PIMS Industrial Events

  • 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
  • 8-Jul-13
  • 26-Jul-13

UW RTG IPDE Summer School 2013

University of Washington

  • 25-Jun-13
  • 28-Jun-13
  • 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

Asymptotic Error Analysis

Asymptotic Error Analysis   more››

Calgary Place Tower (Shell)

  • 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)

  • 1-Nov-11

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

Calgary Place Tower (Shell)

  • 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
  • 3-Aug-11
  • 12-Aug-11

Mathematical Modeling in Industry

University of Minnesota

  • 14-Jul-11
  • 16-Jul-11

Medical and Seismic Imaging

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
  • 19-Apr-11
  • 4-Nov-10

Monetary Policy at Times of Crisis

Calgary Place Tower (Shell)

  • 7-Oct-10

Heavy Oil Modeling

Calgary Place Tower (Shell)

  • 2-Aug-10
  • 11-Aug-10
  • 25-Jul-10
  • 28-Jul-10

45th Actuarial Research Conference

Simon Fraser University

  • 18-May-10
  • 16-Mar-10
  • 28-Sep-09
  • 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

Square Kilometre Array

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

Oil Price Uncertainty

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

PIMS-Shell Lunchbox Lecture

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

Compressive Sampling

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 Impact of Oil Viscosity Heterogeneity on Production Characteristics of Heavy Oil and Tar Sand (HOTS) Reservoirs

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