Departmental Colloquium:   List of upcoming colloquium talks


2017-18

Title: What can we learn from Divergent Series?

Speaker: Christiane Rousseau, Universite de Montreal

Date: Friday, September 22, 2017
Time:  2:30 p.m.
Place:  Jeffery 234

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Title: Semi-invariants of quivers

Speaker: Charles Paquette, RMC
Date: Friday, September 15, 2017
Time:  2:30 p.m.
Place:  Jeffery 234

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2016-17

Title: Ricci curvature lower bounds in sub-Riemannian geometry

Speaker: Fabrice Baudouin, University of Connecticut
Date: Friday, April 7, 2017
Time:  2:30 p.m.
Place:  Jeffery 234

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Title: Big data, data science, statistics

Speaker: Nancy Reid, University of Toronto
Date: Friday, March 31, 2017
Time:  2:30 p.m.
Place:  Jeffery 234

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Title: Spectra of random regular and quasi-regular graphs

Speaker: Ioana Dumitriu, University of Washington, Seattle
Date: Friday, March 24, 2017
Time:  2:30 p.m.
Place:  Jeffery 234

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Title: Quotients of Lie Group Actions

Speaker: Jordan Watts, University of Colorado, Boulder
Date: Friday, March 17, 2017
Time:  2:30 p.m.
Place:  Jeffery 234

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Title: Roth-type Theorems in Euclidean Spaces

Speaker: Brian Cook, Fields Institute
Date: Friday, March 10, 2017
Time:  2:30 p.m.
Place:  Jeffery 234

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Title: Hyperplane sections of K3 surfaces

Speaker: Enrico Arbarello, La Sapienza – Università di Roma
Date: Friday, March 3, 2017
Time:  2:30 p.m.
Place:  Jeffery 234

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Title: Ramification theory for arbitrary valuation rings in positive characteristic

Speaker: Vaidehee Thatte, Queen's University
Date: Friday, February 10, 2017
Time:  2:30 p.m.
Place:  Jeffery 234

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Title: A short story about higher Mahler measure

Speaker: Arunabha Biswas, Queen's University
Date: Friday, February 3, 2017
Time:  2:30 p.m.
Place:  Jeffery 234

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Title: The stochastic evolution of pathogen virulence

Speaker: Todd Parsons, Universite Pierre et Marie Curie
Date: Friday, January 27, 2017
Time:  3:30 p.m.
Place:  Jeffery 234

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Title: The partner model: critical and non-critical behaviour

Speaker: Eric Foxall, Arizona State University
Date: Monday, January 23, 2017
Time:  4:30 p.m.
Place:  Jeffery 234

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Title: High-fidelity simulations of complex fluid flows

Speaker: Maxime Theillard, University of California San Diego
Date: Friday, January 20, 2017
Time:  2:30 p.m.
Place:  Jeffery 234

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Title: Numerical Methods for Partial Differential Equations on Evolving Domains

Speaker: Evan Gawlik, University of California San Diego
Date: Monday, January 16, 2017
Time:  4:30 p.m.
Place:  Jeffery 234

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Title: Mathematics Of Imperfect Vaccines

Speaker: Felicia Magpantay, University of Manitoba
Date: Friday, January 13, 2017
Time:  3:30 p.m.
Place:  Jeffery 234

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Title: The chromatic number of the plane, axioms, and constraint satisfaction problems

Speaker: Claude Tardif, RMC/Queen's University
Date: Friday, December 2, 2016
Time:  2:30 p.m.
Place:  Jeffery 234

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Title: The core entropy of quadratic polynomials

Speaker: Giulio Tiozzo, University of Toronto
Date: Friday, November 25, 2016
Time:  2:30 p.m.
Place:  Jeffery 234

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Title: Control of Linear Systems by Input Selection

Speaker: Alex Olshevsky, Boston University
Date: Friday, November 18, 2016
Time:  2:30 p.m.
Place:  Jeffery 234

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Title: Hyperbolicity in dynamics and geometry

Speaker: Steven Frankel, Yale University
Date: Friday, November 11, 2016
Time:  2:30 p.m.
Place:  Jeffery 234

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Title: A class of Networked Control Systems: Interference Induced Games, Filtering, Nash Equilibria

Speaker: Roland Malhamé, GERAD and École Polytechnique de Montréal
Date: Friday, November 4, 2016
Time:  2:30 p.m.
Place:  Jeffery 234

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Title: Prime Solutions to Polynomial Equations

Speaker: Shuntaro, Queen's University
Date: Friday, October 28, 2016
Time:  2:30 p.m.
Place:  Jeffery 234

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Title: $\mathbf{FI}$-algebras

Speaker: Robert Krone, Queen's University
Date: Friday, October 21, 2016
Time:  2:30 p.m.
Place:  Jeffery 234

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Title: Sieve functions and finite Ramanujan expansions

Speaker: Giovanni Coppola, University of Salerno
Date: Friday, October 14, 2016
Time:  2:30 p.m.
Place:  Jeffery 234

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Title: Towards a Hyperbolic Theory of Control

Speaker: Christoph Kawan, University of Passau
Date: Friday, October 7, 2016
Time:  2:30 p.m.
Place:  Jeffery 234

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Title: Actions of countable groups, generating partitions and entropy

Speaker: Anunsh Tserunyan, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Date: Friday, September 30, 2016
Time:  2:30 p.m.
Place:  Jeffery 234

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Title: What everyone needs to know about Grade 10 Math

Speaker: Peter Taylor, Queen's University
Date: Friday, September 23, 2016
Time:  2:30 p.m.
Place:  Jeffery 234

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Title: Some mathematical contributions to the problem of drug resistance

Speaker: Troy Day, Queen's University
Date: Friday, September 16, 2016
Time:  2:30 p.m.
Place:  Jeffery 234

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2015-16

Title: Jacobi's Geodesic Problem and Integrable Hamiltonian Systems on Lie Algebras

Speaker: Velimir Jurdjevic, University of Toronto
Date: Friday, April 1, 2016
Time:  2:30 p.m.
Place:  Jeffery 234

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Title: Statistical challenges in analyzing observational data on pregnancy

Speaker: Ronghui (Lily) Xu
Date: Friday, March 18, 2016
Time:  2:30 p.m.
Place:  Jeffery 234

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Title: Entropic and Displacement interpolation of probability distributions: geometric and computational aspects

Speaker: Professor Tryphon Georgiou, University of Minnesota
Date: Friday, March 11, 2016
Time:  2:30 p.m.
Place:  Jeffery 234

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Title: Imaging Conductivity from one Internal Current Measurement and Minimal Surfaces

Speaker: Adrian Nachman, Department of Mathematics, University of Toronto
Date: Friday, March 4, 2016
Time:  2:30 p.m.
Place:  Jeffery 234

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Title: The versatility of mathematics: Hard problems in math and in the real world

Speaker: Andrew Droll, Gnowit, Inc.
Date: Friday, February 26, 2016
Time:  2:30 p.m.
Place:  Jeffery 234

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Title: First principles and epidemiological applications of nonlinear recovery rate

Speaker: Scott Greenhalgh, Queen's University
Date: Friday, February 12, 2016
Time:  2:30 p.m.
Place:  Jeffery 234

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Title: Bifurcation phenomenon of fixed points of Hamiltonian maps and provide an instability criterion of periodic orbits in Hamiltonian systems. These results are applications of the Conley-Zehnder index for Symplectic paths

Speaker: Yanxia Deng, Queen's University
Date: Friday, February 5, 2016
Time:  2:30 p.m.
Place:  Jeffery 234

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Title: Synchronization and dynamics in symmetric networks of differential equations: with applications to sensing and power devices

Speaker: Pietro-Luciano Buono, Ontario Institute of Technology
Date: Friday, January 29, 2016
Time:  2:30 p.m.
Place:  Jeffery 234

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Title: Counting orbits of Anosov flows in free homotopy classes

Speaker: Thomas Barthelme, Pennsylvania State University
Date: Friday, January 22, 2016
Time:  2:30 p.m.
Place:  Jeffery 234

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Title: Rigidity phenomena in random point sets

Speaker: Subhroshenkar Ghosh, Princeton University
Date: Wednesday, January 20, 2016
Time:  3:30 p.m.
Place:  Jeffery 422

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Title: Sequences modulo one: convergence of local statistics

Speaker: Ilya Vinogradov, Princeton
Date: Monday, January 18, 2016
Time:  4:30 p.m.
Place:  Jeffery 234

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Title: Positivity for cycles

Speaker: Mihai Fulger, Princeton University
Date: Friday, January 15, 2016
Time:  3:30 p.m.
Place:  Jeffery 225

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Title: Deformation quantization of Poisson brackets on projective space

Speaker: Brent Pym, Oxford University
Date: Friday, January 8, 2016
Time:  2:30 p.m.
Place:  Jeffery 234

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Title: Multidirectional Mean Value Inequalities

Speaker: Robert Kipka
Date: Friday, December 4, 2015
Time:  2:30 p.m.
Place:  Jeffery 234

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Title: Capacity of Communication Networks

Speaker: Lin Song, Queen's University
Date: Friday, November 27, 2015
Time:  2:30 p.m.
Place:  Jeffery 234

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Title: Convexity Properties, Existence and Approximation of Optimal Solutions in Decentralized Stochastic Control

Speaker: Serdar Yuksel
Date: Friday, November 13, 2015
Time:  2:30 p.m.
Place:  Jeffery 234

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Title: Dynamical systems with random switching

Speaker: Tobiash Hurth, University of Toronto
Date: Friday, November 6, 2015
Time:  2:30 p.m.
Place:  Jeffery 234

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Title: The Laplacian Plus a Large Potential

Speaker: Ikemefuna Agbanusi, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Date: Friday, October 30, 2015
Time:  2:30 p.m.
Place:  Jeffery 234

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Title: Zimin Words and Homomorphism Densities

Speaker: Danny Rorabaugh, Queen's University
Date: Friday, October 23, 2015
Time:  2:30 p.m.
Place:  Jeffery 234

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Title: A glimpse at bi-free probability

Speaker: Dan Voiculescu, UC Berkeley
Date: Friday, October 16, 2015
Time:  2:30 p.m.
Place:  Jeffery 234

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Title: Recent progress toward Chowla's and Sarnak's conjectures

Speaker: Francesco Cellarosi
Date: Friday, October 2, 2015
Time:  2:30 p.m.
Place:  Jeffery 234

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Title: Woven String Kernels and a Problem of Analyzing DNA Sequences

Speaker: Andrew McEachern, Queen's University
Date: Friday, September 25, 2015
Time:  2:30 p.m.
Place:  Jeffery 234

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Title: On Connection Between Optimal Design and Nonparametric Regression

Speaker: Boris Levit, Queen's University
Date: Friday, September 18, 2015
Time:  2:30 p.m.
Place:  Jeffery 234

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