# Seminars and Colloquia - Winter 2012

Winter 2012

Honours Presentation Day

Computational and Applied Math Seminar (CAM)

Speaker: Dr. Tomasz Danek, Department of Earth Sciences

Title: Global optimization and Bayesian inversion for finding effective elasticity tensors

Applied Dynamical Systems Seminar

Speaker: Dr. Binguo Wang,Lanzhou University

Title: Limit Set Trichotomy and Dichotomy for Skew-Product Semiflows with Application

Combinatorics Seminar

Speaker: Dr. Ryan Tifenbach, Memorial University

Title: Spectral Graph Theory II

Computational and Applied Mathematics Seminar

Speaker: Dr. Thomas Humphries, Memorial University

Title: Simultaneous optimization of well placement and control using ahybrid global-local strategy

Applied Dynamical Systems Seminar

Speaker: Dr. Rui Peng, Memorial University

Combinatorics Seminar

Speaker: Rebecca Milley, Dalhousie University

Title: Lessons in Losing: An Introduction to Misere Game Theory

Applied Dynamical Systems Seminar

Speaker: Yuxiang Zhang, Memorial University.

Title: A reaction-diffusion Lyme disease model with seasonality

Colloquium

Speaker: Dan Ramras,New Mexico State University--Las Cruces

Title: Large-scale geometry and group rings.

GTAP Seminar

Speaker: Dan Ramras,New Mexico State University - Las Cruces

Title: Spaces of representations and the topologicalAtiyah-Segal transformation.

Computational and Applied Mathematics Seminar

Speaker: Ronald Haynes, Memorial University

Title: Computing Matrix Inverses - another look

Computational and Applied Mathematics Seminar

Speaker: Dr. Thormod Johansen, Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science/Earth Science Professor and Canada Research Chair

Title: A Modular Approach to Integrated Modeling of Advanced Wells

Algebra Seminar

Speaker: Alexey Gordienko, Memorial University

Title: Graded polynomial identities, group actions, Hopf module algebras, and exponential growth

Applied Dynamical Systems Seminar

Speaker: Yuan Yuan, Memorial University

Title: A non-nitrogen-fixing/nitrogen-fixing phytoplankton growth model with nutrient and light

Computational and Applied Mathematics Seminar

Speaker: Dr. Thomas Humphries, Memorial University

Title: Simultaneous optimization of well placement and control using a hybrid global-local strategy

Applied Dynamical Systems Seminar

Speaker: Hermann Brunner,MUN, Hong Kong Baptist University

Title: Finite-time blow-up of solutions to semilinear parabolic integro-differential equations'

GTAP Seminar

Speaker: Dr. Zhuang Niu,Memorial University

Title: The Index map for the C*-algebras of a homeomorphism on the Cantor set with finitely minimal subsets

AAC Mini Course

Speaker: Professor Vladimir Shpilrain, Department of Mathematics The City College of New York

Title: Non-commutative cryptography

Applied Dynamical Systems Seminar

Speaker: Jinyong Ying,Memorial University

Title: Equivariant Bifurcation in a Symmetrical RingNetwork with Delay

Computational and Applied Mathematics Seminar

Speaker: Dr Martin Plumer,Physics and Physical Oceanography, Memorial University

Title: "NEW PARADIGMS IN MAGNETIC RECORDING: UNDERSTANDING THROUGH MICROMAGNETIC MODELING."

Algebra Seminar

Speaker: Edgar Goodaire,Memorial University

Title: Jordan Loops and Loop Rings: A Mix of Combinatorics and Algebra

Applied Dynamical Systems Seminar

Speaker: Yi Zhang, Memorial University

Title: Travelling wavefronts of non-local reaction-diffusion models for cell adhesion and cancer invasion

Seminar

Speaker: Dr Martin Plumer, Chair of the Computational Science program.

Title: "NEW PARADIGMS IN MAGNETIC RECORDING: UNDERSTANDING THROUGH MICROMAGNETIC MODELING."

AAC Colloquium

Speaker: Eduardo Martinez-Pedroza, MUN

Title: Residual finiteness, subgroup separabilityand non-positively curved groups

Applied Dynamical Systems Seminar

Speaker: Zhen Wang, Memorial University

Title: Global Dynamics of A Time-DelayedDengue Transmission Model

Seminar

Speaker: Thomas Humphries,Memorial University

Title: Temporal regularization and artifact correction in singleslow-rotation dynamic SPECT

GTAP Seminar

Speaker: Wei Sun, Memorial University

Title: Crossed product C*-algebras and minimal dynamical systems

Computational and Applied Mathematics Seminar

Speaker: Dr. Iakov Afanassiev, Physics and Physical Oceanography

Title: Laboratory Experiments in the Rotating Fluid Using Altimetric Image Velocimetry

Mathematics Seminar

Speaker: Dr. Jie Xiao, Mathematics & Statistics, MUN

Title: Isoperimetry for Semilinear Torsion Problems in Riemannian two-manifolds

Computational and Applied Mathematics Seminar

Speaker: Dr. Colin Farquharson, Earth Science, MUN

Title: A Story About Electromagnetics, Integral Equations, and Scale Models

Applied Dynamical Systems Seminar

Speaker: Dr. X. Zhao, Memorial University

Title: Some remarks on Periodic Solutions for Functional Differential Equations

Algebra Seminar

Speaker: Mikhail Kotchetov

Title: Weyl groups of fine gradings

Applied Dynamical Systems Seminar

Speaker: Dr. Etienne Farcot,

(INRIA Sophia Antipolis Mediterranee in the Virtual Plants team, France)

Title: Patterns Induced by Active Transport in Cellular Tissues

Departmental Colloquium

Speaker: Dr. Rongsong Liu, University of Wyoming

Title: Spatiotemporal Mutualistic Model for Mistletoes and Birds

Informal Discussion

Speaker: Andrew Critch, University of California - Berkeley

Title: How algebraic geometry can improve machine learning (an informal discussion)