Colloquium Archives
Date  Speakers  

Friday, April 16, 2021  15:30

Mellon Fellowship Talks 
Jesse Han & Derek Orr
University of Pittsburgh

Friday, April 2, 2021  15:30

Zoonotic Spillover in Stochastic Epidemic Models with Demographic and Seasonal Variability 
Linda Allen
Texas Tech University

Friday, March 26, 2021  15:30

Phase Transition in Some Random Matrix Models 
Masoud Khalkhali
University of Western Ontario

Friday, March 12, 2021  15:30

Career: Having Your Cake and Eating It Too 
Mel Currie
National Security Agency (NSA)

Friday, March 5, 2021  15:30

Lagrangian Geometry of Matroids 
Graham Denham
University of Western Ontario

Friday, February 26, 2021  15:30

Monotonicity Formulas and Fractional Obstacle Problems 
Donatella Danielli
Arizona State University

Friday, February 19, 2021  15:30

Understanding the interaction between a viscous, incompressible fluid and a multilayered poroelastic structure modeling bioartificial pancreas 
Suncica Canic
University of California, Berkeley

Friday, February 12, 2021  15:30

A Topological View of Collective Behavior 
Chad Topaz
Williams College

Friday, January 22, 2021  15:30

The Inside View: Raymarching and the Thurston geometries 
Elisabetta Matsumoto
Georgia Tech University

Friday, November 13, 2020  15:30

Isolated Points on Curves 
Bianca Viray
University of Washington

Friday, October 23, 2020  15:30

Patterning and SelfOrganization Beyond Turing: From Myxobacteria to Flatworms 
Arnd Scheel
University of Minnesota

Friday, October 16, 2020  15:30

Counting on Toric Degenerations 
Christopher Manon
University of Kentucky

Friday, October 9, 2020  15:30

A posteriori error estimates for numerical solutions to hyperbolic conservation laws 
Alberto Bressan
Penn State University

Friday, October 2, 2020  15:30

On leapfrogging phenomenon in 3D axisymmetric Euler flow 
Juncheng Wei
University of British Columbia

Friday, September 25, 2020  15:30

Cluster Algebras 
Lara Bossinger
UNAM

Thursday, September 24, 2020  14:00

Finite Element Discretizations for Incompressible Flow on Split Meshes 
Michael J. Neilan
University of Pittsburgh

Friday, September 18, 2020  15:30

A review of the Verlet and Gautschi methods for the Wave Equation 
Adrian Hill
University of Bath

Friday, September 11, 2020  15:30

Tropical Geometry, Toric Geometry and Beyond 
Kiumars Kaveh
University of Pittsburgh

Friday, September 4, 2020  03:30

Nonlocal Differential Equations in Geometric Analysis 
Armin Schikorra
University of Pittsburgh

Friday, August 28, 2020  15:30

Eulerlike Vector Fields and Normal Forms 
Eckhard Meinrenken
University of Toronto

Friday, March 27, 2020  15:30

TBA 
Suncica Canic
University of California, Berkeley

Friday, March 20, 2020  15:30

Patterning and SelfOrganization Beyond Turing: From Myxbacteria to Flatworms 
Arnd Scheel
University of Minnesota

Friday, March 6, 2020  15:30

Mathematical Modeling of Energy Consumption in the Acute Inflammatory Response 
Ivan Ramirez Zuniga
University of Pittsburgh

Friday, February 28, 2020  15:30

3264 Conics in a Second 
Bernd Sturmfels
UC Berkeley

Friday, February 21, 2020  15:30

Quantitative Mostow Rigidity 
Peter Shalen
University of Illinois at Chicago

Wednesday, February 19, 2020  15:30

TBA  Sunny Canic 
Sunny Canic
University of California, Berkeley

Friday, February 7, 2020  15:30

The isometric embedding of abstract surfaces in the 3dim Euclidean space 
Qing Han
University of Notre Dame

Friday, January 31, 2020  15:30

Unirationality of Low Degree Hypersurfaces 
Roya Beheshti
Washington University

Friday, January 24, 2020  15:30

Improving weighted ℓ1 regularization for image and sparse signal recovery using a multimeasurement vector approach 
Anne Gelb
Dartmouth College

Friday, January 17, 2020  15:30

Grassmannians, puzzles, and quiver varieties 
Allen Knutson
Cornell University

Friday, January 10, 2020  16:30

The Future of Mathematics? 
Kevin Buzzard
Imperial College

Friday, November 22, 2019  15:30

The Willmore Index and Stability of Minimal Surfaces in R^3 and S^3 
Robert Kusner
University of Massachusetts

Friday, November 15, 2019  15:30

Resolvent degree, polynomials, and Hilbert's 13th problem 
Benson Farb
University of Chicago

Friday, November 8, 2019  15:30

Additive Number Theory  An Introduction, Some Examples, and a Conjecture of Erdős Solved 
Jeffrey Wheeler

Friday, November 1, 2019  15:30

Datadriven decisionmaking facing complex data environment 
Hoda Bidkhori
University of Pittsburgh, Department of Industrial Engineering

Friday, October 11, 2019  15:30

Traveling Waves in Diatomic FPUT Lattices 
J. Douglas Wright
Drexel University

Friday, October 4, 2019  15:30

Minkowski Problems 
Deane Yang
NYU Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences

Friday, September 27, 2019  15:30

Mathematical and Computational Methods for Predictive Simulation of Evolution Systems 
Catalin Trenchea

Friday, September 20, 2019  15:30

Hitchin system and Langlands duality 
Roman Fedorov

Friday, September 6, 2019  15:30

How will we do mathematics in 2030? 
Michael R. Douglas
Stony Brook University

Friday, April 19, 2019  15:30 to 16:30

Heat semigroup and BV functions 
Fabrice Baudoin
University of Connecticut

Friday, April 12, 2019  15:30 to 16:30

Uniqueness of Zero Relaxation Limit 
Constantine Dafermos
Brown University

Friday, April 5, 2019  15:30 to 16:30

Colloquium Cancelled 
Qiang Du
Columbia University

Friday, March 29, 2019  15:30 to 16:30

Small scale formation in ideal fluids 
Alexander Kiselev
Duke University

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  15:30

TBA 
Qing Han
Notre Dame

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
