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Master’s Thesis Defense: Xueyi Zhang

Date posted: March 28th, 2018

Wednesday April 4, 2018 2:00 p.m. Yost 306
 
Thesis Advisor: Dr. Anirban Mondal
Student: Xueyi Zhang
Title: Enrichment of Heritability Across Several Hypertension Related Traits
Abstract: The study is interested in identifying the possible differences of enrichment of heritability across single-nucleotide polymorphism(SNPs) contributing to different hypertension related traits, using the Genome-Wide Association Study (GWAS) summary statistics while considering the heterogeneity effects. …Read more.

Research Presentation: Yi Yang

Date posted: March 28th, 2018

Wednesday April 4, 2018 1:00 p.m. Yost 306
 
Research Project Advisor: Dr. Anirban Mondal
Title: Time Series Analysis of Wage Level in the U.S.
Abstract: In 2008, the US suffered its worst economic crisis in decades. …Read more.

Master’s Project Presentation: Ruiqian Liu

Date posted: March 28th, 2018

Monday April 2, 2018 3:00 p.m. Yost 107
 
Master’s Project Advisor: Dr. Anirban Mondal
Title: The Empirical Analysis of Japanese Yen Exchange Rate
Abstract: The Japanese economy is the world’s second-largest national economy, and the Japanese yen is the third most traded currency in the foreign exchange market after the United States dollar and the euro. …Read more.

Colloquium Announcement: “Geometry of Spaces of Polygons and Curves”

Date posted: March 21st, 2018

Friday April 6, 2018 3:15 p.m. Yost, 306
 
Speaker: Professor Tom Needham, Ohio State University
Title: Geometry of Spaces of Polygons and Curves
Abstract: In this talk we will describe several applications in shape analysis involving moduli spaces of curves. …Read more.

MS Thesis Defense: Xueyi Zhang

Date posted: March 21st, 2018

Wednesday April 4, 2018 2:00 p.m. Yost, 306
 
Title: Enrichment of Heritability across Several Hypertension Related Traits
Student: Xueyi Zhang
Advisor: Anirban Mondal
Abstract: The study is interested in identifying the possible differences of enrichment of heritability across single-nucleotide polymorphism (SNPs) contributing to different hypertension related traits, using the Genome-Wide Association Study (GWAS) summary statistics while considering the heterogeneity effects. …Read more.

MS Thesis Defense: Nana Ama Baffoe

Date posted: March 21st, 2018

Wednesday March 28, 2018 3:00 p.m. Yost 306
 
Title: Diagnostic Tool of Forecast
Student: Nana Ama Baffoe
Advisor: Dr. Jenny Brynjarsdottir
Abstract: Forecasting is an important aspect in Statistics and as a result it is important that our forecasts reflect our uncertainties. …Read more.

MS Thesis Defense: Xuan Ma

Date posted: March 21st, 2018

Wednesday March 28, 2018 1:00 p.m. Yost 306
 
Title: Data-Driven I-V Feature Extraction and Time Series Analysis for Mechanistic PV Module Degradation
Student: Xuan Ma
Advisor: Dr. …Read more.

Doctoral Defense: Ben Li

Date posted: March 16th, 2018

Thursday March 22, 2018 1:00 p.m. Yost, 306
 
Title: Convex Analysis and its application to Quantum Information Theory
Student: Ben Li
Advisors: Dr. …Read more.

Analysis and Probability Seminar: “Empty Simplices”

Date posted: March 13th, 2018

Tuesday March 20, 2018 3:00 p.m. Yost, 306
 
Speaker: Matthias Reitzner
Title: Empty Simplices
Abstract: Given a finite point set $X$ in the plane, we call a triangle $(x,y,z)$ with vertices in $X$ empty if no other point of $X$ is contained in this triangle. …Read more.

Colloquium Announcement: “How Focused Flexibility Maximizes the Thrust Production of Flapping Wings”

Date posted: March 13th, 2018

Friday March 23, 2018 3:15 p.m. Yost, 306
 
Speaker: Nick Moore, Florida State University Department of Mathematics
Title: How Focused Flexibility Maximizes the Thrust Production of Flapping Wings
Abstract: Birds, insects, and fish all exploit the fact that flexible wings or fins generally perform better. …Read more.

Doctoral Defense: Yue Zhang

Date posted: March 9th, 2018

Monday April 2, 2018, 2:30 – 5:00 p.m. Yost 102
 
Title: Sparse Modeling in Image Processing and Machine Learning: Models and Theories
Student: Yue Zhang
Advisor: Weihong Guo, Associate Professor, Case Western Reserve University
Abstract: Sparse modeling aims to discover and leverage the key factors and hidden structures from the overwhelmingly large data in the modern world. …Read more.

Analysis and Probability Seminar: “Generalizations of Gruenbaum’s Inquality”

Date posted: March 5th, 2018

Tuesday March 6, 2018 3:00 p.m. Yost 306
Speaker: Ning Zhang, Kent State University
Abstract: Consider a convex body K with its centroid at the origin. Gruenbaum’s inequality bounds the volume of half-space section from below by 1/e times the volume of K. …Read more.

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