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Talks elsewhere

All long-term participants in Newton Institute programmes are encouraged to give seminars at, or to make short visits to, UK institutions outside Cambridge during their stay. To support this activity, the Institute will cover the travel expenses involved for any participant who is formally invited to speak at another institution; the host institution is expected to cover any accommodation and incidental costs.

To assist organisers of seminar series at UK Universities in their search for relevant speakers, the Newton Institute maintains a register of those of its participants who are visiting from overseas for a period of at least two weeks, and who have indicated their willingness to give lectures or seminars elsewhere during their stay. This register lists their visit dates and key subject areas. To make arrangements, please email: reception[at]newton.ac[dot]uk

The lists of all participants in each programme may be found by visiting the relevant programme's web page.


Speaker Availability Area of Expertise Suggested Talk Titles
Gregory Arone Stockholm University

[HHH] Homotopy harnessing higher structures

  • 9–16 Aug 2018

Algebraic topology
  • A branching rule for partition complexes

  • A BU-analogue of the Whitehead conjecture

Alexander Aue University of California, Davis

[STS] Statistical scalability

  • 18–29 Jun 2018

Time series analysis/Econometrics/High-dimensional statistics
  • Prediction and estimation of functional time series

  • Spectral properties of covariance matrices from high-dimensional time series

David Ayala Montana State University

[HHH] Homotopy harnessing higher structures

  • 18 Nov to 9 Dec 2018

Stratified spaces, configuration spaces, higher category theory, factorization homology, TQFT
  • Factorization homology

Timothy Cannings University of Southern California

[STS] Statistical scalability

  • 1–19 Jun 2018

Classification problems
  • Local nearest neighbour classification with applications to semi-supervised learning

  • Random-Projection Ensemble Classification

Hao Chen University of California, Davis

[STS] Statistical scalability

  • 24 Mar to 15 Apr 2018

nonparametric statistics
  • Change-point detection for multivariate and non-Euclidean data

  • Graph-based two-sample tests

Fabian Hebestreit University of Bonn, Universität Augsburg

[HHH] Homotopy harnessing higher structures

  • 16 Jul to 30 Oct 2018

Homotopy Theory
  • Algebraic cobordism categories and Grothendieck-Witt spectra

  • Multiplicative parametrised homotopy via retractive spectra

Claudia Kirch Otto-von-Guericke-Universität Magdeburg

[STS] Statistical scalability

  • 25 Apr to 22 Jun 2018

Time series analysis, in particular change point analysis and resampling
  • Frequency domain likelihood approximations for time series bootstrapping and Bayesian nonparametrics

  • Multiple change point estimation based on moving sum statistics

Matthew Plumlee Northwestern University

[UNQ] Uncertainty quantification for complex systems: theory and methodologies

  • 25 Apr to 12 May 2018

Statistical Model Calibration
  • Computer Model Calibration with Confidence and Consistency

Thomas Schick Georg-August-Universität Göttingen

[HHH] Homotopy harnessing higher structures

  • 16 Jul to 10 Aug 2018

Topology and Geometry
  • news on L2-invariants

  • topology of positive scalar curvature

University of Cambridge Research Councils UK
    Clay Mathematics Institute London Mathematical Society NM Rothschild and Sons