The Department of Statistics has openings for an Associate Professor, **Wm. H. Kruskal Instructor**, and Assistant Professor for the Computational and Applied Mathematics Initiative. Applications are accepted at the Academic Career Opportunities jobs site.

**PLEASE NOTE:** This colloquium supersedes the **Scientific and Statistical Computing Seminar** that met from Fall 2011–Spring 2017.

**Time and Venue**

Thursdays from 5:00-6:00 PM, in Jones 226, 5747 South Ellis Avenue (unless otherwise indicated in **blue**).

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THURSDAY, October 5, 2017, at 5:00 PM, in Jones 226, 5747 South Ellis Avenue

AGNES SZANTO, Department of Mathematics, North Carolina State University

"Certification of Approximate Roots of Ill-Posed Polynomial Systems"

AGNES SZANTO, Department of Mathematics, North Carolina State University

"Certification of Approximate Roots of Ill-Posed Polynomial Systems"

THURSDAY, October 12, 2017, at 5:00 PM, in Jones 226, 5747 South Ellis Avenue

YIYING TONG, Department of Computer Science and Engineering, Michigan State University

"Discrete Covariant Derivative of Vector Ffields on Triangle Meshes"

YIYING TONG, Department of Computer Science and Engineering, Michigan State University

"Discrete Covariant Derivative of Vector Ffields on Triangle Meshes"

THURSDAY, October 19, 2017, at 5:00 PM, in Jones 226, 5747 South Ellis Avenue

GUILLAUME BAL, Departments of Statistics, Mathematics, and CAMI, The University of Chicago

"Topological Protection of Perturbed Edge States"

GUILLAUME BAL, Departments of Statistics, Mathematics, and CAMI, The University of Chicago

"Topological Protection of Perturbed Edge States"

THURSDAY, October 26, 2017, at 5:00 PM, in Jones 226, 5747 South Ellis Avenue

IGOR MEZIC, Mechanical Engineering Department, University of California Santa Barbara

"Koopman Operator Theory, Computation and Applications"

IGOR MEZIC, Mechanical Engineering Department, University of California Santa Barbara

"Koopman Operator Theory, Computation and Applications"

THURSDAY, November 2, 2017, at 5:00 PM, in Jones 226, 5747 South Ellis Avenue

JOHN REINITZ, Departments of Statistics, Ecology and Evolution, Molecular Genetics & Cell Biology, University of Chicago

"Biological Implications of*SO*(2,1) Symmetry in Exact Solutions of the Chemical Master Equation for a Self-Repressing Gene"

JOHN REINITZ, Departments of Statistics, Ecology and Evolution, Molecular Genetics & Cell Biology, University of Chicago

"Biological Implications of

THURSDAY, November 9, 2017, at 5:00 PM, in Jones 226, 5747 South Ellis Avenue

KATHERINE NEWHALL, Department of Mathematics, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill

"Metastability of the Nonlinear Wave Equation"

KATHERINE NEWHALL, Department of Mathematics, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill

"Metastability of the Nonlinear Wave Equation"

THURSDAY, November 16, 2017, at 5:00 PM, in Jones 226, 5747 South Ellis Avenue

JOHNNY GUZMÁN, Department of Applied Mathematics, Brown University

"Finite Element Methods for Interface Problems"

JOHNNY GUZMÁN, Department of Applied Mathematics, Brown University

"Finite Element Methods for Interface Problems"

KIM-CHUAN TOH, Department of Mathematics, National University of Singapore

"Highly Efficient Algorithms for Solving Lasso-type Problems based on Second-order Sparsity"

THURSDAY, November 30, 2017, at 5:00 PM, in Jones 226, 5747 South Ellis Avenue

ARVIND MURUGAN, Department of Physics, The University of Chicago

"Internal Models of the External World"

ARVIND MURUGAN, Department of Physics, The University of Chicago

"Internal Models of the External World"

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