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CIMS Bulletin

Monday, April 20, 2015

Computer Science Colloquium
11:30AM, WWH 1302
Title: Coordination Avoidance in Distributed Databases
Peter Bailis, University of California, Berkeley
***Refreshments will be served at 11:15
Mathematics Colloquium
3:45PM, WWH 1302
Title: Linear methods for large data
Dean Foster, University of Pennsylvania
***Colloquium Tea Preceding Talks 3:15-3:45 pm in the lounge (13th floor)

Tuesday, April 21, 2015

BIOMATHEMATICS/COMPUTATIONAL BIOLOGY COLLOQUIUM
12:30PM, WWH 1314
Title: Computational Geometry Aspects of Monte Carlo Approaches to PDE Problems in Biology, Chemistry, and Materials
Michael Mascagni, Department of Computer Science, Florida State University
Atmosphere Ocean Science Colloquium
3:30PM, WWH 317
Title: Discussing Essential dynamics of Madden Julian Oscillation
Bin Wang, U Hawaii
Algebraic Geometry Seminar
3:30PM, WWH 201
Title: Moduli of tropical plane curves
Ralph Morrison, UC Berkeley
Geometry Seminar
6:00PM, WWH 1314
Title: Line Segment Visibility with Sidedness Constraints.
Jon Lenchner, IBM T.J. Watson Research Center.

Thursday, April 23, 2015

Analysis Seminar
11:00AM, WWH 1302
Title: Lower bounds for nodal sets of Laplacian eigenfunctions using heat flow arguments
Stefan Steinerberger, Yale University
Analysis Seminar
2:00PM, WWH 1302
Title: Analysis of concentration in Banach spaces
Cyril Tintarev, Uppsala University
Dynamical Systems Seminar
4:00PM, WWH 705
Title: Existence and stability of traveling waves in a non-monotone feedforward chain of simple phase oscillators
Stanislav Mintchev, The Cooper Union

Friday, April 24, 2015

Probability Seminar
10:00AM, WWH 512
Title: TBA
Fabio Toninelli, CNRS
Analysis Seminar
11:00AM, WWH 605
Title: Water Waves with vorticity and asymptotic models
David Lannes, University of Bordeaux
Geometric Analysis and Topology Seminar
11:00AM, WWH 517
Title: The Kahler Ricci flow on Fano manifolds
Bing Wang, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Probability Seminar
11:00AM, WWH 512
Title: Fluctuations of the free energy of spherical spin glass
Jinho Baik, Michigan
Appllied Mathematics Seminar *Special time and place*
12:00PM, WWH 1314
Title: The Medium Amplitude Oscillatory Shear of Colloidal Dispersions
James W Swan, MIT Chemical Engineering
Graduate Student And Postdoc Seminar
1:00PM, WWH 1302
Title: TBA
Eyal Lubetzky,
Student Prizes Ceremony
2:30PM, WWH 109
Title: N/A
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Monday, April 27, 2015

Courant Lectures Part I
3:30PM, WWH 109
Title: The Cryptographic Lens
Professor Shafi Goldwasser, ACM Turing Award Laureate and the RSA Professor of Electrical Engineering & Computer Science at MIT and Professor of Computer Science and Applied Mathematics at the Weizmann Institute

Tuesday, April 28, 2015

Courant Lectures Part II
11:00AM, WWH 102
Title: On Time and Order in Cryptography
Professor Shafi Goldwasser, ACM Turing Award Laureate and the RSA Professor of Electrical Engineering & Computer Science at MIT and Professor of Computer Science and Applied Mathematics at the Weizmann Institute
BIOMATHEMATICS/COMPUTATIONAL BIOLOGY COLLOQUIUM
12:30PM, WWH 1314
Title: Universal Structure in the Modulation of Neuronal Excitability: Synaptic Control of Coding, Resonance, and Network Synchronization
Christoph Kirst, The Rockefeller University
Algebraic Geometry Seminar
3:30PM, WWH 201
Title: From Quantum Groups to Noncommutative Geometry
Dimitri Gourevitch, Université de Valenciennes
Geometry Seminar
6:00PM, WWH 1314
Title: Some connections between measure partitions and polynomial partitioning.
Abdul Basit, Rutgers University

Thursday, April 30, 2015

Analysis Seminar
11:00AM, WWH 1302
Title: Variational methods for mean field games with degenerate diffusion
Jameson Graber, University of Texas at Dallas

Monday, May 04, 2015

Mathematics Colloquium
3:45PM, WWH 1302
Title: TBA
Gunnar Martinsson, UC Boulder
**Colloquium Tea at 3:15 - 3:45 P.M. in the Lounge (13th floor).

Tuesday, May 05, 2015

BIOMATHEMATICS/COMPUTATIONAL BIOLOGY COLLOQUIUM
12:30PM, WWH 1314
Title: TBA
Karim Azer, Interdisciplinary Pharmacometrics Program at Sanofi
Geometry Seminar
6:00PM, WWH 1314
Title: TBA
William Steiger, Rutgers University

Wednesday, May 06, 2015

Atmosphere Ocean Science Colloquium
3:30PM, WWH 1302
Title: Global Simulations of Atmospheric Rivers: Past, Present & Future
Jeff Kiehl, NCAR

Thursday, May 07, 2015

Reception
3:00PM, WWH 13th floor lounge
Title: Longer Service Awards Reception
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Friday, May 08, 2015

Geometric Analysis and Topology Seminar
11:00AM, WWH 517
Title: Universal behaviors in geometric heat flows
Dan Knopf, University of Texas Austin
Applied Mathematics Seminar
2:30PM, WWH 1302
Title: Mathematical structure of hierarchies of reduced MHD models
Bruno Despres, UPMC

Tuesday, May 12, 2015

Showcase
5:00PM, WWH 13th floor commons
Title: NYU COMPUTER SCIENCE SPRING 2015 SHOWCASE
Various speakers,
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.

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