Spring 2011 MSRI-Evans Lectures

Spring 2011

The talks for the Spring 2011 semester were on two different topics, namely, Free Boundary Problems (FBP) and Arithmetic Statistics (AS). The schedule of the talks were as follows:

Date Topic Speaker Title
Jan. 24 FBP Luis Caffarelli, University of Texas at Austin Free Boundary Problems
Feb. 7 AS Henryk Iwaniec, Rutgers Counting Integers
Feb. 14 AS Jon Hanke, University of Georgia The Arithmetic of Quadratic Forms
Mar. 7 FBP Juan Luis Vazquez, Universidad Autonoma de Madrid Nonlinear diffusion and free boundaries. From porous media to fractional diffusion
Mar. 14 AS Barry Mazur, Harvard University Elliptic curves, their companions, and their statistics
Mar. 28 FBP John E. Andersson, University of Warwick Linearization Techniques In Free Boundary Problems
Apr. 18 AS Melanie Wood, Stanford University Counting Points On Curves Over Finite Fields
Apr. 25 FBP Susanna Terracini, Universite di Milano - Bicocca Boundary singular solutions associated with connecting thin tubes