymers under confinement"
Host: Qiang Du

9/13/16
Enkeleida Lushi, Brown University
"Self-organization in confined swimmer suspensions"
Host: Kyle Mandli

9/14/16
3:00 PM, Room 214 Mudd
Joint Materials Science & Applied Mathematics Colloquium
Martin Z. Bazant, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
"Control of Phase Transformations in Rechargeable Batteries"
Host: Yuan Yang

9/20/16
Hongkai Zhao, University of California, Irvine
"Approximate separability of Green’s function and intrinsic complexity of differential operators"
Host: Qiang Du

10/18/16
Michael Jenkinson, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI)
"High-Order Finite-Difference Time-Domain Simulation of Electromagnetic Waves at Complex Interfaces Between Dispersive Media"
Host: Michael Weinstein

10/19/16
5:00 PM, Davis Auditorium
Joint Distinguished Colloquium Series in Interdisciplinary and Applied Mathematics / Mathematics Colloquium / Data Science Colloquium
Barbara Simons, former President of the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM)
"Hacking the Election? Why We won't be able to Verify the Outcome of the 2016 Election"
Hosts: Andrei Okounkov (Mathematics) & Michael Weinstein (APAM)

10/25/16
Freddy Bouchet, ENS de Lyon et CNRS
"Extreme heat waves sampled through large deviation algorithms"
Host: Michael Tippett

11/1/16
Joint Materials Science & Applied Mathematics Colloquium
Phillip M. Duxbury, Michigan State University
"Grand challenges in nanoland: Finding the local landscape and predicting dynamics at ultrafast timescales"
Host: Yuan Yang

11/8/16
Lindley Graham, Florida State University
"Measure-Theoretic Methods for Uncertainty Quantification"
Host: Kyle Mandli

11/15/16
Kui Ren, University of Texas, Austin
"Statistical Physics of Constrained Large Dense Networks"
Host: Guillaume Bal

11/18/16
Joint APMA / Mathematics Seminar / Waves and Novel Media / Geometry and Analysis Seminar
Alexis Drouot, University of California, Berkeley
"Resonances for highly oscillatory potentials"
Host: Michael Weinstein

11/22/16
Martin Burger, Univ Muenster
"Uncertainty Quantification in the Variational Regularization of Inverse Problems"
Host: Guillaume Bal

11/29/16
Shi Jin, University of Wisconsin
"Semiclassical computational methods for quantum dynamics with band-crossing"
Host: Qiang Du

12/6/16
Jake Hofman, Microsoft Research
"How Predictable is Information Diffusion?"
Host: Kyle Mandli

3/28/17
Vishal Vasan, International Centre for Theoretical Sciences, Bengaluru
"The Bathymetry Detection Problem: a Water-Wave Approach"
Host: Kyle Mandli

4/11/17
David Ketcheson, KAUST
"Dispersive effects in for nonlinear waves in periodic media"
Host: Kyle Mandli

New date: 4/19/17, 11:00 AM, 210 Mudd
Vladimir Druskin, Schlumberger
"Geometric interpretations of reduced order models and applications to numerical PDEs and imaging"
Host: Guillaume Bal

4/25/17
Randall LeVeque, University of Washington, Seattle
"Probabilistic Tsunami Hazard Assessment"
Host: Kyle Mandli

5/1-5/3
Columbia Workshop on
Mathematical and Physical Aspects of Topologically Protected States
Supported by the Simons Foundation and the NSF.
Organizers: M.I. Weinstein (Columbia), S. Jin (Wisconsin), J. Lu (Duke)
Poster


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