Mathematics Colloquium
Tentative Schedule for 20132014
All colloquia are on Fridays at 4:00 pm.
Spring 2013
date

speaker

title

host(s)

Tues, Jan 15, B139

Lillian Pierce (Oxford)

A new twist on the Carleson operator

Denissov

Thurs, Jan 17, 2pm, 901VV

Jonah Blasiak (Michigan)

Positivity, complexity, and the Kronecker problem

Terwilliger

Jan 25

Alexander Fish (Sydney)

Product sets in amenable groups through a dynamical approach

Gurevich

Feb 1

Tullia Dymarz (Madison)

Quasisymmetric vs BiLipschitz maps

Street

Feb 8

JeanLuc Thiffeault (Madison)

pseudoAnosovs with small or large dilatation

Roch

Feb 15

Eric Lauga (UCSD)

Optimization in fluidbased locomotion

Spagnolie

Feb 22

Svitlana Mayboroda (University of Minnesota)

Elliptic PDEs, analysis, and potential theory in irregular media

Stovall

Mar 1

Kirsten Wickelgren (Harvard)

Grothendieck's anabelian conjectures

Street

March 8

Dan Negrut (UW  Mechanical Engineering)

Using Advanced Computing in Applied Dynamics: From the Dynamics of Granular Material to the Motion of the Mars Rover

Caldararu

March 15

Kurusch Ebrahimi Fard (Madrid)

Spitzertype identities in noncommutative RotaBaxter algebras

Gurvich

March 22

Neil O'Connell (Warwick)

CANCELLED

Timo Seppalainen

March 29

Spring Break

No Colloquium


April 5

John Jones (ASU)

Number fields with prescribed ramification

Boston

April 12

Andrew Snowden (MIT)

TBA

Street

April 19

Moe Hirsch (Madison)


Street

April 26

Temporarily Reserved


Street

Tuesday, April 30, 4PM

Laure SaintRaymond (ENS)


Wasow Lecture

May 3

Davesh Maulik (Columbia)

TBA

Street

May 10

Steve Gelbart (Weizmann Institute)

TBA

Gurevich

Fall 2012
date

speaker

title

host(s)

Sept 14

Jordan Ellenberg (Madison)

FImodules: an introduction

local

Sept 20, 4pm

Persi Diaconis (Stanford)

CANCELLED

JeanLuc

Sept 21

Joyce McLaughlin (RPI)

Mathematics for Imaging Biomechanical Parameters in Dynamic Elastography

WIMAW

Sept 28

Eric Marberg (MIT)

Supercharacters for algebra groups: applications and extensions

Isaacs

Oct 5

Howard Masur (Chicago)

Winning games for badly approximable real numbers and billiards in polygons

Dymarz

Wed, Oct 10, 4pm

Bas Lemmens (Univ. of Kent)

From hyperbolic geometry to nonlinear PerronFrobenius theory

LAA lecture

Thur, Oct 11, 4pm

Irene Gamba (UTAustin)

Analytical and numerical issues associated with the dynamics of the nonlinear Boltzmann equation

WIMAW

Oct 12

Joachim Rosenthal (Univ. of Zurich)

Linear Random Network Codes, a Grassmannian Approach

Boston

Oct 19

Saverio E Spagnolie (Madison)

Elastic slender bodies in fluids and slender bodies in elastic fluids

Roch

Oct 26

Luke Oeding (UC Berkeley)

The Trifocal Variety

Gurevich

Tues, Oct 30

Andrew Majda (Courant)

Data Driven Methods for Complex Turbulent Systems

Smith, Stechmann

Thurs, Nov 1

Lenya Ryzhik (Chicago)

The role of a drift in elliptic and parabolic equations

Kiselev

Nov 2

Vladimir Sverak (Minnesota)

On scaleinvariant solutions of the NavierStokes equations

Kiselev

Nov 9

Uri Andrews (Madison)

Computable Stability Theory

Lempp

Mon, Nov 12

Charles Smart (MIT)

Regularity and stochastic homogenization of fully nonlinear equations without uniform ellipticity

Feldman

Mon, Nov 26

Daniel Erman (U.Michigan)

TBA

Boston

Wed, Nov 28

Cameron Hill (Notre Dame)

Genericity in Discrete Mathematics

Lempp

Nov 30

Nam Le (Columbia)

Boundary regularity for solutions to the linearized MongeAmpere equations and applications

Feldman

Dec 14

Amanda Folsom (Yale)

qseries and quantum modular forms

Ellenberg/WIMAW
