PSU Mark
Eberly College of Science Mathematics Department

Center for Dynamics and Geometry Annual Lecture Series

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Spring 2006

Monday Jan 30
3:35 - 5:35 pm
106 McAllister Athreya
(University of Chicago)
The Teichmueller geodesic flow I
Wednesday Feb 1
4:00 - 6:00 pm
106 McAllister Athreya
(University of Chicago)
The Teichmueller geodesic flow II
Monday Mar 13
3:35 - 4:35 pm
106 McAllister Breuillard
(Lille I)
Random walks on nilpotent Lie groups
Wednesday Mar 15
3:35 - 4:35 pm
106 McAllister Breuillard
(Lille I)
The asymptotic shape of metric balls in groups of polynomial growth

Fall 2005

Wednesday Sept 7
3:30 - 5:30 pm
320 Whitmore Y. Kurylev
(Loughborough)
Boundary Control method for anisotropic inverse boundary value problems I
Wednesday Sept 14
3:30 - 5:30 pm
320 Whitmore Y. Kurylev
(Loughborough)
Boundary Control method for anisotropic inverse boundary value problems II

Spring 2005

Monday Mar 28
3:30 - 5:30 pm
320 Whitmore Jens Markloff
(Bristol)
TBA
Wednesday Mar 30
3:30 - 5:30 pm
320 Whitmore Jens Markloff
(Bristol)
TBA
Wednesday Apr 13
3:30 - 5:30 pm
320 Whitmore Leonid Polterovich
(Tel-Aviv)
TBA
Monday Apr 18
3:30 - 5:30 pm
320 Whitmore Leonid Polterovich
(Tel-Aviv)
TBA

Spring 2004

Monday Apr 5
3:30 - 5:30 pm
McAllister 102 Rostislav Grigorchuk
(Texas A&M University)
Progress in the Study of the Alternative "Amenable/Nonamenable" During the Past 50 Years.
Wednesday Apr 7
3:30 - 5:30 pm
McAllister 102 Rostislav Grigorchuk
(Texas A&M University)
Spectra of Fractal Groups and Related Topics

Spring 2003

Wednesday Feb 19
3:30 - 5:30 pm
McAllister 102 Jean-Paul Thouvenot
(CNRS Paris VI)
A New Information Theoretical Approach to Measure Preserving Transformations with an Application to the Construction of New Examples I
Friday Feb 21
3:30 - 5:30 pm
McAllister 115 Jean-Paul Thouvenot
(CNRS Paris VI)
A New Information Theoretical Approach to Measure Preserving Transformations with an Application to the Construction of New Examples II

Fall 2001

Tuesday Nov 27
3:30pm - 5:30pm
Willard 358 Jean-Christophe Yoccoz
(College de France)
Non Uniformly Hyperbolic Dynamics and Homoclinic Bifurcations I
Wednesday Nov 28
3:30pm - 5:30pm
McAllister 102 Jean-Christophe Yoccoz
(College de France)
Non Uniformly Hyperbolic Dynamics and Homoclinic Bifurcations II

Fall 2000

Monday Oct 2
3:30 - 5:30
McAllister 102 Marc Burger
(ETH, Zurich)
Introduction to bounded cohomology I
Wednesday Oct 4
3:30 - 5:30
McAllister 102 Marc Burger
(ETH, Zurich)
Introduction to bounded cohomology II
Wednesday Oct 11
3:30 - 5:30
McAllister 102 Marc Burger
(ETH, Zurich)
Introduction to bounded cohomology III

Fall 1999

Monday Nov 1
3:30 - 4:30
McAllister 102 Ricardo Perez-Marco
(UCLA)
Tube-log Riemann Surfaces I
Wednesday Nov 3
3:30 - 5:30
McAllister 102 Ricardo Perez-Marco
(UCLA)
Tube-log Riemann Surfaces II
Friday Nov 5
3:30 - 5:30
Boucke 307 Ricardo Perez-Marco
(UCLA)
Tube-log Riemann Surfaces III
Monday Nov 15
3:30 - 4:30
102 McAllister Serge Tabachnikov
(University of Arkansas)
Ellipsoids, Integrability and Hyperbolic Geometry
Friday Nov 19
3:30 - 5:30
102 McAllister Serge Tabachnikov
(University of Arkansas)
A Survey of Polygonal Biliards

Fall 1998

Monday Nov 2
3:30 - 5:30
102 McAllister Alexander Shnirelman
(TelAviv University and IAS)
Large Weak Solutions of the Euler Equations and their Possible Significance in the Turbulence Problem I
Wednesday Nov 4
3:30 - 5:30
102 McAllister Alexander Shnirelman
(TelAviv University and IAS)
Large Weak Solutions of the Euler Equations and their Possible Significance in the Turbulence Problem II
Friday Nov 6
3:30 - 5:30
116 McAllister Alexander Shnirelman
(TelAviv University and IAS)
Large Weak Solutions of the Euler Equations and their Possible Significance in the Turbulence Problem III

Spring 1998

Monday Feb 16
3:30 - 5:30
102 McAllister Klaus Schmidt
(U. Vienna and Erwin Schrodinger Insitute for Mathematical Physics)
Algebraic and Symbolic Actions of Dynamical Systems and Algebraic Varieties
Wednesday Feb 18
3:30 - 5:30
102 McAllister Klaus Schmidt
(U. Vienna and Erwin Schrodinger Insitute for Mathematical Physics)
Higher Order Mixing, S-Unit Theorems and Masser's Theorem
Monday Feb 23
3:30 - 5:30
102 McAllister Klaus Schmidt
(U. Vienna and Erwin Schrodinger Insitute for Mathematical Physics)
Rigidity Phenomena

Fall 1997

Wednesday Nov 5
3:30 - 5:30
102 McAllister Boris Gurevich
(Moscow State University)
The Structure and Thermodynamic Formalism for Countable Topological Markov Chains I
Wednesday Nov 12
3:30 - 5:30
102 McAllister Boris Gurevich
(Moscow State University)
The Structure and Thermodynamic Formalism for Countable Topological Markov Chains II
Wednesday Nov 19
3:30 - 5:30
102 McAllister Boris Gurevich
(Moscow State University)
The Structure and Thermodynamic Formalism for Countable Topological Markov Chains III