Applied Mathematics Colloquium

The Applied Mathematics Colloquium meets on selected Tuesday afternoons during the academic year, from 2:45-3:45 p.m., in Room 210 Mudd (APAM Conference Room).

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, Apri 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
Title TBA
Host: Guillaume Bal



Applied Mathematics Colloquium History


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