Welcome to the seminar listing of the CRM Applied Mathematics Laboratory and McGill University's Department of Mathematics and Statistics. Please note that due to the on going COVID crisis, the CRM seminars will now take place at 4pm on Zoom.


CRM Applied Mathematics Seminars, Winter 2021
Time and Date Speaker Title and Abstract Location and Host CRM Recordings
4pm
Jan. 11 2021
Courtney Paquette
(McGill)
Halting Time is Predictable for Large Models: A Universality Property and Average-case Analysis on Zoom
T. Hoheisel
video
4pm
Jan. 18 2021
Michael P. Friedlander
(UBC)
Polar deconvolution of mixed signals on Zoom
T. Hoheisel
Not Available
4pm
Jan. 25 2021
Nathan Kutz
(University of Washington)
Targeted use of deep learning for physics and engineering on Zoom
S. Brugiapaglia
video
4pm
Feb. 1 2021
Zhaojun Bai
(UC Davis)
Rayleigh quotient optimizations and eigenvalue problems on Zoom
X-W. Chang
video
4pm
Feb. 8 2021
Marwa El Halabi
(MILA)
Optimal approximation for unconstrained non-submodular minimization on Zoom
T. Hoheisel
video
4pm
Feb. 15 2021
Patrick Combettes
(NC State)
Perspective Functions and Applications on Zoom
T. Hoheisel
slides
4pm
Feb. 22 2021
Heinz Bauschke
(UBCO)
Compositions of projection mappings: fixed point sets and difference vectors on Zoom
T. Hoheisel
Not Available
4pm
Mar. 1 2021
Study Break ~ ~ ~
4pm
Mar. 8 2021
Paul E. Hand
(Northeastern)
~ on Zoom
S. Brugiapaglia
Coming Soon
4pm
Mar. 15 2021
Clarice Poon
(Bath)
~ on Zoom
S. Brugiapaglia
Coming Soon
4pm
Mar. 22 2021
Olga Hernandez
(Paris Dauphine)
~ on Zoom
S. Brugiapaglia
Coming Soon
4pm
Mar. 29 2021
Carola-Bibiane Schönlieb
(Cambridge)
~ on Zoom
T. Hoheisel
Coming Soon
4pm
Apr. 5 2021
Easter Monday ~ ~ ~
4pm
Apr. 12 2021
Sasha Aravkin
(University of Washington)
'Relax and Split' Method with Applications on Zoom
T. Hoheisel
Coming Soon



CRM Applied Mathematics Seminars, Fall 2020
Time and Date Speaker Title and Abstract Location and Host CRM Recordings
2:30pm
Sept. 21 2020
Stephen Becker
(CU Boulder)
Algorithmic stability for generalization guarantees in machine learning on Zoom
T. Hoheisel
video
4pm
Sept. 28 2020
Yuji Nakatsukasa
(Oxford)
Fast and stable randomized low-rank matrix approximation on Zoom
J-P. Lessard
Not Available
4pm
Oct. 5 2020
David Russell Luke
(Göttingen)
Optimization on Spheres : Models and Proximal Algorithms with Computational Performance Comparisons on Zoom
T. Hoheisel
video
4pm
Oct. 12 2020
Thanksgiving ~ ~ ~
4pm
Oct. 19 2020
Sheehan Olver
(Imperial College)
Sparse Spectral Methods for Power-Law Interactions on Zoom
J-P. Lessard
video
4pm
Oct. 26 2020
Johannes Royset
(Naval Postgraduate School)
Variational Perspectives on Mathematical Optimization on Zoom
T. Hoheisel
video
4pm
Nov. 2 2020
Stephen Anco
(Brock University)
Canceled on Zoom
J-C. Nave
Canceled
4pm
Nov. 9 2020
John Duchi
(Stanford)
Optimality in Optimization on Zoom
T. Hoheisel
video
4pm
Nov. 16 2020
Heather Harrington
(Oxford)
Algebraic Systems Biology on Zoom
J-P. Lessard
Not Available
4pm
Nov. 23 2020
Thomas Surowiec
(Marburg)
A Primal-Dual Algorithm for Risk Minimization in PDE-Constrained Optimization on Zoom
T. Hoheisel
video
4pm
Nov. 30 2020
Damek Davis
(Cornell)
Nonconvex Optimization for Estimation and Learning: Dynamics, Conditioning, and Nonsmoothness on Zoom
T. Hoheisel
Not Available
4pm
Dec. 7 2020
Felix Kwok
(Laval University)
Parallel-in-time numerical solution of time-dependent PDEs on Zoom
J-P. Lessard
video