Frontiers in Computing + Mathematical Sciences

Monday, January 7, 2019 (Schedule & Abstracts)

Location: 105 Annenberg
Time Speaker
8:45 Introduction
Andrew Stuart, Caltech
9:00 Classical Verification of Quantum Computations
Urmila Mahadev, UC Berkeley
10:15 Statistical Estimation Under Algebraic Constraints: Total Positivity
Elina Robeva, MIT
11:30 Discrete Differential Geometry and Its Applications
Andrew Sageman-Furnas, Technical University of Berlin
2:00 The Cost of Crushing: Curvature-Driven Wrinkling of Thin Elastic Shells
Ian Tobasco, University of Michigan
3:15 Large-Scale Optimal Transport: Statistics and Computation
Jonathan Weed, MIT

Monday, January 14, 2019 (Schedule & Abstracts)

Location: 105 Annenberg
Time Speaker
8:45 Introduction
Andrew Stuart, Caltech
9:00 Modeling Cell State Dynamics from Single-Cell Data and Its Implications in Cancer Development and Drug Resistance
Heyrim Cho, University of Maryland
10:15 Extreme Events: Dynamics, Prediction and Mitigation
Mohammad Farazmand, MIT
11:30 Solving Linear Equations
Rasmus Kyng, Harvard University
2:00 A Modern Maximum-Likelihood Approach for High-Dimensional Logistic Regression
Pragya Sur, Stanford University
3:15 An Aggregative Game Framework for the Analysis of
Socio-Technical Systems
Francesca Parise, MIT