2015

  • May 8
    Prof. Joe Eichholz
    Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology
    Mathematical and Computational Aspects of Optical Biomedical Imaging
  • May 1
    Prof. Sharif Rahman
    Dept. of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering
    Sparse Grids for High-Dimensional Uncertainty Quantification
  • April 24
    Prof. Tianbao Yang
    Dept. of Computer Science
    Randomized Algorithms in Machine Learning
  • April 17
    Prof. Weiyu Xu
    Dept. of Electrical and Computer Engineering
    Linear Projections of Parsimoniously-Modeled Random Variables with Applications in Signal Processing
  • April 10
    Prof. Kai Wang
    Dept. of Biostatistics
    Robust estimation of 3-D chromosome structure from Hi-C chromatin interaction data
  • April 3
    Prof. Alan Kay
    Dept. of Biological Sciences
    The Mathematics of Cell Size Regulation
  • March 27
    Prof. Qihang Lin
    Dept. of Management Sciences
    An Accelerated Proximal Coordinate Gradient Method and its Application to Regularized Empirical Risk Minimization
  • March 13
    Dr. Fei Wang
    Pennsylvania State University
    eXtended Finite Element Methods for Interface Problems
  • March 6
    Prof. Palle Jorgensen
    Dept. of Mathematics
    Analysis, Stochastic Processes, and their Applications
  • February 27
    Prof. Wayne Polyzou
    Dept. of Physics and Astronomy
    Physics at < 10^{-15} Meters
  • February 20
    Dr. Nathan Ellingwood
    IIHR-Hydroscience & Engineering
    The Need for Speed: Designing Faster Methods for Computational Lung Applications with Use of GPU Accelerators
  • February 13
    Prof. Qihe Tang
    Dept. of Statistics and Actuarial Science
    Extreme Risks in Insurance and Finance with Multivariate Regular Variation
  • February 6
    Prof. Milan Sonka
    The Iowa Institute for Biomedical Imaging
    Relating Retinal Anatomy, Pathology, Function, and Therapy Guidance: Analysis of Ophthalmic 3D OCT
  • January 30
    Prof. Isabel Darcy
    Dept. of Mathematics
    Topological Data Analysis

2014

  • May 9
    Prof. John P. Spencer
    Dept. of Psychology
    Testing a dynamic neural field model of visual working memory with fMRI
  • May 2
    Prof. Joseph Cavanaugh
    Dept. of Biostatistics
    Occam’s Razor and Statistical Model Selection
  • April 25
    Prof. Ashish Tiwari
    Dept. of Finance
    Evaluating Hedge Funds with Pooled Benchmarks
  • April 18
    Prof. Barrett Thomas
    Dept. of Management Sciences
    Sugarcane Harvest Logistic
  • April 11
    Prof. Jiguang Sun
    Michigan Tech University
    C0IPDG for the Biharmonic Eigenvalue Problems
  • April 4
    Prof. Jianfeng Cai
    Department of Mathematics
    Low-rank Matrix Models: Theory, Computation, and Applications in Image Analysis
  • March 28
    Dr. Jim Hurt
    Founder, Enventive Engineering Inc.
    Solver Requirements for a Relational Geometry System
  • March 14
    Prof. Vincent Rodgers
    Dept. of Physics and Astronomy
    The Power of Symmetry in Theoretical Physics
  • March 7
    Prof. Jia Lu
    Dept. of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering
    Full-Field Characterization of Tissue Properties
  • February 28
    Prof. Palle Jorgensen
    Dept. of Mathematics
    Stochastic processes in math, in finance, and in engineering
  • February 21
    Prof. Ching-Long Lin
    Dept. of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering
    A Multi-scale Imaging-based Statistics-guided Predictive Lung Model
  • February 14
    Prof. Kaitai Li
    Xi'an Jiaotong University
    Boundary shape control, boundary layer equations and dimensional splitting methods
  • February 7
    Prof. Qihang Lin
    Dept. of Management Sciences
    Optimistic Knowledge Gradient Policy for Optimal Budget Allocation in Crowdsourcing
  • January 31
    Prof. Wayne Polyzou
    Dept. of Physics and Astronomy
    Relativistic quantum mechanics and sub-nuclear structure

2013

  • May 10
    Prof. Gregory Howes
    Dept. of Physics and Astronomy
    Numerical Modeling of Kinetic Plasma Turbulence Using AstroGK
  • May 3
    Prof. Yong Chen
    Dept. of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering
    Application of Matroid Theory in Redundancy Analysis of Linear Sensor Systems
  • April 26
    Prof. Olesya I. Zhupanska
    Dept. of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering
    Mechanics of Non-Hertziana Contact: Applied Math Perspective
  • April 19
    Prof. Nicholas Yannelis
    Dept. of Economics
    What is Economics?
  • April 12
    Prof. Bruce Ayati
    Dept. of Mathematics
    Computational Modeling and Simulation of Multiple Myeloma Bone Disease
  • April 5
    Prof. Tong Li
    Dept. of Mathematics
    Traveling Waves of Chemotaxis Models
  • March 29
    Prof. Wei Li
    Dept. of Finance
    Investment Decisions Under Ambiguity: Evidence from Mutual Fund Investor Behavior
  • March 15
    Prof. Isabel Darcy
    Dept. of Mathematics
    Applied Topology
  • March 8
    Prof. Colleen Mitchell
    Dept. of Mathematics
    Electro-physiology of cardiac arrhythmia
  • March 1
    Prof. Thomas L. Casavant
    Dept. of Biomedical Engineering
    Highly Collaborative Bioinformatics in Partnership with Post-Genome Medicine
  • February 22
    Prof. Rodica Curtu
    Dept. of Mathematics
    Modeling the unfolded protein response under stress in mammalian cells
  • February 15
    Prof. Qihe Tang
    dept. of Statistics and Actuarial Science
    Reducing risk by merging counter-monotonic risks
  • February 8
    Prof. Gregory R. Carmichael
    Dept. of Chemical and Biochemical Engineering
    Aerosol Feedbacks on Chemistry and Climate at Urban and Regional Scales
  • February 1
    Prof. J. Robert Manak
    Departments of Biology & Pediatrics
    Creating epileptic flies and (mathematically) modeling ataxia

2012

  • May 4
    Prof. David S Bates
    Dept. of Finance
    On estimating stock market volatility and crash risk
  • April 27
    Prof. Sharif Rahman
    Dept of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering
    Approximation Errors in High-Dimensional Uncertainty Quantification
  • April 20
    Prof. John P. Spencer
    Dept of Psychology & Delta Center
    Dynamic Thinking--Capturing Cognition and Development with Dynamic Neural Fields
  • April 13
    Dr. Scott Small
    IIHR Hydroscience Eng
    Real-Time Flood Forecasting in Iowa
  • April 6
    Prof. Barrett Thomas
    Dept. of Management Sciences
    A Rollout Policy Framework for Dynamic Programming Approximations to the Vehicle Routing Problem with Stochastic Demand and Duration Limits
  • March 30
    Prof. Jia Lu
    Dept of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering
    Cloth simulation by isogeometric modeling
  • March 23
    Prof. Jianfeng Cai
    Department of Mathematics
    Image Restoration: Total Variation; Wavelet Frames; and Beyond
  • March 9
    Prof. Palle Jorgensen
    Dept of Math
    Trends in Mathematics Inspired by Financial Mathematics
  • March 2
    Prof. Victor Camillo
    Dept of Math
    Regulated Functions and Average Variation
  • February 24
    Prof. Joe Eichholz
    Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology
    Introduction to the mathematics of bioluminescence tomography
  • February 17
    Prof. George R. Neumann
    Dept of Economics
    Why do prediction markets work?
  • February 10
    Mr. Nathan Ellingwood
    AMCS
    Q:What do Graduate Research, Particle Tracking Simulations and VideoGames have in common? A: Taiwan!
  • February 3
    Prof. Yannick Meurice
    Dept of Physics and Astronomy
    Mathematical Problems in Lattice Field Theory
  • January 27
    Dr. Frederick Qiu
    IMA, University of Minnesota
    An analysis of the practical DPG method

2011

  • May 1
    Professor Glenn Luecke
    Iowa State University
    Numerical Analysis and Current Trends in High Performance Computing
  • April 29
    Mr. Hongbo Dong
    AMCS
    Symmetric Tensor Approximation Hierarchies for the Completely Positive Cone
  • April 22
    Prof. Bruce Ayati
    Department of Mathematics
    Mathematical Descriptions of Bone Remodeling Dynamics in Myeloma Bone Disease
  • April 15
    Prof. Suely Oliveira
    Dept. of Computer Science
    Clustering Applications in Biology
  • April 1
    Prof. Karim Abdel-Malek
    Departments of Biomedical and Mechanical Engineering, Center for Computer Aided Design
    Santos: A human simulation environment
  • March 31
    Mr. Joe Eichholz
    AMCS
    Dicontinuous Galerkin methods for solving the radiative transfer equation and its approximations
  • March 25
    Prof. Keith Stroyan
    Department of Mathematics
    Visual Depth Perception from Motion
  • February 28
    Prof. David Stewart
    Department of Mathematics
    Understanding bouncing balls
  • February 25
    Prof. Victor Camillo
    Department of Mathematics
    Uniform Limits of Step Functions
  • February 18
    Prof. Palle Jorgensen
    Dept. of Mathematics
    Interaction between ideas from engineering of signals and approximation in mathematics (wavelets and more)
  • February 11
    Prof. Johna Leddy
    Department of Chemistry
    Magnetoelectrochemistry
  • January 31
    Prof. Wayne Polyzou
    Department of Physics and Astronomy
    The Relativistic Quantum Mechanical Three-Body Problem
  • January 28
    Prof. Y. Cheng
    University of Texas, Austin
    Discontinuous Galerkin Schemes for Boltzmann Equations in Semiconductor Device Simulation

2010

  • May 1
    Mr. Jon Van Laarhoven
    AMCS
    Exact and Heuristic Algorithms for the Euclidean Steiner Tree Problem
  • April 30
    Prof. Kurt M Anstreicher
    Dept of Management Sciences
    Comparing Convex Relaxations for Quadratically Constrained Quadratic Programming
  • April 16
    Prof. Goran Lesaja
    Georgia Southern University
    Kernel-Based Interior-Point Methods for Monotone Linear Complementarity Problems over Symmetric Cones
  • April 1
    Prof. Pavlo Krokhmal
    Dept. of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering
    Combinatorial Optimization Problems on Hypergraph Matchings: A Probabilistic Analysis
  • March 31
    Prof. Jia Lu
    Dept. of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering
    Isogeometric Analysis: A Brief Introduction
  • March 26
    Mr. Joe Eichholz
    AMCS
    A numerical method for the Radiative Transfer Equation
  • March 12
    Mr. Tim Kreutzmann
    Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT)
    The Domain Derivative and its Application to Bioluminescence Tomography
  • February 28
    Prof. Kai Tan
    Department of Internal Medicine and Biomedical Engineering
    Computational tools for reading epigenomes
  • February 26
    Prof. Alberto Segre
    Department of Computer Science
    UI Computational Epidemiology Group Research
  • February 19
    Prof. Keith Stroyan
    Dept. of Mathematics
    Calculus with Real Infinitesimals
  • February 12
    Prof. Wayne Polyzou
    Department of Physics and Astronomy
    Views of the subnucleonic world
  • January 31
    Prof. Palle Jorgensen
    Department of Mathematics
    Uses of probability in mathematical analysis
  • January 29
    Prof. Russell V. Lenth
    Department of Statistics
    Reproducible Statistical Analysis or Literate Programming via StatWeave

2009

  • May 1
    Professor Witold Krajewski
    IIHR-Hydroscience and Engineering
    Challenges of Flood Forecasting and Prediction
  • April 30
    Prof. Laurent Jay
    Dept of Mathematics
    Lagrange-d'Alembert integrators in mechanics
  • April 24
    Prof. Jia Lu
    Dept. of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering
    Discrete Method in Solid Mechanics
  • April 17
    Prof. Jinhu Xiong
    Dept. of Radiology
    Mapping Functional Organizations of the Human Brain Using MRI
  • April 10
    Dr. Alan Huebner
    ACT
    Multi-dimensional a-stratification for Computerized Adaptive Testing
  • March 31
    Ms. Fengrong Wei
    AMCS
    Group Selection in High-dimensional Regression
  • March 27
    Prof. Erin Pearse
    Department of Mathematics
    Effective resistance in infinite networks
  • March 13
    Prof. Bruce Ayati
    Department of Mathematics
    Multiscale Modeling and Simulation in Biology
  • March 1
    Prof. Palle Jorgensen
    Department of Mathematics
    Stochastic integration; new (financial math) and old (Brownian motion)
  • February 27
    Prof. Yi Li
    Dept. of Mathematics
    An introduction to PDEs
  • February 20
    Prof. Jeffrey W Ohlmann
    Department of Management Sciences
    An Introduction to Heuristic Optimization Approaches
  • February 13
    Prof. Wayne Polyzou
    Department of Physics and Astronomy
    Poincare invariant quantum mechanics
  • February 1
    Prof. Qihe Tang
    Department of Statistics
    Asymptotic Aspects of the Expected Discounted Penalty Function in the Renewal Risk Model Using Wiener-Hopf Factorization and Convolution Equivalence
  • January 30
    Professor John Manak
    Department of Biology
    Microarray-based integrative genomics: From genome annotation to mapping mutations to genes