Organizer: David Lipshutz. Click on a title to display the associated abstract. Non-standard seminar times and locations are emphasized in **bold**.

Tuesday, September 9, 2014, **1 p.m.**, Room 110:

Anastasios Matzavinos, Brown University. *
Stochastic homogenization of the one-dimensional Keller-Segel chemotaxis system*.

Tuesday, September 16, 2014, 11 a.m., Room 110:

Marguerite Zani, Paris 12 Val de Marne University. *
Large deviations for the clocks of some semistable processes*.

Tuesday, September 23, 2014, 11 a.m., Room 110:

David Kaspar, Brown University. *
Scalar conservation laws with Markov initial data*.

Tuesday, September 30, 2014, 11 a.m., Room 110:

Jin Feng, Kansas University. *
First order Hamilton-Jacobi equation in space of probability measures and applications*.

Tuesday, October 14, 2014, 11 a.m., Room 110:

Josh Reed, New York University. *
Series expansions for the all-time maximum of $\alpha$-stable random walks*.

Tuesday, October 28, 2014, 11 a.m., Room 110:

Sandra Cerrai, University of Maryland, College Park.

*Small noise asymptotics for the 2D-Navier Stokes equation perturbed by space-time white noise*.

Tuesday, November 4, 2014, 11 a.m., Room 110:

Yannis Pantazis, University of Massachusetts Amherst.

*Parametric sensitivity analysis of complex stochastic models: an information-theoretic approach*.

Tuesday, November 18, 2014, 11 a.m.:

Maury Bramson, University of Minnesota. *
Proportional switching in FIFO networks*.

Tuesday, November 18, 2014, **3 p.m., Kassar 105**:

Maury Bramson, University of Minnesota. *
Convergence of the maximum of 2-dimensional Gaussian free field and connections with branching Brownian motion*.

Tuesday, November 25, 2014, 11 a.m., **Barus and Holley 190**:

David Gamarnik, MIT. *
Limits of local algorithms for randomly generated constraint satisfaction problems*.

Tuesday, December 2, 2014, 11 a.m., Room 110:

Mykhaylo Shkolnikov, Princeton University.

*Intertwinings, wave equations and beta ensembles*.

Tuesday, December 9, 2014, 11 a.m., Room 110:

Pierre Nyquist, Brown University. *
Min-max representations of viscosity solutions of Hamilton-Jacobi equations and applications in rare-event simulation*.

Tuesday, December 16, 2014, 11 a.m., Room 110:

Panagiotis Souganidis, University of Chicago.

*Pathwise solutions to scalar conservation laws with multiple spatially dependent rough fluxes*.