Welcome to the seminar listing of the CRM Applied Mathematics Laboratory and McGill University's Department of Mathematics and Statistics. Please note that the CRM seminars usually take place at 4pm on Mondays in McGill's Burnside building, room 1104 (the new seminar room).

CRM Applied Mathematics Seminars, Winter 2019

Time and Date |
Speaker |
Title and Abstract |
Location |

4pm Jan 21, 2019 |
Jan Bouwe van den Berg VU Amsterdam |
Computational Morse-Floer homology |
McGill Burnside Hall 1104 |

4pm Feb 4, 2019 |
Courtney Paquette Waterloo |
Algorithms for stochastic nonconvex and nonsmooth optimization |
McGill Burnside Hall 1104 |

Thursday 4pm Feb 14, 2019 |
Warren Hare UBC |
Model-based methods in derivative-free nonsmooth optimization |
McGill Burnside Hall 1205 |

4pm Feb 18, 2019 |
Chad Topaz Williams College |
Topological data analysis of collective dynamics |
McGill Burnside Hall 1104 |

4pm Feb 25, 2019 |
Raghav Venkatraman Carnegie Mellon University |
Defects and Phase Transitions in highly anisotropic liquid crystals |
McGill Burnside Hall 1104 |

Mar 4, 2019 |
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Study Break |
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4pm Mar 11, 2019 |
Saeed Farjami McGill |
Global (Local) Invariant Manifolds as Organizing Centers for Excitability |
McGill Burnside Hall 1104 |

4pm Mar 18, 2019 |
Morgan Craig UdeM |
Predictive and reconstructive modelling for rare disease etiology: demystifying disordered hemato-immune interactions during cyclic thrombocytopenia |
McGill Burnside Hall 1104 |

4pm Mar 25, 2019 |
Frithjof Lutscher Ottawa |
How does landscape heterogeneity affect population dynamics? |
McGill Burnside Hall 1104 |

4pm Apr 1, 2019 |
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TBA |
McGill Burnside Hall 1104 |

4pm Apr 8, 2019 |
Renato Calleja IIMAS-UNAM |
TBA |
McGill Burnside Hall 1104 |

3pm Apr 16, 2019 |
Warren Hare UBC |
Model-based methods in derivative-free nonsmooth optimization |
McGill Burnside Hall 1205 |

Apr 22, 2019 |
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Summer Break |
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CRM Applied Mathematics Seminars, Fall 2018

Time and Date |
Speaker |
Title and Abstract |
Location |

Tuesday 4pm Sep 4, 2018 |
Bernd Krauskopf Auckland |
Why be afraid of state-dependent delays? |
McGill Burnside Hall 1214 |

4pm Sep 17, 2018 |
Hinke Osinga Auckland |
A codimension-four singularity with potential |
McGill Burnside Hall 1104 |

Oct 8, 2018 |
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Thanksgiving |
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4pm Oct 15, 2018 |
Eric Cytrynbaum UBC |
An invariant winding number for the FiztHugh-Nagumo system |
McGill Burnside Hall 1104 |

4pm Oct 22, 2018 |
Jason Mireles James Florida Atlantic University |
Blue skies in the four body problem |
McGill Burnside Hall 1104 |

4pm Oct 29, 2018 |
Jingyu Li Northeast Normal University |
Stationary solutions to the hydrodynamic model of semiconductors |
McGill Burnside Hall 1104 |

4pm Nov 12, 2018 |
Alessandro Pugliese University of Bari |
Coalescence of eigenvalues for symmetric and Hermitian matrix functions |
McGill Burnside Hall 1104 |

4pm Nov 19, 2018 |
Hadrien Montanelli Columbia |
Fast algorithms for solving local and nonlocal differential equations with periodicity |
McGill Burnside Hall 1104 |

4pm Nov 26, 2018 |
Ralf Wittenberg Simon Fraser |
Spatiotemporal chaos and coarsening in pattern formation with Galilean invariance |
McGill Burnside Hall 1104 |

4pm Dec 3, 2018 |
Volkan Cevher École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne |
Storage optimal semidefinite programming |
McGill Burnside Hall 1104 |

4pm Dec 10, 2018 |
Roumen Anguelov University of Pretoria |
Smart strategies based on population control models with bi-stable dynamics |
McGill Burnside Hall 1104 |

Dec 17, 2018 |
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Winter Break |
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