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Spring 2018 Events
Tue, Jan 16
4:30 pm
Wean Hall 8220
Math Colloquium

Eyal Neuman
Imperial College London
Optimal Portfolio Liquidation in Target Zone Models
Thu, Jan 18
1:30 pm
Wean Hall 7218
CNA Seminar

Dmitriy Drusvyatskiy
University of Washington
Slope and geometry in variational mathematics
Thu, Jan 18
3:30 pm
Wean Hall 8220
ACO Seminar

Jason Williford
University of Wyoming
Constructions of cycle-free graphs from Lie algebras, Part 1
Thu, Jan 18
4:30 pm
Wean Hall 8220
Probability/Math Finance Seminar

Martin Larsson
ETH Zurich
Generators of measure-valued jump-diffusions
Fri, Jan 19
3:30 pm
Wean Hall 8220
ACO Seminar

Jason Williford
University of Wyoming
Constructions of cycle-free graphs from Lie algebras, Part 2
Fri, Jan 19
4:30 pm
Wean Hall 8220
Math Colloquium

Sebastian Herrmann
University of Michigan
Robust Pricing and Hedging around the Globe
Mon, Jan 22
4:30 pm
Wean Hall 8220
Math Colloquium

Ibrahim Ekren
Univ. of Michigan
Multidimensional utility maximization with small nonlinear price impact
Tue, Jan 23
1:30 pm
Wean Hall 7218
CNA Seminar

Ryan Evans
NIST
Transport Phenomena in Field Effect Transistors
Tue, Jan 23
3:30 pm
Wean Hall 8220
Math Logic Seminar

Jing Zhang
Carnegie Mellon University, Department of Mathematical Sciences
Rado's Conjecture and its Baire Version
Tue, Jan 23
5:30 pm
Wean Hall 8220
Graduate Seminar

Andy Zucker
CMU
Extremally disconnected spaces
Wed, Jan 24
4:30 pm
Wean Hall 8220
Math Colloquium

Melanie Matchett Wood
Univ. of Wisconsin-Madison
Sandpile groups of random graphs and universality for random abelian groups
Thu, Jan 25
1:30 pm
Wean Hall 7218
CNA Seminar

Hartmut Schwetlick
University of Bath
On non propagating waves in an edge dislocation transport problem
Thu, Jan 25
3:30 pm
Wean Hall 8220
ACO Seminar

Philip Matchett Wood
University of Wisconsin-Madison
Limiting eigenvalue distribution for the non-backtracking matrix of an Erdos-Renyi random graph
Fri, Jan 26
4:30 pm
Wean Hall 8220
Math Colloquium

Andrey Sarantsev
Univ. of California, Santa Barbara
Dynamic Contagion in a Banking System with Births and Defaults
Mon, Jan 29
4:30 pm
Wean Hall 8220
Probability/Math Finance Seminar

Christa Cuchiero
University of Vienna
High and Infinite Dimensional Finance in the Light of Affine and Polynomial Processes
Tue, Jan 30
1:30 pm
Wean Hall 7218
CNA Seminar

Francesco De Anna
Penn State
Global well-posedness for dynamical models of nematic liquid crystals
Tue, Jan 30
2:30 pm
Wean Hall 7218
CNA Working Group Seminar

Gautam Iyer
CMU
Weiner Integrals
Tue, Jan 30
3:30 pm
Wean Hall 8220
Math Logic Seminar

Jing Zhang
Carnegie Mellon University
Rado's Conjecture and its Baire Version II
Tue, Jan 30
5:30 pm
Wean Hall 8220
Graduate Seminar

Clive Newstead
CMU
Formalisation or: How I Learned To Stop Worrying and Love the Computer
Thu, Feb 1
3:30 pm
Wean Hall 8220
ACO Seminar

Cezar Lupu
University of Pittsburgh
Multiple zeta values: analytic and combinatorial aspects
Mon, Feb 5
4:30 pm
Wean Hall 8220
Probability/Math Finance Seminar

Mete Soner
ETH Zurich
Hedging with friction
Tue, Feb 6
2:30 pm
Wean Hall 7218
CNA Working Group Seminar

Gautam Iyer
CMU
Weiner integrals continued
Tue, Feb 6
5:30 pm
Wean Hall 8220
Graduate Seminar

Jing Zhang
CMU
The refined chromatic compactness theorem for certain graphs
Fri, Feb 9
4:00 pm
Thackery Hall 704
CNA Joint Pitt-CNA Colloquium

Alexis Vasseur
University of Texas at Austin
Global solutions to the compressible Navier-Stokes equation with degenerate viscosity coefficients
Mon, Feb 12
4:30 pm
Wean Hall 8220
Probability/Math Finance Seminar

Marcel Nutz
Columbia University
Supply and shorting in speculative markets
Tue, Feb 13
2:30 pm
Wean Hall 7218
CNA Working Group Seminar

Yu Gu
CMU
Linear heat equation (continued)
Tue, Feb 13
3:30 pm
Wean Hall 8220
Math Logic Seminar

Rick Statman
Carnegie Mellon University
Completeness of BCD for an operational semantics; forcing for proof theorists
Tue, Feb 13
5:30 pm
Wean Hall 8220
Graduate Seminar

Chris Cox
CMU
Sperner's lemma and applications
Thu, Feb 15
4:30 pm
Wean Hall 7218
CNA Colloquium

Peter Sternberg
Indiana University
A Ginzburg-Landau type problem for highly anisotropic nematic liquid crystals
Mon, Feb 19
4:30 pm
Wean Hall 8220
Probability/Math Finance Seminar

Tahir Choulli
University of Alberta
Optional martingale representation for markets under random horizon with applications.
Tue, Feb 20
2:30 pm
Wean Hall 7218
CNA Working Group Seminar

Yu Gu
CMU
Stochastic heat equation
Tue, Feb 20
5:30 pm
Wean Hall 8220
Graduate Seminar

Marcos Mazari Armida
CMU
Ax Theorem via Model Theory
Wed, Feb 21
4:30 pm
Wean Hall 8220
Math Colloquium

Greg Kuperberg
University of California, Davis
Geometric Topology Meets Computational Complexity Greg Kuperberg, UC Davis
Thu, Feb 22
3:30 pm
Wean Hall 8220
ACO Seminar

Yufei Zhao
MIT
Tower-type bounds for Roth's theorem with popular differences
Thu, Feb 22
4:30 pm
Wean Hall 7218
CNA Seminar

Andre Platzer
CMU
Logic of Dynamical Systems
Mon, Feb 26
4:30 pm
Wean Hall 8220
Probability/Math Finance Seminar

Agostino Capponi
Columbia University
The term structure of liquidity: a liquidation game approach
Tue, Feb 27
2:30 pm
Wean Hall 7218
CNA Working Group Seminar

Yu Gu
CMU
Linear heat equation
Tue, Feb 27
4:30 pm
Wean Hall 7218
CNA Colloquium

Mike Shelley
Courant Institute
The Dynamics of Microtubule/Motor-Protein Assemblies
Tue, Feb 27
5:30 pm
Wean Hall 8220
Graduate Seminar

Joseph Briggs
CMU
Extremal Collections of k-Uniform Vectors
Mon, Mar 5
4:30 pm
Wean Hall 8220
Probability/Math Finance Seminar

Yuchong Zhang
Columbia University
Large tournament games
Tue, Mar 6
1:30 pm
Wean Hall 7218
CNA Seminar

Toan Nguyen
Penn State
L-infinity instability of Prandtl layers
Tue, Mar 6
2:30 pm
Wean Hall 7218
CNA Working Group Seminar

Dmitry Kramkov
CMU
Walsh-Dalang integrals
Tue, Mar 6
5:30 pm
Wean Hall 8220
Graduate Seminar

Chris Cox
CMU
Shannon Capacity
Thu, Mar 8
1:30 pm
Wean Hall 7218
CNA Seminar

Franca Hoffmann
Caltech
Equilibria for nonlinear diffusion and nonlocal interaction
Mon, Mar 19
4:30 pm
Wean Hall 8220
Probability/Math Finance Seminar

Hao Xing
London School of Economics
An example of continuous-time Radner equilibrium
Tue, Mar 20
2:30 pm
Wean Hall 7218
CNA Working Group Seminar

Dmitry Kramkov
CMU
Walsh-Dalang integrals
Tue, Mar 20
5:30 pm
Wean Hall 8220
Graduate Seminar

Antoine Remond-Tiedrez
CMU
Onsager's conjecture
Thu, Mar 22
3:30 pm
Wean Hall 8220
ACO Seminar

Paata Ivanisvili
Princeton University
Number of disjoint partitions
Thu, Mar 22
4:30 pm
Wean Hall 7218
CNA Colloquium

Luis Silvestre
University of Chicago
Regularity and structure of scalar conservation laws
Mon, Mar 26
4:30 pm
Wean Hall 8220
Probability/Math Finance Seminar

Christoph Belak
University of Trier
Utility maximization with constant costs
Tue, Mar 27
1:30 pm
Wean Hall 7218
CNA Seminar

Xiaoqin Guo
UW Madison
Quantitative homogenization and Harnack inequality for a non-elliptic balanced random environment
Tue, Mar 27
2:30 pm
Wean Hall 7218
CNA Working Group Seminar

Dmitry Kramkov
CMU
Walsh-Dalang integrals
Tue, Mar 27
3:30 pm
Wean Hall 8220
Math Logic Seminar

Andy Zucker
Carnegie Mellon University
Maximal equivariant compactifications of categorical metric structures, Part I
Mon, Apr 2
1:30 pm
Cooper Auditorium, Posner Hall (Tepper) and New York Classroom 2
Final Public Oral Examination For The Degree Of Doctor Of Philosophy

Praveen Kolli
Carnegie Mellon University
Topics in Rank-based Stochastic Differential Equations
Mon, Apr 2
4:30 pm
Wean Hall 8220
Probability/Math Finance Seminar

Beatrice Acciaio
London School of Economics
Generalized McKean-Vlasov stochastic control problems
Tue, Apr 3
1:30 pm
Wean Hall 7218
CNA Seminar

Justin Webster
UMBC
Damping and Exponential Attractors in Panel Flutter Models
Tue, Apr 3
2:30 pm
Wean Hall 7218
CNA Working Group Seminar

Ryan Xu
CMU
A nonlinear heat equation
Tue, Apr 3
3:30 pm
Wean Hall 8220
Math Logic Seminar

Andy Zucker
Carnegie Mellon University
Maximal equivariant compactifications of categorical metric structures, Part II
Thu, Apr 5
4:30 pm
Wean Hall 7218
CNA Colloquium

Roberto Camassa
University of North Carolina
Tailoring the tails in Taylor dispersion
Thu, Apr 5
5:30 pm
Wean Hall 8220
SIAM Chapter Seminar

Stephen E. Spear
Tepper School of Business
Mathematics in Economics: Overlapping Generations Models
Fri, Apr 6
3:30 pm
Doherty 1117
SIAM Chapter Seminar

Reza Malek-Madani
US Naval Academy
Fri, Apr 6
4:30 pm
Wean Hall 7218
CNA Seminar

Reza Malek-Madani
US Naval Academy
Mathematical challenges multi-scale/multi-physics problems
Mon, Apr 9
4:30 pm
Wean Hall 8220
Probability/Math Finance Seminar

Kevin Webster
Citadel LLC
Leland strategy with both market and limit orders
Tue, Apr 10
2:30 pm
Wean Hall 7218
CNA Working Group Seminar

Noel Walkington
CMU
Tue, Apr 10
3:30 pm
Wean Hall 8220
Math Logic Seminar

Garrett Ervin
Carnegie Mellon University
Decomposing the real line into two everywhere isomorphic pieces
Thu, Apr 12
1:30 pm
Wean Hall 7218
CNA Seminar

Carlos Mora Corral
Universidad Autonoma de Madrid
Nonlocal variational problems and applications to peridynamics
Thu, Apr 12
2:30 pm
Wean Hall 7218
CNA Seminar

Tarek Elgindi
UCSD
Singularity Formation in Incompressible Fluids
Mon, Apr 16
2:30 pm
Wean Hall 8220
Final Public Oral Examination For The Degree Of Doctor Of Philosophy

Andrew Zucker
Carnegie Mellon University
New Directions in the Abstract Topological Dynamics of Polish Groups
Mon, Apr 16
4:30 pm
Wean Hall 8220
Probability/Math Finance Seminar

Kim Weston
Rutgers
Incomplete equilibrium with stochastic interest rates
Tue, Apr 17
11:30 am
Wean Hall 5421
CNA Seminar

Patrick Dondl
University of Freiburg
Energy estimates, relaxation, and existence for strain gradient plasticity with cross hardening
Tue, Apr 17
1:30 pm
Wean Hall 7218
CNA Seminar

Hao Shen
Columbia University
Singular stochastic PDEs and renormalization
Tue, Apr 17
2:30 pm
Wean Hall 7218
CNA Working Group Seminar

Hao Shen
Columbia University
Some new results on stochastic heat equations
Tue, Apr 17
3:30 pm
Wean Hall 8220
Math Logic Seminar

Vahagn Aslanyan
Carnegie Mellon University
Geometry of strongly minimal sets in differentially closed fields
Thu, Apr 19
4:30 pm
Wean Hall 7500
CNA Colloquium

John Bush
MIT
Hydrodynamic quantum analogs
Mon, Apr 23
4:30 pm
Wean Hall 8220
Probability/Math Finance Seminar

Xiaolu Tan
Paris Dauphine University
A randomisation approach for super-hedging and utility maximisation problem under transaction costs
Tue, Apr 24
2:30 pm
Wean Hall 7218
CNA Working Group Seminar

Ming Chen
Pitt
A functional analysis approach to the existence of 2D stochastic NSE
Tue, Apr 24
5:30 pm
Wean Hall 8220
Graduate Seminar

Graduate Students
CMU
Kevin Ou, Debsoumya Chakraborti, Antoine Remond-Tiedrez
Thu, Apr 26
12:00 pm
Wean Hall 7218
CNA Seminar

Luis Caffarelli
University of Texas at Austin
Graduate student talk
Thu, Apr 26
4:30 pm
Wean Hall 7218
CNA Colloquium

Luis Caffarelli
University of Texas at Austin
Some models of segregation
Fri, Apr 27
10:00 am
Wean Hall 8427
Final Public Oral Examination For The Degree Of Doctor Of Philosophy

Joseph Briggs
Carnegie Mellon University
Online Algorithms and Extremal Structures
Fri, Apr 27
1:30 pm
Wean Hall 8201
Final Public Oral Examination For The Degree Of Master Of Science

Langxuan Su
Carnegie Mellon University
Weighted Partial Sparse Recovery from Under-sampled Data
Mon, Apr 30
4:30 pm
Wean Hall 8220
Probability/Math Finance Seminar

Sergey Nadtochiy
University of Michigan
Optimal contract for fund manager, with capital injections and endogenous trading constraints
Tue, May 1
1:30 pm
Wean Hall 7218
CNA Seminar

Chris Henderson
University of Chicago
The influence of non-local interactions on front propagation
Tue, May 1
2:30 pm
Wean Hall 7218
CNA Working Group Seminar

Catalyn Trenchea
Pitt
Tue, May 1
3:30 pm
Wean Hall 8220
Math Logic Seminar

Joseph Zielinski
Department of Mathematical Sciences, CMU
Roelcke precompact sets in Polish groups I
Wed, May 2
9:00 am
Wean Hall 8201
Final Public Oral Examination For The Degree Of Master Of Science

Gidon Orelowitz
Carnegie Mellon University
A Combinatorial Interpretation of the Super Catalan Numbers T(3,n)
Thu, May 3
11:00 am
Wean Hall 8220
Final Public Oral Examination For The Degree Of Master Of Science

Zachary Singer
Carnegie Mellon University
Sparse Polynomial Approximation with Unknown Random Sampling
Thu, May 3
1:00 pm
Wean Hall 7218
Final Public Oral Examination For The Degree Of Master Of Science

Yousuf Soliman
Carnegie Mellon University
Conformal Cone Parameterization through Optimal Control
Thu, May 3
2:30 pm
Wean Hall 8201
Final Public Oral Examination For The Degree Of Master Of Science

Joseph Zoller
Carnegie Mellon University
Directed Principal Curves: A Variational Approach
Mon, May 7
1:00 pm
Wean Hall 8220
Final Public Oral Examination For The Degree Of Master Of Science

Michael Spoerl
Carnegie Mellon University
On Sufficient Conditions for a Measurable Function to be Constant
Tue, May 8
3:30 pm
Wean Hall 8220
Math Logic Seminar

Joseph Zielinski
Department of Mathematical Sciences, CMU
Roelcke precompact sets in Polish groups II
Tue, May 8
5:30 pm
Wean Hall 8220
Graduate Seminar

Math Grads and Faculty
CMU
Town Hall Meeting
Thu, May 10
1:30 pm
Wean Hall 7218
CNA Seminar

Nicola Fusco
U. Naples
Asymptotic Stability of the Gradient of Flow of Nonlocal Energies
Thu, May 10
3:30 pm
Wean Hall 8220
ACO Seminar

Martin Dyer
University of Leeds
Matchings and the switch chain
Fri, May 11
2:00 pm
Wean Hall 8220
Final Public Oral Examination For The Degree Of Master Of Science

Liuyu Jin
Carnegie Mellon University
Existence, Uniqueness, and Asymptotic Behavior of Solutions to a Linear System of PDEs with Weak Viscoelastic Damping
Mon, May 14
9:30 am
Wean Hall 7218
Final Public Oral Examination For The Degree Of Master Of Science

Joseph Pickens
Carnegie Mellon University
Optimal Inheritance Taxation Under Uncertainty and Tax Frictions
Mon, May 14
11:00 am
Wean Hall 7201
Final Public Oral Examination For The Degree Of Master Of Science

William Cooperman
Carnegie Mellon University
Equiangular Lines and Covering Cyclic Groups
Mon, May 14
2:00 pm
Wean Hall 8220
Final Public Oral Examination For The Degree Of Master Of Science

Joshua Brakensiek
Carnegie Mellon University
Polymorphic Inquiries: Promise Constraint Satisfaction and Beyond
Tue, May 15
3:30 pm
Wean Hall 8220
Math Logic Seminar

François Le Maître
Institut de Mathématiques de Jussieu-PRG
Université Paris Diderot
Ample generics and full groups
Thu, May 17
1:30 pm
Wean Hall 7218
CNA Seminar

Massimiliano Morini
U. Parma
A Variational Approach to Nonlocal Geometric Flows and Crystalline Mean Curvature
Thu, May 17
3:30 pm
Wean Hall 8220
ACO Seminar

Zilin Jiang
Technion
Rainbow fractional matchings
Tue, May 22
3:30 pm
Wean Hall 8220
Math Logic Seminar

David Fernández-Bretón
Institut de Mathématiques de Jussieu-PRG
Université Paris Diderot
Ample generics and full groups
Tue, May 29
1:30 pm
Wean Hall 7218
CNA Seminar

Marco Morandotti
Technical University of Munich
Structured deformations of continua: theory and applications
Tue, Jul 3
1:30 pm
Wean Hall 7218
CNA Seminar

Smita Sahu
University of Durham
An efficient filtered scheme for some first order time-dependent Hamilton-Jacobi equations