# Optimization Seminar: Drs. Roman Sznajder and Jiyuan Tao

Tuesday, October 8, 2019

10:30 AM – 12:00 PM

10:30 AM – 12:00 PM

Sherman Hall : 148 C

*Roman Sznajder, Bowie State University*

**Speaker 1:****Title:**

*Positive Operators (continued from last week)*

**Abstract**

In this talk I will address the problem of characterization of positive operators on the extended second order cone and some related issues.

*Jiyuan Tao, Loyola University Maryland*

**Speaker 2:****Title:**

*Some trace inequalities in Euclidean Jordan algebras*

**Abstract**

In matrix theory, the Thompson triangle inequality, Golden-Thompson inequality, and Araki-Lieb-Thirring inequality are well known. In this talk, we present generalizations of these inequalities in the setting of Euclidean Jordan algebras.