Departmental Colloquium Seminars

Series 2016

Departmental Colloquium
Thursday, March 17, 2016 at 12:10pm, Location: ENG-210
Speaker: Dr. Troy Day, Department of Mathematics and Statistics and
Department of Biology, Queen's University
Title: Modeling the evolutionary biology of drug resistance

Thursday, February 19, 2015, 12:30pm, ENG-210
Speaker: Michael Krivelevich, School of Mathematical Sciences,
Tel Aviv University
Intelligence vs Randomness: the power of choices

Thursday, February 5, 2015, 12:10pm, ENG-210
Speaker: Alexey Kuznetsov, York University
From Levy processes to Number Theory and beyond

Thursday, November 5, 1:10pm Location: ENG-210
Speaker: Dr. Xingfu Zou, Department of Applied Mathematics
Western University
Title: Modelling the Role of Altruism of Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria

Series 2014

Thursday, December 4, 2014, 12:10 pm, ENG 210
Neal Madras, Department of Mathematics & Statistics, York University
Random Pattern-Avoiding Permutations

Thursday, November 27, 2014, 12:10 pm, ENG 210
Huaiping Zhu, Department of Mathematics & Statistics, York University
Forecasting mosquito abundance and public health risk of West Nile

April 3, 2014, 12:10pm, ENG 210
Dr. Rogemar Mamon
Department of Statistical and Actuarial Sciences, Western University
HMM filtering, multivariate Ornstein-Uhlenbeck model and market liquidity

March 27, 2014, 12:10pm, ENG 210
Dr. Alan Frieze
Department of Mathematical Sciences Carnegie Mellon University
Random structures and algorithms

February 6, 2014, 12:10pm, ENG 210
Dr. Matt Davison
Department of Statistical and Actuarial Sciences, Western University
Using Financial Mathematics to understand the Economics of Green Energy

Series 2013

November 18, 2013, 11:10am, ENG 210
Dr. Douglas Stinson
Department of Computer Science, University of Waterloo
New results and generalizations of the "Russian cards problem"

Thursday, March 14, 10:10am, 2013, ENG-LG-02.
Jason Brown
Department of Mathematics and Statistics,Dalhousie University
A hard day's math: the connections between mathematics and music

Thursday, February 28, 12:10, 2013, ENG 210.
Gail Wolkowicz
Department of Mathematics and Statistics, McMaster University
Chaotic dynamics in predator-prey models with time delay

Thursday, January 24, 1:10, 2013, ENG 210.
Catherine Sulem
Department of Mathematics, University of Toronto
The dynamics of ocean waves

Thursday, October 24 , 2013, 12:10pm, ENG 210
Dr. Brian Ingalls
Departments of Applied Mathematics, Biology and Chemical Engineering, University of Waterloo
Model-based Design in Synthetic Biology

Monday, October 7 , 2013, 11:10am, ENG 210
Dr. Ratnasingham Shivaji,
Department of Mathematics and Statistics, University of North Carolina at Greensboro
Uniqueness of Nonnegative Radial Solutions for
Semipositone Problems on Exterior Domains

Thursday, April 11, 1:10pm, 2013, ENG-210.
Sebastian Jaimungal
Department of Statistical Sciences, University of Toronto
Stochastic control in algorithmic and high frequency trading

Series 2012

Thursday, November 29, 1:10, 2012, ENG 210.
Robert Jerrard
Department of Mathematics, University of Toronto
Weak Solutions of an Equation Describing Vortex Filaments

Thursday, November 15, 12:10, 2012, ENG 210.
Tom Hurd
Department of Mathematics and Statistics, McMaster University
Cascade Models for Random Financial Networks

Thursday, October 25, 12:10, 2012, ENG 210.
Penny Haxell
Combinatorics and Optimization Department, University of Waterloo
Packing and covering in uniform hypergraphs

Thursday, March 29, 12:10, 2012, ENG 210.
Matheus Grasselli
Department of Mathematics and Statistics, McMaster University
An agent-based computational model for bank formation and interbank networks

Thursday, February 2, 12:10, 2012, ENG 210.
Derek Corneil
Department of Computer Science, University of Toronto
The power of graph searching

Thursday, January 19, 13:10, 2012, ENG 210.
Sue Ann Campbell
Department of Applied Mathematics, University of Waterloo
Phase Models and Oscillators with Time Delayed Coupling

Thursday, February 2, 12:10, 2012, ENG 210.
Derek Corneil
Department of Computer Science, University of Toronto
The power of graph searching

Series 2011

Thursday, November 24, 2011, 12:10, ENG 210.
Siv Sivaloganathan
Department of Applied Mathematics, University of Waterloo
Integrative Mathematical Medicine

Thursday, November 17, 12:10, 2011, ENG 210.
Tom Salisbury
Department of Mathematics and Statistics, York University
Insurance and Modern Finance

Thursday, October 27, 2011, 12:10, ENG 210.
Jonathan Jedwab
Department of Mathematics, Simon Fraser University
Emerging methods in the analysis ofaperiodic autocorrelations

Thursday, March 17, 2011, 12:10, ENG 210.
Hermann Eberl
Department of Mathematics and Statistics, University of Guelph
Numerical solution of doubly degenerate diffusion-reaction equations that model bacterial biofilms

Thursday, March 3, 2011, 12:10 pm, ENG 210.
Igor Jurisica
Ontario Cancer Institute, IBM Life Sciences Discovery Centre
Department of Computer Science, University of Toronto
Tools and Resources for the Systematic Identification and Characterization of Prognostic Signatures

Thursday, February 3, 2011, 12:10 pm, ENG210.
Nick Wormald
Department of Combinatorics and Optimization, University of Waterloo
Methods and results for random regular graphs

Thursday, November 18, 2010, 13:10, ENG210
Jianhong Wu
Department of Mathematics and Statistics, York University
Nonlinear Spatial Dynamics of Migrant Birds and Avian Influenza

Thursday, October 28, 2010, 12:10, ENG210
Luis Seco
Department of Mathematics, University of Toronto
Correlations in Finance: the Importance of Being Stochastic

Thursday, April 1, 2010,12:10, ENG210
Ken Jackson
Computer Science Department, University of Toronto
Numerical Methods for the Valuation of Synthetic Collateralized Debt Obligations (CDOs)

Thursday, March 25, 2010,12:10, ENG210.
Eric Harley
Department of Computer Science, Ryerson University
The Expected Number of Maximal Cliques in a Random Graph

Thursday, January 28, 2010, 12:10, ENG210.
Wayne Enright
Computer Science Department, University of Toronto
Accurate and Reliable Software for Investigating Mathematical Models described by Systems of ODEs

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