#### 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.

Announcements for Wednesday's Bulletin should be sent to
Jackie Mileski, WWH 1124. Deadline: Tuesday, 4:00 P.M. Any
errors in Wednesday's Bulletin should be directed to Jackie
Mileski at 998-3022, or email jdm11@cims.nyu.edu.

The alternate coordinator for the Weekly Bulletin is Sylvia
Mejia. Her email is mejia@cims.nyu.edu,
her office is located in WWH 924, and her telephone is
998-3224.

Circulation: Please send address changes to Jackie Mileski,
CIMS-NYU, 251 Mercer Street, NY, NY 10012-1110, or call
(212) 998-3022, or
email jdm11@cims.nyu.edu