ACTIVITIES

ACTIVITIES

BGSMath organizes a number of activities of different nature during the academic year. These include training activities like advanced graduate courses or Junior meetings. Likewise, BGSMath faculty members organize or collaborate in the organization of numerous international workshops and conferences.

FORTHCOMING EVENTS

An Introduction to Equilibrium Problems and their applications

The goal of this course is to provide a comprehensive overview of the main theoretical results and solution algorithms for Ky Fan inequalities, together with a wealth of applications.
Lecturer: Mauro Passacantando (University of Pisa)

BGSMath María de Maeztu Unit of Excellence: 2015-2019 Closing Workshop

The BGSMath/MdM excellence program finishes this year. To celebrate this success story we organize in June 6, 2019 a workshop highlighting the most relevant scientific results obtained within the program in the main research areas of BGSMath. We invite all BGSMAth faculty, students and friends to participate in this event. 

Sun Tzu approach to the Riemann Hypothesis

An introduction to the Riemann Hypothesis and a panoramic overview of the conjecture.
11 – 14 June 2019. Organiser: Eva Miranda (UPC-BGSMath)
Speakers: Vicente Muñoz (University of Málaga), Ricardo Pérez Marco (CNRS & University of Paris Diderot)

BMS – BGSMath Junior Meeting 2019

The Second BMS – BGSMath Junior Meeting will take place from Wednesday 26 to Friday 28 June 2019 at Zuse Institute Berlin (ZIB).

PAST EVENTS

An introduction to wavelets and their applications

This BGSMath Graduate Course will consist of six two-hours sessions devoted to wavelets and their applications.
New room! Aula T1, Faculty of Mathematics and Computer Science, Univ. of Barcelona
Speakers: Joaquim Bruna (UAB & BGSMath), Josep Maria Mondelo (UAB & BGSMath)

Topics in Complex Dynamics 2019

This conference aims to bring together (experienced and junior) researchers in holomorphic dynamics from several different perspectives.
Barcelona, 25 -29 March 2019.

Introduction to statistical learning theory

The goal of this 10-hour course is to lay out some of the basic principles and introduce mathematical tools that help understand and analyze machine learning algorithms.
Speaker: Gábor Lugosi, ICREA Research Professor, BGSMath – Universitat Pompeu Fabra.

FACARD 2019 workshop

Frobenius Action in Commutative Algebra: Recent Developments.
Speakers: Linquan Ma (Purdue University) & Holger Brenner (Universität Osnabrück)
IMUB, Barcelona, 16 – 18 January 2019

Training Session on Open Science and Open Access

This training session aims to provide an introduction to the concepts and historical background into Open Science, as well as the diverse routes to guarantee Open Access and contribute to research open Data. We will finish by presenting the CRM Repository.

Barcelona weekend on Operator Algebras

This workshop aims to become the annual meeting of the Operator Algebras community in Barcelona. We would like to bring together leading experts and active researchers in the field to disseminate results as well as to set out perspectives for the future. We also plan to foster interactions between Algebra, Geometry and Topology.

BGSMath 2018 Junior Meeting

The fourth BGSMath Junior Meeting is upcoming! This is an excellent opportunity for young researchers of the BGSMath community to meet senior researchers and colleagues from various universities and share their knowledge and skills. Don’t forget to present your poster!

Barcelona-Toulouse Probability Days

The Barcelona-Toulose Probability Days is a two-day scientific activity whose main objective consists in gathering researchers on probability theory, and particularly on stochastic analysis, from different institutions of Barcelona and Toulouse.

Complex Dynamics and Applications

This BGSMath Graduate Course will take place on the week of 16 July.
Speaker: Juan Rivera-Letelier (University of Rochester)
Topic: Complex Dynamics and Applications

XXIX INTERNATIONAL BIOMETRIC CONFERENCE

The International Biometric Society organises the XXIX International Biometric Conference (IBC2018) to be held July 8–13, 2018 at the Barcelona International Conference Centre, Barcelona. 

Introduction to Functional Data Analysis with R

This course offers an introduction to FDA and presents some of the R libraries oriented to this type of data. Course organized by Servei d’Estadística Aplicada with the support of the BGSMath, through the ”María de Maeztu” Programme for Units of Excellence in R&D”.

An introduction to Parameterized Complexity

The course (9-12 Apr 2018) covers the concept of problem parameterization, explains why and how this induced the definition of the parameterized complexity hierarchy, and provides some links of this theory to the classical complexity theory.

Topological vistas in neuroscience

What does topology have to do the Blue Brain Project? Professor Kathryn Hess Bellwald will explain the results obtained in this collaboration

Metaheuristics Course

The first goal of this course is to give the students a general idea of the class of problems that benefit from and are amenable to be efficiently solvable by metaheuristics.
*** Please note some last-minute change!***

Maths for Industry 4.0

Maths for Industry 4.0 will showcase how academic excellence at BGSMath is helping companies becoming digital. Join us to learn about successful collaborative initiatives.

Matemàtiques com tu

Join us for an event organised jointly by BGSMath & Societat Catalana de Matemàtiques for the International Day of Women and Girls in Science 2018.

Hyper-Kähler geometry

UPC-BGSMath Colloquium.
Speaker: Claire Voisin, Còllege de France
Registration required

Algebraic and Combinatorial Phylogenetics

Statistics, probability, computation, differential equations, algorithmics, combinatorics, geometry and algebra all play an important role in biology, biostatistics and bioinformatics. Algebra and geometry have showed up in phylogenetics via the new discipline “algebraic statistics”.

Random Discrete Structures

Random methods have become one of the most active and fruitful areas of research in many areas of mathematics, science and engineering, …

Random Discrete Structures and Beyond

The BGSMath Monthly Program Random Discrete Structures and Beyond aims to bring together top leader researchers in combinatorics, probability theory and computer science in the area of random discrete structures.

Random discrete structures and beyond

With the support of the Spanish Ministry of Economy and Competitiveness, through the ”María de Maeztu” Programme for Units of Excellence in R&D” (MDM‐2014‐0445).

Fundraising module (Session 1)

The first of a series of training modules addressed to the young researchers, to develop complementary and transferable skills.

What does a quant do? BGSMath seminar at UB

Quants, short for quantitative analysts, are persons who apply and develop mathematical or statistical methods in the context of problems in finance or risk…

1st BGSMath Data Science Workshop.

The 1st BGSMath Data Science Workshop aims to bring together the internal practitioners in the area across the Barcelona Graduate School of Mathematics…

Dr. Joan Bruna

This is the first of a series of meetings addressed to BGSMath master and Ph.D. students and young researchers…

Number Theory

It seems the right time for the STNB to organize a six-week intensive program on number theory. It will contribute to maintain the level of exceptional research that is being done in Barcelona in the field. In addition, it will be a great opportunity to train a new generation of graduate students and to introduce them to this active, exciting, and fruitful area of research.

Category theory

This course is a systematic introduction to modern Category Theory, useful to all students in Algebra, Geometry, Topology, Combinatorics, or Logic.

How does the heat equation explore geometric and functional inequalities?

The BGSMath Colloquium – Fall 2016 presents Michel Ledoux’s (Université de Toulouse) research: As is classical, the heat equation is a parabolic partial differential equation that describes the distribution of heat (or variation in temperature) in a given region over time.

Heidelberg Laureate Forum

Young computer scientists and mathematicians from all over the world can apply for one of the 200 coveted spots to participate…

Jornada Científica BGSMath

In June 8 took place the annual BGSMath Scientific Meeting. The external members of the Advisory Scientific Committee will be present at the meeting.

II BGSMath Junior Meeting

BGSMath is a thriving community with many researchers from diverse areas of Mathematics. One of its most dynamic sections is that of Junior Researchers, …

I BGSMath Junior Meeting

The purpose of this workshop is to give the opportunity to young researchers and PhD students to present their current research in a friendly and collaborative environment.

Rational points on elliptic curves

BGSMATH COLLOQUIUM – FALL 2015. After presenting the current news about BGSMath, a lecture given by Henri Darmon (McGill University).

Algorithmic group theory

In this course we propose a trip through modern infinite group theory with a special emphasis on algorithmic issues.

Mathematical logic and linguistics

One of the new directions taken by mathematical logic in the late 20th century was the turn towards substructural or resource-conscious inference [Girard 1987].

Information theory

The aims of this course are to review the fundamental principles and methods of information theory.

Lie groups and bundles

Both Lie groups and line bundles are transversal tools that are used in many mathematical fields. We start from a geometrical point view, …

Homology in Algebra and Geometry

The course will present the classical setting of homology as well as an introduction to the more recent aspects that right now are changing the subject.

A course on Dynamical Systems

The lectures will be chosen among the following list of topics, according to the interests and backgrounds of the students…