




THURSDAY SEMINAR 
Jacob Lurie (HARVARD UNIVERSITY) 
v_nPeriodic Homotopy Groups 

October 12, 2017, 4:00  6:00 PM at Science Center 507 
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 
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 
DIFFERENTIAL GEOMETRY SEMINAR 
Teng Fei (COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY) 
cscK metrics and the coupled flow of LiYuanZhang 

October 16, 2018, 4:00 pm at Science Center 507 
THURSDAY SEMINAR 
Mark Behrens (MIT) 
bo resolutions 

October 24, 2013, 3:00  5:00 PM at Science Center 07 
CENTER OF MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES AND APPLICATIONS MATHEMATICAL PHYSICS SEMINAR 
Erik Carlsson (CENTER OF MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES & APPLICATIONS) 
agt and the segal sugawara construction 

October 05, 2015, 12:00  2:00 PM at Science Center 232 
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 
DIFFERENTIAL GEOMETRY SEMINAR 
Mitchell Faulk (COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY) 
Yau's theorem on Asymptotically Conical manifolds with prescribed decay rates 

February 12, 2019, 4:00 pm at Science Center 507 
LOGIC COLLOQUIUM 
Scott Cramer (RUTGERS UNIVERSITY) 
Woodin's ADconjecture for I0 

April 20, 2016, 2:00  4:00 PM at 2 Arrow Street, Room #420 
HARVARD/MIT ALGEBRAIC GEOMETRY SEMINAR 
Renzo Cavalieri (COLORADO STATE) 
Witten conjecture for Mumford's kappa classes 

May 08, 2018, 3:00 PM at Science Center 507 
THURSDAY SEMINAR 
Mike Hopkins (HARVARD UNIVERSITY) 
Witt vectors, THH, and equivariant stable homotopy theory 

September 24, 2015, 3:00  5:00 PM at Science Center 507 
CMSA COLLOQUIUM 
Jeremy England (MIT) 
Wisdom of the Jumble 

October 17, 2018, 4:30  5:30 pm at CMSA Building, 20 Garden St, G10 
THURSDAY SEMINAR 
Jeremy Hahn (HARVARD UNIVERSITY) 
Wilson spaces as atomic even spaces 

March 12, 2015, 3:30  5:30 pm at Science Center Hall E 
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 
CENTER OF MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES AND APPLICATIONS SPECIAL SEMINAR 
S.T. Chui (UNIVERSITY OF DELAWARE) 
What's wrong with the finite elements method for Maxwell's equations. Kirchoff's law beyond lumped circuit element 

December 04, 2014, 1:15 pm at Science Center 232 
INFORMAL GEOMETRY & DYNAMICS SEMINAR 
Francis Bonahon (UNIVERSITY OF SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA) 
What to do when you cannot confine your planes? Teichmüller spaces of noncompact Riemann surfaces 

April 04, 2018, 4:00 pm at Science Center 530 
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 
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 
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 
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 
CENTER OF MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES AND APPLICATIONS CHINESE ECONOMY SEMINAR 
Wei Huang (HARVARD UNIVERSITY ECONOMICS) 
What do Social Pensions do for China's Rural Poor Elderly Citizens? 

July 19, 2016, 1:30  3:00 PM at CMSA Building, 20 Garden Street, Room G10 
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 
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 
BASIC NOTIONS SEMINAR 
Andrew CottonClay (HARVARD UNIVERSITY) 
Weinstein Manifolds 

February 24, 2014, 3:00 PM 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 MATHEMATICAL PHYSICS SEMINAR 
YuWei Fan (HARVARD UNIVERSITY) 
WeilPetersson geometry on the space of Bridgeland stability conditions 

September 27, 2017, 12:00  1:00 PM at CMSA Building, 20 Garden Street, Room G10 
THURSDAY SEMINAR 
Marc Hoyois (MIT) 
Weight one motivic cohomology 

October 20, 2016, 3:00  5:00 PM at Science Center 507 
LOGIC SEMINAR 
Sebastien Vasey (HARVARD UNIVERSITY) 
Weak factorization systems and stable independence 

April 22, 2019, 5:40 pm at Science Center 507 
FLUID DYNAMICS SEMINAR 
Luc Deike (PRINCETON UNIVERSITY) 
Wave breaking in ocean atmosphere interactions 

April 10, 2019, 3:00 pm at Science Center 530 
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 
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 
GAUGE THEORY AND SYMPLECTIC GEOMETRY SEMINAR 
Colin Adams (WILLIAMS COLLEGE) 
Volume and volume density for hyperbolic knots and links 

October 21, 2016, 3:30  4:30 pm at Science Center 507 
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 
THURSDAY SEMINAR 
Dennis Gaitsgory (HARVARD UNIVERSITY) 
Voevodsky's motives 

December 01, 2016, 3:00 PM at Science Center 507 
THURSDAY SEMINAR 
Mike Hopkins (HARVARD UNIVERSITY) 
Voevodsky's condition H90(n) 

February 23, 2017, 3:00  5:00 PM at Science Center 507 
THURSDAY SEMINAR 
Mike Hopkins (HARVARD UNIVERSITY) 
Voevodsky's application of Steenrod operations to the Milnor conjecture II 

February 16, 2017, 3:00  5:00 PM at Science Center 507 
THURSDAY SEMINAR 
Mike Hopkins (HARVARD UNIVERSITY) 
Voevodsky's application of Steenrod operations to the Milnor conjecture 

February 09, 2017, 3:00 pm at Science Center 507 
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 
CENTER OF MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES AND APPLICATIONS SPECIAL SEMINAR 
Lothar Göttsche (ICTP) 
Virtual refinements of the VafaWitten formula 

April 13, 2017, 9:30 am at CMSA Building, 20 Garden St, G10 
HARVARD LOGIC COLLOQUIUM 
Victoria Gitman (CUNY GRADUATE CENTER) 
Virtual Large Cardinal Principles 

November 08, 2017, 4:00  5:00 pm at Logic Center, 2 Arrow St, Rm 420 
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 SPECIAL MATHEMATICAL PHYSICS SEMINAR 
Tomoyuki Arakawa (RIMS, KYOTO UNIVERSITY) 
Vertex algebras and symplectic varieties 

May 13, 2016, 4:00  5:00 PM at CMSA Building, 20 Garden Street, Room G10 
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 
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 
LOGIC SEMINAR 
Nate Ackerman (HARVARD UNIVERSITY) 
Vaught's Conjecture for a Grothendieck topos 

September 05, 2017, 5:00  6:00 PM at Science Center 507 
HARVARD/MIT ALGEBRAIC GEOMETRY SEMINAR 
Hélène Esnault (FREIE UNIVERSITäT BERLIN) 
Various aspects of Lefschetz theorems 

March 22, 2016, 3:00 PM at Science Center 507 
BASIC NOTIONS SEMINAR 
Joe Harris (HARVARD UNIVERSITY) 
Variations of Hodge Structures 

November 23, 2015, 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 
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 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 
HARVARD/MIT ALGEBRAIC GEOMETRY SEMINAR 
David Hansen (COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY) 
Vanishing theorems in rigid analytic geometry 

October 24, 2017, 1:30  2:30 pm *note change in time at MIT 24449 *note change in location 
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 
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 
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 
NUMBER THEORY SEMINAR 
John Bergdall (BRYN MAWR COLLEGE) 
Upper bounds for constant slope padic families of modular forms 

November 28, 2018, 3:00 pm at Science Center 507 
THURSDAY SEMINAR 
Mike Hopkins (HARVARD UNIVERSITY) 
Unstable chromatic localizations 

September 21, 2017, 4:00  6:00 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 
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 
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 
HARVARD/MIT ALGEBRAIC GEOMETRY SEMINAR 
Matthew Grimes (CU  BOULDER) 
Universal moduli spaces of vector bundles and the logminimal model program on the moduli of curves 

February 24, 2015, 3:00 PM at Science Center 507 
SPECIAL SEMINAR 
Vladimir Voevodsky (INSTITUTE FOR ADVANCED STUDY) 
Univalent Mathematics in Coq. 

April 11, 2014, 3:00 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 
HARVARD/MIT ALGEBRAIC GEOMETRY SEMINAR 
Ignacio Barros (NORTHEASTERN UNIVERSITY) 
Uniruledness of strata of holomorphic differentials in small genus 

October 09, 2018, 3:00 pm at Science Center 507 
LOGIC SEMINAR 
Alice Medvedev () 
Unions of chains of signatures 

February 12, 2018, 5:15 pm at Science Center 507 
BASIC NOTIONS SEMINAR 
Joe Harris (HARVARD UNIVERSITY) 
Uniformity of rational points and the Lang conjecture 

March 31, 2014, 3:00 PM at Science Center 507 
HARVARD/MIT ALGEBRAIC GEOMETRY SEMINAR 
Kenny Ascher (COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY) 
Uniformity of integral points and the LangVojta conjecture 

November 22, 2016, 3:00 PM at science Center 507 
NUMBER THEORY SEMINAR 
Michael Zieve (UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN) 
Uniform boundedness for maps between curves 

February 15, 2017, 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 
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 
CENTER OF MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES AND APPLICATIONS COLLOQUIUM 
Richard Freeman (HARVARD ECONOMICS) 
Understanding the world of knowledge through Big Data networks and graph theory 

February 11, 2015, 4:15 PM at Science Center Hall A 
DIFFERENTIAL GEOMETRY SEMINAR 
Yaiza Canzani (UNC) 
Understanding the growth of Laplace eigenfunctions 

March 12, 2019, 4:00 PM at Science Center 507 
HARVARD/MIT ALGEBRAIC GEOMETRY SEMINAR 
Ian Shipman (HARVARD UNIVERSITY) 
Ulrich bundles and a generalization 

October 25, 2016, 3:00 pm at Science Center 507 
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 
GAUGE THEORY, TOPOLOGY AND SYMPLECTIC GEOMETRY SEMINAR 
Daniel CristofaroGardiner (HARVARD UNIVERSITY) 
Two or infinity 

May 05, 2017, 3:30  4:30 pm at Science Center 507 
LOGIC SEMINAR 
Warren Goldfarb () 
Two Notes on Weak Arithmetic 

April 03, 2018, 5:15 pm at Science Center 507 
JOINT DEPARTMENT OF MATHEMATICS AND CMSA RANDOM MATRIX AND PROBABILITY THEORY SEMINAR 
David Gamarnik (MIT AND HARVARD) 
Two Algorithmic Hardness Results in Spin Glasses and Compressive Sensing 

November 14, 2018, 3:00  4:00 pm at CMSA Building, 20 Garden St, G10 
CENTER OF MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES AND APPLICATIONS SPECIAL ALGEBRAIC GEOMETRY SEMINAR 
Will Donovan (KAVLI IPMU) 
Twists and braids for general threefold flops 

August 31, 2017, 3:00 PM at CMSA Building, 20 Garden Street, Room G10 
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 
THURSDAY SEMINAR 
Mike Hopkins (HARVARD UNIVERSITY) 
Twisted Ktheory 

October 02, 2014, 4:00  6:00 PM 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 
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 
DIFFERENTIAL GEOMETRY SEMINAR 
YuShen Lin (COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY) 
Tropical/Holomorphic Correspondence for HyperK\ 

February 28, 2018, 4:15 PM at Science Center 232 
HARVARD/MIT ALGEBRAIC GEOMETRY SEMINAR 
David Jensen (YALE UNIVERSITY) 
Tropical BrillNoether Theory and the GiesekerPetri Theorem 

April 15, 2014, 3:00 PM **Corrected time** 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 
LOGIC SEMINAR 
Nate Ackerman (HARVARD UNIVERSITY) 
Trees, Sheaves and Definition by Recursion 

October 10, 2017, 5:15 PM at Science Center 507 
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 
CENTER OF MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES AND APPLICATIONS RANDOM MATRIX & PROBABILITY THEORY SEMINAR 
Florent Bekerman (MIT) 
Transport Methods and Universality for betamatrix models 

February 17, 2016, 2:50 PM at CMSA Building, 20 Garden Street, Room G02 
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 
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 
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 PHYSICAL MATHEMATICS SEMINAR 
Oscar Varela (HARVARD UNIVERSITY) 
Towards cohomogeneityone NearlyKahler metrics on the sixsphere 

November 10, 2014, 12:00 PM at Science Center 507 
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 
LOGIC SEMINAR 
Linda Brown Westrick (UNIVERSITY OF CONNECTICUT) 
Towards a notion of computable reducibility for discontinuous functions 

November 14, 2017, 5:15 pm at Science Center 507 
INFORMAL DYNAMICS & GEOMETRY SEMINAR 
Eriko Hironaka (ICERM AND FLORIDA STATE UNIVERSITY) 
Towards a fibered face theory for free group automorphisms. 

October 30, 2013, 4:00 PM at Science Center 507 
CMSA SPECIAL SEMINAR 
Zhengcheng Gu (THE CHINESE UNIVERSITY OF HONG KONG) 
Towards a complete classification of symmetry protected topological phases for interacting fermions in three dimensions and a general group supercohomology theory 

August 29, 2018, 3:00 pm at CMSA Building, 20 Garden St, G10 
NUMBER THEORY SEMINAR 
Hansheng Diao (PRINCETON UNIVERSITY) 
Towards a $p$adic RiemannHilbert correspondence 

February 14, 2018, 3:00 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 
CENTER OF MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES AND APPLICATIONS MATHEMATICAL PHYSICS SEMINAR 
Patrick Jefferson (HARVARD UNIVERSITY) 
Towards A Classification of 5d N = 1 SCFTs 

April 24, 2017, 12:00 pm at CMSA Building, 20 Garden St, G10 
THURSDAY SEMINAR 
Ben Knudsen (HARVARD UNIVERSITY) 
Toward the immersion conjecture 

April 04, 2019, 3:00  5:00 pm at Science Center 507 
HARVARD/MIT ALGEBRAIC GEOMETRY SEMINAR 
Maksym Fedorchuk (BOSTON COLLEGE) 
Toward GIT stability of syzygies of canonical curves 

September 17, 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 
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 
Paul Seidel (MIT) 
Topological quantum field theory and the GaussManin connection 

April 27, 2016, 4:30 PM at CMSA Building, 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 
CENTER OF MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES AND APPLICATIONS MATHEMATICAL PHYSICS SEMINAR 
Bei Jia (UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS AT AUSTIN) 
Topological String Theory Revisited 

April 04, 2016, 12:00  2:00 PM at CMSA Building, 20 Garden Street, Room G02 
DIFFERENTIAL GEOMETRY SEMINAR 
Zhengcheng Gu (PERIMETER INSTITUTE) 
Topological Quantum Field Theory approach for Bosonic SymmetryProtectedTopological Phases with Abelian Symmetry in Three Dimensions 

September 01, 2015, 4:15 PM at Science Center 507 
MATHEMATICAL PHYSICS SEMINAR 
James Wootton (UNIVERSITY OF BASEL) 
Topological Error Correction 

March 21, 2017, 2:45 pm at Jefferson 453 
CENTER OF MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES AND APPLICATIONS MATHEMATICAL PHYSICS SEMINAR 
Pietro Benetti Genolini (UNIVERSITY OF OXFORD) 
Topological AdS/CFT 

November 06, 2017, 12:00 PM at CMSA Building, 20 Garden Street, Room G10 
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 
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 
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 
COLLOQUIUM 
Bhargav Bhatt (UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN) 
Title: Interpolating padic cohomology theories 

March 11, 2019, 3:00 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) 
Tilting 

February 18, 2016, 3:00  5:00 PM at Science Center 507 
INFORMAL DYNAMICS & GEOMETRY SEMINAR 
Philip Engel (HARVARD UNIVERSITY) 
Tilings and Hurwitz Theory 

September 13, 2017, 4:00  6:00 PM at Science Center 530 
CENTER OF MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES AND APPLICATIONS MATHEMATICAL PHYSICS SEMINAR 
Atsushi Kanazawa (CENTER OF MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES & APPLICATIONS) 
Tiling, SYZ and modular forms 

September 21, 2015, 12:00  2:00 PM at Science Center 232 
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 
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 
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 
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 
HARVARD  MIT  MSR COMBINATORICS SEMINAR 
Jim Haglund (UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA) 
Three faces of the Delta Conjecture 

March 22, 2019, 4:15 pm at Science Center 507 
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 
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 
CMSA GENERAL RELATIVITY SEMINAR 
Salem Al Mosleh (CMSA) 
Thin elastic shells and isometric embedding of surfaces in threedimensional Euclidean space 

October 10, 2018, 11:00 am at CMSA Building, 20 Garden St, G02 
NUMBER THEORY SEMINAR 
Dennis Gaitsgory (HARVARD UNIVERSITY) 
The work of Vincent Lafforgue on the Langlands conjecture for function fields **Repeat of Nov. 13 Number Theory Seminar** 

November 20, 2013, 2:00  3:00 PM at Science Center 232 
NUMBER THEORY SEMINAR 
Dennis Gaitsgory (HARVARD UNIVERSITY) 
The work of Vincent Lafforgue on the Langlands conjecture for function fields 

November 13, 2013, 4:15  5:15 PM at Science Center Hall E 
THURSDAY SEMINAR 
Sander Kupers (HARVARD UNIVERSITY) 
The work of AroneDwyer 

March 08, 2018, 3:00  5:00 pm 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 
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 RANDOM MATRIX & PROBABILITY THEORY SEMINAR 
Sunil Chhita (UNIVERSITY OF BONN, ICERM) 
The twoperiodic Aztec diamond 

April 01, 2015, 11:30 am  1:00 pm at Science Center 232 
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* 
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 EVOLUTION EQUATIONS SEMINAR 
Xiaoli Han (TSINGHUA UNIVERSITY) 
The symplecitic and Lagranian mean curvature flow 

January 28, 2016, 9:50  10:50 am at CMSA Building, 20 Garden Street, Room G02 
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 
DIFFERENTIAL GEOMETRY SEMINAR 
PeiKen Hung (MIT) 
The smoothing time of convex inverse mean curvature flows 

September 25, 2018, 4:00  5:00 pm at Science Center 507 
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 
LEARNING SEMINAR ON THE FARGUEFONTAINE CURVE 
Dennis Gaitsgory (HARVARD UNIVERSITY) 
The relative FarguesFontaine curve and ``untilts", continued 

September 25, 2017, 4:00  5:30 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 
INFORMAL DYNAMICS & GEOMETRY SEMINAR 
Martin Bridgeman (BOSTON COLLEGE) 
The pressure metric for convex Anosov representations 

November 13, 2013, 4:00 PM at Science Center 507 
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 
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 
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 
OPEN NEIGHBORHOOD SEMINAR 
Bena Tshishiku (HARVARD UNIVERSITY) 
The odd thing about can sunshades 

October 15, 2018, 4:30 pm at Science Center 507 
INFORMAL DYNAMICS & GEOMETRY SEMINAR 
Philip Engel (HARVARD UNIVERSITY) 
The number of positively curved triangulations on the sphere 

February 02, 2017, 4:00 pm at Science Center 530 
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 
GAUGE THEORY & TOPOLOGY SEMINAR 
John Baldwin (BOSTON COLLEGE) 
The monopole category and invariants of bordered 3manifolds II 

November 08, 2013, 3:30  4:30 PM at Science Center 507 
GAUGE THEORY & TOPOLOGY SEMINAR 
Jon Bloom (MIT) 
The monopole category and invariants of bordered 3manifolds I 

November 08, 2013, 2:15  3:15 PM at Science Center 507 
HARVARD/MIT ALGEBRAIC GEOMETRY SEMINAR 
Jose Gonzalez (YALE UNIVERSITY) 
The moduli space of stable npointed genus zero curves is not a Mori Dream Space when n is at least 13 

October 21, 2014, 4:00 PM at MIT E17122 
DIFFERENTIAL GEOMETRY SEMINAR 
Robert Haslhofer (UNIVERSITY OF TORONTO) 
The moduli space of 2convex embedded spheres 

November 01, 2016, 3:00  4:00 PM *Special Time* 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 
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 
CENTER OF MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES AND APPLICATIONS RANDOM MATRIX & PROBABILITY THEORY SEMINAR 
LouisPierre Arguin (CUNY) 
The maximum of the characteristic polynomial of random unitary matrices 

November 18, 2015, 2:00 PM at Science Center 232 
CENTER OF MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES AND APPLICATIONS COLLOQUIUM 
Piotr Chrusciel (UNIVERSITY OF VIENNA) 
The mathematics of gravitation 

March 09, 2016, 4:25 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 
CMSA GENERAL RELATIVITY SEMINAR 
PeiKen Hung (MIT) 
The linear stability of the Schwarzschild spacetime in the harmonic gauge: odd part 

September 19, 2018, 11:00 am at Science Center 530 
CMSA MATHEMATICAL PHYSICS SEMINAR 
PeiKen Hung (MIT) 
The linear stability of the Schwarzschild spacetime in the harmonic gauge: odd part 

October 08, 2018, 12:00  1:00 pm at CMSA Building, 20 Garden St, G10 
CMSA GENERAL RELATIVITY SEMINAR 
PeiKen Hung (MIT) 
The linear stability of the Schwarzschild spacetime in the harmonic gauge: even part 

February 07, 2019, 3:00 pm at Science Center 411 
CENTER OF MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES AND APPLICATIONS EVOLUTION EQUATIONS SEMINAR 
Mihalis Dafermos (PRINCETON UNIVERSITY) 
The linear stability of the Schwarzschild solution to gravitational perturbations 

April 28, 2016, 9:50  10:50 am at CMSA Building, 20 Garden Street, Room G10 
LOGIC SEMINAR 
Gabriel Goldberg (HARVARD UNIVERSITY) 
The least strongly compact cardinal and the Ultrapower Axiom 

September 26, 2017, 5:15 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 
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 
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 
CENTER OF MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES AND APPLICATIONS GENERAL RELATIVITY SEMINAR 
Scott Hughes (MIT) 
The gravitationalwave event GW150914: What we learned, and how we learned it 

May 25, 2016, 12:00  1:00 PM at CMSA Building, 20 Garden Street, Room G10 
NUMBER THEORY SEMINAR 
Paul Hamacher (HARVARD UNIVERSITY) 
The geometry of the Newton stratification of a PELShimura variety 

April 08, 2015, 3:00 PM at Science Center 507 
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 
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 
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 
GAUGE THEORY, TOPOLOGY & SYMPLECTIC GEOMETRY SEMINAR 
Siqi He (CALIFORNIA INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY) 
The extended Bogomolny Equations, Generalized Nahm Pole, and SL(2,R) Higgs bundle 

November 10, 2017, 3:30  4:30 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 
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 
NUMBER THEORY SEMINAR 
Joël Bellaiche (BRANDEIS UNIVERSITY) 
The eigencurve at classical points of weight one 

December 10, 2014, 3:00 PM at Science Center 507 
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 
HARVARD LOGIC SEMINAR 
John Baldwin (UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS AT CHICAGO) 
The divorce of set theory and first order model theory 

February 24, 2016, 4:00  6:00 PM at 2 Arrow Street, Room #420 
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 
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 
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 
CMSA HOMOLOGICAL MIRROR SYMMETRY FOCUSED LECTURE SERIES 
Adam Jacob (UC DAVIS) 
The deformed HermitianYangMills equation (continued) 

March 08, 2018, 4:005:00 pm at CMSA Building, 20 Garden St., G10 
CENTER OF MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES AND APPLICATIONS HOMOLOGICAL MIRROR SYMMETRY 
Adam Jacob (UC DAVIS) 
The deformed HermitianYangMills equation 

March 06, 2018, 4:00  5:00 pm at CMSA Building, 20 Garden St., G10 
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 
THURSDAY SEMINAR 
Jeremy Hahn (HARVARD UNIVERSITY) 
The construction of BO/I_n 

November 08, 2018, 3:00 pm  5:00 pm at Science Center 507 
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 
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 
Jared Weinstein (BOSTON UNIVERSITY) 
The cohomology of local Shimura varieties 

November 09, 2016, 3:00 PM at Science Center 507 
CENTER OF MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES AND APPLICATIONS TOPOLOGICAL INSULATORS SERIES 
Alexei Kitaev (CALIFORNIA INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY, FUNDAMENTAL PHYSICS PRIZE WINNER) 
The classification of shortrange entangled topological phases 

November 20, 2014, 1:30 PM at Science Center 530 
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 
DIFFERENTIAL GEOMETRY SEMINAR 
Tristan Collins (HARVARD UNIVERSITY) 
The boundary of the Kahler cone 

October 21, 2014, 4:15 PM at Science Center 507 
CENTER OF MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES & APPLICATIONS SEMINAR ON GENERAL RELATIVITY 
Milhalis Dafermos (PRINCETON UNIVERSITY) 
The black hole stability problem: the inside story 

April 06, 2016, 12:00  1:00 PM at CMSA Building, 20 Garden St, G02 
INFORMAL DYNAMICS & GEOMETRY SEMINAR 
Curtis McMullen (HARVARD UNIVERSITY) 
The behavior of planes in confinement 

January 31, 2018, 4:00 PM at Science Center 530 
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 
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 
Jack Thorne (HARVARD UNIVERSITY) 
The arithmetic of some nonhyperelliptic curves 

December 04, 2013, 3:00  4:00 PM at Science Center 507 
BASIC NOTIONS SEMINAR 
Brian Conrad (STANFORD UNIVERSITY) 
The arithmetic Lefschetz Principle 

March 23, 2015, 3:00 PM at Science Center 507 
JOINT DEPARTMENT OF MATHEMATICS AND CENTER OF MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES AND APPLICATIONS RANDOM MATRIX AND PROBABILITY THEORY SEMINAR 
Alexander Fribergh (UNIVERSITé DE MONTRéAL) 
The ant in the labyrinth 

March 22, 2017, 3:00 PM at CMSA Building, 20 Garden St, G10 
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 
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 
GAUGETOPOLOGYSYMPLECTIC SEMINAR 
Melissa Liu (COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY) 
The YangMills Equations over Klein Surfaces 

April 05, 2019, 3:30 pm at Science Center 507 
GAUGE THEORY, TOPOLOGY, AND SYMPLECTIC GEOMETRY SEMINAR 
Tara Holm (CORNELL UNIVERSITY) 
The Topology of Toric Origami Manifolds 

April 03, 2015, 3:30  4:30 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 
CENTER OF MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES AND APPLICATIONS MEMBERS' SEMINAR 
Vaughan Jones (VANDERBILT UNIVERSITY) 
The Thompson groups as scaling symmetries of quantum spin chains 

October 14, 2016, 5:00 pm at CMSA Building, 20 Garden St, G10 
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 
JOINT DEPARTMENT OF MATHEMATICS AND CENTER OF MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES AND APPLICATIONS RANDOM MATRIX AND PROBABILITY THEORY SEMINAR 
Lisa Hartung (COURANT INSTITUTE) 
The Structure of Extreme Level Sets in Branching Brownian Motion 

February 15, 2017, 3:00 PM at CMSA Building, 20 Garden St, G10 
GEOMETRIC ANALYSIS SEMINAR 
Xuqian Fan (JINAN UNIVERSITY) 
The Steklov eigenvalues on annuli 

September 29, 2015, 10:00 AM at Science Center 232 
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 
SPECIAL EVENT 
Simon Singh () 
The Simpsons and Their Mathematical Secrets 

November 04, 2013, 7:00 PM at Science Center Hall A 
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 
DIFFERENTIAL GEOMETRY SEMINAR 
Lydia Bieri (UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN) 
The Shape of the Universe 

February 16, 2016, 4:15 PM at Science Center 507 
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 
THURSDAY SEMINAR 
Akhil Mathew (HARVARD UNIVERSITY) 
The Rost Motive 

March 02, 2017, 3:00  5:00 PM at Science Center 507 
CMSA SPECIAL TALK 
Ming Hu (PICOWER INSTITUTE FOR LEARNING AND MEMORY, MIT) 
The Retinotopic Representation of the Visual Field in Early Visual Cortex  A Geometric View 

May 06, 2019, 2:15 pm at CMSA, 20 Garden St, G10 
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 
CENTER OF MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES AND APPLICATIONS RANDOM MATRIX & PROBABILITY THEORY SEMINAR 
Aukosh Jagannath (COURANT INSTITUTE) 
The Parisi Variational Problem 

February 24, 2016, 3:00 PM at CMSA Building, 20 Garden Street, Room G02 
CMSA FLUID DYNAMICS SEMINAR 
Tamer A. Zaki (JOHNS HOPKINS UNIVERSITY) 
The Onset of Chaos in Shear Flows 

May 15, 2019, 3:00 pm  4:00 pm at CMSA, 20 Garden St, G10 
THURSDAY SEMINAR 
Marc Hoyols (MIT) 
The NesterenkoSuslinTotaro theorem 

November 03, 2016, 3:00  5:00 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 
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 
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 
NUMBER THEORY SEMINAR 
Nicholas Triantafillou (MIT) 
The Method of ChabautyColemanSkolem for Restrictions of Scalars 

March 06, 2019, 3:00 pm at Science Center 507 
HARVARD/MIT ALGEBRAIC GEOMETRY SEMINAR 
Eric Larson (MIT) 
The Maximal Rank Conjecture 

April 10, 2018, 3:00 PM at Science Center 507 
SPECIAL PRESENTATION 
Manjul Bhargava (Princeon), Barry Mazur (Harvard), Matt Brown (Writer and Director), Stephen Wolfram (CEO, Wolfram Research), Robert Kanigel (Author) () 
The Man Who Knew Infinity: Bringing Mathematics to the Silver Screen 

April 30, 2016, 3:30  4:45 pm at Science Center Hall D 
OPEN NEIGHBORHOOD SEMINAR 
Laure Flapan (NORTHEASTERN UNIVERSITY) 
The Luroth problem: algebraic curves, field extensions, and beyond 

November 12, 2018, 4:30 pm at Science Center 507 
GAUGE THEORY, TOPOLOGY, AND SYMPLECTIC GEOMETRY SEMINAR 
Paul Feehan (RUTGERS UNIVERSITY) 
The LojasiewiczSimon gradient inequality and applications to energy discreteness and gradient flows in gauge theory 

September 23, 2016, 3:30  4:30 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 
THURSDAY SEMINAR 
Mike Hopkins (HARVARD UNIVERSITY) 
The LichtenbaumQuillen conjectures 

September 15, 2016, 3:00  5:00 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 
CMSA MATH PHYSICS SEMINAR 
Siqi He (SIMONS CENTER) 
The KapustinWitten Equations, Opers and Khovanov Homology 

November 05, 2018, 12:00  1:00 PM at CMSA Building, 20 Garden St, G10 
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 
DIFFERENTIAL GEOMETRY SEMINAR 
Tristan Collins (MIT) 
The Inverse MongeAmpere flow 

March 05, 2019, 4:00 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 
THURSDAY SEMINAR 
Mike Hopkins (HARVARD UNIVERSITY) 
The Immersion Conjecture, an overview 

September 20, 2018, 3:00 pm  5:00 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 
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 
Jacob Tsimerman (HARVARD UNIVERSITY) 
The Geometry of the FreyMazur conjecture 

November 06, 2013, 3:00 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 
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 
LEARNING SEMINAR ON THE FARGUEFONTAINE CURVE 
Dennis Gaitsgory (HARVARD UNIVERSITY) 
The FarguesFontaine curve and "untilts" 

September 18, 2017, 4:00  5:30 PM *note earlier ending 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 
HARVARD/MIT ALGEBRAIC GEOMETRY SEMINAR 
Jim Bryan (UNIVERSITY OF BRITISH COLUMBIA) 
The DonaldsonThomas theory of K3xE and the Igusa cusp form 

November 24, 2014, 4:00 PM *New time* at Science Center 507 
JOINT CMSA AND DEPARTMENT OF MATHEMATICS RANDOM MATRIX AND PROBABILITY THEORY SEMINAR 
Xuwen Chen (UNIVERSITY OF ROCHESTER) 
The Derivation of the Energycritical NLS from Quantum Manybody Dynamics 

March 28, 2019, 4:30  5:30 pm at CMSA, 20 Garden St, G02 
HARVARD/MIT ALGEBRAIC GEOMETRY SEMINAR 
Diane Maclagan (WARWICK) 
The Cox ring of wonderful compactifications 

November 19, 2013, 3:00 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 
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 
MATHEMATICAL PHYSICS SEMINAR 
Zhengwei Liu (VANDERBILT AND HARVARD) 
The Classification and Construction of Subfactors 

May 05, 2015, 2:00 PM at Science Center 530 
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 
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 
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 
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 
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 
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 
THURSDAY SEMINAR 
Soren Galatius (STANFORD UNIVERSITY) 
The BrownPeterson space BO/l_n 

November 07, 2013, 3:00  5:00 PM at Science Center 507 
MATHEMATICAL PHYSICS SEMINAR 
Jinsong Wu (HARVARD UNIVERSITY) 
The BrascampLieb Inequalities for Planar Algebras 

September 26, 2017, 4:00 PM at Jefferson 356 
THURSDAY SEMINAR 
Jacob Lurie (HARVARD UNIVERSITY) 
The BousfieldKuhn functor 

October 19, 2017, 4:00  6:00 PM at Science Center 507 
THURSDAY SEMINAR 
Mike Hopkins (HARVARD UNIVERSITY) 
The BousfieldKuhn functor 

September 14, 2017, 4:00  6:00 PM at Science Center 507 
THURSDAY SEMINAR 
Clark Barwick (MIT) 
The BassQuillen Conjecture 

February 19, 2015, 3:30  5:30 PM at Science Center Hall E 
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 
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 
MATHEMATICAL PHYSICS SEMINAR 
Nima ArkaniHamed (IAS, PRINCETON) 
The Amplituhedron and Scattering Amplitudes as Binary Code 

April 13, 2017, 2:45 pm at Jefferson 453 
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 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 
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 
INFORMAL GEOMETRY AND DYNAMICS SEMINAR 
Ronen Mukamel (RICE UNIVERSITY) 
Teichmueller curves: Theory and exploration 

October 31, 2018, 4:00 pm at Science Center 530 
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 
CENTER OF MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES AND APPLICATIONS SPECIAL SEMINAR 
An Huang (HARVARD UNIVERSITY) 
Tautological Systems 

November 04, 2016, 2:00  3:00 pm at CMSA Building, 20 Garden St, G10 
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 
HARVARD LOGIC SEMINAR 
Will Boney (UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS AT CHICAGO) 
Tameness in Abstract Elementary Classes 

February 23, 2015, 4:30  5:30 PM at Logic Center, 2 Arrow St, Rm 420 
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 
Peter Scholze (UNIVERSITY OF BONN) 
TBA 

November 12, 2015, 3:00  5:00 PM at Science Center 507 
HARVARD/MIT ALGEBRAIC GEOMETRY SEMINAR 
Philip Engel (HARVARD UNIVERSITY) 
TBA 

December 01, 2015, 3:00 PM at Science Center 507 
HARVARD/MIT ALGEBRAIC GEOMETRY SEMINAR 
Alberto Lopez (TUFTS UNIVERSITY) 
TBA 

January 28, 2014, 3:00 PM at Science Center 507 
HARVARD/MIT ALGEBRAIC GEOMETRY SEMINAR 
Barbara Bolognese (NORTHEASTERN UNIVERSITY) 
TBA 

April 07, 2015, 3:00 PM at Science Center 507 
HARVARD/MIT ALGEBRAIC GEOMETRY SEMINAR 
Anand Deopurkar (COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY) 
Syzygies, GIT, and the log MMP for Mg 

October 20, 2015, 3:00 PM at Science Center 507 
DIFFERENTIAL GEOMETRY SEMINAR 
YuWei Fan (HARVARD UNIVERSITY) 
Systolic inequality for K3 surfaces via stability conditions 

April 23, 2019, 4:00 pm at Science Center 507 
CENTER OF MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES AND APPLICATIONS MIRROR SYMMETRY SEMINAR 
YuWei Fan (HARVARD UNIVERSITY) 
Systoles, Special Lagrangians, and Bridgeland stability conditions 

March 30, 2018, 11:00  12:00 at Science Center 530 
SOCIAL SCIENCE APPLICATIONS FORUM 
Pietro Bonaldi (CARNEGIE MELLON UNIVERSITY) 
Synthetic Regression Discontinuity  Causal Identification with Machine Learning 

March 11, 2019, 2:30 PM at CMSA, 20 Garden Street, G02 
CENTER OF MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES & APPLICATIONS PHYSICAL MATHEMATICS SEMINAR 
Kaoru Ikeda (HARVARD UNIVERSITY) 
Symplectic structures of projective flag manifold and the unitary representations 

November 03, 2014, 12:00  2:00 PM at Science Center 232 
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 
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 
GAUGE THEORY, TOPOLOGY, AND SYMPLECTIC GEOMETRY SEMINAR 
Daniel CristofaroGardiner (HARVARD UNIVERSITY) 
Symplectic embeddings and the Fibonacci numbers 

September 09, 2016, 3:30  4:30 PM at Science Center 507 
DIFFERENTIAL GEOMETRY SEMINAR 
Daniel CristofaroGardiner (HARVARD UNIVERSITY) 
Symplectic embeddings and lattice point enumeration 

March 10, 2015, 4:15 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 
DIFFERENTIAL GEOMETRY SEMINAR 
TianJun Li (UNIVERSITY OF MINNESOTA) 
Symplectic divisor compactifications in dimension 4 

September 27, 2016, 4:15 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 
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 
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 
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 
Andy Strominger (HARVARD UNIVERSITY) 
Symmetry in Soft Theorem 

October 01, 2014, 4:00 PM at Science Center 507 
CMSA FLUID DYNAMICS SEMINAR 
Jörn Dunkel (MIT) 
Symmetry breaking in active and quantum fluids 

May 22, 2019, 3:00 pm  4:00 pm at CMSA, 20 Garden St, G10 
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 
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 
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 
GEOMETRIC ANALYSIS 
Albert Chau (UNIVERSITY OF BRITISH COLUMBIA) 
Survey on Kahler Ricci flow on nonnegatively curved noncompact mainfolds 

March 08, 2016, 9:50  10:50 am at CMSA Building, 20 Garden St, 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 
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 
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 
CENTER OF MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES AND APPLICATIONS PHYSICAL MATHEMATICS SEMINAR 
Roland Bauerschmidt (HARVARD UNIVERSITY) 
Supersymmetry in statistical mechanics 

November 24, 2014, 12:00  2:00 PM at Science Center 232 
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 
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 
Enno Kessler (HARVARD CMSA) 
Supergeometry, Super Riemann Surfaces and the Superconformal Action 

January 29, 2019, 4:00 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 
DIFFERENTIAL GEOMETRY SEMINAR 
Juergen Jost (MAX PLANCK INSTITUTE) 
Super Riemann surfaces, metrics, and the gravitino 

February 24, 2015, 4:15 PM at Science Center 507 
CENTER OF MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES AND APPLICATIONS COLLOQUIUM 
Henry Cohn (MICROSOFT) 
Sums of squares, correlation functions, and exceptional geometric structures 

October 26, 2016, 4:30 pm at CMSA Building, 20 Garden St, G10 
LEARNING SEMINAR ON THE FARGUESFONTAINE CURVE 
Laurent Fargues (INSTITUTE OF MATHEMATICS OF JUSSIEU) 
Structure of the Picard stack and the AbelJacobi morphism for the curve. 

November 20, 2017, 4:00  6:00 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 
GAUGETOPOLOGYSYMPLECTIC SEMINAR 
John Pardon (PRINCETON UNIVERSITY) 
Structural results in wrapped Floer theory 

November 30, 2018, 3:30 pm at Science Center 507 
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 
LOGIC SEMINAR 
Jesse Han (MCMASTER UNIVERSITY) 
Strong conceptual completeness for \omegacategorical theories 

February 06, 2018, 5:15 pm at Science Center 507 
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 
CMSA MATH PHYSICS SEMINAR 
Yoosik Kim (BOSTON UNIVERSITY) 
String polytopes and GelfandCetlin polytopes 

April 08, 2019, 12:00  1:00 pm at CMSA, 20 Garden St, G10 
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 
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 
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 
CMSA MATHEMATICAL PHYSICS SEMINAR 
Eduardo Gonzalez (UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS BOSTON) 
Stratifications in gauged GromovWitten theory 

March 25, 2019, 12:00  1:00 pm at CMSA, 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 
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 
CENTER OF MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES AND APPLICATIONS RANDOM MATRIX & PROBABILITY THEORY SEMINAR 
Ivan Corwin (CLAY INSTITUTE, COLUMBIA, INSTITUTE HENRI POINCARE, PACKARD FOUNDATION) 
Stochastic quantum integrable systems 

March 04, 2015, 11:30 am  1:00 pm at Science Center 232 
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 
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 
THURSDAY SEMINAR 
Jacob Lurie (HARVARD UNIVERSITY) 
Steenrod Operations in Motivic Cohomology 

February 02, 2017, 3:00  5:00 PM at Science Center 507 
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 
NUMBER THEORY SEMINAR 
Alina Bucur (UCSD AND ICERM) 
Statistics for points on curves over finite fields 

September 16, 2015, 3:00  4:00 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 
JOINT DEPARTMENT OF MATHEMATICS AND CMSA RANDOM MATRIX AND PROBABILITY THEORY SEMINAR 
Alfonso Bandeira (NEW YORK UNIVERSITY) 
Statistical estimation under group actions: The Sample Complexity of MultiReference Alignment 

October 10, 2018, 3:00  4:00 pm at CMSA Building, 20 Garden St, G10 
CENTER OF MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES & APPLICATIONS RANDOM MATRIX AND PROBABILITY THEORY SEMINAR 
Amir Dembo (STANFORD UNIVERSITY) 
Statistical Mechanics on Sparse Random Graphs: Mathematical Perspective 

September 24, 2014, 12:00  2:00 PM at Science Center 232 
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 
CMSA GENERAL RELATIVITY SEMINAR 
Marcus Khuri (STONY BROOK UNIVERSITY) 
Stationary Vacuum Black Holes in Higher Dimensions 

April 04, 2019, 3:00  4:00 pm at CMSA, 20 Garden Street, G02 
THURSDAY SEMINAR 
Mike Hopkins (HARVARD UNIVERSITY) 
Statement of the Milnor conjectures 

October 13, 2016, 3:00  5:00 PM at Science Center 507 
HARVARD/MIT ALGEBRAIC GEOMETRY SEMINAR 
Maksym Fedorchuk (BOSTON COLLEGE) 
Standard models of low degree del Pezzo fibrations 

February 19, 2019, 3:00 pm at MIT 2147 
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 
NUMBER THEORY SEMINAR 
Jessica Fintzen (HARVARD UNIVERSITY) 
Stable vectors in the MoyPrasad filtration 

September 23, 2015, 3:00  4:00 PM at Science Center 507 
THURSDAY SEMINAR 
Sanath Devalapurkar () 
Stable splittings for classifying spaces of compact Lie groups 

November 29, 2018, 3:00 pm  5:00 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 
Dori Bejleri (MIT) 
Stable pair compactifications of the moduli space of degree one del Pezzo surfaces via elliptic fibrations 

October 01, 2018, 12:00  1:00 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 smooth fibrations 

April 05, 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 
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 
HARVARD/MIT ALGEBRAIC GEOMETRY SEMINAR 
Klaus Hulek (LEIBNIZ UNIVERSITY HANNOVER) 
Stable cohomology of compactifications of Ag 

March 10, 2015, 3:00 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 
CMSA GENERAL RELATIVITY SEMINAR 
Peter Hintz (MIT) 
Stability of Minkowski space and polyhomogeneity of the metric 

March 14, 2019, 3:30 pm at Science Center 411 
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 
HARVARD/MIT ALGEBRAIC GEOMETRY SEMINAR 
Aaron Bertram (UTAH) 
Stability for Regular Coherent Sheaves 

November 27, 2018, 3:00 pm at MIT 2142 
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 
HARVARD/MIT ALGEBRAIC GEOMETRY SEMINAR 
Alex Perry (COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY) 
Stability conditions and cubic fourfolds 

November 06, 2018, 3:00 pm at Science Center 507 
CMSA MATHEMATICAL PHYSICS SEMINAR 
Tristan Collins (MIT) 
Stability and Nonlinear PDE in mirror symmetry 

February 11, 2019, 12:00  1:00 pm at CMSA, 20 Garden St, G10 
HARVARD/MIT ALGEBRAIC GEOMETRY SEMINAR 
Aaron Bertram (UTAH) 
Stability Conditions and Polarized Moduli 

September 16, 2014, 3:30 PM at Science Center 507 
INFORMAL DYNAMICS & GEOMETRY SEMINAR 
Eduard Duryev (HARVARD UNIVERSITY) 
Squaretilings of modular curves X(d) 

November 08, 2017, 4:00 PM at Science Center 530 
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 
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 
SPECIAL SEMINAR 
Henry Cohn (MICROSOFT) 
Sphere packing problem in 8 and 24 dimensions 

November 02, 2016, 10:30 AM  12:00 PM at Science Center 530 
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 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 
JOINT CMSA AND DEPARTMENT OF MATHEMATICS RANDOM MATRIX AND PROBABILITY THEORY SEMINAR 
Rui Han (GEORGIA TECH) 
Spectral gaps in graphene structures 

April 11, 2019, 4:30 pm at CMSA, 20 Garden St, G10 
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 
NUMBER THEORY SEMINAR 
Michael Harris (COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY) 
Special values of RankinSelberg tensor products for GL(n)xGL(m) 

November 13, 2013, 3:00  4:00 PM at Science Center 507 
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 
Wei Zhang (MIT) 
Special cycles on simple Shimura varieties 

February 28, 2018, 3:00 PM at Sci Center 507 
DIFFERENTIAL GEOMETRY SEMINAR 
Valentino Tosatti (NORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY) 
Special Kahler geometry and collapsing 

October 03, 2017, 4:15 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 
CMSA SPECIAL SEMINAR 
Nima ArkaniHamed (INSTITUTE FOR ADVANCED STUDY) 
Spacetime, Quantum Mechanics and Positive Geometry 

November 09, 2018, 12:00  1:30 pm at Science Center 507 
HARVARD/MIT ALGEBRAIC GEOMETRY SEMINAR 
Roya Beheshti (WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY IN ST. LOUIS) 
Spaces of rational curves on Fano hypersurfaces 

March 25, 2014, 4:00 PM at Science 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) 
Spaces of Maps between Structured Ring Spectra II 

April 03, 2014, 3:00  5:00 PM at Sci Center 507 
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 
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 
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 SPECIAL SEMINAR 
Noureddine El Karoui (UC BERKELEY) 
Some remarks on the bootstrap in highdimension 

May 07, 2015, 12:00  1:30 pm at Science Center 232 
NUMBER THEORY SEMINAR 
David Hansen (COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY) 
Some remarks on local Shimura varieties 

March 01, 2017, 3:00 pm at Science Center 507 
NUMBER THEORY SEMINAR 
Chris Skinner (PRINCETON) 
Some recent results on Euler systems 

October 31, 2018, 3:00 pm at Science Center 507 
CENTER OF MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES AND APPLICATIONS GEOMETRIC ANALYSIS SEMINAR 
Teng Fei (MIT) 
Some new solutions to the Strominger system 

September 22, 2015, 10:00 AM at Science Center 232 
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 
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 
NUMBER THEORY SEMINAR 
Noam Elkies (HARVARD UNIVERSITY) 
Some elliptic curves and surfaces of jinvariant zero 

March 02, 2016, 3:00 PM at Science Center 507 
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 COLLOQUIUM 
Peter Qian (UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN, MADISON) 
Some Statistical Aspects of Uncertainty Quantification 

March 25, 2015, 4:00 PM at Science Center Hall A 
DIFFERENTIAL GEOMETRY SEMINAR 
Yong Lin (RENMIN UNIVERSITY OF CHINA) 
Some PDE's on graphs 

March 01, 2016, 4:15 PM at Science Center 507 
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 
TOPOLOGY SEMINAR 
Michael Freedman (MICROSOFT AND UCSB) 
Smooth embeddings of closed 3manifolds in R^4 

September 15, 2014, 10:20 AM  12:00 PM at Science Center 232 
INFORMAL GEOMETRY & DYNAMICS SEMINAR 
Matt Bainbridge (INDIANA UNIVERSITY) 
Smooth compactifications of strata of abelian differentials 

March 29, 2017, 4:00 pm at Science Center 530 
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 
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 
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 
CENTER OF MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES AND APPLICATIONS RANDOM MATRIX & PROBABILITY THEORY SEMINAR 
Louigi Addario (MCGILL UNIVERSITY) 
Slowdown of the front for branching Brownian motion with decay mass 

January 27, 2016, 2:30 PM at CMSA Building, 20 Garden Street, Room G02 
NUMBER THEORY SEMINAR 
John Bergdall (BOSTON UNIVERSITY) 
Slopes of modular forms and the ghost conjecture 

March 30, 2016, 3:00 PM at Science Center 507 
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 
BASIC NOTIONS SEMINAR 
Camillo DeLellis (UNIVERSITY OF ZURICH AND CMSA) 
Singularity and regularity of area minimizing surfaces 

April 18, 2016, 3:00  3:55 pm at Science Center 507 
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 EVOLUTION EQUATIONS SEMINAR 
Piotr Chrusciel (UNIVERSITY OF VIENNA) 
Singularities in general relativity 

March 03, 2016, 9:50  10:50 am at CMSA Building, 20 Garden Street, Room G02 
CENTER OF MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES AND APPLICATIONS MEMBERS' SEMINAR 
Henri Guenancia (STONY BROOK UNIVERSITY) 
Singular varieties with trivial canonical bundle 

November 17, 2016, 5:00 pm at CMSA Building, 20 Garden St, G10 
GAUGE THEORY, TOPOLOGY & SYMPLECTIC GEOMETRY SEMINAR 
Nate Bottman (MASSACHUSETTS INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY) 
Singular quilts and a proposed Ainfinity 2category 

October 31, 2014, 3:30 PM at Science Center 507 
NUMBER THEORY SEMINAR 
Henri Darmon (MCGILL UNIVERSITY) 
Singular moduli for real quadratic fields: a rigid analytic approach. 

April 26, 2017, 3:00 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 
BASIC NOTIONS SEMINAR 
Benedict Gross (HARVARD UNIVERSITY) 
Singular moduli 

September 22, 2014, 3:00 PM at Science Center 507 
MATHEMATICAL PHYSICS SEMINAR 
Dietmar Bisch (VANDERBILT UNIVERSITY) 
Single Generated Planar Algebras 

October 04, 2016, 2:45 pm at Jefferson 453 
MATHEMATICAL PICTURE LANGUAGE SEMINAR 
Chunlan Jiang (HEBEI NORMAL UNIVERSITY) 
Similarity Invariants of Geometric Operators 

October 30, 2018, 4:00 pm at Jefferson 453 
CMSA COLLOQUIUM 
Zhiwei Yun (MIT) 
Shtukas: what and why 

December 12, 2018, 4:30 pm at CMSA Building, 20 Garden St, G10 
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 
HARVARD/MIT ALGEBRAIC GEOMETRY SEMINAR 
Nick Rozenblyum (UNIVERSITY OF CHICAGO) 
Shifted symplectic structures and quantization 

October 31, 2017, 3:00 PM at MIT 4237 
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 
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 
LOGIC SEMINAR 
Elliot Glazer (HARVARD UNIVERSITY AND ZHEJIANG UNIVERSITY) 
Set theory with randomness 

April 01, 2019, 5:40 pm at Science Center 507 
HARVARD LOGIC SEMINAR 
Ilijas Farah (YORK UNIVERSITY) 
Set theory and representations of C*algebras 

February 03, 2016, 4:00  6:00 PM at 2 Arrow Street, Room #420 
HARVARD/MIT ALGEBRAIC GEOMETRY SEMINAR 
Mihai Fulger (UNIVERSITY OF CONNECTICUT) 
Seshadri constants for bundles 

February 05, 2019, 3:00 pm at MIT 2142 
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 
CENTER OF MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES AND APPLICATIONS COLLOQUIUM 
Fan Chung (UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, SAN DIEGO) 
Sequences: random, structured or something in between 

February 08, 2018, 5:00 pm at CMSA Building, 20 Garden Street, Room G10 
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 
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 
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 
CENTER OF MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES AND APPLICATIONS RANDOM MATRIX & PROBABILITY THEORY SEMINAR 
WeiKuo Cheng (UNIVERSITY OF CHICAGO) 
Selfaveraging and universality in spin glasses 

April 22, 2015, 11:30 am  1:00 pm at Science Center 232 
CENTER OF MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES AND APPLICATIONS PHYSICAL MATHEMATICS SEMINAR 
Chris Beasley (NORTHEASTERN UNIVERSITY) 
SelfLinking for Legendrian Knots 

January 26, 2015, 12:00  2:00 PM at Science Center 232 
CENTER OF MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES AND APPLICATIONS MATHEMATICAL PHYSICS SEMINAR 
Hyungchul Kim (CMSA & HARVARD PHYSICS) 
Seiberg duality and superconformal index in 3d 

February 05, 2018, 12:00 PM at CMSA Building, 20 Garden Street, G02 
GENDER INCLUSIVITY IN MATHEMATICS SEMINAR 
Gelonia Dent (BROWN UNIVERSITY) 
Seeing Myself in Science: How Identity and Representation Impact Retention in STEM 

April 18, 2019, 3:30 pm at Emerson 105 
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 
LOGIC SEMINAR 
Tibor Beke (UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS  LOWELL) 
Schanuel functors and the Grothendieck (semi)ring of some theories 

December 03, 2018, 5:40 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 
EVOLUTION EQUATIONS SEMINAR 
Long Jin (CENTER OF MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES & APPLICATIONS) 
Scattering Resonances for Convex Obstacles 

September 01, 2015, 10:00 AM at Science Center 232 
MATHEMATICAL PHYSICS SEMINAR 
Vaughan Jones (VANDERBILT UNIVERSITY) 
Scale Invariant Transfer Matrix and Hamiltonian for Quantum Spin Chains Pt. II 

October 20, 2016, 1:15 pm at Jefferson 256 
MATHEMATICAL PHYSICS SEMINAR 
Vaughan Jones (VANDERBILT UNIVERSITY) 
Scale Invariant Transfer Matrix and Hamiltonian for Quantum Spin Chains 

October 18, 2016, 2:45 pm at Jefferson 453 
NUMBER THEORY SEMINAR 
Andrew Sutherland (MIT) 
SatoTate in dimension 3 

December 07, 2016, 3:00 PM at Science Center 507 
LOGIC SEMINAR 
Doug Blue (HARVARD UNIVERSITY) 
Sacks' embedding problem 

October 29, 2018, 5:40 pm at Science Center 507 
JOINT DEPARTMENT OF MATHEMATICS AND CENTER OF MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES AND APPLICATIONS RANDOM MATRIX AND PROBABILITY THEORY SEMINAR 
Jafar Jafarov (STANFORD UNIVERSITY) 
SU(N) Wilson loop expectations 

November 22, 2016, 3:00 pm at CMSA Building, 20 Garden St, G10 
HARVARD, BRANDEIS, MIT, NORTHEASTERN JOINT COLLOQUIUM AT HARVARD 
Kenji Fukaya (SIMONS CENTER FOR GEOMETRY & PHYSICS, STONY BROOK UNIVERSITY) 
SO(3) Floer homology with 3 manifold with boundary 

October 08, 2015, 4:30 pm ; Tea at 4:00 PM, the Austine & Chilton McDonnell Common Room, Science Center 4th Floor at Science Center Hall A 
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 
HARVARD, BRANDEIS, MIT, NORTHEASTERN JOINT COLLOQUIUM AT HARVARD 
Danny Calegari (UNIVERSITY OF CHICAGO) 
Roots, Schottky semigroups, and a proof of Bandt's Conjecture 

October 09, 2014, 4:30 PM at Science Center Hall A 
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 
Madhu Sudan (MICROSOFT RESEARCH) 
Robust Lowdegree Testing 

September 02, 2015, 4:00 PM at Science Center 507 
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 
DIFFERENTIAL GEOMETRY SEMINAR 
Georgios Daskalopoulos (BROWN UNIVERSITY) 
Rigidity of Group Actions in General NPC Spaces 

April 25, 2017, 4:15 pm at Science Center 507 
DIFFERENTIAL GEOMETRY SEMINAR 
George Daskalopoulos (BROWN UNIVERSITY) 
Rigidities of Teichmueller space 

February 03, 2015, 4:15  5:30 pm at Science Center 507 
CMSA MATHEMATICAL PHYSICS SEMINAR 
Francois Greer (SIMONS CENTER) 
Rigid Varieties with Lagrangian Spheres 

October 29, 2018, 12:00  1:00 pm at CMSA Building, 20 Garden St, G10 
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 
Valentino Tosatti (NORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY) 
Ricciflat metrics and dynamics on K3 surfaces 

February 19, 2019, 4:00 pm at Science Center 507 
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 
CENTER OF MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES AND APPLICATIONS GEOMETRIC ANALYSIS SEMINAR 
Binglong Chen (SUN YATSEN UNIVERSITY) 
Ricci flow and the moduli spaces of positive isotropic curvature metrics on fourmanifolds 

October 06, 2015, 10:00 AM at Science Center 232 
THURSDAY SEMINAR 
Lukas Brantner (HARVARD UNIVERSITY) 
Rezk's Congruence Criterion 

March 06, 2014, 3:00  5:00 PM 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 
CENTER OF MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES AND APPLICATIONS COLLOQUIUM 
Simona Cocco (CNRS & ECOLE NORMALE SUPéRIEURE, PARIS, FRANCE) 
Reverse modeling of protein sequence data: from graphical models to structural and functional predictions. 

May 02, 2017, 4:00pm at CMSA Building, 20 Garden St, G10 
DIFFERENTIAL GEOMETRY SEMINAR 
Ricardo Couso Santamaria (UNIVERSITY OF SANTIAGO DE COMPOSTELA) 
Resurgent transseries and the holomorphic anomaly 

October 29, 2013, 1:30 PM at Science Center 507 
CENTER OF MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES AND APPLICATIONS COLLOQUIUM 
Tristan Collins (HARVARD UNIVERSITY) 
Restricted volumes and finite time singularities of the KahlerRicci flow 

November 16, 2016, 3:30 pm *Special time* at CMSA Building, 20 Garden St, G10 
DIFFERENTIAL GEOMETRY SEMINAR 
Semyon Dyatlov (MIT) 
Resonances in general relativity 

October 28, 2014, 4:15 PM at Science Center 507 
NUMBER THEORY SEMINAR 
Avner Ash (BOSTON COLLEGE) 
Resolutions of the Steinberg module for GL(n) 

April 04, 2019, 3:00 pm at Science Center Hall E *note different day and location* 
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 
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 
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) 
Representation Theory Between Characteristic Zero and Characteristic p 

March 09, 2015, 3:00 PM at Science Center 507 
MATHEMATICAL PHYSICS SEMINAR 
Marco De Renzi (UNIVERSITY OF PARIS 7) 
Renormalized Hennings Invariants and TQFTs 

January 16, 2018, 4:00 PM at Jefferson 356 
MATHEMATICAL PHYSICS SEMINAR 
Roland Bauerschmidt (HARVARD UNIVERSITY) 
Renormalization Group Analysis of SelfAvoiding Walk and Spin Models in 4D 

December 08, 2015, 4:15 PM at Jefferson 356 
THURSDAY SEMINAR 
Dan Freed (UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS  AUSTIN) 
Remarks on mechanics and symmetry 

October 09, 2014, 4:00  6:00 PM at Science Center 507 
NUMBER THEORY SEMINAR 
Noam Elkies (HARVARD UNIVERSITY) 
Remarks on isogenies between elliptic curves over lowdegree number fields 

April 19, 2017, 3:00 pm at Science Center 507 
CMSA SPECIAL SEMINAR 
Maissam Barkeshli (UNIVERSITY OF MARYLAND) 
Relative anomalies in (2+1)D symmetry enriched topological states 

April 26, 2019, 10:30 am at CMSA, 20 Garden St, G10 
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 
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 
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 
CENTER OF MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES AND APPLICATIONS SPECIAL SEMINAR 
Yan Guo (BROWN UNIVERSITY  DIVISION OF APPLIED MATHEMATICS) 
Regularity of Boltzmann Solutions in Convex Domains 

November 09, 2015, 1:00  2:00 PM at Science Center 232 
NUMBER THEORY SEMINAR 
Dino J. Lorenzini (UNIVERSITY OF GEORGIA) 
Regular models of curves and wild quotient singularities 

April 11, 2018, 3:00 PM at Science Center 507 
HARVARD LOGIC COLLOQUIUM 
Joan Bagaria (UNIVERSITAT DE BARCELONA) 
Reflection phenomena in the settheoretic universe 

October 29, 2014, 4:30  5:30 PM at Logic Center, 2 Arrow St, Rm 408 
MATHEMATICAL PHYSICS SEMINAR 
Bas Janssens (UTRECHT) 
Reflection Positivity for Majoranas and Spins 

November 17, 2015, 4:15 PM at Jefferson 356 
MATHEMATICAL PHYSICS SEMINAR 
Mike Hopkins (HARVARD UNIVERSITY) 
Reflection Positivity and Invertible Topological Phases 

October 10, 2017, 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 
LOGIC COLLOQUIUM 
Theodore A. Slaman (UC BERKELEY) 
Recursion Theory and Diophantine Approximation 

November 03, 2016, 4:00 pm at 2 Arrow St, Rm 420 
MATHEMATICAL PHYSICS SEMINAR 
Zhenghan Wang (MICROSOFT) 
Reconstructing chiral CFTs/VOAs from 2D TQFTs/MTCs 

October 31, 2017, 4:00 PM at Jefferson 356 
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 
CMSA COLLOQUIUM 
Robert Haslhofer (UNIVERSITY OF TORONTO) 
Recent progress on mean curvature flow 

November 28, 2018, 4:30 pm at CMSA Building, 20 Garden St, G10 
CMSA SPECIAL MATHEMATICAL PHYSICS SEMINAR 
Qintao Chen () 
Recent progress of various Volume Conjectures for links as well as 3manifolds 

December 06, 2018, 3:30  4:30 pm at Science Center 530 
DIFFERENTIAL GEOMETRY SEMINAR 
Gang Liu (NORTHWESTERN) 
Recent progress of Yau's uniformization conjecture 

October 17, 2017, 4:00 PM at Science Center 507 
LOGIC COLLOQUIUM 
Joel David Hamkins (CITY UNIVERSITY OF NEW YORK) 
Recent advances in settheoretic geology 

October 20, 2016, 4:00 pm at 2 Arrow St, Rm 420 
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 
HARVARD, BRANDEIS, MIT, NORTHEASTERN JOINT COLLOQUIUM AT HARVARD 
Matthew Kahle (OHIO STATE UNIVERSITY) 
Recent Progress in stochastic topology 

February 19, 2015, 4:30 PM at Science Center Hall A 
HARVARD/MIT ALGEBRAIC GEOMETRY SEMINAR 
Ethan Cotterill (UNIVERSIDADE FEDERAL FLUMINENSE) 
Real inflection points of real linear series on real (hyper)elliptic curves (joint with I. Biswas and C. Garay López) 

February 26, 2019, 3:00 pm at Science Center B10 *note different location 
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 
HARVARD/MIT ALGEBRAIC GEOMETRY SEMINAR 
Eric Riedl (HARVARD UNIVERSITY) 
Rational Curves on Hypersurfaces 

September 30, 2014, 3:00 PM at Science Center 507 
CENTER OF MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES AND APPLICATIONS RANDOM MATRIX & PROBABILITY THEORY SEMINAR 
Jack Hanson (INDIANA UNIVERSITY) 
Rate of convergence of the mean for subadditive ergodic sequences 

October 15, 2014, 12:00  2:00 PM at Science Center 232 
HARVARD, BRANDEIS, MIT, NORTHEASTERN JOINT COLLOQUIUM AT HARVARD 
Wei Ho (UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN) 
Ranks of elliptic curves: heuristics, theorems, and data (revisited!) 

March 03, 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 
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 
Aaron Pollack (PRINCETON UNIVERSITY) 
RankinSelberg integrals associated to nonunique models 

April 23, 2014, 3:00 PM at Sci Center 507 
MATHEMATICAL PHYSICS SEMINAR 
Thomas Spencer (INSTITUTE FOR ADVANCED STUDY) 
Randomness in Classical and Quantum Dynamics 

November 17, 2015, 1:15 pm at Jefferson 453 
JOINT DEPARTMENT OF MATHEMATICS AND CENTER OF MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES AND APPLICATIONS RANDOM MATRIX AND PROBABILITY THEORY SEMINAR 
Bob Hough (STONY BROOK UNIVERSITY) 
Random walk on unipotent groups 

February 22, 2017, 3:00 pm at CMSA Building, 20 Garden St, G10 
CENTER OF MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES AND APPLICATIONS RANDOM MATRIX & PROBABILITY THEORY SEMINAR 
Nicholas Cook (UCLA) 
Random regular digraphs: singularity and spectrum 

October 21, 2015, 2:00  3:00 PM at Science Center 232 
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 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 
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 
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 
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 
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 & 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 
OPEN NEIGHBORHOOD SEMINAR 
Moon Duchin (TUFTS UNIVERSITY) 
Random Everything 

September 17, 2018, 4:30 pm at Science Center 507 
JOINT DEPARTMENT OF MATHEMATICS AND CMSA RANDOM MATRIX & PROBABILITY THEORY SEMINAR 
Noga Alon (TEL AVIV UNIVERSITY) 
Random Cayley Graphs 

October 25, 2017, 3:00  4:00 PM at CMSA Building, 20 Garden St, G10 
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 
ManWai Cheung (HARVARD UNIVERSITY) 
Quiver representations and theta functions 

October 10, 2017, 3:00 PM at Science Center 411 
CENTER OF MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES AND APPLICATIONS MIRROR SYMMETRY SEMINAR 
ManWai Cheung (HARVARD UNIVERSITY) 
Quiver representations and theta functions 

February 16, 2018, 11:00 am at Science Center 530 
DIFFERENTIAL GEOMETRY SEMINAR 
Semyon Alesker (TEL AVIV UNIVERSITY) 
Quaternionic MongeAmpere equations on HKT manifolds 

October 09, 2018, 4:00 pm at Science Center 507 
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 
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 
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 
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 
SPECIAL SEMINAR 
PoNing Chen (COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY) 
Quasilocal mass in general relativity 

April 15, 2015, 1:00  2:00 PM at Science Center 232 
CMSA GENERAL RELATIVITY SEMINAR 
Jordan Keller (BHI) 
Quasilocal Angular Momentum and CenterofMass at Future Null Infinity 

September 26, 2018, 11 AM at CMSA Building, 20 Garden St., 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 
CENTER OF MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES AND APPLICATIONS SPECIAL SEMINAR 
Qingtao Chen (INTERNATIONAL CENTER FOR THEORETICAL PHYSICS) 
Quantum invariants, Skein relations and Volume Conjecture 

May 12, 2015, 4:30 PM at Science Center 507 
JOINT MATHEMATICS AND CMSA RANDOM MATRIX AND PROBABILITY THEORY SEMINAR 
Kay Kirkpatrick (UIUC MATH AND PHYSICS, MIT MATH) 
Quantum groups, Free ArakiWoods Factors, and a Calculus for Moments 

November 01, 2017, 2:00  3:00 pm at CMSA Building, 20 Garden St, G10 
CENTER OF MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES AND APPLICATIONS COLLOQUIUM 
Matthew Headrick (BRANDEIS UNIVERSITY) 
Quantum entanglement, classical gravity, and convex programming: New connections 

February 08, 2017, 4:30 pm at CMSA Building, 20 Garden St, G10 
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 
TOPOLOGICAL ASPECTS OF CONDENSED MATTER SEMINAR 
Michael Freedman (MICROSOFT STATION Q) 
Quantum cellular automata in higher dimensions 

April 24, 2019, 10:30 am at CMSA Building, 20 Garden St, G10 
MATHEMATICAL PHYSICS SEMINAR 
Marcel Bischoff (OHIO UNIVERSITY) 
Quantum Symmetries and Conformal Nets 

April 03, 2018, 4:00 PM at Jefferson 356 
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 
BRANDEIS, HARVARD, MIT, NORTHEASTERN JOINT MATHEMATICS COLLOQUIUM AT HARVARD 
Alexander Goncharov (YALE UNIVERSITY) 
Quantum Hodge Field Theory 

March 30, 2017, 4:30 pm, Tea at 4 pm in the Math Common Room at Science Center Hall A 
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 
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) 
Quantum Cohomology 

March 15, 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) 
Quantum Cohomology 

March 08, 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) 
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) 
Quantum Cohomology 

March 01, 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) 
Quantum Cohomology 

March 13, 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) 
Quantum Cohomology 

February 27, 2018, 1:00  3:00 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 
DIFFERENTIAL GEOMETRY SEMINAR 
Jonathan Weitsman (NORTHEASTERN UNIVERSITY) 
Quantization of bsymplectic manifolds 

February 09, 2016, 4:15 PM at Science Center 507 
DIFFERENTIAL GEOMETRY SEMINAR 
Nick Edelen (MIT) 
Quantitative Reifenberg for Measures 

February 28, 2017, 3:15 PM at CMSA Building, 20 Garden St, G10 
CMSA COLLOQUIUM 
Sonia Jaffe (MICROSOFT) 
Quality Externalities on Platforms: The Case of Airbnb 

March 20, 2019, 4:30  5:30 pm at CMSA, 20 Garden St, G10 
CENTER OF MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES AND APPLICATIONS EVOLUTION EQUATIONS SEMINAR 
Stefano Bianchini (SISSA) 
Quadratic interaction functional for system of conservation laws 

April 21, 2016, 9:50  10:50 am at CMSA Building, 20 Garden Street, Room G10 
MATHEMATICAL PICTURE LANGUAGE SEMINAR 
Emil Prodan (YESHIVA UNIVERSITY) 
Pushing index theorems into the Sobolev 

April 16, 2019, 3:00 pm at Jefferson 356 
CENTER OF MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES AND APPLICATIONS COLLOQUIUM 
Richard Freeman (HARVARD UNIVERSITY ECONOMICS) 
Pulling Apart of Wages and Productivity: why "identical" workers have increasingly different pay and productivity 

March 23, 2016, 4:30  5:30 PM at CMSA Building, 20 Garden Street, Room G10 
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 
THURSDAY SEMINAR 
Robert Burklund (MIT) 
Properties of BrownGitler spectra 

November 01, 2018, 3:00 pm  5:00 pm at Science Center 507 
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 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 (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 
MATHEMATICAL PHYSICS SEMINAR 
Bas Janssens (INSTITUTE OF MATHEMATICS, UNIVERSITY OF UTRECHT) 
Projective Unitary Representations of Infinite Dimensional Lie Groups 

April 14, 2015, 2:00 PM at Science Center 530 
CENTER OF MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES & APPLICATIONS PHYSICAL MATHEMATICS SEMINAR 
Michele Del Zotto (HARVARD UNIVERSITY PHYSICS) 
Progress of QSystems 

September 22, 2014, 12:00  2:00 PM at Science Center 232 
LOGIC SEMINAR 
Andrew BrookeTaylor (UNIVERSITY OF LEEDS) 
Products of CW complexes: the full story 

February 20, 2018, 5:15 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 LOGIC SEMINAR 
Paul Christiano (UC BERKELEY) 
Probabilistic metamathematics and the definability of truth 

October 15, 2013, 4:30  5:30 PM at Science Center 507 
HARVARD/MIT ALGEBRAIC GEOMETRY SEMINAR 
Bhargav Bhatt (UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN) 
Prisms and deformations of de Rham cohomology 

February 06, 2018, 3:00 PM at MIT  4153 
THURSDAY SEMINAR 
Mike Hopkins (HARVARD UNIVERSITY) 
Power Operations in Ktheory 

February 20, 2014, 3:00  5:00 PM at Science Center 507 
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 
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 
NUMBER THEORY SEMINAR 
James Borger (AUSTRALIAN NATIONAL UNIVERSITY) 
Positivity and periodicity in global Witt vectors 

April 22, 2015, 3:00 PM at Science Center 507 
HARVARD/MIT ALGEBRAIC GEOMETRY SEMINAR 
June Huh (PRINCETON UNIVERSITY) 
Positive currents and algebraic cycles in permutohedral varieties 

May 05, 2015, 3:00 PM at Science Center 507 
OPEN NEIGHBORHOOD SEMINAR 
Joe Harris (HARVARD UNIVERSITY) 
Poncelet's theorem and the birth of modern algebraic geometry 

February 25, 2019, 4:30 PM at Science Center 507 
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 
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, BRANDEIS, MIT, NORTHEASTERN JOINT COLLOQUIUM AT HARVARD 
Alex Eskin (UNIVERSITY OF CHICAGO) 
Polygonal Billiards and Dynamics on Moduli Spaces 

April 21, 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 E 
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 
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 
SPECIAL SEMINAR 
Avi Wigderson (IAS, PRINCETON) 
Points, Lines and Ranks of design matrices 

November 14, 2014, 11:45 AM at 11:45 AM 
CENTER OF MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES AND APPLICATIONS SOCIAL SCIENCE APPLICATIONS FORUM 
Mauricio Fernández Duque (HARVARD UNIVERSITY) 
Pluralistic Ignorance and Preference Complementarities 

February 14, 2017, 4:30  5 :30pm at CMSA Building, 20 Garden St, G02 
CENTER OF MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES AND APPLICATIONS SOCIAL SCIENCE APPLICATIONS FORUM 
Lauren Cohen (HARVARD BUSINESS SCHOOL AND NBER) 
Playing Favorites: How Firms Prevent the Revelation of Bad News 

April 04, 2016, 5:00  6:00 PM at CMSA Building, 20 Garden Street, Room G02 
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 & 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 
BASIC NOTIONS SEMINAR 
Joe Harris (HARVARD UNIVERSITY) 
Plane Curves 

November 03, 2014, 3:00 PM at Science Center 507 
MATHEMATICAL PICTURE LANGUAGE SEMINAR 
Xun Gao (HARVARD AND MAX PLANCK INSTITUTE) 
Pictorial language in quantum computation 

November 09, 2018, 3:30 pm at Jefferson 256 
CENTER OF MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES AND APPLICATIONS HOMOLOGICAL MIRROR SYMMETRY 2PART LECTURE SERIES 
Charles Doran (UNIVERSITY OF ALBERTA AND ICERM) 
PicardFuchs uniformization and CalabiYau geometry 

May 15, 2018, 1:00  3:00 PM at CMSA Building, 20 Garden St, G10 
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 
MATHEMATICAL PHYSICS SEMINAR 
Jurg Frolich (ETH ZüRICH) 
Physics in 2D"from KosterlitzThouless Transition to Topological Insulators 

March 20, 2018, 4:00 PM at Jefferson 356 
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 
CMSA TOPOLOGICAL ASPECTS OF CONDENSED MATTER SEMINAR 
Dominic Else (MIT) 
Phases and topology in periodically driven (Floquet) systems 

September 10, 2018, 10:30 am  12:00 pm at CMSA Building, 20 Garden St, G10 
SPECIAL SEMINAR 
Nike Sun (UC BERKELEY) 
Phase transitions in random constraint satisfaction problems 

October 07, 2016, 3:30 PM at Science Center 507 
RANDOM MATRIX & PROBABILITY THEORY SEMINAR 
Yas Despande (MIT) 
Phase transitions in estimating lowrank matrices 

April 20, 2018, 3:00  4:00 pm at CMSA Building, 20 Garden St, G02 
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 
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 
SPECIAL DIFFERENTIAL GEOMETRY SEMINAR 
Si Li (MSC, TSINGHUA UNIVERSITY) 
Perturbative renormalization and Index theorem 

October 22, 2014, 9:30 AM at Science Center 530 
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 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 
BRANDEIS, HARVARD, MIT, NORTHEASTERN JOINT COLLOQUIUM AT HARVARD 
Spencer Bloch (UNIVERSITY OF CHICAGO) 
Periods, motivic gamma functions, and Hodge structures 

November 16, 2017, Tea at 4 pm, Talk at 4:30 pm at Science Center Hall A 
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 
Roberto Villaflor () 
Periods of Complete Intersection Algebraic Cycles 

November 28, 2018, 1:30  3:00 pm at CMSA Building, 20 Garden St, G10 
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 
DIFFERENTIAL GEOMETRY SEMINAR 
Michele Del Zotto (HARVARD UNIVERSITY) 
Periodicity of the Kontsevich Soibelman operator, singularity theory, and cyclic subgroups of the Cremona groups Cr(n) 

April 01, 2014, 1:30  2:30 PM at Science Center 507 
GAUGE THEORY, TOPOLOGY & SYMPLECTIC GEOMETRY SEMINAR 
Jingyu Zhao (COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY) 
Periodic Symplectic Cohomologies 

March 13, 2015, 3:30 PM at Science Center 507 
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 
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 
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) 
Perfectoid Spaces II 

March 10, 2016, 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 
JOINT DEPT OF MATHEMATICS AND CENTER OF MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES & APPLICATIONS RANDOM MATRIX AND PROBABILITY THEORY SEMINAR 
Nina Holden (MIT) 
Percolationdecorated triangulations and their relation with SLE and LQG 

March 29, 2017, 3:00 pm at CMSA Building, 20 Garden St, G02 
INFORMAL DYNAMICS & GEOMETRY SEMINAR 
Phil Engel (HARVARD UNIVERSITY) 
Penrose Tilings of Riemann Surfaces 

February 07, 2018, 4:00 PM at Science Center 530 
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 
JOINT CMSA AND DEPARTMENT OF MATHEMATICS RANDOM MATRIX AND PROBABILITY THEORY SEMINAR 
Benjamin Fehrman (OXFORD UNIVERSITY) 
Pathwise wellposedness of nonlinear diffusion equations with nonlinear, conservative noise 

April 25, 2019, 4:30 pm 5:30 pm at CMSA, 20 Garden St, G10 
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 
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 PHYSICAL MATHEMATICS SEMINAR 
Adam Jacob (HARVARD UNIVERSITY) 
Partial differential equations arising from mirror symmetry 

November 17, 2014, 12:00  2:00 PM at Science Center 232 
JOINT HARVARD MATHEMATICS AND CENTER OF MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES AND APPLICATIONS RANDOM MATRIX AND PROBABILITY THEORY SEMINAR 
Antonio Auffinger (NORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY) 
Parisi formula for the ground state energy of the SherringtonKirkpatrick model 

September 28, 2016, 3:00 PM at CMSA Building, 20 Garden Street, Room G10 
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 
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 
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 
THURSDAY SEMINAR 
Bhargav Bhatt (UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN) 
Overview of the perfectoid construction of A\Omega 

February 11, 2016, 3:00  5:00 PM at Science Center 507 
THURSDAY SEMINAR 
Jacob Lurie (HARVARD UNIVERSITY) 
Overview 

February 01, 2018, 3:00  5:00 pm at Science Center 507 
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 
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 
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 
NUMBER THEORY SEMINAR 
Florian Herzig (UNIVERSITY OF TORONTO) 
Ordinary representations and locally analytic vectors for GL_n(Q_p) 

November 07, 2018, 3:00 pm at Science Center 507 
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 
CMSA COLLOQUIUM 
Michael Woodford (COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY) 
Optimally Imprecise Memory and Biased Forecasts 

February 20, 2019, 4:30 pm at CMSA, 20 Garden St, G10 
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 
INFORMAL DYNAMICS & GEOMETRY SEMINAR 
Curt McMullen (HARVARD UNIVERSITY) 
Optimal metrics on graphs 

February 12, 2014, 4:00 PM at Science Center 530 
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 
MATHEMATICAL PHYSICS SEMINAR 
Daniel Harlow (HARVARD UNIVERSITY) 
Operator Algebras and Entropy in Lattice Gauge Theory 

November 24, 2015, 1:15 pm at Jefferson 453 
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 
SPECIAL TOPOLOGY SEMINAR 
Shamil Shakirov (UC BERKELEY) 
Oneparameter deformation of ChernSimons theory 

October 21, 2014, 3:00 PM at Science Center 507 
HARVARD/MIT ALGEBRAIC GEOMETRY SEMINAR 
Ana Caraiani (PRINCETON UNIVERSITY) 
On vanishing of torsion in the cohomology of Shimura varieties 

October 27, 2015, 3:00 PM at MIT E17128 
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 
NUMBER THEORY SEMINAR 
John Voight (DARTMOUTH COLLEGE) 
On the paramodularity of typical abelian surfaces 

April 18, 2018, 3:00 PM at Sci 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 
LOGIC COLLOQUIUM 
Haim Horowitz (HEWBREW UNIVERSITY OF JERUSALEM) 
On the nonexistence and definability of mad families 

November 17, 2016, 4:00 pm at 2 Arrow St, Rm 408 
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/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 
DIFFERENTIAL GEOMETRY SEMINAR 
Binglong Chen (SUN YATSEN UNIVERSITY) 
On the local regularity of Einstein spacetimes 

November 03, 2015, 4:15 PM at Science Center 507 
NUMBER THEORY SEMINAR 
Moshe Adrian (UNIVERSITY OF TORONTO) 
On the local converse problem for GL(n,F) 

December 03, 2014, 3:00 PM at Science Center 507 
NUMBER THEORY SEMINAR 
Tasho Kaletha (HARVARD UNIVERSITY) 
On the local and global ArthurLanglands conjectures 

March 09, 2016, 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 
CENTER OF MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES AND APPLICATIONS GEOMETRIC ANALYSIS SEMINAR 
Binglong Chen (SUN YATSEN UNIVERSITY) 
On the geometry of complete positively curved Kahler manifolds 

September 08, 2015, 10:00 AM at Science Center 232 
COLLOQUIUM 
Christopher Hacon (UNIVERSITY OF UTAH) 
On the geometry of Algebraic varieties 

April 03, 2019, 3:00 pm at Science Center 507 
CMSA COLLOQUIUM 
Greg Galloway (UNIVERSITY OF MIAMI) 
On the geometry and topology of initial data sets in General Relativity 

March 13, 2019, 5:15 PM  6:15 PM at CMSA, 20 Garden Street, 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 
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 MATHEMATICAL PHYSICS SEMINAR 
Yuan Gao (STONY BROOK UNIVERSITY) 
On the extension of the Viterbo functor 

April 16, 2018, 12:00 PM at CMSA Building, 20 Garden Street, Room G10 
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 
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 
NUMBER THEORY SEMINAR 
Pierre Colmez (UPMC AND IAS) 
On the cohomology of padic analytic curves 

October 25, 2017, 3:15 pm *sharp 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 
GAUGE THEORY, TOPOLOGY AND SYMPLECTIC GEOMETRY SEMINAR 
Alexandra Kjuchukova (UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA) 
On the classification of branched covers of fourmanifolds 

February 20, 2015, 3:30  4:30 pm at Science Center 507 
BASIC NOTIONS SEMINAR 
Benedict Gross (HARVARD UNIVERSITY) 
On the arithmetic of hyperelliptic curves 

December 09, 2013, 3:00 PM at Science Center 507 
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 
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 
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 
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 
NUMBER THEORY SEMINAR 
Benedict Gross (HARVARD UNIVERSITY) 
On some Artin Lseries 

December 02, 2015, 3:00  4:00 PM at Science Center 507 
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 
DIFFERENTIAL GEOMETRY SEMINAR 
Damin Wu (UNIVERSITY OF CONNECTICUT) 
On negatively pinched complete Kahler manifold 

February 23, 2016, 4:15 PM at Science Center 507 
CENTER OF MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES AND APPLICATIONS SPECIAL SEMINAR 
Noureddine El Karoui (UC BERKELEY) 
On highdimensional robust regression and inefficiency of maximum likelihood methods 

February 26, 2015, 12:50  1:50 pm at Science Center 232 
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 
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 
INFORMAL DYNAMICS AND GEOMETRY SEMINAR 
John H. Hubbard (CORNELL UNIVERSITY) 
On complex Hénon Maps 

February 11, 2015, 4:00  5:00 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 
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 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 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 
LOGIC SEMINAR 
Sebastien Vasey (HARVARD UNIVERSITY) 
On categoricity in successive cardinals 

February 04, 2019, 5:40 pm at Science Center 507 
BASIC NOTIONS SEMINAR 
Michael Rapoport (UNIVERSITY OF BONN) 
On accessible padic period domains 

March 02, 2015, 3:00 PM at Science Center 507 
DIFFERENTIAL GEOMETRY SEMINAR 
Siyuan Lu (RUTGERS UNIVERSITY) 
On a localized Riemannian Penrose inequality 

November 13, 2018, 4:00 pm at Science Center 507 
NUMBER THEORY SEMINAR 
Taylor Dupuy (VERMONT) 
On The Integers of CC(t)^{alg} 

March 08, 2017, 3:00 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 
MATHEMATICAL PHYSICS SEMINAR 
Feng Xu (UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, RIVERSIDE) 
On Questions Around the Reconstruction Program 

March 27, 2018, 4:00 PM at Jefferson 356 
CENTER OF MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES AND APPLICATIONS EVOLUTION EQUATIONS SEMINAR 
Xiangdi Huang (CHINESE ACADEMY OF SCIENCES) 
On Nash's problem for compressible flows 

September 17, 2015, 10:00 AM at Science Center 232 
CENTER OF MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES AND APPLICATIONS EVOLUTION EQUATIONS SEMINAR 
Xiangdi Huang (CHINESE ACADEMY OF SCIENCES) 
On Nash's problem for compressible flows 

October 22, 2015, 10:00 AM at Science Center 232 
MATHEMATICAL PICTURE LANGUAGE SEMINAR 
Liming Ge (CHINESE ACADEMY OF SCIENCE AND UNIVERSITY OF NEW HAMPSHIRE) 
On Multiplicative Fourier Transforms 

September 18, 2018, 4:00 pm at Jefferson 356 
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 
Norden E. Huang (NATIONAL CENTRAL UNIVERSITY) 
On HoloHilbert Spectral Analysis 

November 09, 2016, 4:30 pm at CMSA Building, 20 Garden St, G10 
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 
HARVARD/MIT LOGIC SEMINAR 
Cameron Donnay Hill (WESLEYAN UNIVERSITY) 
On Filters in Fraïssé Classes 

October 22, 2013, 4:30  5:30 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 
CENTER OF MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES AND APPLICATIONS GEOMETRIC ANALYSIS SEMINAR 
Jerome Darbon (CNRS/CMLA ECOLE NORMALE SUPERIEURE DE CACHAN) 
On Convex FiniteDimensional Variational Methods in Imaging Sciences and HamiltonJacobi Equations 

November 10, 2015, 1st talk: 9:30  10:30 am at Science Center 232 
NUMBER THEORY SEMINAR 
Samit Dasgupta (DUKE UNIVERSITY) 
On BrumerStark units 

March 13, 2019, 3:00 pm at Science Center 507 
CENTER OF MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES AND APPLICATIONS GENERAL RELATIVITY SEMINAR 
Paul Chesler (HARVARD UNIVERSITY PHYSICS) 
Numerical relativity in asymptotically antide Sitter spacetime 

April 20, 2016, 12:00  1:00 PM at CMSA Building, 20 Garden Street, Room G10 
BRANDEIS  HARVARD  MIT  NORTHEASTERN JOINT COLLOQUIUM 
Steven Gubser (PRINCETON UNIVERSITY) 
Number theory and spacetime 

November 08, 2018, Tea at 4:00 pm, Talk at 4:30 pm at Tea: 100 Goldsmith; Talk: 317 Goldsmith 
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 
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 
JOINT DEPT OF MATHEMATICS AND CENTER OF MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES & APPLICATIONS RANDOM MATRIX AND PROBABILITY THEORY SEMINAR 
Steven Heilman (UCLA) 
Noncommutative Majorization Principles and Grothendieck's Inequality 

April 05, 2017, 3:00 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 
CENTER OF MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES AND APPLICATIONS GEOMETRIC ANALYSIS SEMINAR 
Niky Kamran (MCGILL UNIVERSITY) 
Nonuniqueness results for the anisotropic Calderon problem with data measured on disjoint sets 

April 05, 2016, 9:50  10:50 am at Science Center 232 *please note change of location this week* 
CMSA TOPOLOGICAL ASPECTS OF CONDENSED MATTER SEMINAR 
Lukasz Fidkowski (UNIVERSITY OF WASHINGTON) 
Nontrivial quantum cellular automata in 3 dimensions 

January 08, 2019, 2:00 PM at CMSA Building, 20 Garden St, G10 
NUMBER THEORY SEMINAR 
Kazim Buyuboduk (UC DUBLIN AND HARVARD UNIVERSITY) 
Nonordinary symmetric squares and Euler systems of rank 2 

November 08, 2017, 3:15 pm *sharp 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 
LOGIC SEMINAR 
Sebastien Vasey (HARVARD UNIVERSITY) 
Nonelementary classification theory 

October 31, 2017, 5:15 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 
Daniel Litt (STANFORD UNIVERSITY) 
Nonabelian Lefschetz Hyperplane Theorems 

November 11, 2014, 3:00 PM at Science Center 507 
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 
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 
HARVARD/MIT ALGEBRAIC GEOMETRY SEMINAR 
Francois Greer (UNIVERSITY OF NOTRE DAME) 
NoetherLefschetz Theory and Elliptic CalabiYau Threefolds 

November 08, 2016, 3:00 PM at Science Center 507 
DIFFERENTIAL GEOMETRY SEMINAR 
Boris Hanin (MASSACHUSETTS INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY) 
Nodal Sets of Random Eigenfunctions of the Harmonic Oscillator 

November 10, 2015, 4:15 PM at Science Center 507 
DIFFERENTIAL GEOMETRY SEMINAR 
Dmitry Jakobson (MCGILL UNIVERSITY) 
Nodal Sets in Conformal Geometry 

April 19, 2016, 4:15 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 
NUMBER THEORY SEMINAR 
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November 02, 2016, at 
CENTER OF MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES & APPLICATIONS COLLOQUIUM 
Lars Hernquist (HARVARD UNIVERSITY) 
NextGeneration Cosmological Simulations: Galaxy Assembly and Evolution 

April 06, 2016, 4:30 PM at CMSA Building, 20 Garden St, G10 
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 
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 
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 
HARVARD/MIT ALGEBRAIC GEOMETRY SEMINAR 
Austin Conner (TEXAS A&M UNIVERSITY) 
New approaches to upper bounds on the complexity of matrix multiplication 

September 18, 2018, 3:00 pm at MIT 4153 
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 
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 
NUMBER THEORY SEMINAR 
Shai Haran (TECHNION, ISRAEL) 
New Foundations for Arithmetical Geometry, Pt 1 (Follow up talk at MIT on 5/5/16) 

May 04, 2016, 3:00 PM at Science Center 507 
CENTER OF MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES AND APPLICATIONS SPECIAL SEMINAR 
Jens Hoppe (KTH) 
New Constructions and Quantization of Minimal Surfaces 

February 16, 2018, 9:30 am at Science Center 530 
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 
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 
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 
Mohammed Abouzaid (COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY) 
Nearby Lagrangians are simply homotopic 

October 23, 2015, 3:30  4:30 PM at Science Center 507 
JOINT HARVARD MATHEMATICS AND CENTER OF MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES AND APPLICATIONS RANDOM MATRIX AND PROBABILITY THEORY SEMINAR 
Stephane Benoist (MIT) 
Near critical spanning forests 

September 21, 2016, 3:00 PM at CMSA Building, 20 Garden Street, Room G10 
NUMBER THEORY SEMINAR 
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November 26, 2014, at 
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** 
GAUGE THEORY, TOPOLOGY & SYMPLECTIC GEOMETRY SEMINAR 
R. Inanc Baykur (UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS AMHERST) 
Multisections of Lefschetz fibrations and topology of symplectic 4manifolds 

January 30, 2015, 3:30 PM at Science Center 507 
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 
MATHEMATICAL PICTURE LANGUAGE SEMINAR 
Victor Kac (MIT) 
Multiplicative Poisson vertex algebras and differentialdifference Hamiltonian equations 

October 02, 2018, 5:00 pm at Jefferson 356 
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 
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 
SPECIAL DIFFERENTIAL GEOMETRY SEMINAR 
Simon Donaldson (STONY BROOK UNIVERSITY) 
Multivalued harmonic functions and NashMoser theory 

November 09, 2018, 2:00 pm at Science Center 507 
CENTER OF MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES AND APPLICATIONS MATHEMATICAL PHYSICS SEMINAR 
Shinobu Hosono (GAKUSHUIN UNIVERSITY) 
Movable vs monodromy nilpotent cones of CalabiYau manifolds 

March 05, 2018, 12:00 PM at CMSA Building, 20 Garden Street, Room 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 
THURSDAY SEMINAR 
Mike Hopkins (HARVARD UNIVERSITY) 
Motivic vector bundles 

April 02, 2015, 3:30  5:30 pm at Science Center Hall E 
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 
HARVARD MIT ALGEBRAIC GEOMETRY SEMINAR 
Angelo Vistoli (SCUOLA NORMALE) 
Motive classes of classifying spaces 

April 18, 2017, 3:00 pm at Science Center 507 
GAUGE THEORY, TOPOLOGY & SYMPLECTIC GEOMETRY SEMINAR 
Daniel HalpernLeistner (COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY) 
Morselike stratifications of moduli problems in algebraic geometry 

February 27, 2015, 3:30  4:30 PM at Science Center 507 
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 
THURSDAY SEMINAR 
Marc Hoyois (MIT) 
Morel’s A^1homotopical classification of vector bundles, part II 

March 26, 2015, 3:30  5:30 pm at Science Center Hall E 
THURSDAY SEMINAR 
Marc Hoyois (MIT) 
Morel’s A^1homotopical classification of vector bundles, part I 

February 26, 2015, 3:30  5:30 pm at Science Center Hall E 
DIFFERENTIAL GEOMETRY SEMINAR 
Mark Stern (DUKE UNIVERSITY) 
Monotonicity and Betti Number Bounds 

October 23, 2018, 4:00 pm at Science Center 507 
CENTER OF MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES AND APPLICATIONS MATHEMATICAL PHYSICS SEMINAR 
Yoosik Kim (BOSTON UNIVERSITY) 
Monotone Lagrangian tori in cotangent bundles 

September 18, 2017, 12:00  1:00 PM at CMSA Building, 20 Garden Street, Room G10 
GAUGE THEORY & TOPOLOGY SEMINAR 
Goncalo Oliveira (IMPERIAL COLLEGE) 
Monopoles in Higher Dimensions 

September 27, 2013, 3:30  4:30 PM at Science Center 507 
GAUGETOPOLOGYSYMPLECTIC SEMINAR 
Laure Flapan (NORTHEASTERN UNIVERSITY) 
Monodromy of Kodaira fibrations 

November 02, 2018, 3:30 pm at Science Center 507 
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 
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 
INFORMAL DYNAMICS & GEOMETRY SEMINAR 
Tom Church (STANFORD & MIT) 
Moebius functions and growth rates of groups 

March 26, 2014, 4:00 PM at Science Center 530 
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 
HARVARD/MIT ALGEBRAIC GEOMETRY SEMINAR 
Dan Abramovich (BROWN UNIVERSITY) 
Moduli technique in resolution of singularities 

February 12, 2019, 3:00 pm at Science Center 507 
NUMBER THEORY SEMINAR 
Ben Howard (BOSTON COLLEGE) 
Moduli spaces of shtukas and a higher derivative GrossKohnenZagier formula 

September 19, 2018, 3:00 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 HOMOLOGICAL MIRROR SYMMETRY FOCUSED LECTURE SERIES 
Colin Diemer (IHES) 
Moduli spaces of LandauGinzburg models and (mostly Fano) HMS 

March 01, 2018, 3:00  5:00 pm at CMSA Building, 20 Garden Street, Room G10 
CMSA HOMOLOGICAL MIRROR SYMMETRY FOCUSED LECTURE SERIES 
Colin Diemer (IHES) 
Moduli spaces of LandauGinzburg models and (mostly Fano) HMS 

February 27, 2018, 3:00  4:00 PM at CMSA Building, 20 Garden Street, Room G10 
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 GEOMETRY AND DYNAMICS SEMINAR 
Curtis McMullen (HARVARD UNIVERSITY) 
Moduli spaces and dynamical systems 

September 26, 2018, 4:00 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 
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 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 
HARVARD/MIT ALGEBRAIC GEOMETRY SEMINAR 
Jack Huizenga (PENN STATE) 
Moduli of sheaves on Hirzebruch surfaces 

September 11, 2018, 3:00 pm at Science Center 507 
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 
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 
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 
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 
NUMBER THEORY SEMINAR 
Michael Harris (COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY) 
Modularity theorems in the function field setting and local Langlands parametrization 

November 04, 2015, 3:00  4:00 PM at Science Center 507 
MATHEMATICAL PHYSICS SEMINAR 
Babak Haghighat (HARVARD UNIVERSITY) 
Modularity of Yukawacouplings for elliptic CalabiYau manifolds 

August 31, 2015, 12:00  2:00 PM at Science Center 232 
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 
NUMBER THEORY SEMINAR 
Frank Calegari (UNIVERSITY OF CHICAGO) 
Modularity lifting theorems beyond Shimura varieties 

April 05, 2017, 3:00 pm at Science Center 507 
CMSA MATH PHYSICS SEMINAR 
Hossein Movasati (IMPA) 
Modular vector fields 

February 25, 2019, 12:00  1:00 PM at CMSA, 20 Garden St, G10 
SPECIAL LECTURE SERIES 
Gaetan Chenevier (CNRS) 
Modular forms of classical groups and even unimodular lattices 

January 14, 2015, 3  4:30 PM at Science Center 507 
SPECIAL LECTURE SERIES 
Gaetan Chenevier (CNRS) 
Modular forms of classical groups and even unimodular lattices 

January 20, 2015, 3  4:30 PM at Science Center 507 
SPECIAL LECTURE SERIES 
Gaetan Chenevier (CNRS) 
Modular forms of classical groups and even unimodular lattices 

January 22, 2015, 3  4:30 PM at Science Center 507 
NUMBER THEORY SEMINAR 
Hossein Movasati (HARVARD UNIVERSITY) 
Modular forms for triangle groups 

February 05, 2014, 3:00 PM at Sci 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 
LOGIC SEMINAR 
Will Boney (HARVARD UNIVERSITY) 
Modeltheoretic characterizations of large cardinals 

September 19, 2017, 5:15 PM at Science Center 507 
LOGIC SEMINAR 
Paul Baginski (FAIRFIELD UNIVERSITY) 
Model Theoretic Advances for Groups With Bounded Chains of Centralizers 

April 24, 2018, 5:15 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 
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 
CENTER OF MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES AND APPLICATIONS HOMOLOGICAL MIRROR SYMMETRY SEMINAR 
Philip Engel (HARVARD UNIVERSITY) 
Mirror symmetry in the complement of an anticanonical divisor 

October 27, 2016, 2:00  4:00 pm at CMSA Building, 20 Garden St, G10 
MATHEMATICAL PICTURE LANGUAGE SEMINAR 
Bohan Fang (PEKING UNIVERSITY) 
Mirror symmetry for toric CalabiYau 3folds 

September 04, 2018, 4:00 pm at Jefferson 356 
DIFFERENTIAL GEOMETRY SEMINAR 
Lino Amorim (KANSAS STATE) 
Mirror symmetry for an orbifold sphere 

December 11, 2018, 4:00 pm at Science Center 507 
CENTER OF MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES AND APPLICATIONS MATHEMATICAL PHYSICS SEMINAR 
Hansol Hong (CMSA) 
Mirror construction via formal deformation of Lagrangians 

December 05, 2016, 12:00 pm at CMSA Building, 20 Garden St, G10 
DIFFERENTIAL GEOMETRY SEMINAR 
Hansol Hong (CMSA & BRANDEIS UNIVERSITY) 
Mirror construction via Lagrangian deformation 

October 02, 2018, 4:00 pm at Science Center 507 
CENTER OF MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES AND APPLICATIONS MATHEMATICAL PHYSICS SEMINAR 
Brandon B. Meredith (EMBRYRIDDLE AERONAUTICAL UNIVERSITY) 
Mirror Symmetry on Toric Surfaces via Tropical Geometry 

April 09, 2018, 12:00 PM at CMSA Building, 20 Garden Street, G02 
CENTER OF MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES AND APPLICATIONS MIRROR SYMMETRY SEMINAR 
Chuck Doran (UNIVERSITY OF ALBERTA AND ICERM) 
Mirror Symmetry for Lattice Polarized del Pezzo Surfaces 

March 02, 2018, 11:00  12:00 at Science Center 530 
BRANDEIS, HARVARD, MIT, NORTHEASTERN JOINT COLLOQUIUM AT HARVARD 
Paul Hacking (UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS, AMHERST) 
Mirror Symmetry and Fano manifolds 

April 26, 2018, Tea at 4 pm, Talk at 4:30 pm at Science Center Hall A 
GAUGE THEORY, TOPOLOGY, AND SYMPLECTIC GEOMETRY SEMINAR 
Vladimir Chernov (DARTMOUTH UNIVERSITY) 
Minimizing intersection points of loops on a surface and the AndersenMattesReshetikhin Poisson bracket. (based on a joint work with Patricia Cahn) 

September 30, 2016, 3:30  4:30 PM at Science Center 507 
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 EVOLUTION EQUATIONS SEMINAR 
Michael Eichmair (UNIVERSITY OF VIENNA) 
Minimal surfaces, isoperimetry, and nonnegative scalar curvature in asymptotically flat manifolds 

March 24, 2016, 9:50  10:50 am at CMSA Building, 20 Garden Street, Room G10 
DIFFERENTIAL GEOMETRY SEMINAR 
Baris Coskunuzer (MIT & KOC UNIVERSITY) 
Minimal Surfaces with Arbitrary Topology in H^2xR 

March 03, 2015, 4:15 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 
DIFFERENTIAL GEOMETRY SEMINAR 
Xin Zhou (MIT) 
Minmax theory in Gaussian space and Entropy Conjecture 

November 17, 2015, 4:15 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 GENERAL RELATIVITY SEMINAR 
HsinYu Chen (BLACK HOLE INITIATIVE) 
Measuring the Hubble Constant with Gravitational Waves 

February 21, 2019, 3:00 4:00 PM at Sci Center 411 
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 
TRIVIAL NOTIONS SEMINAR 
Stergios Antonakoudis (HARVARD UNIVERSITY) 
Measured foliations and Riemann surfaces 

February 06, 2014, 12:00 PM at Science Center 112 
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 
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 
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 
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 
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) 
OPEN NEIGHBORHOOD SEMINAR 
Alissa Crans (LOYOLA MARYMOUNT) 
Matrices, Reflections, and Knots, oh my! 

April 29, 2019, 4:30 pm at Science Center 507 
CENTER OF MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES AND APPLICATIONS MATHEMATICAL PHYSICS SEMINAR 
Christophe Keller (HARVARD PAULSON SCHOOL OF ENGINEERING AND APPLIED SCIENCES) 
Mathieu Moonshine and Symmetry Surfing 

February 06, 2017, 12:00 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 
Xinqi Gong (INSTITUTE FOR MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES, RENNIN UNIVERSITY OF CHINA) 
Mathematical Intelligence Applications in Biomedical Problems 

February 23, 2018, 3:00 pm at Jefferson 250 
CENTER OF MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES AND APPLICATIONS COLLOQUIUM 
Lydia Bieri (UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN) 
Mathematical General Relativity 

March 02, 2016, 4:30 PM at CMSA Building, 20 Garden Street, Room G10 
BRANDEIS  HARVARD  MIT  NORTHEASTERN JOINT COLLOQUIUM 
Peter Bubenik (UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA) 
Mathematical Aspects of Topological Data Analysis 

September 27, 2018, 4:30 pm at Northeastern  509 Lake Hall 
CMSA GENERAL RELATIVITY SEMINAR 
Aghil Alaee (CMSA) 
Massangular momentum inequality for black holes 

September 12, 2018, 11:00 am at CMSA Building, 20 Garden St, G02 
CENTER OF MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES AND APPLICATIONS GEOMETRIC ANALYSIS SEMINAR 
Piotr Chrusciel (UNIVERSITY OF VIENNA) 
Mass oc characteristic surfaces 

March 29, 2016, 9:50  10:50 am at CMSA Building, 20 Garden Street, Room G10 
DIFFERENTIAL GEOMETRY SEMINAR 
Claude LeBrun (STONY BROOK) 
Mass in Kähler Geometry 

September 15, 2015, 4:15 PM at Science Center 507 
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 
LOGIC COLLOQUIUM 
Andrew Marks (UCLA) 
Martin measure and strong ergodicity 

April 28, 2016, 2:00  4:00 PM at 2 Arrow Street, Room #420 
MATHEMATICAL PICTURE LANGUAGE SEMINAR 
Claus Koestler (UNIVERSITY COLLEGE CORK, IRELAND) 
Markovianity as a distributional system 

April 09, 2019, 3:00 pm at Jefferson 356 
CMSA TOPOLOGICAL ASPECTS OF CONDENSED MATTER SEMINAR 
Claudio Chamon (BOSTON UNIVERSITY) 
Manybody scar states with topological properties in 1D, 2D, and 3D 

December 03, 2018, 10:00  11:30 am at CMSA Building, 20 Garden St, G02 
THURSDAY SEMINAR 
Mike Hopkins (HARVARD UNIVERSITY) 
Mahowald's theorem on E_2 algebras 

November 19, 2015, 3:00  5:00 PM at Science Center 507 
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 
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 
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 
CENTER OF MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES AND APPLICATIONS EVOLUTION EQUATIONS SEMINAR 
Felix Finster (UNIVERSITY OF REGENSBURG) 
Lorentzian spectral geometry and the fermionic signature operator 

March 31, 2016, 9:50  10:50 am at CMSA Building, 20 Garden Street, Room G10 
COLLOQUIUM 
June Huh (PRINCETON UNIVERSITY) 
Lorentzian polynomials 

February 21, 2019, 3:00 PM at Science Center 507 
CMSA GENERAL RELATIVITY SEMINAR 
Niky Kamran (MCGILL UNIVERSITY) 
Lorentzian Einstein metrics with prescribed conformal infinity 

November 14, 2018, 11:00 am at CMSA Building, 20 Garden St, G10 
CENTER OF MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES AND APPLICATIONS MATHEMATICAL PHYSICS SEMINAR 
Agnese Bissi (HARVARD UNIVERSITY) 
Loops in AdS from conformal symmetry 

March 27, 2017, 12:00 pm at CMSA Building, 20 Garden St, G02 
CENTER OF MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES AND APPLICATIONS SPECIAL SEMINAR 
Tyler Helmuth (ICERM AND BROWN UNIVERSITY) 
Loopweighted Walk 

April 23, 2015, 2:00  3:00 PM at Science Center 232 
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 
GAUGETOPOLOGYSYMPLECTIC SEMINAR 
Paul Feehan (RUTGERS UNIVERSITY) 
Lojasiewicz inequalities and MorseBott functions 

October 12, 2018, 3:30 PM at Science Center 507 
HARVARD MATH & PHILOSOPHY LOGIC COLLOQUIUM 
Ilijas Farah (YORK UNIVERSITY) 
Logic and operator algebras 

April 16, 2014, 4:00 PM at HU Logic Center  2 Arrow Street, Room #420 
CMSA GENERAL RELATIVITY SEMINAR 
Lydia Bieri (UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN) 
Logarithmic or Not Logarithmic 

April 19, 2019, 9:30 am  10:30 am at CMSA, 20 Garden St, G02 
JOINT CMSA AND DEPARTMENT OF MATHEMATICS RANDOM MATRIX AND PROBABILITY THEORY SEMINAR 
Paul Bourgade (NYU) 
Logcorrelations and branching structures in analytic number theory 

April 04, 2019, 4:30 pm 5:30 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 
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 
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 
JOINT CMSA AND DEPARTMENT OF MATHEMATICS RANDOM MATRIX AND PROBABILITY THEORY SEMINAR 
Ilya Kachkovskiy (MICHIGAN STATE) 
Localization and delocalization for interacting 1D quasiperiodic particles 

March 06, 2019, 4:15 pm at Science Center 411 *note unusual day and location* 
NUMBER THEORY SEMINAR 
Renee Bell (MIT) 
LocaltoGlobal Lifting for Curves in Characteristic p 

November 29, 2017, 3:15 pm *sharp at Science Center 507 
NUMBER THEORY SEMINAR 
Matthew Emerton (UNIVERSITY OF CHICAGO) 
Localglobal compatibility in the padic Langlands program 

October 23, 2013, 3:00  4:00 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 
JOINT DEPARTMENT OF MATHEMATICS AND CENTER OF MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES AND APPLICATIONS RANDOM MATRIX AND PROBABILITY THEORY SEMINAR 
Yu Gu (STANFORD) 
Local vs global random fluctuations in stochastic homogenization 

November 16, 2016, 2:30 pm *note change in time* at CMSA Building, 20 Garden St, G10 
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 
CENTER OF MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES & APPLICATIONS RANDOM MATRIX AND PROBABILITY THEORY SEMINAR 
Marek Biskup (UCLA) 
Local limit theory for extreme values of 2D Discrete Gaussian Free Field 

April 27, 2016, 2:15  3:30 pm at CMSA Building, 20 Garden St, G02 
BASIC NOTIONS SEMINAR 
Yaiza Canzani (HARVARD UNIVERSITY) 
Local geometry of the nodal sets of Laplace eigenfunctions 

March 10, 2014, 3:00 PM at Science Center 507 
NUMBER THEORY SEMINAR 
Martin Olsson (UC BERKELEY) 
Local fundamental groups and reduction mod $p$ 

March 29, 2017, 3:00 pm at Science Center 507 
HARVARDMIT COMBINATORICS SEMINAR 
Bruno Benedetti (UNIVERSITY OF MIAMI) 
Local constructions of manifolds 

October 19, 2018, 4:15  5:15 pm at MIT 2147 
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 
NUMBER THEORY SEMINAR 
Bjorn Poonen (MIT) 
Local arboreal representations 

February 01, 2017, 3:00 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 
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 MATHEMATICAL PHYSICS SEMINAR 
Nathan Haouzi (UC BERKELEY) 
Little Strings and Classification of surface defects 

April 03, 2017, 12:00 pm at CMSA Building, 20 Garden St, G02 
CENTER OF MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES AND APPLICATIONS PHYSICAL MATHEMATICS SEMINAR 
Michele Del Zotto (HARVARD UNIVERSITY PHYSICS) 
Little String Theories in Ftheory 

March 07, 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 
Ian Jauslin (INSTITUTE FOR ADVANCED STUDY) 
Liquid Crystals and the HeilmannLieb model 

October 03, 2018, 3:00 pm at CMSA Building, 20 Garden St, G10 
JOINT DEPT OF MATHEMATICS AND CENTER OF MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES & APPLICATIONS RANDOM MATRIX AND PROBABILITY THEORY SEMINAR 
Subhajit Goswami (UNIVERSITY OF CHICAGO) 
Liouville firstpassage percolation and Watabiki's prediction 

April 12, 2017, 3:00 pm at CMSA Building, 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 
DIFFERENTIAL GEOMETRY SEMINAR 
Jordan Keller (COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY) 
Linear stability of Schwarzschild spacetime 

March 28, 2017, 3:00  4:00 PM at CMSA Building, 20 Garden St, G02 
CENTER OF MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES AND APPLICATIONS GENERAL RELATIVITY SEMINAR 
Felix Finster (UNIVERSITY OF REGENSBURG) 
Linear stability of Kerr black holes 

April 13, 2016, 12:00  1:00 PM at CMSA Building, 20 Garden Street, Room G10 
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 
CENTER OF MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES AND APPLICATIONS COLLOQUIUM 
Felix Finster (UNIVERSITäT REGENSBURG) 
Linear hyperbolic equations in a rotating black hole geometry 

September 23, 2015, 4:00  5:00 PM at Science Center 507 
HARVARD/MIT ALGEBRAIC GEOMETRY SEMINAR 
Dave Jensen (UNIVERSITY OF KENTUCKY) 
Linear Systems on General Curves of Fixed Gonality 

October 17, 2017, 3:00 PM at Science Center Hall A 
CENTER OF MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES AND APPLICATIONS MATHEMATICAL PHYSICS SEMINAR 
Jordan Keller (BHI) 
Linear Stability of Schwarzschild Black Holes 

February 26, 2018, 12:00 PM at CMSA Building, 20 Garden Street, Room G10 
CMSA GENERAL RELATIVITY SEMINAR 
Jordan Keller (HARVARD UNIVERSITY) 
Linear Stability of Higher Dimensional Schwarzschild Black Holes 

November 07, 2018, 11:00 am at CMSA Building, 20 Garden St, G10 
DIFFERENTIAL GEOMETRY SEMINAR 
Jordan Keller (HARVARD BLACK HOLE INITIATIVE) 
Linear Stability of Higher Dimensional Schwarzschild Black Holes 

September 12, 2017, 4:00  5:15 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 
NUMBER THEORY SEMINAR 
Lassina Dembele (UNIVERSITY OF WARWICK AND ICERM) 
Lifts of Hilbert modular forms and applications to modularity 

October 28, 2015, 3:00  4:00 PM at Science Center 507 
CENTER OF MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES & APPLICATIONS PHYSICAL MATHEMATICS SEMINAR 
Murad Alim (HARVARD UNIVERSITY) 
Lie algebra and differential rings of tt* geometries of CalabiYau sigma models 

October 27, 2014, 12:00  2:00 PM at Science Center 232 
CENTER OF MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES AND APPLICATIONS COLLOQUIUM 
Mehran Kardar (MIT) 
Levitation by Casimir forces in and out of equilibrium 

April 27, 2017, 3:00 pm at CMSA Building, 20 Garden St, G10 
BASIC NOTIONS SEMINAR 
Alex Kontorovich (YALE UNIVERSITY) 
Levels of Distribution 

September 16, 2013, 3:00 PM at Science Center 507 
BASIC NOTIONS SEMINAR 
Daniel CristofaroGardiner (HARVARD UNIVERSITY) 
Length and volume on contact threemanifolds 

February 23, 2015, 3:00 PM at Science 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 MATHEMATICAL PHYSICS SEMINAR 
Roger Casals (MIT) 
Legendrian Presentation of Weinstein Domains 

November 30, 2015, 12:00  2:00 PM at Science Center 232 
CENTER OF MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES AND APPLICATIONS MATHEMATICAL PHYSICS SEMINAR 
Alireza Behtash (NORTH CAROLINA STATE UNIVERSITY) 
Lefschetz Thimbles and Supersymmetric Quantum Mechanics 

November 09, 2015, 12:00  1:00 PM at Science Center 232 
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 3: Derived Artin stacks 

February 12, 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 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 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 
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 
CMSA GENERAL RELATIVITY SEMINAR 
Shahar Hadar (HARVARD UNIVERSITY) 
Latetime behavior of nearextremal black holes from symmetry 

January 31, 2019, 3:00  4:00 pm at Science Center 232 *note different location* 
CENTER OF MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES AND APPLICATIONS RANDOM MATRIX & PROBABILITY THEORY SEMINAR 
Vadim Gorin (MASSACHUSETTS INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY) 
Largest eigenvalues in random matrix betaensembles: structures of the limit 

November 04, 2015, 2:00 PM at Science Center 232 
THURSDAY SEMINAR 
Ryan Grady (BOSTON UNIVERSITY) 
Large volume limits and derived mapping stacks: extracting manifold invariants via the BV formalism 

October 16, 2014, 4:00  6:00 PM at Science Center 507 
JOINT CMSA AND DEPARTMENT OF MATHEMATICS RANDOM MATRIX AND PROBABILITY THEORY SEMINAR 
Giulio Biroli (ENS) 
Large deviations for the largest eigenvalues and eigenvectors of spiked random matrices 

April 09, 2019, 12:00  1:00 pm at CMSA, 20 Garden Street, G02 
JOINT DEPARTMENT OF MATHEMATICS AND CENTER OF MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES AND APPLICATIONS RANDOM MATRIX AND PROBABILITY THEORY SEMINAR 
Shirshendu Gangly (UC BERKELEY) 
Large deviation and counting problems in sparse settings 

March 01, 2017, 3:00 PM at CMSA Building, 20 Garden St, 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 MATHEMATICAL PHYSICS SEMINAR 
Burkhard Schwab (CMSA) 
Large Gauge symmetries in Supergravity 

April 10, 2017, 12:00 pm at CMSA Building, 20 Garden St, G10 
LOGIC SEMINAR 
Justin Cavitt (HARVARD UNIVERSITY) 
Large Cardinals and Simpler Proofs 

March 25, 2019, 5:40 pm at Science Center 507 
NUMBER THEORY SEMINAR 
Sol Friedberg (BOSTON COLLEGE) 
Langlands functoriality, the converse theorem, and integral representations of Lfunctions 

December 05, 2018, 3:00 pm at Science Center 507 
BASIC NOTIONS SEMINAR 
Dennis Gaitsgory (HARVARD UNIVERSITY) 
Langlands correspondence via shtukas, after V. Drinfeld, L. Lafforgue and V. Lafforgue 

April 20, 2015, 3:00 PM at Science Center 507 
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 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 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 
GAUGE THEORY, TOPOLOGY & SYMPLECTIC GEOMETRY SEMINAR 
Luis Haug (MIT) 
Lagrangian antisurgery and cobordisms 

April 08, 2016, 3:30  4:30 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 
DIFFERENTIAL GEOMETRY SEMINAR 
Hiro Lee Tanaka (HARVARD UNIVERSITY) 
Lagrangian Cobordisms and Fukaya Categories 

September 23, 2014, 4:15 PM at Science Center 507 
NUMBER THEORY SEMINAR 
Joël Bellaïche (BRANDEIS UNIVERSITY) 
Lacunarity of modular forms 

February 08, 2017, 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 
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 
CMSA GENERAL RELATIVITY SEMINAR 
Amir Babak Aazami (CLARK UNIVERSITY) 
Kähler metrics via Lorentzian geometry in dimension 4 

April 11, 2019, 3:00  4:00 pm at Science Center 411 
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 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 
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 
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 
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 
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) 
Koszul Duality II 

March 29, 2018, 3:00  5:00 pm at Science Center 507 
THURSDAY SEMINAR 
Jacob Lurie (HARVARD UNIVERSITY) 
Koszul Duality 

March 22, 2018, 3:00  5:00 pm at Science Center 507 
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 
NUMBER THEORY SEMINAR 
Nicolas Templier (CORNELL UNIVERSITY) 
Kloosterman families, Quantum cohomology and geometric Langlands 

April 20, 2016, 3:00 PM at Science Center 507 
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 
Gábor Székelyhidi (UNIVERSITY OF NOTRE DAME) 
KahlerEinstein metrics along the smooth continuity method 

May 05, 2015, 4:15 PM 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 
INFORMAL GEOMETRY & DYAMICS SEMINAR 
Corey Bregman (BRANDEIS UNIVERSITY) 
Kaehler groups and surface bundles 

April 11, 2018, 4:00 PM at Science Center 530 
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 RANDOM MATRIX & PROBABILITY THEORY SEMINAR 
Alan Hammond (UC BERKELEY) 
KPZ Line Ensemble: a marriage of integrability and probability 

March 25, 2015, 11:30 am  1:00 pm at Science Center 232 
HARVARD/MIT ALGEBRAIC GEOMETRY SEMINAR 
Yuchen Liu (YALE UNIVERSITY) 
Kstability of cubic threefolds 

October 03, 2017, 3:00 PM at MIT 4237 
THURSDAY SEMINAR 
Jacob Lurie (HARVARD UNIVERSITY) 
KTheory of Henselian Rings II 

October 06, 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 
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 
NUMBER THEORY SEMINAR 
Romyar Sharifi (UCLA) 
Iwasawa modules in higher codimension 

May 01, 2019, 3:00  4:00 pm at Science Center 507 
NUMBER THEORY SEMINAR 
Jennifer Balakrishnan (BOSTON UNIVERSITY) 
Iterated padic integrals and rational points on curves 

September 14, 2016, 3:00  4:00 PM at Science Center 507 
CENTER OF MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES AND APPLICATIONS EVOLUTION EQUATIONS SEMINAR 
Feimin Huang (CHINESE ACADEMY OF SCIENCES) 
Isometric immersion of complete surface with slowly decaying negative Gauss curvature 

March 10, 2016, 9:50  10:50 am at CMSA Building, 20 Garden Street, Room G02 
CENTER OF MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES AND APPLICATIONS GEOMETRIC ANALYSIS SEMINAR 
Pengfei Guan (MCGILL UNIVERSITY) 
Isometric embeddings of $(S^2,g)$ to general warped product space $(N^3,\bar g)$. 

October 13, 2015, 10:00 AM at Science Center 232 
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 
HARVARD/MIT ALGEBRAIC GEOMETRY SEMINAR 
Alex Isaev (MSI / AUSTRALIAN NATIONAL UNIVERSITY) 
Isolated hypersurface singularities and associated forms 

April 12, 2016, 3:00 PM at Science Center 507 
GAUGETOPOLOGYSYMPLECTIC SEMINAR 
Raphael Zentner (REGENSBURG) 
Irreducible SL(2,C)representations of homology3spheres 

December 07, 2018, 3:30 pm at Science Center 507 
CENTER OF MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES AND APPLICATIONS COLLOQUIUM 
Leslie Greengard (COURANT INSTITUTE) 
Inverse problems in acoustic scattering and cryoelectron microscopy 

March 29, 2017, 4:00 pm at CMSA Building, 20 Garden St, G10 
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* 
MATHEMATICAL PHYSICS SEMINAR 
Arthur Jaffe and Zhengwei Liu (HARVARD UNIVERSITY) 
Introduction to the Mathematical Picture Language Project 

September 05, 2017, 4:00 PM at Jefferson 356 
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 
THURSDAY SEMINAR 
Mike Hopkins (HARVARD UNIVERSITY) 
Introduction to Topological Hochschild and cyclic homology 

September 17, 2015, 3:00  4:05 PM **Special time** at Science Center 507 
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 
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 
CENTER OF MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES AND APPLICATIONS HOMOLOGICAL MIRROR SYMMETRY SEMINAR 
Netanel Blaier (BRANDEIS UNIVERSITY) 
Intro to HMS 2 

September 29, 2016, 2:00  4:00 pm at CMSA Building, 20 Garden St, G10 
CENTER OF MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES AND APPLICATIONS HOMOLOGICAL MIRROR SYMMETRY SEMINAR 
Netanel Blaier (BRANDEIS UNIVERSITY) 
Intro to HMS 

September 22, 2016, 2:00  4:00 PM at CMSA Building, 20 Garden Street, Room G10 
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 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 
HARVARD/MIT ALGEBRAIC GEOMETRY SEMINAR 
Jack Huizenga (UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS AT CHICAGO) 
Interpolation problems and the birational geometry of moduli spaces of sheaves 

October 14, 2014, 3:00 PM at Science Center 507 
LOGIC SEMINAR 
Will Boney (HARVARD UNIVERSITY) 
Interpolation beyond $\mathbb{L}_{\omega_1, \omega}$ 

October 24, 2017, 5:15 pm at Science Center 507 
HARVARD/MIT ALGEBRAIC GEOMETRY SEMINAR 
Atanas Atansov, 34 pm / Eric Larson, 45 pm (HARVARD UNIVERSITY) 
Interpolation and vector bundles on curves 

December 09, 2014, 3  5 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 
DIFFERENTIAL GEOMETRY SEMINAR 
Pengfei Guan (MCGILL UNIVERSITY) 
Interior curvature estimates for immersed hypersurfaces in R^{n+1} 

November 06, 2018, 4:00 pm at Science Center 507 
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 
NUMBER THEORY SEMINAR 
Wei Ho (UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN) 
Integral points on elliptic curves 

October 24, 2018, 3:00 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 
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 
MATHEMATICAL PHYSICS SEMINAR 
Masahito Yamazaki (UNIVERSITY OF TOKYO) 
Integrable Lattice Models from Gauge Theory 

February 21, 2017, 2:45 pm at Jefferson 453 
MATHEMATICAL PHYSICS SEMINAR 
Shamil Shakirov (HARVARD UNIVERSITY) 
Integrability of Refined ChernSimons Theory 

February 14, 2017, 2:45 pm at Jefferson 453 
NUMBER THEORY SEMINAR 
Noam Elkies (HARVARD UNIVERSITY) 