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 214 Mudd (unless otherwise noted).

Coordinators: Qiang Du and Guillaume Bal

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

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

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

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

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

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)

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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Applied Mathematics Colloquium History

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