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Spring 2015 Events
Mon, Jan 12
4:30 pm
Wean 8220
Probability/Math Finance Seminar
Daniel Lacker
Princeton University
A general characterization of the mean field limit for stochastic differential games
Wed, Jan 14
4:30 pm
Wean 8220
Math Colloquium
Solesne Bourguin
Carnegle Mellon
Semicircular limits and transfer principles on the free Poisson chaos
Thu, Jan 15
3:30 pm
Wean 8220
ACO Seminar
Alexander Barvinok
University of Michigan
Computing partition functions in hard problems of combinatorial optimization
Thu, Jan 15
5:30 pm
Wean 8220
Graduate Seminar
Zilin Jiang
Carnegie Mellon University
An Expedition to the World of $p$-adic Numbers
Fri, Jan 16
4:30 pm
Wean 7500
Undergraduate Math Colloquium
David Simmons
Chairman and CEO of Pharmaceutical Product Development LL
From CMU Math Major to CEO: Navigating a Career Journey
Tue, Jan 20
12:30 pm
Wean 8201
Math Logic Seminar
James Cummings
Carnegie Mellon
Automorphisms of P(ω1)/finite
Tue, Jan 20
1:30 pm
Wean Hall 7218
CNA Seminar
Tran Minh Binh
BCAM: Basque Center for Applied Mathematics
Nonlinear approximation theory for the homogeneous Boltzmann equation
Tue, Jan 20
4:30 pm
Wean 8220
Probability/Math Finance Seminar
Camelia Pop
University of Pennsylvania
Harnack inequalities for degenerate diffusions
Wed, Jan 21
3:30 pm
Wean 8220
ACO Seminar
Nike Sun
MIT
The exact k-SAT threshold for large k, part 1
Wed, Jan 21
4:30 pm
Wean 7218
Math Colloquium
Camelia Pop
University of Pennsylvania
The fractional Laplacian operator and its gradient perturbations
Thu, Jan 22
5:30 pm
Wean 8220
Graduate Seminar
Andy Zucker
Carnegie Mellon University
Devlin's Theorem (finally!)
Fri, Jan 23
3:30 pm
Wean 8220
ACO Seminar
Nike Sun
MIT
The exact k-SAT threshold for large k, part 2
Mon, Jan 26
4:30 pm
Wean 6423
Probability/Math Finance Seminar
Zsolt Pajor-Gyulai
University of Maryland
From averaging to homogenization in cellular flows - an exact description of the transition
Tue, Jan 27
12:30 pm
Wean 8201
Math Logic Seminar
Robin Tucker-Drob
Rutgers University
Treeability and planarity in measured group theory
Thu, Jan 29
4:30 pm
Wean 8220
Probability/Math Finance Seminar
Joseph Neeman
University of California, Berkeley
Gaussian noise stability
Thu, Jan 29
5:30 pm
Wean 8220
Graduate Seminar
Nicolas Garcia Trillos
Carnegie Mellon University
Some Problems and Techniques in Geometric Probability
Fri, Jan 30
4:30 pm
Wean 7500
Math Colloquium
Joseph Neeman
University of California, Berkeley
Some phase transitions in the stochastic block model
Mon, Feb 2
4:30 pm
Wean 6423
Probability/Math Finance Seminar
Christian Keller
University of Southern California
Pathwise Ito Calculus for Rough Paths
Mon, Feb 2
5:00 pm
Wean 8220
Model Theory Seminar
Sebastien Vasey
Carnegie Mellon University
Chains of saturated models in Abstract Elementary Classes, Part 1
Tue, Feb 3
5:30 pm
Wean 8220
SIAM Chapter Seminar
Glenn Young
University of Pittsburgh
Modeling Extinction Events with a Galton-Watson Process
Thu, Feb 5
1:30 pm
Wean Hall 7218
CNA Seminar
Nicola Fusco
Universita' di Napoli
Stability of the isoperimetric inequality on the sphere
Thu, Feb 5
3:30 pm
Wean 8220
ACO Seminar
Sergey Norine
McGill University
Densities of minor-closed families of graphs
Thu, Feb 5
5:30 pm
Wean 8220
Graduate Seminar
Joseph Briggs
Carnegie Mellon University
Tic-Tac-Toe games for people with too much free time
Mon, Feb 9
4:30 pm
Wean 6423
Probability/Math Finance Seminar
Johannes Muhle-Karbe
ETH - Zurich
Sensitivity of Optimal Consumption Streams
Mon, Feb 9
5:00 pm
Wean 8220
Model Theory Seminar
Sebastien Vasey
Carnegie Mellon University
Chains of saturated models in Abstract Elementary Classes, Part 2
Tue, Feb 10
12:30 pm
Wean 8201
Math Logic Seminar
Clinton Conley
Carnegie Mellon University
TBA
Tue, Feb 10
5:30 pm
Wean 8220
SIAM Chapter Seminar
Brian Swenson
CMU
Game-Theoretic Learning in Large-Scale Multi-Agent Games
Thu, Feb 12
1:30 pm
Wean Hall 7218
CNA Seminar
Massimilano Morini
Universita' di Parma
Motion of elastic films by anisotropic surface diffusion
Thu, Feb 12
5:30 pm
Wean 8220
Graduate Seminar
Yu Zhao
Carnegie Mellon University
A composition theorem for parity kill number
Mon, Feb 16
4:30 pm
Wean 6423
Probability/Math Finance Seminar
Frederi G. Viens
Purdue University
Comparison inequalities on Wiener space
Mon, Feb 16
5:00 pm
Wean 8220
Math Logic Seminar
Sebastien Vasey
Carnegie Mellon University
Chains of saturated models in Abstract Elementary Classes, Part 3
Tue, Feb 17
12:30 pm
Wean 8201
Math Logic Seminar
Daniel Rodriguez
Carnegie Mellon University
TBA
Thu, Feb 19
5:30 pm
Wean 8220
Graduate Seminar
Zilin Jiang
Carnegie Mellon University
The Best Card Trick
Mon, Feb 23
4:30 pm
Wean 6423
Probability/Math Finance Seminar
Igor Cialenco
IIT
Market making via sub-scale invariant Dynamic Acceptability Indices
Mon, Feb 23
5:00 pm
Wean 8220
Model Theory Seminar
Sebastien Vasey
Carnegie Mellon University
Chains of saturated models in Abstract Elementary Classes, Part 4
Thu, Feb 26
3:30 pm
Wean 8220
ACO Seminar
Milan Bradonjic
Bell Labs, Alcatel-Lucent
Asymptotic laws for coloring sparse random geometric graphs with constant number of colors
Thu, Feb 26
5:30 pm
Wean 8220
Graduate Seminar
Yue Pu
Carnegie Mellon University
Maximal function operator on S^1 and some of its properties
Mon, Mar 2
4:30 pm
Wean 6423
Probability/Math Finance Seminar
Mikhail Zhitlukhin
Steklov Mathematical Institute and High School of Economics, Moscow
Monotone reward-to-variability ratios
Tue, Mar 3
10:00 am
Wean Hall 7218
FINAL PUBLIC ORAL EXAMINATION FOR THE DEGREE OF DOCTOR OF PHILOSOPHY
Lijiang Wu
Carnegie Mellon University
Nonlocal Interaction Equations in Heterogeneous and Non-convex Environments
Tue, Mar 3
5:30 pm
Wean 8220
SIAM Chapter Seminar
Veeranjaneyulu Sadhanala
CMU
Trend filtering: Some recent advances and challenges
Mon, Mar 16
4:30 pm
Wean 6423
Probability/Math Finance Seminar
Kim Weston
Carnegie Mellon University
Mon, Mar 23
4:30 pm
Wean 6423
Probability/Math Finance Seminar
Umut Cetin
LSE
TBA
Mon, Mar 30
4:30 pm
Wean 6423
Probability/Math Finance Seminar
Umut Cetin
LSE
TBA
Tue, Mar 31
1:30 pm
Wean Hall 7218
CNA Seminar
Chanwoo Kim
University of Wisconsin
Mon, Apr 6
4:30 pm
Wean 6423
Probability/Math Finance Seminar
Agostino Capponi
Columbia
TBA
Thu, Apr 9
1:30 pm
Wean Hall 7218
CNA Seminar
Jonathan Mattingly
Duke University
Mon, Apr 13
4:30 pm
Wean 6423
Probability/Math Finance Seminar
Thames Sae Sue
CMU
TBA
Tue, Apr 14
5:30 pm
Wean 8220
SIAM Chapter Seminar
Daniel Rodriguez
CMU
Mon, Apr 20
4:30 pm
Wean 6423
Probability/Math Finance Seminar
Tim Leung
Columbia University
Thu, Apr 23
1:30 pm

CNA Seminar
Toan Nguyen
Pennsylvania State University
Mon, Apr 27
4:30 pm
Wean 6423
Probability/Math Finance Seminar
Todd Kemp
University of California San Diego
TBA
Thu, Apr 30
3:30 pm
Wean 8220
ACO Seminar
Robin Pemantle
UPenn
TBA
Tue, May 5
1:30 pm
Wean Hall 7218
CNA Seminar
Saleh Tanveer
Ohio State University