# Events

All upcoming and recent events from the past six months:

Title: Minimizing Control Variation in Nonlinear Optimal Control

Speaker: Kok Lay Teo, John Curtin Distinguished Professor, Curtin University

Date and time:
26 Jun 2017,
3:30pm -
4:20pm

Location: DSB C114

Event type: Applied math seminar

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Title: Theory and Algorithms for Finding Optimal Regression Design

Speaker: Yue Yin, University of Victoria

Date and time:
20 Jun 2017,
1:00pm -
2:00pm

Location: David Turpin Building A136

Event type: Graduate dissertations

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Title: Existence of two phase quadrature domains and surfaces

Speaker: Prof. Jyotshana V. Prajapat, Department Head, Dept. of Mathematics, University of Mumbai

Date and time:
08 Jun 2017,
2:30pm -
3:30pm

Location: DSB C126

Event type: Applied math seminar

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Title: Nature-Inspired Meta-heuristic Algorithms for Generating Optimal Experimental Designs with Biomedical Applications

Speaker: Professor Weng Kee Wong, Department of Biostatistics, University of California at Los Angeles

Date and time:
25 May 2017,
10:30am -
11:20am

Location: DSB C114

Event type: Statistics seminar

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Title: On the Wasserstein minimizing movement of the total variatio

Speaker: Guillaume Carlier, University of Paris-Dauphine

Date and time:
19 Apr 2017,
2:30pm -
3:20pm

Location: David Strong Building C126

Event type: Applied math seminar

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Title: Constructing n_3 Configurations

Speaker: William Kocay, University of Manitoba

Date and time:
19 Apr 2017,
2:30pm -
3:20pm

Location: Maclaurin D 101

Event type: Discrete math seminar

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Title: Configuration space integrals and integer-valued cohomology classes in spaces of knots and links

Speaker: Robin Koytcheff , U.Mass Amherst and soon U.Louisiana-Lafayette

Date and time:
07 Apr 2017,
1:30pm -
2:20pm

Location: BEC 363

Event type: Topology seminar

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Title: Cosimplicial models for manifold calculus

Speaker: Pascal Lambrechts, Louvain la neuve

Date and time:
07 Apr 2017,
12:30pm -
1:20pm

Location: BEC 363

Event type: Topology seminar

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Title: Spaces of long embeddings and mapping spaces of the little discs operads

Speaker: Victor Turchin, Kansas State

Date and time:
07 Apr 2017,
10:00am -
10:50am

Location: BEC 363

Event type: Topology seminar

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Title: Classification of very good homogeneous functors

Speaker: Arnaud Songhafouo, University of Regina

Date and time:
06 Apr 2017,
1:30pm -
2:20pm

Location: BEC 363

Event type: Topology seminar

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Title: An Algebraic Generalized Blakers-Massey Theorem

Speaker: Don Stanley, University of Regina

Date and time:
06 Apr 2017,
11:00am -
11:50am

Location: BEC 363

Event type: Topology seminar

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Title: Analysis by Simulation and Graphics – some examples

Speaker: Larry Weldon, Simon Fraser University

Date and time:
30 Mar 2017,
1:30pm -
2:20pm

Location: Clearihue Building, A316

Event type: Statistics seminar

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Title: Automorphisms of Steiner Triple Systems

Speaker: Alexander Rosa, McMaster University

Date and time:
30 Mar 2017,
10:00am -
11:00am

Location: CLE C113

Event type: Discrete math seminar

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Title: Lansdowne Lecture - Ringel's Decomposition Problem and Graph Labellings

Speaker: Alexander Rosa, McMaster University

Date and time:
29 Mar 2017,
7:00pm -
8:00pm

Location: David Strong Building, Room C103

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Title: KMS states on C*-algebras of quasi-lattice ordered monoids

Speaker: Chris Bruce, University of Victoria

Date and time:
29 Mar 2017,
3:30pm -
4:20pm

Location: Hickman building Room 116

Event type: Operator theory seminar

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Title: Computing optimal regression designs via convex optimization

Speaker: Julie Zhou, University of Victoria

Date and time:
23 Mar 2017,
1:30pm -
2:20pm

Location: Clearihue Building, A316

Event type: Statistics seminar

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Title: Cops and robber on infinite graphs

Speaker: Mackenzie Wheeler, University of Victoria

Date and time:
23 Mar 2017,
10:00am -
11:20am

Location: Clearihue C113

Event type: Discrete math seminar

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Title: Statistics of hyperbolic groups and noncommutative geometry (Part 2 of 2)

Speaker: Heath Emerson, University of Victoria

Date and time:
22 Mar 2017,
3:30pm -
4:20pm

Location: Hickman building Room 116

Event type: Operator theory seminar

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Title: The mapping class group of a shift of finite type

Speaker: Mike Boyle, Seattle

Date and time:
21 Mar 2017,
2:30pm -
3:20pm

Location: Cornett A229

Event type: Dynamics seminar

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Title: Exact geometric approach to the discretization of fluid-structure interactions and the dynamics of tubes conveying fluid

Speaker: Vakhtang Putkaradze, University of Alberta

Date and time:
17 Mar 2017,
2:00pm -
3:00pm

Location: DSB C108

Event type: Dynamics seminar

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Title: Data Driven Nonparametric Inference for Bivariate Extreme-Value Copulas

Speaker: Eric Cormier, University of Victoria

Date and time:
16 Mar 2017,
1:00pm -
2:00pm

Location: Clearihue Building A316

Event type: Statistics seminar

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Title: Tight t-Designs

Speaker: Joey Niezen, University of Victoria

Date and time:
16 Mar 2017,
10:00am -
11:00am

Location: Clearihue C113

Event type: Discrete math seminar

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Title: Statistics of hyperbolic groups and noncommutative geometry (Part 1 of 2)

Speaker: Heath Emerson, University of Victoria

Date and time:
15 Mar 2017,
3:30pm -
4:20pm

Location: Hickman building Room 116

Event type: Operator theory seminar

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Title: Copula modelling

Speaker: Eric Cormier, University of Victoria

Date and time:
09 Mar 2017,
1:00pm -
2:00pm

Location: Clearihue Building, A316

Event type: Statistics seminar

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Title: Discrete math seminar

Speaker: Gary MacGillivray, University of Victoria

Date and time:
09 Mar 2017,
10:00am -
11:00am

Location: Clearihue C113

Event type: Discrete math seminar

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Title: Fra\”iss\’e limits, automorphism groups, and Ramsey properties. Part 2

Speaker: Chris Eagle, University of Victoria

Date and time:
08 Mar 2017,
3:30pm -
4:20pm

Location: Hickman building Room 116

Event type: Operator theory seminar

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Title: Modeling and numerical simulations of two-phase flow in karstic geometry

Speaker: Daozhi Han, Indiana University Bloomington

Date and time:
08 Mar 2017,
2:30pm -
3:20pm

Location: Harry Hickman Building 110

Event type: Applied math seminar

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Title: Math Mania at Roger Elementary

Date and time:
07 Mar 2017,
6:30pm -
8:00pm

Location: 765 Rogers Avenue

Event type: Education and outreach

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Title: Revisiting Fraser’s Triangles as the Basis for Estimating Tree Density, Spatial Distribution, and Stocking

Speaker: Peter Ott, BC Ministry of Forests, Lands and Natural Resource Operations

Date and time:
02 Mar 2017,
1:30pm -
2:20pm

Location: Clearihue A316

Event type: Statistics seminar

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Title: Fun Problems for Planar Graphs

Speaker: Wendy Myrvold, Computer Science, University of Victoria

Date and time:
02 Mar 2017,
10:00am -
11:00am

Location: Clearihue C113

Event type: Discrete math seminar

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Title: Participant-focused Research for Genetics and Drug Discovery

Speaker: Robert Gentleman, 23andMe

Date and time:
01 Mar 2017,
4:00pm -
5:00pm

Location: Hickman Building, room 105

Event type: PIMS lectures

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Title: Extended Empirical Likelihood

Speaker: Fan Wu, University of Victoria

Date and time:
23 Feb 2017,
1:30pm -
2:20pm

Location: Clearihue Building, A316

Event type: Statistics seminar

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Title: Designs

Speaker: Joey Niezen, University of Victoria

Date and time:
23 Feb 2017,
10:00am -
11:00am

Location: Cle C113

Event type: Discrete math seminar

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Title: Topology of Dirac cycles, part 2

Speaker: Heath Emerson, University of Victoria

Date and time:
08 Feb 2017,
3:30pm -
4:20pm

Location: Hickman building Room 116

Event type: Operator theory seminar

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Title: Iwasawa's mu-invariant conjecture

Speaker: Vinayak (Nike) Vatsal, UBC

Date and time:
07 Feb 2017,
2:30pm -
3:20pm

Location: Cornett A229

Event type: Dynamics seminar

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Title: Population Dynamics Without Individual Identification: Hidden Markov Modeling of Batch-Marking Data

Speaker: Laura Cowen, University of Victoria

Date and time:
02 Feb 2017,
1:30pm -
2:20pm

Location: Clearihue Building A316.

Event type: Statistics seminar

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Title: Generalizations of Fisher’s inequality

Speaker: Joey Niezen, University of Victoria

Date and time:
02 Feb 2017,
10:00am -
11:20am

Location: Cle C113

Event type: Discrete math seminar

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Title: Topology of Dirac cycles

Speaker: Heath Emerson, University of Victoria

Date and time:
01 Feb 2017,
3:30pm -
4:20pm

Location: Hickman building Room 116

Event type: Operator theory seminar

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Title: Math Mania Event

Date and time:
31 Jan 2017,
6:30pm -
8:00pm

Location: View Royal Elementary School

Event type: Education and outreach

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Title: Stochastic stability of Lyapunov exponents, Part II

Speaker: Anthony Quas, University of Victoria

Date and time:
31 Jan 2017,
2:30pm -
3:20pm

Location: Cornett A229

Event type: Dynamics seminar

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Title: Groupoid C*-algebras in the Elliott classification program, part 2.

Speaker: Ian Putnam, University of Victoria

Date and time:
25 Jan 2017,
3:30pm -
5:00pm

Location:

Event type: Operator theory seminar

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Title: Stochastic stability of Lyapunov exponents, Part I

Speaker: Anthony Quas, University of Victoria

Date and time:
24 Jan 2017,
2:30pm -
3:20pm

Location: Cornett B229

Event type: Dynamics seminar

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Title: Adaptive design of clinical trials

Speaker: Xikui Wang, University of Manitoba

Date and time:
23 Jan 2017,
2:30pm -
3:20pm

Location: Hickman Building 110

Event type: Statistics seminar

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Title: A Bayesian Group Sparse Multi-Task Regression Model for Imaging Genetics

Speaker: Farouk Nathoo, University of Victoria

Date and time:
19 Jan 2017,
1:00pm -
2:00pm

Location: Clearihue Building A316

Event type: Statistics seminar

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Title: Graph Decompositions

Speaker: Peter Dukes, University of Victoria

Date and time:
19 Jan 2017,
10:00am -
11:20am

Location: Clearihue C113

Event type: Discrete math seminar

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Title: Groupoid C*-algebras in the Elliott classification program

Speaker: Ian Putnam, University of Victoria

Date and time:
18 Jan 2017,
3:30pm -
5:00pm

Location: Hickman building Room 116

Event type: Operator theory seminar

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Title: Hamiltonicity of Bell and Stirling Colour Graphs

Speaker: Gary MacGillivray, University of Victoria

Date and time:
12 Jan 2017,
10:00am -
11:00am

Location: Cle C113

Event type: Discrete math seminar

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Title: Fra\”iss\’e limits, automorphism groups, and Ramsey properties. Part 1

Speaker: Chris Eagle, University of Victoria

Date and time:
11 Jan 2017,
3:30pm -
5:00pm

Location: Harry Hickman Building 116

Event type: Operator theory seminar

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Title: Limit theorems for non-autonomous dynamical systems

Speaker: Cecilia Gonzalez-Tokman, University of Queensland

Date and time:
10 Jan 2017,
2:30pm -
3:30pm

Location: MAC D105

Event type: Dynamics seminar

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