## PIMS Industrial Events

- 31-Mar-17
- 1-Apr-17

PIMS - WISE ProtoChallenge Event

University of Calgary

- 23-Mar-17

PIMS Lunchbox Lecture: Cynthia Vinzant

Some non-linear algebra in linear algebra: matrices and polynomials more››

University of Calgary - Downtown Campus

- 10-Mar-17

PIMS Vancouver Lunchbox Lecture: Dave Fracchia

The Mathematics of Game Design more››

Simon Fraser University, Harbour Center Campus, Vancouver

- 23-Feb-17

PIMS Lunchbox Lecture: Dr. Mariel Lavieri

Managing Patients with Chronic Conditions [video] more››

University of Calgary - Downtown Campus

- 19-Jan-17

PIMS Lunchbox Lecture: Dr. Tamás Terlaky

Prison Guard’s Dilemma: Optimal Inmate Assignment by Multi-Objective MILO [video] more››

University of Calgary - Downtown Campus

- 24-Nov-16

- 26-Oct-16
- 27-Oct-16

University of British Columbia

- 15-Oct-16

- 15-Aug-16
- 19-Aug-16

2016 Industrial Problem Solving Workshop

This is a joint event of CRM/Fields/PIMS. For registration information please visit the IPSW event page more››

Fields Institute

- 7-Aug-16

2016 Graduate Mathematical Modelling in Industry Workshop - INVITED REGISTRATION

University of British Columbia

- 7-Aug-16
- 13-Aug-16

2016 Graduate Mathematical Modelling in Industry Workshop

University of British Columbia

- 27-Jun-16

University of Alberta

- 27-Jun-16

Public Lecture at the CAIMS 2016 Annual Meeting: Michael Bowling

Games and Intelligence of the Artificial Kind more››

University of Alberta

- 3-May-16

PIMS Lunchbox Lecture: Rob Deardon

Bayesian study design for nonlinear systems: an animal disease transmission experiment case study [video] more››

University of Calgary

- 6-Apr-16

PIMS Lunchbox Lecture: Hamidreza Zareipour

Optimal Strategic Sizing of Energy Storage Facilities in Restructured Electricity Markets more››

University of Calgary

- 30-Mar-16

PIMS Lunchbox Lecture: Alexander Rutherford

Operational Research and the Criminal Justice System. [video] more››

University of British Columbia, Robson Square, Vancouver

- 24-Feb-16

PIMS Lunchbox Lecture: Krisztina Vasarhelyi

Systems Modeling for HIV Health Service Delivery more››

University of British Columbia, Robson Square, Vancouver

- 8-Oct-15

PIMS Lunchbox Lecture: Matthew Davison

Valuing and Operating Energy Infrastructure: A quantitative approach using a real options lens more››

University of Calgary

- 5-Aug-15
- 14-Aug-15

IMA-PIMS Mathematical Modeling in Industry XIX

University of Minnesota

- 29-Jun-15
- 2-Jul-15

SIAM Conference on Mathematical and Computational Issues in the Geosciences

Stanford University

- 15-Jun-15
- 19-Jun-15

PIMS Industrial Problem Solving Workshop

Mathematical and statistical modelling of industrial processes and problems, with a focus on solving real challenges proposed by industrial researchers. more››

University of Saskatchewan

- 9-Jun-15

The Fields AMMCS-CAIMS Discussion Panel

Wilfrid Laurier University, Waterloo

- 20-May-15
- 22-May-15

PIMS Workshop on Advances in Seismic Imaging and Inversion

University of Alberta

- 11-May-15
- 14-May-15

IMA/PIMS Hot Topics Workshop on Hydraulic Fracturing

From Modeling and Simulation to Reconstruction and Characterization more››

University of Minnesota

- 16-Apr-15

PIMS/Shell Lunchbox Lecture: Cristian Rios

It’s a Mathematical World [video] more››

Calgary Place Tower (Shell)

- 24-Mar-15

PIMS/Shell Lunchbox Lecture: Bin Han

Wavelets and Directional Complex Framelets with Applications to Image Processing more››

Calgary Place Tower (Shell)

- 26-Feb-15

PIMS/Shell Lunchbox Lecture: Compressed Sensing: Theory, Applications and Extensions

Compressed Sensing: Theory, Applications and Extensions more››

Calgary Place Tower (Shell)

- 16-Dec-14

PIMS/Shell Lunchbox Lecture: Dennis Gabor: The Father of Seismic Attribute Analysis

Dennis Gabor: The Father of Seismic Attribute Analysis more››

Calgary Place Tower (Shell)

- 4-Dec-14

PIMS/Shell Lunchbox Lecture: Some Mathematical Issues in Wind Turbine Aerodynamics

Some Mathematical Issues in Wind Turbine Aerodynamics more››

Calgary Place Tower (Shell)

- 4-Nov-14

PIMS/Shell Lunchbox Lecture: Long Term Asset Allocation for the Patient Investor

Long Term Asset Allocation for the Patient Investor more››

Calgary Place Tower (Shell)

- 9-Oct-14

Adaptive Diversification And Evolutionary Dynamics In High-Dimensional Phenotype Spaces more››

Calgary Place Tower (Shell)

- 6-Aug-14
- 16-Aug-14

IMA-PIMS Math Modeling in Industry Workshop

Team 1: Mathematical Challenges in High-Throughput Microcalorimeter Spectroscopy (National Institute of Standards and Technology)Team 2: Quantifying the Uncertainty of Fish Ages (Fisheries and Oceans Canada)Team 3: Fast C more››

University of British Columbia

- 25-Mar-14

PIMS/Shell Lunchbox Lecture: Oceans and Multiplicative Ergodic Theorems

Oceans and Multiplicative Ergodic Theorems more››

Calgary Place Tower (Shell)

- 18-Mar-14

PIMS/Shell Lunchbox Lecture: One Hundred Years of Helly's Theorem

One Hundred Years of Helly's Theorem more››

Calgary Place Tower (Shell)

- 13-Mar-14

PIMS/Shell Lunchbox Lecture: Numerics with error bars

Numerics with error bars: Rigourous numerics, computer generated proofs and the future of the mathematician more››

Calgary Place Tower (Shell)

- 4-Mar-14

PIMS/Shell Lunchbox Lecture: On Oscillations in Microvascular Networks

On Oscillations in Microvascular Networks more››

Calgary Place Tower (Shell)

- 18-Dec-13

PIMS/Shell Lunchbox Lecture: How Can Parallelization Recover More Oil?

How Can Parallelization Recover More Oil? more››

Calgary Place Tower (Shell)

- 7-Aug-13
- 16-Aug-13

Mathematical Modeling in Industry XVII

University of Minnesota

- 24-Jul-13
- 26-Jul-13

Complex Fluids and Flows in Industry and Nature II

University of British Columbia

- 8-Jul-13
- 26-Jul-13

UW RTG IPDE Summer School 2013

University of Washington

- 25-Jun-13
- 28-Jun-13

ACNS 2013 : Applied Cryptography and Network Security

Banff, Alberta

- 21-May-13

Multiresolution for Interactive Modeling

Multiresolution for Interactive Modeling more››

Calgary Place Tower (Shell)

- 14-May-13

Visual Computing Challenges and Solutions for Smart Oil/Gas Exploration & Production

Visual Computing Challenges and Solutions for Smart Oil/Gas Exploration & Production more››

Calgary Place Tower (Shell)

- 25-Apr-13

- 22-Feb-13

UBC Shale Gas & LNG Industry Symposium: Industry, Technology Exchange

University of British Columbia

- 18-Jan-13

A Computational Mathematician Combusts: Simulation of in-situ Combustion for Heavy Oil Recovery

Large scale production of very heavy oil is gaining momentum because of the decline of easy to produce reservoirs, the increasing oil demand and subsequent rising oil price, which makes such resources more economical. more››

Calgary Place Tower (Shell)

- 14-Jan-13

A Computational Mathematician Combusts: Simulation of in-situ Combustion for Heavy Oil Recovery

Large scale production of very heavy oil is gaining momentum because of the decline of easy to produce reservoirs, the increasing oil demand and subsequent rising oil price, which makes such resources more economical. Considering the pressure o more››

University of British Columbia

- 20-Jun-12

Lunch and Learn: Opportunities for Students and Industry

University of Calgary - Downtown Campus

- 18-Jun-12
- 27-Jun-12

IMA-MPRIME-PIMS Mathematical Modeling in Industry Workshop for Graduate Students

1) Touch Sensing, Silhouettes, and "Polygons-of-Uncertainty"2) Validation of Service Concepts for Oil Drilling by Simulation3) Azimuthal Elastic Inversion for Fracture Characterization4) Identifying Sugars5) M more››

University of Calgary

- 5-Jun-12

Mathematical Models for Territorial Interactions

Mathematical Models for Territorial Interactions more››

Calgary Place Tower (Shell)

- 24-May-12

Beyond the blackbox: Optimization for science and engineering

Beyond the blackbox: Optimization for science and engineering more››

Calgary Place Tower (Shell)

- 22-Feb-12
- 24-Feb-12

Monte Carlo Methods for Quantitative Finance - PIMS Industrial Short Course

Monte Carlo Methods for Quantitative Finance more››

Simon Fraser University, Harbour Center Campus, Vancouver

- 16-Feb-12

What does math have to do with cows?

What does math have to do with cows? more››

Calgary Place Tower (Shell)

- 1-Dec-11

Using the Aurora in Space Studies

Using the Aurora in Space Studies more››

Calgary Place Tower (Shell)

- 22-Nov-11

Stiffness analysis of cardiac cell models: implications on real-time heart simulation

Calgary Place Tower (Shell)

- 1-Nov-11

Pi - History, facts, world records, and more!

Calgary Place Tower (Shell)

- 20-Oct-11
- 22-Oct-11

- 17-Oct-11
- 20-Oct-11

IEEE International Conference on Network Protocols

ICNP 2011, the nineteenth IEEE International Conference on Network Protocols, is a conference covering all aspects of network protocols, including design, analysis, specification, verification, implementation, and performance. more››

Vancouver, BC

- 30-Sep-11
- 1-Oct-11

3rd Pacific Northwest Computational Neuroscience Connection

University of Washington

- 3-Aug-11
- 12-Aug-11

Mathematical Modeling in Industry

University of Minnesota

- 14-Jul-11
- 16-Jul-11

Modern imaging technology depends heavily on advanced mathematical methods to produce reliable, accurate, and useful images. With modern advances come new challenges in acquiring and processing data for images, then interpreting and extracti more››

University of British Columbia

- 13-Jul-11
- 16-Jul-11

Complex Fluids and Flows in Industry and Nature

Models of fluid flows in natural and industrial settings are often significantly complicated by details such as the confining geometry, varying material behaviour such as a non-Newtonian rheology, the presence of interfaces a more››

University of British Columbia

- 10-May-11

Optimal Investment for an Insurance Company

Calgary Place Tower (Shell)

- 5-May-11

Mathematics and Palaeontology - An Unlikely Pair? No!

Calgary Place Tower (Shell)

- 19-Apr-11

Industrial-strength optimization methods on your laptop

Calgary Place Tower (Shell)

- 7-Apr-11

Medical imaging and applied math: Improving the diagnosis of disease

Calgary Place Tower (Shell)

- 8-Dec-10
- 10-Dec-10

- 4-Nov-10

Monetary Policy at Times of Crisis

Calgary Place Tower (Shell)

- 7-Oct-10

Calgary Place Tower (Shell)

- 2-Aug-10
- 11-Aug-10

CIMAT-IMA-PIMS Math Modelling in Industry Workshop

Guanajuato, Mexico

- 25-Jul-10
- 28-Jul-10

45th Actuarial Research Conference

Simon Fraser University

- 25-May-10

Risk Premia: Certainty Equivalents vs Risk-Adjusted Discount Rates

Calgary Place Tower (Shell)

- 18-May-10

Power System Planning and Operation Under Uncertainty

Calgary Place Tower (Shell)

- 13-May-10

Building a better math teacher: some (surprising) research into teachers' disciplinary knowledge

Calgary Place Tower (Shell)

- 16-Mar-10

The Seven Millennium Problems and the Riemann Hypothesis

Calgary Place Tower (Shell)

- 12-Nov-09

Applying the phase congruency algorithm to seismic data slices

Calgary Place Tower (Shell)

- 3-Nov-09

Breathing Life into Mathematical Models of Biological Systems

Calgary Place Tower (Shell)

- 28-Sep-09

The mathematics of randomness inside a single cell

Calgary Place Tower (Shell)

- 10-Aug-09
- 14-Aug-09

Summer School on Seismic Imaging

In exploration or reflection seismology, seismic imaging creates images of the Earth's upper crust using seismic waves generated by artificial sources and recorded into extensive arrays of sensors (geophones or hydrophones). The technology is more››

University of Washington

- 25-Jun-09

Financial derivatives - what's the big idea?

Calgary Place Tower (Shell)

- 4-Jun-09

Unfair first-year calculus problems, with applications

A typical first-year calculus problem is the evaluation of more››

Calgary Place Tower (Shell)

- 19-May-09
- 29-May-09

2009 PIMS Industrial Problem Solving Workshop and Graduate Industrial Mathematics Modelling Camp

Graduate Industrial Mathematics Modelling Camp - GIMMC - May 19-23, 2009 Industrial Problem Solving Workshop - IPSW - May 25-29, 2009 more››

University of Calgary

- 24-Mar-09

Imagine a telescope that can see back almost to the beginning of time. A telescope that is 50 times more powerful than any other, one that can scan the skies 10,000 times faster than ever before. A telescope that will lead to endless discoveries more››

Calgary Place Tower (Shell)

- 18-Dec-08

Multi-Mode Wave Propagation in Anisotropic Media

Phaseshift operators are presented that enable planewave propagation through media that are transversely anisotropic. These operators propagate planewaves in all three spatial dimensions for all three components, and they are developed to reside more››

Calgary Place Tower (Shell)

- 27-Nov-08

Recent empirical research on the relationship between oil prices and real economic activity has emphasized the importance of sustained increases in oil prices, abstracting from transitory fluctuations associated with increased volatility. Econom more››

Calgary Place Tower (Shell)

- 6-Nov-08

The Elementary Particles of Arithmetic

The Large Hadron Collider is gathering steam at CERN and beginning its search for Higgs boson --- one of the most important particles in the Standard Model. Although the scale of more››

Calgary Place Tower (Shell)

- 25-Sep-08

On the Complexity of Some Easy and Not-So-Easy Problems more››

Calgary Place Tower (Shell)

- 9-Jun-08
- 21-Jun-08

2008 PIMS Industrial Problem Solving Workshop and Graduate Industrial Mathematics Modelling Camp

"Connecting Industry to Solutions" PIMS Industrial Problem Solving Workshops (IPSW) are held annually at a PIMS university. The aim of IPSW is to create a mutually beneficial link between researchers in in more››

University of Regina

- 9-Jun-08
- 13-Jun-08

11th PIMS Graduate Industrial Mathematics Modelling Camp

The GIMMC is the first leg of the PIMS Industrial Mathematics Forum which also includes the PIMS Industrial Problem Solving Workshop (IPSW 12). GIMMC will be held on June 9-13, 2008. Both events will take place at the University of Regina. more››

University of Regina

- 24-Apr-08

THE QUARK-NOVA AND THE ORIGIN OF HEAVY ELEMENTS

The origin of the chemical elements that make up our world is one of the oldest most fundamental scientific questions. The universe after the Big Bang consisted only of hydrogen and helium with traces of lithium. All the other elements, including the more››

Calgary Place Tower (Shell)

- 17-Apr-08

Gas Hydrates: Evaluating Their Technical Producibility

It is estimated that the amount of natural gas trapped in hydrates around the world is roughly two orders of magnitude more than the recoverable gas in conventional reservoirs. Activities are underway in relation to a number of hydrate accumulations: more››

Calgary Place Tower (Shell)

- 25-Mar-08

Breast cancer detection with microwave imaging

Breast cancer is the most common cancer among Canadian women. Regular breast examination and imaging are suggested to promote early detection of this disease. However, X-ray mammography that is typically used for breast imaging, has acknowledged limi more››

Calgary Place Tower (Shell)

- 21-Mar-08
- 25-Mar-08

10th PIMS Graduate Industrial Mathematics Modelling Camp

The GIMMC is the first leg of the PIMS Industrial Mathematics Forum which also includes the PIMS Industrial Problem Solving Workshop (IPSW 10) to be held June 26-30, 2006. Both events will take place at the IRMACS Centre at Simon Fraser University. more››

Simon Fraser University

- 26-Feb-08

Some Mathematical Aspects of Earthquake Research

An earthquake is the motion produced when stress within the Earth builds up over a long period of time until it exceeds the strength of the rock, which then fails by breaking along a fault. Although catastrophic earthquakes are rare, earthquakes occu more››

Calgary Place Tower (Shell)

- 4-Dec-07

Computer Arithmetic and Cryptography

Computer arithmetic is a fascinating subject, and not at all the drudgery that most of us experienced in mastering the third 'R' of the three R's at school. Efficiency in performing computer arithmetic is of paramount importance to signal processing more››

Calgary Place Tower (Shell)

- 22-Nov-07

Modern signal processing aims to capture physical signals in the form of sound, images, and scientific data by collecting enormous numbers of digital samples and manipulating them in a computer. Conventionally, the rule of thumb for sampling is given more››

Calgary Place Tower (Shell)

- 18-Oct-07
- 20-Oct-07

PIMS-CINVESTAV Mathematics of Oil Exploration Workshop

There will be ten 40-minute lectures by distinguished mathematical scientists and researchers in oil exploration as well as sessions for discussion of problems and future collaborations. It will be an excellent opportunity to bring together e more››

University of British Columbia

- 4-Oct-07

Scaling, universality and spatio-temporal clustering in seismicity and rock fracture phenomena

In this talk, Dr. Davidsen will give an overview of new methods from nonlinear sciences and complex network theory to characterize temporal and spatio-temporal clustering of point processes with a particular focus on their application to seismicity a more››

University of Calgary

- 11-Jun-07
- 15-Jun-07

11th PIMS Industrial Problem Solving Workshop

"Connecting Industry to Solutions" more››

University of Alberta

- 27-Apr-07

Insights into the Indian Ocean Tsunami from GPS, Altimeters and Tide Gauges

The Sumatra-Andaman Earthquake and the subsequent Indian Ocean Tsunami caused colossal devastation. Understanding the distribution and timing of slip in such massive earthquakes and their potential to generate tsunamis is invaluable to the safety of more››

Calgary Place Tower (Shell)

- 29-Mar-07

Differentiating discontinuous functions and the modern generalization of differential equations

Any professional interested in mathematical modeling of physical processes or industrial problems will no doubt find this lecture invaluable. The topic to be presented, the theory of generalized functions, is crucial for the treatment of many problem more››

Calgary Place Tower (Shell)

- 13-Mar-07

Computer-aided Detection of Breast Cancer

The seminar will discuss the application of digital image processing, computer vision, pattern recognition, content-based retrieval, data mining, and indexed atlas techniques to analyze mammograms for computer-aided diagnosis of breast cancer. The Un more››

Calgary Place Tower (Shell)

- 20-Feb-07

The world oil inventory is dominated by heavy oils and tar sand (HOTS) bitumens generated almost entirely by the process of biodegradation. This process is a biologically-driven, complex reactive diffusion-dominated in-reservoir oil alteration proces more››

Calgary Place Tower (Shell)

- 15-Feb-07

Networks in Physics and Biology

Dynamical processes associated with inhomogeneous network structure are proving themselves indispensable as the conceptual workhorse that quantitative science takes to dealing with biological, social and other complex phenomena. In this talk Dr. Pacz more››

Calgary Place Tower (Shell)

- 5-Dec-06

Some Applications of Mathematics in Multidimensional Signal Processing

Signals are embedded in physical media and they codify information within the spatio-temporal structure of that media. By definition, multidimensional (MD) signals are mathematically represented as a function of more than one independent dimension (o more››

Calgary Place Tower (Shell)

- 16-Nov-06

GEOBIA: GEO-Object-Based Image Analysis -- What it is and why you need it.

GEOBIA (pronounced ge-o-be-uh) is a recent sub-discipline of GIScience devoted to partitioning remote sensing (RS) imagery into meaningful image-objects, and assessing their characteristics through spatial, spectral and temporal scale. At its most fu more››

Calgary Place Tower (Shell)

- 19-Oct-06

Turbulent Transfer of Heat and Moisture in the Glacier Boundary Layer

Glaciers are retreating worldwide in response to climate change, but glaciologists are still struggling to provide accurate predictions of how quickly icefields will disappear from the landscape. One of the issues involves quantification of the wa more››

Calgary Place Tower (Shell)

- 21-Sep-06

Money Talks -- The Mathematics of Finance

In this talk we will give a brief, friendly introduction to some of the "higher" mathematics involved in modern finance (such as option pricing). more››

Calgary Place Tower (Shell)

- 26-Jun-06
- 1-Jul-06

10th PIMS Industrial Problem Solving Workshop

The Pacific Institute for the Mathematical Science (PIMS) is pleased to announce the 10th PIMS Industrial Problem Solving Workshop which will be held at the Simon Fraser University, June 26-30, 2006. more››

Simon Fraser University

- 18-Apr-06

Tax Incentives for Research and Development: Theory and Evidence

R&D differs from other types of investments for several reasons. One is that there are several market failures thought to be associated with R&D – knowledge spillovers, business stealing effects, asymmetric information in financial markets, more››

Calgary Place Tower (Shell)

- 18-Apr-06

Tax Incentives for Research and Development: Theory and Evidence

R&D differs from other types of investments for several reasons. One is that there are several market failures thought to be associated with R&D – knowledge spillovers, business stealing effects, asymmetric information in financial markets, more››

University of Calgary

- 24-May-98
- 25-May-98

First Graduate Industrial Math Modelling Camp

Simon Fraser University