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

Applied Mathematics & Statistics, and Scientific Computation

Upcoming Events for the AMSC Community

Colloquium/Seminar Notices: 

Student Geometry and Topology

Title: Intro to Fibre Bundles

Speaker: Zachary Greenberg (UMD) - 

When: Mon, October 16, 2017 - 11:00am
Where: Math 2400

Lie Groups and Representation Theory

Title: The pseudo-identity operator on the space of automorphic functions

Speaker: Jonathan Wang (IAS) - 

When: Mon, October 16, 2017 - 2:00pm
Where: Kirwan Hall 3206

RIT on Applied PDE

Title: PDE Models in Tumor Growth and Drug Resistance 

Speaker: Heyrim Cho (University of Maryland) - 

When: Mon, October 16, 2017 - 3:00pm
Where: Kirwan Hall 1311

RIT on Statistics

Title: Gaussian Models for Geostatistical Data

Speaker: Mark Wymer (UMCP) - 

When: Mon, October 16, 2017 - 3:30pm
Where: MTH 1313

RIT on Quantum Information

Title: Quantum Strategy Formalism I

Speaker: Yuan Su (University of Maryland) - 

When: Mon, October 16, 2017 - 4:15pm
Where: Atlantic 3100A

Dynamics

Title: Fourier decay and spectral gaps on hyperbolic surfaces - UNUSUAL TIME

Speaker: Semyon Dyatlov (MIT) - http://math.mit.edu/~dyatlov/

When: Tue, October 17, 2017 - 2:00pm
Where: Kirwan Hall 1308

Norbert Wiener Center

Title: Multiscale analysis of data and functions in high dimension

Speaker: Stefano Vigogna (JHU) - 

When: Tue, October 17, 2017 - 2:00pm
Where: Kirwan Hall 1308

Logic

Title: On stable expansions of the integers by multiplicative semigroups

Speaker: Gabriel Conant (Notre Dame) - https://www3.nd.edu/~gconant/ 

When: Tue, October 17, 2017 - 3:30pm
Where: Kirwan Hall 1311

Numerical Analysis

Title: A Finite Element Scheme for a Phase Field Model of Nematic Liquid Crystal Droplets

Speaker: Shawn Walker (Louisiana State University) - https://www.math.lsu.edu/~walker/

When: Tue, October 17, 2017 - 3:30pm
Where: Kirwan Hall 3206

Informal Geometric Analysis

Title: TBA

Speaker: Yanir Rubinstein (UMD) - 

When: Tue, October 17, 2017 - 4:00pm
Where: MATH2300

RIT on Applied Harmonic Analysis

Title: The Grothendieck Theorem (2)

Speaker: Weilin Li (UMD) - 

When: Wed, October 18, 2017 - 12:00pm
Where: Kirwan Hall 1308

CSCAMM

Title: A Hele-Shaw problem for tumor growth: Mathematical Analysis

Speaker: Prof. Antoine Mellet (Department of Mathematics, University of Maryland) - http://www.math.umd.edu/~mellet/

When: Wed, October 18, 2017 - 2:00pm
Where: CSIC 4122

Colloquium

Title: No colloquium

Speaker: Departmental Meeting () - 

When: Wed, October 18, 2017 - 3:15pm
Where: Kirwan Hall 3206

Applied Dynamics

Title: Ultra-High Intensity Laser Physics and Applications

Speaker: Phil Sprangle (ECE and Physics, UMD)

When: Thu, October 19, 2017 - 12:30pm
Where: ERF 1027

Dynamics

Title: Can you hear the shape of a drum and deformational spectral rigidity of convex axis-symmetric planar domains. 

Speaker: Vadim Kaloshin (UMD) - https://www.math.umd.edu/~vkaloshi/

When: Thu, October 19, 2017 - 2:00pm
Where: Kirwan Hall 1311

PDE-Applied Math

Title: A free boundary problem with facets

Speaker: Will Feldman (University of Chicago) - 

When: Thu, October 19, 2017 - 3:30pm
Where: Kirwan Hall 3206

RIT on Geometry and Physics

Title: More on the quantum Hall effect (cont'd)

Speaker: Freddy Cisneros (UMD Physics) - 

When: Thu, October 19, 2017 - 3:30pm
Where: Physics Bldg 1117

Statistics

Title: A General Form of the Stam Classical Inequality for the Fisher Information

Speaker: Abram Kagan (STAT Program) - https://www.math.umd.edu/~akagan/

When: Thu, October 19, 2017 - 3:30pm
Where: Kirwan Hall 1313

RIT on Higgs Bundles

Title: Simpson's "iterated destabilizing modification" paper (cont'd)

Speaker: TBA () - 

When: Fri, October 20, 2017 - 2:00pm
Where: Kirwan Hall 1313

Student Algebra-Number Theory

Title: TBD

Speaker: Adam Lizzi (UMD) - 

When: Fri, October 20, 2017 - 2:00pm
Where: Kirwan Hall 3206

Other Events:

SHIH-I PAI LECTURE, HOSTED BY IPST

Tuesday, October 17, 2017 (reception at 3 p.m., lecture at 4 p.m.)

Locations: Reception in James A. Yorke Rotunda, William E. Kirwan Hall (Mathematics Building); Lecture in 1412 John S. Toll Physics Building

"Perturbation and Control of Human Brain Network Dynamics"

Speaker: Danielle S. Bassett, 2014 MacArthur Fellow and Associate Professor and Eduardo D. Glandt Faculty Fellow of Bioengineering, University of Pennsylvania

DISTINGUISHED SCHOLAR-TEACHER LECTURE
Wednesday, October 18 at 4 p.m.
Location: 2204 Edward St. John Learning & Teaching Center
"Seeing is Believing: Vision in a Changing World”
Speaker: Karen Carleton, UMD Biology Professor

PAINT BRANCH LECTURE, HOSTED BY IREAP

Tuesday, October 24 (snacks at 3:30 p.m., lecture at 4 p.m.)

Location, 1412 Toll Physics Lecture Hall

"Quantum Information Processing and Raising Schrödinger’s Cat"

Speaker: David Wineland, NIST

http://ireap.umd.edu/paintbranch/2017

CMNS ICE CREAM SOCIAL

Friday, October 27 at 3:00-4:30 p.m.

Location: Chemistry Atrium 

VOTE now on the name for our new quantum computing-related ice cream that we’ll feature at the ice cream social: http://go.umd.edu/icecreamvote

JHU-UMD-HU METRO AREA DIFFERENTIAL GEOMETRY SEMINAR (MADGUYS)

Saturday, October 28

Location: Howard University

Speakers:

Kenji Fukaya (Stony Brook)
Christina Sormani (CUNY)
Wolfgang Ziller (University of Pennsylvania)

All are invited, there are no registration fees. Young mathematicians and graduate students are especially encouraged to attend.

http://math.jhu.edu/~bernstein/MDGS/index.html

JHU-UMD ALGEBRA AND NUMBER THEORY DAY

Saturday, November 4 (time/location TBA)

Speakers:

Pierre Colmez (Jussieu)
Davesh Maulik (MIT)
Wiesia Niziol (Lyon)
Nicolas Templier (Cornell)
Yihang Zhu (Columbia)

DEMOS AT TECHNICA, UMD’S ALL-WOMEN HACKATHON

Sunday, November 5 at 12:30 p.m. 

Location: Reckord Armory

Bring your family to the expo at the conclusion of Technica, UMD's annual all-women hackathon, where students will show off the projects they created during the weekend-long event.

http://gotechnica.org/

BIOSCIENCE DAY 2017 

ThursdayNovember 16 all day

Keynote Speaker at 5 p.m.: Simon Levin (Ph.D. ’64, mathematics), 2014 National Medal of Science recipient and James S. McDonnell Distinguished University Professor in the Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology at Princeton University

Afternoon Speakers on Neuroscience from 2-5 p.m.: Akiva Cohen of the University of Pennsylvania (B.S. ’85, microbiology; M.S. ’89 zoology), Sharon Crook of Arizona State University (M.A. ’91, Ph.D. ’96, applied mathematics) and Ajay Verma of United Neuroscience (B.S. ’84, zoology)

http://bioscienceday.umd.edu

CAMPUSWIDE COMMENCEMENT

Tuesday, December 19 (time TBA)

https://commencement.umd.edu

CMNS COMMENCEMENT

Wednesday, December 20 at 3 p.m.

Location: Xfinity Center
Speaker: Georgette Kiser (B.S. '89, mathematics), managing director and chief information officer of the Carlyle Group