# AMS ACADEMIC TALKS AND PRESENTATIONS

The public is invited to attend any of the academic talks or presentations listed below.

## AMS Departmental Colloquia, Fall 2014

Talks are held on Fridays at 3:00 pm in Chauvenet 143, unless otherwise noted. Please join us for coffee and cookies beginning at 2:45 pm.

Date | Speaker | Topic |

Aug 22 | Aaron Porter Dept. of Applied Math & Statistics Colorado School of Mines | A Multivariate Semiparametric Hierarchical Empirical Likelihood for Small Area Estimation |

Aug 29 | Alyn Rockwood Boulder Graphics | Geometric Algebra, Conformal Space and Some Applications |

Sep 5 | Nils Tilton Mechanical Engineering Colorado School of Mines | Novel Optimization and Perturbation Methods for Predicting the Onset of Convective Mixing in CO_{2} Sequestration |

Sep 12 | Sarbarish Chakravarty Department of Mathematics University of Colorado, Co. Springs | Beach Waves and Line-Solitons of the KP Equation |

Sep 19 | David Bortz Applied Mathematics University of Colorado, Boulder | Biomechanics and Population Dynamics of Microbial Communities |

Sep 26 | Ian Sloan School of Mathematics and Statistics University of New South Wales | Lifting the Curse of Dimensionality: Numerical Integration in Very High Dimensions |

Oct 3 | Francisco-Javier Sayas Mathematical Sciences University of Delaware | Transient Transmission Problems with Integral Methods |

Oct 10 | Fall Break - No Colloquium | |

Oct 17 | Mevin B. Hooten Fish, Wildlife, & Cons. Bio and Statistics Colorado State University | First Order Representation of Second Order Structure in Statistical Models |

Oct 24 | Kesh Govinder School of Mathematics, Statistics & Comp. Science University of KwaZulu-Natal, Durban South Africa | Using Symmetries to Solve Problems |

Oct 31 | Matthias Chung Dept. of Mathematics Virginia Tech | Desigining Optimal Spectral Filters and Low-Rank Matrices for Inverse Problems |

Nov 7 | Julien Langou Mathematical & Statistical Sciences University of Colorado, Denver | Improving the Communication Lower Bounds for Matrix-Matrix Multiplication |

Nov 14 | Scott Holan Dept. of Statistics University of Missouri | Bayesian Lattice Filters for Time-Varying Autoregression and Time-Frequency Analysis |

Nov 21 | Ivan Christov Center for Nonlinear Studies Los Alamos National Laboratory | Low Reynolds Number Flows Through Shaped and Deformable Conduits |

Nov 28 | Thanksgiving Break - No Colloquium | |

Dec 5 | Dead Day - No Colloquium |

## Other seminars and presentations

Date/Time | Place | Speaker | Topic |

Jul 17 (3:00pm) | CH-143 | Emilio Porcu Universidad Tecnica Federico Santa Mara | Covariance Models for Gaussian Processes Evolving Temporally over the Sphere of Planet Earth |

Sep 25 (4:00pm) | CO-219 | Ian Sloan School of Mathematics University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia | Beyond the 4th Dimension -- What's It Like To Be A Mathematician??? |