Seminars

Seminars 2017

April

Dissertation Defense

Monday, April 3, 2017
2:00pm
Room 190, Barus & Holley

Hong Zhang, Brown University

Title: Regularity Theory of Elliptic and Parabolic Equations and Systems

Probability Seminar

Tuesday, April 4, 2017
11:00am
Room 110, 182 George Street

Ruoyu Wu, Brown University

Title: Some asymptotic results for weakly interacting particle systems

Abstract

Dissertation Defense

Tuesday, April 4, 2017
3:00pm
Room 108, 170 Hope Street 

Maria-Veronica Ciocanel, Brown University

Title: Modeling intracellular transport during messenger RNA localization in Xenopus oocytes

LCDS Seminar

Wednesday, April 5, 2017
11:00am
Room 108, 170 Hope Street

Scott McKinley, Tulane University

Title: Anomalous Diffusion in Biological Fluids

Abstract

Lasalle Memorial Lecture Series

Wednesday, April 5, 2017
4:00pm
Room 108, 170 Hope Street 

Sir John M. Ball, University of Oxford

Title: The Mathematics of Liquid Crystals

Abstract

Dissertation Defense

Thursday, April 6, 2017
2:00pm
Room 118, 170 Hope Street

Seungjoon Lee, Brown University

Title: Statistical Learning Tools for Information Fusion in Computational Fluid Dynamics

*Please note the location has changed* 

Dissertation Defense

Thursday, April 6, 2017
3:00pm
Room 110, 182 George Street 

Chao Xia, Brown University

Title: Traffic-flow models: analysis, estimation and control

Lasalle Memorial Lecture Series

Thursday, April 6, 2017
4:30pm
Room 108, 170 Hope Street 

Sir John M. Ball, University of Oxford

Title: The Mathematics of Liquid Crystals

Abstract

Scientific Computing Seminar

Friday, April 7, 2017
11:00am
Room 108, 170 Hope Street

David Shirokoff, New Jersey Institute of Technology

Title: Approximate global minimizers to pairwise interaction problems through a convex/non-convex energy decomposition

Abstract

Dissertation Defense

Friday, April 7, 2017
1:00pm
Room 110, 182 George Street 

Christian Glusa, Brown University

Title: Multigrid and Domain Decomposition Methods in Fault-Prone Environments

PDE Seminar

Friday, April 7, 2017
3:00pm
Room 108, 170 Hope Street 

Kevin Zumbrun, Indiana University

Title: A Stable Manifold Theorem for a class of degenerate evolution equations and decay of kinetic shock layers 

Abstract

Dissertation Defense

Monday, April 10, 2017
11:30am
Room 110, 182 George Street 

Alexandria Volkening, Brown University

Title: Modeling pattern formation on zebrafish

LCDS Seminar

Monday, April 10, 2017
4:00pm
Room 110, 182 George Street

Andrew Bernoff, Harvey Mudd

Title: Energy driven pattern formation: The good, the bad and the beautiful

Abstract

Probability Seminar

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

Mykola Portenko, National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine

Title: On some Markov processes related to a symmetric stable process

Abstract

Fluids at Brown

Tuesday, April 11, 2017
3:00pm
Room 108, 170 Hope Street

Jeff Morris, CUNY

Title: Exploring Complex Colloidal Dispersions by Numerical Simulation 

Abstract

Brown/BU Seminars

Wednesday, April 12, 2017
2:00-6:00pm
Room 108, 170 Hope Street 

Schedule and Abstracts

LaSalle Memorial Lecture Series

Thursday, April 13, 2017
4:00pm
Room 108, 170 Hope Street 

Nicolai V. Krylov, University of Minnesota

Title: Poisson stochastic process and basic Schauder and Sobolev estimates in the theory of parabolic equations

Abstract

Scientific Computing Seminar

Friday, April 14, 2017
11:00am
Room 108, 170 Hope Street 

Min Hyung Cho, UMass Lowell

Title: Fast Integral equation methods for wave scattering in layered media

Abstract

Dissertation Defense

Friday, April 14, 2017
2:00pm
Room 190, Barus & Holley  

Tong Qin, Brown University

Title: Positivity-Preserving High-Order Discontinuous Galerkin Methods: Implicit Time Stepping and Applications to Relativistic Hydrodynamics 

Applied Topology Seminar

Tuesday, April 18, 2017
3:00pm
Room 110, 182 George Street 

Steve Oudot, INRIA

Title: Kernel methods and optimal transport in TDA

Abstract

Pattern Theory Seminar

Wednesday, April 19, 2017
12:00pm
Room 110, 182 George Street 

Sayan Mukherjee, Duke University

Title: Inference in Dynamical Systems

Abstract

Dissertation Defense

Thursday, April 20, 2017
9:00am
Room 108, 170 Hope Street 

Carey Caginalp, Brown University

Title: Derivation and Analysis of N-Point Hierarchy For Conservation Laws and Multistable Dynamics with White Noise in Allen-Cahn

Applied Mathematics Colloquium

Thursday, April 20, 2017
12:00pm
Room 108, 170 Hope Street 

Thaleia Zariphopoulou, University of Texas, Austin

Title: Forward stochastic optimization: theory and applications

Abstract

Scientific Computing Seminar

Friday, April 21, 2017
11:00am
Room 108, 170 Hope Street

Luca Gerardo, Basque Center for Applied Mathematics

Title: Optimized Schwarz Methods in the Stokes-Darcy problem

Abstract

PDE Seminar

Friday, April 21, 2017
3:00pm
Room 108, 170 Hope Street

Tuoc Phan, University of Tennessee, Knoxville

Title: Calderon-Zygmund regularity estimates for weak solutions of singular and degenerate elliptic equations

Abstract

Dissertation Defense

Monday, April 24, 2017
11:00am
Room 110, 182 George Street 

Steven Soojin Kim, Brown University

Title: Problems at the Interface of Probability and Convex Geometry: Including Random Projections and Constrained Processes

Pattern Theory Seminar

Wednesday, April 26, 2017
12:00pm
Room 110, 182 George Street 

Maziar Raissi, Brown University

Title: Numerical Gaussian Processes (Physics Informed Learning Machines)

Abstract

Probability Seminar

Thursday, April 27, 2017
11:00am
Room 110, 182 George Street

*Please note: this seminar is on Thursday*

Louigi Addario-Berry, McGill University

Title: Voronoi cells in random maps

Abstract

Applied Mathematics Colloquium

Thursday, April 27, 2017
4:00pm
Room 108, 170 Hope Street 

George Haller, Institute for Mechanical Systems, ETH Zurich

Title: Spectral Submanifolds and Model Reduction in Mechanics: From Finite to Infinite Dimensions

Abstract

Scientific Computing Seminar

Friday, April 28, 2017
11:00am
Room 108, 170 Hope Street 

Yulong Xing, University of California at Riverside

Title: Well-balanced discontinuous Galerkin methods for the Euler equations with gravitation

Abstract

PDE Seminar

Friday, April 28, 2017
3:00pm
Room 108, 170 Hope Street

Bo Guan, Ohio State University

Title: Fully nonlinear elliptic equations on real and complex manifolds

Abstract

May

Probability Seminar

Tuesday, May 2, 2017
11:00am
Room 110, 182 George Street 

David Kelly, NYU

Title

Abstract

Pattern Theory Seminar

Wednesday, May 3, 2017
12:00pm
Room 110, 182 George Street 

Amit Singer, Princeton

Title

Abstract

Probability Seminar

Tuesday, May 9, 2017
11:00am
Room 110, 182 George Street

Mickey Salins, Boston University

Title

Abstract

Dissertation Defense

Thursday, May 11, 2017
2:00pm
Room 108, 170 Hope Street 

Wei-Ying Wang, Brown University

Title: Image Compression and Data Clustering: New Takes on Some Old Problems

Scientific Computing Seminar

Friday, May 12, 2017
11:00am
Room 108, 170 Hope Street 

Harbir Antil, George Mason University

Title

Abstract

Scientific Computing Seminar

Friday, May 19, 2017
11:00am
Room 108, 170 Hope Street 

Padmanabhan Seshaiyer, George Mason University

Title: Computational modeling, analysis and simulation of coupled multi-physics problems with applications to biological and bio-inspired systems

Abstract

Dissertation Defense

Friday, May 19, 2017
2:00pm
Room 110, 182 George Street 

Bingyu Zhao, Brown University

Title: Nonlinear Limiters for Discontinuous Galerkin Method