May 12, 2015 |
The MDS Conjecture Ameera Chowdhury |
2014-2015 Postdoc Seminar Series |

May 12, 2015 |
Model Reduction Approaches to Forward and Inverse Elastic Wave Problems with Active Sources in Fractured Reservoirs Vladimir Druskin (Schlumberger-Doll Research) |
Hydraulic Fracturing: From Modeling and Simulation to Reconstruction and Characterization |

May 12, 2015 |
Imaging of Defects/Defective Components in Unknown Backgrounds Houssem Haddar (École Polytechnique) |
Hydraulic Fracturing: From Modeling and Simulation to Reconstruction and Characterization |

May 12, 2015 |
Instabilities and Loss of Symmetry of Hydraulically Stimulated Fractures Blaise Bourdin (Louisiana State University) |
Hydraulic Fracturing: From Modeling and Simulation to Reconstruction and Characterization |

May 11, 2015 |
Quasi-Brittle Free Crack Propagation Using Cohesive Dynamics Robert Lipton (Louisiana State University) |
Hydraulic Fracturing: From Modeling and Simulation to Reconstruction and Characterization |

May 11, 2015 |
The XFEM for Hydraulic Fracturing in Three Dimensions Thomas-Peter Fries (Technische Universität Graz) |
Hydraulic Fracturing: From Modeling and Simulation to Reconstruction and Characterization |

May 11, 2015 |
Amplitude Preserving Propagators for Seismic Imaging and Inversion Murthy Guddati (North Carolina State University) |
Hydraulic Fracturing: From Modeling and Simulation to Reconstruction and Characterization |

May 11, 2015 |
Viscous Peeling Processes Under an Elastic Lid John Lister (University of Cambridge) |
Hydraulic Fracturing: From Modeling and Simulation to Reconstruction and Characterization |

May 11, 2015 |
Numerical Modeling of Hydraulic Fracturing: A Beginners Guide Anthony Peirce (University of British Columbia) |
Hydraulic Fracturing: From Modeling and Simulation to Reconstruction and Characterization |

May 11, 2015 |
What Can Microseismicity Tell Us About Hydraulic Fracturing? Shawn Maxwell (Itasca Image) |
Hydraulic Fracturing: From Modeling and Simulation to Reconstruction and Characterization |

May 11, 2015 |
Introduction to Hydraulic Fracturing Practices in the Oil and Gas Industry Brice Lecampion (Schlumberger-Doll Research), Alexei Savitski (Shell International Exploration & Production, Inc) |
Hydraulic Fracturing: From Modeling and Simulation to Reconstruction and Characterization |

May 07, 2015 |
Vertex Index of Symmetric Convex Bodies Alexander Litvak (University of Alberta) |
Annual Program Seminar Series |

May 05, 2015 |
The Brunn-Minkowski Inequality: Its Refinements and Extensions Part II Arnaud Marsiglietti (University of Minnesota, Twin Cities) |
2014-2015 Postdoc Seminar Series |

May 01, 2015 |
A New Notion of Weak Transport Cost and Applications Cyril Roberto (Université Paris Ouest) |
Analytic Tools in Probability and Applications |

May 01, 2015 |
Power Concave Functions and Borell-Brascamp-Lieb Inequalities Paolo Salani (Università di Firenze) |
Analytic Tools in Probability and Applications |

April 30, 2015 |
Bifractional Brownian Motion: Existence and Border Cases Mikhail Lifshits (St. Petersburg State University) |
Analytic Tools in Probability and Applications |

April 30, 2015 |
Nodal Sets of Gaussian Smooth Functions: One Result and a Few Open
Questions Fedor Nazarov (Kent State University) |
Analytic Tools in Probability and Applications |

April 30, 2015 |
Steining the Steiner Formula Ivan Nourdin (University of Luxembourg) |
Analytic Tools in Probability and Applications |

April 30, 2015 |
Kantorovich Duality for General Costs and its Applications to Concentration Paul-Marie Samson (Université Paris-Est ) |
Analytic Tools in Probability and Applications |

April 30, 2015 |
Functional Inequalities for Degenerate and Infinite-dimensional Diffusions Maria Gordina (University of Connecticut) |
Analytic Tools in Probability and Applications |

April 29, 2015 |
A Comparison Inequality for Positively Associated Random Variables Partha Dey (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign) |
Analytic Tools in Probability and Applications |

April 29, 2015 |
Spiked Random Matrix Edge Laws Brian Rider (Temple University) |
Analytic Tools in Probability and Applications |

April 29, 2015 |
From the Mesoscopic to Microscopic Scale in Random Matrix Theory Paul Bourgade (Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences) |
Analytic Tools in Probability and Applications |

April 29, 2015 |
Comparison Method in Random Matrix Theory Jun Yin (University of Wisconsin, Madison) |
Analytic Tools in Probability and Applications |

April 29, 2015 |
On Optimal Bounds for the Rate of Convergence to the Semicircular Law Alexander Tikhomirov (Russian Academy of Sciences) |
Analytic Tools in Probability and Applications |

April 28, 2015 |
Strong Contraction and Influences in Tail Spaces. Steven Heilman (University of California, Los Angeles) |
Analytic Tools in Probability and Applications |

April 28, 2015 |
On the Empirical Spectral Distribution of Symmetric Matrices with Dependent Entries Magda Peligrad (University of Cincinnati) |
Analytic Tools in Probability and Applications |

April 28, 2015 |
New Functional Inequalities via Stein's Method Giovanni Peccati (University of Luxembourg) |
Analytic Tools in Probability and Applications |

April 28, 2015 |
Metric Viscosity Solutions of Hamilton-Jacobi Equations Depending on Local Slopes Wilfrid Gangbo (Georgia Institute of Technology) |
Analytic Tools in Probability and Applications |

April 28, 2015 |
Academic Wages, Singularities, Phase Transitions, and Pyramid Schemes Robert McCann (University of Toronto) |
Analytic Tools in Probability and Applications |

April 27, 2015 |
Slicing Inequalities for Measures of Convex Bodies Alexander Koldobsky (University of Missouri) |
Analytic Tools in Probability and Applications |

April 27, 2015 |
Entropy Inequalities for Log Concave Functions Elisabeth Werner (University of Minnesota, Twin Cities) |
Analytic Tools in Probability and Applications |

April 27, 2015 |
On Log-Concave Functions Andrea Colesanti (Università di Firenze) |
Analytic Tools in Probability and Applications |

April 27, 2015 |
Hypergroups and the Markov Sequence Problem Dominique Bakry (Université de Toulouse III (Paul Sabatier)) |
Analytic Tools in Probability and Applications |

April 23, 2015 |
Borell's Formula for a Riemannian Manifold Joseph Lehec (Université de Paris IX (Paris-Dauphine)) |
Annual Program Seminar Series |

April 22, 2015 |
The Living Art of Mathematics Cédric Villani (Université Claude-Bernard (Lyon I)) |
The Living Art of Mathematics |

April 22, 2015 |
The Industry Job Search: From Resumes to Offer Negotiation Douglas Huntley (3M), Whitney Moore (University of Minnesota, Twin Cities) |
Careers and Opportunities in Industry for Mathematical Scientists |

April 21, 2015 |
2 Case Studies Kristin Brewer (Boeing Commercial Airplane Company), John Hoffman (CyberOptics) |
Careers and Opportunities in Industry for Mathematical Scientists |

April 21, 2015 |
Panel: Working in Industry II Patrick Quillen (The MathWorks, Inc.), Jeff Sachs (Merck & Co., Inc.), Lalitha Venkataramanan (Schlumberger-Doll Research) |
Careers and Opportunities in Industry for Mathematical Scientists |

April 21, 2015 |
On the Perimeter of a Convex Set Galyna Livshyts (Kent State University) |
2014-2015 Postdoc Seminar Series |

April 21, 2015 |
2 Case Studies Viktoria Averina (Boston Scientific), Jeff Sachs (Merck & Co., Inc.) |
Careers and Opportunities in Industry for Mathematical Scientists |

April 21, 2015 |
Asymptotic Analysis Seminar: Smoothing and Ergodicity of Markov Semigroups in Infinite Dimensions Boguslaw Zegarlinski (Imperial College London) |
Annual Program Seminar Series |

April 21, 2015 |
Panel: Emerging Directions/Entrepreneurship Viktoria Averina (Boston Scientific), Marina Brockway (VivaQuant), James Colliander (University of Toronto), Genetha Gray (Intel Corporation) |
Careers and Opportunities in Industry for Mathematical Scientists |

April 21, 2015 |
2 Case Studies Jeremy Brandman (ExxonMobil), Mckay Hyde (Goldman, Sachs & Co. oHG) |
Careers and Opportunities in Industry for Mathematical Scientists |

April 20, 2015 |
The INGenIOus Project Paul Zorn (St. Olaf College) |
Careers and Opportunities in Industry for Mathematical Scientists |

April 20, 2015 |
Panel: Working in Industry Christopher Bemis (Whitebox Advisors), Joseph Kenney (Nevelex Corporation) |
Careers and Opportunities in Industry for Mathematical Scientists |

April 20, 2015 |
2 Case Studies Tuhin Sahai (United Technologies Corporation), Sumanth Swaminathan (W. L. Gore & Associates) |
Careers and Opportunities in Industry for Mathematical Scientists |

April 20, 2015 |
The State of the Profession - AMS Numbers Carlos Tolmasky (University of Minnesota, Twin Cities) |
Careers and Opportunities in Industry for Mathematical Scientists |

April 17, 2015 |
How Large is the Norm of a Random Matrix? Ramon van Handel (Princeton University) |
Information Theory and Concentration Phenomena |

April 17, 2015 |
The Lower Tail of Random Quadratic Forms, via the PAC Bayesian Method Roberto Oliveira (Institute of Pure and Applied Mathematics (IMPA)) |
Information Theory and Concentration Phenomena |

April 16, 2015 |
Contraction Estimates for Markov Kernels via Information-Transportation Inequalities Maxim Raginsky (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign) |
Information Theory and Concentration Phenomena |

April 16, 2015 |
Random Matrices and Concentration Van Vu (Yale University) |
Information Theory and Concentration Phenomena |

April 16, 2015 |
On Talagrand's Convolution Conjecture in Gaussian Space Ronen Eldan (University of Washington) |
Information Theory and Concentration Phenomena |

April 16, 2015 |
Curvature-Dimension Condition for Non-Conventional Dimensions Emanuel Milman (Technion-Israel Institute of Technology) |
Information Theory and Concentration Phenomena |

April 15, 2015 |
Stability Estimates for the log-Sobolev Inequality Emanuel Indrei (Carnegie-Mellon University) |
Information Theory and Concentration Phenomena |

April 15, 2015 |
Characterization of cutoff for reversible Markov chains Yuval Peres (Microsoft) |
Information Theory and Concentration Phenomena |

April 15, 2015 |
Bounding Marginal Densities via Affine Isoperimetry Grigorios Paouris (Texas A & M University) |
Information Theory and Concentration Phenomena |

April 15, 2015 |
Concentration of Spectral Measures of Random Matrices Elizabeth Meckes (Case Western Reserve University) |
Information Theory and Concentration Phenomena |

April 15, 2015 |
Eigenvalue Distribution of Optimal Transportation Bo'az Klartag (Tel Aviv University) |
Information Theory and Concentration Phenomena |

April 14, 2015 |
Gaussian Phase Transitions and Conic Intrinsic Volumes: Steining the Steiner formula Larry Goldstein |
Information Theory and Concentration Phenomena |

April 14, 2015 |
The Entropic Erdős-Kac Limit Theorem Holger Koesters (Universität Bielefeld) |
Information Theory and Concentration Phenomena |

April 14, 2015 |
Logarithmic Sobolev Inequalities in Discrete Product Spaces: A Proof by a Transportation Cost Distance Katalin Marton (Hungarian Academy of Sciences (MTA)) |
Information Theory and Concentration Phenomena |

April 14, 2015 |
Weak and Strong Moments of l_r-norms of Log-concave Vectors Rafal Latala (University of Warsaw) |
Information Theory and Concentration Phenomena |

April 13, 2015 |
Entropy and Thinning of Discrete Random Variables Oliver Johnson (University of Bristol) |
Information Theory and Concentration Phenomena |

April 13, 2015 |
The Norm of Some Non-Standard Random Matrices Andrea Montanari (Stanford University) |
Information Theory and Concentration Phenomena |

April 13, 2015 |
Fixed- and Variable-Length Data Compression at Finite Blocklength Victoria Kostina (California Institute of Technology) |
Information Theory and Concentration Phenomena |

April 13, 2015 |
Correlation Distillation Elchanan Mossel (University of California, Berkeley) |
Information Theory and Concentration Phenomena |

April 13, 2015 |
Information and Statistics Andrew Barron (Yale University) |
Information Theory and Concentration Phenomena |

April 10, 2015 |
Building a Greener Future for Energy Consumption Raya Horesh (IBM) |
Building a Greener Future for Energy Consumption - Raya Horesh, IBM Research |

April 09, 2015 |
Stein Couplings, Log Concavity and Concentration of Measure Larry Goldstein (University of Southern California) |
Annual Program Seminar Series |

April 07, 2015 |
The Frog Model on Trees Tobias Johnson (University of Washington) |
2014-2015 Postdoc Seminar Series |

April 07, 2015 |
Asymptotic Analysis Seminar: Algebraic Structures on the Family of Convex Sets Liran Rotem (Tel Aviv University) |
Annual Program Seminar Series |

April 02, 2015 |
Limit Theorems in Free Probability Theory Gennadiy Chystyakov (Universität Bielefeld) |
Annual Program Seminar Series |

March 31, 2015 |
Avoiding Repetitions on the Plane Barbara Pilat (Warsaw University of Technology) |
2014-2015 Postdoc Seminar Series |

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 ) |
Annual Program Seminar Series |

March 28, 2015 |
Balancing Research Interests with Project Goals at the National Institute of Standards and Technology Bonita Saunders (National Institute of Standards and Technology) |
Careers in Mathematical Sciences: Workshop for Underrepresented Groups |

March 28, 2015 |
Cooperative Strategies of a Ph.D. Couple Marie Lopez del Puerto (University of St. Thomas), Jose Orozco Rodriguez (Vision-Ease Lens) |
Careers in Mathematical Sciences: Workshop for Underrepresented Groups |

March 28, 2015 |
Opportunities in the Industry
Carlos Tolmasky (University of Minnesota, Twin Cities) |
Careers in Mathematical Sciences: Workshop for Underrepresented Groups |

March 27, 2015 |
Banquet and Keynote Speaker: Good Practices for a Marketable Future in the Mathematical Sciences.
Carlson Private Dining Room
321 19th Avenue South
Minneapolis, MN 55455 Ricardo Cortez (Tulane University) |
Careers in Mathematical Sciences: Workshop for Underrepresented Groups |

March 27, 2015 |
Panel: Careers in Government and National Laboratories Mel Currie (National Security Agency), Pamela Williams (LMI Government Consulting), Victor Zavala (Argonne National Laboratory) |
Careers in Mathematical Sciences: Workshop for Underrepresented Groups |

March 27, 2015 |
Coloring the Integers with Rainbow Arithmetic Progressions Michael Young (Iowa State University) |
Careers in Mathematical Sciences: Workshop for Underrepresented Groups |

March 27, 2015 |
Discussion |
Careers in Mathematical Sciences: Workshop for Underrepresented Groups |

March 27, 2015 |
Mathematically Modeling the Influence of Eating Rates on Weight Gain and Obesity Diana Thomas (Montclair State University) |
Careers in Mathematical Sciences: Workshop for Underrepresented Groups |

March 27, 2015 |
Sharing the results of the Table Discussions |
Careers in Mathematical Sciences: Workshop for Underrepresented Groups |

March 27, 2015 |
Panel: The Negotiation Process Ulrica Wilson (Morehouse College) |
Careers in Mathematical Sciences: Workshop for Underrepresented Groups |

March 27, 2015 |
Permanence in the STEM Workforce: The Route to Tenure in Academia Ricardo Cortez (Tulane University), Karen Ríos-Soto (University of Puerto Rico) |
Careers in Mathematical Sciences: Workshop for Underrepresented Groups |

March 27, 2015 |
Kummer's Conjecture: From Gauss to ENIAC and Beyond Edray Goins (Purdue University) |
Careers in Mathematical Sciences: Workshop for Underrepresented Groups |

March 27, 2015 |
Welcome and Introduction |
Careers in Mathematical Sciences: Workshop for Underrepresented Groups |

March 26, 2015 |
Dinner Ice Breaker Chehrzad Shakiban (University of Minnesota, Twin Cities) |
Careers in Mathematical Sciences: Workshop for Underrepresented Groups |

March 26, 2015 |
Perfect Matchings and Random Determinants Mark Rudelson (University of Michigan) |
Annual Program Seminar Series |

March 24, 2015 |
Winding of Planar Stationary Gaussian Processes Naomi Feldheim (University of Minnesota, Twin Cities) |
2014-2015 Postdoc Seminar Series |

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) |
Annual Program Seminar Series |

March 20, 2015 |
Testing the Manifold Hypothesis Hariharan Narayanan (University of Washington) |
The Power of Randomness in Computation |

March 20, 2015 |
Structure and Pseudo-Randomness in Coding Theory Shachar Lovett (University of California, San Diego) |
The Power of Randomness in Computation |

March 20, 2015 |
Some New Results on Random Points in the Unit Square Alan Frieze (Carnegie-Mellon University) |
The Power of Randomness in Computation |

March 19, 2015 |
Diffusion, Entropy, and the Geometry of Sets in Gaussian Space James Lee (University of Washington) |
The Power of Randomness in Computation |

March 19, 2015 |
Counting Perfect Matchings via Random Matrices Mark Rudelson (University of Michigan) |
The Power of Randomness in Computation |

March 19, 2015 |
Rectangles are Nonnegative Juntas Raghu Meka (University of California, Los Angeles) |
The Power of Randomness in Computation |

March 19, 2015 |
Phase Transitions in Random Dyadic Tilings and Rectangular Dissections Sarah Miracle (Georgia Institute of Technology) |
The Power of Randomness in Computation |

March 19, 2015 |
The Surprising Power of Randomness in Belief Propagation. Elchanan Mossel (University of California, Berkeley) |
The Power of Randomness in Computation |