News and Announcements

The GGAM Mini-Conference, our annual day-long event, will take place on Saturday, February 20.
A long list of courses offered on campus in the Winter quarter that have been recommended by GGAM faculty for Applied Math graduate students.
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In the Fall 2015 GGAM Colloquium, Raissa D'Souza (GGAM member and Professor of Computer Science and of Mechanical Engineering) will speak about "Percolation, cascades and control of interdependent networks". The colloquium is followed by a reception and by GGAM business meetings.
2013 Applied Math Ph.D. Robert Hildebrand receives the prestigious Herman Goldstine Memorial Postdoctoral Fellowship at IBM Research for 2015–2016.
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Read about research highlights of Joel Hass and Rafael Granero Belinchón, the career of 2011 Applied Math Ph.D. Yuji Nakatsukasa, an update from the graduate programs, the 2014–2015 graduate degree recipients, and more.
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This prestigious award is given each year by the Institute for Electrical and Electronic Engineers (IEEE), the world's largest association of technical professionals, for outstanding contributions to control systems engineering, science, or technology.

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  • Extreme Functions

    Extreme Functions

    GGAM member Prof. Matthias Köppe and Applied Math Ph.D. student Yuan Zhou investigate the infinite-dimensional Gomory–Johnson relaxation of mixed-integer optimization problems

  • The Perfect Wave

    The Perfect Wave

    Read more about Professor Steve Shkoller's favorite waves in his research essay "The Perfect Wave"

  • Theoretical Ecology

    Theoretical Ecology

    GGAM member Prof. Alan Hastings in collaboration with Brett Melbourne uses experiments with beetles and stochastic models to study the effect of global change

  • Relativistic Shockwaves

    Relativistic Shockwaves

    Read about work by GGAM member Prof. Blake Temple and 2011 Applied Math Ph.D. graduate Moritz Reintjes on relativistic shockwaves

Upcoming Seminars

Mon, Feb 8, 1:10PM - MSB 1147
Disc. Math : Alexander Palen Ellis, U Oregon
Quantum gl(1|1) and tangle Floer homology

Tue, Feb 9, 11:00AM - MSB 2112
Student Geo. : Christine Breiner, Fordham University
Intro Talk: An introduction to constant mean curvature surfaces

Tue, Feb 9, 1:10PM - MSB 2112
Geometry : Christine Breiner, Fordham University
Gluing Constructions for Constant Mean Curvature Hypersurfaces

Wed, Feb 10, 12:10PM - MSB 2112
Student App/Math : Dale Koenig, UC Davis
TBA

Wed, Feb 10, 4:10PM - MSB 2112
Math Physics : Fabio Martinelli, University of Rome 3
LARGE DEVIATIONS, ENTROPIC REPULSION AND SCALING LIMIT FOR SOME MODELS OF DISCRETE RANDOM SURFACES

Thu, Feb 11, 3:10PM - MSB 2112
String Theory : Steve Carlip, UC Davis, Phys. Dept
Four-dimensional entropy from three-dimensional gravity

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