# 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 |
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