Events

All upcoming and recent events from the past six months:

Title: TBA
Speaker: Bruce Reed, Academia Sinica
Date and time: 18 Jul 2024, 10:00am - 11:00am
Location: DSB C128
Event type: Discrete math seminar
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Title: IMAGINING UVic Math Camp for Grade 11-12 Girls
Date: 02 Jul  to  05 Jul 2024
Location: University of Victoria
Event type: Education and outreach
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Title: Star and monotone factorizations and Jucys-Murphy elements
Speaker: Amarpreet Rattan, Simon Fraser University
Date and time: 16 May 2024, 10:00am - 11:00am
Location: ECS 104
Event type: Discrete math seminar
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Title: Science Rendezvous
Date and time: 11 May 2024, 10:00am - 3:00pm
Location: UVic and Camosun Interurban
Event type: Education and outreach
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Title: Analytic approach to extremal combinatorics
Speaker: Daniel Král', Masaryk University
Date and time: 07 May 2024, 10:00am - 11:00am
Location: DSB C118
Event type: Discrete math seminar
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Title: Analytic approach to extremal combinatorics
Speaker: Daniel Král', Masaryk University
Date and time: 07 May 2024, 10:00am - 11:00am
Location: DSB C118
Event type: Colloquia
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Title: Large-scale structures in two-dimensional Rayleigh–Bénard convection driven by fixed heat fluxes
Speaker: Mathew Lewis, University of Victoria
Date and time: 03 May 2024, 10:00am - 11:00am
Location: DSB C114 and Zoom
Event type: Graduate dissertations
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Title: The choice of prediction curve method and its effect on the estimated amount of DNA
Speaker: Morgan Magee, University of Victoria
Date and time: 22 Apr 2024, 12:30pm - 1:30pm
Location: David Strong Building Room C126
Event type: Graduate dissertations
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Title: On the Prediction Accuracy of Models Chosen by Constrained Minimum Criterion
Speaker: Xinning Liu, University of Victoria
Date and time: 18 Apr 2024, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Location: via Zoom
Event type: Graduate dissertations
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Title: Twisting in Hamiltonian flows and prefect fluids
Speaker: Tarek El-Gindi, Duke University
Date and time: 17 Apr 2024, 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Location: DSB C126
Event type: Applied math seminar
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Title: A Bayesian Approach to Response Optimization on Data with Multistratum Structure
Speaker: Professor Po Yang, University of Manitoba
Date and time: 17 Apr 2024, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Location: DSB C114
Event type: Statistics seminar
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Title: Comparisons of Ramp Functions and Michaelis-Menten Functions in Biochemical Dynamical Systems
Speaker: Skye Dore-Hall, University of Victoria
Date and time: 12 Apr 2024, 9:00am - 10:00am
Location: Clearihue B021 and Zoom
Event type: Graduate dissertations
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Title: PIMS Data Science Seminar: Data thinning to avoid double dipping
Speaker: Lucy Gao, University of British Columbia
Date and time: 10 Apr 2024, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Location: DTB A102 and Zoom
Event type: Statistics seminar
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Title: Triangulating surfaces in Mathematics and in Computer Graphics
Speaker: Joel Hass , U.C. Davis
Date and time: 08 Apr 2024, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Location: MacLaurin A144
Event type: Colloquia
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Title: On the prevalence of cycles and chaos in natural ecosystems
Speaker: Evan Johnson, Math and Stats, University of Alberta
Date and time: 08 Apr 2024, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Location: Cornett A225 and Zoom
Event type: Math biology seminar
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Title: PIMS Data Science Seminar: Functional Nonlinear Learning
Speaker: Jiguo Cao, Simon Fraser University
Date and time: 05 Apr 2024, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Location: DTB A102 and Zoom
Event type: Statistics seminar
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Title: Cops and Robber on surfaces of constant curvature
Speaker: Vesna Iršič, University of Ljubljana
Date and time: 04 Apr 2024, 10:00am - 11:00am
Location: COR A128
Event type: Discrete math seminar
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Title: Computable Gelfand duality (2 of 2)
Speaker: Chris Eagle, University of Victoria
Date and time: 03 Apr 2024, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Location: CLE A221
Event type: Operator theory seminar
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Title: Stochastic path integrals: classical and new
Speaker: Yu-Ting Chen, University of Victoria
Date and time: 02 Apr 2024, 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Location: DSB C108
Event type: Probability and Dynamics seminar
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Title: Sidorenko-type inequalities for Trees
Speaker: Lina Simbaqueba, University of Victoria
Date and time: 28 Mar 2024, 10:00am - 11:00am
Location: COR A128
Event type: Discrete math seminar
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Title: Computable Gelfand duality (1 of 2)
Speaker: Chris Eagle, University of Victoria
Date and time: 27 Mar 2024, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Location: CLE A221
Event type: Operator theory seminar
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Title: Lorentz gases on quasicrystals
Speaker: Agnieszka Zelerowicz, UC Riverside
Date and time: 26 Mar 2024, 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Location: DSB C114
Event type: Probability and Dynamics seminar
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Title: Estimating the population size of persons contending with homelessness using electronic health data
Speaker: Gracia Dong, University of Victoria/University of Toronto
Date and time: 25 Mar 2024, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Location: MacLaurin D283
Event type: Math biology seminar
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Title: Counting X-free sets
Speaker: Ashna Wright, University of Victoria
Date and time: 21 Mar 2024, 10:00am - 11:00am
Location: COR A128
Event type: Discrete math seminar
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Title: Classifying Virtual Pfister Neighbours with Geometric Invariants
Speaker: Khai Quigley, University of Victoria
Date and time: 20 Mar 2024, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Location: CLE A221
Event type: Operator theory seminar
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Title: Moment Equations for Liquid, Vapor, and their Interface
Speaker: Henning Struchtrup, Mechanical Engineering, UVic
Date and time: 20 Mar 2024, 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Location: COR B145
Event type: Applied math seminar
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Title: Discrete Gaussian Free Field and Invariant Measures for the Non-Linear Schrödinger Equation
Speaker: Kesav Krishnan, University of Victoria
Date and time: 20 Mar 2024, 9:30am - 10:30am
Location: via Zoom registration required
Event type: PIMS lectures
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Title: Ergodic Theory on Coded Shifts
Speaker: Tamara Kucherenko, City College of New York
Date and time: 19 Mar 2024, 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Location: via Zoom
Event type: Probability and Dynamics seminar
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Title: Environmental controls and phenology of future Arctic biogeochemistry
Speaker: Antoine Haddon, Earth and Ocean Sciences, University of Victoria
Date and time: 18 Mar 2024, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Location: Cornett A225
Event type: Math biology seminar
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Title: PIMS Data Science Seminar - Representation Learning in Large-scale, Heterogeneous Single-cell Genomics
Speaker: Dr. Lin Zhang, Simon Fraser University
Date and time: 15 Mar 2024, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Location: Cornett B107 and Zoom
Event type: Statistics seminar
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Title: The Turán density of tight cycles in three-uniform hypergraphs
Speaker: Nina Kamcev, University of Zagreb
Date and time: 14 Mar 2024, 10:00am - 11:00am
Location: COR A128
Event type: Discrete math seminar
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Title: Crystallization of C*-algebras with almost periodic time evolution. Part 3 of 3
Speaker: Marcelo Laca, University of Victoria
Date and time: 13 Mar 2024, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Location: CLE A221
Event type: Operator theory seminar
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Title: Predictive modelling, Anomaly Detection, and Empirical Extraction of Variation Patterns within Longitudinal Data
Speaker: Shuai You, University of Victoria
Date and time: 13 Mar 2024, 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Location: via Zoom
Event type: Graduate dissertations
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Title: On the Gaussian asymptotics of the Stochastic Heat Equation and Kardar-Parisi-Zhang equation for spatial dimensions d>=3
Speaker: Te-Chun Wang , University of Victoria
Date and time: 12 Mar 2024, 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Location: DSB C114
Event type: Probability and Dynamics seminar
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Title: Evolution of selfish sex chromosomes and their suppressors
Speaker: Steve Perlman, Biology, University of Victoria
Date and time: 11 Mar 2024, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Location: Cornett A225
Event type: Math biology seminar
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Title: Conflict-free hypergraph matchings and generalized Ramsey numbers
Speaker: Emily Heath, Iowa State University
Date and time: 07 Mar 2024, 10:00am - 11:00am
Location: COR A128
Event type: Discrete math seminar
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Title: Crystallization of C*-algebras with almost periodic time evolution. Part 2
Speaker: Marcelo Laca, Universiity of Victoria
Date and time: 06 Mar 2024, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Location: CLE A221
Event type: Operator theory seminar
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Title: Coupled Opinion-Disease Dynamics in YT and BC Interior
Speaker: Mijanur Rahman, UBC Okanagan
Date and time: 06 Mar 2024, 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Location: COR B145
Event type: Applied math seminar
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Title: Local weighted optimizations and open problems
Speaker: Benoit Corsini, Eindhoven
Date and time: 05 Mar 2024, 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Location: via Zoom
Event type: Probability and Dynamics seminar
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Title: Intraguild Predation in homogeneous and heterogeneous landscapes
Speaker: Silas Poloni Lyra, Math and Stats, University of Victoria
Date and time: 04 Mar 2024, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Location: Cornett A225
Event type: Math biology seminar
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Title: PIMS Network-Wide Colloquium Series - Complex dynamics: the real story
Speaker: Sarah Koch, University of Michigan
Date and time: 29 Feb 2024, 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Location: via Zoom Registration required
Event type: PIMS lectures
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Title: Oriented Colouring Graphs of Bounded Euler Genus
Speaker: Alexander Clow, SFU
Date and time: 29 Feb 2024, 10:00am - 11:00am
Location: COR A128
Event type: Discrete math seminar
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Title: Crystallization of C*-algebras with almost periodic time evolution
Speaker: Marcelo Laca, University of Victoria
Date and time: 28 Feb 2024, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Location: CLE A221
Event type: Operator theory seminar
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Title: Estimating the effect of contact tracing during the early stage of an epidemic
Speaker: Manting Wang, University of Victoria
Date and time: 28 Feb 2024, 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Location: COR B145
Event type: Applied math seminar
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Title: Random optimization problems at fixed temperatures
Speaker: Partha Dey, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Date and time: 27 Feb 2024, 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Location: via Zoom
Event type: Probability and Dynamics seminar
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Title: Application of Bayesian Hierarchical Models for Acoustic Telemetry Data
Speaker: Inesh Munaweera, Math and Stats, University of Alberta
Date and time: 26 Feb 2024, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Location: Cornett A225
Event type: Math biology seminar
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Title: Pseudoku: A Sudoku Adjacency Algebra and Fractional Completion Threshold
Speaker: Kate Nimegeers, University of Victoria
Date and time: 26 Feb 2024, 10:30am - 11:30am
Location: DSB C124
Event type: Graduate dissertations
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Title: PIMS Data Science Seminar: Functional spherical autocorrelation: robust autocorrelation estimation of a functional time series
Speaker: Chi-Kuang Yeh, University of Waterloo
Date and time: 23 Feb 2024, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Location: Cornett B107 and Zoom
Event type: Statistics seminar
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Title: Frontiers in Mathematical Modeling: Celebrating Roderick Edwards' Contributions
Date: 17 Feb  to  18 Feb 2024
Location: Clearihue A127 and Zoom
Event type: Conferences and workshops
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Title: Broadcast Independence and Broadcast Packing in Various Subclasses of Trees
Speaker: Kiara McDonald, University of Victoria
Date and time: 15 Feb 2024, 10:00am - 11:00am
Location: COR A128
Event type: Discrete math seminar
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Title: Morita equivalence of C*-correspondences (Part 2)
Speaker: Tyler Schulz, University of Victoria
Date and time: 14 Feb 2024, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Location: CLE A221
Event type: Operator theory seminar
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Title: Reproductive value, prevalence, and perturbation theory of Perron vectors
Speaker: Eric Foxall, University of British Columbia Okanagan
Date and time: 14 Feb 2024, 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Location: COR B145
Event type: Applied math seminar
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Title: Some uses of ordered representations in finite-population exchangeable ancestry models
Speaker: Eric Foxall, UBC Okanagan
Date and time: 13 Feb 2024, 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Location: DSB C114
Event type: Probability and Dynamics seminar
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Title: Mobile Guards’ Strategies for Graph Surveillance and Protection
Speaker: Virgelot Virgile, University of Victoria
Date and time: 13 Feb 2024, 8:30am - 9:30am
Location: via Zoom
Event type: Graduate dissertations
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Title: A retrospective modelling analysis on the effects of control measures on SARS-CoV-2 transmission in Canada
Speaker: Tanya Philippsen, Math and Stats, University of Victoria
Date and time: 12 Feb 2024, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Location: Cornett A225
Event type: Math biology seminar
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Title: Clique number of Paley graphs and Paley-like graphs
Speaker: Kyle Yip, UBC
Date and time: 08 Feb 2024, 10:00am - 11:00am
Location: COR A128
Event type: Discrete math seminar
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Title: Morita equivalence of C*-correspondences
Speaker: Tyler Schulz, University of Victoria
Date and time: 07 Feb 2024, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Location: CLE A221
Event type: Operator theory seminar
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Title: Instantaneous gap loss of Sobolev regularity for the 2D incompressible Euler equations
Speaker: Wojciech Ozanski, Florida State University
Date and time: 07 Feb 2024, 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Location: Zoom
Event type: Applied math seminar
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Title: Understanding the lifting phenomena (exporting our understanding from weak models of computation to strong models) and the underlying pseudo-random properties
Speaker: Sajin Koroth, UVic Computer Science
Date and time: 06 Feb 2024, 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Location: DSB C114
Event type: Probability and Dynamics seminar
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Title: Spatial transcriptomics and Spatial Statistics as Tools to Study Anti-Tumour Immunity in High Grade Serous Ovarian Cancer
Speaker: Shreena Kalaria, University of Victoria
Date and time: 05 Feb 2024, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Location: Cornett A225
Event type: Math biology seminar
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Title: Recent progress on variants of the hypergraph Turán problem
Speaker: Bjarne Schülke, Georgia Tech
Date and time: 01 Feb 2024, 10:00am - 11:00am
Location: COR A128
Event type: Discrete math seminar
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Title: Dimension groups and dynamical systems (Part 2 of 2)
Speaker: Ian Putnam, University of Victoria
Date and time: 31 Jan 2024, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Location: CLE A221
Event type: Operator theory seminar
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Title: Nonuniqueness phenomena in discontinuous dynamical systems and their regularizations
Speaker: Rod Edwards, University of Victoria
Date and time: 31 Jan 2024, 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Location: COR B145
Event type: Applied math seminar
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Title: Subshifts with very low word complexity
Speaker: Ronnie Pavlov, University of Denver
Date and time: 30 Jan 2024, 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Location: via Zoom
Event type: Probability and Dynamics seminar
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Title: Modeling species-rich ecosystems to understand community dynamics and structures emerging from individual plant interactions
Speaker: Julia Schmid, University of Alberta
Date and time: 29 Jan 2024, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Location: Cornett A225
Event type: Math biology seminar
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Title: PIMS Network-wide Colloquium: Hamilton-Jacobi equations on the Wasserstein space on graphs
Speaker: Wilfrid Gangbo, UCLA
Date and time: 25 Jan 2024, 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Location: via Zoom registration required
Event type: PIMS lectures
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Title: Correspondence Packing Planar Graphs
Speaker: Evelyne Smith-Roberge, Georgia Tech
Date and time: 25 Jan 2024, 10:00am - 11:00am
Location: COR A128 and Zoom
Event type: Discrete math seminar
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Title: Dimension groups and dynamical systems (Part 2 of 2)
Speaker: Ian Putnam, University of Victoria
Date and time: 24 Jan 2024, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Location: CLE A221
Event type: Operator theory seminar
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Title: Minimal spanning arborescence
Speaker: Gourab Ray, University of Victoria
Date and time: 23 Jan 2024, 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Location: DSB C114
Event type: Probability and Dynamics seminar
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Title: The outsized influence of the average in environmental research and management
Speaker: Gerald Singh, Environmental Studies, UVic
Date and time: 22 Jan 2024, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Location: Cornett A225 and Zoom
Event type: Math biology seminar
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Title: The Erdős-Rothschild problem for dichromatic triangles
Speaker: Yani Pehova, London School of Economics
Date and time: 18 Jan 2024, 10:00am - 11:00am
Location: COR A128
Event type: Discrete math seminar
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Title: Dimension groups and dynamical systems (Part 1 of 2)
Speaker: Ian Putnam, University of Victoria
Date and time: 17 Jan 2024, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Location: CLE A221
Event type: Operator theory seminar
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Title: Physics of flows for most efficient heat transfer between two walls
Speaker: Anuj Kumar, UC Berkeley
Date and time: 17 Jan 2024, 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Location: Cornett B145
Event type: Applied math seminar
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Title: Gaps between Lyapunov exponents
Speaker: Anthony Quas, University of Victoria
Date and time: 16 Jan 2024, 2:30pm - 3:20pm
Location: DSB C114
Event type: Probability and Dynamics seminar
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Title: Anthropogenic disturbance and food web dynamics in freshwater ecosystems
Speaker: John Fryxell, Department of Integrative Biology, University of Guelph
Date and time: 15 Jan 2024, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Location: Cornett A225
Event type: Math biology seminar
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Title: Studies on Math Education and Trigraph Homomorphisms
Speaker: Freddie Mullen, University of Victoria
Date and time: 14 Dec 2023, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Location: via Zoom
Event type: Graduate dissertations
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Title: PIMS Data Science Seminar: Artificial intelligence for data integration in biology and medicine
Speaker: Youlian Pan, National Research Council of Canada
Date and time: 14 Dec 2023, 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Location: via Zoom
Event type: Statistics seminar
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Title: Eternal Domination Problems
Speaker: Ethan Williams, Universiity of Victoria
Date and time: 13 Dec 2023, 10:30am - 11:30am
Location: DTB A203 and Zoom
Event type: Graduate dissertations
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Title: Putnam math competition
Date: 02 Dec 2023
Location: DTB A102
Event type: Education and outreach
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Title: The relationship between zero forcing and vertex covers
Speaker: Michael Young, Carnegie Mellon University
Date and time: 30 Nov 2023, 10:00am - 11:00am
Location: Clearihue C111
Event type: Discrete math seminar
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Title: PIMS Emergent Research PDF Seminar: Spaces of geodesic triangulations of surfaces
Speaker: Yanwen Luo, SFU and UVic
Date and time: 29 Nov 2023, 9:30am - 10:30am
Location: via Zoom registration required
Event type: PIMS lectures
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Title: Random interlacement is a factor of i.i.d.
Speaker: Balazs Rath, Budapest University of Technology/ Renyi Institute
Date and time: 28 Nov 2023, 10:30am - 11:30am
Location: via Zoom
Event type: Probability and Dynamics seminar
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Title: The Heisenberg Spectral Triple and Associated Zeta Functions
Speaker: Brendan Steed, University of Victoria
Date and time: 27 Nov 2023, 10:00am - 11:00am
Location: David Turpin Building, Room A203
Event type: Graduate dissertations
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Title: PIMS Data Science Seminar: A novel evolutionary, ensemble method for intrusion detection
Speaker: Belaid Moa, University of Victoria and Digital Research Alliance of Canada
Date and time: 24 Nov 2023, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Location: Cornett A128 and Zoom
Event type: Statistics seminar
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Title: Innovative CVX-based Algorithms for Optimal Design Problems on Discretized Regions
Speaker: Hanan Abousaleh, University of Victoria
Date and time: 23 Nov 2023, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Location: David Turpin Building, Room A203
Event type: Graduate dissertations
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Title: Stacking Number for Eternal Domination
Speaker: Ethan Williams, University of Victoria
Date and time: 23 Nov 2023, 10:00am - 11:00am
Location: Clearihue C111
Event type: Discrete math seminar
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