




THURSDAY SEMINAR 
Daniel ÁlvarezGavela (INSTITUTE FOR ADVANCED STUDY) 
SmaleHirsch inmersion theory via holonomic approximation 

October 18, 2018, 3:00 pm  5:00 pm at Science Center 507 
JOINT DEPARTMENT OF MATHEMATICS AND CENTER OF MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES AND APPLICATIONS RANDOM MATRIX AND PROBABILITY THEORY SEMINAR 
Ramon van Handel (PRINCETON UNIVERSITY) 
Inhomogeneous random matrices 

November 02, 2016, 3:00 pm at CMSA Building, 20 Garden St, G10 
HARVARD/MIT ALGEBRAIC GEOMETRY SEMINAR 
Gabriele di Cerbo (COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY) 
Log birational boundedness of CalabiYau pairs 

December 6, 2016, 3:00 PM at Science Center 507 
CENTER OF MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES AND APPLICATIONS RANDOM MATRIX & PROBABILITY THEORY SEMINAR 
Nicholas Zygouras (UNIVERSITY OF WARWICK) 
From disorder relevance to the 2d Stochastic Heat Equation 

November 16, 2015, 2:00 PM at Science Center 530 
MATHEMATICAL PICTURE LANGUAGE SEMINAR 
JeanBernard Zuber (SORBONNE UNIVERSITé) 
ADE and all that, 30 years after 

October 09, 2018, 4:00 pm at Jefferson 356 
CENTER OF MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES AND APPLICATIONS RANDOM MATRIX & PROBABILITY THEORY SEMINAR 
Martin Zirnbauer (COLOGNE/SIMONS CENTER) 
Bott periodicity and the "Periodic Table" of topological insulators and superconductors 

October 07, 2015, 2:00  3:30 PM at Science Center 232 
HARVARD/MIT ALGEBRAIC GEOMETRY SEMINAR 
Aleksey Zinger (STONY BROOK UNIVERSITY) 
Enumerative geometry of curves: old and new 

March 14, 2017, **CANCELED DUE TO WEATHER. to be rescheduled** at **CANCELED DUE TO WEATHER** 
HARVARD LOGIC COLLOQUIUM 
Boris Zilber (UNIVERSITY OF OXFORD) 
Between Model Theory and Physics 

April 12, 2018, 4:00  5:00 pm at Logic Center, 2 Arrow St, Rm 420 
NUMBER THEORY SEMINAR 
Michael Zieve (UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN) 
Uniform boundedness for maps between curves 

February 15, 2017, 3:00 PM at Science Center 507 
CENTER OF MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES AND APPLICATIONS MIRROR SYMMETRY SEMINAR 
Minxian Zhu (YAU MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES CENTER, TSINGHUA UNIVERSITY) 
The hyperplane conjecture for periods of CalabiYau hypersurfaces in P^n 

February 02, 2018, 11:00 am at Science Center 530 
HARVARD/MIT ALGEBRAIC GEOMETRY SEMINAR 
Xinwen Zhu (CALIFORNIA INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY) 
Towards a padic nonabelian Hodge Theory 

April 26, 2016, 3:00 PM at Science Center 507 
GAUGE THEORY & TOPOLOGY SEMINAR 
Ke Zhu (HARVARD UNIVERSITY) 
Isometric embedding of Riemannian manifolds via the heat kernel 

October 25, 2013, 3:30  4:30 PM at Science Center 507 
COLLOQUIUM 
Xinwen Zhu (CALTECH) 
Hilbert's twentyfirst problem for padic varieties 

April 16, 2019, 3:00 pm at Science Center 507 
NUMBER THEORY SEMINAR 
Yihang Zhu (HARVARD UNIVERSITY) 
The HasseWeil zeta functions of the intersection cohomology of minimally compactified orthogonal Shimura varieties 

October 12, 2016, 3:00 pm at Science Center 507 
NUMBER THEORY SEMINAR 
Xinwen Zhu (CALIFORNIA INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY) 
On some Tate cycles on Shimura varieties mod p 

April 27, 2016, 3:00  4:00 PM at Science Center 507 
DIFFERENTIAL GEOMETRY SEMINAR 
Jonathan Zhu (HARVARD UNIVERSITY) 
Entropy and selfshrinkers of the mean curvature flow 

October 25, 2016, 3:00  4:00 pm *special time at CMSA Building, 20 Garden St, G10 *different location 
DIFFERENTIAL GEOMETRY SEMINAR 
Xin Zhou (MIT) 
Minmax theory in Gaussian space and Entropy Conjecture 

November 17, 2015, 4:15 PM at Science Center 507 
DIFFERENTIAL GEOMETRY SEMINAR 
Xin Zhou (MIT) 
Shape of the minmax minimal hypersurface in manifold of positive Ricci curvature in all dimensions 

December 02, 2014, 4:15 PM at Science Center 507 
NUMBER THEORY SEMINAR 
Rong Zhou (HARVARD UNIVERSITY) 
Mod p isogeny classes on Shimura varieties with parahoric level structure. 

October 19, 2016, 3:00 PM at Science Center 507 
CENTER OF MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES AND APPLICATIONS RANDOM MATRIX & PROBABILITY THEORY SEMINAR 
Harrison Zhou (YALE UNIVERSITY) 
Asymptotic Normality and Optimalities in Estimation of Large Gaussian Graphical Model² 

November 19, 2014, 12:00  2:00 PM at Science Center 232 
CENTER OF MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES AND APPLICATIONS SOCIAL SCIENCE APPLICATIONS FORUM 
Sifan Zhou (CMSA) 
NonCompete Agreements and the Career of PhDs 

November 08, 2016, 4:30 PM  5:30 PM at CMSA Building, 20 Garden St, G02 
CMSA MATHEMATICAL PHYSICS SEMINAR 
Yang Zhou (CMSA) 
Quasimap wallcrossing for GIT quotients 

April 22, 2019, 12:00 pm  1:00 pm at CMSA, 20 Garden St, G10 
DIFFERENTIAL GEOMETRY SEMINAR 
Xin Zhou (UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA AT SANTA BARBARA) 
Multiplicity One Conjecture in Minmax theory 

February 05, 2019, 4:00 pm at Science Center 507 
NUMBER THEORY SEMINAR 
Rong Zhou (IAS) 
Motivic cohomology of quaternionic Shimura varieties and level raising 

February 06, 2019, 3:00 pm at Science Center 507 
DIFFERENTIAL GEOMETRY SEMINAR 
Fangyang Zheng (OHIO STATE UNIVERSITY) 
On compact Kahler manifolds with positive or negative holomorphic sectional curvature 

April 18, 2017, 4:15 pm at Science Center 507 
CENTER OF MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES AND APPLICATIONS SPECIAL SEMINAR 
Zhiwei Zheng (TSINGHUA UNIVERSITY) 
Moduli Spaces of Cubic Fourfolds with Automorphisms 

March 30, 2018, 9:30  11:00 am at Science Center 530 
MATHEMATICAL PHYSICS SEMINAR 
Charles Zhaoxi Xiong (HARVARD UNIVERSITY) 
What generalized cohomology theories may have to do with symmetry protected topological phases 

April 18, 2017, 2:45 PM at Jefferson 453 
GAUGE THEORY, TOPOLOGY & SYMPLECTIC GEOMETRY SEMINAR 
Jingyu Zhao (COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY) 
Periodic Symplectic Cohomologies 

March 13, 2015, 3:30 PM at Science Center 507 
CENTER OF MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES AND APPLICATIONS MIRROR SYMMETRY SEMINAR 
Jingyu Zhao (BRANDEIS & HARVARD) 
Connection on S^1equivariant Floer theory 

February 23, 2018, 11:00 am at Science Center 530 
CMSA MIRROR SYMMETRY SEMINAR 
Jingyu Zhao (CMSA) 
Big quantum period theorem for the bulkdeformed potentials of toric surfaces 

October 19, 2018, 11:00 am  12:00 pm at Science Center 530 
STUDENT/POSTDOC SYMPLECTIC GEOMETRY SEMINAR 
Jingyu Zhao (HARVARD CMSA) 
A connection on symplectic cohomology 

November 02, 2018, 2:00  3:15 pm at Science Center 507 
MATHEMATICAL PICTURE LANGUAGE SEMINAR 
Youwei Zhao (UNIVERSITY OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY OF CHINA) 
A review of the surface code from an experimental perspective 

March 12, 2019, 3:00 pm at Jefferson 356 
CENTER OF MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES AND APPLICATIONS PHYSICAL MATHEMATICS SEMINAR 
Peng Zhao (SIMONS CENTER FOR GEOMETRY & PHYSICS, STONY BROOK) 
Cluster algebras from dualities of 2d N=(2,2) quiver gauge theories 

February 02, 2015, 12:00  2:00 PM at Science Center 232 
CENTER OF MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES AND APPLICATIONS MATHEMATICAL PHYSICS SEMINAR 
Dingxin Zhang (BRANDEIS UNIVERSITY) 
<1 part of slopes under degeneration 

October 04, 2017, 12:00  1:00 PM at CMSA Building, 20 Garden Street, Room G10 
GAUGE THEORY, TOPOLOGY & SYMPLECTIC GEOMETRY SEMINAR 
Boyu Zhang (HARVARD UNIVERSITY) 
Derived category of sheaves and the six functors 

September 22, 2017, 3:30  4:30 PM at Science Center 507 
GAUGE THEORY, TOPOLOGY & SYMPLECTIC GEOMETRY SEMINAR 
Boyu Zhang (HARVARD UNIVERSITY) 
Orientation and duality 

September 29, 2017, 3:30  4:30 PM at Science Center 507 
NUMBER THEORY SEMINAR 
Wei Zhang (COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY) 
Cycles on the moduli of Shtukas and Taylor coefficients of Lfunctions (II) **Note: This is a continuation of Zhiwei Yun's talk, on Oct 13, 4:305:30pm in MIT room E17122. 

October 14, 2015, 3:00  4:00 PM at Science Center 507 
GAUGE THEORY, TOPOLOGY & SYMPLECTIC GEOMETRY SEMINAR 
Boyu Zhang (HARVARD UNIVERSITY) 
Flat SL_2(C) connections and complex Lagrangian intersections 

September 15, 2017, 3:30 PM at Science Center 507 
BOSTON GRADUATE TOPOLOGY SEMINAR 
Melissa Zhang (BOSTON COLLEGE) 
Annular Khovanov homology of 2periodic links 

September 30, 2017, 10:30  11:15 am at Science Center 507 
CENTER OF MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES AND APPLICATIONS COLLOQUIUM 
Jun Zhang (UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN, ANN ARBOR  DEPARTMENT OF PSYCHOLOGY & DEPARTMENT OF MATHEMATICS) 
Kahler and ParaKahler Structure in Information Geometry 

April 13, 2016, 4:30 PM at CMSA Building, 20 Garden Street, Room G10 
NUMBER THEORY SEMINAR 
Wei Zhang (MIT) 
Special cycles on simple Shimura varieties 

February 28, 2018, 3:00 PM at Sci Center 507 
CENTER OF MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES AND APPLICATIONS GEOMETRIC ANALYSIS SEMINAR 
Yi Zhang (FUDAN UNIVERSITY) 
Hodge Bundles on Smooth Compactifications of Siegel Varieties 

February 02, 2016, 9:50  10:50 am at CMSA Building, 20 Garden Street, Room G02 
MATHEMATICAL PICTURE LANGUAGE SEMINAR 
YiHong Zhang (TSINGHUA UNIVERSITY) 
Quantum manybody computation on a small quantum computer 

April 23, 2019, 3:00 pm at Jefferson 356 
S.T. YAU'S STUDENT SEMINAR 
Jun Zhang (CENTER OF MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES & APPLICATIONS) 
Information Geometry: Towards a Geometric Framework of Information Sciences 

September 12, 2014, 9:00  10:30 AM at Science Center 530 
MATHEMATICAL PHYSICS SEMINAR 
Wei Zhang (MIT) 
Superpositivity of Lfunctions and ‘completion of square’ 

March 23, 2018, 3:00 PM at Jefferson 250 
DIFFERENTIAL GEOMETRY SEMINAR 
Yi Zhang (HARVARD UNIVERSITY) 
Hyperbolic problems for families of algebraic manifolds 

March 29, 2016, 4:15 PM at Science Center 507 
CMSA MATHEMATICAL PHYSICS SEMINAR 
Zili Zhang (UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN) 
P=W, a strange identity for Dynkin diagrams 

April 29, 2019, 12:00 pm  1:00 pm at CMSA, 20 Garden St, G02 
GAUGE  TOPOLOGY  SYMPLECTIC SEMINAR 
Weiyi Zhang (UNIVERSITY OF WARWICK) 
From smooth to almost complex 

September 21, 2018, 3:30 pm at Science Center 507 
NUMBER THEORY SEMINAR 
Shouwu Zhang (PRINCETON UNIVERSITY) 
Faltings heights and Zariski density of CM abelian varieties 

September 30, 2015, 4:30  5:30 PM *2nd seminar* at Science Center 530 
CENTER OF MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES AND APPLICATIONS RANDOM MATRIX & PROBABILITY THEORY SEMINAR 
Jun Zhang (UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN, ANN ARBOR) 
Regularized learning in reproducing Kernal Banach Spaces 

October 01, 2014, 12:00  2:00 PM at Science Center 232 
INFORMAL DYNAMICS & GEOMETRY SEMINAR 
Yongquan Zhang (HARVARD UNIVERSITY) 
Andreev's theorem on hyperbolic polyhedra and Kleinian reflection groups 

April 25, 2018, 4:00 pm at Science Center 530 
CENTER OF MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES AND APPLICATIONS MATHEMATICAL PHYSICS SEMINAR 
Amitai Zernik (INSTITUTE FOR ADVANCED STUDY) 
Computing the A∞ algebra of RP^2m ↪ CP^2m using open fixedpoint localization 

November 29, 2017, 12:00 PM at CMSA Building, 20 Garden Street, Room G10 
GAUGETOPOLOGYSYMPLECTIC SEMINAR 
Raphael Zentner (REGENSBURG) 
Irreducible SL(2,C)representations of homology3spheres 

December 07, 2018, 3:30 pm at Science Center 507 
CMSA TOPICAL ASPECTS OF CONDENSED MATTER SEMINAR 
Michael Zaletel (UC BERKELEY) 
Threepartite entanglement in CFTs and chiral topological orders 

May 09, 2019, 10:30 am at CMSA, 20 Garden St, G10 
THURSDAY SEMINAR 
Inna Zakharevich (INSTITUTE FOR ADVANCED STUDY) 
Filtering the Grothendieck ring of varieties 

March 13, 2014, 3:00  5:00 PM at Science Center 507 
DIFFERENTIAL GEOMETRY SEMINAR 
Adrian Zahariuc (HARVARD UNIVERSITY) 
Specialization of Quintic Threefolds to the Chordal Variety 

October 13, 2015, 4:15 PM at Science Center 507 
BRANDEIS  HARVARD  MIT  NORTHEASTERN JOINT COLLOQUIUM 
Zhiwei Yun (MIT) 
From Kloosterman sums to exceptional groups 

October 11, 2018, Tea at 4:00 pm, Talk at 4:30 pm at Brandeis  317 Goldsmith 
NUMBER THEORY SEMINAR 
William Yun Chen (INSTITUTE FOR ADVANCED STUDY) 
Moduli Interpretations for Noncongruence Modular Curves 

October 05, 2016, 3:00 PM at Science Center 507 
CMSA COLLOQUIUM 
Zhiwei Yun (MIT) 
Shtukas: what and why 

December 12, 2018, 4:30 pm at CMSA Building, 20 Garden St, G10 
BRANDEIS, HARVARD, MIT, NORTHEASTERN JOINT MATHEMATICS COLLOQUIUM AT HARVARD 
Tony Yue Yu (UNIVERSITé PARISSUD) 
Counting open curves via Berkovich geometry 

March 02, 2017, 4:30 PM at Science Center Hall A 
CENTER OF MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES AND APPLICATIONS EVOLUTION EQUATIONS SEMINAR 
Pin Yu (TSINGHUA UNIVERSITY) 
Construction of Cauchy data of vacuum Einstein field equations evolving to black holes 

October 01, 2015, 10:00 AM at Science Center 232 
CENTER OF MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES AND APPLICATIONS EVOLUTION EQUATIONS SEMINAR 
Pin Yu (TSINGHUA UNIVERSITY) 
Shock formations for 3 dimensional wave equations 

October 29, 2015, 10:00 AM at Science Center 232 
CENTER OF MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES AND APPLICATIONS MATHEMATICAL PHYSICS SEMINAR 
Chenglong Yu (HARVARD UNIVERSITY) 
PicardFuchs systems of zero loci of vector bundle sections 

November 01, 2017, 12:30  1:30 pm at CMSA Building, 20 Garden St, G10 
GAUGE THEORY, TOPOLOGY & SYMPLECTIC GEOMETRY SEMINAR 
Cheuk Yu Mak (MINNESOTA) 
Divisorial caps, uniruled caps and CalabiYau caps 

October 16, 2015, 3:30  4:30 PM at Science Center 507 
CENTER OF MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES AND APPLICATIONS MIRROR SYMMETRY SEMINAR 
Matthew Young (CHINESE UNIVERISTY OF HONG KONG) 
Algebra and geometry of orientifold DonaldsonThomas theory 

January 26, 2018, 11:0012:00pm at Science Center 530 
CMSA COLLOQUIUM 
YiZhuang You (UCSD) 
Machine Learning Physics: From Quantum Mechanics to Holographic Geometry 

April 17, 2019, 4:30 pm 5:30 pm at CMSA, 20 Garden St, G10 
STUDENT/POSTDOC SYMPLECTIC GEOMETRY SEMINAR 
Fenglong You (UNIVERSITY OF ALBERTA) 
Mirror theorems for orbifold and relative GromovWitten invariants 

December 14, 2018, 2:00  3:15 pm at Science Center 507 
CMSA MATHEMATICAL PHYSICS SEMINAR 
Fenglong You (UNIVERSITY OF ALBERTA) 
Relative and orbifold GromovWitten theory 

December 10, 2018, 12:00  1:00 pm at CMSA Building, 20 Garden St, G10 
CENTER OF MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES AND APPLICATIONS COLLOQUIUM 
Xi Yin (HARVARD UNIVERSITY) 
How we can learn what we want to know about Mtheory 

April 25, 2018, 4:30 PM at CMSA Building, 20 Garden St, G10 
CENTER OF MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES AND APPLICATIONS RANDOM MATRIX & PROBABILITY THEORY SEMINAR 
Jun Yin (UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN) 
Generalized Circular Law 

June 01, 2016, 3:00 PM at CMSA Building, 20 Garden Street, Room G02 
CMSA FLUID DYNAMICS SEMINAR 
Zhong Yi Wan (MIT) 
Machine learning the kinematics of spherical particles in fluid flows 

March 06, 2019, 3:00 4:00 PM at CMSA, 20 Garden Street, G02 
HARVARD/MIT ALGEBRAIC GEOMETRY SEMINAR 
Amnon Yekutieli (BEN GURION UNIVERSITY) 
Residues and Duality for Schemes and Stacks 

October 08, 2013, 3:00 PM at Science Center 507 
NUMBER THEORY SEMINAR 
Lynnelle Ye (HARVARD UNIVERSITY) 
Geometry of eigenvarieties for definite unitary groups over the boundary of weight space 

October 03, 2018, 3:00 PM at Science Center 507 
BASIC NOTIONS SEMINAR 
ShingTung Yau (HARVARD UNIVERSITY) 
150 Years of Mathematics at Harvard 

November 18, 2013, 3:00 PM at Science Center 507 
BASIC NOTIONS SEMINAR / FACULTY COLLOQUIUM 
ShingTung Yau (HARVARD UNIVERSITY) 
Quasilocal conserved quantities in general relativity and gravitational radiation 

March 28, 2016, 3:00 PM at Science Center 507 
CENTER OF MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES AND APPLICATIONS COLLOQUIUM 
HorngTzer Yau (HARVARD UNIVERSITY) 
Random matrices, Dyson Brownian Motion and Quantum Unique Ergodicity 

February 04, 2015, 4:00 PM at Science Center Hall A 
BASIC NOTIONS SEMINAR 
ShingTung Yau (HARVARD UNIVERSITY) 
Period integrals of algebraic manifolds and their differential equations (Joint works with Bong Lian and An Huang) 

April 06, 2015, 3:00 PM at Science Center 507 
LEARNING SEMINAR ON THE FARGUESFONTAINE CURVE 
Zijian Yao (HARVARD UNIVERSITY) 
Properties of the curve (incl. line bundles) 

October 16, 2017, 4:00  6:00 PM at Science Center 507 
CENTER OF MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES AND APPLICATIONS MATHEMATICAL PHYSICS SEMINAR 
Wenbin Yan (CENTER OF MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES & APPLICATIONS) 
(0,4) dualities 

September 14, 2015, 12:00  2:00 PM at Science Center 232 
CENTER OF MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES AND APPLICATIONS MATHEMATICAL PHYSICS SEMINAR 
Wenbin Yan (CMSA) 
ArgyresDouglas Theories, Vertex Operator Algebras and Wild Hitchin Characters 

February 27, 2017, 12:00 PM at CMSA Building, 20 Garden St, G10 
CENTER OF MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES & APPLICATIONS COLLOQUIUM 
Masahito Yamazaki (IMPU) 
Geometry of 3manifolds and Complex ChernSimons Theory 

February 15, 2017, 4:305:30 PM at CMSA Building, 20 Garden St, G10 
MATHEMATICAL PHYSICS SEMINAR 
Masahito Yamazaki (UNIVERSITY OF TOKYO) 
Integrable Lattice Models from Gauge Theory 

February 21, 2017, 2:45 pm at Jefferson 453 
CENTER OF MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES AND APPLICATIONS MATHEMATICAL PHYSICS SEMINAR 
Masahito Yamazaki (IMPU) 
Conformal Blocks and Verma Modules 

October 03, 2016, 12:00 pm at CMSA Building, 20 Garden St, G10 
CENTER OF MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES AND APPLICATIONS GEOMETRIC ANALYSIS SEMINAR 
Thomas Y. Hou (CALIFORNIA INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY) 
Existence and stability of selfsimilar singularities for a 1D model of the 3D axisymmetric Euler equations 

November 03, 2015, 10:00 AM at Science Center 232 
CENTER OF MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES AND APPLICATIONS COLLOQUIUM 
Thomas Y. Hou (CALIFORNIA INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY) 
Blowup or no blowup? The interplay between theory and computation in the study of 3D Euler equations 

November 04, 2015, 4:00 PM at Science Center 507 
JOINT DPT OF MATHEMATICS AND CENTER OF MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES AND APPLICATIONS RANDOM MATRIX AND PROBABILITY THEORY SEMINAR 
Weijun Xu (UNIVERSITY OF WARWICK) 
Meaing of infinities in KPZ and Phi^4_3 

April 19, 2017, 3:00  4:00 PM *note correction of time* at CMSA Building, 20 Garden St, G10 
CMSA MIRROR SYMMETRY SEMINAR 
Xiaomeng Xu (MIT) 
Stokes phenomenon, quantum groups and 2d topological field theory 

April 20, 2018, 9:30  10:45 AM at Sci Center 530 
CENTER OF MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES AND APPLICATIONS MIRROR SYMMETRY SEMINAR 
Guangbo Xu (PRINCETON UNIVERSITY) 
Open quantum Kirwan map 

March 09, 2018, 9:30  11:00 am at Science Center 530 
MATHEMATICAL PHYSICS SEMINAR 
Feng Xu (UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, RIVERSIDE) 
On Questions Around the Reconstruction Program 

March 27, 2018, 4:00 PM at Jefferson 356 
HARVARD/MIT ALGEBRAIC GEOMETRY SEMINAR 
Chenyang Xu (INSTITUTE FOR ADVANCED STUDY) 
Maximal order pole of motivic Zeta function 

December 02, 2014, 4:00 PM at MIT E17122 
CENTER OF MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES AND APPLICATIONS GEOMETRIC ANALYSIS SEMINAR 
Hongwei Xu (CMS AT ZHEJIANG UNIVERSITY) 
Mean curvature flow meets Ricci flow: Convergence and sphere theorems of submanifolds arising from Yau rigidity theory 

November 24, 2015, 10:00 AM at Science Center 232 
CMSA SPECIAL SEMINAR 
Zhouli Xu (MIT) 
The intersection form of spin 4manifolds and Pin(2)equivariant Mahowald invariants 

April 26, 2019, 1:30 pm2:30 pm at CMSA, 20 Garden St, G10 
CMSA SPECIAL SEMINAR 
Xu Xu (WUHAN UNIVERSITY) 
Rigidity of sphere packing on triangulated 3manifolds 

February 19, 2019, 11:15 am  12:00 pm at CMSA, 20 Garden St, G02 
CENTER OF MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES AND APPLICATIONS GEOMETRIC ANALYSIS SEMINAR 
Hongwei Xu (ZHEJIANG UNIVERSITY) 
Mean Curvature Flow and Sphere Theorem 

September 15, 2015, 10:00 AM at Science Center 232 
CMSA MATHEMATICAL PHYSICS SEMINAR 
Xiaomeng Xu (MIT) 
Stokes phenomenon, YangBaxter equations and GromovWitten theory 

September 10, 2018, 12:00  1:00 pm at CMSA Building, 20 Garden St, G10 
MATHEMATICAL PICTURE LANGUAGE SEMINAR 
Shawn Xingshan Cui (VIRGINIA POLYTECHNIC INSTITUTE AND STATE UNIVERSITY) 
Four dimensional topological quantum field theories from Gcrossed braided categories 

April 30, 2019, 3:00 pm at Jefferson 356 
CENTER OF MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES AND APPLICATIONS COLLOQUIUM 
Zhouping Xin (CHINESE UNIVERSITY OF HONG KONG) 
Entropy and Uniqueness of Weak Solutions to The MultiDimensional Compressible Euler Systems 

October 21, 2015, 4:00 PM at Science Center 507 
CENTER OF MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES AND APPLICATIONS EVOLUTION EQUATIONS SEMINAR 
Zhouping Xin (CHINESE UNIVERSITY OF HONG KONG) 
On Global WellPosedness of The Compressible NavierStokes Systems with Large Oscillations 

October 15, 2015, 10:00 AM at Science Center 232 
CENTER OF MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES AND APPLICATIONS EVOLUTION EQUATIONS SEMINAR 
Zhouping Xin (CHINESE UNIVERSITY OF HONG KONG) 
Nonlinear Asymptotic Stability of LaneEmden Solutions for The Viscous Gaseous Star Problem 

November 12, 2015, 1st talk: 9:30  10:30 am at Science Center 232 
CENTER OF MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES AND APPLICATIONS COLLOQUIUM 
Dan Xie (CENTER OF MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES & APPLICATIONS) 
Singularity theory and supersymmetric field theory 

February 24, 2016, 4:30 PM at CMSA Building, 20 Garden Street, Room G10 
CENTER OF MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES AND APPLICATIONS EVOLUTION EQUATIONS SEMINAR 
Chunjing Xie (SHANGHAI JIAO TONG UNIVERSITY) 
Steady Euler flows past a wall or through a nozzle 

October 08, 2015, 10:00 AM at Science Center 232 
CMSA MATHEMATICAL PHYSICS SEMINAR 
Yi Xie (SIMONS CENTER) 
sl(3) Khovanov module and the detection of planar thetagraph 

September 24, 2018, 12:00  1:00 pm at CMSA Building, 20 Garden St, G10 
CENTER OF MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES AND APPLICATIONS EVOLUTION EQUATIONS SEMINAR 
Chunjing Xie (SHANGHAI JIAO TONG UNIVERSITY) 
Well/illposedness for the rotating shallow water system 

September 10, 2015, 10:00 AM at Science Center 232 
CENTER OF MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES AND APPLICATIONS MIRROR SYMMETRY SEMINAR 
Dan Xie (CMSA, HARVARD) 
Three dimensional mirror symmetry 

February 09, 2018, 11:00  12:00 at Science Center 530 
CENTER OF MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES AND APPLICATIONS MATHEMATICAL PHYSICS SEMINAR 
Dan Xie (CENTER OF MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES & APPLICATIONS) 
New N=2 dualitites 

March 28, 2016, 12:00  2:00 PM at CMSA Building, 20 Garden Street, Room G10 
CENTER OF MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES AND APPLICATIONS MATHEMATICAL PHYSICS SEMINAR 
Yi Xie (SCGP) 
Surgery, Polygons and Instanton Floer homology 

March 26, 2018, 12:00 PM at CMSA Building, 20 Garden Street, G02 
DIFFERENTIAL GEOMETRY SEMINAR 
Jian Xiao (NORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY) 
Positivity in the convergence of the inverse $\sigma_k$ flow 

October 18, 2016, 3:00  4:00 PM *Special Time* at Science Center 507 
CMSA FLUID DYNAMICS SEMINAR 
Heng Xiao (VIRGINIA TECH) 
Turbulence Modeling in the Age of Data: From Data Assimilation to Machine Learning 

April 24, 2019, 3:00  4:00 pm at CMSA, 20 Garden St, G10 
CENTER OF MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES AND APPLICATIONS COLLOQUIUM 
David Xianfeng Gu (STONY BROOK UNIVERSITY) 
A Discrete Variational Approach for Solving MongeAmpere Equation 

April 04, 2016, 1:00  2:00 PM at Science Center Hall A 
HARVARD/MIT LOGIC SEMINAR 
Brian Wynne (BARD COLLEGE AT SIMON'S ROCK) 
Upper products of existentially closed Abelian "groups 

November 26, 2013, 4:30  5:30 PM at Science Center 507 
CENTER OF MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES AND APPLICATIONS COLLOQUIUM 
Sijue Wu (UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN) 
On two dimensional gravity water waves with angled crests 

April 20, 2016, 4:30 PM at CMSA Building, 20 Garden Street, Room G10 
DIFFERENTIAL GEOMETRY SEMINAR 
Baosen Wu (HARVARD UNIVERSITY) 
A construction of stable bundles and reflexive sheaves on CalabiYau threefolds 

October 14, 2014, 4:00 PM at Science Center 507 
CENTER OF MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES AND APPLICATIONS RANDOM MATRIX & PROBABILITY THEORY SEMINAR 
Hautieng Wu (UNIVERSITY OF TORONTO) 
Graph connection Laplacian, principal bundle structure and ptychographic image processing 

December 03, 2014, 12:00  2:00 PM at Science Center 232 
CENTER OF MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES AND APPLICATIONS PHYSICAL MATHEMATICS SEMINAR 
Baosen Wu (HARVARD UNIVERSITY) 
New vector bundles in heterotic string compactification 

February 23, 2015, 12:00  2:00 PM at Science Center 232 
DIFFERENTIAL GEOMETRY SEMINAR 
Damin Wu (UNIVERSITY OF CONNECTICUT) 
On negatively pinched complete Kahler manifold 

February 23, 2016, 4:15 PM at Science Center 507 
MATHEMATICAL PICTURE LANGUAGE SEMINAR 
Jinsong Wu (HARBIN INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY, CHINA) 
Fourier analysis on fusion rings 

March 26, 2019, 3:00 pm at Jefferson 356 
JOINT DEPARTMENT OF MATHEMATICS AND CENTER OF MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES AND APPLICATIONS RANDOM MATRIX AND PROBABILITY THEORY SEMINAR 
Wei Wu (NEW YORK UNIVERSITY) 
Extremal and local statistics for gradient field models 

October 26, 2016, 3:00 PM at CMSA Building, 20 Garden St, G10 
CENTER OF MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES AND APPLICATIONS SPECIAL SEMINAR 
Sijue Wu (UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN) 
Mathematical analysis of the water waves and some related problems 

April 29, 2016, 10:30 AM at Science Center 530 
MATHEMATICAL PHYSICS SEMINAR 
Jinsong Wu (HARVARD UNIVERSITY) 
The BrascampLieb Inequalities for Planar Algebras 

September 26, 2017, 4:00 PM at Jefferson 356 
CMSA SPECIAL SEMINAR ON SYMPLECTIC GEOMETRY 
Weiwei Wu (UNIVERSITY OF GEORGIA) 
Lagrangian surgery formulae and applications 

April 30, 2018, 1:30  2:30 pm at CMSA Building, 20 Garden Street, Room G10 
MATHEMATICAL PHYSICS SEMINAR 
James Wootton (UNIVERSITY OF BASEL) 
Topological Error Correction 

March 21, 2017, 2:45 pm at Jefferson 453 
HARVARD/MIT ALGEBRAIC GEOMETRY SEMINAR 
Matthew Woolf (HARVARD UNIVERSITY) 
Effective and Nef Divisors on Moduli Spaces of OneDimensional Sheaves on the Projective Plane 

September 24, 2013, 3:00 PM at Science Center 507 
GAUGE THEORY & TOPOLOGY SEMINAR 
Christopher Woodward (RUTGERS UNIVERSITY) 
Floer theory and minimal model transitions 

April 18, 2014, 3:30 PM at Science Center 507 
BASIC NOTIONS SEMINAR 
Hugh Woodin (HARVARD UNIVERSITY) 
The Continuum Hypothesis and the conception of mathematical infinity 

March 03, 2014, 3:00 PM at Science Center 507 
SPECIAL LECTURE 
Hugh Woodin (HARVARD UNIVERSITY) 
Must the Continuum Hypothesis have an answer? 

December 04, 2014, 2:00  4:00 PM at Hall C **New Location** 
CMSA COLLOQUIUM 
Michael Woodford (COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY) 
Optimally Imprecise Memory and Biased Forecasts 

February 20, 2019, 4:30 pm at CMSA, 20 Garden St, G10 
COLLOQUIUM 
Melanie Wood (UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN) 
Random groups from generators and relations, and unramified extensions of global fields 

February 26, 2019, 3:00 pm at Science Center 507 
NUMBER THEORY SEMINAR 
Jesse Wolfson (UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, IRVINE) 
The theory of resolvent degree, after Hamilton, Klein, Hilbert, and Brauer 

March 07, 2018, 3:00 PM at Science Center 507 * please also note the talk at the Informal Geometry & Dynamics Seminar* 
INFORMAL GEOMETRY & DYAMICS SEMINAR 
Jesse Wolfson & Benson Farb (UC IRVINE & UNIVERSITY OF CHICAGO) 
The geometry of Hilbert's 13th problem 

March 07, 2018, 4:00 PM at Science Center 530 
HARVARD/MIT ALGEBRAIC GEOMETRY SEMINAR 
Jonathan Wise (UNIVERSITY OF COLORADO, BOULDER) 
Compactifying the Abel map with logarithmic geometry 

April 19, 2016, 3:00 PM at MIT 2131 
CMSA TOPOLOGICAL ASPECTS OF CONDENSED MATTER SEMINAR 
Dominic Williamson (YALE UNIVERSITY) 
Symmetry and topological order in tensor networks 

October 29, 2018, 10:00 am at CMSA Building, 20 Garden St, G10 
HARVARD, BRANDEIS, MIT, NORTHEASTERN JOINT COLLOQUIUM AT HARVARD 
Lauren Williams (UC BERKELEY) 
The positive Grassmannian 

May 08, 2014, 4:30 PM at Science Center Hall A 
JOINT DEPARTMENT OF MATHEMATICS AND CMSA RANDOM MATRIX AND PROBABILITY THEORY SEMINAR 
Lauren Williams (HARVARD UNIVERSITY) 
Introduction to the asymmetric simple exclusion process (from a combinatorialist's point of view) 

October 30, 2018, 10:30 am at Science Center 507 *note special day, time & location* 
OPEN NEIGHBORHOOD SEMINAR 
Lauren Williams (HARVARD UNIVERSITY) 
Combinatorics of shallow water waves (via the KP hierarchy) 

April 15, 2019, 4:30 pm at Science Center 507 
DIFFERENTIAL GEOMETRY SEMINAR 
Igor Wigman (KING'S COLLEGE LONDON) 
On the number of nodal domains of toral eigenfunctions 

April 12, 2016, 4:15 PM at Science Center 507 
SPECIAL SEMINAR 
Avi Wigderson (IAS, PRINCETON) 
Points, Lines and Ranks of design matrices 

November 14, 2014, 11:45 AM at 11:45 AM 
HARVARD  MIT COMBINATORICS SEMINAR 
Michael Wheeler (THE UNIVERSITY OF MEBOURNE) 
Matrix product expressions for Macdonald polynomials and combinatorial applications 

February 01, 2019, 3:30 pm at Science Center 530 (SC 309a  backup location) 
MATHEMATICAL PHYSICS SEMINAR 
Hans Wenzl (UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, SAN DIEGO) 
Coideal Algebras and Subfactors 

February 27, 2018, 4:00 PM at Jefferson 356 
GAUGE THEORY, TOPOLOGY & SYMPLECTIC GEOMETRY SEMINAR 
Chris Wendl (UNIVERSITY COLLEGE LONDON) 
Tight contact structures on connected sums need not be contact connected sums 

October 02, 2015, 3:30  4:30 PM at Science Center 507 
CENTER OF MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES AND APPLICATIONS MATHEMATICAL PHYSICS SEMINAR 
Qiang Wen (YAU MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES CENTER, TSINGHUA UNIVERSITY) 
Holographic entanglement entropy in general spacetimes 

January 29, 2018, 12:00  1:00 pm at CMSA Building, 20 Garden Street, Room G10 
CMSA SPECIAL SEMINAR 
XiaoGang Wen (MIT) 
Classification of topological orders in 2+1D and 3+1D 

October 05, 2018, 11:00 am  12:00 pm at Science Center 530 
CMSA TOPOLOGICAL ASPECTS OF CONDENSED MATTER SEMINAR 
XiaoGang Wen (MIT) 
A classification of 3+1D topological orders 

November 19, 2018, 10:00  11:30 am at CMSA Building, 20 Garden St, G10 
CENTER OF MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES AND APPLICATIONS COLLOQUIUM 
XiaoGang Wen (MIT) 
Symmetryprotectedtopological order and algebraic topology 

May 13, 2015, 4:00  5:00 PM at Science Center Hall E 
CENTER OF MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES AND APPLICATIONS COLLOQUIUM 
XiaoGang Wen (MIT) 
Symmetryprotectedtopological order and algebraic topology 

April 29, 2015, 4:00 PM at Science Center Hall A 
MATHEMATICAL PHYSICS SEMINAR 
XiaoGang Wen (MASSACHUSETTS INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY) 
A Classification of Phases of Matter with No Symmetry in Two Spatial Dimensions 

November 03, 2015, 1:15 pm at Jefferson 453 
CMSA COLLOQUIUM 
XiaoGang Wen (MIT) 
A classification of low dimensional topological orders and fully extended TQFTs 

September 26, 2018, 4:30  5:30 pm at CMSA Building, 20 Garden St, G10 
CMSA SPECIAL SEMINAR 
Quan Wen (HEFEI NATIONAL LABORATORY FOR PHYSICAL SCIENCES AT THE MICROSCOPE) 
Motor Systems: Searching for Principles 

February 20, 2019, 1:15 PM at CMSA, 20 Garden St, G10 
GAUGE THEORY, TOPOLOGY AND SYMPLECTIC GEOMETRY SEMINAR 
Jonathan Weitsman (NORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY) 
On the geometric quantization of (some) Poisson manifolds 

April 21, 2017, 3:30  4:30 pm at Science Center 507 
DIFFERENTIAL GEOMETRY SEMINAR 
Jonathan Weitsman (NORTHEASTERN UNIVERSITY) 
Quantization of bsymplectic manifolds 

February 09, 2016, 4:15 PM at Science Center 507 
NUMBER THEORY SEMINAR 
Jared Weinstein (BOSTON UNIVERSITY) 
The cohomology of local Shimura varieties 

November 09, 2016, 3:00 PM at Science Center 507 
THURSDAY SEMINAR 
Jared Weinstein (BOSTON UNIVERSITY) 
The FarguesFontaine curve 

April 21, 2016, 3:00  5:00 PM at Science Center 507 
BRANDEISHARVARDMITNORTHEASTERN JOINT MATHEMATICS COLLOQUIUM 
Jared Weinstein (BOSTON UNIVERSITY) 
Complex Multiplication from Abel to Zagier 

April 24, 2014, 4:30 PM at Sci Center A 
CENTER OF MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES AND APPLICATIONS GEOMETRIC ANALYSIS SEMINAR 
Ben Weinkove (NORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY) 
MongeAmpere equations and metrics on complex manifolds 

March 01, 2016, 9:50  10:50 am at CMSA Building, 20 Garden Street, Room G02 
MATHEMATICAL PHYSICS SEMINAR 
Fei Wei (UNIVERSITY OF NEW HAMPSHIRE) 
On divisor function in arithmetic progressions (joint work with Yitang Zhang and Boqing Xue) 

April 25, 2017, 2:45 PM at Jefferson 453 
MATHEMATICAL PICTURE LANGUAGE SEMINAR 
Fei Wei (HARVARD UNIVERSITY) 
Entropy of arithmetic functions and arithmetic compactifications 

February 26, 2019, 3:00 PM at Jefferson 356 
INFORMAL GEOMETRY & DYNAMICS SEMINAR 
Jane Wang (MIT) 
Dilation surfaces: geometry, dynamics and moduli space. Part 1 

April 19, 2017, 4:00 PM at Science Center 530 
CMSA SPECIAL SEMINAR 
Xin Wang (COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY) 
Quasimodularity and holomorphic anomaly equation for GW invariants of elliptic curve 

October 15, 2018, 3:00 pm at CMSA Building, 20 Garden St, G10 
NUMBER THEORY SEMINAR 
Carl Wang Erickson (BRANDEIS UNIVERSITY) 
Ordinary pseudorepresentations, modular forms, and Iwasawa theory 

November 18, 2015, 3:00  4:00 PM at Science Center 507 
JOINT DEPARTMENT OF MATHEMATICS AND CMSA RANDOM MATRIX AND PROBABILITY THEORY SEMINAR 
WeiMing Wang (CNRS) 
Quasiperiodic solutions to nonlinear PDE's 

November 01, 2017, 3:00  4:00 PM at CMSA Building, 20 Garden Street, Room G10 
CMSA SPECIAL SEMINAR 
Juven Wang (IAS) 
Quantum 4d YangMills and TimeReversal Symmetric 5d TQFT: New Higher Anomalies to AnyonicString/Brane Induced Topological Link Invariants 

April 10, 2019, 10:30 am at CMSA, 20 Garden St, G10 
CENTER OF MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES AND APPLICATIONS COLLOQUIUM 
MuTao Wang (COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY) 
Conserved quantities of gravity 

November 12, 2014, 4:15 PM at Science Center 507 
CENTER OF MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES AND APPLICATIONS EVOLUTION EQUATIONS SEMINAR 
Chunpeng Wang (JILIN UNIVERSITY) 
Smooth Transonic Flows of Meyer Type in De Laval Nozzles 

February 25, 2016, 9:50  10:50 am at CMSA Building, 20 Garden Street, Room G02 
CMSA COLLOQUIUM 
Xiaoqin Wang (JOHNS HOPKINS UNIVERSITY) 
Computational Principles of Auditory Cortex 

November 19, 2018, 3:00 pm *note special day and time* at CMSA Building, 20 Garden St, G10 
CMSA FLUID DYNAMICS SEMINAR 
Xiaolin Wang (SEAS, HARVARD) 
The effect of piezoelectric material on the stability of flexible flags 

February 20, 2019, 3:004:00 PM at CMSA, 20 Garden St, G10 
INFORMAL DYNAMICS & GEOMETRY SEMINAR 
Jane Wang (MIT) 
Finitely many algebraically primitive Teichmüller curves in genus g at least 3 

November 29, 2017, 4:00 PM at Science Center 530 
CENTER OF MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES AND APPLICATIONS MATHEMATICAL PHYSICS SEMINAR 
MuTao Wang (COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY) 
Stability of Lagranian curvature flows 

November 16, 2015, 12:00 PM at Science Center 232 
NUMBER THEORY SEMINAR 
Jerry Wang (PRINCETON UNIVERSITY) 
Pencils of quadrics and the arithmetic of hyperelliptic curves 

October 29, 2014, 3:00 PM at Science Center 507 
DIFFERENTIAL GEOMETRY SEMINAR 
Jiaping Wang (MINNESOTA) 
Structure at infinity for four dimensional shrinking Ricci Solitons 

April 24, 2018, 2:00  3:00 PM at Science Center 232 
CENTER OF MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES AND APPLICATIONS MATHEMATICAL PHYSICS SEMINAR 
Yifan Wang (MASSACHUSETTS INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY) 
ArgyresDouglas theories, Hitchin systems and Compound Du Val singularities 

October 19, 2015, 12:00  2:00 PM at Science Center 232 
NUMBER THEORY SEMINAR 
Jerry Wang (PRINCETON UNIVERSITY) 
Density of polynomials with squarefree discriminant 

February 24, 2016, 3:00 PM at Science Center 507 
JOINT DEPARTMENT OF MATHEMATICS AND CMSA RANDOM MATRIX AND PROBABILITY THEORY SEMINAR 
Zhe Wang (NYU) 
A Driven Tagged Particle in Onedimensional Simple Exclusion Process 

November 10, 2017, 12:00 PM at Science Center 232 
CENTER OF MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES AND APPLICATIONS GEOMETRIC ANALYSIS SEMINAR 
Xujia Wang (AUSTRALIAN NATIONAL UNIVERSITY) 
Boundary behavior of solutions to singular elliptic equations 

April 19, 2016, 9:50  10:50 am at Science Center 232 
MATHEMATICAL PHYSICS SEMINAR 
Zhenghan Wang (MICROSOFT) 
Reconstructing chiral CFTs/VOAs from 2D TQFTs/MTCs 

October 31, 2017, 4:00 PM at Jefferson 356 
CMSA SPECIAL SEMINAR 
Juven Wang (IAS) 
New Higher Anomalies and 3+1D Quantum Matter: From 4d YangMills Gauge Theory to 2d CP^N Sigma Model 

March 11, 2019, 4:15 pm at CMSA, 20 Garden St, G10 
CENTER OF MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES & APPLICATIONS SPECIAL SEMINAR 
Juven Wang (IAS) 
Link Invariants of Topological Quantum Matter and New Topological Boundary Conditions 

May 24, 2017, 11:30 AM at Science Center 507 
CENTER OF MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES AND APPLICATIONS MATHEMATICAL PHYSICS SEMINAR 
Chong Wang (HARVARD UNIVERSITY) 
A duality web in 2+1 dimensions 

September 12, 2016, 12:00 PM at CMSA Building, 20 Garden Street, Room G10 
CENTER OF MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES AND APPLICATIONS COLLOQUIUM 
Chunpeng Wang (JILIN UNIVERSITY) 
Continuous SubsonicSonic Flows in a Convergent Nozzle 

February 10, 2016, 4:00 PM at CMSA Building, 20 Garden Street, Room G10 
NUMBER THEORY SEMINAR 
Chen Wan (INSTITUTE FOR ADVANCED STUDY) 
The local trace formula for the GinzburgRallis model and the generalized Shalika model 

January 31, 2018, 3:00  4:00 PM at Science Center 507 
GENDER INCLUSIVITY IN MATHEMATICS SEMINAR 
Genevieve Walsh (TUFTS UNIVERSITY) 
Geometric Topology and Group Theory 

April 11, 2019, 4:30 pm  6 pm at Science Center Hall C 
DIFFERENTIAL GEOMETRY SEMINAR 
Thomas Walpuski (MASSACHUSETTS INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY) 
G2instantons, associative submanifolds and generalized SeibergWitten equations 

April 07, 2015, 4:15 PM at Science Center 507 
GAUGE THEORY, TOPOLOGY & SYMPLECTIC GEOMETRY SEMINAR 
Thomas Walpuski (MASSACHUSETTS INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY) 
A proposal for U(1)"gauge theory on G_2"manifolds 

November 06, 2015, 3:30  4:30 PM at Science Center 507 
DIFFERENTIAL GEOMETRY SEMINAR 
Thomas Walpuski (MASSACHUSETTS INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY) 
G2"instantons over twisted connected sums 

October 27, 2015, 4:15 PM at Science Center 507 
GAUGETOPOLOGYSYMPLECTIC SEMINAR 
Thomas Walpuski (MICHIGAN STATE UNIVERSITY) 
Superrigidity and Castelnuovo’s bound 

March 08, 2019, 3:30 PM at Science Center 507 
INFORMAL DYNAMICS AND GEOMETRY SEMINAR 
Alden Walker (UNIVERSITY OF CHICAGO) 
Circle actions on the boundary of Schottky space 

March 04, 2015, 4:00  5:00 PM at Science Center 507 
DIFFERENTIAL GEOMETRY SEMINAR 
Alex Waldron (SIMONS CENTER AT STONY BROOK) 
Longtime existence for YangMills flow 

February 21, 2017, 3:15  4:15 PM at CMSA Building, 20 Garden St, G10 
NUMBER THEORY SEMINAR 
Preston Wake (UNIVERSITY OF CHICAGO) 
Eisenstein Hecke algebras and pseudorepresentations 

February 18, 2015, 3:00 PM at Science Center 507 
NUMBER THEORY SEMINAR 
Preston Wake (INSTITUTE FOR ADVANCED STUDY) 
Variation of Iwasawa invariants in residually reducible Hida families 

February 13, 2019, 3:00 pm at Science Center 507 
CENTER OF MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES AND APPLICATIONS COLLOQUIUM 
Kwok Wai Chan (CHINESE UNIVERSITY OF HONG KONG) 
Scattering diagrams from asymptotic analysis on MaurerCartan equations 

May 17, 2017, 3:30  4:30 pm at CMSA Building, 20 Garden St, G10 
CENTER OF MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES AND APPLICATIONS RANDOM MATRIX & PROBABILITY THEORY SEMINAR 
Adam W. Marcus (MATHEMATICS AND PACM, PRINCETON UNIVERSITY) 
Polynomials and (finite) free probability 

March 09, 2016, 3:00 PM at CMSA Building, 20 Garden Street, Room G02 
CENTER OF MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES & APPLICATIONS RANDOM MATRIX AND PROBABILITY THEORY SEMINAR 
Van Vu (YALE UNIVERSITY) 
Random Projections and Applications 

November 05, 2014, 12:00PM at Science Center 507 
NUMBER THEORY SEMINAR 
Jan Vonk (MCGILL UNIVERSITY) 
Crystalline cohomology of towers of curves 

April 12, 2017, 3:00 pm at Science Center 507 
NUMBER THEORY SEMINAR 
John Voight (DARTMOUTH COLLEGE) 
On the paramodularity of typical abelian surfaces 

April 18, 2018, 3:00 PM at Sci Center 507 
SPECIAL SEMINAR 
Vladimir Voevodsky (INSTITUTE FOR ADVANCED STUDY) 
Univalent Mathematics in Coq. 

April 11, 2014, 3:00 PM at Science Center 232 
HARVARD/MIT ALGEBRAIC GEOMETRY SEMINAR 
Filippo Viviani (ROMA TRE) 
Tropicalizing vs Compactifying the Torelli Map 

October 29, 2013, 4:00  5:00 PM at Science Center 507 
HARVARD MIT ALGEBRAIC GEOMETRY SEMINAR 
Angelo Vistoli (SCUOLA NORMALE) 
Motive classes of classifying spaces 

April 18, 2017, 3:00 pm at Science Center 507 
CMSA HODGE AND NOETHERLEFSCHETZ LOCI SEMINAR 
Roberto Villaflor () 
Periods of Complete Intersection Algebraic Cycles 

November 28, 2018, 1:30  3:00 pm at CMSA Building, 20 Garden St, G10 
CMSA TOPOLOGICAL ASPECTS OF CONDENSED MATTER SEMINAR 
Sagar Vijay (HARVARD UNIVERSITY) 
Fracton Phases of Matter 

October 09, 2018, 3:00 PM  4:30 PM at CMSA Building, 20 Garden St, G10 
SPECIAL SEMINAR 
Maryna Viazovska (HUMBOLDT UNIVERSITY OF BERLIN) 
The sphere packing problem in dimensions 8 and 24 

September 19, 2016, 3:00 PM at Science Center 507 
JOINT CMSA AND DEPARTMENT OF MATHEMATICS RANDOM MATRIX AND PROBABILITY THEORY SEMINAR 
Anna Vershynina (UNIVERSITY OF HOUSTON) 
How fast can entanglement be generated in quantum systems? 

March 14, 2019, 5:45 pm at Science Center 232 *note different location* 
COLLOQUIUM 
Pietro Veronesi (UNIVERSITY OF CHICAGO) 
Inequality Aversion, Populism, and the Backlash Against Globalization 

April 10, 2019, 2:303:30 pm at CMSA, 20 Garden Street, G10 
CENTER OF MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES AND APPLICATIONS MATHEMATICAL PHYSICS SEMINAR 
Sara Venkatesh (COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY) 
Closedstring mirror symmetry for subdomains 

December 06, 2017, 12:00 PM at CMSA Building, 20 Garden Street, Room G10 
NUMBER THEORY SEMINAR 
Akshay Venkatesh (STANFORD) 
The action of the derived Hecke algebra on weight one forms 

November 30, 2016, 3:00 pm at Science Center 507 
MATHEMATICAL PHYSICS SEMINAR 
Alina Vdovina (UNIVERSITY OF NEWCASTLE AND NEW YORK UNIVERSITY) 
Buildings, surfaces and quaternions 

October 03, 2017, 4:00 PM at Jefferson 356 
MATHEMATICAL PICTURE LANGUAGE SEMINAR 
Alina Vdovina (UNIVERSITY OF NEWCASTLE, UK) 
Higher dimensional picture languages 

April 09, 2019, 4:30 pm at Jefferson 356 
LOGIC SEMINAR 
Sebastien Vasey (HARVARD UNIVERSITY) 
Weak factorization systems and stable independence 

April 22, 2019, 5:40 pm at Science Center 507 
LOGIC SEMINAR 
Sebastien Vasey (HARVARD UNIVERSITY) 
Internal sizes in $\mu$abstract elementary classes 

September 12, 2017, 5:15 pm at Science Center 507 
LOGIC SEMINAR 
Sebastien Vasey (HARVARD UNIVERSITY) 
Nonelementary classification theory 

October 31, 2017, 5:15 pm at Science Center 507 
LOGIC SEMINAR 
Sebastien Vasey (HARVARD UNIVERSITY) 
On categoricity in successive cardinals 

February 04, 2019, 5:40 pm at Science Center 507 
NUMBER THEORY SEMINAR 
Ila Varma (PRINCETON UNIVERSITY) 
The mean number of 3torsion elements in ray class groups of quadratic fields 

November 19, 2014, 3:00 PM at Science Center 507 
NUMBER THEORY SEMINAR 
Ila Varma (HARVARD UNIVERSITY) 
Galois representations associated to regular algebraic cuspidal automorphic representations of GLn are de Rham 

February 17, 2016, 3:00  4:00 PM at Science Center 507 
CENTER OF MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES AND APPLICATIONS PHYSICAL MATHEMATICS SEMINAR 
Oscar Varela (HARVARD UNIVERSITY) 
Towards cohomogeneityone NearlyKahler metrics on the sixsphere 

November 10, 2014, 12:00 PM at Science Center 507 
LOGIC SEMINAR 
Alexander Van Abel (CITY UNIVERSITY OF NEW YORK) 
The FefermanVaught Theorem and the Product of All Prime Finite Fields 

February 27, 2018, 5:15 pm at Science Center 507 
CENTER OF MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES AND APPLICATIONS COLLOQUIUM 
Leslie Valiant (HARVARD UNIVERSITY SEAS) 
Holographic Algorithms 

September 30, 2015, 4:00  5:00 PM at Science Center 507 
HARVARD/MIT ALGEBRAIC GEOMETRY SEMINAR 
Ravi Vakil (STANFORD UNIVERSITY) 
The Chow ring of the moduli space of genus 6 curves 

March 04, 2014, 4:00 PM at Science Center 507 
CENTER OF MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES & APPLICATIONS PHYSICAL MATHEMATICS SEMINAR 
Cumrun Vafa (HARVARD UNIVERSITY PHYSICS) 
Twistorial Topological String and tt* Geometry 

November 11, 2014, 4:15 PM at Science Center 507 
CENTER OF MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES & APPLICATIONS COLLOQUIUM 
Cumrun Vafa (HARVARD PHYSICS) 
String Swampland 

April 19, 2017, 4:30 PM at CMSA Building, 20 Garden St, G10 
CENTER OF MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES AND APPLICATIONS SPECIAL SEMINAR 
Cumrun Vafa (HARVARD PHYSICS) 
All genus GromovWitten invariants for Compact CalabiYau threefolds 

January 30, 2018, 1  2:30 pm at CMSA Building, 20 Garden Street, Room G10 
CENTER OF MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES AND APPLICATIONS COLLOQUIUM 
Cumrun Vafa (HARVARD UNIVERSITY PHYSICS) 
On Mathematical Aspects of String Theory 

April 08, 2015, 4:00 PM at Science Center Hall A 
CENTER OF MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES AND APPLICATIONS COLLOQUIUM 
Salil Vadhan (HARVARD UNIVERSITY SEAS & THE CENTER FOR RESEARCH ON COMPUTATION & SOCIETY) 
The Computational Complexity of Data Privacy 

October 08, 2014, 4:15 PM at Science Center 507 
NUMBER THEORY SEMINAR 
Eric Urban (COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY) 
Eisenstein congruences and Euler systems 

November 14, 2018, 3:00 pm at Science Center 507 
CENTER OF MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES AND APPLICATIONS COLLOQUIUM 
Mithat Unsal (NORTH CAROLINA STATE UNIVERSITY) 
What is QFT? Resurgent transseries, Lefschetz thimbles, and new exact saddles 

September 09, 2015, 4:30  5:30 PM at Science Center 507 
HARVARD/MIT ALGEBRAIC GEOMETRY SEMINAR 
Brooke Ullery (HARVARD UNIVERSITY) 
Measures of irrationality for hypersurfaces of large degree 

September 13, 2016, 3:00 PM at Science Center 507 
NUMBER THEORY SEMINAR 
Jacob Tsimerman (UNIVERSITY OF TORONTO) 
Bounding 2torsion in class groups 

March 23, 2016, 3:00 PM at Science Center 507 
NUMBER THEORY SEMINAR 
Jacob Tsimerman (HARVARD UNIVERSITY) 
The Geometry of the FreyMazur conjecture 

November 06, 2013, 3:00 PM at Science Center 507 
OPEN NEIGHBORHOOD SEMINAR 
Bena Tshishiku (HARVARD UNIVERSITY) 
The odd thing about can sunshades 

October 15, 2018, 4:30 pm at Science Center 507 
INFORMAL GEOMETRY & DYNAMICS SEMINAR 
Bena Tshishiku (HARVARD UNIVERSITY) 
Cohomology of arithmetic groups and characteristic classes of manifold bundles 

November 01, 2017, 4:00 PM at Science Center 530 
THURSDAY SEMINAR 
Bena Tshishiku (HARVARD UNIVERSITY) 
Relations among StiefelWhitney classes of manifolds 

October 04, 2018, 3:00 pm  5:00 pm at Science Center 507 
INFORMAL DYNAMICS & GEOMETRY SEMINAR 
Bena Tshishiku (HARVARD UNIVERSITY) 
Moduli space, surface bundles, and the AtiyahKodaira examples 

October 19, 2016, 4:00 pm at Science Center 530 
DIFFERENTIAL GEOMETRY SEMINAR 
HsianHua Tseng (OHIO STATE UNIVERSITY) 
Virasoro beyond semisimple cases 

April 28, 2015, 4:15 PM at Science Center 507 
CENTER OF MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES AND APPLICATIONS EVOLUTION EQUATIONS SEMINAR 
Taipeng Tsai (UNIVERSITY OF BRITISH COLUMBIA) 
Stability of periodic waves of the 1D nonlinear Schr\ 

April 14, 2016, 9:50  10:50 am at CMSA Building, 20 Garden Street, Room G10 
CENTER OF MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES AND APPLICATIONS RANDOM MATRIX & PROBABILITY THEORY SEMINAR 
LiCheng Tsai (STANFORD UNIVERSITY) 
KPZ equation limit of interacting particle systems 

September 28, 2015, 2:00 PM at Science Center 232 
CENTER OF MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES AND APPLICATIONS MATHEMATICAL PHYSICS SEMINAR 
Arnav Tripathy (HARVARD UNIVERSITY) 
Spinning BPS states and motivic DonaldsonThomas invariants 

October 24, 2016, 12:00 pm at CMSA Building, 20 Garden St, G10 
HARVARD/MIT ALGEBRAIC GEOMETRY SEMINAR 
Arnav Tripathy (HARVARD UNIVERSITY) 
Further counterexamples to the integral Hodge conjecture 

February 14, 2017, 3:00 pm at MIT 4153 
NUMBER THEORY SEMINAR 
Nicholas Triantafillou (MIT) 
The Method of ChabautyColemanSkolem for Restrictions of Scalars 

March 06, 2019, 3:00 pm at Science Center 507 
DIFFERENTIAL GEOMETRY SEMINAR 
John Toth (MCGILL UNIVERSITY) 
Nodal Length of Steklov Eigenfunctions on RealAnalytic Riemannian Surfaces 

April 05, 2016, 4:15 PM at Science Center 507 
CMSA METRIC LIMITS OF CALABIYAU MANIFOLDS LECTURE SERIES 
Valentino Tosatti (NORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY) 
Introduction and Yau's Theorem 

March 01, 2019, 3:00 4:00 PM at CMSA, 20 Garden St, G10 
DIFFERENTIAL GEOMETRY SEMINAR 
Valentino Tosatti (NORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY) 
Estimates for collapsing CalabiYau metrics 

January 30, 2018, 4:15 PM at Science Center 507 
DIFFERENTIAL GEOMETRY SEMINAR 
Valentino Tosatti (NORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY) 
Degenerations and collapsing of Ricciflat CalabiYau manifolds 

February 10, 2015, 4:15  5:30 pm at Science Center 507 
DIFFERENTIAL GEOMETRY SEMINAR 
Valentino Tosatti (NORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY) 
Ricciflat metrics and dynamics on K3 surfaces 

February 19, 2019, 4:00 pm at Science Center 507 
DIFFERENTIAL GEOMETRY SEMINAR 
Valentino Tosatti (NORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY) 
Special Kahler geometry and collapsing 

October 03, 2017, 4:15 PM at Science Center 507 
CMSA METRIC LIMITS OF CALABIYAU MANIFOLDS LECTURE SERIES 
Valentino Tosatti (NORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY) 
A priori estimates 

May 10, 2019, 3:00 pm  4:00 pm at CMSA, 20 Garden St, G10 
CENTER OF MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES AND APPLICATIONS GEOMETRIC ANALYSIS SEMINAR 
Valentino Tosatti (NORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY) 
NonKahler CalabiYau manifolds 

February 09, 2016, 9:50  10:50 am at CMSA Building, 20 Garden Street, Room G02 
DIFFERENTIAL GEOMETRY SEMINAR 
Valentino Tosatti (NORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY) 
Degenerations and collapsing of Ricciflat CalabiYau manifolds 

May 05, 2015, 1:30 PM at Science Center 507 
CENTER OF MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES AND APPLICATIONS COLLOQUIUM 
Valentino Tosatti (NORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY) 
Metric limits of hyperkahler manifolds 

December 07, 2016, 4:30 pm at CMSA Building, 20 Garden St, G10 
CMSA METRIC LIMITS OF CALABIYAU MANIFOLDS LECTURE SERIES 
Valentino Tosatti (NORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY) 
Noncollapsing degenerations II 

April 19, 2019, 3:00  4:00 pm at CMSA Building, 20 Garden St, G10 
CMSA METRIC LIMITS OF CALABIYAU MANIFOLDS 
Valentino Tosatti (NORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY) 
Noncollapsing degenerations 

April 12, 2019, 3:00 pm at CMSA, 20 Garden St, G10 
CMSA METRIC LIMITS OF CALABIYAU MANIFOLDS 
Valentino Tosatti (NORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY) 
Proof of Yau's Theorem 

March 08, 2019, 3:00  4:00 pm at CMSA, 20 Garden St, G10 
CENTER OF MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES AND APPLICATIONS MATHEMATICAL PHYSICS SEMINAR 
Dmitry Tonkong (UC BERKELEY) 
Geometry of symplectic flux 

April 30, 2018, 12:00  1:00 pm at CMSA Building, 20 Garden Street, Room G10 
SPECIAL LECTURE SERIES, 2ND LECTURE 
Alessandro Tomasiello (MILANO  BICOCCA) 
Higherdimensional superconformal theories from string theory 

May 26, 2015, 2:00 PM at Science Center 507 
SPECIAL LECTURE SERIES, 3RD LECTURE 
Alessandro Tomasiello (MILANO  BICOCCA) 
Higherdimensional superconformal theories from string theory 

May 29, 2015, 2:00 PM at Science Center 507 
NUMBER THEORY SEMINAR 
Tadashi Tokieda (CAMBRIDGE UNIVERSITY / RADCLIFFE INSTITUTE) 
Toy models 

May 14, 2014, 3:00 PM at Science Center 507 
CENTER OF MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES AND APPLICATIONS MATHEMATICAL PHYSICS SEMINAR 
Yukinobu Toda (MIT) 
Wallcrossing formulas of higher rank DonaldsonThomas invariants 

February 01, 2016, 12:00 PM at CMSA Building, 20 Garden Street, Room G02 
INFORMAL DYNAMICS & GEOMETRY SEMINAR 
Giulio Tiozzo (YALE AND ICERM) 
Galois conjugates of entropies of quadratic maps 

December 04, 2013, 4:00 PM at Sci Center 507 
INFORMAL DYNAMICS & GEOMETRY SEMINAR 
Dylan Thurston (INDIANA UNIVERSITY) 
Rubber Bands and Rational Maps 

February 18, 2015, 4:00  5:00 PM at Science Center 507 
NUMBER THEORY SEMINAR 
Jack Thorne (HARVARD UNIVERSITY) 
The arithmetic of some nonhyperelliptic curves 

December 04, 2013, 3:00  4:00 PM at Science Center 507 
NUMBER THEORY SEMINAR 
Frank Thorne (UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH CAROLINA & TUFTS UNIVERSITY) 
Error Terms in Arithmetic Statistics 

September 26, 2018, 3:00 pm at Science Center 507 
CMSA MIRROR SYMMETRY SEMINAR 
Alan Thompson (CAMBRIDGE) 
Threefolds fibred by K3 surfaces and mirror symmetry 

April 20, 2018, 10:45 AM  12:00 PM at Sci Center 530 
HARVARD/MIT ALGEBRAIC GEOMETRY SEMINAR 
Jenia Tevelev (UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS AMHERST) 
Birational geometry of moduli of stable rational curves 

April 29, 2014, 4:00 PM at Science Center 507 
NUMBER THEORY SEMINAR 
Nicolas Templier (CORNELL UNIVERSITY) 
Kloosterman families, Quantum cohomology and geometric Langlands 

April 20, 2016, 3:00 PM at Science Center 507 
HARVARD/MIT ALGEBRAIC GEOMETRY SEMINAR 
Montserrat Teixidor I Bigas (TUFTS UNIVERSITY) 
Vector bundles with fixed determinant and sections 

October 01, 2013, 3:00 PM at Science Center 507 
INFORMAL DYNAMICS AND GEOMETRY SEMINAR 
Sam Taylor (YALE UNIVERSITY) 
Hyperbolic extensions of free groups 

March 11, 2015, 04:00 PM at Science Center 507 
DIFFERENTIAL GEOMETRY SEMINAR 
Washington Taylor (MASSACHUSETTS INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY) 
Classifying elliptic CalabiYau threefolds and fourfolds, and MordellWeil groups from the physics of Ftheory 

March 31, 2015, 4:15 PM at Science Center 507 
CMSA COLLOQUIUM 
Washington Taylor (MIT) 
On the fibration structure of known CalabiYau threefolds 

April 18, 2018, 4:30 PM at CMSA Building, 20 Garden St, G10 
CENTER OF MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES AND APPLICATIONS COLLOQUIUM 
Washington Taylor (MIT) 
String theory vacua and the enumeration of elliptic CalabiYau threefolds 

November 05, 2014, 4:15 PM at Science Center 507 
BOSTON GRADUATE TOPOLOGY SEMINAR 
Cliff Taubes (HARVARD UNIVERSITY) 
What are Z/2 harmonic forms? 

September 30, 2017, 9:30  10:15 am at Science Center 507 
GAUGE THEORY & TOPOLOGY SEMINAR 
Cliff Taubes (HARVARD UNIVERSITY) 
Extensions of Uhlenbeck's compactness theorem for SL(2;C) connections in dimensions 3 and 4 

October 18, 2013, 3:30 PM at Science Center 507 
BASIC NOTIONS SEMINAR 
Clifford Taubes (HARVARD UNIVERSITY) 
4manifold topology (or maybe geometry) and hyperbolic knots in the 3sphere 

October 05, 2015, 3:00 PM at Science Center 507 
NUMBER THEORY SEMINAR 
Yunqing Tang (HARVARD UNIVERSITY) 
Algebraic solutions of differential equations over the projective line minus three points 

April 01, 2015, 3:00 PM at Science Center 507 
GAUGE THEORY & TOPOLOGY SEMINAR 
Hiro Tanaka (HARVARD UNIVERSITY) 
Lagrangian Cobordisms, Partially Wrapped Fukaya Categories, and a Functor Between Them 

September 13, 2013, 3:30  4:30 PM at Science Center 507 
BASIC NOTIONS SEMINAR 
Hiro Tanaka (HARVARD UNIVERSITY) 
Factorization homology and link invariants 

October 21, 2013, 3:00 PM at Science Center 507 
THURSDAY SEMINAR 
Hiro Tanaka (HARVARD UNIVERSITY) 
Fermions 

October 23, 2014, 4:00  6:00 PM at Science Center 507 
INFORMAL DYNAMICS & GEOMETRY SEMINAR 
Nattalie Tamam (TEL AVIV UNIVERSITY) 
Divergent trajectories in arithmetic homogeneous spaces of rational rank two 

October 04, 2017, 4:00 PM at Science Center 530 
NUMBER THEORY SEMINAR 
Naser Talebi Zadeh (UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN) 
The Siegel variance formula for quadratic forms 

April 10, 2019, 3:00 PM at Science Center 507 
SPECIAL SEMINAR ON GEOMETRY 
Ryosuke Takahashi (TOHOKU UNIVERSITY) 
A new parabolic flow approach to the KahlerEinstein problem 

November 22, 2017, 4:00  5:15 pm at Science Center 507 
CENTER OF MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES AND APPLICATIONS GENERAL RELATIVITY SEMINAR 
Piotr T. Chrusciel (UNIVERSITY OF VIENNA) 
Gluing things in general relativity 

May 11, 2016, 12:00  1:00 PM at CMSA Building, 20 Garden Street, Room G10 
DIFFERENTIAL GEOMETRY SEMINAR 
Gábor Székelyhidi (UNIVERSITY OF NOTRE DAME) 
KahlerEinstein metrics along the smooth continuity method 

May 05, 2015, 4:15 PM at Science Center 507 
DIFFERENTIAL GEOMETRY SEMINAR 
Gabor Szekelyhidi (UNIVERSITY OF NOTRE DAME) 
New CalabiYau metrics on C^n 

November 28, 2017, 4:15 PM at Science Center 507 
BRANDEIS  HARVARD  MIT  NORTHEASTERN JOINT COLLOQUIUM 
Gabor Szekelyhidi (UNIVERSITY OF NOTRE DAME) 
GromovHausdorff limits of Kahler manifolds 

October 25, 2018, Tea at 4:00 pm, Talk at 4:30 pm at Science Center Hall A 
GAUGETOPOLOGYSYMPLECTIC SEMINAR 
Zoltán Szabó (PRINCETON UNIVERSITY) 
Algebraic methods in knot Floer homology 

February 01, 2019, 3:30 pm at Science Center 507 
GAUGE THEORY, TOPOLOGY & SYMPLECTIC GEOMETRY SEMINAR 
Piotr Suwara (MIT) 
The Category of Perverse Sheaves is a Stack, cont'd 

October 27, 2017, 3:30  4:30 PM at Science Center 507 
GAUGE THEORY, TOPOLOGY & SYMPLECTIC GEOMETRY SEMINAR 
Piotr Suwara (MIT) 
The Category of Perverse Sheaves is a Stack 

October 20, 2017, 3:30  4:30 PM at Science Center 507 
NUMBER THEORY SEMINAR 
Andrew Sutherland (MIT) 
SatoTate in dimension 3 

December 07, 2016, 3:00 PM at Science Center 507 
JOINT DEPARTMENT OF MATHEMATICS AND CMSA RANDOM MATRIX AND PROBABILITY THEORY SEMINAR 
Daniel Sussman (BOSTON UNIVERSITY) 
Multiple Network Inference: From Joint Embeddings to Graph Matching 

November 15, 2017, 4:00  5:00 pm *note change in time* at CMSA Building, 20 Garden Street, G02 
CENTER OF MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES AND APPLICATIONS MATHEMATICAL PHYSICS SEMINAR 
Piotr Surowka (HARVARD UNIVERSITY PHYSICS) 
Anomalies, Information Geometry and (Turbulent) Hydrodynamics  inspiration for mathematicians 

December 07, 2015, 12:00  2:00 PM at Science Center 232 
SPECIAL SEMINAR 
Nike Sun (UC BERKELEY) 
Phase transitions in random constraint satisfaction problems 

October 07, 2016, 3:30 PM at Science Center 507 
CENTER OF MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES AND APPLICATIONS RANDOM MATRIX & PROBABILITY THEORY SEMINAR 
Xin Sun (MIT) 
Almost sure multifractal spectrum of SLE 

September 23, 2015, 2:00  3:30 PM at Science Center 232 
DIFFERENTIAL GEOMETRY SEMINAR 
Ao Sun (MIT) 
Local Entropy and Generic Multiplicity One Singularities of Mean Curvature Flow of Surfaces 

April 02, 2019, 4:00 pm at Science Center 507 
CENTER OF MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES AND APPLICATIONS RANDOM MATRIX & PROBABILITY THEORY SEMINAR 
Nike Sun (MASSACHUSETTS INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY) 
The exact kSAT threshold for large k 

December 05, 2014, 1:30  3:30 pm at Science Center 530 
JOINT CMSA AND DEPARTMENT OF MATHEMATICS RANDOM MATRIX AND PROBABILITY THEORY SEMINAR 
Nike Sun (MIT) 
Capacity lower bound for the Ising perceptron 

February 14, 2019, 4:30 pm at CMSA, 20 Garden St, G10 
DIFFERENTIAL GEOMETRY SEMINAR 
Song Sun (STONY BROOK) 
Singularities of KahlerEinstein metrics and algebraic stability 

October 06, 2015, 4:15 PM at Science Center 507 
CENTER OF MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES AND APPLICATIONS RANDOM MATRIX & PROBABILITY THEORY SEMINAR 
Nike Sun (MASSACHUSETTS INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY) 
The exact kSAT threshold for large k. 

February 25, 2015, 11:30 am  1:00 pm at Science Center 232 
JOINT DEPARTMENT OF MATHEMATICS AND CMSA RANDOM MATRIX AND PROBABILITY THEORY SEMINAR 
Madhu Sudan (CS, HARVARD) 
General Strong Polarization 

October 23, 2017, 12:00  1:00 PM at Science Center 232 
CENTER OF MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES AND APPLICATIONS COLLOQUIUM 
Madhu Sudan (MICROSOFT RESEARCH) 
Robust Lowdegree Testing 

September 02, 2015, 4:00 PM at Science Center 507 
HARVARDMIT COMBINATORICS SEMINAR 
Bernd Sturmfels (MPI LEIPZIG AND UC BERKELEY) 
Moment varieties of measures on polytopes 

October 24, 2018, 4:15  5:15 pm at Science Center Hall E 
CENTER OF MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES & APPLICATIONS GENERAL RELATIVITY SEMINAR 
Andy Strominger and Milhalis Dafermos (HARVARD PHYSICS AND PRINCETON UNIVERSITY) 
The Scattering Problem in General Relativity 

April 27, 2016, 12:00  1:00 PM at CMSA Building, 20 Garden St, G10 
CENTER OF MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES AND APPLICATIONS COLLOQUIUM 
Andy Strominger (HARVARD UNIVERSITY) 
Symmetry in Soft Theorem 

October 01, 2014, 4:00 PM at Science Center 507 
CENTER OF MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES AND APPLICATIONS MATHEMATICAL PHYSICS SEMINAR 
Matthew Stroffregen (MIT) 
Equivariant Khovanov Spaces 

February 12, 2018, 12:00 PM at CMSA Building, 20 Garden Street, Room G10 
THURSDAY SEMINAR 
Vesna Stojanoska (MIT) 
Dual BrownGitler spectra via realizability of unstable modules over the Steenrod algebra 

October 03, 2013, 3:00  5:00 PM at Science Center 507 
DIFFERENTIAL GEOMETRY SEMINAR 
Mark Stern (DUKE UNIVERSITY) 
Monotonicity and Betti Number Bounds 

October 23, 2018, 4:00 pm at Science Center 507 
DIFFERENTIAL GEOMETRY SEMINAR 
Mark Stern (DUKE UNIVERSITY) 
Instantons on ALF spaces 

October 11, 2016, 4:15 pm at Science Center 507 
NUMBER THEORY SEMINAR 
Alexander Stasinski (DURHAM UNIVERSITY) 
Representation zeta functions of simple Lie groups and reductive groups over local rings 

March 04, 2015, 3:00 PM at Science Center 507 
GAUGE THEORY, TOPOLOGY & SYMPLECTIC GEOMETRY SEMINAR 
Laura Starkston (UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS  AUSTIN) 
Symplectic fillings of Seifert fibered spaces 

March 06, 2015, 3:30  4:30 PM at Science Center 507 
HARVARD/MIT ALGEBRAIC GEOMETRY SEMINAR 
David Stapleton (STONY BROOK UNIVERSITY) 
Hilbert schemes of points on surfaces and their tautological bundles 

March 28, 2017, 3:00 pm at Science Center 507 
THURSDAY SEMINAR 
Nathaniel Stapleton (MIT) 
The Morava Etheory of symmetric groups: character theory and Strickland's theorem 

February 27, 2014, 3:00  5:00 PM at Science Center 507 
HARVARD/MIT ALGEBRAIC GEOMETRY SEMINAR **CANCELLED** 
Vasudevan Srinivas (TATA INSTITUTE OF FUNDAMENTAL RESEARCH) 
Stratified vector bundles on simply connected varieties in positive characteristic 

January 27, 2015, 3:00 PM at Science Center 507 
DIFFERENTIAL GEOMETRY SEMINAR 
Luca Spolaor (MIT) 
Optimal regularity for three dimensional mass minimizing cones in arbitrary codimension 

April 11, 2017, 4:15 pm at Science Center 507 
RANDOM MATRIX AND PROBABILITY THEORY SEMINAR 
Herbert Spohn (TECHNICAL UNIVERSITY MUNICH & COLUMBIA) 
Hydrodynamics of integrable classical and quantum systems 

September 27, 2017, 3:00  4:00 PM at CMSA Building, 20 Garden Street, Room G10 
MATHEMATICAL PHYSICS SEMINAR 
Thomas Spencer (INSTITUTE FOR ADVANCED STUDY) 
Randomness in Classical and Quantum Dynamics 

November 17, 2015, 1:15 pm at Jefferson 453 
CENTER OF MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES AND APPLICATIONS MATHEMATICAL PHYSICS SEMINAR 
Philippe Sosoe (CMSA) 
New bounds for the chemical distance in 2D critical percolation 

March 20, 2017, 12:00 pm at CMSA Building, 20 Garden St, G10 
BASIC NOTIONS SEMINAR 
Phil Sosoe (CENTER OF MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES AND APPLICATIONS) 
The Chemical Distance in Critical Percolation 

December 14, 2015, 3:00 pm at Science Center 507 
CENTER OF MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES AND APPLICATIONS PHYSICAL MATHEMATICS SEMINAR 
Philippe Sosoe (CENTER OF MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES & APPLICATIONS) 
The chemical distance in critical percolation 

May 04, 2015, 12:00  2:00 PM at Science Center 232 
CMSA COLLOQUIUM 
Philippe Sosoe (CORNELL UNIVERSITY) 
A sharp transition for Gibbs measures associated to the nonlinear Schrödinger equation 

March 06, 2019, 2:303:30 PM at CMSA, 20 Garden Street, G10 
DIFFERENTIAL GEOMETRY SEMINAR 
Antoine Song (PRINCETON UNIVERSITY) 
Existence of infinitely many minimal hypersurfaces in closed manifolds 

February 26, 2009, 4:00 PM at Sci Center 507 
DIFFERENTIAL GEOMETRY SEMINAR 
Antoine Song (PRINCETON UNIVERSITY) 
Existence of infinitely many minimal hypersurfaces in closed manifolds 

February 26, 2019, 4:00 PM at Science Center 507 
CMSA FLUID DYNAMICS SEMINAR 
David Sondak (IACS, HARVARD UNIVERSITY) 
Towards Machine Learning for Cataloguing Optimal Solutions in Turbulent Convection 

May 01, 2019, 3:00 pm  4:00 pm at CMSA, 20 Garden St, G02 
JOINT DEPT OF MATHEMATICS AND CENTER OF MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES & APPLICATIONS RANDOM MATRIX AND PROBABILITY THEORY SEMINAR 
Ilya Soloveychik (HARVARD SCHOOL OF ENGINEERING & APPLIED SCIENCES) 
Deterministic Random Matrices 

May 03, 2017, 3:00 pm at CMSA Building, 20 Garden St, G02 
CMSA COLLOQUIUM 
Justin Solomon (MIT) 
Correspondence and Optimal Transport for Geometric Data Processing 

October 10, 2018, 4:30 pm at CMSA Building, 20 Garden St, G10 
NUMBER THEORY SEMINAR 
Anders Sodergren (UNIVERSITY OF COPENHAGEN) 
Poisson statistics and the value distribution of the Epstein zeta function 

March 26, 2014, 3:00 PM at Science Center 507 
NUMBER THEORY SEMINAR 
Brian Smithling (JOHNS HOPKINS) 
An arithmetic transfer conjecture for ramified unitary groups 

October 01, 2014, 3:00  4:00 PM at Science Center 507 
NUMBER THEORY SEMINAR 
Brian Smithling (JOHNS HOPKINS UNIVERSITY) 
On Shimura varieties for unitary groups 

April 17, 2019, 3:00 pm at Science Center 507 
NUMBER THEORY SEMINAR 
Alexander Smith (HARVARD UNIVERSITY) 
$2^\infty$Selmer groups, $2^\infty$class groups, and Goldfeld's conjecture 

November 01, 2017, 3:15 pm *sharp at Science Center 507 
DIFFERENTIAL GEOMETRY SEMINAR 
Peter Smillie (HARVARD UNIVERSITY) 
Weingarten foliations of three dimensional Lorentzian spaceforms 

September 19, 2017, 4:00  5:15 pm at Science Center 507 
CENTER OF MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES AND APPLICATIONS RANDOM MATRIX & PROBABILITY THEORY SEMINAR 
Uzy Smilansky (WEIZMANN INSTITUTE) 
Spectral statistics of Bernoulli matrix ensembles  a random walk approach 

October 22, 2014, 12:00  2:00 PM at Science Center 232 
NUMBER THEORY SEMINAR 
Chris Skinner (PRINCETON) 
Some recent results on Euler systems 

October 31, 2018, 3:00 pm at Science Center 507 
GAUGE THEORY AND TOPOLOGY SEMINAR 
Steven Sivek (PRINCETON UNIVERSITY) 
Sutured embedded contact homology is an invariant 

January 31, 2014, 3:30pm at Science Center 507 
BASIC NOTIONS SEMINAR 
YumTong Siu (HARVARD UNIVERSITY) 
Recent Results and Problems in Several Complex Variables Involving Construction of Holomorphic Sections 

December 07, 2015, 3:00 PM at Science Center 507 
SPECIAL EVENT 
Simon Singh () 
The Simpsons and Their Mathematical Secrets 

November 04, 2013, 7:00 PM at Science Center Hall A 
HARVARD LOGIC COLLOQUIUM 
Dima Sinapova (UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS AT CHICAGO) 
Stronger tree properties and the SCH 

March 08, 2018, 4:00  5:00 pm at Logic Center, 2 Arrow St, Rm 420 
HARVARD, BRANDEIS, MIT, NORTHEASTERN JOINT COLLOQUIUM AT HARVARD 
Carlos Simpson (UNIVERSITE DE NICE) 
Calculating harmonic maps to buildingsa 2dimensional combinatorial reduction calculus 

November 17, 2016, Tea at 4:00 PM, the Austine & Chilton McDonnell Common Room, Science Center 4th Floor, Talk at 4:30 pm at Science Center Hall C 
NUMBER THEORY SEMINAR 
Joseph Silverman (BROWN UNIVERSITY) 
Moduli Spaces of Rational Maps and a Dynamical Shafarevich Theorem 

October 11, 2017, 3:15 pm *sharp at Science Center 507 
HARVARD/MIT ALGEBRAIC GEOMETRY SEMINAR 
Charles Siegel (UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA) 
A Modular Operad of Embedded Curves 

November 4, 2014, 4:00 PM at MIT E17122 
CENTER OF MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES AND APPLICATIONS COLLOQUIUM 
ChiWang Shu (BROWN UNIVERSITY  DIVISION OF APPLIED MATHEMATICS) 
Discontinuous Galerkin method for hyperbolic equations with deltasingularities 

February 25, 2015, 4:00 PM at Science Center Hall A 
NUMBER THEORY SEMINAR 
Ari Shnidman (BOSTON COLLEGE) 
Heights of generalized Heegner cycles 

April 06, 2016, 3:00 PM at Science Center 507 
NUMBER THEORY SEMINAR 
Ari Shnidman (BOSTON COLLEGE) 
Ranks of abelian varieties in quadratic twist families 

September 13, 2017, 3:15  4:15 pm at Science Center 507 
NUMBER THEORY SEMINAR 
Alexandra Shlapentokh (EAST CAROLINA UNIVERSITY) 
On firstorder definability and decidability problems over number fields and their infinite algebraic extensions 

September 21, 2016, 3:00 PM at Science Center 507 
CENTER OF MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES AND APPLICATIONS RANDOM MATRIX & PROBABILITY THEORY SEMINAR 
Mykhaylo Shkolnikov  *2nd speaker* (PRINCETON UNIVERSITY) 
Intertwinings, wave equations and beta ensembles 

October 31, 2014, 12:00  2:30 PM at Science Center 232 
CMSA HOMOLOGICAL MIRROR SYMMETRY FOCUSED LECTURE SERIES 
Dmytro Shklyarov (TECHNISCHE UNIVERSITäT CHEMNITZ) 
On categories of matrix factorizations and their homological invariants 

March 06, 2018, 3:00  4:00 PM at CMSA Building, 20 Garden Street, Room G10 
CMSA HOMOLOGICAL MIRROR SYMMETRY FOCUSED LECTURE SERIES 
Dmytro Shklyarov (TECHNISCHE UNIVERSITäT CHEMNITZ) 
On categories of matrix factorizations and their homological invariants 

March 15, 2018, 3:00  4:00 PM at CMSA Building, 20 Garden Street, Room G10 
CMSA HOMOLOGICAL MIRROR SYMMETRY FOCUSED LECTURE SERIES 
Dmytro Shklyarov (TECHNISCHE UNIVERSITäT CHEMNITZ) 
On categories of matrix factorizations and their homological invariants 

March 13, 2018, 3:00  4:00 PM at CMSA Building, 20 Garden Street, Room G10 
CMSA HOMOLOGICAL MIRROR SYMMETRY FOCUSED LECTURE SERIES 
Dmytro Shklyarov (TECHNISCHE UNIVERSITäT CHEMNITZ) 
On categories of matrix factorizations and their homological invariants 

March 08, 2018, 3:00  4:00 PM at CMSA Building, 20 Garden Street, Room G10 
HARVARD/MIT ALGEBRAIC GEOMETRY SEMINAR 
Ian Shipman (HARVARD UNIVERSITY) 
Ulrich bundles and a generalization 

October 25, 2016, 3:00 pm at Science Center 507 
NUMBER THEORY SEMINAR 
Koji Shimizu (HARVARD UNIVERSITY) 
Local constancy of generalized HodgeTate weights of a padic local system 

September 20, 2017, 3:15  4:15 pm at Science Center 507 
EVOLUTION EQUATIONS SEMINAR 
Zouqiang Shi (TSINGHUA UNIVERSITY) 
Low dimensional manifold model for image processing 

February 18, 2016, 9:50  10:50 am at CMSA Building, 20 Garden St, G02 
CMSA SPECIAL LECTURE SERIES ON DERIVED ALGEBRAIC/DIFFERENTIAL GEOMETRY: TUESDAYS & THURSDAYS BEGINNING FEBRUARY 5, 2019 
Artan Sheshmani (CMSA) 
Lecture 2: Grothendieck topologies and homotopy descent 

February 07, 2019, 3:00  4:30 pm at CMSA Building, 20 Garden St, G10 
CMSA SPECIAL LECTURE SERIES ON QUANTUM COHOMOLOGY, NAKAJIMA VARETIES AND QUANTUM GROUPS 
Artan Sheshmani (QGM & CMSA) 
GW Invariants via Quantum Cohomology 

March 20, 2018, 1:00  3:00 pm at CMSA Building, 20 Garden Street, Room G10 
CMSA SPECIAL LECTURE SERIES ON DERIVED ALGEBRAIC/DIFFERENTIAL GEOMETRY: TUESDAYS & THURSDAYS BEGINNING FEBRUARY 5, 2019 
Artan Sheshmani (CMSA) 
Lecture 3: Derived Artin stacks 

February 12, 2019, 3:00  4:30 pm at CMSA Building, 20 Garden St, G10 
CENTER OF MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES AND APPLICATIONS SPECIAL LECTURE SERIES ON DONALDSONTHOMAS AND GROMOVWITTEN THEORIES 
Artan Sheshmani (THE QGM AARHUS AND CMSA HARVARD) 
Proof of Sduality conjecture on quintic threefold II 

April 21, 2017, 9:00  10:30 AM at CMSA Building, 20 Garden St, G10 
CENTER OF MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES AND APPLICATIONS SPECIAL LECTURE SERIES ON DONALDSONTHOMAS AND GROMOVWITTEN THEORIES 
Artan Sheshmani (AARHUS UNIVERSITY/CMSA) 
Stable pair PT invariants on nodal fibrations: perverse sheaves, Wallcrossings, and an analog of fiberwise Tduality 

April 07, 2017, 9:00  10:30 am at CMSA Building, 20 Garden St, G10 
CMSA SPECIAL LECTURE SERIES ON QUANTUM COHOMOLOGY, NAKAJIMA VARETIES AND QUANTUM GROUPS 
Artan Sheshmani (QGM & CMSA) 
Quantum Cohomology 

March 13, 2018, 1:00  3:00 pm at CMSA Building, 20 Garden Street, Room G10 
CMSA SPECIAL LECTURE SERIES ON DERIVED ALGEBRAIC/DIFFERENTIAL GEOMETRY 
Artan Sheshmani (CMSA) 
Intersections of Lagrangians 

March 19, 2019, 3:00  4:30 pm at CMSA, 20 Garden St, G10 
CENTER OF MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES AND APPLICATIONS MATHEMATICAL PHYSICS SEMINAR 
Artan Sheshmani (AARHUS UNIVERSITY/CMSA) 
The theory of Nested Hilbert schemes on surfaces 

February 13, 2017, 12:00 pm at CMSA Building, 20 Garden St, G10 
CENTER OF MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES AND APPLICATIONS SPECIAL LECTURE SERIES ON DONALDSONTHOMAS AND GROMOVWITTEN THEORIES 
Artan Sheshmani (AARHUS UNIVERSITY/CMSA) 
Stable pair PT invariants on nodal fibrations: perverse sheaves, Wallcrossings, and an analog of fiberwise Tduality 

April 12, 2017, 9:00  10:30 am at CMSA Building, 20 Garden St, G10 
CMSA SPECIAL LECTURE SERIES ON DERIVED ALGEBRAIC/DIFFERENTIAL GEOMETRY 
Artan Sheshmani (CMSA) 
Examples and applications 2 (Part II) 

April 02, 2019, 3:00  4:30 pm at CMSA, 20 Garden St, G10 
CMSA SPECIAL LECTURE SERIES ON QUANTUM COHOMOLOGY, NAKAJIMA VARETIES AND QUANTUM GROUPS 
Artan Sheshmani (QGM & CMSA) 
Quantum Cohomology 

March 06, 2018, 1:00  3:00 pm at CMSA Building, 20 Garden Street, Room G10 
CMSA SPECIAL LECTURE SERIES ON QUANTUM COHOMOLOGY, NAKAJIMA VARETIES AND QUANTUM GROUPS 
Artan Sheshmani (QGM & CMSA) 
GW Invariants via Quantum Cohomology 

March 22, 2018, 1:00  3:00 pm at CMSA Building, 20 Garden Street, Room G10 
CMSA SPECIAL LECTURE SERIES ON QUANTUM COHOMOLOGY, NAKAJIMA VARETIES AND QUANTUM GROUPS 
Artan Sheshmani (QGM & CMSA) 
GromovWitten invariants 

February 13, 2018, 1:00  3:00 pm at CMSA Building, 20 Garden Street, Room G10 
CMSA SPECIAL LECTURE SERIES ON DONALDSONTHOMAS AND GROMOVWITTEN THEORIES 
Artan Sheshmani (AARHUS UNIVERSITY/CMSA) 
Modularity of DT invariants on smooth K3 vibrations II 

March 08, 2017, 9:00  10:30 am at CMSA Building, 20 Garden St, G10 
CMSA SPECIAL LECTURE SERIES ON QUANTUM COHOMOLOGY, NAKAJIMA VARETIES AND QUANTUM GROUPS 
Artan Sheshmani (QGM & CMSA) 
Quantum Cohomology 

March 08, 2018, 1:00  3:00 pm at CMSA Building, 20 Garden Street, Room G10 
CMSA SPECIAL LECTURE SERIES ON DERIVED ALGEBRAIC/DIFFERENTIAL GEOMETRY: TUESDAYS & THURSDAYS BEGINNING FEBRUARY 5, 2019 
Artan Sheshmani (CMSA) 
Lecture 4: Cotangent complexes 

March 07, 2019, 3:00  4:30 pm at CMSA Building, 20 Garden St, G10 
CMSA SPECIAL LECTURE SERIES ON DERIVED ALGEBRAIC/DIFFERENTIAL GEOMETRY: TUESDAYS & THURSDAYS BEGINNING FEBRUARY 5, 2019 
Artan Sheshmani (CMSA) 
Lecture 1: Model and NAcategories 

February 05, 2019, 3:00  4:30 pm at CMSA Building, 20 Garden St, G10 
CMSA SPECIAL LECTURE SERIES ON QUANTUM COHOMOLOGY, NAKAJIMA VARETIES AND QUANTUM GROUPS 
Artan Sheshmani (QGM & CMSA) 
Quantum Cohomology 

March 15, 2018, 1:00  3:00 pm at CMSA Building, 20 Garden Street, Room G10 
CENTER OF MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES AND APPLICATIONS SPECIAL LECTURE SERIES ON DONALDSONTHOMAS AND GROMOVWITTEN THEORIES 
Artan Sheshmani (THE QGM AARHUS AND CMSA HARVARD) 
Proof of Sduality conjecture on quintic threefold I 

April 19, 2017, 9:00  10:30 AM at CMSA Building, 20 Garden St, G10 
DIFFERENTIAL GEOMETRY SEMINAR 
Artan Sheshmani (AARHUS UNIVERSITY/CMSA) 
Nested Hilbert schemes and DT theory of local threefolds 

February 14, 2017, 4:15 pm at Science Center 507 
CENTER OF MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES AND APPLICATIONS SPECIAL LECTURE SERIES ON DONALDSONTHOMAS AND GROMOVWITTEN THEORIES 
Artan Sheshmani (AARHUS UNIVERSITY/CMSA) 
DT versus MNOP invariants and S_duality conjecture on general complete intersections 

April 14, 2017, 9:00  10:30 am at CMSA Building, 20 Garden St, G10 
CMSA SPECIAL LECTURE SERIES ON QUANTUM COHOMOLOGY, NAKAJIMA VARETIES AND QUANTUM GROUPS 
Artan Sheshmani (QGM & CMSA) 
Quantum Cohomology 

March 01, 2018, 1:00  3:00 pm at CMSA Building, 20 Garden Street, Room G10 
CENTER OF MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES AND APPLICATIONS SPECIAL LECTURE SERIES ON DONALDSONTHOMAS AND GROMOVWITTEN THEORIES 
Artan Sheshmani (AARHUS UNIVERSITY/CMSA) 
Stable pair PT invariants on smooth fibrations 

April 05, 2017, 9:00  10:30 am at CMSA Building, 20 Garden St, G10 
CMSA SPECIAL LECTURE SERIES ON QUANTUM COHOMOLOGY, NAKAJIMA VARETIES AND QUANTUM GROUPS 
Artan Sheshmani (QGM & CMSA) 
Quantum Cohomology 

February 27, 2018, 1:00  3:00 pm at CMSA Building, 20 Garden Street, Room G10 
CENTER OF MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES AND APPLICATIONS SPECIAL LECTURE SERIES ON DONALDSONTHOMAS AND GROMOVWITTEN THEORIES 
Artan Sheshmani (THE QGM AARHUS AND CMSA HARVARD) 
Conifold Transitions and modularity of DT invariants on Nodal fibrations 

March 10, 2017, 9:00  10:30 am at CMSA Building, 20 Garden St, G10 
CMSA SPECIAL SEMINAR 
Artan Sheshmani (CMSA) 
Atiyah class and sheaf counting on local CalabiYau four folds 

October 16, 2018, 2:30 pm at CMSA Building, 20 Garden St, G10 
CENTER OF MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES AND APPLICATIONS MATHEMATICAL PHYSICS SEMINAR 
Artan Sheshmani (MIT) 
Counting curves on surfaces in CalabiYau threefolds and proof of Sduality modularity conjecture 

February 15, 2016, 12:00 pm at CMSA Building 20 Garden St G02 
CMSA SPECIAL LECTURE SERIES ON DERIVED ALGEBRAIC/DIFFERENTIAL GEOMETRY 
Artan Sheshmani (CMSA) 
Lagrangians and Lagrangian fibrations 

March 12, 2019, 3:00  4:30 pm at CMSA, 20 Garden St, G10 
CMSA SPECIAL LECTURE SERIES ON QUANTUM COHOMOLOGY, NAKAJIMA VARETIES AND QUANTUM GROUPS 
Artan Sheshmani (QGM & CMSA) 
Computing GW Invariants 

February 22, 2018, 1:00  3:00 pm at CMSA Building, 20 Garden Street, Room G10 
CMSA SPECIAL LECTURE SERIES ON DERIVED ALGEBRAIC/DIFFERENTIAL GEOMETRY 
Artan Sheshmani (CMSA) 
Examples and applications 2 (Part II) 

March 26, 2019, 3:00  4:30 pm at CMSA, 20 Garden St, G10 
CMSA SPECIAL LECTURE SERIES ON DERIVED ALGEBRAIC/DIFFERENTIAL GEOMETRY 
Artan Sheshmani (CMSA) 
Lagrangians and Lagrangian fibrations 

March 14, 2019, 3:00  4:30 pm at CMSA, 20 Garden St, G02 *note different room* 
CMSA SPECIAL LECTURE SERIES ON DERIVED ALGEBRAIC/DIFFERENTIAL GEOMETRY 
Artan Sheshmani (CMSA) 
Examples and applications 2 (Part I) 

March 21, 2019, 3:00  4:30 pm at CMSA, 20 Garden St, G10 
CMSA SPECIAL LECTURE SERIES ON QUANTUM COHOMOLOGY, NAKAJIMA VARETIES AND QUANTUM GROUPS 
Artan Sheshmani (QGM & CMSA) 
Computing GW Invariants 

February 15, 2018, 1:00  3:00 pm at CMSA Building, 20 Garden Street, Room G10 
CMSA SPECIAL SEMESTERLONG LECTURE SERIES 
Artan Sheshmani (QGM/CMSA) 
Quantum Cohomology, Nakajima Varieties and Quantum groups 

January 25, 2018, 1:00  3:00pm at CMSA Building, 20 Garden St., G10 
CMSA SPECIAL LECTURE SERIES ON QUANTUM COHOMOLOGY, NAKAJIMA VARETIES AND QUANTUM GROUPS 
Artan Sheshmani (QGM & CMSA) 
Computing GW Invariants 

February 20, 2018, 1:00  3:00 pm at CMSA Building, 20 Garden Street, Room G10 
CENTER OF MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES AND APPLICATIONS RANDOM MATRIX & PROBABILITY THEORY SEMINAR 
Hao Shen (COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY) 
The SineGordon stochastic PDE and regularity structures 

March 11, 2016, 1:30  3:00 PM *note special time at Science Center 232 *note different location 
CMSA MATHEMATICAL PHYSICS SEMINAR 
Junliang Shen (MIT) 
Perverse sheaves in hyperKähler geometry 

April 15, 2019, 12:00  1:00 pm at CMSA, 20 Garden Street, G02 
HARVARD/MIT ALGEBRAIC GEOMETRY SEMINAR 
Junliang Shen (ETH ZURICH) 
Elliptic CalabiYau 3folds, Jacobi forms, and derived categories 

September 27, 2016, 3:00 PM at Science Center 507 
CENTER OF MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES AND APPLICATIONS SPECIAL ALGEBRAIC GEOMETRY SEMINAR 
Yefeng Shen (UNIVERSITY OF OREGON) 
LG/CY correspondence for Fermat elliptic curves 

April 17, 2018, 12:30  1:30 pm at CMSA Building, 20 Garden Street, G02 
NUMBER THEORY SEMINAR 
Yiwei She (IAS AND COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY) 
The (unpolarized) Shafarevich conjecture for K3 surfaces 

February 22, 2017, 3:00 pm at Science Center 507 
CMSA COLLOQUIUM 
Tatyana Sharpee (SALK INSTITUTE FOR BIOLOGICAL STUDIES) 
Hyperbolic geometry of the olfactory space 

March 27, 2019, 5:15 pm  6:15 pm at CMSA, 20 Garden St, G10 
NUMBER THEORY SEMINAR 
Romyar Sharifi (UCLA) 
Iwasawa modules in higher codimension 

May 01, 2019, 3:00  4:00 pm at Science Center 507 
MATHEMATICAL PHYSICS SEMINAR 
Jacob Shapiro (ETH ZüRICH) 
BulkEdge Duality and Complete Localization for Disordered Chiral Chains 

February 06, 2018, 4:00 PM at Jefferson 356 
CENTER OF MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES & APPLICATIONS PHYSICAL MATHEMATICS SEMINAR 
ShuHeng Shao (HARVARD UNIVERSITY PHYSICS) 
An index formula for supersymmetric quantum mechanics 

October 20, 2014, 12:00  2:00 PM at Science Center 232 
BASIC NOTIONS SEMINAR 
Arul Shankar (HARVARD UNIVERSITY) 
Counting Binary cubic forms using geometryofnumbers techniques 

November 25, 2013, 3:00  4:00 PM at Science Center 507 
NUMBER THEORY SEMINAR 
Ananth Shankar (HARVARD UNIVERSITY) 
Abelian varieties isogenous to Jacobians 

October 26, 2016, 3:00 PM at Science Center 507 
NUMBER THEORY SEMINAR 
Arul Shankar (HARVARD UNIVERSITY) 
The average 5Selmer rank of elliptic curves 

September 25, 2013, 3:00  4:00 PM at Science Center 507 
NUMBER THEORY SEMINAR 
Ananth Shankar (MIT) 
Exceptional splitting of reductions of abelian surfaces 

March 21, 2018, 3:00 pm at Science Center 507 
MATHEMATICAL PICTURE LANGUAGE SEMINAR 
Shamil Shakirov (HARVARD UNIVERSITY) 
Rational integrable systems associated with higher genus surfaces 

October 23, 2018, 4:00 pm at Jefferson 356 
CENTER OF MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES AND APPLICATIONS MATHEMATICAL PHYSICS SEMINAR 
Shamil Shakirov (HARVARD UNIVERSITY) 
Refining ChernSimons theory in genus two 

September 28, 2015, 12:00  2:00 PM at Science Center 232 
MATHEMATICAL PHYSICS SEMINAR 
Shamil Shakirov (HARVARD UNIVERSITY) 
Integrability of Refined ChernSimons Theory 

February 14, 2017, 2:45 pm at Jefferson 453 
CENTER OF MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES AND APPLICATIONS ALGEBRAIC GEOMETRY SEMINAR 
Shamil Shakirov (HARVARD UNIVERSITY) 
Undulation invariants of plane curves 

November 01, 2017, 5:00 PM *note time change* at CMSA Building, 20 Garden Street, Room G10 
SPECIAL TOPOLOGY SEMINAR 
Shamil Shakirov (UC BERKELEY) 
Oneparameter deformation of ChernSimons theory 

October 21, 2014, 3:00 PM at Science Center 507 
CENTER OF MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES AND APPLICATIONS MATHEMATICAL PHYSICS SEMINAR 
Carlos Shahbazi (INSTITUTE FOR THEORETICAL PHYSICS, SACLAY, FRANCE) 
Geometric Ufolds and the twisted Strominger system 

April 18, 2016, 12:00  2:00 PM at CMSA Building, 20 Garden Street, Room G10 
NUMBER THEORY SEMINAR 
Shrenik Shah (COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY) 
Some strong twisted base changes for unitary similitude groups 

March 11, 2015, 3:00 PM at Science Center 507 
GAUGE THEORY, TOPOLOGY & SYMPLECTIC GEOMETRY SEMINAR 
Sobhan Seyfaddini (MIT) 
The displaced disks problem via symplectic topology 

October 03, 2014, 3:30  4:30 PM at Science Center 507 
A SPECIAL TALK IN BASIC NOTIONS 
JeanPierre Serre (COLLèGE DE FRANCE) 
Linear representations of finite groups 

April 21, 2015, 3:00 PM at Science Center Hall D 
SPECIAL BASIC NOTIONS SEMINAR 
JeanPierre Serre (COLLèGE DE FRANCE) 
Some simple facts on lattices and orthogonal group representations 

May 03, 2017, 3:00 pm at Science Center Hall D 
SPECIAL LECTURE SERIES 
JeanPierre Serre (COLLèGE DE FRANCE) 
Cohomological invariants mod 2 of Weyl groups, Pt. 2 

May 09, 2017, 2:00 pm at Science Center 507 
SPECIAL NUMBER THEORY SEMINAR 
JeanPierre Serre (COLLèGE DE FRANCE) 
Galois cohomological invariants 

April 27, 2015, 3:00 PM at Science Center Hall A 
SPECIAL LECTURE SERIES 
JeanPierre Serre (COLLèGE DE FRANCE) 
Cohomological invariants mod 2 of Weyl groups, Pt. 1 

May 08, 2017, 3:00 pm at Science Center 507 
CENTER OF MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES AND APPLICATIONS RANDOM MATRIX & PROBABILITY THEORY SEMINAR 
Timo Seppalainen (UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN, MADISON) 
Variational formulas and Busemann functions for random paths in a random medium 

April 06, 2016, 3:00 PM at CMSA Building, 20 Garden Street, Room G02 
CENTER OF MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES AND APPLICATIONS SPECIAL SEMINAR 
RakKyeong Seong (UPPSALA UNIVERSITY) 
The Mirror and the Elliptic Genus of Brane Brick Models 

March 30, 2017, 3:00 pm at CMSA Building, 20 Garden St, G02 
JOINT DEPARTMENT OF MATHEMATICS AND CMSA RANDOM MATRIX & PROBABILITY THEORY SEMINAR 
Subhabrata Sen (MICROSOFT AND MIT) 
Partitioning sparse random graphs: connections with meanfield 

October 25, 2017, 2:00  3:00 pm at CMSA Building, 20 Garden St, G10 
CENTER OF MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES & APPLICATIONS COLLOQUIUM 
Paul Seidel (MIT) 
Topological quantum field theory and the GaussManin connection 

April 27, 2016, 4:30 PM at CMSA Building, 20 Garden St, G10 
DIFFERENTIAL GEOMETRY SEMINAR 
Paul Seidel (MIT) 
Steenrod squares and symplectic fixed points 

October 07, 2014, 5:15 PM *note change in time at Science Center 507 
HARVARD/MIT LOGIC SEMINAR 
Lynn Scow (VASSAR COLLEGE) 


December 03, 2013, 4:30  5:30 PM at Science Center 507 
CENTER OF MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES AND APPLICATIONS RANDOM MATRIX & PROBABILITY THEORY SEMINAR 
Benjamin Schweinhart (CENTER OF MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES & APPLICATIONS) 
Universality Conjectures for Curvature Flow on Graphs 

October 14, 2015, 2:00  3:00 PM at Science Center 232 
INFORMAL GEOMETRY & DYNAMICS SEMINAR 
Richard Schwartz (BROWN UNIVERSITY) 
5 points on the sphere 

February 28, 2018, 4:00 PM at Science Center 530 
GAUGE THEORY, TOPOLOGY & SYMPLECTIC GEOMETRY SEMINAR 
Richard Schwartz (BROWN UNIVERSITY) 
The plaid model and outer billiards 

September 11, 2015, 3:30  4:30 PM at Science Center 507 
CENTER OF MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES AND APPLICATIONS MATHEMATICAL PHYSICS SEMINAR 
Burkhard Schwab (CMSA) 
Large Gauge symmetries in Supergravity 

April 10, 2017, 12:00 pm at CMSA Building, 20 Garden St, G10 
CENTER OF MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES AND APPLICATIONS MATHEMATICAL PHYSICS SEMINAR 
Burkhard Schwab (CENTER OF MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES & APPLICATIONS) 
BMS, Soft Theorems and String Theory 

February 22, 2016, 12:00  2:00 PM at CMSA Building, 20 Garden Street, Room G02 
JOINT DEPARTMENT OF MATHEMATICS AND CMSA RANDOM MATRIX AND PROBABILITY THEORY SEMINAR 
Tselil Schramm (HARVARD UNIVERSITY AND MIT) 
(Nearly) Efficient Algorithms for the Graph Matching Problem in Correlated Random Graphs 

October 24, 2018, 3:00  4:00 pm at CMSA Building, 20 Garden St, G02 *note different location* 
THURSDAY SEMINAR 
Peter Scholze (UNIVERSITY OF BONN) 
TBA 

November 12, 2015, 3:00  5:00 PM at Science Center 507 
CMSA COLLOQUIUM 
Richard Schoen (UC IRVINE) 
Perspectives on the scalar curvature 

October 03, 2018, 4:30  5:30 pm at CMSA Building, 20 Garden St, G10 
HARVARD/MIT ALGEBRAIC GEOMETRY SEMINAR 
Christian Schnell (STONY BROOK) 
Kodaira dimension and zeros of holomorphic oneforms 

October 07, 2014, 4:00 PM at MIT E17122 
BASIC NOTIONS SEMINAR / FACULTY COLLOQUIUM 
Wilfried Schmid (HARVARD UNIVERSITY) 
A new look at mixed Hodge modules 

November 17, 2014, 3:00 PM at Science Center 507 
BASIC NOTIONS SEMINAR 
Wilfried Schmid (HARVARD UNIVERSITY) 
Automorphic distributions 

October 19, 2015, 3:00  4:00 PM at Science Center 507 
GAUGE THEORY, TOPOLOGY, AND SYMPLECTIC GEOMETRY SEMINAR 
Felix Schlenk (NEUCHATEL) 
Complexity of Reeb flows via Floer homology 

April 15, 2016, 3:30  4:30 PM at Science Center 507 
THURSDAY SEMINAR 
Tomer Schlank (HEBREW UNIVERSITY OF JERUSALEM) 
Ambidexterity in localizations of spectra 

December 06, 2018, 3:00  4:00 pm *note earlier ending time* at Science Center 507 
JOINT DEPARTMENT OF MATHEMATICS AND CMSA RANDOM MATRIX AND PROBABILITY THEORY SEMINAR 
Wilhelm Schlag (YALE UNIVERSITY) 
On the BourgainDyatlov fractal uncertainty principle 

November 07, 2018, 3:00  4:00 pm at CMSA Building, 20 Garden St, G10 
LOGIC COLLOQUIUM 
Ralf Schindler (UNIVERSITY OF MüNSTER) 
Martin's Maximum with an asterix 

March 26, 2014, 4:00 PM at Logic Center, 2 Arrow St, Rm 420 
CMSA SPECIAL MATHEMATICAL PHYSICS SEMINAR 
Emanuel Scheidegger (ALBERT LUDWIGS UNIVERSITY OF FREIBURG) 
Periods and quasiperiods of modular forms and the mirror quintic at the conifold 

March 05, 2018, 11:00  12:00 at CMSA Building, 20 Garden Street, Room G10 
CENTER OF MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES AND APPLICATIONS MATHEMATICAL PHYSICS SEMINAR 
Emanuel Scheidegger (ALBERT LUDWIGS UNIVERSITY OF FREIBURG) 
From Gauged Linear Sigma Models to LandauGinzburg orbifolds via central charge functions 

March 19, 2018, 12:00 PM at CMSA Building, 20 Garden Street, G02 
DIFFERENTIAL GEOMETRY SEMINAR 
Laura Schaposnik (UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS AT URBANACHAMPAIGN) 
Higgs bundles, spectral data, and applications 

March 24, 2015, 4:15 PM at Science Center 507 
GAUGETOPOLOGYSYMPLECTIC SEMINAR 
Chris Scaduto (SIMONS CENTER) 
Instantons and lattices of smooth 4manifolds with boundary 

March 29, 2019, 3:30 pm at Science Center 222 
CENTER OF MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES AND APPLICATIONS GEOMETRIC ANALYSIS SEMINAR 
Ovidiu Savin (COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY) 
Examples of singular minimizers in the calculus of variations 

November 17, 2015, 10:00 AM at Science Center 232 
GAUGE THEORY, TOPOLOGY & SYMPLECTIC GEOMETRY SEMINAR 
Nikhil Savale (NOTRE DAME) 
Koszul complexes, Birkhoff normal form and the magnetic Dirac operator 

March 11, 2016, 3:30  4:30 PM at Science Center 507 
THURSDAY SEMINAR 
Emily Saunders (HARVARD UNIVERSITY) 
The HirschSmale theorem 

October 11, 2018, 3:00 pm  5:00 pm at Science Center 507 
NUMBER THEORY SEMINAR 
Peter Sarnak (PRINCETON UNIVERSITY) 
Integral points on Markoff type cubic surfaces 

March 22, 2017, 3:00 pm at Science Center 507 
HARVARD, BRANDEIS, MIT, NORTHEASTERN JOINT COLLOQUIUM AT HARVARD 
Sucharit Sarkar (PRINCETON UNIVERSITY) 
Jones polynomial, Khovanov homology, and beyond 

November 14, 2013, 4:30 PM at Science Center Hall A 
HARVARD MATH & PHILOSOPHY LOGIC COLLOQUIUM 
Grigor Sargsyan (RUTGERS UNIVERSITY) 
Covering, core model induction and hod mice 

February 19, 2014, 4:00  5:30 PM at 2 Arrow Street, Room #420 
CMSA COLLOQUIUM 
Christian Santangelo (UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS AT AMHERST) 
4D printing with folding forms 

February 13, 2019, 4:30 pm at CMSA, 20 Garden St, G10 
THURSDAY SEMINAR 
Krishanu Sankar (HARVARD UNIVERSITY) 
Serre's problem on projective modules over a polynomial ring 

February 12, 2015, 3:30  5:30 pm at Science Center Hall E 
CMSA TOPOLOGICAL ASPECTS OF CONDENSED MATTER SEMINAR 
Anders Sandvik (BOSTON UNIVERSITY AND INSTITUTE OF PHYSICS, CAS, BEIJING) 
Quantum Monte Carlo simulations of exotic states in 2D quantum magnets 

December 10, 2018, 10:00  11:30 am at CMSA Building, 20 Garden St, G02 
HARVARD/MIT LOGIC SEMINAR 
Sam Sanders (GHENT UNIVERSITY) 
Higherorder Reverse Mathematics: Where existence meets computation via infinitesimals 

December 06, 2013, 4:30  5:30 PM at Science Center 507 
INFORMAL DYNAMICS & GEOMETRY SEMINAR 
Nick Salter (HARVARD UNIVERSITY) 
Plane curves, (higher) spin structures, and mapping class groups 

September 20, 2017, 4:00 PM at Science Center 530 
HARVARD/MIT ALGEBRAIC GEOMETRY SEMINAR 
Nick Salter (HARVARD UNIVERSITY) 
Vanishing cycles for linear systems on toric surfaces 

February 27, 2018, 3:00 PM at Science Center 507 
NUMBER THEORY SEMINAR 
Adriana Salerno (BATES COLLEGE) 
Effective computations in arithmetic mirror symmetry 

March 12, 2014, 3:00 PM at Sci Center 507 
NUMBER THEORY SEMINAR 
Yiannis Sakellaridis (RUTGERS) 
A new paradigm for the comparison of trace formulas 

April 24, 2019, 3:00  4:00 pm at Science Center 507 
PRESENTED BY THE CENTER OF MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES & APPLICATIONS: RANDOM MATRIX AND PROBABILITY THEORY SEMINAR 
Laure SaintRaymond (ÉCOLE NORMALE SUPéRIEURE) 
The Brownian Motion as Scaling Limit of a Deterministic System of Interacting Particles 

September 10, 2014, 12:00  2:00 PM at Science Center 530 
BASIC NOTIONS SEMINAR 
Laure SaintRaymond (ÉCOLE NORMALE SUPéRIEURE) 
The role of boundary layers in the global ocean circulation 

October 06, 2014, 3:00 PM at Science Center 507 
HARVARD, BRANDEIS, MIT, NORTHEASTERN JOINT COLLOQUIUM AT HARVARD 
Laure SaintRaymond (ENS PARIS / HARVARD) 
From Newton's dynamics to the heat equation 

February 05, 2015, 4:30 PM at Science Center Hall A 
CENTER OF MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES AND APPLICATIONS RANDOM MATRIX & PROBABILITY THEORY SEMINAR 
Laure SaintRaymond (ÉCOLE NORMALE SUPéRIEURE) 
Fluctuating dynamics for a 2D rarified gas of hard disks (joint work with T. Bodineau and I. Gallagher) 

May 11, 2016, 2:30 3:30 PM at CMSA Building, 20 Garden Street, Room G10 
HARVARD LOGIC SEMINAR 
Gil Sagi (LUDWIGMAXIMILIANS UNIVERSITY, MUNICH) 
What is a Fixed Term? 

September 24, 2014, 4:30 PM at Logic Center, 2 Arrow St, Rm 408 
GAUGE THEORY, TOPOLOGY & SYMPLECTIC GEOMETRY SEMINAR 
Kevin Sackel (MIT) 
Perverse sheaves from complex Lagrangian intersections 

November 03, 2017, 3:30  4:30 PM at Science Center 507 
CENTER OF MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES AND APPLICATIONS COLLOQUIUM 
Subir Sachdev (HARVARD UNIVERSITY PHYSICS) 
BekensteinHawking entropy and strange metals 

September 16, 2015, 4:00  5:00 PM at Science Center 507 
HARVARD/MIT ALGEBRAIC GEOMETRY SEMINAR 
Giulia Sacca (MIT) 
Degenerations of hyperkahler manifolds 

September 19, 2017, 3:00 PM at MIT 4237 
HARVARD/MIT ALGEBRAIC GEOMETRY SEMINAR 
Giulia Sacca (STONY BROOK) 
Symplectic singularities and quiver varieties 

April 21, 2015, 4:00  5:00 PM *special time at Science Center 309A *special location 
CENTER OF MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES AND APPLICATIONS MATHEMATICAL PHYSICS SEMINAR 
Ingmar Saberi (UNIVERSITäT HEIDELBERG) 
Holographic lattice field theories 

April 17, 2017, 12:00 pm at CMSA Building, 20 Garden St, G10 
NUMBER THEORY SEMINAR 
Kiran S. Kedlaya (UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA AT SAN DIEGO) 
Locally analytic vectors from Galois representation: variations on CherbonnierColmez 

November 06, 2013, 2:00 PM at Science Center Hall A 
NUMBER THEORY SEMINAR 
Kiran S. Kedlaya (UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA AT SAN DIEGO) 
Convergence polygons for padic differential equations 

October 07, 2015, 3:00  4:00 PM at Science Center 507 
CMSA MATH PHYSICS SEMINAR 
Athanassios S. Fokas (UNIVERSITY OF CAMBRIDGE) 
Asymptotics: the unified transform, a new approach to the Lindelöf Hypothesis, and the ultrarelativistic limit of the Minkowskian approximation of general relativity 

April 01, 2019, 12:00  1:00 pm at CMSA, 20 Garden St, G10 
HARVARD MATHEMATICS AND PHILOSOPHY LOGIC SEMINAR 
Alexander S. Kechris (CALIFORNIA INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY) 
Topological dynamics and ergodic theory of automorphism of groups of countable structures 

November 18, 2013, 5:30  6:30 PM at Science Center 507 
CMSA FLUID DYNAMICS SEMINAR 
Christopher Rycroft (HARVARD UNIVERSITY) 
The reference map technique for simulating complex materials and multibody interactions 

April 03, 2019, 4:00 pm at CMSA, 20 Garden Street, G10 
LOGIC SEMINAR 
Jason Rute () 
A uniform reducibility in computably presented Polish spaces 

October 03, 2017, 5:15 pm at Science Center 507 
CENTER OF MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES AND APPLICATIONS RANDOM MATRIX & PROBABILITY THEORY SEMINAR 
Zeev Rudnick (TEL AVIV UNIVERSITY & IAS) 
Quantum chaos, eigenvalue statistics and the Fibonacci sequence 

March 23, 2016, 3:00 PM at CMSA Building, 20 Garden Street, Room G02 
CENTER OF MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES AND APPLICATIONS RANDOM MATRIX & PROBABILITY THEORY SEMINAR 
Mark Rudelson (UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN) 
Delocalization of eigenvectors of random matrices 

April 20, 2016, 3:00 PM at CMSA Building, 20 Garden Street, Room G02 
CENTER OF MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES AND APPLICATIONS MATHEMATICAL PHYSICS SEMINAR 
Tom Rudelius (HARVARD PHYSICS) 
6D SCFTs and Group Theory 

March 06, 2017, 12:00 pm at CMSA Building, 20 Garden St, G10 
GAUGE THEORY, TOPOLOGY, AND SYMPLECTIC GEOMETRY SEMINAR 
Yanir Rubinstein (UNIVERSITY OF MARYLAND) 
The degenerate special Lagrangian equation 

May 01, 2015, 3:30  4:30 PM at Science Center 507 
DIFFERENTIAL GEOMETRY SEMINAR 
Netanel RubinBlaier (CMSA, HARVARD) 
The Kontsevich compactification, AbelJacobi maps, and symplectomorphism of algebraic varieties 

May 01, 2018, 4:15 PM at Science Center 507 
CENTER OF MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES AND APPLICATIONS SPECIAL ALGEBRAIC GEOMETRY SEMINAR 
Netanel RubinBlaier (CMSA, HARVARD) 
The Kontsevich compactification, AbelJacobi maps, and symplectomorphism of algebraic varieties 

May 24, 2018, 3:00  4:00 PM at CMSA Building, 20 Garden Street, Room G10 
CENTER OF MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES AND APPLICATIONS COLLOQUIUM 
Don Rubin (HARVARD STATISTICS) 
Essential concepts of causal inference " a remarkable history 

February 21, 2018, 4:30 PM at CMSA Building, 20 Garden Street, Room G10 
GAUGE THEORY & TOPOLOGY SEMINAR 
Daniel Ruberman (BRANDEIS UNIVERSITY) 
Embeddings of nonorientable surfaces in M x I 

September 20, 2013, 3:30  4:30 PM at Science Center 507 
GAUGE THEORY, TOPOLOGY & SYMPLECTIC GEOMETRY SEMINAR 
Danny Ruberman (BRANDEIS UNIVERSITY) 
Absolutely exotic 4manifolds 

April 17, 2015, 3:30  4:30 PM at Science Center 507 
HARVARD/MIT ALGEBRAIC GEOMETRY SEMINAR 
Yongbin Ruan (UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN) 
A mathematical theory of gauged linear sigma model (GLSM) 

September 29, 2015, 3:00 PM at MIT E17122 
NUMBER THEORY SEMINAR 
Min Ru (UNIVERSITY OF HOUSTON) 
Height inequalities in Diophantine approximation 

September 28, 2016, 3:00 PM at Science Center 507 
HARVARD/MIT ALGEBRAIC GEOMETRY SEMINAR 
Nick Rozenblyum (UNIVERSITY OF CHICAGO) 
Shifted symplectic structures and quantization 

October 31, 2017, 3:00 PM at MIT 4237 
CENTER OF MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES AND APPLICATIONS SOCIAL SCIENCE APPLICATIONS FORUM 
Ben Roth (MIT) 
Keeping the Little Guy Down: A Debt Trap for Informal Lending 

November 15, 2016, 4:30  5:30 PM at CMSA Building, 20 Garden St, G02 
DIFFERENTIAL GEOMETRY SEMINAR 
Julius Ross (UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS AT CHICAGO) 
The MongeAmpere Equation and the HeleShaw flow 

November 07, 2017, 4:15 PM at Science Center 507 
DIFFERENTIAL GEOMETRY SEMINAR 
Steve Rosenberg (BOSTON UNIVERSITY) 
Diffeomorphism groups of Sasakian manifolds 

April 21, 2015, 4:15 PM at Science Center 507 
MATHEMATICAL PICTURE LANGUAGE SEMINAR 
Mikael Rordam (UNIVERSITY OF COPENHAGEN) 
Highlights of the Classification of Simple Nuclear C*Algebras 

April 02, 2019, 3:00 pm at Jefferson 356 
CMSA HOMOLOGICAL MIRROR SYMMETRY FOCUSED LECTURE SERIES 
Mauricio Romo (INSTITUTE FOR ADVANCED STUDY) 
Gauged Linear Sigma Models, Supersymmetric Localization and Applications, Part 2 

April 12, 2018, 3:00  5:00 pm at CMSA Building, 20 Garden Street, G02 
CMSA HOMOLOGICAL MIRROR SYMMETRY FOCUSED LECTURE SERIES 
Mauricio Romo (INSTITUTE FOR ADVANCED STUDY) 
Gauged Linear Sigma Models, Supersymmetric Localization and Applications, Part 1 

April 10, 2018, 3:00  5:00 pm at CMSA Building, 20 Garden Street, G02 
JOINT DEPARTMENT OF MATHEMATICS AND CENTER OF MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES AND APPLICATIONS RANDOM MATRIX AND PROBABILITY THEORY SEMINAR: 
Dan Romik (UC DAVIS) 
A Pfaffian point process for Totally Symmetric Self Complementary Plane Partitions 

December 07, 2016, 3:00 pm at CMSA Building, 20 Garden St, G10 
NUMBER THEORY SEMINAR 
David Rohrlich (BOSTON UNIVERSITY) 
Counting Artin representatives 

September 27, 2017, 3:15 pm at Science Center 507 
CENTER OF MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES AND APPLICATIONS COLLOQUIUM 
Chris Rogan (HARVARD UNIVERSITY PHYSICS) 
Exploring the Frontier of Size and Energy with the Large Hadron Collider: subatomic particles, the Higgs Boson and beyond. 

October 07, 2015, 4:00  5:00 PM at Science Center 507 
CENTER OF MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES AND APPLICATIONS PHYSICAL MATHEMATICS SEMINAR 
Maria Rodriguez (HARVARD UNIVERSITY PHYSICS) 
Exact Solutions for Extreme Black Hole Magnetospheres 

April 20, 2015, 12:00  2:00 PM at Science Center 232 
CENTER OF MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES AND APPLICATIONS PHYSICAL MATHEMATICS SEMINAR 
Maria Rodriguez (HARVARD UNIVERSITY PHYSICS) 
Exact Solutions for Extreme Black Hole Magnetospheres 

February 09, 2015, 12:00  2:00 PM at Science Center 232 
NUMBER THEORY SEMINAR 
Juan RiveraLetelier (UNIVERSITY OF ROCHESTER) 
Hecke and Linnik 

February 21, 2018, 3:00 PM at Science Center 507 
GAUGE THEORY, TOPOLOGY & SYMPLECTIC GEOMETRY SEMINAR 
Ana Rita Pires (FORDHAM UNIVERSITY) 
Symplectic embeddings and infinite staircases 

April 01, 2016, 3:30  4:30 PM at Science Center 507 
JOINT DEPARTMENT OF MATHEMATICS AND CMSA RANDOM MATRIX AND PROBABILITY THEORY SEMINAR 
Phillipe Rigollet (MIT) 
Exact recovery in the Ising blockmodel 

December 06, 2017, 2:00  3:00 PM at CMSA Building, 20 Garden Street, Room G10 
POSTDOC SEMINAR 
Emily Riehl (HARVARD UNIVERSITY) 
On the duality between "free" and "forgetful" constructions 

October 31, 2014, 2:30 3:30 PM at Science Center 530 
HARVARD/MIT ALGEBRAIC GEOMETRY SEMINAR 
Eric Riedl (HARVARD UNIVERSITY) 
Rational Curves on Hypersurfaces 

September 30, 2014, 3:00 PM at Science Center 507 
TRIVIAL NOTIONS SEMINAR 
Eric Riedl (HARVARD UNIVERSITY) 
Complete Families of Smooth Curves 

September 19, 2013, 1:00 PM at Science Center 507 
JOINT DEPARTMENT OF MATHEMATICS AND CENTER OF MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES AND APPLICATIONS RANDOM MATRIX AND PROBABILITY THEORY SEMINAR 
Brian Rider (TEMPLE UNIVERSITY) 
Universality for the random matrix hard edge 

December 14, 2016, 3:00 PM at CMSA Building, 20 Garden St, G10 
CENTER OF MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES AND APPLICATIONS SPECIAL SEMINAR 
Fraydoun Rezakhanlou (UC BERKELEY) 
Diffusions with Rough Drifts and NavierStokes Equation 

April 28, 2016, 3:00  4:00 PM at CMSA Building, 20 Garden Street, Room G10 
MATHEMATICAL PHYSICS SEMINAR 
Yunxiang Ren (TENNESSEE STATE UNIVERSITY) 
A New Skein Theory for OneWay YangBaxter Planar Algebras 

February 02, 2018, 4:00 PM at Jefferson 250 
CENTER OF MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES AND APPLICATIONS COLLOQUIUM 
Shlomo Razamat (ISRAEL INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY) 
Complicated four dimensional physics and simple mathematics 

April 12, 2017, 4:30 pm at CMSA Building, 20 Garden St, G10 
CENTER OF MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES AND APPLICATIONS COLLOQUIUM 
Steven Rayan (UNIVERSITY OF SASKATCHEWAN) 
Higgs bundles and the Hitchin system 

February 22, 2017, 4:30 pm at CMSA Building, 20 Garden St, G10 
CMSA SPESIAL SEMINAR 
Shannon Ray (FLORIDA ATLANTIC UNIVERSITY) 
Wang and Yau’s QuasiLocal Energy for an Extreme Kerr Spacetime 

January 19, 2018, 4:00pm at CMSA Building, 20 Garden St., G10 
BASIC NOTIONS SEMINAR 
Michael Rapoport (UNIVERSITY OF BONN) 
On accessible padic period domains 

March 02, 2015, 3:00 PM at Science Center 507 
NUMBER THEORY SEMINAR 
Igor Rapinchuk (HARVARD UNIVERSITY) 
On Division Algebras with the same maximal subfields 

October 16, 2013, 3:00  4:00 PM at Science Center 507 
HARVARD/MIT ALGEBRAIC GEOMETRY SEMINAR 
Dhruv Ranganathan (YALE UNIVERSITY) 
Nonarchimedean geometry, logarithmic structures, and spaces of curves in toric varieties 

February 16, 2016, 3:00 PM at Science Center 507 
HARVARD/MIT ALGEBRAIC GEOMETRY SEMINAR 
Dhruv Ranganathan (MIT) 
Curves, maps, and singularities in genus one 

November 21, 2017, 3:00 PM at Science Center Hall A 
HARVARD, BRANDEIS, MIT, NORTHEASTERN JOINT COLLOQUIUM AT HARVARD 
Ziv Ran (UC RIVERSIDE) 
Generic Projections 

September 15, 2016, Tea at 4:00 PM, the Austine & Chilton McDonnell Common Room, Science Center 4th Floor, Talk at 4:30 pm at Science Center Hall A 
CENTER OF MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES AND APPLICATIONS COLLOQUIUM 
Sharad Ramanathan (HARVARD MCB AND SEAS) 
Finding coordinate systemsd to monitor the development of mammalian embryos 

November 30, 2016, 4:20 pm at CMSA Building, 20 Garden St, G10 
INFORMAL DYNAMICS & GEOMETRY SEMINAR 
Rohini Ramadas (HARVARD UNIVERSITY) 
Algebraic dynamics from topological and holomorphic dynamics 

October 18, 2017, 4:00 PM at Science Center 530 
HARVARD/MIT ALGEBRAIC GEOMETRY SEMINAR 
Rohini Ramadas (HARVARD UNIVERSITY) 
Dynamics on the moduli space of pointconfigurations on the Riemann Sphere 

September 12, 2017, 3:00 PM at Science Center 411 
HARVARD/MIT ALGEBRAIC GEOMETRY SEMINAR 
Rohini Ramadas (UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN) 
Hurwitz correspondences on compactifications of M0,N 

November 03, 2015, 3:00 PM at Science Center 507 
CENTER OF MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES AND APPLICATIONS COLLOQUIUM 
Suvrat Raju (INTERNATIONAL CENTRE FOR THEORETICAL SCIENCES) 
The Information Paradox and the black hole interior in AdS/CFT 

April 22, 2015, 4:00 PM at Science Center Hall A 
CMSA FLUID DYNAMICS SEMINAR 
Maziar Raissi (NVIDIA) 
Hidden Physics Models: Machine Learning of NonLinear Partial Differential Equations 

April 17, 2019, 3:00  4:00 pm at CMSA, 20 Garden Street, G02 
HARVARD/MIT ALGEBRAIC GEOMETRY SEMINAR 
Claudiu Raicu (UNIVERSITY OF NOTRE DAME) 
Cohomology of determinantal thickenings 

October 18, 2016, 3:00 pm at MIT 4153 
JOINT DEPARTMENT OF MATHEMATICS AND CMSA RANDOM MATRIX AND PROBABILITY THEORY SEMINAR 
Mustazee Rahman (MIT) 
On shocks in the TASEP 

February 23, 2018, 3:30 pm at CMSA Building, 20 Garden Street, G02 
INFORMAL GEOMETRY & DYNAMICS SEMINAR 
Ahmad Rafiqi (CORNELL UNIVERSITY) 
Surface homeomorphisms from matrices and typical properties of biPerron numbers 

May 03, 2017, 4:00  6:00 pm at Science Center 507 
CENTER OF MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES AND APPLICATIONS RANDOM MATRIX & PROBABILITY THEORY SEMINAR 
Maksym Radziwill (RUTGERS UNIVERSITY) 
A new proof of Selberg's central limit theorem 

January 28, 2015, 12:00  1:00 PM at Science Center 232 
CENTER OF MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES AND APPLICATIONS RANDOM MATRIX & PROBABILITY THEORY SEMINAR 
Maksym Radziwill (RUTGERS UNIVERSITY) 
A new proof of Selberg's central limit theorem 

February 18, 2015, 11:30 am  1:00 pm at Science Center 232 
CENTER OF MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES AND APPLICATIONS SPECIAL SEMINAR 
Monther R. Alfuraidan & Mohamed Amine Khamsi (KING FAHD UNIVERSITY & UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS AT EL PASO) 
Graphical approach to some fixed point problems 

October 28, 2015, 11:00 AM at Science Center 530 
BRANDEIS, HARVARD, MIT, NORTHEASTERN JOINT COLLOQUIUM AT HARVARD 
Jeremy Quastel (UNIVERSITY OF TORONTO) 
The KPZ fixed point 

November 09, 2017, Tea at 4 pm, Talk at 4:30 pm at Math Common Room & Science Center Hall A 
CENTER OF MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES AND APPLICATIONS MATHEMATICAL PHYSICS SEMINAR 
Yu Qiu (CHINESE UNIVERSITY OF HONG KONG) 
Spherical twists on 3CalabiYau categories of quivers with potentials from surfaces and spaces of stability conditions 

January 30, 2017, 12:00 pm at CMSA Building, 20 Garden St, G10 
DIFFERENTIAL GEOMETRY SEMINAR 
Yu Qiu (CHINESE UNIVERSITY OF HONG KONG) 
Stability conditions for quivers via exchange graphs 

January 31, 2017, 4:15 pm at Science Center 507 
CENTER OF MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES AND APPLICATIONS COLLOQUIUM 
Peter Qian (UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN, MADISON) 
Some Statistical Aspects of Uncertainty Quantification 

March 25, 2015, 4:00 PM at Science Center Hall A 
HARVARD/MIT ALGEBRAIC GEOMETRY SEMINAR 
Bangere Purnaprajna (UNIVERSITY OF KANSAS) 
Geometry of surfaces of general type 

March 11, 2014, 4:00 PM at Science Center 507 
MATHEMATICAL PICTURE LANGUAGE SEMINAR 
Emil Prodan (YESHIVA UNIVERSITY) 
Pushing index theorems into the Sobolev 

April 16, 2019, 3:00 pm at Jefferson 356 
NUMBER THEORY SEMINAR 
Gopal Prasad (UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN) 
Fake projective spaces 

May 07, 2014, 3:00 PM at Science Center 507 
CENTER OF MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES AND APPLICATIONS GENERAL RELATIVITY SEMINAR 
Achilleas Porfyriadis (HARVARD UNIVERSITY PHYSICS) 
Gravitational waves from the Kerr/CFT correspondence 

May 18, 2016, 12:00  1:00 PM at CMSA Building, 20 Garden Street, Room G10 
BASIC NOTIONS SEMINAR 
Cristian Popescu (UC SAN DIEGO) 
The arithmetic of special values of Lfunctions 

November 09, 2015, 3:00 PM at Science Center 507 
NUMBER THEORY SEMINAR 
Cristian Popescu (UC SAN DIEGO) 
Abstract ladic 1motives and applications 

November 11, 2015, 3:00  4:00 PM at Science Center 507 
NUMBER THEORY SEMINAR 
Cristian Popescu (UC SAN DIEGO) 
Equivariant Iwasawa theory, Hecke characters and the Ktheory of number fields 

November 05, 2014, 3:00 PM at Science Center 507 
HARVARD MIT ALGEBRAIC GEOMETRY SEMINAR 
Mihnea Popa (NORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY) 
Hodge ideals 

April 11, 2017, 3:00 pm at MIT 4153 
COLLOQUIUM 
Mihnea Popa (NORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY) 
Dmodules in birational and complex geometry 

March 04, 2019, 3:00 pm at Science Center 507 
HARVARD MIT ALGEBRAIC GEOMETRY SEMINAR 
Mihnea Popa (NORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY) 
Families of varieties and Hodge theory 

April 10, 2017, 12:00 pm **Special Talk** at MIT 2361 
NUMBER THEORY SEMINAR 
Bjorn Poonen (MIT) 
Local arboreal representations 

February 01, 2017, 3:00 PM at Science Center 507 
NUMBER THEORY SEMINAR 
Bjorn Poonen (MIT) 
An adelic approach to counting Selmer group elements 

February 04, 2015, 3:00  4:00 pm at Science Center 507 
STUDENT/POSTDOC SYMPLECTIC GEOMETRY SEMINAR 
Daniel Pomerleano (UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS  BOSTON) 
Degenerations from Floer cohomology 

November 30, 2018, 2:00  3:15 pm at Science Center 507 
GAUGE THEORY, TOPOLOGY, AND SYMPLECTIC GEOMETRY SEMINAR 
Dan Pomerleano (IMPERIAL COLLEGE) 
Symplectic cohomology in the topological limit 

April 10, 2015, 3:30  4:30 PM at Science Center 507 
NUMBER THEORY SEMINAR 
Aaron Pollack (PRINCETON UNIVERSITY) 
RankinSelberg integrals associated to nonunique models 

April 23, 2014, 3:00 PM at Sci Center 507 
CMSA TOPOLOGICAL ASPECTS OF CONDENSED MATTER SEMINAR 
Adrian Po (MIT) 
A modern solution to the old problem of symmetries in band theory 

September 17, 2018, 10:30 am  12:00 pm at CMSA Building, 20 Garden St, G10 
BASIC NOTIONS SEMINAR 
Aaron Pixton (HARVARD UNIVERSITY) 
The cohomology of the moduli space of curves 

April 14, 2014, 3:00 PM at Science Center 507 
NUMBER THEORY SEMINAR 
Alena Pirutka (ECOLE POLYTECHNIQUE, FRANCE, CENTRE DE MATHEMATIQUES LAURENT SCHWARTZ) 
On some counterexamples to the integral Tate conjecture 

October 22, 2014, 3:00 PM at Science Center 507 
INFORMAL DYNAMICS AND GEOMETRY SEMINAR 
Kevin Pilgrim (INDIANA UNIVERSITY) 
On the classification of critically fixed rational maps 

April 01, 2015, 4:00  5:00 PM at Science Center 507 
NUMBER THEORY SEMINAR 
Lillian Pierce (DUKE UNIVERSITY) 
Recent progress on understanding class groups of number fields 

February 20, 2019, 3:00 PM at Science Center 507 
MATHEMATICAL PHYSICS SEMINAR 
Hannes Pichler (HARVARD UNIVERSITY) 
Photonic tensor networks produced by a single quantum emitter 

March 28, 2017, 2:45 pm at Jefferson 453 
DIFFERENTIAL GEOMETRY SEMINAR 
Sebastien Picard (HARVARD UNIVERSITY) 
Anomaly Flows and CalabiYau Manifolds with Torsion 

October 30, 2018, 4:00 pm at Science Center 507 
DIFFERENTIAL GEOMETRY SEMINAR 
Sebastien Picard (COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY) 
Geometric Flows and Strominger systems 

November 15, 2016, 4:15 pm at Science Center 507 
CMSA GENERAL RELATIVITY SEMINAR 
Sébastien Picard (HARVARD UNIVERSITY) 
The Anomaly flow over Riemann surfaces 

October 17, 2018, 11:00 am at CMSA Building, 20 Garden St, G02 
SPECIAL DIFFERENTIAL GEOMETRY SEMINAR 
D.H. Phong (COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY) 
The Anomaly Flow and FuYau Hessian Equations 

March 30, 2018, 3:00  4:15 pm at Science Center 507 
HARVARD/MIT ALGEBRAIC GEOMETRY SEMINAR 
Nathan Pflueger (HARVARD UNIVERSITY) 
BrillNoether theory in low codimension 

November 12, 2013, 3:00  4:00 PM at Science Center 507 
MATHEMATICAL PHYSICS SEMINAR 
Sörin Petrat (IST, AUSTRIA) 
Derivation of Meanfield Dynamics for Fermions 

December 08, 2015, 1:15 pm at Jefferson 453 
HARVARD/MIT ALGEBRAIC GEOMETRY SEMINAR 
Alex Perry (COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY) 
Stability conditions and cubic fourfolds 

November 06, 2018, 3:00 pm at Science Center 507 
HARVARD/MIT ALGEBRAIC GEOMETRY SEMINAR 
Alex Perry (HARVARD UNIVERSITY) 
Categorical joins 

October 13, 2015, 3:00 PM at MIT E17122 
CMSA FLUID DYNAMICS SEMINAR 
Paris Perdikaris (UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA) 
Datadriven modeling of stochastic systems using physicsaware deep learning 

March 20, 2019, 3:00 PM  4:00 PM at CMSA, 20 Garden Street, G10 
CENTER OF MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES AND APPLICATIONS GENERAL RELATIVITY SEMINAR 
Robert Penna (MIT) 
BMS Invariance and the membrane paradigm 

May 04, 2016, 12:00  1:00 PM at CMSA Building, 20 Garden Street, Room G10 
CENTER OF MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES AND APPLICATIONS SOCIAL SCIENCE APPLICATIONS FORUM 
Krishna Pendakur (HARVARD AND SIMON FRASER UNIVERSITY) 
Infant Mortality and the Repeal of Federal Prohibition 

March 07, 2017, 4:30  5:30 PM at CMSA Building, 20 Garden St, G02 
GAUGE THEORY, TOPOLOGY AND SYMPLECTIC GEOMETRY SEMINAR 
Alvaro Pelayo (UC SAN DIEGO) 
Introduction to symplectic and spectral geometry of finite dimensional integrable systems 

April 14, 2017, 3:30  4:30 pm at Science Center 507 
CENTER OF MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES AND APPLICATIONS RANDOM MATRIX & PROBABILITY THEORY SEMINAR 
Yuchen Pei (UNIVERSITY OF WARWICK) 
A qweighted version of the RobinsonSchensted algorithm 

April 08, 2015, 11:30 am  1:00 pm at Science Center 232 
CMSA SOCIAL SCIENCE APPLICATIONS FORUM 
Wes Pegden (CARNEGIE MELLON) 
Developing and applying theorems for the rigorous detection of gerrymandering in the realworld 

March 11, 2019, 4:00 pm at CMSA, 20 Garden St, G02 
NUMBER THEORY SEMINAR 
Stefan Patrikis (HARVARD UNIVERSITY / MIT) 
Potential automorphy of regular selfdual motives 

October 09, 2013, 3:00  4:00 PM at Science Center 507 
NUMBER THEORY SEMINAR 
Stefan Patrikis (MASSACHUSETTS INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY) 
Deformations of Galois representations and exceptional monodromy 

April 15, 2015, 3:00 PM at Science Center 507 
STUDENT/POSTDOC SYMPLECTIC GEOMETRY SEMINAR 
**Canceled** Patrick Clarke (DREXEL UNIVERSITY AND CMSA) 
**Canceled** Homological mirror symmetry for toric LandauGinzburg models: dual pairs, Tduality, and curved Ainfinity categories 

October 26, 2018, 2:00  3:15 pm at Science Center 507 
CMSA FLUID DYNAMICS SEMINAR 
Neel Patel (UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN) 
Local Existence and BlowUp for SQG Patches 

April 25, 2019, 12 pm  1 pm at CMSA, 20 Garden St, G10 
LOGIC SEMINAR 
Rehana Patel (HARVARD UNIVERSITY) 
Around Cherlin's question on countable universal $H$free graphs 

November 12, 2018, 5:40 pm at Science Center 507 
LOGIC SEMINAR 
Rehana Patel () 
Stable regularity for finite relational structures 

January 30, 2018, 5:15  6:15 pm at Science Center 507 
CMSA MATHEMATICAL PHYSICS SEMINAR 
Monica Pate (HARVARD UNIVERSITY) 
Gravitational Memory in Higher Dimensions 

December 03, 2018, 12:00  1:00 pm at CMSA Building, 20 Garden St, G02 
HARVARD/MIT ALGEBRAIC GEOMETRY SEMINAR 
Zsolt Patakfalvi (PRINCETON UNIVERSITY) 
A generic vanishing theorem in positive characteristic 

April 08, 2014, 4:00 PM at Science Center 507 
COLLOQUIUM 
Hector Pasten (PONTIFICIA UNIVERSIDAD CATOLICA DE CHILE) 
Modular forms and the ABC conjecture 

February 11, 2019, 3:00 pm at Science Center 507 
BASIC NOTIONS SEMINAR 
Hector Pasten (HARVARD UNIVERSITY) 
Uniform Diophantine undecidability 

October 20, 2014, 3:00 PM at Science Center 507 
NUMBER THEORY SEMINAR 
Hector Pasten (HARVARD UNIVERSITY) 
Counting Squarefree Values of Polynomials with Error Term 

September 17, 2014, 3:00 PM at Science Center 507 
LOGIC COLLOQUIUM 
Charles Parsons (HARVARD UNIVERSITY) 
Kreisel and Gödel 

November 28, 2018, 3:00  4:00 pm at Logic Center, 2 Arrow St, Rm 420 
OPEN NEIGHBORHOOD SEMINAR 
Matt Parker (STANDUP MATHS AND QUEEN MARY UNIVERSITY OF LONDON) 
Standup Maths: using performance to engage people with mathematics 

October 04, 2018, 5:00 pm at Science Center 507 
HARVARD/MIT ALGEBRAIC GEOMETRY SEMINAR 
June Park (BROWN UNIVERSITY) 
Arithmetic of the moduli of quasimaps and the moduli of fibered algebraic surfaces with heuristics for counting curves over global fields 

April 17, 2018, 3:00 PM at MIT 4153 
NUMBER THEORY SEMINAR 
Raman Parimala (EMORY UNIVERSITY) 
Hasse principle over function fields of complete discretely valued fields 

March 05, 2014, 3:00 PM at Science Center 507 
CENTER OF MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES AND APPLICATIONS 
Pablo Parillo (MIT) 
Graph Structure in Polynomial Systems: Chordal Networks 

April 11, 2018, 4:30 PM at CMSA building, 20 Garden St., G10 
GAUGETOPOLOGYSYMPLECTIC SEMINAR 
John Pardon (PRINCETON UNIVERSITY) 
Structural results in wrapped Floer theory 

November 30, 2018, 3:30 pm at Science Center 507 
CENTER OF MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES AND APPLICATIONS EVOLUTION EQUATIONS SEMINAR 
Pranav Pandit (UNIVERSITäT WIEN) 
Categorical Kähler Geometry 

February 04, 2016, 9:50  10:50 am at CMSA Building, 20 Garden Street, Room G02 
BOSTON GRADUATE TOPOLOGY SEMINAR 
Yu Pan (MIT) 
Augmentations and Exact Lagrangian cobordisms 

September 30, 2017, 11:30 am  12:15 pm at Science Center 507 
CMSA MATHEMATICAL PHYSICS SEMINAR 
Yu Pan (MIT) 
Augmentations and exact Lagrangian cobordisms. 

March 11, 2019, 12:00 PM  1:00 PM at CMSA, 20 Garden Street, G10 
SOCIAL SCIENCE APPLICATIONS FORUM 
Bobby PakzadHurson (BROWN UNIVERSITY) 
Crowdsourcing and Optimal Market Design 

February 22, 2019, 3:00 PM at CMSA Building, 20 Garden St, G02 
GAUGETOPOLOGYSYMPLECTIC SEMINAR 
Peter Ozsváth (PRINCETON UNIVERSITY) 
Computing knot Floer homology 

March 01, 2019, 3:30 PM at Science Center 507 
GAUGE THEORY & TOPOLOGY SEMINAR 
Peter Ozsvath (PRINCETON UNIVERSITY) 
Bordered Floer homology and threemanifolds with torus boundary 

December 06, 2013, 3:30 PM at Science Center 507 
HARVARD/MIT ALGEBRAIC GEOMETRY SEMINAR 
Brian Osserman (UC DAVIS) 
Limit linear series and the maximal rank conjecture 

March 21, 2017, 3:00 pm at Science Center 507 
CENTER OF MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES AND APPLICATIONS COLLOQUIUM 
Stan Osher (joint work with Jerome Darbon) (UCLA) 
Overcoming the curse of dimensionality for certain HamiltonJacobi (HJ)equations arising in control theory and elsewhere 

November 11, 2015, 4:00  5:00 PM at Science Center 507 
CENTER OF MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES & APPLICATIONS RANDOM MATRIX AND PROBABILITY THEORY SEMINAR 
Janosch Ortmann (UNIVERSITY OF TORONTO) 
Polymer models, particle systems and the KPZ universitality class 

February 04, 2015, 11:30 am  1:00 pm at Science Center 232 
HARVARD/MIT ALGEBRAIC GEOMETRY SEMINAR 
Dragos Oprea (UC SAN DIEGO) 
Generalized theta functions over abelian surfaces 

April 21, 2014, 4:00 PM at Science Center 507 
THURSDAY SEMINAR 
Morgan Opie (HARVARD UNIVERSITY) 
Hopf algebras, Witt vectors, and BrownGitler spectra 

February 14, 2019, 3:00  4:30 pm at Science Center 507 
THURSDAY SEMINAR 
Morgan Opie (HARVARD UNIVERSITY) 
Hopf algebras, Witt vectors, and BrownGitler spectra, ctd 

February 21, 2019, 3:00 5:00 PM at Sci Center Hall E 
CENTER OF MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES AND APPLICATIONS RANDOM MATRIX & PROBABILITY THEORY SEMINAR 
Ji Oon Lee  *1st speaker* (KAIST) 
TracyWidom Distribution for Real Sample Covariance Matrices with General Population 

October 31, 2014, 12:00  2:30 PM at Science Center 232 
CENTER OF MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES AND APPLICATIONS COLLOQUIUM 
Hirosi Ooguri (CALIFORNIA INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY) 
String Theory And Its Applications in Mathematics and Physics 

May 04, 2016, 4:30 PM at CMSA Building, 20 Garden Street, Room G10 
NUMBER THEORY SEMINAR 
Ken Ono (EMORY UNIVERSITY) 
Special functions and numbers related to mock modular forms 

October 09, 2013, 4:30 PM at Science Center, Hall E 
NUMBER THEORY SEMINAR 
Martin Olsson (UC BERKELEY) 
Local fundamental groups and reduction mod $p$ 

March 29, 2017, 3:00 pm at Science Center 507 
GAUGE THEORY & TOPOLOGY SEMINAR 
Goncalo Oliveira (IMPERIAL COLLEGE) 
Monopoles in Higher Dimensions 

September 27, 2013, 3:30  4:30 PM at Science Center 507 
BRANDEIS  HARVARD  MIT  NORTHEASTERN JOINT COLLOQUIUM 
Andrei Okounkov (COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY) 
New worlds for Lie theory 

November 15, 2018, Tea at 4:00 pm, Talk at 4:30 pm at Science Center Hall A 
MATHEMATICAL PHYSICS SEMINAR 
Adrian Ocneanu (PENNSYLVANIA STATE UNIVERSITY) 
Higher Symmetry Models and Quantum Field Theory 

November 03, 2015, 4:15 PM at Jefferson 356 
CENTER OF MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES & APPLICATIONS MATHEMATICAL PHYSICS SEMINAR 
Georg Oberdieck (MIT) 
Counting curves in K3xP1 and quasi Jacobi forms 

April 25, 2016, 12:00  2:00 PM at CMSA Building, 20 Garden St, G10 
JOINT DEPARTMENT OF MATHEMATICS AND CMSA RANDOM MATRIX AND PROBABILITY THEORY SEMINAR 
Sean O'Rourke () 
Universality and least singular values of random matrix products 

November 28, 2018, 3:00  4:00 pm at CMSA Building, 20 Garden St, G10 
FRIENDS OF THE MATHEMATICS DEPARTMENT AFTERNOON LECTURE 
Martin Nowak (HARVARD UNIVERSITY) 
Evolutionary Dynamics and Treatment of Cancer 

April 25, 2014, 3:00 PM at Science Center 507 
CENTER OF MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES & APPLICATIONS COLLOQUIUM 
Martin Nowak (HARVARD UNIVERSITY) 
Evolution of Cooperation 

September 10, 2014, 4:00 PM at Science Center 507 
MATHEMATICAL PHYSICS SEMINAR 
William Norledge (HARVARD UNIVERSITY) 
A Construction of Lattices in Buildings 

September 12, 2017, 4:00 PM at Jefferson 356 
MATHEMATICAL PICTURE LANGUAGE SEMINAR 
William Norledge (PENN STATE) 
The adjoint braid arrangement as a free Lie algebra in species via the Steinmann relations 

November 13, 2018, 4:00 pm at Jefferson 356 
CMSA MATHEMATICAL PHYSICS SEMINAR 
Sze Ning Mak (Hazel) (BROWN UNIVERSITY) 
Tetrahedral geometry in holoraumy spaces of 4D, $\mathcal{N}=1$ and $\mathcal{N}=2$ minimal supermultiplets 

October 22, 2018, 12:00  1:00 pm at CMSA Building, 20 Garden St, G02 
CENTER OF MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES AND APPLICATIONS RANDOM MATRIX & PROBABILITY THEORY SEMINAR 
Miika Nikula (HARVARD  CENTER OF MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES & APPLICATIONS) 
Geometric properties of critical multiplicative chaos 

October 08, 2014, 12:00  2:00 PM at Science Center 530 
RANDOM MATRIX & PROBABILITY SEMINAR 
Ashkan Nikeghbali (UNIVERSITY OF ZURICH) 
Random Matrix models in number theory: an infinite dimension point of view. 

April 26, 2017, 2:00  3:00 pm at CMSA Building, 20 Garden St, G10 
CENTER OF MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES AND APPLICATIONS RANDOM MATRIX AND PROBABILITY SEMINAR 
VuLan Nguyen (UNIVERSITé PARIS DIDEROT) 
Variants of geometric RSK, geometric PNG and the multipoint distribution of the loggamma polymer 

October 28, 2015, 2:00pm at Science Center 232 
JOINT DPT OF MATHEMATICS AND CENTER OF MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES AND APPLICATIONS RANDOM MATRIX AND PROBABILITY THEORY SEMINAR 
Oanh Nguyen (YALE UNIVERSITY) 
Roots of random polynomials 

April 12, 2017, 2:00  3:00 pm at CMSA Building, 20 Garden St, G10 
CENTER OF MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES AND APPLICATIONS COLLOQUIUM 
SzeMan Ngai (GEORGIA SOUTHERN UNIVERSITY) 
The multifractal formalism and spectral asymptotics of selfsimilar measures with overlaps 

September 14, 2016, 4:30 PM at CMSA Building, 20 Garden Street, Room G10 
CENTER OF MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES AND APPLICATIONS GEOMETRIC ANALYSIS SEMINAR 
Andre Neves (IMPERIAL COLLEGE LONDON) 
A path to Yau's conjecture 

April 26, 2016, 9:50  10:50 am at CMSA Building, 20 Garden Street, Room G10 
SPECIAL SEMINAR 
Andre Neves (UNIVERSITY OF CHICAGO) 
Abundance of minimal surfaces 

October 01, 2018, 3:00  4:00 pm at Science Center 507 
GAUGE THEORY, TOPOLOGY & SYMPLECTIC GEOMETRY SEMINAR 
Joanna Nelson (COLUMBIA/IAS) 
Cylindrical contact homology in dimension 3 via intersection theory and more 

September 26, 2014, 3:30  4:30 PM at Science Center 507 
GAUGE THEORY, TOPOLOGY & SYMPLECTIC GEOMETRY SEMINAR 
Jo Nelson (COLUMBIA/IAS) 
An integral lift of contact homology 

February 19, 2016, 3:30  4:30 PM at Science Center 507 
PRESENTED BY THE CENTER OF MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES & APPLICATIONS: PROBABILITY THEORY & APPLICATION WORKING SEMINAR 
Jelani Nelson (HARVARD UNIVERSITY SEAS) 
Dimensionality Reduction Via Sparse Matrices 

September 05, 2014, 2:00 PM at Science Center 232 
CENTER OF MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES AND APPLICATIONS COLLOQUIUM 
Nikita Nekrasov (CENTER FOR GEOMETRY & PHYSICS, STONY BROOK) 
Crossed instantons and qqcharacters 

March 06, 2015, 4:00 PM at Science Center Hall A 
CENTER OF MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES AND APPLICATIONS COLLOQUIUM 
Ramesh Narayan (DEPARTMENT OF ASTRONOMY, HARVARD UNIVERSITY) 
Black Holes and Naked Singularities 

March 21, 2018, 4:30 PM at CMSA Building, 20 Garden Street, Room G10 
CENTER OF MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES AND APPLICATIONS COLLOQUIUM 
Ramesh Narayan (DEPARTMENT OF ASTRONOMY, HARVARD UNIVERSITY) 
Black Holes and Naked Singularities *Postponed from 3/21/18* 

April 04, 2018, 4:30 PM at CMSA Building, 20 Garden Street, Room G10 
CENTER OF MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES AND APPLICATIONS SOCIAL SCIENCE APPLICATIONS FORUM 
Nikhil Naik (MIT) 
Visual Urban Sensing: Understanding Cities with Computer Vision 

February 07, 2017, 4:30  5:30 PM at CMSA Building, 20 Garden St, G02 
TOPOLOGICAL ASPECTS OF CONDENSED MATTER SEMINAR 
Adam Nahum (OXFORD UNIVERSITY) 
Emergent statistical mechanics of entanglement in random unitary circuits 

April 08, 2019, 10:00 am at CMSA, 20 Garden St, G10 
HARVARD/MIT ALGEBRAIC GEOMETRY SEMINAR 
Yusuf Mustopa (NORTHEASTERN UNIVERSITY) 
Ulrich Sheaves and HigherRank BrillNoether Theory 

November 05, 2013, 3:00  4:00 PM at Science Center 507 
MATHEMATICAL PICTURE LANGUAGE SEMINAR 
Magdalena Musat (UNIVERSITY OF COPENHAGEN) 
Quantum Correlations, Factorizable Channels, and the Connes Embedding Problem 

April 02, 2019, 4:00 pm at Jefferson 356 
BRANDEISHARVARDMITNORTHEASTERN JOINT COLLOQUIUM 
Emmy Murphy (NORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY) 
Flexibility in contact and symplectic geometry 

March 14, 2019, Tea at 4:00 pm; Talk at 4:30 pm at Science Center Hall A 
GAUGE THEORY, TOPOLOGY & SYMPLECTIC GEOMETRY SEMINAR 
Emmy Murphy (MIT) 
Existence of overtwisted contact structures on high dimensional manifolds 

September 19, 2014, 3:30  4:30 PM at Science Center 507 
GAUGETOPOLOGYSYMPLECTIC SEMINAR 
Emmy Murphy (NORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY) 
Inductively collapsing Fukaya categories and flexibility 

March 15, 2019, 3:30 pm at Science Center 507 
HARVARD/MIT ALGEBRAIC GEOMETRY SEMINAR 
Scott Mullane (HARVARD UNIVERSITY) 
Extremal effective divisors in Mg,n 

April 04, 2017, 3:00 pm at Science Center 507 
JOINT DPT OF MATHEMATICS AND CENTER OF MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES AND APPLICATIONS RANDOM MATRIX AND PROBABILITY THEORY SEMINAR 
Chiranjib Mukherjee (COURANT INSTITUTE) 
Compactness and Large Deviations 

March 24, 2017, 2:00 at Science Center Room 232 
INFORMAL DYNAMICS & GEOMETRY SEMINAR 
Ronen Mukamel (UNIVERSITY OF CHICAGO) 
Kronecker's congruence and Teichmüller curves in positive characteristic 

February 04, 2015, 4:00 PM at Science Center 507 
NUMBER THEORY SEMINAR 
Ronen Mukamel (UNIVERSITY OF CHICAGO) 
Singular moduli and the primes of bad reduction of Teichmuller curves 

October 08, 2014, 3:00  4:00 PM at Science Center 507 
INFORMAL GEOMETRY AND DYNAMICS SEMINAR 
Ronen Mukamel (RICE UNIVERSITY) 
Teichmueller curves: Theory and exploration 

October 31, 2018, 4:00 pm at Science Center 530 
GAUGE THEORY, TOPOLOGY AND SYMPLECTIC GEOMETRY SEMINAR 
Stefan Mueller (GEORGIA SOUTHERN) 
C^0characterization and rigidity of symplectic and Lagrangian 

February 17, 2017, 3:30  4:30 pm at Science Center 507 
CMSA COLLOQUIUM 
Ulrich Mueller (PRINCETON UNIVERSITY) 
Inference for the Mean 

February 07, 2019, 4:30 pm at CMSA Building, 20 Garden St, G10 
JOINT CMSA AND DEPARTMENT OF MATHEMATICS RANDOM MATRIX AND PROBABILITY THEORY SEMINAR 
Ramis Movassagh (IBM RESARCH) 
Generic Gaplessness, and Hamiltonian density of states from free probability theory 

February 07, 2019, 4:30 pm at Science Center 530 
NUMBER THEORY SEMINAR 
Hossein Movasati (HARVARD UNIVERSITY) 
Modular forms for triangle groups 

February 05, 2014, 3:00 PM at Sci Center 507 
DIFFERENTIAL GEOMETRY SEMINAR 
Hossein Movasati (IMPA) 
Why should one compute the periods of algebraic cycles? 

September 08, 2015, 4:15 PM at Science Center 507 
DIFFERENTIAL GEOMETRY SEMINAR 
Hossein Movasati (IMPA) 
A kind of modular form theory for CalabiYau varieties 

September 24, 2013, 1:30  3:00 PM at Science Center 507 
CMSA HODGE AND NOETHERLEFSCHETZ LOCI SEMINAR 
Hossein Movasati (IMPA) 
Some explicit Hodge cycles 

December 05, 2018, 1:30  3:00 pm at CMSA Building, 20 Garden St, G02 
CMSA HODGE AND NOETHERLEFSCHETZ LOCI SEMINAR 
Hossein Movasati (IMPA) 
Integrality properties of CY modular forms 

February 06, 2019, 1:30  3:00 pm at CMSA Building, 20 Garden St, G10 
CMSA HODGE AND NOETHERLEFSCHETZ LOCI SEMINAR 
Hossein Movasati (IMPA) 
A conjectural Hodge locus for cubic tenfold 

December 12, 2018, 1:30  3:00 pm at CMSA Building, 20 Garden St, G10 
CMSA HODGE AND NOETHERLEFSCHETZ LOCI SEMINAR 
Hossein Movasati (IMPA) 
Integral Hodge conjecture for Fermat varieties 

November 14, 2018, 1:30  3:00 pm at CMSA Building, 20 Garden St, G10 
CMSA HODGE AND NOETHERLEFSCHETZ LOCI SEMINAR 
Hossein Movasati (IMPA) 
Periods of algebraic cycles 

November 21, 2018, 1:30  3:00 pm at CMSA Building, 20 Garden St, G10 
CMSA HODGE AND NOETHERLEFSCHETZ LOCI SEMINAR 
Hossein Movasati (IMPA) 
Constant Yukawa couplings 

January 30, 2019, 1:30  3:00 pm at CMSA Building, 20 Garden St, G10 
CMSA HODGE AND NOETHERLEFSCHETZ LOCI SEMINAR 
Hossein Movasati (IMPA) 
Foliations and Hodge loci 

February 13, 2019, 1:30  3:00 pm at CMSA, 20 Garden St, G10 
CMSA MATH PHYSICS SEMINAR 
Hossein Movasati (IMPA) 
Modular vector fields 

February 25, 2019, 12:00  1:00 PM at CMSA, 20 Garden St, G10 
CMSA HODGE AND NOETHERLEFSCHETZ LOCI SEMINAR 
Hossein Movasati (IMPA) 
Algebraic BCOV anomaly equation 

January 16, 2019, 1:30  3:00 pm at CMSA Building, 20 Garden St, G10 
CMSA HODGE AND NOETHERLEFSCHETZ LOCI SEMINAR 
Hossein Movasati (IMPA) 
A new model for modular curves 

January 23, 2019, 1:30  3:00 pm at CMSA Building, 20 Garden St, G10 
CMSA SPECIAL LECTURE SERIES 
Hossein Movasati (IMPA) 
Hodge and NoetherLefschetz Loci Seminar 

November 07, 2018, 1:30  3:00 pm at CMSA Building, 20 Garden St, G10 
CENTER OF MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES AND APPLICATIONS MATHEMATICAL PHYSICS SEMINAR 
Hossein Movasati (IMPA) 
CalabiYau modular forms: Are they as useful as elliptic modular forms? 

February 08, 2016, 12:00 PM at CMSA Building, 20 Garden Street, Room G10 
JOINT DEPARTMENT OF MATHEMATICS AND CMSA RANDOM MATRIX AND PROBABILITY THEORY SEMINAR 
Elchanan Mossel (MIT) 
Optimal Gaussian Partitions 

November 08, 2017, 3:00  4:00 PM at CMSA Building, 20 Garden Street, Room G10 
CMSA COLLOQUIUM 
Sarah Moshary (UNIVERSITY OF CHICAGO) 
Deregulation through Direct Democracy: Lessons from Liquor 

April 03, 2019, 2:303:30 pm at CMSA, 20 Garden Street, G10 
HARVARD/MIT ALGEBRAIC GEOMETRY SEMINAR 
Matthew Morrow (CNRS) 
(Topological) Hochschild homology and and crystalline cohomology 

November 07, 2017, 3:00 PM at Science Center Hall A 
LEARNING SEMINAR ON THE FARGUESFONTAINE CURVE 
Matthew Morrow (INSTITUTE OF MATHEMATICS OF JUSSIEU) 
Foundations of perfectoid spacesII 

October 30, 2017, 4:00  6:00 PM at Science Center 507 
LEARNING SEMINAR ON THE FARGUESFONTAINE CURVE 
Matthew Morrow (INSTITUTE OF MATHEMATICS OF JUSSIEU) 
Foundations of perfectoid spacesIII 

November 06, 2017, 4:00  6:00 PM at Science Center 507 
LEARNING SEMINAR ON THE FARGUESFONTAINE CURVE 
Matthew Morrow (INSTITUTE OF MATHEMATICS OF JUSSIEU) 
Perfectoid afterparty: proetale topology 

November 15, 2017, 5:00 pm *note special day/time* at Science Center 507 
LEARNING SEMINAR ON THE FARGUESFONTAINE CURVE 
Matthew Morrow (INSTITUTE OF MATHEMATICS OF JUSSIEU) 
Review of foundations of perfectoid spaces 

October 23, 2017, 4:00  6:00 PM at Science Center 507 
LEARNING SEMINAR ON THE FARGUESFONTAINE CURVE 
Matthew Morrow (INSTITUTE OF MATHEMATICS OF JUSSIEU) 
Foundations of perfectoid spacesIV 

November 13, 2017, 4:00  6:00 PM at Science Center 507 
HARVARD/MIT ALGEBRAIC GEOMETRY SEMINAR 
Andrew Morrison (ETH ZURICH) 
On the motive class of the commuting variety 

May 06, 2014, 4:00  5:00 PM at Science Center 507 
HARVARD MATHEMATICS AND PHILOSOPHY LOGIC COLLOQUIUM 
Rahim Moosa (UNIVERSITY OF WATERLOO) 
The Canonical Base Property and the Zilber Dichotomy Revisited 

October 08, 2013, 4:30  5:30 PM at Science Center 507 
CENTER OF MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES AND APPLICATIONS COLLOQUIUM 
Cris Moore (SANTA FE INSTITUTE) 
Statistical inference, statistical physics, and the community detection problem 

October 28, 2015, 4:00  5:00 PM at Science Center 507 
CENTER OF MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES AND APPLICATIONS GEOMETRIC ANALYSIS SEMINAR 
Connor Mooney (UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS AT AUSTIN) 
Finite time blowup for parabolic systems in the plane 

April 12, 2016, 9:50  10:50 am at CMSA Building, 20 Garden Street, Room G10 
DIFFERENTIAL GEOMETRY SEMINAR 
Connor Mooney (UC IRVINE) 
Minimizers of convex functionals with small degeneracy set 

April 16, 2019, 4:00 pm at Science Center 507 
CENTER OF MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES AND APPLICATIONS COLLOQUIUM 
Andrea Montanari (STANFORD UNIVERSITY) 
A Mean Field View of the Landscape of TwoLayers Neural Networks 

March 28, 2018, 4:30 PM at CMSA Building, 20 Garden Street, Room G10 
CENTER OF MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES & APPLICATIONS RANDOM MATRIX AND PROBABILITY THEORY SEMINAR 
Remi Monasson *1st speaker* (LABORATOIRE DE PHYSIQUE THEORIQUE DE L’ENS) 
Crosstalk, transitions, and wormholes in an attractor network model of hippocampal place cells 

October 29, 2014, 12:00  2:30 PM at Science Center 232 
CMSA ALGEBRAIC GEOMETRY SEMINAR 
Alexander Moll (IHES) 
Hibert Schemes from Geometric Quantization of Dispersive Periodic BenjaminOno Waves 

November 02, 2017, 3:00 PM at CMSA Building, 20 Garden St, G10 
JOINT DEPARTMENT OF MATHEMATICS AND CMSA RANDOM MATRIX AND PROBABILITY THEORY SEMINAR 
Ankur Moitra (MIT) 
A New Approach to Approximate Counting and Sampling 

December 06, 2017, 3:00  4:00 pm at CMSA Building, 20 Garden Street, Room G10 
CENTER OF MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES AND APPLICATIONS RANDOM MATRIX & PROBABILITY THEORY SEMINAR 
Ankur Moitra (MASSACHUSETTS INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY) 
Tensor Prediction, Rademacher Complexity and Random 3XOR 

March 11, 2015, 11:30 am  1:00 pm at Science Center 232 
NUMBER THEORY SEMINAR 
Lucia Mocz (PRINCETON UNIVERSITY) 
A New Northcott Property for Faltings Height 

November 15, 2017, 3:15 pm *sharp at Science Center 507 
CENTER OF MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES & APPLICATIONS PHYSICAL MATHEMATICS SEMINAR 
Vladimir Mitev (HUMBOLDT UNIVERSITY, BERLIN) 
Toda 3Point Functions from Topological Strings 

October 06, 2014, 1:00  2:00 PM at Science Center 232 
DIFFERENTIAL GEOMETRY SEMINAR 
William Minicozzi (MIT) 
Dynamics near singularities in mean curvature flow 

September 18, 2018, 4:00 pm at Science Center 507 
HARVARD/MIT ALGEBRAIC GEOMETRY SEMINAR 
Kalina Mincheva (YALE UNIVERSITY) 
Tropical Algebra 

April 23, 2019, 3:00 pm at Science Center 507 
CENTER OF MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES AND APPLICATIONS MATHEMATICAL PHYSICS SEMINAR 
Joseph Minahan (UPPSALA UNIVERSITY) 
Supersymmetric gauge theories on $d$dimensional spheres 

October 31, 2016, 12:00 pm at CMSA Building, 20 Garden St, G10 
NUMBER THEORY SEMINAR 
Alison Miller (HARVARD UNIVERSITY) 
Counting Simple Knots via Arithmetic Invariant Theory 

September 24, 2014, 3:00  4:00 PM at Science Center 507 
THURSDAY SEMINAR 
Haynes Miller (MASSACHUSETTS INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY) 
Dual BrownGitler spectra as projective covers 

December 12, 2013, 3:00  5:00 PM at Science Center 507 
CENTER OF MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES AND APPLICATIONS MATHEMATICAL PHYSICS SEMINAR 
Ryan Mickler (NORTHEASTERN UNIVERSITY) 
A new look at ChernSimons on circle bundles 

November 02, 2015, 12:00  2:00 PM at Science Center 232 
CMSA GENERAL RELATIVITY SEMINAR 
Pengzi Miao (UNIVERSITY OF MIAMI) 
Localization of the Penrose inequality and variation of quasilocal mass 

December 05, 2018, 11:00 am  12:00 pm at CMSA Building, 20 Garden St, G02 
CMSA TOPOLOGICAL ASPECTS OF CONDENSED MATTER SEMINAR 
Max Metlitski (MIT) 
Surface Topological Order and a new 't Hooft Anomaly of Interaction Enabled 3+1D Fermion SPTs 

September 24, 2018, 10:00  11:30 am at CMSA Building, 20 Garden St, G10 
NUMBER THEORY SEMINAR 
Alexander Merkurjev (UCLA) 
Suslin's Conjecture on the reduced Whitehead group of a simple algebra 

April 29, 2015, 3:00 PM at Science Center 507 
NUMBER THEORY SEMINAR 
Max Menzies (HARVARD UNIVERSITY) 
The pcurvature and Bost's Conjecture for the GaussManin connection on nonabelian cohomology 

October 10, 2018, 3:00 pm at Science Center 507 
COLLOQUIUM 
Dana Mendelson (UNIVERSITY OF CHICAGO) 
Probabilistic methods and longtime dynamics for nonlinear dispersive PDEs 

February 04, 2019, 3:00 pm at Science Center 507 
HARVARD/MIT ALGEBRAIC GEOMETRY SEMINAR 
Margarida Melo (COIMBRA) 
Comparing Toroidal compactifications 

October 29, 2013, 3:00  4:00 PM at Science Center 507 
DIFFERENTIAL GEOMETRY SEMINAR 
Ilarion Melnikov (TEXAS A & M UNIVERSITY) 
A (0,2) overview 

April 08, 2014, 1:30  2:30 PM at Science Center 507 
DIFFERENTIAL GEOMETRY SEMINAR 
ChiuChu Melissa Liu (COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY) 
GW theory, FJRW theory, and MSP fields 

April 04, 2017, 4:15 pm *change in time this week* at Science Center 507 *change in location this week* 
CENTER OF MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES AND APPLICATIONS PHYSICAL MATHEMATICS SEMINAR 
Noppadol Mekareeya (CERN) 
Coulomb Branch and the Moduli Space of Instantons 

April 27, 2015, 12:00  2:00 PM at Science Center 232 
DIFFERENTIAL GEOMETRY SEMINAR 
William Meeks (UMASS AMHERST) 
Embedded spheres in homogeneous 3manifolds 

February 02, 2016, 4:15 PM at Science Center 507 
LOGIC SEMINAR 
Alice Medvedev () 
Unions of chains of signatures 

February 12, 2018, 5:15 pm at Science Center 507 
INFORMAL GEOMETRY AND DYNAMICS SEMINAR 
Curtis McMullen (HARVARD UNIVERSITY) 
Moduli spaces and dynamical systems 

September 19, 2018, 4:00 pm at Science Center 530 
INFORMAL GEOMETRY AND DYNAMICS SEMINAR 
Curtis McMullen (HARVARD UNIVERSITY) 
Introduction to Teichmueller curves in genus 2 

September 28, 2016, 4:00 pm at Science Center 530 
INFORMAL GEOMETRY AND DYNAMICS SEMINAR 
Curtis McMullen (HARVARD UNIVERSITY) 
Ergodic theory of foliations of surfaces 

October 17, 2018, 4:00 pm at Science Center 530 
INFORMAL DYNAMICS & GEOMETRY SEMINAR 
Curtis McMullen (HARVARD UNIVERSITY) 
The curve complex of a directed graph 

February 26, 2014, 4:00 PM at Science Center 530 
INFORMAL DYNAMICS & GEOMETRY SEMINAR 
Curt McMullen (HARVARD UNIVERSITY) 
Optimal metrics on graphs 

February 12, 2014, 4:00 PM at Science Center 530 
INFORMAL GEOMETRY AND DYNAMICS SEMINAR 
Curtis McMullen (HARVARD UNIVERSITY) 
The failure of Ratner’s theorem for moduli spaces 

December 05, 2018, 4:00 pm at Science Center 530 
HARVARD/MIT ALGEBRAIC GEOMETRY SEMINAR 
Curt McMullen (HARVARD UNIVERSITY) 
Cubic curves and Teichmuller theory 

November 17, 2015, 3:00 PM at Science Center 507 
INFORMAL GEOMETRY & DYAMICS SEMINAR 
Curtis McMullen (HARVARD UNIVERSITY) 
Planes immersed in hyperbolic 3manifolds 

March 28, 2018, 4:00 PM at Science Center 530 
INFORMAL DYNAMICS AND GEOMETRY SEMINAR 
Curtis McMullen (HARVARD UNIVERSITY) 
Almost simple geodesics on the triplypunctured sphere 

September 14, 2016, 4:00 PM at Science Center 530 
INFORMAL SEMINAR: NEW RESULTS ON HYPERBOLIC VOLUME 
Curt McMullen & Martin Bridgeman (HARVARD / BOSTON COLLEGE) 
Organizational Meeting / first talk 

October 15, 2014, 4:00  6:00 PM at Science Center 530 
INFORMAL GEOMETRY AND DYNAMICS SEMINAR 
Curtis McMullen (HARVARD UNIVERSITY) 
Moduli spaces and dynamical systems 

September 05, 2018, 4:00 pm at Science Center 530 
INFORMAL DYNAMICS & GEOMETRY SEMINAR 
Curt McMullen (HARVARD UNIVERSITY) 
Classification of graphs with small entropy 

March 05, 2014, 4:00 PM at Science Center 530 
INFORMAL DYNAMICS & GEOMETRY SEMINAR 
Curtis McMullen (HARVARD UNIVERSITY) 
Constant curvature and Outer space 

April 02, 2014, 4:00 PM at Science Center 530 
INFORMAL DYNAMICS & GEOMETRY SEMINAR 
Curtis McMullen (HARVARD UNIVERSITY) 
The behavior of planes in confinement 

January 31, 2018, 4:00 PM at Science Center 530 
JOINT BASIC NOTIONS AND INFORMAL DYNAMICS & GEOMETRY SEMINAR 
Curt McMullen (HARVARD UNIVERSITY) 
The complex hyperbolic geometry of moduli space 

November 04, 2013, 3:00 PM at Science Center 507 
INFORMAL GEOMETRY AND DYNAMICS SEMINAR 
Curtis McMullen (HARVARD UNIVERSITY) 
Ergodic theory of foliations of surfaces 

October 10, 2018, 4:00 pm at Science Center 530 
INFORMAL GEOMETRY AND DYNAMICS SEMINAR 
Curtis McMullen (HARVARD UNIVERSITY) 
A Panorama of Teichmueller Curves 

November 07, 2018, 4:00 pm at Science Center 530 
INFORMAL GEOMETRY AND DYNAMICS SEMINAR 
Curtis McMullen (HARVARD UNIVERSITY) 
Moduli spaces and dynamical systems 

September 26, 2018, 4:00 pm at Science Center 530 
INFORMAL DYNAMICS & GEOMETRY SEMINAR 
Curtis McMullen (HARVARD UNIVERSITY) 
Graphs with expansion < 8 

March 12, 2014, 4:00 PM at Science Center 530 
INFORMAL DYNAMICS AND GEOMETRY SEMINAR 
Curtis McMullen (HARVARD UNIVERSITY) 
Cliques and spectra of graphs 

February 19, 2014, 4:00 PM at Sci Center 530 
HARVARD/MIT ALGEBRAIC GEOMETRY SEMINAR 
Curtis McMullen (HARVARD UNIVERSITY) 
Billiards, quadrilaterals and moduli spaces 

April 03, 2018, 3:00 PM at Science Center 507 
INFORMAL DYNAMICS & GEOMETRY SEMINAR 
Curtis McMullen (HARVARD UNIVERSITY) 
Fibered 3manifolds and the simplest known surface dynamics 

April 30, 2014, 04:00 PM at Science Center 530 
INFORMAL GEOMETRY AND DYNAMICS SEMINAR 
Curtis McMullen (HARVARD UNIVERSITY) 
Moduli spaces and dynamical systems 

September 12, 2018, 4:00 pm at Science Center 530 
GAUGE THEORY, TOPOLOGY AND SYMPLECTIC GEOMETRY SEMINAR 
Brendan McLellan (HARVARD UNIVERSITY) 
Some 1loop results in contact ChernSimons theory 

December 02, 2016, 3:30  4:30 pm at Science Center 507 
GAUGE THEORY, TOPOLOGY, AND SYMPLECTIC GEOMETRY SEMINAR 
Mark McLean (STONY BROOK) 
Minimal Log Discrepancy of Isolated Singularities and Reeb Orbitis 

November 07, 2014, 3:30PM at Science Center 507 
CMSA COLLOQUIUM 
Dusa McDuff (COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY) 
The virtual fundamental class in symplectic geometry 

November 14, 2018, 4:00 pm at CMSA Building, 20 Garden St, G10 
CMSA COLLOQUIUM 
Robert McCann (UNIVERSITY OF TORONTO) 
Displacement convexity of Boltzmann's entropy characterizes positive energy in general relativity 

December 05, 2018, 4:30 pm at CMSA Building, 20 Garden St, G10 
FRIENDS OF THE MATHEMATICS DEPARTMENT AFTERNOON LECTURE 
Barry Mazur, speaking from the MSRI in Berkeley (HARVARD UNIVERSITY) 
PRIMES  based on the book coauthored with William Stein 

April 25, 2014, 2:00 PM at Science Center 507 
BASIC NOTIONS SEMINAR 
Barry Mazur (HARVARD UNIVERSITY) 
How many rational points are there? 

April 04, 2016, 3:00 PM at Science Center 507 
THURSDAY SEMINAR 
Aaron MazelGee (UC BERKELEY) 
GoerssHopkins obstruction theory for \inftycategories 

November 21, 2013, 3:00  5:00 PM at Science Center 507 
LOGIC SEMINAR 
Marcos Mazari Armida (CARNEGIE MELLON UNIVERSITY) 
Nonforking wgood frames 

March 27, 2018, 5:15 pm at Science Center 507 
NUMBER THEORY SEMINAR 
James Maynard (MAGDALEN COLLEGE, OXFORD /UNIVERSITY OF MONTREAL) 
Small gaps between primes 

April 02, 2014, 3:00 PM at Science Center 507 
THURSDAY SEMINAR 
Akhil Mathew (HARVARD UNIVERSITY) 
The Rost Motive 

March 02, 2017, 3:00  5:00 PM at Science Center 507 
THURSDAY SEMINAR 
Akhil Mathew (HARVARD UNIVERSITY) 
Thomason's \'etale descent theorem in algebraic Ktheory 

September 22, 2016, 3:00  5:00 PM at Science Center 507 
HARVARD, BRANDEIS, MIT, NORTHEASTERN JOINT COLLOQUIUM AT HARVARD 
Melanie Matchett Wood (UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN, MADISON) 
Random groups in number theory and random integral matrices 

February 26, 2015, 4:30 PM at Science Center Hall A 
CENTER OF MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES AND APPLICATIONS COLLOQUIUM 
Eric Maskin (HARVARD UNIVERSITY ADAMS UNIVERSITY PROFESSOR) 
Elections and Strategic Voting: Condorcet and Borda 

October 22, 2014, 4:15 PM at Science Center 507 
HARVARD/MIT ALGEBRAIC GEOMETRY SEMINAR 
Jesus MartinezGarcia (JOHNS HOPKINS) 
On the moduli space of cubic surfaces and their anticanonical divisors 

February 10, 2015, 3:00 PM at Science Center 507 
HARVARD/MIT ALGEBRAIC GEOMETRY SEMINAR 
Jesus MartinezGarcia (JOHNS HOPKINS) 
On the moduli space of cubic surfaces and their anticanonical divisors 

March 24, 2015, 3:00 PM at Science Center 507 
CMSA COLLOQUIUM 
Ian Martin (LSE) 
Sentiment and Speculation in a Market with Heterogeneous Beliefs 

February 27, 2019, 2:303:30 PM at CMSA, 20 Garden Street, G10 
HARVARD LOGIC COLLOQUIUM 
Donald Martin (UCLA) 
Cantor's Grundlagen 

March 22, 2018, 4:00  5:00 pm at Logic Center, 2 Arrow St, Rm 420 
CMSA GENERAL RELATIVITY SEMINAR 
Charles Marteau (ECOLE POLYTECHNIQUE) 
Null hypersurfaces and ultrarelativistic physics in gravity 

February 14, 2019, 3:00 pm at Science Center 411 
CMSA SOCIAL SCIENCE APPLICATIONS FORUM SPECIAL EDITION 
Daniel Marszalec (UNIVERSITY OF TOKYO) 
Auctions for complements: theories vs experiments 

October 26, 2018, 3:00 pm at CMSA Building, 20 Garden St, G02 
LOGIC COLLOQUIUM 
Andrew Marks (UCLA) 
Martin measure and strong ergodicity 

April 28, 2016, 2:00  4:00 PM at 2 Arrow Street, Room #420 
GAUGE THEORY, TOPOLOGY, AND SYMPLECTIC GEOMETRY SEMINAR 
Tom Mark (UNIVERSITY OF VIRGINIA) 
Tight contact structures on positive surgeries 

November 14, 2014, 3:30  4:30 PM at Science Center 507 
HARVARD/MIT ALGEBRAIC GEOMETRY SEMINAR 
Alina Marian (NORTHEASTERN UNIVERSITY) 
The Chern classes of the Verlinde bundles 

October 22, 2013, 3:00 PM at Science Center 507 
HARVARD/MIT ALGEBRAIC GEOMETRY SEMINAR 
Alina Marian (NORTHEASTERN UNIVERSITY) 
On the intersection theory of Hilbert schemes of points on a surface 

September 26, 2017, 3:00 PM at Science Center Hall A 
DIFFERENTIAL GEOMETRY SEMINAR 
Alina Marian (NORTHEASTERN UNIVERSITY) 
Verlinde sheaves and tautological classes on the moduli space of K3 surfaces 

November 18, 2014, 4:15 PM at Science Center 507 
CMSA GENERAL RELATIVITY SEMINAR 
Christos Mantoulidis (MIT) 
Capacity and quasilocal mass 

September 07, 2018, 2:00 pm at CMSA Building, 20 Garden St, G02 
CMSA GENERAL RELATIVITY SEMINAR 
Christos Mantoulidis (MIT) 
The Bartnik mass of apparent horizons 

October 03, 2018, 11:00 am at CMSA Building, 20 Garden St, G02 
DIFFERENTIAL GEOMETRY SEMINAR 
Dan Mangoubi (HEWBREW UNIVERSITY OF JERUSALEM) 
Harmonic functions sharing the same zero set 

February 07, 2017, 4:15 pm at Science Center 507 
CENTER OF MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES AND APPLICATIONS SPECIAL SEMINAR 
Andreas Malmendier (UTAH STATE UNIVERSITY) 
Kummer surfaces, modular forms, and their roles in string dualities 

March 08, 2017, 11 am  12 pm at CMSA Building, 20 Garden St, G10 
MATHEMATICAL PHYSICS SEMINAR 
Andreas Malmendier (UTAH STATE UNIVERSITY) 
Kummer surfaces, modular forms, and their roles in string dualities 

March 07, 2017, 2:45 pm at Jefferson 453 
CENTER OF MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES AND APPLICATIONS RANDOM MATRIX & PROBABILITY THEORY SEMINAR 
Nikolai Makarov (CALIFORNIA INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY) 
Random normal matrices with hard edge spectrum 

March 30, 2016, 2:15 PM at CMSA Building, 20 Garden Street, Room G02 
CENTER OF MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES AND APPLICATIONS MATHEMATICAL PHYSICS SEMINAR 
CheukYu Mak (UNIVERSITY OF CAMBRIDGE) 
Discrete Legendre transform and tropical multiplicity from symplectic geometry 

April 02, 2018, 12:00 PM at CMSA Building, 20 Garden Street, Room G10 
CENTER OF MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES AND APPLICATIONS COLLOQUIUM 
L. Mahadevan (SEAS, DEPT OF PHYSICS AND DEPT OF ORGANISMAL AND EVOLUTIONARY BIOLOGY, HARVARD UNIVERSITY) 
Morphogenesis: Biology, Physics and Mathematics 

September 21, 2016, 4:30 PM at CMSA Building, 20 Garden Street, Room G10 
HARVARD/MIT ALGEBRAIC GEOMETRY SEMINAR 
Tim Magee (INSTITUTO DE MATHEMáTICAS, UNAM) 
Toric degenerations of cluster varieties 

October 23, 2018, 3:00 pm at Science Center 507 
CENTER OF MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES & APPLICATIONS COLLOQUIUM 
Asaf Madi (HARVARD MEDICAL SCHOOL) 
Using big genomic data to analyze inner workings of immune cells 

September 24, 2014, 4:00 PM at Science Center 507 
NUMBER THEORY SEMINAR 
Keerthi Madapusi (HARVARD UNIVERSITY) 
The irreducibility of the moduli of polarized K3 surfaces 

October 02, 2013, 3:00  4:00 PM at Science Center 507 
HARVARD/MIT ALGEBRAIC GEOMETRY SEMINAR 
Diane Maclagan (WARWICK) 
The Cox ring of wonderful compactifications 

November 19, 2013, 3:00 PM at Science Center 507 
OPEN NEIGHBORHOOD SEMINAR 
John Mackey (CARNEGIE MELLON UNIVERSITY) 
Tournaments having the most cycles 

April 01, 2019, 4:30 pm at Science Center 507 
CENTER OF MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES AND APPLICATIONS RANDOM MATRIX & PROBABILITY THEORY SEMINAR 
Zongming Ma (THE WHARTON SCHOOL, UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYVANIA) 
Sparse Canonical Correlation Analysis 

October 10, 2014, 1:30 PM at Science Center 232 
JOINT DEPARTMENT OF MATHEMATICS AND CMSA RANDOM MATRIX AND PROBABILITY THEORY SEMINAR 
Yue M. Lu (HARVARD JOHN A. PAULSON SCHOOL OF ENGINEERING AND APPLIED SCIENCES) 
Asymptotic Methods for HighDimensional Inference: Precise Analysis, Fundamental Limits, and Optimal Designs 

November 20, 2017, 12:00 PM at Science Center 232 
THURSDAY SEMINAR 
Jacob Lurie (HARVARD UNIVERSITY) 
Units in Morava Etheory 

February 13, 2014, 3:00  5:00 PM at Science Center 507 
THURSDAY SEMINAR 
Jacob Lurie (HARVARD UNIVERSITY) 
BrownGitler spectra via Dieudonne theory III 

October 10, 2013, 3:00  5:00 PM at Science Center 507 
THURSDAY SEMINAR 
Jacob Lurie (HARVARD UNIVERSITY) 
Comparing Algebraic and Topological KTheory 

September 08, 2016, 3:00  5:00 PM at Science Center 507 
THURSDAY SEMINAR 
Jacob Lurie (HARVARD UNIVERSITY) 
Tilting 

February 18, 2016, 3:00  5:00 PM at Science Center 507 
THURSDAY SEMINAR 
Jacob Lurie (HARVARD UNIVERSITY) 
KTheory of Henselian Rings 

September 29, 2016, 3:00  5:00 pm at Science Center 507 
THURSDAY SEMINAR 
Jacob Lurie (HARVARD UNIVERSITY) 
padic Hodge Theory and Topological Hochschild Homology 

September 10, 2015, 3:00  5:00 PM at Science Center 507 
THURSDAY SEMINAR 
Jacob Lurie (HARVARD UNIVERSITY) 
A^1 Homotopy Theory 

November 17, 2016, 3:00  5:00 PM at Science Center 507 
THURSDAY SEMINAR 
Jacob Lurie (HARVARD UNIVERSITY) 
Comparison of Stable and Unstable v_nPeriodic Homotopy 

November 30, 2017, 4:00  6:00 PM at Science Center 507 
LEARNING SEMINAR ON THE FARGUESFONTAINE CURVE 
Jacob Lurie (HARVARD UNIVERSITY) 
Constructing Functions on Y: Power Series in the Variable p 

October 02, 2017, 4:00  6:00 PM at Science Center 507 
THURSDAY SEMINAR 
Jacob Lurie (HARVARD UNIVERSITY) 
The BousfieldKuhn functor 

October 19, 2017, 4:00  6:00 PM at Science Center 507 
THURSDAY SEMINAR 
Jacob Lurie (HARVARD UNIVERSITY) 
Overview 

February 01, 2018, 3:00  5:00 pm at Science Center 507 
BASIC NOTIONS SEMINAR 
Jacob Lurie (HARVARD UNIVERSITY) 
Representation Theory Between Characteristic Zero and Characteristic p 

March 09, 2015, 3:00 PM at Science Center 507 
THURSDAY SEMINAR 
Jacob Lurie (HARVARD UNIVERSITY) 
BrownGitler spectra via Dieudonne theory II 

September 26, 2013, 3:00 at Sci Center 507 
THURSDAY SEMINAR 
Jacob Lurie (HARVARD UNIVERSITY) 
Koszul Duality 

March 22, 2018, 3:00  5:00 pm at Science Center 507 
THURSDAY SEMINAR 
Jacob Lurie (HARVARD UNIVERSITY) 
Tilting, ctd. 

February 25, 2016, 3:00  5:00 PM at Science Center 507 
THURSDAY SEMINAR 
Jacob Lurie (HARVARD UNIVERSITY) 
Perfectoid Spaces III 

March 24, 2016, 3:00  5:00 PM at Science Center 507 
THURSDAY SEMINAR 
Jacob Lurie (HARVARD UNIVERSITY) 
Coanalytic Functors 

November 09, 2017, 4:00  6:00 PM at Science Center 507 
THURSDAY SEMINAR 
Jacob Lurie (HARVARD UNIVERSITY) 
Steenrod Operations in Motivic Cohomology 

February 02, 2017, 3:00  5:00 PM at Science Center 507 
THURSDAY SEMINAR 
Jacob Lurie (HARVARD UNIVERSITY) 
Perfectoid Spaces 

March 03, 2016, 3:00  5:00 PM at Science Center 507 
THURSDAY SEMINAR 
Jacob Lurie (HARVARD UNIVERSITY) 
Koszul Duality II 

March 29, 2018, 3:00  5:00 pm at Science Center 507 
THURSDAY SEMINAR 
Jacob Lurie (HARVARD UNIVERSITY) 
BrownGitler spectra via Dieudonne theory 

September 19, 2013, 3:00  5:00 PM at Science Center 507 
LEARNING SEMINAR ON THE FARGUESFONTAINE CURVE 
Jacob Lurie (HARVARD UNIVERSITY) 
An Overview 

September 11, 2017, 4:00  6:00 PM at Science Center 232 
THURSDAY SEMINAR 
Jacob Lurie (HARVARD UNIVERSITY) 
Cyclotomic spectra and the de RhamWitt complex 

October 15, 2015, 3:00  5:00 PM at Science Center 507 
THURSDAY SEMINAR 
Jacob Lurie (HARVARD UNIVERSITY) 
The Filtration on THH (Characteristic p Case) 

October 29, 2015, 3:00  5:00 PM at Science Center 507 
BASIC NOTIONS SEMINAR 
Jacob Lurie (HARVARD UNIVERSITY) 
Representation Theory Between Characteristic Zero and Characteristic p 

February 16, 2015, 3:00 PM at Science Center 507 
BASIC NOTIONS SEMINAR 
Jacob Lurie (HARVARD UNIVERSITY) 
Artin Reciprocity via Algebraic KTheory 

September 30, 2013, 3:00 PM at Science Center 507 
THURSDAY SEMINAR 
Jacob Lurie (HARVARD UNIVERSITY) 
To Rational Homotopy Theory and Beyond 

September 07, 2017, 4:00  6:00 PM *note new time* at Science Center 507 
THURSDAY SEMINAR 
Jacob Lurie (HARVARD UNIVERSITY) 
THH without equivariant homotopy theory 

October 08, 2015, 3:00  5:00 PM at Science Center 507 
THURSDAY SEMINAR 
Jacob Lurie (HARVARD UNIVERSITY) 
An Introduction to the de RhamWitt Complex 

October 01, 2015, 3:00  5:00 PM at Science Center 507 
THURSDAY SEMINAR 
Jacob Lurie (HARVARD UNIVERSITY) 
Etale motivic cohomology 

March 23, 2017, 3:00  5:00 PM at Science Center 507 
THURSDAY SEMINAR 
Jacob Lurie (HARVARD UNIVERSITY) 
Etale motivic cohomolgy II 

March 30, 2017, 3:00  5:00 PM at Science Center 507 
THURSDAY SEMINAR 
Jacob Lurie (HARVARD UNIVERSITY) 
Perfectoid Spaces II 

March 10, 2016, 3:00  5:00 PM at Science Center 507 
THURSDAY SEMINAR 
Jacob Lurie (HARVARD UNIVERSITY) 
The Topological Hochschild Homology of Z/p 

October 22, 2015, 3:00  5:00 PM at Science Center 507 
THURSDAY SEMINAR 
Jacob Lurie (HARVARD UNIVERSITY) 
v_nPeriodic Homotopy Groups 

October 12, 2017, 4:00  6:00 PM at Science Center 507 
THURSDAY SEMINAR 
Jacob Lurie (HARVARD UNIVERSITY) 
Koszul Duality IV 

April 19, 2018, 3:00  5:00 pm at Science Center 507 
THURSDAY SEMINAR 
Jacob Lurie (HARVARD UNIVERSITY) 
Spaces of Maps between Structured Ring Spectra II 

April 03, 2014, 3:00  5:00 PM at Sci Center 507 
THURSDAY SEMINAR 
Jacob Lurie (HARVARD UNIVERSITY) 
Spaces of maps between structured ring spectra 

March 27, 2014, 3:00  5:00 PM at Science Center 507 
THURSDAY SEMINAR 
Jacob Lurie (HARVARD UNIVERSITY) 
KTheory of Henselian Rings II 

October 06, 2016, 3:00  5:00 pm at Science Center 507 
CMSA GENERAL RELATIVITY SEMINAR 
Alex Lupsasca (HARVARD UNIVERSITY) 
Polarization Whorls from M87 at the Event Horizon Telescope 

October 31, 2018, 11:00 am at CMSA Building, 20 Garden St, G10 
CENTER OF MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES AND APPLICATIONS SPECIAL SEMINAR 
Tom Luo (UNIVERSITY OF MINNESOTA) 
Semidefinite Relaxation of Nonconvex Quadratic Optimization 

February 09, 2017, 1:30  2:30 pm at CMSA Building, 20 Garden St, G10 
INFORMAL DYNAMICS & GEOMETRY SEMINAR 
Yusheng Luo (HARVARD UNIVERSITY) 
Trees in degenerating families of rational maps and isometric Gactions 

September 27, 2017, 4:00 PM at Science Center 530 
CMSA SPECIAL SEMINAR 
Feng Luo (RUTGERS UNIVERSITY) 
Volume and rigidity of hyperbolic polyhedral 3manifolds 

February 19, 2019, 10:30  11:15 am at CMSA, 20 Garden St, G02 
CENTER OF MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES & APPLICATIONS RANDOM MATRIX AND PROBABILITY THEORY SEMINAR 
Kyle Luh (YALE UNIVERSITY) 
Random Matrices: l1 Concentration and Dictionary Learning with Few Samples 

September 30, 2015, 2:00 PM at Science Center 232 
RANDOM MATRIX & PROBABILITY THEORY SEMINAR 
Carl Lucibello (MIT) 
The Random Perceptron Problem: thresholds, phase transitions, and geometry 

April 20, 2018, 2:00  3:00 pm at CMSA Building, 20 Garden St, G02 
**CANCELLED** NUMBER THEORY SEMINAR 
Alexander Lubotzky (HEBREW UNIVERSITY) 
From Ramanujan graphs to Ramanujan complexes 

January 28, 2015, 3:00 PM at Science Center 507 
NUMBER THEORY SEMINAR 
Alexander Lubotzky (THE HEBREW UNIVERSITY / YALE UNIVERSITY) 
From Ramanujan graphs to Ramanujan complexes 

February 03, 2016, 3:00 PM at Science Center 507 
CENTER OF MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES AND APPLICATIONS RANDOM MATRIX & PROBABILITY THEORY SEMINAR 
Eyal Lubetzky (NEW YORK UNIVERSITY) 
Information percolation for the Ising model 

November 12, 2014, 12:00  2:00 PM at Science Center 530 
DIFFERENTIAL GEOMETRY SEMINAR 
Linyuan Lu (UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH CAROLINA) 
Ricciflat graphs with girth at leave five 

February 06, 2018, 4:30 PM at Science Center 530 
DIFFERENTIAL GEOMETRY SEMINAR 
Siyuan Lu (RUTGERS UNIVERSITY) 
On a localized Riemannian Penrose inequality 

November 13, 2018, 4:00 pm at Science Center 507 
HARVARD/MIT ALGEBRAIC GEOMETRY SEMINAR 
César Lozano Huerta (UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS AT CHICAGO) 
Birational Geometry of the Space of Complete Quadrics 

April 01, 2014, 4:00 PM at Science Center 507 
TRIVIAL NOTIONS SEMINAR 
Tom Lovering (HARVARD UNIVERSITY) 
Lfunctions, Selmer Groups, and Modular Forms 

September 12, 2013, 1:00  2:00 PM at Science Center 507 
INFORMAL COMBINATORICS SEMINAR 
Anand Louis (PRINCETON UNIVERSITY) 
Hypergraph Heat Operators and Applications 

March 13, 2015, 1:00  2:00 PM at Science Center 530 
JOINT CMSA AND DEPARTMENT OF MATHEMATICS RANDOM MATRIX AND PROBABILITY THEORY SEMINAR 
Michael Loss (GEORGIA TECH) 
Some results for functionals of AharonovBohm type 

February 21, 2019, 4:30 pm at CMSA, 20 Garden St, G10 
CENTER OF MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES AND APPLICATIONS HOMOLOGICAL MIRROR SYMMETRY FOCUSED LECTURE SERIES 
Ivan Losev (NORTHEASTERN UNIVERSITY) 
BGG category O: towards symplectic duality 

February 06, 2018, 3:00 PM at CMSA Building, 20 Garden Street, G02 
CMSA HOMOLOGICAL MIRROR SYMMETRY FOCUSED LECTURE SERIES 
Ivan Losev (NORTHEASTERN UNIVERSITY) 
BGG category O: towards symplectic duality 

January 25, 2018, 3:00  5:00pm at CMSA Building, 20 Garden St., G10 
HARVARD/MIT ALGEBRAIC GEOMETRY SEMINAR 
Alberto Lopez (TUFTS UNIVERSITY) 
TBA 

January 28, 2014, 3:00 PM at Science Center 507 
CENTER OF MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES AND APPLICATIONS COLLOQUIUM 
Alexander Logunov (TEL AVIV UNIVERSITY) 
Zeroes of harmonic functions and Laplace eigenfunctions 

October 05, 2016, 4:30 PM at CMSA Building, 20 Garden Street, Room G10 
DIFFERENTIAL GEOMETRY SEMINAR 
Alexander Logunov (ST. PETERSBURG & TELAVIV) 
Zero set of a nonconstant harmonic function in R^3 has infinite surface area 

October 04, 2016, 4:15 pm at Science Center 507 
CMSA SPECIAL SEMINAR 
John Loftin (RUTGERS UNIVERSITY) 
Equivariant minimal surfaces in real hyperbolic 3 and 4spaces 

October 26, 2018, 1:30 pm at CMSA Building, 20 Garden St, G10 
CENTER OF MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES AND APPLICATIONS SPECIAL SEMINAR 
John Loftin (RUTGERS UNIVERSITY) 
Families of projective domains and neckseparating degenerations of convex $RP^2$ surfaces 

April 06, 2017, 3:00  4:30 pm at Science Center 232 
CENTER OF MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES AND APPLICATIONS COLLOQUIUM 
Avi Loeb (HARVARD ASTRONOMY DEPARTMENT / INSTITUTE FOR THEORY & COMPUTATION) 
A Closer Look at Black Holes 

February 18, 2015, 4:15 PM at Science Center Hall A 
INFORMAL GEOMETRY & DYNAMICS SEMINAR 
Russell Lodge (STONY BROOK UNIVERSITY) 
Global dynamics of multi curves in complex dynamics 

March 01, 2017, 4:00 pm at Science Center 530 
CENTER OF MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES AND APPLICATIONS PHYSICAL MATHEMATICS SEMINAR 
Guglielmo Lockhart (HARVARD UNIVERSITY PHYSICS) 
Selfdual strings of 6d SCFTs and local elliptic CYs 

March 02, 2015, 12:00  2:00 PM at Science Center 232 
MATHEMATICAL PHYSICS SEMINAR 
Zhengwei Liu (VANDERBILT AND HARVARD) 
The Classification and Construction of Subfactors 

May 05, 2015, 2:00 PM at Science Center 530 
CENTER OF MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES AND APPLICATIONS COLLOQUIUM 
Zhengwei Liu (HARVARD PHYSICS) 
A new program on quantum subgroups 

February 14, 2018, 4:30 PM at CMSA Building, 20 Garden Street, Room G10 
HARVARD/MIT ALGEBRAIC GEOMETRY SEMINAR 
Tiankai Liu (MASSACHUSETTS INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY) 
On the CoolidgeNagata conjecture 

February 04, 2014, 3:00 PM at Science Center 507 
CENTER OF MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES & APPLICATIONS PHYSICAL MATHEMATICS SEMINAR 
ChienHao Liu () 
Dbranes and Azumaya/matrix noncommutative geometry 

September 29, 2014, 12:00  2:00 PM at Science Center 232 
GAUGETOPOLOGYSYMPLECTIC SEMINAR 
Melissa Liu (COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY) 
The YangMills Equations over Klein Surfaces 

April 05, 2019, 3:30 pm at Science Center 507 
CENTER OF MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES AND APPLICATIONS COLLOQUIUM 
Hong Liu (MIT) 
A new theory of fluctuating hydrodynamics 

September 28, 2016, 4:30 PM at Science Center 507 
DIFFERENTIAL GEOMETRY SEMINAR 
Gang Liu (NORTHWESTERN) 
Recent progress of Yau's uniformization conjecture 

October 17, 2017, 4:00 PM at Science Center 507 
NUMBER THEORY SEMINAR 
Yifeng Liu (MASSACHUSETTS INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY) 
Bounding Selmer groups via GrossKudlaSchoen cycles 

April 16, 2014, 3:00 PM at Science Center 507 
MATHEMATICAL PHYSICS SEMINAR 
Zhengwei Liu (HARVARD UNIVERSITY) 
Quon language in mathemtics 

April 04, 2017, 2:45 pm at Jefferson 453 
HARVARD/MIT ALGEBRAIC GEOMETRY SEMINAR 
Yuchen Liu (YALE UNIVERSITY) 
Kstability of cubic threefolds 

October 03, 2017, 3:00 PM at MIT 4237 
CENTER OF MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES & APPLICATIONS COLLOQUIUM 
Jun Liu (HARVARD UNIVERSITY DEPARTMENT OF STATISTICS) 
Expansion of biological pathways by integrative Genomics 

March 01, 2017, 4:30 PM at CMSA Building, 20 Garden St, G10 
CENTER OF MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES & APPLICATIONS RANDOM MATRIX AND PROBABILITY THEORY SEMINAR 
Han Liu (PRINCETON UNIVERSITY) 
Transelliptical Graphical Models: Theory and Computation 

September 17, 2014, 12:30  2:00 PM at Science Center 232 
HARVARD MATHEMATICAL PHYSICS SEMINAR 
Zhengwei Liu (HARVARD UNIVERSITY) 
A New Diagrammatic Approach to Quantum Informationthe four string model 

September 27, 2016, 2:45 pm at Jefferson 453 
HARVARD MIT ALGEBRAIC GEOMETRY SEMINAR 
Daniel Litt (COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY) 
Arithmetic Restrictions on Geometric Monodromy 

February 28, 2017, 3:00 pm at MIT 4153 
HARVARD/MIT ALGEBRAIC GEOMETRY SEMINAR 
Daniel Litt (STANFORD UNIVERSITY) 
Nonabelian Lefschetz Hyperplane Theorems 

November 11, 2014, 3:00 PM at Science Center 507 
GAUGE THEORY & TOPOLOGY SEMINAR 
Robert Lipshitz (COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY) 
Hochschild localization and bordered Heegaard Floer homology 

April 25, 2014, 3:30 PM at Science Center 309 
DIFFERENTIAL GEOMETRY SEMINAR 
Gabor Lippner (NORTHEASTERN UNIVERSITY) 
Sharp convexity estimates for harmonic functions on the lattice, via absolute monotonicity 

September 29, 2015, **2  3 pm** Special Time at Science Center 232 
DIFFERENTIAL GEOMETRY SEMINAR 
Yevgeniy Liokumovich (MIT) 
Heegaard splittings isotopic to an index 1 minimal surface 

October 24, 2017, 4:15 PM at Science Center 507 
INFORMAL GEOMETRY & DYNAMICS SEMINAR 
Kathryn Lindsey (BOSTON COLLEGE) 
Galois conjugates of PCF generalized betatransformations 

April 18, 2018, 4:00 PM at Sci Center 530 
DIFFERENTIAL GEOMETRY SEMINAR 
YuShen Lin (COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY) 
Tropical/Holomorphic Correspondence for HyperK\ 

February 28, 2018, 4:15 PM at Science Center 232 
GAUGE THEORY, TOPOLOGY & SYMPLECTIC GEOMETRY SEMINAR 
Jianfeng Lin (MIT) 
Constructible sheaves and nearby cycles 

October 06, 2017, 3:30 PM at Science Center 507 
DIFFERENTIAL GEOMETRY SEMINAR 
Yong Lin (RENMIN UNIVERSITY) 
Heat kernel estimate and solution of semi linear heat equations on graphs 

January 24, 2017, 4:15 pm at Science Center 507 
DIFFERENTIAL GEOMETRY SEMINAR 
Yong Lin (RENMIN UNIVERSITY OF CHINA) 
Some PDE's on graphs 

March 01, 2016, 4:15 PM at Science Center 507 
CENTER OF MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES AND APPLICATIONS MATHEMATICAL PHYSICS SEMINAR 
YuShen Lin (HARVARD  CENTER OF MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES & APPLICATIONS) 
From the Decomposition of PicardLefschetz Transformation to Tropical Geometry 

September 11, 2017, 12:00  1:00 PM at CMSA Building, 20 Garden Street, Room G10 
GAUGE THEORY, TOPOLOGY & SYMPLECTIC GEOMETRY SEMINAR 
Jiangfeng Lin (MIT) 
Nearby cycles and vanishing cycles 

October 13, 2017, 3:30  4:30 PM at Science Center 507 
GAUGE THEORY, TOPOLOGY & SYMPLECTIC GEOMETRY SEMINAR 
Jianfeng Lin (UCLA) 
The unfolded SeibergWittenFloer spectrum and its applications 

September 18, 2015, 3:00  4:00 PM **Special time** at Science Center 507 
CENTER OF MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES AND APPLICATIONS COLLOQUIUM 
Xihong Lin (DEPT OF BIOSTATISTICS, HARVARD H. T. CHAN SCHOOL OF PUBLIC HEALTH) 
Statistical Analysis of Massive Genetic and Genomic Data 

April 15, 2015, 4:00 PM at Science Center Hall A 
CENTER OF MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES AND APPLICATIONS COLLOQUIUM 
Jeff Lichtman (HARVARD UNIVERSITY MCB) 
Graphing the Connectome 

May 06, 2015, 3:00 PM at Science Center Hall A 
SOCIAL SCIENCE APPLICATIONS FORUM 
Jura Liaukonyte (CORNELL UNIVERSITY) 
Background Noise? TV Advertising Affects Real Time Investor Behavior 

March 07, 2019, 2:30 PM at CMSA, 20 Garden Street, G02 
CENTER OF MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES AND APPLICATIONS SOCIAL SCIENCE APPLICATIONS FORUM 
Annie Liang (HARVARD UNIVERSITY ECONOMICS) 
The Theory is Predictive, but is it Complete? An Application to Human Perception of Randomness (with Jon Kleinberg and Sendhil Mullainathan) 

April 18, 2016, 5:30 PM *note change in time at CMSA Building, 20 Garden Street, Room G10 
DIFFERENTIAL GEOMETRY SEMINAR 
Bong Lian (BRANDEIS UNIVERSITY) 
Large complex structure limits of CalabiYau manifolds 

December 01, 2015, 4:15 PM at Science Center 507 
CENTER OF MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES AND APPLICATIONS COLLOQUIUM 
Bong Lian (BRANDEIS UNIVERSITY) 
RiemannHilbert Problem and Period Integrals 

September 09, 2016, 3:00 PM at CMSA Building, 20 Garden Street, Room G10 
DIFFERENTIAL GEOMETRY SEMINAR 
Bong Lian (BRANDEIS UNIVERSITY) 
Some applications of period integrals 

April 14, 2015, 4:15 PM at Science Center 507 
CENTER OF MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES AND APPLICATIONS SPECIAL SEMINAR 
Bong Lian (BRANDEIS UNIVERSITY) 
Tautological systems 

October 28, 2016, 12:45 pm at CMSA Building, 20 Garden St, G10 
CMSA COLLOQUIUM 
Shengwu Li (HARVARD UNIVERSITY) 
Credible Mechanisms 

April 24, 2019, 4:30 pm 5:30 pm at CMSA, 20 Garden St, G10 
DIFFERENTIAL GEOMETRY SEMINAR 
TianJun Li (UNIVERSITY OF MINNESOTA) 
Symplectic divisor compactifications in dimension 4 

September 27, 2016, 4:15 pm at Science Center 507 
CENTER OF MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES AND APPLICATIONS COLLOQUIUM 
XueMei Li (UNIV. OF WARWICK) 
Perturbation to conservation law and stochastic averaging 

May 03, 2017, 4:30 PM at Science Center 507 
CMSA CHINESE ECONOMY SEMINAR 
Lintong Li & Jian Wang (BEJING UNIV. & UNIV. OF LEUVEN) 


July 26, 2016, 1:30  3:00 pm at CMSA Building, 20 Garden St, G10 
CMSA MATHEMATICAL PHYSICS SEMINAR 
Zhenkun Li (MIT) 
Cobordism and gluing maps in sutured monopoles and applications 

March 04, 2019, 12:00  1:00 PM at CMSA, 20 Garden Street, G10 
CENTER OF MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES AND APPLICATIONS SOCIAL SCIENCE APPLICATIONS FORUM 
Danielle Li (HARVARD UNIVERSITY) 
Financing Novel Drugs 

March 21, 2017, 4:30  5:30 PM at CMSA Building, 20 Garden St, G02 
DIFFERENTIAL GEOMETRY SEMINAR 
TianJun Li (MINNESOTA) 
Geometry of symplectic log CalabiYau surfaces 

March 26, 2019, 4:00 pm at Science Center 507 
SPECIAL DIFFERENTIAL GEOMETRY SEMINAR 
Si Li (MSC, TSINGHUA UNIVERSITY) 
Perturbative renormalization and Index theorem 

October 22, 2014, 9:30 AM at Science Center 530 
NUMBER THEORY SEMINAR 
Chao Li (COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY) 
Goldfeld’s conjecture and congruences between Heegner points 

November 16, 2016, 3:00 pm at Science Center 507 
HARVARD/MIT ALGEBRAIC GEOMETRY SEMINAR 
Jake Levinson (UNIVERSITY OF WASHINGTON) 
BoijSöderberg Theory for Grassmannians 

March 12, 2019, 3:00 pm at Science Center 507 
CENTER OF MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES AND APPLICATIONS RANDOM MATRIX & PROBABILITY THEORY SEMINAR 
Lionel Levine (CORNELL UNIVERSITY) 
Circles in the Sand 

April 15, 2015, 11:30 am  1:00 pm at Science Center 530 
NUMBER THEORY SEMINAR 
Brandon Levin (IAS) 
Moduli of finite flat group schemes and local models 

April 30, 2014, 3:00 PM at Sci Center 507 
GAUGE THEORY, TOPOLOGY & SYMPLECTIC GEOMETRY SEMINAR 
Caitlin Leverson (DUKE UNIVERSITY) 
Legendrian link invariants 

November 13, 2015, 3:30  4:30 PM at Science Center 507 
CENTER OF MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES AND APPLICATIONS COLLOQUIUM 
Conan Leung (CHINESE UNIVERSITY OF HONG KONG) 
Coisotropic Abranes and their SYZ transform 

October 12, 2016, 4:30 PM at CMSA Building, 20 Garden Street, Room G10 
CENTER OF MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES AND APPLICATIONS COLLOQUIUM 
Conan Leung (IMS/THE CHINESE UNIVERSITY OF HONG KONG) 
Some modern aspects of Morse theory 

January 27, 2016, 4:00 PM at CMSA Building, 20 Garden Street, Room G10 
DIFFERENTIAL GEOMETRY SEMINAR 
Conan Leung (IMS/THE CHINESE UNIVERSITY OF HONG KONG) 
DonaldThomas invariants for CalabiYau fourfolds 

January 26, 2016, 4:15 PM at Science Center 507 
NUMBER THEORY SEMINAR 
Robert Lemke Oliver (TUFTS UNIVERSITY) 
TateShafarevich groups in quadatric twist families 

December 06, 2017, 3:15 pm *sharp at Science Center 507 
DIFFERENTIAL GEOMETRY SEMINAR 
Eveline Legendre (INSTITUT DE MATHéMATIQUES DE TOULOUSE, UNIVERSITé PAUL SABATIER) 
An application of the equivariant localization formula in Sasaki geometry 

December 06, 2017, 4:15 PM at Science Center 507 
MATHEMATICAL PHYSICS SEMINAR 
SeungJoo Lee (VIRGINIA TECH) 
Multiple Fibrations in CalabiYau Geometry and String Dualities 

November 07, 2016, 12:00 PM at CMSA Building, 20 Garden St, G10 
JOINT DEPARTMENT OF MATHEMATICS AND CENTER OF MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES AND APPLICATIONS RANDOM MATRIX AND PROBABILITY THEORY SEMINAR 
James Lee (UNIVERSITY OF WASHINGTON) 
Conformal growth rates, spectral geometry, and distributional limits of graphs 

November 30, 2016, 3:00 pm at CMSA Building, 20 Garden St, G02 
DIFFERENTIAL GEOMETRY SEMINAR 
Hiro Lee Tanaka (HARVARD UNIVERSITY) 
Lagrangian Cobordisms and Fukaya Categories 

September 23, 2014, 4:15 PM at Science Center 507 
DIFFERENTIAL GEOMETRY SEMINAR 
Claude LeBrun (STONY BROOK) 
Mass in Kähler Geometry 

September 15, 2015, 4:15 PM at Science Center 507 
BRANDEISHARVARDMITNORTHEASTERN JOINT COLLOQUIUM 
Robert Lazarsfeld (STONY BROOK) 
How irrational is an irrational variety? 

February 28, 2019, Tea at 4:00 pm; Talk at 4:30 pm at Science Center Hall A 
DIFFERENTIAL GEOMETRY SEMINAR 
SiuCheong Lau (HARVARD UNIVERSITY) 
A constructive approach to homological mirror symmetry 

February 17, 2015, 4:15  5:30 pm at Science Center 507 
DIFFERENTIAL GEOMETRY SEMINAR 
SiuCheong Lau (BOSTON UNIVERSITY) 
Moduli theory of Lagrangian immersions and mirror symmetry 

November 21, 2017, 4:15 PM at Science Center 507 
PRESENTED BY THE CENTER OF MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES & APPLICATIONS: PHYSICAL MATHEMATICS SEMINAR 
SiuCheong Lau (HARVARD UNIVERSITY) 
Generalized SYZ and quivers 

September 08, 2014, 12:00  2:00 PM at Science Center 232 
GAUGE THEORY & TOPOLOGY SEMINAR 
SiuCheong Lau (HARVARD UNIVERSITY) 
Cayley Graph and Mirror Symmetry 

October 04, 2013, 3:30  4:30 PM at Science Center 507 
CENTER OF MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES AND APPLICATIONS MATHEMATICAL PHYSICS SEMINAR 
Nima Lashkari (MIT) 
Holographic relative entropy is a Noether charge 

November 23, 2015, 12:00  2:00 PM at Science Center 232 
HARVARD LOGIC COLLOQUIUM 
Paul Larson (MIAMI UNIVERSITY) 
Forcing axioms in ℙmax extensions 

March 12, 2014, 4:00  5:00 PM at 2 Arrow Street, Room #420 
HARVARD/MIT ALGEBRAIC GEOMETRY SEMINAR 
Eric Larson (MIT) 
The Maximal Rank Conjecture 

April 10, 2018, 3:00 PM at Science Center 507 
CENTER OF MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES AND APPLICATIONS HOMOLOGICAL MIRROR SYMMETRY SEMINAR 
Tim Large (MIT) 
Symplectic cohomology and wrapped Fukaya categories 

October 20, 2016, 2:00  4:00 pm at CMSA Building, 20 Garden St, G10 
STUDENT/POSTDOC SYMPLECTIC GEOMETRY SEMINAR 
Tim Large (MIT) 
Steenrod operations and the Floer homotopy type 

September 21, 2018, 2:00  3:15 pm at Science Center 507 
HARVARD/MIT ALGEBRAIC GEOMETRY SEMINAR 
Joseph Landsberg (TEXAS A & M UNIVERSITY) 
What is geometric complexity theory? 

April 28, 2015, 3:00 PM at MIT 36156 
CENTER OF MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES AND APPLICATIONS SPECIAL SEMINAR 
Claudio Landim (IMPA) 
Condensing zerorange processes 

May 22, 2015, 11:30 am  1:00 pm at Science Center 232 
NUMBER THEORY SEMINAR 
KaiWen Lan (UNIVERSITY OF MINNESOTA, TWIN CITIES) 
Local systems of Shimura varieties: a comparison of two constructions 

March 27, 2019, 3:00 pm at Science Center 507 
CMSA TOPOLOGICAL ASPECTS OF CONDENSED MATTER SEMINAR 
Ethan Lake (MIT) 
A primer on higher symmetries 

October 15, 2018, 10:00  11:30 am at CMSA Building, 20 Garden St, G10 
GAUGE THEORY, TOPOLOGY & SYMPLECTIC GEOMETRY SEMINAR 
Cagatay Kutluhan (SUNY AT BUFFALO) 
A Heegaard Floer analogue of algebraic torsion 

March 27, 2015, 3:30  4:30 PM at Science Center 507 
GAUGETOPOLOGYSYMPLECTIC SEMINAR 
Cagatay Kutluhan (BUFFALO) 
Can Floertheoretic invariants detect overtwisted contact structures? 

February 15, 2019, 3:30 pm at Science Center 507 
THURSDAY SEMINAR 
Sander Kupers and Mike Hopkins (HARVARD UNIVERSITY) 
Discussion of two points 

April 11, 2019, 3:00  5:00 pm at Science Center 507 
THURSDAY SEMINAR 
Sander Kupers (HARVARD UNIVERSITY) 
The work of AroneDwyer 

March 08, 2018, 3:00  5:00 pm at Science Center 507 
INFORMAL DYNAMICS & GEOMETRY SEMINAR 
Sander Kupers (HARVARD UNIVERSITY) 
The metastable homology of mapping class groups 

October 25, 2017, 4:00 PM at Science Center 530 
CENTER OF MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES AND APPLICATIONS COLLOQUIUM 
H.T. Kung (HARVARD UNIVERSITY SEAS) 
Parallel Sparse Coding with Applications in Compressive Sensing and Machine Learning 

November 19, 2014, 4:15 PM at Science Center 507 
NUMBER THEORY SEMINAR 
V. Kumar Murty (UNIVERSITY OF TORONTO) 
The Lindelof class of Lfunctions 

October 18, 2017, 3:15 pm at Science Center 507 
NUMBER THEORY SEMINAR 
Abhinav Kumar (MIT/STONY BROOK) 
Moduli spaces of reducible Jacobians of genus 2 curves via Hilbert modular surfaces of square discriminant 

February 11, 2015, 3:00 PM at Science Center 507 
CENTER OF MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES AND APPLICATIONS EVOLUTION EQUATIONS SEMINAR 
Nicolai Krylov (UNIVERSITY OF MINNESOTA) 
On the existence of $\bf W^{2}_{p}$ solutions for fully nonlinear elliptic equations under relaxed convexity assumptions 

November 12, 2015, 2nd talk: 10:30  11:30 am at Science Center 232 
HARVARD/MIT ALGEBRAIC GEOMETRY SEMINAR 
Igor Krylov (KOREA INSTITUTE FOR ADVANCED STUDY) 
Birational rigidity of low degree del Pezzo fibrations 

May 07, 2019, 3:00 pm at Science Center 507 
CENTER OF MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES AND APPLICATIONS EVOLUTION EQUATIONS SEMINAR 
Nicolai Krylov (UNIVERSITY OF MINNESOTA) 
To the theory of viscosity solutions for uniformly parabolic Isaacs equations 

November 19, 2015, 10:00 AM at Science Center 232 
GAUGE THEORY, TOPOLOGY, AND SYMPLECTIC GEOMETRY SEMINAR 
Peter Kronheimer (HARVARD UNIVERSITY) 
The fourcolor theorem and spatial graphs 

September 25, 2015, 3:30  4:30 PM at Science Center 507 
NUMBER THEORY SEMINAR 
Daniel Kriz (MIT) 
A new padic MaassShimura operator and supersingular RankinSelberg padic Lfunctions 

September 12, 2018, 3:00 pm at Science Center 507 
INFORMAL DYNAMICS AND GEOMETRY SEMINAR 
Holly Krieger (MIT) 
A case of the dynamical AndréOort conjecture 

April 22, 2015, 4:00  5:00 PM at Science Center 507 
CENTER OF MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES AND APPLICATIONS MATHEMATICAL PHYSICS SEMINAR 
Can Kozcaz (CMSA) 
Cheshire Cat Resurgence 

September 26, 2016, 12:00 PM at CMSA Building, 20 Garden St, G10 
CENTER OF MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES AND APPLICATIONS MATHEMATICAL PHYSICS SEMINAR 
Can Kozcas (CMSA) 
Elliptic Virasoro conformal blocks 

February 29, 2016, 12:00  2:00 PM at CMSA Building, 20 Garden Street, Room G02 
CENTER OF MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES AND APPLICATIONS COLLOQUIUM 
Samuel Kou (HARVARD UNIVERSITY STATISTICS) 
Big data, Google and disease detection: the statistical story 

February 17, 2016, 4:30  5:30 PM at CMSA Building, 20 Garden Street, Room G10 
INFORMAL DYNAMICS AND GEOMETRY SEMINAR 
Alex Kontorovich (RUTGERS UNIVERSITY) 
Equidistribution of Shears and Applications 

February 25, 2015, 4:00  5:00 PM at Science Center 507 
NUMBER THEORY SEMINAR 
Alex Kontorovich (YALE UNIVERSITY) 
LocalGlobal Principles in Orbits 

September 18, 2013, 3:00  4:00 PM at Science Center 507 
BASIC NOTIONS SEMINAR 
Alex Kontorovich (YALE UNIVERSITY) 
Levels of Distribution 

September 16, 2013, 3:00 PM at Science Center 507 
NUMBER THEORY SEMINAR 
Alex Kontorovich (RUTGERS AND IAS) 
Sphere Packings and Arithmetic 

February 07, 2018, 3:00 PM at Science Center 507 
CENTER OF MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES AND APPLICATIONS MATHEMATICAL PHYSICS SEMINAR 
Liang Kong (UNIVERSITY OF NEW HAMPSHIRE & CMSA, HARVARD) 
Boundarybulk relation for topological orders in any dimensions 

October 26, 2015, 12:00  2:00 PM at Science Center 232 
MATHEMATICAL PHYSICS SEMINAR 
Liang Kong (UNIVERSITY OF NEW HAMPSHIRE AND TSINGHUA UNIVERSITY) 
Lattice models for 2+1D topological orders with gapped boundaries 

March 10, 2015, 2:00  3:30 PM at Science Center 530 
MATHEMATICAL PICTURE LANGUAGE SEMINAR 
Liang Kong (SHENZHEN INSTITUTE FOR QUANTUM SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING AND SOUTHERN UNIVERSITY OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY) 
A unified mathematical theory of gapped and gapless boundaries of 2d topological orders 

February 12, 2019, 3:00 pm at Jefferson 356 
CENTER OF MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES AND APPLICATIONS SOCIAL SCIENCE APPLICATIONS FORUM 
Scott Kominers (HARVARD SOCIETY OF FELLOWS) 
Patent Trolls: Evidence from Targeted Firms (joint work with Lauren Cohen and Umit G. Gurun) 

February 29, 2016, 5:00  6:00 PM at CMSA Building, 20 Garden Street, Room G10 
CENTER OF MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES AND APPLICATIONS COLLOQUIUM 
Scott Kominers (HARVARD SOCIETY OF FELLOWS) 
Generalized Matching Market Design: Theory and Practice 

December 02, 2015, 4:00 PM at Science Center 507 
MATHEMATICAL PICTURE LANGUAGE SEMINAR 
Claus Koestler (UNIVERSITY COLLEGE CORK, IRELAND) 
Markovianity as a distributional system 

April 09, 2019, 3:00 pm at Jefferson 356 
BRANDEISHARVARDMITNORTHEASTERN JOINT COLLOQUIUM 
Allen Knutson (CORNELL UNIVERSITY) 
Schubert calculus and quiver varieties 

February 14, 2019, Tea at 4:00 pm; Talk at 4:30 pm at Science Center Hall A 
HARVARD/MIT ALGEBRAIC GEOMETRY SEMINAR 
Allen Knutson (CORNELL UNIVERSITY) 
Deformations of normal crossings 

March 27, 2018, 3:00 PM at Science Center 507 
SNAPSHOTS OF MATH AT HARVARD 
Ben Knudsen, Alison Miller, Sebastien Picard, Bena Tshishiku (HARVARD UNIVERSITY) 


February 04, 2019, 4:30 pm at Science Center 507 
THURSDAY SEMINAR 
Ben Knudsen (HARVARD UNIVERSITY) 
Braid groups and braid Thom spectra 

October 25, 2018, 3:00 pm  5:00 pm at Science Center 507 
THURSDAY SEMINAR 
Ben Knudsen (HARVARD UNIVERSITY) 
The derivatives of the identity functor 

February 08, 2018, 3:00  5:00 pm at Science Center 507 
THURSDAY SEMINAR 
Ben Knudsen (HARVARD UNIVERSITY) 
The derivatives of the identity fnctor 

February 08, 2016, 3:00  5:00 pm at Science Center 507 
THURSDAY SEMINAR 
Ben Knudsen (HARVARD UNIVERSITY) 
Toward the immersion conjecture 

April 04, 2019, 3:00  5:00 pm at Science Center 507 
CENTER OF MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES AND APPLICATIONS RANDOM MATRIX & PROBABILITY THEORY SEMINAR 
Antti Knowles (ETH ZURICH) 
An optimal rotational invariant estimator for general covariance matrices 

February 03, 2016, 2:30 PM at CMSA Building, 20 Garden Street, Room G02 
NUMBER THEORY SEMINAR 
Erick Knight (HARVARD UNIVERSITY) 
A padic JacquetLanglands Correspondence 

September 09, 2015, 3:00  4:00 PM at Science Center 507 
HARVARDMITMSR COMBINATORICS SEMINAR 
Carly Klivans (BROWN UNIVERSITY) 
Flowfiring processes 
