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CIMS Bulletin

Tuesday, December 01, 2015

12:30PM, WWH 1314
Title: On the Virtues of Simple Models: From Resolving a Prostate Cancer Diagnostic Anomaly to Quantifying the Efficacy of Brain Tumour Therapies
James Murray, Princeton University and University of Oxford

Wednesday, December 02, 2015

Atmosphere Ocean Science Colloquium
3:30PM, WWH 1302
Title: Modeling the effects of Continental U.S. convection of the dynamics of the troposphere and stratosphere
Claudia STEPHAN,

Thursday, December 03, 2015

RTG Seminar
4:00PM, WWH 805
Title: Talk for Graduate Students
RTG Seminar
5:30PM, WWH 317
Title: On the module structure of holomorphic differentials in positive characteristic
Frauke Bleher, University of Iowa

Friday, December 04, 2015

Probability Seminar
11:00AM, WWH 517
Title: Aging in a logarithmically correlated potential
Robert Neel, Lehigh University
Geometric Analysis and Topology Seminar
11:00AM, WWH 517
Title: Curve complexes for cube complexes
Jason Behrstock, CUNY
Holiday Lecture and Party
1:00PM, WWH 109
Title: The Little Lab in the Lobby
Professor Jun Zhang, Courant Institute
A reception will follow in the lounge.
Graduate Student And Postdoc Seminar
1:00PM, WWH 1302
Title: TBA
David Kelly,

Monday, December 07, 2015

Mathematics Colloquium
3:45PM, WWH 1302
Title: Coordinate Descent Algorithms
Stephen J. Wright, U. Wisconsin - Madison

Tuesday, December 08, 2015

12:30PM, WWH 1314
Title: Irregular neural activity: how to achieve it and how to restore it
Jonathan Rubin, University of Pittsburgh
Geometry Seminar
6:00PM, WWH 1314
Title: Icosahedral Order in Materials Science and Geometry, Part II: If not tilings, then what?
Marjorie Senechal, Smith College

Thursday, December 10, 2015

Analysis Seminar
11:00AM, WWH 1302
Title: Optimal Hardy-type inequality for nonnegative second-order elliptic operator: an answer to a problem of Shmuel Agmon
Yehuda Pinchover, Technion
Applied Mathematics Lab Seminar
12:30PM, WWH 1214
Title: Science-Driven Robots to Study the Fluid Mechanics of Animal Propulsion
Michael Triantafyllou, MIT

Friday, December 11, 2015

Probability Seminar
11:00AM, WWH 512
Title: TBA
Brian Rider, Temple University
Applied Mathematics Seminar
2:30PM, WWH 1302
Title: TBA
Qiji Zhu, Western Michigan University

Friday, April 15, 2016

Special AMS Seminar in honor of Charlie Peskin
2:30PM, WWH 109
Title: A Short History of the Immersed Boundary Method
Boyce Griffith, UNC

Thursday, April 21, 2016

Courant Lectures I
3:00PM, WWH 109
Title: Courant Lectures I
A reception will follow in the lounge.

Friday, April 22, 2016

Courant Lectures II
10:00AM, WWH 102
Title: Courant Lectures II
Student Prizes Ceremony
2:30PM, WWH 109
Title: Student Prizes Ceremony
A reception will follow in the lounge.

Wednesday, April 27, 2016

Administrative Professionals Day
3:00PM, WWH Lounge
Title: Administrative Professionals Day

Thursday, May 05, 2016

Retirement Party/Longer Service Awards
3:00PM, WWH Lounge
Title: Retirement Party/Longer Service Awards

Tuesday, May 17, 2016

Graduation Celebration
3:00PM, WWH Lounge
Title: Graduation Celebration

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