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Spring 2017

Analysis & Probability

All meetings will be held on Yost 306 unless otherwise noted.

Tuesday, January 24, 2017
3:00 p.m.
Title: From longest increasing subsequences to random surfaces
Speaker: Leonid Petrov (Assistant Professor, University of Virginia)

Tuesday, February 21, 2017
3:00 p.m.
Title: Dual curvature measures and the dual Minkowski problem
Speaker: Yiming Zhao (Adjunct Instructor, New York University)

Tuesday, March 7, 2017
3:00 p.m.
Title: The affine surface area in Euclidean convex geometry and beyond
Speaker: Florian Besau (Postdoctoral Researcher, Goethe University Frankfurt)

Tuesday, March 28, 2017
3:00 p.m.
Title: Remarks on the (B) conjecture
Speaker: Liran Rotem (Dunham Jackson Assistant Professor, University of Minnesota)

Tuesday, April 4, 2017
3:00 p.m.
Title: Reconstructing polytopes from projections or sections
Speaker: Sergii Myroshnychenko (Graduate Student, Kent State University)

Tuesday, April 11, 2017
3:00 p.m.
Title: Random polytopes: An introduction and recent developments
Speaker: Julian Grote (PhD Student, University of Bochum and Case Western Reserve University)

Tuesday, May 2, 2017
3:00 p.m.
Title: Random polytopes: An introduction and recent developments-Part II
Speaker: Julian Grote (PhD Student, University of Bochum and Case Western Reserve University)

 

Fall 2016

Analysis & Probability

Tuesday, September 20, 2016
3:00 p.m.
Title: Can one achieve truly quantum correlations with PPT states?
Speaker: Ben Li (PhD Student, Case Western Reserve University)

Tuesday, September 27, 2016
3:00 p.m.
Title: Occupation times of discrete-time fractional Brownian motion
Speaker: Manfred Denker (Professor, Penn State University)

Tuesday, October 4, 2016
3:00 p.m.
Title: Can one achieve truly quantum correlations with PPT states? (Part II)
Speaker: Ben Li (PhD Student, Case Western Reserve University)

Tuesday, October 18, 2016
3:00 p.m.
Title: Can one achieve truly quantum correlations with PPT states? (Part III)
Speaker: Ben Li (PhD Student, Case Western Reserve University)

Tuesday, November 1, 2016
3:00 p.m.
Title: The entropy power inequality for the Renyi entropy
Speaker: Arnaud Marsiglietti (Postdoctoral Research Associate in Mathematics, California Institute of Technology)

Tuesday, November 15, 2016
3:00 p.m.
Title: Self-similarity in the eigenvalues of random unitary matrices
Speaker: Mark Meckes (Associate Professor, Case Western Reserve University)

Tuesday, November 29, 2016
3:00 p.m.
Title: Self-similarity in the eigenvalues of random unitary matrices (Part 2)
Speaker: Mark Meckes (Associate Professor, Case Western Reserve University)

Applied and Computational Mathematics

Wednesday, September 7, 2016
3:15 p.m.
Title: Enhancing resolution in inverse problems based on a reduced model (Part 1)
Speaker: Erkki Somersalo (Professor and Interim Chair, Case Western Reserve University)

Wednesday, September 14, 2016
3:15 p.m.
Title: Enhancing resolution in inverse problems based on a reduced model (Part 2)
Speaker: Erkki Somersalo (Professor and Interim Chair, Case Western Reserve University)

Wednesday, September 21, 2016
3:15 p.m.
Title: Enhancing resolution in inverse problems based on a reduced model (Part 3)
Speaker: Erkki Somersalo (Professor and Interim Chair, Case Western Reserve University)

Wednesday, September 28, 2016
3:15 p.m.
Title: Enhancing resolution in inverse problems based on a reduced model (Part 4)
Speaker: Erkki Somersalo (Professor and Interim Chair, Case Western Reserve University)

Wednesday, October 19, 2016
3:15 p.m.
Title: Convergent interpolatory quadrature schemes: Part 1
Speaker: Ulises Fidalgo (Lecturer, Case Western Reserve University)

Wednesday, October 26, 2016
3:15 p.m.
Title: Convergent interpolatory quadrature schemes: Part 2
Speaker: Ulises Fidalgo (Lecturer, Case Western Reserve University)

Spring 2016

Analysis & Probability

Tuesday, January 26, 2016
3:00 p.m.
Title: Maximizing diversity in biology and beyond (Part 1)
Speaker: Mark Meckes (Associate Professor, Case Western Reserve University)

Tuesday, February 2, 2016
3:00 p.m.
Title: Affine invariant points
Speaker: Olaf Mordhorst (PhD Student, University of Kiel)

Tuesday, February 9, 2016
3:00 p.m.
Title: Maximizing diversity in biology and beyond (Part 2)
Speaker: Mark Meckes (Associate Professor, Case Western Reserve University)

Tuesday, February 16, 2016
3:00 p.m.
Title: A simple proof of Størmer’s theorem
Speaker: Stanislaw Szarek (Kerr Professor of Mathematics, Case Western Reserve University)

Tuesday, March 22, 2016
3:00 p.m.
Title: The Surface Area Deviation of the Euclidean Ball and a Polytope
Speaker: Steven Hoehner (PhD Student, Case Western Reserve University)

Tuesday, March 29, 2016
3:00 p.m.
Title: The Size of Convex Hulls in Hilbert Spaces
Speaker: Werner Linde (Visiting Professor, University of Delaware)

Tuesday, April 5, 2016
3:00 p.m.
Title: Fractional Pearson Diffusion
Speaker: Nikolai N. Leonenko (Professor, Cardiff University)

Tuesday, April 19, 2016
3:00 p.m.
Title: Randomized isoperimetric inequalities
Speaker: Peter Pivovarov (Assistant Professor, University of Missouri)

Imaging

Thursday, April 21, 2016
10:30 a.m.
Title: Signal Processing and Information Retrieval in Remote Sensing
Speaker: Xiaoxiang Zhu (Professor for Signal Processing in Earth Observation, Technical University of Munich (TUM) & German Aerospace Center (DLR), Germany)

Quantitative Life Sciences (QLSS)

Friday, February 5, 2016
12:30 p.m.
Title: On the intervention against Schistosomiases: A mathematical modeling work in progress
Speaker: Ramzi Alsallaq (Senior Research Associate, Case Western Reserve University)

Friday, February 12, 2016
12:30 p.m.
Title: Modeling Arbovirus Transmission
Speaker: Charles H. King (Professor, Center for Global Health and Disease, Case Western Reserve University)

Friday, February 26, 2016
12:30 p.m.
Title: Frontiers in Animal Movement Modeling and Encounter Theory in Ecology
Speaker: Eliezer Gurarie (Quantitative Ecologist, University of Maryland)

Friday, March 4, 2016
12:30 p.m.
Title: Quantifying the Interplay Between Structure and Dynamics
Speaker: James Seckler (Postdoctoral Fellow in Pediatrics, Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine)

Friday, March 18, 2016
8:15-11:30 a.m. in Yost 306, 12:30-1:45 p.m. in Rockefeller 309
COMSOL Multiphysics, Application Builder and Fluid Flow Workshop

Wednesday, March 23, 2016
***4:30 p.m. in Yost 306***
Title: Better Living Through Control: With Applications to Neural and Cardiac Systems
Speaker: Jeff Moehlis (Professor, University of California- Santa Barbara)

Friday, April 1, 2016
12:30 p.m.
Title: Multiscale Modeling of Axonal Cytoskeleton Dynamics in Disease
Speaker: Chuan Xue (Assistant Professor, Ohio State University)

Friday, April 8, 2016
12:30 p.m.
Title: Structured Recurrent Networks: Two Lessons from Random Matrix Theory
Speaker: Yonatan Aljadeff (Postdoctoral Scholar, University of Chicago)
Co-sponsored by CWRU’s Institute for the Science of Origins (ISO)

Friday, April 22, 2016
12:30 p.m.
Title: Analysis of Complex Bursting Patterns in Multiple Time Scale Respiratory Neuron Models
Speaker: Yangyang Wang (PhD Candidate, University of Pittsburgh)

Monday, April 25, 2016
12:30 p.m.
Title: Psychotroctopus
Speaker: Jonathan Miller (Associate Professor, Physics and Biology Unit, Okinawa Institute for Science and Technology)

 

Fall 2015

Analysis & Probability

All seminars will be on Tuesdays at 3:00 p.m. in Yost Hall, Room 306 unless otherwise noted.

Tuesday, September 15, 2015
3:00 p.m.
Title: On the approximation of a polytope by its dual L_p-centroid bodies
Speaker: Elisabeth Werner (Professor, Case Western Reserve University)

Tuesday, September 29, 2015
3:00 p.m.
Title: New invariant projections on the Hardy space on the polydisc
Speaker: Maciej Rzeszut (Polish Academy of Sciences)

Tuesday, October 6, 2015
3:00 p.m.
Title: K-convexity (Part I)
Speaker: Stanislaw Szarek (Professor, Case Western Reserve University)

Tuesday, October 13, 2015
3:00 p.m.
Title: K-convexity (Part II)
Speaker: Stanislaw Szarek (Professor, Case Western Reserve University)

Tuesday, October 27, 2015
3:00 p.m.
Title: The Floating Body in Real Space Forms
Speaker: Florian Besau (Lecturer, Case Western Reserve University)

Tuesday, November 3, 2015
3:00 p.m.
Title: Multiscale conservation laws driven by Lévy stable and Linnik diffusions: asymptotics,  explicit representations, shock creation, preservation and dissolution
Speaker: Wojbor Woyczynski (Professor, Case Western Reserve University)

Tuesday, November 10, 2015
3:00 p.m.
Title: Banach-Mazur distance to centrally symmetric convex bodies after Gordon, Litvak, Meyer and Pajor
Speaker: Olaf Mordhorst (PhD Student, Christian-Albrechts-Universität zu Kiel, Research Scholar, Case Western Reserve University)

Thursday, November 12, 2015
3:00 p.m. in Yost 335
Title: Stability of some geometric inequalities and their application to the rate of convergence of Steiner, Minkowski and Blaschke symmetrization
Speaker: Alex Segal (Tel Aviv University)

Tuesday, November 17, 2015
3:00 p.m.
Title: Approximation of the Entries of a Random Orthogonal Matrix by Independent Standard Normals
Speaker: Kathryn Lockwood (PhD Student in Mathematics, Case Western Reserve University)

Applied Mathematics

Seminars to be announced.

Geometry Seminar

All seminars will be on Mondays at 3:30 p.m. in Yost Hall, Room 102 unless otherwise noted.

Monday, September 21, 2015
3:30 p.m.
Title: Elastic Curves in Euclidean space
Speaker: David Singer (Professor and Interim Chair, Mathematics, Applied Mathematics, & Statistics, Case Western Reserve University)

Monday, September 28, 2015
3:30 p.m.
Title: Elastic Curves in Manifolds
Speaker: David Singer (Professor and Interim Chair, Mathematics, Applied Mathematics, & Statistics, Case Western Reserve University)

Monday, October 12, 2015
3:30 p.m.
Title: Elastic Rods
Speaker: David Singer (Professor and Interim Chair, Mathematics, Applied Mathematics, & Statistics, Case Western Reserve University)

Imaging

Seminars to be announced.

Mathematics of Life Sciences (MLSS)

All seminars will be on Mondays at 3:15 p.m. in Yost Hall, Room 306 unless otherwise noted.

Monday, August 24, 2015
3:15 p.m.
Title: Disease Invasion on Community Networks
Speaker: Joe Tien (Assistant Professor, Ohio State University)

Friday, September 4, 2015
3:15 p.m.
Title: Interval Timing and Decision Making with an Opponent Poisson Diffusion Model
Speaker: Patrick Simen (Assistant Professor, Oberlin College)

Monday, September 21, 2015
3:15 p.m.
Title: Immune Selection of Malaria Quasi-Species: A Modeling Perspective
Speaker: David Gurarie (Professor, Case Western Reserve University)

Monday, September 28, 2015
3:15 p.m.
Title: Collective Dynamics in Ant Raids
Speaker: Shawn Ryan (Postdoctoral Research Associate, Kent State University)

Monday, October 26, 2015
3:15 p.m.
Title: Assessing Darwinian Selection in Tumors From Molecular “Big Data”
Speaker: Thomas LaFramboise (Associate Professor, Case Western Reserve University)

Monday, November 2, 2015- ***Postponed***
3:15 p.m.
Title: TBA
Speaker: Harihara Baskaran (Professor, Case Western Reserve University)

Joint Colloquium/MLSS
Monday, November 9, 2015
3:15 p.m.
Title: Stochastic and deterministic models of biochemical reaction networks
Speaker: David Anderson (Associate Professor, University of Wisconsin)

Monday, November 16, 2015
3:15 p.m.
Title: Do marine organisms hedge their bets?  or  A tragic tale of a diffusion approximation gone astray, with hope for redemption
Speaker: Robin Snyder (Associate Professor, Case Western Reserve University)

Joint Colloquium/MLSS
Monday, November 23, 2015
3:00 p.m.
Title: Collective Dynamics: Modeling, Analysis and Simulations
Speaker: Marie-Therese Wolfram (Radon Institute for Computational and Applied Mathematics)

Wednesday, December 2, 2015
3:15 – 4:15 p.m.
Title: Time-Series from Ventilated Patients and Dynamics of the Pulmonary Infection/Immunity Process
Speaker: Todd Young (Professor of Mathematics, Ohio University)

Spring 2015

Analysis & Probability

All seminars were held on Fridays from 12:45-1:45 in Yost 306 unless otherwise noted.

Friday, February 6, 2015
12:45 – 1:45 p.m.
Title:  Typical marginals of convex bodies
Speaker:  Mark Meckes (Case Western Reserve University)

Friday, February 20, 2015
12:45 – 1:45 p.m. with refreshments at 12:30 p.m.
Title: Matrix Inequalities and Applications
Speaker: Ben Li (Case Western Reserve University)

Friday, March 6, 2015
12:45 – 1:45 p.m.
Title: Matrix Inequalities and Applications II
Speaker: Ben Li (Case Western Reserve University)

Friday, March 20, 2015
12:45-1:45 p.m. in Yost 335
Title: Markov Processes With Linear Regressions and Quadratic Conditional Variances
Speaker: Wlodzimierz Bryc (University of Cincinnati)

Friday, April 10, 2015
1:00-2:00 p.m. in Yost 306
Title: Banded Matrices and Fast Inverses
Speaker: Gilbert Strang (MIT)

Friday, April 24, 2015
12:45-1:45 p.m. in Yost 335
Title:  “Concentration of the Spectral Measure of a Random Matrix Ensemble”
Speaker: David Buzinski (Undergraduate Student, Case Western Reserve University)

Thursday, May 7, 2015
12:45-1:45 p.m. in Yost 335
Title: On the Perimeter of a Convex Set
Speaker: Galyna Livshyts (Ph.D. Student, Kent State University)

 

Applied Mathematics

No seminars scheduled

 

Imaging

All seminars were held on Tuesdays from 3:00-4:00 unless otherwise noted.

Tuesday, March 24, 2015
3:00 – 4:00 p.m.
Title: Cellular Telephone Games:  How Biological Networks Cope With Noisy Signal Transmission
Speaker: Michael Hinczewski (Case Western Reserve University)

 

Mathematics of Life Sciences (MLSS)

All seminars we held in Yost 306 from 3:15 – 4:15 p.m. unless otherwise noted.

Wednesday, March 18, 2015
3:15 – 4:15 p.m.
Title: Mathematical Model of Volume Phase Transition in Polyelectrolyte Gels
Speaker: Lingxing Yao (Case Western Reserve University)

Monday, March 23, 2015
3:15 – 4:15 p.m.
Title: Amoeboid Cell Migration: Recent Experiments and Proposed Modeling
Speaker: Wanda Strychalski (Case Western Reserve University)

Monday, March 30, 2015
3:15 – 4:15 p.m.
Title: Efficient Control of Schistosomiasis in Endemic Communities: Modeling In-Host Biology, Demographics, Diagnostics and Interventions
Speaker: Nara Yoon (Case Western Reserve University)

Monday, April 6, 2015
3:15 – 4:15 p.m.
Title: Mathematical modeling of sexually transmitted diseases
Speaker: Ramzi Alsallaq (New York University

Monday, April 13, 2015
3:15 – 4:15 p.m.
Title: Data-Driven Modeling of Living Fluids
Speaker: Greg Forest (The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill)

Monday, April 20, 2015
3:15 – 4:15 p.m.
Title: The Role of Long Range Coupling in the Crayfish Swimmeret System
Speaker: Lucy Spardy (The Ohio State University, Mathematical Biosciences Institute)

Monday, April 27, 2015
3:15 – 4:15 p.m.
Title: Dynamics of Neurons and Field Potentials in the Auditory Brainstem
Speaker: Joshua Goldwyn (The Ohio State University)

 

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