Departmental Colloquia

Departmental Colloquia 2017

Date Title Speaker & Institution Venue
16 August 2017 On the Slip Boundary Conditions for the Compressible Navier-Stokes Equations Professor Kazuo Aoki
National Taiwan University & National Cheng-Jung University, Taiwan
2413, AC2
27 June 2017 Least Action, Incompressible Flow and Optimal Transport Professor Jian-Guo Liu
Duke University, USA
B5-311, AC1
15 June 2017 A Fast Spectral Method for the Boltzmann Collision Operator with General Collision Kernels Professor Jingwei Hu
Purdue University, USA
B5-211, AC1
5 May 2017 Protein Universe and its Applications Professor Stephen Shing-Toung Yau
Tsinghua University, China
B5-311, AC1
27 April 2017 New Results on Coagulation-diffusion Equations Professor Laurent Desvillettes
Universite Paris Diderot, France
B6605, AC1
25 April 2017 Vesicle Dynamics and Electrohydrodynamics: Modelling and Computations Professor Ming-chih Lai
National Chiao Tong University, Taiwan
B6605, AC1
11 April 2017 Recent Development in Kinetic Half-Space Equations Professor Sun Weiran
Wuhan University, China
B6605
28 March 2017 The Concept of Propagation of Chaos in Kinetic Theory Professor Mario Pulvirenti
University of Rome, Italy
B6605
28 Feb 2017 Time Scales and Spectral Gaps for Quasi-stationary Distributions in Large Populations Birth and Death Processes Professor Sylvie Meleard
Ecole Polytechnique, France
G5-314
14 Feb 2017 Global Wellposedness of Some Complex Kinetic Equations near Maxwellians in the Perturbative Framework Professor Zhao Huijiang
Wuhan University, China
B6605
24 Jan 2017 Structure preserving reduced order models Professor Jan S. Hesthanven
Institute of Mathematics
Chair of Computational Mathematics and Simulation Science (MCSS)
École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, Switzerland
G5-314
10 Jan 2017 Large-time behavior of one-dimensional motion of non-viscous and heat-conductive ideal gas Professor Akitaka Matsumura
Professor Emeritus of Osaka University, Japan
LT 10, AC1

Departmental Colloquia 2016

Date Title Speaker & Institution Venue
25 Oct 2016 Bonnet Surfaces and the Sixth Painleve Equation Professor Robert Conte
Centre de mathematiques et de leurs applications
Ecole normale superieure de Cachan, Universite Paris-Saclay
Department of Mathematics, HKU
B6605, AC1
4 Oct 2016 Special Colloquium: On the global dynamics of the 3-dimensional incompressible magnetohydrodynamics Professor Pin Yu
Yau Mathematical Sciences Centre
Tsinghua University, China
Y5-205, AC1
27 Sep 2016 Interpolation and Quasi-Interpolation with Multiquadrics Radial Functions Professor Martin Buhmann
Justus-Liebig University, Giessen, Germany
B6605, AC1
6 Sep 2016 Isometric Immersion of Complete Surfaces with Slowly Decaying Negative Gauss Curvature Professor Feimin Huang
Chinese Acadmic of Sciences, China
B6605, AC1
23 Feb 2016 Three Forward PDE Problems with Urgent Need of Data Assimilation

Prof. Peter A. Markowich
University of Cambridge, UK
King Abdullah University of Science and Technology, Saudi Arabia

B5-208, AC1

Departmental Colloquia 2015

Date Title Speaker & Institution Venue
1 Sep 2015 Drawing Microstructured Optical Fibres: The Inverse Problem Dr. Yvonne Stokes
University of Adelaide, Australia
B6605, AC1
27 Jan 2015 Mean Field Game Control Theory: Introduction and Recent Results Prof. Peter Caines
McGill University, Canada
B6605, AC1
13 Jan 2015 Entropy Method for Hypocoercive & Non-symmetric Fokker-Planck Equations with Linear Drift Prof. Dr. Anton Arnold
Vienna University of Technology, Austria
B6605, AC1

Departmental Colloquia 2014

Date Title Speaker & Institution Venue
25 Nov 2014 Shrinkage-based Diagonal Hotelling's Tests for High-dimensional Small Sample Size Data Dr. Tiejun Tong
Hong Kong Baptist University
B6605, AC1
11 Nov 2014 Stochastic Modeling for Darwinian Evolution Prof. Sylvie Méléard
Ecole Polytechnique, France
B6605, AC1
28 Oct 2014 Importance Sampling and Subsolution Approach Prof. Hui Wang
Brown University, USA
B6605, AC1
16 Sep 2014 A Posteriori Error Estimation Techniques for Finite Element Methods Prof. Zhiqiang Cai
Purdue University, USA
B6605, AC1
13 May 2014 A New Class of Constrained Minimization Problems Prof. Philippe G. Ciarlet
City University of Hong Hong
B6605, AC1
15 Apr 2014 Non-Convex and Convex Models in Image Recovery and Segmentation Dr. Tieyong Zeng
Hong Kong Baptist University
B6605, AC1
1 Apr 2014 On Linear Programing Approach to Inventory Control Problems Dr. Chao Zhu
University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, USA
B6605, AC1
18 Mar 2014 Dispersive Quantization - The Talbot Effect Prof. Peter J. Olver
University of Minnesota, USA
B6605, AC1
4 Mar 2014 Reductions of Gauss-Codazzi Equations in Three- and Four-dimensional Euclidean Space to the Sixth Painlevé Equation Prof. Robert Conte
Centre de mathématiques et de leurs applications, École normale supérieure de Cachan, France and Dept. of Math, HKU
B6605, AC1
18 Feb 2014 Accuracy v.s. Implementability in Algorithmic Design - An Example of Operator Splitting Methods for Convex Optimization Dr. Xiaoming Yuan
Hong Kong Baptist University
B6605, AC1
29 Jan 2014 Wave Motion around Shock Layer and Boundary Layer Prof. Shih-Hsien Yu
National University of Singapore
Y5-405, AC1

Departmental Colloquia 2013

Date Title Speaker & Institution Venue
26 Nov 2013 Droplet Motion with Evaporation and Condensation in One-Component Fluids Dr. Tiezheng Qian
Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
B6605, AC1
19 Nov 2013 Global Well-posedness in Spatially Critical Besov Space for the Boltzmann Equation Prof. Renjun Duan
The Chinese University of Hong Kong
B6605, AC1
6 Nov 2013 The Search of the 3D Euler Singularity and its Connection to the Clay Millennium Problem on Navier-Stokes Prof. Thomas Yizhao Hou
California Institute of Technology, USA
G5-314, AC1
29 Oct 2013 Long Time Simulations Beyond Molecular Dynamics Dr. Amit Samanta
Princeton University, USA
B6605, AC1
15 Oct 2013 Solving Eigenvalue Problems in Kohn-Sham DFT Theory Prof. Weiguo Gao
Fudan University, PRC
B6605, AC1
17 Sep 2013 Pattern Formation of Volume-filling Chemotaxis Models Dr. Zhian Wang
Hong Kong Polytechnic University
B6605, AC1
3 Sep 2013 Study of Boundary Layer Theory Prof. Ya Guang Wang
Shanghai Jiaotong University, PRC
B6605, AC1
29 Apr 2013 Towards a Broader View of Theory of Computing Prof. Narendra Karmarkar
Scientific Advisor in High Performance Computing, Govt. of India
B6605, AC1
23 Apr 2013 The Stochastics of Diagnostic and Threat Detection Tests Prof. Nozer Darabsha Singpurwalla
City University of Hong Kong
B6605, AC1
19 Mar 2013 Continuum Models for Dislocation Structure, Energy and Dynamics of Dislocation Arrays and Low Angle Grain Boundaries Prof. Yang Xiang
Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
B6605, AC1
5 Mar 2013 The Life and the Work of André Louis Cholesky Prof. Claude Brezinski
University of Lille, France
B6605, AC1
19 Feb 2013 Interconnected Balance Sheets, Market Liquidity, and the Amplification Effect in a Financial System Prof. Nan Chen
The Chinese University of Hong Kong
B6605, AC1
29 Jan 2013 Understanding Metastability in Gene Expression Prof. Tiejun Li
Peking University, PRC
B6605, AC1
14 Jan 2013 Robust and Stochastic Behavior for Stem Cells, Regeneration, and Development Prof. Qing Nie
University of California, USA
Y5111, AC1

Departmental Colloquia 2012

Date Title Speaker & Institution Venue
28 Nov 2012 Global Entropy Solutions to the Compressible Euler Equations in Transonic Flows Prof. Meng-Kai Hong
National Central University, Taiwan
B6605
6 Nov 2012 A Change-of-Variable Approach to Conditional Monte Carlo Prof. Guangwu Liu
City University of Hong Kong
Y5402
31 Oct 2012 The Staggered Discontinuous Galerkin Method Dr. Eric Chung
The Chinese University of Hong Kong
Y5110
17 Oct 2012 Stability and Convergence Analysis of the Nonlinear Epitaxial Growth Model without Slope Selection Dr. Zhonghua Qiao
The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
B6605
3 Oct 2012 Matrix Decomposition and Moving Object Detection Prof. Xin Li
University of Central Florida, USA
B6605
19 Sep 2012 Partial Expansion of a Lipschitz Domain Dr. Frederick W. F. Qiu
City University of Hong Kong
B6605

Departmental Colloquia 2011

Date Title Speaker & Institution Venue
22 Nov 2011 Matrix Techniques in Quantum Information Science Research Prof. Chi Kwong Li
College of William and Mary & HKUST
Y5110
4 Nov 2011 Partition Function Differences and the Anti-Telescoping Method Prof. George E. Andrews
Penn State University, USA
B4302
28 Sep 2011 Recent Progress on Elliptic Homogenization Problems Prof. Zhongwei Shen
University of Kentucky and IMS, CUHK
B6605
29 Mar 2011 Stationary Stokes and Navier-Stokes Equations Prof. Chérif Amrouche
University of Pau, France
B6605
15 Mar 2011 On a Problem posed by Steve Smale Prof. Peter Buergisser
University of Paderborn, Germany
B6605
01 Mar 2011 Optimal Adaptive Sampling Recovery Prof. Dinh Dung
Vietnam National University, Vietnam
B6605
15 Feb 2011 On the Pullback Equation Prof. Bernard Dacorogna
Ecole Polytechnique de Lausanne, Switzerland
B6605
18 Jan 2011 Finding Solutions with Small Support
(with Subtitle: How L1-Approximation Promotes Sparsity)
Prof. Allan Pinkus
Technion – Israel Institute of Technology, Israel
B6605
04 Jan 2011 Wiener's Lemma and Nonlinear Sampling Theory Prof. Qiyu Sun
University of Central Florida, USA
B6605

Departmental Colloquia 2010

Date Title Speaker & Institution Venue
01 Dec 2010 Duality Mappings in Sobolev Spaces with Variable Exponents Prof. George Dinca
University of Bucharest, Romania
B6605
17 Nov 2010 Distributing Points on the Sphere Mr. Diego Armentano
Universidad de la Republica, Uruguay
B6605
03 Nov 2010 Finite Element Approximations in Electronic Structure Calculations Prof. Aihui Zhou
Chinese Academy Sciences, PRC
B6605
31 Mar 2010 Optimal Numerical Approximation of Piecewise-smooth Functions on R Prof. Leszek Plaskota
University of Warsaw, Poland
B6605
17 Mar 2010 Asymptotics of Optimal Configurations on the Sphere: from smale's Problem 7 to Best Packing Prof. Douglas P Hardin
Vanderbilt University, Tennessee
Y4701
03 Mar 2010 Nonstandard Kernels and Their Applications Prof. Robert Schaback
University of Goettingen, Germany
B6605
03 Feb 2010 R. William Gosper and his Identities Prof. Mourad E. H. Ismail
City University of Hong Kong
B6605
13 Jan 2010 Spectral Methods for Learning High Dimensional Data Dr. Lorenzo Rosasco
Massachusetts Institute of Technology Universita' di Genova
B6605

Last update: 24 August 2015