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Center for Dynamics and Geometry Seminars (2009 Archive)

Center for Dynamics and Geometry Colloquium Tuesday : 2:30-3:30pm, 114 McAllister

Dynamical systems seminar Monday : 3:35-4:35pm, 114 McAllister

Working seminar: Dynamics and its Working Tools seminar Tuesday 3:30-6:00pm ROOM 216 McAllister: schedule

Geometry luncheon seminar Wednesday 12:05-1:20pm 114 McAllister: schedule

Geometry working seminar Wednesday: 3:35-4:35pm, 114 McAllister

Workshop in Dynamical Systems and Related Topics

Additional information on the Center for Dynamics and Geometry


Wed, 21 Jan 2009 To Be Announced
Mon, 26 Jan 2009
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Stefan Wenger, University of Illinois at ChicagoCompactness for manifolds with bounded volume and diameter (THIS TALK WILL TAKE PLACE IN THE SYNERGISTIC ROOM)
Mon, 2 Feb 2009Sherry Teti, Bryn MawrThe Existence of Elliptic Periodic Orbits in the Smoothed Bunimovich stadium
Wed, 4 Feb 2009 To Be Announced
Mon, 9 Feb 2009Mike Todd, PortoSmooth pressure and Lyapunov spectra for unimodal maps
Mon, 16 Feb 2009Federico Rodriguez-Hertz, IMERLInvariant tori with Anosov dynamics in dimension 3
Mon, 23 Feb 2009

3:35pm - 4:35pm
Ben Schmidt, University of ChicagoPositivity of the simplicial volume for closed locally symmetric spaces of non-compact type
Wed, 25 Feb 2009Jacques Fejoz, Paris 6 and Observatoire de ParisOn a simpler proof of the invariant torus theorem in KAM theory
Mon, 2 Mar 2009Marcel Guardia, University Politechnica CataluniaExponentially small splitting of separatrices for several rapid periodic perturbations of the pendulum
Wed, 4 Mar 2009 To Be Announced
Mon, 9 Mar 2009SPRING BREAKNo seminar
Wed, 11 Mar 2009 To Be Announced
Mon, 16 Mar 2009Steve Simpson, PSUComputable symbolic dynamics
Wed, 18 Mar 2009Anton Gorodetski, University of California, IrvineHyperbolic dynamics and properties of the trace map
Mon, 23 Mar 2009A. Grigo, Georgia TechAbsolute Focusing, Elliptic Periodic Orbits, and C^2-Stadia
Wed, 25 Mar 2009Eveyth Deligero, U South Eastern PhilippinesThe generalized St. Petersburg games and its applications to p-adic series expansions
Mon, 30 Mar 2009Alain Albouy, CNRS and Observatoire de ParisTBA
Wed, 1 Apr 2009Jon Chaika, RiceBorel-Cantelli sequences
Mon, 6 Apr 2009Maryland ConferenceNo seminar
Mon, 13 Apr 2009Jana Rodriguez Hertz, IMERLThe use of blenders in smooth ergodic theory - a case study
Wed, 15 Apr 2009J.-P. Thouvenot, Paris 6On the weak Pinsker property
Mon, 20 Apr 2009Sergey Tikhomirov, St PetersburgShadowing in smooth flows and structural stability
Mon, 27 Apr 2009A. Katok, Penn StateAn overview and recent progress on "slow entropies"
Wed, 29 Apr 2009Livio Flaminio, LilleCohomology of nilflows and quantitative equidistribution
Mon, 14 Sep 2009Ke Zhang, University of MarylandTBA
Mon, 21 Sep 2009Victoria Sadovskaya, University of South Alabama, visiting Penn StateLinear cocycles and criteria of conformality
Wed, 23 Sep 2009 To Be Announced
Mon, 28 Sep 2009Andrea Venturelli, University of AvignonVariational construction of parabolic solutions in the N-Body Problem
Wed, 30 Sep 2009
3:30pm - 5:00pm
A. Lytchak, Univ BonnAffine structures in metric spaces
Mon, 5 Oct 2009 To Be Announced
Wed, 7 Oct 2009 To Be Announced
Mon, 12 Oct 2009Daniel Thompson, Penn StateThe irregular set for the beta transformation has full topological entropy (= log beta) and full Hausdorff dimension (=1)
Wed, 14 Oct 2009S. Ivanov, Steklov Institute, St. Petersburg and Penn StateOn topological aspects of the Dvoretzky Theorem
Mon, 19 Oct 2009Zhenqi Wang, Penn StateLocal rigidity of partially hyperbolic actions
Wed, 21 Oct 2009A. Petrunin, Penn StateAlexandrov meets Lott--Villani--Sturm
Mon, 26 Oct 2009Anatole Katok, Penn StateApplications of algebraic $K$-theory to rigidity problems in dynamics: An overview
Wed, 28 Oct 2009D. Panov, Imperial CollegeNon-Kahler Calabi-Yau manifolds via hyperbolic geometry
Thu, 29 Oct 2009

8:00am - 4:00pm
Various, VariousDynamical Systems and Related Topics Workshop
Thu, 29 Oct 2009

5:00pm - 7:00pm
Various, VariousVarious Speakers Throughout the Day
Fri, 30 Oct 2009

8:00am - 6:00pm
Various, VariousDynamical Systems and Related Topics Workshop
Sat, 31 Oct 2009

8:00am - 6:00pm
Various, VariousDynamical Systems and Related Topics Workshop
Sun, 1 Nov 2009

8:00am - 6:00pm
Various, VariousDynamical Systems and Related Topics Workshop
Mon, 2 Nov 2009 To Be Announced
Wed, 4 Nov 2009S. Tabachnikov, Penn StateElementary surprises in projective geometry
Mon, 9 Nov 2009Anatole Katok, Penn StateAn overview of principal results and open problems in parabolic dynamics
Wed, 11 Nov 2009 To Be Announced
Mon, 16 Nov 2009Zhiren Wang, PrincetonEffective results on actions of commuting toral automorphisms
Wed, 18 Nov 2009 To Be Announced
Mon, 23 Nov 2009 To Be Announced
Wed, 25 Nov 2009 To Be Announced
Mon, 30 Nov 2009 To Be Announced
Wed, 2 Dec 2009 To Be Announced
Mon, 7 Dec 2009Dan Thompson, Penn StateMonotonicity of topological entropy under normalised Ricci flow
Wed, 9 Dec 2009D. Burago, A. Petrunin, Penn StateOn some open problems in geometry
Mon, 14 Dec 2009 To Be Announced
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