Date | Speaker(s) | Title |

3 Jan 2012 | | *To Be Announced* |

10 Jan 2012 | | NO SEMINAR |

17 Jan 2012 | Anatole Katok, Penn State | Open problems in dynamics and related areas, in depth |

24 Jan 2012 | Weisheng Wu, Penn State | Global rigidity of Riemannian manifolds of non-positive curvature, after Ballmann, Brin, Burns, Eberlein, Spatzier, I. |

31 Jan 2012 | Weisheng Wu, Penn State | Global rigidity of Riemannian manifolds of non-positive curvature, after Ballmann, Brin, Burns, Eberlein, Spatzier, II. |

7 Feb 2012 | Raul Ures, IMERL, Montevideo | Applications of topology of three-dimensional manifolds to dynamics, I. |

14 Feb 2012 | Raul Ures, IMERL, Montevideo | Applications of topology of three-dimensional manifolds to dynamics, II. |

21 Feb 2012 | Weisheng Wu, Penn State | Global rigidity of Riemannian manifolds of non-positive curvature, after Ballmann, Brin, Burns, Eberlein, Spatzier, III. |

28 Feb 2012 | Anatole Katok and Federico Rodriguez Hertz | Billiards in irrational polygons: Overview and recent progress |

13 Mar 2012 | Aaron Brown, Penn State | Stabilizers of measures in the diffeomorphism group |

20 Mar 2012 | Giovanni Forni, University of Maryland | An Introduction to Teichm\"uller dynamics; this talk will continue at the special session on Wednesday at 4:40pm |

27 Mar 2012 | Barney Bramham, IAS, Princeton | Pseudo-holomorphic curves and dynamics of zero entropy diffeomorphisms of the disk.I. |

3 Apr 2012 | Carlos Matteus, University of Paris-13 | TBA |

10 Apr 2012 | Barney Bramham, IAS, Princeton | Pseudo-holomorphic curves and dynamics of zero entropy diffeomorphisms of the disk.II. |

17 Apr 2012 | | *To Be Announced* |

24 Apr 2012 | | *To Be Announced* |

1 May 2012 | | *To Be Announced* |

8 May 2012 | | *To Be Announced* |

4 Sep 2012 | Federico Rodriguez Hertz, Penn State | Minimal sets for partially hyperbolic diffeomorphisms |

11 Sep 2012 | Klaus Schmidt, University of Vienna and Erwin Schroedinger Institute | Algebraic Z^d-actions with positive entropy,I |

18 Sep 2012 | Klaus Schmidt, University of Vienna and Erwin Schroedinger Institute | Algebraic Z^d-actions with positive entropy,II |

25 Sep 2012 | Klaus Schmidt, University of Vienna and Erwin Schroedinger Institute | Algebraic Z^d-actions with positive entropy,IV ATTENTION! There will be an extra lecture the day before: Monday September 24 at 3:35-5:30. |

2 Oct 2012 | | NO SEMINAR |

9 Oct 2012 | Huagui Duan, Nankai University, visiting Penn State | Index Theory for Symplectic Matrix Paths with Applications I |

16 Oct 2012 | Huagui Duan, Nankai University, visiting Penn State | Index Theory for Symplectic Matrix Paths with Applications,III . ATTENTION! There will be an extra lecture the day before: Monday October 15, at 3:35-5:30. |

23 Oct 2012 | Boris Kalinin, Penn State | Non-uniform non-stationary normal forms, I |

30 Oct 2012 | Boris Kalinin, Penn State | Non-uniform non-stationary normal forms, II |

6 Nov 2012 | Kurt Vinhage, Penn State | Algebraic K-theory and its applications to dynamics, I |

13 Nov 2012 | Kurt Vinhage, Penn State | Algebraic K-theory and its applications to dynamics, II |

20 Nov 2012 | | NO SEMINAR: Thanksgiving break |

27 Nov 2012 | Felipe Ramirez, University of Bristol | Higher cohomology for group actions with hyperbolic structure, I. |

4 Dec 2012 | Felipe Ramirez, University of Bristol | Higher cohomology for group actions with hyperbolic structure, II. |

11 Dec 2012 | Felipe Ramirez, University of Bristol | Higher cohomology for group actions with hyperbolic structure, III.(tentative) |