# Maths Colloquium

The Mathematics Colloquium is directed at students and academics working in the fields of pure and applied mathematics, and statistics.

We aim to present expository lectures that appeal to our wide audience.

Information for speakers

#### Information for speakers

Maths colloquia are usually held on Mondays, from 2pm to 3pm, in various locations at St Lucia.

Presentations are 50 minutes, plus five minutes for questions and discussion.

Available facilities include:

- computer
- data projector
- chalkboard or whiteboard

To avoid technical difficulties on the day, please contact us in advance of your presentation to discuss your requirements.

### Contacts

### A universal property for manifolds

24 June 2024 2:00pm–3:00pm

Peter Petersen

University of California, Los Angeles (USA)

University of California, Los Angeles (USA)

### Network comparison via optimal transport of Markov chains

13 June 2024 2:00pm–3:00pm

Professor Andrew Nobel

University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill (USA)

University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill (USA)

### Time scales

16 May 2024 2:00pm–3:00pm

Professor Martin Bohner

Missouri University of Science and Technology (USA)

Missouri University of Science and Technology (USA)

### Thoughts on Indigenising maths and physics at university, with a view to the needs of preservice teachers and apprentice academics in our disciplines

13 May 2024 2:00pm–3:00pm

Judy-Anne Osborn: CARMA (and previously Monash)

Amelia Dickenson-Jones: St John's College Woodlawn

Amelia Dickenson-Jones: St John's College Woodlawn

### A topological perspective on (bio)polymers

15 April 2024 2:00pm–3:00pm

Speaker: Agnese Barbensi

Affiliation: University of Queensland

Affiliation: University of Queensland

### Random dynamical systems

18 March 2024 2:00pm–3:00pm

Speaker: Jeroen S.W. Lamb

Affiliation: Imperial College London

Affiliation: Imperial College London

### Award-winning talks by SMP students

11 March 2024 2:00pm–3:00pm

Speakers: Tara Kemp & Rhuaidi Burke

Affiliation: University of Queensland

Affiliation: University of Queensland

### Overlap of hyperbolicity of different types

19 February 2024 2:00pm–3:00pm

Speaker: Katrin Gelfert

Affiliation: UF Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Affiliation: UF Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

### Ricci Flow and Geometrization

30 November 2023 11:00am–12:00pm

Speaker: Professor Gang Tian

Affiliation: Peking University

Affiliation: Peking University

### Bargmann and Fock meet Hardy: an uncertainty principle for operators

14 August 2023 2:00pm–3:00pm

Professor Sundaram Thangavelu

Indian Institute of Science

Indian Institute of Science

### Extreme value theory for observables on chaotic dynamical systems, in particular exceedances of length k time steps

31 July 2023 2:00pm–3:00pm

Speaker: Professor Matthew Nicol

Affiliation: University of Houston

Affiliation: University of Houston

### Skew Brownian Motion with Two-Valued Drift and Applications in Optimal Control

15 May 2023 2:00pm–3:00pm

Speaker: Xiaowen Zhou

Affiliation: Concordia University, Canada

Affiliation: Concordia University, Canada

### Polymath 14: Groups with norms

11 May 2023 2:00pm–3:00pm

Speaker: Apoorva Khare

Affiliation: Indian Institute of Science

Affiliation: Indian Institute of Science

### Pro-cyclicality beyond business cycles: the case of traditional risk measurements

20 March 2023 2:00pm–3:00pm

Professor Marie Kratz

ESSEC Business School Paris, CREAR Risk Research Center

ESSEC Business School Paris, CREAR Risk Research Center

### On pointed Hopf algebras of finite growth

6 March 2023 2:00pm–3:00pm

Speaker: Ivan Angiono

Affiliation: UN Córdoba, Argentina

Affiliation: UN Córdoba, Argentina

### Dynamics of Phase Transitions and Mean Curvature Flow

23 May 2022 2:00pm–3:00pm

Dr Huy The Nguyen

Queen Mary University of London (UK)

Queen Mary University of London (UK)

### Benign overfitting

4 April 2022 11:00am–12:00pm

Professor Peter Bartlett

University of California, Berkeley (USA)

University of California, Berkeley (USA)

### Introduction to Optimal Transportation

9 March 2020 2:00pm–3:00pm

Associate Professor Jiakun Liu

University of Wollongong

University of Wollongong

### Atmospheric carbon and the statistical science of measuring, mapping, and uncertainty quantification

18 November 2019 2:00pm–3:00pm

Noel Cressie, Distinguished Professor, National Institute for Applied Statistics Research Australia (NIASRA), University of Wollongong

### The wisdom of the crowd: ensemble learning and multi-modal imitation learning

14 October 2019 2:00pm–4:00pm

Dr Nan Ye, School of Mathematics and Physics, TheUniversity of Queensland

### Prediction of inertial particle focusing in curved microfluidic channels.

23 September 2019 2:00pm–3:00pm

Professor Yvonne Stokes, Mathematical Sciences, The University of Adelaide

### The extension problem and the Helgason conjecture

15 July 2019 2:00pm–3:00pm

Sundaram Thangavelu (Indian Institute of Science, Bangalor)

### Special Colloquium celebrating Women in Mathematics

13 May 2019 2:00pm–3:00pm

Romina Arroyo, Sara Herke, Sabrina Streipert and Sheila Williams

### Homogeneous Einstein Metrics on Euclidean Spaces are Einstein Solvmanifolds

11 February 2019 2:00pm–3:00pm

Christoph Boehm (University of Muenster, Germany)

### The fractional laplacian, extension problems and conformal geometry

20 November 2017 2:00am–3:00pm

Mariel Sáez (Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile)

### Risk and Sustainability: a Stochastic Stewardship Criterion

29 September 2017 2:00pm

Michel de Lara (École des Ponts ParisTech and Université Paris-Est)