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) |