Analysis Seminar        (2010-12, 2007-10)



2016 - 2017        Fridays 2-3,  Korman 245    


Oct  21


Leonard Stevenson (Drexel)

Antiderivatives of First-Order NC Functions, Part II


Oct  14

Leonard Stevenson (Drexel)

Antiderivatives of First-Order NC Functions, Part I


Sept 30

Patrick Waters (Temple)

Universality of the Stochastic Bessel Operator.


2015 - 2016        Fridays 2-3,  Korman 245              


May 20

Timothy Faver (Drexel)

Periodic Traveling Waves in Diatomic FPUT Lattices.

May 13

Jonah Blasiak (Drexel)

The Rule of Three for commutation relations.

Apr 15

Anatolii Grinshpan (Drexel)

On sphere packing in Rn.

Apr  8

Hugo Woerdeman (Drexel)

On mapping theorems for numerical range (after Klaja et al).

Mar  4

Thomas Yu (Drexel)

Optimal Transport Theory and Isoperimetric Problems.

Feb  19

Anatolii Grinshpan (Drexel)

Hilbert’s third problem.

Feb  12

Robert Boyer (Drexel)

Root Dilogarithms.

Feb  5

Charles Burnette (Drexel)

Abelian Squares and Their Progenies (continued).

Jan 29

Charles Burnette (Drexel)

Abelian Squares and Their Progenies (continued).

Jan 22

Chung Wong (Drexel)

Abelian Squares and Their Progenies.

Jan 15

Anatolii Grinshpan (Drexel)

Khinchin’s inequality.

Jan 8

David Kimsey (U Newcastle)

Moment problems on RN .

Dec 4

Hugo Woerdeman (Drexel)

Proof of Anderson’s paving conjecture (continued).

Nov 20

Ben Grossman (Drexel)

On the quantum chromatic number of a graph (after Cameron et al)

Nov 13    

Hugo Woerdeman (Drexel)

Proof of Anderson’s paving conjecture (continued).

Nov 6

Hugo Woerdeman (Drexel)

Proof of Anderson’s paving conjecture (continued)

Oct 30   

 Hugo Woerdeman (Drexel)

Proof of Anderson’s paving conjecture (after Marcus, Spielman & Srivastava)

Oct 23

 Charles Burnette (Drexel)

Periods of Iterated Rational Functions over a Finite Field.

Oct 16

 Hugo Woerdeman (Drexel)

Real-zero polynomials.

Oct  9

 Pawel Hitczenko (Drexel)

Recurrences for generating polynomials and their probabilistic consequences.


2014 - 2015        Fridays 3-4,  Korman 245               



June 1

Joseph Ball (Virginia Tech)

Interpolation and Transfer Function Realization for the Non-Commutative Schur-Agler (colloquium)

May 29

Per Alexandersson (U Penn)

Banded Toeplitz matrices and linear recurrences.

May 22

Jean-Luc Bouchot (RWTH Aachen)

A multi-level compressed sensing Petrov--Galerkin method for the approximation of parametric PDEs.

May  8

Anatolii Grinshpan (Drexel)

Of Ball and cube.

Apr 24

Gulnara Abduvalieva (Drexel)

Implicit/inverse function theorems on the set of nilpotent matrices.

Apr 17

Amanda Parshall (Drexel)

The asymptotic distribution of parameters in random weighted staircase tableaux.

Apr 10

Hugo Woerdeman (Drexel)

Ritz values of normal matrices and Ceva’s theorem (after Carden & Hansen)

Mar 13

Dmitry Kaliuzhnyi-Verbovetskyi (Drexel)

Contractive determinantal representations of stable polynomials.

Feb 27

Charles Burnette (Drexel)

Representing Random Permutations as a Product of Two Involutions.

Dec  5

Ben Grossman (Drexel)

Generalized Choi Maps in Three-Dimensional Matrix Algebra (after Cho, Kye & Lee)

Nov 21

Anatolii Grinshpan (Drexel)

Herbert Stahl’s proof of the BMV conjecture (after Eremenko).

Nov 14

Gulnara Abduvalieva (Drexel)

Implicit/inverse function theorems for free noncommutative functions.

Nov  7

Lei Cao (Drexel)

Horn’s problem, Vinnikov curves, and interpretations of hives.

Oct 31

Hugo Woerdeman (Drexel)

Grace’s theorem.

Oct 24

Robert Boyer (Drexel)

Inequalities for Square Roots of Dilogarithms.

Oct 17

Simon Foucart (U of Georgia)

Two extra structures in sparse recovery: nonnegativity and disjointedness.






2013 - 2014           Fridays 3-4, Korman 245               


Apr 18

Lei Cao (Drexel)

A normal variation of the problem of A. Horn: the rank 1 case, and the inverse spectral problems for Jacobi and quasi-Jacobi matrices.

Apr 4

Hugo Woerdeman (Drexel)

Moment problems: one variable vs two variables.


Feb 28

Hugo Woerdeman (Drexel)

A stabilization theorem for Hermitian forms and applications to holomorphic mappings (after Catlin & D’Angelo)

Feb 21

Daniel Parry (Drexel)

A One-Page Proof of Dyson's Crank Distribution Conjecture.

Feb 14

Zhongyuang Li (U. Cambridge)

Critical parameters of lattice models. (colloquium)


Feb 7

Ahmad Sabra (Temple)

Reflector problem and the inverse-square law.

Jan 31

Ting Zhou (MIT)

On transformation-optics based invisibility. (colloquium)

Jan 22

Nester Guillen (UCLA)

Free boundaries in random domains. (colloquium)

Jan 15

Scott McCullough (U. Florida)

Free convex analysis and semialgebraic geometry. (colloquium)


Nov 22

Seva Joukhovitski

Option pricing and volatility at extreme strikes.

Nov 15

Anatolii Grinshpan

Determinantal representation of stable polynomials with real coefficients.

Nov 8

Dmitry Kaliuzhnyi-Verbovetskyi

Long-resolvent representations of rational Cayley inner Herglotz-Agler functions (continued).

Nov 1

Dmitry Kaliuzhnyi-Verbovetskyi

Long-resolvent representations of rational Cayley inner Herglotz-Agler functions.

Oct 25

Hugo Woerdeman

The Schwarz lemma and the Schur-Agler class (continued).

Oct 18  

Andrey Melnikov

A generalization of the inverse scattering for linear differential equations.

Oct 11

Hugo Woerdeman

The Schwarz lemma and the Schur-Agler class.

Oct 4

Patrick Clarke

Splines and their Moduli.


2012 – 2013                         Fridays 3-4, Korman 245               


June 7

Jingmin Chen

Curvature Integrability of Loop Surfaces.


May 31

Ilya Spitkovsky

On some properties of the field of values generating function.



May 24

Yuri Maistrenko

Chimera states for repulsively coupled phase oscillators.


May 17

Pawel Hitczenko

Weighted random staircase tableaux, asymmetric exclusion process,

and generalized Eulerian polynomials.



May 10

Alan Edelman

Random matrices, numerical computation, and applications. 2PM, Paul Peck Alumni Center.


May 3

Valerie Girardin

Escort Distributions Minimizing the Kullback-Leibler Divergence for a Large Deviations  Principle

and  Tests of Entropy Level.



Apr 26

Claude Brezinski

Michela Redivo-Zaglia

The life and the work of André Louis Cholesky. 2PM

Padé-type rational and barycentric interpolation. 3PM



Apr 19

Anatolii Grinshpan

Determinants of  zero/one matrices.


Apr 12

Hugo Woerdeman

Bivariate real-zero polynomials.



Mar 1

Andrey Melnikov

Proof of  existence of a local solution of a KdV equation on the line with analytic initial potential.


Feb 22

Ron Perline

A dynamical approach to finding static equilibria.


Feb 15

Marek Swoboda

Definition of health.


Feb 8

Gideon Simpson

Numerical Analysis of Parallel Replica Dynamics.


Feb 1

Andrey Melnikov

Solution of the Boussinesq equation using evolutionary vessels


Jan 25

Brandan Farrell

From Classical Random Matrix Theory to Discrete Uncertainty Principles.


Jan 18

Luke Oeding

Relations among principal minors.


Dec 7

Jim Haglund

The monotone column permanent theorem.

Nov 30

Thomas Yu

Willmore conjecture and the Canham-Helfrich Model.

Nov 16

David Scheinker

Functions of several complex variables and determinantal representations.

Nov 9

Ryan Wasson

The normal defect for some classes of matrices.

Nov 2

Daniel Parry

On the Roots of the Plane Partition Polynomials.

Oct 26

Nikolai Vasilevski

Two-dimensional singular integral operators via poly-Bergman spaces,

and Toeplitz operators with peudodifferential symbols.

Oct 19

Andrey Melnikov

Construction of a Sturm-Liouville vessel using Gelfand-Levitan theory.

Solution of the Korteweg-de Vries equation on the half-line.

Oct 12

Gulnara Abduvalieva

Fixed-point theorems for noncommutative functions.

Oct 5

Hugo Woerdeman

Norm-constrained determinantal representations of multivariable polynomials.