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Annual Program Seminar

During each Annual Thematic Program, several seminars are offered. Talks will include graduate-level lectures as well as seminars covering various topics related to the theme.

Seminars for 2016-2017 will be held Thursdays from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. in Lind Hall 305 unless otherwise noted.

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2016-2017
May 11, 2017 Eigenvalue Problems in Inverse Scattering Theory for Inhomogeneous Media
Fioralba Cakoni (Rutgers, The State University Of New Jersey)
April 20, 2017 Nonparaxial Near-Nondiffracting Acclerating Optical Beams
Ting Zhou (Northeastern University)
April 13, 2017 Finite Element Methods for Simulation of Surface Plasmon Polaritons on 2D Materials
Matthias Maier (University of Minnesota, Twin Cities)
April 12, 2017 Current Trends in Nonlinear Photonics
Alejandro Aceves (Southern Methodist University)
April 06, 2017 Dispersion Engineering through Localized Resonance
Robert Lipton (Louisiana State University)
March 30, 2017 Maximal Length Spectral Gaps for Helmholtz Operators
Braxton Osting (The University of Utah)
March 23, 2017 Spectrum of the Neumann-Poincare Operator for Domains with Corners
Eric Bonnetier (Université Grenoble-Alpes)
March 09, 2017 Inverse Source Problems for Wave Propagation
Peijun Li (Purdue University)
March 08, 2017 Computing Spectra Without Solving Eigenvalue Problems
Douglas Arnold (University of Minnesota, Twin Cities)
March 02, 2017 A Modification of Schiffer's Conjecture and a Proof Via Finite Elements
Nilima Nigam (Simon Fraser University)
February 23, 2017 Recursive Integral Eigenvalue Solver with Cayley Transformation
Jiguang Sun (Michigan Technological University)
February 09, 2017 Tutorial: 2D materials polaritons
Tony Low (University of Minnesota, Twin Cities)
February 08, 2017 Tutorial: 2D materials polaritons
Tony Low (University of Minnesota, Twin Cities)
February 07, 2017 Tutorial: 2D materials polaritons
Tony Low (University of Minnesota, Twin Cities)
January 19, 2017 Superlensing Using Hyperbolic Metamaterials
Eric Bonnetier (Université Grenoble-Alpes)
December 01, 2016 Toward a Theory of Broadband Absorption Suppression in Magnetic Composites
Aaron Welters (Florida Institute of Technology)
November 17, 2016 Stekloff Eigenvalues in Inverse Scattering
Peter Monk (University of Delaware)
November 16, 2016 The Theory of Field Patterns
Ornella Mattei (The University of Utah)
November 10, 2016 Field Control Through Manipulation of Surface Sources
Daniel Onofrei (University of Houston)
November 09, 2016 Uniqueness for an Inverse Problem in Electromagnetism with Partial Data
Brian Malcolm Brown (Cardiff University)
November 07, 2016 Virial Theorem and Eigenvalue Estimate of Nonlinear Schrödinger Equations
Tai-Chia Lin (National Taiwan University)
October 27, 2016 Scattering and Field Enhancement of Subwavelength Slits
Junshan Lin (Auburn University)
October 26, 2016 Spectral Theory and Limiting Amplitude Principle for Maxwell’s Equations at the Interface of a Metamaterial
Maxence Cassier (The University of Utah)
October 20, 2016 Can one find all coherent structures of a nonlinear wave equation?
Eduard-Wilhelm Kirr (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign)
October 19, 2016 Tutorial: Convolution Quadrature and Maxwell’s Equations
Peter Monk (University of Delaware)
October 17, 2016 Tutorial: Convolution Quadrature and Time Domain Integral Equations
Peter Monk (University of Delaware)
October 13, 2016 Bifurcations of Long-Lived (near) Relative Periodic Orbits in Coupled Nonlinear Waveguides
Roy Goodman (New Jersey Institute of Technology)
October 06, 2016 Analytic and Polynomial Materials
Graeme Milton (The University of Utah)
October 05, 2016 Tutorial on Plasmonics
Sang-Hyun Oh (University of Minnesota, Twin Cities)
September 30, 2016 Tutorial on Plasmonics
Sang-Hyun Oh (University of Minnesota, Twin Cities)
September 29, 2016 Fast Computation of 2D-Periodic Green Functions in 3D Near Cutoff Frequencies
Stephen Shipman (Louisiana State University)
September 28, 2016 Tutorial on Plasmonics
Sang-Hyun Oh (University of Minnesota, Twin Cities)
September 22, 2016 The Derivation and Justification of Modulation Equations for Optical Systems
C. Eugene Wayne (Boston University)
2015-2016
May 06, 2016 Adaptive Horizon Model Predictive Control
Arthur Krener (Naval Postgraduate School)
May 05, 2016 On Analysis and Control of Monotone Systems
Anders Rantzer (Lund University)
April 21, 2016 Lecture
Juan Cockburn (Rochester Institute of Technology)
April 07, 2016 Lecture
Yoichiro Mori (University of Minnesota, Twin Cities)
March 31, 2016 Transition Probabilities for Degenerate Diffusions Arising in Population Genetics
Camelia Pop (University of Minnesota, Twin Cities)
March 24, 2016 Inverse problems for the wave equation using mixed formulations and space-time finite elements
Nicolae Cindea (Blaise Pascal University)
February 25, 2016 Controllability of a Cochlea Model and Related Fluid Elastic Systems
Scott Hansen (Iowa State University)
February 18, 2016 Some Remarks on Controllability and Time Optimal Control for Infinite Dimensional Dynamical Systems
Marius Tucsnak (Université de Bordeaux I)
February 11, 2016 Effect of Dynamic Network's Topology on Performance and Stability
Yoonsoo Kim (Gyeongsang National University)
February 04, 2016 Using Approximations in Controller Synthesis for Systems Modelled by Partial Differential Equations
Kirsten Morris (University of Waterloo)
December 10, 2015 Non-smooth and Non-convex Optimization
Kazufumi Ito (North Carolina State University)
December 03, 2015 Variational Calculus, Sums of Squares and Moment Problems
Farhad Jafari (University of Wyoming)
November 12, 2015 Control and Inverse Problems for Partial Differential Equations on Graphs
Sergei Avdonin (University of Alaska)
November 11, 2015 Optimization in the Nervous System
Theoden Netoff (University of Minnesota, Twin Cities)
November 05, 2015 The Scope of Linear Matrix Inequality Techniques
J. William Helton (University of California, San Diego)
October 15, 2015 Mathematical Methods in the Control of Quantum Mechanical Systems
Domenico D'Alessandro (Iowa State University)
October 08, 2015 When MIMO Control Meets MIMO Communication
Li Qiu (Hong Kong University of Science and Technology)
October 07, 2015 Nonlinear Systems Toolbox
Arthur Krener (Naval Postgraduate School)
October 06, 2015 Nonlinear Systems Toolbox
Arthur Krener (Naval Postgraduate School)
October 05, 2015 Nonlinear Systems Toolbox
Arthur Krener (Naval Postgraduate School)
September 24, 2015 Physical Network System Dynamics
Abraham Jan (Arjan) van der Schaft (Rijksuniversiteit te Groningen)
September 18, 2015 Elements of Sliding Mode Control Theory
Antonella Ferrara (Università di Pavia)
September 16, 2015 Elements of Sliding Mode Control Theory
Antonella Ferrara (Università di Pavia)
September 14, 2015 Elements of Sliding Mode Control Theory
Antonella Ferrara (Università di Pavia)
2014-2015
May 07, 2015 Vertex Index of Symmetric Convex Bodies
Alexander Litvak (University of Alberta)
April 23, 2015 Borell's Formula for a Riemannian Manifold
Joseph Lehec (Université de Paris IX (Paris-Dauphine))
April 21, 2015 Asymptotic Analysis Seminar: Smoothing and Ergodicity of Markov Semigroups in Infinite Dimensions
Boguslaw Zegarlinski (Imperial College London)
April 09, 2015 Stein Couplings, Log Concavity and Concentration of Measure
Larry Goldstein (University of Southern California)
April 07, 2015 Asymptotic Analysis Seminar: Algebraic Structures on the Family of Convex Sets
Liran Rotem (Tel Aviv University)
April 02, 2015 Limit Theorems in Free Probability Theory
Gennadiy Chystyakov (Universität Bielefeld)
March 31, 2015 Asymptotic Analysis Seminar: Random Walks on High Dimensional Spheres: Spectral Gaps and Entropy Production
Eric Carlen (Rutgers, The State University Of New Jersey )
March 26, 2015 Perfect Matchings and Random Determinants
Mark Rudelson (University of Michigan)
March 24, 2015 Asymptotic Analysis Seminar: On a Loomis-Whitney Type Inequality for Permutationally Invariant Unconditional Convex Bodies
Piotr Nayar (University of Minnesota, Twin Cities)
March 12, 2015 Asymptotic Approximations for Symmetric Functions and the Central Limit Theorem for Densities
Friedrich Götze (Universität Bielefeld)
March 10, 2015 Asymptotic Analysis Seminar: Approximation Complexity of Convex Bodies
Mark Rudelson (University of Michigan)
March 05, 2015 Kantorovitch Duality for General Transport Costs and Applications
Cyril Roberto (Université Paris Ouest)
March 03, 2015 Asymptotic Analysis Seminar: Optimal Concentration of Information for Log-Concave Distributions
Mokshay Madiman (University of Delaware)
February 19, 2015 Quantitative Uniform Convexity Bounds and their Application
Eric Carlen (Rutgers, The State University Of New Jersey )
February 17, 2015 Asymptotic Analysis Seminar: Affine Invariant Points
Carsten Schuett (Christian-Albrechts Universität Kiel)
February 12, 2015 Discrete Entropy Power Inequalities and Sperner Theory
Mokshay Madiman (University of Delaware)
February 10, 2015 Asymptotic Analysis Seminar: Approximation of Convex Bodies II
Elisabeth Werner (University of Minnesota, Twin Cities)
February 05, 2015 Between the Number of Edges and the Adjacency Matrix of a Graph
Eva Czabarka (University of South Carolina)
February 03, 2015 Asymptotic Analysis Seminar: Approximation of Convex Bodies
Elisabeth Werner (University of Minnesota, Twin Cities)
January 29, 2015 An Introduction to the Normalized Laplacian
Steve Butler (Iowa State University)
January 27, 2015 Asymptotic Analysis Seminar: How large is the norm of a random matrix? II
Ramon van Handel (Princeton University)
January 20, 2015 Asymptotic Analysis Seminar: How large is the norm of a random matrix?
Ramon van Handel (Princeton University)
December 04, 2014 On the Edit Distance in Graphs
Ryan Martin (Iowa State University)
November 20, 2014 Edge Colouring Multigraphs
Penny Haxell (University of Waterloo)
November 06, 2014 Poset-free Families of Subset
Jerrold Griggs (University of South Carolina)
November 05, 2014 Counting Connected Hypergraphs - Phase Transitions, Martingales and Branching Processes
Béla Bollobás (University of Cambridge)
October 30, 2014 Discrete Morse Theory from A Graph Matching Perspective
Patricia Hersh (North Carolina State University)
October 23, 2014 Fractional Subadditivity of Entropy and Applications
Prasad Tetali (Georgia Institute of Technology)
October 16, 2014 A Discrete Isodiametric Result: The Erdos-Ko-Rado Theorem for Multisets
Zoltan Furedi (Hungarian Academy of Sciences (MTA))
October 09, 2014 Nordhaus-Gaddum Sum Problems for Tree-width and Colin de Verdière Parameters
Leslie Hogben (Iowa State University)
September 25, 2014 Infinite Geometric Graphs and Properties of Metrics
Jeannette Janssen (Dalhousie University)
September 18, 2014 Measurable Equidecompositions via Combinatorics and Group Theory
Oleg Pikhurko (University of Warwick)
2013-2014
May 15, 2014 Introduction to Gröbner Bases
Mikael Vejdemo-Johansson (Royal Institute of Technology (KTH))
May 07, 2014 Studying Recombination Pathways Using Band Surgeries
Mariel Vazquez (San Francisco State University)
April 23, 2014 Chromatic Homology and Graph Configuration Spaces
Radmila Sazdanović (North Carolina State University)
April 16, 2014 Topology and coding in neural networks
April 09, 2014 A-infinity Persistence
Aniceto Murillo (University of Málaga)
April 02, 2014 Random Linear Algebra and the Vanishing Threshold for Integer Homology
Matthew Kahle (The Ohio State University)
March 26, 2014 Necktie knots, formal languages and network security
Mikael Vejdemo-Johansson (Royal Institute of Technology (KTH))
March 19, 2014 Multiparameter Persistent Homology for Shape Comparison: Continuous versus Discrete
Tomasz Kaczynski (University of Sherbrooke)
March 12, 2014 Homology-vanishing Theorems for Random Simplicial Complexes
Matthew Kahle (The Ohio State University)
February 26, 2014 Lipschitz Extensions and Higher-Order Metric Certificates
Vin de Silva (Pomona College)
February 19, 2014 Towards Utilizing Topological Data Analysis for Studying Machining Models
Firas Khasawneh (State University of New York Institute of Technology)
January 29, 2014 The Variational Bicomplex
Irina Kogan (North Carolina State University)
December 06, 2013 Persistence Modules and Category Theory
Vin de Silva (Pomona College)
December 04, 2013 Scheduling spaces in concurrency via directed topology
Martin Raussen (Aalborg University)
December 04, 2013 Persistence Modules and Category Theory
Vin de Silva (Pomona College)
November 20, 2013 Limit Theory for Random Cech Complexes
Yogeshwaran Dhandapani (Technion-Israel Institute of Technology)
November 18, 2013 Quantitative Homotopy Theory in Topological Data Analysis
Andrew Blumberg (The University of Texas at Austin)
November 13, 2013 Asymptotic topology and group actions
Greg Bell (University of North Carolina, Greensboro)
November 13, 2013 Persistent Homology for Metric Measures Spaces, Hypothesis Testing, and Confidence Intervals
Andrew Blumberg (The University of Texas at Austin)
November 06, 2013 Some Properties of Clustering Methods
Facundo Mémoli (The Ohio State University)
October 25, 2013 Applications at the Interface of Polyhedral Products and Configurations Spaces
Frederick Cohen (University of Rochester)
October 23, 2013 Towards a Topos Bais for Persistent Homology
Mikael Vejdemo-Johansson (Royal Institute of Technology (KTH))
October 23, 2013 A Primer on Configuration Spaces: Definitions, Examples, Fibrations, and Monodromy
Frederick Cohen (University of Rochester)
October 16, 2013 Beyond the Borsuk-Ulam/Dold theorem (in Combinatorial Geometry)
Pavle Blagojević (Freie Universität Berlin)
October 14, 2013 Persistent Holes in the Universe
Pratyush Pranav (Rijksuniversiteit te Groningen)
September 25, 2013 Topological Methods in the Analysis of Biological Data
F. Javier Arsuaga (San Francisco State University)
September 24, 2013 Persistent Homology and Applications
Gunnar Carlsson (Stanford University)
September 18, 2013 The Structure of Persistence Modules
Vin de Silva (Pomona College)
September 18, 2013 Representing Large and Complex Data
Gunnar Carlsson (Stanford University)
2012-2013
May 09, 2013 On invariant measures for Hamiltonian PDEs
Vladimir Sverak (University of Minnesota, Twin Cities)
May 02, 2013 Exponential separation between positive and sign-changing solutions of parabolic equations and its applications
Peter Polacik (University of Minnesota, Twin Cities)
April 25, 2013 Variational Method in the Study of Reaction-Diffusion Equations
Roger Lui (Worcester Polytechnic Institute)
April 11, 2013 A Model of Electrodiffusion and Osmosis in Cells and Tissues
Yoichiro Mori (University of Minnesota, Twin Cities)
April 04, 2013 Existence, Stability and Dynamics of Solitary Waves and Vortices in Superfluids: From Theory to Experiments
Panayotis Kevrekidis (University of Massachusetts)
April 01, 2013 From Stochastic Interacting Particle Systems (IPS) Models to Lattice Differential Equations for Reaction-diffusion Processes
James Evans (Iowa State University)
March 28, 2013 On a Free Boundary Problem for the Curvature Flow with Driving Force
Hiroshi Matano (University of Tokyo)
March 07, 2013 Dichotomies (exponential and others) with applications
George Sell (University of Minnesota, Twin Cities)
February 28, 2013 Influence locally - affect globally: The case of Diffusion
Enrique Thomann (Oregon State University)
February 21, 2013 Convergence Results on methods for solving non-linear filtering problems
Xiaoying (Maggie) Han (Auburn University)
February 14, 2013 A sixth order Cahn-Hilliard type equation
Piotr Rybka (University of Warsaw)
February 07, 2013 Perturbation of Dynamical Systems Defined by Semilinear Parabolic Problems
Marcone Pereira (University of Sao Paulo)
January 31, 2013 Rough path analysis and multiple integrals
Yaozhong Hu (University of Kansas)
January 24, 2013 Recent Results in Mathematical Neuroscience and Nonlinear Systems of Fluid Dynamical Equations
Linghai Zhang (Lehigh University)
November 27, 2012 Invariant Gibbs measures for some 3D and 2D turbulence models
Hakima Bessaih (University of Wyoming)
November 20, 2012 Sobolev Differentiable Flows for Singular Stochastic Differential Equations
Salah-Eldin Mohammed (Southern Illinois University)
November 16, 2012 Floquet bundles for tridiagonal competitive-cooperative systems and applications
Yi Wang (University of Science and Technology of China)
November 15, 2012 The cascades route to chaos
Evelyn Sander (George Mason University)
November 08, 2012 Smoothness and Long-time Behavior of the Free Boundary in a Nonlinear Stefan Problem
Yihong Du (University of New England)
November 01, 2012 Hamiltonian identities for Elliptic PDEs and their applications
Changfeng Gui (University of Connecticut)
October 18, 2012 Dissipative Quasi-Stable Systems: Theory and Applications
Igor Chueshov (Karazin Kharkov National University)
October 11, 2012 Some elementary properties of local minimizers of the Allen-Cahn energy
Giorgio Fusco (Università di L'Aquila)
October 04, 2012 Stochastic Cahn-Morral Systems
Thomas Wanner (George Mason University)
2011-2012
March 30, 2012 Suprema of Chaos Processes and the Restricted Isometry Property
Felix Krahmer (Georg-August-Universität zu Göttingen)
March 22, 2012 Two Tutorial Lectures on Machine Learning
Arindam Banerjee (University of Minnesota, Twin Cities)
March 21, 2012 An overview of current trends in high-dimensional statistical data analysis
Lan Wang (University of Minnesota, Twin Cities)
March 20, 2012 Two Tutorial Lectures on Machine Learning
Arindam Banerjee (University of Minnesota, Twin Cities)
March 13, 2012 Compressed Sensing for Manifold Data
Mark Iwen (Duke University)
March 09, 2012 Two Lectures on Compressive Sensing: Restricted Isometry Properties of Random Matrices
Holger Rauhut (Rheinische Friedrich-Wilhelms-Universität Bonn)
March 08, 2012 Two Lectures on Compressive Sensing: Structured Random Matrices in Compressive Sensing
Holger Rauhut (Rheinische Friedrich-Wilhelms-Universität Bonn)
March 07, 2012 Greedy Approximations
Vladimir Temlyakov (University of South Carolina)
March 06, 2012 Greedy Approximations
Vladimir Temlyakov (University of South Carolina)
March 05, 2012 Greedy Approximations
Vladimir Temlyakov (University of South Carolina)
February 23, 2012 Metric Entropy and Applications
Wenbo Li (University of Delaware)
February 22, 2012 Metric Entropy and Applications
Wenbo Li (University of Delaware)
February 21, 2012 Metric Entropy and Applications
Wenbo Li (University of Delaware)
February 20, 2012 Metric Entropy and Applications
Wenbo Li (University of Delaware)
November 29, 2011 Extremal Lipschitz functions on isoperimetric spaces
Dainius Dzindzalieta (Vilnius State University)
November 09, 2011 An algebraic view of topological problems: solvers and graphs
Luke Olson (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign)
November 03, 2011 P vs. NP problem: Efficient computation, internet security, and the limits to human knowledge
Avi Wigderson (Institute for Advanced Study)
October 19, 2011 Topology, Graphs, and Data
Isabel Darcy (The University of Iowa)
October 12, 2011 Computing Semantic Clusters by Semantic Mirroring and Spectral Graph Partitioning
Lars Eldén (Linköping University)
October 11, 2011 Information passing and collective animal behavior
Naomi Leonard (Princeton University)
October 05, 2011 Solute uptake in vessels with oscillatory walls
Leonardo Espin (University of Minnesota, Twin Cities)
September 23, 2011 An excursion into Banach space theory
Carsten Schuett (Christian-Albrechts Universität Kiel)
September 16, 2011 Oriented skein relation for knot Floer homology and a biological application
Candice Price (The University of Iowa)
2009-2010
January 21, 2010 Tag Team Tutorials: Transport & Mixing in Incompressible Fluid Flows
Charles Doering (University of Michigan), Jean-Luc Thiffeault (University of Wisconsin, Madison)
November 18, 2009 Turbulence transition in shear flows: what can we learn from pipe flow?
Bruno Eckhardt (Philipps-Universität Marburg)
November 11, 2009 Are viscoelastic flows under control or out of control?
Michael Renardy (Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University)
November 04, 2009 On spider-man and film casting: the mathematics of free liquid fibers and films in elongation
Thomas Hagen (University of Memphis)
October 21, 2009 Transition in inertialess flows of viscoelastic fluids: the role of uncertainty
Mihailo Jovanovic (University of Minnesota, Twin Cities)
October 07, 2009 The generalized hydrodynamic theory - transient elasticity and other examples
Harald Pleiner (Max Planck Institute for Polymer Research)
September 30, 2009 Transport and collective dynamics in suspensions of swimming microorganisms
Michael Graham (University of Wisconsin, Madison)
September 23, 2009 Stirring and mixing: Topology, optimization, and walls
Jean-Luc Thiffeault (University of Wisconsin, Madison)
2008-2009
May 22, 2009 Adiabatic switching for degenerate ground states
Gabriel Stoltz (École Nationale des Ponts-et-Chaussées (ENPC))
May 14, 2009 Adaptive methods for efficient sampling. Applications in molecular dynamics
Tony Lelievre (Ecole Nationale des Ponts et Chaussees)
May 13, 2009 Non-ergodicity of the Nosé-Hoover dynamics
Frédéric Legoll (École Nationale des Ponts-et-Chaussées)
April 01, 2009 Stochastic interacting particle systems models for reaction-diffusion systems: Non-linear kinetics, steady-state bifurcations (phase transitions), reaction fronts
James Evans (Iowa State University)
February 25, 2009 Effective dynamics using conditional expectations
Frédéric Legoll (École Nationale des Ponts-et-Chaussées)
February 18, 2009 The ground state energy of atoms: Functionals of the one-particle-reduced density matrix and their relation to the full Schrödinger equation
Heinz Siedentop (Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München)
February 13, 2009 Surface effect on the quantum size energy levels in semiconductor nanocrystals
Alexander Efros (Naval Research Laboratory)
February 05, 2009 Fast rotating Bose-Einstein condensates in asymmetric harmonic traps
Xavier Blanc (Université de Paris VI (Pierre et Marie Curie))
January 28, 2009 Computational strategy options in tackling a problem of molecular excited state dynamics
Maurizio Persico (Università di Pisa)
December 03, 2008 Stability of traveling waves in quasi-linear hyperbolic systems with relaxation and diffusion
Tong Li (The University of Iowa)
November 12, 2008 Fermi contact interactions evaluated from hidden relations in the Schrödinger equation
Daniel Chipman (University of Notre Dame)
October 15, 2008 New efficient algorithms for a general blood tissue transport-metabolism model and stiff differential equations
Dexuan Xie (University of Wisconsin)
October 08, 2008 A view of outstanding problems in density functional theory
Steven Valone (Los Alamos National Laboratory)
2007-2008
June 18, 2008 Single cell mechanics: Mechanics of membranes and cytoskeletal networks
Dirk Hartmann (Ruprecht-Karls-Universität Heidelberg)
June 10, 2008 The micromechanics of 3d collagen gels
Andrew Stein (University of Minnesota, Twin Cities)
June 04, 2008 Review and discussion of IMA workshop: Quantitative approaches to cell motility and chemotaxis
Timothy Newman (Arizona State University), Hans Othmer (University of Minnesota, Twin Cities)
May 21, 2008 Anomalous diffusion, tumor growth and random walk models
Sergei Fedotov (University of Manchester)
May 14, 2008 Some mathematical issues arising in single and multiple target SELEX
Howard Levine (Iowa State University)
May 07, 2008 Modeling the genome-wide transient response to stimuli in yeast: adaptation through integral feedback
Claudio Altafini (International School for Advanced Studies (SISSA/ISAS))
April 16, 2008 Size and shape of polymers
Eric Rawdon (University of St. Thomas)
April 09, 2008 Recent advances and challenges in deterministic global optimization
Christodoulos Floudas (Princeton University)
April 02, 2008 From neurons to neural networks
Jeff Knisley (East Tennessee State University)
March 26, 2008 Modeling fibrin gel formation: Continuous to discrete
Robert Guy (University of California)
March 19, 2008 Stochastic mathematical and computational models in microbiology (continued)
Peter Kramer (Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute)
February 27, 2008 Stochastic mathematical and computational models in microbiology
Peter Kramer (Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute)
February 20, 2008 Mapping evolutionary pathways of HIV-1 drug resistance using conditional selection pressure
Christopher Lee (University of California, Los Angeles)
February 13, 2008 Why is the microtubule lattice helical?
Imre Jánosi (Eötvös Loránd University (ELTE))
February 06, 2008 Three topics in the mathematics of molecular and cellular biology
Roger Lui (Worcester Polytechnic Institute)
January 30, 2008 Combinatorial rigidity and the molecular conjecture
Brigitte Servatius (Worcester Polytechnic Institute)
January 23, 2008 Analyzing the protein-protein interaction network
Robert Jernigan (Iowa State University)
January 09, 2008 The solution of the distance geometry problem for protein modeling
Zhijun Wu (Iowa State University)
December 12, 2007 Topological analysis of DNA-protein complexes
Soojeong Kim (The University of Iowa)
December 05, 2007 The solution of the boundary-value problems for the simulation of transitions of protein conformations
Zhijun Wu (Iowa State University)
November 28, 2007 Graphical invariants and topological indices as biomolecular descriptors
Debra Knisley (East Tennessee State University)
November 14, 2007 Defining functional distance using manifold embeddings of gene ontology annotations
Gilad Lerman (University of Minnesota, Twin Cities)
November 07, 2007 Strong fluctuations and cycling in biological systems
Timothy Newman (Arizona State University)
October 26, 2007 Modeling DNA unknotting by type II topoisomerases
Mariel Vazquez (San Francisco State University)
October 24, 2007 The role of anionic residues on the salt dependence of the binding of aminoacyl-tRNA synthetases to tRNA: A Poisson-Boltzmann analysis
Marcia Fenley (Florida State University)
October 17, 2007 RNA Folding Energy Landscapes in mRNA splicing
Shi-Jie Chen (University of Missouri)
October 10, 2007 Combinatorics of RNA secondary structures
Christine Heitsch (Georgia Institute of Technology)
October 03, 2007 The shape of knots
Kenneth Millett (University of California)
September 26, 2007 Quantitative analysis of radiation induced chromosome aberrations
F. Javier Arsuaga (San Francisco State University)
September 12, 2007 Revisiting the salt dependence of the drug-DNA association process: A Poisson-Boltzmann analysis
Marcia Fenley (Florida State University)
2006-2007
June 20, 2007 IMA program on applications of algebraic geometry
Frank Sottile (Texas A & M University)
June 06, 2007 A symbolic approach to sparse elimination
Gabriela Jeronimo (University of Buenos Aires)
May 23, 2007 On the Newton polytope of specialized resultants
Ioannis Emiris (National University of Athens)
May 16, 2007 Average volume, curvatures, and Euler characteristic of random real algebraic varieties
Peter Bürgisser (Universität Paderborn)
May 15, 2007 Discriminants, dual varieties and toric geometry
Sandra Di Rocco (Royal Institute of Technology (KTH))
May 09, 2007 Schubert combinatorics and geometry
Alexander Yong (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign)
May 02, 2007 A homological obstruction to weak order on trees
Patricia Hersh (Indiana University)
April 26, 2007 Random polynomial systems and balanced metrics on toric varieties
J. Maurice Rojas (Texas A & M University)
April 25, 2007 On sparse polynomial systems, mixed volumes and condition numbers
Gregorio Malajovich (Federal University of Rio de Janeiro)
April 11, 2007 Combinatorial complexity in o-minimal geometry
Saugata Basu (Georgia Institute of Technology)
April 04, 2007 Optimal fewnomial bounds from Gale dual polynomial systems
Frank Sottile (Texas A & M University)
March 28, 2007 Algebraic geometry of Gaussian Bayesian networks
Seth Sullivant (Harvard University)
March 21, 2007 Symmetries in SDP-based relaxations for constrained polynomial optimization
Thorsten Theobald (Johann Wolfgang Goethe-Universität Frankfurt)
March 14, 2007 Counting monomials
Mordechai Katzman (University of Sheffield)
February 28, 2007 Moving frames in classical invariant theory and computer vision
Peter Olver (University of Minnesota, Twin Cities)
February 21, 2007 Rational and algebraic invariants of a group action
Evelyne Hubert (Institut National de Recherche en Informatique Automatique (INRIA))
February 14, 2007 Statistical formulation of issues associated with multi-way contingency tables and the links to algebraic geometry
Stephen Fienberg (Carnegie-Mellon University)
February 07, 2007 An introduction to algebraic statistics
Serkan Hosten (San Francisco State University)
January 31, 2007 SDP and LP-relaxations in polynomial optimization: The power of real algebraic geometry
Jean Lasserre (Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique (CNRS))
January 24, 2007 Moments of positivity
Mihai Putinar (University of California)
January 10, 2007 Algorithms in algebraic analysis
Anton Leykin (University of Minnesota, Twin Cities)
December 13, 2006 Some algorithmic aspects of local cohomology
Gennady Lyubeznik (University of Minnesota, Twin Cities)
December 06, 2006 Gröbner walks and Scarf homotopies
Niels Lauritzen (Aarhus University)
November 29, 2006 Tropical discriminants
Alicia Dickenstein (University of Buenos Aires)
November 20, 2006 Computations in classical invariant theory of binary forms
Chehrzad Shakiban (University of Minnesota, Twin Cities)
November 15, 2006 On approximate triangular decompositions in dimension zero
Wenyuan Wu (University of Western Ontario)
November 15, 2006 Tropical celestial mechanics
Richard Moeckel (University of Minnesota, Twin Cities)
November 13, 2006 Complexity measures
Uwe Nagel (University of Kentucky)
November 08, 2006 Excess intersection theory and homotopy continuation methods
Sorin Popescu (The State University of New York)
November 02, 2006 Computer assisted mathematics: Tools and tactics for solving hard problems
Daniel Lichtblau (Wolfram Research, Inc.)
November 01, 2006 Equations and degenerations of the moduli space of genus zero stable curves with n marked points
Diane Maclagan (Rutgers, The State University Of New Jersey )
October 18, 2006 A numerical approach toward approximate algebraic computation
Zhonggang Zeng (Northeastern Illinois University)
October 11, 2006 Examples of exact results from inexact methods
Chris Peterson (Colorado State University)
October 04, 2006 An experimental approach to numerical Godeaux surfaces
Frank-Olaf Schreyer (Universität des Saarlandes)
September 27, 2006 Approximating singular solutions of polynomial systems
Anton Leykin (University of Minnesota, Twin Cities)
September 25, 2006 Assymptotic ideal theory and parametrized rational varieties
David Eisenbud (Mathematical Sciences Research Institute)
September 25, 2006 Semigraphoids, permutohedra, and mice
Bernd Sturmfels (University of California, Berkeley)
September 13, 2006 Solving polynomial systems by homotopy continuation
Andrew Sommese (University of Notre Dame)
2005-2006
October 24, 2005 Tutorial on visualization techniques appropriate for imaging data
Rachael Brady (Duke University)
October 13, 2005 Seismic Imaging using Wavefield Extrapolation
Gary Margrave (University of Calgary)
October 10, 2005 Post-beamforming Volterra Filter for Ultrasound Pulse-Echo Imaging
Emad Ebbini (University of Minnesota, Twin Cities)
October 03, 2005 Potential Applications of Implicit Processing to Optical Tomography
Alan Thomas (Clemson University)