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This page provides information on the past events in the framework of the Laurier CSASM, including joint Laurier-Perimeter seminar series held at the Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics, as well as other events. Follow this link for the forthcoming Laurier CSASM seminars.



Past Laurier CSASM Seminars:



Title of the talk

Abstract of the talk

January 25, 2007   

(4pm, BA308)

Prof. Robert Krasny (Arthur F. Thurnau Professor, University of Michigan,  Ann Arbor, USA) A Treecode Algorithm for Regularized Particle Simulation
November 23, 2006

(4pm, BA111)


Prof. Ken Jackson (University of Toronto, Canada) Rigorous Shadowing of Numerical Solutions of Ordinary Differential Equations by Containment

October 6, 2006

(2:30pm, SBE1240)


Prof. Norman Schofield (Washington University, U.S.A.) Activists and Political Coalitions in the United States (on the Applications of the Mean Voter Theorem)  

(further details: ns1, ns2)


May 10, 2006

(2pm, Bob Room, Perimeter Institute)


Prof. Efthimios Kaxiras (Harvard University) Simulations of Complex Materials Across Multiple Length Scales

(Joint Laurier-Perimeter seminar at the Perimeter Institute of Theoretical Physics)


April 20, 2006

(4pm, BA101)


Prof. Ching-Yao Fong (University of California, Davis) Design Half Metallic Materials for Spintronics - One of the Frontiers of Physics   
March 9, 2006

(4pm, Bob Room, Perimeter Institute)


Prof. Don Saari (University of California, Irvine)

The Chaotic Evolution of Newton's Universe 

(Joint Laurier-Perimeter seminar at the Perimeter Institute of Theoretical Physics)


February 9, 2006

(4pm, BA101)


Prof. Arthur Kuo (University of Michigan, Ann Arbor) Human Walking Isn't All Hard Work, or How to Freeload on Physics   
December 2, 2005

(BA101, 4pm)

Prof. Doron Zeilberger (Steel Prize co-recipient 1998, Rutgers University, U.S.A.) The GuessAndCheck Methodology   
November 18, 2005

(Mike Lazaridis Theatre of Ideas, Perimeter Institute, 4:15pm)

Prof. Seth Lloyd (Massachusetts Institute of Technology) Computing the Universe

(Joint Laurier-Perimeter seminar at the Perimeter Institute of Theoretical Physics)


October 27, 2005

(2:15 - 3:45pm)



Prof. Myron Scholes (1997 Nobel Laureate in Economics, Managing Partner of Oak Hill Capital Management and Frank E. Buck Professor of Finance Emeritus, Stanford University) Financial Innovation in a Chaotic Environment

(Sponsored by the Faculty of Science as part of "A Focus on Financial Mathematics")


October 27, 2005 (1:45 - 2:15pm)



Dr Roberta Wilton (President and CEO of CSI Global Education Inc) Getting Ahead in Financial Services: How life-long education will drive your career

(Sponsored by the Faculty of Science as part of "A Focus on Financial Mathematics")


October 13, 2005

(4pm BA101)


Prof. Mike Mesterton-Gibbons (Florida State University) Effects of Continuous Variations on the Strategic Stability of Conventions   
September 29, 2005

(4pm BA101)


Prof. Steven Brams (New York University) Fair Division:  From Cake-Cutting to Dispute Resolution   
September 9, 2005

(4pm, BA101)


Prof. Michiel de Hoon (Columbia University, N.Y.) Computational Biology of Gene Regulation   
June 9, 2005

(4pm, BA102)


Prof. Shoshana Wodak (Director of the Center for Computational Biology and Genomic Computing, HSC) Expression and Regulation of Protein Complexes in Yeast: Towards a Dynamic View   
June 2, 2005

(4pm BA102)


Prof. Anthony Roberts (University of Southern Queensland) Complex Systems: Rational Modelling Ensures Fidelity   
April 7, 2005

(4pm BA102)

Prof. Duncan Murdoch (University of Western Ontario, London) Perfect Sampling for Non-Markovian Queues   
March 17, 2005,

BA 101


Prof. Doug Mewhort (Queen's University, Kingston) Why Does a Psychologist Need a Supercomputer? or The Representation and Use of Knowledge in Memory   
February 17, 2005

BA101, 4pm


Prof. Daniel Kleitman (Massachusetts Institute of Technology) Some Results in Mathematical Biology and in Ramsey Theory   
January 20, 2005

SBE-1210, 4pm


Prof. Thomas Coleman (Cornell University, U.S.A) Financial Engineering on Computational Clusters   
December 16, 2004  (4pm, BA 102)    Dr Juergen Gerhard (Software Group Leader, MapleSoft)


Mathematical Modelling with Maple and Applications   
November 26, 2004

(4:30pm, BA201)


Prof. Ted Sargent (M.I.T. and University of Toronto) Choreographing the Dance of Molecules: Nanotechnology for Medicine, Communication, and Information                          

(Sponsored by the Faculty of Science as part of the Research Centre Opening event)


October 7, 2004

(4pm, BA110)


Prof. Hermann Eberl (University of Guelph) A Mathematical Study of Disinfection of Bacterial Biofilms with Antibiotics  



Contact Prof. Ilias Kotsireas or Prof. Roderick Melnik for further information on this seminar series. Seminars take place in Waterloo, an easy driving distance from the GTA (Greater Toronto Area).

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