Colloquium Archives
Date  Speakers  

Friday, October 16, 2015  15:30

Best Constants and Maximizers of CaffarelliKohnNirenberg and MoserTrudinger Inequalities 
Guozhen Lu
Wayne State University

Friday, October 9, 2015  15:30

Mean Curvature Flow and Sphere Theorem 
Hongwei Xu
Harvard University

Friday, October 2, 2015  15:30

Steady Water Waves 
Walter Strauss
Brown University

Friday, September 25, 2015  15:30

Induction of representations and Poincaré duality 
Reyer Sjamaar
Cornell University

Friday, September 18, 2015  15:30

The stabilized supralinear network: A simple circuit mechanism underlying multiinput integration in sensory cortex 
Ken Miller
Columbia University

Friday, September 18, 2015  15:30

The stabilized supralinear network: A simple circuit mechanism underlying multiinput integration in sensory cortex 
Ken Miller
Columbia University

Friday, September 11, 2015  15:30 to 16:30

Discretizations of incompressible fluids yielding divergencefree approximations  
Friday, September 4, 2015  15:30

Graphs, dynamics, and persistent activity  
Friday, April 17, 2015  15:30 to 16:30

Paradoxical oscillations in feedforward nets and damaged nerves 
Andre Longtin

Friday, April 10, 2015  15:30 to 16:30

Degenerate Diffusions arising in Population Genetics 
Charles Epstein

Friday, April 3, 2015  15:30 to 16:30

Hermitian eigenvalue problem and its generalization to any semisimple group: A survey 
Shrawan Kumar
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Friday, March 27, 2015  15:30 to 16:30

On PDE aspects of incompressible fluid flows 
Vladimir Sverak
University of Minnesota

Friday, March 20, 2015  15:30 to 16:30

PDE/ODE models of motility in active biosystems 
Leonid Berlyand
Penn State University

Friday, March 6, 2015  15:30 to 16:30

Nonlinear Waves in Granular Crystals: Theory, Computation, Experiments and Applications 
Panayotis Kevrekidis
University of Massachusetts

Friday, February 27, 2015  15:30 to 16:30

Harry Potter's Cloak via Transformation Optics 
Gunther Uhlmann
University of Washington

Friday, February 20, 2015  15:30 to 16:30

The formal proof of the Kepler conjecture 
University of Pittsburgh

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

The Tiger and the Magic Hoop: The Dirac Particle and the KerrNewman Spacetime 
Shadi TahvildarZadeh
Rutgers University

Friday, February 6, 2015  15:30 to 16:30

Computational Tools for Data Assimilation 
Adrian Sandu
Department of Computer Science, Virginia Tech

Friday, January 30, 2015  15:30 to 16:30

Lagrangian Floer theory and surgery 
Christopher Woodward
Rutgers University

Friday, January 23, 2015  15:30 to 16:30

Curvature and (contact) topology 
John Etnyre
Georgia Institute of Technology

Friday, January 16, 2015  15:30 to 16:30

A trace finite element method for PDEs posed on surfaces 
Maxim Olshanskii
University of Houston

Friday, January 9, 2015  15:30 to 16:30

Traveling waves in lattices of coupled pendula 
Mark Levi
Penn State University

Friday, December 5, 2014  15:30 to 16:30

3D Ricci flow since Perelman 
John Lott
University of California, Berkeley

Friday, November 21, 2014  15:30

Normal functions and the Archmedean Height 
Patrick Brosnan
University of Maryland

Friday, November 14, 2014  15:30

The Variational Multiscale Method in Large Eddy Simulation, Reduced Order Models, and Uncertainty Quantification 
Assad Oberai
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Friday, November 7, 2014  15:30

The mysterious role of stability in solids with defects 
Gilles Francfort
Universite ParisNord and Courant Institute, NYU

Friday, October 31, 2014  15:30

Geometry and analysis of moduli spaces of Riemann surfaces 
Lizhen Ji
University of Michigan

Friday, October 24, 2014  15:30

Multilevel methods for uncertainty quantification of systems governed by PDEs with random inputs 
Max Gunzburger
Florida State University

Friday, October 17, 2014  15:30

Convex bodies, algebraic geometry and symplectic geometry 
University of Pittsburgh

Friday, October 10, 2014  15:30

Deformations with constraints: Analysis and applications in calculus of variations 
University of Pittsburgh

Friday, October 3, 2014  15:30

Weyl's asymptotic law in the setting of Levy processes 
Rodrigo Banuelos
Purdue University

Friday, September 19, 2014  15:30

Vertical versus horizontal Poincare inequalities 
Assaf Naor
Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences, New York University

Friday, September 12, 2014  15:30

Subelliptic harmonic analysis on compact, semisimple Lie groups 
Andras Domokos
California State University Sacramento

Friday, September 5, 2014  15:30

Asymptotically compatible discretization of parametrized variational problems with applications 
Qiang Du
Columbia University

Friday, April 18, 2014  15:30

Geometric properties of the Heisenberg Groups 
University of Pittsburgh

Friday, April 11, 2014  15:30

Coagulation, Gelation and Smoluchowski Equation 
Fraydoun Rezakhanlou
Berkeley University

Friday, April 4, 2014  15:30

From `entopology' to morphology in hyperbolic geometry 
Jeffrey F. Brock
Brown University

Friday, March 28, 2014  15:30

Cutting and pasting in algebraic geometry 
Ravi Vakil
Stanford University

Friday, March 21, 2014  15:30

The Analytic Hierarchy Process 
Thomas Saaty
Katz Graduate School of Business, University of Pittsburgh

Friday, March 7, 2014  15:30

A nonlinear eigenvaule problem 
Peter Lindqvist
Norwegian University of Science and Technology

Friday, February 28, 2014  15:30

3Dimensional Affine Crystals 
William Goldman
University of Maryland

Friday, February 21, 2014  15:30

Discrete Total Variation Flows 
Ricardo Nochetto
University of Maryland

Friday, February 14, 2014  15:30

Time Domain Integral Equations for Computational Wave Propagation 
Peter Monk
University of Delaware

Friday, February 7, 2014  15:30

Random Structures and Algorithms 
Alan Frieze
Carnegie Mellon University

Friday, January 31, 2014  15:30

Liquid droplets on a solid surface 
Antoine Mellet
University of Maryland

Friday, January 24, 2014  15:30

Evolution and robustness in genetic networks 
Leon Glass
McGill University

Friday, January 17, 2014  15:30

New Challenges for Mathematical Neuroscience 
Professor Michael Reed
Duke University

Thursday, January 16, 2014  15:00 to 16:00

New approximations of the total variation and filters in Image Processing 
Haim Brezis
Rutgers, Technion, Paris VI

Friday, January 10, 2014  15:30

Singularities in Mean Curvature Flow 
William Minicozzi
MIT

Tuesday, December 3, 2013  15:00

The discrete charm of nonlinearity: kinetics of lattice phase transitions  
Friday, November 22, 2013  15:30 to 16:30

Moving surfaces in phase transitions 
Gieri Simonett
Vanderbilt University

Friday, November 15, 2013  15:30 to 16:30

Mean Curvature Flow 
Bruce Kleiner
Courant Institute, New York University

Friday, November 8, 2013  15:30 to 16:30

Spatial and Spectral Viewpoints on Nonlinear Waves 
John Hunter
University of California Davis

Friday, November 1, 2013  15:30 to 16:30

Traveling Waves Under Discretization 
Eric Van Vleck
University of Kansas

Friday, October 25, 2013  15:30 to 16:30

Recent Developments on Certain Dispersive Equations as Infinite Dimensional Hamiltonian Systems 
Gigliola Staffilani
MIT

Friday, October 25, 2013  15:30 to 16:30

Recent Developments on Certain Dispersive Equations as Infinite Dimensional Hamiltonian Systems 
Gigliola Staffilani
MIT

Friday, October 18, 2013  15:30 to 16:30

Long and Short Waves in Shallow Water 
Clint Dawson
University of Texas at Austin

Friday, October 11, 2013  15:30 to 16:30

The Mathematics of Life  Decisions, Decisions 
James Keener
University of Utah

Friday, October 4, 2013  15:30

Multiscale stochastic modeling of coupled StokesDarcy flows 
University of Pittsburgh

Friday, September 27, 2013  15:30 to 16:30

Stability of highdensity lipoprotein particles 
Eliot Fried
McGill University

Friday, September 20, 2013  15:30 to 16:30

Universal Grobner basis and toric geometry 
Askold Khovanskii
University of Toronto

Friday, September 13, 2013  15:30

Simplicial volume and its applications 
JeanFrancois Lafont
Ohio State University

Friday, September 6, 2013  15:30 to 16:30

TypeII singularities of Ricci flow 
Daniel Knopf
University of Texas at Austin

Friday, April 19, 2013  15:30 to 16:20

Asymptotics and generalized Borel summability 
Ovidiu Costin
Ohio State University

Friday, April 12, 2013  16:00 to 16:50

The Mathematics of Dispersion for Optical Metamaterials 
Robert Lipton
Louisiana State University

Friday, April 5, 2013  15:30 to 16:20

Variational Problems and Mixed Formulations of coupled systems of mechanics and diffusion 
Ralph Showalter
Oregon State University

Friday, March 29, 2013  16:00 to 16:50

Selfsimilar vortex spiral solutions of the 2d incompressible Euler equations 
Volker Elling
University of Michigan

Friday, March 22, 2013  16:00 to 16:50

Soap bubbles, tilings, and other partitioning problems 
Frank Morgan
Williams College

Friday, March 22, 2013  14:00 to 14:50

Invariant Subspaces and Orbits of Operators 
Per Enflo
Kent State University

Friday, March 15, 2013  16:00 to 16:50

Memory and intelligence in simple mechanical systems 
Lakshminarayanan Mahadevan
Harvard University

Friday, March 8, 2013  16:00 to 16:50

Modelingthe neuroprotective role of enhanced astrocyte mitochondrial metabolism during stroke 
David Terman
Ohio State University

Friday, March 1, 2013  16:00 to 16:50

Games in Space 
Andrew Belmonte

Friday, February 22, 2013  16:00 to 16:50

Mathematical challenges in blood flow 
Suncica Canic
University of Houston

Friday, February 15, 2013  16:00 to 16:50

Energetic Variational Approaches for General Diffusion 
Chun Liu
Penn State University

Friday, February 8, 2013  16:00 to 16:50

A Comparison of Classical and Modern Methods for Ordinary Differential Equations 
University of Pittsburgh

Friday, February 1, 2013  16:00 to 16:50

Some large time behaviors of the water wave motion 
Sijue Wu
University of Michigan

Friday, January 25, 2013  16:00 to 16:50

Probabilistic reasoning in compressed sensing 
Roman Vershynin
University of Michigan

Tuesday, January 22, 2013  15:00 to 15:50

Compactified Jacobians, Cherednik algebras and knot homology 
Eugene Gorsky
Stony Brook University

Friday, January 18, 2013  16:00 to 16:50

Equivalent Schubert calculus: positivity, formulas, applications 
David Anderson
Institut de Mathématiques de Jussieu

Thursday, January 17, 2013  15:00 to 15:50

Intersection theory and tautological rings of moduli spaces of curves 
Hao Xu
Harvard University

Monday, January 14, 2013  15:00 to 15:50

Laplacian growth and the mystery of the abelian sandpile: A visual tour 
Yuval Peres
Microsoft Research

Tuesday, January 8, 2013  15:00 to 15:50

Asymptotic representation theory of symmetric groups 
Sevak Mkrtchyan
Carnegie Mellon University

Friday, December 7, 2012  16:00 to 17:00

“Ultimate state” of twodimensional RayleighBénard convection 
Charles Doering
University of Michigan

Friday, November 30, 2012  16:00 to 17:00

Quasilocal Mass and the Static Extension Problem in General Relativity 
Marcus Khuri
Stony Brook University

Thursday, November 29, 2012  15:00 to 16:00

Structure of algebraic groups 
Michel Brion
Université Grenoble I

Thursday, November 15, 2012  15:00

Ramanujan at 125 
George E. Andrews
Penn State University

Friday, November 9, 2012  16:00 to 17:00

Dynamics of Perceptual Bistability 
John Rinzel
New York University

Friday, October 26, 2012  16:00 to 17:00

Loops, Strings, and Topology 
Ralph L. Cohen
Stanford University

Friday, October 19, 2012  04:00 to 17:00

Hilbert's 13th Problem 
University of Pittsburgh

Friday, October 12, 2012  16:00 to 17:00

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

Friday, October 5, 2012  16:00 to 17:00

Geometry: from Riemann to Einstein and on to String Theory 
ShingTung Yau
Harvard University

Friday, September 28, 2012  16:00 to 17:00

Free boundary problems arising from materials science 
University of Pittsburgh

Friday, September 21, 2012  16:00 to 17:00

Isometric immersions: rigidity, regularity and aspects from nonlinear elasticity 
University of Pittsburgh

Friday, September 14, 2012  16:00 to 17:00

A random walk in neuroscience 
University of Pittsburgh

Friday, September 7, 2012  16:00 to 17:00

All the way with Gaston Floquet: A theory for flicker hallucinations 
University of Pittsburgh

Friday, April 20, 2012  16:00 to 16:45

Harmonic analysis on reductive padic groups 
Stephen DeBacker
University of Michigan

Friday, April 13, 2012  16:00 to 16:50

Scalable Maximum Likelihood Calculations of Gaussian Models for LargeScale Spatiotemporal Data 
Mihai Anitescu
Aragonne National Laboratory

Friday, April 6, 2012  16:00 to 16:50

What is GTH, the general theory of homogenization? 
Luc Tartar
Carnegie Mellon University

Friday, March 30, 2012  16:00 to 16:50

Surfaces refracting or reflecting radiation in a prescribed manner 
Cristian Gutiérrez
Temple University

Friday, March 23, 2012  16:00 to 16:50

Nonlocal minimal surfaces 
Ovidiu Savin
Columbia University
