Mathematics Colloquia, Spring 2019

February 15, 2019 -- SPECIAL LECTURE

4:00 p.m., 245 Altgeld Hall
Speaker: Gunther Uhlmann (University of Washington)
Title: Harry Potter's Cloak Via Transformation Optics
Host: Pierre Albin
Abstract

February 18, 2019 -- SPECIAL LECTURE

4:00 p.m., 245 Altgeld Hall
Speaker: Sug Woo Shin (UC-Berkeley)
Title: Cohomology of Shimura varieties
Host: Patrick Allen
Abstract

February 20, 2019 -- SPECIAL LECTURE

4:00 p.m., 245 Altgeld Hall
Speaker: Ilijas Farah (York University)
Title: Some necessary uses of logic in mathematics
Host: Philipp Hieronymi
Abstract

February 28, 2019

4:00 p.m., 245 Altgeld Hall
Speaker: Kevin McGerty (University of Oxford and Visiting Fisher Professor of Mathematics, Univ of Illinois)
Title:  Quivers, representation theory and geometry
Host: Tom Nevins
Abstract | Poster

March 7, 2019

4:00 p.m., 245 Altgeld Hall
Speaker: Frederic Rochon (University of Quebec in Montreal)
Title: New examples of Calabi-Yau metrics on a complex vector space
Host: Pierre Albin
Abstract | Poster

March 21, 2019 -- SPRING BREAK

March 28, 2019

4:00 p.m., 245 Altgeld Hall
Speaker: Xuwen Zhu (University of California Berkeley)
Title: Spherical conical metrics
Host: Pierre Albin
Abstract | Poster

April 9-11, 2019 -- Tondeur Lectures in Mathematics

4:00 p.m.
Speaker: Andre Neves (University of Chicago)
Title: Recent progress on existence of minimal surfaces
Hosts: Rui Loja Fernandes and Pierre Albin
Abstract | Poster

April 18, 2019

4:00 p.m., 245 Altgeld Hall
Speaker: Karola Maszaros (Cornell University)
Title: TBA
Host: Alex Yong