### Events & Seminars

**Nov****
30**

**Dr. Wei JIANG**

**Seminar on Statistics and Data Science**

Nonparametric and Approximately Most Dominant Estimation with Shrinkage and Thresholding Effects: Applications to Wavelet Analysis and Linear Regression

Room 2126D (lift 19)

10:00am

**Nov****
30**

**Dr. Giorgio CIPOLLONI**

**Seminar on Probability**

How do the eigenvalues of a large random matrix behave?

https://hkust.zoom.us/j/93404141818 (Passcode: 229272)

10:00am

**Nov****
30**

**Prof. Hongyang ZHANG**

**Seminar on Data Science**

AI Safety by the People, for the People

Room 1103 (lift 19)

11:00am

**Nov****
30**

**Mr. Hanze DONG**

**PhD Thesis Examination**

Generative Modeling and Unnormalized Sampling in Machine Learning

Room 4472 (lift 25/26)

3:30pm

**Dec****
1**

**Dr. Yanze CHEN**

**Seminar on Pure Mathematics**

Soergel Bimodules and Kazhdan-Lusztig Polynomials

Room 4503 (lift 25/26)

1:30pm-2:30pm

**Dec****
1**

**Prof. Xin CHEN**

**Departmental Colloquium**

Some recent results on stochastic homogenization for stable-like process

Room 4502 (lift 25/26)

5:00pm-6:00pm

**Dec****
5**

**Dr. Yanze CHEN**

**Seminar on Pure Mathematics**

Soergel Bimodules and Kazhdan-Lusztig Polynomials II

Room 2463 (lift 25/26)

3:00pm-4:00pm

**Dec****
6**

**Dr. Emma Jingfei ZHANG**

**Seminar on Statistics and Data Science**

High-dimensional Gaussian Graphical Regression Models with Covariates

Room 5508 (lift 25/26)

11:00am

**Dec****
6**

**Prof. Mikko SALO**

**Departmental Colloquium**

Harmonic functions and their analogues in inverse problems

Lecture Theater H (lift 27/28)

4:00pm-5:00pm

**Dec****
7**

**Prof. Xiangxiong ZHANG**

**Seminar on Applied Mathematics**

Riemannian optimization and Riemannian Langevin Monte Carlo for PSD fixed rank constraints

Room 4475 (lift 25/26)

10:00am

**Nov****
27**

**Prof. Yibo GAO**

**Algebra and Geometry Seminar**

Quantum Bruhat graphs and tilted Richardson varieties

Room 3598 (lift 27/28)

3:00pm-4:30pm

**Nov****
23**

**Prof. Christophe PRANGE**

**Seminar on PDE**

Some recent trends for the regularity of the 3D Navier-Stokes equations

Zoom Meeting: https://hkust.zoom.us/j/96726215463 (Passcode: 887262)

4:00pm

**Nov****
23**

**Prof. Ivan ARRAUT**

**Seminar on Pure Mathematics**

Mathematical aspects of Gauge theories and applications to different scenarios

Room 5510 (lift 25/26)

3:00pm-4:30pm

**Nov****
21**

**Prof. Jinchi LV**

**Seminar on Statistics**

High-Dimensional Knockoffs Inference for Time Series Data

Room 2405 (lift 17/18)

4:00pm

**Nov****
20**

**Dr. Chen XU**

**Seminar on Statistics and Data Science**

Sequential Predictive Conformal Inference for Time Series

https://hkust.zoom.us/j/97485522529 (Passcode: mafs6010z)

9:00pm-10:00pm

**Nov****
17**

**Dr. Umberto de AMBROGGIO**

**Departmental Colloquium**

Unusually large components in some critical random graphs

Lecture Theater F (lift 25/26)

3:00pm-4:00pm

**Nov****
17**

**Prof. Zhao REN**

**Seminar on Statistics**

Heteroskedastic Sparse PCA in High Dimensions

Room 4475 (lift 25/26)

11:00am

**Nov****
15**

**Dr. Yaoxiang WEN**

**Algebra and Geometry Seminar**

Mirror symmetries for parabolic Hitchin systems, from classical to global, II

Room 3598 (lift 27/28)

3:00pm-4:30pm

**Nov****
15**

**Miss. Farhana KOUSAR**

**PhD Student Seminar**

2-to-1 Functions over Finite Fields

Room 5510 (lift 25/26)

2:00pm

**Nov****
14**

**Nov****
13**

**Dr. Yaoxiang WEN**

**Algebra and Geometry Seminar**

Mirror symmetries for parabolic Hitchin systems, from classical to global, I

Room 5510 (lift 25/26)

3:00pm-4:30pm

**Nov****
10**

**Prof. Jeaheang BANG**

**Seminar on PDE**

Rigidity of Steady Solutions to the Navier-Stokes Equations in High Dimensions and its applications

https://hkust.zoom.us/j/95202069493 (Passcode: 305143)

9:30am

**Nov****
10**

**Prof. Fang YAO**

**Departmental Colloquium**

Theory of FPCA for Discretized Functional Data

Lecture Theater F (lift 25/26)

3:00pm-4:00pm

**Nov****
10**

**Prof. Alexander GUTERMAN**

**Seminar on Pure Mathematics**

Matrix majorizations in multivariable case and their applications

Room 4475 (lift 25/26)

2:00pm

**Nov****
10**

**Prof. Karim LOUNICI**

**Seminar on Statistics**

Learning time-homogenous Markov processes with Koopman operators : guarantees, benefits and challenges

Room 5510 (lift 25/26)

11:00am

**Nov****
9**

**Dr. Hong Chang JI**

**Seminar on Probability**

Regularization of non-Hermitian matrices by noise

Room 4472 (lift 25/26)

4:00pm

**Nov****
9**

**Mr. Weixin LIANG**

**Seminar on Data Science**

Can large language models provide useful feedback on research papers? A large-scale empirical analysis

https://hkust.zoom.us/j/5616960008 (Passcode: hkust)

11:00am

**Nov****
6**

**Mr. Kamil RYCHLEWICZ**

**Algebra and Geometry Seminar**

Cohomology theories and rings of functions

Room 5560 (lift 27/28)

4:00pm-5:30pm

**Nov****
3**

**Prof. Yilun WU**

**Seminar on PDE**

Existence of rotating stars with variable Entropy

https://hkust.zoom.us/j/98531866133 (Passcode: 045613)

9:30am

**Nov****
3**

**Prof. Liying LI**

**Departmental Colloquium**

Random surface growth, KPZ scaling and stochastic Burgers

Lecture Theater F (lift 25/26)

3:00pm-4:00pm

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