Smith Colloquium

Spring 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
     
February 21 Sunder Sethuraman (University of Arizona)
On Hydrodynamic Limits of Young Diagrams Abstract
Zhipeng Liu
February 28 Leonid Petrov (University of Virginia)
From infinite random matrices over finite fields to square ice  Abstract
 
March 7 Piotr M. Hajac (Polish Academy of Sciences)
Operator algebras that one can see Abstract
Albert Sheu
March 28 Mathematics Distinguished Lecture Lawrence Craig Evans (University of California, Berkeley)
Oscillations, Weak Convergence and Nonlinear Differential Equations Abstract
Department of Mathematics
May 9 Jiequn Han, (Princeton University)
A Mean-Field Optimal Control Formulation of Deep Learning Abstract
Jin Feng

 

 


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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