Date 
Speaker  Seminar  Title 
Tuesday, August 29, 2017 Start: 1:00 PM
Location:1230 Undergraduate Science Building 
 IBL Workshops/Lectures  IBL Training at Michigan  Summer 2017 
Wednesday, August 30, 2017 Start: 1:00 PM
Location:1230 Undergraduate Science Building 
 IBL Workshops/Lectures  IBL Training at Michigan  Summer 2017 
Thursday, August 31, 2017 Start: 1:00 PM
Location:1230 Undergraduate Science Building 
 IBL Workshops/Lectures  IBL Training at Michigan  Summer 2017 
Tuesday, September 05, 2017 Start: 3:00 PM
Location: 1866 East Hall * 
 Student Geometry/Topology  Planning meeting 
Tuesday, September 05, 2017 Start: 4:00 PM
Location:1360 East Hall 
Fall Faculty Meeting
 Special Events  Fall Faculty Meeting and Reception, 2017 
Wednesday, September 06, 2017 Start: 4:00 PM
Location: 1360 East Hall 
Xunyu Zhou Columbia University  Financial/Actuarial Mathematics  Time Inconsistency, Self Control and Portfolio Choice 
Wednesday, September 06, 2017 Start: 4:00 PM
Location: 3866 East Hall * 
N/A
 RTG Seminar on Geometry, Dynamics and Topology  Organizational meeting 
Thursday, September 07, 2017 Start: 3:00 PM
Location: 3096 East Hall * 
 Commutative Algebra  Organizational meeting 
Thursday, September 07, 2017 Start: 4:00 PM
Location: 4088 East Hall 
TaiPing Liu Stanford University and Academia Sinica, Taipei  Differential Equations  HopfCole Transformation 
Thursday, September 07, 2017 Start: 4:00 PM
Location: 1866 East Hall * 
 Preprint Algebraic Geometry Seminar  Organizational meeting 
Friday, September 08, 2017 Start: 3:00 PM
Location: 1084 East Hall 
Victoria Booth University of Michigan  Applied Interdisciplinary Mathematics (AIM)  Piecewise smooth maps for the circadian modulation of sleepwake dynamics 
Friday, September 08, 2017 Start: 3:10 PM
Location: 3096 East Hall 
 Student Algebraic Geometry  Organizational Meeting 
Friday, September 08, 2017 Start: 4:00 PM
Location: 1866 East Hall * 
Andrew Snowden UM  Arithmetic Geometry Learning Seminar  Organizational meeting and overview talk 
Friday, September 08, 2017 Start: 4:10 PM
Location: 4088 East Hall 
Brendon Rhoades UC San Diego  Combinatorics  Ordered set partitions, generalized coinvariant algebras, and the Delta Conjecture 
Friday, September 08, 2017 Start: 4:10 PM
Location: 1084 East Hall 
Joseph Kraisler University of Michigan  Student AIM Seminar  The Gaussian Integral 
Monday, September 11, 2017 Start: 12:00 PM
Location: 335 West Hall * 
Allen Liu University of Michigan, Mechanical Engineering  Mathematical Biology  Systems analysis of clathrinmediated endocytosis 
Monday, September 11, 2017 Start: 4:00 PM
Location: 4096 East Hall 
Albrecht Klemm Bonn  Geometry & Physics  Dbrane masses and the motivic Hodge conjecture 
Monday, September 11, 2017 Start: 4:00 PM
Location: 3866 East Hall 
 Student Combinatorics Seminar  Planning Meeting 
Monday, September 11, 2017 Start: 4:00 PM
Location: 3096 East Hall 
Juan RiveraLetelier University of Rochester  Complex Analysis, Dynamics and Geometry  A tricothomy for the ergodic theory of ultrametric rational maps 
Tuesday, September 12, 2017 Start: 3:00 PM
Location: 4088 East Hall * 
None University of Michigan  Student Commutative Algebra  Planning Meeting 
Tuesday, September 12, 2017 Start: 3:00 PM
Location: 1866 East Hall * 
Jasmine Powell University of Michigan  Student Geometry/Topology  Complex dynamics and the shift locus 
Tuesday, September 12, 2017 Start: 4:10 PM
Location: 1360 East Hall 
Elizabeth Seney University of Michigan, Office of Institutional Equity  Colloquium Series  Training on Harassment and Discrimination 
Wednesday, September 13, 2017 Start: 3:00 PM
Location: 3866 East Hall * 
 Student Arithmetic  Planning meeting 
Wednesday, September 13, 2017 Start: 4:00 PM
Location: 1360 East Hall 
Mike Ludkovski UCSB  Financial/Actuarial Mathematics  Capacity Expansion Games with Application to Competition in Power Generation Investments 
Wednesday, September 13, 2017 Start: 4:00 PM
Location: 3866 East Hall * 
Ralf Spatzier U Michigan  RTG Seminar on Geometry, Dynamics and Topology  Some basics about Pesin theory 
Thursday, September 14, 2017 Start: 3:00 PM
Location: 4088 East Hall * 
Florian Enescu Georgia State University  Commutative Algebra  The free resolutions of fan algebras in the plane 
Thursday, September 14, 2017 Start: 4:00 PM
Location: 4088 East Hall 
Shuang Miao EPFL, Switzerland  Differential Equations  Tidal energy in Newtonian twobody motion 
Thursday, September 14, 2017 Start: 4:10 PM
Location: 1866 East Hall * 
Harold Blum UM  Preprint Algebraic Geometry Seminar  Thresholds, valuations, and Kstability (following BlumJonsson) 
Friday, September 15, 2017 Start: 3:00 PM
Location: 1084 East Hall 
Rayan Saab University of California, San Diego  Applied Interdisciplinary Mathematics (AIM)  Phase retrieval from local measurements 
Friday, September 15, 2017 Start: 3:00 PM
Location: 3866 East Hall 
Donato Cianci U Michigan  Geometry  Large gaps for Steklov eigenvalues under fixed boundary geometry 
Friday, September 15, 2017 Start: 3:00 PM
Location: B844 East Hall * 
Don Beckwith University of Michigan Career Center  Quant Program Practitioner Seminar  Handshake Clinic: How to Connect to Employers, Jobs, and Campus Events 
Friday, September 15, 2017 Start: 3:10 PM
Location: 3096 East Hall 
Eamon Quinlan UM  Student Algebraic Geometry  The Projective Plane 
Friday, September 15, 2017 Start: 4:00 PM
Location: 1866 East Hall * 
Alex Horawa UM  Arithmetic Geometry Learning Seminar  The Carlitz module, part 1 
Friday, September 15, 2017 Start: 4:10 PM
Location: 4088 East Hall 
Pavel Galashin MIT  Combinatorics  Zamolodchikov periodicity and integrability 
Friday, September 15, 2017 Start: 4:10 PM
Location: 1084 East Hall 
David Hong University of Michigan  Student AIM Seminar  Generalized CP Tensor Decompositions 
Monday, September 18, 2017 Start: 2:00 PM
Location: 3088 East Hall * 
Mickael Crampon ..  Geometry  Discussion Session on Hilbert Geometries 
Monday, September 18, 2017 Start: 3:00 PM
Location: MH 1401 Mason Hall * 
Greg Sobczak Chicago Trading Company  Quant Program Practitioner Seminar  TBA 
Monday, September 18, 2017 Start: 3:10 PM
Location: 4088 East Hall 
Mihran Papikian Penn State  Group, Lie and Number Theory  An overview of the theory of Drinfeld modules (joint with Arithmetic Geometry learning seminar; note special start time) 
Monday, September 18, 2017 Start: 4:00 PM
Location: 4096 East Hall 
Nana CaboBizet University of Guanajuato  Geometry & Physics  Non abelian T Dualities in Gauged Linear Sigma Models 
Monday, September 18, 2017 Start: 4:00 PM
Location: 3866 East Hall 
Robert Walker University of Michigan  Student Combinatorics Seminar  "Life hacking" in toric algebras 
Monday, September 18, 2017 Start: 4:00 PM
Location: 3096 East Hall 
Laszlo Lempert Purdue University  Complex Analysis, Dynamics and Geometry  Extrapolation, a technique to estimate 
Monday, September 18, 2017 Start: 4:00 PM
Location: 1866 East Hall 
Guilherme Silva University of Michigan  Integrable Systems and Random Matrix Theory  Products of independent random matrices 
Monday, September 18, 2017 Start: 4:40 PM
Location: 4088 East Hall * 
Mihran Papikian Penn State  Group, Lie and Number Theory  Graph laplacians and Drinfeld modular curves (note special start time) 
Tuesday, September 19, 2017 Start: 3:00 PM
Location: 4096 East Hall * 
Johannes MuhleKarbe Carnegie Mellon  Financial/Actuarial Mathematics  Equilibrium Price Impact 
Tuesday, September 19, 2017 Start: 3:00 PM
Location: 4088 East Hall * 
Several Of Us University of Michigan  Student Commutative Algebra  Bring Your Work to Work Day 
Tuesday, September 19, 2017 Start: 3:00 PM
Location: 1866 East Hall * 
Feng Zhu University of Michigan  Student Geometry/Topology  What are (and why) Anosov representations? 
Tuesday, September 19, 2017 Start: 4:10 PM
Location: 1360 East Hall 
Jun Zhang University of Michigan  Colloquium Series  Information Geometry: Geometrization of Statistical Inference and Information 
Wednesday, September 20, 2017 Start: 3:00 PM
Location: 3866 East Hall * 
Yifeng Huang UM  Student Arithmetic  Quadratic Forms 
Wednesday, September 20, 2017 Start: 4:00 PM
Location: 3866 East Hall * 
Clark Butler U Chicago  RTG Seminar on Geometry, Dynamics and Topology  Lyapunov spectra and quasiconformal structures for geodesic flows 
Wednesday, September 20, 2017 Start: 4:10 PM
Location: 4096 East Hall 
Remy van Dobben de Bruyn Columbia University  Algebraic Geometry  Dominating varieties by liftable ones 
Thursday, September 21, 2017 Start: 3:00 PM
Location: 1866 East Hall 
Ayla Sanchez Wheaton College  Topology  Growth of Higher BaumslagSolitar Groups 
Thursday, September 21, 2017 Start: 4:00 PM
Location: 4088 East Hall 
Rodolfo Torres University of Kansas  Differential Equations  Smoothing properties of bilinear operators and Leibniztype rules for fractional derivatives 
Thursday, September 21, 2017 Start: 4:00 PM
Location: 3096 East Hall * 
Simon Cho University of Michigan  Logic  A Category Theoretic Perspective on Continuous Logic 
Thursday, September 21, 2017 Start: 4:10 PM
Location: 1866 East Hall * 
Martin Ulirsch UM  Preprint Algebraic Geometry Seminar  On Endomorphisms of Arrangement Complements (following KurulWerner) 
Friday, September 22, 2017 Start: 3:00 PM
Location: 1084 East Hall 
Ian Tobasco University of Michigan  Applied Interdisciplinary Mathematics (AIM)  The optimal design of wallbounded heat transport 
Friday, September 22, 2017 Start: 3:00 PM
Location: 3866 East Hall 
Clark Butler U Chicago  Geometry  Characterizing symmetric spaces by their Lyapunov spectra 
Friday, September 22, 2017 Start: 3:10 PM
Location: 3096 East Hall 
Takumi Murayama UM  Student Algebraic Geometry  Poincare homology spheres and exotic spheres from links of hypersurface singularities 
Friday, September 22, 2017 Start: 4:00 PM
Location: 3866 East Hall * 
Mehrdad Shahshahani Sharif University of Technology, Tehran  Geometry  Are "children's drawings" good for anything? 
Friday, September 22, 2017 Start: 4:00 PM
Location: 1866 East Hall * 
Shubhodip Mondal UM  Arithmetic Geometry Learning Seminar  The Carlitz module, part 2 
Friday, September 22, 2017 Start: 4:10 PM
Location: 4088 East Hall 
Oliver Pechenik U. Michigan  Combinatorics  Decompositions of Grothendieck polynomials 
Friday, September 22, 2017 Start: 4:10 PM
Location: 1084 East Hall 
Nathan Vaughn University of Michigan  Student AIM Seminar  Modeling and Simulating Damage Evolution in Brittle Solids 
Monday, September 25, 2017 Start: 4:00 PM
Location: 4088 East Hall * 
Thomas Lam UM  Geometry & Physics  Mirror symmetry for flag varieties via the Langlands program (Joint with GLNT (Group, Li and Number Theory) seminar at GLNT time slot and seminar room) 
Monday, September 25, 2017 Start: 4:00 PM
Location: 3866 East Hall 
Will Dana University of Michigan  Student Combinatorics Seminar  An introduction to the critical group of a graph and discrete harmonic functions 
Monday, September 25, 2017 Start: 4:00 PM
Location: 1866 East Hall 
Guilherme Silva University of Michigan  Integrable Systems and Random Matrix Theory  Products of coupled random matrices 
Monday, September 25, 2017 Start: 4:10 PM
Location: 4088 East Hall * 
Thomas Lam UM  Group, Lie and Number Theory  Mirror symmetry for flag varieties via the Langlands program (Joint with Geometry & Physics seminar) 
Tuesday, September 26, 2017 Start: 3:00 PM
Location: 4088 East Hall * 
Matt Stevenson University of Michigan  Student Commutative Algebra  Abhyankar valuations are quasimonomial, I 
Tuesday, September 26, 2017 Start: 3:00 PM
Location: 1866 East Hall * 
Salman Siddiqi University of Michigan  Student Geometry/Topology  The structure and dynamics of the geodesic flow 
Wednesday, September 27, 2017 Start: 3:00 PM
Location: 3866 East Hall * 
Yiwang Chen UM  Student Arithmetic  Lfunctions and Class number 
Wednesday, September 27, 2017 Start: 4:00 PM
Location: 1360 East Hall 
Archil Gulisashvili Ohio University  Financial/Actuarial Mathematics  Implied volatility skew in rough stochastic volatility models. Moderate deviation regime 
Wednesday, September 27, 2017 Start: 4:00 PM
Location: 3866 East Hall * 
Harry Bray U Michigan  RTG Seminar on Geometry, Dynamics and Topology  Lyapunov Exponents in Hilbert Geometry 
Wednesday, September 27, 2017 Start: 4:10 PM
Location: 4096 East Hall 
June Huh Institute for Advanced Study  Algebraic Geometry  Negative correlation and HodgeRiemann relations 
Thursday, September 28, 2017 Start: 3:00 PM
Location: 4088 East Hall * 
Patricia Klein University of Michigan  Commutative Algebra  Questions arising from Lech's inequality 
Thursday, September 28, 2017 Start: 3:00 PM
Location: 1866 East Hall 
Tyrone Ghaswala University of Waterloo  Topology  Mapping class groups, coverings, braids and groupoids 
Thursday, September 28, 2017 Start: 4:00 PM
Location: 4088 East Hall 
Tao Luo City Univ. Hong Kong  Differential Equations  On the Free Surface Motion of Highly Subsonic Heatconducting Inviscid Flows 
Thursday, September 28, 2017 Start: 4:00 PM
Location: 3096 East Hall * 
Simon Cho University of Michigan  Logic  A Category Theoretic Perspective on Continuous Logic, II 
Thursday, September 28, 2017 Start: 4:10 PM
Location: 1866 East Hall * 
Devlin Mallory UM  Preprint Algebraic Geometry Seminar  Toric degenerations of projective varieties (following KavehMurata) 
Friday, September 29, 2017 Start: 3:00 PM
Location: 1084 East Hall 
Deniz Bilman University of Michigan  Applied Interdisciplinary Mathematics (AIM)  A robust inverse scattering transform for the focusing nonlinear Schroedinger equation 
Friday, September 29, 2017 Start: 3:00 PM
Location: 1866 East Hall * 
Francesca Gandini University of Michigan  Student Representation Theory  Introduction to SchurWeyl duality 
Friday, September 29, 2017 Start: 3:10 PM
Location: 3096 East Hall 
Andrew Odesky UM  Student Algebraic Geometry  Kahler Differentials in Algebraic Geometry 
Friday, September 29, 2017 Start: 4:00 PM
Location: 1866 East Hall * 
Ashwath Rabindranath UM  Arithmetic Geometry Learning Seminar  Elliptic modules 
Friday, September 29, 2017 Start: 4:10 PM
Location: 4088 East Hall 
Alexey Bufetov MIT  Combinatorics  HallLittlewood RSK algorithm 
Friday, September 29, 2017 Start: 4:10 PM
Location: 1084 East Hall 
Yitong Sun University of Michigan  Student AIM Seminar  Basics of Statistical Learning Theory 
Friday, September 29, 2017 Start: 4:10 PM
Location: 1360 East Hall 
Pham Tiep Rutgers University  Colloquium Series  Representations of finite groups and applications 
Monday, October 02, 2017 Start: 2:30 PM
Location: 1401 Mason Hall * 
Ali Hirsa Columbia University  Quant Program Practitioner Seminar  TBA 
Monday, October 02, 2017 Start: 4:00 PM
Location: 4096 East Hall 
Bohan Fang Beijing International Center of Mathematical Science  Geometry & Physics  Oscillatory integrals on Tdual branes 
Monday, October 02, 2017 Start: 4:00 PM
Location: 3866 East Hall 
Viswambhara Makam University of Michigan  Student Combinatorics Seminar  Tensor rank of determinant and permanent 
Monday, October 02, 2017 Start: 4:00 PM
Location: 3096 East Hall 
Kenneth Jacobs Northwestern  Complex Analysis, Dynamics and Geometry  A New Invariant in Complex Dynamics 
Monday, October 02, 2017 Start: 4:00 PM
Location: 1866 East Hall 
Brad Rodgers University of Michigan  Integrable Systems and Random Matrix Theory  Products of random matrices, and an application to RudinShapiro polynomials 
Monday, October 02, 2017 Start: 4:10 PM
Location: 4088 East Hall * 
JuLee Kim MIT  Group, Lie and Number Theory  Jordan Decompositions of cocenters of reductive padic groups 
Tuesday, October 03, 2017 Start: 11:30 AM
Location:4866 East Hall 
IBL Lunch
 Special Events  Lunch! 
Tuesday, October 03, 2017 Start: 3:00 PM
Location: 4088 East Hall * 
Matt Stevenson University of Michigan  Student Commutative Algebra  Abhyankar valuations are quasimonomial, II 
Tuesday, October 03, 2017 Start: 3:00 PM
Location: 1866 East Hall * 
Gilyoung Cheong University of Michigan  Student Geometry/Topology  Computing Euler characteristic of configuration space of points, using zeta functions 
Tuesday, October 03, 2017 Start: 4:10 PM
Location: 1360 East Hall 
Demetrios Christodoulou ETH  Colloquium Series  The Development of Shocks in Compressible Fluids 
Wednesday, October 04, 2017 Start: 3:00 PM
Location: 3866 East Hall * 
Karen Butt UM  Student Arithmetic  Elliptic Curves and the MordellWeil Theorem 
Wednesday, October 04, 2017 Start: 4:00 PM
Location: 1360 EH East Hall * 
Zhou Zhou UM  Financial/Actuarial Mathematics  Optimal Equilibrium for TimeInconsistent Stopping Problems 
Wednesday, October 04, 2017 Start: 4:00 PM
Location: 3866 East Hall * 
Harrison Bray U Michigan  RTG Seminar on Geometry, Dynamics and Topology  Lyapunov Exponents in Hilbert Geometry  continued 
Wednesday, October 04, 2017 Start: 4:10 PM
Location: 4096 East Hall 
Roya Beheshti Zavareh Washington University, St. Louis  Algebraic Geometry  The geometry of moduli spaces of rational curves on hypersurfaces 
Thursday, October 05, 2017 Start: 3:00 PM
Location: 4088 East Hall * 
Linquan Ma University of Utah  Commutative Algebra  Perfectoid test ideals 
Thursday, October 05, 2017 Start: 3:00 PM
Location: 1866 East Hall 
Diana Hubbard UM  Topology  The braid index and the fractional Dehn twist coefficient 
Thursday, October 05, 2017 Start: 4:00 PM
Location: 4088 East Hall 
Demetrios Christodoulou ETH Zurich, Switzerland  Differential Equations  The Analysis of the Shock Development Problem 
Thursday, October 05, 2017 Start: 4:00 PM
Location: 3096 East Hall * 
Abhijit Dasgupta University of Detroit Mercy  Logic  Axioms for complete elementary extensions 
Thursday, October 05, 2017 Start: 4:10 PM
Location: 1866 East Hall * 
Takumi Murayama UM  Preprint Algebraic Geometry Seminar  Rational singularities (following Kovacs) 
Friday, October 06, 2017 Start: 3:00 PM
Location: 1084 East Hall 
Xiaoming Mao University of Michigan, Physics  Applied Interdisciplinary Mathematics (AIM)  Elastic networks and topological mechanics 
Friday, October 06, 2017 Start: 3:00 PM
Location: 3866 East Hall 
Harrison Bray U Michigan  Geometry  VOLUME AND ENTROPY FOR HILBERT GEOMETRIES 
Friday, October 06, 2017 Start: 3:00 PM
Location: 1866 East Hall * 
Gabriel Frieden University of Michigan  Student Representation Theory  The crystal perspective on SchurWeyl duality 
Friday, October 06, 2017 Start: 3:10 PM
Location: 3096 East Hall 
Ashwath Rabindranath UM  Student Algebraic Geometry  Arithmetic of Elliptic Curves 
Friday, October 06, 2017 Start: 4:00 PM
Location: 3088 East Hall * 
Jie Zhou
 Geometry & Physics  From classical Weierstrass elliptic functions to quantum invariants 
Friday, October 06, 2017 Start: 4:00 PM
Location: 1866 East Hall * 
Andrew ODesky UM  Arithmetic Geometry Learning Seminar  Formal modules 
Friday, October 06, 2017 Start: 4:00 PM
Location: 3096 East Hall * 
Visu Makam University of Michigan  Junior Colloquium Series  Linear matrices and their applications 
Friday, October 06, 2017 Start: 4:10 PM
Location: 4088 East Hall 
Christin Bibby U. Michigan  Combinatorics  A generalization of Dowling lattices 
Friday, October 06, 2017 Start: 4:10 PM
Location: 1084 East Hall 
Leighton Wilson University of Michigan  Student AIM Seminar  Treecode Methods in Biomolecular Simulations 
Monday, October 09, 2017 Start: 4:00 PM
Location: 3866 East Hall 
Harry Richman University of Michigan  Student Combinatorics Seminar  Exponentially many perfect matchings 
Monday, October 09, 2017 Start: 4:00 PM
Location: 3096 East Hall 
Tristan Collins Harvard  Complex Analysis, Dynamics and Geometry  The Jequation, algebrogeometric stability and mirror symmetry 
Monday, October 09, 2017 Start: 4:00 PM
Location: 1866 East Hall 
 Integrable Systems and Random Matrix Theory  No seminar 
Monday, October 09, 2017 Start: 4:10 PM
Location: 4088 East Hall * 
Ari Shnidman Boston College  Group, Lie and Number Theory  Intersections of HeegnerDrinfeld cycles 
Tuesday, October 10, 2017 Start: 3:00 PM
Location: 1866 East Hall * 
Maxime Scott Indiana University  Student Geometry/Topology  Teichmueller theorems and generalizations 
Tuesday, October 10, 2017 Start: 4:10 PM
Location: 1360 East Hall 
Yuri Gurevich Microsoft Research  Colloquium Series  Logic in computing 
Wednesday, October 11, 2017 Start: 2:00 PM
Location: 3088 East Hall * 
Todd Oliynyk Monash University, Australia  Differential Equations  Dynamical relativistic liquid bodies 
Wednesday, October 11, 2017 Start: 3:00 PM
Location: 1866 East Hall * 
Sebastian Hermann UM  Financial/Actuarial Mathematics  Robust Pricing and Hedging around the Globe 
Wednesday, October 11, 2017 Start: 3:00 PM
Location: 3866 East Hall * 
Andrew Odesky UM  Student Arithmetic  Galois Theory as Geometry 
Wednesday, October 11, 2017 Start: 4:00 PM
Location: 1360 East Hall 
Nicolas Hernandez UM  Financial/Actuarial Mathematics  Bank monitoring incentives under moral hazard and adverse selection 
Wednesday, October 11, 2017 Start: 4:00 PM
Location: 3866 East Hall * 
Wouter Van Limbeek U Michigan  RTG Seminar on Geometry, Dynamics and Topology  Expander graphs I: Margulis expanders and Kazhdan's Property (T) 
Wednesday, October 11, 2017 Start: 4:10 PM
Location: 4096 East Hall 
Kiumars Kaveh University of Pittsburgh  Algebraic Geometry  Toric degenerations of projective varieties 
Thursday, October 12, 2017 Start: 3:00 PM
Location: 4088 East Hall * 
Nicholas Switala University of Illinois at Chicago  Commutative Algebra  The injective dimension of Ffinite Fmodules and holonomic Dmodules 
Thursday, October 12, 2017 Start: 3:00 PM
Location: 1866 East Hall 
Emily Stark Technion  Topology  The visual boundary of hyperbolic freebycyclic groups 
Thursday, October 12, 2017 Start: 4:00 PM
Location: 3096 East Hall * 
David FernandezBreton University of Michigan  Logic  Higher degree versions of the Central Sets Theorem 
Thursday, October 12, 2017 Start: 4:10 PM
Location: 1866 East Hall * 
Igor Dolgachev UM  Preprint Algebraic Geometry Seminar  Specialization of birational types (following KontsevichTschinkel) 
Friday, October 13, 2017 Start: 3:00 PM
Location: 1084 East Hall 
Yilun Wu Brown University  Applied Interdisciplinary Mathematics (AIM)  Steady state of rotating stars and galaxies 
Friday, October 13, 2017 Start: 3:00 PM
Location: 3866 East Hall 
Nattalie Tamam Tel Aviv University  Geometry  Divergent trajectories in arithmetic homogeneous spaces of rational rank two 
Friday, October 13, 2017 Start: 3:00 PM
Location: 1866 East Hall * 
Trevor Hyde University of Michigan  Student Representation Theory  Arboreal representations 
Friday, October 13, 2017 Start: 4:00 PM
Location: 1866 East Hall * 
Emanuel Reinecke UM  Arithmetic Geometry Learning Seminar  Deformation theory of formal modules 
Friday, October 13, 2017 Start: 4:10 PM
Location: 1084 East Hall 
Michael Newman University of Michigan  Student AIM Seminar  Quantum information and quantum errorcorrection 
Monday, October 16, 2017 Start: 4:00 PM
Location: 4096 East Hall 
Fall Break
 Geometry & Physics  No Seminar 
Monday, October 16, 2017 Start: 4:00 PM
Location: 1866 East Hall 
 Integrable Systems and Random Matrix Theory  No seminar  fall study break 
Monday, October 16, 2017 Start: 4:10 PM
Location: 4088 East Hall * 
No Talk Fall Break  Group, Lie and Number Theory  Fall Break 
Tuesday, October 17, 2017 Start: 4:10 PM
Location: 1360 East Hall 
Fall Break
 Colloquium Series  Fall Break 
Wednesday, October 18, 2017 Start: 3:00 PM
Location: 3866 East Hall * 
Trevor Hyde UM  Student Arithmetic  Elliptic curves with complex multiplication 
Wednesday, October 18, 2017 Start: 4:00 PM
Location: 1360 East Hall 
Alexandros Saplaouras UM  Financial/Actuarial Mathematics  The stability property of BSDEJ 
Wednesday, October 18, 2017 Start: 4:00 PM
Location: 3866 East Hall * 
Wouter Van Limbeek U Michigan  RTG Seminar on Geometry, Dynamics and Topology  Expander graphs II: Geometric expanders 
Wednesday, October 18, 2017 Start: 4:10 PM
Location: 4096 East Hall 
David Hansen Columbia University  Algebraic Geometry  Vanishing theorems in rigid analytic geometry 
Thursday, October 19, 2017 Start: 3:00 PM
Location: 4088 East Hall * 
Mel Hochster University of Michigan  Commutative Algebra  Stillman's Conjecture and its Applications 
Thursday, October 19, 2017 Start: 3:00 PM
Location: R2240 Ross School of Business * 
Jia Guo UM  Financial/Actuarial Mathematics  Recombining Tree Approximations for Optimal Stopping for Diffusions 
Thursday, October 19, 2017 Start: 3:00 PM
Location: 1866 East Hall 
Alena Erchenko Pennsylvania State University  Topology  Flexibility of some dynamical and geometrical data 
Thursday, October 19, 2017 Start: 4:10 PM
Location: 1866 East Hall * 
Matt Stevenson UM  Preprint Algebraic Geometry Seminar  RCpositivity, rational connectedness and Yau's conjecture (following Yang) 
Friday, October 20, 2017 Start: 3:00 PM
Location: 1084 East Hall 
Erik Luijten Northwestern University  Applied Interdisciplinary Mathematics (AIM)  Dynamic computation of dielectric effects in selfassembly and active matter 
Friday, October 20, 2017 Start: 3:00 PM
Location: 1866 East Hall * 
Nicholas Wawrykow University of Michigan  Student Representation Theory  Quantum Groups and Categorical Quantum sl2 Actions 
Friday, October 20, 2017 Start: 3:10 PM
Location: 3096 East Hall 
Ming Zhang UM  Student Algebraic Geometry  Examples of blowing up in algebraic geometry 
Friday, October 20, 2017 Start: 4:00 PM
Location: 3866 East Hall * 
Jun Li U Michigan  Geometry  The symplectomorphism groups of rational surfaces  Note the 4 pm starting time!!!! 
Friday, October 20, 2017 Start: 4:00 PM
Location: 1866 East Hall * 
Haoyang Guo UM  Arithmetic Geometry Learning Seminar  Moduli of elliptic modules 
Friday, October 20, 2017 Start: 4:10 PM
Location: 4088 East Hall 
Anna Weigandt U. Illinois, UrbanaChampaign  Combinatorics  Prism Tableaux and Alternating Sign Matrices 
Friday, October 20, 2017 Start: 4:10 PM
Location: 1084 East Hall 
Umang Varma University of Michigan  Student AIM Seminar  Compressed Sensing and Machine Learning in Single Cell RNAsequencing 
Monday, October 23, 2017 Start: 12:00 PM
Location: 335 West Hall * 
Anthony Vecchiarelli UM Molecular, Cellular and Developmental Biology  Mathematical Biology  The ParA/MinD family of ATPases make waves to position DNA, cell division, and organelles in bacteria 
Monday, October 23, 2017 Start: 4:00 PM
Location: 4096 East Hall 
Xin Wang Shandong University/Columbia  Geometry & Physics  Genus2 Gfunction for semisimple Frobenius manifolds 
Monday, October 23, 2017 Start: 4:00 PM
Location: 3866 East Hall 
 Student Combinatorics Seminar  No meeting 
Monday, October 23, 2017 Start: 4:00 PM
Location: 3096 East Hall 
Luke Edholm U(M)  Complex Analysis, Dynamics and Geometry  Constructing holomorphic L^p functions from L^p data 
Monday, October 23, 2017 Start: 4:00 PM
Location: 1866 East Hall 
Baofeng Feng The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley  Integrable Systems and Random Matrix Theory  The complex sine/sinhGordon equations and the complex short pulse equation 
Monday, October 23, 2017 Start: 4:10 PM
Location: 4088 East Hall * 
Michal Zydor IAS  Group, Lie and Number Theory  The relative trace formula of JacquetRallis and applications to the GanGrossPrasad conjecture 
Tuesday, October 24, 2017 Start: 3:00 PM
Location: 4088 East Hall * 
Robert Walker University of Michigan  Student Commutative Algebra  Some instances of "Life hacking" 
Tuesday, October 24, 2017 Start: 3:00 PM
Location: 1866 East Hall * 
Montek Gill University of Michigan  Student Geometry/Topology  Stable homotopy theory: spectra, generalized cohomology theories and higher algebraic structures 
Tuesday, October 24, 2017 Start: 4:10 PM
Location: 1360 East Hall 
Florian Pop University of Penn  Colloquium Series  The Ihara/OdaMatsumoto Conjecture (I/OM) 
Wednesday, October 25, 2017 Start: 3:00 PM
Location: 1866EH East Hall * 
Christian Keller UM  Financial/Actuarial Mathematics  Viscosity solutions for fully nonlinear stochastic partial differential equations  a rough path view 
Wednesday, October 25, 2017 Start: 3:00 PM
Location: 3866 East Hall * 
Gilyoung Cheong UM  Student Arithmetic  Using equicharacteristic zeta functions in practice 
Wednesday, October 25, 2017 Start: 4:00 PM
Location: 3866 East Hall * 
Kevin Schreve U Michigan  RTG Seminar on Geometry, Dynamics and Topology  Smith Theory 
Wednesday, October 25, 2017 Start: 4:10 PM
Location: 4096 East Hall 
Dave Anderson Ohio State  Algebraic Geometry  New formulas for degeneracy loci, and applications to BrillNoether theory 
Thursday, October 26, 2017 Start: 3:00 PM
Location: 4088 East Hall * 
Javier Carvajal Rojas University of Utah  Commutative Algebra  Finite torsors over strongly Fregular singularities 
Thursday, October 26, 2017 Start: 4:00 PM
Location: 4088 East Hall 
Zaher Hani Georgia Institute of Technology  Differential Equations  Nonlinear dispersive equations on large domains and wave turbulence 
Thursday, October 26, 2017 Start: 4:00 PM
Location: 3096 East Hall * 
David FernandezBreton University of Michigan  Logic  Higher degree versions of the Central Sets Theorem, II 
Thursday, October 26, 2017 Start: 4:10 PM
Location: 1866 East Hall * 
Emanuel Reinecke UM  Preprint Algebraic Geometry Seminar  Hodge theory for classifying stacks (following Totaro) 
Friday, October 27, 2017 Start: 3:00 PM
Location: 1084 East Hall 
John Schotland University of Michigan  Applied Interdisciplinary Mathematics (AIM)  Inverse problems in optical imaging 
Friday, October 27, 2017 Start: 3:00 PM
Location: 1866 East Hall * 
Nicholas Wawrykow University of Michigan  Student Representation Theory  Categorifying quantum sl2 
Friday, October 27, 2017 Start: 3:10 PM
Location: 3096 East Hall 
Devlin Mallory UM  Student Algebraic Geometry  Flatness in algebraic geometry 
Friday, October 27, 2017 Start: 4:00 PM
Location: 1866 East Hall * 
Matt Stevenson UM  Arithmetic Geometry Learning Seminar  Uniformization on Drinfeld modular curves 
Friday, October 27, 2017 Start: 4:10 PM
Location: 4088 East Hall 
Steven Karp U. Michigan  Combinatorics  Topology of totally positive spaces 
Friday, October 27, 2017 Start: 4:10 PM
Location: 1084 East Hall 
Andrew Melfi University of Michigan  Student AIM Seminar  An introduction to coalescent theory 
Monday, October 30, 2017 Start: 4:00 PM
Location: 4096 East Hall 
Georg Oberdieck MIT  Geometry & Physics  Holomorphic anomaly equations of elliptic fibrations and quasiJacobi forms 
Monday, October 30, 2017 Start: 4:00 PM
Location: 3866 East Hall 
Francesca Gandini University of Michigan  Student Combinatorics Seminar  Playing Combinatorial Games: Who Wins? 
Monday, October 30, 2017 Start: 4:00 PM
Location: 4088 East Hall * 
Aleksander Horawa UM  Student Arithmetic  Localtoglobal principles and the TateShafarevich group 
Monday, October 30, 2017 Start: 4:00 PM
Location: 3096 East Hall 
Jane Hawkins UNC Chapel Hill  Complex Analysis, Dynamics and Geometry  Iterated Elliptic Functions: Dynamics and Parametrizations 
Tuesday, October 31, 2017 Start: 3:00 PM
Location: 4088 East Hall * 
Robert Walker University of Michigan  Student Commutative Algebra  Some instances of "Life hacking" 
Tuesday, October 31, 2017 Start: 3:00 PM
Location: 1866 East Hall * 
Patrick Haggerty Indiana University  Student Geometry/Topology  Mapping class groups and curve complexes 
Wednesday, November 01, 2017 Start: 3:10 PM
Location: 3866 East Hall * 
Ofir Gorodetsky Tel Aviv University  Group, Lie and Number Theory  New Results on Shifted Correlation of Functions on F_q[T] 
Wednesday, November 01, 2017 Start: 4:00 PM
Location: 1360 East Hall 
Vathana Ly Vath ENSIIE  Financial/Actuarial Mathematics  Optimal dividend and investment policy with debt covenants 
Wednesday, November 01, 2017 Start: 4:00 PM
Location: 3866 East Hall * 
Richard Canary U Michigan  RTG Seminar on Geometry, Dynamics and Topology  An introduction to Hitchin representations 
Wednesday, November 01, 2017 Start: 4:10 PM
Location: 4096 East Hall 
Charlie Stibitz Princeton University  Algebraic Geometry  Etale morphisms and local algebraic fundamental groups 
Thursday, November 02, 2017 Start: 3:00 PM
Location: 4088 East Hall * 
Jonathan Montano University of Kansas  Commutative Algebra  Local cohomology of powers of ideals 
Thursday, November 02, 2017 Start: 3:00 PM
Location: 1866 East Hall 
Renaud Detcherry Michigan State University  Topology  Turaev Viro invariants and Gromov norm 
Thursday, November 02, 2017 Start: 4:00 PM
Location: 3096 East Hall * 
Danny Nguyen UCLA  Logic  Presburger Arithmetic and its computational complexity 
Thursday, November 02, 2017 Start: 4:10 PM
Location: 1360 East Hall 
Alex Wright Stanford University  Colloquium Series  Dynamics, geometry, and the moduli space of Riemann surfaces 
Thursday, November 02, 2017 Start: 5:10 PM
Location: 1866 East Hall * 
Eamon Quinlan UM  Preprint Algebraic Geometry Seminar  Simple Dmodule components of local cohomology modules (following PoliniHartshorne) 
Friday, November 03, 2017 Start: 3:00 PM
Location: 1084 East Hall 
Robert Ecke Los Alamos National Lab  Applied Interdisciplinary Mathematics (AIM)  Turbulence and mixing in stablystratified shear flows 
Friday, November 03, 2017 Start: 3:00 PM
Location: 2866 East Hall * 
Alex Wright Stanford  Geometry  Totally geodesic submanifolds of Teichmuller space and the KontsevichZorich cocycle 
Friday, November 03, 2017 Start: 3:00 PM
Location: 1866 East Hall * 
Bradley Zykoski University of Michigan  Student Representation Theory  Link Invariants via Quantum sl2 Representations 
Friday, November 03, 2017 Start: 3:10 PM
Location: 3096 East Hall 
Francesca Gandini UM  Student Algebraic Geometry  Groebner Bases: A Computational Tool for Algebraic Geometry 
Friday, November 03, 2017 Start: 4:00 PM
Location: 1866 East Hall * 
Bhargav Bhatt UM  Arithmetic Geometry Learning Seminar  Compactification of Drinfeld modular curves I 
Friday, November 03, 2017 Start: 4:00 PM
Location: 3096 East Hall * 
Trevor Hyde University of Michigan  Junior Colloquium Series  Factorization statistics and the twisted GrothendieckLefschetz formula 
Friday, November 03, 2017 Start: 4:10 PM
Location: 4088 East Hall 
Nathan Reading North Carolina State U.  Combinatorics  Dominance phenomena: mutation, scattering and cluster algebras 
Friday, November 03, 2017 Start: 4:10 PM
Location: 1084 East Hall 
Howard Levinson University of Michigan  Student AIM Seminar  Inverse Scattering and Superresolution 
Monday, November 06, 2017 Start: 4:00 PM
Location: 4096 East Hall 
Ronan Conlon Florida International University  Geometry & Physics  Asymptotically conical CalabiYau manifolds 
Monday, November 06, 2017 Start: 4:00 PM
Location: 3866 East Hall 
Jonathan Gerhard University of Michigan  Student Combinatorics Seminar  Pattern Avoidance and Combinatorial Statistics for Set Partitions and RGFs 
Monday, November 06, 2017 Start: 4:00 PM
Location: 1866 East Hall 
Asad Lodhia University of Michigan  Integrable Systems and Random Matrix Theory  A tutorial on Spiked PCA using Linear Spectral Statistics 
Monday, November 06, 2017 Start: 4:10 PM
Location: 4088 East Hall * 
Alvaro LozanoRobledo University of Connecticut  Group, Lie and Number Theory  A probabilistic model for the distribution of ranks of elliptic curves over Q 
Tuesday, November 07, 2017 Start: 11:30 AM
Location:4866 East Hall 
IBL Lunch
 Special Events  IBL Lunch 
Tuesday, November 07, 2017 Start: 3:00 PM
Location: 4088 East Hall * 
Jack Jeffries University of Michigan  Student Commutative Algebra  Differential operators and symbolic powers 
Tuesday, November 07, 2017 Start: 3:00 PM
Location: 1866 East Hall * 
John Kilgore University of Michigan  Student Geometry/Topology  Weyl's law for singular projective algebraic varieties 
Tuesday, November 07, 2017 Start: 4:10 PM
Location: 1360 East Hall 
Henry Kim University of Toronto  Colloquium Series  Number theoretic results in a family of number fields 
Wednesday, November 08, 2017 Start: 3:00 PM
Location: 3866 East Hall * 
Brandon Carter UM  Student Arithmetic  An introduction to Galois representations 
Wednesday, November 08, 2017 Start: 4:00 PM
Location: 1360 East Hall 
Mark Schroder Michigan State  Financial/Actuarial Mathematics  The Effects of Competition and Monitoring on R&D Investment: A Dynamic Approach 
Wednesday, November 08, 2017 Start: 4:00 PM
Location: 3866 East Hall * 
Tengren Zhang CalTech  RTG Seminar on Geometry, Dynamics and Topology  The Goldman symplectic form on the Hitchin component 
Wednesday, November 08, 2017 Start: 4:10 PM
Location: 4096 East Hall 
Kirsten Wickelgren Georgia Tech  Algebraic Geometry  Motivic Euler numbers and an arithmetic count of the lines on a cubic surface 
Thursday, November 09, 2017 Start: 3:00 PM
Location: 4088 East Hall * 
Jack Jeffries University of Michigan  Commutative Algebra  A ZariskiNagata theorem in mixed characteristic 
Thursday, November 09, 2017 Start: 3:00 PM
Location: 1866 East Hall 
Craig Westerland University of Minnesota  Topology  FoxNeuwirth/Fuks cells, quantum shuffle algebras, and Malle's conjecture for function fields 
Thursday, November 09, 2017 Start: 4:00 PM
Location: 3096 East Hall * 
Andres Caicedo Math Reviews  Logic  Realvalued measurability and the extent of Lebesgue measure 
Thursday, November 09, 2017 Start: 4:10 PM
Location: 1866 East Hall * 
Shubhodip Mondal UM  Preprint Algebraic Geometry Seminar  Vanishing theorems of Kodaira type for Witt canonical sheaves (following Tanaka) 
Friday, November 10, 2017 Start: 1:00 PM
Location:Nesbitt Room East Hall 
Diana Davis Williams  Special Events  Three flavors of billiards 
Friday, November 10, 2017 Start: 3:00 PM
Location: 1084 East Hall 
Chris Rycroft Harvard University  Applied Interdisciplinary Mathematics (AIM)  The reference map technique for simulating complex materials and multibody interactions 
Friday, November 10, 2017 Start: 3:00 PM
Location: 3866 East Hall 
Diana Davis Williams  Geometry  Tiling billiards and interval exchange transformations 
Friday, November 10, 2017 Start: 3:00 PM
Location: B844 East Hall * 
Vijay Nair Wells Fargo  Quant Program Practitioner Seminar  Risk Modeling in Banking & Wells Fargo Quantitative Associate Program 
Friday, November 10, 2017 Start: 3:00 PM
Location: 1866 East Hall * 
Gilyoung Cheong University of Michigan  Student Representation Theory  Rationality of Topological Zeta Functions 
Friday, November 10, 2017 Start: 3:10 PM
Location: 3096 East Hall 
Patrick Kelley UM  Student Algebraic Geometry  Integral models of varieties over the rationals 
Friday, November 10, 2017 Start: 4:00 PM
Location: 1866 East Hall * 
Bhargav Bhatt UM  Arithmetic Geometry Learning Seminar  Compactifications of Drinfeld modular varieties II 
Friday, November 10, 2017 Start: 4:10 PM
Location: 4088 East Hall 
Benjamin Wyser Oklahoma State U.  Combinatorics  Singularities of Korbit closures and interval pattern avoidance 
Friday, November 10, 2017 Start: 4:10 PM
Location: 1084 East Hall 
Audra McMillan University of Michigan  Student AIM Seminar  Differential Privacy and Applications to Game Theory 
Friday, November 10, 2017 Start: 4:10 PM
Location: 1360 East Hall 
Peter May University of Chicago  Colloquium Series  Glimpses of equivariant algebraic topology 
Friday, November 10, 2017 Start: 4:45 PM
Location: 1866 East Hall * 
Charlotte Chan UM  Arithmetic Geometry Learning Seminar  Connections to automorphic forms 
Monday, November 13, 2017 Start: 12:00 PM
Location: 335 West Hall * 
Tim Stasevich Colorado State University  Mathematical Biology  Realtime imaging of single mRNA translation dynamics in living cells 
Monday, November 13, 2017 Start: 3:10 PM
Location: 3096 East Hall * 
Mark Behrens Notre Dame University  Colloquium Series  Detectors in homotopy theory

Monday, November 13, 2017 Start: 4:00 PM
Location: 4096 East Hall 
Aaron Pixton MIT  Geometry & Physics  Generalized boundary strata classes 
Monday, November 13, 2017 Start: 4:00 PM
Location: 3866 East Hall 
 Student Combinatorics Seminar  No meeting this week 
Monday, November 13, 2017 Start: 4:00 PM
Location:Amphitheatre Rackham Graduate School (Horace H.) 
Robert Griess University of Michigan  Special Events  Distinguished University Professorship Lecture  The sporadic simple groups: 26 characters in search of an oracle 
Monday, November 13, 2017 Start: 4:00 PM
Location: 3096 East Hall 
Chenxi Wu Rutgers  Complex Analysis, Dynamics and Geometry  An upper bound on the asymptotic translation length on the curve complex 
Monday, November 13, 2017 Start: 4:00 PM
Location: 1866 East Hall 
Chaya Norton Concordia University and Centre de Recherches Mathematiques (CRM), Montreal  Integrable Systems and Random Matrix Theory  Symplectic aspects of a monodromy map 
Monday, November 13, 2017 Start: 5:30 PM
Location: 3088 East Hall * 
Jayce Getz Duke University  Group, Lie and Number Theory  A summation formula for triples of quadratic spaces (Note special time and room) 
Tuesday, November 14, 2017 Start: 3:00 PM
Location: 1866 East Hall * 
Patrick Haggerty Indiana University  Student Geometry/Topology  The Symplectic Representation of Mapping Class Groups 
Wednesday, November 15, 2017 Start: 3:00 PM
Location: 3866 East Hall * 
Patrick Lenning UM  Student Arithmetic  Varieties over the integers 
Wednesday, November 15, 2017 Start: 4:00 PM
Location: 3866 East Hall * 
Richard Canary U Michigan  RTG Seminar on Geometry, Dynamics and Topology  An introduction to Hitchin representations II 
Wednesday, November 15, 2017 Start: 4:10 PM
Location: 4096 East Hall 
Maksym Fedorchuk Boston College  Algebraic Geometry  GIT for syzygies, with applications 
Thursday, November 16, 2017 Start: 3:00 PM
Location: 4088 East Hall * 
Sema Gunturkun University of Michigan  Commutative Algebra  A Case of EisenbudGreenHarris Conjecture 
Thursday, November 16, 2017 Start: 3:00 PM
Location: 1866 East Hall 
Giuseppe Martone University of Southern California  Topology  Hitchin representations and configurations of apartments 
Thursday, November 16, 2017 Start: 4:00 PM
Location: 4088 East Hall 
Nicolas Yunes Montana State University  Differential Equations  Asymptotic Methods in the General Relativistic Modeling of Inspiraling Compact Binaries 
Thursday, November 16, 2017 Start: 4:10 PM
Location: 1866 East Hall * 
Ming Zhang UM  Preprint Algebraic Geometry Seminar  Mirror symmetry for moduli spaces of Higgs bundles via padic integration (following GroecheningWyssZiegler) 
Friday, November 17, 2017 Start: 3:00 PM
Location: 1084 East Hall 
Marina Epelman University of Michigan, Industrial and Operations Engineering  Applied Interdisciplinary Mathematics (AIM)  Analysis of countablyinfinite linear programming problems and simplextype algorithms 
Friday, November 17, 2017 Start: 3:00 PM
Location: 1866 East Hall * 
Peter Dillery University of Michigan  Student Representation Theory  Category O 
Friday, November 17, 2017 Start: 3:10 PM
Location: 3096 East Hall 
Yifan Wu UM  Student Algebraic Geometry  Affine Algebraic Groups 
Friday, November 17, 2017 Start: 4:10 PM
Location: 4088 East Hall 
Hugh Thomas UQAM  Combinatorics  RobinsonSchenstedKnuth via quiver representations 
Friday, November 17, 2017 Start: 4:10 PM
Location: 1084 East Hall 
Bobbie Wu University of Michigan  Student AIM Seminar  Why is scientific computing interesting? 
Monday, November 20, 2017 Start: 4:00 PM
Location: 4096 East Hall 
Dmitry Zhakarov Central Michigan  Geometry & Physics  Effective calculations in the tautological ring of curves 
Monday, November 20, 2017 Start: 4:00 PM
Location: 3866 East Hall 
Various People University of Michigan  Student Combinatorics Seminar  Bring Your Work to Work Day! 
Monday, November 20, 2017 Start: 4:00 PM
Location: 3096 East Hall 
William Floyd Virginia Tech  Complex Analysis, Dynamics and Geometry  Realizing Thurston maps as subdivision maps 
Monday, November 20, 2017 Start: 4:00 PM
Location: 1866 East Hall 
Lu Wei University of MichiganDearborn  Integrable Systems and Random Matrix Theory  On the exact moments of von Neumann entropy of quantum bipartite systems 
Monday, November 20, 2017 Start: 4:10 PM
Location: 4088 East Hall * 
Leo Goldmakher Williams College  Group, Lie and Number Theory  The unreasonable effectiveness of the PolyaVinogradov inequality 
Tuesday, November 21, 2017 Start: 3:00 PM
Location: 1866 East Hall * 
Bradley Zykoski University of Michigan  Student Geometry/Topology  An Introduction to Khovanov Homology 
Monday, November 27, 2017 Start: 4:00 PM
Location: 4096 East Hall 
Shuai Guo Peking University/Michigan  Geometry & Physics  Holomorphic anomaly equations for the quintic 3fold 
Monday, November 27, 2017 Start: 4:00 PM
Location: 3866 East Hall 
Alana Huszar University of Michigan  Student Combinatorics Seminar  Matroids 
Monday, November 27, 2017 Start: 4:00 PM
Location: 3096 East Hall 
Nicole Looper Northwestern  Complex Analysis, Dynamics and Geometry  A lower bound on the canonical height for polynomials 
Monday, November 27, 2017 Start: 4:00 PM
Location: 1866 East Hall 
Hao Wu University of Michigan  Integrable Systems and Random Matrix Theory  Transition between ferromagnetic and paramagnetic regimes for spherical spin glass model 
Monday, November 27, 2017 Start: 4:10 PM
Location: 4088 East Hall * 
Isabel Leal University of Chicago  Group, Lie and Number Theory  Generalized HasseHerbrand functions 
Tuesday, November 28, 2017 Start: 3:00 PM
Location: 4088 East Hall * 
Devlin Mallory University of Michigan  Student Commutative Algebra  EagonNorthcott complexes 
Tuesday, November 28, 2017 Start: 3:00 PM
Location: 1866 East Hall * 
Daniel Irvine University of Michigan  Student Geometry/Topology  From Symplectic to Contact Geometry 
Tuesday, November 28, 2017 Start: 4:10 PM
Location: 1360 East Hall 
Alexandru Ionescu Princeton University  Colloquium Series  On the global regularity of certain quasilinear evolution models 
Wednesday, November 29, 2017 Start: 3:00 PM
Location: 3866 East Hall * 
Will Dana UM  Student Arithmetic  Function field analogies, the ABC conjecture, and the ABC theorem 
Wednesday, November 29, 2017 Start: 3:10 PM
Location: 4448 (Psychology Dept Side) East Hall * 
Jennifer Wilson Stanford University  Colloquium Series  Stability in the homology of configuration spaces 
Wednesday, November 29, 2017 Start: 4:00 PM
Location: 1360 East Hall 
Ronnie Sircar Princeton University  Financial/Actuarial Mathematics  Trading, Market Impact and Nonlinear Systems 
Wednesday, November 29, 2017 Start: 4:00 PM
Location: 3866 East Hall * 
Diana Hubbard U Michigan  RTG Seminar on Geometry, Dynamics and Topology  The Burau representation of the braid group 
Wednesday, November 29, 2017 Start: 4:10 PM
Location: 4096 East Hall 
Harrison Chen UC Berkeley  Algebraic Geometry  Equivariant localization for periodic cyclic homology 
Wednesday, November 29, 2017 Start: 5:30 PM
Location:1324 East Hall 
Steven Miller Williams College  Special Events  Pythagoras at the Bat: An Introduction to Statistics and Modeling 
Thursday, November 30, 2017 Start: 3:00 PM
Location: 4088 East Hall * 
Ela Celikbas West Virginia University  Commutative Algebra  Decomposing Gorenstein rings as connected sums 
Thursday, November 30, 2017 Start: 4:00 PM
Location: 3866 East Hall * 
Jennifer Wilson Stanford University  Topology  Stability in the second homology of Torelli groups *NOTE THE TIME/LOCATION CHANGE 
Thursday, November 30, 2017 Start: 4:00 PM
Location: 3096 East Hall * 
Andres Caicedo Math Reviews  Logic  Realvalued measurability and the extent of Lebesgue measure (II) 
Thursday, November 30, 2017 Start: 4:10 PM
Location: 1866 East Hall * 
Zili Zhang UM  Preprint Algebraic Geometry Seminar  Motives of isogenous K3 surfaces (following Huybrechts) 
Friday, December 01, 2017 Start: 3:00 PM
Location: 1084 East Hall 
Yen Ting Lin Los Alamos National Laboratory  Applied Interdisciplinary Mathematics (AIM)  Modeling gene expression in the nonadiabatic regime using piecewise deterministic Markov processes 
Friday, December 01, 2017 Start: 3:00 PM
Location: 3866 East Hall 
Sergey Grigorian UTRGV  Geometry  G2structures and octonion bundles 
Friday, December 01, 2017 Start: 3:10 PM
Location: 3096 East Hall 
Ben Krakoff UM  Student Algebraic Geometry  Roch Around The Clock: An Introduction to RiemannRoch and Algebraic curves 
Friday, December 01, 2017 Start: 4:00 PM
Location: 1866 East Hall * 
Kartik Prasanna UM  Arithmetic Geometry Learning Seminar  The main theorem 
Friday, December 01, 2017 Start: 4:00 PM
Location: 4096 East Hall * 
Siddhant Agrawal University of Michigan  Junior Colloquium Series  The role of surface tension in angled crest type water waves 
Friday, December 01, 2017 Start: 4:10 PM
Location: 4088 East Hall 
Jeffrey Kuan Columbia  Combinatorics  Algebraic constructions of Markov duality functions 
Friday, December 01, 2017 Start: 4:10 PM
Location: 1084 East Hall 
Christiana Mavroyiakoumou University of Michigan  Student AIM Seminar  Mathematical Modeling of Microstructured Optical Fibers 
Friday, December 01, 2017 Start: 4:15 PM
Location: 3866 East Hall * 
Wouter van Limbeek U Michigan  Geometry  Symmetry and selfsimilarity in Riemannian geometry 
Monday, December 04, 2017 Start: 4:00 PM
Location: 4096 East Hall 
Mark McLean Stony Brook  Geometry & Physics  Birational CalabiYau Manifolds have Isomorphic Hamiltonian Floer Cohomology Algebras 
Monday, December 04, 2017 Start: 4:00 PM
Location: 3866 East Hall 
Gabriel Frieden University of Michigan  Student Combinatorics Seminar  Reduced words and EdelmanGreene insertion 
Monday, December 04, 2017 Start: 4:00 PM
Location: 3096 East Hall 
Eduard Duryev Harvard University  Complex Analysis, Dynamics and Geometry  Squaretilings of modular curves X(d) and Teichmueller curves in genus 2 
Monday, December 04, 2017 Start: 4:00 PM
Location: 1866 East Hall 
Liming Ling South China University of Technology  Integrable Systems and Random Matrix Theory  Darboux transformation for vector nonlinear Schrodinger equation (vNLSE) on the nonvanishing background 
Monday, December 04, 2017 Start: 4:10 PM
Location: 4088 East Hall * 
John Bergdall Michigan State University  Group, Lie and Number Theory  Critical padic Lfunctions for Hilbert modular forms 
Monday, December 04, 2017 Start: 5:15 PM
Location: 3096 East Hall * 
Various Instructors Univ Michigan  Teaching Mathematics  Teaching Working Group Session: Math 115 
Tuesday, December 05, 2017 Start: 11:30 AM
Location:4866 East Hall 
IBL Lunch University of Michigan  Special Events  IBL Lunch 
Tuesday, December 05, 2017 Start: 3:00 PM
Location: 4088 East Hall * 
Patricia Klein University of Michigan  Student Commutative Algebra  TBA 
Tuesday, December 05, 2017 Start: 3:00 PM
Location: 1866 East Hall * 
Nicholas Wawrykow University of Michigan  Student Geometry/Topology  The Boundary of the Complex of Curves and Train Tracks 
Tuesday, December 05, 2017 Start: 4:00 PM
Location: 4096 East Hall * 
Francois Delarue Universite NiceSophia Antipolis  Financial/Actuarial Mathematics  Mean field rough differential equations 
Wednesday, December 06, 2017 Start: 3:00 PM
Location: 3866 East Hall * 
Jonathan Gerhard UM  Student Arithmetic  A fun connection between class groups, conjugacy classes, and isogeny classes 
Wednesday, December 06, 2017 Start: 4:00 PM
Location: 1360 East Hall 
Dylan Possamai Columbia University  Financial/Actuarial Mathematics  Open problems in contract theory 
Wednesday, December 06, 2017 Start: 4:00 PM
Location: 3866 East Hall * 
Kurt Vinhage U Chicago  RTG Seminar on Geometry, Dynamics and Topology  A lowregularity method for producing homogeneous structure 
Wednesday, December 06, 2017 Start: 4:10 PM
Location: 4096 East Hall 
Andrew Snowden UM  Algebraic Geometry  Bounding ideal invariants 
Thursday, December 07, 2017 Start: 3:00 PM
Location: 4088 East Hall * 
Juliette Bruce University of WisconsinMadison  Commutative Algebra  Asymptotic Syzygies in the SemiAmple Setting 
Thursday, December 07, 2017 Start: 3:00 PM
Location: 1866 East Hall 
Katherine Raoux Michigan State University  Topology  Rationally nullhomologous knots, Rational Seifert surfaces and genus bounds 
Thursday, December 07, 2017 Start: 4:00 PM
Location: 4088 East Hall 
Siddhant Agrawal Univ. of Michigan  Differential Equations  The role of surface tension in angled crest water waves 
Thursday, December 07, 2017 Start: 4:00 PM
Location: 3096 East Hall * 
David FernandezBreton University of Michigan  Logic  More Ramseytheoretic statements: uncountably many colours, finite monochromatic sets 
Friday, December 08, 2017 Start: 3:00 PM
Location: 1084 East Hall 
Romesh Saigal University of Michigan, Industrial and Operations Engineering  Applied Interdisciplinary Mathematics (AIM)  Principal multiagent contracts in continuous time 
Friday, December 08, 2017 Start: 3:00 PM
Location: 3866 East Hall 
Kurt Vinhage U Chicago  Geometry  Cocycle rigidity for partially hyperbolic abelian group actions 
Friday, December 08, 2017 Start: 3:00 PM
Location: 1866 East Hall * 
Andrew Odesky University of Michigan  Student Representation Theory  The conductor of a Galois group 
Friday, December 08, 2017 Start: 3:10 PM
Location: 3096 East Hall 
Will Dana UM  Student Algebraic Geometry  Learning to Count with the Weil Conjectures for Curves 
Friday, December 08, 2017 Start: 4:10 PM
Location: 4088 East Hall 
Tair Akhmejanov Cornell  Combinatorics  Affine Growth Diagrams 
Friday, December 08, 2017 Start: 4:10 PM
Location: 1084 East Hall 
Tanvi Gujarati University of Michigan  Student AIM Seminar  An Introduction to Classical and Quantum Kicked Rotor 
Monday, December 11, 2017 Start: 4:00 PM
Location: 4096 East Hall 
Igor Dolgachev UM  Geometry & Physics  Lines on members of the Dwork pencil of CY quintics 
Monday, December 11, 2017 Start: 4:00 PM
Location: 3866 East Hall 
Gracie Ingermanson University of Michigan  Student Combinatorics Seminar  Cluster algebras through toy examples 
Monday, December 11, 2017 Start: 4:00 PM
Location: 3096 East Hall 
Hongming Nie Indiana University  Complex Analysis, Dynamics and Geometry  Iteration at the boundary of Newton's method 
Monday, December 11, 2017 Start: 4:00 PM
Location: 1866 East Hall 
 Integrable Systems and Random Matrix Theory  No seminar 
Monday, December 11, 2017 Start: 4:10 PM
Location: 4088 East Hall * 
Travis Morrison Pennsylvania State University  Group, Lie and Number Theory  Reductions between supersingular isogeny problems 
Tuesday, December 12, 2017 Start: 3:00 PM
Location: 1866 East Hall * 
Didac MartinezGranado Indiana University  Student Geometry/Topology  The WeilPetersson metric 
Thursday, December 21, 2017 Start: 12:00 PM
Location: 335 West Hall * 
Kelsey Gasior University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill  Mathematical Biology  Cytosolic LiquidLiquid Phase Separations in Multinucleate Cells 
Wednesday, January 03, 2018 Start: 3:00 PM
Location: 1096 East Hall * 
Jenny Young UM  Financial/Actuarial Mathematics  MeanVariance Criterion over a Random Horizon 
Wednesday, January 03, 2018 Start: 4:00 PM
Location: 1360 East Hall 
Ibrahim Ekren UM  Financial/Actuarial Mathematics  Multidimensional utility maximization with small nonlinear price impact 
Thursday, January 04, 2018 Start: 4:10 PM
Location: 1866 East Hall * 
Dan Burns UM  Preprint Algebraic Geometry Seminar  Obstructions to algebraizing topological vector bundles (following AsokFaselHopkins) 
Friday, January 05, 2018 Start: 3:00 PM
Location: 1084 East Hall 
Liliana Borcea University of Michigan  Applied Interdisciplinary Mathematics (AIM)  Untangling the nonlinearity in inverse scattering using datadriven reduced order models 
Friday, January 05, 2018 Start: 3:10 PM
Location: 3096 East Hall 
 Student Algebraic Geometry  Organizational Meeting 
Friday, January 05, 2018 Start: 4:10 PM
Location: 1084 East Hall 
Leighton Wilson University of Michigan  Student AIM Seminar  The Boundary Element Method: An Introduction, and an Application to Bioelectrostatics 
Monday, January 08, 2018 Start: 12:00 PM
Location: 335 West Hall * 
Justin Eilertsen UM Physiology  Mathematical Biology  Geometric singular perturbation theory and the mathematical description of enzyme kinetics 
Monday, January 08, 2018 Start: 4:00 PM
Location: 3088 East Hall * 
SungJin Oh Korea Institute for Advanced Study (KIAS), Seoul, South Korea  Differential Equations  The Threshold Theorem for the hyperbolic YangMills equation 
Monday, January 08, 2018 Start: 4:00 PM
Location: 3866 East Hall 
 Student Combinatorics Seminar  Planning Meeting 
Monday, January 08, 2018 Start: 4:00 PM
Location: 1866 East Hall 
 Integrable Systems and Random Matrix Theory  Organizational meeting 
Tuesday, January 09, 2018 Start: 3:00 PM
Location: 3866 East Hall 
 Student Geometry/Topology  Organizational meeting 
Tuesday, January 09, 2018 Start: 3:00 PM
Location: 1866 East Hall * 
Jacob Haley University of Michigan  Student Representation Theory  Nilpotent Orbits in Semisimple Lie Algebras 
Wednesday, January 10, 2018 Start: 3:00 PM
Location: 1866 East Hall 
 Student Arithmetic  Planning Meeting 
Wednesday, January 10, 2018 Start: 4:00 PM
Location: 1360 East Hall 
Ibrahim Ekren UM  Financial/Actuarial Mathematics  A dynamic equilibrium model for brokerage fees 
Wednesday, January 10, 2018 Start: 4:00 PM
Location: 3866 East Hall * 
Sarah Koch U(M)  RTG Seminar on Geometry, Dynamics and Topology  Rational maps and Kleinian groups: overview and organizational meeting 
Wednesday, January 10, 2018 Start: 4:10 PM
Location: 4096 East Hall * 
Qirui Li Columbia University  Group, Lie and Number Theory  Intersection number formula on LubinTate spaces (Note special day and room) 
Thursday, January 11, 2018 Start: 4:00 PM
Location: 3866 East Hall * 
 Commutative Algebra  No seminar  JMM 
Thursday, January 11, 2018 Start: 5:00 PM
Location: 3866 East Hall 
Snowden Andrew University of Michigan  Representation Stability  Stability in the homology of unipotent groups 
Friday, January 12, 2018 Start: 3:00 PM
Location: 1084 East Hall 
Fernanda Valdovinos University of Michigan  Applied Interdisciplinary Mathematics (AIM)  How can nonlinear dynamics and complex networks help us save our planet? 
Friday, January 12, 2018 Start: 3:10 PM
Location: 3096 East Hall 
Matt Stevenson UM  Student Algebraic Geometry  Curves defined over the algebraic numbers, Belyi's theorem, and les dessins d'enfants. 
Friday, January 12, 2018 Start: 4:10 PM
Location: 4088 East Hall 
Hailun Zheng U. Michigan  Combinatorics  A lower bound theorem for centrally symmetric simplicial polytopes 
Friday, January 12, 2018 Start: 4:10 PM
Location: 1084 East Hall 
Alexander Zaitzeff University of Michigan  Student AIM Seminar  Convolutional Neural Networks: Deep Learning on Images 
Monday, January 15, 2018 Start: 4:00 PM
Location:1324 East Hall 
Talitha Washington Associate Professor, Howard University & Program Director, National Science Foundation  Special Events  Hidden Figures: Bringing Math, Physics, History, and Race to Hollywood 
Monday, January 15, 2018 Start: 4:00 PM
Location: 1866 East Hall 
 Integrable Systems and Random Matrix Theory  No seminar  MLK day 
Tuesday, January 16, 2018 Start: 3:00 PM
Location: 3096 East Hall 
None University of Michigan  Student Commutative Algebra  Planning Meeting 
Tuesday, January 16, 2018 Start: 3:00 PM
Location: 3866 East Hall 
Daniel Irvine University of Michigan  Student Geometry/Topology  Symplectic Embedding Problems 
Tuesday, January 16, 2018 Start: 3:00 PM
Location: 1866 East Hall * 
Visu Makam University of Michigan  Student Representation Theory  Geometric complexity theory 
Wednesday, January 17, 2018 Start: 3:00 PM
Location: 1866 East Hall 
Patrick Kelley UM  Student Arithmetic  An introduction to modular forms 
Wednesday, January 17, 2018 Start: 4:00 PM
Location: 1360 East Hall 
Matteo Burzoni ETH  Financial/Actuarial Mathematics  On the martingale selection problem and its connection to arbitrage theory 
Wednesday, January 17, 2018 Start: 4:00 PM
Location: 3866 East Hall * 
Jasmine Powell U(M)  RTG Seminar on Geometry, Dynamics and Topology  Iteration of rational maps I 
Wednesday, January 17, 2018 Start: 4:10 PM
Location: 4096 East Hall 
Uli Walther Purdue University  Algebraic Geometry  GKZsystems and mixed Hodge modules 
Thursday, January 18, 2018 Start: 3:00 PM
Location: EH1360 * 
Alex Wugalter Ellington Management  Quant Program Practitioner Seminar  TBA 
Thursday, January 18, 2018 Start: 4:00 PM
Location: 3866 East Hall * 
 Commutative Algebra  Organizational meeting 
Thursday, January 18, 2018 Start: 4:10 PM
Location: 2866 East Hall * 
 Preprint Algebraic Geometry Seminar  Organizational meeting 
Friday, January 19, 2018 Start: 3:00 PM
Location: 1084 East Hall 
Tong Gao Michigan State University  Applied Interdisciplinary Mathematics (AIM)  Biomimetic studies of fluidstructure interaction: selfassembly, collective dynamics, and autonomous machines 
Friday, January 19, 2018 Start: 3:00 PM
Location: 3866 East Hall 
Gabriel Khan OSU  Geometry  A conjectural picture of complex structures on tori and other spaces 
Friday, January 19, 2018 Start: 3:10 PM
Location: 3096 East Hall 
Kannappan Sampath UM  Student Algebraic Geometry  Resolution of Singularities. 
Friday, January 19, 2018 Start: 4:10 PM
Location: 4088 East Hall 
Joshua Swanson U. Washington  Combinatorics  Major Index Asymptotics 
Friday, January 19, 2018 Start: 4:10 PM
Location: 2866 East Hall * 
Jeff Manning Univ of Chicago  Group, Lie and Number Theory  TaylorWilesKisin patching and mod l multiplicities in Shimura curves (Note special day/room) 
Friday, January 19, 2018 Start: 4:10 PM
Location: 1084 East Hall 
Nathan Vaughn University of Michigan  Student AIM Seminar  GPU Programing on FLUX 
Monday, January 22, 2018 Start: 4:00 PM
Location: 3866 East Hall 
Robert Walker University of Michigan  Student Combinatorics Seminar  Class groups of cluster algebras 
Monday, January 22, 2018 Start: 4:00 PM
Location: 1866 East Hall 
Bingying Lu University of Michigan  Integrable Systems and Random Matrix Theory  SemiClassical SineGordan Equation, Universality at the Gradient Catastrophe 
Monday, January 22, 2018 Start: 4:10 PM
Location: 4088 East Hall * 
Jack Klys University of Toronto  Group, Lie and Number Theory  Moments of unramified 2group extensions of quadratic fields 
Tuesday, January 23, 2018 Start: 3:00 PM
Location: 3096 East Hall 
Eamon Quinlan University of Michigan  Student Commutative Algebra  Rings of Differential Operators and DModules 
Tuesday, January 23, 2018 Start: 3:00 PM
Location: 3866 East Hall 
Bradley Zykoski University of Michigan  Student Geometry/Topology  TQFTs in Context 
Tuesday, January 23, 2018 Start: 3:00 PM
Location: 1866 East Hall * 
Harry Richman University of Michigan  Student Representation Theory  Representing curves 
Tuesday, January 23, 2018 Start: 4:10 PM
Location: 1360 East Hall 
Lydia Bieri University of Michigan  Colloquium Series  The Mathematics of Gravitational Waves.

Wednesday, January 24, 2018 Start: 3:00 PM
Location: 1866 East Hall 
Angus Chung UM  Student Arithmetic  An analogy of zeta function at positive even numbers over function field 
Wednesday, January 24, 2018 Start: 4:00 PM
Location: 1360 East Hall 
Martin Larsson ETH  Financial/Actuarial Mathematics  Generators of measurevalued jumpdiffusions 
Wednesday, January 24, 2018 Start: 4:00 PM
Location: 3866 East Hall * 
Sarah Koch U(M)  RTG Seminar on Geometry, Dynamics and Topology  Iteration of rational maps II 
Wednesday, January 24, 2018 Start: 4:10 PM
Location: 4096 East Hall 
Daniel Bragg University of Washington  Algebraic Geometry  Supersingular Twistor Space 
Thursday, January 25, 2018 Start: 4:10 PM
Location: 2866 East Hall * 
Mattias Jonsson UM  Preprint Algebraic Geometry Seminar  Ample canonical heights for endomorphisms on projective varieties (following Shibata) 
Thursday, January 25, 2018 Start: 5:00 PM
Location: 3866 East Hall 
Phil Tosteson University of Michigan  Representation Stability  FSop modules and the homology of DeligneMumford compactifications 
Friday, January 26, 2018 Start: 3:00 PM
Location: 1084 East Hall 
Oleg Zikanov University of Michigan (Dearborn)  Applied Interdisciplinary Mathematics (AIM)  Extreme magnetoconvection 
Friday, January 26, 2018 Start: 3:00 PM
Location: B844 East Hall * 
Dimitri Liakakos Sun Trading  Quant Program Practitioner Seminar  TBA 
Friday, January 26, 2018 Start: 3:10 PM
Location: 3096 East Hall 
David Schwein UM  Student Algebraic Geometry  The Cancellation Problem 
Friday, January 26, 2018 Start: 4:10 PM
Location: 4088 East Hall 
Hanbaek Lyu Ohio State U.  Combinatorics  Double jump phase transition in a random soliton cellular automaton 
Friday, January 26, 2018 Start: 4:10 PM
Location: 1084 East Hall 
Nithin Varma Boston University  Student AIM Seminar  Property testing and its variants: Formal models for big data algorithms 
Monday, January 29, 2018 Start: 4:00 PM
Location: 3866 East Hall 
Francesca Gandini University of Michigan  Student Combinatorics Seminar  All roads lead to the associahedron! 
Monday, January 29, 2018 Start: 4:00 PM
Location: 1866 East Hall 
Kirill Vaninsky Michigan State University  Integrable Systems and Random Matrix Theory  Hamiltonian formalism for the finite open Toda lattice and its spectral curves 
Monday, January 29, 2018 Start: 4:10 PM
Location: 4088 East Hall * 
Jessica Fintzen IAS  Group, Lie and Number Theory  Representations of padic groups 
Tuesday, January 30, 2018 Start: 3:00 PM
Location: 3096 East Hall 
Robert Walker University of Michigan  Student Commutative Algebra  Symbolic Powers Basics: Problem Session 
Tuesday, January 30, 2018 Start: 3:00 PM
Location: 3866 East Hall 
Jasmine Powell University of Michigan  Student Geometry/Topology  Similarities between Julia sets and the Mandelbrot set 
Tuesday, January 30, 2018 Start: 3:00 PM
Location: 1866 East Hall * 
Jonathan Gerhard University of Michigan  Student Representation Theory  The critical group of a group representation 
Wednesday, January 31, 2018 Start: 3:00 PM
Location: 1866 East Hall 
Yiwang Chen UM  Student Arithmetic  TateShafarevich group and class group 
Wednesday, January 31, 2018 Start: 4:00 PM
Location: 1360 East Hall 
Gaoyue Guo Oxford  Financial/Actuarial Mathematics  Some numerical aspects of (martingale) optimal transportation 
Wednesday, January 31, 2018 Start: 4:00 PM
Location: 3866 East Hall * 
Maxime Scott Indiana University  RTG Seminar on Geometry, Dynamics and Topology  Kleinian groups I 
Wednesday, January 31, 2018 Start: 4:10 PM
Location: 4096 East Hall 
Asher Auel Yale University  Algebraic Geometry  A tale of twothree fourfolds 
Thursday, February 01, 2018 Start: 3:00 PM
Location: B735 East Hall 
Ilya Smirnov University of Michigan  Commutative Algebra  Finite determinacy for Finvariants. 
Thursday, February 01, 2018 Start: 4:00 PM
Location: 1866 East Hall 
Salman Siddiqi University of Michigan  Student Dynamics  Chaotic behavior in dynamical systems 
Thursday, February 01, 2018 Start: 4:10 PM
Location: 2866 East Hall * 
Martin Ulirsch UM  Preprint Algebraic Geometry Seminar  CANCELLED  Motivic Hilbert zeta functions of curves are rational (following BejleriRanganathanVakil) 
Thursday, February 01, 2018 Start: 5:00 PM
Location: 1866 East Hall * 
Justin Lanier Georgia Tech  Topology  Normal generators for mapping class groups are abundant 
Thursday, February 01, 2018 Start: 5:00 PM
Location: 3866 East Hall 
Trevor Hyde University of Michigan  Representation Stability  Asymptotic stability of polynomial statistics 
Friday, February 02, 2018 Start: 10:00 AM
Location: 1360 East Hall 
Dan Burns UM  Symplectic Reading Group  Recap of symplectic rigidity and displacement energy 
Friday, February 02, 2018 Start: 3:00 PM
Location: 1084 East Hall 
Gino Biondini State University of New York at Buffalo  Applied Interdisciplinary Mathematics (AIM)  Modulational instability and small dispersion limit of nonlinear waves 
Friday, February 02, 2018 Start: 3:10 PM
Location: 1096 East Hall * 
Michael Harris Columbia University  Group, Lie and Number Theory  Chern classes of automorphic vector bundles (note special day, time, place) 
Friday, February 02, 2018 Start: 3:10 PM
Location: 3096 East Hall 
Will Dana UM  Student Algebraic Geometry  Invariant Theory and Hilbert's 14th Problem 
Friday, February 02, 2018 Start: 4:00 PM
Location: 1360 East Hall * 
Eckhard Meinrenken University of Toronto  Geometry  TBA (joint with Colloquium) 
Friday, February 02, 2018 Start: 4:10 PM
Location: 4088 East Hall 
Nate Harman U. Chicago  Combinatorics  Quantum integer valued polynomials and stable representation theory 
Friday, February 02, 2018 Start: 4:10 PM
Location: 1084 East Hall 
Saibal De University of Michigan  Student AIM Seminar  Green's Functions, Boundary Integral Equations and Rotational Symmetry: Constructing a Fast Solver for Stokes' Equation 
Friday, February 02, 2018 Start: 4:10 PM
Location: 1360 East Hall 
Eckhard Meinrenken University of Toronto  Colloquium Series  Some normal form theorems in differential geometry 
Monday, February 05, 2018 Start: 4:00 PM
Location: 4096 East Hall 
Adrien Sauvaget Paris VI  Geometry & Physics  Volumes of strata of differentials and intersection theory on moduli spaces of curves.

Monday, February 05, 2018 Start: 4:00 PM
Location: 3866 East Hall 
Bob Lutz University of Michigan  Student Combinatorics Seminar  Electrical networks and hyperplane arrangements 
Monday, February 05, 2018 Start: 4:00 PM
Location: 3096 East Hall 
Steven Damelin Math Reviews  Complex Analysis, Dynamics and Geometry  On the maximum modulus of weighted polynomials in the plane, zero distribution and zero location of weighted extremal polynomials. 
Monday, February 05, 2018 Start: 4:10 PM
Location: 4088 East Hall * 
David Zywina Cornell University  Group, Lie and Number Theory  Computing ladic monodromy groups 
Tuesday, February 06, 2018 Start: 12:00 PM
Location: 4866 East Hall * 
Discussion
 Teaching Mathematics  Learning Community on Inclusive Teaching Session 1. 
Tuesday, February 06, 2018 Start: 3:00 PM
Location: 3866 East Hall 
Mark Greenfield University of Michigan  Student Geometry/Topology  An introduction to symmetric spaces 
Tuesday, February 06, 2018 Start: 3:00 PM
Location: 1866 East Hall * 
Andy Odesky University of Michigan  Student Representation Theory  An IBL session on group algebras 
Tuesday, February 06, 2018 Start: 4:10 PM
Location: 1360 East Hall 
Qing Han Notre Dame University  Colloquium Series  Isometric Embedding of 2dim Riemannian Manifolds in Euclidean 3Space 
Wednesday, February 07, 2018 Start: 3:00 PM
Location: 1866 East Hall 
Jason Liang UM  Student Arithmetic  Elliptic Curves with a Given JInvariant 
Wednesday, February 07, 2018 Start: 4:00 PM
Location: 1360 East Hall 
Thomas Kruse University of DuisburgEssen  Financial/Actuarial Mathematics  Multilevel Picard approximations for highdimensional nonlinear parabolic partial differential equations 
Wednesday, February 07, 2018 Start: 4:00 PM
Location: 3866 East Hall * 
Didac MartinezGranado Indiana University  RTG Seminar on Geometry, Dynamics and Topology  Simultaneous uniformization and polynomial matings. 
Wednesday, February 07, 2018 Start: 4:10 PM
Location: 4096 East Hall 
David Anderson OhioState University  Algebraic Geometry  Finiteness in quantum Ktheory of flag varieties 
Thursday, February 08, 2018 Start: 3:00 PM
Location: B735 East Hall 
Daniel Smolkin University of Utah  Commutative Algebra  Subadditivity and Symbolic Powers 
Thursday, February 08, 2018 Start: 3:00 PM
Location: 1866 East Hall 
Lei Chen University of Chicago  Topology  From pointpicking to sections of surface bundles 
Thursday, February 08, 2018 Start: 4:00 PM
Location: 1866 East Hall 
Salman Siddiqi University of Michigan  Student Dynamics  Decay of correlations and central limit theorems in dynamical systems 
Thursday, February 08, 2018 Start: 4:10 PM
Location: 2866 East Hall * 
Igor Dolgachev UM  Preprint Algebraic Geometry Seminar  Nonliftable CalabiYau varieties in characteristic p (following AchingerZdanowicz) 
Thursday, February 08, 2018 Start: 5:00 PM
Location: 3866 East Hall 
Eric Ramos University of Michigan  Representation Stability  Configuration spaces of graphs and representation stability 
Friday, February 09, 2018 Start: 10:00 AM
Location: 1360 East Hall 
Dan Burns UM  Symplectic Reading Group  Symplectic Rigidity and Quantum Mechanics 
Friday, February 09, 2018 Start: 12:10 PM
Location: 1360 East Hall * 
Ruian Chen University of Michigan  Student Homotopy Theory  The first thing to know about Perverse Sheaves 
Friday, February 09, 2018 Start: 3:00 PM
Location: 1084 East Hall 
Phil Roe University of Michigan, Aerospace Engineering  Applied Interdisciplinary Mathematics (AIM)  A new approach to numerical conservation laws 
Friday, February 09, 2018 Start: 3:00 PM
Location: 3866 East Hall 
Krystal Taylor OSU  Geometry  Interior, Dimension, and Measure of Algebraic Sums of Fractal Sets and Curves via Fourier analysis and other techniques 
Friday, February 09, 2018 Start: 3:10 PM
Location: 3096 East Hall 
Haoyang Guo UM  Student Algebraic Geometry  Spreading Out 
Friday, February 09, 2018 Start: 4:10 PM
Location: 4088 East Hall 
Eric Ramos U. Michigan  Combinatorics  Families of nested graphs with compatible symmetricgroup actions 
Friday, February 09, 2018 Start: 4:10 PM
Location: 1084 East Hall 
Emanuel Gull University of Michigan  Student AIM Seminar  Modern Software Practices 
Monday, February 12, 2018 Start: 12:00 PM
Location: 335 West Hall * 
Jianping Fu UM Mechanical and Biomedical Engineering  Mathematical Biology  Synthetic human embryology in a dish 
Monday, February 12, 2018 Start: 4:00 PM
Location: 3866 East Hall 
Harry Richman University of Michigan  Student Combinatorics Seminar  Tropical grassmannians, tropical linear spaces, and valuated matroids 
Monday, February 12, 2018 Start: 4:00 PM
Location: 3096 East Hall 
Dimitrios Ntalampekos UCLA  Complex Analysis, Dynamics and Geometry  (Non)removability of the Sierpinski gasket 
Monday, February 12, 2018 Start: 4:00 PM
Location: 1866 East Hall 
Peter Miller University of Michigan  Integrable Systems and Random Matrix Theory  Rational Solutions of Painleve Equations 
Monday, February 12, 2018 Start: 4:10 PM
Location: 4088 East Hall * 
Chris Hall Western University  Group, Lie and Number Theory  Soft Hilbert Irreducibility Theorems 
Tuesday, February 13, 2018

Joe Kraisler University of Michigan  Student Representation Theory  The Quantum Harmonic Oscillator and the Stonevon Neumann Theorem 
Tuesday, February 13, 2018 Start: 11:30 AM
Location:4866 East Hall 
IBL Lunch
 Special Events  IBL Lunch 
Tuesday, February 13, 2018 Start: 3:00 PM
Location: 3866 East Hall 
Kostas Tsouvalas University of Michigan  Student Geometry/Topology  Anosov representations: the dynamical definition and main properties 
Tuesday, February 13, 2018 Start: 4:10 PM
Location: 1360 East Hall 
Andre Neves University of Chicago  Colloquium Series  Gromov, Yau, and existence of minimal surfaces 
Wednesday, February 14, 2018 Start: 3:00 PM
Location: 1866 East Hall 
David Schwein UM  Student Arithmetic  The Galois Group of a padic Field 
Wednesday, February 14, 2018 Start: 4:00 PM
Location: 1360 East Hall 
Florian Stebegg Columbia University  Financial/Actuarial Mathematics  Existence of Dual Optimizers in Constrained Transport 
Wednesday, February 14, 2018 Start: 4:00 PM
Location: 3866 East Hall * 
Alex Kapiamba U(M)  RTG Seminar on Geometry, Dynamics and Topology  The Sullivan No Wandering Domains Theorem vs. the Ahlfors Finiteness Theorem 
Wednesday, February 14, 2018 Start: 4:10 PM
Location: 4096 East Hall 
AnaMaria Castravet Northeastern University  Algebraic Geometry  Derived categories of moduli spaces of stable rational curves 
Thursday, February 15, 2018 Start: 3:00 PM
Location: B735 East Hall 
Mel Hochster University of Michigan  Commutative Algebra  Faithfulness of top local cohomology modules 
Thursday, February 15, 2018 Start: 4:00 PM
Location: 3088 East Hall 
David FernandezBreton University of Michigan  Logic  Models of set theory with union ultrafilters and small covering of meagre 
Thursday, February 15, 2018 Start: 4:00 PM
Location: 1866 East Hall 
Jasmine Powell University of Michigan  Student Dynamics  The Dynamics of Bicritical Rational Maps 
Thursday, February 15, 2018 Start: 4:10 PM
Location: 2866 East Hall * 
Takumi Murayama UM  Preprint Algebraic Geometry Seminar  Ascending chain condition for $F$pure thresholds on a fixed strongly $F$regular germ (following Sato) 
Thursday, February 15, 2018 Start: 5:00 PM
Location: 1866 East Hall * 
Hannah Alpert Ohio State University  Topology  Morse broken trajectories and hyperbolic volume *Note time change to 5pm 
Friday, February 16, 2018 Start: 10:00 AM
Location: 1360 East Hall 
Dan Burns UM  Symplectic Reading Group  The Median quasistate 
Friday, February 16, 2018 Start: 12:10 PM
Location: 1360 East Hall * 
Montek Gill University of Michigan  Student Homotopy Theory  The very many uses of simplicial objects 
Friday, February 16, 2018 Start: 3:00 PM
Location: 1084 East Hall 
Thomas Bothner University of Michigan  Applied Interdisciplinary Mathematics (AIM)  The Ising model from 1920 to 2018 
Friday, February 16, 2018 Start: 3:10 PM
Location: 3096 East Hall 
Devlin Mallory UM  Student Algebraic Geometry  An introduction to deformation theory 
Friday, February 16, 2018 canceled Start: 4:10 PM
Location: 4088 East Hall 
Evita Nestoridi Princeton U.  Combinatorics  Cutoff for random to random card shuffle (cancelled) 
Friday, February 16, 2018 Start: 4:10 PM
Location: 1084 East Hall 
Scott Rich University of Michigan  Student AIM Seminar  Phase Response Curves and Computational Neuroscience: an introduction and an analysis of the effects of PRCs on EI network dynamics 
Monday, February 19, 2018 Start: 4:00 PM
Location: 3866 East Hall 
Gabriel Frieden University of Michigan  Student Combinatorics Seminar  Evacuation and domino tableaux 
Monday, February 19, 2018 Start: 4:00 PM
Location: 3096 East Hall 
Maxime Fortier Bourque University of Toronto  Complex Analysis, Dynamics and Geometry  The Teichmueller space of conformal pentagons 
Monday, February 19, 2018 Start: 4:00 PM
Location: 1866 East Hall 
Elizaveta Rebrova University of Michigan  Integrable Systems and Random Matrix Theory  Nonasymptotic spectral properties of the heavytailed random matrices 
Monday, February 19, 2018 Start: 4:10 PM
Location: 4088 East Hall * 
Xianchang Meng McGill University  Group, Lie and Number Theory  Chebyshev's bias for products of k primes and related applications 
Tuesday, February 20, 2018 Start: 12:00 PM
Location: 4866 East Hall * 
Discussion
 Teaching Mathematics  Learning Community on Inclusive Teaching Session 2 
Tuesday, February 20, 2018 Start: 3:00 PM
Location: 3096 East Hall 
Robert Walker University of Michigan  Student Commutative Algebra  Intro to Tight Closure and some Fwords 
Tuesday, February 20, 2018 Start: 3:00 PM
Location: 3866 East Hall 
Salman Siddiqi University of Michigan  Student Geometry/Topology  Unipotent flows on homogeneous spaces 
Tuesday, February 20, 2018 Start: 3:00 PM
Location: 1866 East Hall * 
Phil Tosteson University of Michigan  Student Representation Theory  Representations of finite sets and injections 
Tuesday, February 20, 2018 Start: 4:10 PM
Location: 1360 East Hall 
George Pappas Michigan State University  Colloquium Series  Shimura varieties over the integers 
Wednesday, February 21, 2018 Start: 3:00 PM
Location: 1866 East Hall 
Trevor Hyde UM  Student Arithmetic  TBA 
Wednesday, February 21, 2018 Start: 4:00 PM
Location: 1360 East Hall 
Christoph Belak University of Trier  Financial/Actuarial Mathematics  Utility Maximization with Constant Costs 
Wednesday, February 21, 2018 Start: 4:00 PM
Location: 3866 East Hall * 
Maxime Scott Indiana University  RTG Seminar on Geometry, Dynamics and Topology  The Ahlfors Measure Conjecture 
Wednesday, February 21, 2018 Start: 4:10 PM
Location: 4096 East Hall 
Alex Perry Columbia University  Algebraic Geometry  Deformation and derived equivalent but nonbirational CalabiYau threefolds 
Thursday, February 22, 2018 Start: 3:00 PM
Location: B735 East Hall 
Irena Swanson Reed College  Commutative Algebra  Many associated primes of powers of primes 
Thursday, February 22, 2018 Start: 4:00 PM
Location: 3088 East Hall 
Chris Kapulkin University of Western Ontario  Logic  Homotopy Type Theory and internal languages of higher categories 
Thursday, February 22, 2018 Start: 4:00 PM
Location: 1866 East Hall 
Samantha Pinella University of Michigan  Student Dynamics  What are Lyapunov Exponents 
Thursday, February 22, 2018 Start: 5:00 PM
Location: 3866 East Hall 
Christin Bibby University of Michigan  Representation Stability  Representation stability of arrangements 
Friday, February 23, 2018 Start: 10:00 AM
Location: 1360 East Hall 
Daniel Irvine UM  Symplectic Reading Group  Quantum formalism and uncertainty inequalities 
Friday, February 23, 2018 Start: 12:10 PM
Location: 1360 East Hall * 
Attilio Castano University of Michigan  Student Homotopy Theory  The Cotangent Complex and the Derived Philosophy 
Friday, February 23, 2018 Start: 3:00 PM
Location: 1084 East Hall 
Eric Keaveny Imperial College  Applied Interdisciplinary Mathematics (AIM)  Linking the micro and macroscales in populations of swimming cells 
Friday, February 23, 2018 Start: 3:00 PM
Location:3088 East Hall 
Mariah Birgen, Marie Snipes, Darin Stephenson
 Special Events  Academic Careers @ Liberal Arts Colleges: Research Presentations 
Friday, February 23, 2018 Start: 3:10 PM
Location: 3096 East Hall 
Sanal Shivaprasad UM  Student Algebraic Geometry  An introduction to Hodge theory 
Friday, February 23, 2018 Start: 4:00 PM
Location:4088 East Hall 
Mariah Birgen, Gavin LaRose, Marie Snipes, Darin Stephenson
 Special Events  Academic Careers @ Liberal Arts Colleges: Panel Discussion 
Friday, February 23, 2018 Start: 4:10 PM
Location: 1084 East Hall 
Cupjin Huang University of Michigan  Student AIM Seminar  The nocloning theorem and its implications 
Friday, February 23, 2018 Start: 4:10 PM
Location: 4096 East Hall 
Emanuel Reinecke UM  Preprint Algebraic Geometry Seminar  Ordinary K3 surfaces over finite fields (following Taelman) 
Monday, February 26, 2018 Start: 4:10 PM
Location: 4088 East Hall * 
No Talk Spring Break  Group, Lie and Number Theory  Spring Break 
Tuesday, February 27, 2018 Start: 3:00 PM
Location: 4096 East Hall * 
Weiwei Wu University of Georgia  Geometry & Physics  Immersed Lagrangian cobordism and an orbifolds Picard Lefschetz theory 
Tuesday, February 27, 2018 Start: 4:10 PM
Location: 1360 East Hall 
Winter Break
 Colloquium Series  TBA 
Thursday, March 01, 2018 Start: 4:00 PM
Location: 3866 East Hall * 
 Commutative Algebra  Winter break 
Monday, March 05, 2018

Margaret StawiskaFriedland Math Reviews  Complex Analysis, Dynamics and Geometry  PseudoLeja points and approximation of planar sets by polynomial Julia sets 
Monday, March 05, 2018 Start: 4:00 PM
Location: 1360 East Hall 
Pierre Cardaliaguet Paris Dauphine  Financial/Actuarial Mathematics  On the (in)efficiency of mean field games. 
Monday, March 05, 2018 Start: 4:00 PM
Location: 3866 East Hall 
Gracie Ingermanson University of Michigan  Student Combinatorics Seminar  TBA 
Monday, March 05, 2018 Start: 4:00 PM
Location: 1866 East Hall 
Ujue Etayo Universidad de Cantabria (Spain)  Integrable Systems and Random Matrix Theory  Distributing points on spheres through Determinantal Point Processes. 
Monday, March 05, 2018 Start: 4:10 PM
Location: 4088 East Hall * 
Marty Weissman UC Santa Cruz  Group, Lie and Number Theory  The arithmetic of arithmetic Coxeter groups 
Tuesday, March 06, 2018 Start: 3:00 PM
Location: 3096 East Hall 
Zhan Jiang University of Michigan  Student Commutative Algebra  Quasilength, Content and Qsequence 
Tuesday, March 06, 2018 Start: 3:00 PM
Location: 3866 East Hall 
Montek Gill University of Michigan  Student Geometry/Topology  Waldhausen's algebraic Ktheory of spaces 
Tuesday, March 06, 2018 Start: 4:10 PM
Location: 1360 East Hall 
Selim Esedoglu University of Michigan  Colloquium Series  Algorithms for mean curvature motion of networks 
Wednesday, March 07, 2018 Start: 4:10 PM
Location: 4096 East Hall 
David Treumann Boston College  Algebraic Geometry  Ffields 
Wednesday, March 07, 2018 Start: 5:15 PM
Location: 3096 East Hall * 
Nancy Kress Univ Colorado, Boulder  Teaching Mathematics  Inclusive Teaching in Mathematics: An Asset Oriented Approach 
Thursday, March 08, 2018 Start: 3:00 PM
Location: B735 East Hall 
Jack Jeffries University of Michigan  Commutative Algebra  Transformation rules for natural multiplicities 
Thursday, March 08, 2018 Start: 4:00 PM
Location: 3088 East Hall 
Dana Bartosova Carnegie Mellon University  Logic  Ellis' problem for automorphism groups 
Thursday, March 08, 2018 Start: 4:00 PM
Location: 1866 East Hall 
Yonatan Shelah University of Michigan  Student Dynamics  An introduction to complex dynamics in higher dimensions 
Thursday, March 08, 2018 Start: 4:10 PM
Location: 2866 East Hall * 
Haoyang Guo UM  Preprint Algebraic Geometry Seminar  Line bundles on rigid varieties and Hodge symmetry (following HansenLi) 
Thursday, March 08, 2018 Start: 5:00 PM
Location: 1866 East Hall * 
Disheng Xu University of Chicago  Topology  Rigidity of Abelian action with hyperbolicity *Note change in time. 
Thursday, March 08, 2018 Start: 5:00 PM
Location: 3866 East Hall 
Nir Gadish University of Chicago  Representation Stability  Finitely generated sequences of linear subspace arrangements 
Friday, March 09, 2018

 Symplectic Reading Group  No meeting this week. 
Friday, March 09, 2018 Start: 8:00 AM
Location: East Hall 
 Special Events  Mathematics Graduate Recruitment 
Friday, March 09, 2018 Start: 10:10 AM
Location:B844 East Hall 
Danny Forger UM  Special Events  Recruitment Symposium: Mathematical Approaches to Study Circadian Rhythms 
Friday, March 09, 2018 Start: 11:10 AM
Location:B844 East Hall 
Sasha Barvinok UM  Special Events  Recruitment Symposium: Complex Geometry and Computational Complexity 
Friday, March 09, 2018 Start: 12:10 PM
Location: 1360 East Hall * 
Yunze Lu University of Michigan  Student Homotopy Theory  The Adams spectral sequence and some basic computations 
Friday, March 09, 2018 Start: 1:10 PM
Location:3096 East Hall 
Wei Ho UM  Special Events  Recruitment Symposium: Rational Points on Curves 
Friday, March 09, 2018 Start: 1:10 PM
Location:1866 East Hall 
UM  Special Events  Recruitment Symposium: AIM Graduate Student Panel 
Friday, March 09, 2018 Start: 3:00 PM
Location: 1084 East Hall 
Michael Shelley New York University/Flatiron Institute  Applied Interdisciplinary Mathematics (AIM)  Modeling and simulating active mechanics in the cell 
Friday, March 09, 2018 Start: 3:10 PM
Location:B844 East Hall 
William Fulton UM  Special Events  Recruitment Symposium: Formulas for Degeneracy Loci 
Friday, March 09, 2018 Start: 3:10 PM
Location: 3096 East Hall 
Jason Liang UM  Student Algebraic Geometry  The Jacobian Variety 
Friday, March 09, 2018 Start: 4:10 PM
Location: 4088 East Hall 
Zachary Hamaker U. Michigan  Combinatorics  Ktriangulations, subwords and plane partitions 
Friday, March 09, 2018 Start: 4:10 PM
Location: 1084 East Hall 
University of Michigan  Student AIM Seminar  MeetandGreet with Recruits 
Friday, March 09, 2018 Start: 5:10 PM
Location:1360 East Hall 
Sijue Wu UM  Special Events  Recruitment Symposium: Mathematical Analysis of the Water Wave Motion 
Saturday, March 10, 2018 Start: 8:00 AM
Location: East Hall 
 Special Events  Mathematics Graduate Recruitment 
Saturday, March 10, 2018 Start: 9:45 AM
Location:B844 East Hall 
Brenae Smith and Molly Tiernan Bannow UM  Special Events  Recruitment Symposium: Life in Ann Arbor 
Saturday, March 10, 2018 Start: 10:10 AM
Location:1360 East Hall 
Charlotte Chan UM  Special Events  Recruitment Symposium: The Drinfeld Curve 
Saturday, March 10, 2018 Start: 10:10 AM
Location:B844 East Hall 
Audra McMillan UM  Special Events  Recruitment Symposium: Introduction to Differential Privacy 
Saturday, March 10, 2018 Start: 10:40 AM
Location:B844 East Hall 
Bobbie Wu UM  Special Events  Recruitment Symposium: A Simplest Highorder Numerical Method 
Saturday, March 10, 2018 Start: 11:10 AM
Location:1360 East Hall 
Wouter Van Limbeek UM  Special Events  Recruitment Symposium: Geometry of Expander Graphs 
Saturday, March 10, 2018 Start: 11:20 AM
Location:B844 East Hall 
Scott Rich UM  Special Events  Recruitment Symposium: Phase Response Curves and Computational Neuroscience: An Introduction and an Analysis of the Effects of PRCs on EI Network Dynamics 
Monday, March 12, 2018 Start: 4:00 PM
Location: 3866 East Hall 
Will Dana University of Michigan  Student Combinatorics Seminar  An introduction to hyperplane arrangements and the OrlikSolomon algebra 
Monday, March 12, 2018 Start: 4:00 PM
Location: 1866 East Hall 
Yuchen Liao University of Michigan  Integrable Systems and Random Matrix Theory  The Periodic Aztec Diamond  Take I 
Monday, March 12, 2018 Start: 4:10 PM
Location: 4088 East Hall * 
Vinayak Vatsal UBC  Group, Lie and Number Theory  Test vectors for some ramified representations 
Monday, March 12, 2018 Start: 5:00 PM
Location:B844 East Hall 
Visu Makam UM  Special Events  Graduate Thesis Defense: Invariant theory, Tensors and Computational complexity 
Tuesday, March 13, 2018 Start: 10:00 AM
Location:1449 Mason Hall 
Audra McMillan UM  Special Events  Graduate Thesis Defense: Differential Privacy, Property Testing and Perturbations 
Tuesday, March 13, 2018 Start: 11:30 AM
Location:4866 East Hall 
 Special Events  IBL Lunch 
Tuesday, March 13, 2018 Start: 3:00 PM
Location: 3866 East Hall 
Didac MartinezGranado Indiana University  Student Geometry/Topology  The intersection number of geodesic currents 
Tuesday, March 13, 2018 Start: 3:00 PM
Location: 1866 East Hall * 
Gabe Frieden University of Michigan  Student Representation Theory  Representations of affine Lie algebras 
Tuesday, March 13, 2018 Start: 3:10 PM
Location: 1360 East Hall * 
Rohini Ramadas Harvard University  Colloquium Series  SumnerMyers Lecture: Algebraic dynamics from topological and holomorphic dynamics 
Tuesday, March 13, 2018 Start: 4:10 PM
Location: 1360 East Hall 
Jeff Diller Notre Dame University  Colloquium Series  Degrees and dynamics of plane rational maps. 
Wednesday, March 14, 2018 Start: 3:00 PM
Location: 1866 East Hall 
Jacob Haley UM  Student Arithmetic  Towards a Statement of the Local Langlands Conjecture 
Wednesday, March 14, 2018 Start: 4:00 PM
Location: 1360 East Hall 
Hao Xing LSE  Financial/Actuarial Mathematics  An example of continuoustime Radner equilibrium 
Wednesday, March 14, 2018 Start: 4:00 PM
Location: 3866 East Hall * 
Dan Thompson The Ohio State University  RTG Seminar on Geometry, Dynamics and Topology  Geodesic flow in nonpositive curvature: An inspiration for new techniques in ergodic theory 
Thursday, March 15, 2018 Start: 3:00 PM
Location: 1866 East Hall 
Elmas Irmak Bowling Green State University / UM  Topology  Edge preserving maps of curve graphs and nonseparating curve graphs, and rectangle preserving maps of HatcherThurston graphs 
Thursday, March 15, 2018 Start: 4:00 PM
Location: 3866 East Hall * 
 Commutative Algebra  No seminar  MSRI 
Thursday, March 15, 2018 Start: 4:00 PM
Location: 3088 East Hall 
David FernandezBreton University of Michigan  Logic  Models of set theory with union ultrafilters and small covering of meagre, II 
Thursday, March 15, 2018 Start: 4:00 PM
Location: 1866 East Hall 
Mitul Islam UM  Student Dynamics  Horocycle flow in hyperbolic surfaces 
Thursday, March 15, 2018 Start: 4:10 PM
Location: 2866 East Hall * 
Harold Blum UM  Preprint Algebraic Geometry Seminar  Differentials on the arc space (following de FernexDocampo) 
Friday, March 16, 2018 Start: 10:00 AM
Location: 1360 East Hall 
Alejandro Uribe UM  Symplectic Reading Group  An overview of geometric quantization 
Friday, March 16, 2018 Start: 12:10 PM
Location: 1360 East Hall * 
Yunze Lu University of Michigan  Student Homotopy Theory  The Adams spectral sequence for MU 
Friday, March 16, 2018 Start: 3:00 PM
Location: 1084 East Hall 
Jeremy Hoskins Yale University  Applied Interdisciplinary Mathematics (AIM)  Laplace in the vicinity of corners 
Friday, March 16, 2018 Start: 3:00 PM
Location: 3866 East Hall 
Dan Thompson The Ohio State University  Geometry  Thermodynamic formalism for geodesic flow on CAT(1) spaces 
Friday, March 16, 2018 Start: 4:10 PM
Location: 4088 East Hall 
Max Glick Ohio State U.  Combinatorics  GaleRobinson quivers, representations, and combinatorial formulas 
Friday, March 16, 2018 Start: 4:10 PM
Location: 1084 East Hall 
Bikash Kanungo University of Michigan  Student AIM Seminar  Learning exchangecorrelation potentials from electron densities 
Monday, March 19, 2018 Start: 4:00 PM
Location: 3866 East Hall 
Viswambhara Makam University of Michigan  Student Combinatorics Seminar  The combinatorics of polarization 
Monday, March 19, 2018 Start: 4:00 PM
Location: 3096 East Hall 
Nyima Kao UChicago  Complex Analysis, Dynamics and Geometry  The Manhattan Curve for Hyperbolic Surfaces with Cusps 
Monday, March 19, 2018 Start: 4:00 PM
Location: 1866 East Hall 
Hao Wu University of Michigan  Integrable Systems and Random Matrix Theory  The Periodic Aztec Diamond  Take II 
Monday, March 19, 2018 Start: 4:10 PM
Location: 4088 East Hall * 
Stefan Patrikis University of Utah  Group, Lie and Number Theory  Lifting Galois representations with (somewhat) small image 
Monday, March 19, 2018 Start: 5:15 PM
Location: 3866 East Hall * 
Vilma Mesa Univ Michigan School of Education  Teaching Mathematics  Design and Use of Open Source Mathematics Textbooks with Embedded Computation 
Tuesday, March 20, 2018 Start: 3:00 PM
Location: 3866 East Hall 
 Student Geometry/Topology  No talk this week 
Tuesday, March 20, 2018 Start: 3:00 PM
Location: 1866 East Hall * 
Bob Lutz University of Michigan  Student Representation Theory  Specht matroids and polytopes 
Tuesday, March 20, 2018 Start: 4:10 PM
Location: 1360 East Hall 
Richard Taylor Institute for Advanced Study  Colloquium Series  Arithmetic and locally symmetric spaces 
Wednesday, March 21, 2018 Start: 3:00 PM
Location: 1866 East Hall 
Yifeng Huang UM  Student Arithmetic  Introduction to Iwasawa theory  Weak Leopoldt conjecture for cyclotomic Zpextensions 
Wednesday, March 21, 2018 Start: 4:00 PM
Location: B844 East Hall * 
Parsiad Azimzadeh UM  Financial/Actuarial Mathematics  Convergence of implicit schemes for HamiltonJacobiBellman quasivariational inequalities 
Wednesday, March 21, 2018 Start: 4:10 PM
Location:1360 East Hall 
Richard Taylor Institute for Advanced Study  Special Events  Rainich Lecture: Galois theory and locally symmetric spaces 
Thursday, March 22, 2018 Start: 3:00 PM
Location: B735 East Hall 
Claudia Polini University of Notre Dame  Commutative Algebra  Simple Dmodule components of local cohomology modules 
Thursday, March 22, 2018 Start: 3:00 PM
Location: 1866 East Hall 
Johanna Mangahas University at Buffalo  Topology  Rightangled Artin groups as normal subgroups of mapping class groups 
Thursday, March 22, 2018 Start: 4:00 PM
Location: 4088 East Hall 
Andre MartinezFinkelshtein Baylor  Differential Equations  Multiple nonhermitian orthogonality and vector electrostatics: results, connections and problems 
Thursday, March 22, 2018 Start: 4:00 PM
Location: 1866 East Hall 
Kostas Tsouvalas University of Michigan  Student Dynamics  Projective Anosov representations 
Thursday, March 22, 2018 Start: 4:10 PM
Location:1360 East Hall 
Richard Taylor Institute for Advanced Study  Special Events  Rainich Lecture: Modularity lifting theorems in the setting of locally symmetric spaces 
Friday, March 23, 2018 Start: 10:00 AM
Location: 1360 East Hall 
Alejandro Uribe UM  Symplectic Reading Group  An overview of geometric quantization (2) 
Friday, March 23, 2018 Start: 12:10 PM
Location: 1360 East Hall * 
David Schwein University of Michigan  Student Homotopy Theory  Model Categories 
Friday, March 23, 2018 Start: 3:00 PM
Location: 1084 East Hall 
Andrei MartinezFinkelshtein Baylor University  Applied Interdisciplinary Mathematics (AIM)  Math is in the eye of the beholder 
Friday, March 23, 2018 Start: 3:00 PM
Location: 3866 East Hall 
Becca Winarski UWisconsinMilwaukee  Geometry  Twisted Rabbits and Hubbard Trees 
Friday, March 23, 2018 Start: 3:00 PM
Location:1096 East Hall 
Scott Rich UM  Special Events  Graduate Thesis Defense 
Friday, March 23, 2018 Start: 3:10 PM
Location: 3096 East Hall 
Shubhodip Mondal UM  Student Algebraic Geometry  Witt vectors and deformations 
Friday, March 23, 2018 Start: 4:10 PM
Location: 1084 East Hall 
Amanda Bower University of Michigan  Student AIM Seminar  The Landscape of NonConvex Quadratic Feasibility 
Friday, March 23, 2018 Start: 4:10 PM
Location: 4096 East Hall 
Kannappan Sampath UM  Preprint Algebraic Geometry Seminar  The failure of Kodaira vanishing for Fano varieties, and terminal singularities that are not CohenMacaulay (following Totaro) 
Monday, March 26, 2018 Start: 4:00 PM
Location: 3096 East Hall 
Emily Burkhead Duke  Complex Analysis, Dynamics and Geometry  Modeling Virus Dynamics with Stochastic Cellular Automata 
Monday, March 26, 2018 Start: 4:00 PM
Location: 1866 East Hall 
Guilherme Silva University of Michigan  Integrable Systems and Random Matrix Theory  The Periodic Aztec Diamond  Take III 
Monday, March 26, 2018 Start: 4:10 PM
Location: 4088 East Hall * 
Brian Smithling Johns Hopkins University  Group, Lie and Number Theory  An arithmetic intersection conjecture 
Tuesday, March 27, 2018 Start: 3:00 PM
Location: Blau Jeff Hall 1580 Ross School of Business * 
Jingjie Zhang UM  Financial/Actuarial Mathematics  TIME CONSISTENT STOPPING FOR THE MEANSTANDARD DEVIATION PROBLEM — THE DISCRETE TIME CASE 
Tuesday, March 27, 2018 Start: 3:00 PM
Location: 3866 East Hall 
Nicholas Wawrykow University of Michigan  Student Geometry/Topology  TBA 
Tuesday, March 27, 2018 Start: 3:10 PM
Location: 3096 East Hall * 
Patricia Klein University of Michigan  Student Commutative Algebra  Examples in Local Cohomology 
Tuesday, March 27, 2018 Start: 4:10 PM
Location: 1360 East Hall 
Xiaojun Huang Rutgers University  Colloquium Series  On several rigidity problems in several complex variables and complex geometry

Wednesday, March 28, 2018 Start: 3:00 PM
Location: 1866 East Hall 
Alex Horawa UM  Student Arithmetic  TBA 
Wednesday, March 28, 2018 Start: 4:10 PM
Location: 4096 East Hall 
Daniel Litt Columbia University  Algebraic Geometry  Canonical paths and monodromy 
Wednesday, March 28, 2018 Start: 5:30 PM
Location:1324 East Hall 
Walt Hickey chief culture writer for FiveThirtyEight  Special Events  How applied mathematics and journalism change the way we see the world 
Thursday, March 29, 2018 Start: 3:00 PM
Location: 1866 East Hall 
Rita Gitik UM  Topology  A New Algorithm in Group Theory 
Thursday, March 29, 2018 Start: 4:10 PM
Location: 2866 East Hall * 
Zili Zhang UM  Preprint Algebraic Geometry Seminar  GrinbergKazhdan theorem and Newton groupoids (following Drinfeld) 
Friday, March 30, 2018 Start: 10:00 AM
Location: 1360 East Hall 
Jun Li UM  Symplectic Reading Group  Hofer Diameter and Lagrangian Intersection 
Friday, March 30, 2018 Start: 3:00 PM
Location: 1084 East Hall 
Joseph Paulsen Syracuse University  Applied Interdisciplinary Mathematics (AIM)  Better living through frustration or: Shaping liquid surfaces with thin elastic sheets 
Friday, March 30, 2018 Start: 3:00 PM
Location: 3866 East Hall 
Thang Nguyen NYU  Geometry  TBA 
Friday, March 30, 2018 Start: 3:10 PM
Location: 3096 East Hall 
Attilio Castano UM  Student Algebraic Geometry  TBA 
Friday, March 30, 2018 Start: 4:10 PM
Location: 4088 East Hall 
Bruce Sagan Michigan State University  Combinatorics  Descent polynomials 
Friday, March 30, 2018 Start: 4:10 PM
Location: 1084 East Hall 
Dejiao Zhang University of Michigan  Student AIM Seminar  TBA 
Monday, April 02, 2018

Matt Stevenson University of Michigan  Complex Analysis, Dynamics and Geometry  TBA 
Monday, April 02, 2018 Start: 4:00 PM
Location: 1866 East Hall 
Promit Ghosal Columbia University  Integrable Systems and Random Matrix Theory  Lower tail of the KPZ equation 
Monday, April 02, 2018 Start: 4:10 PM
Location: 4088 East Hall * 
Brad Rodgers UM  Group, Lie and Number Theory  TBA 
Monday, April 02, 2018 Start: 5:16 PM
Location: 3866 East Hall 
TBA
 Teaching Mathematics  Faculty Communities for Inclusive Teaching Session 4 
Tuesday, April 03, 2018 Start: 3:00 PM
Location: 3096 East Hall 
Rankeya Datta University of Michigan  Student Commutative Algebra  TBA 
Tuesday, April 03, 2018 Start: 3:00 PM
Location: 3866 East Hall 
Samantha Pinella University of Michigan  Student Geometry/Topology  TBA 
Tuesday, April 03, 2018 Start: 4:10 PM
Location: 1360 East Hall 
Nizar Touzi Ecole Polytechnique, France  Colloquium Series  Mathematics for optimal contract theory 
Wednesday, April 04, 2018 Start: 3:00 PM
Location: 4096 East Hall * 
Sergey Nadtochiy
 Financial/Actuarial Mathematics  Optimal Contract for a Fund Manager, with Capital Injections and Endogenous Constraints. 
Wednesday, April 04, 2018 Start: 4:00 PM
Location: 1360 East Hall 
Nizar Touzi Ecole Polytechnique  Financial/Actuarial Mathematics  New developments in second order backward SDEs 
Wednesday, April 04, 2018 Start: 4:10 PM
Location: 4096 East Hall 
Akhil Mathew University of Chicago  Algebraic Geometry  TBA 
Thursday, April 05, 2018 Start: 3:00 PM
Location: B735 East Hall 
Paolo Mantero University of Arkansas  Commutative Algebra  TBA 
Thursday, April 05, 2018 Start: 3:00 PM
Location: 1360 East Hall * 
Nizar Touzi Ecole Polytechniqie  Financial/Actuarial Mathematics  Branching particles representation for nonlinear Cauchy problems 
Thursday, April 05, 2018 Start: 3:00 PM
Location: 1866 East Hall 
Konstantinos Tsouvalas UM  Topology  TBA 
Thursday, April 05, 2018 Start: 4:00 PM
Location: 4088 East Hall 
Fritz Gesztesy Baylor University, Waco TX  Differential Equations  On factorizations of differential operators and HardyRellichtype inequalities 
Thursday, April 05, 2018 Start: 4:10 PM
Location: 2866 East Hall * 
Matt Stevenson UM  Preprint Algebraic Geometry Seminar  On arithmetic general theorems for polarized varieties (following Grieve) 
Friday, April 06, 2018 Start: 3:00 PM
Location: 1084 East Hall 
Christoph Borgers Tufts University  Applied Interdisciplinary Mathematics (AIM)  Rhythms in neuronal networks with recurrent excitation 
Friday, April 06, 2018 Start: 3:00 PM
Location: 3866 East Hall 
Cagatay Kutluhan SUNY Buffalo  Geometry  TBA 
Friday, April 06, 2018 Start: 3:10 PM
Location: 3096 East Hall 
Emanuel Reinecke UM  Student Algebraic Geometry  TBA 
Friday, April 06, 2018 Start: 4:10 PM
Location: 4088 East Hall 
Neriman Tokcan University of Michigan  Combinatorics  TBA 
Friday, April 06, 2018 Start: 4:10 PM
Location: 1084 East Hall 
Matthew Kvalheim University of Michigan  Student AIM Seminar  TBA 
Monday, April 09, 2018

Takahiro Shibata Kyoto University  Complex Analysis, Dynamics and Geometry  TBA 
Monday, April 09, 2018 Start: 12:00 PM
Location: 335 West Hall * 
Carmen Canavier LSU School of Medicine  Mathematical Biology  Multiple gamma mechanisms coexist in an excitatory/inhibitory network 
Monday, April 09, 2018 Start: 4:10 PM
Location: 4088 East Hall * 
Jeffrey Adams Univ of Maryland  Group, Lie and Number Theory  TBA 
Tuesday, April 10, 2018 Start: 3:00 PM
Location: 3096 East Hall 
Rankeya Datta University of Michigan  Student Commutative Algebra  TBA 
Tuesday, April 10, 2018 Start: 3:00 PM
Location: 3866 East Hall 
Feng Zhu University of Michigan  Student Geometry/Topology  To be postponed 
Tuesday, April 10, 2018 Start: 4:10 PM
Location: 1360 East Hall 
Gunther Uhlmann University of Washington  Colloquium Series  Ziwet Colloquium: Harry Potter's Cloak via Transformation Optics 
Wednesday, April 11, 2018 Start: 4:00 PM
Location: 1360 East Hall 
Jianfeng Zhang USC  Financial/Actuarial Mathematics  A Martingale Approach for Fractional Brownian Motions and Related Path Dependent PDEs 
Wednesday, April 11, 2018 Start: 4:00 PM
Location:EHB844 East Hall 
Gunther Uhlmann University of Washington  Special Events  Ziwet Lecture 2: Journey to the Center of the Earth 
Wednesday, April 11, 2018 Start: 4:00 PM
Location: 3866 East Hall * 
Jeff Danciger U Texas  RTG Seminar on Geometry, Dynamics and Topology  TBA 
Wednesday, April 11, 2018 Start: 4:10 PM
Location: 4096 East Hall 
Zili Zhang UM  Algebraic Geometry  TBA 
Thursday, April 12, 2018 Start: 3:00 PM
Location: B735 East Hall 
Jason McCullough Iowa State University  Commutative Algebra  TBA 
Thursday, April 12, 2018 Start: 3:00 PM
Location: 1866 East Hall 
TBA TBA TBA  Topology  TBA 
Thursday, April 12, 2018 Start: 4:00 PM
Location: 4088 East Hall 
Michael Weinstein Columbia University  Differential Equations  TBA 
Thursday, April 12, 2018 Start: 4:10 PM
Location: 2866 East Hall * 
Karen Smith UM  Preprint Algebraic Geometry Seminar  TBA 
Thursday, April 12, 2018 Start: 5:00 PM
Location: 4088 East Hall * 
Gunther Uhlmann University of Washington  Differential Equations  Ziwet Lecture 3: Seeing Through Space and Time 
Friday, April 13, 2018 Start: 3:00 PM
Location: 1084 East Hall 
Kevin Hannay Schreiner University  Applied Interdisciplinary Mathematics (AIM)  TBA 
Friday, April 13, 2018 Start: 3:00 PM
Location: 3866 East Hall 
Fanny Kassel IHES  Geometry  TBA 
Friday, April 13, 2018 Start: 3:10 PM
Location: 3096 East Hall 
Nancy Wang UM  Student Algebraic Geometry  TBA 
Friday, April 13, 2018 Start: 4:10 PM
Location: 1084 East Hall 
Tyler Bolles University of Michigan  Student AIM Seminar  TBA 
Monday, April 16, 2018

Gao Chen IAS  Geometry & Physics  Classification of gravitational instanton

Monday, April 16, 2018 Start: 4:00 PM
Location: 3096 East Hall 
Giulio Tiozzo Toronto  Complex Analysis, Dynamics and Geometry  TBA 
Monday, April 16, 2018 Start: 4:10 PM
Location: 4088 East Hall * 
Levent Alpoge Princeton University  Group, Lie and Number Theory  TBA 
Monday, April 16, 2018 Start: 5:16 PM
Location: 3866 East Hall 
TBA
 Teaching Mathematics  Faculty Communities for Inclusive Teaching Session 5 
Tuesday, April 17, 2018 Start: 3:00 PM
Location: 3866 East Hall 
Mitul Islam University of Michigan  Student Geometry/Topology  TBA 
Tuesday, April 17, 2018 Start: 4:10 PM
Location: 1360 East Hall 
Jacob Tsimerman University of Toronto  Colloquium Series  TBA 
Wednesday, April 18, 2018 Start: 4:00 PM
Location: 1866 East Hall * 
Maxim Bichuch Johns Hopkins  Financial/Actuarial Mathematics  Systemic Risk and Market Confidence 
Thursday, April 19, 2018 Start: 4:00 AM
Location: 1866 East Hall * 
Dylan Thurston Indiana University  Topology  Elastic graphs and Ahlfors regular conformal dimension 
Thursday, April 19, 2018 Start: 4:10 PM
Location: 2866 East Hall * 
Shubhodip Mondal UM  Preprint Algebraic Geometry Seminar  Total pdifferentials on schemes over Z/p^2 (followng DupuyKatzRabinoffBrown) 