Fall 2021 Colloquium
The colloquium meets Thursdays at 4:10 pm to 5:00 pm virtually. 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
Zoom link: https://berkeley.zoom.us/j/92809014403
Fall 2021
Date  Speaker  Title 

September 9  Jose A. Carrillo, University of Oxford  Nonlocal AggregationDiffusion Equations: entropies, gradient flows, phase transitions and applications 
September 16  
September 23  Alice Guionnet, École normale supérieure de Lyon 
Bernoulli Random Matrices 
September 30  Laura Rider, University of Georgia 
Examples of tstructures in Geometric Representation Theory 
October 7  Mina Aganagic, University of California, Berkeley 
(Homological) knot invariants from mirror symmetry 
October 14  Svetlana Jitomirskaya, University of California, Irvine 
Fractal properties of the Hofstadter butterfly, eigenvalues, and topological phase transitions 
October 21  Maggie Miller, Stanford University  Concordance of surfaces in 4manifolds 
October 28  Blake Temple, University of California, Davis 
On the Regularity Implied by the Hypotheses of Geometry 
November 4  Maciej Zworski, University of California, Berkeley  Internal waves in 2D aquaria and homeomorphisms of the circle 
November 11  Veterans Day (no colloquium) 

November 18  Caucher Birkar, Tsinghua University 
Boundedness and moduli of algebraic varieties 
November 25  Thanksgiving (no colloquium) 

December 2  Ian Agol, University of CaliforniaBerkeley 
Volumes of hyperbolic 3manifolds 
December 9  Shamgar Gurevich, University of WisconsinMadison 
Harmonic Analysis on GLn over Finite Fields 