Department of Mathematics

Research Colloquium

Fall 2014/Spring 2015

Clements Hall 126

Wednesday: 3:30--4:30
Tue & Thu: 3:45--4:45
Refreshments are served 15 minutes before the talk.

Wednesday, September 17, 2014

Robert Berry
Chief Market Risk Officer
Goldman Sachs
Host: T. Carr

Financial Mathematics


Wednesday, October 1, 2014 

Dr. Jim Jones
Mathematical Sciences
Florida Institute of Technology
Host: B. Lee

Multigrid Methods for the Numerical Solution of Partial Differential Equations in Coastal Ocean Simulation 


Wednesday, October 8, 2014 

Dr. Zhilin Li
Department of Mathematics
North Carolina State University
Host: W. Geng

Phase Field Methodology and Its Recent Applications


Friday, October 17, 2014 

Dr. Songming Hou
Department of Mathematics and Statistics
Louisiana Tech University

Host: W. Geng

A Weak Formulation for solving Elliptic and Elasticity Interface Problems


Wednesday, November 12, 2014 

Dr. Alyssa Pampell
Department of Mathematical Sciences
Texas A&M University
Host: W. Geng

Modeling and Probabilistic Assessment of Landslide Tsunamis: Application to the Gulf of Mexico


Wednesday, November 19, 2014 

Dr. Yan Cao
Department of Mathematical Sciences
University of Texas at Dallas
Host: W. Geng

Deformation Based Shape Analysis and Applications in Medical Image Analysis


Wednesday, January 21, 2015

Dr. Anne Shiu
Department of Mathematics
Texas A&M University
Host: W. Geng

Geometry and Dynamics of Reaction Systems


Wednesday, January 28, 2015 

Dr. Tan Bui  
Department of Aerospace Engineering and Engineering Mechanics
University of Texas at Austin
Host: W. Geng

Towards Large-Scale Computational Science and Engineering with Quantifiable Uncertainty


Monday, February 16, 2015 

Dr. Jie Shen
Center for Computational and Applied Mathematics
Purdue University
Host: T. Hagstrom

Phase-field Models for Multiphase Complex Fluids: Modeling, Numerical Analysis and Simulations


Thursday, February 19, 2015 

Dr. Kathryn Hedrick
Biomedical Engineering
John Hopkins University
Host: T. Carr

The Dynamical Systems of the Brain from Single Cells to Networks


Tuesday, February 24, 2015 

Dr. Guowei Wei
Department of Mathematics
Michigan State University
Host: T. Hagstrom

Mathematical Modeling and Simulation of Biomolecules


Thursday, February 26, 2015 

Dr. Akil Narayan
Department of Mathematics
University Of Massachusetts Dartmouth
Host: T. Carr

Optimal and Adaptive Algorithms for High-Dimensional Parameterized Systems


Monday, March 2, 2015 

Dr. Donald Estep

Department of Statistics
Colorado State University
Host: T. Hagstrom

Solving Stochastic Inverse Problems using Random Contour Maps


Thursday, March 5, 2015 

Dr. Amnon Meir
Department of Mathematics and Statistics
Auburn University
Host: T. Carr

Complex Coupled Phenomena, Mathematical Analysis and Computer Simulation 


Monday, March 16, 2015 

Dr. Libin Rong
Department of Mathematics and Statistics
Oakland University
Host: T. Carr

Hepatitis C Virus Dynamics: Models, Analysis, And Implications


Friday, March 20, 2015 

Dr. Jingfang Huang
Department of Mathematics
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Host: T. Carr

Fast Algorithms for Dynamics Solutions on Modern Computers: Progress and Challenges


Wednesday, April 22, 2015

Dr. Wei Cai
Department of Math. & Stat.
University of North Carolina at Charlotte
Host: W. Geng

A New Highly Accurate Volume Integral Equation Method for the Maxwell Equations in 3-D layered Media


Wednesday, April 29,2015

Dr. Martin Burtscher
Department of Computer Science
Texas State University
Host: W. Geng

An Efficient GPU Implementation of a Tree-based n-Body Algorithm