Seminars

Nonlinear Waves Seminar - Justin Cole

Dec. 10, 2019

Justin Cole, Department of Applied Mathematics, University of Colorado Boulder Soliton Dynamics in the Korteweg-de Vries Equation with Nonzero Boundary Conditions Inspired by recent experiments, the Korteweg-de Vries equation with nonzero Dirichlet boundary conditions is considered. Two types of boundary data are examined: step up (which generates a rarefaction wave)...

Math Bio Seminar - Dan Messenger

Dec. 10, 2019

Dan Messenger, Department of Applied Mathematics, University of Colorado Boulder Aggregation-Diffusion Phenomena in Domains with Boundaries This talk relates to a class of mathematical models for the collective behaviour of autonomous agents, or particles, in general spatial domains, where particles exhibit pair-wise interactions and may be subject to environmental forces...

Stats, Optimization, and Machine Learning Seminar - Amir Ajalloeian, Maddela Avinash, Ayoub Ghriss

Dec. 10, 2019

Amir Ajalloeian; Department of Electrical, Computer, and Energy Engineering; University of Colorado Boulder Inexact Online Proximal-gradient Method for Time-varying Convex Optimization This paper considers an online proximal-gradient method to track the minimizers of a composite convex function that may continuously evolve over time. The online proximal-gradient method is "inexact,'' in...

Applied Math Colloquium - Leonid Berlyand

Dec. 6, 2019

Leonid Berlyand, Department of Mathematics, Penn State University PDE models of Active Matter In this talk we attempt to demonstrate how mathematical analysis could be helpful in the study of active matter, with the focus on active gels and cell motility. We first discuss mathematical challenges and developments of novel...

Applied Math Colloquium - Thomas Hagstrom

Nov. 22, 2019

Thomas Hagstrom, Department of Mathematics, Southern Methodist University Title and Abstract Pending https://calendar.colorado.edu/event/applied_math_colloquium_-_thomas_hag...

Applied Math Colloquium - Nathan Urban

Nov. 15, 2019

Nathan Urban, Department of Neurobiology, University of Pittsburgh Title and Abstract Pending https://calendar.colorado.edu/event/applied_math_colloquium_-_nathan_urb...

Applied Math Colloquium - Katherine Morrison

Nov. 8, 2019

Katherine Morrison, School of Mathematical Sciences, University of Northern Colorado Predicting neural network dynamics from graph structure Neural networks often exhibit complex patterns of activity that are shaped by the intrinsic structure of the network. For example, spontaneous sequences of neural activity have been observed in cortex and hippocampus, and...

Christopher Bell: "Race, Gender and Inclusiveness in Pop Culture"

Nov. 7, 2019

Engineers, like everyone, are influenced by media messages every day. Don’t miss this opportunity to interact with TED speaker, renowned media scholar and CU Boulder alumnus, Chris Bell, PhD and consider how media impacts your personal and professional life as an engineer working to address societal issues. Bell specializes in...

Stats, Optimization, and Machine Learning Seminar - Mohsen Imani

Nov. 5, 2019

Mohsen Imadi; Department of Computer Science and Engineering; University of California, San Diego Towards Learning with Brain Efficiency Modern computing systems are plagued with significant issues in efficiently performing learning tasks. In this talk, I will present a new brain-inspired computing architecture. It supports a wide range of learning tasks...

Nonlinear Waves Seminar - Patrick Sprenger

Nov. 5, 2019

n Patrick Sprenger, Department of Applied Mathematics, University of Colorado Boulder Generalized Riemann problems in dispersive hydrodynamics Nonlinear, dispersive wave phenomena are observed in a variety of physical contexts in nature and the laboratory. Mathematically, the dynamics are described by a dispersive hydrodynamic system---conservation laws modified by dispersion. Oftentimes, a...

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