Smith Colloquium

Fall 2019

Thursdays at 4:00 pm in 306 Snow Hall, the Aronszajn Seminar Room.
We cordially invite everyone interested in mathematics to attend.

Please contact Agnieszka Międlar or Geng Chen for arrangements.

Date Speaker, Title Local host
August 29 Hamidou Tembine (NYU)
Mean-Field-Type Games Abstract
B. Pasik-Duncan and T. Duncan  
September 5    
September 12 Euan Spence (University of Bath)
At the interface between semiclassical analysis and numerical analysis of wave problems  Abstract
D. Mantzavinos
September 19 Arvind K. Saibaba (NC State)
Randomized algorithms for low-rank tensor decompositions Abstract
A. Miedlar
September 26 Gino Biondini (SUNY Buffalo) Focusing media with non-zero background: universality, solitons and dispersive shocks  Abstract D. Mantzavinos
October 3 Kapil Paranjape (IISER Mohali, India/ Washington University in St. Louis)
Beyond Abel and Jacobi Abstract
P. Bangere
October 10 Terry Soo (University of Kansas)
Finitary isomorphisms of Brownian motions  Abstract
October 17 Robin Young (University of Massachusetts) Smooth Solutions for the Euler Equations  Abstract G. Chen
October 24    
October 31    
November 7    
November 14 Mark Embree (Virginia Tech) Nonlinear Eigenvalue Problems: Computation via Contour Integration, and Transient Analysis for Delay Equations  Abstract A. Miedlar
November 21 Chun Liu (Illinois Institute of Technology) Mapping, Transport and Diffusion: A Energetic Variational Approach  Abstract W. Liu
November 28    
December 5    
December 12    

Events Calendar

Employee Recognition

Congratulations to our faculty who were recognized at the 2020 Employee Recognition Ceremony for their years of service to KU.

5 years
  Lindsey Weiland
  Emily Witt

10 years
  Xuemin Tu

15 years
  Yasuyuki Kachi
  Jeremy Martin
  David Nualart
  Myunghyun Oh

20 years
  Hongguo Xu

35 years
  Albert Sheu

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