# AMS Colloquium Schedule

The Applied Mathematics & Statistics Colloquium takes place at 3 p.m. on Fridays in Chauvenet 143. Come get a seat and refreshments 15 minutes prior to the talk.

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**SPRING 2017 **

Jan 13 |
Roger Ghanem University of Southern California, Department of Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering Uncertainty quantification at the interface of computing and everything elseSpecial joint colloquium with Department of Mechanical Engineering |

Jan 27 |
Wolfgang Bangerth Colorado State University, Department of Mathematics Simulating complex flows in the Earth mantle VIDEO |

Feb 10 |
Chris Mast Mercer, Actuary and Employee Benefits Consultant Actuarial problems in employer-sponsored healthcare VIDEO |

Feb 24 |
Natasha Flyer National Center for Atmospheric Research, Computational Math Group Bengt Fornberg University of Colorado Boulder, Department of Applied Mathematics Radial basis functions: Freedom from meshes in scientific computing VIDEO |

Mar 10 |
Michael Sprague National Renewable Energy Laboratory, Computational Science Center A computational model for a dilute biomass suspension undergoing mixing and settling VIDEO |

Mar 24 |
Randall J. LeVeque University of Washington, Department of Applied Mathematics Generating random earthquakes for probabilistic hazard assessmentSpecial joint colloquium with US Geological Survey |

Apr 7 |
Fred J. Hickernell Illinois Institute of Technology, Department of Applied Mathematics Think like an applied mathematician and a statistician VIDEO |

Apr 14 |
Ian Sloan University of New South Wales, School of Mathematics How high is high dimensional? VIDEO |

Apr 21 |
Mark Embree Virginia Tech, Department of Mathematics Using interpolatory approximations to learn from an instrumented building VIDEO |

Apr 28 |
James A. Warren National Institute of Standards and Technology, Material Measurement Laboratory The Materials Genome Initiative: NIST, data, and open science VIDEOSpecial joint colloquium with Department of Metallurgical and Materials Engineering |

May 5 |
Jessica F. Ellis Colorado State University, Department of Mathematics The features of college calculus programs: An overview of the MAA two calculus projects' main findings |

**FALL 2016 **

Sep 2 |
Stephen Becker University of Colorado Boulder, Department of Applied Mathematics Subsampling large datasets via random mixing VIDEO |

Sep 16 |
Art Owen Stanford University, Department of Statistics Permutation p-value approximation via generalized Stolarsky invariance VIDEO |

Sep 30 |
Stefan Wild Argonne National Laboratory, Mathematics and Computer Science Division Beyond the black box in derivative-free and simulation-based optimization VIDEO |

Oct 14 |
Erica Graham Bryn Mawr College, Department of Mathematics Modeling physiological and pathological mechanisms in ovulation VIDEO |

Oct 28 |
Jim Koehler Google Boulder, Principal Statistician Statistical methods supporting Google's ad business |

Nov 11 |
Dennis Cook University of Minnesota, School of Statistics An Introduction to envelopes: Methods for improving efficiency in multivariate statistics VIDEO |

Dec 2 |
Howard Elman University of Maryland, Department of Computer Science Efficient computational methods for parameterized partial differential equations VIDEO |