Spring 2017 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.

Vivek Shende, Colloquium Chair

Spring 2017

Date Speaker Title
Jan 19
Song Sun Calabi-Yau metrics and algebraic singularities
Jan 26 Xinwen Zhu Period maps, complex and p-adic
Feb 2 Sergiu Klainerman The problem of stability (Chern Lectures)
Feb 9 Eric Zaslow Fukaya Moduli
Feb 16 Avi Wigderson Operator scaling - theory and applications 
Feb 23 Michael Harris Attaching Galois representations to automorphic forms, and vice versa - recent progress (Bowen Lectures)
Mar 2 Shou-wu Zhang Faltings heights and derivatives of L-functions
Mar 9 Herbert Koch Regularity and asymptotics of solutions to the porous medium equation (DiPerna Lectures)
Mar 16 Thomas Nikolaus On topological cyclic homology
Mar 23 Bjorn Poonen Heuristics for elliptic curves
Mar 30 ------------ Spring Break
Apr 6 Ivan Corwin A drunk walk in a drunk world
Apr 13 Jeremy Gray Hermann Weyl’s Philosophy of Mathematics: What and Why
Apr 20 Peter Hintz Stability of black holes