**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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WEDNESDAY, January 10, 2018, at 2:30 PM, in Eckhart 133, 5734 S. University Avenue

Joint Seminar with the Department of Statistics

ROY LEDERMAN, The Program in Applied and Computational Mathematics, Princeton University

"Inverse Problems and Unsupervised Learning with Applications to Cryo-Electron Microscopy (cryo-EM)"

Joint Seminar with the Department of Statistics

ROY LEDERMAN, The Program in Applied and Computational Mathematics, Princeton University

"Inverse Problems and Unsupervised Learning with Applications to Cryo-Electron Microscopy (cryo-EM)"

THURSDAY, January 11, 2018, at 5:00 PM, in Jones 226, 5747 South Ellis Avenue

CHRISTOPHER JONES, Department of Mathematics, The University of North Carolina

"Issues in Data Assimilation for Ocean and Sea-ice Models"

CHRISTOPHER JONES, Department of Mathematics, The University of North Carolina

"Issues in Data Assimilation for Ocean and Sea-ice Models"

WEDNESDAY, January 17, 2018, at 2:30 PM, in Eckhart 133, 5734 S. University Avenue

Joint Seminar with the Department of Statistics

JU SUN, Department of Mathematics, Stanford University

"When Are Nonconvex Optimization Problems Not Scary?"

Joint Seminar with the Department of Statistics

JU SUN, Department of Mathematics, Stanford University

"When Are Nonconvex Optimization Problems Not Scary?"

FRIDAY, January 19, 2018, at 2:30 PM, in Eckhart 133, 5734 S. University Avenue

Joint Seminar with the Department of Statistics

DANIEL SANZ-ALONSO, The Division of Applied Mathematics, Brown University

"Statistical and Algorithmic Robustness in Data Assimilation, Inverse Problems, and Machine Learning"

Joint Seminar with the Department of Statistics

DANIEL SANZ-ALONSO, The Division of Applied Mathematics, Brown University

"Statistical and Algorithmic Robustness in Data Assimilation, Inverse Problems, and Machine Learning"

THURSDAY, January 25, 2018, at 5:00 PM, in Jones 226, 5747 South Ellis Avenue

ELINA ROBEVA, Department of Mathematics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

"Maximum Likelihood Density Estimation under Total Positivity"

ELINA ROBEVA, Department of Mathematics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

"Maximum Likelihood Density Estimation under Total Positivity"

MONDAY, January 29, 2018, at 2:30 PM, in Eckhart 133, 5734 S. University Avenue

Joint Seminar with the Department of Statistics

KUI REN, Department of Mathematics and The Institute for Computational Engineering and Sciences, The University of Texas at Austin

"Hybrid Imaging with Nonlinear Physics: Modeling, Simulation and Analysis"

Joint Seminar with the Department of Statistics

KUI REN, Department of Mathematics and The Institute for Computational Engineering and Sciences, The University of Texas at Austin

"Hybrid Imaging with Nonlinear Physics: Modeling, Simulation and Analysis"

THURSDAY, February 8, 2018, at 5:00 PM, in Jones 226, 5747 South Ellis Avenue

DIMITRIS GIANNAKIS, Center for Atmosphere Ocean Science (CAOS), Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences

"Spatiotemporal pattern extraction by spectral analysis of vector-valued observables"

DIMITRIS GIANNAKIS, Center for Atmosphere Ocean Science (CAOS), Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences

"Spatiotemporal pattern extraction by spectral analysis of vector-valued observables"

THURSDAY, February 15, 2018, at 5:00 PM, in Jones 226, 5747 South Ellis Avenue

JOSEPH LANDSBERG, Department of Mathematics, Texas A&M University

"Quantum Max Flow v. Quantum Min Cut and the Geometry of Matrix Product States"

JOSEPH LANDSBERG, Department of Mathematics, Texas A&M University

"Quantum Max Flow v. Quantum Min Cut and the Geometry of Matrix Product States"

THURSDAY, February 22, 2018, at 5:00 PM, in Jones 226, 5747 South Ellis Avenue

ZHIZHEN JANE ZHAO, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering Coordinated Science Laboratory, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

"TBA"

ZHIZHEN JANE ZHAO, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering Coordinated Science Laboratory, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

"TBA"

THURSDAY, March 1, 2018, at 5:00 PM, in Jones 226, 5747 South Ellis Avenue

CHARLES SMART, Department of Mathematics, University of Chicago

"TBA"

CHARLES SMART, Department of Mathematics, University of Chicago

"TBA"

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