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 Aggregation-Diffusion 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 t-structures 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 4-manifolds
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 California-Berkeley
Volumes of hyperbolic 3-manifolds
December 9 Shamgar Gurevich, University of Wisconsin-Madison
 Harmonic Analysis on GLn over Finite Fields