Colloquium Series

Spring 2017

Friday, April 21, 2017 @ 3:15pm, St. Mary Hall 326
Modeling spatial covariance using the limiting distribution of spatio-temporal processes.
Ephraim Hanks
Penn State Statistics Department

Friday, March 31, 2017 @ 3:15pm, St. Mary Hall 326
Spatial Multiresolution Analysis of the Effect of PM2.5 on Birth Weights
Joseph Antonelli, Postdoctoral Research Fellow
Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health

Friday, March 24, 2017 @ 3:15pm, St. Mary Hall 326
High-Dimensional Inference of Ordinal Data with Medical Applications
Feiran Jiao
Office of Biostatistics, Center of Drug Evaluation and Research, U.S. Food and Drug Administration

Friday, March 17, 2017 @ 3:15pm, St. Mary Hall 326
Count time series: dealing with overdispersion, zero-inflation and under-reported data.
Pedro (Pere) Puig
Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, Spain

Friday, March 3, 2017 @ 3:15pm, St. Mary Hall 326
Function spaces in harmonic analysis
Illia M. Karabash
Institute of Applied Mathematics and Mechanics of NAS of Ukraine

Friday, February 24, 2017 @ 3:15pm, St. Mary Hall 326
Function spaces in harmonic analysis
Galia Dafni
Concordia University

Wednesday, February 15, 2017 @ 3:15pm, St. Mary Hall 326
New bounds for equiangular lines and spherical two-distance sets
Wei-Hsuan Yu
Michigan State University

Friday, February 10, 2017 @ 3:15pm, St. Mary Hall 326
Canonical Metrics and Partial Differential Equations in Complex Geometry
Duong Phong
Columbia University

Friday, February 3, 2017 @ 3:15pm, St. Mary Hall 326
A Bayesian high-dimensional couple-based latent risk model for infertility
Zhen Chen
NIH/NICHD

Thursday, January 26, 2017 @ 2:00pm, St. Mary Hall 124
Fast Numerical Methods for Challenging Inverse Problems and Applications
Maryam Yashtini
Georgia Institute of Technology

Monday, January 23, 2017 @ 3:30pm, St. Mary Hall 111
Optimal investment to minimize the probability of drawdown
Bahman Angoshtari
University of Michigan

Tuesday, January 17, 2017 @ 9:30am, St. Mary Hall 126
Nonlinear PDE; from theory to applications
Mostafa Fazly
University of Alberta

Friday, January 13, 2017 @ 3:15pm, St. Mary Hall 326
Discovering Relationships Across Disparate Data Modalities
Joshua Vogelstein
Johns Hopkins University

Thurday, January 12, 2017 @ 2:00pm, St. Mary Hall 111
Sparsity-Inducing Methods for Nonlinear Differential Equations
Giang Tran
The University of Texas at Austin

Fall 2016

Friday, November 11, 2016 @ 3:15pm, St. Mary Hall 326
Causal inference for the Millennium Villages Project
Shira Mitchell
Columbia University

Friday, November 4, 2016 @ 3:15pm, St. Mary Hall 326
Mathematics of Photoacoustic Tomography
Linh Nguyen
University of Idaho

Friday, October 28, 2016 @ 3:15pm, St. Mary Hall 326
The rigorous derivation of focusing NLS from quantum many-body evolutions
Xuwen Chen
University of Rochester

Friday, October 21, 2016 @ 3:15pm, St. Mary Hall 326
Inverse Problem Modeling of Physical Phenomena
Nicolas Valdivia
United States Naval Research Laboratory

Friday, September 30, 2016 @ 3:15pm, St. Mary Hall 326
An Introduction to the HRT Conjecture
Kasso Okoudjou
Department of Mathematics, University of Maryland

Friday, September 23, 2016 @ 3:15pm, St. Mary Hall 126
Flipping Calculus: Increasing Student Engagement and Success
Mako Haruta, Fei Xue, and Jean McGivney-Burelle
Mathematics Department, University of Hartford

Thursday, September 1, 2016 @ 3:45pm, St. Mary's 326
On quaternion Cauchy-Szegeo operator and related boundary value problem
Irina Markina
Department of Mathematics, University of Bergen, Norway

Spring 2016

Friday, April 29, 2016 @ 3:15pm, St. Mary's 326
Bayesian Modeling of Complex, High-dimensional Data­­––the Functional Mixed Model Framework
Professor Hongxiao Zhu
Department of Statistics, Virginia Tech

Friday, April 22, 2016 @ 3:15pm, St. Mary's 326
Traveling wave solutions for models of collective movements with degenerate diffusivities
Andrea Corli
Department of Mathematics and Computer Science, University of Ferrara, Italy

Friday, April 15, 2016 @ 3:15pm, St. Mary's 326
What does mathematical notation mean, and how can it be taught? A view from linguistic anthropology
Daniel Ginsberg
Georgetown University

Friday, March 18, 2016 @ 3:15pm, St. Mary's 326
Dynamic Model Based Methods to Test for Biosimilarity
Sujit K. Ghosh
NC State University and Deputy Director, SAMSI

Wednesday, March 16, 2016 @ 11:00am, St. Mary's 326
Estimates on the number of zeros of Dirichlet series
Professor Bao Qin Li
Florida International University

Tuesday, March 15, 2016 @ 11:00am, St. Mary's 326
The interplay between theory and computation in the study of 3D Euler equations.
Professor Tom Hou
Department of Computing and Mathematical Sciences, California Institute of Technology

Friday, March 4, 2016 @ 3:15pm, St. Mary's 326
The long and short of duration.
Yigao Liang
Director of financial modeling at Fannie Mae

Tuesday, February 23, 2016 @ 11:00am, St. Mary's 326
Estimates of Dirichlet Eigenvalues for Degenerate Elliptic Operators
Professor Hua Chen
Wuhan University, China

Friday, February 19, 2016 @ 3:15pm, St. Mary's 326
A General Framework for High-Dimensional Inference and Multiple Testing
Yang Ning
Postdoctoral fellow, Department of Operations Research and Financial Engineering, Princeton University

Friday, February 12, 2016 @ 3:15pm, St. Mary's 326
Analyzing large-scale data: Taxi tipping behavior in New York City
Taylor Arnold
Senior Scientist, AT&T Labs Research / Lecturer, Department of Statistics, Yale University

Thursday, February 11, 2016 @ 3:15pm, St. Mary's 326
Ordinal probit wavelet-based functional models for eQTL analysis
Mark Meyer
Assistant Professor, Department of Mathematics, Bucknell University

Wednesday, February 10, 2016 @ 10:00am, St. Mary's 326
On the Free Surface Motion of Low-Mach Number Heat-Conducting Flows
Tao Luo
City University of Hong Kong

Fall 2015

Friday, December 4, 2015 @ 3:15pm, St. Mary's 326
Newton-Okounkov bodies in geometry and representation theory
Chris Manon
George Mason University

Friday, November 20, 2015 @ 3:15pm, St. Mary's 326
On mechanical models for tumor growth
Konstantina Trivisa
University of Maryland, College Park

Friday, November 6, 2015 @ 3:15pm, St. Mary's 326
Two geometric boundaries inhibitory systems and the impact of the domain boundary 
Xiaofeng Ren
George Washington University

Friday, October 30, 2015 @ 3:15pm, St. Mary's 326
Quasi and p-Adic Limit Cycles and Applications [Almost and p-Adic  Almost Periodicity]
Toni Bourama
Virginia State University

Friday, October 16, 2015 @ 3:15pm, St. Mary's 326
Modeling the Energy Future
Jim Case

Friday, October 9, 2015 @ 3:15pm, St. Mary's 326
Number Theory and Maps of the Interval
Erblin Mehmetaj
Georgetown University

Friday, September 25, 2015 @ 3:15pm, St. Mary's 326
Multiple Multivariate Time Series Models
S. Yaser Samadi
Southern Illinois University  Carbondale

Friday, September 18, 2015 @ 3:15pm, St. Mary's 326
Some Methods for Approximating Discrete Probability Distributions
Professor Andrew Swift
University of Nebraska, Omaha

Friday, September 11, 2015 @ 3:15pm, St. Mary's 326
Stochastic Problems in Fluid Dynamics
Professor Dehua Wang
University of Pittsburgh

Spring 2015

Friday, April 24, 2015 @ 2:10pm, St. Mary's 326 (first of two speakers)
Regenerative Process Monte Carlo Methods
Ju-Yi Yen
University of Cincinnati

Friday, April 24, 2015 @ 3:15pm, St. Mary's 326 (second of two speakers)
Consistent Reconstruction and Randomized Recovery Algorithms
Alexander Powell
Vanderbilt University

Friday, April 17, 2015 @ 3:15pm, St. Mary's 326
Global Smooth Solutions to the Free Boundary Problem of Compressible Navier-Stokes Equations with Physical Vacuum
Huihui Zeng
Tsinghua University & Harvard

Friday, April 10, 2015 @ 3:15pm
Modeling the impact of climate change on tropical moist forest dynamics: a hierarchical Bayesian approach
Romain Gaspard
CNRS, Universites Antilles-Guyane

Friday, March 27, 2015 @ 3:15pm, St. Mary's 326
A New Component-Based Approach Of Regularization For Multivariate Generalized Linear Regression
Catherine Trottier
University of  Montpellier, France

Friday March 6, 2015 @ 3:15pm, St. Mary's Hall 326
Spatial graphs as models for molecules
Senja Barthel
Imperial College London

Friday, February 27, 2015 @ 3:15pm, St. Mary’s 326
Evaluation of the Bounds of the Critical Strips of the Partial Sums of the Riemann zeta Function
Professor Gaspar Mora

University of Alicante, Spain

Friday, February 20, 2015 @ 3:15pm, St. Mary's 326
Lattice Embeddings of Triangles and Planar Point Sets Using Algebraic Number Theory
Jesse Milzman
Georgetown University

Friday, February 13, 2015 @ 3:15pm, St. Mary's 326
Modeling Time Series of Counts: A Bayesian Approach
Refik Soyer
The George Washington University

Thursday, January 22, 2015 @ 10:30am, St. Mary's 326
Modeling of the resistance to treatments for gastro-intestinal stromal tumors
Thierry Colin
Bordeaux INP and INRIA

Thursday, January 22, 2015 @ 11am, St. Mary's 326
Effects of Anti-Angiogenesis on Glioblastoma Growth and Migration: Model to Clinical Predictions
Olivier Saut
Institut de Mathematiques de  Bordeaux,  France

Fall 2014

Friday, November 21, 2014 @ 3:15pm, St. Mary's 326
Hierarchical approaches for integrating various types of genomic datasets
Professor Marie Denis
CIRAD, Harvard School of Public Health, and Georgetown University

Friday, November 14, 2014 @ 315pm, St. Mary's 326
Mixing and enhanced dissipation in the inviscid limit of the Navier-Stokes equations near the 2D Couette flow
Professor Jacob Bedrossian
University of Maryland College Park

Friday, October 24, 2014 @ 3:15pm, St. Mary's 326
On the communitativity of hypercube diagrams
Professor Paul Kainen
Department of Mathematics & Statistics
Georgetown University

Friday, October 17, 2014 @ 3:15pm, St. Mary's 326
(λ, k) bi-analytic functions and beyond---Function theoretic methods in elastic related direct and inverse problems
Professor Yongzhi Xu
Department of Mathematics
University of Louisville

Friday, October 10, 2014 @ 3:15pm, St. Mary's 326
Diffusions, Fractional Laplacians and Traveling Waves
Professor Changfeng Gui
University of Connecticut and NSF

Friday, September 26, 2014 @ 3:15pm, St. Mary's 326
Challenges and Approaches for the Analysis of Longitudinal Discrete Data
Dr. Justine Shults
Department of Biostatistics and Epidemiology
University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine

Friday, September 5, 2014 @ 3:15pm, St. Mary's 326
The Lorenz Equations: Bridge between atmospheric science and dynamical systems
Professor Hans Kaper
Argonne National Laboratories and Georgetown University

Spring 2014

Thursday, April 24, 2014 @ 2pm, St. Mary's 326
Title TBD
Professor Zhouping Xin
University of Hong Kong

Friday, April 11, 2014 @ 3:15pm, St. Mary's 326
Composable Solvers for Multiphysics and Extreme-Scale Computing
Ms. Lois Curfman McInnes, 
Argonne National Laboratory, Mathematics and Computer Science Division, Senior Computational Scientist 

Friday, April 4, 2014 @ 3:15pm, St. Mary's 326
Title TBD
Professor Igor Griva
George Mason University

Friday, March 28, 2014 @3:15pm, St. Mary's 326
Companion Matices, Jordan Form, and Difference Equations
Professor Dan Kalman 
American University 

Friday, February 7, 2014 @ 3:15pm, St. Mary's 326
The Equivalence of Neyman Optimum Allocation for Sampling and Equal Proportions for Apportioning the U.S. House of Representatives
Professor Tommy Wright
U.S. Bureau of the Census
Georgetown University, Department of Mathematics & Statistics

Friday, January 24, 2014 @ 3:15pm, St. Mary's 326
Thinking Out of the Sample: Estimation of Small Tail Probabilities in Food Safety and Bio-Surveillance
Professor Benjamin Kedem
University of Maryland College Park, Department of Mathematics and Institute for Systems Research