Fall 2012 Colloquium

The colloquium meets Thursdays at 4:10 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.

Maciej Zworski, Colloquium Chair

Fall 2012

Date Speaker Title
Aug 30 Nicolai Reshetikhin, UC Berkeley Quantum field theory: are we there yet?
Sep 13  Vadim Kaloshin, University of Maryland Arnold diffusion via invariant cylinders and Mather variational method
Sept 20  Katrin Wehrheim, MIT Moduli spaces of pseudoholomorphic curves
Sept 27  Jan Draisma, Eindhoven University of Technology Finite up to symmetry
Oct 4  John Bell, LBL Between Kinetic Theory and Navier Stokes - Modeling Fluids at the Mesoscale
Oct 11  Benedict Gross, Harvard University Arithmetic invariant theory
Oct 18  Ian Agol, UC Berkeley The virtual Haken conjecture
Oct 25  David Nadler, UC Berkeley Traces and loops
Nov 1  Ken Ono, Emory University q-hypergeometric functions and quantum modular forms
Nov 8  Mariel Vazquez, San Francisco State University DNA unknotting and unlinking
Nov 15  Dimitri Shlyakhtenko, UCLA Free Monotone Transport
Nov 29  Vivek Shende, MIT Quantum invariants of plane curve singularities
Dec 6  Lillian Pierce, University of Oxford Bringing the Carleson operator out of Flatland