January 28, 2016 |
Convex Geometry for Structured Signal Recovery: New Results in Super-Resolution and Total Variation Minimization Weiyu Xu (The University of Iowa) |
Optimization and Parsimonious Modeling |

January 28, 2016 |
Finding Planted Subgraphs using the Schur-Horn Relaxation Venkat Chandrasekaran (California Institute of Technology) |
Optimization and Parsimonious Modeling |

January 28, 2016 |
Dynamics-based Information Extraction: A Hybrid Systems Approach Necmiye Ozay (University of Michigan) |
Optimization and Parsimonious Modeling |

January 28, 2016 |
Tensor Low-Rank Completion and Invariance of the Tucker Core Shuzhong Zhang (University of Minnesota, Twin Cities) |
Optimization and Parsimonious Modeling |

January 28, 2016 |
Convex Optimization & Parsimony of L_p-balls Representation Jean Lasserre (Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique (CNRS)) |
Optimization and Parsimonious Modeling |

January 27, 2016 |
Global Optimality in Matrix and Tensor Factorization, Deep Learning, and Beyond René Vidal (Johns Hopkins University) |
Optimization and Parsimonious Modeling |

January 27, 2016 |
Globally Optimal and Robust k-means Clustering via Convex Optimization Rachel Ward (The University of Texas at Austin) |
Optimization and Parsimonious Modeling |

January 27, 2016 |
Level-set Methods for Convex Optimization Michael Friedlander (University of California) |
Optimization and Parsimonious Modeling |

January 27, 2016 |
Low-rank Matrix Completion under Monotonic Transformation Laura Balzano (University of Michigan) |
Optimization and Parsimonious Modeling |

January 27, 2016 |
Grothendieck Constant and Structured Matrix Computations Lek-Heng Lim (University of Chicago) |
Optimization and Parsimonious Modeling |

January 27, 2016 |
Crouzeix's Conjecture Michael Overton (New York University) |
Optimization and Parsimonious Modeling |

January 26, 2016 |
Stochastic Dynamical Modeling: Structured Matrix Completion of Partially Available Statistics Mihailo Jovanovic (University of Minnesota, Twin Cities) |
Optimization and Parsimonious Modeling |

January 26, 2016 |
Your Dreams May Come True with MTP2... Caroline Uhler (Massachusetts Institute of Technology) |
Optimization and Parsimonious Modeling |

January 26, 2016 |
Optimal Gradient Methods for Nonlinear Optimization Hongchao Zhang (Louisiana State University) |
Optimization and Parsimonious Modeling |

January 26, 2016 |
Optimal Experimental Design with Polynomial Optimization Didier Henrion (Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique (CNRS)) |
Optimization and Parsimonious Modeling |

January 26, 2016 |
Applying Subgradient Methods -- and Accelerated Gradient Methods -- to Efficiently Solve General Convex, Conic Optimization Problems James Renegar (Cornell University) |
Optimization and Parsimonious Modeling |

January 25, 2016 |
Revisiting Nesterov’s Acceleration Sébastien Bubeck (Microsoft) |
Optimization and Parsimonious Modeling |

January 25, 2016 |
Asynchronous Parallel Computing in Signal Processing and Machine Learning Wotao Yin (University of California, Los Angeles) |
Optimization and Parsimonious Modeling |

January 25, 2016 |
Conjugate Interior Point Method for Large-Scale Problems Aleksandr Aravkin (University of Washington) |
Optimization and Parsimonious Modeling |

January 25, 2016 |
Eigenvectors of Tensors Bernd Sturmfels (University of California, Berkeley) |
Optimization and Parsimonious Modeling |

January 22, 2016 |
Interviewing Tips for Industry Whitney Moore (University of Minnesota, Twin Cities) |
Industrial Problems Seminar |

January 19, 2016 |
Fast Algorithm for Robust Subspace Recovery Tyler Maunu (University of Minnesota, Twin Cities) |
Data Science Seminar |

December 15, 2015 |
Computational Analysis and Applications of Diffusion MRI Christophe Lenglet (University of Minnesota, Twin Cities) |
Data Science Seminar |

December 14, 2015 |
Arbitrage and Hedging Under Model Uncertainty Zhou Zhou (University of Minnesota, Twin Cities) |
2015-2016 Postdoc Seminar Series |

December 11, 2015 |
Towards Lights Out Electronics Manufacturing Jeff McAlvay (Tempo Automation) |
Industrial Problems Seminar |

December 10, 2015 |
Non-smooth and Non-convex Optimization Kazufumi Ito (North Carolina State University) |
Annual Program Seminar Series |

December 08, 2015 |
Locating Outliers in Large Matrices with Adaptive Compressive Sampling Jarvis Haupt (University of Minnesota, Twin Cities) |
Data Science Seminar |

December 07, 2015 |
ARock: Asynchronous Parallel Coordinate Update Yangyang Xu (University of Minnesota, Twin Cities) |
2015-2016 Postdoc Seminar Series |

December 04, 2015 |
Magnetic Refrigeration From Laboratory to Products Steve Russek (Astronautics Corporation of America) |
Industrial Problems Seminar |

December 03, 2015 |
Variational Calculus, Sums of Squares and Moment Problems Farhad Jafari (University of Wyoming) |
Annual Program Seminar Series |

December 01, 2015 |
Understanding Global Change: Opportunities and Challenges for Data Driven Research Vipin Kumar (University of Minnesota, Twin Cities) |
Data Science Seminar |

November 30, 2015 |
Disturbance Attenuation in Mass Chains with Passive Interconnection Kaoru Yamamoto (University of Minnesota, Twin Cities) |
2015-2016 Postdoc Seminar Series |

November 24, 2015 |
Reconstructing the Farm, Keeping an Eye on the Environment (with Robots) Volkan Isler (University of Minnesota, Twin Cities) |
Data Science Seminar |

November 23, 2015 |
Modeling and Control of Collective Dynamics Yongxin Chen (University of Minnesota, Twin Cities) |
2015-2016 Postdoc Seminar Series |

November 20, 2015 |
Model-guided Design of a Synthetic Signaling Switch Casim Sarkar (University of Minnesota, Twin Cities) |
Biological Systems and Networks |

November 20, 2015 |
Stochastic Analysis of Biochemical Reaction Networks with Absolute Concentration Robustness German Enciso (University of California) |
Biological Systems and Networks |

November 20, 2015 |
Study of Emergent Transport Properties of Molecular Motor Ensemble Using Novel Computational Approach Shreyas Bhaban (University of Minnesota, Twin Cities) |
Biological Systems and Networks |

November 20, 2015 |
Graph Theory for Systems Biology: Interval Graphs, Motifs, and Pattern Recognition John Jungck (University of Delaware) |
Biological Systems and Networks |

November 20, 2015 |
Robust Control of Evolutionary Dynamics: Case studies in HIV/Antibody Therapy and Non-small Cell Lung Cancer (NSCLC) Vanessa Jonsson (California Institute of Technology) |
Biological Systems and Networks |

November 20, 2015 |
A Proof of the Global Attractor Conjecture for General Reaction Networks Gheorghe Craciun (University of Wisconsin, Madison) |
Biological Systems and Networks |

November 20, 2015 |
Performance Limitations in Autocatalytic Pathways Milad Siami (Lehigh University) |
Biological Systems and Networks |

November 20, 2015 |
Modeling Timing Phenomena in Single-cells: From Phage-induced Lysis to Cell-Division Events Abhyudai Singh (University of Delaware) |
Biological Systems and Networks |

November 20, 2015 |
Molecular Network Control Through Boolean Canalization David Murrugarra (University of Kentucky) |
Biological Systems and Networks |

November 20, 2015 |
Cell Fate Reprogramming by Control of Intracellular Network Dynamics Jorge G. T. Zañudo (The Pennsylvania State University) |
Biological Systems and Networks |

November 20, 2015 |
Optimizing Deep Brain Stimulation for Suppression of Pathological Oscillations in Parkinson's Disease Theoden Netoff (University of Minnesota, Twin Cities) |
Biological Systems and Networks |

November 19, 2015 |
Uncovering the Mechanisms and Physiological Roles of Non-monotonic Response Dynamics in Bacterial Stress Response and Differentiation Oleg Igoshin (Rice University) |
Biological Systems and Networks |

November 19, 2015 |
Mass Transfer of Drug Delivery and Bacterial Therapy to Tumors Neil Forbes (University of Massachusetts) |
Biological Systems and Networks |

November 19, 2015 |
Systems Describing the Tumor Microenvironment: A Geometric Optimal Control Approach Urszula Ledzewicz (Southern Illinois University) |
Biological Systems and Networks |

November 19, 2015 |
Biological Networks Associated to Biological Questions Avner Friedman (The Ohio State University) |
Biological Systems and Networks |

November 19, 2015 |
Design Principles of Proliferative Control Arthur Lander (University of California) |
Biological Systems and Networks |

November 18, 2015 |
Quantifying, Modeling and Predicting Fluctuations of Signal-Activated Gene Expression Brian Munsky (Colorado State University) |
Biological Systems and Networks |

November 18, 2015 |
An Evolutionary Perspective of the p53 Network Joao Hespanha (University of California) |
Biological Systems and Networks |

November 18, 2015 |
In-vivo Feedback Real-time Control of Synthetic Gene Networks Mario di Bernardo (University of Bristol), Diego di Bernardo (Università di Napoli Federico II) |
Biological Systems and Networks |

November 18, 2015 |
Identification of Predictive Dynamic Models for Systems Biology Joerg Stelling (ETH Zürich) |
Biological Systems and Networks |

November 18, 2015 |
Inferring Genome-Wide Interaction Networks from Genomic Data Mathukumalli Vidyasagar (University of Texas) |
Biological Systems and Networks |

November 17, 2015 |
Predictability of Gene Network Evolution Gabor Balazsi (State University of New York, Stony Brook (SUNY)) |
Biological Systems and Networks |

November 17, 2015 |
Mammalian Synthetic Biology: Circuit Design Principles and Therapeutic Applications Leonidas Bleris (University of Texas at Dallas) |
Biological Systems and Networks |

November 17, 2015 |
Criticality and Adaptivity in Enzymatic Networks Ruth Williams (University of California, San Diego) |
Biological Systems and Networks |

November 17, 2015 |
Excitability and other dynamic behaviors regulating motility Pablo Iglesias (Johns Hopkins University) |
Biological Systems and Networks |

November 17, 2015 |
Control of Disease-related Signal Transduction Networks Reka Albert (The Pennsylvania State University) |
Biological Systems and Networks |

November 17, 2015 |
Characterizing the Genotype-Phenotype Map and Its Evolution: A Radically New Strategy Michael Savageau (University of California) |
Biological Systems and Networks |

November 16, 2015 |
Cell-free Transcription-translation: Prototyping Parts and Gene Circuits in Vitro Vincent Noireaux (University of Minnesota, Twin Cities) |
Biological Systems and Networks |

November 16, 2015 |
Understanding Signal Propagation through Cellular Networks Herbert Sauro (University of Washington) |
Biological Systems and Networks |

November 16, 2015 |
Anticipators and Procrastinators: Cellular Decision Making in Multivariate Environments Hana El-Samad (University of California, San Francisco) |
Biological Systems and Networks |

November 16, 2015 |
Regulatory Networks in Synthetic Microbial Consortia Matthew Bennett (Rice University) |
Biological Systems and Networks |

November 16, 2015 |
Cybergenetics Mustafa Khammash (ETH Zürich) |
Biological Systems and Networks |

November 16, 2015 |
Universal Laws and Architectures: Theory and Lessons from Brains, Nets, Hearts, Bugs, Grids, Flows, and Zombies John Doyle (California Institute of Technology) |
Biological Systems and Networks |

November 12, 2015 |
Control and Inverse Problems for Partial Differential Equations on Graphs Sergei Avdonin (University of Alaska) |
Annual Program Seminar Series |

November 11, 2015 |
Optimization in the Nervous System Theoden Netoff (University of Minnesota, Twin Cities) |
Annual Program Seminar Series |

November 10, 2015 |
Sampling Algorithms in Numerical Linear Algebra and their Applications Yousef Saad (University of Minnesota, Twin Cities) |
Data Science Seminar |

November 09, 2015 |
Speed vs Accuracy: Nervous Systems Tradeoffs Using Robust Control Yorie Nakahira (California Institute of Technology) |
2015-2016 Postdoc Seminar Series |

November 06, 2015 |
Structured Data and Learning: Data Science that Embraces Complex, Heterogeneous, Relational Data Robert Nendorf (Allstate) |
Industrial Problems Seminar |

November 05, 2015 |
The Scope of Linear Matrix Inequality Techniques J. William Helton (University of California, San Diego) |
Annual Program Seminar Series |

November 04, 2015 |
Applications of A-posteriori Implicit Function Theorems to the Existence of Quasi-periodic Solutions: Whitney Regularity with Respect to the Frequency Rafael de la Llave (Georgia Institute of Technology) |
Fifth Abel Conference: Celebrating the Mathematical Impact of John F. Nash Jr. and Louis Nirenberg |

November 04, 2015 |
Ancient Solutions to Geometric Flows Panagiota Daskalopoulos (Columbia University) |
Fifth Abel Conference: Celebrating the Mathematical Impact of John F. Nash Jr. and Louis Nirenberg |

November 03, 2015 |
A Nonlinear Flow on BMO Patrick Gerard (Université de Paris XI (Paris-Sud)) |
Fifth Abel Conference: Celebrating the Mathematical Impact of John F. Nash Jr. and Louis Nirenberg |

November 03, 2015 |
Q-curvature, A partial survey and recent Development Sun-Yung Chang (Princeton University) |
Fifth Abel Conference: Celebrating the Mathematical Impact of John F. Nash Jr. and Louis Nirenberg |

November 03, 2015 |
Some analytic aspects of second order conformally invariant equations Yanyan Li (Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey) |
Fifth Abel Conference: Celebrating the Mathematical Impact of John F. Nash Jr. and Louis Nirenberg |

November 02, 2015 |
Isometric immersions and beyond László Székelyhidi Jr. (Universität Leipzig) |
Fifth Abel Conference: Celebrating the Mathematical Impact of John F. Nash Jr. and Louis Nirenberg |

November 02, 2015 |
The Smoothness of the Eigenfunction for the Monge-Ampere Operator Ovidiu Savin (Columbia University) |
Fifth Abel Conference: Celebrating the Mathematical Impact of John F. Nash Jr. and Louis Nirenberg |

November 02, 2015 |
Nash’s Continuity Theorem Revisited Daniel Stroock (Massachusetts Institute of Technology) |
Fifth Abel Conference: Celebrating the Mathematical Impact of John F. Nash Jr. and Louis Nirenberg |

November 02, 2015 |
Sobolev Inequalities: The Work of Louis and Beyond Haim Brezis (Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey) |
Fifth Abel Conference: Celebrating the Mathematical Impact of John F. Nash Jr. and Louis Nirenberg |

November 02, 2015 |
Opening Remarks Charles Fefferman (Princeton University), Robert Kohn (New York University), Louis Nirenberg (New York University), Vladimir Sverak (University of Minnesota, Twin Cities), Ragnar Winther (University of Oslo) |
Fifth Abel Conference: Celebrating the Mathematical Impact of John F. Nash Jr. and Louis Nirenberg |

October 30, 2015 |
Mathematics at a 'Materials Company': How 3M Creates Advanced Technologies Nitsan Ben-Gal (3M) |
Industrial Problems Seminar |

October 27, 2015 |
Gauges, Sparsity, and Spectral Optimization Michael Friedlander (University of California) |
Data Science Seminar |

October 26, 2015 |
A Unifying Framework for Robust Synchronisation in Multi-agent Systems Sei Zhen Khong (University of Minnesota, Twin Cities) |
2015-2016 Postdoc Seminar Series |

October 25, 2015 |
Invariance and the Structure of Matter Richard James (University of Minnesota, Twin Cities) |
Mathematics and Mechanics in the 22nd Century: Seven Decades and Counting... |

October 25, 2015 |
Mechanics of Growth and Growth of Mechanics Yi-Chao Chen (University of Houston) |
Mathematics and Mechanics in the 22nd Century: Seven Decades and Counting... |

October 25, 2015 |
Slender structures of active materials Kaushik Bhattacharya (California Institute of Technology) |
Mathematics and Mechanics in the 22nd Century: Seven Decades and Counting... |

October 24, 2015 |
Line Defects in a Modified Ericksen Model of Nematic Liquid Crystals Robert Hardt (Rice University) |
Mathematics and Mechanics in the 22nd Century: Seven Decades and Counting... |

October 24, 2015 |
Quantum Dots and Dislocations: Dynamics of Materials Defects Irene Fonseca (Carnegie-Mellon University) |
Mathematics and Mechanics in the 22nd Century: Seven Decades and Counting... |

October 24, 2015 |
Recent Developments in Material Microstructure: A Theory of Coarsening David Kinderlehrer (Carnegie-Mellon University) |
Mathematics and Mechanics in the 22nd Century: Seven Decades and Counting... |

October 24, 2015 |
Coarse-Grained Theory for Twist-Bend Nematic Phases Epifanio Virga (Università di Pavia) |
Mathematics and Mechanics in the 22nd Century: Seven Decades and Counting... |

October 24, 2015 |
Spherulitic growth under solvent-vapor annealing: theory and experiments on thin-film blends of organic small-molecule semiconductors Chi-Sing Man (University of Kentucky) |
Mathematics and Mechanics in the 22nd Century: Seven Decades and Counting... |

October 24, 2015 |
On the K13 problem in the Oseen-Frank theory of nematic liquid crystals Arghir Zarnescu (University of Sussex) |
Mathematics and Mechanics in the 22nd Century: Seven Decades and Counting... |

October 23, 2015 |
Mechanics of skeletal muscles Lev Truskinovsky (École Polytechnique) |
Mathematics and Mechanics in the 22nd Century: Seven Decades and Counting... |

October 23, 2015 |
Strain intermittency in shape-memory alloys Giovanni Zanzotto (Università di Padova) |
Mathematics and Mechanics in the 22nd Century: Seven Decades and Counting... |

October 23, 2015 |
Dielectric Boundary Force in Biomolecular Solvation Bo Li (University of California, San Diego) |
Mathematics and Mechanics in the 22nd Century: Seven Decades and Counting... |

October 23, 2015 |
Interfaces and microstructure in solid and liquid crystals John Ball (University of Oxford) |
Mathematics and Mechanics in the 22nd Century: Seven Decades and Counting... |

October 23, 2015 |
State-dependent Dynamic Networks: A System Theoretic Perspective Mehran Mesbahi (University of Washington) |
Analysis and Control of Network Dynamics |