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Spring 2014 Events
Mon, Jan 13
5:00 pm
Wean 8220
Probability/Math Finance Seminar
Ibrahim Ekren
University of Southern California
Path-dependent heat equation as an introduction to viscosity solutions of PPDEs
Mon, Jan 20
5:00 pm
Wean 8427
Probability/Math Finance Seminar
Yuhui Ouyang
CMU
Numerical Approximation of the Valuation Equation for a Stochastic Volatility Model
Tue, Jan 21
1:30 pm

Canceled
CNA Seminar
Ning Jiang
Tsinghua Univ
Wed, Jan 22
5:30 pm
Wean Hall 8220
Graduate Seminar
Chris Lambie-Hanson
Carnegie Mellon University
The transfinite subway and closure properties of uncountable cardinals
Mon, Jan 27
4:30 pm
Wean 8220
Math Colloquium
Moshe Kamensky
The Hebrew University
Picard--Vessiot Structures
Mon, Jan 27
5:30 pm
Wean 5310
Probability/Math Finance Seminar
Jessie Li
UT-Austin
On approximation and existence in the monotone-follower problem
Tue, Jan 28
1:30 pm
Wean Hall 7218
CNA Seminar
Marco Morandotti
Instituto Superior Te'cnico, Lisbon
Dynamics for a system of screw dislocations
Wed, Jan 29
5:30 pm
Wean Hall 8220
Graduate Seminar
Andy Zucker
Carnegie Mellon University
A Topological Proof of Van Der Waerden's Theorem
Mon, Feb 3
5:00 pm
Wean 8427
Probability/Math Finance Seminar
Phillip Ernst
U Penn
How to Retire Early
Tue, Feb 4
12:00 pm
Wean 7201
Math Logic Seminar
James Cummings
Carnegie Mellon University
Generalised stationary sets
Tue, Feb 4
1:30 pm

CNA Seminar
Michael Falk
Johns Hopkins University
The Atomistic Origins of Plasticity, Localization and Failure in Amorphous Solids
Wed, Feb 5
5:30 pm
Wean Hall 8220
Graduate Seminar
Emily Allen
Carnegie Mellon University
Super-Catalan Numbers
Thu, Feb 6
1:30 pm
Wean Hall 7218
CNA Seminar
Massimiliano Morini
Universita' di Parma
Local and global minimality results for a nonlocal isoperimetric problem
Thu, Feb 6
3:30 pm
Wean Hall 8220
ACO Seminar
Victor Grinberg
Independent Scholar
Block Partitions of Sequences
Fri, Feb 7
4:30 pm
Wean 8220
Math Colloquium
Clinton Conley
Cornell University
Brooks's theorem on standard probability spaces
Mon, Feb 10
5:00 pm
Wean 8427
Probability/Math Finance Seminar
Brent Ambrose
Penn State University
The Adjustable Balance Mortgage: Reducing the Value of the Put
Mon, Feb 10
5:00 pm
Wean 8220
Model Theory Seminar
Sebastien Vasey
Carnegie Mellon University
Existence of Morley sequences in simple theories, Part I
Tue, Feb 11
1:30 pm
Wean Hall 7218
CNA Seminar
Emanuel Indrei
CMU
Regularity of shadows and the singular set associated to a Monge-Ampere equation
Wed, Feb 12
5:30 pm
Wean Hall 8220
Graduate Seminar
Brian Kell
Carnegie Mellon University
Matroids and greedy algorithms
Thu, Feb 13
1:30 pm
Wean Hall 7218
CNA Seminar
Nicola Fusco
Universita' di Napoli
On the stability of Almgren's isoperimetric inequality
Thu, Feb 13
5:40 pm
Wean Hall 8220
SIAM Chapter Seminar
Robert Simione
Carnegie Mellon University (Mathematics)
Introduction to Kinematics from a Linear Algebra Perspective
Mon, Feb 17
5:00 pm
Wean 8220
Model Theory Seminar
Sebastien Vasey
Carnegie Mellon University
Existence of Morley sequences in simple theories, Part II.
Mon, Feb 17
5:00 pm
Wean 5415
Probability/Math Finance Seminar
Kihun Nam
Princeton
BSEs, BSDEs, and fixed points.
Wed, Feb 19
5:30 pm
Wean Hall 8220
Graduate Seminar
Sebastien Vasey
Carnegie Mellon University
O-minimality
Thu, Feb 20
3:30 pm
Wean Hall 8220
ACO Seminar
Pawel Pralat
Ryerson University
A few random open problems, some of them for random graphs
Tue, Feb 25
12:00 pm
Wean 7201
Math Logic Seminar
Chris Lambie-Hanson
Jónsson cardinals, partition relations, and stationary reflection, Part II
Wed, Feb 26
5:30 pm
Wean Hall 8220
Graduate Seminar
Aditya Khair
Department of Chemical Engineering, Carnegie Mellon University
Phoretic particle transport [Joint seminar with SIAM student chapter]
Wed, Feb 26
5:30 pm
WEH 8220
SIAM Chapter Seminar
Aditya Khair
Carnegie Mellon University (Chemical Engineering)
Phoretic particle transport
Thu, Feb 27
10:00 am
Wean Hall 8220
FINAL PUBLIC ORAL EXAMINATION FOR THE DEGREE OF DOCTOR OF PHILOSOPHY
Yuhui Ouyang
Carnegie Mellon University
Numerical Approximation of Valuation Equations Incorporating Stochastic Volatility Models
Mon, Mar 3
5:00 pm
Wean 8427
Probability/Math Finance Seminar
Sergey Nadtochiy
University of Michigan in Ann Arbor
Weak Reflection Principle for Markov Processes.
Tue, Mar 4
12:00 pm
Wean 7201
Math Logic Seminar
Chris Lambie-Hanson
Carnegie Mellon University
Jónsson cardinals, partition relations, and stationary reflection, Part III
Tue, Mar 4
1:30 pm
Wean Hall 7218
CNA Seminar
Pierre-Emmanuel Jabin
University of Maryland
Regularity estimates for transport equations through "dual norms"
Wed, Mar 5
5:30 pm
Wean Hall 8220
Graduate Seminar
Will Boney
Carnegie Mellon University
I know my nonstandard calculus/You + me is in the monad of us
Thu, Mar 6
1:30 pm
Wean Hall 7218
CNA Seminar
Camillo De Lellis
University of Zurich
Regularity and singularity of area-minimizing currents
Thu, Mar 6
3:30 pm
Wean Hall 8220
ACO Seminar
Wesley Pegden
Carnegie Mellon University
Between 2- and 3-colorability
Thu, Mar 6
5:30 pm
Wean Hall 8220
SIAM Chapter Seminar
Mattia Ciollaro
Carnegie Mellon University (Statistics)
Nonparametric functional regression and mode hunting in function spaces
Mon, Mar 17
5:00 pm
Wean 8427
Probability/Math Finance Seminar
Kimberly Weston
CMU
A Counterexample to Indifference Price Stability
Tue, Mar 18
12:00 pm
Wean 7201
Math Logic Seminar
James Cummings
Carnegie Mellon University
The tree property and some variations
Tue, Mar 18
1:30 pm
Wean Hall 7218
CNA Seminar
John Ball
Oxford University
Bounded domains, good boundary directions and topology
Tue, Mar 18
2:30 pm
WH 7218
Canceled
CNA Seminar
Dmitry Golovaty
University of Akron
Singularities of tensor-valued minimizers of a variational problem for liquid crystals
Wed, Mar 19
4:30 pm
Wean 7500
Mathematics/Computer Science Colloquium
Daniel Kane
Stanford University
Diffuse Decompositions of Polynomials
Wed, Mar 19
5:30 pm
Wean Hall 8220
Graduate Seminar
Brian Kell
Carnegie Mellon University
How to use Minesweeper to build a computer
Thu, Mar 20
4:30 pm
Wean Hall 8220
ACO Seminar
Daniel Kane
Stanford University
On a problem related to the ABC conjecture
Thu, Mar 20
6:00 pm
WEH 8220
SIAM Chapter Seminar
Matteo Pozzi
Carnegie Mellon University (Civil & Environmental Engineering)
Numerical methods for reliability analysis
Mon, Mar 24
5:00 pm
Wean 8427
Probability/Math Finance Seminar
Sevak Mkrtchyan
Carnegie Mellon University
The bulk scaling limit of unbounded plane partitions
Tue, Mar 25
2:30 pm

CNA Seminar
Laszlo Szekelyhidi
University of Leipzig
Wed, Mar 26
5:30 pm
Wean Hall 8220
Graduate Seminar
Andy Zucker
Carnegie Mellon University
Fraisse Structures and Randomness
Thu, Mar 27
1:30 pm
Wean 7218
CNA Seminar
Misha Neklyudov
University of Sydney
Dynamics of nanomagnetic particle systems
Thu, Mar 27
3:30 pm
Wean Hall 8220
ACO Seminar
Mike Picollelli
Carnegie Mellon University
The diamond-free process
Tue, Apr 1
1:30 pm
Wean Hall 7218
CNA Seminar
Bo Li
Case Western Reserve University
Predictive modeling and simulation of High Energy Density (HED) dynamic response of materials
Wed, Apr 2
5:30 pm
Wean Hall 8220
Graduate Seminar
Brian Kell
Carnegie Mellon University
Large numbers
Thu, Apr 3
1:30 pm
Wean 7218
CNA Seminar
Graca Carita
University of E'vora
Dimensional reduction and relaxation for optimal design problems with a perimeter penalization
Thu, Apr 3
3:30 pm
Wean Hall 8220
ACO Seminar
Bhargav Narayanan
University of Cambridge
Exactly m-coloured graphs
Thu, Apr 3
6:00 pm
Wean Hall 8220
SIAM Chapter Seminar
Michael Spece
Carnegie Mellon University (Machine Learning & Statistics)
Dynamic Stochastic General Equilibrium Prediction Models for Structural Breaks, Cycles, and Bounded Rationality in the Macroeconomy
Mon, Apr 7
5:00 pm
Wean 8427
Probability/Math Finance Seminar
Patrick Cheridito
ORFE, Princeton
Equilibrium Pricing in Incomplete Markets Under Translation Invariant Preferences
Tue, Apr 8
1:30 pm
Wean Hall 7218
CNA Seminar
Elvira Zappale
Universita' di Salerno
Existence of minimizers for non-level convex supremal functionals
Wed, Apr 9
5:30 pm
Wean Hall 8220
Graduate Seminar
Roy Jiang
Carnegie Mellon University
Polynomial Method, Incidence Geometry and Erdos Distinct Distance Problem
Thu, Apr 10
1:30 pm
Wean Hall 7218
CNA Seminar
Andrea Malchiodi
University of Warwick
Min-max theory for Toda systems
Mon, Apr 14
5:00 pm
Wean 8427
Probability/Math Finance Seminar
Fraydoun Rezakhanlou
UC Berkeley
Diffusions with Rough Drifts
Wed, Apr 16
5:30 pm
Wean Hall 8220
Graduate Seminar
Clive Newstead
Carnegie Mellon University
A cornucopia of operadic curiosities
Thu, Apr 17
3:30 pm

ACO Seminar
Imre Bárány
Rényi Mathematical Institute and University College London
On a geometric Ramsey number
Thu, Apr 17
6:00 pm
WEH 8220
SIAM Chapter Seminar
Richard Holman
Physics
The Triumph of Inflationary Cosmology
Mon, Apr 21
5:00 pm
Wean 8427
Probability/Math Finance Seminar
Jin Choi
CMU
Insider trading in the rational equilibrium setup
Tue, Apr 22
1:30 pm
WEH 7218
CNA Seminar
Jared Whitehead
Brigham Young University
Multiple time scales and geophysical fluid dynamics: reduced equation sets and slow manifolds
Wed, Apr 23
5:30 pm
Wean Hall 8220
Graduate Seminar
Joseph Briggs
Carnegie Mellon University
Mon, Apr 28
9:30 am
Wean Hall 7201
FINAL PUBLIC ORAL EXAMINATION FOR THE DEGREE OF DOCTOR OF PHILOSOPHY
Emily Allen
Carnegie Mellon University
Combinatorial Interpretations of Generalizations of Catalan Numbers and Ballot Numbers
Mon, Apr 28
5:00 pm
Wean 8427
Probability/Math Finance Seminar
Daniel Schwarz
Carnegie Mellon University
Integral representation of martingales motivated by the problem of market completion with derivative securities.
Wed, Apr 30
10:30 am
Wean Hall 7201
FINAL PUBLIC ORAL EXAMINATION FOR THE DEGREE OF DOCTOR OF PHILOSOPHY
Christopher Lambie-Hanson
Carnegie Mellon University
Covering Matrices, Squares, Scales, and Stationary Reflection
Wed, Apr 30
5:30 pm
Wean Hall 8220
Graduate Seminar
Second Annual Markov Lecture
Thu, May 1
1:30 pm
WEH 7218
Canceled
CNA Seminar
Elaine Cozzi
Oregon State University
Tue, May 6
1:30 pm

CNA Seminar
Scott Armstrong
CEREMADE Universite' Paris Dauphine