Date | Speaker | Title |

January 23 | Reviel Netz, Classics,
Stanford University |
Archimedes: the madness of the Method |

January 30 | DiPerna memorial
lecture: John Ball, Oxford University & Institute
for Advanced Study, Princeton |
The regularity of minimizers in elasticity |

February 6 | Matilde Marcolli, Max-Planck-Institut
für Mathematik, Bonn |
From noncommutative to arithmetic geometry |

February 13 | Ioana Dumitriu, Massachusetts Institute of
Technology |
Numerical linear algebra methods in random matrix theory |

February 20 | Idun Reiten, NTNU (Trondheim), visiting
MSRI |
Dynkin diagrams |

February 27 | Ezra Miller, University of Minnesota and
MSRI |
Combinatorial positivity by geometric degeneration |

March 6 | Hillel Furstenberg, Hebrew University, visiting
Stanford University |
Non-conventional ergodic theorems, nilmanifolds, and the long term memory of dynamical systems |

March 13 | Jesus De Loera, UC
Davis |
Lattice point counting in polyhedra: theory, applications, and software |

March 20 | Kay Giesecke, Cornell
University |
Trends and compensation |

March 27 | Spring recess | |

April 3 | Calvin Moore, UC
Berkeley |
History of the Berkeley Mathematics Department |

April 10 | Andrea Goldsmith, Electrical Engineering,
Stanford University |
Water pouring, MUD, and dirty paper: the mathematics of wireless communications with multiple antennas |

April 17 | James Yorke, University of Maryland |
Learning about reality from observation |

April 24 | Norbert Schappacher, Technische Universität
Darmstadt |
Kurt Heegner - an outsider in number theory |

May 1 | Sandu Popescu, Bristol University,
Hewlett Packard/MSRI Visiting Research Professor |
Quantum non-locality |

May 8 | Roger Howe, Yale University |
Invariant theory and quantum computation |

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colloquium schedules.

The colloquium meets Thursdays at 4:10pm in 60 Evans Hall. Before the lecture,
refreshments are served in 1015 Evans Hall (3:00pm-4:00pm). Lectures last 50
minutes and are followed by a short question period. The mathematical public
is cordially invited to attend.

Hendrik W. Lenstra, Jr., Colloquium chair

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