Fall 2021
Analysis and Probability Seminars
September 29, 2021
Title: Best and Random Approximation of a Convex Body by. a Polytope
Speaker: Carsten Schuett, University of Kiel
October 13, 2021
Title: Normal Approxiamtion via Markov Processes: Introducing the SteinMarkov Method
Speaker: David Grzybowski, Ph.D candidate, CWRU
October 20, 2021
Title: An Analysis and a Probability Result Underlying the M&M Lemma
Speaker: Kyle Taljan, Ph.D candidate, CWRU
October 27, 2021
Title: An Analysis and a Probability Result Underlying the M&M Lemma II
Speaker: Kyle Taljan, Ph.D candidate, CWRU
November 10, 2021
Special Analysis & Probability Seminar: Thesis Defense of Kyle Taljan
Title: Dissertation
Speaker: Kyle Taljan, Ph.D candidate, CWRU
November 17, 2021
Title: TBA
Speaker: Stephanie Egler, Ph.D candidate, CWRU
Spring 2020
Analysis and Probability Seminars
February 4, 2020
Title: Convergence Rates for Determinantal Point Process Induced Random Variables
Speaker: Kyle Taljan, Ph.D candidate, CWRU
February 18, 2020
Title: Exact Evaluation of the Triple Integral Products of Wavelet Functions and Application in Inverse Problems
Speaker: Julia Dobrosotskaya, Assistant Professor, CWRU
Applied Mathematics Seminars
February 26, 2020
Title: Measuring Velocity in Turbulent Flows: Moving Beyond Particle Image Velocimetry
Speaker: Bryan Schmidt, MAE, CWRU
January 30, 2020
Title: Interleavings and GromovHausdorff Distance
Speaker: Jonathan Scott, Cleveland State University
February 6, 2020
Title: The Homotopy Theory and Homotopy Limits of dgcatergories
Speaker: Zhaoting Wei, Kent State University
February 27, 2020
Title: Homotopy Limits of dgcatergories 2
Speaker: Zhaoting Wei, Kent State University
March 5, 2020
Title: Picard Groupoids and Gammacategories
Speaker: Amit Sharma, Kent State University
Fall 2019
Analysis and Probability Seminars
October 1, 2019
Title: Sectional RogersShepard Inequalities
Speaker: Michael Roysdon (Kent State University)
October 29, 2019
Title: Volume Product and Metric Spaces
Speaker: Luis Carlos Garcia (Kent State University)
November 5, 2019
Title: Gravitational Illumination Bodies
Speaker: Victor Glasgo, PhD Candidate (CWRU, Department of Mathematics, Applied Mathematics and Statistics)
November 12, 2019
Title: Singularity of 0/1 Random Bernoulli 0/1 Matrices
Speaker: Alexander Litvak (University of Alberta, Edmonton)
Applied Mathematics Seminars
October 23, 2019
Title: Two Approaches to Phase Reduction for Stochastic Oscillators
Speaker: Peter Thomas, Professor (CWRU, Department of Mathematics, Applied Mathematics and Statistics)
October 30, 2019
Title: Bayesian Hierarchical Models: Sparsity, Convexity and Models Reduction
Speaker: Daniela Calvetti, Professor (CWRU, Department of Mathematics, Applied Mathematics and Statistics)
November 13, 2019
Title: Can we Eliminate Schistosomiasis? Insights from Mathematical Modeling, Data Analysis and Computation
Speaker: David Gurarie, Professor (CWRU, Department of Mathematics, Applied Mathematics and Statistics)
A joint seminar with Kent State University.
September 26, 2019  2:30 PM  Case Western Reserve University, Yost Hall, 306
Title: The Homotopy Theory of Coherently Commutative Monoidal QuasiCategories
Speaker: Amit Sharma (Kent State University)
October 10, 2019  2:30 PM  Kent State University Mathematical Sciences Building, 367
Title: Simplicial Functor Calculus
Speaker: Rhiannon Griffiths, PhD Candidate (CWRU Department of Mathematics, Applied Mathematics and Statistics)
October 24, 2019  2:30 PM  Case Western Reserve University, Yost Hall, 306
Title: From the Euler Characteristic of a Category to the Magnitude of Metric Space (and beyond)
Speaker: Mark Meckes, Professor (CWRU Department of Mathematics, Applied Mathematics and Statistics)
November 7, 2019  2:30 PM  Kent State University Mathematical Sciences Building, 367
Title: 2Homological Algebra and Picard Cohomology
Speaker: Michael Horst (Ohio State University)
November 21, 2019  2:30 PM  Case Western Reserve University, Yost Hall, 306
Title: Homotopy Theory of Picard Categories
Speaker: Niles Johnson (Ohio State University)
December 5, 2019  2:30 PM  Kent State University Mathematical Sciences Building, 367
Title: BaezDolan Stabilization and Bousfield localization without left properness
Speaker: David White (Denison University)
Spring 2019
Applied Mathematics Seminars
Monday April 29, 2019
4:00 p.m.
Title: Shape Versus Timing: Linear Responses of a Limit Cycle with Hard Boundaries Under Perturbation
Speaker: Yangyang Wang, Mathematical Biosciences Institute
April 22, 2019
4:00 p.m.
Title: Characterizing Diffusion in Porous and Crowded Environments with CorrelationBased Super Resolution Imaging
Speaker: Lydia Kisley, Department of Physics, Case Western Reserve University
Monday April 15, 2019
4:00 p.m.
Title: Integral Deferred Correction Methods for Multiscale and Nonlinear Problems
Speaker: Maureen M. Morton, Stark State College
Monday March 25, 2019
4:00 p.m.
Title: Mathematics of Turbulent Flow and Comparison with Experiments
Speaker: Bjorn Birnir, University of California, Santa Barbara
Monday February 18, 2019
4:00 p.m.
Title: Forecasting U.S. Elections with Compartmental Models of Infection
Speaker: Alexandria Volkening
Monday February 18, 2019
4:00 p.m.
Title: Active Noisy Oscillators – Analytical Approaches, Stochastic Phase Description, and Coupling Effects
Speaker: Dr. Benjamin Lindner, Department of Physics and Bernstein Center for Computational Neuroscience, Humboldt University (Berlin, Germany)
Analysis and Probability Seminars
April 23, 2019
2:30 p.m.
Title: On GruenbaumType Inequalities and their Applications
Speaker: Vlad Yaskin, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada
April 16, 2019
2:30 p.m.
Title: On the Affine Surface Area
Speaker: Carsten Schütt, University of Kiel
Tuesday March 5, 2019
2:30 p.m.
Title: Big Data and Floating Body
Speaker: Carsten Schütt, University of Kiel
Tuesday February 26, 2019
2:30 p.m.
Title: Fractional Sobolev Norms and BV Functions on Manifolds
Speaker: Andreas Kreuml, Vienna Technical Institute
Tuesday February 19, 2019
2:30 p.m.
Title: Spherical Centroid Bodies
Speaker: Florian Besau, Vienna Technical Institute
Tuesday February 12, 2019
2:30 p.m.
Title: Estimates for the Eigenvalues of the SincKernel Operator
Speaker: Kyle Taljan, MAMS PhD Candidate
Tuesday February 5, 2019
2:30 p.m.
Title: Estimates for the Eigenvalues of the SincKernel Operator
Speaker: Kyle Taljan, MAMS PhD Candidate
Fall 2018
Analysis & Probability Seminars
Tuesday December 4, 2018
2:30 p.m.
Title: The Hausdorff Dimension
Speaker: Runtian Miao, Graduate Student, Department of Mathematics, Applied Mathematics, and Statistics
Tuesday November 20, 2018
2:30 p.m.
Title: Tensor Products of Normed Spaces
Speaker: Stanislaw Szarek, Kerr Professor of Mathematics, CWRU Department of Mathematics, Applied Mathematics, and Statistics
Tuesday November 13, 2018
2:30 p.m.
Title: Truncations of Haar Distributed Random Matrices
Speaker: Kathryn Stewart, PhD Candidate, Department of Mathematics, Applied Mathematics, and Statistics
Tuesday October 16, 2018
2:30 p.m.
Title: Multiscale Conservation Laws Driven by L/’evy Stable and Linnik Diffusions: Asomptotics, Explicit Representations, Shock Creation, Preservation, and Dissolution
Speaker: Wojbor Woyczynski, Professor, CWRU Department of Mathematics, Applied Mathematics, and Statistics
Tuesday October 9, 2018
2:30 p.m.
Title: A Quenched Central Limit Theorem in a Corner Growth Setting
Speaker: Mark Meckes, Professor, CWRU Department of Mathematics, Applied Mathematics, and Statistics
Tuesday September 18, 2018
2:30 p.m.
Title: Sobolev Martingales
Speaker: Michal Wojciechowski, Polish Academy of Sciences, Warsaw 
Applied Mathematics
Monday December 3, 2018
3:00 p.m.
Title: Mathematical Modeling of Resistance to AntiCancer Drugs
Speaker: Nara Yoon, Cleveland Clinic
Monday November 12, 2018 (seminar postponednew date will follow)
3:15 p.m.
Title: Shape Versus Timing: Linear Responses of a Limit Cycle with Hard Boundaries Under Perturbation
Speaker: Yanyang Wang, Ohio State University
Wednesday October 31, 2018
3:15 p.m.
Title: Chaos and Levy Walks in Swarming Bacteria
Speaker: Gill Ariel, Associate Professor, Barllan University
Monday October, 15 2018
3:15 p.m.
Title: How Immune Selection can Shape Evolution of Malaria QuasiSpecies
Speaker: David Gurarie, Professor, Department of Mathematics, Applied Mathematics, and Statistics; Adjunct, Center for Global Health and Diseases 
Spring 2018
Analysis & Probability
Tuesday April 24, 2018
3:00 p.m.
Title: Geometry and Martingales in Banach Spaces
Speaker: Wojbor Woyczynski, Case Western Reserve University
Tuesday April 17, 2018
3:00 p.m.
Title: Wulff Shapes and Characterization of Simplies via a Bezout Type Inequality
Speaker: Christos Saraoglu, Kent State University
Tuesday April 10, 2018
3:00 p.m.
Title: Improving Statistical Decision Procedures
Speaker: Manfred Danker, Pennsylvania State University
Tuesday March 20, 2018
3:00 p.m.
Title: Empty Simplices
Speaker: Matthias Reitzner, University of Osnabrueck
Tuesday March 6, 2018
3:00 p.m.
Title: Generalizations of Gruenbaum’s Inqequality
Speaker: Ning Zhang, Kent State University
Tuesday February 20, 2018
3:00 p.m.
Title: An upper bound on the smallest singular value of a square random matrix
Speaker: Kateryna Tatarko, University of Edmonton
Tuesday February 13, 2018
3:00 p.m.
Title: Duality of Floating and Illumination Bodies
Speaker: Olaf Mordhorst, Vienna Technical University
Tuesday February 6, 2018
3:00 p.m.
Title: Type and Cotype of Banach spaces
Speaker: Carsten Schuett, University of Kiel 
Applied and Computational Mathematics
Monday April 30, 2018
5:00 p.m., Yost 306
Title: The Role of Mutual Information in Biology
Speaker: Andrew Eckford, York University 
Fall 2017
Analysis & Probability
All meetings will be held in Yost 306 unless otherwise noted.
Monday, September 11, 2017
3:45 p.m.
Title: Introduction to concentration inequalities, I
Speaker: Mark Meckes (Associate Professor, Case Western Reserve University)
Monday, September 18, 2017
3:45 p.m.
Title: Introduction to concentration inequalities, II
Speaker: Mark Meckes (Associate Professor, Case Western Reserve University)
Monday, September 25, 2017
3:45 p.m.
Title: Introduction to concentration inequalities, III
Speaker: Mark Meckes (Associate Professor, Case Western Reserve University)
Monday, October 2, 2017
3:45 p.m.
Title: Introduction to concentration inequalities, IV
Speaker: Mark Meckes (Associate Professor, Case Western Reserve University)
Monday, October 9, 2017
3:45 p.m.
Title: Introduction to concentration inequalities, V
Speaker: Mark Meckes (Associate Professor, Case Western Reserve University)
Monday, October 30, 2017
3:45 p.m.
Title: Introduction to concentration inequalities, VI
Speaker: Mark Meckes (Associate Professor, Case Western Reserve University)
Monday, November 6, 2017
3:45 p.m.
Title: Introduction to concentration inequalities, VII
Speaker: Mark Meckes (Associate Professor, Case Western Reserve University)
Monday, November 13, 2017
3:45 p.m.
Title: Truncations of Random Unitary Matrices
Speaker: Kathryn Lockwood (PhD Student, Case Western Reserve University) 
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 developmentsPart 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 discretetime 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: Selfsimilarity 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: Selfsimilarity 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
8:1511:30 a.m. in Yost 306, 12:301:45 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)
Cosponsored 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_pcentroid 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: Kconvexity (Part I)
Speaker: Stanislaw Szarek (Professor, Case Western Reserve University)
Tuesday, October 13, 2015
3:00 p.m.
Title: Kconvexity (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: BanachMazur distance to centrally symmetric convex bodies after Gordon, Litvak, Meyer and Pajor
Speaker: Olaf Mordhorst (PhD Student, ChristianAlbrechtsUniversität 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) 

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) 

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 QuasiSpecies: 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 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: MarieTherese Wolfram (Radon Institute for Computational and Applied Mathematics)
Wednesday, December 2, 2015
3:15 – 4:15 p.m.
Title: TimeSeries 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 12:451:45 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
12:451:45 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
1:002:00 p.m. in Yost 306
Title: Banded Matrices and Fast Inverses
Speaker: Gilbert Strang (MIT)
Friday, April 24, 2015
12:451:45 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
12:451:45 p.m. in Yost 335
Title: On the Perimeter of a Convex Set
Speaker: Galyna Livshyts (Ph.D. Student, Kent State University)


Imaging
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)
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 InHost 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: DataDriven 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) 