Mathematics Colloquia, Fall 2017

August 31, 2017

245 Altgeld Hall, 4:00 p.m.
Speaker: Monica Visan (UCLA)
Title: Symplectic non-squeezing for the cubic nonlinear Schrodinger equation on the plane
Abstract | Poster
Host: Eduard Kirr

September 7, 2017

245 Altgeld Hall, 4:00 p.m.
Speaker: Moon Duchin (Tufts)
Title: Random groups and surfaces
Abstract | Poster
Host: Chris Leininger

September 14, 2017

245 Altgeld Hall, 4:00 p.m.
Speaker: Kevin Ford (Illinois)
Title: Probabilistic and combinatorial methods in the study of prime gaps
Abstract

September 21, 2017

245 Altgeld Hall, 4:00 p.m.
Speaker: George Andrews (Penn State)
Title: The Man Who Knew Infinity: the Movie, the Man, and the Mathematics
Abstract | Poster
Host: Bruce Berndt

October 4, 2017 -- SPECIAL LECTURE

245 Altgeld Hall, 4:00 p.m.
Speaker: Dan Berwick-Evans (Illinois)
Title:  Modular forms, physics, and topology
Abstract
Host: Charles Rezk

October 5, 2017

245 Altgeld Hall, 4:00 p.m.
Speaker: Marco Gualtieri (University of Toronto)
Title: From Physics to Mathematics and back again: an exploration of generalized Kähler geometry
Abstract | Poster
Host: Rui Fernandes

October 10-12, 2017 -- TRJITZINSKY MEMORIAL LECTURES

Speaker: Alexander Kechris (Caltech)
Title: A descriptive set theoretic approach to problems in harmonic analysis, ergodic theory and combinatorics
Abstract | Poster
Host: Anush Tserunyan

October 19, 2017

245 Altgeld Hall, 4:00 p.m.
Speaker: Gloria Marí Beffa (University of Wisconsin-Madison)
Title: Discrete Geometry of polygons and Soliton Equations
Abstract | Poster

Host: Rui Fernandes

October 26, 2017

245 Altgeld Hall, 4:00 p.m.
Speaker: Emmy Murphy (Northwestern)
Title: Planar graphs and Legendrian surfaces
Abstract | Poster

Host: Strom Borman

November 2-4, 2017: Four Color Fest
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November 9, 2017

245 Altgeld Hall, 4:00 p.m.
Speaker: Emily Riehl (Johns Hopkins University)
Title: Applications of functoriality
Abstract | Poster

Host: Matthew Ando

November 16, 2017

245 Altgeld Hall, 4:00 p.m.
Speaker: James Maynard (Institute For Advanced Study, Princeton)
Title: Primes with missing digits
Abstract | Poster
Host: Kevin Ford

November 30, 2017

245 Altgeld Hall, 4:00 p.m.
Speaker: Jasmine Foo (Minnesota)
Title: Modeling the evolution of drug resistance in cancer
Abstract  | Poster

Host: Zoi Rapti

December 5 -- SPECIAL LECTURE

245 Altgeld Hall, 4:00 p.m.
Speaker: Jingong Zhang (University of Waterloo)
Title: Two Problems in Risk Management with Basis Risk
Abstract

December 7, 2017

245 Altgeld Hall, 4:00 p.m.
Speaker: Suzanne Weekes (Worcester Polytechnic Institute)
Title: An Introduction to Dynamic Materials
Abstract | Poster
Hosts: Richard Laugesen and Matthew Ando

December 12 -- SPECIAL LECTURE

245 Altgeld Hall, 4:00 p.m.
Edward Furman (York University)
Title: Weighted Insurance Pricing Model: Gini Shortfall, economic pricing and capital adequacy
Abstract
Host: Shu Li

 

Items for inclusion in the calendar can be submitted via the web on the calendar webpage or by sending an e-mail seminar@math.uiuc.edu.

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