MS2Discovery Seminar

The MS2Discovery Seminar covers all priority areas of the Institute. It is a forum for academics, students, business and industry professionals to exchange ideas in order to facilitate interdisciplinary collaboration in these areas, and to help train high quality and employable students.

To give a talk at the seminar, please contact the Research Theme Coordinator whose area of research interests is most relevant to the topic of the proposed presentation.

Seminar Highlight:
Title: Singular Periodic Brake Orbits in the Planar Pairwise Symmetric Four-Body Problem
Speaker: Lennard Bakker
Date and Time: March 28, 2018 | 4pm | LH3058
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Title: Commodity Derivatives
Speaker: Joe DiCesare
Date and Time: March 6, 2018 | 2:30-3:20pm | BA209
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Title: Geometric theory of separation of variables, integrability, superintegrability and quantization
Speaker: Giovanni Rastelli | University of Torino
Date and Time: February 14, 2018 | 4pm | LH3058
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Title: Simulations of fluid pulses in an artificial artery with active walls
Speaker: Dmitry Strunin | University of Southern Queensland, Australia
Date and Time: November 28, 2017 | 2:30pm | LH3058
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Title: Partial Inventory Pooling by Independent Firms
Speaker: Yigal Gerchak | Department of Industrial Engineering, Tel-Aviv University
Date and Time: November 13, 2017 | 4pm | Location: LH3058
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Title: Pricing Individual Stock Options using both Stock and Market Index Information
Speaker: Lars Stentoft | University of Western Ontario
Date and Time: October 17, 2017 | 2:30pm | Location: LH3058
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Title: Variational discretizations of gauge field theories using group-equivariant interpolation spaces
Speaker: Melvin Leok | University of California, San Diego
Date and Time: September 19, 2017 | 2:30pm | Location: LH3058
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Title: Systemic risk and stochastic games with delay
Speaker: Jean-Pierre Fouque, University of California at Santa Barbara
Date and Time: May 11, 2017 | 4pm – 5pm | Location: LH1009
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Title: Novel applications of generalized Nash games
Speaker: Monica Cojocaru | University of Guelph
Date and Time: April 28, 2017 | 2pm | LH3058
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Title: Critical Transitions in Coupled Behaviour-Disease Systems: Applying Dynamical Systems Theory to Data Science Problems
Speaker: Chris Bauch, University of Waterloo
Date and Time: March 27, 2017 | 1:30pm | LH1009
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Title: Data, Science, Computers, and Math as Ingredients of Today’s Business
Speaker: Ivan Sergienko, Scotiabank
Date and Time: March 24, 2017 | 3-4pm | LH1009
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Title: Extended Theories of Gravitation
Speaker: Lorenzo Fatibene, University of Turin
Date and Time: February 28, 2017 | 4pm | LH3058
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Title: Representation Theory of Finite Groups and the Factorization of Stability Polynomials of Relative Equilibria in Celestial Mechanics
Speaker: Eduardo Leandro, University of Minnesota
Date and Time: January 25, 2017 | 4pm | LH3058
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Title: Building Industrial Support for Interdiscplinary Research
Speaker: John Kelly, Chief Executive Officer of KeliRo Company, ​Adjunct Professor at University of Guelph
Date and Time: December 1, 2016 | 4-5pm | LH3058
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Title: The Demand and Supply for Favours in Dynamic Relationships
Speaker: Jean Guillaume Forand, University of Waterloo
Date and Time: November 18, 2016 | 11:30am | LH2064
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Title: Oil sands operations as a large source of secondary organic aerosols
Speaker: Craig Stroud, Environment and Climate Change Canada
Date and Time: November 4, 2016 | 3:30-4:30pm | Location: P2007
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Title: Guaranteed Renewable Insurance Under Demand Uncertainty
Speaker: Michael Hoy, University of Guelph
Date and Time: Oct 28, 2016 | 11:30am | Location: LH2064
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The Dark Side of the Vote: Biased Voters, Social Information, and Information Aggregation Through Majority Voting
Speaker: Rebecca Morton, New York University
Date and Time: October 3, 2016 | 11:30am | Location: P2007
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Title: The Price of Religion: Experiments in Willingness to Bear Risks For Others in Islamic Communities
Speaker: Rebecca Morton, New York University
Date and Time: October 4, 2015 | 11:30am | Location: 2C3
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Title: Making Math Essential to IBM's past, current, and future strategy
Speaker: Chid Apte, IBM Research, T. J. Watson Research Center
Date and Time: Sept 29, 2016 | 4pm – 5pm | Location: SBE1230
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Title: The wrong number to plug into the wrong formula to get the right price of a stock option
Speaker: Roger Lee, University of Chicago
Date and Time: June 23, 2016 | 4pm – 5pm | Location: BA112
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Title: Multi-period Portfolio Selection and Bayesian Dynamic Models
Speaker: Petter Kolm, Courant Institute, New York University
Date and Time: May 31, 2016 | 3:30pm – 5:20pm | Location: Bricker Academic 209
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Title: “Programmable” Ecosystems: Engineered Environments for the Study of Biosystems Development
Speaker: Ludovico Cademartiri, Iowa State University
Date and Time: April 27, 2016 | 4pm – 5pm | Location: Bricker Academic 208
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Title: From Decision Support Systems to Recommender Systems
Speaker: Pascale Zaraté, Institut de Recherche en Informatique de Toulouse, France
Date and Time: January 14, 2016 | 4pm – 5pm | Location: Peters 1017
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Title: Noisy rolling ball: non-holonomic constraints perturbed by the noise, conservation of integrals of motion and rolling friction
Speaker: Vakhtang Putkaradze, University of Alberta
Date and Time: October 28, 2015 | 4pm – 5pm | Location: Arts 1C16
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Title: A practical look at counterparty credit risk and xVA
Speaker: Karl Wouterloot, Scotiabank
Date and Time: September 29, 2015 | 4pm – 5pm | Location: SBE 1230
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Title: A stock-flow consistent macroeconomic model for asset price bubbles
Speaker: Matheus Grasselli, McMaster University and Fields Institute
Date and Time: March 5, 2015 | 4-5pm | Location: 2C17
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Title: Stability for the free multidimensional rigid body and algebraic curves
Speaker: Anton Izosimov, University of Toronto
Date and Time: February 6, 2015 | 2:30pm |
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Title: Molecular Modeling in Environmental Chemistry
Speaker: James D. Kubicki, The Pennsylvania State University
Date and Time: January 19, 2015 | 1:30pm |
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