ARCHIVES: Applied Math Colloquia back to 1995 through coming attractions for next semester

- Feb. 9:
**Matt Hastings**(Los Alamos National Lab)

*A Counter-example to Additivity: Using Entanglement to Boost Communication Capacity*

**Joint Seminar with Quantum Information Processing Seminar** - Feb. 16:
**Presidents Day - HOLIDAY**

- Feb. 23:
**Jean-Christophe Nave**(Massachusetts Institute of Technology)

*Numerical Solution to Discontinuous PDEs: From Liquid Films to Bouncing Droplets* - Mar. 2:
**Leslie Greengard**(Courant Institute, New York University)

*A New Formalism for Electromagnetic Scattering in Complex Geometry*

- Mar. 9:
**No Seminar**

- Mar. 16:
**No Seminar**

- Mar. 23:
**SPRING VACATION WEEK**

- Mar. 30:
**Hermann Mena**(Escuela Politecnica Nacional, Quito-Ecuador)*Efficient Solution of Differential Riccati Equations arising in Optimal Control for parabolic PDEs* - Apr. 6:
**John Lowengrub**(University of California, Irvine)*Multi-scale Models of Solid Tumor Growth and Angiogenesis*

**Joint Seminar with Numerical Methods for Partial Differential Equations Seminar** - April 13:
**No seminar**

- Apr. 20:
**Patriots Day -- HOLIDAY**

- Apr. 27:
**Shanghua Teng**(Microsoft New England/Boston University)

*On the Complexity of a Network Connection Game* - May 4:
**SIMONS LECTURE in Mathematics**-- Robert Schapire,(Princeton University) Time: 4:30 PM, Location: 3-270

*The boosting approach to machine learning: foundations, perspectives, applications: Lecture 1: The AdaBoost algorithm and its analysis* - May 11:
**Bernd Sturmfels**(University of California, Berkeley)

*Convex Algebraic Geometry* - TUESDAY May 19:
**Van Vu**(Rutgers) **** NEW LOCATION: BUILDING 4, ROOM 231 ****

*Random matrices: The distribution of the smallest singular values (Universality at the Hard Edge)*