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Since fall 2005, "Basic Notions Seminars" are also called "Faculty Colloquia". In these events, faculty members and sometimes guests of the department give general talks on areas of research that interest them. These talks are aimed at beginning graduate students, but everyone is welcome.

Spring 2016



  Date Time Room Speaker Title   Date Time Room Speaker Title
../peoplephotos/visitors/s_delellis.jpg Mon,Apr 18 2016 3 PM SC 507 Camillo De Lellis Singularity and regularity of area minimizing surfaces ../peoplephotos/senior/s_mazur.jpg Mon,Apr 04 2016 3 PM SC 507 Barry Mazur How many rational points are there?
../peoplephotos/senior/s_yau.jpg Mon,Mar 28 2016 3 PM SC 507 Shing-Tung Yau Quasilocal conserved quantities in general relativity and gravitational radiation

Fall 2015



  Date Time Room Speaker Title   Date Time Room Speaker Title
../peoplephotos/visitors/s_sosoe.jpg Mon,Dec 14 2015 3 PM SC 507 Philip Sosoe The Chemical Distance in Critical Percolation ../peoplephotos/senior/s_siu.jpg Mon,Dec 07 2015 3 PM SC 507 Yum-Tong Siu Recent Results and Problems in Several Complex Variables Involving Construction of Holomorphic Sections
../peoplephotos/senior/s_harris.jpg Mon,Nov 23 2015 3 PM SC 507 Joe Harris Variations of Hodge Structures ../peoplephotos/visitors/s_popescu.jpg Mon,Nov 09 2015 3 PM SC 507 Cristian Popescu The arithmetic of special values of L-functions
../peoplephotos/senior/s_schmid.jpg Mon,Oct 19 2015 3 PM SC 507 Wilfried Schmid Automorphic distributions ../peoplephotos/senior/s_taubes.jpg Mon,Oct 05 2015 3 PM SC 507 Cliff Taubes 4-manifold topology and hyperbolic knots in the 3-sphere

Spring 2015



  Date Time Room Speaker Title   Date Time Room Speaker Title
../peoplephotos/senior/s_gaitsgory.jpg Mon,Apr 20 2015 3 PM SC 507 Dennis Gaitsgory Langlands correspondence via shtukas, after V.Drinfeld, L.Lafforgue and V. Lafforgue ../peoplephotos/senior/s_yau.jpg Mon,Apr 06 2015 3 PM SC 507 Shing-Tung Yau Period integrals of algebraic manifolds and their differential equations (joint work with Bong Lian and An Huang)
../peoplephotos/visitors/s_conrad.jpg Mon,Mar 23 2015 3 PM SC 507 Brian Conrad The arithmetic Lefschetz Principle ../peoplephotos/senior/s_lurie.jpg Mon,Mar 09 2015 3 PM SC 507 Jacob Lurie Representation theory between characteristic Zero and Characteristic p
../peoplephotos/visitors/s_rapoport.jpg Mon,Mar 02 2015 3 PM SC 507 Michael Rapoport On accessible p-adic period domains ../peoplephotos/junior/s_gardiner.jpg Mon,Feb 23 2015 3 PM SC 507 Daniel Cristofaro-Gardiner Length and volume on contact three-manifolds

Fall 2014



  Date Time Room Speaker Title   Date Time Room Speaker Title
../peoplephotos/senior/s_gross.jpg Mon,Sep 22 2014 3 PM SC 507 Benedict Gross Singular moduli ../peoplephotos/visitors/s_laure_saint_raymond.jpg Mon,Oct 06 2014 3 PM SC 507 Laure Saint-Raymond The role of boundary layers in the global ocean circulation
../peoplephotos/junior/s_hector_pasten.jpg Mon,Oct 20 2014 3 PM SC 507 Hector Pasten Uniform Diophantine undecidability ../peoplephotos/senior/s_harris.jpg Mon,Nov 03 2014 3 PM SC 507 Joe Harris Plane Curves
../peoplephotos/senior/s_schmid.jpg Mon,Nov 17 2014 3 PM SC 507 Wilfried Schmid A new look at mixed Hodge modules

Spring 2014



  Date Time Room Speaker Title   Date Time Room Speaker Title
../peoplephotos/senior/s_siu.jpg Mon,Apr 21 2014 3 PM SC 507 Yum-Tong Siu Methods of deltabar estimates in complex and algebraic geometry ../peoplephotos/visitors/s_pixton.jpg Mon,Apr 14 2014 3 PM SC 507 Aaron Pixton The cohomology of the moduli space of curves
../peoplephotos/senior/s_harris.jpg Mon,Mar 31 2014 3 PM SC 507 Joe Harris Uniformity of rational points and the Lang conjecture ../peoplephotos/junior/s_yaiza.jpg Mon,Mar 10 2014 3 PM SC 507 Yaiza Canzani Local geometry of the nodal sets of Laplace eigenfunctions
../peoplephotos/senior/s_woodin.jpg Mon,Mar 03 2014 3 PM SC 507 Hugh Woodin The Continuum Hypothesis and the conception of mathematical infinity ../peoplephotos/junior/s_cotton-clay.jpg Mon,Feb 24 2014 3 PM SC 507 Andrew Cotton-Clay Weinstein Manifolds
../peoplephotos/senior/s_gaitsgory.jpg Mon,Feb 10 2014 3 PM SC 507 Dennis Gaitsgory Drinfeld's shtukas and related ideas

Fall 2013



  Date Time Room Speaker Title   Date Time Room Speaker Title
../peoplephotos/senior/s_gross.jpg Mon,Dec 09 2013 3 PM SC 507 Benedict Gross On the arithmetic of hyperelliptic curves ../peoplephotos/junior/s_arul.jpg Mon,Nov 2013 3 PM SC 507 Arul Shankar Counting Binary cubic forms using geometry-of-numbers techniques
../peoplephotos/senior/s_yau.jpg Mon,Nov 18 2013 3 PM SC 507 Shing-Tung Yau 150 Years of Mathematics at Harvard ../peoplephotos/senior/s_mcmullen.jpg Mon,Nov 04 2013 3 PM SC 507 Curt McMullen Complex hyperbolic geometry of moduli spaces
../peoplephotos/junior/s_tanaka.jpg Mon,Oct 21 2013 3 PM SC 507 Hiro Tanaka Factorization homology and link invariantses ../peoplephotos/senior/s_lurie.jpg Mon,Sep 30 2013 3 PM SC 507 Jacob Lurie Artin Reciprocity via Algebraic K-Theory
../peoplephotos/senior/s_harris.jpg Mon,Sep 23 2013 3 PM SC 507 Joe Harris How flexible are curves in projective space? ../peoplephotos/visitors/s_kontorovich.jpg Mon,Sep 16 2013 3 PM SC 507 Alex Kontorovich Level of distribution

Spring 2013



  Date Time Room Speaker Title   Date Time Room Speaker Title
../peoplephotos/senior/s_kisin.jpg Mon,Mar 25 2013 3 PM SC 507 Mark Kisin The Grothendieck p-curvature conjecture ../peoplephotos/senior/s_gaitsgory.jpg Mon,Mar 04 2013 3 PM SC 507 Dennis Gaitsgory Induction of representations and weird Frobenius reciprocity
../peoplephotos/visitors/s_rodnianski.jpg Mon,Feb 25 2013 3 PM SC 507 Igor Rodnianski Nonlinear scattering for black holes ../peoplephotos/visitors/s_mboyo-esole.jpg Mon,Feb 11 2013 3 PM SC 507 Mboyo Esole The Geometry of Elliptic Fibrations, a String Theory Perspective
../peoplephotos/visitors/s_stroock.jpg Mon,Mar 04 2013 3 PM SC 507 Dan Stroock (MIT) Randomness and Regularity ../peoplephotos/visitors/s_klemm.jpg Mon,Apr 15 2013 3 PM SC 507 Albrecht Klemm (University of Bonn) The refined BPS index from stable pair invariants
../peoplephotos/visitors/s_melrose.jpg Mon,Apr 22 2013 3 PM SC 507 Richard Melrose (MIT) Fusion, Loop-Spin and String structures

Fall 2012



  Date Time Room Speaker Title   Date Time Room Speaker Title
../peoplephotos/junior/s_sukhada.jpg Mon,Nov 26 2012 3 PM SC 507 Sukhada Fadnavis A Generalization of the Birthday Problem ../peoplephotos/junior/s_emily.jpg Mon,Nov 19 2012 3 PM SC 507 Emily Riehl Weighted limits and colimits
../peoplephotos/visitors/s_graham.jpg Mon,Oct 29 2012 3 PM SC 507 Fan Chung Graham Can you hear the shape of a network? ../peoplephotos/senior/s_sternberg.jpg Mon,Oct 22 2012 3 PM SC 507 Shlomo Sternberg Recent Incarnations of the Cartan Three form
../peoplephotos/junior/s_lau.jpg Mon,Sep 24 2012 3 PM SC 507 Siu-Cheong Lau Mirror symmetry and Fourier transform ../peoplephotos/senior/s_yau.jpg Mon,Sep 17 2012 3 PM SC 507 Sing-Tung Yau Geometry of singular Einstein space

Spring 2012



  Date Time Room Speaker Title   Date Time Room Speaker Title
../peoplephotos/senior/s_htyau.jpg Mon,Feb 6 2012 3 PM SC 507 HT Yau Random Matrix, Beta ensembles, and Dyson Brownian Motion ../peoplephotos/senior/s_gross.jpg Mon,Feb 13 2012 3 PM SC 507 Benedict Gross Discriminants and root discriminants
../peoplephotos/senior/s_mazur.jpg Mon,Feb 27 2012 3 PM SC 507 Barry Mazur Statistics of arithmetic of elliptic curves ../peoplephotos/senior/s_schmid.jpg Mon,Mar 05 2012 3 PM SC 507 Wilfried Schmid Mixed Hodge modules
../peoplephotos/junior/s_vaibhav-gadre.jpg Mon,Mar 19 2012 3 PM SC 507 Viabhav Gadre Word and relative metrics along random geodesics ../peoplephotos/senior/s_morel.jpg Mon,Mar 26 2012 3 PM SC 507 Sophie Morel Langlands Functoriality
../peoplephotos/junior/s_pera.jpg Mon,Apr 02 2012 3 PM SC 507 Keerthi Madapusi Pera p-adic uniformization and Hodge cycles on abelian varieties ../peoplephotos/senior/s_siu.jpg Mon,Apr 09 2012 3 PM SC 507 Yum-Tong-Siu Multiplier Ideal Scheaves
../peoplephotos/junior/s_bloemendal.jpg Mon,Apr 16 2012 3 PM SC 507 Alex Bloemendal Continuum limits of random matrices at the spectral edge ../peoplephotos/junior/s_bourgade.jpg Mon,Apr 23 2012 3 PM SC 507 Paul Bourgade The circular law

Fall 2011



  Date Time Room Speaker Title   Date Time Room Speaker Title
../peoplephotos/senior/s_kazhdan.jpg Mon,Nov 28 2011 3 PM SC 507 David Kazhdan Quivers and quantum groups ../peoplephotos/senior/s_kisin.jpg Mon,Nov 21 2011 3 PM SC 507 Mark Kisin "The Tate conjecture"
../peoplephotos/junior/s_avni.jpg Mon,Nov 14 2011 3 PM SC 507 Nir Avni "Invariant Random Subgroups" ../peoplephotos/senior/s_taubes.jpg Mon,Nov 7 2011 3 PM SC 507 Cliff Taubes "Differential equations, compactness and topology"
../peoplephotos/senior/s_lurie.jpg Mon,Oct 31 2011 3 PM SC 507 Jacob Lurie "Dijkgraaf-Witten models and vanishing theorems for higher Tate cohomology" ../peoplephotos/senior/s_kronheimer.jpg Mon,Oct 24 2011 3 PM SC 507 Peter Kronheimer A recent history of the 4-dimensional Poincare conjecture
../peoplephotos/senior/s_sacks.jpg Mon,Oct 17 2011 3 PM SC 507 Gerald Sacks Models of set theory via measure theory ../peoplephotos/visitors/s_serre.jpg Mon,Oct 3 2011 3 PM SC 507 Jean-Pierre Serre Integration and Equidistribution
../peoplephotos/senior/s_elkies.jpg Mon,Sep 26 2011 3 PM SC 507 Noam Elkies Covers of the Riemann sphere branched at few points ../peoplephotos/senior/s_harris.jpg Mon,Sep 12 2011 3 PM SC 507 Joe Harris Brill-Noether Theory
../peoplephotos/senior/s_gaitsgory.jpg Mon,Sep 19 2011 3 PM SC 507 Dennis Gaitsgory Contractibility of the space of rational maps

Spring 2011



  Date Time Room Speaker Title   Date Time Room Speaker Title
../peoplephotos/visitors/s_lars_anderson.jpg Mon,Jan 31 2011 3 PM SC 507 Lars Anderson The black hole stability problem ../peoplephotos/visitors/s_chenyuchi.jpg Mon,Feb 7 2011 3 PM SC 507 Chen-Yu Chi Singularities of hypersurfaces and the image of pluricanonical maps -- a metrical approach
../peoplephotos/visitors/s_gaborlippner.jpg Mon,Feb 14 2011 3 PM SC 507 Gabor Lippner Eigenvalue multiplicity and the genus of graphs ../peoplephotos/junior/s_rachel-epstein.jpg Mon,Feb 28 2011 3 PM SC 507 Rachel Epstein The structure of the computably enumerable sets
../peoplephotos/visitors/s_erdoes.jpg Mon,Mar 21 2011 3 PM SC 507 Laszlo Erdos Large atoms and molecules in a self-generated magnetic field ../peoplephotos/senior/s_lurie.jpg Mon,Mar 28 2011 3 PM SC 507 Jacob Lurie Tamagawa numbers via nonabelian Poincare duality
../peoplephotos/visitors/s_lishengtseng.jpg Mon,Apr 4 2011 3 PM SC 507 Li-Sheng Tseng Similarities between complex and symplectic analysis ../peoplephotos/junior/s_rabinoff.jpg Mon,Apr 11 2011 3 PM SC 507 Joe Rabinoff Implicitization via harmonic analysis on graphs, non-Archimedean analytic curves, and tropicalization
../peoplephotos/visitors/s_miranda_cheng.jpg Mon,Apr 18 2011 3 PM SC 507 Miranda Cheng The sporadic group M24 and (Mock) Automorphic forms

Fall 2010



  Date Time Room Speaker Title   Date Time Room Speaker Title
../peoplephotos/template/science.jpg Mon,Sep 13 2010 3 PM SC 507 Faculty Basic Notions Job Search Seminar ../peoplephotos/senior/s_mcmullen.jpg Mon,Sep 20 2010 3 PM SC 507 Curt McMullen The Evolution of Geometric Structures on 3-Manifolds
../peoplephotos/senior/s_harris.jpg Mon,Sep 27 2010 3 PM SC 507 Joe Harris Galois Groups in Geometry ../peoplephotos/visitors/s_michaelrapoport.jpg Mon,Oct 4 2010 3 PM SC 507 Michael Rapoport Period domains over finite and p-adic fields
../peoplephotos/senior/s_gross.jpg Mon,Oct 18 2010 3 PM SC 507 Benedict Gross Automorphisms of root lattices ../peoplephotos/senior/s_kronheimer.jpg Mon,Oct 25 2010 3 PM SC 507 Peter Kronheimer Knots, links and Khovanov homology
../peoplephotos/empty/s_notavailable.jpg Mon,Nov 1 2010 3 PM SC 507 Paul Bourgade Extreme spacings in random spectra ../peoplephotos/visitors/s_esnault.jpg Mon,Nov 8 2010 3 PM SC 507 Helene Esnault, Universität Duisberg-Essen Rational points and motivic integration
../peoplephotos/junior/s_vaibhav-gadre.jpg Mon,Nov 15 2010 3 PM SC 507 Vaibhav Gadre Length spectra for pseudo-Anosov maps: bounds for low dilatation examples ../peoplephotos/senior/s_htyau.jpg Mon,Nov 29 2010 3 PM SC 507 Horng-Tzer Yau Random matrices: a review of its history and the conjectures by Wigner and Dyson

Spring 2010



  Date Time Room Speaker Title   Date Time Room Speaker Title
../peoplephotos/senior/s_mazur.jpg Mon,Feb 1 2010 3 PM SC 507 Barry Mazur Hilbert's 10th Problem and Elliptic Curves ../peoplephotos/visitors/s_spencer.jpg Mon,Feb 8 2010 3 PM SC 507 Thomas Spencer (Princeton) Random band matrices, statistical mechanics and hyperbolic symmetry
../peoplephotos/visitors/s_anttiknowles.jpg Mon,Feb 22 2010 3 PM SC 507 Antti Knowles Controlling quantum fluctuations in the mean-field limit ../peoplephotos/visitors/s_sinai.jpg Mon,Mar 1 2010 3 PM SC 507 Yakov Sinai (Princeton) Smoothness of solutions of the Navier-Stokes System inside the square
../peoplephotos/visitors/s_xinyi_yuan.jpg Mon,Mar 8 2010 3 PM SC 507 Xinyi Yuan Preperiodic points and p-adic Calabi theorem ../peoplephotos/junior/s_xinwenzhu.jpg Mon,Mar 22 2010 3 PM SC 507 Xinwen Zhu Integral homology of loop groups via Langlands dual groups
../peoplephotos/visitors/s_arthur_ogus.jpg Mon,Mar 29 2010 3 PM SC 507 Arthur Ogus Logarithmic Geometry ../peoplephotos/visitors/s_wei_zhang.jpg Mon,Apr 5 2010 3 PM SC 507 Wei Zhang Absolutely Hodge Cycle
../peoplephotos/junior/s_sarahkoch.jpg Mon,Apr 12 2010 3 PM SC 507 Sarah Koch Thurston's topological characterization of rational functions ../peoplephotos/visitors/s_kirstenwickelgren.jpg Mon,Apr 19 2010 3 PM SC 507 Kristen Wickelgren Grothendieck's Anabelian Conjectures

Fall 2009



  Date Time Room Speaker Title   Date Time Room Speaker Title
../peoplephotos/template/science.jpg Mon,Sep 14 2009 3 PM SC 507 Faculty Basic Notions Job Search Seminar ../peoplephotos/senior/s_gross.jpg Mon,Sep 21 2009 3 PM SC 507 Benedict Gross Self-dual and conjugate-dual Galois representations
../peoplephotos/senior/s_lurie.jpg Mon,Sep 28 2009 3 PM SC 507 Jacob Lurie Categorification of the Fourier Transform ../peoplephotos/empty/s_notavailable.jpg Mon,Nov 2 2009 3 PM SC 507 Hao Xu Intersection theory on moduli spaces of curves
../peoplephotos/visitors/s_villani.jpg Mon,Oct 19 2009 3 PM SC 507 Cedric Villani Landau damping ../peoplephotos/senior/s_htyau.jpg Mon,Oct 26 2009 3 PM SC 507 HT Yau Eigenvalue distributions of random matrices, a dynamical approach
../peoplephotos/senior/s_schmid.jpg Mon,Nov 9 2009 3 PM SC 507 Wilfried Schmid Hodge theory and unitary representations of reductive Lie groups ../peoplephotos/junior/s_rabinoff.jpg Mon,Nov 16 2009 3 PM SC 507 Joseph Rabinoff Beyond Newton polygons: locating the zeros of polynomials over a non-Archimedean field
../peoplephotos/senior/s_gaitsgory.jpg Mon,Nov 23 2009 3 PM SC 507 Dennis Gaitsgory Quantum Langlands ../peoplephotos/junior/s_barwick.jpg Mon,Nov 30 2009 3 PM SC 507 Clark Barwick Descent Problems for K-Theory
../peoplephotos/junior/s_cotton-clay.jpg Mon,Dec 7 2009 3 PM SC 507 Andrew Cotton-Clay Symplectic field theory, tightness, and dynamics of vector fields ../peoplephotos/senior/s_mazur.jpg Mon,Feb 1 2010 3 PM SC 507 Barry Mazur Hilbert's 10th Problem and Elliptic Curves

Spring 2009



  Date Time Room Speaker Title   Date Time Room Speaker Title
../peoplephotos/senior/s_sacks.jpg Mon,Feb 2 2009 3 PM SC 507 Gerald Sacks Infinitely Long Formulas: A Short Introduction ../peoplephotos/junior/s_lam.jpg Mon,Feb 9 2009 3 PM SC 507 Thomas Lam The Edrei-Thoma Theorem
../peoplephotos/senior/s_nowak.jpg Mon,Feb 23 2009 3 PM SC 507 Martin Nowak and Corina Tarnita Evolutionary Dynamics on Sets ../peoplephotos/senior/s_elkies.jpg Mon,Mar 2 2009 3 PM SC 507 Noam Elkies How to Solve Diophantine Equations
../peoplephotos/senior/s_gross.jpg Mon,Mar 9 2009 3 PM SC 507 Benedict Gross Connections on Complex Algebraic Curves ../peoplephotos/junior/s_duncan.jpg Mon,Mar 16 2009 3 PM SC 507 John Duncan Poincare Series
../peoplephotos/junior/s_damjanovic.jpg Mon,Mar 30 2009 3 PM SC 507 Daniela Damjanovic Perturbations of some higher rank unipotent actions ../peoplephotos/visitors/s_lishengtseng.jpg Mon,Apr 6 2009 3 PM SC 507 Li-Sheng Tseng Non-Kahler Geometry
../peoplephotos/junior/s_lydiabieri.jpg Mon,Apr 13 2009 3 PM SC 507 Lydia Bieri Geometric Analysis and General Relativity ../peoplephotos/junior/s_yin.jpg Mon,Apr 20 2009 3 PM SC 507 Jun Yin Mathematical problems in quantum many-body physics
../peoplephotos/visitors/s_guionnet.jpg Mon,Apr 27 2009 3 PM SC 507 Alice Guionnet Random matrices, free probability and enumerations of maps ../peoplephotos/senior/s_hopkins.jpg Mon,May 11 2009 3 PM SC 507 Michael Hopkins The Kervaire invariant problem

Fall 2008



  Date Time Room Speaker Title   Date Time Room Speaker Title
../peoplephotos/senior/s_gaitsgory.jpg Mon,Sep 29 2008 3 PM SC 507 Dennis Gaitsgory Geometric representation theory ../peoplephotos/senior/s_taubes.jpg Mon,Oct 06 2008 3 PM SC 507 Cliff Taubes Inexpensive quantum field theories
../peoplephotos/junior/s_avni.jpg Mon,Oct 20 2008 3 PM SC 507 Nir Avni Motivic Integration ../peoplephotos/senior/s_harris.jpg Mon,Oct 27 2008 3 PM SC 507 Joe Harris The interpolation problem
../peoplephotos/senior/s_kronheimer.jpg Mon,Nov 3 2008 3 PM SC 507 Peter Kronheimer Using instantons to see the Thurston norm ../peoplephotos/junior/s_barwick.jpg Mon,Nov 10 2008 3 PM SC 507 Clark Barwick Schematic Homotopy Types
../peoplephotos/junior/s_williams.jpg Mon,Nov 17 2008 3 PM SC 507 Lauren Williams What does the non-negative part of a flag variety look like? ../peoplephotos/senior/s_yau.jpg Mon,Dec 8 2008 3 PM SC 507 Shing-Tung Yau Conserved quantities in classical general relativity

Spring 2008



  Date Time Room Speaker Title   Date Time Room Speaker Title
../peoplephotos/visitors/s_vafa.jpg Mon,Apr 14 2008 3 PM SC 507 Cumrun Vafa Topological Strings ../peoplephotos/junior/s_desole.jpg Mon,Apr 7 2008 3 PM SC 507 Alberto de Sole Hamiltonian equation, their integrals of motion and related algebraic structure.
../peoplephotos/senior/s_hopkins.jpg Mon,Mar 31 2008 3 PM SC 507 Michael Hopkins Algebraic topology of topological field theories ../peoplephotos/visitors/s_kobayashi.jpg Mon,Mar 17 2008 3 PM SC 507 Toshiyuki Kobayashi Existence Problem of Compact Locally Symmetric Spaces
../peoplephotos/junior/s_weinkove.jpg Mon,Mar 10 2008 3 PM SC 507 Ben Weinkove The Calabi-Yau equation ../peoplephotos/senior/s_nowak.jpg Mon,Mar 3 2008 3 PM SC 507 Martin Nowak Evolutionary Dynamics

Fall 2007



  Date Time Room Speaker Title   Date Time Room Speaker Title
../peoplephotos/senior/s_taubes.jpg Mon,Oct 1 2007 3:30 PM (a one time shift) SC 507 Clifford Taubes Smooth Manifolds in Dimension 4 ../peoplephotos/senior/s_taylor.jpg Mon,Oct 15 2007 3 PM SC 507 Richard Taylor Shimura Varieties and Rapoport-Zink Spaces
../peoplephotos/senior/s_harris.jpg Mon,Oct 22 2007 3 PM SC 507 Joe Harris Uniformity of Rational Points on Curves ../peoplephotos/visitors/s_slava_krushkal.jpg Mon,Oct 29 2007 3 PM SC 507 Slava Krushkal The chromatic polynomial, the golden ratio, and quantum topology
../peoplephotos/senior/s_gross.jpg Mon,Nov 5 2007 3 PM SC 507 Dick Gross On the parameters of discrete series ../peoplephotos/visitors/s_seidel.jpg Mon,Nov 19 2007 3 PM SC 507 Paul Seidel (MIT) Pairs of Pants
../peoplephotos/junior/s_damjanovic.jpg Mon,Dec 3 2007 3 PM SC 507 Danijela Damjanovic Stability of some Abelian actions ../peoplephotos/visitors/s_behrens.jpg Mon,Dec 10 2007 3 PM SC 507 Mark Behrens (MIT) Stable homotopy groups of spheres and modular forms

Spring 2007



  Date Time Room Speaker Title   Date Time Room Speaker Title
../peoplephotos/senior/s_jaffe.jpg Mon,Feb 5 2007 3 PM SC 507 Arthur Jaffe Quantization and Renormalization ../peoplephotos/senior/s_mcmullen.jpg Mon,Feb 12 2007 3 PM SC 507 Curt McMullen Thermodynamics, dimension and moduli of Riemann surfaces
../peoplephotos/senior/s_elkies.jpg Mon,Feb 26 2007 3 PM SC 507 Noam Elkies Belyi functions ../peoplephotos/senior/s_sacks.jpg Mon,Mar 5 2007 3 PM SC 507 Gerald Sacks Differentially closed fields
../peoplephotos/senior/s_kazhdan.jpg Mon,Mar 12 2007 3 PM SC 507 David Kazhdan Poisson summation formula and its applications to the representation theory ../peoplephotos/junior/s_duncan.jpg Mon,Mar 19 2007 3 PM SC 507 John Duncan Vertex algebra and elliptic genera
../peoplephotos/visitors/s_stroock.jpg Mon,Apr 2 2007 3 PM SC 507 Dan Stroock Most of DeGiorgi-Moser-Nash was already in Nash ../peoplephotos/senior/s_mazur.jpg Mon,Apr 9 2007 3 PM SC 507 Barry Mazur Transcendence conjectures about units in algebraic number fields and deformation problems

Fall 2006



  Date Time Room Speaker Title   Date Time Room Speaker Title
../peoplephotos/senior/s_taubes.jpg Mon,Oct 2 2006 3 PM SC 507 Cliff Taubes Does Dirac have a tin ear? ../peoplephotos/senior/s_kronheimer.jpg Mon,Oct 16 2006 3 PM SC 507 Peter Kronheimer Three-manifolds, four-manifolds and Floer homology
../peoplephotos/junior/s_weinkove.jpg Mon,Oct 23 2006 3 PM SC 507 Ben Weinkove Moment maps and geometry ../peoplephotos/senior/s_sternberg.jpg Mon,Oct 30 2006 3 PM SC 507 Shlomo Sternberg The Ehrhart function for symbols and a generalization of Euler's constant
../peoplephotos/senior/s_harris.jpg Mon,Nov 6 2006 3 PM SC 507 Joseph Harris Progress on algebraic curves ../peoplephotos/junior/s_dasgupta.jpg Mon,Nov 13 2006 3 PM SC 507 Samit Dasgupta Conjectures on Hilbert's 12th Problem
../peoplephotos/senior/s_yau.jpg Mon,Nov 20 2006 3 PM SC 507 Shing-Tung Yau Hermitian metrics on complex manifolds and vector bundles ../peoplephotos/senior/s_htyau.jpg Mon,Nov 27 2006 3 PM SC 507 Horng-Tzer Yau Brownian motion in quantum mechanics
../peoplephotos/junior/s_helm.jpg Mon,Dec 4 3 PM SC 507 David Helm Reduction of Shimura varieties and the Langlands program ../peoplephotos/junior/s_williams.jpg Mon,Dec 11 3 PM SC 507 Lauren Williams From total positivity on the Grassmannian to the asymmetric exclusion process
../peoplephotos/senior/s_gross.jpg Mon,Dec 18 2006 3 PM SC 507 Benedict Gross Binary cubic forms and ternary quadratic forms: classifying the orbits of some group actions

Spring 2006



  Date Time Room Speaker Title   Date Time Room Speaker Title
../peoplephotos/senior/s_mazur.jpg Mon,Feb 6 2006 3 PM SC 507 Barry Mazur Functional Equations, signs, and their implications [PDF] ../peoplephotos/senior/s_gross.jpg Mon,Feb 13 2006 3 PM SC 507 Benedikt Gross Arithmetic on elliptic curves: an update on Tate's Inventiones paper
../peoplephotos/senior/s_sacks.jpg Mon,Mar 6 2006 3 PM SC 507 Gerald Sacks Vaught's Conjecture ../peoplephotos/senior/s_schmid.jpg Mon,Mar 13 2006 3 PM SC 507 Wilfried Schmid Automorphic distributions and L-functions
../peoplephotos/senior/s_nowak.jpg Mon,Apr 10 2006 3 PM SC 507 Martin Nowak Five rules for the evolution of cooperation ../peoplephotos/senior/s_taylor.jpg Mon,Apr 24 2006 3 PM SC 507 Richard Taylor Elliptic curves and L-functions

Fall 2005



  Date Time Room Speaker Title   Date Time Room Speaker Title
../peoplephotos/senior/s_mcmullen.jpg Mon,Sep 26 2005 3 PM SC 507 Curt McMullen Renormalization ../peoplephotos/senior/s_hopkins.jpg Mon,Oct 3 2005 3 PM SC 507 Mike Hopkins Homotopy groups
../peoplephotos/senior/s_harris.jpg Mon,Oct 17 2005 3 PM SC 507 Joe Harris The Brill-Noether theorem: representation theory for curves ../peoplephotos/senior/s_gaitsgory.jpg Mon,Oct 24 2005 3 PM SC 507 Dennis Gaitsgory Affine Kac-Moody algebras and their representations
../peoplephotos/senior/s_siu.jpg Mon,Oct 31 2005 3 PM SC 507 Yum-Tong Siu Multiplier ideals -- a new technique linking analysis and algebraic geometry ../peoplephotos/senior/s_yau.jpg Mon,Nov 21 2005 3 PM SC 507 S.-T. Yau Mathematical problems in general relativity
../peoplephotos/senior/s_htyau.jpg Mon,Dec 12 2005 3 pm SC 507 Horng-Tzer Yau Mathematical problems in quantum physics
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