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Spring 2016 Events
Tue, Jan 12
12:30 pm
Wean Hall 8220
Math Logic Seminar
Clinton Conley
Carnegie Mellon University
Amenability and μ-hyperfiniteness
Tue, Jan 12
1:30 pm
Wean Hall 7218
CNA Seminar
Robin Neumayer
University of Texas at Austin
A strong form of the quantitative Wulff inequality
Tue, Jan 12
5:30 pm
Wean Hall 8220
Graduate Seminar
Yangxi Ou
Carnegie Mellon University
Time to Reflect: Queueing, Skorohod Map, and Brownian Motion
Fri, Jan 15
4:30 pm
Wean Hall 7500
Math Colloquium
Ibrahim Ekren
ETH Zurich
New Results on Viscosity Solutions of Path-Dependent PDEs
Tue, Jan 19
5:30 pm
Wean Hall 8220
Graduate Seminar
Clive Newstead
Carnegie Mellon University
Species, Structures and Stuff
Wed, Jan 20
4:30 pm
Wean Hall 7500
Math Colloquium
Tianyi Zheng
Stanford University
Random walk parameters and the geometry of groups
Thu, Jan 21
3:30 pm
Wean Hall 8220
ACO Seminar
Alexander Razborov
University of Chicago
Complexity of Algebraic and Semi-Algebraic Proofs
Thu, Jan 21
5:30 pm
Wean Hall 8220
SIAM Chapter Seminar
Ryan Murray
CMU
Optimal Transport and Gerrymandering
Fri, Jan 22
1:30 pm
Gates 6115
ACO Seminar
Laszlo Babai
University of Chicago
Graph isomorphism in quasipolynomial time
Fri, Jan 22
4:30 pm
Wean Hall 7500
Math Colloquium
Arjun Krishan
University of Utah
Stochastic Homogenization and First-Passage Percolation
Mon, Jan 25
4:30 pm
Wean Hall 8220
Math Colloquium
Daniel Remenik
Universidad de Chile
Non-intersecting Brownian motions, KPZ, and random matrices
Tue, Jan 26
5:30 pm
Wean Hall 8220
Graduate Seminar
Jing Zhang
Carnegie Mellon University
Discovering a Full But Irrational Self
Wed, Jan 27
4:30 pm
Wean Hall 7500
Math Colloquium
Thomas Trogdon
New York University, Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences
Universality in numerical computations with random data
Mon, Feb 1
5:00 pm
Wean Hall 7201
Model Theory Seminar
Devi Borg
Carnegie Mellon University
Accessible Categories, Part I
Tue, Feb 2
5:30 pm
Wean Hall 8220
Graduate Seminar
Samuel Ventura
Carnegie Mellon University
Modern Football Analytics
Thu, Feb 4
1:30 pm
Wean Hall 7218
CNA Seminar
Daniel Tenbrinck
Muenster University
Partial Difference Operators on Weighted Graphs for Point Cloud Processing - From 3D Surfaces to Machine Learning
Thu, Feb 4
3:30 pm
Wean Hall 8220
ACO Seminar
Charilaos Efthymiou
Georgia Tech
Reconstruction thresholds for the random colourings of G(n,m)
Mon, Feb 8
4:30 pm
Wean Hall 8220
Probability/Math Finance Seminar
Sebastian Herrmann
ETH
Hedging with Uncertainty-Averse Preferences
Mon, Feb 8
5:00 pm
Wean Hall 7201
Model Theory Seminar
Devi Borg
Carnegie Mellon University
Accessible Categories, Part II
Tue, Feb 9
5:30 pm
Wean Hall 8220
Graduate Seminar
Andrew Zucker
Carnegie Mellon University
The Unbreakable Hilbert Schmidt
Thu, Feb 11
3:30 pm
Wean Hall 8220
ACO Seminar
Christopher Cox
Carnegie Melllon University
Ramsey numbers for partially-ordered sets
Mon, Feb 15
4:30 pm
Wean Hall 8220
Probability/Math Finance Seminar
Elnur Emrah
University of Wisconsin
Corner growth models with inhomogeneous exponential and geometric weights
Mon, Feb 15
5:00 pm
Wean Hall 7201
Model Theory Seminar
Devi Borg
Carnegie Mellon University
Accessible Categories, Part III
Tue, Feb 16
4:30 pm
Wean Hall 7218
CNA Colloquium
Panagiotis Souganidis
University of Chicago
Scalar conservation laws with rough time dependence
Tue, Feb 23
5:30 pm
Wean Hall 8220
Graduate Seminar
Sebastien Vasey
Carnegie Mellon University
How to get rich without the axiom of choice
Wed, Feb 24
4:30 pm
Wean Hall 7500
Math Colloquium
Timo Seppalainen
University of Wisconsin-Madison
Exclusion and zero-range processes: Stochastic models of interacting particles
Tue, Mar 1
12:30 pm
Wean Hall 8220
Math Logic Seminar
Jing Zhang
Carnegie Mellon University
The forcing proof of the Halpern-Laüchli theorem II
Tue, Mar 1
1:30 pm
Wean Hall 7218
CNA Seminar
Ming Chen
University of Pittsburgh
Existence of large-amplitude solitary stratified water waves
Tue, Mar 1
5:30 pm
Wean Hall 8220
Graduate Seminar
Zilin Jiang
Carnegie Mellon University
Random algebraic technique and its application
Mon, Mar 14
4:30 pm
Wean Hall 8220
Probability/Math Finance Seminar
Martin Herdegen
ETH
Equilibrium models with small transaction costs
Mon, Mar 14
5:00 pm
Wean Hall 7201
Model Theory Seminar
Sebastien Vasey
Carnegie Mellon University
A proof of Shelah's eventual categoricity conjecture in universal classes, Part 1
Tue, Mar 15
4:30 pm
Wean Hall 7218
CNA Colloquium
Ricardo Nochetto
University of Maryland
Bilayer Plates: Model Reduction, Discretization and Gradient Flow
Thu, Mar 17
1:30 pm
Wean Hall 7218
CNA Seminar
Martin Glicksman
Florida Institute of Technology
Thermodynamics of Autogenous Pattern Formation
Thu, Mar 17
3:30 pm
Wean Hall 8220
ACO Seminar
Wolfgang Gatterbauer
Carnegie Mellon University
Oblivious Bounds on the Probability of Boolean Functions
Thu, Mar 17
5:30 pm
Wean Hall 8220
SIAM Chapter Seminar
Zachary McDargh
CMU
What can geometry tell us about dynamin-mediated fission?
Mon, Mar 21
4:30 pm
Wean Hall 8220
Probability/Math Finance Seminar
David Saunders
University of Waterloo
Mathematical Analysis of Shared-Loss Fee Structures for Hedge Funds
Mon, Mar 21
5:00 pm
Wean Hall 7201
Model Theory Seminar
Sebastien Vasey
Carnegie Mellon University
A proof of Shelah's eventual categoricity conjecture in universal classes, Part 2
Tue, Mar 22
12:30 pm
Wean Hall 8220
Math Logic Seminar
James Cummings
Carnegie Mellon University
Proper forcing, side conditions and Baumgartner's problem II
Tue, Mar 22
1:30 pm
Wean Hall 7218
CNA Seminar
Marian Bocea
Loyola University Chicago
Duality for the $L^\infty$ Optimal Transport Problem
Tue, Mar 22
5:30 pm
Wean Hall 8220
Graduate Seminar
Tony Johansson
Carnegie Mellon University
Data structures and cuckoo hashing
Thu, Mar 24
3:30 pm
Wean Hall 8220
ACO Seminar
Kevin Milans
West Virginia University
Monotone paths in dense edge-ordered graphs
Mon, Mar 28
4:30 pm
Wean Hall 8220
Probability/Math Finance Seminar
Tetsuya Ishikawa
Carnegie Mellon University
Optimal Investment and Pricing in Models where the Underlying Asset May Default
Mon, Mar 28
5:00 pm
Wean Hall 7201
Model Theory Seminar
Sebastien Vasey
Carnegie Mellon University
A proof of Shelah's eventual categoricity conjecture in universal classes, Part 3
Tue, Mar 29
12:30 pm
Wean Hall 8220
Math Logic Seminar
Rick Statman
Carnegie Mellon University
Algebraic Structures Intrinsic to Functional Programming
Tue, Mar 29
1:30 pm
Wean Hall 7218
CNA Seminar
Juhi Jang
USC / IAS
Dynamics of self-gravitating fluids
Tue, Mar 29
5:30 pm
Wean Hall 8220
Graduate Seminar
Giovanni Gravina
Carnegie Mellon University
The one-phase Stefan problem
Thu, Mar 31
1:30 pm
Wean Hall 7218
CNA Seminar
Jeff Calder
UC Berkeley
Partial differential equation continuum limits for discrete sorting problems
Thu, Mar 31
1:30 pm
Wean Hall 8220
FINAL PUBLIC ORAL EXAMINATION FOR THE DEGREE OF DOCTOR OF PHILOSOPHY
Kimberly Weston
Carnegie Mellon University
Market Stability in Nonequivalent Markets and the Martingale Property of the Dual Optimizer
Mon, Apr 4
4:30 pm
Wean Hall 8220
Probability/Math Finance Seminar
Thorsten Rheinlander
Vienna University of Technology
Brownian trading excursions
Mon, Apr 4
5:00 pm
Wean Hall 7201
Model Theory Seminar
Sebastien Vasey
Carnegie Mellon University
A proof of Shelah's eventual categoricity conjecture in universal classes, Part 4
Tue, Apr 5
1:30 pm
Wean Hall 7218
CNA Seminar
Mikaela Iacobelli
University of Rome, Sapienza
A gradient flow approach to quantization of measures
Tue, Apr 5
5:30 pm
Wean Hall 8220
Graduate Seminar
Yue Pu
Carnegie Mellon University
From Restriction Conjecture to Kakeya Set Conjecture
Wed, Apr 6
12:30 pm
Wean Hall 7218
Graduate Seminar
James Sethian
University of California, Berkeley
Wed, Apr 6
4:00 pm
Wean Hall 7218
CNA Colloquium
James Sethian
University of California, Berkeley
Thu, Apr 7
3:30 pm
Wean Hall 8220
ACO Seminar
Matthew Kahle
Ohio State University
Configuration spaces of hard spheres
Thu, Apr 7
5:30 pm
Wean Hall 8220
SIAM Chapter Seminar
Chengcheng Huang
University of Pittsburgh
The Space and Time of Neuronal Variability in a Spiking Neuron Network
Mon, Apr 11
10:00 am
Wean Hall 8201
FINAL PUBLIC ORAL EXAMINATION FOR THE DEGREE OF DOCTOR OF PHILOSOPHY
Zhe Cheng
Carnegie Mellon University
Endogenous Mortgage Current Coupons
Tue, Apr 12
1:30 pm
Wean Hall 7218
CNA Colloquium
Antoine Mellet
University of Maryland
Anomalous diffusion phenomena: A kinetic approach
Tue, Apr 12
5:00 pm
Mellon Institute Conference Room
Spring 2016 MCS GSAC Social Event
MCS GSAC
5:00 pm-6:30 pm
Thu, Apr 14
1:30 pm
Wean Hall 7218
CNA Seminar
Maria Giovanna Mora
U. Pavia
Upscaling of time-dependent systems of dislocations
Mon, Apr 18
11:30 am
Wean Hall 8201
FINAL PUBLIC ORAL EXAMINATION FOR THE DEGREE OF DOCTOR OF PHILOSOPHY
Tanawit Sae Sue
Carnegie Mellon University
Radner Equilibrium in Infinite and Finite Time-Horizon Levy Models
Mon, Apr 18
4:30 pm
Wean Hall 8220
Probability/Math Finance Seminar
Johannes Muhle-Karbe
Michigan University
Portfolio Choice with Small Nonlinear Price Impact
Mon, Apr 18
5:00 pm
Wean Hall 7201
Model Theory Seminar
Marcos Mazari Armida
Carnegie Mellon University
Quasiminimal Classes, Part 1
Tue, Apr 19
4:30 pm
Wean Hall 7218
Canceled
CNA Colloquium
Suncica Canic
University of Houston
Fluid-composite structure interaction and blood flow
Tue, Apr 19
5:30 pm
Wean Hall 8220
Graduate Seminar
Zilin Jiang
Carnegie Mellon University
Races beyond Riemann hypothesis
Thu, Apr 21
1:30 pm
Wean Hall 7218
CNA Seminar
Gian Paolo Leonardi
Universita` degli studi di Modena e Reggio Emilia
Discrete Varifolds: theory and applications
Thu, Apr 21
3:30 pm
Wean Hall 8220
ACO Seminar
Andrew Suk
University of Chicago
On hypergraphs arising in geometry
Mon, Apr 25
4:00 pm
Wean Hall 5403
FINAL PUBLIC ORAL EXAMINATION FOR THE DEGREE OF DOCTOR OF PHILOSOPHY
Zilan Jiang
Carnegie Mellon University
Problems in Discrete Geometry and Extremal Combinatorics
Mon, Apr 25
4:30 pm
Wean Hall 8220
Probability/Math Finance Seminar
Praveen Kolli
Carnegie Mellon University
Central Limit Theorem for Rank-Based Diffusions
Mon, Apr 25
5:00 pm
Wean Hall 7201
Model Theory Seminar
Marcos Mazari Armida
Carnegie Mellon University
Quasiminimal Classes, Part 2
Tue, Apr 26
4:30 pm
Wean Hall 7218
CNA Seminar
Mehrdad Massoudi
National Energy Technology Laboratory
A mixture theory formulation for solids transport
Tue, Apr 26
5:30 pm
Wean Hall 8220
Graduate Seminar
Daniel Rodriguez Vanegas
Carnegie Mellon University
A glimpse into the unpublished works of A.A. Markov
Thu, Apr 28
1:30 pm
Wean Hall 7219
CNA Seminar
Max Fathi
University of California, Berkeley
Gradient flows and scaling limits for interacting particle systems
Fri, Apr 29
3:30 pm
Wean Hall 8220
FINAL PUBLIC ORAL EXAMINATION FOR THE DEGREE OF DOCTOR OF PHILOSOPHY
Jacob Davis
Carnegie Mellon University
Universal Graphs at Aleph_{omega_1+1} and Set-theoretic Geology
Fri, Apr 29
5:30 pm
Wean Hall 8220
FINAL PUBLIC ORAL EXAMINATION FOR THE DEGREE OF DOCTOR OF PHILOSOPHY
Daniel Rodriguez Vanegas
Carnegie Mellon University
Models of R-supercompactness
Tue, May 3
1:30 pm
Wean Hall 7218
CNA Seminar
Julian Fischer
Max Planck Institute for Mathematics in the Sciences, Leipzig
A higher-order large-scale regularity theory for random elliptic operators
Thu, May 5
3:30 pm
Wean Hall 8220
ACO Seminar
Tobias Johnson
University of Southern California
Size biased couplings and the spectral gap for random regular graphs
Fri, May 13
12:30 pm
Wean 8220
Math Logic Seminar
Daisuke Ikegami
Tokyo Denki University
On a class of maximality principles
Tue, May 31
1:30 pm
Wean Hall 7218
CNA Seminar
Karsten Matthies
University of Bath
The high-energy limit of FPU-type chains