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Previous Math Colloquia
Date: Thursday, December 4, 2014, 4:30 pm
Name: Wei-Kuo Chen
Affiliation: University of Chicago
Title: Recent progress on mean field spin glasses. (Abstract )
Location: Wean 7500

Date: Tuesday, December 2, 2014, 4:30 pm
Name: Georg Menz
Affiliation: Stanford
Title: The log-Sobolev inequality for unbounded spin systems. (Abstract )
Location: Wean 7500

Date: Wednesday, October 22, 2014, 4:30 pm
Name: Hayden Schaeffer
Affiliation: CalTech
Title: L1 optimization and numerical PDEs (Abstract )
Location: Wean 7500

Date: Wednesday, October 8, 2014, 4:30 pm
Name: Ken Ho
Affiliation: Stanford
Title: Fast direct methods for structured matrices (Abstract )
Location: Wean 7500

Date: Friday, October 3, 2014, 4:30 pm
Name: Sivaram Ambikasaran
Affiliation: Courant Institute, New York University
Title: Fast solvers for elliptic partial differential equations (Abstract )
Location: Wean 7500

Date: Friday, February 7, 2014, 4:30 pm
Name: Clinton Conley
Affiliation: Cornell University
Title: Brooks's theorem on standard probability spaces (Abstract )
Location: Wean 8220

Date: Monday, January 27, 2014, 4:30 pm
Name: Moshe Kamensky
Affiliation: The Hebrew University
Title: Picard--Vessiot Structures (Abstract )
Location: Wean 8220

Date: Wednesday, December 4, 2013, 4:30 pm
Name: Antonio Auffinger
Affiliation: University of Chicago
Title: Recent advances in First Passage Percolation (Abstract )
Location: Wean 7218

Date: Monday, December 2, 2013, 4:30 pm
Name: Leonid Petrov
Affiliation: Northeastern University
Title: Random 3-dimensional surfaces and their asymptotic behavior (Abstract )
Location: Wean 7218

Date: Friday, November 8, 2013, 4:30 pm
Name: Eitan Tadmor
Affiliation: Center for Scientific Computation and Mathematical Modeling and Department of Mathematics, Univers
Title: Consensus and Flocking in Self-Alignment Dynamics (Abstract )
Location: Wean 7218

Date: Friday, November 1, 2013, 4:30 pm
Name: Walter Strauss
Affiliation: Brown University
Title: Steady Water Waves (Abstract )
Location: Wean 7500

Date: Friday, September 27, 2013, 4:30 pm
Name: Philip Protter
Affiliation: Columbia University
Title: Martingales and Local Martingales (Abstract )
Location: Wean 8220

Date: Friday, August 30, 2013, 4:30 pm
Name: Benjamin Miller
Affiliation: Muenster University
Title: Definable cardinals just beyond R / Q (Abstract )
Location: Wean 7500

Date: Friday, April 12, 2013, 4:30 pm
Name: Joel Spencer
Affiliation: New York University
Title: Finding Needles in Exponential Haystacks (Abstract )
Location: Wean 7500

Date: Wednesday, February 20, 2013, 4:30 pm
Name: Alice Medvedev
Affiliation: University of California, Berkeley. Refreshments 4:00, WeH 6220.
Title: Algebraic Dynamics, Model Theory, and Number Theory (Abstract )
Location: Wean 7500

Date: Monday, February 11, 2013, 4:30 pm
Name: Clinton Conley
Affiliation: Cornell University, Refreshments at 4:00, WeH 6220.
Title: Descriptive set-theoretic graph theory (Abstract )
Location: Wean 7218

Date: Friday, February 8, 2013, 4:30 pm
Name: Gabor Lippner
Affiliation: Harvard, Refreshments at 4:00, WeH 6220
Title: Measurable graphs and random perfect matchings (Abstract )
Location: Wean 7500

Date: Monday, February 4, 2013, 4:30 pm
Name: Miodrag Sokic
Affiliation: California Institute of Technology, Refreshments at 4:00, WeH 6220
Title: Structures and partitions (Abstract )
Location: Wean 7218

Date: Wednesday, January 30, 2013, 4:30 pm
Name: Charles Smart
Affiliation: Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Refreshments at 4:00, WeH 6220
Title: Stochastic homogenization without uniform ellipticity (Abstract )
Location: Wean 7500

Date: Tuesday, January 29, 2013, 4:30 pm
Name: Boris Bukh
Affiliation: Carnegie Mellon University, refreshments at 4:00, WeH 6220.
Title: Convex and stairconvex geometries (Abstract )
Location: Wean 8220

Date: Wednesday, January 16, 2013, 4:30 pm
Name: Wesley Pegden
Affiliation: Courant Institute, New York University
Title: Apollonian structure in the Abelian sandpile (Abstract )
Location: Wean 7500

Date: Monday, January 14, 2013, 4:30 pm
Name: Vladislav Kargin
Affiliation: University of Cambridge
Title: Statistical properties of zeta zeros and random matrix eigenvalues (Abstract )
Location: Wean 7218

Date: Friday, January 11, 2013, 4:00 pm
Name: Tom Alberts
Affiliation: California Inst. of Technology, Refreshments at 3:30, WeH 6220. Please note time.
Title: Diffusions of Multiplicative Cascades (Abstract )
Location: Wean 8220

Date: Friday, September 28, 2012, 4:30 pm
Name: Andrew Lo
Affiliation: MIT
Title: NASH LECTURE -An Evolutionary Model of Bounded Rationality and Intelligence (Abstract )
Location: Wean Hall 7500

Date: Friday, March 23, 2012, 4:30 pm
Name: Jeff Kahn
Affiliation: Rutgers
Title: Thresholds and expectation thresholds (Abstract )
Location: Wean 7500

Date: Friday, February 17, 2012, 4:30 pm
Name: Nicola Fusco
Affiliation: Univ. Napoli, Naples, Italy
Title: The quantitative isoperimetric inequality PLEASE NOTE ROOM CHANGE (Abstract )
Location: Wean Hall 7218

Date: Saturday, February 4, 2012, 4:30 pm
Name: Miodrag Sokic
Affiliation: California Institute of Technology, Refreshments at 4:00, WeH 6220
Title: TBA
Location: Wean 8220

Date: Friday, January 20, 2012, 4:30 pm
Name: Keith Promislow
Affiliation: Michigan State University
Title: Network formation and ion conduction in ionomer membranes: searching for solvation in an energetic world (Abstract )
Location: Wean Hall 7500

Date: Tuesday, December 13, 2011, 4:30 pm
Name: Ian Tice
Affiliation: Universite Paris-Est Creteil. Refreshments 4:00 Wean 6220.
Title: Global well-posedness and decay for the viscous surface wave problem without surface tension (Abstract )
Location: Wean 7218

Date: Monday, December 12, 2011, 4:30 pm
Name: Nathan Glatt-Holtz
Affiliation: Indiana University. Refreshments at 4:00 Wean 6220.
Title: Some Results for the Stochastic PDEs of Fluid Dynamics (Abstract )
Location: Wean 7218

Date: Thursday, December 8, 2011, 4:30 pm
Name: Xu Yang
Affiliation: Courant Institute, New York University. Refreshments at 4:00 Wean 6220.
Title: Frozen Gaussian approximation for high frequency wave propagation (Abstract )
Location: Wean 7218

Date: Wednesday, December 7, 2011, 4:30 pm
Name: Francesco Maggi
Affiliation: Univ Dini (Refreshments at 4:00 WeH 6220)
Title: Sharp Stability Estimates in Geometric Variational Problems (Abstract )
Location: Wean 7218

Date: Tuesday, December 6, 2011, 4:30 pm
Name: Russell Schwab
Affiliation: Mathematical Sciences, Carnegie Mellon University. Refreshments at 4:00 Wean 62
Title: A Taste of Integro-Differential Equations- Recent Results and Future Challenges (Abstract )
Location: Wean 7218

Date: Friday, December 2, 2011, 4:30 pm
Name: Justin Moore
Affiliation: Cornell
Title: Amenability and Ramsey Theory (Abstract )
Location: Wean 7500

Date: Wednesday, November 30, 2011, 4:30 pm
Name: Jianfeng Lu
Affiliation: Courant Institute, NYU, Job candidate, Refreshments at 4:00 WeH 6620
Title: Multiscale analysis of solid materials: From electronic structure models to continuum theories (Abstract )
Location: Wean 7500

Date: Wednesday, October 26, 2011, 4:30 pm
Name: Walter Noll
Affiliation: Carnegie Mellon
Title: SPECIAL EVENT: Improving the Infrastructure of Mathematics (Abstract )
Location: WeH 7500

Date: Thursday, February 17, 2011, 4:30 pm
Name: Scott Robertson
Affiliation: Mathematical Sciences, Carnegie Mellon University
Title: Robust Maximization of Asymptotic Growth (Abstract )
Location: WeH 8220

Date: Thursday, February 10, 2011, 4:30 pm
Name: Andrew Ledvina
Affiliation: Princeton University
Title: Dynamic Bertrand and Cournot Competition: Effects of Product Differentiation (Abstract )
Location: WeH 8220

Date: Thursday, January 20, 2011, 4:30 pm
Name: Johannes Ruf
Affiliation: Columbia University
Title: Hedging under arbitrage (Abstract )
Location: WeH 8220

Date: Thursday, January 13, 2011, 4:30 pm
Name: Gordan Zitkovich
Affiliation: University of Texas, Austin
Title: Stability in Financial Markets (Abstract )
Location: WeH 8220

Date: Thursday, February 26, 2009, 4:30 pm
Name: Adam Marcus
Affiliation: Yale University
Title: Combinatorial Results using Nonlinear Orders (Abstract )
Location: Wean Hall 8427

Date: Tuesday, February 24, 2009, 4:30 pm
Name: Po-Shen Loh
Affiliation: Princeton
Title: Random graphs, and the power of two choices (Abstract )
Location: Doherty Hall A310

Date: Friday, February 20, 2009, 4:30 pm
Name: Kevin Costello
Affiliation: Georgia Institute of Technology
Title: Littlewood-Offord type problems and the rank of random symmetric matrices (Abstract )
Location: Wean Hall 7500

Date: Wednesday, February 11, 2009, 5:00 pm
Name: Toufic Suidan
Affiliation: Department of Mathematics, University of Arizona
Title: The symmetric polynuclear growth process and random matrix theory (Abstract )
Location: Doherty Hall A310

Date: Monday, February 9, 2009, 5:00 pm
Name: Dapeng Zhan
Affiliation: Gibbs Assistant Professor, Department of Mathematics, Yale University
Title: Reversibility and duality of SLE (Abstract )
Location: Doherty Hall A310

Date: Monday, February 2, 2009, 5:00 pm
Name: Sebastien Darses
Affiliation: Department of Mathematics, Boston University
Title: Stochastic derivatives and Partial Differential Equations (Abstract )
Location: Doherty Hall A310