Colloquium Archive
PAST COLLOQUIA
Date | Speaker | Title/Abstract |
Apr 12/19 |
Susan Holmes (Britton Lectures) |
Combining Statistics and Geometry for Effective Data IntegrationCombining Statistics and Geometry for Effective Data Integration |
Apr 5/19 | Seyed Moghadas York University |
Estimating Influenza Vaccine EffectivenessEstimating Influenza Vaccine Effectiveness |
Mar 29/19 | Jean-Pierre Fouque University of California Santa Barbara |
Stochastic Games with Delay: a Toy Model |
Mar 22/19 | Jacek Szmigielski University of Saskatchewan |
Inverse Spectral Problems Inspired by Lax Integrable Peakon Equations |
Mar 15/19 | David Cox Amherst College |
Moment Maps of Toric Varieties, Linear Precision, and Maximum Likelihood Degree One |
Mar 8/19 | Henry Towsner University of Pennsylvania |
Do We Need Infinity? |
Mar 1/19 | Dan Ashlock University of Guelph |
Unary Genetic Programming with Applications |
Feb 15/19 |
Peter Horak |
Algebraic Methods in Tilings |
Feb 8/19 | Ihsan Topaloglu Virginia Commonwealth University |
Nonlocal Geometric Variational Problems: Anisotropic Extensions of Gamow's Liquid Drop Model |
Feb 15/19 | Peter Horak University of Washington |
Algebraic methods in tilings |
Jan 25/19 | Kim McAuley Queen's University |
Estimating parameters and Model Uncertainty in Fundamental Dynamic Models using Historical Data |
Jan 18/19 | Vera Hur University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign |
Water waves: breaking, peaking and disintegration |
Jan 11/19 | George Dragomir Yang Tang Jose Morales Escalante McMaster University |
Postdoc Threads |
Nov 30/18 | Joel (Ronnie) Nagloo City University of New York |
Model theory, transcendence and automorphic functions |
Nov 23/18 | Lei Sun University of Toronto |
Back to the future: ‘simple’ regression models for complex genetic association studies |
Nov 16/18 | Eric Klassen Florida State |
Elastic Shape Analysis |
Nov 9/18 | Anthony Bonato Ryerson University |
What we know and don't know about the cop number of a graph |
Nov 2/18 | Sebastian Jaimungal University of Toronto |
Mean-Field Games with Differing Beliefs for Algorithmic Trading |
Oct 26/18 | Adrian Nachman, University of Toronto |
A Nonlinear Plancherel Theorem, Global Well-Posedness for the Defocusing Davey-Stewartson Equation and the Inverse Boundary Value Problem of Calderon |
Oct 5/18 | Askold Khovanskii, University of Toronto |
Bkk Theorem, Convex Geometry and Intersection Theory |
Sept 28/18 | Maryanthe Malliaris, University of Chicago |
Model theory and ultraproducts |
Sept 21/18 | Dror Bar Natan, University of Toronto |
The Kashiwara-Vergne Problem and Topology |
Sept 14/18 | Lia Bronsard J.P. Gabardo D. Pelinovsky McMaster University |
Faculty Threads |
Apr 16/18 | Mark Lewis, University of Alberta | Genetic consequences of range expansion under climate change |
Apr 6/18 | Karen Smith, University of Michigan | Measuring Singularities |
Mar 23/18 | Lila Kari, University of Waterloo | The Mathematics of Genomes |
Mar 16/18 | M. Ram Murty, Queen's University | The Central Limit Theorem In Algebra And Number Theory |
Mar 9/18 | Rene Carmona, Princeton University | Optimal Control of McKean-Vlasov Equations (Mean Field Control) and the Price of Anarchy |
Mar 2/18 | Jacob Tsimerman, University of Toronto | Results in Unlikely Intersections |
Feb 16/18 | Xia Chen University of Tennessee |
Parabolic Anderson equations with rough noise |
Feb 9/18 | B. Banaschewski McMaster University |
Remarks on the function rings of pointfree topology |
Feb 2/18 | Matheus Grasselli McMaster University |
Macroeconomics for Mathematicians |
Jan 26/18 | Elizabeth Milicevic Haverford College |
Flag Varieties and Alcove Walks |
Jan 19/18 | David Duncan, Margaret Thomas, Dario Valdebenito McMaster University |
A tapestry of mathematical research: postdoc threads |
Jan 5/18 | Dave Auckly, Kansas State University |
Math Circles from the Navajo Nation and beyond |
Dec 1/17 | Josef Teichmann, ETH Zurich | Machine learning, regularity structures and applications to mathematical Finance |
Nov 24/17 | Camillo De Lellis, University of Zurich | The Onsager Theorem and folding papers |
Nov 17/17 | Paul G. Higgs, McMaster University | Folding and Replication of RNAs in the RNA World |
Nov 10/17 | Ed Bierstone, Toronto | Geometry of quasianalytic classes |
Nov 3/17 | Fernando Coda Marques, Princeton University | Denseness of minimal hypersurfaces for generic metrics |
Oct 27/17 | Daniel Roy, Toronto | Applications of Nonstandard Analysis to Statistics |
Oct 20/17 | Martin Hairer Imperial College London |
Random loops |
Oct 6/17 | Alexey Shevyakov University of Saskatchewan |
Conservation laws of differential equations: origins, modern approach, properties, systematic computation, and applications |
Sept 29/17 | Julia Gordon, UBC and Cornell | Uniform integration |
Sept 22/17 | Soroosh Yazdani, Google, Waterloo | Machine Learning at Google |
Sept 15/17 | Faculty Threads: |
David Earn - Uncovering the epidemic patters of medieval plagues |
April 7/17 | Bob Rodrigues Statistics and Analytics Division of SAS |
Is the Statistics profession prepared for the World of Big Data? |
Mar 24/17 | Kiumars Kaveh, University of Pittsburgh | Algebraic geometry, convex geometry and computational algebra |
Mar 10/17 | Gary Kennedy Ohio State University |
Tropical geometry |
Mar 3/17 | Julianna Tymoczko Smith College |
Geometry, combinatorics, and representation theory of Hessenberg varieties |
Feb 10/17 | Ross Willard Department of Pure Mathematics University of Waterloo |
Evelyn Nelson Lecture Finiteness conditions on the equational laws of finite algebraic structures |
Jan 27/17 | Tom Davison, McMaster University | d'Alembert's functional equation |
Jan 13/17 | Frank Sottile Texas A&M University |
Galois groups in Enumerative Geometry and Applications |
Nov 25/16 | Sean Bohun Ontario Institute of Technology |
Aspects of Drawn Glass Fibres |
Nov 18/16 | Douglas Stebila McMaster University |
Post-Quantum Key Exchange for the Internet |
Nov/16 | Renming Song University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign |
Potential Theory of Subordinate Brownian Motions |
Oct 28/16 | Colloquium/Britton Lecture Frederick R. Adler, University of Utah |
Control of Territory Size in Ants |
Oct 14/16 | Chris Woodward, Rutgers University | Finding non-displaceable Lagrangians |
Sept 30/16 | Speakers - McMaster University . Bradd Hart . Traian Pirvu . Bartek Protas |
Faculty Threads Pseudo-finite quantum mechanics Profit Maximization in The Federal Funds Market Probing Fundamental Bounds in Hydrodynamics using Variational Optimization Methods |
Sept 16/16 | Michael Steele Univ of Pennsylvania |
Tweets, Re-tweets, and the Superstar Model for Dynamic Networks |
Apr 15/16 | Jim Hoste Pitzer College |
Quandles and Knots |
Apr 8/16 | Eric Marchand University of Sherbrooke |
Predictive Density Estimation: recent results |
Apr 1/16 | David DeVidi Department of Philosophy University of Waterloo |
Mathematical Pluralism, Disagreement and Translation |
Mar 18/16 | Lou van den Dries University of Illinois |
Transseries |
Mar 11/16 | Matt Valeriote McMaster University |
Concept Learning |
Feb 26/16 | Chris Bauch University of Waterloo |
Vaccine scares as critical transitions: an application of dynamical systems to data science |
Feb 12/16 | Takashi Sakajo Kyoto University |
Toward a mathematical theory of turbulence: a survey and a model study |
Feb 5/16 | Simon Thalabard University of Massachusetts, Amherst |
An optimal closure for turbulent flows |
Jan 29/16 | Boris Khesin University of Toronto |
Invariants of functions on symplectic surfaces and ideal hydrodynamics |
Jan 27/16 | John Bush MIT |
TBA Joint with Physics and Astronomy |
Jan 22/16 | Alex Sevigny Department of Communication Studies & Multimedia McMaster University |
Challenges and opportunities in studying unstructured mediated data sets for PR and communications evaluation |
Jan 8/16 | Michela Procesi Universita' degli Studi "Roma Tre" |
Stability and instability in Hamiltonian PDEs |
Dec 4/15 | Philipp Hieronymi UIUC |
2015-2016 Nelson Lecture Dimensional concordance and logical tameness |
Nov 27/15 | Robert Haslhofer University of Toronto |
Weak solutions for the Ricci flow |
Nov 19/15 | Ingrid Daubechies Duke University |
Image processing applications for Art History and Art Conservation |
Nov 19/15 | Simon Levin Princeton University |
Evolutionary perspectives on the Commons |
Nov 13/15 | Gregory Smith Queens University |
Nonnegativity certificates on real projective curves |
Nov 6/15 | John Shareshian Washington University in St. Louis |
Prime divisors of binomial coefficients and topology of coset posets |
Oct 9/15 | David MacKinnon University of Waterloo |
Rational curves and Rational points |
Oct 2/15 | Sandra Lapointe Dept of Philosophy McMaster University |
Mathematics, Logic and Philosophy in the Works of Bernard Bolzano |
Sept 25/15 | Anand Pillay Notre Dame |
Galois theory of linear differential equations and generalizations |
Sept 18/15 | Adam Van Tuyl Shui Feng Megumi Harada McMaster University |
Faculty Threads The Waldschmidt constant for squarefree monomial ideals The Poisson-Dirichlet Distribution Newton-Okounkov bodies and symplectic geometry |
April 10/15 | Hans de Sterck University of Waterloo |
High-order adaptive simulation methods for compressible fluid flows with applications in space physics |
March 20/15 | Victor Kuperman McMaster University |
Quantitative analyses of psychological distance and emotions as revealed through language |
March 20/15 | Craig Evans University of California at Berkeley |
Britton Lectures 2014 Three interpretations of the infinity Laplacian PDE |
Mar 13/15 | Tom Hurd McMaster University |
Percolation on Random Graphs and the Collapse of Financial Systems |
Mar 6/15 | Arian Novruzi University of Ottawa |
Shape optimization problems with convexity constraint. Estimates of first and second order shape derivatives in nonsmooth multidimensional domains |
Feb 27/15 | Robert McCann University of Toronto |
Academic Wages, Singularities, Phase Transitions and Pyramid Schemes |
Jan 9/15 | Richard Arthur McMaster University |
Leibniz's Infinitesimals and their Interpretation |
Nov 28/14 | Nassif Ghoussoub University, British Columbia |
On the Hardy-Schrodinger operator with a singularity on the boundary |
Nov 21/14 | Jaroslav Nesetril Charles University, Prague |
Evelyn Nelson Lecture Homomorphisms, Ramsey theory and structural limits |
Nov 7/14 | Alejandro Adem University of British Columbia |
Topology of commuting Matrices |
Oct 24/14 | Paul Lee Chinese University of Hong Kong |
Ricci Curvature Lower Bounds: From Optimal Transportation to Sasakian manifolds |
Oct 17/14 | Nikolai Saveliev University of Miami |
Index theory on manifolds with periodic ends |
Oct 3/14 | Anniversary of the James Stewart Centre for Mathematics Panel Discussion Niky Kamran, McGill University |
Some recent advances in mathematical general relativity |
Sept 26/14 | N Balakrishnan Gail Wolkowicz Hans Boden McMaster University |
Faculty Threads Abstract Abstract Abstract |
Sept 19/14 | Ergun Yalcin Bilkent University |
Finite group actions on spheres |
May 2/14 | Marie Farge Ecole Normale Supérieure, Paris |
D'Alembert's paradom and the resistance of fluid flows in the fully developed turbulent regime:still an open problem |
Apr 11/14 | Rustum Choksi McGill University |
Self-Assembly: Variational models and Energy Landscapes |
Apr 4/14 | Lek-Heng Lim University of Chicago |
Hypermatrices |
Mar 28/14 | Shamgar Gurevich University of Wisconsin |
The incidence and cross methods for efficient radar detection |
Mar 21/14 | Ilijas Farah York University |
Nelson Lecture Logic and the classification of C*-algebras |
Mar 14/14 | Victor Snaith Sheffield |
The bar-monomial resolution and applications to automorphic representations |
Feb 28/14 | Dan Knopf University of Texas |
Singularities and why we love them: universal behaviors in geometric heat flows |
Feb 7/14 | Ignacio Uriarte-Tuero Michigan State |
Two conjectures of Astala on distortion of sets under quasiconformal maps and related removability problems |
Jan 24/14 | Ruth Charney Brandeis University |
Boundaries of spaces of non-positive curvature |
Dec 10/13 | Paul McNicholas Guelph |
Mixture Model-Based Clustering: Past, Present & Future |
Nov 29/13 | Pawel Pralat Ryerson |
Modelling self-organizing networks |
November 19-22, 2013 |
Henri Darmon McGill University |
Britton Lecture 2013 Elliptic curves and Artin representations |
Nov 15/13 | Masoud Khakhali University of Western Ontario |
A noncommutative view of zeta regularized determinants and analytic torsion |
Nov 8/13 | Elaine Riehm | History of John Charles Fields and the origins of the Fields medal |
Nov 1/13 | Kumar Murty University of Toronto |
Splitting of Abelian varieties |
Oct 25, 2013 | Jean-Christopher Nave McGill University |
Solving Interface problems on a Regular Grid |
Oct 18, 2013 | Robert Shcherbakov University of Western Ontario |
Record-Breaking Avalanches |
Oct 11, 2013 | Daniel Hambleton Mesh Consultants Fields Institute |
Architectural Geometry: Current Tools and Techniques |
Oct 4, 2013 | Robert Jerrard University of Toronto |
Weak solutions of an equation describing vortex filaments |
Sept 20, 2013 | Ailana Fraser University of British Columbia |
Minimal surfaces in the ball and an eigenvalue problem Abstract |
Sept 13, 2013 | Ben Bolker Chung Pang Mok Andy Nicas McMaster University |
Faculty Threads Abstract Abstract Abstract |
Apr 12/13 | Timothy Field Electrical and Computer Engineering McMaster University |
Dynamical theory of spin relaxation |
Apr 5/13 | Sheldon Ross University of Southern California |
Dynamic Models for Selling Multiple Items |
Mar 15/13 | Nail Ibragimov Blekinge Institute of Technology, Sweden |
Conserved vector associated with symmetries and exact solutions of PDEs obtained using conservation laws |
Mar 8/13 | Robert Haslhofer Courant Institute |
Mean curvature flow of hypersurfaces |
Mar 1/13 | Guillaume James University of Grenoble |
Nonlinear waves in granular crystals |
Feb 15/13 | Chris Herald University of Nevada, Reno |
Traceless SU(2) representations of knot groups and the pillowcase |
Jan 25/13 | Nicholas Kevlahan McMaster University |
The Cost of Knowledge Boycott and the Future of Academic Publishing |
Jan 18/13 | Saugata Basu Purdue University |
Quantitative and algorithmic semi-algebraic geometry and applications |
Jan 11/13 | Vitali Vougalter University of Cape Town |
Sharp semiclassical bounds for the moments of eigenvalues |
Nov 30/12 | Mu Tao Wang Columbia University |
A Minkowski inequality and the Penrose inequality |
Nov 23/12 | William Goldman University of Maryland |
Complete affine 3-manifolds, Lorentzian and hyperbolic geometry |
Nov 16/12 | Stephen Anco Brock University |
Geometric curve flows and integrable systems |
Nov 9/12 | Danny Ruberman Brandeis University |
An index theorem for end-periodic operators |
Oct 26/12 | Kathleen Petersen Florida State |
Character Varieties and Hyperbolic 3-manifolds |
Oct 19/12 | Andrew Comech Texas A&M University |
Linear instability of solitary waves in nonlinear Dirac equation |
Oct 12/12 | Renato Iturriaga Fields Institute |
The Hamilton Jacobi equation and some selection criteria |
Oct 5/12 | Elton P. Hsu Northwestern University |
Stochastic Analysis on the Path Space over a Riemannian Manifold |
Sep 21/12 | Thomas Wolf |
Integrable Non-abelian Laurent ODEs |
Sep 14/12 | Jean-Pierre Gabardo Nicholas Kevlahan Roman Viveros-Aguilera McMaster University |
Faculty Threads |