New York University Faculty of Arts and Science College of Arts and Science Graduate School of Arts and Science

CIMS Bulletin

Fall 2013

Thursday, September 05, 2013

Applied Mathematics Lab Seminar
12:30PM, WWH 1314
Title: Diffusiophoresis of Colloids at Nano-scales
Nima Sharifi Mood, The Benjamin Levich Institute, City University of New York

Friday, September 06, 2013

Probability Seminar
10:00AM, WWH 512
Title: The subelliptic heat kernel and small time asymptotics on sub Riemannian model spaces
Jing Wang, Purdue
Probability Seminar
11:00AM, WWH 512
Title: Persistence Probabilities..
Amir Dembo, Stanford University
Applied Mathematics Seminar
2:30PM, WWH 1302
Title: Stochastic stabilization of OEDs
Jonathan Mattingly, Duke University

Tuesday, September 10, 2013

Geometry Seminar
6:00PM, WWH 1314
Title: Successive Minima Inequalities
Martin Henk, University of Magdeburg

Wednesday, September 11, 2013

Atmosphere Ocean Science Colloquium
3:30PM, WWH 1302
Title: On the interpretation of inter-model spread in CMIP5 climate sensitivity estimates
Jessica Vial, Columbia

Thursday, September 12, 2013

Analysis Seminar
11:00AM, WWH 1302
Title: Random weighted Sobolev inequalities
Laurent Thoman, Universite de Nantes
Applied Mathematics Lab Seminar
12:30PM, WWH 1314
Title: In search of the 'Ultimate' state of Rayleigh-Benard convection
Jared Whitehead, Center for Nonlinear Studies, Los Alamos National Laboratory

Friday, September 13, 2013

Numerical Analysis And Scientific Computing Seminar
10:00AM, WWH 1302
Title: A Nasty Cone with Nice Properties – New Issues in Copositive Optimization
Immanuel Bomze, University of Vienna
Probability Seminar
10:00AM, WWH 512
Title: On some properties of mean field spin glasses
Antonio Auffinger, University of Chicago
Probability Seminar
11:00AM, WWH 512
Title: Performance of the Metropolis algorithm on a disordered tree: the Einstein relation.
Ofer Zeituni, University of Minnesota
Applied Mathematics Seminar
2:30PM, WWH 1302
Title: Calculating Beltrami fields from Maxwell fields: An integral equation method
Mike O'Neil, CIMS

Wednesday, September 18, 2013

Atmosphere Ocean Science Colloquium
3:30PM, WWH 1302
Title: The tropopause and the thermocline: analogs or antonyms?
Geoff Vallis, University of Exeter

Thursday, September 19, 2013

Analysis Seminar
11:00AM, WWH 1302
Title: Out-of-equilibrium dynamics for the nonlinear Schroedinger equation: From energy cascades to weak turbulence
Zaher Hani, CIMS
Applied Mathematics Lab Seminar
12:30PM, WWH 1314
Title: Rapid dynamics at the initial moments of liquid droplet impact
John M. Kolinski, Harvard University

Friday, September 20, 2013

Numerical Analysis And Scientific Computing Seminar
10:00AM, WWH 1302
Title: Algorithms Based on Analytic Function Values at Roots of Unity
Nick Trefethen, Oxford University and CIMS
Probability Seminar
11:00AM, WWH 512
Title: Hole probability for entire functions represented by Gaussian Taylor series
Alon Nishri, Princeton University
Graduate Student And Postdoc Seminar
1:00PM, WWH 1302
Title: A Model for the Collective Behavior of Interacting Socio-Economical Agents
Micaela Fedele, CIMS
Applied Mathematics Seminar
2:30PM, WWH 1302
Title: Optimal design of a cavity for RCS reduction
Jun Lai, CIMS

Tuesday, September 24, 2013

Geometry Seminar
6:00PM, WWH 1314
Title: Weyl Groups of Extended Affine Root Systems of Type $A_1$.
Mohammad Nikouei, Stevens Institute of Technology

Wednesday, September 25, 2013

Atmosphere Ocean Science Colloquium
3:30PM, WWH 1302
Title: Freshwater fluxes from Greenland as a new regular of climate regime changes in the Arctic-North Atlantic system
Andrey Proshutinsky, Woods Hole

Thursday, September 26, 2013

Analysis Seminar
11:00AM, WWH 1302
Title: On invariant measures for 2d Euler and some other models
Vladimir Sverak, University of Minnesota

Friday, September 27, 2013

Numerical Analysis And Scientific Computing Seminar
10:00AM, WWH 1302
Title: Francis’s Algorithm
David Watkins, Washington State University
Geometric Analysis and Topology Seminar
11:00AM, WWH 517
Title: Mean curvature flow of mean convex hypersurfaces
Robert Haslhofer, NYU
Courant Instructor Day
1:30PM, WWH 1302
Title: Courant Instructor Day
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1:30-1:45 Calvin Zhang
The Neural Mechanisms and Fluid Dynamics of Crustacean Swimming

1:45-2:00 Peter Nandori
Statistical properties of the Lorentz process and some related models

2:00-2:15 Dmitry Zakharov
Tautological relations on moduli

BREAK

2:30-2:45 Bakytzhan Kallemov
A multiscale approach for polymer-laden fluids

2:45-3:00 Sivaram Ambikasaran
Fast algorithms for dense numerical linear algebra

3:00-3:15 Carlos Borges
A multifrequency method for the solution of the inverse acoustic
scattering problem for star-shaped objects

New York City Teaching Seminar Joint NYU/Columbia/CUNY
3:00PM, WWH 512
Title: TBA
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Dynamical Systems Seminar
4:00PM, WWH 705
Title: Large deviation of stochastic differential equations (part II)
Yao Li, CIMS

Monday, September 30, 2013

Transcending Tradition: Jewish Mathematicians in German-Speaking Academic Culture
5:30PM, WWH
Title: Transcending Tradition: Jewish Mathematicians in German-Speaking Academic Culture
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Center for Jewish History, which is just off the east edge of Union Square at 15
West 16th St.

Featuring performance by Momenta Quartet

Speakers:
Morton Lowengrub, Provost and Senior VP, Yeshiva University

Peter D. Lax, Prof Emeritus,
Courant Institute

Moritz Epple, Prof Hist of Science,
Univ of Frankfurt/Main

(RSVP 212.868.4444)

Tuesday, October 01, 2013

Biomathematics / Computational Biology Colloquium
12:30PM, WWH 1314
Title: Sparsity and Compressed Coding in Sensory Systems
Victor Barranca, CIMS and Abu Dhabi, NYU
Transcending Tradition: Jewish Mathematicians in German-Speaking Academic Culture
1:30PM, WWH Please see below for location
Title: Turmoil and Transition: Tracing Emigre Mathematicians in the Twentieth Century
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Deutsches Haus, 42 Washington Mews, NYU
(corner of University Place & Washington Mews)

1:30 pm Welcome (S. Cappell/NY)

2:00 pm Panel I (Chair, M. Epple/Frankfurt)

David E. Rowe (Mainz):
Transforming Tradition -- Richard Courant in Goettingen and New York

Volker Remmert (Wuppertal):
Forms of Remigration -- Emigre Jewish Mathematicians and Germany in the Immediate Postwar Period

3:30 pm Coffee Break

4:00 pm Panel II (Chair, Marjorie Senechal/Northampton)

Istvan Hargittai (Budapest):

Von Neumann's Wisdom -- From Hungary to Germany and from Germany to the U.S.

Remarks & Reminiscences: Eyewitness accounts from family of Richard Courant & Kurt Friedrichs
Geometry Seminar
6:00PM, WWH 1314
Title: Geometric TSP with Neighborhoods
Joe Mitchell, SUNY, Stony Brook

Wednesday, October 02, 2013

Atmosphere Ocean Science Colloquium
3:30PM, WWH 1302
Title: Stratosphere-troposphere coupling in a new dry GCM setup
Martin Jucker, Princeton

Thursday, October 03, 2013

Analysis Seminar
11:00AM, WWH 1302
Title: Splitting two monotone operators goes a long way
Patrick Louis Combettes, Laboratoire Jacques-Louis Lions, Université Paris 6

Friday, October 04, 2013

Numerical Analysis And Scientific Computing Seminar
10:00AM, WWH 1302
Title: Continuous Analogues of Matrix Factorizations
Alex Townsend, University of Oxford
Geometric Analysis and Topology Seminar
11:00AM, WWH 517
Title: Hodge theory for group cohomology and applications
David Fisher, Indiana University and NYU
Graduate Student And Postdoc Seminar
1:00PM, WWH 1302
Title: Modeling neuronal network dynamics
Aaditya Rangan, CIMS
Applied Mathematics Seminar
2:30PM, WWH 1302
Title: The Neural Mechanisms and Fluid Dynamics of Crustacean Swimming
Calvin Zhang, CIMS
Dynamical Systems Seminar
4:00PM, WWH 705
Title: The Multiplicative Ergodic Theorem in Hilbert Space
Alex Blumenthal, CIMS

Saturday, October 05, 2013

Simons Foundation & Friends of Institut des Hautes Etudes Scientifiques
10:00AM, WWH Please see below for location
Title: Celebrating the Mathematics of Pierre Deligne
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REGISTER: http://deligneday.eventbrite.com

LOCATION: Gerald D. Fischbach Auditorium, 160 Fifth Avenue, 2nd Floor, NY, NY 10010*

*MORNING SESSION* FOR MATHEMATICIANS

10:00 AM INTRODUCTORY REMARKS

10:15 AM PIERRE DELIGNE’S SECRET GARDEN: LOOKING BACK AT SOME OF HIS LETTERS

Speaker: *Luc Illusie*, Universite Paris-Sud

11:00 AM HODGE SYMMETRIES

Speaker: *Alexander Goncharov*, Brown University

*AFTERNOON SESSION *FOR THE GENERAL PUBLIC

2:00 PM INTRODUCTORY REMARKS

2:10 PM ALGEBRAIC GEOMETRY & THE ONGOING UNIFICIATION OF MATHEMATICS

Speaker: *Ravi Vakil, *Stanford University

3:00 PM NUMBER THEORY & GEOMETRY AS BRIDGES BETWEEN PARALLEL WORLDS

Speaker: *Brian Conrad*, Stanford University

4:00 PM PERSONAL REMINISCENCES

Speakers: *Luc Illusie*, Universite Paris-Sud

*Dennis Sullivan*, SUNY Stony Brook

*Bernard Saint-Donat*, Harvard University

Tuesday, October 08, 2013

Biomathematics and Computational Biology Colloquium
12:30PM, WWH 1314
Title: The unfolded protein response in mammalian cells under stress: a modeling approach
Rodica Curtu, University of Iowa
Magneto-Fluid Dynamics Seminar
1:30PM, WWH 905
Title: 3D Equilibrium Reconstruction for Stellarators and Tokamaks
Samuel Lazerson, Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory
Algebraic Geometry Seminar
3:30PM, WWH 317
Title: Groebner techniques for ideals of ribbons
David Swinarski, Fordham University
Geometry Seminar
6:00PM, WWH 1314
Title: Feasible sequences of vectors
Noga Alon, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv and IAS, Princeton

Wednesday, October 09, 2013

Probability Seminar
11:00AM, WWH 517
Title: Couplings and attractiveness for interacting particle systems
Ellen Saada, Universite Paris Descartes
Atmosphere Ocean Science Colloquium
3:30PM, WWH
Title: The role of oceans in setting climate sensitivity and radiative feedbacks
Brian Rose, SUNY

Thursday, October 10, 2013

Analysis Seminar
11:00AM, WWH 1302
Title: On the motion of a small body immersed in a two dimensional incompressible perfect fluid
Christophe Lacave, Institut Mathematique de Jussieu

Friday, October 11, 2013

Numerical Analysis And Scientific Computing Seminar
10:00AM, WWH 1302
Title: A Staggered Discontinuous Galerkin Method for the Stokes System and its Fast Solvers by Domain Decomposition Methods
Hyea Hyun Kim, Kyung Hee University, Korea
Probability Seminar
10:00AM, WWH 512
Title: Phase Diagrams of Large Graphs.
Charles Radin, University of Texas, Austin
Applied Mathematics Seminar
11:00AM, WWH 1314
Title: Thermally induced nonequilibrium fluctuations in fluids: gravity and finite-size effects
Jan Sengers, UMD
***Please note the change in time and location for this talk, it will be held in 1314 at 11am
Probability Seminar
11:00AM, WWH 512
Title: Delocalization of eigenvectors of random matrices with independent entries.
Mark Rudelson, Universtiy of Michigan
Graduate Student and Postdoc Seminar
1:00PM, WWH 1302
Title: The spectra of non-Hermitian random matrices
Ofer Zeitouni, CIMS Visitor
Dynamical Systems Seminar
4:00PM, WWH 705
Title: Statistical properties of Lorentz processes in a tube
Peter Nandori, CIMS

Tuesday, October 15, 2013

Geometry Seminar
6:00PM, WWH 1314
Title: Fractional covering numbers with an application to the Levi-Hadwiger problem
Boaz Slomka, Tel Aviv University

Wednesday, October 16, 2013

Atmosphere Ocean Science Colloquium
3:30PM, WWH 1302
Title: TBD
Georgiy Stenchikov, KAUST

Thursday, October 17, 2013

Analysis Seminar
11:00AM, WWH 1302
Title: Stability and existence of traveling wave solutions to the timelike extremal surface in Minkowski space
Jianli Liu, CIMS
Applied Mathematics Lab Seminar
12:30PM, WWH 1314
Title: Causal and Structural Connectivity of Neuronal Networks
Douglas Zhou, Shanghai Jiao Tong University

Friday, October 18, 2013

Numerical Analysis And Scientific Computing Seminar
10:00AM, WWH 1302
Title: Support Maximization with Linear Programming in the Cone of Nonnegative Measures
Didier Henrion, LAAS-CNRS University of Toulouse and Czech Technical University in Prague
****PLEASE NOTE THIS EVENT IS CANCELLED****
Geometric Analysis and Topology Seminar
11:00AM, WWH 517
Title: Some open problems on measure concentration in abstract ergodic theory
Tim Ausin, CIMS
Computer Science Colloquium
11:30AM, WWH 1302
Title: Spectrum Policy Activism and the Birth of Wi-Fi and Other Innovative Wireless Technologies
Michael Marcus,
Refreshments will be served at 11:15AM
Applied Mathematics Seminar
2:30PM, WWH 1302
Title: The Truth about diffusion (in liquids)
Aleksandar Donev, CIMS
Dynamical Systems Seminar
4:00PM, WWH 705
Title: Perturbations of geodesic flows by recurrent dynamics
Marian Gidea, Yeshiva University

Monday, October 21, 2013

Mathematics Colloquium
3:45PM, WWH 1302
Title: Survey on the Farrell-Jones Conjecture
Wolfgang Luck, Hausdorff Institute for Mathematics

Tuesday, October 22, 2013

Biomathematics / Computational Biology Colloquium
12:30PM, WWH 1314
Title: The Optimal Fibre Orientation in an Iliac Bifurcation Model
Xiaoyu Luo, University of Glasgow
Magneto-Fluid Dynamics Seminar
1:30PM, WWH 905
Title: Stellarator Research at Columbia University
Francesco Volpe, APAM Columbia University
Geometry Seminar
6:00PM, WWH 1314
Title: On Kinetic Delaunay Triangulations; A Near Quadratic Bound for Unit Speed Motions
Natan Rubin, Institut de Mathématiques de Jussieu/FU Berlin

Wednesday, October 23, 2013

Atmosphere Ocean Science Colloquium
3:30PM, WWH 1302
Title: TBD
Xylar Asay-Davis, NYU/LANL

Thursday, October 24, 2013

Analysis Seminar
11:00AM, WWH 1302
Title: Well-posedness of the Stokes-Coriolis system in the half-space over a rough surface
Anne-Laure Dalibard,

Friday, October 25, 2013

Numerical Analysis And Scientific Computing Seminar
10:00AM, WWH 1302
Title: Nonsmooth Slope, Alternating Projections, and Trajectories of Deepest Descent
Adrian Lewis, School of ORIE, Cornell University
Undergraduate Research Presentations
10:00AM, WWH 109
Title: Undergraduate Research Presentations
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Geometric Analysis and Topology Seminar
11:00AM, WWH 517
Title: The renormalized volume of of asymptotically hyperbolic metrics
Otis Chodosh, Stanford
Probability Seminar
11:00AM, WWH 512
Title: Random matrix with locally-varying potential
Jinho Baik, University of Michigan
Computer Science Colloquium
11:30AM, WWH 1302
Title: How Cryptosystems Are REALLY Broken
Adi Shamir, Weizmann Institute
**Refreshments will be served at 11:15AM
Applied Mathematics Seminar
2:30PM, WWH 1302
Title: An asymptotic parallel-in-time method for highly oscillatory PDEs
Terry Haut, Los Alamos National Lab
DYNAMICAL SYSTEMS SEMINAR
4:00PM, WWH 705
Title: Dispersing Billiards with Holes
Mark Demers, Fairfield University

Monday, October 28, 2013

Mathematics Colloquium
3:45PM, WWH 1302
Title: Tales of Our Forefathers
Barry Simon, Math Dept., Caltech

Tuesday, October 29, 2013

Biomathematics / Computational Biology Colloquium
12:30PM, WWH 1314
Title: Phase response properties of half-center oscillators (joint work with Tim Lewis)
Calvin Zhang, CIMS
Magneto Fluid Dynamics Seminar
1:30PM, WWH 905
Title: Multi-region, relaxed MHD and the Stepped Pressure Equilibrium Code
Stuart Hudson, Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory
Algebraic Geometry Seminar
3:30PM, WWH 317
Title: Derived Reid's recipe for abelian subgroups of SL3(C)
Timothy Logvinenko, Cardiff University
Geometry Seminar
6:00PM, WWH 1314
Title: Geometric Partitioning
Bill Steiger, Rutgers University

Thursday, October 31, 2013

Analysis Seminar
11:00AM, WWH 1302
Title: Blow-up behavior for subconformal semilinear wave equations
Hatem Zaag,
Applied Mathematics Lab Seminar
12:30PM, WWH 1314
Title: Two Tales of a Microbial City
Isaac Klapper, Temple University

Friday, November 01, 2013

Geometric Analysis and Topology Seminar
11:00AM, WWH 517
Title: Kahler-Einstein metrics on Fano manifolds
Song Sun, Stonybrook
Probability Seminar
11:00AM, WWH 512
Title: Competing Brownian Particle Systems
Ioannis Karatzas, Columbia University
Probability Seminar
11:00AM, WWH 512
Title: Competing Brownian Particle Systems
Ioannis Karatzas, Columbia University
Computer Science Colloquium
11:30AM, WWH 1302
Title: Beyond Two: Discovering Complex Relationships in Real-world Problems
Susan Epstein, Hunter College
Refreshments will be served at 11:15AM
Graduate Student And Postdoc Seminar
1:00PM, WWH 1302
Title: The Contact Process
Shirshendu Chatterjee, CIMS
Applied Mathematics Seminar
2:30PM, WWH 1302
Title: The Spectra of Vibrational Modes of Random Elastic Networks
Marija Vucelja, Rockefeller University
Dynamical Systems Seminar
4:00PM, WWH 705
Title: Breaking of Ergodicity in Expanding Systems of Globally Coupled Piecewise Affine Circle Maps
Bastien Fernandez, Centre de Physique Théorique, CNRS Marseille

Monday, November 04, 2013

Mathematics Colloquium
3:45PM, WWH 1302
Title: Random walks on groups and the Kaimanovich-Vershik 1983 conjecture for lamplighter groups" Yuval Peres, Microsoft Research
Yuval Peres, Microsoft Research
** Colloquium Tea at 3:15 - 3:45 P.M. in the Lounge (13th floor)

Tuesday, November 05, 2013

Biomathematics / Computational Biology Colloquium
12:30PM, WWH 1314
Title: Organization of fluid flow in the vein networks of the slime mold Physarum polycephalum
Karen Alim, Harvard University
Geometry Seminar
6:00PM, WWH 1314
Title: An Approximation Algorithm for Multi-Guarding Galleries
David Kirkpatrick, University of British Columbia

Wednesday, November 06, 2013

Atmosphere Ocean Science Colloquium
3:30PM, WWH 1302
Title: Stochastic Superparameterization
Ian Grooms, NYU/Courant

Thursday, November 07, 2013

Analysis Seminar
11:00AM, WWH 1302
Title: Ill-posedness / Well-posedness Results for a Class of Active Scalar Equations
Susan Friedlander,
Applied Mathematics Lab Seminar
12:30PM, WWH 1314
Title: Transport phenomena in flows of granular materials
Ivan C. Christov, Los Alamos National Laboratory
Number Theory Seminar
5:30PM, WWH 317
Title: On the Fundamental Group Scheme
Marco Garuti, Università degli studi di Padova

Friday, November 08, 2013

Numerical Analysis And Scientific Computing Seminar
10:00AM, WWH 1302
Title: Nonsymmetric Preconditioning for Symmetric Linear Equations and Eigenvalue Problems
Andrew Knyazev, Mitsubishi Electric Research Laboratories
Probability Seminar
10:00AM, WWH 512
Title: Intersection local times, loop soups and permanental Wick powers.
Michael Marcus, The City University of New York
Probability Seminar
11:00AM, WWH 512
Title: The order-chaos phase transition for a general class of complex Boolean networks
Shirshendu Chatterjee, CIMS
Computer Science Colloquium
11:30AM, WWH 1302
Title: TBA
Manuela Veloso, Carnegie Mellon University
**Refreshments will be served at 11:15AM
Graduate Student And Postdoc Seminar
1:00PM, WWH 1302
Title: Some examples of boundary layers in fluid mechanics
Anne-Laure Dalibard, CIMS
Applied Mathematics Seminar
2:30PM, WWH 1302
Title: Coarse-grained molecular dynamics for multiscale material modeling
Xiantao Li, PSU
Dynamical Systems Seminar
4:00PM, WWH 705
Title: Nonequilibrium Steady-States for Particle Systems
Yao Li, CIMS

Monday, November 11, 2013

Mathematics Colloquium
3:45PM, WWH 1302
Title: Cutting and pasting in algebraic geometry
Ravi Vakil, Stanford University

Tuesday, November 12, 2013

Biomathematics / Computational Biology Colloquium
12:30PM, WWH 1314
Title: Stochastic energetics and adiabatic elimination for non-Gaussian processes: Insight from Marcus stochastic calculus
Bin Min,
Algebraic Geometry Seminar
3:30PM, WWH 317
Title: The Chow ring of the moduli space of genus 6 curves
Ravi Vakil, Stanford University
Geometry Seminar
6:00PM, WWH 1314
Title: A Size Sensitive Discrepancy Bound for Set Systems of Bounded Primal Shatter Dimension
Ester Ezra, CIMS
Atmosphere Ocean Science Colloquium
6:00PM, Other 19 Washington Square North
Title: Mathematics of Clouds: Beyond the Engineering of Climate Models
Boualem Khouider, Victoria

Wednesday, November 13, 2013

Geometric Analysis and Topology Seminar
11:00AM, WWH 512
Title: Null mean curvature flow and marginally outer trapped surfaces
Kristen Moore, Potsdam University and MSRI
Atmosphere Ocean Science Colloquium
3:45PM, WWH 1302
Title: Wave Effects in the Tropical Tropopause Layer
Joan Alexander, NWRA

Thursday, November 14, 2013

Analysis Seminar
11:00AM, WWH 1302
Title: A new proof of Landau damping in the nonlinear Vlasov equations
Jacob Bedrossian, CIMS
Applied Mathematics Lab Seminar
12:30PM, WWH 1314
Title: Out of Equilibriumness of Light-Activated Colloidal Particles
Jeremie A. Palacci, Center for Soft Matter Research, New York University
Dynamical Systems Seminar
4:00PM, WWH 705
Title: Fourier's Law of Heat Conduction from Microscopic Principles
Domokos Szász, Budapest University of Technology

Friday, November 15, 2013

Numerical Analysis And Scientific Computing Seminar
10:00AM, WWH 1302
Title: Discontinuous Galerkin with Peace-wise Constant Fluxes for Diffusion Equations
Yuri Kuznetsov, University of Houston
Probability Seminar
10:00AM, WWH 512
Title: TBA
Jonathan Mattingly, Duke University
Geometric Analysis and Topology Seminar
11:00AM, WWH 517
Title: Asymptotic geometry of two-dimensional self-shrinkers
Lu Wang,
Probability Seminar
11:00AM, WWH 512
Title: Diffusion and super-diffusion of energy in one dimensional systems of oscillators
Stefano Olla, Université Paris Dauphine
Graduate Student And Postdoc Seminar
1:00PM, WWH 1302
Title: Disequilibrium, coarse-graining and information
Richard Kleeman, CIMS
Applied Mathematics Seminar
2:30PM, WWH 1302
Title: The Markovian approximation in the Theory of Coarse-Graining
Pep Espanol, UNED, Madrid, Spain
New York City Teaching Seminar Joint NYU/Columbia/CUNY
3:00PM, WWH 512
Title: TBA
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Monday, November 18, 2013

Mathematics Colloquium
3:45PM, WWH 1302
Title: Droplet Splashing
Michael Brenner, School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, Harvard University

Tuesday, November 19, 2013

Biomathematics / Computational Biology Colloquium
12:30PM, WWH 1314
Title: The Influence of Spatial Variation in Chromatin Density on the Time to Find DNA Binding Sites
Samuel Isaacson, Boston University
Algebraeic Geomerty Seminar
3:30PM, WWH 317
Title: Ramification theory in arithmetic geometry and existence of slices
Sophie Marques, CIMS
Geometry Seminar
6:00PM, WWH 1314
Title: Exact Solutions and Bounds for General Art Gallery Problems and an FPTAS for a Variant.
Christiane Schmidt, Department of Applied Mathematics and Statistics, Stony Brook University

Wednesday, November 20, 2013

Atmosphere Ocean Science Colloquium
3:45PM, WWH 1302
Title: A Refined Life at High Resolution: Subgrid Modelling in the Eddy-Rich Regime
Baylor Fox-Kemper, Brown

Thursday, November 21, 2013

Analysis Seminar
11:00AM, WWH 1302
Title: A Two-Sided Estimate for the Gaussian Noise Stability Defici
Ronen Eldan,
Analysis Seminar
11:55AM, WWH 1302
Title: The vortex filament equation for a regular polygon
Luis Vega,
NYU Poly Mathematics Colloquium
4:35PM, Off-Campus Rogers Hall 304
Title: Matching on-the-fly: Sequential Allocation with Higher Power and Efficiency
Adam Kapelner, UPenn

Friday, November 22, 2013

New York Area Theory Day
9:30AM, WWH 109
Title: Organized by: IBM/NYU/Columbia External Sponsorship by: Google
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The Theory Day will be held at Courant Institute of Mathematical
Sciences, New York University, 251 Mercer Street, Auditorium 109,
New York.

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Program
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9:30--10:00: Coffee and bagels

10:00--10:55: Prof. Noga Alon (Tel Aviv University and IAS)
Radio Networks

10:55--11:05: Short break

11:05--12:00: Prof. Adi Shamir (Weizmann Institute of Science and NYU)
Dissection: A New Paradigm for Solving Bicomposite Search Problems

12:00--02:00: Lunch break

02:00--02:55: Prof. Adam Marcus (Crisply, LLC and Yale University)
Bipartite Ramanujan Graphs of all degrees

02:55--03:15: Coffee break

03:15--04:10: Prof. David Steurer (Cornell University)
Approximate Constraint Satisfaction Requires Large LP Relaxations


For directions, please see
http://www.cims.nyu.edu/direct.html and
http://cs.nyu.edu/csweb/Location/directions.html (building 46)

To subscribe to our mailing list, follow instructions at
http://www.cs.nyu.edu/mailman/listinfo/theory-ny

Organizers:

Yevgeniy Dodis: dodis@cs.nyu.edu
Tal Rabin: talr@us.ibm.com
Cliff Stein: cliff@ieor.columbia.edu
Numerical Analysis And Scientific Computing Seminar
10:00AM, WWH 1302
Title: Crouzeix's Conjecture
Anne Greenbaum, University of Washington
Geometric Analysis and Topology Seminar
12:30PM, WWH 101
Title: On the connection between the spectral gap of convex bodies and the variance conjecture
Ronan Eldan, Microsoft Research
Graduate Student And Postdoc Seminar
1:00PM, WWH 1302
Title: Nonlinear phase mixing in fluid mechanics and kinetic theory: "irreversible" stability in reversible systems
Jacob Bedrossian, CIMS
Applied Mathematics Seminar
2:30PM, WWH 1302
Title: Spectral Analysis of Continuum Kinetic Velocity Diffusion Equations
Jon Wilkening, UC Berkeley

Tuesday, November 26, 2013

Biomathematics / Computational Biology Colloquium
12:30PM, WWH 1314
Title: Encoding evidence of independence into Bayesian network structure learning
Rachel Hodos, CIMS
Magneto - Fluid Dynamics Seminar
1:30PM, WWH 905
Title: An integral equation for Taylor states
Mike O'Neil, CIMS
Geometric Analysis and Topology Seminar
2:00PM, WWH 202
Title: TBA
Costante Bellettini, Princeton
Geometry Seminar
6:00PM, WWH 1314
Title: Metric Geometry and the Diameter of Polytopes
Bruno Benedetti, Institute of Computer Science, Freie Universität Berlin

Monday, December 02, 2013

Joint Mathematics - Biology Seminar
11:00AM, WWH 1302
Title: Mathematical biology of the lamellipodial treadmill
Alex Mogilner, UC Davis
Mathematics Colloquium
3:45PM, WWH 1302
Title: Hamiltonian Evolution Equations - Where They Come From, What They Are Good For
Juerg Froehlich, ETH Zurich (& IAS)
*** Colloquium Tea at 3:15 - 3:45 P.M. in the Lounge (13th floor)
NYU - Poly Mathematics Colloquium
4:35PM, Off-Campus Rogers Hall 425
Title: Estimates of normal curvatures of space-like hypersurfaces in de Sitter space and convexity
Vladimir Oliker, Emory University

Tuesday, December 03, 2013

Biomathematics / Computational Biology Colloquium
12:30PM, WWH 1314
Title: Connecting High-throughput Data to Build Better Models of the Immune System in Health and Disease
Brian Kidd, School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

Wednesday, December 04, 2013

Probability Seminar
11:00AM, WWH 512
Title: Strong solutions of infinite-dimensional stochastic differential equations
Hirofumi Osada, Kyushu University
Atmosphere Ocean Science Colloquium
3:30PM, WWH 1302
Title: The mesoscale dynamics of cirrus clouds in the tropical tropopause layer
Tra Dinh, Princeton

Thursday, December 05, 2013

Analysis Seminar
11:00AM, WWH 1302
Title: Asymptotic behavior for the nonlinear Schrodinger equation with partially periodic data
Benoit Pausader, Princeton University
Applied Mathematics Lab Seminar
12:30PM, WWH 1314
Title: Transport of particles, drops, and small organisms in density stratified fluids
Arezoo Ardekani, University of Notre Dame
NYU - Poly Mathematics Colloquium
4:35PM, Off-Campus TBA
Title: Computational Art History: Three Emerging Projects
C.Richard Johnson,Jr, Cornell University

Friday, December 06, 2013

Numerical Analysis And Scientific Computing Seminar
10:00AM, WWH 1302
Title: A Multifrequency Method for the Shape Reconstruction of 2D Scatterers
Carlos Borges, CIMS
Probability Seminar
10:00AM, WWH 512
Title: Stochastic calculus via regularization in Banach spaces: path dependent calculus and stochastic evolution equations
Francesco Russo, ENSTA ParisTech
Probability Seminar
11:00AM, WWH 517
Title: Dynamical rigidity of Ginibre interacting Brownian motions
Hirofumi Osada, Kyushu University
Applied Mathematics Seminar
2:30PM, WWH 1302
Title: Sampling and noise
Alexandre Chorin, UC Berkeley

Monday, December 09, 2013

Special Applied Mathematics Seminar
11:00AM, WWH 1302
Title: Modeling, simulation and inference for non-Newtonian fluids
Georg Stadler, University of Texas Austin
Mathematics Colloquium
3:45PM, WWH 1302
Title: Waves in honeycomb structures
Charles Fefferman, Princeton University
**Colloquium Tea at 3:15 - 3:45 P.M. in the Lounge (13th floor).

Tuesday, December 10, 2013

Biomathmatics / Computational Biology Colloquium
12:30PM, WWH 1314
Title: Making sense --- or not --- of deep DNA sequencing data
Daniel Fisher, Stanford University
Algebraic Geometry Seminar
3:30PM, WWH 317
Title: The geometry of the Frey-Mazur conjecture
Benjamin Bakker, Courant Institute

Thursday, December 12, 2013

Analysis Seminar
11:00AM, WWH 1302
Title: On the different rates of blow-up for the 1-corotational harmonic heat flow
Remi Schweyer,
Applied Mathematics Lab Seminar
12:30PM, WWH 1314
Title: Settling and Rising in Stratified Fluids: fluid-structure interactions and multiphase flow
Shilpa Khatri, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Friday, December 13, 2013

Numerical Analysis And Scientific Computing Seminar
10:00AM, WWH 1302
Title: Recent Progress on the Search of 3D Euler Singularities
Thomas Hou, California Institute of Technology
Graduate Student And Postdoc Seminar
1:00PM, WWH 1302
Title: Riemann-Hilbert problems, orthogonal polynomials and computation
Tom Trogdon, CIMS
NYU Computer Science
5:00PM, WWH 13th floor commons
Title: Fall 2013 Showcase
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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.

Monday, December 16, 2013

Mathematics Colloquium
3:45PM, WWH 1302
Title: Introduction to incidence geometry
Larry Guth, MIT
**Colloquium Tea at 3:15 - 3:45 P.M. in the Lounge (13th floor).

Tuesday, December 17, 2013

Special Analysis Seminar
12:15PM, WWH 1302
Title: Diffuse Decompositions of Polynomials
Daniel Kane, Stanford University
Geometry Seminar
6:00PM, WWH 1314
Title: Divide and Conquer Roadmaps for Algebraic Sets
Marie-Francoise Roy, University of Rennes, France

Thursday, December 19, 2013

Applied Mathematics Lab Seminar
12:30PM, WWH 1314
Title: The innate immune system: some theory, some experiments and some medical implications
Vered Rom-Kedar, Weizmann Institute