AMS Colloquium Schedule

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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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FALL 2017

Aug 25 Zachary Kilpatrick
University of Colorado Boulder, Department of Applied Mathematics
Evidence accumulation in changing environments: Neurons, organisms, and groups
Sep 8 Lincoln Carr
Colorado School of Mines, Department of Physics
Sep 22 Joe Guinness
North Carolina State University, Department of Statistics
Oct 13 Eliot Fried
Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology, Mathematics, Mechanics, and Materials Unit
Oct 20 Arthur Sherman
National Institutes of Health
Nov 3 Adrianna Gillman
Rice University, Department of Computational and Applied Mathematics
Nov 17 Laura Miller
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Departments of Mathematics and Biology
Dec 1 AMS Graduate Student Showcase


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 else
Special 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 assessment
Special joint colloquium with US Geological Survey VIDEO
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 VIDEO
Special 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 VIDEO


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


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