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Yuchen Lu, Graduate Student - Department of Applied Mathematics, Illinois Institute of Technology
Sep 27, 2016 - 1:50pm to 3:05pm
Department of Applied Mathematics - Seminar - Rettaliata Engineering, Room 121
In this talk, the speaker briefly introduces the software HawkEye, which was developed based on VBA using the Monte Carlo method. Also, the speaker shows the concepts and the algorithms behind this software. Three models are given to demonstrate the power of HawkEye: "Project Cost" model for... read more
Tue.
Sep 27
Andy Wan, Postdoctoral Fellow - Department of Mathematics and Statistics, McGill University
Oct 12, 2016 - 1:50pm to 2:55pm
Department of Applied Mathematics - Colloquia - Rettaliata Engineering, Room 106
Conservative discretizations are numerical methods which preserve conservation laws of differential equations at the discrete level. Recently, the multiplier method was proposed as a conservative discretization for general ODEs and PDEs. In contrast to symplectic or variational methods, the... read more
Wed.
Oct 12
Vaughan R. Voller, Professor - Department of Civil Engineering, University of Minnesota
Nov 7, 2016 - 1:50pm to 2:55pm
Department of Applied Mathematics - Colloquia - Rettaliata Engineering, Room 106
Although in a strict sense the classic Stefan problem involves tracking the movement of the water/ice interface during melting its mathematical formalization can be generalized to a wide number of systems. One emerging application is in the study of the growth of geomorphic landscape features, e.g... read more
Mon.
Nov 7

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Frederick K. H. Phoa, Associate Research Fellow / Assistant Professor - Institute of Statistical Science, Academia Sinica, - Institute of Statistics, National Central University
Sep 26, 2016 - 1:50pm to 2:55pm
Department of Applied Mathematics - Colloquia - Rettaliata Engineering, Room 106
Nature-inspired metaheuristic methods, like the particle swarm optimization and many others, enjoy fast convergence towards optimal solutions via a series of inter-particle communications. Such methods are common for the optimization problem in engineering, but there are few for statistics problems... read more
Mon.
9/26/16
Yizhi Zhang, Graduate Student - Department of Applied Mathematics, Illinois Institute of Technology
Sep 20, 2016 - 1:50pm to 3:05pm
Department of Applied Mathematics - Seminar - Rettaliata Engineering, Room 121
In this talk, the speaker briefly introduces the setup of numerical approximation to univariate integration problems via different algorithms. The talk will contain finished results of rigorous proof of trapezoidal rule and in-progress results of Simpson's rule. Numerical examples are given to... read more
Tue.
9/20/16
Antonio Auffinger, Assistant Professor - Department of Mathematics, Northwestern University
Sep 19, 2016 - 1:50pm to 2:55pm
Department of Applied Mathematics - Colloquia - Rettaliata Engineering, Room 106
Spin glasses were introduced back in the 60's to address the behavior of magnetic alloys, such as AuFe or CuMg. Their rigorous treatment gave rise to a class of models, whose analysis by both physicists and mathematicians has grown into one of the most fascinating fields of statistical mechanics.... read more
Mon.
9/19/16

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