Colloquium Archives
Date  Speakers  

Friday, March 22, 2019  15:30 to 17:30

Faculty Circus 
Pitt Math Faculty

Friday, March 8, 2019  15:30 to 16:30

Can addition make things more convex? 
Artem Zvavitch
Kent State University

Friday, March 1, 2019  15:30 to 16:30

Deformation of Alexander Maps 
JangMei Wu
University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign

Friday, February 22, 2019  15:30 to 16:45

Mellon Fellowship Talks 
Victor DeCaria
Priyadip Mondal

Tuesday, February 12, 2019  14:00

Evolutionary Dynamics in Microbial Communities: Lessons from the Lab, the Whiteboard, and the Microbiome 
Dr. Benjamin Good
University of California, Berkeley

Thursday, February 7, 2019  14:00

Parasite Life History Evolution: The Impact of Ecology Across Scales 
Megan Greischar
University of Toronto

Tuesday, February 5, 2019  13:00

How Does Interspecific Host Competition Alter the Amplification and Dilution of Disease? 
Dr. Michael Cortez
Utah State University

Thursday, January 31, 2019  12:00

Mathematical Modeling of CellCell Communication and Collective Behavior 
Dr. Andrew Mugler
Purdue University

Monday, January 28, 2019  15:00

Padic variation of Galois Representations and Modular Forms 
Rebecca Bellovin
Imperial College London

Friday, January 25, 2019  15:30 to 16:30

Horse Versus Morse – Can You Hear It? Dynamic Features of Bistable Perception in Auditory Streaming 
Rodica Curtu
University of Iowa

Friday, January 25, 2019  11:00

Eisenstein congruences and arithmetic 
Carl WangErickson
Imperial College

Tuesday, January 22, 2019  14:00

Efficient Computation in the Brain  Using Computational Principles to Unify Behavior, Representation and Mechanism 
Xuexin Wei
Columbia University

Friday, January 18, 2019  15:30

Graphs and Arithmetic Geometry 
Farbod Shokrieh
University of Copenhagen

Thursday, January 17, 2019  12:00

Using TopDown Approaches to Investigate Compressible Sequence Learning in the Hippocampus 
Wilten Nicola
Imperial College London

Wednesday, January 16, 2019  11:00

ON THE SEMISIMPLICITY OF GEOMETRIC MONODROMY ACTION IN FℓCOEFFICIENTS 
Chun Yin Hui
Tsinghua University

Tuesday, January 15, 2019  14:00

Congruences in Langlands Reciprocity 
Daniel Le
University of Toronto

Thursday, January 10, 2019  12:00

Neural Circuit Mechanisms of Rapid Associative Learning 
Aaron Milstein
Stanford University School of Medicine

Thursday, December 6, 2018  12:00

Bridging Structure, Dynamics, and Computation in Brain Networks 
Hannah Choi

Friday, November 30, 2018  15:30 to 16:30

PDE Methods for the Numerical Simulation of Compressible Fluids 
Steve Shkoller
University of California  Davis

Friday, November 16, 2018  15:30 to 16:30

Recurrence for IP Systems with Polynomial Wildcards 
James T. Campbell
University of Memphis

Friday, November 9, 2018  15:30 to 16:30

Endpoint Sobolev inequalities for vector fields 
Jean Van Schaftingen
UCLouvain

Friday, November 2, 2018  15:30 to 16:30

On KellerSegel chemotaxis models with degenerate diffusion 
Qi Wang
Southwest University of Finance and Economics

Friday, October 26, 2018  15:30 to 16:30

Fractional CahnHilliard Equation(s): Analysis, Properties and Approximation 
Mark Ainsworth
Brown University

Friday, October 12, 2018  15:30 to 16:30

A method to recover waterwave profiles from bottom pressure measurements 
Diane Henderson
Penn State University

Friday, October 5, 2018  15:30 to 16:30

Phylogenetic Algebraic Geometry 
Seth Sullivant
North Carolina State University

Friday, September 21, 2018  15:30 to 16:30

Machine learning for the discovery of governing equations and optimal coordinate systems 
Nathan Kutz
University of Washington

Friday, September 14, 2018  15:30 to 16:30

Mathematical definitions, formally speaking 
Thomas Hales

Friday, September 7, 2018  15:30 to 16:30

Applications of complex analysis to counting arithmetic objects 
Ramin TaklooBighash

Friday, April 20, 2018  15:30

Iterated Fourier Series 
Camil Muscalu
Cornell University

Friday, April 13, 2018  15:30

A Phase Field Model for Thin Elastic Structures with Topological Constraint 
Patrick Dondl
Albert Ludwigs University of Freiburg

Friday, April 6, 2018  15:30

Regularity and stability results for the 2D Boussinesq equations with partial dissipation 
Jiahong Wu
Oklahoma State University

Friday, March 30, 2018  15:30

Dynamics in higher Teichmuller theory 
Dick Canary
University of Michigan

Friday, March 23, 2018  15:30

Dynamics of a degenerate PDE model of epitaxial crystal growth 
JianGuo Liu
Duke University

Friday, March 16, 2018  15:30

A Short Excursion into the Mean Value Property 
Jose Gonzalez Llorente
Universidad Autonoma de Barcelona

Friday, February 23, 2018  15:30

Perspectives on models of patterning and morphogenesis with applications to developmental biology 
Krishna Garikipati
University of Michigan

Friday, February 16, 2018  15:30

Traveling pulses in the FitzhughNagumo system 
Bjorn Sandstede
Brown University

Friday, February 9, 2018  16:00

Joint CMUPitt Colloquium: Global solutions to the compressible NavierStokes equation with degenerate viscosity coefficients 
Alexis Vasseur
University of Texas at Austin

Friday, January 19, 2018  15:30

Moment Maps of Toric Varieties, Linear Precision, and Maximum Likelihood Degree One 
David Cox
Amherst College

Friday, December 1, 2017  15:30

A MinMax Representation of Elliptic Operators, and Applications 
Russell Schwab
Michigan State University

Friday, November 17, 2017  15:30

The Future of Data Science 
David Banks
Duke University

Friday, November 10, 2017  15:30

Algebraic splitting methods for incompressible flow problems 
Leo Rebholz
Clemson University

Friday, November 10, 2017  15:30

Algebraic splitting methods for incompressible flow problems 
Leo Rebholz
Clemson University

Friday, November 3, 2017  15:30

Weak and measurevalued solutions to the full Euler system 
Eduard Feireisl
Czech Academy of Sciences

Friday, October 27, 2017  15:30

Local and global regularity of partial differential equations 
Lihe Wang
University of Iowa

Friday, October 20, 2017  15:30

Instability Index, Exponential Trichotomy and Invariant Manifolds for Hamiltonian PDEs 
Zhiwu Lin
Georgia Tech

Friday, October 13, 2017  15:30

Geodesic Currents and Counting Problems 
Kasra Rafi
University of Toronto

Friday, October 6, 2017  15:30

General theory of pricing and hedging in incomplete markets, its symbolic implementation, and applications 
Srdjan Stojanovic
University of Cincinnati

Friday, September 29, 2017  15:30

THE LATTICE SPHERE PACKING PROBLEM IN THE HYPERBOLIC PLANE 
University of Pittsburgh

Friday, September 22, 2017  15:30

Applications of Tauberian Theorems to Counting Arithmetic Objects 
Ramin TaklooBighash
University of Illinois at Chicago

Friday, September 15, 2017  15:30

A new class of linear, decoupled, energy stable schemes for gradient flows 
Jie Shen
Purdue University

Friday, September 8, 2017  15:30

Advancing hyperbolic solutions through tent canopies 
Jay Gopalakrishnan
Portland State University

Friday, September 1, 2017  15:30

Brain Imaging with FreeFem++ 
Frederic Hecht
Universit Pierre et Marie Curie

Friday, April 21, 2017  15:30

Weak Solutions to Compressible NavierStokes 
PierreEmmanuel Jabin
University of Maryland

Friday, April 7, 2017  16:00 to 17:00

Joint CMUPitt Colloquium: The Cauchy problem for the quantum Boltzmann equation for bosons at very low temperature 
Irene Gamba
University of Texas at Austin

Friday, March 31, 2017  15:30

The problem with Hilbert's 6th problem 
Marshall Slemrod
University of Wisconsin at Madison

Friday, March 24, 2017  15:30

Intersection Theory and Twisted Cohomology 
Ralph L. Cohen
Dept. of Mathematics, Stanford University

Friday, March 17, 2017  15:00

Maximal Dissipation 
Constantine Dafermos
Brown University

Friday, March 3, 2017  15:30

Asymptotically optimal shapes: the drum with lowest nth frequency, and the ellipse enclosing the most lattice points 
Richard Laugesen
University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign

Friday, February 24, 2017  15:30

Fun with finite covers of 3manifolds: connections between topology, geometry and arithmetic 
Nathan Dunfield
University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign

Friday, February 17, 2017  15:30

On the motion of a rigid body with a liquidfilled interior cavity 
Paolo Galdi
University of Pittsburgh

Friday, February 10, 2017  15:30

Is dispersion a stabilizing or destabilizing mechanism? Landaudamping in fast oscillating turbulent flows 
Edriss Titi
University of Texas A&M and Weizmann Institute of Science

Friday, February 3, 2017  15:30

The Reinhardt Conjecture about Bad Packings 
University of Pittsburgh

Friday, January 27, 2017  15:30

Numerical approximation of multiphase flows in porous media 
Noel Walkington
Carnegie Mellon University

Friday, January 20, 2017  15:30

The History of Dirichlet's Theorem on Primes in an Arithmetic Progression 
Jeremy Avigad
Carnegie Mellon University

Friday, December 2, 2016  16:00

Joint CMUPitt Colloquium: Microscopic description of Coulomb type systems 
Sylvia Serfaty
New York University

Friday, November 18, 2016  15:30

Tropical Geometry of Algebraic Curves 
Sam Payne
Yale University

Friday, November 4, 2016  15:30

A Tale of Two Learning Rules 
Brent Doiron
University of Pittsburgh

Friday, October 28, 2016  15:30

Can You Hear the Shape of a 3Manifold? 
David Futer
Temple University

Friday, October 21, 2016  15:30

Interacting isochron foliations 
Bernd Krauskopf and Hinke Osinga
University of Auckland

Friday, October 14, 2016  15:30

The fixed point property for nonexpansive mappings in Banach spaces: What role does the norm play? 
Maria Japon Pineda
University of Sevilla, Spain

Friday, October 7, 2016  15:30

Optimal Stopping Problems Under Model Uncertainty 
University of Pittsburgh

Friday, September 30, 2016  15:30

Existence and Qualitative Theory of Steady Stratified Water Waves 
Ming Chen
University of Pittsburgh

Friday, September 16, 2016  15:30

Asynchronous Optimized Schwarz Methods for the Solution of PDEs 
Daniel B. Szyld
Temple University

Friday, September 9, 2016  15:30

Fluid Flow at High Reynolds Numbers 
Anna Mazzucato
Penn State Univeristy

Friday, April 22, 2016  15:30

Profinite Rigidity and Flexibility for Residually Finite Groups 
Alan Reid
University of Texas at Austin

Friday, April 8, 2016  15:30

A Survey of Alternating Permutations 
Richard Stanley
MIT

Friday, April 1, 2016  15:30

Einstein's general relativity, black holes and the quixotic search for gravitational waves 
George Sparling
University of Pittsburgh

Friday, March 25, 2016  15:30

Why Gradient Flows of Some Energies Good for Defect Equilibria are not Good for Dynamics, and an Improvement 
Amit Acharya
Carnegie Mellon University

Friday, March 18, 2016  15:30

Discrete Game Theory and Nonlinear Patial Differential Equations 
Qing Liu
Fukuoka University

Friday, March 4, 2016  15:30

Turbulent Fluctuations are Dissipative in the Mean 
University of Pittsburgh

Friday, February 26, 2016  15:30

Isometric immersion of completesurface with negative Gauss curvature 
Feimin Huang
Harvard University

Friday, February 19, 2016  15:30 to 16:30

Type II Singularity Formation in Harmonic Map Flow 
Juncheng Wei
University of British Columbia

Friday, February 12, 2016  15:30

Characterization of Optimal Strategy for MultiAsset Investment and Consumptiomn with Transaction Costs 
University of Pittsburgh

Friday, January 29, 2016  15:30

Principal Bundles, Moduli Spaces, Landlands Duality and Motives 
Roman Fedorov
Kansas State University

Tuesday, January 26, 2016  15:00

Algebraic Tori and a Computational Inverse Galois Problem  
Friday, January 22, 2016  15:30

Deterministic and Probabilistic Wellposedness Results for Nonlinear Schrodinger and Wave Equations 
Aynur Bulut
University of Michigan

Thursday, January 21, 2016  15:00

On Discrete Spectrum of Quasisplit Classical Groups and the Generalized Ramanujan Problem 
Baiying Liu
School of Mathematics, Institute for Advanced Study

Tuesday, January 19, 2016  15:00

Nonlocal Aspects in Geometric Analysis 
Armin Schikorra

Friday, January 15, 2016  15:30

Solutions to the Incompressible Euler Equations that Fail to Conserve Energy 
Philip Isett
Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Thursday, January 14, 2016  15:00

Hyperelliptic Curves and Springer Theory 
TsaoHsien Chen
Northwestern University

Tuesday, January 12, 2016  15:00

Multiscale Analysis of Rectifiable Sets 
Jonas Azzam
Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona

Friday, January 8, 2016  15:30

Beyond Euclidean Rectifiability 
Sean Li
University of Chicago

Friday, December 4, 2015  15:30

Nonlocal nonlinear advectiondiffusion equations 
Peter Constantin
Princeton University

Wednesday, December 2, 2015  16:00

Edmund R. Michalik Distinguished Lecture: Taming infinities 
Martin Hairer, University of Warwick

Friday, November 20, 2015  15:30

Wellposedness and stability in the integrable systems 
Dmitry Pelinovsky
McMaster University

Friday, November 20, 2015  15:30

Wellposedness and stability in the integrable systems 
Dmitry Pelinovsky
McMaster University

Friday, November 13, 2015  15:30 to 16:30

Energybased fracture evolution 
Christopher Larsen
Worcester Polytechnic Institute

Friday, November 6, 2015  15:30

Perspectives of Differential Geometry in Continuum Mechanics 
Marcelo Epstein
University of Calgary

Friday, October 30, 2015  15:30

Monotone Sobolev Mappings of Plannar Domains and Surfaces 
Tadeusz Iwaniec
Syracuse University

Friday, October 23, 2015  15:30

Uniform error estimates for finite difference methods applied to problems with interfaces 
James Thomas Beale
Duke University
