PIMS 2015 and Future Scientific Events

  • 5-Jan-15

Geometry and Physics Seminar: Jeffrey Giansiracusa

Scheme theory in tropical geometry   more››

University of British Columbia

  • 7-Jan-15

Department Colloquium: Roland Bauerschmidt

Renormalisation in statistical mechanics.   more››

University of British Columbia

  • 12-Jan-15

Geometry and Physics Seminar: Theo Johnson-Freyd

Functorial Axioms for Heisenberg-picture Quantum Field Theory   more››

University of British Columbia

  • 12-Jan-15

Lethbridge Number Theory and Combinatorics Seminar

Open problem session   more››

University of Lethbridge

  • 13-Jan-15

Diff. Geom, Math. Phys., PDE Seminar: Nicolaos Kapouleas

Recent Gluing Constructions in Differential Geometry   more››

University of British Columbia

  • 13-Jan-15

CORE Seminar: James Rene­gar

Extend­ing the Applic­a­bil­ity of Effi­cient First-Order Meth­ods for Con­vex Opti­miza­tion   more››

University of Washington

  • 13-Jan-15

SCAIM Seminar: Andy Wan

The multiplier method of constructing conservative finite difference schemes for differential equations   more››

University of British Columbia

  • 13-Jan-15

Math Biology Seminar: David Earn

Fever, disease invasion, and transmission dynamics   more››

University of British Columbia

  • 14-Jan-15

UBC Math Department Colloquium: Ngoc Mai Tran

Random Subdivisions & Neural Coding   more››

University of British Columbia

  • 15-Jan-15

CORE Seminar: Jon Klein­berg

Incen­tives for Col­lec­tive Behav­ior: Badges, Pro­cras­ti­na­tion, and Long-Range Goals   more››

University of Washington

  • 19-Jan-15

Lethbridge Number Theory and Combinatorics Seminar: Nathan Ng

A subconvexity bound for modular L-functions   more››

University of Lethbridge

  • 19-Jan-15

IAM – PIMS Distinguished Colloquium: Olaf Schenk

Performance Engineering of Seismic Simulations for Future Exascale Architectures   more››

University of British Columbia

  • 20-Jan-15

Math Biology Seminar: Leah Edelstein-Keshet

Models of molecular motors and their cargo: transport and spatial distribution   more››

University of British Columbia

  • 20-Jan-15

SCAIM Seminar: Olaf Schenk

Direct solvers for sparse matrices: Introduction, applications and supercomputing   more››

University of British Columbia

  • 26-Jan-15

Geometry and Physics Seminar: Francois Greer

Picard Groups of K3 Moduli Spaces   more››

University of British Columbia

  • 26-Jan-15

Lethbridge Number Theory and Combinatorics Seminar: Nathan Ng

A Subconvexity Bound for Modular L-functions (part 2)   more››

University of Lethbridge

  • 27-Jan-15

Math Biology Seminar: Fred Bauer

Nosocomial disease transmission models   more››

University of British Columbia

  • 27-Jan-15

PIMS-SFU Distinguished Speaker: Michael Singer

 Differential Groups and the Gamma Function   more››

Simon Fraser University

  • 27-Jan-15

Scientific Computation and Applied & Industrial Mathematics Seminar: Brian Wetton

Computational models of two electrochemical systems   more››

University of British Columbia

  • 29-Jan-15

Fluid Mechanics Seminar: Eliot Fried

Slender-body theory via dimensional reduction and hyperviscous regularization.   more››

University of British Columbia

  • 2-Feb-15

Geometry and Physics Seminar: Mattia Talpo

Infinite Root Stacks of Log Schemes   more››

University of British Columbia

  • 2-Feb-15

PIMS-ULethbridge PIMS Distinguished Visitor Series: Fairouz Kamareddine

Types and Functions Since Principia and Computerisation of Language and Mathematics   more››

University of Lethbridge

  • 3-Feb-15

Scientific Computation and Applied & Industrial Mathematics: David Moulton

Frameworks and Discretizations for Coupled Surface/Subsurface Flow   more››

University of British Columbia

  • 5-Feb-15

UBC Math Department Colloquium: Ivan Christov

Low Reynolds Number Flows Through Shaped and Deformable Conduits   more››

University of British Columbia

  • 5-Feb-15

PIMS-ULethbridge PIMS Distinguished Visitor Series: Fairouz Kamareddine

Computerising Mathematical Texts with MathLang   more››

University of Lethbridge

  • 9-Feb-15

Lethbridge Number Theory and Combinatorics Seminar: Nathan Ng

Gaps Between the Zeros of the Riemann Zeta Function   more››

University of Lethbridge

  • 10-Feb-15

Discrete Math Seminar: Richard Anstee

Ramsey Theory and Forbidden Configurations   more››

University of British Columbia

  • 11-Feb-15

UBC Math Department Colloquium: Jean-Christophe Nave

Some New Numerical Techniques to Some Old PDE Problems   more››

University of British Columbia

  • 12-Feb-15

UBC Math Department Colloquium: Anthony Wachs

Particulate flow across multi-scales: numerical strategies for momentum, heat and mass transfer   more››

University of British Columbia

  • 16-Feb-15

UBC Math Department Colloquium: Richard M. Schoen

New results on the Bartnik mass   more››

University of British Columbia

  • 17-Feb-15

Math Biology Seminar: Michael Gilchrist

Mining the Genome: Estimating Gene Expression, Mutation, & Ribosome Pausing Times from Patterns of Codon Usage   more››

University of British Columbia

  • 19-Feb-15

PIMS-UVic Distinguished Lecture: Rahul Mukherjee

Bose Bush bound revisited: elementary considerations and further prospects   more››

University of Victoria

  • 20-Feb-15

UW-PIMS Mathematics Colloquium: Mark Rudelson

Non-asymptotic Approach in Random Matrix Theory   more››

University of Washington

  • 23-Feb-15

IAM – PIMS Distinguished Colloquium: Dan Hammer

Adhesive Dynamics Simulations of Blood Cell Adhesion   more››

University of British Columbia

  • 24-Feb-15

Math Biology Seminar: Will Carlquist

Mini system model construction from in vitro experimental data   more››

University of British Columbia

  • 24-Feb-15

Scientific Computation and Applied & Industrial Mathematics Seminar: Marie-Therese Wolfram

Crowd Motion: From Modeling to Simulations   more››

University of British Columbia

  • 24-Feb-15

Discrete Math Seminar: Eric Fusy

Introduction to Maps I: Polygon Gluings and Classification of Surfaces   more››

University of British Columbia

  • 24-Feb-15

Geometry and Physics Seminar: Philippe Gille

Serre's Conjecture II : Beyond the de Jong-He-Starr's Theorem   more››

University of British Columbia

  • 25-Feb-15

Probability Seminar: Gordon Slade

A new proof of the sharpness of the percolation phase transition   more››

University of British Columbia

  • 26-Feb-15

PIMS-UVic Distinguished Lecture: Sampath Kannan

Algorithmic Mechanisms for Privacy, Truthfulness and Social Welfare   more››

University of Victoria

  • 26-Feb-15

UBC Math Department Lecture: Tony Guttmann

Integrability, Solvability and Enumeration   more››

University of British Columbia

  • 27-Feb-15

PIMS/UBC Distinguished Colloquium: Tom Hou

Blowup or no blowup? The interplay between theory and computation in the study of 3D Euler equations.   more››

University of British Columbia

  • 27-Feb-15

CORE Seminar: Jean­nette Wing

TBA   more››

University of Washington

  • 27-Feb-15

PIMS / AMI Seminar: Dmitry Zenkov

Hamel’s Formalism for Infinite-Dimensional Mechanical Systems   more››

University of Alberta

  • 28-Feb-15

UBC/SFU Joint Statistical Seminar

Simon Fraser University

  • 2-Mar-15

Geometry and Physics Seminar: David Carchedi

Dg-manifolds as Derived Manifolds   more››

University of British Columbia

  • 3-Mar-15

Discrete Math Seminar: Uriya First

Spectrum in Simplicial Complexes   more››

University of British Columbia

  • 3-Mar-15

Diff. Geom, Math. Phys., PDE Seminar: Davi Maximo

On the Topology and Index of Minimal Surfaces   more››

University of British Columbia

  • 3-Mar-15

Math Biology Seminar: Jummy Davis

Mathematical Epidemiology of HIV/AIDS and Tuberculosis Co-infection.   more››

University of British Columbia

  • 4-Mar-15

Topology Seminar: Ergun Yalcin

Finite group actions on homotopy spheres   more››

University of British Columbia

  • 6-Mar-15

IAM – PIMS Distinguished Colloquium: Chris Budd

Data Assimilation and Adaptivity   more››

University of British Columbia

  • 6-Mar-15

UW-PIMS Mathematics Colloquium: Lauren Williams

The Positive Grassmannian   more››

University of Washington

  • 6-Mar-15

Algorithmic Theory of Networks Seminar: George Giakkoupis

Vertex Connectivity under Vertex Sampling   more››

University of Calgary

  • 9-Mar-15

Geometry and Physics Seminar: Jim Bryan

The Donaldson-Thomas theory of K3xE Via Motivic and Toric Methods   more››

University of British Columbia

  • 10-Mar-15

Math Biology Seminar: Cindy Greenwood

MathBio Works in Progress: Spatially Structured Neural Systems   more››

University of British Columbia

  • 10-Mar-15

Discrete Math Seminar: James Wilson

Nilpotence, Simplicity, and Exotic Geometries   more››

University of British Columbia

  • 11-Mar-15

Math Biology Seminar: Joshua Schiffer

In silico clinical trials for treatment and eradication of viral infections   more››

University of British Columbia

  • 11-Mar-15

Probability Seminar: Matthew Junge

The Frog Model on Trees   more››

University of British Columbia

  • 11-Mar-15

Topology Seminar: Eiko Kin

Pseudo-Anosovs with small dilatations in the hyperelliptic handlebody groups and spherical Hilden groups   more››

University of British Columbia

  • 13-Mar-15

PIMS/UCalgary Distinguished Colloquium: Steve Kirkland

Optimising the Kemeny Constant for a Markov Chain   more››

University of Calgary

  • 13-Mar-15

PIMS/UBC Distinguished Colloquium: Jill Pipher

The Mathematics of Lattice-based Cryptography   more››

University of British Columbia

  • 13-Mar-15

PIMS / AMI Seminar: James Hanna

Catenaries in Viscous Fluid   more››

University of Alberta

  • 13-Mar-15

Algorithmic Theory of Networks Seminar: Marcos Aguilera

Yesquel: Scalable SQL Storage for Web Applications   more››

University of Calgary

  • 14-Mar-15

Frontiers in Biophysics Conference

Grid Cells and the Dynamics of Entorhinal CortexAbstract: Grid cells and place cells are often called the brain's GPS since these neurons enable spatial localization within an environment. Their discovery was the basis for the 2014 Nobel Pr   more››

University of British Columbia

  • 16-Mar-15

Geometry and Physics Seminar: Tom Coates

Mirror Symmetry and the Classification of Fano Manifolds   more››

University of British Columbia

  • 17-Mar-15

Discrete Math Seminar: Eric Fusy

Introduction to maps II: planar map enumeration   more››

University of British Columbia

  • 17-Mar-15

Topology Seminar: Tali Pinsky

On the volumes of complements of geodesics on surfaces   more››

University of British Columbia

  • 19-Mar-15

PIMS-UVic Distinguished Lecture: Michael A. Henning

Total Domination in Graphs and Transversals in Hypergraphs   more››

University of Victoria

  • 19-Mar-15

PIMS Colloquium: Yingfei Yi

Concentration of Stationary Measures   more››

University of British Columbia

  • 20-Mar-15

PIMS/CSC Distinguished Speaker Series: Barry Merriman

How to Solve Disease on a Population Scale   more››

Simon Fraser University

  • 23-Mar-15

Geometry and Physics Seminar: Vladimir Chernousov

Algebraic groups and maximal tori   more››

University of British Columbia

  • 24-Mar-15

PIMS-UBC Statistics Constance Van Eeden Lecture: Peter Guttorp

Projecting the Uncertainty of Sea Level Rise Using Climate Models and Statistical Downscaling   more››

University of British Columbia

  • 24-Mar-15

Discrete Math Seminar: Eric Fusy

Introduction to maps III: planar map enumeration   more››

University of British Columbia

  • 24-Mar-15

Diff. Geom, Math. Phys., PDE Seminar: Jaigyoung Choe

New characterizations of the catenoid and helicoid   more››

University of British Columbia

  • 25-Mar-15

Topology Seminar: Nicolo Sibilla

Cetegorification of orbifold products and derived loop stacks   more››

University of British Columbia

  • 26-Mar-15

PIMS Alberta Distinguished Lecture: Edgar Knobloch

Spatially Localized Structures: Experiments, Theory and Numerics   more››

University of Alberta

  • 26-Mar-15

Fluid Mechanics Seminar: On Shun Pak

Flows under the microscope: Effects of Viscous, Elastic and Interfacial Forces   more››

University of British Columbia

  • 27-Mar-15

CRM - Fields - PIMS Prize Lecture: Kai Behrend

Algebraic Stacks and the Inertia Operator   more››

University of British Columbia

  • 27-Mar-15
  • 29-Mar-15

Algorithmic Theory of Networks Workshop

Simon Fraser University

  • 27-Mar-15

PIMS/CSC Distinguished Speaker Series: Lisa Fauci, Tulane University

Waving tails, flexible fibers, and sticky situations: explorations in biological fluid dynamics   more››

Simon Fraser University

  • 30-Mar-15

Geometry and Physics Seminar: An Huang

TBA   more››

University of British Columbia

  • 30-Mar-15

IAM – PIMS Distinguished Colloquium: Oliver Jensen

Modelling Plant Cell & Tissue Growth   more››

University of British Columbia

  • 1-Apr-15

PIMS-UVic Distinguished Lecture: Shaun Fallat

Eigenvalues, Determinants, and Distribution of Rank: Towards Taussky Unification   more››

University of Victoria

  • 4-Apr-15

Bellingham Algebraic Geometry Seminar

Western Washington University, Bellingham

  • 7-Apr-15

Scientific Computation and Applied & Industrial Mathematics Seminar: Tyrone Phillips

Residual-based Discretization Error Estimation for Computational Fluid Dynamics   more››

University of British Columbia

  • 10-Apr-15

PIMS/CSC Distinguished Speaker Series: Omar Ghattas

Bayesian Inversion for Large Scale Antarctic Ice Sheet Flow   more››

Simon Fraser University

  • 13-Apr-15
  • 15-Apr-15

PIMS-ULethbridge Distinguished Visitor Series: Heydar Radjavi

Can Values of a Single Function on a Group of Operators Give Away its Structure?   more››

University of Lethbridge

  • 13-Apr-15

PIMS Distinguished Visitor Series: Heydar Radjavi

Can Values of a Single Function on a Group of Operators Give Away its Structure?   more››

University of Lethbridge

  • 14-Apr-15

SCAIM Seminar: Arieh Iserles

Fast computation of the semiclassical Schrodinger equation   more››

University of British Columbia

  • 14-Apr-15

PIMS Distinguished Visitor Series: Kumar Murty

Rational Points on Elliptic Curves   more››

University of Lethbridge

  • 14-Apr-15

PIMS-ULethbridge Distinguished Visitor Series: Kumar Murty

Rational Points on Elliptic Curves   more››

University of Lethbridge

  • 20-Apr-15
  • 24-Apr-15
  • 21-Apr-15

Math Biology Seminar: Pavitra Roychoudhury

Modelling single cells: applications for HIV cure and HSV immunology   more››

University of British Columbia

  • 25-Apr-15

The 3rd BC Combinatorics Day

University of Victoria

  • 25-Apr-15
  • 26-Apr-15

Cascade Topology Seminar

University of Victoria

  • 27-Apr-15

Geometry and Physics Seminar: David Ben-Zvi

Betti Geometric Langlands   more››

University of British Columbia

  • 27-Apr-15

Geometry and Physics Seminar: Angelo Vistoli

Cohomological invariants of algebraic stacks (after Robert Pirisi)   more››

University of British Columbia

  • 28-Apr-15

Math Biology Seminar: Bryan Mayer

Statistical and mathematical modeling of human herpesviruses   more››

University of British Columbia

  • 28-Apr-15

CORE Seminar: Joel Tropp

Applied Ran­dom Matrix Theory   more››

University of Washington

  • 1-May-15

UW-PIMS Mathematics Colloquium: Michelle Wachs

Eulerian Polynomials and Beyond   more››

University of Washington

  • 4-May-15
  • 8-May-15
  • 5-May-15

PIMS-UVic Distinguished Lecture: Chris Budd

Climate Change – does it all add up?   more››

University of Victoria

  • 7-May-15

Math Biology Seminar: Anmar Khadra

The biophysics of T-cells: From molecular interactions to population dynamics   more››

University of British Columbia

  • 8-May-15

PIMS-ULethbridge Distinguished Lecture: Ram Murty

Measurements, Mathematics and Information Technology   more››

University of Lethbridge

  • 8-May-15

Lethbridge Number Theory and Combinatorics Seminar: Ram Murty

Consecutive Squarefull Numbers   more››

University of Lethbridge

  • 8-May-15

UW-PIMS Mathematics Colloquium: Catherine Williams

The Mathematical Monetization of the Internet: How Theory + Data Ads Up   more››

University of Washington

  • 8-May-15
  • 9-May-15

Alberta Mathematics Dialogue

University of Lethbridge

  • 11-May-15
  • 15-May-15

Big Data in Environmental Science

University of British Columbia

  • 12-May-15

PIMS-UVic Distinguished Lecture: Stephen Krone

Directed evolution of phage lysins: using mathematical models to explore feasibility/design of new antibacterial drugs   more››

University of Victoria

  • 13-May-15

Topology Seminar: Robert Oliver

Automorphisms of p-completed classifying spaces of groups of Lie type   more››

University of British Columbia

  • 14-May-15

Applied Math Seminar: Vakhtang Putkaradze

Geometric theory of garden hose dynamics   more››

University of British Columbia

  • 16-May-15
  • 17-May-15
  • 18-May-15
  • 29-May-15

PIMS-USASK Graduate Summer School: Applied Combinatorics

Applied Combinatorics   more››

University of Saskatchewan

  • 19-May-15

Topology Seminar: Rick Jardine

Path categories and algorithms   more››

University of British Columbia

  • 19-May-15

CORE Seminar: Jon Kel­ner

Bridg­ing the Numer­i­cal and the Com­bi­na­to­r­ial: Emerg­ing Tools, Tech­niques, and Design Prin­ci­ples for Graph Algorithms   more››

University of Washington

  • 25-May-15
  • 29-May-15
  • 25-May-15

2015 Niven Lecture: Ingrid Daubechies

 Surfing With Wavelets     more››

University of British Columbia

  • 26-May-15
  • 29-May-15

Curvature of the Central Path in Linear Programming

 Overview: The field of optimization is ubiquitous to countless applications in engineering and sciences. Within the past 3 decades, the field of convex optimization was revolutionized with the introduction of the so-call   more››

University of Calgary

  • 27-May-15
  • 29-May-15
  • 28-May-15

Math Biology Seminar: Ajay Chitnis

Using Agent Based Models to Understand Morphogenesis of the Zebrafish Posterior Lateral Line Primordium   more››

University of British Columbia

  • 1-Jun-15

Lethbridge Number Theory and Combinatorics Seminar: Adam Felix

How close is the order of a mod p to p−1?   more››

University of Lethbridge

  • 1-Jun-15
  • 4-Jun-15
  • 7-Jun-15
  • 27-Jun-15
  • 10-Jun-15

PIMS Marsden Memorial Lecture: Yann Brenier

From Euler to Born-Infeld, Fluids and Electromagnetism   more››

École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, Switzerland

  • 10-Jun-15
  • 12-Jun-15
  • 11-Jun-15
  • 14-Jun-15

Theory Canada 10

University of Calgary

  • 12-Jun-15
  • 14-Jun-15

Alberta Number Theory Days VII

Banff International Research Station (BIRS), Banff

  • 15-Jun-15
  • 11-Jul-15
  • 15-Jun-15

Lethbridge Number Theory and Combinatorics Seminar: Darcy Best

Finding Long Transversals in Latin Squares   more››

University of Lethbridge

  • 15-Jun-15
  • 19-Jun-15
  • 15-Jun-15
  • 26-Jun-15
  • 17-Jun-15
  • 21-Jun-15
  • 17-Jun-15

A Conversation with Donald Knuth

A Conversation with Donald Knuth   more››

University of British Columbia

  • 29-Jun-15
  • 9-Jul-15
  • 29-Jun-15

Mathematical and Computational Evolutionary Genomics Lecture Series: Eric Tannier

How We Learned that Chromosomes are Linear Arrangements on Genes   more››

Simon Fraser University

  • 2-Jul-15
  • 8-Jul-15

Mathematical and Computational Evolutionary Genomics Lecture Series: Eric Tannier

Multiscale Integrated Paleogenomics   more››

Simon Fraser University

  • 8-Jul-15
  • 11-Jul-15

Canadian Undergraduate Computer Science Conference

University of British Columbia, Okanagan

  • 9-Jul-15

Math Biology Seminar: John MacKenzie

A Computational Method for the Coupled Solution of Reaction-Diffusion Equations on Evolving Domains and Surfaces: Application to a Model of Cell Migration and Chemotaxis   more››

University of British Columbia

  • 13-Jul-15
  • 17-Jul-15
  • 15-Jul-15

Mathematical and Computational Evolutionary Genomics Lecture Series: Eric Tannier

Lateral Gene Transfers, From a Phylogenetic Nightmare to a Phylogenetic Marker   more››

Simon Fraser University

  • 5-Aug-15
  • 7-Aug-15
  • 6-Aug-15

Symposium on Mathematics and Computation

The Department of Mathematics at Simon Fraser University is pleased to present The 2015 SFU Symposium on Mathematics and Computation, which will be held on Thursday August 6th at the IRMACS Centre, SFU Burnaby Campus. This annual event showcases the   more››

Simon Fraser University

  • 7-Aug-15
  • 9-Aug-15

Prairie Discrete Math Workshop

Banff International Research Station (BIRS), Banff

  • 17-Aug-15
  • 28-Aug-15
  • 17-Aug-15
  • 21-Aug-15
  • 10-Sep-15

PIMS - UAlberta Distinguished Visitor: Cliff Frohlich

What do scientists really do in the field?   more››

University of Alberta

  • 24-Sep-15
  • 26-Sep-15

Conference on the Mathematics of Sea Ice

Simon Fraser University, Harbour Center Campus, Vancouver

  • 17-Oct-15
  • 23-Oct-15

PIMS/ UBC Distinguished Colloquium: Yakov Sinai

TBC   more››

University of British Columbia

  • 24-Oct-15

Pacific Northwest Probability Seminar

University of Washington

  • 21-Nov-15

Combinatorial Potlatch 2015

University of British Columbia

  • 4-Mar-16

Hugh C. Morris Lecture: David Aldous (Berkeley)

University of British Columbia

  • 13-Jun-16
  • 17-Jun-16
  • 10-Jul-16
  • 14-Jul-16
  • 15-Aug-16
  • 26-Aug-16
  • 14-Aug-17
  • 18-Aug-17

PRIMA CONGRESS

Oaxaca, Mexico