Department of Mathematical Sciences Colloquia
Spring 2013

As a general rule, colloquia are held on Fridays at 2:00pm in EMS E495 with refreshments at 1:30pm in EMS E424A.  There are regular exceptions as noted below. All colloquium talks are free and open to the public.

Friday, April 26, 2013 at 10am

Rolando Olivas Saunders
UW-Milwaukee
Title: Improved Estimation of PM2.5 Using Langrangian Satellite-Measured Aerosol Optical Depth

Monday, April 22, 2013 at 12:30pm in EMS E408

Annika Laser
UW-Milwaukee
Title: Statistical Investigation of the Immune Response in Non-human Primate Model

Friday, April 19, 2013

Meng Wang
Princeton University
Title: The equation $\Delta u+\nabla\phi\cdot\nalba u=8\pi c(1-he^{u})$ on a Riemann surface

Thursday, April 18, 2013 at 11:30am in EMS E408

Jason Gaddis
UW-Milwaukee
Title: PBW Deformations of Artin-Schelter Regular Algebras and their Homogenizations

Friday, April 12, 2013 at 4pm

Pamela E. Harris
United States Military Academy
Title: Teaching in the Trenches: A Year as a West Point Professor

Friday, April 12, 2013

Jonathan Kahl
UW-Milwaukee
Title: Atmospheric Science Study Abroad in Mexico: Is Acid Rain Melting the Pyramids?

Wednesday, April 10, 2013

Carlos Castillo-Chavez
Arizona State University
Title: Mathematical Models for the Transmission Dynamics of Tuberculosis

Friday, April 5, 2013

Glenn Webb
Vanderbilt University
Title: Mathematical Models of Nosocomial Epidemics in Hospitals

Friday, March 29, 2013

Agostino Capponi
Purdue University
Title: Dynamic Portfolio Optimization with a Defaultable Security and Regime Switching

Friday, March 15, 2013

Peter Hinow
UW-Milwaukee
Title: A Nonsmooth Program for Jamming Hard Spheres

Monday, March 11, 2013 at 3:30pm in EMS E424A

Min Hyung Cho
Dartmouth College
Title: Wave scattering in layered media

Wednesday, March 6, 2013 at 2:15pm

Lei Wang
Argonne National Laboratory
Title: Fast Summation Algorithms and Applications

Monday, March 4, 2013 at 3:30pm in E424A

Bangti Jin
Texas A&M University
Title: An Invitation to Fractional Differential Equations

Thursday, February 28, 2013 at 1pm

Wei Wei
University of Waterloo
Title: Optimal Allocation Problems in Insurance and Finance with Dependent Risks

Wednesday, February 27, 2013 at 2:15pm in EMS E495

Duan Chen
Ohio State University
Title: The Cancer Identity and the Role of Macrophages

Tuesday, February 26, 2013 at 4pm

Zhongyi Yuan
University of Iowa
Title: Asymptotic Analysis of Extreme Portfolio Risks

Friday, February 22, 2013

Kenneth Price
UW-Oshkosh
Title: Good Gradings of Generalized Incidence Rings

Friday, February 8, 2013

David Anderson
UW-Madison
Title: Multi-Level Monte Carlo for Stochastically Modeled Biochemical Reaction Systems