Past events

Find information about past ANU MSI events.

10
Feb
2016

Heat equation and reaction-diffusion equation with boundary noise »

Professor Benjamin Goldys (University of Sydney)
11.30am 10 February 2016

Solvability of the heat equation with the Dirichlet white-noise boundary condition was an open problem for about 30 years.

10
Feb
2016

Liouville theorems involving the fractional Laplacian »

Ms Yanqin Fang (University of Wollongong)
10.30am 10 February 2016

The fractional Laplacian in Euclidean space is a nonlocal operator.

10
Feb
2016

Multicommutators and Multiplier Theorems »

Prof. Lixin Yan (Sun Yat Sen University)
9am 10 February 2016

This is a joint work with Loukas Grafakos, Danqing He and Hanh Van Nguyen.

09
Feb
2016

Special cases of the planar least gradient problem »

Professor Piotr Rybka (University of Warsaw, Poland)
4.45pm 9 February 2016

We study the least gradient problem in two special cases.

09
Feb
2016

Frechet differentiability of the norm of non-commutative Lp spaces  »

Ms Anna Tomskova (University of New South Wales)
4pm 9 February 2016

Let $M$ be a von Neumann algebra and let $(L_p(M), \|.\|_p)$, $1 \leq p < \infty$ be Haagerup’s $L_p$-space on $M$.

09
Feb
2016

A new approach to maximal regularity for parabolic PDEs »

Associate Professor Mark Veraar (TU Delft (the Netherlands)
2.30pm 9 February 2016

Maximal regularity can often be used to obtain a priori estimates which give global existence results.

22
Jan
2016

Block spin renormalisation of quantum spin chains and the Thompson groups F and T »

Vaughan F. R. Jones
4pm 22 January 2016

Vaughan F.R. Jones received the Fields Medal in 1990 for his work on von Neumann algebras, particularly the theory of subfactors, and his discovery of a surprising connection with knot theory which initiated the entire field of quantum topology.

18
Jan
2016

Probing our Sky with the Kerr/CFT Correspondence »

Ms Yichen (Lily) Shi (Harvard University, Cambridge, USA)
2pm 18 January 2016

I’ll be discussing the example of iron line emissions from the accretion disks of extreme Kerr black holes.

24
Dec
2015

Introduction to Gromov-Witten theory »

Bryan Wang (ANU)
10am 24 December 2015

In this lecture, I will briefly introduce symplectic manifolds and Lagrangian sub-manifolds.

15
Dec
2015

Mihlin multipliers from a noncommutative angle »

Professor Marius Junge (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign)
1.30pm 15 December 2015

We consider the problem how many derivatives are required for vector-valued extension of the classical Mihlin multiplier theorem.

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