LAboratory of Mathematical Parallel Systems

U50 Colloquium Series on Mathematics and Interdisciplinary Science

    U50 Colloquium SeriesTo celebrate York University's fiftieth aniversary, we have put together a series of public York U50 lectures. The speakers will include renowned, active and leading experts in the field of mathematics and related multidisciplinary areas. The series of lectures is open in the public, particularly undergraduate students, graduate students and faculty members.

    Organizer: Huaiping Zhu

    Steering Committee: 4

    Nick CerconeMichael SiuJuris StepransPeter Taylor
    Walter TholenWalter WhiteleyHugh WilsonJianhong Wu


    York U50 Committee,  Fields Institute,   Faculty of Science and Engineering
    Department of Mathematics & Statistics,   MITACS and Centre of Disease Modeling,   
    Vice President,   Research & Innovation (VPRI)


    March 20, 2009
    N940 Senate Chamber, Ross BuildingMike Thorpe
    TitleWhat makes Materials Flexible or Rigid?   Video Clip
    SpeakerMike Thorpe
    Departments of Physics, Chemistry and Biochemistry and 
    Center for Biological Physics
    Arizona State University

    April 8, 2009
    N940 Senate Chamber, Ross BuildingChristopher Jones
    TitleClimate Change: Can Mathematics Help Clear the Air?
    SpeakerChristopher Jones 
    University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and University of Warwick


    April 17, 2009
    Curtis Lecture Hall E   Yiming Shao
    TitleAIDS Research and its impact on AIDS Prevention and Care in China
    SpeakerYiming Shao, M.D., Ph.D. 
    Naitonal Center for AIDS/STD Control and Prevention , Chinese Center for Disease Control and Prevention


    May 8, 2009
    N940 Senate Chamber, Ross BuildingWilliam Lawvere
    TitleThe role of explicit concepts in mathematical sciences
    SpeakerWilliam Lawvere 
    State University of New York


    Sept 10, 2009
    Harry Crowe Room #109, Atkinson BuildingSuzanne Lenhart
    TitleThe power of optimal control: from confining rabies to improving CPR
    SpeakerSuzanne Lenhart 
    National Institute for Matheamtical and Biological Synthesis


    October 16, 2009
    N940 Senate Chamber, Ross BuildingMark Lewis
    TitlePlagued by numbers: Mathematics of emerging wildlife diseases and their interactions with human activities
    SpeakerMark Lewis 
    Canada Research Chair in Mathematical Biology, University of Alberta


    Nov. 11, 2009
    N940 Senate Chamber, Ross BuildingMichael C. Mackey
    TitleBifurcations at the Bedside: How Non-Linear Dynamics Can Help to Understand Periodic and Dynamical Disease


    Michael C. Mackey 
    McGill University


    Nov. 20, 2009
    Harry Crowe Room #109, Atkinson BuildingH. Bernhard Schlegel
    TitleExploring Potential Energy Surfaces For Chemical Reactions Using Ab Initio Molecular Calculations


    H. Bernhard Schlegel 
    Department of Chemistry,Wayne State University


    Dec. 3, 2009
    Harry Crowe Room #109, Atkinson BuildingH. Yingfei Yi
    TitleTransient Bio-Chemical Oscillations


    H. Yingfei Yi
    Georgia Institute of Technology