Events

All upcoming and recent events from the past six months:

Title: Turan-type problems for point-line incidences
Speaker: Andrew Suk, UCSD
Date and time: 08 Jun 2021, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Location: via Zoom
Event type: Discrete math seminar
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Title: Crossing rectangles in random planar graphs
Speaker: Tingzhou Yu, University of Victoria
Date and time: 01 Jun 2021, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Location: via Zoom
Event type: Dynamics seminar
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Title: Let's Talk Science - Math and Statistics
Speaker: David Goluskin, University of Victoria
Date and time: 05 May 2021, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Location: via Zoom - registration required
Event type: Education and outreach
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Title: Let's Talk Science - Math and Statistics
Speaker: Laura Cowen, University of Victoria
Date and time: 03 May 2021, 10:00am - 11:00am
Location: via Zoom - registration required
Event type: Education and outreach
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Title: Multi-SNP prediction model for lung function decline
Speaker: Songwan Joun, University of Victoria
Date and time: 16 Apr 2021, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Location: via Zoom
Event type: Graduate dissertations
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Title: Minimax D-optimal Designs for Regression Models with Heteroscedastic Errors
Speaker: Kai Yzenbrandt, University of Victoria
Date and time: 14 Apr 2021, 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Location: via Zoom
Event type: Graduate dissertations
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Title: Within-host Dynamics of HIV/AIDS
Speaker: Xinqi Xie, University of Victoria
Date and time: 13 Apr 2021, 10:00am - 11:00am
Location: via Zoom
Event type: Graduate dissertations
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Title: Mostly expanding slow fast partially hyperbolic systems
Speaker: Jacopo de Simoi, University of Toronto
Date and time: 12 Apr 2021, 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Location: via Zoom
Event type: Dynamics seminar
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Title: A complete existence theory for signed graph designs
Speaker: Coen del Valle, University of Victoria
Date and time: 08 Apr 2021, 10:00am - 11:00am
Location: COR A121 and Zoom
Event type: Discrete math seminar
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Title: Masur's Criterion for C*-algebras (Part 2 of 2)
Speaker: Jeremy Hume, UVic
Date and time: 07 Apr 2021, 3:30pm - 4:45pm
Location: COR A121 and Zoom
Event type: Operator theory seminar
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Title: Grothendieck L_p problem for Gaussian matrices
Speaker: Wei-Kuo Chen, U. Minnesota
Date and time: 07 Apr 2021, 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Location: via Zoom
Event type: Applied math seminar
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Title: PIMS 25th Anniversary Colloquium - The Answer to the Ultimate Question of Life, the Universe and Everything
Speaker: John Baez, University of California, Riverside
Date and time: 07 Apr 2021, 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Location: via Zoom - Registration required
Event type: PIMS lectures
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Title: The strong clique number of a graph with forbidden cycles
Speaker: Boram Park, Ajou University
Date and time: 01 Apr 2021, 10:00am - 11:00am
Location: COR A121 and Zoom
Event type: Discrete math seminar
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Title: Masur's Criterion for C*-algebras(Part 1 of 2)
Speaker: Jeremy Hume, University of Victoria
Date and time: 31 Mar 2021, 3:30pm - 4:45pm
Location: COR A121 and Zoom
Event type: Operator theory seminar
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Title: A motif in the regulation of plant metabolism and piecewise-linear approximation of biochemical networks
Speaker: Rod Edwards, University of Victoria
Date and time: 31 Mar 2021, 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Location: via Zoom
Event type: Applied math seminar
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Title: The Mathematical Sciences in Medieval Islam: Continuity, Change, Contrast
Speaker: Glen Van Brummelen, TWU
Date and time: 30 Mar 2021, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Location: via Zoom - Registration required
Event type: Colloquia
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Title: Nonlinear Thermodynamic Formalism
Speaker: Tamara Kucherenko, (CUNY)
Date and time: 29 Mar 2021, 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Location: via Zoom
Event type: Dynamics seminar
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Title: Exploring the History of Mathematics in India
Speaker: Clemency Montelle, Canterbury
Date and time: 25 Mar 2021, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Location: via Zoom - Registration required
Event type: Colloquia
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Title: Quasirandom Latin squares
Speaker: Jacob Cooper, Masaryk University
Date and time: 25 Mar 2021, 10:00am - 11:00am
Location: COR A121 and Zoom
Event type: Discrete math seminar
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Title: A quotient space construction with Bratteli diagrams
Speaker: Mitch Haslehurst, University of Victoria
Date and time: 24 Mar 2021, 3:30pm - 4:45pm
Location: COR A121 and Zoom
Event type: Operator theory seminar
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Title: Extreme eigenvalues of adjacency matrices of random $d$-regular graphs
Speaker: Jiaoyang Huang, CIMS, NYU
Date and time: 24 Mar 2021, 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Location: via Zoom
Event type: Applied math seminar
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Title: Subsystem entropies of SFTs and sofic shifts on countable amenable groups
Speaker: Kevin McGoff, UNC Charlotte
Date and time: 22 Mar 2021, 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Location: via Zoom
Event type: Dynamics seminar
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Title: So where exactly did algebra come from? Hint: they didn't tell you the truth.
Speaker: Piers Bursill-Hall, Cambridge
Date and time: 18 Mar 2021, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Location: via Zoom - Registration required
Event type: Colloquia
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Title: Some results on eternal domination
Speaker: Virgelot Virgile, University of Victoria
Date and time: 18 Mar 2021, 10:00am - 11:00am
Location: via Zoom
Event type: Discrete math seminar
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Title: Dilation theory for right LCM semigroup dynamical systems
Speaker: Boyu Li, UVic
Date and time: 17 Mar 2021, 3:30pm - 4:45pm
Location: COR A121 and Zoom
Event type: Operator theory seminar
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Title: Finite-time Singularity in the Euler equation
Speaker: Tarek El-Gindi , Duke University
Date and time: 17 Mar 2021, 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Location: via Zoom
Event type: Applied math seminar
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Title: Effective equidistribution of horocycle orbits
Speaker: Jacqueline Warren, UCSD
Date and time: 15 Mar 2021, 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Location: via Zoom
Event type: Dynamics seminar
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Title: PIMS 25th Anniversary Colloquium - From hopping particles to Macdonald and Schubert polynomials
Speaker: Lauren Williams, Harvard University
Date and time: 11 Mar 2021, 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Location: via Zoom - Registration required
Event type: PIMS lectures
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Title: Size-Ramsey numbers of powers of hypergraph trees and long subdivisions
Speaker: Liana Yepremyan, University of Illinois Chicago and London School of Economics
Date and time: 11 Mar 2021, 10:00am - 11:00am
Location: via Zoom
Event type: Discrete math seminar
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Title: C*-algebras generated by isometries: 60 years and counting (Part 2 of 2)
Speaker: Marcelo Laca, University of Victoria
Date and time: 10 Mar 2021, 3:30pm - 4:45pm
Location: COR A121 and Zoom
Event type: Operator theory seminar
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Title: Universality in Random Growth Processes
Speaker: Sourav Sarkar, Toronto
Date and time: 08 Mar 2021, 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Location: via Zoom
Event type: Dynamics seminar
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Title: Mathematics, Colonization and Empire: some examples from History
Speaker: Tom Archibald, Simon Fraser University
Date and time: 04 Mar 2021, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Location: via Zoom - Registration required
Event type: Colloquia
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Title: Local Area Random Graphs
Speaker: Anthony Quas, University of Victoria
Date and time: 04 Mar 2021, 10:00am - 11:00am
Location: via Zoom
Event type: Discrete math seminar
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Title: C*-algebras generated by isometries: 60 years and counting
Speaker: Marcelo Laca, University of Victoria
Date and time: 03 Mar 2021, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Location: COR A121 and Zoom
Event type: Operator theory seminar
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Title: The Muskat equation is well-posed on the critical Sobolev space
Speaker: Thomas Alazard​, U. Paris Saclay and U.​ of Berkeley Chancellor's Professor
Date and time: 03 Mar 2021, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Location: via Zoom
Event type: Applied math seminar
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Title: Mapping class group of low complexity subshifts
Speaker: Kitty Yang, Memphis
Date and time: 01 Mar 2021, 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Location: 
Event type: Dynamics seminar
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Title: PIMS Seminar - Surrounding Cops and Robber
Speaker: Nancy Clarke, Acadia University
Date and time: 25 Feb 2021, 10:00am - 11:00am
Location: via Zoom
Event type: Discrete math seminar
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Title: De Giorgi Method for Non-cutoff Boltzmann Equation
Speaker: Weiran Sun, Simon Fraser University
Date and time: 24 Feb 2021, 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Location: via Zoom
Event type: Applied math seminar
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Title: The Central Limit Theorem for Typical Cocycles
Speaker: Mark Piraino, Northwestern
Date and time: 22 Feb 2021, 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Location: via Zoom
Event type: Dynamics seminar
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Title: Calculus on Weighted Manifolds (part 2 of 2)
Speaker: Dan Hudson, University of Toronto
Date and time: 17 Feb 2021, 3:30pm - 4:45pm
Location: COR A121 and Zoom
Event type: Operator theory seminar
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Title: PIMS 25th Anniversary Colloquium - New lower bounds for van der Waerden numbers
Speaker: Ben Green, Oxford University
Date and time: 11 Feb 2021, 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Location: via Zoom - Registration required
Event type: PIMS lectures
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Title: PIMS Seminar - Graph Density Inequalities, Sums of Squares and Tropicalization
Speaker: Annie Raymond, University of Massachusetts
Date and time: 11 Feb 2021, 10:00am - 11:00am
Location: via Zoom
Event type: Discrete math seminar
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Title: Inverted finite elements: a non troncature method for solving PDEs in unbounded domain
Speaker: T. Boulmezouad, Versailles-France and UVic
Date and time: 10 Feb 2021, 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Location: via Zoom
Event type: Applied math seminar
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Title: Birthday Paradox, Monochromatic Subgraphs, and Applications in Statistical Inference
Speaker: Bhaswar Bhattacharya, U. Penn
Date and time: 08 Feb 2021, 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Location: via Zoom
Event type: Dynamics seminar
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Title: A Snapshot of Early 20th Century Women Mathematicians
Speaker: Kieka Mynhardt, University of Victoria
Date and time: 04 Feb 2021, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Location: via Zoom - Registration required
Event type: Colloquia
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Title: PIMS Seminar - An improvement on Łuczak's connected matchings method
Speaker: Shoham Letzter, University College London
Date and time: 04 Feb 2021, 10:00am - 11:00am
Location: via Zoom
Event type: Discrete math seminar
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Title: Calculus on Weighted Manifolds (part 1 of 2)
Speaker: Dan Hudson, University of Toronto
Date and time: 03 Feb 2021, 3:30pm - 4:45pm
Location: COR A121 and Zoom
Event type: Operator theory seminar
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Title: Self-similar blow-up profiles for slightly supercritical nonlinear Schrödinger equations
Speaker: Yakine Bahri, University of Victoria
Date and time: 03 Feb 2021, 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Location: via zoom
Event type: Applied math seminar
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Title: Single cell approaches to disentangling the cancer-immune interface in human tumors
Speaker: Phineas Hamilton, BC Cancer Research
Date and time: 02 Feb 2021, 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Location: via Zoom
Event type: Statistics seminar
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Title: Dynamical generalizations of the Prime Number Theorem and disjointness of additive and multiplicative actions
Speaker: Florian Richter, Northwestern University
Date and time: 01 Feb 2021, 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Location: via Zoom
Event type: Dynamics seminar
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Title: PIMS Seminar - Finding Homeomorphs
Speaker: Bhargav Narayanan, Rutgers University
Date and time: 28 Jan 2021, 10:00am - 11:00am
Location: ECS 125 and Zoom
Event type: Discrete math seminar
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Title: Inverted finite elements: a non troncature method for solving PDEs in unbounded domain
Speaker: Tahar Z. Boulmezaoud, Versailles-France and UVic
Date and time: 27 Jan 2021, 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Location: POSTPONED TO A DATE TBA
Event type: Applied math seminar
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Title: Ubiquity of entropies of intermediate factors
Speaker: Ronnie Pavlov, University of Denver
Date and time: 25 Jan 2021, 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Location: via Zoom
Event type: Dynamics seminar
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Title: PIMS 25th Anniversary Colloquim: Ingrid Daubechies
Speaker: Ingrid Daubechies, Duke University
Date and time: 21 Jan 2021, 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Location: CANCELLED
Event type: PIMS lectures
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Title: Reconstructing trees from small cards
Speaker: Tom Johnston, Oxford
Date and time: 21 Jan 2021, 10:00am - 11:00am
Location: via Zoom
Event type: Discrete math seminar
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Title: Bratteli diagrams and translation surfaces (part 2 of 2)
Speaker: Ian Putnam, University of Victoria
Date and time: 20 Jan 2021, 3:30pm - 4:45pm
Location: Cornett A121
Event type: Operator theory seminar
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Title: Weighted Sobolev spaces and Fourier transform: a unified approach and some surprises.
Speaker: Tahar Z. Boulmezaoud, Versailles-France and UVic
Date and time: 20 Jan 2021, 2:30pm - 3:20pm
Location: via Zoom
Event type: Applied math seminar
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Title: PIMS Seminar - The Erdos-Hajnal conjecture for the five-cycle
Speaker: Sophie Spirkl, Waterloo
Date and time: 14 Jan 2021, 10:00am - 11:00am
Location: via Zoom
Event type: Discrete math seminar
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Title: Solvability of some integro-differential equations with anomalous diffusion in higher dimensions
Speaker: Vitali Vougalter, University of Toronto
Date and time: 13 Jan 2021, 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Location: via Zoom
Event type: Applied math seminar
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Title: Random spanning forests and hyperbolic symmetry
Speaker: Tyler Helmuth, Durham, UK
Date and time: 11 Jan 2021, 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Location: via Zoom
Event type: Dynamics seminar
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Title: Rank Characteristic Sequences: An inverse problem for matrices inspired by the work of Pauline and others
Speaker: Shaun Fallat, University of Victoria
Date and time: 07 Jan 2021, 10:00am - 11:00am
Location: via Zoom
Event type: Discrete math seminar
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Title: Étale equivalence relations and C*-algebras for iterated function systems
Speaker: Emily Korfanty, University of Victoria
Date and time: 14 Dec 2020, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Location: via Zoom
Event type: Graduate dissertations
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Title: Ramp Function Approximations of Michaelis-Menten Functions in Biochemical Dynamical Systems
Speaker: Skye Dore-Hall, University of Victoria
Date and time: 14 Dec 2020, 10:00am - 11:00am
Location: via Zoom
Event type: Graduate dissertations
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Title: The Hot, Magnetized, Relativistic Vlasov Maxwell System
Speaker: Dayton Preissl, University of Victoria
Date and time: 11 Dec 2020, 9:00am - 10:00am
Location: via Zoom
Event type: Graduate dissertations
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Title: Generating function approach for the effective degree SIR Model
Speaker: Kurtis Manke, University of Victoria
Date and time: 10 Dec 2020, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Location: via Zoom
Event type: Graduate dissertations
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Title: Asymmetric Ramsey properties of random graphs for cliques and cycles
Speaker: Leticia Mattos, IMPA
Date and time: 03 Dec 2020, 10:15am - 11:15am
Location: ECS 125 and Zoom
Event type: Discrete math seminar
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Title: Étale equivalence relations and C*-algebras for iterated function systems (Part 2 of 2)
Speaker: Emily Korfanty, University of Victoria
Date and time: 02 Dec 2020, 3:30pm - 4:50pm
Location: ECS 125 and Zoom
Event type: Operator theory seminar
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Title: Ramp Function Approximations of Michaelis-Menten Functions in a Model of Plant Metabolism
Speaker: Skye Dore-Hall, University of Victoria
Date and time: 02 Dec 2020, 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Location: via Zoom
Event type: Applied math seminar
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