# Lecture Series

### Coming

### 2019

Distinguished Lecture Series

Exploiting Multiprecision Arithmetic
- Prof. Nicholas J. Higham

*8 January 2019*
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### 2018

IoC Distinguished Lecture Series

Higher Education in India: A Challenge
- Prof. Subhasis Chaudhuri

*17 April 2018*
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IoC Distinguished Lecture Series

Robust and Computationally Efficient
Image Co-Segmentation
- Prof. Subhasis Chaudhuri

*11 April 2018*
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Lecture on Mathematics

A Tour in Combinatorics and Graph Theory - Prof. Weifan Wang

*27 March 2018*
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### 2017

Distinguished Lecture Series

An Elimination Game - Old and New
- Prof. Esmond Ng

*11 December 2017*
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Distinguished Lecture Series

Advancements in Computing
Solutions of Hyperbolic Conservation Laws
- Prof. Rolf Jeltsch

*12, 17, 24, 31 October and 7, 21, 28 November 2017*
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Distinguished Lecture Series

Patterns in Eigenvalues
- Prof. Persi Diaconis

*9 Jun 2017*
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Distinguished Lecture Series

Mathematics of Super-resolution in Wave Imaging
- Prof. Habib Ammari

*3 June 2017*

Distinguished Lecture Series

A Computational Method for
Optimal Control Problems Governed
by Nonlinear Switched Systems
- Prof. Kok Lay Teo

*28 April 2017*
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Distinguished Lecture Series

SVD Approximations for
Large Scale Imaging Problems
- Prof. James Nagy

*27 April 2017*
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CMIV Distinguished Lecture Series

Security Printing Fundamentals
- Prof. Steven J. Simske

*15 February 2017*
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CMIV Distinguished Lecture Series

Mathematics in Hyperspectral Image Processing
- Prof. Robert J. Plemmons

*10 February 2017*
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Distinguished Lecture Series

Bound-Preserving High Order Schemes
for Hyperbolic Equations:
Survey and Recent Developments
- Prof. Chi-Wang Shu

*6 February 2017*
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Distinguished Lecture Series

On the Numerical Solution of a Nonlinear, Non-Smooth
Eigenvalue Problem or when Bingham Meets Bratu:
An Operator-Splitting Approach
- Prof. Roland Glowinski

*6 January 2017*
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### 2016

HKBU 60th Anniversary Shun Hing Distinguished Lecture

Taming Infinities
- Prof. Martin Hairer

*15 November 2016*
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IoC Chair Professor Inaugural Lecture and Public Lecture on Mathematics

The Mathematics of Networks
- Prof. Michael Ng

*15 March 2016 *
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HKBU MATH 45th Anniversary Distinguished Lecture

A Parallel Line Search Subspace Correction Method
for Composite Convex Optimization
- Prof. Ya-xiang Yuan

*27 January 2016 *
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Lecture on Mathematics

Linear Algebra Methods in Graph Theory - Prof. Yaoping Hou

*12 January 2016*
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### 2015

HKBU MATH 45th Anniversary Distinguished Lecture

Symmetry Breaking and Hopf Bifurcation
for Incompressible Viscous Flow
in a Symmetric Planar Expansion Channel
- Prof. Roland Glowinski

*21 December 2015 *
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HKBU MATH 45th Anniversary Distinguished Lecture

IMEX Time Marching for Discontinuous Galerkin Methods
- Prof. Chi-Wang Shu

*15 December 2015 *
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HKBU MATH 45th Anniversary Distinguished Lecture

Bridging the Gap Between Numerical Analysis and
Computational Practice: A Case Study
- Prof. Fred J. Hickernell

*2 December 2015 *
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HKBU MATH 45th Anniversary Distinguished Lecture

Dirichlet Forms and Applications
- Prof. Zhi-Ming Ma

*30 November 2015 *
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香港浸會大學數學系四十五週年校友講座

數學教師成【長】之路

*28 November 2015*
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HKBU MATH 45th Anniversary Distinguished Lecture

Innovative Spectral and Imaging Methods
with applications to
Telemedicine, Telehealth and Non-invasive Diagnosis
- Prof. Charles K. Chui

*22 October 2015 *
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香港浸會大學數學系四十五週年校友講座

數學畢業生在金融市場的就業機會

*3 October 2015*
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HKBU MATH 45th Anniversary Distinguished Lecture

Image Restoration: A Data-Driven Perspective
- Prof. Zuowei Shen

*25 September 2015 *
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CMIV Distinguished Lecture Series

Moreau's Proximity Operator:
From Unilateral Mechanics to Data Science
- Prof. Patrick L. Combettes

*21 September 2015 *
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SRCC Distinguished Lecture Series

概率破玄機，統計解迷離
- 嚴加安

*20 April 2015 *
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Distinguished Lecture Series

甚麼是大數據
- Mr. Herbert Chia

*17 April 2015 *
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Public Lecture

微積分和無限的文化
- Prof. Lin Qun

*6 February 2015 *
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Distinguished Lecture Series (Joint with Department of Computer Science)

Some Mysteries of Multiplication, and How to Generate Random Factored Integers
- Prof. Richard P. Brent

*6 February 2015 *
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CMIV Distinguished Lecture Series

Computational and Optimization Methods for Quadratic Inverse Eigenvalue Problems Arising in Mechanical Vibration and Structural Dynamics: Linking Mathematics to Industry
- Prof. Biswa Nath Datta

*22 January 2015 *
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Distinguished Lecture Series

Some Problems for Nonlinear PDE
in the Theory of Fields
- Prof. Boling Guo

*21 January 2015 *
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SRCC Distinguished Lecture Series

Latent Graphical Model for Mixed Data
- Prof. Jianqing Fan

*20 January 2015 *
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SRCC Distinguished Lecture Series

Robust Recovery and
Detection of Structured Signals
- Prof. T. Tony Cai

*8 January 2015 *
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### 2014

Science Distinguished Lecture Series

Social Dynamics: Modeling, Analysis and Numerical Simulation
- Prof. Eitan Tadmor

*12 December 2014 *
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Science Distinguished Lecture Series

Extremum Problems for Laplacian Eigenvalues
- Prof. Fanghua Lin

*5 December 2014 *
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Science Distinguished Lecture Series

Intersection Between Probability and
Other Branches of Mathematics and Sciences
- Prof. Zhi-Ming Ma

*3 December 2014 *
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Distinguished Lecture Series

Harry Potter's Cloak
- Prof. Gunther Uhlmann

*20 November 2014 *
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CMIV Distinguished Lecture Series

An Inverse Problem in Bar Code Decoding
- Prof. Fadil Santosa

*13 October 2014 *
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Distinguished Lecture Series

On the Importance (and Perils) of Being Skew-Symmetric
- Prof. Arieh Iserles

*17 March 2014 *
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Distinguished Lecture Series

On Invariants of Colored Links
- Prof. Boju Jiang

*4 March 2014 *
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Distinguished Lecture Series

On Fourth Order PDEs in
Affine Differential Geometry and
Complex Differential Geometry
- Prof. Anmin Li

*13 February 2014 *
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Lecture on Mathematics

Game Coloring of Graphs - Prof. Xuding Zhu

*22 January 2014 *
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Distinguished Lecture Series

Eikonal Equation: An Elliptic Solver Approach
- Prof. Roland Glowinski

*7 January 2014 *
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### 2013

Distinguished Lecture Series

Understanding Quantitative Risk and Uncertainty in Finance
- Prof. Shige Peng

*18 December 2013 *
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Distinguished Lecture Series

Mathematics is Around Us
- Prof. Zhi-Ming Ma

*3 September 2013 *
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CMIV-ICTS Joint Distinguished Lecture Series

Parallel Randomized Algorithms in Optimization
- Prof. Stephen Wright

*7 June 2013 *
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Distinguished Lecture Series

Mathematical Models of Competing Phytoplankton Species for Light in a Water Column
- Prof. Sze-Bi Hsu

*13 May 2013 *
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Distinguished Lecture Series

Stability of Laminar Shear Flow
- Prof. Weinan E

*21 March 2013 *
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Distinguished Lecture Series

Subspace Technique
for Nonlinear Optimization
- Prof. Ya-xiang Yuan

*4 January 2013 *
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### 2012

Distinguished Lecture Series

Story of a Theorem in Euclidean Geometry
- Prof. Gang Tian

*18 December 2012 *
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Distinguished Lecture Series

Image Restoration: Wavelet Frame Approach,
Total Variation and Beyond
- Prof. Zuowei Shen

*11 December 2012 *
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Distinguished Lecture Series

Structural Stability and Genericity
in Dynamical Systems
- Prof. Lan Wen

*7 December 2012 *
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Distinguished Lecture Series

Biological Network Inference From Genomics Data
- Prof. Hongyu Zhao

*24 April 2012 *
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Distinguished CMIV Lecture

Chaotic Regularization
- Prof. U. Ascher

*30 April 2012 *
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50th Anniversary Lecture Series

High-Dimensional Statistical Inference:
From Vectors to Matrices

Prof. T. Tony Cai

*12 January 2012*
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### 2011

50th Anniversary Lecture Series

一個幾何公式的故事 ——
從扭轉、絞擰到基因、藤蔓、太陽爆發 -

Prof. Boju Jiang

*25 November 2011*
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50th Anniversary Lecture Series

Leonhard Euler – His life, Personality, Discoveries and Their Impact Today -

Prof. Rolf Jeltsch

*1 November 2011*
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50th Anniversary Lecture Series

On a Conjecture of C. Sundberg: A Numerical Investigation - Prof. Roland Glowinski

*24 May 2011*
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Public Lecture on Mathematics

Computational Thinking: A Necessary Subject in Education - Prof. Walter Gander

*12 May 2011 *
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50th Anniversary Lecture Series

Dictionary, Topics, and Text Analysis - Prof. Jun Liu

*30 March 2011*
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50th Anniversary Lecture Series

Shot Noise Effects in Economics:
Financial and Statistical Aspects - Prof. Dr. Dr. h. c. Winfried Stute

*1 March 2011*
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Distinguished Lecture Series

Optimization Techniques to Deal with Lack of Data
in Statistical Estimation - Prof. Roger J-B Wets

*14 February 2011*
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ICM - Distinguished Computational Mathematics Lecture Series

Studies on Wilson Nonconforming Finite Element - Prof. Zhong-Ci Shi

*7 January 2011*
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### 2010 and before

Distinguished CMIV Lecture

Image Processing and Computational Intelligence Methods for Computer-assisted Skin Cancer Diagnosis
- Prof. Maciej J. Ogorzalek

*4 November 2010 *
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Distinguished Lecture Series

Nonlinear evolution of ablative Rayleigh-Taylor instability
- Prof. Xian-Tu He

*12 April 2010 *

Distinguished Lecture Series

Recent Progresses on Schrodinger Flows
- Prof. Weiyue Ding

*29 March 2010 *

Distinguished Lecture Series

High Accuracy Analysis of Finite Element Methods
with applications for convection-diffusion problems
- Prof. Lin Qun

*9 March 2010 *

ICM and JRIAM Distinguished Lecture Series

Maximum-Principles in Parabolic Finite Element Problems - Prof. Vidar Thomée

*2 February 2010 *
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SRCC Distinguished Lecture Series

Statistics under Uncertaity:
A New Challenging Problem in Finance - Prof. Shige Peng

*16 December 2009 *
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Distinguished Lecture Series

千古之謎與幾何、天文、物理兩千年
- 項武義教授

*1 December 2009 (First and Second Lectures), 3 December 2009 (Third Lecture)*

Brilliance of Civilization - Distinguished Computational Mathematics Lecture

New Algorithms in Information Science
- Prof. Stanley Osher

*11 November 2009 *

Distinguished Lecture Series

Higher Order Positive Semi-Definite Diffusion Tensor Imaging and Space Tensor Conic Programming
- Prof. Liqun Qi

*16 October 2009 *

JRIAM Wofoo Distinguished Applied Mathematics Lecture Series

A Unified Framework for Dynamic Pari-Mutuel Information
Market Design: A Case of On-Line Optimization - Prof. Yinyu Ye

*24 June 2009 * (photo)

SRCC Distinguished Lecture Series

Seeking Interpretable Models for High Dimensional Data - Prof. Bin Yu

*15 June 2009 * (photo)

ICM - Distinguished Computational Mathematics Lecture Series

The Best of Both Worlds:
Hybrid Approximation on the Sphere - Prof. Ian H. Sloan

*23 April 2009 *

Public Lecture on Mathematics

U.S. Supreme Court: Facts and Figures - Prof. Franklin Luk

*27 March 2009 *
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SRCC Distinguished Lecture Series

What is a good risk measure? - Prof. Jia-An Yan

*24 March 2009 * (photo)

ICM - Distinguished Computational Mathematics Lecture Series

On the Computation of Highly Oscillatory Equations - Prof. Arieh Iserles

*23 March 2009 *

Public Lecture on Mathematics

From Machine Learning to Human Innovation - Prof. Edward Chang

*27 February 2009 *
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Distinguished CMIV Lecture

Multi-granular Computing-the Key to Image Classification
- Prof. Bo Zhang

*24 February 2009 *

JRIAM Wofoo Public Lecture in Mathematics

Modern Mathematics and Modern Arts
- Prof. Tianxin Cai

*18 February 2009 * (photo)

Distinguished Lecture Series

A Parallel Decomposition Algorithm for
Training Multiclass Kernel-based Vector Machines
- Prof. Ya-xiang Yuan

*20 January 2009 *

Distinguished Lecture Series

Risk Assessment and Asset Allocation with
Gross Exposure Constraints for Vast Portfolios
- Prof. Jianqing Fan

*18 December 2008 *

Distinguished Lecture Series

The Spectrum of the 1-Laplace Operator
- Prof. Kung-Ching Chang

*15 December 2008 *

Distinguished Lecture Series

Some Solved and Unsolved Problems in High Accuracy Finite Elements - Prof. Lin Qun

*25 November 2008 *

ICM - Distinguished Computational Mathematics Lecture Series

Sublinear Algebra for Multidimensional Tensor Problems - Prof. Eugene Tyrtyshnikov

*12 November 2008 *

Public Lecture on Mathematics

What
Mathematics is Hidden Behind the Astronomical Clock of Prague? - Dr. Alena Solcova

*22 February 2008 *(Photo)

Distinguished CMIV Lecture on Multidimensional Systems

Multidimensional Systems and Signal Processing:
Good Theory for Good Practice
- Prof. Nirmal K. Bose

*20 December 2007 *
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Distinguished Lecture Series

Mathematics in the Real World and the Fake World - Prof. Stanley Osher

*12 October 2006 *