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Calendar for January 1, 2006 through June 23, 2017

**Thursday, February 1, 2007 at 3:00 PM in HA 330**

**Special Seminar**

Silas Alben, Harvard University

*Flows, bumps, and flexibility: Fish fins, whale flippers, and more*

**Tuesday, February 6, 2007 at 3:00 PM in HA 330**

**Special Seminar**

Kevin Lin, Courant Institute

*Reliable and unreliable dynamics in driven oscillator networks*

**Wednesday, February 7, 2007 at 3:00 PM in HA 330**

**Special Seminar**

William Cook, Rutgers University

*Vertex operator algebras and recurrence relations*

**Monday, February 12, 2007 at 3:00 PM in HA 335**

**Special Seminar**

Lisa Berger, University of Arizona

*Rational surfaces and ranks of elliptic curves*

**Friday, February 16, 2007 at 3:00 PM in HA 335**

**Special Seminar**

Davis Doherty, University of Washington

*What is an algebraic variety, and how can we understand them?*

**Tuesday, March 27, 2007 at 3:30 PM in Dabney 210**

**Special Seminar**

James York, Cornell University

*Constrained General Relativity*

**Thursday, March 29, 2007 at 3:00 PM in HA 335**

**Special Seminar**

Patricia Hersh, Indiana University

*A homological obstruction to weak order on trees*

**Tuesday, April 10, 2007 at 3:00 PM in HA 330**

**Special Seminar**

Matthew Perlmutter, NC State

*Towards a singular gauge theory of mechanics*

**Tuesday, April 10, 2007 at 3:00 PM in HA 330**

**Special Seminar**

Matthew Perlmutter

*Towards a singular gauge theory of mechanics*

**Monday, April 16, 2007 at 3:00 PM in HA 335**

**Special Seminar**

Michael Mascagni, Florida State University

*Monte Carlo methods for partial differential equations*

**Friday, October 5, 2007 at 9:00 AM in HA 330**

**Special Seminar**

Jeffrey Gaither, NC State

*Fixed Points and Critical Points in an SIS Epidemic Model*

**Monday, October 15, 2007 at 3:00 PM in HA 228**

**Special Seminar**

Katie Liszewski, NC State

*Cohomology of the Conformal Algebra W_2*

**Monday, October 22, 2007 at 3:00 PM in HA 228**

**Special Seminar**

Chirag Lakhani, NC State

*The Many "Faces" of Toric Varieties*

**Monday, October 29, 2007 at 3:00 PM in HA 228**

**Special Seminar**

Ryan Therkelsen, NC State

*An Introduction to Reductive Monoids*

**Monday, November 5, 2007 at 3:00 PM in HA 228**

**Special Seminar**

Richard Petersen, NC State

*Transformation Semigroups Over Groups*

**Tuesday, January 22, 2008 at 3:00 PM in HA 330**

**Special Seminar**

Van Savage, Harvard Medical School

*New mathematical models for understanding physiological and ecological systems*

**Wednesday, January 23, 2008 at 3:00 PM in HA 330**

**Special Seminar**

Hongchao Zhang, IMA, University of Minnesota

*An Active Set Algorithm for Box Constrained Optimization*

**Friday, February 1, 2008 at 4:00 PM in HA 330**

**Special Seminar**

Clayton Webster, Sandia National Labs

*A Dimension-Adaptive Sparse Grid Stochastic Collocation Technique for Partial Differential Equations with High-Dimensional Random Input Data*

**Tuesday, February 5, 2008 at 3:00 PM in HA 335**

**Special Seminar**

Molly Fenn, University of Massachusetts Amherst

*Platonic Solids and Four Color Theorem*

**Thursday, February 7, 2008 at 3:00 PM in HA 335**

**Special Seminar**

Alina Duca, Vassar College

*The abc Conjecture*

**Friday, February 8, 2008 at 2:30 PM in HA 335**

**Special Seminar**

Edward Richmond, UNC Chapel Hill

*Recursive structures in the cohomology of flag varieties*

**Thursday, May 1, 2008 at 4:00 PM in HA 307**

**Special Seminar**

Blaine Lawson, SUNY Stony Brook

*Dirichlet Duality and the Non-linear Dirichlet Problem*

**Monday, October 20, 2008 at 1:30 PM in HA 320**

**Special Seminar**

Bruce Sagan, National Science Foundation and Michigan State University

*The Division of Mathematical Sciences inside the National Science Foundation*

**Tuesday, January 20, 2009 at 3:00 PM in HA 330**

**Special Seminar**

Carina Curto, Courant Institute, NYU

*Stimulus Space Topology and Geometry from Neural Activity*

**Wednesday, January 21, 2009 at 3:00 PM in HA330**

**Special Seminar**

David Anderson, Dept. of Mathematics, Univ. of Wisconsin-Madison

*Deterministic and Stochastic Methods for Biochemical Reaction Systems*

**Thursday, January 22, 2009 at 3:00 PM in HA335**

**Special Seminar**

John Harlim, Courant Institute, NYU

*Mathematical Strategies for Filtering Turbulent Systems: Sparse Observations, Model Errors, and Stochastic Parameter Estimation*

**Tuesday, February 3, 2009 at 1:30 PM in HA 261**

**Special Seminar**

*Mirror Symmetry*

**Tuesday, February 10, 2009 at 1:30 PM in HA 261**

**Special Seminar**

*Mirror Symmetry*

**Tuesday, February 17, 2009 at 1:30 PM in HA 261**

**Special Seminar**

*Mirror Symmetry*

**Tuesday, March 10, 2009 at 1:30 PM in HA 261**

**Special Seminar**

*Mirror Symmetry*

**Tuesday, March 17, 2009 at 1:30 PM in HA 261**

**Special Seminar**

*Mirror Symmetry*

**Tuesday, March 24, 2009 at 1:30 PM in HA 261**

**Special Seminar**

*Mirror Symmetry*

**Tuesday, March 31, 2009 at 1:30 PM in HA 261**

**Special Seminar**

*Mirror Symmetry*

**Tuesday, April 7, 2009 at 1:30 PM in HA 261**

**Special Seminar**

*Mirror Symmetry*

**Tuesday, April 14, 2009 at 1:30 PM in HA 261**

**Special Seminar**

*Mirror Symmetry*

**Tuesday, April 21, 2009 at 1:30 PM in HA 261**

**Special Seminar**

*Mirror Symmetry*

**Wednesday, January 20, 2010 at 4:00 PM in SAS 4201**

**Special Seminar**

Yitwah Cheung, San Francisco State University

*Diophantine Numbers in Dynamics*

**Thursday, January 28, 2010 at 4:00 PM in SAS 4201**

**Special Seminar**

Pavlo Pylyavskyy, University of Michigan

*Total positivity in loop groups*

**Friday, January 29, 2010 at 3:00 PM in SAS 4201**

**Special Seminar**

Shamgar Gurevich, IAS, Princeton

*Group Representation Patterns in Digital Signal Processing*

**Tuesday, February 2, 2010 at 4:00 PM in SAS 4201**

**Special Seminar**

Leo Tzou, Stanford University

*The Calderon Problem - From the Past to the Present*

**Wednesday, June 9, 2010 at 4:00 PM in SAS 4201**

**Special Seminar**

Michael Young, Smith College/Iowa State University

*Disjoint Homometric Sets in Graphs*

**Monday, June 14, 2010 at 4:00 PM in SAS 4201**

**Special Seminar**

Sally Morton, RTI

*You and the American Statistical Association*

**Thursday, June 24, 2010 at 4:00 PM in SAS 1102**

**Special Seminar**

Carlos Castillo-Chavez and Joaquin Bustoz Jr.

*Mathematical Epidemiology: The Case of Influenza*

**Monday, June 28, 2010 at 4:00 PM in SAS 4201**

**Special Seminar**

Patricia Cahn, Dartmouth Unversity

*Counting Self-Intersections of Loops on Surfaces*

**Wednesday, June 30, 2010 at 2:00 PM in SAS 4201**

**Special Seminar**

John Lowengrub, University of California Irvine

*Cell lineages and feedback control in solid tumors*

**Friday, October 22, 2010 at 12:00 PM in 142 Engineering Building III**

**Special Seminar**

Julia S. Kimbell, University of North Carolina School of Medicine

*Computational Fluid Dynamics Modeling in the Nasal Passages for Drug Delivery and Surgical Effects*

**Tuesday, January 11, 2011 at 3:00 PM in SAS 4201**

**Special Seminar**

Mikael Vejdemo-Johansson, Stanford University

*Topological data analysis and the construction of intrinsic circle-valued coordinates*

**Wednesday, January 12, 2011 at 3:00 PM in SAS 4201**

**Special Seminar**

Jian-Feng Cai, University of California, Los Angeles

*Image Restoration via Sparsity: Wavelet Tight Frame, Low Rank Matrix and Beyond*

**Wednesday, January 12, 2011 at 4:00 PM in SAS 4201**

**Special Seminar**

Thomas Hangelbroek, Vanderbilt University

*Boundary effects in kernel approximation and the polyharmonic Dirichlet problem*

**Thursday, January 13, 2011 at 3:00 PM in SAS 4201**

**Special Seminar**

Sarah Post, Centre de Recherches Mathematiques, Montreal

*Superintegrabilty, special functions and orthogonal polynomials*

**Thursday, January 13, 2011 at 3:00 PM in SAS 4201**

**Special Seminar**

Deanna Needell, Stanford University

*Compressive Sampling and Redundancy*

**Friday, January 14, 2011 at 3:00 PM in SAS 4201**

**Special Seminar**

Martin Short, University of California, Los Angeles

*The Mathematics of Crime Hotspots*

**Friday, January 14, 2011 at 4:00 PM in SAS 4201**

**Special Seminar**

Tristan Roy, Courant Institute, New York University

*Large-Time Behavior Of Solutions Of Semilinear Dispersive Equations*

**Tuesday, January 18, 2011 at 3:00 PM in SAS 4201**

**Special Seminar**

Hoai-Minh Nguyen, Courant Institute

*Cloaking via change of variables for the Helmholtz equation*

**Tuesday, January 18, 2011 at 4:00 PM in SAS 4201**

**Special Seminar**

Grigoriy Blekherman, Institute for Pure and Applied Mathematics, UCLA

*Nonnegative Polynomials and Sums of Squares*

**Wednesday, January 19, 2011 at 3:00 PM in SAS 4201**

**Special Seminar**

Lorena Bociu, University of Nebraska

*Nonlinear Wave Equations and Fluid-Structure Interactions*

**Wednesday, January 19, 2011 at 4:00 PM in SAS 4201**

**Special Seminar**

Francis Valiquette, McGill University in Montreal, Quebec

*Equivariant Moving Frames, Lie Pseudo-Groups, and Local Equivalence Problems*

**Thursday, January 20, 2011 at 3:00 PM in SAS 4201**

**Special Seminar**

Peter Kim, University of Utah

*Imatinib Dynamics and Cancer Vaccines: From Agent-Based Models to PDEs*

**Thursday, January 20, 2011 at 4:00 PM in SAS 4201**

**Special Seminar**

Alin Pogan, University of Minnesota

*PDE stability problems on unbounded domains*

**Monday, January 24, 2011 at 3:00 PM in SAS 4201**

**Special Seminar**

Tandy Warnow, Department of Computer Sciences, University of Texas at Austin

*From Gene Trees to Species Trees*

**Monday, January 9, 2012 at 3:00 PM in SAS 4201**

**Special Seminar**

Jianfeng Lu, Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences, NYU

*Efficient algorithm for electronic structure calculations*

**Tuesday, January 10, 2012 at 4:00 PM in SAS 4201**

**Special Seminar**

Michael Robinson, Department of Mathematics, University of Pennsylvania

*Internal imaging of graphs and applications to urban sensing*

**Thursday, January 12, 2012 at 4:00 PM in SAS 4201**

**Special Seminar**

Julianne Chung, Department of Mathematics, UT-Arlington

*Numerical solutions to inverse problems*

**Friday, January 13, 2012 at 3:00 PM in SAS 4201**

**Special Seminar**

Sarah Post, Centre de Recherches Mathematiques, Montreal

*Superintegrabilty, special functions and orthogonal polynomials*

**Tuesday, January 17, 2012 at 4:00 PM in SAS 4201**

**Special Seminar**

Jonathan Hauenstein, Department of Mathematics, Texas A&M University

*Symbolic-numeric methods for systems of polynomial equations*

**Friday, January 20, 2012 at 3:00 PM in SAS 4201**

**Special Seminar**

Sebastien Motsch, Center for Scientific Computation and Mathematical Modeling, University of Maryland

*Hyperbolic models for flocking behavior*

**Tuesday, January 31, 2012 at 4:00 PM in SAS 4201**

**Special Seminar**

Dongbin Xiu, Purdue University

*A Flexible Stochastic Collocation Algorithm on Arbitrary Nodes via Interpolation*

**Friday, February 3, 2012 at 3:00 PM in SAS 4201**

**Special Seminar**

Mohab Safey El Din, Universite Pierre et Marie Curie (Paris 6)

*Polynomial System Solving over the Reals: Algorithms, Complexity, Implementations and Applications*

**Thursday, February 23, 2012 at 4:00 PM in SAS 4201**

**Special Seminar**

Margaret Cheney, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

*Introduction to Radar Imaging*

**Tuesday, January 15, 2013 at 4:00 PM to Tuesday, January 15, 2013 at 5:00 PM in SAS 4201**

**Special Seminar**

Ivan Christov, Postdoc Fellow at Princeton

*Transport phenomena in flows of granular materials*

**Wednesday, January 16, 2013 at 4:00 PM to Wednesday, January 16, 2013 at 5:00 PM in SAS 4201**

**Special Seminar**

Yuriy Mileyko, University of Illinois

*Reincarnations in persistent homology with applications to shape skeleta*

**Thursday, January 17, 2013 at 4:00 PM to Thursday, January 17, 2013 at 5:00 PM in SAS 4201**

**Special Seminar**

Anil Hirani, University of Illinois

*Efficient Localization of Topological Features*

**Friday, January 18, 2013 at 11:30 AM to Friday, January 18, 2013 at 12:30 PM in Springboard Executive Conference Room Corporate Research I 2nd floor on NC State Centennial Campus**

**Special Seminar**

Anil Hirani, University of Illinois

*Physically inspired analysis of structured data*

**Friday, January 18, 2013 at 4:00 PM to Friday, January 18, 2013 at 5:00 PM in SAS 4201**

**Special Seminar**

Basak Gurel, Vanderbilt

*Hamiltonian dynamical systems with infinitely many periodic orbits and Floer homology*

**Wednesday, January 23, 2013 at 4:00 PM to Wednesday, January 23, 2013 at 5:00 PM in SAS 4201**

**Special Seminar**

Radmila Sazdanovic , University of Pennsylvania

*Categorification in topology and algebra*

**Thursday, January 24, 2013 at 2:30 PM to Thursday, January 24, 2013 at 3:30 PM in SAS 4201**

**Special Seminar**

Christine Berkesch, PostDoc Duke University

*Torus quotients in algebraic analysis*

**Friday, January 25, 2013 at 2:30 PM to Friday, January 25, 2013 at 3:30 PM in SAS 4201**

**Special Seminar**

David Anderson, FSMP PostDoc Fellow in Paris

**Wednesday, February 6, 2013 at 4:00 PM to Wednesday, February 6, 2013 at 5:00 PM in SAS 4201**

**Special Seminar**

Facundo Memoli, University of Adelaide

*Applied and computational metric geometry*

**Tuesday, March 12, 2013 at 4:00 PM to Tuesday, March 12, 2013 at 5:00 PM in SAS 4201**

**Special Seminar**

Blair Sullivan, Oak Ridge National Laboratory

*Identifying and Extracting Treelike Structure in Complex Networks*

**Tuesday, April 9, 2013 at 9:30 AM to Tuesday, April 9, 2013 at 10:30 AM in SAS 4201**

**Special Seminar**

Luis Cueto-Felgueroso

*Phase-field Modeling of Multiphase Flow in Porous Media*

**Tuesday, January 7, 2014 at 4:00 PM to Tuesday, January 7, 2014 at 5:00 PM in SAS 4201**

**Special Seminar**

Molei Tao, Courant Institute, New York University

*Towards the control of multiscale stochastic systems*

**Wednesday, January 8, 2014 at 4:00 PM to Wednesday, January 8, 2014 at 5:00 PM in SAS 4201**

**Special Seminar**

Tim Davis, University of Florida

*Sparse Matrix Algorithms: Combinatorics Numerical Methods Applications*

**Friday, January 10, 2014 at 4:00 PM to Friday, January 10, 2014 at 5:00 PM in SAS 4201**

**Special Seminar**

Agnieszka Miedlar, Technical University Berlin, Germany

*Numerical Linear Algebra Aspects of Adaptive Finite Element Methods for PDE Eigenvalue Problems*

**Monday, January 13, 2014 at 4:00 PM to Monday, January 13, 2014 at 5:00 PM in SAS 4201**

**Special Seminar**

Adrianna Gillman, Dartmouth College

*Fast direct solvers for linear partial differential equations*

**Tuesday, January 21, 2014 at 4:00 PM to Tuesday, January 21, 2014 at 5:00 PM in SAS 4201**

**Special Seminar**

William Holmes, University of California, Irvine

*Topics in mathematical cell biology: applications to cell polarity and embryogenesis*

**Wednesday, January 22, 2014 at 2:30 PM to Wednesday, January 22, 2014 at 3:30 PM in Cox 306**

**Special Seminar**

Chris Remien, NIMBios

*Mathematical Models of Biological Markers*

**Wednesday, January 22, 2014 at 4:00 PM to Wednesday, January 22, 2014 at 5:00 PM in SAS 4201**

**Special Seminar**

Braxton Osting, University of California, Los Angeles

*Extremal Eigenvalue Problems in Optics, Geometry, and Data Analysis*

**Friday, January 24, 2014 at 2:30 PM to Friday, January 24, 2014 at 3:30 PM in Cox 306**

**Special Seminar**

Mainak Patel, Duke University

*The Essential Role of Phase Delayed Inhibition in Decoding Synchronized Oscillations within the Brain*

**Monday, January 27, 2014 at 2:30 PM to Monday, January 27, 2014 at 3:30 PM in Cox 306**

**Special Seminar**

Ruchira Datta, Cancer Research Institute, UCSF

*Modeling the Dynamics of Tumor Heterogeneity*

**Monday, January 27, 2014 at 4:00 PM to Monday, January 27, 2014 at 5:00 PM in SAS 4201**

**Special Seminar**

Erik Lundberg, Purdue University

*Real Algebraic Geometry from the Random Viewpoint*

**Friday, January 31, 2014 at 4:00 PM to Friday, January 31, 2014 at 5:00 PM in SAS 4201**

**Special Seminar**

Rongjie Lai, University of California, Irvine

*PDE Method for Analyzing Unorganized Data in 3D and Higher*

**Monday, February 3, 2014 at 4:00 PM to Monday, February 3, 2014 at 5:00 PM in SAS 4201**

**Special Seminar**

Cynthia Vinzant, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor

*Determinants, Hyperbolicity, and Interlacing*

**Tuesday, February 4, 2014 at 4:00 PM to Tuesday, February 4, 2014 at 5:00 PM in SAS 4201**

**Special Seminar**

Zhaosong Lu, Simon Fraser University

*Randomized Block Coordinate Gradient Methods for a Class of Structured Nonlinear Programming*

**Wednesday, February 5, 2014 at 4:00 PM to Wednesday, February 5, 2014 at 5:00 PM in SAS 4201**

**Special Seminar**

Jonathan Novak, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

*Matrix integrals and combinatorics: from maps to monotone Hurwitz numbers*

**Thursday, February 6, 2014 at 4:00 PM to Thursday, February 6, 2014 at 5:00 PM in SAS 4201**

**Special Seminar**

Karthik Chandrasekaran, Harvard University

*Optimization: Dealing with Uncertainty*

**Tuesday, February 11, 2014 at 4:00 PM to Tuesday, February 11, 2014 at 5:00 PM in SAS 4201**

**Special Seminar**

Ting Kei Pong, PIMS postdoctoral fellow at University of British Columbia

*Convex relaxations for sensor network localization*

**Friday, February 14, 2014 at 11:30 AM to Friday, February 14, 2014 at 12:30 PM in Daniels 434**

**Special Seminar**

David Papp, Harvard Medical School

*Optimization models for cancer treatment using arc therapy*

**Wednesday, February 19, 2014 at 4:15 PM to Wednesday, February 19, 2014 at 5:15 PM in SAS 4201**

**Special Seminar**

Ricky Ini Liu, University of Michigan

*Subalgebras of the Fomin-Kirillov algebra*

**Thursday, February 20, 2014 at 2:30 PM to Thursday, February 20, 2014 at 3:30 PM in SAS 4201**

**Special Seminar**

David Papp, Harvard Medical School

*Computing moment-matching cubature formulas using optimization techniques, with applications in stochastic and robust optimization*

**Monday, February 24, 2014 at 4:00 PM to Monday, February 24, 2014 at 4:50 PM in SAS 1102**

**Special Seminar**

Michele Benzi, Emory

*Decay properties of matrix functions with application to ON methods in electronic structure computations*

**Tuesday, April 22, 2014 at 4:30 PM to Tuesday, April 22, 2014 at 5:30 PM in SAS 4201**

**Special Seminar**

Yuliy Baryshnikov, University of Illinois, Urbana Champaign

*Hyperbolic Geometry in Maps and Networks*

**Wednesday, November 12, 2014 at 3:00 PM to Wednesday, November 12, 2014 at 4:00 PM in SAS 4201**

**Special Seminar**

Dr. James Keiser , Laboratory for Analytic Sciences

*Opportunities at the Laboratory for Analytic Sciences*

**Wednesday, November 19, 2014 at 5:00 PM to Wednesday, November 19, 2014 at 6:00 PM in SAS 2225**

**Special Seminar**

Dr. Brian Adams, Sandia National Labs

*Scientific computing opportunities at Sandia National Laboratories*

**Thursday, January 15, 2015 at 9:00 AM to Thursday, January 15, 2015 at 10:00 AM in SAS 4201**

**Special Seminar**

Kevin Flores, NC State

*Mathematical modeling of clinical and cellular data with applications to personalized medicine*

**Friday, January 16, 2015 at 9:00 AM to Friday, January 16, 2015 at 10:00 AM in SAS 4201**

**Special Seminar**

Libin Rong, Oakland University

*Hepatitis C virus dynamics: models, analysis, and implications*

**Tuesday, January 20, 2015 at 9:00 AM to Tuesday, January 20, 2015 at 10:00 AM in SAS 4201**

**Special Seminar**

Orit Lavi, National Institutes for Health

*The Dynamics of Drug Resistance: A Mathematical Perspective*

**Wednesday, January 21, 2015 at 9:00 AM to Wednesday, January 21, 2015 at 10:00 AM in SAS 4201**

**Special Seminar**

Ruian Ke, Los Alamos National Laboratory

*Mathematical modeling of multi-scale dynamics and treatments of infectious disease*

**Friday, February 20, 2015 at 11:00 AM to Friday, February 20, 2015 at 12:00 PM in SAS 4201**

**Special Seminar**

Bala Rajaratnam, Stanford University

*Positivity and Analysis on the Cone with Applications to Data Science*

**Monday, January 11, 2016 at 4:00 PM to Monday, January 11, 2016 at 5:00 PM in SAS 4201**

**Special Seminar**

Tye Lidman, Institute for Advanced Study

*Left-orderability and three-manifolds*

**Wednesday, January 13, 2016 at 4:00 PM to Wednesday, January 13, 2016 at 5:00 PM in SAS 4201**

**Special Seminar**

Elizabeth Munch , U of Albany SUNY

*Applied category theory and the Reeb graph interleaving distance*

**Thursday, January 14, 2016 at 4:00 PM to Thursday, January 14, 2016 at 5:00 PM in SAS 4201**

**Special Seminar**

Patrick Combettes, U Pierre et Marie Curie Paris 6

*Moreaus Proximity Operator: From Unilateral Mechanics to Data Science*

**Tuesday, January 19, 2016 at 3:00 PM to Tuesday, January 19, 2016 at 4:00 PM in SAS 4201**

**Special Seminar**

Mihaela Ifrim, Berkeley

*Two dimensional water waves in holomorphic coordinates*

**Wednesday, January 20, 2016 at 2:00 PM to Wednesday, January 20, 2016 at 3:00 PM in SAS 4201**

**Special Seminar**

Reed Ogrosky, University of Wisconsin, Madison

*Modeling film flows in cylindrical geometries and rainfall in the tropics.*

**Wednesday, January 20, 2016 at 4:00 PM to Wednesday, January 20, 2016 at 5:00 PM in SAS 4201**

**Special Seminar**

Olivia Dumitrescu, Max Planck Institute for Mathematics

*From two-dimensional topological quantum field theory to non-abelian Hodge theory*

**Thursday, January 21, 2016 at 4:00 PM to Thursday, January 21, 2016 at 5:00 PM in SAS 4201**

**Special Seminar**

Kelin Xia, Michigan State U

*Topological modeling and analysis of complex data in biomolecules*

**Friday, January 22, 2016 at 2:00 PM to Friday, January 22, 2016 at 3:00 PM in SAS 4201**

**Special Seminar**

Harber Antil, George Mason University

*Optimal control of free boundary problems*

**Monday, January 25, 2016 at 2:00 PM to Monday, January 25, 2016 at 3:00 PM in SAS 4201**

**Special Seminar**

Harbir Antil, George Mason University

*Optimal control of free boundary problems*

**Monday, January 25, 2016 at 3:30 PM to Monday, January 25, 2016 at 4:30 PM in SAS 4201**

**Special Seminar**

Erik Carlsson, Harvard University

*A Proof of the Shuffle Conjecture*

**Tuesday, January 26, 2016 at 2:00 PM to Tuesday, January 26, 2016 at 3:00 PM in SAS 4201**

**Special Seminar**

Khai T. Nguyen, Penn State University, Mathematics Department

*Conservation laws and some applications to traffic flows*

**Tuesday, January 26, 2016 at 4:00 PM to Tuesday, January 26, 2016 at 5:00 PM in SAS 4201**

**Special Seminar**

Vamsi Pritham Pingali, Johns Hopkins University

*Calculation and Computation in differential geometry*

**Thursday, January 28, 2016 at 3:00 PM to Thursday, January 28, 2016 at 4:00 PM in SAS 4201**

**Special Seminar**

Dominique Zosso

*From Sparsity in Images and Information Science to Efficient PDE Solvers*

**Thursday, January 28, 2016 at 4:30 PM to Thursday, January 28, 2016 at 5:30 PM in SAS 4201**

**Special Seminar**

Dane Taylor, UNC Chapel Hill

*Data analysis with dynamics on networks: Recent advances in centrality analysis, community detection and manifold learning*

**Tuesday, February 2, 2016 at 2:00 PM to Tuesday, February 2, 2016 at 3:00 PM in SAS 4201**

**Special Seminar**

Thomas Trogdon, Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences

*Universality in numerical computations with random data*

**Wednesday, February 3, 2016 at 4:00 PM to Wednesday, February 3, 2016 at 5:00 PM in Riddick 301**

**Special Seminar**

Brian Camley , UCSD

*Emergent Collective Chemotaxis without Single-cell Gradient Sensing*

**Thursday, February 11, 2016 at 2:00 PM to Thursday, February 11, 2016 at 3:00 PM in SAS 4201**

**Special Seminar**

Bill Shi, U of Chicago

*Modeling network data: adaptive dynamics and higher-order interactions*

**Tuesday, March 15, 2016 at 3:00 PM to Tuesday, March 15, 2016 at 4:00 PM in SAS 4201**

**Special Seminar**

Mary Clair Thompson, Lafayette College

*Interview lecture on Fourier transforms*

**Wednesday, March 16, 2016 at 3:00 PM to Wednesday, March 16, 2016 at 4:00 PM in SAS 2102**

**Special Seminar**

Amy Macrina, Northern Virginia Community College

*Interview lecture on line integrals*

**Monday, March 28, 2016 at 3:00 PM to Monday, March 28, 2016 at 4:00 PM in SAS 2102**

**Special Seminar**

Bevin Maultsby, U of Minnesota

*Interview lecture*

**Tuesday, November 15, 2016 at 2:30 PM to Tuesday, November 15, 2016 at 3:30 PM in SAS 4201**

**Special Seminar**

Dr. Marvin Eargle

*Airborne Reconnaissance, Triangulation Problems and the Error Ellipse*

**Tuesday, January 17, 2017 at 3:00 PM to Tuesday, January 17, 2017 at 4:00 PM in SAS 4201**

**Special Seminar**

Enrique Zuazua, DeustoTechBilbao & Universidad Autnoma de Madrid, Spain

*Control and Numerics: Recent Progress and Challenges*

**Monday, January 23, 2017 at 4:00 PM to Monday, January 23, 2017 at 5:00 PM in SAS 4201**

**Special Seminar**

Melvin Leok, University of California, San Diego

*Geometric Numerical Integration and Computational Geometric Mechanics*

**Thursday, February 2, 2017 at 4:00 PM to Thursday, February 2, 2017 at 5:00 PM in SAS 4201**

**Special Seminar**

Kirsten Morris

*The Role of Sensors and Actuators in Control of Infinite-Dimensional Systems*

**Friday, February 3, 2017 at 2:00 PM to Friday, February 3, 2017 at 3:00 PM in SAS 2106**

**Special Seminar**

Tatiana Shubin, San Jose State University

*What are Math Circles and why to participate?*

**Monday, February 27, 2017 at 4:00 PM to Monday, February 27, 2017 at 5:00 PM in SAS 4201**

**Special Seminar**

Jose A. Carrillo de la Plata, Department of Mathematics, Imperial College London

*Partial Differential Equations: A Journey from Micro to Macro*

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