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…

Seismic imaging is a multibillion-dollar industry aimed at extracting information about the Earth interior from reflected seismic waves. Fundamentally, the task of reflection imaging is to take…

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…