UC Davis Mathematics

Mathematics Colloquia and Seminars

PDE and Applied Math SeminarS. Shkoller (F), J. Biello (W), B. Temple (S)
Algebra & Discrete MathematicsG. Kuperberg (F), M. Vazirani (W), D. Martin (S)
Algebraic GeometryR. Casals (F), E. Carlsson (W), E. Gorskiy (S)
Geometry/TopologyA. Thompson (F), J. Hass (W), J. Howie (S)
Mathematical BiologyR. Chaudhuri (F), M. Vazquez (W), R. Guy (S), S. Dodson (S)
Mathematical Physics & ProbabilityC. Tracy (F), M. Fraas (W), B. Morris (S)
Mathematics of Data & DecisionsN. Saito (F), M. Koeppe (W), S. Schonsheck (S)
Optimization(Special topics only)
QMAP SeminarA. Waldron (F), M. Mulase (W)
ColloquiumJ. Hass, G. Kuperberg
GGAM Colloquium
Distinguished Lecture SeriesJ. Hass, G. Kuperberg
Faculty Research SeminarM. Kapovich, S. Shkoller
Student-Run Research SeminarK. Chickering
Student-Run Geometry/Topology SeminarA. Alameda
Student-Run Analysis & PDE
Featured Campus Seminars
Special Events

Past Talks

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Math Science Building 3106OptimizationTimm Oertel, Cardiff University
Tue, Feb 25 2020, 1:40PMKnapsack Polyhedra, Dynamic Programming, and Distances of Vertices to Feasible Lattice Points
MSB 2112OptimizationBradley M. Bell, University of Washington
Mon, Oct 29 2018, 2:10PMAlgorithmic Differentiation in Theory and in Practice
MSB 1147OptimizationRobert Hildebrand, Virginia Tech
Thu, Jun 7 2018, 1:10PMStrong models for your cuts
MSB 3106OptimizationHemant Bhargava, UC Davis, GSM
Thu, May 31 2018, 12:00PMMixed-format matching auctions in platforms
Stanford U Packard 101OptimizationMichael Saunders, Jong-Shi Pang, Javad Lavaei, Caroline Uhler, Shiqian Ma, Walid Krichene, Stephen Boyd, various
Sat, May 19 2018, 9:10AM4th Bay Area Optimization Meeting
MSB 2112OptimizationYuan Zhou, UC Davis
Tue, May 30 2017, 3:10PMPh.D. Exit Seminar: Infinite-dimensional relaxations of mixed-integer optimization problems
MSB 3106OptimizationJulio Deride, UC Davis
Tue, May 30 2017, 2:10PMPh.D. Exit Seminar: Solving equilibrium problems using variational techniques
Gallagher Hall OptimizationMatthias Koeppe, Yueyue Fan, Jon Wellner, Shu Lu, Laurent El Ghaoui, Meisam Razaviyayn, Phebe Vayanos, Michael Ferris
Sat, May 13 2017, 8:50AMBayOpt 2017
Gallagher Hall OptimizationTerry Rockafellar, Alejandro Jofré, David Morton, Shmuel Oren, Suvrit Sra, Andrzej Ruszczynski
Fri, May 12 2017, 8:45AMBayOpt 2017
MSB 3106OptimizationRobert Hildebrand, IBM Research
Wed, Nov 23 2016, 11:00AMFixed dimension results in mixed integer programming: complexity, algorithms, and applications
MSB 3106OptimizationMahdi Ghamkhari, UC Davis, Dept. of Computer Science
Mon, Nov 14 2016, 11:30AMA convex relaxation approach to solve the strategic bidding problem
MSB 2112OptimizationMarc Uetz, U. Twente, Netherlands
Wed, Oct 19 2016, 11:00AMScheduling with uncertain processing times
Math Science Building 3106OptimizationDavid Rolnick, MIT
Tue, Oct 18 2016, 4:10PMFrom machine learning to brains and back again
MSB 2240OptimizationMartin Koutecky, Charles University, Prague
Fri, Jun 17 2016, 11:00AMInteger Programming and Parameterized Complexity
MSB 2112OptimizationVarious Speakers
Fri, Sep 25 2015, 3:10PM3rd Summer Event on Research in Optimization (SERO)
MSB 3106OptimizationKerry Back, Rice University
Thu, May 7 2015, 2:00PMOptimization, Filtering, and Bridges in an Equilibrium Model of Informed Security Trading
Gallagher Hall (across from the Mondavi Center) 0Optimizationvarious speakers
Sat, Nov 8 2014, 9:00AMWorkshop "Optimization Under Uncertainty: Energy, Transportation and Natural Resources"
Gallagher Hall (across from the Mondavi Center) 0Optimizationvarious speakers
Fri, Nov 7 2014, 10:30AMWorkshop "Optimization Under Uncertainty: Energy, Transportation and Natural Resources"
MSB 3106OptimizationProf. Pablo Parrilo, MIT
Thu, Nov 6 2014, 11:00AMSemidefinite descriptions of the convex hull of rotation matrices
MSB 3106OptimizationBabak Moazzez, UC Davis
Thu, Oct 23 2014, 11:00AMOptimality Certificates and Sensitivity Analysis for Mixed Integer Programming Problems
MSB 3106OptimizationRobert Hildebrand, ETH Zurich
Wed, Jun 11 2014, 4:10PMComplexity of Polynomial Minimization Over Integer Points in Polyhedra
MSB 2112OptimizationThomas Rothvoss
Mon, Apr 14 2014, 10:00AMLecture on extended formulations in combinatorial optimization
MSB 3106OptimizationAlois Pichler, University of Trondheim & University of Vienna
Fri, Feb 14 2014, 11:00AMThe Natural Domain For Law Invariant Risk Functionals
MSB 3106OptimizationIskander Aliev, University of Cardiff UK
Fri, Sep 20 2013, 2:10PMFrobenius problem, integer knapsacks and the geometry of numbers.
MSB 3106OptimizationSusan Margulies, U.S. Naval Academy
Wed, Sep 18 2013, 3:15PMThe Cunningham-Geelen Algorithm in Practice: Branch-decompositions and Integer Programs
MSB 3106OptimizationMartha Takane Imay, Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico
Wed, Sep 18 2013, 2:10PMIntroduction to the theory of Cones
MSB 3106OptimizationIgnacio Rios, Universidad de Chile
Mon, Sep 16 2013, 3:15PMModeling and Estimating Commodity prices: Copper prices.
MSB 3106OptimizationJohannes Royset, Naval Postgraduate School
Mon, Sep 16 2013, 2:10PMEpi-splines: Pliable Approximation Tools
MSB 0OptimizationQuentin Louveaux, Universite de Liege, Belgium
Mon, Sep 9 2013, 2:10PMA combinatorial branch-and-bound algorithm for box search
MSB 3106OptimizationAmitabh Basu, UC Davis, Mathematics
Mon, Apr 8 2013, 11:30AMProjection: A Unified Approach to Semi-Infinite Linear Programs and Duality in Convex Optimization
Mondavi 0OptimizationVarious Speakers
Mon, Jul 16 2012, 9:45AMMixed Integer Programming Workshop 2012, July 16-19 -- http://www.math.ucdavis.edu/mip2012
MSB 1147OptimizationDimitris Bertsimas, MIT
Tue, Apr 3 2012, 1:30PMA computationally tractable theory of performance analysis in stochastic systems
MSB 1147OptimizationAmitabh Basu, UC Davis
Mon, Dec 19 2011, 2:10PMCorner Polyhedra and Maximal Lattice-free Convex Bodies: A Fresh Geometric Approach to Cutting Plane Theory
MSB 1147OptimizationProfessor Jong-Shi Pang, University of Ilinois
Mon, Dec 5 2011, 4:10PMNonconvex Nash Games with Side Constraints
MSB 2112OptimizationGerald Beer, California State University at Los Angeles
Fri, Jun 3 2011, 12:00PM**RESCHEDULED**: Notes on the Ekeland variational principle
MSB 1147OptimizationChristof Söger, Universität Osnabrück
Wed, Mar 23 2011, 10:00AMPartial Triangulations for Rational Cones
MSB 1147OptimizationChristof Söger, Universität Osnabrück
Thu, Mar 17 2011, 10:00AMNormaliz: Algorithms for Rational Cones and Applications to Lattice Polytopes
MSB 1147OptimizationAmirali Ahmadi, MIT
Wed, Mar 16 2011, 3:10PMSOS-Convexity: an algebraic relaxation for convexity of polynomials
MSB 1147OptimizationAmirali Ahmadi, MIT
Tue, Mar 15 2011, 4:10PMDeciding polynomial convexity is NP-hard
MSB 1147OptimizationProf. Gerard Cornuejols, Carnegie Mellon University
Thu, Dec 2 2010, 12:10PMCutting planes: A convex analysis perspective
MSB 1147OptimizationVarious Speakers, UC Davis
Thu, Sep 2 2010, 4:00PMEnd-of-summer Mathematical Optimization seminar
MSB 1147OptimizationCarmeliza Navasca, Clarkson University
Tue, Jun 8 2010, 10:00AMTensor Computations
MSB 1147OptimizationEdward D. Kim, UC Davis
Tue, Jun 1 2010, 10:00AMDiameters of convex polytopes and the Hirsch Conjecture
MSB 1147OptimizationAmitabh Basu, CMU
Mon, May 3 2010, 10:00AMMaximal Lattice-free convex sets and Cutting Planes
MSB 2112OptimizationBala Krishnamoorthy, Washington State University
Thu, Apr 29 2010, 4:30PMLattice-based approaches to integer optimization - a tutorial, part II
MSB 1147OptimizationAmitabh Basu, CMU
Fri, Mar 5 2010, 10:00AMMaximal Lattice-free Convex Sets and Cutting Planes
MSB 1147OptimizationTim Roughgarden, Stanford University, Computer Science
Mon, Mar 1 2010, 3:10PMIntrinsic Robustness of the Price of Anarchy
MSB 3106OptimizationDavid Woodruff, UC Davis Graduate School of Management
Tue, Feb 9 2010, 10:00AMPyomo, an open-source optimization modeling system in Python
MSB 2112OptimizationQ. Wang and B. Fineman, UC Davis
Fri, Jun 2 2006, 12:10PMA canonical form of polyhedra and applications to integer programming
MSB 2112OptimizationProf. Daniel Brown, U. of Waterloo
Fri, May 26 2006, 12:10PMAlgebraic structure of computational problems in haplotype inference
MSB 2112OptimizationEdward Kim, UC Davis
Fri, May 19 2006, 12:10PMOn the Job Rotation Problem
MSB 2112OptimizationProf. G Pflug, University of Vienna,
Fri, May 5 2006, 12:10PMAmbiguity in stochastic programming and minimax problems
MSB 2112OptimizationRuriko Yoshida, Duke University
Fri, Apr 28 2006, 12:10PMFundamental holes and saturation points of a commutative semigroup and their applications to contingency tables.
MSB 2112OptimizationDr. Matthias Koeppe, Univ. Magdeburg/ UC Davis
Fri, Apr 21 2006, 12:10PMFully polynomial time approximation schemes for mixed-integer polynomial optimization
MSB 2112OptimizationProf. Jeff Linderoth, Lehigh University
Fri, Apr 14 2006, 12:10PMMultistage Stochastic Linear Programming on a Computational Grid
MSB 2112OptimizationDr. Cipriano Santos, Hewlett-Packard Research
Fri, Apr 7 2006, 12:10PM"Computing Resource Allocation at Large Scale Computing Distributed Environments"
MSB 3106OptimizationDaniel Kuhn, Stanford University
Wed, Apr 5 2006, 4:10PMAggregation and Discretization in Multistage Stochastic Programming
MSB 2112OptimizationSteve Boyd, Stanford University
Fri, Mar 10 2006, 2:10PMConvex Optimization and Applications
MSB 2112OptimizationJoerg Rambau, Universitat Bayreuth
Fri, Mar 3 2006, 2:10PMAn introduction to Online Optimization problems.
MSB 2112OptimizationGus Wiseman, UC Davis
Fri, Feb 24 2006, 2:10PMOriented matroids and linear programming
MSB 2112OptimizationRoman Vershynin, UC Davis
Fri, Feb 17 2006, 2:10PMWhy is the simplex method usually so fast?
MSB 2112OptimizationDeanna Needell, UC Davis
Fri, Feb 10 2006, 2:10PMError Correction via Linear Programming
MSB 2112OptimizationSusan Margulies, UC Davis
Fri, Feb 3 2006, 2:10PMAlgorithms for minimizing convex functions
MSB 2112OptimizationEdwin O'shea, Univ. of Washington
Fri, Jan 27 2006, 2:10PMTotal dual integrality and perfect graphs
MSB 2112OptimizationProf. Andy Philpott, University of Auckland
Fri, Jan 20 2006, 2:10PMSolving Multi-Stage Stochastic Capacity-Planning Problems
Physics/Geol 140OptimizationStudent Presentations, UC Davis
Thu, Dec 8 2005, 12:10PMLecture 2 on Convex Optimization
Physics/Geol 140OptimizationStudent Presentations, UC Davis
Thu, Dec 1 2005, 12:10PMLecture 1 on Convex Optimization
Physics/Geol 140OptimizationGabor Pataki, University of North Carolina at Chapell Hill
Thu, Nov 17 2005, 12:10PMColumn basis reduction, and decomposable knapsack problems
Geology/Phys 140OptimizationDr. Sanjeeb Dash, IBM Watson Research center.
Thu, Nov 10 2005, 12:10PMCutting planes for integer programming
Physics/Geol 140OptimizationJiawang Nie, UC Berkeley
Thu, Nov 3 2005, 12:10PMGlobal Polynomial Optimization
Physics/Geol 140OptimizationDavid Woodruff, UC Davis School of Management
Thu, Oct 27 2005, 12:10PMMathematical descriptions of, and an algorithm for, making big decisions in the face of uncertainty in a dynamic world.
Physics/Geol 140OptimizationProf. Roland Freund, UC Davis
Thu, Oct 20 2005, 12:10PMSemidefinite Programming and the Design of Passive Linear Dynamical Systems
Physics Geol 140OptimizationProf. Arthur Krener, UC Davis
Thu, Oct 13 2005, 12:10PMA Brief Survey of Modern Nonlinear Control Theory.
Wellman 105OptimizationProf. Roger Wets, UC Davis
Thu, Oct 6 2005, 4:40PMDealing with Uncertainty in Decision Making Models.
Kerr 693OptimizationProf. Lisa Fleischer, Carnegie Mellon University
Tue, Jun 1 2004, 9:00AMFast Approximation Schemes for Packing and Covering Linear Programs
Kerr 693OptimizationJerry Marsden, California Institute of Technology
Thu, May 15 2003, 4:10PMTBA
Kerr 693OptimizationJoel Smoller, University of Michigan
Fri, May 9 2003, 2:10PMDecay Rates and Probability Estimates for Massive Dirac Particles in a Charged, Rotating Black Hole Geometry
Kerr 693OptimizationDaniel Tataru, UC Berkeley
Thu, May 8 2003, 4:10PMTBA
Kerr 693OptimizationMiao-jung Yvonne Ou, University of Minnesota
Tue, Feb 25 2003, 4:10PMDirect/Inverse Guided Acoustic Obstacle Scattering Problems
Kerr 693OptimizationChun Liu, Penn St.
Fri, Feb 21 2003, 4:10PMOn Viscoelastic Fluids
Kerr 693OptimizationJim Colliander, University of Toronto
Thu, Jan 30 2003, 4:10PMVariations on a theme by Morawetz
Kerr 693OptimizationC. David Levermore, University of Maryland, College Park
Thu, Jan 23 2003, 4:10PMFluid Dynamical Limits for the Boltzmann Equation
Kerr 693OptimizationPhil Colella, Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory
Thu, Dec 5 2002, 4:10PMVolume-of-fluid numerical methods for PDE's with irregular boundaries
Kerr 693OptimizationThanksgiving Holiday
Thu, Nov 28 2002, 4:10PMPDE Seminar Does Not Meet This Week
Kerr 693OptimizationBlake Temple, UC Davis
Thu, Nov 21 2002, 4:10PMLectures on General Relativity III
Kerr 693OptimizationBlake Temple, UC Davis
Thu, Nov 14 2002, 4:10PMLectures on General Relativity II
Kerr 693OptimizationBlake Temple, UC Davis
Thu, Nov 7 2002, 4:10PMLectures on General Relativity I
Kerr 693OptimizationDaniel Coutand, UC Davis
Thu, Oct 31 2002, 4:10PMTurbulent Channel Flow Using the Anisotropic Lagrangian averaged Navier-Stokes equations in weighted Sobolev spaces
Kerr 693OptimizationSteve Shkoller, UC Davis
Thu, Oct 24 2002, 4:10PMNavier-Stokes equations with a free surface and surface tension
Kerr 693OptimizationJohn Hunter, UC Davis
Thu, Oct 10 2002, 4:10PMMixed type PDEs
Kerr 593OptimizationAlbert Fannjiang, UC Davis
Thu, Oct 3 2002, 4:30PMRichardson's Laws for Relative Dispersion in Colored-Noise Flows with Kolmogorov-type Spectra
Kerr 593OptimizationProf. Martin Zerner, Stanford University
Thu, Jun 6 2002, 3:10PMSome recent results on random walks in random environment
Kerr 693OptimizationDr. Jesse Otero, Univerisity of Michigan
Thu, May 30 2002, 4:10PMBounds for the heat transport in convection with fixed heat flux through the layer
Kerr 0OptimizationDr. Francesco Mezzadri, American Institute of Mathematics
Thu, May 23 2002, 4:10PMQuantum cat maps: their symmetries and spectral distributions
Kerr 593OptimizationProf. Leonid Ryzhik, University of Chicago
Fri, May 17 2002, 2:10PMRefocusing for Classical Waves in Complicated Media
Kerr 693OptimizationDr. Alexei Novikov, CALTECH
Fri, Apr 26 2002, 4:10PMModulational Stability of Cellular Flows
Kerr 693OptimizationProf. Knut Solna, UC Irvine
Fri, Apr 19 2002, 2:10PMWave Pulses in a Heterogeneous Environment
Kerr 593OptimizationProf. Fraydoun Rezakhanlou, UC Berkeley
Thu, Apr 11 2002, 4:10PMEnskog Equation and Particle Systems
Kerr 593OptimizationMakram Hamouda, Universite Paris-Sud
Fri, Jan 25 2002, 3:10PMLinear and nonlinear singular perturbations: Application to minimal surfaces.
Kerr 693OptimizationDr. Oliver Dorn, University of British Columbia
Thu, Nov 29 2001, 3:10PMA new shape reconstruction method for medical and geophysical imaging using level sets
Kerr 593 0OptimizationDr. Hailiang Liu, UCLA
Wed, Nov 28 2001, 4:10PMCritical Thresholds vs. Finite Time Breakdown in Euler Dynamics
Kerr 593 0OptimizationProf. Steve Shkoller, UC Davis
Wed, Nov 14 2001, 4:10PMSharp Interface Limits and Global Existence for the Phase Field Navier-Stokes Equations
Kerr 693OptimizationProf. George Papanicolaou, Stanford University
Thu, Nov 1 2001, 3:10PMImaging, time-reversal and communications in random media.
Kerr 693OptimizationProf. Bruno Olshausen, Center for Neuroscience, UC Davis
Thu, Oct 25 2001, 3:10PMImage statistics and visual coding
Kerr 693OptimizationDr. Alexei Novikov, Caltech
Thu, Oct 18 2001, 3:10PMError Estimates for Discrete Network Approximation
Kerr 693OptimizationProf. Cai, Purdue University
Thu, Oct 11 2001, 3:10PMRate of Corrections and Application in Scientific Computing
Kerr 693OptimizationGeorge Papanicolaou, Stanford
Thu, May 10 2001, 4:10PMTBA
Hart 1130OptimizationRafe Mazzeo, Stanford University
Thu, Apr 5 2001, 4:10PMRemarks on Poincare-Einstein metrics
Kerr 693OptimizationTom Hou, Caltech
Fri, Feb 23 2001, 12:00AMSingularity Formation in 3-D Vortex Sheets
Kerr 693OptimizationDr. Joel Smoller, University of Michigan
Wed, Feb 14 2001, 12:10PMBlack-Hole and Particle-Like Solutions of the Einstein-Dirac-Yang/Mills Equations.
Kerr 693OptimizationJohn Hunter, UCD
Fri, Feb 9 2001, 4:10PMTBA
Kerr 693OptimizationJohn Hunter, UC Davis
Fri, Feb 9 2001, 4:10PMThe Prandtl boundary layer equations
Kerr 693OptimizationJim Colliander, UC Berkeley
Tue, Jan 30 2001, 4:10PMThe generalized KdV equation on the half-line
Kerr 693OptimizationDaniel Coutand, UCD
Fri, Jan 26 2001, 4:10PMAnalysis of multiplicity for a class of problems in calculus of variations
Wellman 202OptimizationTom Hou, Caltech
Fri, Dec 8 2000, 4:10PMSingularity Formation in 3-D Vortex Sheets
Wellman 202OptimizationCraig Evans, Berkeley
Fri, Dec 1 2000, 4:10PMEikonal and transport PDE
Wellman 202OptimizationBlake Temple, Davis
Wed, Nov 15 2000, 4:10PMA fractional step Glimm scheme for contructing weak (shock wave) solutions to Einstein equations.
Wellman 202OptimizationIgor Kukavica, USC
Fri, Nov 3 2000, 4:10PMLadder type estimates for the Navier-Stokes equations
Wellman 202OptimizationJim Colliander, Berkeley
Wed, Oct 25 2000, 4:10PMAlmost conservation laws and global wellposedness: KdV on the line
Wellman 202OptimizationJonathon Mattingly, Stanford
Fri, Oct 20 2000, 4:10PMGibbs Measures and Ergodicity in the 2D Stochastically Forced Navier Stokes Equation.
Wellman 202OptimizationMarcel Oliver, Tubingen
Fri, Oct 13 2000, 4:10PMAccelerating fronts in autocatalysis
Wellman 202OptimizationAllan Edelson, Mathematics, UC Davis
Fri, Oct 6 2000, 4:10PMStructure of the solutions to some nonlinear diffusion equations.
Wellman 202OptimizationDon A. Jones, Arizona St.
Fri, Sep 29 2000, 4:10PMCan Finite-Dimensional Maps Approximate the Dynamics of Infinite-Dimensional Systems?