## Mathematics Colloquium – Talks Prior to Spring 2019

1/18/05

Mathematics Colloquium

- The Lattice Of Threshold Graphs
- Mathematicians Working With Teachers In California: The Acclaim Experience

Tom Roby (California State University, Hayward)

1/20/05

Mathematics Colloquium

Langlands Reciprocity And Satake Isomorphism

Kyu-Hwan Lee (University of Toronto)

Langlands Reciprocity And Satake Isomorphism

Kyu-Hwan Lee (University of Toronto)

1/25/05

Mathematics Colloquium

Some Results On The Computability And Axiomatizability Of Trivial Uncountably Categorical Theories

Alfred Dolich (McMaster University)

Some Results On The Computability And Axiomatizability Of Trivial Uncountably Categorical Theories

Alfred Dolich (McMaster University)

1/27/05

Mathematics Colloquium

Analysis Of Values In Undergraduate Mathematics Placement

Jamie Sutherland (University of Wisconsin, Madison)

Analysis Of Values In Undergraduate Mathematics Placement

Jamie Sutherland (University of Wisconsin, Madison)

2/1/05

Mathematics Colloquium

- Linear Control Systems On Lie Groups
- Improving K-12 Teachers Education

Fabiana Cardetti (University of Connecticut)

2/3/05

Mathematics Colloquium

Kolmogorov Complexity and Martin-Lof Randomness

Joseph Miller ()

Kolmogorov Complexity and Martin-Lof Randomness

Joseph Miller ()

2/15/05

Mathematics Colloquium

p-adic Analytic Variation of Modular Forms

Payman Kassaei (McGill University, Montreal)

p-adic Analytic Variation of Modular Forms

Payman Kassaei (McGill University, Montreal)

3/14/05

Mathematics Colloquium

Conformal invariants, Q-curvature and Ricci tensor

Alice Chang (Princeton University)

Conformal invariants, Q-curvature and Ricci tensor

Alice Chang (Princeton University)

3/15/05

Mathematics Colloquium

Minimal Surfaces in pseudo-Hermitian Geometry

Paul Yang (Princeton University)

Minimal Surfaces in pseudo-Hermitian Geometry

Paul Yang (Princeton University)

3/17/05

Mathematics Colloquium

Topological analysis of enzymatic actions: DNA link formation byXer recombination and DNA unknotting by type II topoisomerase

Mariel Vasquez (University of California at Berkeley)

Topological analysis of enzymatic actions: DNA link formation byXer recombination and DNA unknotting by type II topoisomerase

Mariel Vasquez (University of California at Berkeley)

3/17/05

Mathematics Colloquium

Medical Image Segmentation Using Deformable Models

Chengyang Xu ()

Medical Image Segmentation Using Deformable Models

Chengyang Xu ()

3/24/05

Mathematics Colloquium

From the Manhattan Project to Number Theory: How nuclear physics helps us understand primes.

Steve Miller (Brown University)

From the Manhattan Project to Number Theory: How nuclear physics helps us understand primes.

Steve Miller (Brown University)

3/31/05

Mathematics Colloquium

Non-Fickian diffusion and spatial heterogeneity of biofilms

Fuchang Gao ( the effective treatment of biofilm infection remains underdeveloped. One of the main challenges is that the bacteria within biofilms tend to be far more resistant to biocides and antibiotics. Despite the increasing interest)

Non-Fickian diffusion and spatial heterogeneity of biofilms

Fuchang Gao ( the effective treatment of biofilm infection remains underdeveloped. One of the main challenges is that the bacteria within biofilms tend to be far more resistant to biocides and antibiotics. Despite the increasing interest)

4/7/05

Mathematics Colloquium

The chiral de Rham complex, orbifolds, elliptic genera, and automorphic forms

Matt Szczesny ()

The chiral de Rham complex, orbifolds, elliptic genera, and automorphic forms

Matt Szczesny ()

5/19/05

Mathematics Colloquium

Population Haplotyping: Phasing, Tagging and Disease Association

Alexander Zelikovsky (Georgia State University)

Population Haplotyping: Phasing, Tagging and Disease Association

Alexander Zelikovsky (Georgia State University)

9/1/05

Mathematics Colloquium

Topology of M

Pavel Etingof (MIT)

Topology of M

_{0,n}(R)Pavel Etingof (MIT)

9/13/05

Mathematics Colloquium

Deformations of subvarieties of algebraic varieties

Herb Clemens (Ohio State University)

Deformations of subvarieties of algebraic varieties

Herb Clemens (Ohio State University)

9/22/05

Mathematics Colloquium

Mathematics Applied to Medicine

Helen Moore (American Institute for Mathematics)

Mathematics Applied to Medicine

Helen Moore (American Institute for Mathematics)

9/29/05

Mathematics Colloquium

Two stories about about implicitization and commutative algebra

David Cox (Amherst College)

Two stories about about implicitization and commutative algebra

David Cox (Amherst College)

10/6/05

Mathematics Colloquium

Modularity in homotopy theory

Matthew Ando ()

Modularity in homotopy theory

Matthew Ando ()

10/13/05

Mathematics Colloquium

Higher torsion of graphs and surfaces

Kiyoshi Igusa (Brandeis)

Higher torsion of graphs and surfaces

Kiyoshi Igusa (Brandeis)

10/20/05

Mathematics Colloquium

Psychorealism: A Fresh Perspective

Karan Singh ( which allows artists to transcend the linear perspective of a pin-hole camera model. The talk will develop a conceptual framework to construct and interactively control shape and illumination under nonlinear projection and address)

Psychorealism: A Fresh Perspective

Karan Singh ( which allows artists to transcend the linear perspective of a pin-hole camera model. The talk will develop a conceptual framework to construct and interactively control shape and illumination under nonlinear projection and address)

10/27/05

Mathematics Colloquium

Random Walks in Random Environments

Ofer Zeitouni (University of Minnesota)

Random Walks in Random Environments

Ofer Zeitouni (University of Minnesota)

11/4/05

Mathematics Colloquium

Heat Equations in Infinitely Many Variables and Applications to

Michael Roeckner (Purdue University)

Heat Equations in Infinitely Many Variables and Applications to

Michael Roeckner (Purdue University)

11/10/05

Mathematics Colloquium

Few-Nucleon Scattering and Bound States in the Faddeev-Yakubovsky Scheme.

Walter Gloeckle (Ruhr-University of Bochum, Germany)

Few-Nucleon Scattering and Bound States in the Faddeev-Yakubovsky Scheme.

Walter Gloeckle (Ruhr-University of Bochum, Germany)

11/17/05

Mathematics Colloquium

Numbers, Quantum Fields and Motives

Dirk Kreimer (Boston University/IHES)

Numbers, Quantum Fields and Motives

Dirk Kreimer (Boston University/IHES)

12/1/05

Mathematics Colloquium

Stringy invariants of orbifolds

Takashi Kimura (Boston University)

Stringy invariants of orbifolds

Takashi Kimura (Boston University)

1/24/06

Mathematics Colloquium

Combinatorics of Young walls and representation theory

Seok-Jin Kang (Seoul National University)

Combinatorics of Young walls and representation theory

Seok-Jin Kang (Seoul National University)

1/26/06

Mathematics Colloquium

I. Symmetric Space Valued Moment Maps, II.Advantages, Challenges, and Dividends of Online Placement

Matthew Leingang (Harvard University)

I. Symmetric Space Valued Moment Maps, II.Advantages, Challenges, and Dividends of Online Placement

Matthew Leingang (Harvard University)

1/31/06

Mathematics Colloquium

Tides of Tutoring: I. Planetary tides and Europa, II. Tutor training case study

Sarah Frey (California State University, East Bay)

Tides of Tutoring: I. Planetary tides and Europa, II. Tutor training case study

Sarah Frey (California State University, East Bay)

2/2/06

Mathematics Colloquium

Direct simulation of mixed continuum-discrete physics with high-order discontinuous Galerkin methods

Gustaff Jacobs (Brown University)

Direct simulation of mixed continuum-discrete physics with high-order discontinuous Galerkin methods

Gustaff Jacobs (Brown University)

2/7/06

Mathematics Colloquium

Domain Decomposition Methods

Jung-Han Kimn (Louisiana State University)

Domain Decomposition Methods

Jung-Han Kimn (Louisiana State University)

2/9/06

Mathematics Colloquium

I. Which Improper Integrals are Finite? Multiplier Ideals and Monomial Ideals.

II.Cultivating a learning network

Jason Howald (John Carroll University)

I. Which Improper Integrals are Finite? Multiplier Ideals and Monomial Ideals.

II.Cultivating a learning network

Jason Howald (John Carroll University)

2/21/06

Mathematics Colloquium

Fast High-Order Integral Equation Methods (with application to optical

Michael C. Haslam ()

Fast High-Order Integral Equation Methods (with application to optical

Michael C. Haslam ()

2/22/06

Mathematics Colloquium

Special joint colloquium Math-MCB-PNB: On the Growth of Brain Tumors: enhancing imaging techniques and highlighting inadequacies of current therapies

Professor James Murray FRS (Membre de l’Institut de France, Oxford (em.), Univ. of Washington (em.))

Special joint colloquium Math-MCB-PNB: On the Growth of Brain Tumors: enhancing imaging techniques and highlighting inadequacies of current therapies

Professor James Murray FRS (Membre de l’Institut de France, Oxford (em.), Univ. of Washington (em.))

2/24/06

Mathematics Colloquium

Escape from a Circle and Riemann Hypotheses

Leonid Bunimovich ()

Escape from a Circle and Riemann Hypotheses

Leonid Bunimovich ()

3/1/06

Mathematics Colloquium

Asymptotic spectral approximations and free probability theory

Friedrich Goetze (Universitaet Bielefeld)

Asymptotic spectral approximations and free probability theory

Friedrich Goetze (Universitaet Bielefeld)

3/2/06

Mathematics Colloquium

Stellar subdivisions and blowings up

Dan Abramovich ()

Stellar subdivisions and blowings up

Dan Abramovich ()

3/23/06

Mathematics Colloquium

Laurent expansions in cluster algebras via quiver representations

Andrei Zelevinsky ()

Laurent expansions in cluster algebras via quiver representations

Andrei Zelevinsky ()

3/30/06

Mathematics Colloquium

Rigidity of polytopes and toric varieties

Tom Braden (UMass)

Rigidity of polytopes and toric varieties

Tom Braden (UMass)

4/4/06

Mathematics Colloquium

Uniformization and geometrization in a metric space setting

Bruce Kleiner (Yale)

Uniformization and geometrization in a metric space setting

Bruce Kleiner (Yale)

4/13/06

Mathematics Colloquium

Matrix Distance Problems

Michael L. Overton (Courant Institute, NYU)

Matrix Distance Problems

Michael L. Overton (Courant Institute, NYU)

4/20/06

Mathematics Colloquium

Form and Sound: Remarks on PDEs and Fractals

Umbero Mosco (Worcester Polytechnic Institute)

Form and Sound: Remarks on PDEs and Fractals

Umbero Mosco (Worcester Polytechnic Institute)

4/26/06

Mathematics Colloquium

ìCollaboration between Mathematicians: Some Personal Anecdotesî

Farshid Hajir (UMass)

ìCollaboration between Mathematicians: Some Personal Anecdotesî

Farshid Hajir (UMass)

8/8/06

Mathematics Colloquium

Variances of First Passage Times in a Markov Chain with Application to Mixing Times

Jeffrey Hunter (Massey University Auckland)

Variances of First Passage Times in a Markov Chain with Application to Mixing Times

Jeffrey Hunter (Massey University Auckland)

9/7/06

Mathematics Colloquium

Integer Valued Polynomials – A Survey

Paul-Jean Cahen (UniversitÈ Paul CÈzanne, Aix-Marseille III/UConn)

Integer Valued Polynomials – A Survey

Paul-Jean Cahen (UniversitÈ Paul CÈzanne, Aix-Marseille III/UConn)

9/14/06

Mathematics Colloquium

Tableaux combinatorics for the asymmetric exclusion process

Lauren Williams (Harvard)

Tableaux combinatorics for the asymmetric exclusion process

Lauren Williams (Harvard)

9/21/06

Mathematics Colloquium

Triangular billiards, scaling limits, and Fourier series

Richard Schwartz ()

Triangular billiards, scaling limits, and Fourier series

Richard Schwartz ()

9/28/06

Mathematics Colloquium

Vector bundles over holomorphic symplectic surfaces

Eyal Markman (UMass)

Vector bundles over holomorphic symplectic surfaces

Eyal Markman (UMass)

10/5/06

Mathematics Colloquium

Mirror symmetry for quotients of tori by finite groups

Michael Thaddeus (Columbia University)

Mirror symmetry for quotients of tori by finite groups

Michael Thaddeus (Columbia University)

10/19/06

Mathematics Colloquium

Computer Experiments in Representation Theory

Gregg Zuckerman (Yale)

Computer Experiments in Representation Theory

Gregg Zuckerman (Yale)

10/25/06

Mathematics Colloquium

Hyperbolic Polynomials & Van der Waerden/Schrijver-Valiant like Conjectures

Leonid Gurvits ()

Hyperbolic Polynomials & Van der Waerden/Schrijver-Valiant like Conjectures

Leonid Gurvits ()

11/2/06

Mathematics Colloquium

Nonnegativity and stability in matrix theory

Daniel Hershkowitz (Technion,)

Nonnegativity and stability in matrix theory

Daniel Hershkowitz (Technion,)

11/9/06

Mathematics Colloquium

The Central Limit Theorem in infinite dimensions

Joel Zinn (Texas A&M)

The Central Limit Theorem in infinite dimensions

Joel Zinn (Texas A&M)

11/28/06

Mathematics Colloquium

Upper bounds on the coarsening rates of discrete ill-posed nonlinear diffusions

John Boone Greer (Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences, NYU)

Upper bounds on the coarsening rates of discrete ill-posed nonlinear diffusions

John Boone Greer (Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences, NYU)

11/30/06

Mathematics Colloquium

On the overlap in the multiple spherical SK models.

Dmitry Panchenko (MIT)

On the overlap in the multiple spherical SK models.

Dmitry Panchenko (MIT)

12/5/06

Mathematics Colloquium

Analysis and computations for Oldroyd-B fluids

Becca Thomases (Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences, NYU)

Analysis and computations for Oldroyd-B fluids

Becca Thomases (Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences, NYU)

12/7/06

Mathematics Colloquium

Upper bound on coarsening rate for epitaxial growth models

Xiaodong Yan ( Michigan State University)

Upper bound on coarsening rate for epitaxial growth models

Xiaodong Yan ( Michigan State University)

1/16/07

Mathematics Colloquium

Mixed finite element formulation for elasticity and Navier-Stokes problems

Yanqiu Wang (Purdue University)

Mixed finite element formulation for elasticity and Navier-Stokes problems

Yanqiu Wang (Purdue University)

1/18/07

Mathematics Colloquium

A Rigorous Formalism of Information Transfer between Dynamical System Components

X. San Liang (Courant Institute)

A Rigorous Formalism of Information Transfer between Dynamical System Components

X. San Liang (Courant Institute)

1/23/07

Mathematics Colloquium

Layered hydraulic flows and their application to the ocean

Ulrike Riemenschneider (Physical Oceanography Department, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution)

Layered hydraulic flows and their application to the ocean

Ulrike Riemenschneider (Physical Oceanography Department, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution)

1/25/07

Mathematics Colloquium

Maximum Norm Estimates in Finite Element Methods

Dmitriy Leykekhman (Department of Computational and Applied Mathematics, Rice University)

Maximum Norm Estimates in Finite Element Methods

Dmitriy Leykekhman (Department of Computational and Applied Mathematics, Rice University)

1/29/07

Mathematics Colloquium

HIGH MOMENT ASYMPTOTICS FOR LOCAL AND INTERSECTION LOCAL TIMES

Xia Chen (University of Tennesee, Knoxville)

HIGH MOMENT ASYMPTOTICS FOR LOCAL AND INTERSECTION LOCAL TIMES

Xia Chen (University of Tennesee, Knoxville)

1/30/07

Mathematics Colloquium

PDE in musical notation

Luke Rogers (Cornell University)

PDE in musical notation

Luke Rogers (Cornell University)

2/1/07

Mathematics Colloquium

Probability and Morse Theory

Ionel Popescu (Northwestern)

Probability and Morse Theory

Ionel Popescu (Northwestern)

2/6/07

Mathematics Colloquium

Multiscale approximations for stochastic reaction networks

Lea Popovic (Cornell University)

Multiscale approximations for stochastic reaction networks

Lea Popovic (Cornell University)

2/8/07

Mathematics Colloquium

Two Mathematical problems in vision

Wei Zhu ()

Two Mathematical problems in vision

Wei Zhu ()

2/12/07

Mathematics Colloquium

Hierarchical Insurance Claims Modeling

Emiliano Valdez (University of New South Wales, Sidney, Australia)

Hierarchical Insurance Claims Modeling

Emiliano Valdez (University of New South Wales, Sidney, Australia)

2/13/07

Mathematics Colloquium

The DB underpin hybrid pension plan: valuation and funding

Kai Chen (University of Waterloo, Department of Statistics and Actuarial Science)

The DB underpin hybrid pension plan: valuation and funding

Kai Chen (University of Waterloo, Department of Statistics and Actuarial Science)

2/14/07

Mathematics Colloquium

Analysis of an Activator-Inhibitor System: Global Solutions and Steady States

Huiqiang Jiang (University of Minnesota)

Analysis of an Activator-Inhibitor System: Global Solutions and Steady States

Huiqiang Jiang (University of Minnesota)

2/15/07

Mathematics Colloquium

Efficient Stochastic Modeling Utilizing Mixed Probability Density for Tail Enhancement (Post Representative Scenarios)

Yvonne Chueh (Central Washington University)

Efficient Stochastic Modeling Utilizing Mixed Probability Density for Tail Enhancement (Post Representative Scenarios)

Yvonne Chueh (Central Washington University)

3/15/07

Mathematics Colloquium

An Overview of Numerical Algebraic Geometry

Andrew Sommese (Notre Dame)

An Overview of Numerical Algebraic Geometry

Andrew Sommese (Notre Dame)

3/27/07

Mathematics Colloquium

Quantum Harmonic Oscillators to Holomorphic Functions

Bruce Driver ()

Quantum Harmonic Oscillators to Holomorphic Functions

Bruce Driver ()

3/29/07

Mathematics Colloquium

Matrix Diagonals

Richard Brualdi (University of Wisconsin)

Matrix Diagonals

Richard Brualdi (University of Wisconsin)

4/5/07

Mathematics Colloquium

Kahler Ricci flow with small energy.

Xiuxiong Chen (University of Wisconsin, Madison)

Kahler Ricci flow with small energy.

Xiuxiong Chen (University of Wisconsin, Madison)

4/18/07

Mathematics Colloquium

Special Awards Day Colloquium: A Tribute to Euler

William Dunham (Muhlenberg College (Koehler Professor of Mathematics))

Special Awards Day Colloquium: A Tribute to Euler

William Dunham (Muhlenberg College (Koehler Professor of Mathematics))

4/23/07

Mathematics Colloquium

DNA Topology

De Witt Sumners (Florida State University)

DNA Topology

De Witt Sumners (Florida State University)

9/20/07

Mathematics Colloquium

Precision Vector Field Analysis: Exact Formulation in Multiple Coordinate Systems

Domina Eberle Spencer (University of Connecticut)

Precision Vector Field Analysis: Exact Formulation in Multiple Coordinate Systems

Domina Eberle Spencer (University of Connecticut)

9/27/07

Mathematics Colloquium

Computably enumerable sets and degrees of unsolvability

Noam Greenberg (Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand)

Computably enumerable sets and degrees of unsolvability

Noam Greenberg (Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand)

10/25/07

Mathematics Colloquium

The Real Zeros Property or An Example of Analysis helping Combinatorics and Discrete Probability

Miklos Bona (University of Florida)

The Real Zeros Property or An Example of Analysis helping Combinatorics and Discrete Probability

Miklos Bona (University of Florida)

11/1/07

Mathematics Colloquium

Splitting of Linear Operators: Lyapunov and Perron-Frobenius

Hans Schneider (University of Wisconsin ó Madison)

Splitting of Linear Operators: Lyapunov and Perron-Frobenius

Hans Schneider (University of Wisconsin ó Madison)

11/8/07

Mathematics Colloquium

Extensions of Positive Definite Functions on Amenable and on Free Groups

Mihaly Bakonyi (Georgia State University)

Extensions of Positive Definite Functions on Amenable and on Free Groups

Mihaly Bakonyi (Georgia State University)

11/13/07

Mathematics Colloquium

The heat equation, random walks, and percolation

Martin Barlow (University of British Columbia)

The heat equation, random walks, and percolation

Martin Barlow (University of British Columbia)

11/15/07

Mathematics Colloquium

Geometry and the ìcomplexityî of computation

Jessica Sidman (Mount Holyoke College)

Geometry and the ìcomplexityî of computation

Jessica Sidman (Mount Holyoke College)

11/29/07

Mathematics Colloquium

Arithmetic dynamics

Joseph Silverman (Brown University)

Arithmetic dynamics

Joseph Silverman (Brown University)

1/22/08

Mathematics Colloquium

Large deviations regimes for a last passage model

Iddo Ben-Ari (University of California, Irvine)

Large deviations regimes for a last passage model

Iddo Ben-Ari (University of California, Irvine)

1/24/08

Mathematics Colloquium

Quiver Representations: Basic Facts and Some Recent Developments

Ralf Schiffler (University of Massachusetts at Amherst)

Quiver Representations: Basic Facts and Some Recent Developments

Ralf Schiffler (University of Massachusetts at Amherst)

1/28/08

Mathematics Colloquium

The length spectrum of a flat surface

Moon Duchin ()

The length spectrum of a flat surface

Moon Duchin ()

1/29/08

Mathematics Colloquium

Duality for Spaces with Group Actions

Pramod Achar ( one is often interested in the geometry of spaces equipped with a group action. In this setting)

Duality for Spaces with Group Actions

Pramod Achar ( one is often interested in the geometry of spaces equipped with a group action. In this setting)

1/31/08

Mathematics Colloquium

Complex projective structures and applications

David Dumas (Brown University)

Complex projective structures and applications

David Dumas (Brown University)

2/4/08

Mathematics Colloquium

Syzygies of algebraic varieties

Milena Hering (University of Minnesota)

Syzygies of algebraic varieties

Milena Hering (University of Minnesota)

2/5/08

Mathematics Colloquium

Ranks of elliptic curves

¡lvaro Lozano-Robledo ( to this day)

Ranks of elliptic curves

¡lvaro Lozano-Robledo ( to this day)

2/5/08

Mathematics Colloquium

The game of Hex and other mathematics topics for K-12 teachers

¡lvaro Lozano-Robledo (Cornell University)

The game of Hex and other mathematics topics for K-12 teachers

¡lvaro Lozano-Robledo (Cornell University)

2/8/08

Mathematics Colloquium

A Place For Everyone

Karen Lange (University of Chicago)

A Place For Everyone

Karen Lange (University of Chicago)

2/8/08

Mathematics Colloquium

The relative strength of the Atomic and Homogeneous Model Theorems

Karen Lange (University of Chicago)

The relative strength of the Atomic and Homogeneous Model Theorems

Karen Lange (University of Chicago)

2/11/08

Mathematics Colloquium

Periodic Orbits of Twisted Geodesic Flows and Floer Homology

Başak G¸rel (UniversitÈ de MontrÈal)

Periodic Orbits of Twisted Geodesic Flows and Floer Homology

Başak G¸rel (UniversitÈ de MontrÈal)

2/12/08

Mathematics Colloquium

Double affine Lie theory

Nicolas Guay (University of Edinburgh)

Double affine Lie theory

Nicolas Guay (University of Edinburgh)

3/18/08

Mathematics Colloquium

Symplectic manifolds with symmetries

Hui Li (University of Luxembourg)

Symplectic manifolds with symmetries

Hui Li (University of Luxembourg)

3/19/08

Mathematics Colloquium

From combinatorics to geometry for knots and 3-manifolds

David Futer (Michigan State University & MSRI)

From combinatorics to geometry for knots and 3-manifolds

David Futer (Michigan State University & MSRI)

3/20/08

Mathematics Colloquium

An Introduction to Topological Quantum Field Theories and Manifold Invariants

Alexander Russell (University of Connecticut)

An Introduction to Topological Quantum Field Theories and Manifold Invariants

Alexander Russell (University of Connecticut)

3/21/08

Mathematics Colloquium

The derived category and modern approaches to counting curves

Arend Bayer ( captures a lot of geometric information in a well-organized manner.”)

The derived category and modern approaches to counting curves

Arend Bayer ( captures a lot of geometric information in a well-organized manner.”)

3/27/08

Mathematics Colloquium

Random Additive Preconditioning for Matrix Computations

Victor Pan (Lehman College, CUNY)

Random Additive Preconditioning for Matrix Computations

Victor Pan (Lehman College, CUNY)

4/3/08

Mathematics Colloquium

Singular integrals and perturbation theory

Sergei Treil (Brown University)

Singular integrals and perturbation theory

Sergei Treil (Brown University)

4/10/08

Mathematics Colloquium

Calibrating the Complexity of Mathematical Proofs and Constructions

Richard Shore (Cornell University)

Calibrating the Complexity of Mathematical Proofs and Constructions

Richard Shore (Cornell University)

4/28/08

Mathematics Colloquium

Wolfgang Doeblin, a mathematician rediscovered

Film by Agnes Handwerk and Harrie Willems (Cosponsored by the Statistics Department)

Wolfgang Doeblin, a mathematician rediscovered

Film by Agnes Handwerk and Harrie Willems (Cosponsored by the Statistics Department)

10/9/08

Mathematics Colloquium

Effectiveness and Computation in Algebra and Geometry

Wesley Calvert ()

Effectiveness and Computation in Algebra and Geometry

Wesley Calvert ()

10/30/08

Mathematics Colloquium

Numerical Multilinear Algebra

Charles F. Van Loan ( and (d) the need for block tensor data structures.”)

Numerical Multilinear Algebra

Charles F. Van Loan ( and (d) the need for block tensor data structures.”)

11/13/08

Mathematics Colloquium

Time stepping methods for numerical solution of hyperbolic PDEs

Sigal Gottlieb (UMass Dartmouth)

Time stepping methods for numerical solution of hyperbolic PDEs

Sigal Gottlieb (UMass Dartmouth)

11/20/08

Mathematics Colloquium

What is … a modular form? (And why should we care?)

David Rohrlich ( emphasizing basic definitions)

What is … a modular form? (And why should we care?)

David Rohrlich ( emphasizing basic definitions)

12/2/08

Mathematics Colloquium

Virtual Cell: a computational tool for modeling in cell biology

Boris Slepchenko (University of Connecticut Health Center)

Virtual Cell: a computational tool for modeling in cell biology

Boris Slepchenko (University of Connecticut Health Center)

2/5/09

Mathematics Colloquium

Matrix problems arising from symbolic dynamics

Mike Boyle (University of Maryland, College Park)

Matrix problems arising from symbolic dynamics

Mike Boyle (University of Maryland, College Park)

2/6/09

Mathematics Colloquium

Geometry and Randomness in Fluid Mechanics

Rajeev S. G. (University of Rochester)

Geometry and Randomness in Fluid Mechanics

Rajeev S. G. (University of Rochester)

2/17/09

Mathematics Colloquium

The Importance of Rank

Gilbert Strang ()

The Importance of Rank

Gilbert Strang ()

2/26/09

Mathematics Colloquium

Hyperbolic Billiards and Large Deviations

Luc Rey-Bellet (University of Massachusets, Amherst)

Hyperbolic Billiards and Large Deviations

Luc Rey-Bellet (University of Massachusets, Amherst)

3/6/09

Mathematics Colloquium

Poincare inequality on infinite dimensional spaces

Xue-Mei Li (University of Warwick/ Courant Institute)

Poincare inequality on infinite dimensional spaces

Xue-Mei Li (University of Warwick/ Courant Institute)

3/6/09

Mathematics Colloquium

A \weak convergence\” alternative to Harris chains”

Martin Hairer (Courant Institute)

A \weak convergence\” alternative to Harris chains”

Martin Hairer (Courant Institute)

3/19/09

Mathematics Colloquium

Locally analytic representation theory of p-adic groups

Jeremy Teitelbaum (University of Connecticut)

Locally analytic representation theory of p-adic groups

Jeremy Teitelbaum (University of Connecticut)

4/9/09

Mathematics Colloquium

New connections between the function space BMO (bounded mean oscillation) and absolute continuity of elliptic measure.

Jill Pipher (Brown University )

New connections between the function space BMO (bounded mean oscillation) and absolute continuity of elliptic measure.

Jill Pipher (Brown University )

4/16/09

Mathematics Colloquium

Great Moments of the Riemann zeta function

Jennifer Beineke (Western New England College)

Great Moments of the Riemann zeta function

Jennifer Beineke (Western New England College)

4/24/09

Mathematics Colloquium

On the Probability that two Combinatorial Objects are Similar

Miklos Bona ()

On the Probability that two Combinatorial Objects are Similar

Miklos Bona ()

9/24/09

Mathematics Colloquium

Noise Sensitivity, Noise Stability, Percolation and some connections to TCS

Gil Kalai ( Oleszkiewicz 05 http://front.math.ucdavis.edu/0503.5503) and the connection to hardness of approximation.”)

Noise Sensitivity, Noise Stability, Percolation and some connections to TCS

Gil Kalai ( Oleszkiewicz 05 http://front.math.ucdavis.edu/0503.5503) and the connection to hardness of approximation.”)

10/8/09

Mathematics Colloquium

The learning of fractions: How can it be built on the learning of whole numbers?

Liping Ma ()

The learning of fractions: How can it be built on the learning of whole numbers?

Liping Ma ()

10/16/09

Mathematics Colloquium

A simple lemma in calculus and its application in Kaehler geometry

Xiuxiong Chen (University of Wisconsin at Madison)

A simple lemma in calculus and its application in Kaehler geometry

Xiuxiong Chen (University of Wisconsin at Madison)

10/29/09

Mathematics Colloquium

Tropicalisation of rational varieties

Alicia Dickenstein (Universidad de Buenos Aires)

Tropicalisation of rational varieties

Alicia Dickenstein (Universidad de Buenos Aires)

11/5/09

Mathematics Colloquium

Twisted Euler Products

Solomon Friedberg (Boston College)

Twisted Euler Products

Solomon Friedberg (Boston College)

11/12/09

Mathematics Colloquium

Conflicts between Mathematics Educators and Mathematicians, and Ways to Overcome Them

Wilfried Schmid (Harvard University)

Conflicts between Mathematics Educators and Mathematicians, and Ways to Overcome Them

Wilfried Schmid (Harvard University)

11/18/09

Mathematics Colloquium

The Riemann Hypothesis

Keith Conrad (University of Connecticut)

The Riemann Hypothesis

Keith Conrad (University of Connecticut)

11/18/09

Mathematics Colloquium

The Linear Algebra of Internet Search Engines

Lesley Ward (University of South Australia)

The Linear Algebra of Internet Search Engines

Lesley Ward (University of South Australia)

11/19/09

Mathematics Colloquium

Integral quadratic forms: from local to global

Wai Kiu Chan (Wesleyan University)

Integral quadratic forms: from local to global

Wai Kiu Chan (Wesleyan University)

12/4/09

Mathematics Colloquium

How to count hypergeometric functions

Laura Matusevich (Texas A & M University)

How to count hypergeometric functions

Laura Matusevich (Texas A & M University)

2/19/10

Mathematics Colloquium

Mixed Type Equations and Transonic Flows

Zhouping Xin (The Chinese University of Hong Kong)

Mixed Type Equations and Transonic Flows

Zhouping Xin (The Chinese University of Hong Kong)

3/4/10

Mathematics Colloquium

Quadrature formulas for functions defined on Riemannian manifolds

Frank Filbir (Institute of Biomathematics and Biometry)

Quadrature formulas for functions defined on Riemannian manifolds

Frank Filbir (Institute of Biomathematics and Biometry)

3/18/10

Mathematics Colloquium

Linear Algebra Education Reform: Building a strong sequence of undergraduate linear algebra courses.

Steven J. Leon (University of Massachusetts Dartmouth)

Linear Algebra Education Reform: Building a strong sequence of undergraduate linear algebra courses.

Steven J. Leon (University of Massachusetts Dartmouth)

3/24/10

Mathematics Colloquium

Queuing Theory Applied to Business

Harold Schwenk (BGS Systems (Ret.))

Queuing Theory Applied to Business

Harold Schwenk (BGS Systems (Ret.))

3/25/10

Mathematics Colloquium

Spanning trees and vector bundles on graphs

Richard Kenyon ()

Spanning trees and vector bundles on graphs

Richard Kenyon ()

4/1/10

Mathematics Colloquium

The Common Core State Standards in Mathematics

William McCallum (University of Arizona)

The Common Core State Standards in Mathematics

William McCallum (University of Arizona)

4/8/10

Mathematics Colloquium

Finite generation of the canonical ring

James McKernan (MIT)

Finite generation of the canonical ring

James McKernan (MIT)

4/12/10

Mathematics Colloquium

Pythagoras at the Bat: An Introduction to Statistics and Modeling

Steven J. Miller (Williams College)

Pythagoras at the Bat: An Introduction to Statistics and Modeling

Steven J. Miller (Williams College)

4/15/10

Mathematics Colloquium

A survey of alternating permutations

Richard Stanley (MIT)

A survey of alternating permutations

Richard Stanley (MIT)

4/22/10

Mathematics Colloquium

Elementary teachers as mathematicians: Turning challenges into opportunities

Kenneth Gross (University of Vermont)

Elementary teachers as mathematicians: Turning challenges into opportunities

Kenneth Gross (University of Vermont)

4/29/10

Mathematics Colloquium

Smooth representations of G_2

Ju-Lee Kim (MIT)

Smooth representations of G_2

Ju-Lee Kim (MIT)

7/26/10

Mathematics Colloquium

Reaction-diffusion system with skew-gradient structure

Chao Nien Chen (National Changhua University of Education, Taiwan.)

Reaction-diffusion system with skew-gradient structure

Chao Nien Chen (National Changhua University of Education, Taiwan.)

9/16/10

Mathematics Colloquium

Folding Carpenter’s Rules, Robot Arms, Proteins: from geometry to combinatorics

Ileana Streinu ( and where is this research leading to.)

Folding Carpenter’s Rules, Robot Arms, Proteins: from geometry to combinatorics

Ileana Streinu ( and where is this research leading to.)

9/23/10

Mathematics Colloquium

Memorization or understanding: are we teaching the right thing?

Eric Mazur (Harvard University)

Memorization or understanding: are we teaching the right thing?

Eric Mazur (Harvard University)

10/7/10

Mathematics Colloquium

Representation theory of hyperplane arrangements

Tom Braden (University of Massachusetts at Amherst)

Representation theory of hyperplane arrangements

Tom Braden (University of Massachusetts at Amherst)

10/14/10

Mathematics Colloquium

The Polynomial Hirsch Conjecture and Polymath3

Gil Kalai ()

The Polynomial Hirsch Conjecture and Polymath3

Gil Kalai ()

10/19/10

Mathematics Colloquium

On the best constant in the Moser-Aubin-Onofri inequality on S^2

Nassif Ghoussoub (University of British Columbia)

On the best constant in the Moser-Aubin-Onofri inequality on S^2

Nassif Ghoussoub (University of British Columbia)

10/28/10

Mathematics Colloquium

Super-Brownian Motion and Critical Random Systems

Ed Perkins (UBC/University of Connecticut)

Super-Brownian Motion and Critical Random Systems

Ed Perkins (UBC/University of Connecticut)

12/9/10

Mathematics Colloquium

Compact moduli spaces of algebraic surfaces

Jenia Tevelev (University of Massachusetts-Amherst)

Compact moduli spaces of algebraic surfaces

Jenia Tevelev (University of Massachusetts-Amherst)

1/18/11

Mathematics Colloquium

F-structures for the Non-Specialist, and the Geometry of Collapse

Brian Weber (Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences)

F-structures for the Non-Specialist, and the Geometry of Collapse

Brian Weber (Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences)

1/20/11

Mathematics Colloquium

Accounting for Regime and Parameter Uncertainty in Regime-Switching Models

Brian Hartman (University of Waterloo)

Accounting for Regime and Parameter Uncertainty in Regime-Switching Models

Brian Hartman (University of Waterloo)

1/25/11

Mathematics Colloquium

Ricci solitons and warped product Einstein metrics

William Wylie (University of Pennsylvania)

Ricci solitons and warped product Einstein metrics

William Wylie (University of Pennsylvania)

2/3/11

Mathematics Colloquium

Micro-econometric Modeling of Personal Lines Insurance

Yunjie (Winnie) Sun (University of Wisconsin)

Micro-econometric Modeling of Personal Lines Insurance

Yunjie (Winnie) Sun (University of Wisconsin)

2/3/11

Mathematics Colloquium

Cofinal types of ultrafilters

Dilip Raghavan ()

Cofinal types of ultrafilters

Dilip Raghavan ()

2/7/11

Mathematics Colloquium

A Generalized Beta Copula with Applications in Modeling Multivariate Long-tailed Data

Xipei Yang (University of Wisconsin)

A Generalized Beta Copula with Applications in Modeling Multivariate Long-tailed Data

Xipei Yang (University of Wisconsin)

2/8/11

Mathematics Colloquium

Extracting Complexity Bounds from Proofs of Set Existence

Henry Towsner ()

Extracting Complexity Bounds from Proofs of Set Existence

Henry Towsner ()

2/10/11

Mathematics Colloquium

Image Restoration via Sparsity: Wavelet Tight Frame, Low Rank Matrix and Beyond

Jian-Feng Cai (University of California at Los Angeles)

Image Restoration via Sparsity: Wavelet Tight Frame, Low Rank Matrix and Beyond

Jian-Feng Cai (University of California at Los Angeles)

2/15/11

Mathematics Colloquium

Numerical Solutions to Inverse Problems

Julianne Chung (University of Maryland at College Park)

Numerical Solutions to Inverse Problems

Julianne Chung (University of Maryland at College Park)

2/17/11

Mathematics Colloquium

Chaos and Fractals: Exciting Students About Mathematics

Robert L. Devaney (Boston University)

Chaos and Fractals: Exciting Students About Mathematics

Robert L. Devaney (Boston University)

2/17/11

Mathematics Colloquium

A Bayesian Log-normal Model for Multivariate Loss Reserving

Peng Shi (Northern Illinois University)

A Bayesian Log-normal Model for Multivariate Loss Reserving

Peng Shi (Northern Illinois University)

2/24/11

Mathematics Colloquium

Complexity Penalization in Low Rank Matrix Recovery

Vladimir Koltchinskii (Georgia Institute of Technology)

Complexity Penalization in Low Rank Matrix Recovery

Vladimir Koltchinskii (Georgia Institute of Technology)

3/18/11

Mathematics Colloquium

Soap Bubble Clusters

Frank Morgan ()

Soap Bubble Clusters

Frank Morgan ()

3/24/11

Mathematics Colloquium

Anisotropic Diffusion Kernels with Applications to Inverse Problems

Dan Kushnir (Yale University)

Anisotropic Diffusion Kernels with Applications to Inverse Problems

Dan Kushnir (Yale University)

4/7/11

Mathematics Colloquium

Geometry of Irreducibility

Jihun Park (z)

Geometry of Irreducibility

Jihun Park (z)

4/13/11

Mathematics Colloquium

The Evolution of MATLAB

Cleve Moler (Mathworks Company)

The Evolution of MATLAB

Cleve Moler (Mathworks Company)

4/14/11

Mathematics Colloquium

Geometry and Surfaces

Robert Meyerhoff (Boston College)

Geometry and Surfaces

Robert Meyerhoff (Boston College)

10/12/11

Mathematics Colloquium

Discussion and Brainstorming: Design curriculums to meet the modern business need

Maoli Chang (Affinion Group, Stamford CT)

Discussion and Brainstorming: Design curriculums to meet the modern business need

Maoli Chang (Affinion Group, Stamford CT)

10/19/11

Mathematics Colloquium

Parameter Estimation in Exponential Sums

Frank Filbir (Helmholtz Institut M¸nchen)

Parameter Estimation in Exponential Sums

Frank Filbir (Helmholtz Institut M¸nchen)

10/20/11

Mathematics Colloquium

Feynman path integrals in curved spaces

Bruce Driver ( canonical quantization may be ambiguous due to problems with \”operator orderings.\” On the other hand at first blush)

Feynman path integrals in curved spaces

Bruce Driver ( canonical quantization may be ambiguous due to problems with \”operator orderings.\” On the other hand at first blush)

10/26/11

Mathematics Colloquium

Coloring Some Perfect Graphs

Maria Chudnovsky (Columbia)

Coloring Some Perfect Graphs

Maria Chudnovsky (Columbia)

11/3/11

Mathematics Colloquium

Faculty meeting

Evarist Gine-Masdeu ()

Faculty meeting

Evarist Gine-Masdeu ()

11/10/11

Mathematics Colloquium

Graduate student meeting

Evarist Gine-Masdeu ()

Graduate student meeting

Evarist Gine-Masdeu ()

11/11/11

Mathematics Colloquium

On Zaremba’s Conjecture

Alex Kontorovich (Yale)

On Zaremba’s Conjecture

Alex Kontorovich (Yale)

11/16/11

Mathematics Colloquium

If It Pleases the Court: The Use of Mathematical Reasoning in the Courtroom

Mark Myers (Point Break Associates, LLC)

If It Pleases the Court: The Use of Mathematical Reasoning in the Courtroom

Mark Myers (Point Break Associates, LLC)

11/17/11

Mathematics Colloquium

Plumes in kinetic transport: how simple random walk can be too simple

Michel Dekking (Technical University of Delft)

Plumes in kinetic transport: how simple random walk can be too simple

Michel Dekking (Technical University of Delft)

11/22/11

Mathematics Colloquium

What should `e’, `pi’, `gamma(1/2)’, `zeta(3)’ be, if `numbers’ are replaced by `functions’?

Dinesh Thakur (University of Arizona)

What should `e’, `pi’, `gamma(1/2)’, `zeta(3)’ be, if `numbers’ are replaced by `functions’?

Dinesh Thakur (University of Arizona)

12/1/11

Mathematics Colloquium

Undecidability in number theory

Bjorn Poonen (MIT)

Undecidability in number theory

Bjorn Poonen (MIT)

12/8/11

Mathematics Colloquium

Equivalence relations, random graphs and stochastic homogenization

Vadim Kaimanovich (University of Ottawa)

Equivalence relations, random graphs and stochastic homogenization

Vadim Kaimanovich (University of Ottawa)

1/19/12

Mathematics Colloquium

The geometry and topology of Ricci solitons

Ovidiu Munteanu (Columbia University)

The geometry and topology of Ricci solitons

Ovidiu Munteanu (Columbia University)

1/26/12

Mathematics Colloquium

Counteracting flatness with affine arclength measure

Lindsay (Betsy) Stovall (University of California, Los Angeles)

Counteracting flatness with affine arclength measure

Lindsay (Betsy) Stovall (University of California, Los Angeles)

1/31/12

Mathematics Colloquium

Kahler ricci flow on Fano manifolds.

Bing Wang (State University of New York)

Kahler ricci flow on Fano manifolds.

Bing Wang (State University of New York)

2/2/12

Mathematics Colloquium

Positive mass theorems and scalar curvature problems

Lan-Hsuan Huang (Columbia University)

Positive mass theorems and scalar curvature problems

Lan-Hsuan Huang (Columbia University)

2/9/12

Mathematics Colloquium

Stability of leaves

Rui Loja Fernandes (Instituto Superior Tecnico)

Stability of leaves

Rui Loja Fernandes (Instituto Superior Tecnico)

2/20/12

Mathematics Colloquium

The Malliavin Calculus and its Applications

David Nualart (The University of Kansas)

The Malliavin Calculus and its Applications

David Nualart (The University of Kansas)

2/21/12

Mathematics Colloquium

Model Theory and Complex Exponentiation

Dave Marker (UIC)

Model Theory and Complex Exponentiation

Dave Marker (UIC)

3/1/12

Mathematics Colloquium

Computability, constructivity, and convergence in measure theory

Jeremy Avigad (Carnegie Mellon)

Computability, constructivity, and convergence in measure theory

Jeremy Avigad (Carnegie Mellon)

3/21/12

Mathematics Colloquium

Making Sense of Elementary Algebra

Al Cuoco (” and a four-year high school curriculum that my colleagues and I have developed)

Making Sense of Elementary Algebra

Al Cuoco (” and a four-year high school curriculum that my colleagues and I have developed)

3/30/12

Mathematics Colloquium

Quartic Curves and Their Bitangents

Bernd Sturmfels (University of California at Berkeley)

Quartic Curves and Their Bitangents

Bernd Sturmfels (University of California at Berkeley)

4/5/12

Mathematics Colloquium

Functional Inequalities: Probability and geometry in interaction

Fabrice Baudoin (Purdue)

Functional Inequalities: Probability and geometry in interaction

Fabrice Baudoin (Purdue)

4/12/12

Mathematics Colloquium

Abelian Networks

Lionel Levine (Cornell)

Abelian Networks

Lionel Levine (Cornell)

4/26/12

Mathematics Colloquium

Square values of polynomials

Michael Zieve (University of Michigan)

Square values of polynomials

Michael Zieve (University of Michigan)

5/3/12

Mathematics Colloquium

Solution Maps of the Phase Transition System

Nicholas Alikakos (University of Athens, Greece)

Solution Maps of the Phase Transition System

Nicholas Alikakos (University of Athens, Greece)

9/6/12

Mathematics Colloquium

Algebraic models in system biology

Reinhard Laubenbacher (Virginia Bioinformatics Institute and Department of Mathematics, Virginia Tech)

Algebraic models in system biology

Reinhard Laubenbacher (Virginia Bioinformatics Institute and Department of Mathematics, Virginia Tech)

9/20/12

Mathematics Colloquium

What is the

Keith Conrad (University of Connecticut)

What is the

*abc*conjecture?Keith Conrad (University of Connecticut)

9/27/12

Mathematics Colloquium

Introduction to Vertex Operators and Representations of Infinite-Dimensional Lie Algebras

Alex Feingold ()

Introduction to Vertex Operators and Representations of Infinite-Dimensional Lie Algebras

Alex Feingold ()

10/4/12

Mathematics Colloquium

Retarded potentials and time domain Calderon Calculus

Francisco-Javier Sayas (University of Delaware)

Retarded potentials and time domain Calderon Calculus

Francisco-Javier Sayas (University of Delaware)

10/11/12

Mathematics Colloquium

Teaching Math Courses Online

Steven Pon / Amit Savkar ()

Teaching Math Courses Online

Steven Pon / Amit Savkar ()

10/18/12

Mathematics Colloquium

Journey to Hyperbolic Space Starting from an sl(2) Base

Georgia Benkart (University of Wisconsin—Madison)

Journey to Hyperbolic Space Starting from an sl(2) Base

Georgia Benkart (University of Wisconsin—Madison)

10/25/12

Mathematics Colloquium

The current state of the almost periodic factorization

Ilya Spitkovsky (College of William and Mary)

The current state of the almost periodic factorization

Ilya Spitkovsky (College of William and Mary)

11/1/12

Mathematics Colloquium

Algebra: The Calisthenics for the Game of Life

Herbert Gross (Math as a Second Language)

Algebra: The Calisthenics for the Game of Life

Herbert Gross (Math as a Second Language)

11/8/12

Mathematics Colloquium

An information theoretic approach to sharp Sobolev and isoperimetric inequalities

Deane Yang (Polytechnic Institute of NYU)

An information theoretic approach to sharp Sobolev and isoperimetric inequalities

Deane Yang (Polytechnic Institute of NYU)

11/29/12

Mathematics Colloquium

The Transverse Geometry of Tiling Spaces

Jean Bellissard ()

The Transverse Geometry of Tiling Spaces

Jean Bellissard ()

12/6/12

Mathematics Colloquium

A geometric theory of modular representations of Lie algebras

Ivan Mirkovic (UMASS—Amherst)

A geometric theory of modular representations of Lie algebras

Ivan Mirkovic (UMASS—Amherst)

3/14/13

Mathematics Colloquium

From persistence probabilities to Brascamp-Lieb-type inequalities

Frank (Fuchang) Gao (University of Idaho)

From persistence probabilities to Brascamp-Lieb-type inequalities

Frank (Fuchang) Gao (University of Idaho)

4/4/13

Mathematics Colloquium

Random matrices: Law of the determinant

Van Vu (Yale University)

Random matrices: Law of the determinant

Van Vu (Yale University)

4/18/13

Mathematics Colloquium

Boundary regularity for Monge-Ampere equation

Ovidiu Savin (Columbia University)

Boundary regularity for Monge-Ampere equation

Ovidiu Savin (Columbia University)

4/25/13

Mathematics Colloquium

Simply laced Lie algebras with built-in structure constants

Lisa Carbone (Rutgers)

Simply laced Lie algebras with built-in structure constants

Lisa Carbone (Rutgers)

9/5/13

Mathematics Colloquium

Statistical Inference for Lévy Processes

Richard Nickl (University of Cambridge)

Statistical Inference for Lévy Processes

Richard Nickl (University of Cambridge)

9/12/13

Mathematics Colloquium

Integrable particle systems and Macdonald processes

Ivan Corwin (Columbia University, Clay Mathematics Institute, MIT)

Integrable particle systems and Macdonald processes

Ivan Corwin (Columbia University, Clay Mathematics Institute, MIT)

10/2/13

Mathematics Colloquium

What are minimal submanifolds and are they important?

Richard Schoen (Stanford University)

What are minimal submanifolds and are they important?

Richard Schoen (Stanford University)

10/3/13

Mathematics Colloquium

An introduction to mathematical general relativity

Richard Schoen (Stanford University)

An introduction to mathematical general relativity

Richard Schoen (Stanford University)

10/4/13

Mathematics Colloquium

Extremal eigenvalue problems and their geometry

Richard Schoen (Stanford University)

Extremal eigenvalue problems and their geometry

Richard Schoen (Stanford University)

10/10/13

Mathematics Colloquium

From Pythagoras to Einstein: Geometry and the Large-Scale Structure of the Universe

Hubert Bray (Duke University)

From Pythagoras to Einstein: Geometry and the Large-Scale Structure of the Universe

Hubert Bray (Duke University)

10/17/13

Mathematics Colloquium

Ancient solutions to geometric flows

Panagiota Daskalopoulos (Columbia University)

Ancient solutions to geometric flows

Panagiota Daskalopoulos (Columbia University)

10/24/13

Mathematics Colloquium

A Minkowski inequality and a Penrose inequality

Mu-Tao Wang (Columbia University)

A Minkowski inequality and a Penrose inequality

Mu-Tao Wang (Columbia University)

11/7/13

Mathematics Colloquium

Sobolev spaces, Lipschitz homotopy groups and the Heisenberg group

Jeremy Tyson (UIUC)

Sobolev spaces, Lipschitz homotopy groups and the Heisenberg group

Jeremy Tyson (UIUC)

11/14/13

Mathematics Colloquium

Canonical Metrics on Algebraic Varieties

Jacob Sturm (Rutgers)

Canonical Metrics on Algebraic Varieties

Jacob Sturm (Rutgers)

2/6/14

Mathematics Colloquium

Orbital stability investigations for travelling waves in a nonlinearly supported beam

Michael Plum (Karlsruhe Institute of Technology)

Orbital stability investigations for travelling waves in a nonlinearly supported beam

Michael Plum (Karlsruhe Institute of Technology)

2/27/14

Mathematics Colloquium

The notion of mass in Riemannian geometry

Dan Lee (Queens College, CUNY)

The notion of mass in Riemannian geometry

Dan Lee (Queens College, CUNY)

3/13/14

Mathematics Colloquium

A survey of algebraic cobordism

Marc Levine (Univesity Duisburg-Essen)

A survey of algebraic cobordism

Marc Levine (Univesity Duisburg-Essen)

3/27/14

Mathematics Colloquium

Magnetic vortices

Christof Melcher (Aachen University)

Magnetic vortices

Christof Melcher (Aachen University)

4/10/14

Mathematics Colloquium

Computable Mathematics and Reverse Mathematics

Denis Hirschfeldt ()

Computable Mathematics and Reverse Mathematics

Denis Hirschfeldt ()

4/17/14

Mathematics Colloquium

On the scalar curvature and volume of Riemannian manifolds

Justin Corvino (Lafayette College)

On the scalar curvature and volume of Riemannian manifolds

Justin Corvino (Lafayette College)

9/11/14

Mathematics Colloquium

Representation theory of symmetric groups and Hecke algebras

Alexander Kleshchev (University of Oregon)

Representation theory of symmetric groups and Hecke algebras

Alexander Kleshchev (University of Oregon)

10/9/14

Mathematics Colloquium

Tilting modules for path algebra of type A_n, Catalan-numbers and polytopes

Lutz Hille (Mathematisches Institut der Universit‰t M¸nster)

Tilting modules for path algebra of type A_n, Catalan-numbers and polytopes

Lutz Hille (Mathematisches Institut der Universit‰t M¸nster)

10/23/14

Mathematics Colloquium

Stratifying modular representations of finite groups

Henning Krause (Bielefeld University)

Stratifying modular representations of finite groups

Henning Krause (Bielefeld University)

10/30/14

Mathematics Colloquium

Cluster algebras, cluster categories and support tau-tilting modules

Idun Reiten (Norwegian University of Science and Technology)

Cluster algebras, cluster categories and support tau-tilting modules

Idun Reiten (Norwegian University of Science and Technology)

11/6/14

Mathematics Colloquium

Levi-flat hypersurfaces in complex manifolds

Mei-Chi Shaw (University of Notre Dame)

Levi-flat hypersurfaces in complex manifolds

Mei-Chi Shaw (University of Notre Dame)

11/18/14

Mathematics Colloquium

Googling Einstein and Wikipeding Cartan

Ian Anderson (Utah State University)

Googling Einstein and Wikipeding Cartan

Ian Anderson (Utah State University)

1/29/15

Mathematics Colloquium

Splines meet Fractional Operators

Peter Massopust (Technical University Munich and the Helmholtz Research Center)

Splines meet Fractional Operators

Peter Massopust (Technical University Munich and the Helmholtz Research Center)

2/5/15

Mathematics Colloquium

Applications of cluster algebras in Number theory, Geometry, Topology and Physics

Kyungyong Lee (Wayne State University)

Applications of cluster algebras in Number theory, Geometry, Topology and Physics

Kyungyong Lee (Wayne State University)

2/19/15

Mathematics Colloquium

Toggle group actions, abstractions, and applications

Jessica Striker (North Dakota State University)

Toggle group actions, abstractions, and applications

Jessica Striker (North Dakota State University)

3/12/15

Mathematics Colloquium

Symmetric groups, symmetric functions, and geometry

Weiqiang Wang (University of Virginia)

Symmetric groups, symmetric functions, and geometry

Weiqiang Wang (University of Virginia)

3/26/15

Mathematics Colloquium

Specialized Macdonald polynomials, quantum $K$-theory, and Kirillov-Reshetikhin modules

Cristian Lenart (University at Albany – SUNY)

Specialized Macdonald polynomials, quantum $K$-theory, and Kirillov-Reshetikhin modules

Cristian Lenart (University at Albany – SUNY)

4/2/15

Mathematics Colloquium

Valuing equity-linked death benefits in jump-diffusion models

Elias Shiu (University of Iowa)

Valuing equity-linked death benefits in jump-diffusion models

Elias Shiu (University of Iowa)

4/23/15

Mathematics Colloquium

Some interactions between algebra and combinatorics

Sean Sather-Wagstaff (North Dakota State University)

Some interactions between algebra and combinatorics

Sean Sather-Wagstaff (North Dakota State University)

4/28/15

Mathematics Colloquium

Structure and randomness in the primes

Leo Goldmakher (Williams College)

Structure and randomness in the primes

Leo Goldmakher (Williams College)

4/30/15

Mathematics Colloquium

Abstract Bergman kernel expansion

Zhiqin Lu (UC Irvine)

Abstract Bergman kernel expansion

Zhiqin Lu (UC Irvine)

9/24/15

Mathematics Colloquium

What is Nonsmooth Analysis?

Matthew Badger and Vasileios Chousionis (University of Connecticut)

What is Nonsmooth Analysis?

Matthew Badger and Vasileios Chousionis (University of Connecticut)

10/1/15

Mathematics Colloquium

Stochastic Analysis on Riemannian foliations

Fabrice Baudoin (Purdue University)

Stochastic Analysis on Riemannian foliations

Fabrice Baudoin (Purdue University)

10/8/15

Mathematics Colloquium

Spaces satisfying Poincare inequalities

Bruce Kleiner (Courant Institute)

Spaces satisfying Poincare inequalities

Bruce Kleiner (Courant Institute)

10/15/15

Mathematics Colloquium

Equidistribution of Frobenius eigenvalues

Kiran Kedlaya (University of California, San Diego )

Equidistribution of Frobenius eigenvalues

Kiran Kedlaya (University of California, San Diego )

10/22/15

Mathematics Colloquium

Hausdorff dimension and projections

Pertti Mattila (University of Helsinki)

Hausdorff dimension and projections

Pertti Mattila (University of Helsinki)

10/29/15

Mathematics Colloquium

Geometry behind the Poincare inequalities

Nages Shanmugalingam (University of Cincinnati)

Geometry behind the Poincare inequalities

Nages Shanmugalingam (University of Cincinnati)

11/12/15

Mathematics Colloquium

Regularity for subelliptic PDE through uniform estimates in multi scale geometries

Luca Capogna (Worcester Polytechnic Institute)

Regularity for subelliptic PDE through uniform estimates in multi scale geometries

Luca Capogna (Worcester Polytechnic Institute)

11/19/15

Mathematics Colloquium

Rectifiability, the Riesz transform, and harmonic measure

Xavier Tolsa (Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona)

Rectifiability, the Riesz transform, and harmonic measure

Xavier Tolsa (Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona)

12/10/15

Mathematics Colloquium

Random paths in a random medium and Kardar-Parisi-Zhang universality

Timo Seppalainen (University of Wisconsin Madison)

Random paths in a random medium and Kardar-Parisi-Zhang universality

Timo Seppalainen (University of Wisconsin Madison)

1/18/16

Mathematics Colloquium

Geometric variational theory and applications

Xin Zhou (MIT)

Geometric variational theory and applications

Xin Zhou (MIT)

1/19/16

Mathematics Colloquium

A problem in linear algebra and Ulrich modules

Ian Shipman (University of Utah)

A problem in linear algebra and Ulrich modules

Ian Shipman (University of Utah)

1/20/16

Mathematics Colloquium

Positivity for cycles

Aurel Mihai Fulger (Princeton University)

Positivity for cycles

Aurel Mihai Fulger (Princeton University)

1/21/16

Mathematics Colloquium

Universality in numerical computations with random data

Thomas Trogdon (NYU)

Universality in numerical computations with random data

Thomas Trogdon (NYU)

1/22/16

Mathematics Colloquium

Global regularity for Robin problems in a class of \bad\” domains”

Alexandro Velez Santiago (UC Riverside)

Global regularity for Robin problems in a class of \bad\” domains”

Alexandro Velez Santiago (UC Riverside)

1/25/16

Mathematics Colloquium

Polyhedra inscribed in quadrics and their geometry.

Sara Maloni (Brown)

Polyhedra inscribed in quadrics and their geometry.

Sara Maloni (Brown)

1/27/16

Mathematics Colloquium

The rationality problem in algebraic geometry

Asher Auel (Yale)

The rationality problem in algebraic geometry

Asher Auel (Yale)

1/29/16

Mathematics Colloquium

Topics in Stochastic Analysis

Fabrice Baudoin (Purdue)

Topics in Stochastic Analysis

Fabrice Baudoin (Purdue)

2/2/16

Mathematics Colloquium

Coupling and geometry

Sayan Banarjee (Warwick)

Coupling and geometry

Sayan Banarjee (Warwick)

2/4/16

Mathematics Colloquium

Extrapolation of Trend Parameters for Development Triangle GLMs

Thomas Hartl (Bryant College)

Extrapolation of Trend Parameters for Development Triangle GLMs

Thomas Hartl (Bryant College)

2/5/16

Mathematics Colloquium

On parabolic Harnack inequality and heat kernel estimates

Janna Lierl ( depending on the underlying metric measure space. An application of this equivalence)

On parabolic Harnack inequality and heat kernel estimates

Janna Lierl ( depending on the underlying metric measure space. An application of this equivalence)

2/8/16

Mathematics Colloquium

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2/10/16

Mathematics Colloquium

Sharp geometric inequalities and applications to PDEs

Guozhen Lu (Wayne State)

Sharp geometric inequalities and applications to PDEs

Guozhen Lu (Wayne State)

2/11/16

Mathematics Colloquium

Stochastic Control in Optimal Insurance and Investment

Bin Zou (Technische Universit‰t M¸nchen)

Stochastic Control in Optimal Insurance and Investment

Bin Zou (Technische Universit‰t M¸nchen)

2/12/16

Mathematics Colloquium

Transseries: algebra and logic

Matthias Aschenbrenner (UCLA)

Transseries: algebra and logic

Matthias Aschenbrenner (UCLA)

2/16/16

Mathematics Colloquium

Characterizing the bivariate tail behavior with applications

Valentin Adimit (City University of London)

Characterizing the bivariate tail behavior with applications

Valentin Adimit (City University of London)

2/22/16

Mathematics Colloquium

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TBA

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2/29/16

Mathematics Colloquium

UConn Geometry Day, Distinguished Lecture on Nonlinear Equations in Geometry

Shing-Tung Yau (Harvard)

UConn Geometry Day, Distinguished Lecture on Nonlinear Equations in Geometry

Shing-Tung Yau (Harvard)

3/1/16

Mathematics Colloquium

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4/7/16

Mathematics Colloquium

A Friendly Introduction to Cluster Algebras and Brane Tilings

Gregg Musiker (University of Minnesota)

A Friendly Introduction to Cluster Algebras and Brane Tilings

Gregg Musiker (University of Minnesota)

4/14/16

Mathematics Colloquium

Stability of the Positive Mass Theorem

Christina Sormani (City University of New York and Lehman College)

Stability of the Positive Mass Theorem

Christina Sormani (City University of New York and Lehman College)

4/21/16

Mathematics Colloquium

A Mathematicianís Perspective on How So Many Things Can Fall Apart in the ìBlink of an Eyeî

Charlie Hadlock (Bentley University)

A Mathematicianís Perspective on How So Many Things Can Fall Apart in the ìBlink of an Eyeî

Charlie Hadlock (Bentley University)

4/28/16

Mathematics Colloquium

Exclusion and zero-range processes: Stochastic models of interacting particles

Timo Seppalainen (University of Wisconsin-Madison )

Exclusion and zero-range processes: Stochastic models of interacting particles

Timo Seppalainen (University of Wisconsin-Madison )

9/22/16

Mathematics Colloquium

A Diffusion Model for Limit-Order Book Evolution

Steven Shreve (Carnegie Mellon)

A Diffusion Model for Limit-Order Book Evolution

Steven Shreve (Carnegie Mellon)

10/4/16

Mathematics Colloquium

On the Role of Financial Innovation and Finance Science in Global Economic Growth and Development

Robert Merton ()

On the Role of Financial Innovation and Finance Science in Global Economic Growth and Development

Robert Merton ()

10/13/16

Mathematics Colloquium

On necessary and sufficient conditions in the problem of optimal investment.

Dmitry Kramkov (Carnegie Mellon)

On necessary and sufficient conditions in the problem of optimal investment.

Dmitry Kramkov (Carnegie Mellon)

10/20/16

Mathematics Colloquium

THE SEVEN MOST IMPORTANT EQUATIONS FOR YOUR RETIREMENT: How to Use them and the Stories Behind them

Moshe Milevsky (York)

THE SEVEN MOST IMPORTANT EQUATIONS FOR YOUR RETIREMENT: How to Use them and the Stories Behind them

Moshe Milevsky (York)

10/27/16

Mathematics Colloquium

Hochschild cohomology for finite linear group actions on affine spaces

Cris Negron (MIT)

Hochschild cohomology for finite linear group actions on affine spaces

Cris Negron (MIT)

11/10/16

Mathematics Colloquium

Copulas: A Tool for Modeling Dependent Insurance Risks

Edward Frees (Wisconsin)

Copulas: A Tool for Modeling Dependent Insurance Risks

Edward Frees (Wisconsin)

11/17/16

Mathematics Colloquium

Strong Cosmic Censorship and the Nature of Singularities in Solutions of Einsteinís Equations

Jim Isenberg ( and then discuss what is known about AVTD behavior and Strong Cosmic Censorship in families of solutions defined by varying degrees of isometry)

Strong Cosmic Censorship and the Nature of Singularities in Solutions of Einsteinís Equations

Jim Isenberg ( and then discuss what is known about AVTD behavior and Strong Cosmic Censorship in families of solutions defined by varying degrees of isometry)

12/1/16

Mathematics Colloquium

Some of the Latest Thoughts on Credit Portfolio Modeling

David Li (Prudential)

Some of the Latest Thoughts on Credit Portfolio Modeling

David Li (Prudential)

12/8/16

Mathematics Colloquium

Weapons of Math Destruction

Cathy O’íNeil ()

Weapons of Math Destruction

Cathy O’íNeil ()

3/16/17

Mathematics Colloquium

Quantum gauge theories on surfaces and the Makeenko-Migdal equation

Brian Hall (University of Notre Dame)

Quantum gauge theories on surfaces and the Makeenko-Migdal equation

Brian Hall (University of Notre Dame)

3/23/17

Mathematics Colloquium

Representation stability and finite linear groups

Stephen Sam (University of Wisconsin)

Representation stability and finite linear groups

Stephen Sam (University of Wisconsin)

3/30/17

Mathematics Colloquium

Fermat’s Last Theorem (Number Theory Day)

Ken Ribet (University of California, Berkeley)

Fermat’s Last Theorem (Number Theory Day)

Ken Ribet (University of California, Berkeley)

4/7/17

Mathematics Colloquium

Differentiability of the level set flow (Geometry Day Lecture)

William Minicozzi (MIT)

Differentiability of the level set flow (Geometry Day Lecture)

William Minicozzi (MIT)

4/7/17

Mathematics Colloquium

Weyl law for the Volume Spectrum (Geometry Day Lecture)

AndrÈ Neves (University of Chicago)

Weyl law for the Volume Spectrum (Geometry Day Lecture)

AndrÈ Neves (University of Chicago)

4/13/17

Mathematics Colloquium

Prime numbers, randomness, and the gambler’s fallacy

Robert Lemke Oliver (Tufts)

Prime numbers, randomness, and the gambler’s fallacy

Robert Lemke Oliver (Tufts)

4/20/17

Mathematics Colloquium

Minkowski problems of geometric measures

Gaoyong Zhang (New York University)

Minkowski problems of geometric measures

Gaoyong Zhang (New York University)

4/28/17

Mathematics Colloquium

How many ways can I get to the coffee shop?

Dr. Brendan Kelly (Harvard University)

How many ways can I get to the coffee shop?

Dr. Brendan Kelly (Harvard University)

9/21/17

Mathematics Colloquium

The universal triangle-free graph has finite big Ramsey degrees

Natasha Dobrinen ()

The universal triangle-free graph has finite big Ramsey degrees

Natasha Dobrinen ()

10/5/17

Mathematics Colloquium

How hard is it to compute an isomorphism?

Barbara Csima (University of Waterloo)

How hard is it to compute an isomorphism?

Barbara Csima (University of Waterloo)

10/10/17

Mathematics Colloquium

Algorithms, Equations, and Logic

Martin Davis (NYU-Courant and UC Berkeley)

Algorithms, Equations, and Logic

Martin Davis (NYU-Courant and UC Berkeley)

10/12/17

Mathematics Colloquium

Unsolvability and Undecidability in the Diophantine Realm

Martin Davis (NYU-Courant and UC Berkeley)

Unsolvability and Undecidability in the Diophantine Realm

Martin Davis (NYU-Courant and UC Berkeley)

10/19/17

Mathematics Colloquium

Complexity in fields of generalized power series

Julia Knight (University of Notre Dame)

Complexity in fields of generalized power series

Julia Knight (University of Notre Dame)

10/26/17

Mathematics Colloquium

Vaught’s conjecture in computability theory

Antonio Montalb·n (UC Berkeley)

Vaught’s conjecture in computability theory

Antonio Montalb·n (UC Berkeley)

11/2/17

Mathematics Colloquium

Mathematical Aspects of Arbitrage

Ioannis Karatzas ( \”martingale\”)

Mathematical Aspects of Arbitrage

Ioannis Karatzas ( \”martingale\”)

11/9/17

Mathematics Colloquium

Computability Theory and Diophantine Approximation

Theodore Slaman (UC Berkeley)

Computability Theory and Diophantine Approximation

Theodore Slaman (UC Berkeley)

11/14/17

Mathematics Colloquium

On Euclidean Yang-Mills Random Fields

Bruce Driver ()

On Euclidean Yang-Mills Random Fields

Bruce Driver ()

12/7/17

Mathematics Colloquium

The 2017 Nobel Prize for Gravitational Waves

Philip Mannheim (University of Connecticut)

The 2017 Nobel Prize for Gravitational Waves

Philip Mannheim (University of Connecticut)

2/22/18

Mathematics Colloquium

Theory of matrix weights and convex body domination

Sergei Treil (Brown University)

Theory of matrix weights and convex body domination

Sergei Treil (Brown University)

3/8/18

Mathematics Colloquium

Bernhard Riemann and his moduli space

Lizhen Ji (University of Michigan)

Bernhard Riemann and his moduli space

Lizhen Ji (University of Michigan)

3/15/18

Mathematics Colloquium

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4/5/18

Mathematics Colloquium

Oligopoly Mean Field Games & Energy Production

Ronnie Sircar (Princeton University)

Oligopoly Mean Field Games & Energy Production

Ronnie Sircar (Princeton University)

4/11/18

Mathematics Colloquium

Number Theory and Dynamics

Joseph Silverman (Brown University)

Number Theory and Dynamics

Joseph Silverman (Brown University)

4/25/18

Mathematics Colloquium

Entropy, symmetry, and rigidity

David Constantine (Wesleyan)

Entropy, symmetry, and rigidity

David Constantine (Wesleyan)

4/26/18

Mathematics Colloquium

Poisson stochastic process and basic Schauder and Sobolev estimates in the theory of parabolic equations

Nicolai Krylov (University of Minnesota)

Poisson stochastic process and basic Schauder and Sobolev estimates in the theory of parabolic equations

Nicolai Krylov (University of Minnesota)

9/13/18

Mathematics Colloquium

The Polaron Measure

Srinivasa Varadhan (NYU Courant)

The Polaron Measure

Srinivasa Varadhan (NYU Courant)

9/20/18

Mathematics Colloquium

Nonlinear PDEs, random walk, Gaussian processes, random matrices and heat kernels

Ofer Zeitouni (NYU Courant)

Nonlinear PDEs, random walk, Gaussian processes, random matrices and heat kernels

Ofer Zeitouni (NYU Courant)

9/27/18

Mathematics Colloquium

Convergence of spectral measures and eigenvalue rigidity in random matrices

Elizabeth Meckes (Case Western Reserve University)

Convergence of spectral measures and eigenvalue rigidity in random matrices

Elizabeth Meckes (Case Western Reserve University)

10/4/18

Mathematics Colloquium

The anti-concentration phenomenon

Van Vu (Yale University)

The anti-concentration phenomenon

Van Vu (Yale University)

10/11/18

Mathematics Colloquium

Market Impact and the Intraday Trading Invariance Hypothesis

Walter Schachermayer (University of Vienna)

Market Impact and the Intraday Trading Invariance Hypothesis

Walter Schachermayer (University of Vienna)

10/18/18

Mathematics Colloquium

On the discrete Hilbert transform

Rodrigo Banuelos (Purdue University)

On the discrete Hilbert transform

Rodrigo Banuelos (Purdue University)

10/25/18

Mathematics Colloquium

A new approach to prove tightness based on Malliavin calculus

David Nualart ()

A new approach to prove tightness based on Malliavin calculus

David Nualart ()

11/1/18

Mathematics Colloquium

Tales of Random Projections

Kavita Ramanan (Brown University)

Tales of Random Projections

Kavita Ramanan (Brown University)

11/15/18

Mathematics Colloquium

Mean Field Games with finite states in the weak formulation, and application to contract theory.

Rene Carmona (Princeton University)

Mean Field Games with finite states in the weak formulation, and application to contract theory.

Rene Carmona (Princeton University)