Past events

Find information about past ANU MSI events.

15
Oct
2019

Love, Magic & Disobedient Databases: Maths & Comp Sci in the Pub »

Piergiorgio Odifreddi
6.30pm 15 October 2019

Mathematicians and Computer Scientists get creative as they share their research, their love of brain-boggling abstract patterns and concepts.

15
Oct
2019

On Escobar's conjecture and related topic »

Dr. Changwei Xiong, ANU
2pm 15 October 2019

The fundamental gap conjecture for Dirichlet eigenvalue problem on Euclidean domains is a well-known conjecture. In this talk we shall present our progress on Escobar's conjecture, namely, we confirm it for a large class of Riemannian manifolds, including Euclidean domains.

14
Oct
2019

Derivative-Free Algorithms for Nonconvex Optimisation »

Dr Lindon Roberts, ANU
4pm 14 October 2019

In this talk, I will introduce DFO methods and recent progress in the theory and implementation of these methods, with a particular focus on least-squares problems (e.g. parameter fitting).

11
Oct
2019

A priori estimates for Monge-Amp\`ere equation and applications. »

Dr. Haodi Chen, ANU
2pm 11 October 2019

In this talk we will discuss the a priori estimates for some Monge-Amp\`ere type equation and their applications.

11
Oct
2019

Operads in algebraic topology »

10am 11 October 2019

We will watch a talk given by Kathryn Hess.

08
Oct
2019

2-Segal spaces and the Waldhausen construction »

Martina Rovelli, ANU
3.30pm 8 October 2019

2-Segal spaces and the Waldhausen construction

08
Oct
2019

The Landweber method for nonlinear inverse problems  »

Rommel Real, ANU
10am 8 October 2019

Graduate student seminar: The Landweber method for nonlinear inverse problems

04
Oct
2019

Honours Seminar »

Tom Xu, Kate Gibbins
4pm 4 October 2019

Honours seminar: 25 minute talks

04
Oct
2019

Public Lecture: From Seeing to Discovering »

Prof Tianxin Cai, Zhejiang University, China
4pm 4 October 2019

In this lecture, Professor Cai will focus on the interplay between science and humanity – in particular, the similarities between mathematics, art, poetry and daily life.

04
Oct
2019

Goodwillie's calculus of functors »

10am 4 October 2019

We will watch a talk given by Michael Ching.

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