# 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

**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

#### Recent Seminars

**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

## 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, 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

## 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, April 25, 2016 at 11:00am, Location: ENG-210**

Dejan Delic Ryerson University

Atomization of Constraint Satisfaction Problems and Partition Pebble Games

#### Recent Seminars

** 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

**Graphs at Ryerson**

Speaker: Isaac Tamblyn, University of Ontario Institute of Technology

Mapping the equilibrium phase diagram of information flow through a complex network

#### Recent Seminars

** Monday,February 8 , 2016 at 12:00pm, Location: ENG-210**

Speaker: Konstantinos Georgiou, Ryerson University

Fence Patrolling with Two-Speed Robots

** Monday,February 1 , 2016 at 12:00pm, Location: VIC736**

Speaker: Anthony Bonato, Ryerson University

Conjectures on Cops and Robbers Games 2.0

** Monday, January 18, 2016 at 12:00pm, Location: ENG-210**

Speaker: Tommaso Traetta, Ryerson University

Cycle systems and parallel classes

** Tuesday, December 8, 2015 at 3:00pm, Location: ENG-210 **

Speaker: Perez-Gimenez, Ryerson University

The robot crawler process

** Tuesday, November 24, at 3:00pm, Location: ENG-210 **

Speaker: Peter Horak, University of Washington Tacoma

Tiling n-space by unit cubes

## 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

## 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, 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