Past Events

2018-2019

May 06

Yuxin Chen, Princeton University

Bridging convex and nonconvex optimization in noisy matrix completion: Stability and uncertainty quantification
Fine Hall 214 / -
Apr 29

Oded Regev, Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences, New York University

Lattice-Based Cryptography and the Learning with Errors Problem
Fine Hall 214 / -
Apr 15

Subhash Khot, Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences-New York University

Hardness of Approximation
Fine Hall 214 / -
Apr 08

Avi Wigderson, IAS

Optimization, Complexity and Math (through the lens of one problem and one algorithm)
Jadwin Hall A10 / -
Apr 01

Ronitt Rubinfeld, MIT and Tel Aviv University

Local algorithms for sparse connected subgraphs
Fine Hall 214 / -
Mar 25

Imre Bárány,Renyi Institute, Budapest and University College, London

Theorems of Caratheodory, Helly, and Tverberg without dimension
Fine Hall 214 / -
Mar 11

Eric Vanden-Eijnden, Courant Institute, New York University

Trainability and accuracy of neural networks used in machine learning
Fine Hall 214 / -
Mar 04

Shay Moran, Princeton University

The Optimal Approximation Factor in Density Estimation
Fine Hall 214 / -
Feb 25

Alex Townsend, Cornell University

Why are so many matrices and tensors low-rank in computational mathematics?
Fine Hall 214 / -
Feb 18

Jörn Dunkel, MIT

Symmetry breaking and pattern formation in soft matter and active fluids
Fine Hall 214 / -
Feb 11

Leslie Greengard, Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences, New York University

Adaptive methods for the simulation of diffusion and fluid flow in complex geometries
Fine Hall 214 / -
Feb 04

Lin Lin, UC Berkeley

Grassmann manifold, gauge, and quantum chemistry
Fine Hall 214 / -
Dec 10

Weinan E, Princeton University

Machine Learning and Multi-scale Modeling
Fine Hall 214 / -
Dec 03

Carlile Lavor, University of Campinas

Distance Geometry and Geometric Algebra for Protein Structure Determination
Fine Hall 214 / -
Nov 26

Pierre-Thomas Brun, Princeton University

Architecting soft functional materials with instabilities
Fine Hall 214 / -
Nov 19

Miranda Homes-Cerfon, Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences, New York University

Kinetics of particles with short-range interactions
Fine Hall 214 / -
Nov 12

Mark Tygert, Facebook Research

Machine Learning at Facebook
Fine Hall 214 / -
Nov 07

Kristin Lauter, Microsoft Research

How to Keep your Secrets in a Post-Quantum World (or: Supersingular Isogeny Graphs in Cryptography)
Fine Hall 224 / -
Nov 05

Martin Bazant, MIT

Electrokinetic Control of Interfacial Instabilities
Fine Hall 214 / -
Oct 22

Matthew Salganik, Princeton University

The Fragile Families Challenge: A Scientific Mass Collaboration
Fine Hall 214 / -
Oct 15

Alexander Vladimirsky, Cornell University

Agreeing to Disagree in Anisotropic Crowds
Fine Hall 214 / -
Oct 08

Nicolas Boumal, Princeton University

Handling non-convexity in low-rank approaches for semidefinite programming
Fine Hall 214 / -
Oct 01

Mykhaylo Shkolnikov, Princeton University

Particles interacting through their hitting times: neuron firing, supercooling and systemic risk
Fine Hall 214 / -
Sep 24

Marty Golubitsky, Ohio State University

Homeostasis, Catastrophes, and Networks
Fine Hall 214 / -
Sep 17

Jianfeng Lu, Duke University

Diagrammatic algorithms for open quantum systems
Fine Hall 214 / -