In this class we give an overview of the course and its expectations. While it will be recorded, everyone should strive to attend.Please see the announcement post for what you need to do in…

In AY 2017-2018, the Institute for European Studies launched the IES Migrations Series which conceptualizes the migration of not only people, but also images, words, ideas, technologies, objects,…

I will discuss joint work with Lionel Levine and Wesley Pegden. The Abelian sand pile is a deterministic diffusion process on graphs originally designed to model self-organized criticality. On…

Variational analysis has come of age. Long an elegant theoretical toolkit for variational mathematics and nonsmooth optimization, it now increasingly underpins the study of algorithms, and a rich…

Friday, April 6 at 12:00pm
Frank H.T. Rhodes Hall, 253
Optimization of multidisciplinary systems is critical as slight performance improvements can provide significant benefits over the system's…