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Mathematical Sciences Colloquium

The Mathematical Sciences Colloquium series is held each semester, generally on Mondays at 4pm, and is sponsored by the math department. Faculty in the math department invite speakers from all areas of mathematics, and the talks are open to all members of the RPI community. The calendar is organized by the colloquium chair Rongjie Lai.

Spring 2016:

DiPrima Lecture:

Monday, February 1, 2016, 4-5pm Amos Eaton 214

Speaker: Randall J. LeVeque (University of Washington

Title: "Tsunami Modeling and Hazard Assessment"

Host: Rongjie Lai


 

Date: Thursday, February 25, 2016 (Joint with RTG)

Speaker: Katie Newhall (UNC)

Title: "Reversal times in a low-damping ferromagnetic model"

Location/Time: Amos Eaton 214 4-5pm

Host: Gregor Kovacic >


Date: Monday, February 29, 2016 (Joint with RTG)

Speaker: Songting Li (Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences, New York University)

Title: "Distinct Roles of Inhibitory Neurons in Brain Oscillations"

Location/Time: Amos Eaton 214 4-5pm

Host: Gregor Kovacic


Date: Monday, March 7, 2016 (Joint with RTG)

Speaker: Douglas Zhou (Shanghai Jiaotong University)

Title: TBA

Location/Time: Amos Eaton 214 4-5pm

Host: Gregor Kovacic


 Date: March 21-22, 2016 Class of '27 Lectures

Speaker: Stephen Wright (Wisconsin Madison University)

Title: TBA

Location/Time: Amos Eaton 214 4-5pm

Host: Rongjie Lai


Date: Monday, March 28, 2016

Speaker: Brittany Froese (NJIT)

Title: "Meshfree finite differences methods for fully nonlinear elliptic equations"

Location/Time: Amos Eaton 214 4-5pm

Host: Rongjie Lai


Date: Monday, April 4, 2016

Speaker: Peter Spaeth (GE)

Title: "A biased introduction to contact topology"

Location/Time: Amos Eaton 214 4-5pm

Host: Yuri Lvov


Date: Monday, April 11, 2016 (Joint with RTG)

Speaker: Dionyssis Mantzavinos (State University of New York at Buffalo)

Title: "Initial Value Problems and Initial-Boundary Value Problems for Nonlinear Evolution Equations"

Location/Time: Amos Eaton 214 4-5pm

Host: Gregor Kovacic


Date: Monday, April 18, 2016

Speaker: Tingran Gao (Duke University)

Title: "Synchronization Problems and the Diffusion Geometry of Shape Spaces"

Location/Time: Amos Eaton 214

Host: Rongjie Lai


Date: Monday, April 25, 2016

Speaker: Alex Kildishev (Purdue University)

Title: "Computational Nanophotonics: Designing Spaces for Light"

Location/Time: Amos Eaton 214 4-5pm

Host: Gregor Kovacic


 

Date: Thursday, May 5, 2016 (Joint with RTG/SIAM)

Speaker: Lee Ricketson (Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences, NYU)

Title: "Sparse and multilevel methods for particle-in-cell simulations in plasma physics"

Location/Time: Lally 102

Host: John Jacangelo

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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