Schedule of Talks

All talks will be in the Mathematics Department (McAllister Building), room 114 on Friday, October 23

09:00-9:10 Gary Mullen, Head of the Mathematics Department
Opening remarks
09:10-9:55 Wenbo Li (University of Delaware)
Fastest Convergence Rate for Brownian Motion with Jumping Boundary
10:00-10:45 Martin Schmoll (Clemson University)
Translation covers via kernel foliations
10:45-11:10 Coffee break
11:10-11:55 Dmitry Dolgopyat (University of Maryland)
Central Limit Theorem for Random Walks in Markov environment
12:00-2:00 Lunch break
2:00-2:45 Michael Woodroofe (University of Michigan)
The conditional central limit question for sums of a stationary process with an application to time series
2:50-3:35 Mark Freidlin (University of Maryland)
Boundary problems for PDE's with a small parameter and related diffusion processes
3:35-4:00 Coffee break
4:00-4:45 Sri Namachchivaya (University of Illinois, Urbana, Champaign)
The talk will be given as a special Mathematics and Statistic Departments Initiative to promote probability in applied sciences
Multiscale dynamics and information: from data assimilation to stabilization by noise
6:30-10:00 Banquet at the Nittany Lion Inn