Fall 2010 MSRI-Evans Lectures

Fall 2010

The talks for the current semester are on two different topics, namely, Inverse Problems and Application (IPA) and Random Matrix Theory (RMT). The schedule of the talks are as follows:

Date Topic Speaker Title
Aug. 30 IPA Lihong Wang, Washington University Photoacoustic Tomography: Breaking through the Optical Diffusion Limit
Sep. 13 RMT Ivan Corwin, Courant Institute, NYU Beyond the Gaussian universality class
Sep. 27 IPA Graeme Milton, University of Utah Where Science Fiction Meets Science
Oct. 11 IPA Margaret Cheney, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Introduction to Synthetic-Aperture Radar Imaging
Oct. 18 RMT Jinho Baik, University of Michigan Coulomb Gases, Random Matracies and Beyond
Nov. 8 IPA Liliana Borcea, Rice University Detection and imaging with waves in heterogeneous, strongly backscattering media
Nov. 22 RMT Percy Deift, Courant Institute, NYU What is Random Matrix Theory?
Dec. 6 RMT Alice Guionnet, Ecole Normale Superieure de Lyon Asymptotics of Random Matrices