Internal workshop on uncertainty quantification

Organisers: Catherine Powell, Simon Cotter, Tim Waite (University of Manchester)

Frank Adams 1,

This event featured talks from 7 academics in the School from numerical analysis, applied, mathematical finance and Statistics. For details of the agenda see below:

10.00-10.10 - Introduction: What is UQ? What are our goals? (Catherine Powell, Simon Cotter, Tim Waite)

10.10-10.30 - Simon Cotter: Uncertainty in Bayesian inverse problems and stochastic models in biology.

10.40-11.00 - Oliver Jensen: Biological problems in transport processes with spatial heterogeneity.

11.10-11.40 - Coffee break

11:40-12:00 - Thomas House: Problems in mathematical epidemiology.

12:10-12:30 - Catherine Powell: Numerical analysis challenges in forward propagation of uncertainty in PDE models.

12:40-13:00 - David Silvester: Fast solvers for elliptic PDEs with random coefficients.

13:10-14:00 - Lunch

14:00-14:20 - Tim Waite: Design of experiments for uncertainty quantification.

14:30-14:50 - Paul Johnson: Dynamic pricing strategies with Bayesian learning.

15:00-16:00 - Discussion & future plans

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