Date | Speaker(s) | Title |

7 Jan 2014 | | NO SEMINAR, Winter break |

14 Jan 2014 | Thomas Barthelme, Penn State | Anosov flows on 3-manifolds, I. |

21 Jan 2014 | Thomas Barthelme, Penn State | Anosov flows on 3-manifolds, II. |

28 Jan 2014 | Svetlana Katok, Penn State | Some number--theoretic tools, III: closed orbits and number fields |

4 Feb 2014 | | NO SEMINAR: Special talks by Yi Wang and Zhiren Wang |

11 Feb 2014 | Thomas Barthelme, Penn State | Anosov flows on 3-manifolds, III. |

18 Feb 2014 | Anatole Katok, Penn State | Kakutani equivalence and restricted orbit equivalence in ergodic theory and dynamics, I: Introduction and overview, Part 2 ATTENTION: This talk will start at 4:40 to avoid conflict with Chemerda Lectures |

25 Feb 2014 | | NO SEMINAR at this time. This week's seminar is moved to MONDAY February 24 |

4 Mar 2014 | Changguang Dong, Penn State | Slow entropy and Lyapunov exponents |

11 Mar 2014 | | NO SEMINAR: Spring break |

18 Mar 2014 | | No seminar this week. Participants are encouraged to attend PAVEL BLEHER's talk at 4pm at room 106 |

25 Mar 2014 | Changguang Dong, Penn State | Slow entropy and Lyapunov exponents, II |

1 Apr 2014 | | NO SEMINAR THIS WEEK. |

8 Apr 2014 | Aaron Brown or Federico Rodriguez Hertz, Penn State | New progress in the study of smooth actions of lattices in semisimple Lie groups, I |

15 Apr 2014 | Aaron Brown or Federico Rodriguez Hertz, Penn State | New progress in the study of smooth actions of lattices in semisimple Lie groups, II |

22 Apr 2014 | Omri Sarig, Weizmann Institute of Science, Rehovot, Israel | Markov partitions for three-dimensional flows with positive entropy, I |

29 Apr 2014 | Omri Sarig, Weizmann Institute of Science, Rehovot, Israel | Markov partitions for three-dimensional flows with positive entropy, II |

6 May 2014 | | *To Be Announced* |

26 Aug 2014 | Alex Wright, Stanford University | An introduction to the use of algebraic geometry in Teichmuller dynamics, I. ATTENTION: the second lecture in this series will take place on THURSDAY AUGUST 28 3:30-6pm in Room MB 113 |

2 Sep 2014 | Alex Wright, Stanford University | An introduction to the use of algebraic geometry in Teichmuller dynamics, III. ATTENTION: the second lecture in this series will take place on THURSDAY AUGUST 28 3:30-6pm in room MB 113. |

9 Sep 2014 | Changguang Dong, Penn State | Metric theory of interval exchange transformations, a survey after Veech, I |

16 Sep 2014 | Changguang Dong, Penn State | Metric theory of interval exchange transformations, a survey after Veech, II |

23 Sep 2014 | Zhiren Wang, Penn State | Measure rigidity of higher rank algebraic Z^r actions, I. |

30 Sep 2014 | Zhiren Wang, Penn State | Measure rigidity of higher rank algebraic Z^r actions, II |

7 Oct 2014 | | NO SEMINAR |

14 Oct 2014 | Alejandro Kocsard, Fluminense Federal University, Brazil | Invariant distributions in elliptic dynamics,I |

21 Oct 2014 | Alejandro Kocsard, Fluminense Federal University, Brazil | Invariant distributions in elliptic dynamics,II |

28 Oct 2014 | Xiangdong Ye, University of Science and Technology of China | Finer structure of minimal systems, the Bohr problem and its higher version |

4 Nov 2014 | Xiangdong Ye, University of Science and Technology of China | Pointwise convergence of multiple ergodic averages and strictly ergodic models |

11 Nov 2014 | | NO SEMINAR |

18 Nov 2014 | Kurt Vinhage, Penn State | Free Products as Topological Groups in Dynamics,I |

25 Nov 2014 | | NO SEMINAR: Thanksgiving break |

2 Dec 2014 | Kurt Vinhage, Penn State | Free Products as Topological Groups in Dynamics, II |

9 Dec 2014 | Vladimir Itskov, Penn State | Dynamics near low-dimensional attractors of neural networks. |

16 Dec 2014 | | NO SEMINAR, end of semester |