Date 
Speaker  Title 
Thursday, March 30, 2017
Start: 4:10 PM

Mina Aganagic UC Berkeley  String Duality and Mathematics 
Friday, March 24, 2017
Start: 11:10 AM

Hamed Razavi ETH  Sumner Myers lecture: Symmetric Hybrid Systems: Periodic Gait Design for Legged Robots 
Tuesday, March 21, 2017
Start: 4:10 PM

Aaron Naber Northwestern University  Energy Identity for Stationary Yang Mills

Tuesday, March 21, 2017
Start: 3:10 PM

Zhiwei Yun Yale University  Geometry in orbital integrals and beyond 
Tuesday, March 14, 2017
Start: 4:10 PM

David Cox Amherst College  Cancelled 
Tuesday, March 07, 2017
Start: 4:10 PM

Julia Hartmann University of Pennsylvania  Differential Equations, Algebraic Groups, and Patching for Torsors 
Tuesday, February 28, 2017
Start: 4:10 PM

Winter Break
 TBA 
Tuesday, February 21, 2017
Start: 4:10 PM

Aaron Pixton MIT  The tautological ring of the moduli space of curves

Friday, February 17, 2017
Start: 4:10 PM

Maria Chudnovsky Princeton University  Induced subgraphs and coloring 
Tuesday, February 07, 2017
Start: 4:10 PM

Jared Wunsch Northwestern University  Diffraction in spectral and scattering theory 
Tuesday, January 31, 2017
Start: 4:10 PM

Antonella Grassi University of Pennsylvania  Algebraic geometry, topology, strings and singularities 
Tuesday, January 24, 2017
Start: 4:10 PM

Wilhelm Schlag University of Chicago  On the structure of wave operators 
Tuesday, December 13, 2016
Start: 4:10 PM

Nick Sheridan Princeton University  Symplectic mapping class groups and homological mirror symmetry 
Tuesday, December 06, 2016
Start: 4:10 PM

Darren Long UC Santa Barbara  Geometric configurations of primes 
Tuesday, November 29, 2016
Start: 5:10 PM

Yifeng Liu Northwestern University  Quaternion algebras and supersingular locus of Hilbert modular varieties 
Tuesday, November 22, 2016
Start: 4:10 PM

Eric Zaslow Northwestern University  Fukaya Moduli 
Tuesday, November 15, 2016
Start: 4:10 PM

Jonathan Weitsman MIT and Northeastern University  On Geometric Quantization of Poisson Manifolds 
Tuesday, November 08, 2016
Start: 4:10 PM

Christopher Croke University of Pennsylvania  Geometric Rigidity Problems 
Tuesday, November 01, 2016
Start: 4:10 PM

Bhargav Bhatt University of Michigan  Bounding torsion in cohomology 
Tuesday, October 25, 2016
Start: 4:10 PM

John Pardon Stanford University/Princeton University  Quantitative transversality in symplectic geometry 
Tuesday, October 18, 2016
Start: 4:10 PM

Fall Break
 Fall Break, No Colloquium Talk 
Tuesday, October 11, 2016
Start: 4:10 PM

Richard Kenyon Brown University  Trees, forests, and limit shapes

Tuesday, October 04, 2016
Start: 4:10 PM

Mihnea Popa Northwestern University  Families of varieties and Hodge theory 
Tuesday, September 27, 2016
Start: 4:10 PM

Boris L Tsygan Northwestern University  Microlocal methods in symplectic geometry. 
Tuesday, September 20, 2016
Start: 4:10 PM

Igor Kriz University of Michigan  Derived Representation Theory and Homotopy Categorification of sl_k 
Tuesday, September 13, 2016
Start: 4:10 PM

Nathan Kutz University of Washington  Datadriven discovery of dynamical systems in the engineering, physical and biological sciences 
Monday, May 02, 2016
Start: 4:10 PM

Alex Wright Stanford University  GL(2,R) invariant subvarieties of the Hodge bundle 
Tuesday, April 19, 2016
Start: 4:10 PM

Federico Rodriguez Hertz Penn State  Stationary measures, Pinvariant measures and invariant measures for group actions. 
Tuesday, April 12, 2016
Start: 4:10 PM

Alex Eskin University of Chicago  Polygonal Billiards and Dynamics on Moduli Spaces 
Tuesday, April 12, 2016
Start: 3:10 PM

Arnaud Beauville Universite de Nice  Special AG lecture series in Spring: The L\"uroth problem 
Tuesday, April 05, 2016
Start: 4:10 PM

Brandon Seward The Hebrew University of Jerusalem  Sumner Myers Prize: Developments in entropy theory 
Tuesday, March 29, 2016
Start: 4:10 PM

Faculty meeting with the Dean
 Faculty meeting with Dean Martin 
Tuesday, March 22, 2016
Start: 4:10 PM

Kyle Ormsby Reed College  Tensor triangular geometry of stable homotopy categories 
Tuesday, March 22, 2016
Start: 3:10 PM

Zaher Hani Georgia Tech  Longtime dynamics and turbulence of nonlinear waves. Part I 
Tuesday, March 15, 2016
Start: 4:10 PM

Percy Deift Courant Institute, NYU  Ziwet lecture I: Universality in numerical computations with random data. Case studies 
Tuesday, March 08, 2016
Start: 4:10 PM

Philip Maini University of Oxford  Ziwet Lecture I: How Does the Zebra get its Stripes? 
Tuesday, March 01, 2016
Start: 4:10 PM

Winter Break
 Winter Break 
Tuesday, February 23, 2016
Start: 4:10 PM

Guoliang Yu Texas A & M University  Geometry of groups and rigidity of manifolds 
Tuesday, February 16, 2016
Start: 4:10 PM

Jordan Ellenberg University of Wisconsin  Configurations, arithmetic groups, cohomology, and stability 
Tuesday, February 09, 2016
Start: 4:10 PM

Howard Masur University of Chicago  Billiards in polygons, translation surfaces, and moduli spaces 
Tuesday, February 02, 2016
Start: 4:10 PM

Alireza Salehi Golsefidy UCSD  Superapproximation and its applications. 
Tuesday, January 26, 2016
Start: 4:10 PM

Bernd Sturmfels University of California, Berkeley  Eigenvectors of Tensors 
Monday, January 18, 2016
Start: 4:10 PM

Cristina Villalobos University of TexasRio Grande Valley  Becoming Agents of Change: Building Diverse Communities and Lessons Learned from the Mathematical Modelling of Eye Disease 
Tuesday, January 12, 2016
Start: 4:10 PM

Valentino Tosatti Northwestern University  The Ricci flow on compact Kähler manifolds 
Tuesday, December 08, 2015
Start: 4:10 PM

Mike Zieve University of Michigan  Geometric invariants of rational functions 
Tuesday, December 01, 2015
Start: 4:10 PM

ChingLi Chai University of Pennsylvania  Moduli of abelian varieties: symmetry and rigidity 
Tuesday, November 24, 2015
Start: 4:10 PM

Alexander Volberg Michigan State University  Nonhomogeneous harmonic analysis and Geometric Measure Theory.

Tuesday, November 17, 2015
Start: 4:10 PM

David Harbater Univ of Penn  Localglobal principles, old and new 
Tuesday, November 10, 2015
Start: 4:10 PM

Frank Sottile Texas A & M University  Higher convexity for complements of tropical objects 
Tuesday, November 03, 2015
Start: 4:10 PM

Marc Bonnet ENSTA, Paris  Topological derivative for qualitative inverse scattering 
Tuesday, October 27, 2015
Start: 4:10 PM

David Speyer University of Michigan  REBUILD colloquium: Interactive mathematical instruction at Michigan 
Tuesday, October 20, 2015
Start: 4:10 PM

Fall Break
 Fall Break 
Tuesday, October 13, 2015
Start: 4:10 PM

Santosh Vempala Georgia Institute of Technology  Gaussian Cooling and Randomized Volume Computation 
Tuesday, October 06, 2015
Start: 4:10 PM

Rostislav Grigorchuk Texas A & M University  Spectra of Schreir graphs of groups of intermediate growth and Schroedinger operators 
Tuesday, September 29, 2015
Start: 4:10 PM

Amir Mohammadi University of Texas at Austin  Dynamics of group actions on homogeneous spaces and the moduli space 
Tuesday, September 22, 2015
Start: 4:10 PM

Kiran S. Kedlaya ICERM/UCSD  Equidistribution of Frobenius eigenvalues

Tuesday, September 15, 2015
Start: 4:10 PM

Roman Vershynin University of Michigan  Discovering hidden structures in large networks 
Tuesday, April 21, 2015
Start: 4:10 PM

Alexander Dranishnikov University of Florida  Topology of robot motion planning 
Tuesday, April 14, 2015
Start: 4:10 PM

Stephen DeBacker UM  What do we do here? 
Tuesday, April 07, 2015
Start: 4:10 PM

June Huh Princeton University  A tropical approach to a Hodge conjecture for positive currents 
Tuesday, March 31, 2015
Start: 4:10 PM

Jacob Lurie Harvard  Between characteristic zero and characteristic p: Cohomology Theories and Commutative Rings 
Tuesday, March 24, 2015
Start: 4:10 PM

Peter Scholze Math Institute Univ Bonn  padic Hodge theory: 
Tuesday, March 17, 2015
Start: 4:10 PM

Kari Vilonen Northwestern University, University of Helsinki  Representation Theory and Hodge Theory 
Tuesday, March 10, 2015
Start: 4:10 PM

Mary Wootters Carnegie Mellon  List decodability of structured random codes 
Tuesday, March 03, 2015
Start: 4:10 PM

Winter Break University of Michigan  Winter Break 
Tuesday, February 24, 2015
Start: 4:10 PM

Sergey Fomin University of Michigan  Computing without subtracting (and/or dividing) 
Tuesday, February 17, 2015
Start: 4:10 PM

MuTao Wang Columbia University  Energy, momentum, and center of mass in general relativity 
Tuesday, February 03, 2015
Start: 4:10 PM

Asher Auel Yale University  Recent upsets in some rationality problems 
Tuesday, January 20, 2015
Start: 4:10 PM

Anna Gilbert University of Michigan  Recent developments in the Sparse Fourier Transform 
Tuesday, December 09, 2014
Start: 4:10 PM

Serge Cantat Univ. de Rennes I  The Tits Alternative 
Tuesday, December 02, 2014
Start: 4:10 PM

Alex Kontorovich Rutgers University  The Unreasonable Effectiveness of Thin Groups 
Tuesday, November 25, 2014
Start: 4:10 PM

Lorenzo Sadun University of Texas, Austin  Thermodynamics of Large Random Graphs 
Tuesday, November 18, 2014
Start: 4:10 PM

Ken Ono Emory University  Revisiting classical results at the interface of number theory and representation theory 
Tuesday, November 11, 2014
Start: 4:10 PM

Razvan Gelca Texas Tech  Theta Functions and Knots 
Friday, November 07, 2014
Start: 4:10 PM

Stephen Smale City University of Hong Kong; University of California at Berkeley  Dynamics of the Genome 
Tuesday, November 04, 2014
Start: 4:10 PM

Nessim Sibony U. ParisSud, Orsay  Nevanlinna's Theory and Holomorphic Dynamics 
Tuesday, October 28, 2014
Start: 4:10 PM

James Sneyd University of Auckland  Neither an ant nor a spider be: historical vignettes in mathematical physiology 
Tuesday, October 21, 2014
Start: 4:10 PM

Mete Soner ETH  From Thales and Gaspard Monge to VIX options 
Tuesday, October 07, 2014
Start: 4:10 PM

Judy Walker University of Nebraska  Codes, Curves, Qubits and Cats 
Tuesday, September 30, 2014
Start: 4:10 PM

Stephen DeBacker University of Michigan  The REBUILD project 
Tuesday, September 23, 2014
Start: 4:10 PM

Tom Hou California Institute of Technology  Blowup or no blowup? The interplay between theory and computation in the study of 3D Euler equations. 
Tuesday, September 16, 2014
Start: 4:10 PM

Brendan Hassett Rice University  Projective embeddings of holomorphic symplectic manifolds 
Thursday, April 24, 2014
Start: 4:10 PM

Peter Sarnak Princeton University/IAS  PUBLIC LECTURE: On Number Theory and the Circle Packings of Apollonius 
Tuesday, April 22, 2014
Start: 4:10 PM

Karen Smith University of Michigan  Characteristic p tricks in algebra, geometry and combinatorics. 
Tuesday, April 15, 2014
Start: 4:10 PM

Shige Peng Shandong University  Backward Stochastic Differential Equation, Nonlinear PDE related to Risk Measuring 
Tuesday, April 15, 2014
Start: 3:10 PM

Manjul Bhargava Princeton University  Rational Points on Elliptic and Hyperelliptic Curves 
Tuesday, April 08, 2014
Start: 4:10 PM

Dan Burns University of Michigan  Affine Varieties and Potential Theory 
Tuesday, April 01, 2014
Start: 4:10 PM

Jae Kyoung Kim Mathematical Biosciences Institute, The Ohio State University  Central Problems in Biological Clocks: Identifying Structures and Functions of Biochemical Interaction Networks 
Tuesday, March 25, 2014
Start: 4:10 PM

Alexandre Chorin University of California, Berkeley  Computing with Uncertainty 
Tuesday, March 18, 2014
Start: 4:10 PM

Igor Rivin Temple University  Random 3manifolds 
Tuesday, March 11, 2014
Start: 4:10 PM

George Biros University of Texas, Austin.  Scalable algorithms for the evaluation of volume potentials 
Tuesday, March 04, 2014
Start: 4:10 PM

Winter Break Winter Break  TBA 
Tuesday, February 25, 2014
Start: 4:10 PM

Elton Hsu Northwestern University  Stochastic Analysis and Its Applications to Geometric Problems 
Tuesday, February 18, 2014
Start: 4:10 PM

John Bland University of Toronto  A Penrose transform for
nonembeddable CR Structures on $S^{3}$ 
Tuesday, February 11, 2014
Start: 4:10 PM

Danny Calegari University of Chicago  3Manifolds everywhere 
Tuesday, February 04, 2014
Start: 4:10 PM

Bruce Sagan Michigan State University  Factoring rook polynomials 
Tuesday, January 28, 2014
Start: 4:10 PM

Greg Lawler University of Chicago  Looperased random walk 
Tuesday, January 21, 2014
Start: 4:10 PM

Jon Hall Michigan State University  Axial algebras of Jordan type 
Tuesday, January 14, 2014
Start: 4:10 PM

John Hubbard Cornell University  Parabolic Blowups, and a new entry in the Sullivan Dictionary 
Wednesday, December 11, 2013
Start: 4:10 PM

Sean Keel Univ of Texas, Austin  Mirror Symmetry Made Easy 
Tuesday, December 10, 2013
Start: 4:10 PM

Fuquan Fang Capital Normal University  Reflection groups, nonnegative curvature and Tits geometry 
Friday, December 06, 2013
Start: 4:10 PM

Victor Guillemin MIT  Semiclassical aspects of reduction 
Tuesday, December 03, 2013
Start: 4:10 PM

Jason Behrstock City University of New York  Quasiisometric classification of 3manifold groups 
Tuesday, November 26, 2013
Start: 4:10 PM

Ian Hambleton McMaster University  Manifolds and symmetry 
Tuesday, November 19, 2013
Start: 4:10 PM

Mark Feighn University of Rutgers  The geometry of Out(F_n) 
Tuesday, November 12, 2013
Start: 4:10 PM

Indika Rajapakse UM  Dynamics of the 3D Genome 
Tuesday, November 05, 2013
Start: 4:10 PM

Terry Gannon University of Alberta  Search for the exotic in vertex operator algebras, subfactors etc 
Thursday, October 31, 2013
Start: 4:10 PM

Walter Neumann Columbia University  Metric geometry of complex surfaces 
Tuesday, October 22, 2013
Start: 4:10 PM

HÃ©lÃ¨ne Frankowska UniversitÃ© Pierre et Marie Curie, Paris 6  Second Order Optimality Conditions in Optimal Control under State Constraints 
Tuesday, October 15, 2013
Start: 4:10 PM

Wei Ho Columbia University  Arithmetic invariant theory and applications 
Tuesday, October 08, 2013
Start: 4:10 PM

Gaven Martin Massey University  The solution to Siegel's Problem on small covolume lattices 
Tuesday, October 01, 2013
Start: 4:10 PM

Elizabeth Bradley University of Colorado at Boulder  Chaos in computer performance 
Tuesday, September 24, 2013
Start: 4:10 PM

Tom Church Stanford University  Combinatorial stability and representation stability 
Tuesday, September 17, 2013
Start: 4:10 PM

Pascale Garaud University of California Santa Cruz  Meanfield hydrodynamics and the study of fingering convection in geophysics and astrophysics 
Tuesday, September 10, 2013
Start: 4:10 PM

Melissa Liu Columbia University  The YangMills Equations over Klein Surfaces 
Tuesday, April 23, 2013
Start: 4:10 PM

Andreas Blass Univ of Michigan  The Continuum Hypothesis and Its Enemies 
Tuesday, April 16, 2013
Start: 3:10 PM

Richard Thomas Imperial College  Algebraic geometry Spring lectures: The Gottsche conjecture 
Tuesday, April 16, 2013
Start: 4:30 PM

Stephen Smale Toyota Technological Institute at Chicago  Mathematics of Protein Folding 
Tuesday, April 09, 2013
Start: 4:10 PM

Igor Dolgachev University of Michigan  Algebra, geometry and topology of Cremona groups 
Tuesday, April 02, 2013
Start: 4:10 PM

Max Glick Univ of Michigan  Sumner Myers colloquium: The pentagram map and Ypatterns 
Tuesday, March 26, 2013
Start: 4:10 PM

Domingo Toledo University of Utah  Geometry of Period Domains 
Tuesday, March 19, 2013
Start: 4:10 PM

David Fisher Indiana University  Quasiisometric rigidity of polycyclic groups 
Tuesday, March 12, 2013
Start: 4:10 PM

Mike Hopkins Harvard University  Ziwet Lectures: Lecture I: The Kervaire invariant problem 
Tuesday, March 05, 2013
Start: 4:10 PM

Winter Break
 TBA 
Tuesday, February 26, 2013
Start: 4:10 PM

Guillaume Bal Columbia University  Equations with random coefficients and theories of random fluctuations. 
Tuesday, February 19, 2013
Start: 4:10 PM

Joe Silverman Brown University  The dynamical complexity of rational maps and an arithmetic analogue 
Tuesday, February 12, 2013
Start: 4:10 PM

Ilya Kapovich University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign  (cancelled due to medical reason). 
Tuesday, February 05, 2013
Start: 4:10 PM

Joel Smoller Univ of Michigan  Gravitation 
Tuesday, January 29, 2013
Start: 4:10 PM

Jeanfrancois Lafont Ohio State University  Isomorphism conjectures in Ktheory 
Wednesday, January 23, 2013
Start: 3:10 PM

Sarah Koch Harvard University  An algebraic fingerprint for postcritically finite rational maps 
Tuesday, January 22, 2013
Start: 4:10 PM

Richard Tapia Rice University  The Isoperimetric Problem Revisited: Extracting a Short Proof of Sufficiency from Euler's 1744 Proof of Necessity 
Tuesday, January 15, 2013
Start: 4:10 PM

HorngTzer Â Yau Harvard University  Ziwet Lectures: Universality of random matrices and loggases 
Tuesday, December 11, 2012
Start: 4:10 PM

Carlos Kenig Univ of Chicago  The energy critical nonlinear wave equation in 3d. 
Tuesday, December 04, 2012
Start: 4:10 PM

JeanLuc Thiffeault The University of Wisconsin  Topological approaches to problems of stirring and mixing 
Tuesday, November 27, 2012
Start: 4:10 PM

Christopher Sogge Johns Hopkins University  The Weyl law and bounds for the forced membrane problem 
Tuesday, November 20, 2012
Start: 4:10 PM

Mircea Mustata Univ of Michigan  Singularities: characteristic zero versus positive characteristic 
Tuesday, November 13, 2012
Start: 4:10 PM

Aaron Naber MIT  The Geometry of Ricci Curvature 
Tuesday, November 06, 2012
Start: 4:10 PM

Election Day
 Election Day! 
Tuesday, October 30, 2012
Start: 4:10 PM

Yuval Peres Microsoft Research Redmond  Hunter, Cauchy Rabbit, and Optimal Kakeya Sets 
Tuesday, October 23, 2012
Start: 4:10 PM

SaiKee Yeung Purdue University  On complex hyperbolicity of moduli spaces of canonically polarized algebraic manifolds 
Tuesday, October 16, 2012
Start: 4:10 PM

Fall Break
 Fall Break 
Tuesday, October 09, 2012
Start: 4:10 PM

Adam Koranyi CUNY, Graduate Center, and Lehman College  Homogeneous operators: a class of Hilbert space operators relarted to representation theory and holomorphy 
Tuesday, October 02, 2012
Start: 4:10 PM

Jason Kutch USC  Rackham Centennial Lecture: Is math the cause of or cure for chronic pain?: New approaches to the perplexing problem of pain 
Tuesday, September 25, 2012
Start: 4:10 PM

Hee Oh Brown University  Apollonian packings, Fractal geometry and Dynamics on hyperbolic manifolds 
Tuesday, September 18, 2012
Start: 4:10 PM

Felix Otto Max Planck Institute for Mathematics in the Sciences, Leipzig  Ziwet Lectures: Pattern formation and partial differential equations 
Tuesday, September 11, 2012
Start: 4:10 PM

Barry Simon Caltech  Natural boundaries and spectral theory 
Tuesday, April 17, 2012
Start: 4:10 PM

Ted Chinburg Univ of Penn  Small generators for Sarithmetic groups 
Tuesday, April 10, 2012
Start: 4:10 PM

Mark Sapir Vanderbilt University  Monster groups and manifolds 
Tuesday, April 03, 2012
Start: 4:10 PM

Bjorn Ã‚Â Poonen MIT  Algebraic Geometry Spring Lectures: Undecidability in number theory and algebraic geometry 
Tuesday, March 27, 2012
Start: 3:10 PM

Matt Elsey Courant Institute, NYU  Algorithms for Multiphase Motion with Applications to Materials Science (Sumner Myers Award) 
Tuesday, March 27, 2012
Start: 4:10 PM

Emmanuel Candes Stanford University  Ziwet Lecture I: From compressive sensing to superresolution 
Tuesday, March 20, 2012
Start: 4:10 PM

Stanislaw Szarek Case Western University  Dvoretzky's theorem and additivity conjectures in quantum information theory 
Tuesday, March 13, 2012
Start: 4:10 PM

Harold Donnelly Purdue University  Curvature and the Spectrum of the Laplacian 
Tuesday, March 06, 2012
Start: 4:10 PM

Sebastien Roch UCLA  Phase Transitions in Molecular Evolution: Relating
Combinatorial and Variational Distances on Trees 
Tuesday, February 28, 2012
Start: 4:00 PM

Winter Break
 Winter Break 
Tuesday, February 21, 2012
Start: 4:10 PM

Bryna Kra Northwestern Univ  Combinatorial ergodic theory 
Tuesday, February 14, 2012
Start: 4:10 PM

Igor Krichever Columbia University  Realnormalized differentials and geometry of the moduli space of Riemann surfaces 
Tuesday, February 07, 2012
Start: 4:10 PM

Kevin Costello Northwestern University  Algebraic structures in perturbative quantum field theory 
Tuesday, January 31, 2012
Start: 4:10 PM

Bob Moses activist, educator (U.S. Algebra project)  Constitutional Democracy and the Teaching and Learning of School Mathematics in the Information age 
Tuesday, January 24, 2012
Start: 4:10 PM

Thomas Lam U of M  Electrical networks and Lie theory 
Tuesday, January 17, 2012
Start: 4:10 PM

Vladimir Markovic CalTech  Virtual geometry of Riemann surfaces and 3manifolds 
Tuesday, January 10, 2012
Start: 4:10 PM

Mike Davis Ohio State University  Random rightangled Coxeter groups are rational duality groups 
Tuesday, December 06, 2011
Start: 4:10 PM

Peter Olver Univ of Minnesota  Moving Frames in Applications 
Tuesday, November 29, 2011
Start: 4:10 PM

Ioannis Ã‚Â Karatzas Columbia University  Stable Diffusions Interacting through Their Ranks, as Models of Large Equity Markets 
Tuesday, November 01, 2011
Start: 4:00 PM

Catherine Ã‚Â Kublik Univ of Teaxs  Baldwin Prize Award Colloquium: Topics in PDE based image processing 
Tuesday, October 25, 2011
Start: 4:10 PM

TienYien Li Michigan State Univ  Solving polynomial systems by the homotopy continuation method 
Monday, October 24, 2011
Start: 3:10 PM

Liliana Borcea Rice University  Detection and imaging with waves in strongly backscattering random media 
Tuesday, October 18, 2011

Fall break
 Fall Break 
Tuesday, October 11, 2011
Start: 4:10 PM

Roman Vershynin U of Michigan  Random matrices: invertibility, structure, and applications 
Tuesday, October 04, 2011
Start: 4:10 PM

Linda Keen CUNY, Graduate Center, and Lehman College  Bounded geometry and Thurston's theorem for a class of meromorphic functions. 
Tuesday, September 27, 2011
Start: 4:10 PM

Kenji Ã‚Â Fukaya Kyoto University  Geometry/Topology RTG Lecture: Toward a proof of homological Mirror symmetry 
Tuesday, September 20, 2011
Start: 4:10 PM

Andrei Rapinchuk University of Virginia  On Division Algebras Having the Same Maximal Subfields 
Tuesday, September 13, 2011
Start: 4:00 PM

John Schotland Univ of Michigan  Inverse problems and optical imaging 
Tuesday, April 19, 2011

Giovanni Forni Univ of Maryland  Quantitative equidistributions of nilflows and Weyl sums 
Tuesday, April 12, 2011

Ian Leary Ohio State University  Fixed point theorems and examples 
Tuesday, April 05, 2011

Nolan Wallach USCD  Gelfand Kirillov dimension of representations 
Tuesday, March 29, 2011

Alan Reid Univ of Texas, Austin  Distinguishing residually finite groups by their finite quotients 
Tuesday, March 22, 2011
Start: 3:10 AM

Daniel Huybrechts Univ of Bonn  Algebraic geometry of K3 surfaces via derived categories (Special time, 3:104) 
Tuesday, March 15, 2011

SRS Varadhan Courant Institute  Large Deviations 
Tuesday, March 08, 2011

Nick Trefethen University of Oxford  Ziwet lectures I: Approximation by rational functions 
Tuesday, March 01, 2011

Winter Break
 Winter Break 
Tuesday, February 22, 2011

Mike Hill University of Virginia  On the nonexistence of Kervaire Invariant One Manifolds 
Tuesday, February 15, 2011

David Morrison UCSB  Noncommutative algebras and (commutative) algebraic geometry 
Tuesday, February 08, 2011

Steve Zelditch Northwestern Univ  Eigenfunctions of the Laplacian, ergodicity and complex geometry of nodal sets 
Tuesday, February 01, 2011

Ales Pultr Prague  Frames and locales: topology without points 
Tuesday, January 18, 2011

Misha Kapovich UC Davis  Lie theory for noncrystallographic dihedral groups 
Monday, January 17, 2011

Ivelisse Rubio University of Puerto Rico, Rio Piedras  Dr. Marjorie Lee Browne Colloquium: The Situation of Women and Minorities in Mathematics: A Civil Rights Issue

Tuesday, January 11, 2011

Igor Kriz University of Michigan  Homotopy and Reality 
Tuesday, December 07, 2010

Bernie Shiffman Johns Hopkins Univ  Zeros of random functions on complex manifolds 
Tuesday, November 23, 2010

Demetrios Christodoulou ETH, ZÃƒÂ¼rich  Acoustical Geometry and Shock Formation 
Tuesday, November 09, 2010

Keith Julien University of Colorado at Boulder  Convective flows under strong rotational constraints 
Tuesday, November 02, 2010

Jeremy Quastel University of Toronto  Random growth and directed polymers 
Tuesday, November 02, 2010
Start: 3:10 PM

Hugh Woodin UC Berkeley  Ziwet Lecture I: The search for Ultimate L (II, III Wednesday and Thursday at 4PM). 
Tuesday, October 26, 2010

Tom Hou CalTech  On Dynamic Stability and Nonblowup of 3D Incompressible Euler
and NavierStokes equations 
Tuesday, October 19, 2010

Fall Break
 Fall Break 
Tuesday, October 12, 2010

Rick Jardine The University of Western Ontario  Path categories and calculations 
Tuesday, October 12, 2010
Start: 1:10 AM

Davesh Maulik Clay Fellow  Enumerative geometry of K3 surfaces 
Tuesday, October 05, 2010

L. Mahadevan Harvard University  Geometrical singularities and singular geometries: some problems and prospects 
Tuesday, September 28, 2010

Nessim Sibony UniversitÃƒÂ© ParisSud  Analysis on laminations by Riemann Surfaces 
Tuesday, September 21, 2010

Evelyn Ã‚Â Sander George Mason University  The Dynamics of Nucleation in Stochastic CahnMorral Systems 
Tuesday, September 14, 2010

Eric Bedford Indiana University  Dynamics of rational surface automorphisms 
Tuesday, April 27, 2010

Laszlo Lempert Puedue Univ  Analytic cohomology in infinite dimensional spaces 
Tuesday, April 20, 2010

Richard Thomas Imperial College London  Khovanov homology from surface singularities 
Tuesday, April 13, 2010

Mladen Bestvina Univ of Utah  Asymptotic dimension 
Wednesday, April 07, 2010
Start: 4:10 PM

Mikhail Lyubich SUNY Stonybrook  LeeYang zeros and Enumerative Dynamics 
Tuesday, April 06, 2010
Start: 4:00 PM

Bill Fulton Univ of Michigan  Distinguished University Professorship Lecture, at Rackham Buliding 
Wednesday, March 31, 2010

Paul Johnson Imperial College  Sumner Myers Colloquium : Counting maps between complex curves 
Tuesday, March 30, 2010

Louis Nirenberg NYU, Courant Institute  On singular solutions of fully nonlinear elliptic equations 
Tuesday, March 23, 2010

Alan Stapledon UBC  Sumner Myers talk : Weighted Ehrhart theory and orbifold cohomology 
Tuesday, March 23, 2010
Start: 3:10 PM

Mark Levine Northesatern Univ  Motivic homotopy theory: foundations, applications and perspectives 
Tuesday, March 16, 2010

Terence Tao UCLA  Rainich lectures 
Tuesday, March 09, 2010

Xiuxiong Chen Univ of Wisconsin  Space of Kahler potentials 
Tuesday, March 02, 2010

Winter Break
 Winter Break 
Tuesday, February 23, 2010

Reyer Sjamaar Cornell University  Induction of representations and Poincar\'e duality 
Thursday, February 18, 2010

Sebastian Jaimungal University of Toronto  Commodity Models, Derivatives and Real Options 
Tuesday, February 16, 2010

Sheldon Katz University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign  Modern Moduli Invariants and Physics 
Tuesday, February 02, 2010

Vitaly Bergelson Ohio State University  Ergodic Theory, Polynomials and Combinatorial Number Theory 
Tuesday, January 26, 2010
Start: 3:10 PM

David Harbater Univ of Penn  Patching in algebra 
Tuesday, January 26, 2010

Chris Skinner Princeton Univ  Modular forms and special values of Lfunctions (Ziwet Lectures I, II, III) 
Tuesday, January 19, 2010

Chuck Weibel Rutgers University  The Norm Residue Theorem in cohomology 
Tuesday, January 12, 2010

Daniel Forger Univ of Michigan  The Mathematics of Biological Time 
Tuesday, December 15, 2009

Wee Teck Gan UCSD  The local Langlands correspondence 
Tuesday, December 08, 2009

Blaine Lawson SUNY Stonybrook  THE DIRICHLET PROBLEM FOR FULLY NONLINEAR EQUATIONS ON RIEMANNIAN MANIFOLDS 
Tuesday, December 01, 2009

Craig Evans UC Berkeley  Hidden convex structures for nonlinear PDE 
Tuesday, November 17, 2009

Spencer Bloch Univ of Chicago  "Richard and Me":
an algebraic geometer pursuing Feynman graphs and amplitudes 
Tuesday, November 10, 2009

Steven Krantz Washington University in St. Louis  ANALYSIS ON THE WORM 
Tuesday, November 03, 2009

Kenneth Bromberg Univ of Utah  The topology of deformation spaces of Kleinian groups 
Tuesday, October 27, 2009
Start: 3:10 PM

SunYung Alice Chang Princeton University  Qcurvature in Conformal Geometry 
Tuesday, October 27, 2009

Cedric Villani Ãƒâ€°cole Normale SupÃƒÂ©rieure de Lyon  Ziwet Lectures 
Tuesday, October 20, 2009

Fall Break (No Talk)
 Fall Break 
Tuesday, October 13, 2009

William Goldman Univ of Maryland  Complete affine 3manifolds and hyperbolic structures on surfaces 
Tuesday, October 06, 2009

Ron Solomon Ohio State Univ  Simple 2Fusion Systems 
Tuesday, September 29, 2009

Matthew Gursky Univ of Notre Dame  Some recent applications of fully nonlinear equations to geometry 
Tuesday, September 22, 2009

Leslie Smith Univ of Wisconsin  New PDE Reduced Models for Geophysical Flows 
Tuesday, September 15, 2009

Jeffrey Lagarias Univ of Michigan  Smooth solutions to the ABC Equation 
Thursday, May 07, 2009
Start: 11:10 AM

Cliff Taubes Harvard Univsersity  What we know and don't know about 4dimensions (Note the special day and time) 
Tuesday, April 28, 2009

Shouwu Zhang Columbia University  Geometry and arithmetic of GrossSchoen cycles 
Monday, April 27, 2009

Jonathan Rosenberg Univ of Maryland  Geometric analysis on the noncommutative torus 
Thursday, April 16, 2009

Benson Farb Univ of Chicago  Surface bundles over surfaces 
Tuesday, April 14, 2009

Bill Minicozzi Johns Hopkins University  The rate of change of width under flows 
Tuesday, April 07, 2009

Claude LeBrun SUNY Stony Brook  Einstein Metrics, Complex Surfaces, and Symplectic 4Manifolds 
Tuesday, March 31, 2009

Xiaobo Liu Univ of Notre Dame  Universal equations for GromovWitten invariants 
Monday, March 30, 2009
Start: 3:10 PM

Peter Lax Courant Institute  DEGENERATE MATRICES 
Tuesday, March 24, 2009

Carolyn Gordon Dartmouth College  When you can't hear the shape of a manifold 
Tuesday, March 17, 2009

Susan Sierra University of Washington  Sumner Myers Prize lecture: The geometry of (some) noncommutative surfaces 
Tuesday, March 10, 2009

Guido Mislin Ohio State University  Bounded Cohomology 
Tuesday, March 03, 2009

Matilde Marcolli California Institute of Technology  Noncommutative geometry and the field with one element 
Tuesday, February 24, 2009

 Winter Break 
Tuesday, February 17, 2009

Les Saper Duke University  Cohomology of Locally Symmetric Spaces 
Tuesday, February 10, 2009

Jason Starr SUNY Stony Brook University  Rational simple connectedness and Serre's "Conjecture II", Keeler Lectures 
Tuesday, February 03, 2009

Joel Smoller Univ of Michigan  A One Parameter Family of Expanding Wave Solutions of the Einstein Equations That Induces an Anomalous Acceleration Into the Standard Model of Cosmology 
Tuesday, January 27, 2009

Andreas Blass Univ of Michigan  Uncountable abelian groups that want to be free 
Tuesday, January 20, 2009

Michael Zieve IAS, Princeton  Polynomial mappings 
Tuesday, January 13, 2009

Michael Weinstein Columbia University  Linear and Nonlinear Resonance 
Tuesday, December 09, 2008

Steffen Rohde University of Washington  From DLA to SLE (and back?) 
Tuesday, December 02, 2008

Boris Khesin University of Toronto  Holomorphic linking number and gauge theory 
Tuesday, November 18, 2008

Ioannis Karatzas University of Columbia  Ziwet Lectures: Some Stochastic Control Problems in Mathematical Finance 
Tuesday, November 11, 2008

Benson Farb University of Chicago  (Cancelled) 
Tuesday, November 04, 2008

Kartik Prasanna University of Maryland  The arithmetic of special values of Lfunctions 
Thursday, October 30, 2008

Rahul Pandharipande Princeton University  Algebraic Cobordism 
Tuesday, October 28, 2008

Mark Rudelson University of Missouri  Invertibility of random matrices 
Tuesday, October 21, 2008

 Fall Study Break 
Tuesday, October 14, 2008

Brendan Hassett Rice University  Approximation results for varieties of low degree 
Tuesday, October 07, 2008

Zoltan Szabo Princeton University  Heegaard Floer homology for threemanifolds. 
Tuesday, October 07, 2008
Start: 1:10 PM

JÃƒÂ¡nos KollÃƒÂ¡r Princeton University  Cremona transformations and homeomorphisms of topological surfaces (special room, 2866EH) 
Tuesday, September 30, 2008

Michael Thaddeus Columbia University  The Nash blowup of a toric variety 
Tuesday, September 23, 2008

Richard Hain Duke University  Elliptic curves and Multiple zeta numbers 
Friday, September 19, 2008

Peter Ebenfelt UCSD  Rigidity for holomorphic mappings of real hypersurfaces into hyperquadrics 
Tuesday, September 16, 2008

Michael Anderson SUNY Stony Brook  Surgery constructions of Einstein metrics 
Tuesday, April 15, 2008

Karsten Grove Notre Dame University  Positive curvature: Past and Present 
Tuesday, April 08, 2008

Sorin Popa UCLA  Some Recent Results in W' Rigidity 
Tuesday, April 01, 2008

TBA University of Washington  TBA 
Tuesday, March 25, 2008

Randy LeVeque University of Washington  HighResolution Finite Volume Methods and Applications to Tsunami Modeling 
Friday, March 21, 2008
Start: 3:00 PM

Bryden Cais Sumner Meyers Prize Lecture  From differential forms to Galois representations (and back again):
a survey of Serre's conjecture 
Tuesday, March 11, 2008

Dusa McDuff SUNY Stony Brook  GromovWitten invariants and Hamiltonian dynamics 
Tuesday, March 04, 2008

Ravi Vakil Stanford University  Murphy's Law in algebraic geometry: Badlybehaved moduli spaces 
Thursday, February 07, 2008

Curtis T. McMullen Harvard University  Ziwet Lectures 
Wednesday, February 06, 2008

Curtis T. McMullen Harvard University  Ziwet Lectures 
Tuesday, February 05, 2008

Curtis T. McMullen Harvard University  Ziwet Lectures 
Tuesday, January 29, 2008

Joe Harris Harvard University  Uniformity of rational points on curves 
Tuesday, January 22, 2008

Ingrid Daubechies Princeton University  Multiscale Analysis of Vincent Van Gogh's paintings 
Thursday, January 17, 2008

Gang Tian Princeton University  Rainnich Lecture  Geometric analysis of low dimensional manifolds 
Wednesday, January 16, 2008

Gang Tian Princeton University  Rainnich Lecture  Geometric analysis of low dimensional manifolds 
Tuesday, January 15, 2008

Gang Tian Princeton University  Rainnich Lecture  Geometric analysis of low dimensional manifolds 
Tuesday, December 11, 2007

Jeff Cheeger Courant Institute  TBA 
Wednesday, December 05, 2007

Mac Hyman Los Alamos National Lab  TBA 
Tuesday, December 04, 2007

Tom Mrowka MIT  Reflections on homological invariants for knots 
Tuesday, November 27, 2007

Victor Guillemin MIT  Classical and quantum Birkhoff canonical forms in one dimension 
Tuesday, November 20, 2007

Blake Temple UC Davis  A Mechanism for the Propagation of Nonlinear TimePeriodic Sound Waves 
Tuesday, November 13, 2007

Fanghua Lin Courant Institute  TBA 
Tuesday, November 06, 2007

John Roe Penn State University  Large scale index theory 
Wednesday, October 31, 2007

Keith Ball UM  The Second Law of Probability 
Tuesday, October 23, 2007

Helmut Hofer Courant Institute  Polyfolds and a Generalized Fredholm Theory 
Tuesday, October 09, 2007

Vaughn Jones UC Berkeley  Two faces of planar algebras 
Tuesday, October 02, 2007

Weinan E. Princeton University  Theory of solids: from electronic to continuum scales 
Tuesday, September 25, 2007

Sam Payne Stanford  Sumner B. Myers Prize Colloquium
Toric Vector Bundles 
Tuesday, September 18, 2007

Yves Benoist Ecole Normale Superieure, Paris  Rational points on symmetric varieties 
Tuesday, September 11, 2007

Marina Ratner UC Berkeley  The theory of Unipotent Flows on homogeneous spaces of Lie groups with emphasis on applications 
Tuesday, February 13, 2007

Yann Bernard
 Sumner B. Myers Prize Colloquium The coupling of gravity to YangMills fields and fermions in static spherically symmetric spacetimes 
Tuesday, February 06, 2007

Ronald Fintushel Michigan State University  Surgery on nullhomologous tori and small 4manifolds 
Tuesday, January 30, 2007

Alejandro Adem UBC  Commuting ntuples and Spaces of Homomorphisms 
Wednesday, January 24, 2007

Davesh Maulik Princeton  GromovWitten theory and DonaldsonThomas theory 
Tuesday, January 23, 2007

Steve Ferry Rutgers University  Controlled Topology and its Applications 
Tuesday, January 16, 2007

Yongbin Ruan UM  Search the quantum symmetry in topology 
Tuesday, December 12, 2006

Phillip Griffiths IAS  Algebraic Cycles and Singularities of Normal Functions 
Tuesday, December 05, 2006

Alexander Beilinson Chicago  Topological epsilonfactors 
Tuesday, November 28, 2006

Rick Schoen Stanford  The Yamabe Problem: An Interaction between Geometry and Relativity 
Tuesday, November 21, 2006

Peter Winkler Dartmouth  Submodular Percolation 
Tuesday, November 14, 2006

Shmuel Weinberger University of Chicago  On positive dimensional symmetry 
Tuesday, November 07, 2006

David Mumford Brown University  The geometry of the space of simple closed plane curves 
Tuesday, October 31, 2006

Philip Holmes Princeton  From Neural Oscillators through Stochastic Dynamics to Optimal Decisions, or Does Math Matter to Gray Matter? 
Tuesday, October 24, 2006

JangMei Wu University of Illinois  Harmonic Measure  An Excursion 
Tuesday, October 10, 2006
Start: 4:00 AM

Stephen Smale Toyota Technological Institute  Reconstruction of submanifolds of euclidean space from random data 
Tuesday, October 03, 2006

ShingTung Yau Harvard  Canonical metrics on complex manifolds 
Tuesday, September 26, 2006

Andrea Bertozzi UCLA  Swarming by Nature and by Design 
Tuesday, September 19, 2006

Jerry Marsden Cal Tech  Invariant Manifolds and Coherent Structures 
Tuesday, September 12, 2006

I. M. Singer MIT  Index Theory, Now and Then 
Tuesday, April 18, 2006

Henri Darmon McGill University  Algebraic Points on Elliptic Curves 
Thursday, April 13, 2006

Paul Biran Tel Aviv University  Algebraic Families and Lagrangian Cycles 
Tuesday, April 11, 2006

Fritz Gesztesy University of MissouriColumbia  Applications of Modified Fredholm Determinants 
Tuesday, April 04, 2006

Calin Chindris University of Minnesota  The cone of effective weights for quivers and Horn type problems 
Wednesday, March 29, 2006

Yuval Peres UC BerkeleyStatistics  Point Processes, Repulsion, and Fair Allocation 
Tuesday, March 28, 2006

Barbara Lee Keyfitz Fields Institute/University of Houston  Why are Multidimensional Conservation Laws so Difficult? 
Friday, March 24, 2006

Justin Moore Boise State University  The LSpace Problem 
Tuesday, March 21, 2006

Noam Elkies Harvard  Recent Progress in Sphere Packing 
Tuesday, March 14, 2006

Henry Cohn Microsoft  Representation Theory and Fast Matrix Multiplication 
Monday, March 13, 2006

Dorothy Buck Imperial College, London  The Topology of DNAProtein Interactions 
Tuesday, March 07, 2006

Ben Green University of Bristol/Clay Math Institute  Generalizing the HardyLittlewood Method for Primes 
Tuesday, February 21, 2006

Tom Hales University of Pittsburgh  Formal Proofs, the Four Color Theorem, and the Kepler Conjecture for Sphere Packings 
Tuesday, February 14, 2006

Jonathan Wahl University of North Carolina  Topology and Equations of Complex Surface Singularities 
Tuesday, February 07, 2006

Percy Deift Courant InstituteNYU  Universality for Mathematical and Physical Systems 
Tuesday, January 31, 2006

Rene Schoof Universita di Roma  Class Numbers of Cyclotomic Fields 
Tuesday, January 24, 2006

Mario Bonk UM  Quasiconformal Geometry of Fractals 
Thursday, January 19, 2006

Alexander Barvinok UM  Integer Points and Rational Functions 
Monday, January 16, 2006

Philip Kutzko University of Iowa  The Arc of the Moral Universe 
Tuesday, January 10, 2006

Lehrstuhl Mathematik VII UniversitÃƒÂ¤t Bayreuth  Chebysheff and Belyi Polynomials, Dessins d enfants, Beauville Surfaces and Group Theory 