Past Events

Canadian Mathematical Society Winter Meeting
Delta Chelsea Hotel, December 10-12, 2011, Toronto
Co-hosted by Ryerson University

Departmental Colloquium

These colloquia are free and open to all. The colloquia will take place once or twice a month on Thursdays at 12:10-1:00. Refreshments will be served.

Upcoming Seminars

Thursday, October 27, 2016 at 12:10pm, Location: ENG-210
Dr. Sébastien Benzekry, Institut de Mathématiques, University of Bordeaux
Title: Mathematical modeling of metastasis: Predicting the invisible.

Recent Seminars

Monday, April 11, 2016 at 12:10pm, Location: ENG-210
Speaker: Dr. Jason Brown, Department of Mathematics and Statistics,
Dalhousie University
Title: Colourings, Polynomials and Roots

Thursday, March 24, 2016 at 12:10pm, Location: ENG-210
Speaker: Dr. Peter Carr, New York University's Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences
Title: Vol, Skew, and Smile Trading

Thursday, March 17, at 12:10pm, Location: ENG-210
Speaker: Dr. Troy Day, Department of Mathematics and Statistics, Queen's University
Title: Modeling the evolutionary biology of drug resistance

Friday, December 4, at 12:10pm, Location: ENG-210
Title: Automorphisms of Steiner triple systems

Thursday, November 19, 2015 at 1:10pm, Location: ENG-210
Speaker: Dr. David Saunders, Department of Statistics and Actuarial Sciences, University of Waterloo
Title: An Optimal Stopping Problem Arising in Hedge Fund Investing

Monday, March 2, 2015, 1:10pm, ENG-210
Speaker: Raymond Spiteri, Department of Computer Science, University of Saskatchewan
Secrets of Success for Numerical Methods in Heart Simulation

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Master's Seminar Series (AM 8000)

These seminars are free and open to all. With some exceptions, seminars will take place two to three times a month on Thursdays between 12:10-2:00.

Upcoming Seminars


Recent Seminars

Thursday, November 5, at 1-2pm, Location: ENG-210
1st talk by 1st talk by Dr. Garnet Ord at noon (sharp)
Title: Quantum Mechanics, Special Relativity and Applied Math
2nd talk by Dr. Alexey Rubtsov at 12:30pm
Title: Optimal Investment Strategies

Thursday, October 29, at 12pm-2pm, Location: ENG-210
1st talk by Dr. Dejan Delic at noon (sharp)
Title: Computational Complexity of Constraint Satisfaction Problems
2nd talk by Dr. Anthony Bonato at 12:30
Title: Modelling, mining, and searching networks
3rd talk by Dr. Sebastian Ferrando at 1pm
Title: Research Topics in Financial mathematics
4th talk by Dr. Boza Tasic at 1:30pm
Title: Universal Algebra and its applications

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Graphs at Ryerson (G@R) Seminars

Graphs @ Ryerson (G@R) is a group of researchers and students interested in pure and applied graph theory, and is housed in the Mathematics Department at Ryerson University. G@R runs a regular seminar series given by its members and visitors. Seminars usually take place in ENG210, on Thursdays at 1 pm.

Upcoming Seminars

Thursday, October 20, 2016 at 10:00am, Location: ENG-210
Michael Molloy, Department of Computer Science, University of Toronto
Entropy compression and the Lovasz Local Lemma

Recent Seminars

Thursday, October 6, 2016 at 10:00am, Location: ENG-210
Bogumil Kaminski, Warsaw School of Economics, Poland
On the relationship between call graph topology and prices on pre-paid
telecommunication market

Thursday, September 22, 2016 at 10:00am, Location: ENG-210
Dr. Ewa Infeld, Ryerson University
Avoidance coupling of simple random walks.

Thursday, September 15, 2016 at 10:00am, Location: ENG-210
Dr. Pawel Pralat, Ryerson University
Perfect matchings and Hamiltonian cycles in the preferential attachment model

Monday, April 25, 2016 at 11:00am, Location: ENG-210
Dejan Delic Ryerson University
Atomization of Constraint Satisfaction Problems and Partition Pebble Games

Monday, March 21, 2016 at 12:00pm, Location: ENG-210
Xavier Perez-Gimenez, Ryerson University
Perfect matchings and Hamilton cycles in the preferential attachment model

Monday, March 7, 2016 at 12:00pm, Location: ENG-210
Speaker: Andrea Burgess, University of New Brunswick (Saint John Campus)
On the Hamilton-Waterloo problem with odd cycle lengths

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Biomathematics and Fluids Seminars

The Biomathematics and Fluids Research Group at Ryerson runs a regular seminar series given by its visitors. The seminars are held in ENG 210, Thursdays at 2pm.

Upcoming Seminars

Recent Seminars

Monday, February 29th, 9:30 am, ENG 210, Location: ENG288
Speaker: Dr. Xi Huo, Ryerson University
Mathematical modelling with applications to controlling emerging
infectious diseases and measuring the success of interventions in
microbial stewardship

Thursday, February 25th, 9:30 am, ENG358
Speaker: Dr. Venkata Satya Kumar Manem, Princess Margaret Cancer Center
Mathematics: A Key to Probe Complex Biological Systems

Monday, February 22, 9:30 am, ENG162
Speaker: Dr. Kathleen Wilkie, Center of Cancer Systems Biology, Tufts University School of Medicine
Mathematically Modelling the Body's Response to Cancer

Thursday, February 11, 2016 2:15pm, Location: ENG288
Speaker: Dr. Robert Strehl, Ryerson University
Stochastic micro- and mesoscale simulations of biochemical reaction-diffusion systems

Thursday, January 28, 2016 10:30am, Location: VIC736
Speaker: Dr. Qiming Wang, York University
Problems in interfacial fluid mechanics and tissue mechanics

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Financial Mathematics Seminars

The Financial Mathematics Research Group at Ryerson runs a regular seminar series; group members, students and visitors will be presenting talks as advertised below.

Upcoming Seminars

Thursday, September 29, 2016 at 2:30pm, Location: ENG-210
Dr. Pablo Olivares, Ryerson University
Title: Pricing and Hedging some Crack and Spark Contracts in Energy
Markets under Levy Processes Abstract: We discuss the pricing of some derivative contracts in the Energy market whose payoff depends on the value of multiple assets. In particular, we focus on European and Barrier options having electricity, gasoline, natural gas and uranium as underlying assets. In order to capture their particular dynamic, we consider models with discontinuous jumps and mean reverting properties. Several ad-hoc approximations and numerical issues are analysed.

Recent Seminars

Thursday, January 28, 2016 from 12:00pm-1:00pm, Location: ENG288
Speaker: Michael Hasler, Rotman School of Management, University of Toronto
Dynamic Attention Behaviour Under Return Predictability

Recent Seminars

Thursday, January 21, 1-2pm, Location: VIC736
Speaker: Dr. Oleksandr Romanko, Research Analyst,
Risk Analytics - Business Analytics, IBM Canada
Adjunct Professor, University of Toronto
Scenario-Based Financial Value-at-Risk Optimization

Friday, November 27, from 2:00pm to 5:00pm, Location: ENG-210
Speaker: Nikolay Ryabkov, Principal, Quantitative Investment and
Alpha Research for OMERS Title: Challenges and Opportunities in Quantitative Investment

Monday, November 30, at 12am-1pm, Location: ENG-210
Speaker: Dr. Haomiao Yu, Economics Department, Ryerson University
Type-Symmetric Randomized Equilibrium

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