# Plenary Speakers

**Rajendra Bhatia**, Indian Statistical Institute, Hans Schneider Prize Speaker, Thursday, 8:00, Hoover 2055,

*Another metric, another mean*

**Hal Caswell**, University of Amsterdam, Tuesday, 13:45, Hoover 2055,

*Matrix population models: Connecting individuals and populations*

**Chris Godsil**, University of Waterloo, Friday, 10:30, Hoover 2055,

*Graph invariants from quantum walks*

**Stefan Güttel**, The University of Manchester, SIAG-LA Lecturer, Thursday, 14:35, Hoover 2055,

*The Nonlinear Eigenvalue Problem*

**Willem Haemers**,Tilburg University, Thursday, 13:45, Hoover 2055,

*Spectral characterizations of graphs*

**Tamara G. Kolda**, Sandia National Laboratories, Tuesday, 8:00, Hoover 2055,

*Tensor Decomposition: A Mathematical Tool for Data Analysis and Compression*

**Miklos Palfia**, Kyoto University, Taussky-Todd Lecturer, Tuesday, 8:50, Hoover 2055,

*On the recent advances in the multivariable theory of operator monotone functions and means*

**Vern Paulsen**, University of Waterloo, Monday, 8:30, Hoover 2055,

*Quantum Chromatic Numbers*

**Helena Smigoc**, Monday, 9:40, Hoover 2055, University College Dublin, LAMA Lecturer,

*From positive matrices to negative polynomial coefficients*

**Raf Vandebril**, KU Leuven, ILAS 30th Anniversary LAA Lecturer, Friday, 11:20, Hoover 2055,

*The QR Algorithm Revisited -- Core Chasing Algorithms*

**Van Vu**, Yale University, Monday, 13:45, Hoover 2055,

*Perturbation with random noise*

**Rachel Ward**, University of Texas, Thursday, 8:50, Hoover 2055,

*Learning dynamical systems from highly corrupted measurements*