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Eberly College of Science Mathematics Department

Geometry Luncheon Seminar (2010 Archive)

Wednesdays from 12:15pm to 01:30pm in MB114

Lunch served from about 12:05, talk begins about 12:25 and lasts about 40 minutes. Informal style - questions encouraged - okay to grab food during the talk if that's your schedule!
20 Jan 2010 To Be Announced
27 Jan 2010Dima Burago, Penn StateMinimal surfaces: some little-known questions and even some partial answers
3 Feb 2010Controlling a mechanical system by active constraints, Penn StateAlberto Bressan
10 Feb 2010No Seminar This Week, No Seminar This WeekNo Seminar This Week
17 Feb 2010Jonathan Block, University of PennsylvaniaModule categories in geometry and topology
24 Feb 2010 No Seminar Today
17 Mar 2010 To Be Announced
24 Mar 2010Xiaochun Rong, Rutgers UniversityBundle finiteness of Almost Submetries
31 Mar 2010Steve Ferry, RutgersFlexibility and rigidity in Gromov-Hausdorff space
7 Apr 2010Stephanie Alexander, UIUCTotal curvature and pursuit-evasion games.
14 Apr 2010Stephan Stolz, Notre DameIntegrality and divisibility of the Witten genus
21 Apr 2010Bill Minicozzi, Johns Hopkins UniversityTBA
25 Aug 2010 To Be Announced
1 Sep 2010 To Be Announced
8 Sep 2010Mark Levi, PSUTo Be Announced
15 Sep 2010V. ChernovAlgebras detecting minimal intersection and self intersection numbers of curves on a surface
22 Sep 2010Sergei Tabachnikov, PSUGeometry of frieze patterns
29 Sep 2010Paul Baum, PSUAtiyah-Singer Revisited
6 Oct 2010Alexei Novikov, PSUCan a little fish swim wherever it wants?
13 Oct 2010Nigel Higson, PSUA-T-menable Groups
20 Oct 2010 To Be Announced
27 Oct 2010 To Be Announced
3 Nov 2010Ken Gross, University of VermontHarmonics on the Sphere: A meeting ground of Geometry, Astronomy, and Analysis in the 18th Century.
10 Nov 2010Vadim Kaloshin, PSUFiniteness of central configurations and Smale's 6th problem (joint with A. Albouy)
17 Nov 2010Sergei Ivanov, Steklov InstituteBi-invariant metrics on groups and topological complexity of diffeomorphisms
24 Nov 2010 To Be Announced
1 Dec 2010Dmitri Burago, PSUOn intrinsic geometry of surfaces in normed spaces and globalization for Finsler polyhedral metrics
8 Dec 2010 To Be Announced
22 Dec 2010 To Be Announced
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