2023 | Mar 21 |
Felix J. Herrmann, Georgia Institute of Technology Act Normal That’s Crazy Enough — An Overview of Seismic Inversion with Normalizing Flows and Surrogate Modeling |

| Mar 14 |
Alexandra Bünger, UBC Computer Science Low-Rank Tensor Train Methods for Isogeometric Analysis |

| Mar 13 |
Xiangmin (Jim) Jiao, Stonybrook University Applied Math and Statistics Optimally Preconditioned Iterative Solvers with Applications in Stationary and Time-Dependent PDEs |

| Feb 14 |
Anthony Wachs, UBC Mathematics and Chemical and Biological Engineering Microstructure-Informed Models of Hydrodynamic Force and Torque in a Static Random Array of Spheres |

| Feb 7 |
Oscar Leong, Caltech Theory and Algorithms for Deep Generative Networks in Inverse Problems |

| Feb 7 |
Jeffrey Ovall, Portland State University, Mathematics and Statistics Concerning the Spatial Localization of Eigenvectors (and Waves) in Complex Media |

| Feb 6 |
Oscar Leong, Caltech The Power and Limitations of Convexity in Data Science |

| Feb 3 |
Sinho Chewi, MIT, Mathematics Towards a Theory of Complexity of Sampling, Inspired by Optimization |

| Feb 2 |
Sinho Chewi, MIT, Mathematics Two Applications of Reversed SDEs to Sampling |

| Jan 31 |
Ahmet Alacaoglu, Univ. of Wisconsin Madison Stochastic Variance Reduction for Min-Max Optimization and Variational Inequalities |

| Jan 31 |
Malgorzata Peszynska, Oregon State University, Mathematics What Does Mathematics Know about Thawing Permafrost? |

| Jan 30 |
Ahmet Alacaoglu, Univ. of Wisconsin Madison Benefits of Randomization on First Order Algorithms for Min-Max Optimization |

| Jan 27 |
Frederic Koehler, Stanford University Theoretical Computer Science Towards the Statistically Principled Design of ML Algorithms |

| Jan 26 |
Frederic Koehler, Stanford University Theoretical Computer Science Learning Classifiers under Benign Misspecification |

| Jan 24 |
Lijun Ding, Wisconsin Institute for Discovery, Univ. of Wisconsin Optimization for Statistical Learning with Low Dimensional Structure: Regularity and Conditioning |

| Jan 24 |
Lexing Ying, Stanford University Mathematics and ICME On Optimization Formulations and Algorithms of Markov Decision Problems |

| Jan 23 |
Lijun Ding, Wisconsin Institute for Discovery, Univ. of Wisconsin Semidefinite Programming in Data Science: Strict Complementarity and Storage Optimal Algorithms |

| Jan 23 |
Frederic Koehler, Stanford University Theoretical Computer Science Learning Classifiers under Benign Misspecification |

| Jan 20 |
Spencer Frei, U. of California Berkeley, Simons Institute for the Theory of Computing Statistical and Computational Phenomena in Deep Learning |

| Jan 19 |
Spencer Frei, U. of California Berkeley, Simons Institute for the Theory of Computing Implicit Regularization and Benign Overfitting for Neural Networks in High Dimensions |

| Jan 17 |
Christoph Ortner, UBC Mathematics Geometric Shallow Learning with the Atomic Cluster Expansion |

2022 | Nov 28 |
Miranda Holmes-Cerfon (UBC Dept. of Mathematics) The Dynamics of Particles with Ligand-Receptor Contacts |

| Nov 21 |
Nilima Nigam, SFU Mathematics Attractors for Internal Waves in Stratified Fluids: A Numerical-Analysis Viewpoint |

| Nov 16 |
James Burke, University of Washington Mathematics An Introduction to Convex-Composite Optimization |

| Nov 14 |
Hassan Safouhi, University of Alberta Analytical and Numerical Treatment of Molecular Integrals: The Case of the Three-Center Nuclear Attraction |

| Nov 10 |
IAM Student Social Hour |

| Oct 29 |
Julia Workshop Series – Day 3 of 3 |

| Oct 22 |
Julia Workshop Series – Day 2 of 3 |

| Oct 17 |
Mattia Bacca (Mechanical Engineering, UBC) Mechanics of Diffusion-Mediated Budding and Implications for Virus Replication and Infection |

| Oct 15 |
Julia Workshop Series – Day 1 of 3 |

| Sep 26 |
Tim Hoheisel (McGill University Dept. of Mathematics and Statistics) The Maximum Entropy on the Mean Method for Linear Inverse Problems (and Beyond) |

| Sep 12 |
IAM Welcome Back Gathering |

| Aug 22 |
Konstantin Usevich (Centre de Recherche en Automatique de Nancy) Tensor Decompositions, X-rank, and Flexible Activation Functions |

| Aug 9 |
Oscar Leong (Caltech Dept. of Computing and Mathematical Sciences) Generative Networks for Inverse Problems without Ground-Truth Data |

| Jul 27 |
Wu Lin (UBC Computer Science) Tractable structured natural gradient descent using local parameterizations |

| Apr 11 |
IAM Annual Retreat |

| Apr 6 |
IAM Career Chat with Elina Robeva |

| Apr 4 |
Frederic Gibou (U.C. Santa Barbara) On the Edge: Sharp Treatment of Free Boundary Problems and Applications |

| Mar 14 |
Vadim Marmer (Vancouver School of Economics, UBC) Bidders’ Informedness and Selective Entry in First-Price Auctions |

| Feb 28 |
Daniel Massatt (Statistics, University of Chicago) Electronic Structure of Incommensurate 2D Heterostructures with Mechanical Relaxation |

| Feb 19 |
Julia Workshop Series |

| Feb 14 |
Sophia Sanborn (Theoretical Neuroscience, U.C. Berkeley) Applications of Group Representation Theory to Visual Perception: Computational Primitives for Neural Information Processing |

| Feb 7 |
Anotida Madzvamuse (Mathematical and Computational Biology, Univ. of Sussex) Theoretical studies of non-autonomous reaction-diffusion systems: The effects of domain growth and cross-diffusion |

| Jan 31 |
Christopher Musco (Computer Science and Engineering, NYU Tandon School of Engineering) Linear and Sublinear Time Spectral Density Estimation |

2021 | Nov 29 |
Khanh Dao Duc (UBC Mathematics) Geometric and Transport-Based Methods for Cryo-EM Studies and Biological Shape Analysis |

| Nov 1 |
Rajeev Jaiman (UBC Mechanical Engineering) High-Fidelity and Data-Driven Modeling of Fluid-Solid Interfaces: An Overview |

| Sep 27 |
Aryan Eftekhari (Università della Svizzera italiana) Large-Scale Sparse Precision Matrix Estimation |

| Sep 20 |
Sven Bachmann (UBC Mathematics) Topology, Metrology, and Quantum Computing |

| Apr 12 |
Ipek Oruc A Vision Scientist’s Adventures in Image Recognition: The Biological, the Artificial and the In-Between |

| Mar 22 |
Bhushan Gopaluni Towards Maintenance-Free Control Using Reinforcement Learning |

| Mar 15 |
Christos Thrampoulidis Blessings and Curses of Overparameterization: A Precise High-dimensional Approach |

| Mar 8 |
Trevor Campbell (Statistics) Probabilistic Model Summaries for Efficient Bayesian Inference |

| Feb 22 |
Hu Fu, Computer Science Linear Program Representations of Bayesian Mechanisms |

| Feb 1 |
Chris Ryan, Sauder School of Business An Overview of My Journey Through Optimization |

| Jan 18 |
Michael Friedlander The Geometry of Signal Deconvolution |

2020 | Nov 23 |
Maryam Kamgarpour Learning Nash equilibria with bandit feedback |

| Nov 2 |
Elina Robeva Hidden Variables in Linear Causal Models |

| Oct 19 |
Mark Cembrowski Modeling and big data to understand memory in the brain |

| Oct 5 |
Joseph Paat Using mixed integer techniques to analyze integer programs |

| Sep 21 |
Geoff Schiebinger, UBC Department of Mathematics Towards a mathematical theory of developmental biology |

| May 14 |
Dan Coombs, UBC and Caroline Colijn, SFU Real-time modelling of the COVID-19 epidemic — perspectives from British Columbia |

| Mar 30 |
Anotida Madzvamuse CANCELLED: A Robust and Efficient Adaptive Multigrid Solver for Geometric Evolution Laws with Applications to Cell Migration |

| Mar 12 |
Bill Cook CANCELLED: A Public Lecture on the Traveling Salesman Problem |

| Mar 10 |
Nilima Nigam and Chen Greif SCAIM seminar in honour of Dominik Schoetzau |

| Mar 9 |
Frederic Gibou CANCELLED: On the Edge: Sharp Treatment of Free Boundary Problems and Applications |

| Mar 3 |
Grady Wright Solving PDEs on Surfaces Using Radial Basis Function Finite Differences |

| Feb 11 |
Delin Chu Regularized Incremental Linear Discriminant Analysis on Large-Scale Data |

| Jan 28 |
Jim Varah Error Bounds for Symmetric Iterative Methods from Minimal Polynomials |

| Jan 20 |
Deanna Needell Simple Approaches to Complex Data with Lyme Application |

| Jan 14 |
Brian Wetton Three Results I Never Published |

2019 | Dec 11 |
Jack Hidary Quantum Computing: An Applied Approach |

| Dec 9 |
Christian Robert Approximate Bayesian Computation and Inference |

| Dec 5 |
Nick Hingham Exploiting Mixed Precision Arithmetic for Fast Solution of Positive Definite Linear Systems |

| Nov 26 |
Ewout van den Berg Practical Sampling Schemes for Quantum Phase Estimation |

| Nov 19 |
Nick Dexter Practical Approximation in High Dimension with ReLU Deep Neural Networks |

| Nov 15 |
Alex Bouchard-Côté Scalable approximation of integrals using non-reversible methods: from Riemann to Lebesgue, and why you should care |

| Oct 29 |
Bas Peters Learning From One or a Few Large-Scale, but Partial Examples: Computational Tools, Regularization, and Network Design |

| Oct 8 |
Eldad Haber Fluid Flow Mass Transport for Generative Networks |

| Sep 16 |
Ronny Roth Coding for Reliable Computing |

| Sep 16 |
Eric Severson Title: How to Stably Elect a Leader from a Corrupted Population |

| Sep 5 |
Tasuku Soma No-regret Algorithms for Online K-submodular Maximization |

| Aug 27 |
UBC JupyterDay 2019 |

| Jul 9 |
Peter Winkler, Dartmouth Permutons |

| Jun 17 |
Zheng Qu, University of Hong Kong Acceleration of linearly convergent first-order methods without the knowledge of error bound condition number |

| Jun 11 |
Unavoidable minors for graphs with large \(\ell_p\)-dimension |

| May 9 |
Olivia Di Matteo Introductory workshop on quantum computing and quantum annealing |

| May 7 |
Christoph Ortner, Mathematics Institute, University of Warwick Hybrid Data+Physics-Driven Modelling of Interatomic Forces |

| Apr 9 |
Eric de Sturler, Department of Mathematics, Virginia Tech Reduced Order Models and Randomization for Fast Nonlinear Inversion and Optimization |

| Apr 5 |
Fifteenth Annual IAM Retreat, 2019 |

| Mar 26 |
Anne Greenbaum, Department of Mathematics, University of Washington Do We Really Understand the Conjugate Gradient Algorithm? |

| Mar 22 |
Ohad Kammar, University of Edinburgh A tutorial on quasi-Borel spaces |

| Mar 21 |
Amitabh Basu, John's Hopkins University Minimal Sublinear Representations of Convex Sets |

| Mar 19 |
Amitabh Basu, John's Hopkins University Sublinearity in Integer Optimization |

| Mar 19 |
Edmond Chow, School of Computational Science and Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology Asynchronous Iterative Methods |

| Mar 18 |
Sandy Irani, University of California at Irvine Computational Complexity of Quantum Systems |

| Mar 11 |
Paul Kulesa, Stowers Institute for Medical Research Cell Invasion: News from the Front |

| Mar 8 |
Miguel Lopez, Ericsson Signal Randomization for Spectrum Shaping |

| Feb 26 |
Bartosz Protas, McMaster University Probing Fundamental Bounds in Hydrodynamics Using Variational Optimization Methods |

| Feb 25 |
Andreas Stathopoulos, College of William and Mary State-of-the-Art SVD for Big Data |

| Jan 29 |
Aaron Berk, University of British Columbia Parameter Instability Regimes in Sparse Proximal Denoising Programs |

| Jan 22 |
Michael Overton, New York University The Generalized Null Space Decomposition and its Relevance to the Computation of the Jordan Canonical Form |

| Jan 15 |
Nilima Nigam, Simon Fraser University The Jones Eigenmodes of Lipschitz Domains |

| Jan 7 |
Elizabeth Crosson, University of New Mexico Quantum Error Correction and Mathematical Physics |

2018 | Dec 3 |
Alex Mogilner, New York University Self-polarization, rapid migration and turning of motile cells |

| Nov 27 |
Avrim Blum, Toyota Technological Institute at Chicago Some results on algorithmic fairness in online decision making |

| Nov 20 |
Robert Bridson, Autodesk Preconditioning with Semi-assembled Matrices |

| Nov 19 |
Daniel Lidar, University of Southern California The impact of quantum computing |

| Nov 14 |
Bruce Shepherd, University of British Columbia Industry or Academy? A conversation with Professor Bruce Shepherd on careers after graduate school |

| Nov 13 |
Yifan Sun, University of British Columbia Alignment in Optimality Conditions |

| Nov 5 |
Miguel Moyers Gonzalez, University of Canterbury To Yield or not to yield: Constitutive Modeling of Yield Stress Materials |

| Oct 30 |
Stephen Thomas, National Renewable Energy Laboratory Low Synchronization Gram-Schmidt and GMRES Algorithms |

| Oct 29 |
Barry C. Sanders, University of Calgary Building a Quantum Computer |

| Oct 23 |
Solving DNN Relaxations of the Quadratic Assignment Problem with ADMM and Facial Reduction |

| Oct 2 |
Rapidly Forming, Slowly Evolving, Quasi-Cycle Phase Synchronization |

| Oct 1 |
Naomi Ehrich Leonard, Princeton University Symmetry, bifurcation, and multi-agent decision-making |

| Sep 25 |
Evolution of Solid Bodies due to Melting, Erosion and Deposition |

| Apr 9 |
Fourteenth Annual IAM Retreat 2018 |

| Mar 27 |
Modern Software Tooling for Data Science |

| Mar 19 |
Marty Anderies, School of Sustainability Arizona State University The Challenge of Good Environmental Governance: Insights from a Dynamical Systems Perspective. |

| Feb 26 |
Optimizing physical contacts for locomotion and manipulation: turning the challenges of contacts into solutions. |

| Feb 8 |
Combating Crime with Predictive Policing: Stopping a Crime Wave in its Tracks. |

| Jan 25 |
A well-balanced meshless tsunami propagation and inundation model |

| Jan 22 |
An ODE to Statistics: Inference about Nonlinear Dynamics |

| Jan 16 |
From Convex Optimisation to High-Resolution Finite Elements: Simulating Reactive Viscoplastic Fluid Flows |

| Jan 15 |
From Newton’s Law to Neurons |

2017 | Nov 25 |
Adaptive numerical methods for fluid mechanics |

| Nov 14 |
A Fast Sweeping Method for Eikonal Equations on Implicit Surfaces |

| Sep 19 |
Overview of the Julia programming language: an 8 hour mini course. Part I. |

| Sep 18 |
Modelling glioma growth with fully anisotropic diffusion |

| Jun 13 |
StormGraph: A graph-based clustering algorithm for the analysis of super-resolution microscopy data |

| Apr 7 |
Thirteenth Annual IAM Retreat 2017 |

| Mar 14 |
The formation of Liesegang Rings |

2016 | Nov 18 |
New non-modal hydrodynamic stability and resulting non-exponential growth rates – a symmetry approach |

| Sep 12 |
IAM Welcome Reception |

| Apr 11 |
Twelfth Annual IAM Retreat 2016 |

| Apr 7 |
A Newton method for viscoplastic flows |

| Mar 22 |
Sedimentation in viscous fluids: flexible filaments and boundary effects |

| Mar 21 |
State Estimation using Moving Horizon Estimation and Particle Filtering |

2015 | Nov 24 |
Markov Chain Monte Carlo Methods for Uncertainty Quantification in Inverse Problems |

| Nov 23 |
Optimal Residual and the Leaky Bucket |

| Oct 15 |
Compressed sensing with local structure: theory, applications and benefits |

| Apr 13 |
Eleventh Annual IAM Retreat 2015 |

| Mar 19 |
Cancelled: Compressed sensing with local structure: theory, applications and benefits |

| Feb 3 |
Frameworks and Discretizations for Coupled Surface/Subsurface Flow |

2014 | Nov 24 |
IAM Problem Solving Session |

| Nov 14 |
New conservation laws of Euler and Navier-Stokes equations Subtitle: Generic and dimensionally reduced cases for plane, axisymmetric and helically symmetric flows |

| Nov 14 |
Perspectives on Verification, Validation, and Uncertainty Quantification |

| Nov 13 |
Deanna Needell, UCLA Stochastic gradient pursuit methods and their ties to random matrix theory |

| Nov 6 |
The Sketched SVD and Applications in Structural Health Monitoring |

| Nov 4 |
Interventional Ultrasound for Spine Injections |

| Oct 24 |
Finite Volume Methods for Hyperbolic PDEs and the Clawpack Software |

| Oct 23 |
Experimental study of turbulent multiphase flows: inertial particles, collisions and bubble dynamics |

| Oct 16 |
Reconstructing carbon dioxide for the last 2000 years: a hierarchical success story |

| Oct 2 |
Old Dog: The Bingham fluid model |

| Sep 22 |
Challenges and Opportunities in “Mathematics for Industry” |

| Apr 9 |
Tenth Annual IAM Retreat 2014 |

| Mar 25 |
Accelerating the Dimer Algorithm for Computing Saddle Points |

| Jan 28 |
Towards an optimal-order approximate sparse factorization exploiting data-sparseness in separators |

| Jan 13 |
Kinetics of particles with short-range interactions |

2013 | Dec 12 |
Particle suspension in viscoelastic fluid and on mass transfer |

| Nov 28 |
Numerical Simulation and Flow Analysis of Structured Fluids: Nematic Liquid Crystals |

| Nov 19 |
Implicit matrix trace estimators: improved theory with application to PDE inverse problems with many measurements |

| Nov 5 |
Alignment of optimally transported meshes |

| Oct 8 |
Scientific computing and mathematical proofs |

| Oct 7 |
Formal Identification of DC Operating Points in Integrated Circuits and some Lessons in (Ir) Reproducible Research in Computational Math |

| Oct 2 |
Guard-Heated Wall Shear Stress Sensors for Turbulent Flows |

| Sep 23 |
An informal introduction to rigorous computing |

| Sep 18 |
Simulating Superhydrophobic Surfaces: Modeling and Optimization |

| Sep 12 |
Many-core Algorithms for High-order Finite Element Methods: When Time to Solution Matters |

| Sep 10 |
A Multilevel Algorithm for L1 Minimization with Application to Sparse Representation of Signals |

| Apr 16 |
Exploiting uncontrolled information in nonsmooth optimization methods |

| Apr 9 |
Ninth Annual IAM Retreat 2013 (Joint with SFU Applied Math) |

| Apr 8 |
Symmetry-breaking Bifurcations: Studies in Control and Exploitation |

| Mar 26 |
Recovery and Denoising for Simultaneously Structured Models |

| Mar 18 |
Iterative Methods in Signal Processing |

| Mar 12 |
A Fluid Model for an Overloaded Queueing System with Scoring-Based Priority Rules |

| Mar 11 |
High Accuracy Solutions to Industrial Problems |

| Mar 5 |
Imaging of flow in porous media – from parameter estimation to prediction |

| Feb 25 |
Adventures in Celestial Mechanics |

| Feb 5 |
Hyperelastic Image Registration: Theory, Numerical Methods, and Applications |

| Jan 29 |
A general framework for high accuracy solutions to energy gradient flows from material science models |

| Jan 28 |
On a Few Puzzles in Interfacial Fluid Mechanics |

| Jan 21 |
Stability and Bifurcation of a Soap Film Spanning an Elastic Loop |

| Jan 14 |
How does Google google? The Math Behind the Internet |

| Jan 7 |
Pattern Formation, Taken from the Real World to the Lab |

2012 | Dec 4 |
Numerical Solution of PDEs Involving Interfaces |

| Nov 27 |
Algorithms for the discovery of normal genomic variants and complex rearrangements in cancer via high throughput sequencing |

| Nov 19 |
Continuum Models of Amphiphilic Networks |

| Nov 13 |
The numerical solution of the Taylor-Goldstein equation |

| Oct 30 |
Reweighted algorithms for sparse signal recovery |

| Oct 22 |
Estimating the Probability of Polyreactive Antibodies Disabling a Gp41 Trimer after T Cell-HIV Adhesio |

| Oct 16 |
Why do numerical shockwaves jump to the wrong conclusions? |

| Oct 2 |
Factorizable methods for fluid flow: overview and current state of development |

| Sep 24 |
Group representation patterns in digital signal processing |

| Sep 18 |
Semidefinite Optimization, Euclidean Distance Matrices, and Combinatorial Optimization |

| Sep 17 |
Moving Contact Lines: from Giant Slip on Textured Substrates to Water Striders |

| Apr 27 |
Eighth Annual IAM Retreat 2012 |

| Mar 27 |
A Multi-Scale Approach to Reaction-Diffusion Processes in Domains with Microstructure |

| Mar 26 |
From Brake to Syzygy in the Three-Body Problem |

| Mar 19 |
Complex Oscillations |

| Mar 12 |
Langmuir Layers: Exploring A (Nearly) Two-Dimensional Fluid Experiment |

| Mar 5 |
Modelling Carbon Sequestration Processes |

| Feb 27 |
Of Flour Beetles and Wikipedians |

2011 | Oct 17 |
Finding Structure with Randomness: Probabilistic Algorithms for Constructing Low-Rank Matrix Decompositions |

| Apr 8 |
Seventh Annual IAM Retreat 2011 |

2010 | Nov 22 |
Making Decisions in a Noisy World: The Intelligent Dynamics of Microorganisms |

| Apr 16 |
Sixth Annual IAM Retreat 2010 |

2009 | Apr 9 |
Fifth Annual IAM Retreat 2009 |

2008 | Apr 14 |
Fourth Annual IAM Retreat 2008 |

2007 | Apr 13 |
Third Annual IAM Retreat 2007 |

2006 | Sep 13 |
Potluck/BBQ 2006 |

| Apr 10 |
Second Annual IAM Retreat 2006 |

2005 | Apr 11 |
First Annual IAM Retreat 2005 |