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COMSOL Multiphysics, Application Builder and Fluid Flow Workshop

Date posted: February 4th, 2016

COMSOL Multiphysics, Application Builder and Fluid Flow Workshop
On March 18th, COMSOL will give a free multiphysics modeling workshop at Case Western Reserve University, where you will get hands-on experience with COMSOL Multiphysics and check out the new Application Builder and capabilities with Fluid Flow. …Read more.

Colloquium-February 12, 2016

Date posted: February 2nd, 2016

Friday, February 12, 2016 (3:00 p.m. in Yost 306)
Title: Uncertainty Principle for Discrete Schrödinger Evolution
Speaker: Yurii Lyubarskii (Professor, Department of Mathematical Sciences, Norwegian University of Science and Technology)
Hosted by David Gurarie
Abstract: We prove that if a solution of a discrete time–dependent Schrödinger equation with bounded time–independent real potential decays fast at two distinct times then the solution is trivial. …Read more.

Quantitate Life Sciences Seminar (QLSS)- February 5, 2016

Date posted: January 29th, 2016

Friday, February 5, 2016 (12:30 p.m. in Rockefeller 309)
***Please note the new location and time.***
Title: On the intervention against Schistosomiases: A mathematical modeling work in progress
Speaker: Ramzi Alsallaq (Senior Research Associate, Case Western Reserve University)
Abstract: Schistosomiases is a highly prevalent water-borne infection in resource-restricted settings (e.g. …Read more.

Analysis and Probability Seminar- February 9, 2016

Date posted: January 27th, 2016

Tuesday, February 9, 2016 (3:00 p.m. in Yost 306)
Title: Maximizing diversity in biology and beyond (Part 2)
Speaker: Mark Meckes (Associate Professor, Case Western Reserve University)
Abstract: In the second talk, which will be mostly self-contained, I will give precise statements and outline the proofs of the main theorems about maximization of the Leinster-Cobbold diversities. …Read more.

Colloquium-January 29, 2016

Date posted: January 25th, 2016

Friday, January 29, 2016 (3:00 p.m. in Yost 306)
Title: Non-Asymptotic Approach in Random Matrix Theory
Speaker: Mark Rudelson (Professor, Department of Mathematics, University of Michigan-Ann Arbor)
Hosted by Elisabeth Werner
Abstract: Random matrices arise naturally in various contexts ranging from theoretical physics to computer science. …Read more.

Analysis and Probability Seminar- January 26, 2016

Date posted: January 20th, 2016

Tuesday, January 26, 2016 (3:00 p.m. in Yost 306)
Title: Maximizing diversity in biology and beyond (Part 1)
Speaker: Mark Meckes (Associate Professor, Case Western Reserve University)
Abstract: Entropy-like quantities have long been used as a measure of diversity in various fields. …Read more.

Tutoring Sessions- Spring 2016

Date posted: January 15th, 2016

MATH 223 HELP SESSIONS (Maryam Khaqan)

Tuesday
Yost Hall 343
12:30-4 p.m.

Thursday
Yost Hall 335
12:30-4 p.m.

Friday
Yost Hall 335
11:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m.

MATH 224 HELP SESSIONS (Carrie Winterer)

Monday
Yost Hall 335
9-11 a.m. …Read more.

Mathematical Life Sciences Seminar (MLSS)- December 2, 2015

Date posted: December 1st, 2015

Wednesday, December 2, 2015 (3:15 p.m. in Yost 306)
Title: Time-Series from Ventilated Patients and Dynamics of the Pulmonary Infection/Immunity Process
Speaker: Todd Young (Professor of Mathematics, Ohio University)
Abstract: We have developed the capability to acquire and analyze exhaled fluid from the lungs of ventilated patients. …Read more.

Analysis and Probability Seminar- November 17, 2015

Date posted: November 16th, 2015

Tuesday, November 17, 2015 (3:00 p.m. in Yost 306)
Title: Approximation of the Entries of a Random Orthogonal Matrix by Independent Standard Normals
Speaker: Kathryn Lockwood (PhD Student in Mathematics, Case Western Reserve University)
Abstract: The asymptotic distribution of the entries of matrices that are uniformly distributed on the orthogonal group has been studied for over a hundred years. …Read more.

Special Analysis and Probability Seminar- November 12, 2015

Date posted: November 11th, 2015

Thursday, November 12, 2015 (3:00 p.m. in Yost 335)
Title: Stability of some geometric inequalities and their application to the rate of convergence of Steiner, Minkowski and Blaschke symmetrization
Speaker: Alex Segal (Tel Aviv University)
Abstract: We will discuss the stability of the Brunn-Minkowski, Knesser-Suss and the isoperimetric inequalities and show (using a similar idea) how each of them implies a result regarding the rate of convergence of a corresponding symmetrization process. …Read more.

Mathematical Life Sciences Seminar (MLSS)- November 16, 2015

Date posted: November 10th, 2015

Monday, November 16, 2015 (3:15 p.m. in Yost 306)
Title: Do marine organisms hedge their bets?  or  A tragic tale of a diffusion approximation gone astray, with hope for redemption
Speaker: Robin Snyder (Associate Professor, Department of Biology, Case Western Reserve University)
Abstract: Many coastal marine organisms have a juvenile stage in which larvae drift on ocean currents until they have developed enough to settle and become adults.   …Read more.

Colloquium/Mathematical Life Sciences Seminar (MLSS)- November 9, 2015

Date posted: November 6th, 2015

Monday, November 9, 2015 (3:00 p.m. in Yost 306)
Title: Stochastic and deterministic models of biochemical reaction networks
Speaker: David F. Anderson (Assistant Professor, Department of Mathematics, University of Wisconsin-Madison)
Hosted by Peter Thomas
Abstract: If the abundances of the constituent molecules of a biochemical reaction system  are sufficiently high then their concentrations are typically modeled by a coupled set of ordinary differential equations (ODEs).   …Read more.