News and Announcements

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Mark your calendars for our mini-conference, which will take place on Thursday, February 15, all afternoon. There will be inspiring talks by GGAM faculty, a poster session, and a reception with Lunar New Year celebration.
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GGAM member Professor Alan Hastings (Dept. of Environmental Science and Policy) will speak about "Dynamics and control of spatial ecological populations" in the MBI online colloquium, Wednesday, February 14th.
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Read about new Krener Assistant Professor Paloma Gutierrez Castillo's work in fluid mechanics; the research highlight "Quantum States of Matter" by GGAM member Prof. Bruno Nachtergaele; an update on recent Applied Math Ph.D. alumni, including 2013 alumna Wenjing Liao, who is now a tenure-track assistant professor at Georgia Tech; and more.
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Among the speakers: New GGAM member, Dr. Shiqian Ma (Department of Mathematics). He works on theory and algorithms of optimization and its various applications in areas like machine learning, statistics, signal processing, image processing, bioinformatics, etc.
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Professor Liu is committed to graduate education in the applied mathematical research areas. In particular, she is interested in the area of data-driven resource management and control, where she uses machine learning and optimization techniques to improve the performance of networks.
GGAM Faculty members received prestigious awards. Jesús De Loera received the 2017 MAA Golden Section Teaching Award. James Bremer was named a 2016–17 UC Davis Chancellor's Fellow. Terry Nathan received the 2016 Award for Excellence in Graduate Mentoring. Phillip Rogaway received the 2016 Levchin Prize.

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  • GGAM Mini-Conference 2017

    GGAM Mini-Conference 2017

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    GGAM member Prof. Rademacher and his collaborators James Voss and Mikhail Belkin apply their new spectral clustering method to image segmentation

  • Swimming in viscoelastic fluids

    Swimming in viscoelastic fluids

    GGAM member Prof. Bob Guy explains about his research with GGAM member Prof. Becca Thomases at the GGAM miniconference 2016

  • 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

  • GGAM miniconference 2016

    GGAM miniconference 2016

    Members of the Applied Math graduate student community at the GGAM miniconference 2016 reception

  • 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

  • Compressed Sensing

    Compressed Sensing

    GGAM member Prof. Miles Lopes contributes to Compressed Sensing with his work on Sparsity Estimation

Upcoming Seminars

Mon, Feb 26, 1:10PM - MSB 1147
Geometry : Ken Baker, University of Miami
Constructions of asymmetric L-space knots

Mon, Feb 26, 3:10PM - MSB 2112
Math Bio. : Tom Chartrand, UC Davis
Synchronization of electrically coupled resonate-and-fire neurons

Tue, Feb 27, 1:10PM - MSB 1147
Geometry : Yo'av Rieck, University of Arkansas
Embeddability in R^3 is NP-hard

Tue, Feb 27, 3:10PM - MSB 1147
QMAP : Sergei Gukov, Caltech
Colloquium: Conformal symmetry and 4-manifiolds

Wed, Feb 28, 11:00AM - Msb 2112
Alg. Geometry : Alexei Oblomkov
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Wed, Feb 28, 4:10PM - 2112 MSB
Disc. Math : Jeremy Lovejoy
TBA

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