[ugrads] Menger Day today! Your attendance invited starting 12:45pm

Robert Ellis ellisr at iit.edu
Mon Mar 26 10:53:09 CDT 2018


Dear Undergraduate Students,

The flagship event of our department is here today -- Menger Day 2018.
There are three events *especially designed for your participation* -- the
12:45pm AWM/SIAM Chapters Lunch Talk, the main 6pm Menger Lecture, and the
7:15pm Alumni Networking discussion.  All events are appropriate for you to
attend, although the campus tour is geared mainly to our guests.

Monday, March 26th Schedule Summary -- all events in *Hermann Hall (south)
Ballroom*

   - 12:50 p.m.  AWM/SIAM Clubs Lunch Talk (lunch provided)
   “The New Financial Mathematics for the New Financial Markets,”
   René Carmona
   - 1:50 p.m.    Faculty Research Overviews
      - Sonja Petrovic, "Statistics on Networks"
      - Shuwang Li, " Interface Problems and Applications"
      - Lulu Kang, "Statistical Design and Analysis"
      - Hemanshu Kaul, "Conflict-free allocation of resources"
      - Chun Liu, "Energetic Variational Approaches in Modeling the Ion
      Channels"
      - 3:15 p.m.    Campus Tour, departing from Hermann Hall Ballroom
   - 4:45 p.m.    Poster Session, graduate and undergraduate student
   exhibitors (refreshments provided)
   - 6:00 p.m.    Menger Lecture
   "Mean Field Games: Mathematical Theory and Applications,"
   René Carmona
   - 7:00 p.m.    Awards Presentation
   - 7:15 p.m.    Reception and Alumni Networking (H'orderves/light dinner
   and beverages)

Tuesday, March 27th

Tuesday's research talk will be a more mathematical/technical talk like a
department colloquium/seminar, in the area of mathematical finance and
stochastic differential equations.  Attendance recommended if you have an
interest in mathematical finance, or you liked Monday's Lecture.

   - 10:00 a.m. - Research Seminar, RE 124
   "Control of McKean-Vlasov Dynamics (Mean Field Control) and the Price of
   Anarchy," René Carmona

See you soon,
Robert Ellis


-- 
Robert B. Ellis, PhD
Associate Professor of Applied Mathematics
Associate Dean, College of Science
Illinois Institute of Technology
10 W 32nd St, RE 208
Chicago, IL 60637
Tel: 312.567.5336
Fax: 312.567.3135
ellisr at iit.edu
http://math.iit.edu/~rellis
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