**Dec****
30**

**Prof. Zongwu CAI**

**Center for Statistical Science Seminar**

Models on Testing Predictability of Asset Returns

Room 1504 (lift 25/26), Academic Building, HKUST

3:00pm-4:00pm

**Dec****
28**

**Prof. Thuan NGUYEN**

**Seminar on Statistics**

Classified Mixed Model Prediction

Room 2463 (lift 25 & 26)

2:00pm-3:00pm

**Dec****
28**

**Prof. Jiming JIANG**

**Seminar on Statistics**

On High-dimensional Misspecified Mixed Model Analysis and Genome-wide Association Study

Room 2463 (lift 25 & 26)

11:00am-12:00noon

**Dec****
21**

**Prof. Man-Chun LEE**

**Seminar on Pure Mathematics**

Chern-Ricci flow on non-compact manifolds

Room 3494 (lift 25,26)

4:15pm-5:15pm

**Dec****
21**

**Dec****
21**

**Dec****
21**

**Prof. Simon FOUCART**

**Seminar on Applied Mathematics**

The Fundamentals of Compressive Sensing Lecture 3 & 4

Room 5510, Academic Building (lift 25 & 26), HKUST

10:00am-12:00noon

**Dec****
21**

**Prof. Alexander VOLBERG**

**Special Seminar**

Hamming cube, martingales, Monge-Amp\’ere, and ancient solutions of heat equation

Room 4472, Academic Building, (lift 25&26), HKUST

1:45pm-2:45pm

**Dec****
20**

**Prof. Lei LI**

**Seminar on Applied Mathematics**

Some new progress of time fractional differential equations with Caputo derivatives

Room 5506, Academic Building (lift 25 & 26), HKUST

2:00pm-3:00pm

**Dec****
20**

**Mr. Shizhang LI**

**Seminar on Geometry**

On some of Jonathan Nicaise's work (reading report)

Room 1504 (lift 25 & 26)

11:00am-3:30pm

**Dec****
19**

**Mr. Shizhang LI**

**Seminar on Geometry**

(Part 1) Formal model of Rigid space and Projective reduction & (Part 2) Hodge numbers of rigid analytic varieties

Room 1504 (lift 25 & 26)

2:00pm-4:30pm

**Dec****
18**

**Mr. Shizhang LI**

**Seminar on Geometry**

A basic introduction of rigid spaces

Room 1504 (lift 25 & 26)

11:00am-12:30pm

**Dec****
15**

IAS4042

9:00am-5:00pm

**Dec****
15**

**Prof. Xinghua ZHENG**

**Seminar on Probability**

Spatial SIR epidemic processes and their asymptotics

Lecture Theatre K (LTK), Academic Building, HKUST

4:00pm-5:30pm

**Dec****
15**

**Prof. Guangyue HAN**

**Seminar on Probability**

An introduction to information theory

Lecture Theatre K (LTK), Academic Building, HKUST

2:00pm-3:30pm

**Dec****
14**

IAS4042

9:00am-5:00pm

**Dec****
14**

**Dec****
13**

IAS4042

9:00am-5:00pm

**Dec****
12**

IAS4042

9:00am-5:00pm

**Dec****
11**

IAS4042

8:30am-5:00pm

**Dec****
11**

**Prof. Zhilin LI**

**Seminar on Scientific Computation**

Fast solvers for interface, irregular domain, and discontinuous coefficients problems using an augmented strategy

Room 1511, Academic Building (lift 27 & 28)

3:30pm-5:30pm

**Dec****
11**

**Mr. Kai Fa WONG**

**Seminar on Pure Mathematics**

Geometry and Arithmetic of Shtukas'

Room 1511, Academic Building (lift 27&28), HKUST

2:00pm-3:00pm

**Dec****
9**

**Prof. Simon FOUCART**

**Seminar on Applied Mathematics**

The Fundamentals of Compressive Sensing

Room 3494

1:30pm-3:30pm

**Dec****
7**

**Dec****
4**

**Nov****
30**

**Prof. Mengjie CHEN**

**Seminar on Statistics**

Removing Unwanted Variation Using both Control and Target Genes in Single Cell RNA Sequencing Studies

Room 5508 (lift 25 & 26)

11:00am-12:00noon

**Nov****
28**

**Prof. Yanli SONG**

**Lie Theory Seminar**

K-type multiplicities of tempered representations via coadjoint orbits

Room 4472 (lift 25 & 26)

4:00pm-5:00pm

**Nov****
27**

**Prof. Mourad E.H. ISMAIL**

**Lecture Series**

Elliptic analogues. We will define the q-gamma and the elliptic gamma function. An outline of the theory will be given but we will include proofs of only elementary material. We will explain how the theory parallels the q-series theory

Room 2406 (lift 17 & 18)

3:00-4:30pm

**Nov****
23**

**Prof. Wei XU**

**Seminar on Applied Mathematics**

Moment Matching Machine Learning Methods for Risk Management of Large Variable Annuity Portfolios

Room 5506 (lift 25 & 26)

2:00pm-3:00pm

**Nov****
23**

**Prof. Yue M. LU**

**Joint Seminar by Depts of Electronic and Computer Engineering (ECE) and Mathematics (MATH)**

Asymptotic Methods for Big Data: Precise Analysis, Fundamental Limits, and Optimal Designs

Room 2303 (lift 25 & 26)

11:00-12:00noon

**Nov****
22**

**Seminar on Applied Mathematics**

Half-day Workshop on Applied Mathematics

Room 2405 (lift 17 & 18)

2:00pm-4:30pm

**Nov****
22**

**Seminar on Applied Mathematics**

Half-day Workshop on Applied Mathematics

Room 2405 (lift 17 & 18)

2:00pm-4:30pm

**Nov****
20**

**Mr. Max JOSHUA**

**Math-Physic Joint Seminar**

Twinkle ? a low-Earth orbit visible and infrared exoplanet spectroscopy observatory

Room 4582 (lift 27 & 28)

6:30pm-9:00pm

**Nov****
20**

**Prof. Mourad E.H. ISMAIL**

**Lecture Series**

The Ramanujan function, its zeros and combinatorics

Room 2406 (lift 17 & 18)

3:00pm-4:30pm

**Nov****
17**

**Prof. Mourad E.H. ISMAIL**

**Lecture Series**

Partition identities and continued fractions. This includes the Rogers-Ramanujan and related identities. There are also related continued fractions

Room 2306 (lift 17 & 18)

3:00-4:30pm

**Nov****
13**

**Prof. Mourad E.H. ISMAIL**

**Lecture Series**

The theory of q-Hermite polynomials, the Askey--Wilson and related integrals

Room 2406 (lift 17 & 18)

3:00-4:30pm

**Nov****
13**

**Prof. Hiroyoshi MITAKE**

**Seminar on Geometry**

On asymptotic speed for level set equations with source terms

Room 4475 (lift 25 & 26)

2:00pm-3:00pm

**Nov****
10**

**Prof. Mourad E.H. ISMAIL**

**Lecture Series**

The combinatorics of q -binomial coefficients and summation theorems. This is a mixture of results on partitions and counting problems involving vector spaces over finite fields

Room 2406 (lift 17 & 18)

3:00-4:30pm

**Nov****
9**

**Dr. Zhixiang LIN**

**Seminar on Statistics**

Simultaneous dimension reduction and adjustment for confounding variation

Room 4472 (lift 25 & 26)

11:00am-12:00noon

**Nov****
7**

**Mr. Dave LIU**

**Seminar on Applied Mathematics**

Crypto Currency Security and Performance on Large Data

Room 1504, Academic Building, HKUST

10:30am-11:30am

**Nov****
6**

**Prof. Mourad E.H. ISMAIL**

**Lecture Series**

Introductory definitions of the q divided difference operators, q-binomial coefficients, and elementary theory of partitions

Room 2406 (lift 17 & 18)

3:00pm-4:30pm

**Nov****
3**

**Mr. Bo LI**

**Scientific Computation Concentration**

Exploring the Function Space of Deep-Learning Machines

Room 3494 (lift 25 & 26)

3:00pm-4:00pm

**Nov****
3**

**Oct****
27**

**Prof. Scott SLOAN**

**Scientific Computation Concentration**

Geotechnical Stability Analysis

LT H (lift 25 & 26)

6:00pm-8:00pm

**Oct****
25**

**Prof. Yue M. LU**

**Seminar on Applied Mathematics**

Asymptotic Methods for High-Dimensional Inference: Exploiting the Blessings of Dimensionality

Room 5510 (lift 25 & 26)

11:00am-12:00noon

**Oct****
21**

**Prof. Lie FU**

**Hong Kong Geometry Colloquium**

From K3 surfaces to hyper-K?hler varieties

Room 4475, Academic Building, HKUST

11:20am-12:20pm

**Oct****
21**

**Prof. Lie FU**

**Hong Kong Geometry Colloquium**

From K3 surfaces to hyper-Kähler varieties

Room 4475, Academic Building, HKUST

10:00am-11:00am

**Oct****
20**

**Prof. Yuk J. LEUNG**

**Lecture Series**

Lecture Series on Quadratic Differentials and Inverse Problems

Room 4472, Academic Building, HKUST(lift 25&26)

3:00pm-4:30pm

**Oct****
18**

**Prof. Yuk J. LEUNG**

**Lecture Series**

Transmission Eigenvalues for Spherically Stratified Media (joint work with David Colton)

IAS4042

12:00noon-1:30pm

**Oct****
17**

**Dr. Ji LI**

**Seminar on Applied Mathematics**

An Algorithmic Overview of Phase Retrieval

Room 2408 (lift 17 & 18)

3:00pm-4:00pm

**Oct****
17**

**Prof. Lie FU**

**Seminar on Geometry**

Chow rings of crepant resolution: the motivic version of Ruan's conjecture

Room 5508 (lift 25 & 26)

11:00am-12:00noon

**Oct****
13**

**Prof. Yuk J. LEUNG**

**Lecture Series**

Lecture Series on Quadratic Differentials and Inverse Problems

Room 4472, Academic Building, HKUST(lift 25&26)

3:00pm-4:30pm

**Oct****
11**

**Prof. Yuk J. LEUNG**

**Lecture Series**

Lecture Series on Quadratic Differentials and Inverse Problems

Room 4472, Academic Building, HKUST(lift 25&26)

3:30pm-5:00pm

**Oct****
6**

**Prof. Ding PAN**

**Scientific Computation Concentration**

Computational Materials Science and Sustainability

Room 2406, Academic Building, HKUST (lift# 17/18)

3:00pm-4:00pm

**Oct****
6**

**Prof. Renjie FENG**

**Seminar on Pure Mathematics**

Critical radius and supremum of random spherical harmonics

Room 3472 (lift no. 25/26)

2:00pm-3:00pm

**Oct****
4**

**Dr. Xin LIU**

**Seminar on Applied Mathematics**

A Parallelizable Algorithm for Orthogonally Constrained Optimization Problems

Rm4472 (lift # 25/26)

4:00pm-5:00pm

**Oct****
3**

**Prof. Renjie FENG**

**Seminar on Pure Mathematics**

Spectrum of SYK model

Room 3472 (lift no. 25/26)

4:00pm-5:00pm

**Sep****
28**

**Prof. Zhiyuan LI**

**Seminar on Pure Mathematics**

Tautological cycles on moduli space of IHS manifolds

Room 4475 (lift 25 & 26)

11:00-12:00noon

**Sep****
26**

**Prof. Congpei AN**

**Seminar on Applied Mathematics**

A quick numerical trip to spherical t-designs

Room 5506 (lift# 26/26)

2:00pm-3:00pm

**Sep****
26**

**Prof. Zhiyuan LI**

**Seminar on Pure Mathematics**

Supersingular irreducible holomorphic symplectic varieties

Room 4475 (lift 25 & 26)

11:00-12:00noon

**Sep****
22**

**Symposium on Quantitative Finance**

Organized by MSc Program in Financial Mathematics

IAS Lecture Theater, Lo Ka Chung Building, Lee Shau Kee Campus, HKUST

9:00am-5:45pm

**Sep****
22**

**Prof. Bochen LIU**

**Seminar on Applied Mathematics**

Group actions, the Mattila integral and its applications

Rm 5506 (lift no. 25/26)

3:00pm-4:00pm

**Sep****
18**

**Prof. Phillips GRIFFITHS**

**Departmental Colloquium**

Hodge theory and boundaries of moduli spaces

IAS Rm4042, Lo Ka Chung Building, Lee Shau Kee Campus

2:30pm-3:30pm

**Sep****
14**

**Prof. Phillip GRIFFITHS**

A Tale of Two Mathematicians

IAS Lecture Theater, Lo Ka Chung Building, Lee Shau Kee Campus

2:30-4:00pm

**Sep****
13**

**Prof. Jianyu HU**

**Seminar on Applied Mathematics**

A peculiar lens-shaped structure observed in the South China Sea

Room 3494 (lift 25 & 26)

11:00am-12:00noon

**Sep****
11**

**Prof. Jianyu HU**

**Seminar on Applied Mathematics**

Dynamics of wind-driven upwelling off the northeastern coast of Hainan Island

Room 4475 (lift 25 & 26)

3:00-4:00pm

**Sep****
8**

**Prof. Jianyu HU**

**Seminar on Applied Mathematics**

Progress on upwelling studies in the China seas

Room 4475 (lift 25 & 26)

4:00-5:00pm

**Sep****
1**

**Prof. Amit SINGER**

**HKUST Jockey Club INSTITUTE FOR ADVANCED STUDY**

Mathematics for Cryo-electron Microscopy

IAS Lecture Theater, Lee Shau Kee Campus

4:00pm-5:15pm

**Sep****
1**

**Prof. NING GAO**

**HKUST Jockey Club INSTITUTE FOR ADVANCED STUDY**

Cryo-electron Microscopy Breakthroughs and Applications in 3D Biological Imaging

IAS Lecture Theater, Lee Shau Kee Campus

2:30pm-3:45pm

**Aug****
31**

**Prof. Ming-Chih LAI**

**Seminar on Applied Mathematics**

Vesicle dynamics and electrohydrodynamics: modeling and simulations

Room 1505 (lift 25 & 26)

4:30pm-6:00pm

**Aug****
29**

**Aug****
28**

**Prof. Dinesh SINGH**

**Departmental Colloquium**

From The Indus Valley To Srinivas Ramanujan: A History Of Indian Mathematics

LT G (lift 25 & 26)

3:00-4:00pm

**Aug****
28**

**Prof. Chengwen ZHONG**

**Seminar on Scientific Computation**

An Implicit Discrete Unified Gas-Kinetic Scheme for All Flow Regimes

Room 4472 (lift 25 & 26)

11:00am-12:00noon

**Aug****
25**

**Prof. Takashi SAKAJO**

**Seminar on Applied Mathematics**

One-dimensional Hydrodynamic Model for

Room 5506 (lift 25 & 26)

3:00-4:00pm

**Aug****
24**

**Prof. Ming-Chih LAI**

**Seminar on Applied Mathematics**

An introduction to Immersed Boundary Method and its applications to interfacial flows with surfactant

Room 1505 (lift 25 & 26)

4:30-6:00pm

**Aug****
24**

**Prof. Richard JAMES**

**Departmental Colloquium**

Twisted X-rays, orbital angular momentum and the determination of atomic structure

Room 3472 (lift 25 & 26)

11:00am-12:00noon

**Aug****
23**

**Prof. Richard JAMES**

**Departmental Colloquium**

Twisted X-rays, orbital angular momentum and the determination of atomic structure

Room 4504 (lift 25 & 26)

3:00-4:00pm

**Aug****
21**

**Prof. Ruo LI**

**Seminar on Applied Mathematics**

(1) On Hyperbolic Moment Models for Kinetic Equation; (2) Viscos Regularization for Moment System of Boltzmann Equation

Room 4475 (lift 25 & 26)

2:00-5:00pm

**Aug****
21**

**Prof. Chenchen MOU**

**Seminar on PDE**

Uniqueness and existence of viscosity solutions for a class of integro-differential equations

Room 3472 (lift 25 & 26)

2:00-3:00pm

**Aug****
19**

**Prof. Keaton HAMM**

**Seminar on Applied Mathematics**

CUR Matrix Decomposition and Subspace Segmentation

Room 1505 (lift 25 & 26)

10:00am-11:00am

**Aug****
18**

**Prof. Shuyang DAI**

**Seminar on Applied Mathematics**

Dislocation network structures in bilayer sheet

Room 4504 (lift 25 & 26)

4:00-5:00pm

**Aug****
18**

**Prof. Chun-Wei PAO**

**Seminar on Applied Mathematics**

Molecular Simulations of Solar Energy Harvesting Materials

Room 4504 (lift 25 & 26)

3:00-4:00pm

**Aug****
15**

**Prof. Weiyu XU**

**Seminar on Applied Mathematics**

Convex Geometry for Structured Signal Recovery: Super-Resolution and Total Variation Minimization

Room 5506 (lift 25 & 26)

2:00-3:00pm

**Aug****
10**

**Student participants of RIPS-HK program**

**Seminar on Applied Mathematics**

Final presentations of research projects in

LSK 1011 (LS Building, lift 1 & 2)

4:30-6:30pm

**Aug****
10**

**Prof. Weiyu XU**

**Seminar on Applied Mathematics**

Convex Geometry for Structured Signal Recovery: Super-Resolution and Total Variation Minimization

Room 4475 (lift 25 & 26)

2:00-3:00pm

**Aug****
9**

**Prof. Dan MORDEHAI**

**Seminar on Applied Mathematics**

Modelling of Defects in Solids in Small Scale

Room 4475 (lift 25 & 26)

3:00-4:00pm

**Aug****
7**

**Prof. Hongjie DONG**

**Seminar on PDE**

Elliptic equations from composite materials

Room 3472 (lift 25 & 26)

11:00-12:00pm

**Aug****
4**

**Student participants of SPIA program**

**Seminar on Applied Mathematics**

Final presentations of research projects in SPIA program

LSK 1011 (LSK Bldg, lift 1 & 2)

4:30om-6:30pm

**Aug****
4**

**Prof. Jiequan LI**

**Seminar on Scientific Computation**

Fundamentals of Lax-Wendroff type approach to hyperbolic problems with discontinuities

Room 2131A (lift 19)

3:00pm-4:00pm

**Aug****
4**

**Prof. Jiequan LI**

**Seminar on Scientific Computation**

Thermodynamical effects and high resolution methods for compressible fluid flows

Room 2131A (lift 19)

2:00pm-3:00pm

**Aug****
4**

**Prof. Hongjie DONG**

**Seminar on PDE**

On weighted Lp-estimates for elliptic and parabolic equations

Room 3472 (lift 25 & 26)

11:00-12:00pm

**Aug****
3**

**Prof. Nung Kwan YIP**

**Seminar on Applied Mathematics**

Analysis of thresholding schemes for interfacial motions

5504

3:30pm-5:00pm

**Aug****
3**

**Mr. Hao LIU**

**PhD Student Seminar**

A Finite Element/Operator-Splitting Method for the Numerical Solution of the Monge-Ampère Equation: Two-Dimensional Problems

Room 2610 (lift 31&32)

2:30pm-3:30pm

**Aug****
3**

**Prof. Nung Kwan YIP**

**Seminar on Applied Mathematics**

Analysis of thresholding schemes for interfacial motions

5504

10:30am-12:00pm

**Aug****
2**

**Dr. Liang PAN**

**Seminar on Scientific Computation**

Two-stage fourth-order gas-kinetic scheme for

Room 2131A (lift 19)

4:00pm-5:00pm

**Aug****
2**

**Prof. Jiequan LI**

**Seminar on Scientific Computation**

Consistency of finite volume approximation to hyperbolic balance laws

Room 2131B (lift 19)

3:00pm-4:00pm

**Aug****
2**

**Aug****
1**

**Prof. Huaian DIAO**

**Seminar on Applied Mathematics**

Small sample statistical condition estimation for the total least squares problem

Room 5508 (lift 25 & 26)

4:00pm-4:50pm

**Jul****
28**

**Han LIU**

**Seminar on Scientific Computation**

Combinatorial Inference

Room 4472 (lift 25 & 26)

10:30am-11:30am

**Jul****
25**

**Mr. Feng RUAN**

**Seminar in Statistics/Applied Mathematics**

Local Asymptotics for some Stochastic Optimization Problems: Optimality, Constraint Identification, and Dual Averaging

Room 1505 (lift 25 & 26)

10:30am

**Jul****
20**

**Mr. Feng RUAN**

**Seminar in Statistics/Applied Mathematics**

Local Asymptotics for some Stochastic Optimization Problems: Optimality, Constraint Identification, and Dual Averaging

Room 1505 (lift 25 & 26)

10:30am-11:30am

**Jul****
19**

**Prof. Jingang XIONG**

**Seminar on Pure Mathematics**

Compactness of conformal metrics of constant Q-curvature

Room 3472 (lift 25 & 26)

3:00pm-4:00pm

**Jul****
18**

**Prof. Alex Chi-Kwong FOK**

**Seminar on Pure Mathematics**

Representation stability and moduli spaces

Room 5508 (lift 25 & 26)

3:00pm-4:00pm

**Jul****
17**

**Seminar on Applied Mathematics**

Mid-presentations of research projects in RIPS-HK and SPIA programs

Room 4502 (lift 25 & 26)

2:00pm-5:00pm

**Jul****
7**

**Prof. Xin GAO**

**Seminar on Statistics**

A framework for scalable parameter estimation of gene circuit models using structural information

Room 4502 (lift 25 & 26)

2:00pm-3:00pm

**Jul****
7**

**Prof. Hongjie DONG**

**Seminar on PDE**

Elliptic equations from composite materials

Room 3472 (lift 25 & 26)

11:00-12:00pm

**Jul****
6**

**Mr. Diwei LI**

**PhD Student Seminar**

Admissible representation, discrete series, and Harish-Chandra parameter

Room 5506 (lift 25 & 26)

3:00pm-4:00pm