Spring 2023 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


Spring 2023


Date Speaker Title
January 26 F. Alberto Grünbaum,
University of California, Berkeley
A. Einstein, J. Bell: some history, some math, some experimental work and some technological developments in the 21st century. An introduction.
February 2 Peter Sarnak,
IAS and Princeton University
Spectra of locally uniform geometries. Prescribing the spectrum — Cubic graphs.  
February 9 Lisa Piccirillo,
Exotic phenomena in 4-dimensional topology
February 16 Anna E. Weigandt,
Combinatorial Aspects of Determinantal Varieties
February 23 Jennifer Balakrishnan,
Boston University
Mordell’s conjecture: one century later
March 2 Lin Lin,
University of California, Berkeley
Quantum algorithms for eigenvalue problems
March 9 Greta Panova,
University of Southern California
Computational Complexity in Algebraic Combinatorics
March 16 Yan Soibelman,
Kansas State University
Holomorphic Floer Theory
March 23 Chris Eur,
Harvard University
Geometry of Independence
April 6 Maryanthe Malliaris,
University of Chicago
What can infinity tell us about the finite?
April 13 Jacob Tsimerman,
University of Toronto
The André - Grothendieck Period conjecture over function fields
April 20 Yakov Eliashberg,
Stanford University
The 2022-23 Chern Lecture (Lecture 2 of 4): Flavors of convexity in complex geometry
April 27 Amol Aggarwal,
Columbia University and Clay Mathematics Institute
Spectral Statistics of Lévy Matrices