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Events

All upcoming and recent events from the past six months:

Title: Distinguished Lecturer: Bruce Shepherd
Speaker: Brusce Shepherd, McGill University
Date and time: 02 Feb 2016, 1:30pm - 3:00pm
Location: TBA
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Title: Mixture model based approaches for exploratory analysis of biological data
Speaker: Sanjeena Dang, University of Guelph
Date and time: 11 Jan 2016, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Location: DSB C103
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Title: Modern Math in Medieval Islamic Architecture
Speaker: Peter J. Lu, Harvard University
Date and time: 11 Jan 2016, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Location: Maclaurin building D110
Event type: PIMS lectures
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Title: Non selection of Gibbs measures at zero temperature
Speaker: Philippe Thieullen, Bordeaux
Date and time: 07 Jan 2016, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Location: HSD A250
Event type: Dynamics seminar
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Title: Models for Particle Image Velocimetry: Optimal Transportation and Navier-Stokes Equations
Speaker: Louis-Philippe Saumier Demers, University of Victoria
Date and time: 07 Jan 2016, 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Location: David Turpin Building Room A136
Event type: Graduate dissertations
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Title: Graph Isomorphism is solvable in quasi-polynomial time
Speaker: Laslo Babai, University of Chicago
Date and time: 07 Jan 2016, 10:00am - 11:00am
Location: Harry Hickman Building room 120
Event type: Discrete math seminar
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Title: Bayesian Hierarchical Mixture Models for Analyzing Next Generation Sequencing Data
Speaker: Xuekui Zhang, Eli Lilly & Co., Indianapolis, Indiana
Date and time: 06 Jan 2016, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Location: BWC B150
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Title: Experiments in triangle decompositions
Speaker: Riley Mottus, University of Victoria
Date and time: 11 Dec 2015, 10:30am - 11:20am
Location: DSB C126
Event type: Discrete math seminar
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Title: Topics surrounding the MET
Speaker: Joseph Horan, University of Victoria
Date and time: 10 Dec 2015, 10:00am - 11:20am
Location: CLE B315
Event type: Dynamics seminar
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Title: Universal Approximation Theory of Neural Networks
Speaker: Simon Odense, University of Victoria
Date and time: 07 Dec 2015, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Location: CLE B215
Event type: Graduate dissertations
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Title: Putnam Math Competition
Date and time: 05 Dec 2015, 8:00am - 4:00pm
Location: Clearihue C112
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Title: The Multiplicative Ergodic Theorem (for Matrices)
Speaker: Joseph Horan, University of Victoria
Date and time: 03 Dec 2015, 1:30pm - 2:20pm
Location: CLE C214
Event type: Dynamics seminar
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Title: The Effects of The Number of Bootstrap Repetitions on Estimating Standard Error
Speaker: Sean Huang, University of Victoria
Date and time: 03 Dec 2015, 1:00pm - 1:30pm
Location: MAC D281
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Title: A Brief Introduction to C*-Algebras
Speaker: Dina Buric, University of Victoria
Date and time: 03 Dec 2015, 1:00pm - 1:25pm
Location: MAC D281
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Title: End-vertices of lexicographic breadth first searches
Speaker: Jing Huang, University of Victoria
Date and time: 03 Dec 2015, 10:00am - 11:00am
Location: Clearihue C-115
Event type: Discrete math seminar
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Title: The general linear group as a complete invariant for C*-algebras
Speaker: Adam Sierakowski, University of Victoria
Date and time: 02 Dec 2015, 3:30pm - 4:20pm
Location: CLE D131
Event type: Operator theory seminar
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Title: An Introduction to Category Theory
Speaker: Charlie Watson, University of Victoria
Date and time: 30 Nov 2015, 1:35pm - 2:05pm
Location: MAC D281
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Title: The Lasso (the L1 constrained fitting for data mining and statistics)
Speaker: Hassan AlNasser, University of Victoria
Date and time: 30 Nov 2015, 1:00pm - 1:30pm
Location: MAC D281
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Title: The rise and fall of the Montreal Sanitary Association
Speaker: Christian Genest, McGill University
Date and time: 26 Nov 2015, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Location: COR B143
Event type: Colloquia
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Title: Chronological Rectangle Digraphs
Speaker: Joshua Manzer, University of Victoria
Date and time: 26 Nov 2015, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Location: DTB A144
Event type: Graduate dissertations
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Title: Simultaneous Equation Models
Speaker: Briana Liu, University of Victoria
Date and time: 26 Nov 2015, 1:35pm - 2:05pm
Location: MAC D281
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Title: Cocycles and Skew Products
Speaker: Joseph Horan, University of Victoria
Date and time: 26 Nov 2015, 1:00pm - 1:50pm
Location: CLE C214
Event type: Dynamics seminar
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Title: A Minimum Chi-square Statistic for Multistage Capture-recapture Data
Speaker: Yvonne Mao, University of Victoria
Date and time: 26 Nov 2015, 1:00pm - 1:30pm
Location: MAC D281
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Title: Orienting Undirected Graphs
Speaker: Frank Yang, University of Victoria
Date and time: 26 Nov 2015, 10:00am - 11:00am
Location: Cle C-115
Event type: Discrete math seminar
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Title: Real rank and topological dimension of higher rank graph algebras, part II
Speaker: Adam Sierakowski, University of Victoria
Date and time: 25 Nov 2015, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Location: CLE-D131
Event type: Operator theory seminar
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Title: The Number Pi: Anecdotes and tidbits on truth, beauty and usefulness in mathematics
Speaker: Reinhard Illner, University of Victoria
Date and time: 24 Nov 2015, 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Location: CLE A307
Event type: Applied math seminar
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Title: Solving the Sea Ice Momentum Equation
Speaker: Clint Seinen, University of Victoria
Date and time: 23 Nov 2015, 1:35pm - 2:05pm
Location: MAC D281
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Title: Baysean Methods for Differential Analysis of RNA Sequencing Data
Speaker: Bonnie Robert, University of Victoria
Date and time: 23 Nov 2015, 1:00pm - 1:30pm
Location: MAC D281
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Title: A Lasota-York Inequality for GBTs
Speaker: Seth Chart, University of Victoria
Date and time: 19 Nov 2015, 1:30pm - 2:20pm
Location: CLE C214
Event type: Dynamics seminar
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Title: Data Centre Networks
Speaker: Alejandro Ericsson, Durham University UK
Date and time: 19 Nov 2015, 10:00am - 11:00am
Location: Clearihue C115
Event type: Discrete math seminar
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Title: Introduction to hyperbolic groups and their boundaries (part 3).
Speaker: Heath Emerson, University of Victoria
Date and time: 18 Nov 2015, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Location: CLED131
Event type: Operator theory seminar
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Title: Math Mania at Campus View Elementary
Date and time: 17 Nov 2015, 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Location: 3900 Gordon Head Road
Event type: Education and outreach
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Title: A dual Moser-Onofri inequality and its extensions to higher dimensional spheres
Speaker: Martial Agueh, University of Victoria
Date and time: 17 Nov 2015, 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Location: CLE A307
Event type: Applied math seminar
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Title: Statistical properties of generalized baker's transformations via anisotropic Banach spaces.
Speaker: Seth Chart, University of Victoria
Date and time: 12 Nov 2015, 1:30pm - 2:20pm
Location: CLE C214
Event type: Dynamics seminar
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Title: Reception for Math and Stats Graduates
Date and time: 09 Nov 2015, 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Location: David Turpin Building A514
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Title: Renewal Theory for an interval map
Speaker: Seth Chart, University of Victoria
Date and time: 05 Nov 2015, 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Location: CLE C214
Event type: Dynamics seminar
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Title: Cops and a Fast Robber on Planar and Random Graphs
Speaker: Abbas Mehrabian, UBC and SFU
Date and time: 05 Nov 2015, 10:00am - 11:00am
Location: Clearihue C115
Event type: Discrete math seminar
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Title: On the role and importance of central configurations in the N-body problem
Speaker: Florin Diacu, University of Victoria
Date and time: 03 Nov 2015, 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Location: CLE A307
Event type: Applied math seminar
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Title: Quasi-compactness for interval maps whose branches are not onto.
Speaker: Seth Chart, University of Victoria
Date and time: 29 Oct 2015, 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Location: CLE C214
Event type: Dynamics seminar
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Title: Homomorphisms of Geometric Graphs
Speaker: Frank Yang, University of Victoria
Date and time: 29 Oct 2015, 10:00am - 11:00am
Location: Cle C-115
Event type: Discrete math seminar
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Title: Introduction to hyperbolic groups and their boundaries
Speaker: Heath Emerson, University of Victoria
Date and time: 28 Oct 2015, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Location: 
Event type: Operator theory seminar
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Title: Using a Mathematical Model to Investigate the Growth and Neuronal Differentiation of Human Induced Pluripotent Stem Cells Seeded
Speaker: Meghan Hall, University of Victoria
Date and time: 27 Oct 2015, 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Location: CLE A307
Event type: Applied math seminar
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Title: Dynamical Limit Theorems via Spectral Methods
Speaker: Chris Bose, University of Victoria
Date and time: 22 Oct 2015, 1:30pm - 2:20pm
Location: CLE C214
Event type: Dynamics seminar
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Title: Broadcast Irredundance
Speaker: Kieka Mynhardt, University of Victoria
Date and time: 22 Oct 2015, 10:00am - 11:00am
Location: Clearihue C-115
Event type: Discrete math seminar
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Title: Finite index endomorphisms of C*-algebras and KMS States
Speaker: Ruy Exel, Federal University of Santa Catarina, Portugal
Date and time: 21 Oct 2015, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Location: CLED131
Event type: Operator theory seminar
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Title: An operadic perspective on satellite operations
Speaker: Ryan Budney, An operadic perspective on satellite operations
Date and time: 21 Oct 2015, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Location: Elliott room 167
Event type: Topology seminar
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Title: DEM-Systems: A new adaptative network
Speaker: Aude Maignan, Université Grenoble Alpes (France)
Date and time: 20 Oct 2015, 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Location: CLE A307
Event type: Applied math seminar
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Title: Dynamical Limit Theorems, part III of III
Speaker: Chris Bose, University of Victoria
Date and time: 15 Oct 2015, 1:30pm - 2:20pm
Location: CLE C214
Event type: Dynamics seminar
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Title: A dynamical presentation of the Jiang-Su algebra.
Speaker: Ian Putnam, University of Victoria
Date and time: 14 Oct 2015, 3:30pm - 12:00am
Location: CLED131
Event type: Operator theory seminar
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Title: The five questions astronomers get asked most often in bars
Speaker: Dr. Robert Abraham, University of Toronto
Date and time: 13 Oct 2015, 8:00pm - 9:30pm
Location: Herman’s Jazz Club, 753 View Street
Event type: Education and outreach
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Title: The five questions astronomers get asked most often in bars
Speaker: Dr. Robert Abraham, University of Toronto
Date and time: 13 Oct 2015, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Location: Herman’s Jazz Club, 753 View Street
Event type: Education and outreach
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Title: Climate modeling for the tropics: Stratiform clouds, Madden Julian Oscillation and Monsoon Intraseasonal Oscillations
Speaker: Boualem Khouider, University of Victoria
Date and time: 13 Oct 2015, 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Location: CLE A307
Event type: Applied math seminar
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Title: Climate modeling for the tropics: Stratiform clouds, Madden Julian Oscillation and Monsoon Intraseasonal Oscillations
Speaker: Boualem Khouider, University of Victoria
Date and time: 13 Oct 2015, 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Location: CLE A307
Event type: Applied math seminar
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Title: The Dynamical Central Limit Theorem, Part II of III
Speaker: Chris Bose, University of Victoria
Date and time: 08 Oct 2015, 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Location: CLE C214
Event type: Dynamics seminar
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Title: On the chromatic index of the graph representing the edges of a regular graph
Speaker: Stefan Bard, University of Victoria
Date and time: 08 Oct 2015, 10:00am - 11:00am
Location: Clearihue C-115
Event type: Discrete math seminar
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Title: Math Mania at Kelset Elementary
Date and time: 07 Oct 2015, 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Location: Kelset Elementary
Event type: Education and outreach
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Title: A classification of C*-algebras arising from certain circle maps which are not local homeomorphisms, part II
Speaker: Benjamin Randeris Johannesen, Aarhus University, Denmark
Date and time: 07 Oct 2015, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Location: CLED131
Event type: Operator theory seminar
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Title: UVic Math Competition
Date and time: 06 Oct 2015, 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Location: David Strong Building C108
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Title: Global Dynamics for the nonlinear Schroedinger equation with combined power-type nonlinearities
Speaker: Takafumi Akahori, Shizuoka University
Date and time: 06 Oct 2015, 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Location: CLE A307
Event type: Applied math seminar
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Title: The Erdos-Szusz-Turan distribution
Speaker: Jayadev Athreya, University of Washington
Date and time: 01 Oct 2015, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Location: Hickman 110
Event type: Colloquia
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Title: Colored Homomorphisms of Colored Mixed Graphs
Speaker: Frank Yang, University of Victoria
Date and time: 01 Oct 2015, 10:00am - 11:00am
Location: Clearihue C-115
Event type: Discrete math seminar
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Title: A classification of C*-algebras arising from certain circle maps which are not local homeomorphisms, part I
Speaker: Benjamin Randeris Johannesen, Aarhus University, Denmark
Date and time: 30 Sep 2015, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Location: CLE D131
Event type: Operator theory seminar
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Title: Introduction to the n-solvable filtration, part II
Speaker: Diego Vela, University of Victoria
Date and time: 30 Sep 2015, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Location: Elliott room 167
Event type: Topology seminar
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Title: Disease invasion risks on growing random networks
Speaker: Junling Ma, University of Victoria
Date and time: 29 Sep 2015, 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Location: CLE A307
Event type: Applied math seminar
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Title: Designs and dimension
Speaker: Peter Dukes, University of Victoria
Date and time: 24 Sep 2015, 10:00am - 11:00am
Location: Clearihue C-115
Event type: Discrete math seminar
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Title: Real rank and topological dimension of higher rank graph algebras, part I
Speaker: Adam Sierakowski, University of Victoria
Date and time: 23 Sep 2015, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Location: CLE D131
Event type: Operator theory seminar
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Title: Introduction to the n-solvable filtration
Speaker: Diego Vela, University of Victoria
Date and time: 23 Sep 2015, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Location: Elliott 167
Event type: Topology seminar
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Title: Elastica as a dynamical system
Speaker: Jedrzej Sniatycki, University of Calgary & University of Victoria
Date and time: 22 Sep 2015, 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Location: Clearihue A307
Event type: Applied math seminar
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Title: Assessment of HIV/AIDS in South Africa
Speaker: Riette Maritz, University of South Africa
Date and time: 17 Sep 2015, 2:55pm - 3:30pm
Location: DSB C118
Event type: Math biology seminar
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Title: Mathematical analysis of a fragmentation process in a moving medium
Speaker: Franc Doungmo, University of South Africa
Date and time: 17 Sep 2015, 2:30pm - 2:55pm
Location: DSB C118
Event type: Math biology seminar
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Title: Eternal Domination: Reachability and Criticality
Speaker: Gary MacGillivray, University of Victoria
Date and time: 17 Sep 2015, 10:00am - 11:00am
Location: Clearihue C-215
Event type: Discrete math seminar
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Title: K-theory of certain crossed products
Speaker: Adam Sierakowski, University of Victoria
Date and time: 16 Sep 2015, 3:30pm - 4:20pm
Location: CLE D131
Event type: Operator theory seminar
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Title: On the Role of the Stokes Problem in Second Grade Fluid flow in Regions with Permeable Interfaces
Speaker: Maritz Riette, University of South Africa​​ (UNISA)
Date and time: 15 Sep 2015, 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Location: CLE A307
Event type: Applied math seminar
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Title: UVic Undergraduate Math and Stats Conference
Dates: 14 Sep  to  18 Sep 2015
Location: DTB A202
Event type: Conferences and workshops
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Title: Asymptotic behaviours in dynamical systems via sequential contracting
Speaker: Chih-Wen Shih, National Chiao Tung University, Taiwan
Date and time: 10 Sep 2015, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Location: HHB 110
Event type: Colloquia
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Title: See title in the pdf file
Speaker: Olivier Kneuss, Federal University of Rio de Janeiro
Date and time: 08 Sep 2015, 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Location: DSB C130
Event type: Applied math seminar
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Title: Global dynamics above the first excited state for the nonlinear Schrodinger equation with a potential
Speaker: Kenji Nakanishi, Osaka University
Date and time: 21 Aug 2015, 11:30am - 12:30pm
Location: DSB C124
Event type: Applied math seminar
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Title: Homomorphisms of (j; k) - Mixed Graphs
Speaker: Christopher Duffy, University of Victoria
Date and time: 19 Aug 2015, 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Location: Clearihue B215
Event type: Graduate dissertations
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Title: Refined Inertias Related to Biological Systems and to the Petersen Graph
Speaker: Garrett Culos, University of Victoria
Date and time: 18 Aug 2015, 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Location: Clearihue Building Room B215
Event type: Graduate dissertations
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Title: Stochastic and Numerical Models for Tropical Convection and Hadley-Monsoon Dynamics
Speaker: Michele de la Chevrotiere, University of Victoria
Date and time: 18 Aug 2015, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Location: DTB A144
Event type: Graduate dissertations
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Title:  Bayesian Group Sparse Multi-Task Regression Model for Imaging Genomics
Speaker: Keelin Greenlaw, University of Victoria
Date and time: 18 Aug 2015, 9:30am - 10:30am
Location: David Strong Building Room C124
Event type: Graduate dissertations
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Title: Test Structure and Item Characteristics Analysis of PIRLS Assessment
Speaker: Danqing Liu, University of Victoria
Date and time: 17 Aug 2015, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Location: Henry Hickman Building, Room 120
Event type: Graduate dissertations
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Title: On End Vertices of Search Algorithms
Speaker: Jan Gorzny, University of Victoria
Date and time: 17 Aug 2015, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Location: Clearihue Building Room B215
Event type: Graduate dissertations
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Title: Applied Topology and High-Dimensional Data Analysis
Dates: 17 Aug  to  28 Aug 2015
Location: University of Victoria
Event type: Conferences and workshops
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Title: High-Dimensional Classification for Brain Decoding
Speaker: Nicole Croteau, University of Victoria
Date and time: 14 Aug 2015, 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Location: David Turpin Building Room A136
Event type: Graduate dissertations
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Title: Differential Expression Analysis of Count-based RNA-Seq Data
Speaker: Xin Yu, University of Victoria
Date and time: 14 Aug 2015, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Location: Clearihue Building, Room B215
Event type: Graduate dissertations
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Title: Homophily and the Emergence of a Glass Ceiling Effect in Social Networks
Speaker: Claire Mathieu, Ecole Normale Superieure, Paris, France
Date and time: 13 Aug 2015, 3:00pm - 4:30pm
Location: ECS Building, room 660
Event type: PIMS lectures
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Title: The Jolly-Seber-tag-loss model: a state-space formulation
Speaker: Yu (Lisa) Wang, University of Victoria
Date and time: 07 Aug 2015, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Location: David Strong Building, Room C128
Event type: Graduate dissertations
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Title: A Minimal of a Subset of the Kari-Culik Tilings
Speaker: Jason Siefken, University of Victoria
Date and time: 05 Aug 2015, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Location: David Turpin Building, Room A144
Event type: Graduate dissertations
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Title: 14th International Symposium of Algorithms and Data Structures
Dates: 05 Aug  to  07 Aug 2015
Location: University of Victoria
Event type: Conferences and workshops
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Title: Geometric approach to garden hose dynamics
Speaker: Vakhtang Putkaradze, University of Alberta
Date and time: 04 Aug 2015, 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Location: DSB C122
Event type: Applied math seminar
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Title: Computing Optimal Designs for Regression Models via Convex Programming
Speaker: Wenjie Zhou, University of Victoria
Date and time: 04 Aug 2015, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Location: David Strong Building, Room C130
Event type: Graduate dissertations
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Title: An R Package for Computing the Extended Empirical Likelihood
Speaker: Yu Zhang, University of Victoria
Date and time: 04 Aug 2015, 9:30am - 10:30am
Location: David Strong Building, Room C124
Event type: Graduate dissertations
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Title: Minimum Chi-square Method for Estimating Population Size with Capture-Recapture Data
Speaker: Lucy Wang, University of Victoria
Date and time: 31 Jul 2015, 10:00am - 11:00am
Location: HSD A250
Event type: Graduate dissertations
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Title: Large Scale Geometry and Topology
Speaker: Andy Nicas, McMaster University
Date and time: 17 Jul 2015, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Location: Clearihue D125
Event type: Topology seminar
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