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Eberly College of Science Mathematics Department

Department of Mathematics Colloquium (2008 Archive)

Thursdays from 04:00pm to 05:00pm in MB114

The Colloquium is on Thursdays, 3:35- 4:25PM in 114 McAllister Building..
The Colloquium is preceded by refreshments (departmental tea) at 3:15 PM.
DateSpeaker(s)Title
24 Jan 2008Xiaobo Liu, University of Notre DameUniversal equations for Gromov-Witten Invariants
31 Jan 2008Yves Pomeau, ENS-ParisSupersolids: the theoretical point of view.
20 Mar 2008Alexandre Kirillov, University of PennsylvaniaFamily algebras and generalized exponents
27 Mar 2008Jiping Zhang, Peking UniversityFinite Groups and Zeta Functions
17 Apr 2008Anton Petrunin, Penn StateAlmost definite curvature.
25 Sep 2008Kenneth Stolarsky, University of IllinoisExtremality, symmetry, and Chebyshev-like polynomials
2 Oct 2008Richard Schwartz, Brown UniversityOuter billiards, kites, and the modular group
9 Oct 2008Andrew Toms, York University, TorontoDimension theories for C*-algebras
24 Oct 2008
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Lai-Sang Young, Courant InstituteShear-induced chaos
30 Oct 2008Joshua Sabloff, Haverford CollegeSymplectic Rigidity and Lagrangian Cobordisms
6 Nov 2008De Witt Sumners, Florida State UniversitySpiral Waves in Excitable Media
4 Dec 2008Robert Devaney, Boston UniversitySierpinski Galore
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