Past Events

Canadian Mathematical Society Winter Meeting
Delta Chelsea Hotel, December 10-12, 2011, Toronto
Co-hosted by Ryerson University

Departmental Colloquium

These colloquia are free and open to all. The colloquia will take place once or twice a month on Thursdays at 12:10-1:00. Refreshments will be served.

Upcoming Seminars

Thursday, November 28, 2019 at 12:10pm, Location: ENG-LG12
Speaker: Dr. Luke Postle, Department of Combinatorics & Optimization
University of Waterloo
Title: Linear-Time and Efficient Distributed Algorithms for List-Coloring Graphs on Surfaces.

Thursday, November 21, 2019 at 12noon, Location: ENG-LG12
Speaker: Dr. Marcos Escobar, Department of Statistical & Actuarial Sciences
Western University
Title: Recent Advances in Portfolio Optimization

Thursday, November 7, 2019 at 12:10pm, Location: ENG-LG12
Speaker: Dr. Sue Ann Campbell, Department of Applied Mathematics
University of Waterloo
Title: Mean Field Analysis and the Dynamics of Large Networks of Neurons

Thursday, April 11, 2019 at 1:10pm, Location: ENG-210
Speaker: Dr. Tom Salisbury, Department of Mathematics and Statistics,
York University
Title: Credit Risk

Recent Seminars

Thursday, April 4, 2019 at 12:10am, Location: ENG-210
Speaker: Laura Sanità, Combinatorics & Optimization Department
University of Waterloo
Title: On The Hardness Of Computing The Diameter Of a Polytope

Wednesday, March 7, 2019 at 12:10am, Location: ENG-210
Speaker: Allan R. Willms, Dept. of Mathematics & Statistics,
University of Guelph
Title: Spread of E. Coli Contamination in Ground Beef Production

Thursday, October 25, 2018 at 12:10pm, Location: ENG-210
Dr. Brian Ingalls, Applied Mathematics, University of Waterloo
Title: Synthetic Biology Approaches to Suppression of Antibiotic
Resistance Toward Model-Based Design

Thursday, October 18, 2018 at 1:10pm, Location: ENG-210
Dr. Mohamed Omar, Harvey Mudd College, Department of Mathematics
Title: When Algebraic Geometry Meets Graph Theory

Thursday, October 4, 2018 at 12:10am, Location: ENG-210
Dr. Matheus Grasselli, McMaster University, Department of
Mathematics and Statistics
Title: Macroeconomics For Mathematicians

Thursday, April 12, 2018 at 12:10pm, Location: ENG-210
Speaker: Dr. Lindi Wahl, Western University, Applied Mathematics
Title: Playing epidemiological telephone: In-host evolution of Influenza A Virus

Thursday, April 5, 2018 at 12:10pm, Location: ENG-210
Speaker: Dr. Ruodu Wang, University of Waterloo,
Department of Statistics and Actuarial Science
Title: Scenario-based risk evaluation

Thursday, January 18, 2018 at 12:10pm, Location: ENG-210
Dr. Mark Kayll. University of Montana, Department of Mathematical Sciences
Title: Derangements through the years: 1702--2017

Thursday, November 23, 2017 at 12:10pm, Location: ENG-210
Dr. Lap Chi Lau, University of Waterloo, Cheriton School
of Computer Science
Title: Improved Cheeger's Inequalities

Wednesday, November 15, 2017 at 12:10 pm, Location: ENG-210
Dr. Adam Stinchcombe,University of Toronto, Department of Mathematics
The Population Density Particle Methos To Simulate Oscillator Populations

Thursday, Oct 26, 2017 at 12:10pm, Location: ENG-210
Dr. Hyejin Ku, York University, Department of Mathematics and Statistics
Portfolio Optimization And Option Pricing Problems For Large Investors

Thursday, April 6, 2017 at 12:10pm, Location: ENG-210
Dr.Alexander Schied, University of Mannheim, Institute of Mathematics
University of Waterloo, Department of Statistical and Actuarial Sciences
Robustness issues in risk estimation

Thursday, March 30, 2017 at 12:10am, Location: ENG-210
Dr. Peter Marbach,
Department of Computer Science, University of Toronto
Modeling and Analysis of Communities in Social Networks

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Master's Seminar Series (AM 8000)

These seminars are free and open to all. With some exceptions, seminars will take place two to three times a month on Thursdays between 12:10-2:00.

Upcoming Seminars


Recent Seminars

Thursday, November 5, at 1-2pm, Location: ENG-210
1st talk by 1st talk by Dr. Garnet Ord at noon (sharp)
Title: Quantum Mechanics, Special Relativity and Applied Math
2nd talk by Dr. Alexey Rubtsov at 12:30pm
Title: Optimal Investment Strategies

Thursday, October 29, at 12pm-2pm, Location: ENG-210
1st talk by Dr. Dejan Delic at noon (sharp)
Title: Computational Complexity of Constraint Satisfaction Problems
2nd talk by Dr. Anthony Bonato at 12:30
Title: Modelling, mining, and searching networks
3rd talk by Dr. Sebastian Ferrando at 1pm
Title: Research Topics in Financial mathematics
4th talk by Dr. Boza Tasic at 1:30pm
Title: Universal Algebra and its applications

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Graphs at Ryerson (G@R) Seminars

Graphs @ Ryerson (G@R) is a group of researchers and students interested in pure and applied graph theory, and is housed in the Mathematics Department at Ryerson University. G@R runs a regular seminar series given by its members and visitors. Seminars usually take place in ENG210, on Thursdays at 1 pm.

Upcoming Seminars

Thursday, September 19, 2019 at 11:00am, Location: ENG-210
Dr. Melissa Huggan
Title: Simultaneous Moves with Cops and an Insightful Robber

Recent Seminars

Wednesday, April 17, 2019 at 10:00am, Location: ENG-288
Dr. Konstantinos Georgiou
Title: Average Case - Worst Case Tradeoffs for Evacuating 2 Robots from the Disk in the Face-to-Face Model

Thursday, March 28, 2019 at 2:00pm, Location: ENG-LG02
Dr. Patrick Bennett
Title: The Iterated Local Model for Social Networks

Wednesday, March 6, 2019 at 10:00am, Location: ENG-210
Dr. Patrick Bennett
Title: Large Triangle Packings and Tuza's Conjecture in Random Graphs

Thursday, February 28th, 2019 at 10:00am, Location: ENG-210
Dr. Aleksander Nikolov
Title: Tusnady's Problem and the Discrepancy of Boxes and Polytopes

Wednesday, February 13th, 2019 at 10:00am, Location ENG-210
Dr. Sean English
Title: Recent Problems in Hypergraph Saturation

Wednesday, January 30th, 2019 at 10:00am, Location: ENG-210
Dr. Bill Kay
Title: Induced Poset Saturation

Wednesday, January 16th, 2019 at 2:30pm, Location: ENG-210
Speakers: Drs. Sean English and Bogumil Kaminski
Title: Zero Forcing for Random Regular Graphs

Thursday, November 29th, 2018 at 10:00am, Location: ENG-210
Dr. Pawel Pralat
Title: Sicherman dice

Thursday, November 22nd, 2018 at 10:00am, Location: ENG-210
Dr. Jan Volec
The codegre threshold of K_4 -

Thursday, November 15th, 2018 at 10:00am, Location: ENG-210
Dr. Gholamreza Omidi, Isfahan University of Technology, Iran
Some problems on the size Ramsey numbers

Thursday, November 8th, 2018 at 10:00am, Location: ENG-210
Dr. Pawel Pralat, Ryerson University
k-regular subgraphs near the k-core threshold of a random graph

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Biomathematics and Fluids Seminars

The Biomathematics and Fluids Research Group at Ryerson runs a regular seminar series given by its visitors. The seminars are held in ENG 210, Thursdays at 2pm.

Upcoming Seminars

Recent Seminars

Wednesday, May 2, 2018 at 12:00pm-1:00pm Location: ENG-210
Chuang Xu, University of Alberta
Stochastic Bistability: A Logistic Model with Mating Limitation
and Stochastic Immigration

Monday, February 29th, 9:30 am, ENG 210, Location: ENG288
Speaker: Dr. Xi Huo, Ryerson University
Mathematical modelling with applications to controlling emerging
infectious diseases and measuring the success of interventions in
microbial stewardship

Thursday, February 25th, 9:30 am, ENG358
Speaker: Dr. Venkata Satya Kumar Manem, Princess Margaret Cancer Center
Mathematics: A Key to Probe Complex Biological Systems

Monday, February 22, 9:30 am, ENG162
Speaker: Dr. Kathleen Wilkie, Center of Cancer Systems Biology, Tufts University School of Medicine
Mathematically Modelling the Body's Response to Cancer

Thursday, February 11, 2016 2:15pm, Location: ENG288
Speaker: Dr. Robert Strehl, Ryerson University
Stochastic micro- and mesoscale simulations of biochemical reaction-diffusion systems

Thursday, January 28, 2016 10:30am, Location: VIC736
Speaker: Dr. Qiming Wang, York University
Problems in interfacial fluid mechanics and tissue mechanics

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Financial Mathematics Seminars

The Financial Mathematics Research Group at Ryerson runs a regular seminar series; group members, students and visitors will be presenting talks as advertised below.

Upcoming Seminars

Thursday, September 29, 2016 at 2:30pm, Location: ENG-210
Dr. Pablo Olivares, Ryerson University
Title: Pricing and Hedging some Crack and Spark Contracts in Energy
Markets under Levy Processes Abstract: We discuss the pricing of some derivative contracts in the Energy market whose payoff depends on the value of multiple assets. In particular, we focus on European and Barrier options having electricity, gasoline, natural gas and uranium as underlying assets. In order to capture their particular dynamic, we consider models with discontinuous jumps and mean reverting properties. Several ad-hoc approximations and numerical issues are analysed.

Recent Seminars

Thursday, January 28, 2016 from 12:00pm-1:00pm, Location: ENG288
Speaker: Michael Hasler, Rotman School of Management, University of Toronto
Dynamic Attention Behaviour Under Return Predictability

Recent Seminars

Thursday, January 21, 1-2pm, Location: VIC736
Speaker: Dr. Oleksandr Romanko, Research Analyst,
Risk Analytics - Business Analytics, IBM Canada
Adjunct Professor, University of Toronto
Scenario-Based Financial Value-at-Risk Optimization

Friday, November 27, from 2:00pm to 5:00pm, Location: ENG-210
Speaker: Nikolay Ryabkov, Principal, Quantitative Investment and
Alpha Research for OMERS Title: Challenges and Opportunities in Quantitative Investment

Monday, November 30, at 12am-1pm, Location: ENG-210
Speaker: Dr. Haomiao Yu, Economics Department, Ryerson University
Type-Symmetric Randomized Equilibrium

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