Applied Mathematics Seminar Archives
Date  Speakers  

Friday, April 24, 2020  13:00

Dynamics of DNA knots and links in ionized fluid 
Abby Pekoske
University of Pittsburgh, Mathematics Department

Friday, April 10, 2020  13:00

Digging through DiRT: Investigating how Trap Recharge Time Influences the Statistics of Particle Diffusion 
Gregory Handy
University of Pittsburgh, Mathematics Department

Friday, February 21, 2020  13:00

Type III Neuronal Dynamics in a Hybrid Nonlinear Model 
Jonathan Rubin
University of Pittsburgh, Department of Mathematics

Wednesday, February 12, 2020  13:00

The Persistence of Emerging Pathogens 
Todd Parsons
Sorbonne Université, CNRS, Laboratoire de Probabilités Statistique et Modélisation

Friday, February 7, 2020  13:00

NETLAND: Visualization of the geometry and dynamics of Hidden Unit Space 
Paul Munro
University of Pittsburgh, School of Computing and Information

Friday, January 31, 2020  13:00

Studying a 2D Logistic Map 
Derek Orr
University of Pittsburgh, Department of Mathematics

Friday, January 24, 2020  13:00

Higher Order Phase Models 
G. Bard Ermentrout
University of Pittsburgh, Department of Mathematics

Friday, April 12, 2019  13:00

Flying snakes, attracting manifolds, and the trajectory divergence rate 
Gary Nave
University of Colorado Boulder, BioFrontiers Institute

Monday, April 2, 2018  14:00 to 15:00

Sequences, topology, and inferring the dimension of a sensory space from neural responses 
Vladimir Itskov
The Pennsylvania State University

Monday, March 19, 2018  14:00

A New Frame for Phase Space Analysis 
Benjamin Letson
University of Pittsburgh

Monday, March 12, 2018  14:00

Solitary waves in an FPU lattice with secondneighbor interactions 
Anna Vainchtein
University of Pittsburgh

Monday, February 26, 2018  14:00

Modeldependent and modelindependent control of biological network models 
Jorge Gómez Tejeda Zañudo
Penn State, DanaFarber Cancer Institute and the Broad Institute of Harvard and MIT

Monday, February 12, 2018  14:00

Periodically forced phase oscillators 
G. Bard Ermentrout
University of Pittsburgh

Friday, December 1, 2017  12:00

Random Graph Modeling of Key Predistribution Schemes in Wireless Sensor Networks 
Osman Yağan
Carnegie Mellon University

Friday, November 17, 2017  12:00

Flexibility, Adaptability and Pareto Efficiency in Manufacturing Operations 
Hoda Bidkhori
University of Pittsburgh

Friday, November 10, 2017  12:00

Two strategies to estimate synaptic conductances under nonlinear effects. 
Catalina Vich Llompart
Universitat de les Illes Balears

Friday, October 27, 2017  12:00

Exact approaches for finding maximum quasicliques and dense clusters/subgraphs 
Oleg Prokopyev
University of Pittsburgh

Friday, October 13, 2017  12:00

Population Level Phase Resetting Curves 
University of Pittsburgh

Friday, October 6, 2017  12:00

Chaos, spikeadding, and mixedmode oscillations in a nonlinear neuronal model with resets 
University of Pittsburgh

Friday, September 29, 2017  13:00

Decoupling Approximation Design Using Operator Norms 
Cornel Sultan
VirginiaTech

Friday, September 22, 2017  13:00

Crossfrequency Oscillation in Mean Field Dynamics of Delaycoupled Modified Theta Neurons and its Corresponding Spiking Dynamics 
Akao Akihiko
The University of Tokyo

Monday, May 8, 2017  11:00 to 12:00

A nonlocal system modelling the spread of epidemics on networks 
Elisabeth Logak
University of CergyPontoise

Friday, May 6, 2016  12:00 to 12:45

Emergence and bifurcations of nonstationary states in the anharmonic oscillator chains 
Yuli Starosvetsky
Technion

Friday, April 15, 2016  12:00 to 12:50

Existence and uniqueness of traveling waves in a nonlocal singular equation 
University of Pittsburgh

Friday, April 8, 2016  12:00 to 12:50

Taking the (female pelvic) Floor to Talk about Continuum Mechanics 
Raffaella De Vita
Virginia Tech

Friday, April 1, 2016  12:00 to 12:50

Robustness of solutions of the inverse problem for linear dynamical systems with uncertain data 
University of Pittsburgh

Friday, March 25, 2016  12:00 to 12:50

The space and time of neural variability 
University of Pittsburgh

Friday, March 18, 2016  12:00 to 12:50

Solitary waves in a lattice with competing interactions 
University of Pittsburgh

Friday, March 4, 2016  12:00 to 12:50

A modeling framework for an epidemic with multiple modes of transmission on a dynamic network 
Karly Jacobsen
Mathematical Biosciences Institute, Ohio State University

Friday, February 26, 2016  12:00 to 12:50

SecondOrder Necessary Conditions in Locally Lipschitz Scalar Optimization with Inequality Constraints 
Elena Constantin
University of Pittsburgh  Johnstown

Friday, February 19, 2016  12:00 to 12:50

Asymptotic phase for stochastic limit cycles 
Peter Thomas
Case Western Reserve University

Friday, February 12, 2016  12:00 to 12:50

Bayesian Parameter Estimation and Inference Across Scales 
Margaret Callahan
Case Western Reserve University

Friday, February 5, 2016  12:00 to 12:50

Strategies to maximize antiphase burst lengths in networks with reciprocal inhibition 
University of Pittsburgh

Friday, January 29, 2016  12:00 to 12:50

Surface reconstruction of stratified solitary water waves from pressure data on the bed 
University of Pittsburgh

Friday, January 22, 2016  12:00 to 12:50

Error estimates for inverse problems matching statistical moments in random elliptic PDEs 
University of Pittsburgh

Friday, December 11, 2015  10:00

Elasticity with Disarrangements 
David Owen
Carnegie Mellon University

Friday, December 4, 2015  10:00

A closer look at the inverse problem for dynamical systems with uncertain data 
University of Pittsburgh

Friday, November 20, 2015  10:00

Heteroclinic orbits for travelling kinks in differential, difference, and nonlocal wave equations 
Dmitry Pelinovsky
McMaster University

Friday, November 13, 2015  10:00

Energy exchange, localization and transfer in nonlinear oscillatory chains and nanostructures (resonance nonstationary dynamics) 
Leonid Manevitch
Semenov Institute of Chemical Physics, Russian Academy of Sciences

Friday, November 6, 2015  10:00

Material Groupoids in Remodeling and Aging 
Marcelo Epstein
University of Calgary

Friday, October 30, 2015  10:00

Propagating Waves as a Cortical Mechanism of DirectionSelectivity in V1 Motion Cells 
University of Pittsburgh

Friday, October 23, 2015  10:00

Modeling of Nonbonded Interactions in Graphene and Carbon Nanostructures 
Dmitry Golovaty
University of Akron

Friday, October 23, 2015  10:00

Modeling of Nonbonded Interactions in Graphene and Carbon Nanostructures 
Dmitry Golovaty
University of Akron

Friday, October 16, 2015  10:00

Enumerating Graphs with Prescribed Degree Sequences to Arbitrary Orders of Accuracy 
University of Pittsburgh

Friday, October 9, 2015  10:00

Systems with a continuum of attractors and their relationship to neuronal integrators 
University of Pittsburgh

Friday, October 2, 2015  10:00

Interactions of solitary modes in models of bacterial chemotaxis 
University of Pittsburgh

Friday, September 25, 2015  10:00

Spatiotemporal patterns in the WilsonCowan Equations 
University of Pittsburgh

Friday, September 11, 2015  10:00

Pursuit and Very Small Swarms 
University of Pittsburgh

Tuesday, May 26, 2015  11:00

Multiscale analysis of highly nonlinear regimes emerging in the inertially coupled locally resonant structure 
Prof. Yuli Starosvetsky
Technion Israel Institute of Technology

Friday, April 17, 2015  12:00 to 13:00

Optimal coding, invariance, noise and heterogeneity in an ON/OFF sensory pathway 
Andre Longtin
University of Ottawa

Friday, April 10, 2015  12:00

Existence of Traveling Pulses for some Neural networks  
Friday, April 3, 2015  12:00 to 13:00

Evolutionary Dynamics in Random Environments 
Kamran Kaveh
University of Minnesota

Friday, March 27, 2015  12:00 to 13:00

Geometric Singular Perturbation Analysis of MixedMode Dynamics in Pituitary Cells 
Theo Vo
Boston University

Friday, March 20, 2015  12:00 to 13:00

"Nonlinear waves in locally resonant granular chains" 
University of Pittsburgh

Friday, March 6, 2015  12:00 to 13:00

Vortex Dynamics in BoseEinstein Condensates: Bifurcations, Chaotic Dynamics and Experimental Observations 
Panayotis Kevrekidis
University of Massachusetts, Amherst

Friday, February 27, 2015  12:00 to 13:00

A Neuronal Network Model for ContextDependent Perceptual Decision on Ambiguous Sound Comparison 
Chengcheng Huang
New York University, Courant Institute

Friday, February 20, 2015  12:00 to 13:00

Averaging, folded singularities, and torus canards in bursting/spiking transitions 
University of Pittsburgh

Friday, February 6, 2015  12:00

Information Routing in Networks and Contructing Graphs  
Friday, January 30, 2015  12:00 to 13:00

Dynamics of chains of mixed oscillatory & excitable elements 
University of Pittsburgh

Friday, January 23, 2015  12:00 to 13:00

On solitary waves in diatomic lattices 
University of Pittsburgh

Wednesday, April 9, 2014  15:00 to 16:00

Evaluating the effects of hypoxia on coastal fish 
Rachael Neilan
Duquesne University

Wednesday, April 2, 2014  15:00 to 16:00

Dynamics of a Nonsmooth Conceptual Climate Model 
Anna Barry
University of Minnesota

Wednesday, March 26, 2014  15:00 to 16:00

Locally contractive dynamics and bursting 
University of Pittsburgh

Wednesday, March 19, 2014  15:00 to 16:00

Synchronizing with flexible frequencies  
Wednesday, March 5, 2014  15:00 to 16:00

Evolutionary Dynamics of Tumour Heterogeniety 
Kamran Kaveh
University of Waterloo

Wednesday, February 19, 2014  15:00 to 16:00

Formation of stable attractors in finite size networks of stochastic neurons 
University of Pittsburgh

Wednesday, February 12, 2014  15:00 to 16:00

Stochastic dynamics of neural synapses in health and disease 
University of Pittsburgh

Wednesday, February 5, 2014  12:00 to 13:00

Mathematical and computational models of fluidstructure interaction with applications to hemodynamics 
University of Pittsburgh

Wednesday, November 20, 2013  15:00 to 16:00

Solitary waves in a nonintegrable FPU lattice 
University of Pittsburgh

Wednesday, November 13, 2013  15:00 to 16:00

Kinetics of a twinning step 
University of Pittsburgh

Wednesday, October 30, 2013  15:00

Dynamics of price and wealth in asset flow models 
University of Pittsburgh

Wednesday, October 2, 2013  15:00 to 16:00

Population dynamics of the modified theta model 
University of Pittsburgh

Wednesday, September 11, 2013  15:00

Balanced networks in space  
Wednesday, September 4, 2013  15:00 to 16:00

Unexpected Chaos in a Neural Model 