Computational and Applied Mathematics Colloquium

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

Organizers


Risi Kondor

Departments of Computer Science, Statistics, and CAMI
Lek-Heng Lim

Lek-Heng Lim

Department of Statistics and CAMI
Jonathan Weare

Jonathan Weare

Department of Statistics, James Franck Institute, and CAMI

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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View seminar schedule for


Winter Quarter 2018

JANUARY

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)"
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"
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?"
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"
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"
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"

FEBRUARY

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"
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"
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"

MARCH

THURSDAY, March 1, 2018, at 5:00 PM, in Jones 226, 5747 South Ellis Avenue
CHARLES SMART, Department of Mathematics, University of Chicago
"TBA"

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