**Fall 2016 **

- Tuesday, December the 5th (10.30-11.30am in SSM 217 El Capitan)

Ruanui Nicholson, Postdoctoral Researcher,

*Applied Mathematics, School of Natural Sciences, University of California, Merced**The Bayesian approximation error approach to model reduction in inverse problems*

- Tuesday, November the 29th (10.30-11.30am in SSM 317) -
**Cancelled**

Omar DeGuchy, Graduate Student, Applied Mathematics, School of Natural Sciences, University of California, Merced

*TBA*

- Tuesday, November the 15th (10.30-11.30am in SSM 317) -
**Cancelled**

James Stinecipher, Graduate Student, Environmental Systems, School of Natural Sciences, University of California, Merced

*TBA*

- Tuesday, November the 1st (10.30-11.30am in SSM 317)

Noemi Petra, Assistant Professor, Applied Mathematics, School of Natural Sciences, University of California, Merced

*Joint Model and Parameter Dimension Reduction for Bayesian Inversion Applied to an Ice Sheet Problem*

- Tuesday, October the 18th (10.30-11.30am in SSM 317)

Lasith Adhikari, Graduate Student, Applied Mathematics, School of Natural Sciences, University of California, Merced

*Part I: Nonconvex Sparse Poisson Intensity Reconstruction for Time-Dependent Bioluminescence Tomography*

Part II: Trust-Region Methods for Nonconvex Sparse Recovery Optimization

Part II: Trust-Region Methods for Nonconvex Sparse Recovery Optimization

- Tuesday, October the 4th (10.30-11.30am in SSM 317)

Johannes Brust, Graduate Student, Applied Mathematics, School of Natural Sciences, University of California, Merced

*On Shape-Changing Norms for a Trust-Region Method*

- Tuesday, September the 20th (10.30-11.30am in SE2 390)

Harish Bhat, Professor of Applied Mathematics, School of Natural Sciences, University of California, Merced

*Inference for Diffusion Processes*

- September 07, 2016 (12-1pm in SE1 300) : Kickoff meeting