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.
Olga Holtz, Colloquium Chair
Fall 2019
Date 
Speaker 
Title 
Sep 12 
Mina Aganagic, UC Berkeley 
Quantum Geometric Representation Theory 
Sep 19 
Dan Romik, UC Davis 
Orthogonal polynomial expansions for the Riemann xi function 
Sep 26 
John Voight, Dartmouth College 
Identities for $1/\pi^2$ and special hypergeometric motives 
Oct 3 
Anna Wienhard, Universität Heidelberg 
Noncommutative hyperbolic geometry 
Oct 10 
Nalini Anantharaman, CNRS and Université de Strasbourg 
Quantum ergodicity and delocalization of Schrödinger eigenfunctions 
Oct 17 
Hari Bercovici, Indiana University Bloomington 
Atoms of free convolutions and their relevance to random matrices 
Oct 24 
Maxim Kontsevich, Institut des Hautes Études Scientifiques 
Quantum minimal surfaces 
Oct 31 
Steve Zelditch, Northwestern University 
Recent advances on `hearing the shape of a drum' 
Nov 7 
Sergei Gukov, California Institute of Technology 
Hidden Algebraic Structures in Topology 
Nov 14 
Simion Filip, IAS and CMI 
Geometry and dynamics of K3 surfaces 
Nov 21 
Kirsten Wickelgren, Duke University 
An arithmetic count of rational plane curves 
Nov 28 
 
Thanksgiving 
Dec 5 
Hari Manoharan, Stanford University 
Peeking into Lower and Higher Dimensions Using Designer Quantum Matter 
Dec 12 
Yuri Matiyasevich, Russian Academy of Sciences 
Some numerical observations on Riemann's zeta function 








