Applied Math Colloquium
During the academic year, the Department of Engineering Sciences and Applied Mathematics holds a weekly applied math colloquium.
- Mondays at 4 p.m.
- Tech M416
- Refreshments served at 3:45 p.m.
Fall 2013 schedule:
- 9/30/13: Professor Yuan-nan Young of the New Jersey Institute of Technology.
"Dynamics of an Elastic Membrane in Stokes Flow"
- 10/7/13: Professor David Saintillan of the University of Illinois.
"Elastic Filaments in Viscous Fluids"
- 10/14/13: Dr. Rosemary Braun of Northwestern University.
"Hearing the Shape of Cancer"
- 10/21/13: Professor Shravan Veerapaneni of the University of Michigan.
"Simulating Dense Suspensions of Soft Particulated Flows"
Presented by Random Walk Trading
- 11/18/13: Professor Richard Rand of Cornell University.
"Evolutionary Dynamics and Parametric Excitation"
Winter 2013-2014 schedule:
- 12/2/13: Katherine Newhall of New York University.
"Dynamics of Ferromagnets: Averaging Methods, Bifurcation Diagrams,
and Thermal Noise Effects"
- 12/9/13: Jay Newby of Ohio State University
"Stochastic Modeling of Cellular Processes"
- 1/6/14: Maksim Kitsak of Northeastern University (Boston)
"The Latent Geometry Formalism and Its Applications to Social,
Technological and Biological Systems"
- 1/13/14: Mani Madhav of University of California (Santa Barbara)
"The emergence of the embryonic form"
- 1/23/14: Deena Schmidt of Case Western Reserve University
"Measuring edge importance for random processes on graphs"
- 1/27/14: Serguei Saavedra of the Integrative Ecology Group, EBD-CSIC
"Structural Stability of Complex Ecological Systems"
- 1/29/14: Arvind Murugan of Harvard University
"Design principles for material synthesis: Lessons from Biology"
- 2/10/14: Neda Bagheri of Northwestern University
"Regression-based network inference of phosphoproteomic data uncovers new
strategies to treat cancers"
- 2/24/14: Carlo Laing of Massey University
"Fronts and bumps in spatially extended Kuramoto networks"
- 3/3/14: Brian Spencer of University of Buffalo
"Symmetry-breaking in shape transitions of epitaxially-strained quantum dots"
- 3/10/14: Anne-Ruxandra Carvunis of University of California, San Diego
"From proteins and their interactions to evolutionary principles of biological
Spring 2014 schedule:
- 3/31/14: Anastasios Tsonis of University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee
"What do networks have to do with climate?"
- 4/7/14: Victoria Booth of University of Michigan
"Dynamics of sleep-wake regulation"
- 4/14/14: Michael Hagan of Brandeis University
"Simulations of virus assembly around RNA and a general method to apply
Markov state models to self-assembly"
- 4/21/14: Chad Topaz of Macalester College
"Biological aggregations: Nonlocal PDE, random walks, and bugs"
- 4/28/14: James Sethian of University of California, Berkeley
"Tracking Multiphase Physics: Geometry, Foams and Thin Films"
- 5/12/14: Jonathan Pillow of University of Texas at Austin
"Characterizing Synaptic Conductances from Extracellular Spike Train Data
with a Statistical Encoding Model"
- 5/19/14: Reiss Lecture: Edgar Knobloch of University of California, Berkeley
"Spatially Localized Structures: Basic Theory"
- 5/20/14: Reiss Lecture: Edgar Knobloch of University of California, Berkeley
"Spatially Localized Structures: Applications"
- 6/2/14: Liam Paninski of Columbia University
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Reiss Memorial Lectures
Learn more about the Edward L. Reiss Memorial Lectures in Applied Mathematics, hosted annually by the department.