Spring 2005 Colloquium

At the bottom of this page is a list of downloadable PDF files of the available abstracts of the Spring 2005 Colloquium talks.

Spring 2005

Date Speaker Title
January 21 John Lott, University of Michigan and UC Berkeley Curvature of metric spaces via optimal transport
January 27 William Stein, Harvard University Visibility of Shafarevich-Tate groups of modular Abelian varieties at higher level
February 3 Charles Fefferman, Princeton University DiPerna Lecture: Whitney's extension problem and its variants
February 10 Sara Billey, University of Washington Intersecting Schubert varieties
February 17 Elena Mantovan, UC Berkeley Langland's conjectures and Shimura varieties
February 24 Dima Arinkin, University of Chicago Connections with a small parameter and spectral curves
March 3 Tanya Christiansen, University of Missouri Resonances and Schroedinger operators
March 10 Richard Borcherds, UC Berkeley Renormalization for poets
March 17 Eric Vanden-Eijnden, Courant Institute Metastability in complex systems: Reaction coordinate, free energy, and rates
March 31 Robin Graham, University of Washington Dirichlet-to-Neumann map for Poincare-Einstein metrics
April 7 Elon Lindenstrauss, Princeton University Arithmetic quantum unique ergodicity and the classification of invariant measures
April 14 Steven Krantz, Washington University The dimensions of automorphism groups
April 21 Lisa Goldberg, BARRA Variations on a theme of Paul-Andre Meyer
April 28 Mina Aganagic, UC Berkeley Geometry and string duality
May 5 Zoltan Szabo, Princeton University Heegaard diagrams and holomorphic disks

The colloquium meets Thursdays at 4:10PM in 60 Evans Hall. Lectures last 50 minutes and are followed by a short question period. The mathematical public is cordially invited to attend.

Maciej Zworski, Colloquium chair