Fall 2014 Brown Probability Seminar, Division of Applied Mathematics

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.