# AMS ACADEMIC TALKS AND PRESENTATIONS

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

## AMS Departmental Colloquia, Spring 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 |

Jan 10 | No Colloquium -- First week of classes | |

Jan 17 | Dorit Hammerling Comp. & Info Systems Lab NCAR | Statistical Inference for Massive Distributed Spatial Data Using Low-Rank Models |

Jan 24 | Atef Elsherbeni Dept. of Elec. Eng. & Comp. Science Colorado School of Mines | The FDTD Technique: From Simple Formulation to Efficient Simulations for Complex Electromagnetics and Antenna Problems |

Jan 31 | Victor Dominguez Dept. of Math. & Computing Eng. Public University of Navarre, Spain | Regularized Integral Equations for Acoustic Transmission Problems in Smooth Domains |

Feb 7 | David Gleich Dept. of Computer Science Purdue University | Relaxation Methods for the Matrix Exponential on Large Networks |

Feb 14 | Lincoln Carr Dept. of Physics Colorado School of Mines | Lightspeed at a Snail's Pace: Relativity Meets Ultra Cold Physics |

Feb 21 | Petronela Radu Dept. of Mathematics University of Nebraska | Nonlocal Models in Peridynamics: Connections to Classical Theory and Challenges |

Feb 28 | Gunnar Martinson Dept. of Applied Mathematics University of Colorado - Boulder | Fast Direct Solvers for Elliptic PDEs |

Mar 7 | Spring Break - No Colloquium | |

Mar 14 | Spring Break - No Colloquium | |

Mar 21 | Colloquium Cancelled | |

Mar 28 | Patrick Shipman Dept. of Mathematics Colorado State University | Self-Assembled Nanoscale Patterns Produced by Ion Bombardment of Binary Compounds |

Apr 4 | E-Days - No Colloquium | |

Apr 11 | Gautam Iyer Dept. of Mathematical Sciences Carnegie Mellon University | Stirring and Mixing |

Apr 18 | Greg Lyng Dept. of Mathematics University of Wyoming | |

Apr 25 | Margot Gerritsen Stanford University | |

May 2 | Dead Day - No Colloquium |

## Other seminars and presentations

Date/Time | Place | Speaker | Topic |

Mar 24 (3:00pm) | CH-143 | Tim Sullivan Mathematics Institute University of Warwick | Optimization for Distributional Uncertainty Quantification, with Consequences for Bayesian Brittleness and Robustness |

Mar 26 (3:00pm) | CH-143 | Qiqi Wang Dept. of Aeronautics & Astronautics Mass. Institute of Technology | Taming the Butterfly Effect -- Long Time Sensitivity Analysis of Unsteady and Chaotic Systems |

Apr 7 (3:00pm) | CH-143 | Kary Myers Statistical Sciences Group Los Alamos National Labs | Malt Balls or Malt Beer? Detecting the Prohibited Operation of Dual-Use Facilities |