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CIMS Bulletin

Wednesday, April 16, 2014

Atmosphere Ocean Science Colloquium
3:30PM, WWH
Title: Pathways for CO2 transfers between the atmosphere and the ocean interior
Marina Levy, L'Ocean, Paris

Thursday, April 17, 2014

Analysis Seminar
11:00AM, WWH 1302
Title: On Multi-Dimensional Compressible Navier-Stokes Systems with Large Oscillations and Vacuum.
Zhouping Xin, Chinese University of Hong Kong
Applied Mathematics Lab Seminar
12:30PM, WWH 1314
Title: Motion and locomotion of liquid crystal elastomers and networks
Peter Palffy-Muhoray, Kent State University
Algebraic Geometry Seminar
3:45PM, WWH 201
Title: Around the Bridgeland differential on M_{g,n}
Andrei Caldarau, University of Wisconsin, Madison
NYU Poly Mathematics Colloquium
4:30PM, WWH TBA
Title: The half space property for minimal hypersurfaces in MxR
Joel Spruck, Johns Hopkins University

Friday, April 18, 2014

Numerical Analysis And Scientific Computing Seminar
10:00AM, WWH 1302
Title: Finite-difference Gaussian Rules for Dirichlet-to-Neumann Operators, Perfectly Matched Layers and Inverse Problems
Vladimir Druskin, Schlumberger Doll Research
Probability Seminar
10:00AM, WWH 512
Title: Dynamics of Ising spin systems..
Claude Godrèche, Institut de Physique Théorique, Saclay
Geometric Analysis and Topology Seminar
11:00AM, WWH 517
Title: The hypo elliptic Laplacian in real and complex geometry
Jean-Michel Bismut, Orsay
Probability Seminar
11:00AM, WWH 512
Title: Sandpiles and system-spanning avalanches
Lionel Levine, Cornell University
Graduate Student And Postdoc Seminar
1:00PM, WWH 1302
Title: Convergence of harmonic maps
Zahra Sinaei, CIMS
Applied Mathematics Seminar
2:30PM, WWH 1302
Title: TBA
Tom Trogdon,

Monday, April 21, 2014

Geometric Analysis and Topology Seminar
2:00PM, WWH 805
Title: Homotopical effects of k-dilation
Larry Guth, MIT

Tuesday, April 22, 2014

BIOMATHEMATICS/COMPUTATIONAL BIOLOGY COLLOQUIUM
12:30PM, WWH 101
Title: TBA
Alexander Alekseyenko, NYU School of Medicine
Geometry Seminar
6:00PM, WWH 1314
Title: Distinct Volume Subsets
William Gasarch, University of Maryland, College Park

Wednesday, April 23, 2014

Atmosphere Ocean Science Colloquium
3:30PM, WWH 1302
Title: Thermally coupled modes of climate variability
Amy Clement, U Miami

Thursday, April 24, 2014

NYU Poly Mathematics Colloquium
4:35PM, Off-Campus TBA
Title: TBA
Monika Ludwig, Vienna University of Technology
NYU Poly Mathematics Colloquium
5:35PM, Other TBA
Title: TBA
Helmut Groemer, University of Arizona

Friday, April 25, 2014

New York Area Theory Day
9:30AM, WWH Davis auditorium, 412 Schapiro (CEPSR) building, Columbia University, New York
Title: Organized by: IBM/NYU/Columbia External Sponsorship by: Google
Various,
Program

9:30 - 10:00 Coffee and bagels

10:00 - 10:55 Dr; Vahab Mirrokni (Google Research)
Ad Allocation: Online Problems and Mechanism Design

10:55 - 11:05 Short break

11:05 - 12:00 Dr. Jennifer Chayes (Microsoft Research)
The Power of Locality for Network Algorithms


12:00 - 2:00 Lunch break

2:00 - 2:55 Prof. Venkatesan Guruswami (CMU)
Polar codes: Reliable communication with
complexity scaling polynomially in the gap to Shannon capacity

2:55 - 3:15 Coffee break

3:15 - 4:10 Prof. Adam Smith (Penn State)
Private Analysis of Graphs

Numerical Analysis And Scientific Computing Seminar
10:00AM, WWH 1302
Title: Calculating Electrical and Thermal Conductivities in a Hydrogen Plasma with Classical and Quantum Molecular Dynamics
Christian Scullard, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
Probability Seminar
10:00AM, WWH 512
Title: Fragmentation-dilation processes and their limits
Jean Bertoin, Universität Zürich

Monday, April 28, 2014

Department of Statistics, Columbia University
9:00AM, Other 1255 Amsterdam Ave
Title: Nonparametric Measures of Dependence
Please see link for details,
Location: The conference and workshop will be held in the School of Social Work Building (9th and 10thfloors; 1255 Amsterdam Ave, New York, NY 10027).

As part of our 2013-2014 focus year on “Measures of Dependence”, the Department of Statistics at Columbia University is organizing a 3-day workshop and a 1-day conference on “Nonparametric Measure of Dependence” (Apr 28th to May 2nd). This conference is open to the public.

Please register (free) at http://bit.ly/Qnor9W.
Mathematics Colloquium
3:45PM, WWH 1302
Title: Numerical Algebraic Intersection with Applications
Charles Wampler, General Motors and University of Notre Dame
***Colloquium Tea at 3:15 - 3:45 P.M. in the Lounge (13th floor).

Tuesday, April 29, 2014

BIOMATHEMATICS/COMPUTATIONAL BIOLOGY COLLOQUIUM
12:30PM, WWH 101
Title: TBA
Constantin Aliferis, NYU Center for Health Informatics and Bioinformatics
Geometry Seminar
6:00PM, WWH 1314
Title: The Pascal Mysticum
Alex Ryba, Queens College (CUNY)

Wednesday, April 30, 2014

Atmosphere Ocean Science Colloquium
3:30PM, WWH 1302
Title: TBD
David Thompson, Colorado State U

Thursday, May 01, 2014

Analysis Seminar
11:00AM, WWH 1302
Title: A qualitative central limit theorem for the effective diffusion in IID environments
Antoine Gloria, Univ Libre de Bruxelles

Friday, May 02, 2014

Numerical Analysis And Scientific Computing Seminar
10:00AM, WWH 1302
Title: TBA
Mike Minion, Stanford University
Probability Seminar
11:00AM, WWH 512
Title: TBA
Krishnamurthi Ravishankar, SUNY New Paltz
Atmosphere Ocean Science Colloquium
11:00AM, WWH 1314
Title: TBD
Jen MacKinnon, Scripps

Tuesday, May 06, 2014

BIOMATHEMATICS/COMPUTATIONAL BIOLOGY COLLOQUIUM
12:30PM, WWH 101
Title: Noise and Signaling in Cancer Systems Pharmacology
Marc Birtwistle, Mount Sinai School of Medicine

Friday, May 09, 2014

Numerical Analysis And Scientific Computing Seminar
10:00AM, WWH 1302
Title: TBA
Margot Gerritsen, Stanford University

Monday, May 12, 2014

Mathematics Colloquium
3:45PM, WWH 1302
Title: Best approximation by algebraic and semi-algebraic sets
Shmuel Friedland, University of Illinois, Chicago
***Colloquium Tea at 3:15 - 3:45 P.M. in the Lounge (13th floor).

Tuesday, May 13, 2014

NYU COMPUTER SCIENCE SPRING 2014 SHOWCASE
5:00PM, WWH 13th Floor Commons
Title: Showcase of various projects completed in computer science
,
Come join the students of the Computer Science department at an event
showcasing projects that have been completed in various computer
science graduate and undergraduate courses this semester. This is a
great opportunity to see the creativity and industry of NYU's CS
department.
Geometry Seminar
6:00PM, WWH 1314
Title: G-Ham Sandwich Theorems.
Steven Simon, Wellesley College

Wednesday, May 14, 2014

Numerical Analysis And Scientific Computing Seminar
10:00AM, WWH 1302
Title: Computational Problems in Tensors
Shmuel Friedland, University of Illinois, Chicago

Saturday, May 17, 2014

NYU Poly Event
10:00AM, Off-Campus 5 Metrotech Center
Title: 500 YEARS OF MELANCOLIA IN MATHEMATICS
various,
Speakers:
John Conway, Princeton,
Sergiu Klainerman, Princeton,
Jeffrey Lagarias, Michigan,
John Morgan, Columbia
Richard Schroeppel
Richard Stanley, MIT
Günter Ziegler, Berlin


http://www.metmuseum.org/events/programs/lectures-and-panels/free-lectures/melencolia-as-an-allegory-of-creation

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