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, 45pm 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 lowdamping ferromagnetic model"
Location/Time: Amos Eaton 214
45pm
Host: Gregor Kovacic
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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
45pm
Host: Gregor Kovacic
Date: Monday, March 7, 2016
(Joint with RTG)
Speaker:
Douglas Zhou (Shanghai Jiaotong University)
Title: TBA
Location/Time:
Amos Eaton 214
45pm
Host:
Gregor Kovacic
Date: March 2122, 2016 Class of '27 Lectures
Speaker:
Stephen Wright (Wisconsin Madison University)
Title: TBA
Location/Time: Amos Eaton 214
45pm
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 45pm
Host: Rongjie Lai
Date: Monday, April 4, 2016
Speaker:
Peter Spaeth (GE)
Title: "A
biased introduction to contact topology"
Location/Time:
Amos Eaton 214 45pm
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 InitialBoundary Value Problems for Nonlinear Evolution Equations"
Location/Time:
Amos Eaton 214 45pm
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 45pm
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 particleincell simulations in plasma physics"
Location/Time:
Lally 102
Host: John Jacangelo
