Events

All upcoming and recent events from the past six months:

Title: Dinosaur Wars: Extinction by Asteroid or Volcanism?
Speaker: Gerta Keller, Princeton University
Date and time: 24 Jul 2019, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Location: Bob Wright Centre, Room B150
Event type: PIMS lectures
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Title: Scientific grand challenges and new perspectives in applied mathematics: Ocean, Atmosphere and Climate Sciences
Date: 24 Jul  to  26 Jul 2019
Location: Bob Wright Centre A104
Event type: Conferences and workshops
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Title: Levin Fest
Date and time: 15 Jun 2019, 9:00am - 5:00pm
Location: Bob Wright Centre A104
Event type: Conferences and workshops
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Title: Mathematical ecology: A century of progress, and challenges for the next century
Speaker: Dr. Simon Levin, Princeton University
Date and time: 13 Jun 2019, 7:30pm - 8:30pm
Location: Bob Wright Centre A104
Event type: PIMS lectures
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Title: A groupoid approach to KMS states on the Toeplitz algebras of finite higher rank graphs
Speaker: Johannes Christensen, Aarhus University
Date and time: 12 Jun 2019, 11:30am - 12:20pm
Location: Cle A307
Event type: Operator theory seminar
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Title: 3-manifolds algorithmically bound 4-manifolds part 2: adapting the smooth case to triangulations
Speaker: Samuel Churchill, University of Victoria
Date and time: 04 Jun 2019, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Location: Clearihue C110
Event type: Topology seminar
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Title: 3-manifolds algorithmically bound 4-manifolds part 1: the smooth case
Speaker: Sam Churchill, University of Victoria
Date and time: 03 Jun 2019, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Location: David Strong Building C128
Event type: Topology seminar
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Title: An R package for Multi-Task Prediction using Stacking Algorithms
Speaker: Peijie Xie, University of Victoria
Date and time: 31 May 2019, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Location: Clearihue B017
Event type: Graduate dissertations
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Title: Aggregating Multiple Genomic Studies Using Ensemble Data Analysis
Speaker: Ailan Shi, University of Victoria
Date and time: 15 May 2019, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Location: DSB C128
Event type: Graduate dissertations
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Title: Analysis of a Two Fluid Mode and its Comparison with MHD System
Speaker: Shengyi Shen, University of Victoria
Date and time: 07 May 2019, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Location: Clearihue Building Room B021
Event type: Graduate dissertations
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Title: K-Theory Correspondences and the Fourier-Mukai Transform
Speaker: Daniel Hudson, University of Victoria
Date and time: 26 Apr 2019, 10:30am - 11:30am
Location: Clearihue C118
Event type: Graduate dissertations
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Title: Population trends in golden eagle migration, Mount Lorette, Alberta, 1992 - 2018
Speaker: Ben Liu, University of Victoria
Date and time: 26 Apr 2019, 10:00am - 11:00am
Location: Clearihue C116
Event type: Graduate dissertations
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Title: Cartan subalgebras of Roe algebras
Speaker: Rufus Willett, University of Hawaii
Date and time: 25 Apr 2019, 3:30pm - 4:45pm
Location: David Strong Building C126
Event type: Operator theory seminar
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Title: Statistical Methods for Neuroimaging Data Analysis and Cognitive Science
Speaker: Yin Song, University of Victoria
Date and time: 24 Apr 2019, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Location: Clearihue B007
Event type: Graduate dissertations
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Title: Mixing Weight Estimation in Poisson Mixture Models
Speaker: Yongchen Huang, University of Victoria
Date and time: 12 Apr 2019, 3:30pm - 4:20pm
Location: Clearihue B021
Event type: Graduate dissertations
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Title: Ramp Approximations of Finitely Steep Sigmoid Control Functions in Soft-Switching ODE Networks
Speaker: Graham Quee
Date and time: 11 Apr 2019, 9:30am - 10:20am
Location: Clearihue B019
Event type: Graduate dissertations
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Title: Math 498 presentations
Speaker: Mike Bailey, Etienne Leclerc, University of Victoria
Date and time: 04 Apr 2019, 10:00am - 11:20am
Location: Clearihue C108
Event type: Discrete math seminar
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Title: Mixing and transport by incompressible flows
Speaker: Anna Mazzucato, Penn State
Date and time: 03 Apr 2019, 12:30pm - 1:20pm
Location: DSB C126
Event type: Applied math seminar
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Title: A reconstruction theorem for C*-algebras from actions of congruence monoids on rings of algebraic integers
Speaker: Chris Bruce, University of Victoria
Date and time: 02 Apr 2019, 3:30pm - 4:45pm
Location: Maclaurin D116 ​
Event type: Operator theory seminar
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Title: Compact topological universal models for Z^d measure preserving actions via specification and beyond
Speaker: Tom Meyerovitch, Ben Gurion
Date and time: 28 Mar 2019, 3:30pm - 4:20pm
Location: DSB C128
Event type: Dynamics seminar
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Title: Answers to old questions, and proofs that N(6)=1 and N(10)>1
Speaker: Nathanial Butler, University of Victoria
Date and time: 28 Mar 2019, 10:00am - 11:20am
Location: Clearihue C108
Event type: Discrete math seminar
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Title: An overview of classification efforts for real C*-algebras
Speaker: Jeff Boersema, Seattle University
Date and time: 27 Mar 2019, 3:30pm - 4:45pm
Location: Clearihue C113
Event type: Operator theory seminar
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Title: A Second Look at Time Stepping for Phase Field Models
Speaker: Brian R. Wetton, UBC
Date and time: 26 Mar 2019, 2:30pm - 3:20pm
Location: CLE C115
Event type: Applied math seminar
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Title: Singularity formation in incompressible fluids
Speaker: T. Elgindi, University of California San Diego
Date and time: 22 Mar 2019, 3:00pm - 3:50pm
Location: DSB C108
Event type: Applied math seminar
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Title: Graph Recolouring Problems
Speaker: Jae-Baek Lee, Kyungpook National University, Korea
Date and time: 21 Mar 2019, 10:00am - 11:20am
Location: Clearihue C108
Event type: Discrete math seminar
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Title: Semigroup C*-algebras associated with arithmetic progressions
Speaker: Chris Bruce, University of Victoria
Date and time: 19 Mar 2019, 3:30pm - 4:45pm
Location: Maclaurin D 111
Event type: Operator theory seminar
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Title: Lyapunov Exponents of Random Diffeomorphisms of the Circle that Mix Regions of Expansion and Contraction: PART II, THE MODEL
Speaker: Matteo Tanzi, University of Victoria
Date and time: 19 Mar 2019, 2:15pm - 3:20pm
Location: ECS 124
Event type: Dynamics seminar
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Title: Long binary patterns are Abelian 2-avoidable
Speaker: Jesse Johnson, University of Victoria
Date and time: 14 Mar 2019, 10:00am - 11:20am
Location: Clearihue C108
Event type: Discrete math seminar
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Title: Injectivity of external products on the Higson-Roe sequence
Speaker: Alexander Engel, University Regensburg
Date and time: 13 Mar 2019, 3:30pm - 4:45pm
Location: Clearihue C113
Event type: Operator theory seminar
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Title: The duality between coarse assembly and co-assembly from an index theoretic point of view
Speaker: Christopher Wulff, University of Goettingen
Date and time: 12 Mar 2019, 3:30pm - 4:45pm
Location: Maclaurin D 111
Event type: Operator theory seminar
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Title: Lyapunov Exponents of Random Diffeomorphisms of the Circle that Mix Regions of Expansion and Contraction
Speaker: Matteo Tanzi, University of Victoria
Date and time: 12 Mar 2019, 2:15pm - 3:20pm
Location: ECS 124
Event type: Dynamics seminar
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Title: Minimal obstructions for local tournament orientation completions
Speaker: Kevin Hsu, University of Victoria
Date and time: 07 Mar 2019, 10:00am - 11:00am
Location: Clearihue C108
Event type: Discrete math seminar
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Title: Coarse geometry of metric spaces and applications
Speaker: Heath Emerson, University of Victoria
Date and time: 06 Mar 2019, 3:30pm - 4:45pm
Location: Clearihue C113
Event type: Operator theory seminar
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Title: Stability and instability of Lyapunov spectrum
Speaker: Anthony Quas, University of Victoria
Date and time: 05 Mar 2019, 2:15pm - 3:20pm
Location: ECS 124
Event type: Dynamics seminar
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Title: On the Design of a Platform Trial for the Treatment of Recurrent Clostridium difficile Infection by Fecal Microbiota Transplanta
Speaker: Peter Kim, University of Guelph, VIHA
Date and time: 01 Mar 2019, 10:30am - 11:20am
Location: HSD A270
Event type: Statistics seminar
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Title: Genetic consequences of range expansion under climate change
Speaker: Mark Lewis, University of Alberta
Date and time: 28 Feb 2019, 3:30pm - 4:20pm
Location: Hickman Building, Room 110
Event type: PIMS lectures
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Title: Using Wilson’s Theorem to Construct Many Latin Squares
Speaker: Nathaniel Butler, University of Victoria
Date and time: 28 Feb 2019, 10:00am - 11:20am
Location: Clearihue C108
Event type: Discrete math seminar
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Title: A Calculus of Shapes for Free-Boundary Problems: a Case Study in Vortex Dynamics
Speaker: Bartosz Protas, McMaster
Date and time: 27 Feb 2019, 12:30pm - 1:20pm
Location: DSB C126
Event type: Applied math seminar
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Title: Wrong Way Maps and Topological Bivariant K-theory (Part 2 of 2)
Speaker: Dan Hudson, University of Victoria
Date and time: 26 Feb 2019, 3:30pm - 4:45pm
Location: MacLaurin D 116
Event type: Operator theory seminar
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Title: Generational spreading speeds for integro-difference equations
Speaker: Mark Lewis, University of Alberta
Date and time: 26 Feb 2019, 2:30pm - 3:20pm
Location: Clearihue C115
Event type: Applied math seminar
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Title: Stability and instability of Lyapunov spectrum (part 1)
Speaker: Anthony Quas, University of Victoria
Date and time: 26 Feb 2019, 2:15pm - 3:20pm
Location: ECS 124
Event type: Dynamics seminar
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Title: A next generation model for sea lice spread between salmon farms
Speaker: Peter Harrington, University of Alberta
Date and time: 19 Feb 2019, 2:30pm - 3:20pm
Location: CLE C115
Event type: Applied math seminar
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Title: Joint Structural Break Detection and Parameter Estimation in High-Dimensional Non-Stationary VAR Models
Speaker: Abolfazl Safikhani, Columbia University
Date and time: 15 Feb 2019, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Location: Clearihue B017
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Title: On Abelian 1-avoidable binary patterns
Speaker: Jesse Johnson, University of Victoria
Date and time: 14 Feb 2019, 10:00am - 11:20am
Location: Clearihue C108
Event type: Discrete math seminar
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Title: A next generation model for sea lice spread between salmon farms
Speaker: Peter Harrington, University of Alberta
Date and time: 12 Feb 2019, 2:30pm - 3:20pm
Location: CLE C115
Event type: Applied math seminar
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Title: Diffusions for spatial evolutionary dynamics
Speaker: Dr. Yu-Ting Chen, Department of Mathematics, University of Tennessee, Knoxville
Date and time: 11 Feb 2019, 3:30pm - 4:20pm
Location: DSB C108
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Title: Total Variation Regularized Fréchet Regression for Metric-Space Valued Data
Speaker: Dr. Zenhua Lin, Department of Statistics, University of California Davis
Date and time: 07 Feb 2019, 2:30pm - 3:20pm
Location: DSB C128
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Title: Spectral theory of attractive and repulsive dynamics on networks
Speaker: Keivan Monfared, University of Victoria
Date and time: 07 Feb 2019, 10:00am - 11:20am
Location: Clearihue C108
Event type: Discrete math seminar
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Title: A simple stochastic model of atmospheric tropical waves
Speaker: Dr. Scott Hottovy, Department of Mathematics, United States Naval Academy, Annapolis
Date and time: 06 Feb 2019, 3:30pm - 4:20pm
Location: DSB C126
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Title: Wrong Way Maps and Topological Bivariant K-theory (Part 1 of 2)
Speaker: Dan Hudson, University of Victoria
Date and time: 05 Feb 2019, 3:30pm - 4:45pm
Location: MACLAURIN D 116
Event type: Operator theory seminar
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Title: Towards a Stochastic Relaxation for the Quasi-Equilibrium Theory of Cumulus Parameterization: Multicloud Instability, Multiple
Speaker: Boualem Khouider, University of Victoria
Date and time: 05 Feb 2019, 2:30pm - 3:20pm
Location: CLE C115
Event type: Applied math seminar
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Title: Interfaces in inhomogeneous media: pinning, hysteresis, and facets
Speaker: Dr. William Feldman, Department of Mathematics, University of Chicago
Date and time: 04 Feb 2019, 3:30pm - 4:20pm
Location: DSB C108
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Title: Wilson's Latin Square Construction
Speaker: Nathaniel Butler, University of Victoria
Date and time: 31 Jan 2019, 10:00am - 11:20am
Location: Clearihue C108
Event type: Discrete math seminar
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Title: Math Mania at Quadra Elementary
Date and time: 29 Jan 2019, 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Location: 3031 Quadra Street
Event type: Education and outreach
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Title: Regular Dilation on Semigroups - Part 2 of 2
Speaker: Boyu Li, University of Victoria
Date and time: 29 Jan 2019, 3:30pm - 4:45pm
Location: MACLAURIN D 116
Event type: Operator theory seminar
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Title: Transverse stability of the line soliton for wave guide Schrödinger equations
Speaker: Yakine Bahri, University of Victoria
Date and time: 29 Jan 2019, 2:30pm - 3:20pm
Location: CLE C115
Event type: Applied math seminar
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Title: Modeling modern data objects: statistical method for ultra-high dimensionality and intricate correlation structures
Speaker: Dr. Michelle Miranda, University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center Biostatistics
Date and time: 29 Jan 2019, 2:30pm - 3:20pm
Location: DSB C128
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Title: Strongly non-repetitive sequences and progression-free sets
Speaker: Jesse Johnson, University of Victoria
Date and time: 24 Jan 2019, 10:00am - 11:20am
Location: Clearihue C108
Event type: Discrete math seminar
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Title: Spectral Dynamic Causal Modelling of Resting-State fMRI - Relating Effective Brain Connectivity in the Default Mode Network to G
Speaker: Farouk Nathoo, University of Victoria
Date and time: 23 Jan 2019, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Location: ECS 660
Event type: Statistics seminar
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Title: Regular Dilation on Semigroups - Part 1 of 2.
Speaker: Boyi LI, University of Victoria
Date and time: 22 Jan 2019, 3:30pm - 4:45pm
Location: MACLAURIN D 111
Event type: Operator theory seminar
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Title: Global Existence and Singularity of the N-body Problem with Strong Force
Speaker: Yangxia Deng, University of Victoria
Date and time: 22 Jan 2019, 2:30pm - 3:20pm
Location: CLE C115
Event type: Applied math seminar
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Title: Connectome Genetics in the Default Mode Network using Dynamic Causal Modelling of Resting-State fMRI
Speaker: Farouk Nathoo, University of Victoria
Date and time: 18 Jan 2019, 3:30pm - 5:00pm
Location: COR A228
Event type: Statistics seminar
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Title: Hamilton cycles in domination vertex-critical graphs
Speaker: Gary MacGillivray, University of Victoria
Date and time: 17 Jan 2019, 10:00am - 11:20am
Location: Clearihue C108
Event type: Discrete math seminar
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Title: Relative K-theory and an excision theorem, with applications to groupoid C*-algebras (Part 2 of 2)
Speaker: Ian Putnam, University of Victoria
Date and time: 16 Jan 2019, 3:30pm - 4:45pm
Location: Clearihue C113
Event type: Operator theory seminar
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Title: Minimization problem associated with ground states to combined power-type nonlinear Schr\"odinger equations
Speaker: Hiroaki Kikuchi, Tsuda University Japan and UVic
Date and time: 15 Jan 2019, 2:30pm - 3:20pm
Location: CLE C115
Event type: Applied math seminar
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Title: Algorithmic Pirogov-Sinai Theory
Speaker: Tyler Helmuth, Bristol
Date and time: 10 Jan 2019, 3:30pm - 4:20pm
Location: Hickman 110
Event type: Colloquia
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Title: Relative K-theory and an excision theorem, with applications to groupoid C*-algebras (Part 1 of 2)
Speaker: Ian Putnam, University of Victoria
Date and time: 09 Jan 2019, 3:30pm - 4:20pm
Location: Clearihue C113
Event type: Operator theory seminar
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