Seminars

Seminars 2017-2018

November

Pattern Theory Seminar

Wednesday, November 1, 2017
12:00pm
Room 110, 182 George Street

Tina Eliassi-Rad, Northeastern University

Title: Sifting through Measures on Networks: From a Theoretical Framework to an Empirical Guide

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Applied Topology and Geometry Seminar

Thursday, November 2, 2017
12:00pm
Foxboro Auditorium, Kassar House

Anthea Monod, Columbia University

Title: Tropical Sufficient Statistics for Persistent Homology with a Parametric Application to Infectious Viral Disease

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Lunch will be provided.

Scientific Computing Seminar

Friday, November 3, 2017
11:00am
Room 108, 170 Hope Street

Yanlai Chen, Brown University

Title: Ultra-efficient and Robust Reduced Basis Method with Applications to Uncertainty Quantification

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PDE Seminar

Friday, November 3, 2017
3:00pm
Room 108, 170 Hope Street

Alex Ionescu, Princeton

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LCDS Seminar

Monday, November 6, 2017
4:00pm
Room 108, 170 Hope Street

Tim Laux, UC Berkeley

Title: Convergence of phase-field models and thresholding schemes for multi-phase mean curvature flow

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Applied Mathematics Colloquium

Tuesday, November 7, 2017
12:00pm
Room 108, 170 Hope Street

Deanna Needell Hunter, UCLA

Title: Simple Classification using Binary Data

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Fluids at Brown and Fluids and Thermal Sciences Joint Seminar Series

Tuesday, November 7, 2017
3:00pm
Barus & Holley, Room 190

Anand Oza, New Jersey Institute of Technology

Title: Coarse-grained models for interacting flapping swimmers

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Pattern Theory Seminar

Wednesday, November 8, 2017
12:00pm
Room 110, 182 George Street

Todd Zickler, Harvard University

Title: Toward perceptually consistent stereo

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Scientific Computing Seminar

Friday, November 10, 2017
11:00am
Room 108, 170 Hope Street

Carlos Borges, University of Texas at Austin

Title: Deterministic and Stochastic Inverse Scattering Problems Using Fast Direct Solvers

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Special Scientific Computing Seminar

Friday, November 10, 2017
2:00pm
Room 108, 170 Hope Street

Leopold Grinberg, Brown University

Title: Rise of the PreExascale machines: Heterogeneous hardware, programming and applications challenges  

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PDE Seminar

Friday, November 10, 2017
3:00pm
Room 108, 170 Hope Street

Luis Silvestre, University of Chicago

Title: Regularity estimates for the Boltzmann equation

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LCDS Seminar

Monday, November 13, 2017
4:00pm
Room 108, 170 Hope Street

Michael Loss, Georgia Tech

Title: Entropy Decay for the Kac Master Equation

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Short Course: Yvon Maday

Tuesday, November 14: 5:30pm-7:00pm
Wednesday, November 15: 11:00am-12:30pm
Thursday, November 16: 1:00pm-2:30pm
Friday, November 17: 4:00pm-5:30pm

Room 108, 170 Hope Street

Yvon Maday, Brown University

Title: Short course on parallel in time methods with a special focus point on the parareal algorithm

Probability Seminar

Tuesday, November 14, 2017
11:00am
Room 110, 182 George Street

Philippe RigolletMIT

Title: The Sample Complexity of Multi-Reference Alignment

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Fluids at Brown and Fluids and Thermal Sciences Joint Seminar Series

Tuesday, November 14, 2017
3:00pm
Barus & Holley, Room 190 

Jeff Oishi, Bates College

Title: Uncovering Stellar and Planetary interiors: quantifying the effects of rotation, magnetic fields, and turbulent convection.

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PDE Seminar

Friday, November 17, 2017
3:00pm
Room 108, 170 Hope Street

Jongkeun Choi, Brown University

Title: Gradient estimates for stationary Stokes systems with application to Green functions

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LCDS Seminar

Monday, November 20, 2017
4:00pm
Room 108, 170 Hope Street

Brad Marston, Brown University

Title: Dimensional Reduction of Direct Statistical Simulation

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Pattern Theory Seminar

Wednesday, November 29, 2017
12:00pm
Room 110, 182 George Street

Youssef Marzouk, MIT

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December

Scientific Computing Seminar

Friday, December 1, 2017
11:00am
Room 108, 170 Hope Street

Samuel Isaacson, Boston University

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PDE Seminar

Friday, December 1, 2017
3:00pm
Room 108, 170 Hope Street

Hui Yu, Columbia

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LCDS Seminar

Monday, December 4, 2017
4:00pm
Room 108, 170 Hope Street

Jinho Baik, University of Michigan

Title: Fluctuations of the free energy of spherical Sherrington-Kirkpatrick model 

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Probability Seminar

Tuesday, December 5, 2017
11:00am
Room 110, 182 George Street

Sergey V. Lototsky, University of Southern California

Title: Schrodinger Operator with Random Potential in One Space Dimension

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Fluids at Brown and Fluids and Thermal Sciences Joint Seminar Series

Tuesday, December 5, 2017
3:00pm
Barus & Holley, Room 190

Pedro Saenz, MIT

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Pattern Theory Seminar

Wednesday, December 6, 2017
12:00pm
Room 110, 182 George Street

James Tompkin, Brown University

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Scientific Computing Seminar

Wednesday, December 6, 2017
12:00pm
Room 118, 170 Hope Street

Guy Gilboa, Technion Institute

Title: Variational frequencies – processing signals based on subgradient eigenvalue analysis

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Applied Topology and Geometry Seminar 

Thursday, December 7 , 2017
12:00pm
Foxboro Auditorium, Kassar House

Pablo Camara

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Lunch will be provided.

PDE Seminar

Friday, December 8, 2017
3:00pm
Room 108, 170 Hope Street

Yu Deng

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Probability Seminar

Tuesday, December 12, 2017
11:00am
Room 118, 170 Hope Street

*Please note the different location for this event*

Dang Nguyen, Wayne State University

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March

Applied Mathematics Colloquium

Thursday, March 15, 2018
12:00pm
Room 108, 170 Hope Street

Andrew Stuart, Caltech

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