IMA Postdoc Seminar 2003 - 2004

Tuesday : 11:15 - 12:15 at 409 Lind Hall

The IMA Postdoc Seminar is intended for expository talks from the visitors on their current research interests. For the year 2003-2004 it is organized by Antar Bandyopadhyay and Gerard Awanou The seminar meets at 409 Lind Hall on Tuesdays at 11:15 only on the weeks when there is no IMA workshop or tutorial. If you are interested to give a talk please contact the organizers at antar@ima.umn.edu or awanou@ima.umn.edu. Note that in Fall 2003 Balaji Gopalakrishnan was one of the co-organizer.

Spring 2004 Schedule

Date Speaker Affiliation Title (click for abstract)
January 20 Dr. Gerard Awanou IMA
Trivariate Spline Approximations of 3D Navier-Stokes Equations
January 27 Dr. Olga Brezhneva IMA
Modified methods for nonlinear optimization and complementarity problems in the absence of strict complementarity
February 3 Prof. Greg Rempala University of Louisville
Bootstrapping Parametric Models of Mortality
February 10
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No Seminar : Robustness in Complex Systems Workshop
February 17 (joint with the Brown Bag Seminar) No change of time and place Dr. Lili Ju IMA
Finite Volume Method on Spherical Voronoi Meshes
February 17 (Special meeting joint with Random Matrix Seminar) Time : 12:45 - 2:15 at 570 Vincent Hall Dr. Tim Garoni IMA
Absolute moments of products of characteristic polynomials, and impenetrable bosons - I
February 24 (joint with Random Matrix Seminar) Time : 12:45 - 2:15 at 570 Vincent Hall Dr. Tim Garoni IMA
Absolute moments of products of characteristic polynomials, and impenetrable bosons - II
March 2 TBA TBA
No Seminar
March 9
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No Seminar : Control and Pricing Workshop
March 16 Prof. Ilze Ziedins University of Auckland, New Zealand
Optimal routing in parallel tandem queues with loss
March 23 Dr. Noam Berger California Institute of Technology
Non-uniqueness for specifications in l^{2+\epsilon}
March 30
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No Seminar : Short Course on Tools for Modeling and Data Analysis in Finance
April 6 Prof. Peter Bank Humboldt University of Berlin, Germany
American Options, Finite-Fuel Problems, and the Multi-Armed Bandit
April 13
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No Seminar : Risk Management Workshop
April 20 Prof. Yuhong Yang Iowa State University
Multi-armed Bandits with Covariates
April 27
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No Seminar : "Hot Topics" Workshop
May 4
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No Seminar : Model Implementation Workshop
May 11
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No Seminar : "Hot Topics" Workshop
May 18 Prof. Scot Adams Associate Director, IMA
Some Remarks on Finite Element Method
May 25
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No Seminar : Financial Data Analysis Workshop

Fall 2003 Schedule

Date Speaker Affiliation Title (click for abstract)
October 7 Dr. Taerim Lee Korea National Open University Tree Structured Prognostic Model for Hepatocellular Carcinoma
October 14 Dr. Simon Morgan University of Minnesota Applications of Geometric Measure Theory to Variational Problems with Surfaces
October 21
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No Seminar : Comparative Genomics Workshop
October 28 Prof. Mohammad Kazim Khan Kent State University On SPRT and CUSUM Procedures and Some Open Problems
November 4
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No Seminar : IMA "Hot Topics" Workshop
November 11 Prof. Tom Kurtz University of Wisconsin, Madison Introduction to Martingale Problems (Note : A follow up talk will be on November 12 in the Complex System Seminar)
November 18
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No Seminar : Networks and The Population Dynamics Workshop
November 25 Dr. Karen Ball IMA Factors of Processes on Groups and Graphs
December 2 Dr. Amir Niknejad University of Illinois at Chicago Missing Data Imputation for Gene Expression Arrays : An Algebraic Approach
December 9 Dr. Soohan Ahn IMA Transient Analysis of Fluid Flow Models via Stochastic Coupling to a Queue
December 16
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No Seminar

Slides of some of the talks can be found at the Postdoc Seminar Archive.


Last modified May 11, 2004.