Joint meeting of the EMS and SCM (Societat Catalana de Matemàtiques) in Edinburgh in September 2017

Six plenary speakers

Ara, Pere (Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona) Topological paradoxical decompositions and partial actions
Vaes, Stefaan (KU Leuven) Classification of von Neumann algebras.
Casanellas, Marta (Universitat Politecnica de Catalunya) Algebra, Geometry, and Phylogenetics
Castellana, Natalia (Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona) Local analysis in groups and classifying spaces
Higham, Des (University of Strathclyde) Nonbacktracking Walks for Network Science
Luo, Xiaoyu (University of Glasgow) Soft tissue mechanics and the heart

Eight thematic sessions


Algebra and applications
Ara, Pere (Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona) Steinberg algebras and the realization problem
Brown, Ken (University of Glasgow) Azumaya algebras and discriminant ideals
Bavula, Vladimir (University of Sheffield) Classical left regular left quotient ring of a ring and its semisimplicity criteria
Herbera, Dolors (Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona) Pure projective modules over (one dimensional) commutative noetherian local rings: Comparing with the completion
Smoktunowicz, Agata (University of Edinburgh) One-generator braces and indecomposable solutions of the Yang-Baxter equation
Sierra, Susan (University of Edinburgh) Overrings of Sklyanin algebras
Greenfeld, Be'eri- (Bar-Ilan University) Residual girth of algebras.
Ziembowski, Michal (Warsaw University of Technology) The maximum dimension of a Lie nilpotent subalgebra of the full matrix algebra
Iyudu, Natalia (University of Edinburgh) Sklyanin algebras via Groebner bases and finiteness conditions for potential algebras
Differential equations and applications
Stewart, Peter (University of Glasgow) Fracture phenomena in foams: upscaling to PDE models
Terry, Alan (University of the West of Scotland) Predator-prey models with component Allee effect for predator reproduction
Saldaña, Joan (Universitat de Girona) A mean-field model for an SIR epidemic on a network with information dissemination
Watson, Stephen (University of Glasgow) Emergent and hidden symmetries of nano-faceting crystal growth
Huguet, Gemma (Universitat Politecnica de Catalunya) Mathematical tools for phase control in transient states of neuronal oscillators
Gasull, Armengol (Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona) Algebraic traveling wave solutions
Geometric Group Theory
Martin, Alexandre (Heriot-Watt University) Hyperbolic aspects of certain Artin groups
Quick, Martyn (University of St Andrews) Presentations for Thompson's group V and its generalizations
Garreta, Albert (Stevens) Systems of equations in nilpotent groups
Brendle, Tara (University of Glasgow) A survey of normal subgroups of mapping class groups
Delgado, Jorge (Universitat Politecnica de Catalunya) Extending Stallings pullbacks
Gilbert, Nick (Heriot-Watt University) Geometric group theory and inverse semigroups: connections and contrasts
Geometry and Physics
Casals, Roger (MIT/University College London) Legendrians, mirror symmetry and topological strings
Strachan, Ian (University of Glasgow) Hermitian geometry on the big phase space
Zapata Carratalá, Carlos (University of Edinburgh) A unifying picture for the reduction of geometric structures
Mundet i Riera, Ignasi (Universitat de Barcelona) Finite subgroups of Ham.
Strickland-Constable, Charles (University of Edinburgh/Université Paris-Saclay) Generalised geometry and supersymmetric solutions
Schroers, Bernd (Heriot-Watt University) Vortices, magnetic zero modes and Cartan connections
Industrial mathematics
Myers, Tim (Centre de Recerca Matemàtica) Phase change at the nanoscale
Mulholland, Anthony (University of Strathclyde) Analysis of a Fractal Ultrasonic Transducer
Cruise, James (Heriot-Watt University) Electricity networks, novel challenges
Calvo Schwarzwälder, Marc (Centre de Recerca Matemàtica) Heat transfer and phase change at the nanoscale
Gondzio, Jacek (University of Edinburgh) Continuation in Optimization: From interior point methods to Big Data
Nurtay, Anel (Centre de Recerca Matemàtica) A mathematical model of viral evolution and specialization
Operator algebras
Vaes, Stefaan (KU Leuven) Bernoulli actions of type III and L2-cohomology
Gabe, James (University of Glasgow/University of Southampton) A new proof of the Kirchberg-Phillips theorem
Antoine, Ramon (Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona) The Cuntz semigroup for ultraproduct C*-algebras
Zacharias, Joachim (University of Glasgow)A dynamical version of the Cuntz semigroup
Voigt, Christian (University of Glasgow) Complex quantum groups and the Baum-Connes assembly map
Mampusti, Michael (University of Wollongong) A fractal approach to spectral triples for aperiodic substitution tilings
Stochastics
Mao, Xuerong (University of Strathclyde) Almost Sure Exponential Stability of Stochastic Differential Delay Equations
Davie, Alexander (University of Edinburgh)Multivariate Cornish-Fisher expansions and optimal transport
Nualart, Eulalia (Universitat Pompeu Fabra) Moment bounds for some fractional stochastic heat equations on the ball
Oh, Tadahiro (University of Edinburgh) On singular stochastic dispersive PDEs
Gibson, Gavin (Heriot-Watt University) Developing tools for statistical inference using generalised data augmentation
Corcuera, José Manuel (Universitat de Barcelona) On the equilibrium under imperfect competition and privilege information.
Vives, Josep (Universitat de Barcelona) Option price decomposition for jump-diffusion stochastic volatility models: price approximation and calibration
Alòs, Eliza (Universitat Pompeu Fabra) On the relationship between implied volatilities and volatility swaps: a Malliavin calculus approach
Topology
Mundet i Riera, Ignasi (University of Barcelona) Finite subgroups of Diff
Casacuberta, Carles (University of Barcelona) Lifting cellularizations to module spectra
Baker, Andrew (University of Glasgow) Realisations of the Joker
Howie, Jim (Heriot-Watt University) Cyclic symmetry in Heegard splittings of 3-manifolds
Cantero Morán, Federico (BGSMath) Rational homotopy theory of Thom spaces
Boyd, Rachael (University of Aberdeen) Homological stability for Artin groups
Short talks
Hamblin, Luke (University of Glasgow) Tilings and their C*-Algebras
Greenfeld, Be'eri (Bar-Ilan University) Growth of Algebras
Monk, Andrew (University of Glasgow) Towards a Baum Connes Conjecture for Quantum Groups
Estrada, Gissell (MIGSAA) Fractional Patlak-Keller-Segel equations for chemotactic superdiffusion
Miao, Zhouqian (University of Edinburgh) Front propagation in two-component reaction-diffusion systems with a cut-off
Salkeld, William (University of Edinburgh) Large deviation principles for McKean Vlasov equations
Neelima, Neelima (University of Edinburgh) Lp-estimates and higher regularity for semilinear SPDEs with monotone semilinearity
Kosta, Dimitra (University of Glasgow) Maximum Likelihood estimation for group-based phylogenetic models
Logan, Alan (University of Glasgow) Examples of Makanin-Razborov diagrams


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