May 20, 2015 |
Community Detection in Networks: SDP relaxations and Computational Gaps Yihong Wu (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign) |
Graphical Models, Statistical Inference, and Algorithms (GRAMSIA) |

May 20, 2015 |
Approximating a Single Component of the Solution to a Linear System Christina Lee (Massachusetts Institute of Technology) |
Graphical Models, Statistical Inference, and Algorithms (GRAMSIA) |

May 19, 2015 |
Spectral Redemption Lenka Zdeborova (Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique (CNRS)) |
Graphical Models, Statistical Inference, and Algorithms (GRAMSIA) |

May 19, 2015 |
The Exact k-SAT Threshold for Large k Nike Sun (Microsoft Research) |
Graphical Models, Statistical Inference, and Algorithms (GRAMSIA) |

May 19, 2015 |
Applications of L^p Theory of Sparse Graph Limits Christian Borgs (Microsoft Research) |
Graphical Models, Statistical Inference, and Algorithms (GRAMSIA) |

May 19, 2015 |
L^p Theory of Sparse Graph Limits Jennifer Chayes (Microsoft Research) |
Graphical Models, Statistical Inference, and Algorithms (GRAMSIA) |

May 19, 2015 |
Lower Bounds on Thresholds of Graphical Models from Spatial Coupling: Applications to Coding and Constraint Satisfaction Nicolas Macris (École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL)) |
Graphical Models, Statistical Inference, and Algorithms (GRAMSIA) |

May 18, 2015 |
A Simple Algorithm for Sampling Colourings of G(n, d/n) Up to Gibbs Uniqueness Threshold Charilaos Efthymiou (Georgia Institute of Technology) |
Graphical Models, Statistical Inference, and Algorithms (GRAMSIA) |

May 18, 2015 |
Sparse Sum-of-squares Certificates on Finite Abelian Groups Pablo Parrilo (Massachusetts Institute of Technology) |
Graphical Models, Statistical Inference, and Algorithms (GRAMSIA) |

May 18, 2015 |
Column Subset Selection from Partially Observed Data Aarti Singh (Carnegie-Mellon University) |
Graphical Models, Statistical Inference, and Algorithms (GRAMSIA) |

May 18, 2015 |
Hiding the Source of a Rumor in Anonymous Messaging Sewoong Oh (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign) |
Graphical Models, Statistical Inference, and Algorithms (GRAMSIA) |

May 18, 2015 |
Batched Bandit Problems Philippe Rigollet (Massachusetts Institute of Technology) |
Graphical Models, Statistical Inference, and Algorithms (GRAMSIA) |

May 18, 2015 |
Shotgun Assembly of Graphs Elchanan Mossel (University of California, Berkeley) |
Graphical Models, Statistical Inference, and Algorithms (GRAMSIA) |

May 14, 2015 |
An Enhanced Pseudo-3D Model for Hydraulic Fracturing with Non-local Elasticity Egor Dontsov (University of British Columbia) |
Hydraulic Fracturing: From Modeling and Simulation to Reconstruction and Characterization |

May 14, 2015 |
Challenges in Hydraulic Fracture Simulation: Evidence from Observations Spanning Laboratory-Scale Experiments to Tectonic-Scale Dyke Swarms Andrew Bunger (University of Pittsburgh) |
Hydraulic Fracturing: From Modeling and Simulation to Reconstruction and Characterization |

May 14, 2015 |
Methods to Facilitate Better Modeling of Multiple Fracture Propagation Jon Olson (The University of Texas at Austin) |
Hydraulic Fracturing: From Modeling and Simulation to Reconstruction and Characterization |

May 13, 2015 |
A Lattice-based Code for Simulation of Hydraulic Fracturing: Logic Overview and Application Examples Christine Detournay (Itasca Consulting Group, Inc.) |
Hydraulic Fracturing: From Modeling and Simulation to Reconstruction and Characterization |

May 13, 2015 |
Non-iterative Identification of Cracks in EIT: Examples from a Table-Top Experiment Andrei Constantinescu (École Polytechnique) |
Hydraulic Fracturing: From Modeling and Simulation to Reconstruction and Characterization |

May 13, 2015 |
How Fracking Can be Tough (and Yet Rewarding) Dmitry Garagash (Dalhousie University) |
Hydraulic Fracturing: From Modeling and Simulation to Reconstruction and Characterization |

May 13, 2015 |
The Topological Derivative of Stress or Energy-based Objective Functionals Marc Bonnet (École Nationale Supérieure de Techniques Avancées) |
Hydraulic Fracturing: From Modeling and Simulation to Reconstruction and Characterization |

May 13, 2015 |
Inverse Problems in Acousto-optic Imaging John Schotland (University of Michigan) |
Hydraulic Fracturing: From Modeling and Simulation to Reconstruction and Characterization |

May 13, 2015 |
Quantitative Understanding of Microseismicity for Characterization and Development of Hydrocarbon and Geothermal Reservoirs Serge Shapiro (Freie Universität Berlin) |
Hydraulic Fracturing: From Modeling and Simulation to Reconstruction and Characterization |

May 13, 2015 |
Microseismic Event Estimation via Full Waveform Inversion Susan Minkoff (University of Texas at Dallas) |
Hydraulic Fracturing: From Modeling and Simulation to Reconstruction and Characterization |

May 12, 2015 |
Coupling Flow and Mechanics in a Fractured Porous Medium Mary Wheeler (The University of Texas at Austin) |
Hydraulic Fracturing: From Modeling and Simulation to Reconstruction and Characterization |

May 12, 2015 |
Higher-order Finite Elements Methods for Elliptic Problems with Interfaces Marcus Sarkis (Worcester Polytechnic Institute) |
Hydraulic Fracturing: From Modeling and Simulation to Reconstruction and Characterization |

May 12, 2015 |
Modeling Hydraulic Fracture Propagation Using a Coupled Extended Finite Element Method Elizaveta Gordeliy (Schlumberger-Doll Research) |
Hydraulic Fracturing: From Modeling and Simulation to Reconstruction and Characterization |

May 12, 2015 |
Homogenization of a Transmission Problem Shari Moskow (Drexel University) |
Hydraulic Fracturing: From Modeling and Simulation to Reconstruction and Characterization |

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

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 |
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 |