Aug 22 |
Selman Akbulut (MSU) |
(4pm-5pm) Where do Seiberg-Witten equations come from? |

Aug 29 |
Inkang Kim (KIAS) |
(2pm-3pm) Introduction to Teichmuller space (4pm-5pm) Convexity and Plurisubharmonicity of energy functional on Teichmuller space |

Sep 5 |
Semeon Artamonov (UC Berkeley) |
(2pm-3pm) Introduction to Skein Algebras and Character Varieties (4pm-5pm) Genus Two Generalization of A_{1} spherical Double Affine Hecke Algebra |

Sep 12 |
No seminar |
No seminar |

Sep 19 |
Tarik Aougab (Brown) |
(2pm-3pm) The curve complex: basic geometric & combinatorial properties (4pm-5pm) Automorphisms of the k-curve graph |

Sep 26 |
Jeffrey Danciger (UT Austin) |
(2pm-3pm) Deforming hyperbolic three-manifolds (4pm-5pm) Exotic real projective Dehn surgery space |

Oct 3 |
Yusuf Barış Kartal (MIT) |
(2pm-3pm) Background for main talk (4pm-5pm) Distinguishing fillings using dynamics of Fukaya categories |

Oct 10 |
Sara Venkatesh (IAS) |
(2pm-3pm) Hamiltonian Floer theory and symplectic cohomology (4pm-5pm) Symplectic cohomology of subdomains |

Oct 17 |
Chaim Even Zohar (UC Davis) |
(2pm-3pm) Random Knots (4pm-5pm) Random Knots from Petal Diagrams |

Oct 24 |
Beibei Liu (UC Davis) |
(2pm-3pm) Introduction of geometric finiteness in hyperbolic space ℍ³ (4pm-5pm) Geometric finiteness in Hadamard manifolds |

Oct 31 |
Francesco Lin (Princeton) |
(2pm-3pm) Monopole Floer homology and exact triangles (4pm-5pm) The Seiberg-Witten equations and the length spectrum of hyperbolic three-manifolds |

Nov 2 |
Michael Freedman (Microsoft Research Station Q) |
(3:10pm-5pm) The algebra and topology of “quantum cellular automata” (qca) |

Nov 7 |
Nathaniel Bottman (IAS/Princeton) |
(2pm-3pm) Quilts, operads, and the Fukaya category (4pm-5pm) The symplectic (A_{∞},2)-category |

Nov 14 |
Lev Tovstopyat-Nelip (Boston College) |
(2pm-3pm) Background for research talk (4pm-5pm) The transverse invariant and braid dynamics |

Nov 28 |
Roger Casals (UC Davis) |
TBA |