Applied Mathematics, Statistics, and Scientific Computation Program - University of Maryland

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Applied Mathematics & Statistics, and Scientific Computation

Upcoming Events for the AMSC Community

Colloquium/Seminar Notices:

Saturday, February 18, 2017 to Friday, February 24, 2017

Norbert Wiener Center

Title: Real roots of random polynomials

Speaker: Yen Do (UVA) - 

When: Mon, February 20, 2017 - 1:00pm
Where: Kirwan Hall 3206

RIT on Applied PDE

Title: Local Well-Posedness of the Navier-Stokes Equations in L^3 via Fixed Point Methods

Speaker: Jacob Bedrossian (University of Maryland) - 

When: Mon, February 20, 2017 - 3:00pm
Where: Kirwan Hall 1311


Title: Nahm transformation for parabolic harmonic bundles

Speaker: Szilard Szabo (Budapest University of tecnology and economics) -

When: Mon, February 20, 2017 - 3:15pm
Where: Kirwan Hall 1313

Student Algebra-Number Theory

Title: Cohomology of Hessenberg Varieties

Speaker: Rebecca Black (UMD) - 

When: Tue, February 21, 2017 - 1:00pm
Where: Kirwan Hall 3206


Title: Keisler's order need not be linear

Speaker: Douglas Ulrich (UMCP) - 

When: Tue, February 21, 2017 - 3:30pm
Where: Kirwan Hall 1311

Numerical Analysis

Title: Multilevel Monte Carlo Analysis for Optimal Control of Elliptic PDEs with Random Coefficients

Speaker: Elisabeth Ullmann (Department of Mathematics, TU Munich) -

When: Tue, February 21, 2017 - 3:30pm
Where: 3258 AV Williams

RIT on Statistics

Title: TBA

Speaker: Ying Han (STAT Program, U-M) - 

When: Tue, February 21, 2017 - 3:30pm
Where: Kirwan Hall 1313

JHU-UMD Complex Geometry Seminar

Title: Supersymmetric vacua of superstrings and geometric flows

Speaker: Duong Phong (Columbia) - 

When: Tue, February 21, 2017 - 4:30pm
Where: Maryland Hall 114(JHU)

RIT on Deep Learning

Title: Introduction to Deep Learning, Part 2

Speaker: Zeyad Emam (UMD (AMSC)) - 

When: Wed, February 22, 2017 - 12:00pm
Where: Kirwan Hall 1311


Title: Boundary layers: the Good, the Bad, and the Ugly

Speaker: Prof. Toan Nguyen (Department of Mathematics, Penn State University) -

When: Wed, February 22, 2017 - 2:00pm
Where: CSIC 4122

Lie Groups and Representation Theory

Title: Schubert polynomials, theta polynomials, and raising operators I

Speaker: Harry Tamvakis (University of Maryland) -

When: Wed, February 22, 2017 - 2:00pm
Where: Kirwan Hall 1311

Student Logic Seminar

Title: Morley's Theorem III

Speaker: Douglas Ulrich (UMD) - 

When: Wed, February 22, 2017 - 2:00pm
Where: Math 1310

Student Geometry and Topology

Title: TBA

Speaker: Corry Bedwell (UMD) - 

When: Wed, February 22, 2017 - 3:00pm
Where: Kirwan Hall 1310

Applied Dynamics

Title: Observation of Localizad Stress Fluctuations that Drive Shear Thinning in Dense Suspensions

Speaker: Jeff Urbach (Department of Physics - Georgetown University) -

When: Thu, February 23, 2017 - 12:30pm
Where: ERF 1207

RIT on Geometry and Physics

Title: Supersymmetric quantum mechanics (cont'd)

Speaker: David Pincus (UMd) 

When: Thu, February 23, 2017 - 3:30pm
Where: PHY 1117


Title: Modeling Longitudinal Data with a Random Change Point and No Time-Zero: Applications to Inference and Prediction in Single and Consecutive Labor Curves

Speaker: Paul Albert, Senior Investigator and Chief (Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, NCI,NIH) - 

When: Thu, February 23, 2017 - 3:30pm
Where: Math Building 1313

RIT on Advanced Elementary Number Theory

Title: Bernoulli Polynomials and the Umbral Calculus

Speaker: Danny Kaufman (University of Maryland) - 

When: Fri, February 24, 2017 - 3:00pm
Where: Kirwan Hall 1308

Special Lecture

Title: WIM Lecture: Career Opportunities for Mathematicians at NSA

Speaker: Susan Carter and Sara Taylor (NSA) - 

When: Fri, February 24, 2017 - 3:00pm
Where: Kirwan Hall 1310

Other Events:

CMNS College Assembly

Tuesday, February 21, 2017 at 3:00 p.m.

Location: Bioscience Research Building Room 1101

In the spirit of shared governance, faculty, staff and student representatives of the college are invited to attend and ask questions and discuss topics of interest with Dean Banavar.

Science Policy Lecture: Science, Technology, and Environment in the Obama White House

Monday, February 27, 2017 at 7-8PM

Location: Tyser Auditorium, Van Munching Hall

Speaker: Dr. John P. Holdren

Science Policy Lecture with Dr. John P. Holdren, Teresa and John Heinz Professor of Environmental Policy at Harvard's Kennedy School of Government; Assistant to the President for Science and Technology for the Obama Administration; and Director of the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy for the Obama Administration.

RSVP here. 

AMSC Student Luncheon - FREE

Wednesday, March 1, 2017 at 12-1pm

Location: 3rd floor lounge, Math Building, room 3201

Take a break from your studies and research and come socialize with the AMSC student community. We will provide a lunch of sandwiches, fruit, and veges with dip. Let's celebrate all the hard work you've been doing this Spring 2017 semester and get to know fellow AMSC students. This would be a great opportunity to form study groups for qualifying exams as well.  

The Sadat Forum with Thomas Friedman

Thursday, March 9, 2017 at 4-5:30pm

Location: Colony Ballroom, Adele H. Stamp Student Union

The Sadat Forum with Thomas Friedman New York Times Columnist, Three-Time Pulitzer Prize Winner, and Best-Selling Author most recently of
Thank You for Being Late: An Optimist's Guide to Thriving in the Age of Accelerations in conversation about his new book and its implications for our times with Professor Shibley Telhami Anwar Sadat Professor for Peace and Development, Director of the University of Maryland Critical Issues Poll

The event will be followed by a book signing and a reception with food and refreshments. Books will be available for purchase.

RSVP here. 

Pi Day Celebration

Tuesday, March 14, 2017

Location: William E. Kirwan Hall (Mathematics Building)

Speaker: TBA

Talk begins at 11:30 a.m. in Room 3206. Pizza will be available for talk attendees at 11:15 a.m. in the faculty lounge across the hall from Room 3206. Following the talk, dessert pies will be available in the James A. Yorke Rotunda.

Physics Professor Joe Redish's 75th Birthday Celebration and Golden Jubilee

Friday, March 31 - Saturday, April 1, 2017

Please join us for a scientific symposium on Friday afternoon and Saturday focused on physics education.

William E. Kirwan Distinguished Lecture in Mathematics

Thursday, April 27, 2017 at 3 p.m.

Location: TBA

Speaker: Ingrid Daubechies

Reception at 3:00 p.m., talk to follow.

CMNS Academic Festival 

Friday, May 5, 2017 at 2:00 p.m.

Location: Physical Sciences Complex Lobby

Join us to celebrate our college and CMNS Board of Visitors award winners. Reception to follow.