Spring 2017

Friday, January 27, 2017
Title: Smoothness of heat kernel measures on abstract Wiener groups
Speaker: Tai Melcher (Associate Professor, University of Virginia)
Friday, February 10, 2017
Title: Subcritical transition and stability in the 3D Navier-Stokes equations at high Reynolds number
Speaker: Jacob Bedrossian (Assistant Professor, University of Maryland)
Friday, February 24, 2017
Title: Integral geometry of the complex projective space
Speaker: Andreas Bernig (Professor, Goethe Universität Frankfurt)
Friday, March 3, 2017
Title: What does the average eigenvalue know about geometry, physics, or the complexity of a graph?
Speaker: Evans M. Harrell (Professor Emeritus, Georgia Institute of Technology)
Friday, March 24, 2017
Title: Cell-based modelling of epithelial tissue dynamics
Speaker: Alexander Fletcher (Vice-Chancellor’s Fellow, University of Sheffield)
Friday, March 31, 2017
Title: Solution uncertainty quantification for differential equations
Speaker: Oksana Chkrebtii (Assistant Professor, The Ohio State University)
Friday, April 7, 2017
Title: Martingales and a generalization
Speaker: Christian Gromoll (Associate Professor, University of Virginia)
MBI National Mathematical Biology Colloquium
Wednesday, April 12, 2017
Title: Cell Physiology – Making Diffusion Your Friend
Speaker: Jim Keener (Distinguished Professor of Mathematics, University of Utah)
Friday, April 14, 2017
Title: Tales of Random Projections
Speaker: Kavita Ramanan (Professor, Brown University)
Institute for the Science of Origins Lecture
Monday, May 1, 2017
Miller Room, Rockefeller Hall (Room 221)
Title: Molecular Communication and the Origins of Biological Information Processing
Speaker: Andrew Eckford (Associate Professor, York University)


Fall 2016

Friday, September 30, 2016
Title: Universality laws for randomized dimension reduction
Speaker: Joel Tropp (Professor, California Institute of Technology)
Hosted by Mark Meckes
Friday, October 14, 2016
Title: ARock: an Asynchronous Parallel Algorithmic Framework
Speaker: Ming Yan (Assistant Professor, Michigan State University)
Hosted by Weihong Guo
Friday, October 21, 2016
Title: The World’s Largest Man-Made Disaster: Locating Deepwater Horizon Submerged Oil Spill in Ocean Water Using k-means Clustering
Speaker: Tanujit Dey (Associate Research Staff, Cleveland Clinic Foundation)
Hosted by Wojbor Woyczynski
Friday, November 11, 2016
Title: A computational scheme to predict dynamics in Internet of Things systems
Speaker: Salvatore Cuomo (Assistant Professor, University of Naples Federico II)
Hosted by Daniela Calvetti
Friday, November 18, 2016
Title: Stochastic topology and inference
Speaker: Sayan Mukherjee (Professor, Duke University)
Hosted by Elizabeth Meckes
Friday, December 2, 2016
Title: Understanding the evolution of resistance: a comprehensive and integrated mathematical and experimental research program
Speaker: Jacob Scott (Staff Researcher, Cleveland Clinic Foundation)
Hosted by David Gurarie

Spring 2016

Friday, January 26, 2016
3-4 p.m.
Title: Non-Asymptotic Approach in Random Matrix Theory
Speaker: Mark Rudelson (Professor, University of Michigan at Ann Arbor)
Hosted by Elisabeth Werner
Friday, February 12, 2016
3-4 p.m.
Title: Uncertainty Principle for Discrete Schrödinger Evolution
Speaker: Yurii Lyubarskii (Professor, Norwegian University of Science and Technology)
Hosted by David Gurarie
Wednesday, March 16, 2016
Undergraduate Colloquium
3-4 p.m.
Title: Combinatorial Trigonometry (and a method to DIE for)
Speaker: Arthur T. Benjamin (Smallwood Family Professor of Mathematics, Harvey Mudd College)
Hosted by Chris Butler
Wednesdsay, March 23, 2016
Joint Colloquium/QLSS
4:30 p.m.
Title: Better Living Through Control: With Applications to Neural and Cardiac Systems
Speaker: Jeff Moehlis (Professor, University of California- Santa Barbara)
Hosted by Peter Thomas
Friday, March 25, 2016
3-4 p.m.
Title: Distance Spectra
Speaker: Leslie Hogben (Professor of Mathematics, Iowa State University and American Institute of Mathematics)
Hosted by Elisabeth Werner
Tuesday, April 5, 2016
Joint Colloquium/Analysis & Probability Seminar
3-4 p.m.
Title: Fractional Pearson Diffusion
Speaker: Nikolai N. Leonenko (Professor, Cardiff University)
Sponsored by Wojbor Woyczynski
Friday, April 8, 2016
3-4 p.m.
Title: Solving Fredholm Integrals from Incomplete Measurements
Speaker: Wojtek Czaja (Professor, University of Maryland, College Park)
Sponsored by Julia Dobrosotskaya
Friday, April 22, 2016
3-4 p.m.
Title: Exact MCMC Using Approximations and Bernoulli Factories
Speaker: Radu Herbei (Associate Professor of Statistics, The Ohio State University)
Hosted by Jenný Brynjarsdóttir

Fall 2015

Friday, September 18, 2015
3-4 p.m.
Title: Determining the Maximum Number of Moves Needed to Solve Rubik’s Cube
Speaker: Morley Davidson (Associate Professor, Kent State University)
Friday, October 9, 2015
3-4 p.m.
Title: Uncertainty Quantification for NASA’s Orbiting Carbon Observatory 2 Mission
Speaker: Amy Braverman (Principal Statistician, Jet Propulsion Laboratory, California Institute of Technology)
Hosted by Jenný Brynjarsdóttir
Friday, October 16, 2015
3-4 p.m.
Title: Mechanisms of Elastic Enhancement and Hindrance for Finite-Length Undulatory Swimmers in Viscoelastic Fluids
Speaker: Robert Guy (Associate Professor of Mathematics, University of California, Davis)
Hosted by Wanda Strychalski
Friday, October 30, 2015
3-4 p.m.
Title: Numerical Simulation of Cortical Spreading Depression on Individual Brain Geometries
Speaker: Luca Gerardo-Giorda (Research Line Leader, Basque Center for Applied Mathematics)
Hosted by Daniela Calvetti
Wednesday, November 4, 2015
3-4 p.m.
Title: Rigidity of the Chain Rule and Nearly Submultiplicative Functions
Speaker: Hermann König (Professor, Christian-Albrechts-Universität zu Kiel)
Hosted by Elisabeth Werner
Joint Colloquium/Mathematical Life Sciences Seminar (MLSS)
Monday, November 9, 2015
3-4 p.m.
Title: Stochastic and deterministic models of biochemical reaction networks
Speaker: David Anderson (Associate Professor, University of Wisconsin)
Hosted by Peter Thomas
Friday, November 13, 2015
3-4 p.m.
Title: Function Reconstruction from Non-uniform Fourier Data
Speaker: Guohui Song (Assistant Professor, Clarkson University)
Hosted by Weihong Guo
Friday, November 20, 2015
3-4 p.m.
Title: Repaying the Debt to Our Masters: Steinhaus and Feller  (and, yes, Michelson) Volumes
Speaker: Wojbor Woyczynski (Professor, Case Western Reserve University)
Joint Colloquium/Mathematical Life Sciences Seminar
Monday, November 23, 2015
3-4 p.m.
Title: TBA
Speaker: Marie-Therese Wolfram (Radon Institute for Computational and Applied Mathematics)
Hosted by Alethea Barbaro

Spring 2015

Friday, January 23, 2015
3-4 p.m.
Title: Microscale Propulsion in Engineering and Biology
Speaker: Henry Fu (University of Nevada at Reno)
Friday, February 20, 2015
3-4 p.m.
Title: Umbral Moonshine
Speaker: Miranda C. N. Cheng (University of Amsterdam)
WHIG Seminar- Center for Global Heath and Diseases, CWRU Medical School
Friday, March 20, 2015
9-10 a.m. in Biomedical Research Building 433
Title: Needle in the Haystack: Combining Intravital Imaging and Mathematical Modeling to Understand How Vaccine-Induced T Cells Find Malaria-Infected Cells in the Murine Livers
Speaker: Vitaly V. Ganusov (University of Tennessee)
Friday, March 20, 2015
3-4 p.m.
Title: Using Mathematical Modeling to Understand Kinetics of Lymphocyte Migration in the Whole Organism
Speaker: Vitaly V. Ganusov (University of Tennessee)
Friday, March 27, 2015
3-4 p.m.
Title: Graphical and Network Models in Bioinformatics
Speaker: Sujay Datta (University of Akron)
Friday, April 3, 2015
3-4 p.m.
Title: Channel Capacity of Biological Signal Transduction Systems
Speaker: Peter Thomas (Case Western Reserve University)
Friday, April 10, 2015
3-4 p.m.
Title: From the Jones Polynomial to Khovanov Homotopy
Speaker: Robert Lipschitz (Columbia University)
Monday, April 13, 2015
3:15-4:15 p.m.
Title: Data-Driven Modeling of Living Fluids
Speaker: M. Gregory Forest (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill)
Friday, April 17, 2015
3:00-4:00 p.m.
Title: Most Probably Intersecting Families of Subsets
Speaker: Gyula Katona (Alfred Renyi Institute of Mathematics, Budapest, Hungary)


Fall 2014

Friday, Sep. 19, 2014
3-4 p.m.
Title: How to Find Funding Opportunities for Mathematics, Applied Mathematics,  & Statistics
Speaker: Margaret Roudebush, MNO (Case Western Reserve University)
Friday, Oct. 3, 2014
3-4 p.m.
Title: Compressed sensing, RIP, and the null space property
Speaker: Xuemei Chen (University of Missouri)
Special Colloquium
Monday, Oct. 6, 2014
3:30 p.m.
Title: Stochastic Modeling of Darwinian Evolution in a Chemostat
Speaker: Sylvie Méléard (École polytechnique)
Friday, Oct. 31, 2014
3-4 p.m.
Title: The Magnitude of Metric Spaces
Speaker: Mark Meckes (Case Western Reserve University)
Special Colloquium
Tuesday, Nov. 4, 2014
2:45 p.m.
Title: Averaging multivariate functions
Speaker: Manfred Denker (Penn State University)
Friday, Nov. 14, 2014
3:00-3:50 p.m.
Title: Dimension-Reduced Modeling of Spatio-Temporal Processes
Speaker: Jenný Brynjarsdóttir (Case Western Reserve University)

Spring 2014

Jan. 17, 2014
3-4 p.m.
Title:  Bayesian inversion with Gaussian stochastic difference equations
Speaker:  Lassi Roininen (Sodankyla Geophysical Observatory/University of Oulu, Finland)
Friday, Jan. 31, 2014
3-4 p.m.
Title: Linear Theory for Filtering NonLinear Multiscale Systems with Model Error
Speaker: John Harlim (Penn State)
Monday, February 17, 2014
4:15-5:15 p.m.
Title: Bayesian uncertainty quantification in large scale spatial inverse problems
Speaker: Anirban Mondal (Texas A & M University)
Wednesday, February 19, 2014
4:15-5:15 p.m.
Title: Ensemble Subsampling for Imbalanced Multivariate Two-Sample Tests
Speaker: Lisha Chen (Yale University)
Monday, March 3, 2014
3:30-4:30 p.m.
Title: An Invariant Imbedding Approach to Domain Decomposition
Speaker: Joseph Volzer (Case Western Reserve University)
Tuesday, March 4, 2014
4:15 p.m.
Title: Divergence and Entropy Inequalities for Log Concave Functions
Speaker: Umut Caglar (Case Western Reserve University)
Friday, March 7, 2014
3:00 p.m.
Title: Computational Models of Brain Energy Metabolism at Different Scales
Speaker: Yougan Cheng (Case Western Reserve University)
Monday, March 17, 2014
3:00 p.m.
Title: Stochastic Neural Dynamics and Information Processing in the Autistic Brain
Speaker: Roberto Fernández Galán
Thursday, March 20, 2014
4:15 p.m.
Title: Sequential Monte Carlo Parameter Estimation for Differential Equations
Speaker: Andrea Arnold (Case Western Reserve University)
Friday, March 21, 2014
4:15 – 5:15 p.m.
Title: How To Build the Hydrogel Membrane Oscillator: Mathematical Model of Hydrogel Volume Phase Separation
Speaker: Lingxing Yao (Case Western Reserve University)
Monday, March 24, 2014
3:30 p.m.
Title: Piezoelectric Inverse Problems with Resonance Data: A Sequential Monte Carlo Analysis
Speaker: Edrissa Gassama (Case Western Reserve University)
Tuesday, March 25, 2014
3:00 – 4:30 p.m.
Title: Inverted Binary Edwards Coordinates (Maire Model of an Elliptic Curve)
Speaker: Steven Maire (Case Western Reserve University)
Friday, March 28, 2014
2:30 p.m.
Title: Multi-Scale Modeling and Analysis of Options Markets
Speaker: Charles Joseph (Case Western Reserve University)
Friday, March 28, 2014- CANCELLED
4-5 p.m.
Title: Stochastic Nucleation and Growth
Speaker: Maria D’Orsogna (California State University, Northridge)
Friday, April 4, 2014
3-4 p.m.
Title:  TBA
Speaker:  Eva Marie Strawbridge (James Madison University)
Friday, April 11, 2014
4-5 p.m.
Title: A Model for Gang Territoriality Motivated By Graffiti
Speaker: Alethea Barbaro (Case Western Reserve University)
Friday, April 18, 2014
3-4 p.m.
Title: The Ginzburg – Landau Functional and Threshold Dynamics on Graphs for Large Data Analysis
Speaker: Andrea Bertozzi (UCLA)
Thursday, April 24, 2014
4-5 p.m.
Title: The More, the Merrier: the Blessing of Dimensionality for Learning Large Gaussian Mixtures
Speaker:  Luis Rademacher (Ohio State University)
Friday, May 16, 2014
1:00 p.m.
Title: An Approach to Graph Isomorphism Using Spanning Trees Generated by Breadth First Search
Speaker: Alexey Ilchenko (Case Western Reserve University)

Fall 2013

Monday, September 16, 2013 (4-5 p.m.)
Title: Elliptic hypergeometric integrals
Speaker: Eric Rains (California Institute of Technology)
Friday, September 27, 2013 (10:30-11:20 a.m., Clapp 108)
Title: The prime number filtrate or An easy way to find primes (sort of) or The prime distribution revealed (somewhat) 
Speaker: Frank Ryan (Case Western Reserve University, 1967-1971)
Friday, October 11, 2013 (3-4 p.m.)
Title: Insights into cytoplasmic rheology gained from modeling cellular blebbing
Speaker: Wanda Strychalski (Case Western Reserve University)
Friday, October 24, 2013 (4-5 p.m.)
Title: The theory of valuations and what it can do for you!
Speaker: Franz Schuster (Vienna University of Technology)
Friday, November 8, 2013 (3-4 p.m.)
Title: Dimension reduction and alleviation of confounding for spatial generalized linear mixed models
Speaker: Murali Haran (Penn State)
Friday, November 22, 2013 (3-4 p.m.)
Title: Generalized Linear and Bilinear Mixed-Effects Models for Affiliation Networks
Speaker: Kate Calder (The Ohio State University)
Friday, December 6, 2013 (3-4 p.m.)
Title: TBA
Speaker: Longhua Zhao (Case Western Reserve University)