Fall 2014 Colloquium

The colloquium meets Thursdays at 4:10 pm to 5:00 pm in 60 Evans Hall. We will have at least two talks every month. Lectures last 50 minutes and are followed by a short question period. The mathematical public is cordially invited to attend.

Maciej Zworski, Colloquium Chair

Fall 2014

Date Speaker Title
Aug 28 Jan Derezinski, University of Warsaw On the excitation spectrum of the Bose gas
Sep 4   State of the department address
Sep 11 Ronald Graham, UC San Diego Combinatorics and Linear Equations
Sep 18 Melody Chan, Harvard University From combinatorics to algebraic geometry and back
Sep 25 Svitlana Mayboroda, University of Minnesota Localization of the eigenfunctions and associated free boundary problems
Oct 2 Fan Chung Graham, UC San Diego Semigroup spectral theory and graph coloring games
Oct 9 David Kinderlehrer, Carnegie Mellon University Microstructure meets Boltzmann: The evolution of microstructure, energy and entropy
Oct 16 Tony DeRose, Pixar Math in the movies (Serge Lang Undergraduate Lecture)
Oct 23 Elon Lindenstrauss, Hebrew University of Jerusalem Rigidity of higher rank abelian actions and equidistribution
Oct 30 Rafe Mazzeo, Stanford University Degenerating solutions of some gauge field equations
Nov 6 Michael Christ, UC Berkeley On the fine structure of classical inequalities, with an assist from additive combinatorics
Nov 13 Ngô Bảo Châu, University of Chicago The fundamental lemma (Chern Lecture)
Nov 20 Steven Sam, UC Berkeley Representation stability and finite linear groups
Nov 27 Thanksgiving holiday
Dec 4 Semyon Dyatlov, MIT A microlocal toolbox for hyperbolic dynamics
Dec 11 André Henriques, Universiteit Utrecht Bott periodicity and beyond
Dec 18