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2014

2nd BMS Student Conference (19th - 21st February 2014)  [Conference booklet with abstracts]

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Organisers
  • Ahmad Afuni (FU)
  • Marco Blanco (TU)
  • Ana Maria Botero (HU)
  • Antje Lehmann (TU)
  • Han Cheng Lie (FU)
Thanks to: Ann Björner, Juan Camilo Orduz, and Mara Ungureanu for their help!

Venues

 Date Wednesday, 19.02  Thursday, 20.02 Friday, 21.02
 Venue
Hörsaal B
Arnimallee 22
Freie Universität
MA 041
Strasse des 17. Juni
Technische Universität
3.001
Rudower Chaussee 25
Humboldt Universität



Invited faculty speakers

The organisers thank José Figueroa-O'Farrill (University of Edinburgh), Gitta Kutyniok (TU Berlin) and Jochen Brüning (HU Berlin) for giving the invited faculty talks.



Wednesday, 19.02

Opening address at 10:15

An introduction to the Einstein equations

Phillipo Lappicy (FU) - PDEs 

10:30-10:55



Infinitesimal conformal deformations of triangulated surfaces

Wayne Lam (TU) - Discrete differential geometry

11:00-11:25



Coffee break from 11:30-12:00

Supersymmetry and geometry
José Figueroa-O'Farrill (U. Edinburgh) - Mathematical physics
12:00-13:00


Lunch from 13:00-14:00

Theory and modern applications of Chebychev functions

Nikita Heinzelmann (FU) - Scientific computing

14:00-14:25



Enforcing detailed balance with respect to a fixed stationary vector - A Gibbs sampling algorithm for stochastic matrices

Benjamin Trendelkamp-Schroer (FU) - Applied probability

14:30-14:55



Gauss and the arithmetic-geometric mean

Gregor Bruns (HU) - Algebraic and arithmetic geometry, number theory

15:00-15:25



Coffee break from 15:25-16:00
Social event (trivia game) from 16:00-17:00



Thursday, 20.02

The multisymplectic form formula for Lagrangian PDEs

Mats Vermeeren (TU) - Mathematical physics

10:00-10:25



Applied harmonic analysis: Theory and applications
Gitta Kutyniok (TU) - Applied analysis

10:30-11:30



Coffee break from 11:30-12:00

Trees in uncertainty

Julie Meißner (TU) - Combinatorial optimisation 

12:00-12:25



Reaction-diffusion equations with hysteresis

Mark Curran (FU Berlin) - PDEs

12:30-12:55



Lunch from 12:55-14:00

The Kingman coalescent

Adrián González Casanova Soberón (TU) - Stochastics 

14:00- 14:25



Representation theory of the Temperley-Lieb algebras

Peter Patzt (FU) - Algebraic topology

14:30-14:55



C*-Algebras and the Gelfand-Naimark Theorem

Juan Camilo Orduz (HU) - Differential geometry

15:00-15:25



Coffee break from 15:25 to 16:00

Variance-based sensitivity analysis and orthogonal approximations for stochastic models

Tomasz Badowski (FU) - Scientific computing

16:00-16:25



Constructing manifold triangulations with small valence

Florian Frick (TU) - Discrete differential geometry

16:30-16:55



Wine and cheese from 18:00 in the BMS Lounge


Friday, 21.02

Arakelov vector bundles over arithmetic curves

Eva Martínez (FU) - Algebraic and arithmetic geometry

10:00-10:25



On Lagrange multipliers in Banach spaces and optimal control

Julio Daniel Backhoff Veraguas (HU) - Stochastics

10:30-10:55



Coffee break from 11:00-11:25

History of index-type theorems
Jochen Brüning (HU) 
11:30-12:30



Closing address 
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