**Spring 2017 **

- Tuesday, March the 21st (12pm-1pm in COB1 322 Willow Room)

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

*Nonconvex Sparse Recovery Methods*

- Tuesday, April the 4th (12pm-1pm in COB1 322 Willow Room)

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

*A crash course in expectation maximization*

- Tuesday, March the 11th (12pm-1pm in COB1 322 Willow Room)

Madushani Rajapaksha, Graduate Student, Applied Mathematics, School of Natural Sciences, University of California, Merced

*Parameter inference for Stochastic Differential Equations*

- Tuesday, April the 18th (12pm-1pm in COB1 322 Willow Room)

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

*Compact Representation of the Full Broyden Class of Quasi-Newton Updates*

- Tuesday, May 2nd (12pm-1pm in COB1 322 Willow Room)

Ruanui Nicholson, Postdoctoral Researcher, Applied Mathematics, School of Natural Sciences, University of California, Merced

*TBA*