Events

All upcoming and recent events from the past six months:

Title: Exact date and time to be confirmed
Speaker: Paul Dourish, Donald Bren School of Information and Computer Science, University of California, Irvine
Date and time: 01 Mar  to  31 Mar 2023, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Location: Bob Wright Centre A104
Event type: PIMS lectures
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Title: Odd covers of graphs
Speaker: Jiaxi Nie, Shanghai Centre for Mathematical Sciences
Date and time: 24 Nov 2022, 3:30pm - 4:20pm
Location: MAC D116 to watch talk on Zoom
Event type: Discrete math seminar
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Title: Nonparametric high-dimensional multi-sample tests based on graph theory
Speaker: Xiaoping Shi, UBC Okanagan
Date and time: 08 Nov 2022, 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Location: via Zoom
Event type: Statistics seminar
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Title: A Constrained Minimum Criterion for Regression Model Selection
Speaker: Min Tsao, University of Victoria
Date and time: 25 Oct 2022, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Location: via Zoom
Event type: Statistics seminar
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Title: Circular flows in mono-directed Eulerian signed graphs
Speaker: Zhouningxin Wang, IRIF, Université Paris Cité
Date and time: 20 Oct 2022, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Location: MAC D116
Event type: Discrete math seminar
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Title: An AI + HI Hybrid Content Moderation Solution for Microsoft News and Feeds
Speaker: Lizhen Peng, Microsoft WebXT Content Services
Date and time: 18 Oct 2022, 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Location: MAC D010
Event type: Statistics seminar
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Title: Distinguished Women Scholars Lecture: The card game SET and some results in extremal combinatorics
Speaker: Dr. Lisa Sauermann, MIT
Date and time: 13 Oct 2022, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Location: via Zoom - Registration required
Event type: Colloquia
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Title: Leveraging spatial transcriptomics data to recover cell locations in single-cell RNA-seq with CeLEry
Speaker: Qihuang Zhang, Department of Epidemiology, Biostatistics and Occupational Health, McGill University
Date and time: 11 Oct 2022, 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Location: MAC D010
Event type: Statistics seminar
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Title: Stable Matchings
Speaker: Ndiamé Ndiaye, McGill University
Date and time: 06 Oct 2022, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Location: MAC D116 to watch talk on Zoom
Event type: Discrete math seminar
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Title: Networks of Classifiers and Classifiers with Feedback - Fairness and Equilibria
Speaker: Sampath Kannan, University of Pennsylvania
Date and time: 06 Oct 2022, 3:30pm - 5:30pm
Location: ECS 660
Event type: PIMS lectures
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Title: Meta-clustering of Genomic Data
Speaker: Yingying Wei, Department of Statistics, The Chinese University of Hong Kong
Date and time: 04 Oct 2022, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Location: via Zoom
Event type: Statistics seminar
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Title: Hartree equation in the Schatten class
Speaker: Kenji Nakanishi , RIMS, Kyoto-Japan
Date and time: 04 Oct 2022, 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Location: Mac D283
Event type: Applied math seminar
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Title: Asymptotic Distribution of Quadratic Forms
Speaker: Sumit Mukherjee, Columbia University
Date and time: 04 Oct 2022, 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Location: via Zoom
Event type: Probability and Dynamics seminar
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Title: Product structure of graph classes with bounded treewidth
Speaker: Robert Hickingbotham, Monash University
Date and time: 29 Sep 2022, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Location: MAC D116
Event type: Discrete math seminar
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Title: Type III Noncommutative Geometry and hyperbolic groups
Speaker: Heath Emerson, University of Victoria
Date and time: 28 Sep 2022, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Location: DSB C114
Event type: Operator theory seminar
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Title: Entropy upper bounds for Glass networks
Speaker: Benjamen Wild, University of Victoria
Date and time: 27 Sep 2022, 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Location: MAC D283
Event type: Applied math seminar
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Title: Ensembling Classification Models Based on Phalanxes of Variables with Applications in Drug Discovery
Speaker: Dr. Jabed Tomal, Department of Mathematics and Statistics, Thompson Rivers University
Date and time: 27 Sep 2022, 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Location: MAC D010
Event type: Statistics seminar
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Title: UVic Math Competition
Date and time: 26 Sep 2022, 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Location: CLE C108
Event type: Education and outreach
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Title: Spanning trees and loop soups on surfaces
Speaker: Gourab Ray, University of Victoria
Date and time: 22 Sep 2022, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Location: MAC D116
Event type: Discrete math seminar
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Title: On the ergodicity of a class of 1-dimensional probabilistic cellular automata with size-3 neighbourhoods
Speaker: Moumanti Podder, Indian Institute of Science Education and Research (IISER) Pune
Date and time: 20 Sep 2022, 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Location: via Zoom
Event type: Probability and Dynamics seminar
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Title: Deciphering tissue microenvironment from Next Generation Sequencing data
Speaker: Dr. Jian Hu, Department of Human Genetics, Emory School of Medicine
Date and time: 20 Sep 2022, 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Location: via Zoom
Event type: Statistics seminar
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Title: Disjoint isomorphic balanced clique subdivisions
Speaker: Joseph Hyde, University of Victoria
Date and time: 15 Sep 2022, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Location: MAC D116
Event type: Discrete math seminar
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Title: Groupoid C*-algebras and the Elliott classification program
Speaker: Ian Putnam, University of Victoria
Date and time: 14 Sep 2022, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Location: DSB C114
Event type: Operator theory seminar
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Title: Independence Testing with Permutations
Speaker: Gabriel Crudele, University of Victoria
Date and time: 13 Sep 2022, 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Location: CLE A216
Event type: Probability and Dynamics seminar
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Title: Tight Bounds on 3-Neighbor Bootstrap Percolation
Speaker: Abel Romer, University of Victoria
Date and time: 29 Aug 2022, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Location: DSB C114
Event type: Graduate dissertations
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Title: Statistical Estimation with Differential Privacy
Speaker: Gautam Kamath, Cheriton School of Computer Science, University of Waterloo
Date and time: 25 Aug 2022, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Location: Bob Wright Centre A104
Event type: PIMS lectures
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Title: The Speed and Threshold of the Biased Hamilton Cycle Game.
Speaker: Bruce Reed, McGill University
Date and time: 25 Aug 2022, 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Location: DSB C108
Event type: Discrete math seminar
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Title: Deep Learning Methods May Not Outperform Other Machine Learning Methods on Analyzing Genomic Studies
Speaker: Shaoze Zhou, University of Victoria
Date and time: 19 Aug 2022, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Location: Virtual Defence
Event type: Graduate dissertations
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Title: C*-algebras constructed from factor groupoids and their analysis through relative K-theory and excision
Speaker: Mitchell Haslehurst, University of Victoria
Date and time: 17 Aug 2022, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Location: David Strong Building Room C128
Event type: Graduate dissertations
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Title: Statistics in Genomics and Pharmaceutical Science Conference
Date: 15 Aug  to  17 Aug 2022
Location: University of Victoria
Event type: Conferences and workshops
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Title: Sub-phenotypes of Macrophages and Monocytes in COPD and Molecular Pathways for Novel Drug Discovery
Speaker: Yichen Yan, University of Victoria
Date and time: 12 Aug 2022, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Location: Virtual Defense
Event type: Graduate dissertations
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Title: Random Forests on Trees
Speaker: Ben Xiao, University of Victoria
Date and time: 05 Aug 2022, 9:00am - 10:00am
Location: via Zoom
Event type: Graduate dissertations
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Title: scAnnotate: An Automated Cell Type Annotation Tool for Single-cell RNA-Sequencing Data
Speaker: Xiangling Ji, University of Victoria
Date and time: 27 Jul 2022, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Location: via Zoom
Event type: Graduate dissertations
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Title: Optimality Conditions for Cardinality Constrained Optimization Problems
Speaker: Zhuoyu Xiao, University of Victoria
Date and time: 19 Jul 2022, 10:00am - 11:00am
Location: via Zoom
Event type: Graduate dissertations
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Title: IMAGINING UVic (Inspiring Mathemetical Growth and Intuition in Girls)
Date and time: 04 Jul  to  08 Jul 2022, 10:00am - 3:30pm
Location: University of Victoria
Event type: Education and outreach
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Title: Dynamical Classification of the Two-body and Hill’s Lunar Problems with Quasi-homogeneous Potentials
Speaker: Lingjun Qian, University of Victoria
Date and time: 30 Jun 2022, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Location: David Strong Building Room C126
Event type: Graduate dissertations
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Title: Erdos-Deep Families of Arithmetic Progressions
Speaker: Tao Gaede, University of Victoria
Date and time: 21 Jun 2022, 10:00am - 11:00am
Location: David Strong Building C128
Event type: Graduate dissertations
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Title: New Developments in Four Dimensions
Date and time: 13 Jun  to  17 Jun 2022, 9:00am - 5:00pm
Location: University of Victoria
Event type: Conferences and workshops
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Title: Statistical Research on COVID-19 Response
Speaker: Xiaolin Huang, University of Victoria
Date and time: 27 May 2022, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Location: via Zoom
Event type: Graduate dissertations
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Title: PIMS Postdoctoral Seminar: Subgraphs in Semi-random Graphs
Speaker: Natalie Clare Behague, University of Victoria
Date and time: 25 May 2022, 9:30am - 10:30am
Location: via Zoom requires registration
Event type: PIMS lectures
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Title: Free Screening of Secrets of the Surface: The Mathematical Vision of Maryam Mirzakhani
Speaker: hosted by UVic Math & Stats EDI and Women in Math UVic Student Chapter
Date and time: 12 May 2022, 3:30pm - 5:00pm
Location: DSB C118
Event type: Education and outreach
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Title: Victoria Probability Day
Date: 30 Apr 2022
Location: University of Victoria
Event type: Conferences and workshops
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Title: Well-posedness and Blowup Results for the Swirl-free and Axisymmetric Primitive Equations in a Cylinder
Speaker: Narges Sadat Hosseini Khajouei, University of Victoria
Date and time: 22 Apr 2022, 10:00am - 11:00am
Location: CLE B007
Event type: Graduate dissertations
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Title: The Dynamics of Pythagorean Triples
Speaker: Nazim Acar, University of Victoria
Date and time: 14 Apr 2022, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Location: via Zoom
Event type: Graduate dissertations
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Title: Dependent Random Choice: A Pretty Powerful Probabilistic Proof Technique
Speaker: Shannon Ogden, University of Victoria
Date and time: 14 Apr 2022, 10:00am - 11:00am
Location: CLE C115
Event type: Discrete math seminar
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Title: Orthogonal Common-source and Distinctive-source Decomposition between High-dimensional Data Views
Speaker: Hai Shu, Biostatistics, NYU
Date and time: 08 Apr 2022, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Location: via Zoom
Event type: Statistics seminar
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Title: PIMS Distiniguished Lecture - Projections and circles
Speaker: Malabika Pramanik, University of British Columbia
Date and time: 07 Apr 2022, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Location: via Zoom
Event type: PIMS lectures
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Title: How to Lose at Tic-Tac-Toe, and Other (More Transitive) Games
Speaker: Shannon Ogden, University of Victoria
Date and time: 07 Apr 2022, 10:00am - 11:00am
Location: CLE C115
Event type: Discrete math seminar
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Title: Dynamical classification of the two-body and Hill’s lunar problems with quasi-homogeneous potentials.
Speaker: LingJun Qian, University of Victoria
Date and time: 06 Apr 2022, 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Location: COR B111
Event type: Applied math seminar
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Title: First steps towards a quantitative Furstenberg criterion and applications
Speaker: Alex Blumenthal, Georgia Tech
Date and time: 05 Apr 2022, 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Location: via Zoom
Event type: Probability and Dynamics seminar
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