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IMI Distinguished Lecture Series


2017

Tue Nov 21 , 4:15pm
Albert Cohen
Laboratoire Jacques-Louis Lions, Université Pierre et Marie Curie
Optimal sampling in weighted least-squares methods- Application to high-dimensional approximation

2016

Fri Oct 28 , 4:30pm
Russel Caflisch
University of California, Los Angeles
Compressed Modes for Differential Equations and Physics
Tue Oct 18 , 4:30pm
Shi Jin
University of Wisconsin
Asymptotic-preserving schemes for multiscale problems
Tue Apr 19 , 4:30pm
Gerard Kerkyacharian
Université Paris VII, Laboratoire de Probabilités et Modèles aléatoires
Wavelets: a link between statistics, geometry, and probability
Thu Mar 17 , 4:30pm
Eitan Tadmor
University of Maryland
Collective Dynamics: Consensus, the Emergence of Leaders and Social Hydrodynamics

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2015

Tue Oct 13 , 4:30pm
Pamela Cook
University of Delaware
Transiently Networked Fluids: Wormlike Micelles
Fri Sep 25 , 3:45pm
Chi-Wang Shu
Brown University
High order numerical methods for convection dominated problems
Fri Apr 24 , 4pm
Emmanuel Candes
Stanford University
Modern Optimization Meets Physics: Recent Progress on the Phase Retrieval Problem
Mon Mar 23 , 3pm
Kerry Bloom
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
How our genome is turned into a spring

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2014

Thu Apr 24 , 3pm
Alexander Razborov
University of Chicago
Flag Algebras
Tue Mar 25 , 4:15pm
Qing Nie
University of California, Irvine
Stem Cells: From Modeling to Big Data

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2013

Fri Nov 22 , 4:15pm
Bjorn Engquist
University of Texas at Austin
Fast algorithms for high frequency wave propagation
Thu Apr 11 , 3:30pm
Boris Kashin
Russian Academy of Science
Dirichlet polynomials in connection with $\Phi$-widths and compressed sensing
Fri Feb 22 , 3:30pm
Falai Chen
University of Science and Technology of China
Adaptive and Sparse Representations of Geometric Models

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2012

Thu Oct 11 , 3:30pm
Gregory Baker
The Ohio State University
Curvature Singularities on the Surface of Water Waves
Tue Mar 27 , 3:30pm
Albert Cohen
Laboratoire Jacques-Louis Lions, Université Pierre et Marie Curie
New thoughts on least-squares methods

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2011

Thu Oct 27 , 3:30pm
Blagovest Sendov
University of Sofia
Rolle's Theorems for Complex Polynomials
Mon Oct 17 , 3:30pm
Reginald Bain
John Fitz Rogers
Fang Man
University of South Carolina School of Music
Music and Mathematics
Tue Mar 29 , 3:30pm
Brian Straughan
Durham University, UK
Thermal Convection in Nanofluids

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2010

Wed Dec 15
Laurent Demanet
MIT
Matrix probing-fitting matrices from applications to random vectors

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2009

Fri Nov 20
Fang-Hua Lin
Courant Institute, New York University
Domain Walls and Their Junctions
Thu Mar 19
Weinan E
Princeton University
Multiscale modeling in science and engineering

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2008

Mon Nov 24
Michael Celia
Princeton University
Geological Storage as a Carbon Mitigation Option
Sat Sep 20 , 3:30pm
Leonidas J. Guibas
Stanford University
Structure Discovery in 3D Point Cloud Data
Thu Apr 17 , 3:30pm
Paul G. Mezey
Memorial University, Canada
Discrete and Continuous Similarity Measures and Shape Analysis
Thu Mar 20 , 3:30pm
Guillermo Sapiro
University of Minnesota
Learning multiscale sparse representations: Image restoration and beyond

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2007

Tue Nov 13 , 3:30pm
Angela Kunoth
University of Paderborn, Germany
Generating Sparse Representations by Multiscale Adaptive Approximations
Thu Nov 08 , 3:30pm
Jean-Luc Stark
Service d'Astrophysique CEA/Saclay
Morphological Component Analysis: From Images to Hyperspectral Data
Thu Apr 19 , 3:30pm
Alice Silverberg
University of California at Irvine
Diffie-Hellman and Beyond
Tue Apr 10 , 3:30pm
M. Gregory Forest
University of North Carolina
A Theory-Modeling-Simulation Strategy for the Polymer Nano-Composite Pipeline
Tue Jan 23 , 3:30pm
Andrea Bertozzi
University of California at L. A.
Processing Images with Non-Linear PDEs

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2006

Thu Dec 07 , 3:30pm
Michael T. Lacey
Georgia Institute of Technology
Irregularity of Distributions, Harmonic Analysis, and Some Small Ball Problems
Mon Mar 27 , 3:30pm
Tandy Warnow
University of Texas at Austin
The Disk-Covering Method for Phylogenetic Tree Reconstruction

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2005

Thu Apr 07 , 3:30pm
Andrew Barron
Yale University
Statistical Theory for Nonlinear Function Approximation: Neural Nets, Mixture Models, and Adaptive Kernel Machines
Thu Mar 24 , 3:30pm
Peter Oswald
International University of Bremen, Germany
Quarkonial Decompositions and Partition of Unity Methods

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2004

Tue Apr 20 , 3:30pm
Alexander Bobylev
Karlstad Universitet, Sweden
Discrete Kinetic Models and Conservation Laws
Mon Jan 26 , 2pm
David E. Keyes
Columbia University
Scalable Solvers and Software for PDE-based Applications
Thu Jan 15 , 3:30pm
Stephen Smale
University of California at Berkeley/ City University at Hong Kong
Learning Theory

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2003

Wed Oct 29
Fan Chung Graham
University of California at San Diego
Can you hear the shape of a network?
Tue Mar 04
Jerry L. Bona
University of Illinois at Chicago
Wave Bottom Interaction, Sand Bars, and Beach Protection

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2001

Tue Nov 06 , 3:30pm
Wolfgang Dahmen
University of South Carolina
Adaptive Techniques in Numerical Analysis
Tue May 01 , 3:30pm
Fred S. Roberts
Rutgers University
Voting, Meta-Search and Bioconsensus
Wed Apr 18 , 3:30pm
Petter Bjørstad
University of Bergen, Norway
A Robust Coarse Space for the Neumann-Neumann Domain Decomposition Algorithm with Industrial Applications
Wed Jan 24 , 3:30pm
J. Tinsley Oden
University of Texas at Austin
Adaptive Methods of Heterogeneous Materials

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2000

Tue Nov 14 , 3:30pm
Eitan Tadmor
University College London, England
High Resolution Methods with Unresolved Small Scales
Thu May 04 , 2:30pm
Gilbert Strang
MIT
Partly Random Graphs and Small World Networks

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1999

Thu Dec 09 , 3:30pm
Robert Calderbank
AT&T Labs
Orthogonal Designs and Space-Time Codes for Wireless Communications
Thu Nov 11 , 3:30pm
Ronald A. DeVore
Texas A&M University
Analogue to Digital Conversion: One-Bit Quantizers and Oversampling

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