# Department Colloquium 2015-16

The Department Colloquium series presented a variety of speakers (invited as well as internal) covering all areas of research within Mathematical Sciences.

## Friday 13th May 2016 - On the 3x+1 conjecture

Speaker: Professor Peter Hellekalek (University of Salzburg, Austria)

4:00PM in Room 104. Refreshments served in Common Room 304a from 3:30PM

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## Tuesday 10th May 2016 - Monte-Carlo Simulations of Quantum Field Theories with Dense Matter

Speaker: Professor Kurt Langfeld (Plymouth University)

4:00PM in Room 106. Refreshments served in Common Room 304a from 3:30PM

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## Friday 6th May 2016 - From Meta-Analysis to Big Data with a diversion into Actuarial Statistics

Speaker: Professor Elena Kulinskaya (University of East Anglia)

3:00PM in Room G16.

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## Friday 22nd April 2016 - Fourier analysis in additive combinatorics: an example

Speaker: Professor Anne de Roton (Institut Elie Cartan de Nancy)

3:00PM in Room G16. Refreshments served in Common Room 304a from 2:30PM

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## Thursday 21st April 2016 - Normal forms of knots via knot energy

Speaker: Professor A.Sossinsky (Independent University of Moscow)

4:00PM in Room G16. Refreshments served in Common Room 304a from 3:30PM

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## Wednesday 13th April 2016 - On the Skorokhod embedding problem and FBSDE

Speaker: Professor P Imkeller from (HU Berlin)

4:00PM in Room G16. Refreshments served in Common Room 304a from 3:30PM

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## Friday 18th March 2016 - Invisibility and retro-reflection in billiards

Speaker: Professor Alexandre Plakhov from (University of Aveiro, Portugal, and Institute for Information Transmission Problems, Russia)

4:00PM in Room G16. Refreshments served in Common Room 304a from 3:30PM

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## Wednesday 16th March 2016 - Hydrodynamic interactions between flagellar filaments

Speaker: Professor Eric Lauga (University of Cambridge)

2:00PM in Room G16.

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## Friday 11th March 2016 - Localized bulging of an inflated elastic tube of arbitrary thickness: the effects of bending stiffness

Speaker: Professor Yibin Fu (Keele University)

3:00PM in Room G16. Refreshments are in the common room 304a from 2:30PM

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## Friday 4th March 2016 - Non-equilibirum Dynamics in Integrable Isolated Many-Particle Quantum Systems

Speaker: Professor Fabian Essler (Oxford University)

3:00PM in Room G16. Refreshments are in the common room 304a from 2:30PM

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## Wednesday 2nd March 2016 - Dynamic principle for ensemble control (stochastic and deterministic dynamics)

Speaker: Professor Alex Samoletov (Donetsk Institute for Physics and Technology)

4:00pm in Room G16. Refreshments are in the common room 304a from 3:30pm.

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## Friday 26th February 2016 - Mixtures of conditional risk measures and solvency capital

Speaker: Professor Pierre Devolder (Universite Catholique de Louvain)

3:00pm in Room G16. Refreshments are in the common room 304a from 2:30pm.

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## Friday 12th February 2016 - New directions in the rigidity and flexibility of bond-node structures

Speaker: Professor Stephen Power (Lancaster University)

3:00pm in Room G16. Refreshments are in the common room 304a from 2:30pm.

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## Friday 18th December 2015 - Approximate models of plates for surface seismic waves

Speaker: S.Guenneau (Aix-Marseille Universit'e, Institut Fresnel)

3:00PM Room G16

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## Friday 27th November 2015 - Stable and unstable del Pezzo surfaces

Speaker: Dr Ivan Cheltsov (University of Edinburgh)

3:00PM Room G16

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## Friday 20th November 2015 - Cluster algebras of finite mutation type

Speaker: Dr. Anna Felikson (Durham University)

3:00PM Room G16

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## Wednesday 18th November 2015 - Cancer Stem cells in melanoma: a complex problem

Speaker: Prof. C.A.M. La Porta (Department of Biosciences and Center for Complexity & Biosystems, University of Milan)

3:00PM Room G16

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## Friday 6th November 2015 - Tropicalizing a Hurwitz theorist

Speaker: Prof. R.Cavalieri (Colorado State University)

3:00PM Room G16

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## Friday 30th October 2015 - Pathwise local time and robust pricing of realized variance

Speaker: Dr. P. Siorpaesh (Universiy of Oxford)

3:00PM Room G16

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## Friday 23rd October 2015 - New asymptotic irrationality measure for $e$ and other numbers

Speaker: Prof. J.Hanˇcl (Universiy of Ostrava)

3:00PM Room G16

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## Wednesday 14th October 2015 - Viscous dark matter

Speaker: Prof. N.Tetradis (National and Kapodistrian University of Athens)

3:00PM Room G16

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## Monday 5th October 2015 - Copula's approximations: application to quantile estimation

Speaker: Professor Véronique Maume-Deschamps (Université Lyon)

3:00PM Room G16