Seminars

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

TBA

Recent Seminars

Thursday, December 4, 2014, 12:10 pm, ENG 210
Neal Madras, Department of Mathematics & Statistics, York University
Random Pattern-Avoiding Permutations

Thursday, November 27, 2014, 12:10 pm, ENG 210
Huaiping Zhu, Department of Mathematics & Statistics, York University
Forecasting mosquito abundance and public health risk of West Nile

April 3, 2014, 12:10pm, ENG 210
Dr. Rogemar Mamon
Department of Statistical and Actuarial Sciences, Western University
HMM filtering, multivariate Ornstein-Uhlenbeck model and market liquidity

March 27, 2014, 12:10pm, ENG 210
Dr. Alan Frieze
Department of Mathematical Sciences Carnegie Mellon University
Random structures and algorithms

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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

TBA

Recent Seminars

Thursday, October 31, 2012, 12:10pm,12:30pm,12:50pm,1:10pm,1:30pm ENG 210
Speakers Dr. Silvana Ilie, Dr.Jean-Paul Pascal, Dr. Pawel Pralat, Dr.Andrea Burgess, Dr. Katrin Rohlf
Grad seminars Oct. 2013

Thursday, April 18, 2013, 1:00-1:20 pm, (to be confirmed) ENG 210
Raju Parsai
In my thesis, I plan to focus on developing numerical strategies for an accurate and effective sensitivity analysis of the stochastic discrete model of the Chemical Master Equation for well-stirred biochemical systems

Thursday, April 18, 2013, 12:40-1:00 pm, (to be confirmed) ENG 210
Vivija Ping You
The Game of Cops and Robbers, and Brushes on Graphs

Thursday, April 11, 2013, 1:25-1:45 pm, ENG 210
Alice Yiqiao
Computation of the Minimum Variance Estimator in Hilbert space

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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

Monday, December 8, 2014, 1:00pm, ENG-210
Speaker: Jane (Pu) Gao, University of Waterloo
Clustering in random CSPs

Recent Seminars

Monday, November 24, 2014, 1:00pm, ENG-210
Speaker: Jerzy Wojciechowski, West Virginia University
Algebraic Cycle Matroids

Monday, November 17, 2014, 1:00pm, ENG-210
Speaker: Patrick Bennett, University of Toronto
Resolution Space in Random 3-SAT

Monday, November 10, 2014, 1:00 pm, ENG 21
Dennis D.A. Epple, University of Victoria
Collapse and Fibonacci words

Monday, October 27, 2014, 1:00 pm, ENG 21
Tommaso Traetta, Ryerson University
Factorizations, graph labelings and symmetries

Monday, October 27, 2014, 1:00 pm, ENG 21
Ada Chan, York University
Type II matrices, association schemes and hypercubes

Monday, October 20, 2014, 1:00 pm, ENG 21
Andrea Burgess, Ryerson University
Generalized Howell designs

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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 11am.

Upcoming Seminars

TBA

Thursday, November 20, 2014, 11:10 am, ENG 210
Dr. Robert Strehl
Department of Mathematics, Ryerson University
Numerical challenges of chemotaxis-driven PDEs

Recent Seminars

Thursday, November 13, 2014, 11:10 am, EPH 242
Dr. Diana Knipl, Agent-Based Modelling Laboratory, York University
Modelling the spread of infectious diseases on travel network

Thursday, March 27, 2014, 11:10am, ENG 210
Dr. Youcef Derbal
Ted Rogers School of Information Technology Management, Ryerson University
Finite state machine modeling of MAPK signaling pathways

Thursday, March 6, 2014, 11:10am, ENG 210
Dr. Anna Mkrtchyan
Department of Applied Mathematics, Western University
Modelling of tissue growth

Thursday, February 6, 2014, 11:10am, ENG 210
Dr. Scott Tsai
Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering, Ryerson University
Particle coating in low Reynolds number flows

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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

TBA

November 27th 11am-12pm, ENG 210
Dr. Alexey Rubtsov, Department of Mathematics, Ryerson University
Abstract: Title of the talk: Portfolio Choice with Stochastic Interest Rates and Learning about Stock Return Predictability.
The problem of optimal wealth allocation is solved under the assumptions that interest rates are stochastic and stock returns are predictable with observed and unobserved factors. The stock risk premium is taken to be an affine function of the predictive variables and the stock return volatility is assumed to depend on the observed factor. The latent factor is estimated based on the observations. It is shown that the stock return predictability can significantly impact the optimal bond portfolio. The welfare loss from ignoring learning can be considerable.

Recent Seminars

Thursday, October 30, 2014, 11:00 am, ENG 210
Dr. Pablo Olivares, Department of Mathematics, Ryerson University
speaks on Pricing Basket Contracts by Polynomial Approximations and Discontinuous Models
Abstract: Some results about pricing basket contracts such as spreads and exchange options considering approximation techniques based on Bernstein, Chebyshev and Taylor polynomials. The dynamic of the underlying assets is driven by some classes of Levy models with finite and infinity activity, and stochastic covariance models with Inverse Gaussian subordinators as background noise.

September 25, 2014, 11:00 am -12:00 pm, EPH441
Dr. Marianito Rodrigo
University of Wollongong, New South Wales, Australia
Valuation of American options with general payoffs

Thursday March 13, 2014, 2:10 pm, ENG 210
Dr. Sebastian Ferrando, Department of Mathematics, Ryerson University
topic: Trajectory Based Discrete Market Models and Arbitrage. Relation to Risk Neutral Pricing

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