**PLEASE NOTE:** This colloquium supersedes the **Scientific and Statistical Computing Seminar** that met from Fall 2011–Spring 2017.

**Time and Venue**

Thursdays from 5:00-6:00 PM, in Jones 226, 5747 South Ellis Avenue (unless otherwise indicated in **blue**).

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TUESDAY, April 3, 2018, at 3:30 PM, in Ryerson 251, 1100 E. 58th Street

Joint meeting with the Theoretical Computer Science Seminar

LEONID GURVITS, Department of Computer Science, City College of New York

"A Poly-time DETERMINISTIC Algorithm for Simply Exponential Approximation of the Permanent of PSD Matrices and Other Cool Quantum Things"

Joint meeting with the Theoretical Computer Science Seminar

LEONID GURVITS, Department of Computer Science, City College of New York

"A Poly-time DETERMINISTIC Algorithm for Simply Exponential Approximation of the Permanent of PSD Matrices and Other Cool Quantum Things"

THURSDAY, April 5, 2018, at 5:00 PM, in Jones 226, 5747 South Ellis Avenue

PANOS STINIS, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory

"Mesh Refinement and Coarse-Graining for Complex Systems"

PANOS STINIS, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory

"Mesh Refinement and Coarse-Graining for Complex Systems"

THURSDAY, April 12, 2018, at 5:00 PM, in Jones 226, 5747 South Ellis Avenue

IRENE M. GAMBA, Department of Mathematics, The University of Texas at Austin

"Computational Deterministic Solvers for Chapman Kolmogorov Transport Equations for Binary Interactions"

IRENE M. GAMBA, Department of Mathematics, The University of Texas at Austin

"Computational Deterministic Solvers for Chapman Kolmogorov Transport Equations for Binary Interactions"

THURSDAY, May 3, 2018, at 5:00 PM, in Jones 226, 5747 South Ellis Avenue

CHARLES DOERING, Center for the Study of Complex Systems (CSCS), University of Michigan

"Optimal Bounds and Extremal Trajectories for Time Averages in Nonlinear Dynamical Systems"

CHARLES DOERING, Center for the Study of Complex Systems (CSCS), University of Michigan

"Optimal Bounds and Extremal Trajectories for Time Averages in Nonlinear Dynamical Systems"

THURSDAY, May 10, 2018, at 5:00 PM, in Jones 226, 5747 South Ellis Avenue

MARTY GOLUBITSKY, Mathematical Biosciences Institute, Ohio State University

"Modeling by Networks"

MARTY GOLUBITSKY, Mathematical Biosciences Institute, Ohio State University

"Modeling by Networks"

THURSDAY, May 24, 2018, at 5:00 PM, in Jones 226, 5747 South Ellis Avenue

STEPHANE GAUBERT, Center of Applied Mathematics, Ecole Polytechnique

"Nonarchimedean Degenerations of Convex Programming — In Which Tropical Geometry Shows That Log-Barrier Interior Point Methods Are Not Strongly Polynomial"

STEPHANE GAUBERT, Center of Applied Mathematics, Ecole Polytechnique

"Nonarchimedean Degenerations of Convex Programming — In Which Tropical Geometry Shows That Log-Barrier Interior Point Methods Are Not Strongly Polynomial"

THURSDAY, May 31, 2018, at 5:00 PM, in Jones 226, 5747 South Ellis Avenue

CHEN GREIF, Department of Computer Science, The University of British Columbia

"Iterative Solution of Saddle-Point Linear Systems"

CHEN GREIF, Department of Computer Science, The University of British Columbia

"Iterative Solution of Saddle-Point Linear Systems"

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