College of Arts and Sciences

Friday, September 18, 20153-4 p.m. Title: Determining the Maximum Number of Moves Needed to Solve Rubik’s Cube Speaker: Morley Davidson (Associate Professor, Kent State University) |

Friday, October 9, 20153-4 p.m. Title: Uncertainty Quantification for NASA’s Orbiting Carbon Observatory 2 Mission Speaker: Amy Braverman (Principal Statistician, Jet Propulsion Laboratory, California Institute of Technology) Hosted by Jenný Brynjarsdóttir |

Friday, October 16, 20153-4 p.m. Title: Mechanisms of Elastic Enhancement and Hindrance for Finite-Length Undulatory Swimmers in Viscoelastic Fluids Speaker: Robert Guy (Associate Professor of Mathematics, University of California, Davis) Hosted by Wanda Strychalski |

Friday, October 30, 20153-4 p.m. Title: Numerical Simulation of Cortical Spreading Depression on Individual Brain Geometries Speaker: Luca Gerardo-Giorda (Research Line Leader, Basque Center for Applied Mathematics) Hosted by Daniela Calvetti |

Wednesday, November 4, 20153-4 p.m. Title: Rigidity of the Chain Rule and Nearly Submultiplicative Functions Speaker: Hermann König (Professor, Christian-Albrechts-Universität zu Kiel) Hosted by Elisabeth Werner |

Joint Colloquium/Mathematical Life Sciences Seminar (MLSS)Monday, November 9, 20153-4 p.m. Title: Stochastic and deterministic models of biochemical reaction networks Speaker: David Anderson (Associate Professor, University of Wisconsin) Hosted by Peter Thomas |

Friday, November 13, 20153-4 p.m. Title: Function Reconstruction from Non-uniform Fourier Data Speaker: Guohui Song (Assistant Professor, Clarkson University) Hosted by Weihong Guo |

Friday, November 20, 20153-4 p.m. Title: Repaying the Debt to Our Masters: Steinhaus and Feller (and, yes, Michelson) Volumes Speaker: Wojbor Woyczynski (Professor, Case Western Reserve University) |

Joint Colloquium/Mathematical Life Sciences SeminarMonday, November 23, 20153-4 p.m. Title: TBA Speaker: Marie-Therese Wolfram (Radon Institute for Computational and Applied Mathematics) Hosted by Alethea Barbaro |

Friday, January 23, 20153-4 p.m. Title: Microscale Propulsion in Engineering and Biology Speaker: Henry Fu (University of Nevada at Reno) |

Friday, February 20, 20153-4 p.m. Title: Umbral Moonshine Speaker: Miranda C. N. Cheng (University of Amsterdam) |

WHIG Seminar- Center for Global Heath and Diseases, CWRU Medical SchoolFriday, March 20, 20159-10 a.m. in Biomedical Research Building 433 Title: Needle in the Haystack: Combining Intravital Imaging and Mathematical Modeling to Understand How Vaccine-Induced T Cells Find Malaria-Infected Cells in the Murine Livers Speaker: Vitaly V. Ganusov (University of Tennessee) |

Friday, March 20, 20153-4 p.m. Title: Using Mathematical Modeling to Understand Kinetics of Lymphocyte Migration in the Whole Organism Speaker: Vitaly V. Ganusov (University of Tennessee) |

Friday, March 27, 20153-4 p.m. Title: Graphical and Network Models in Bioinformatics Speaker: Sujay Datta (University of Akron) |

Friday, April 3, 20153-4 p.m. Title: Channel Capacity of Biological Signal Transduction Systems Speaker: Peter Thomas (Case Western Reserve University) |

Friday, April 10, 20153-4 p.m. Title: From the Jones Polynomial to Khovanov Homotopy Speaker: Robert Lipschitz (Columbia University) |

Monday, April 13, 20153:15-4:15 p.m. Title: Data-Driven Modeling of Living Fluids Speaker: M. Gregory Forest (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill) |

Friday, April 17, 20153:00-4:00 p.m. Title: Most Probably Intersecting Families of Subsets Speaker: Gyula Katona (Alfred Renyi Institute of Mathematics, Budapest, Hungary) |

Friday, Sep. 19, 20143-4 p.m. Title: How to Find Funding Opportunities for Mathematics, Applied Mathematics, & Statistics Speaker: Margaret Roudebush, MNO (Case Western Reserve University) |

Friday, Oct. 3, 20143-4 p.m. Title: Compressed sensing, RIP, and the null space property Speaker: Xuemei Chen (University of Missouri) |

Special ColloquiumMonday, Oct. 6, 20143:30 p.m. Title: Stochastic Modeling of Darwinian Evolution in a Chemostat Speaker: Sylvie Méléard (École polytechnique) |

Friday, Oct. 31, 20143-4 p.m. Title: The Magnitude of Metric Spaces Speaker: Mark Meckes (Case Western Reserve University) |

Special ColloquiumTuesday, Nov. 4, 20142:45 p.m. Title: Averaging multivariate functions Speaker: Manfred Denker (Penn State University) |

Friday, Nov. 14, 20143:00-3:50 p.m. Title: Dimension-Reduced Modeling of Spatio-Temporal Processes Speaker: Jenný Brynjarsdóttir (Case Western Reserve University) |

Jan. 17, 20143-4 p.m. Title: Bayesian inversion with Gaussian stochastic difference equations Speaker: Lassi Roininen (Sodankyla Geophysical Observatory/University of Oulu, Finland) |

Friday, Jan. 31, 20143-4 p.m. Title: Linear Theory for Filtering NonLinear Multiscale Systems with Model Error Speaker: John Harlim (Penn State) |

SPECIAL COLLOQUIUMMonday, February 17, 20144:15-5:15 p.m. Title: Bayesian uncertainty quantification in large scale spatial inverse problems Speaker: Anirban Mondal (Texas A & M University) |

SPECIAL COLLOQUIUMWednesday, February 19, 20144:15-5:15 p.m. Title: Ensemble Subsampling for Imbalanced Multivariate Two-Sample Tests Speaker: Lisha Chen (Yale University) |

PHD DEFENSEMonday, March 3, 20143:30-4:30 p.m. Title: An Invariant Imbedding Approach to Domain Decomposition Speaker: Joseph Volzer (Case Western Reserve University) |

PHD DEFENSETuesday, March 4, 20144:15 p.m. Title: Divergence and Entropy Inequalities for Log Concave Functions Speaker: Umut Caglar (Case Western Reserve University) |

PHD DEFENSEFriday, March 7, 20143:00 p.m. Title: Computational Models of Brain Energy Metabolism at Different Scales Speaker: Yougan Cheng (Case Western Reserve University) |

Monday, March 17, 20143:00 p.m. Title: Stochastic Neural Dynamics and Information Processing in the Autistic Brain Speaker: Roberto Fernández Galán |

PHD DEFENSEThursday, March 20, 20144:15 p.m. Title: Sequential Monte Carlo Parameter Estimation for Differential Equations Speaker: Andrea Arnold (Case Western Reserve University) |

Friday, March 21, 20144:15 – 5:15 p.m. Title: How To Build the Hydrogel Membrane Oscillator: Mathematical Model of Hydrogel Volume Phase Separation Speaker: Lingxing Yao (Case Western Reserve University) |

PHD DEFENSEMonday, March 24, 20143:30 p.m. Title: Piezoelectric Inverse Problems with Resonance Data: A Sequential Monte Carlo Analysis Speaker: Edrissa Gassama (Case Western Reserve University) |

MS THESIS DEFENSETuesday, March 25, 20143:00 – 4:30 p.m. Title: Inverted Binary Edwards Coordinates (Maire Model of an Elliptic Curve) Speaker: Steven Maire (Case Western Reserve University) |

PHD DEFENSEFriday, March 28, 20142:30 p.m. Title: Multi-Scale Modeling and Analysis of Options Markets Speaker: Charles Joseph (Case Western Reserve University) |

Friday, March 28, 2014- CANCELLED4-5 p.m. Title: Stochastic Nucleation and Growth Speaker: Maria D’Orsogna (California State University, Northridge) |

Friday, April 4, 20143-4 p.m. Title: TBA Speaker: Eva Marie Strawbridge (James Madison University) |

UNDERGRADUATE COLLOQUIUMFriday, April 11, 20144-5 p.m. Title: A Model for Gang Territoriality Motivated By Graffiti Speaker: Alethea Barbaro (Case Western Reserve University) |

Friday, April 18, 20143-4 p.m. Title: The Ginzburg – Landau Functional and Threshold Dynamics on Graphs for Large Data Analysis Speaker: Andrea Bertozzi (UCLA) |

Thursday, April 24, 20144-5 p.m. Title: The More, the Merrier: the Blessing of Dimensionality for Learning Large Gaussian Mixtures Speaker: Luis Rademacher (Ohio State University) |

MS THESIS DEFENSEFriday, May 16, 20141:00 p.m. Title: An Approach to Graph Isomorphism Using Spanning Trees Generated by Breadth First Search Speaker: Alexey Ilchenko (Case Western Reserve University) |

Monday, September 16, 2013 (4-5 p.m.) Title: Elliptic hypergeometric integrals Speaker: Eric Rains (California Institute of Technology) |

Friday, September 27, 2013 (10:30-11:20 a.m., Clapp 108) Title: The prime number filtrate or An easy way to find primes (sort of) or The prime distribution revealed (somewhat) Speaker: Frank Ryan (Case Western Reserve University, 1967-1971) |

Friday, October 11, 2013 (3-4 p.m.) Title: Insights into cytoplasmic rheology gained from modeling cellular blebbing Speaker: Wanda Strychalski (Case Western Reserve University) |

Friday, October 24, 2013 (4-5 p.m.) Title: The theory of valuations and what it can do for you! Speaker: Franz Schuster (Vienna University of Technology) |

Friday, November 8, 2013 (3-4 p.m.) Title: Dimension reduction and alleviation of confounding for spatial generalized linear mixed models Speaker: Murali Haran (Penn State) |

Friday, November 22, 2013 (3-4 p.m.) Title: Generalized Linear and Bilinear Mixed-Effects Models for Affiliation Networks Speaker: Kate Calder (The Ohio State University) |

Friday, December 6, 2013 (3-4 p.m.) Title: TBA Speaker: Longhua Zhao (Case Western Reserve University) |

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