Simon Fraser University

The Simon Fraser University PIMS site office is located in the Technology and Science Complex (TASC) 2 building on the Burnaby campus of Simon Fraser University (Map).

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Simon Fraser University
Scientific, Seminar
SFU Discrete Math Seminar: Torsten Mütze
February 6, 2024
Simon Fraser University
For integers k>=1 and n>=2k+1, the Kneser graph K(n,k) has as vertices all k-element subsets of an n-element ground set, and an edge between any two disjoint sets. It has been conjectured since the 1970s that all Kneser graphs admit a Hamilton cycle...
Scientific, Seminar
SFU Number Theory and Algebraic Geometry Seminar: Kyle Yip
March 21, 2024
Simon Fraser University
A set of positive integers is called a Diophantine tuple if the product of any two distinct elements in the set is one less than a square. There is a long history and extensive literature on the study of Diophantine tuples and their generalizations...
Scientific, Seminar
PIMS-CORDS SFU Operations Research Seminar: Eitan Levin
January 25, 2024
Simon Fraser University
Classical algorithms are defined on inputs of different sizes. In contrast, data-driven algorithms, that is, algorithms learned from some data, may only be defined on inputs of the same size as the data. What does it mean for an algorithm to be...
Scientific, Seminar
PIMS-CORDS SFU Operations Research Seminar: Warren Hare
January 11, 2024
Simon Fraser University
Derivative-free algorithms seek the minimum of a given function based only on function values queried at appropriate points. Their performance is known to worsen as the problem dimension increases. Recent advances in developing randomized derivative...

Staff

Position Name Email Phone # Office
Education Coordinator - Simon Fraser University Joanna Niezen jniezen@sfu.ca +1 (778) 782 4849 SCK10502
PIMS SFU Site Administrator Kenn Liu sfupims@sfu.ca +1 (778) 782-6655 Big Data Hub, Rm 10936
PIMS Site Director - Simon Fraser University Razvan Fetecau razvan_fetecau@sfu.ca (778) 782-6655
Name Position Research Interests Supervisor Year
Yanwen Luo PIMS Postdoctoral Fellow, Simon Fraser University Discrete &Computational Geometry Bojan Mohar 2023
Jane Shaw MacDonald PIMS Postdoctoral Fellow, Simon Fraser University Numerical Analysis John Stockie 2022
Amy Wiebe Postdoctoral Researcher Combinatorics Tamon Stephen 2021
Hansol Park Postdoctoral Researcher Partial Differential Equations Razvan Fetecau 2021
Eric Jones SFU Calculus of variations and optimal control David Sivak 2020
Marco Carmosino Postdoctoral Researcher Valentine Kabanets 2019
Shuxing Li Simon Fraser University Combinatorics Jonathan Jedwab 2019
Halyun Jeong University of British Columbia High Dimensional Data Analysis Ben Adcock 2018
Nick Dexter Simon Fraser University Numerical Analysis Ben Adcock 2018
Claire Boyer Statistics Ben Adcock 2016
Mattia Talpo University of British Columbia Algebraic Geometry Nathan Ilten 2016
Simone Brugiapaglia Simon Fraser University Stochastics Ben Adcock 2016
Fiachra John Knox Simon Fraser University Combinatorics Bojan Mohar 2015
Jens Bauch Simon Fraser University Number theory and algebraic geometry Nils Bruin 2015
Julien Courtial Simon Fraser University Combinatorics Marni Mishna 2014
Kui Yu Simon Fraser University Feature selection and probabilistic graphical models on high-dimensional data Jian Pei 2014
Peter Kling Simon Fraser University Computer Science and Combinatorics Petra Berenbrink 2014