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Department of Mathematics Colloquium (2012 Archive)

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
Thu, 12 Jan 2012 Departmental meeting
Thu, 19 Jan 2012Rafael de la Llave, Georgia Institute of TechnologyManifolds on the verge of a regularity breakdown
Thu, 26 Jan 2012Raul Ures, Universidad de la Republica, UruguayStable ergodicity
Thu, 2 Feb 2012Jana Rodriquez HertzPartial hyperbolicity and the topology of 3-manifolds
Thu, 9 Feb 2012Jinho Baik, University of MichiganDirected last passage percolation
Thu, 16 Feb 2012Jim Keener, University of UtahFredholm meets Hodgkin, Huxley, Fokker, Planck, Keizer and Gillespie
Thu, 23 Feb 2012Anurag Singh, University of UtrahThe number of equations defining an algebraic set
Thu, 1 Mar 2012Jinchao Xu, PSUOptimal and Practical Solvers for Linear Algebraic Systems
Thu, 8 Mar 2012 Spring break
Thu, 15 Mar 2012Eugene Wayne, Department of Mathematics, Boston UniversityVortices and two-dimensional fluid motion
Thu, 22 Mar 2012Amie Wilkinson, University of ChicagoAbsolute continuity, exponents, and rigidity
Thu, 5 Apr 2012David Harbater, University of PennsylvaniaQuadratic forms, patching, and local-global principles
Thu, 12 Apr 2012 Departmental meeting
Thu, 19 Apr 2012Alexei Borodin, MITGrowth of random surfaces
Thu, 26 Apr 2012George Andrews, Penn State UniversityDrowning in the Data Deluge
Thu, 30 Aug 2012 To Be Announced
Thu, 6 Sep 2012John Roe, Penn StateSustaining Mathematics: Reflections of a former department head
Thu, 13 Sep 2012Alexander Veselov, Department of Mathematical Sciences, Loughborough University, UKTopology and Integrability
Thu, 20 Sep 2012Y. ZhengDepartmental meeting
Thu, 27 Sep 2012V. Popov, Steklov Mathematical Institute, Moscow170 YEARS OF INVARIANT THEORY
Thu, 4 Oct 2012
4:30pm - 5:30pm
Enrico BombieriA Problem on Sums of Two Squares
Thu, 11 Oct 2012John Franks, Northwestern UniversityLow dimensional dynamics with abstract time
Thu, 18 Oct 2012 To Be Announced
Thu, 25 Oct 2012P. Winkler, Dartmouth CollegeA Cop and Robber Solve the Kakeya Needle Problem
Thu, 1 Nov 2012 To Be Announced
Thu, 8 Nov 2012P. Kuchment, Texas A&M UniversityThe nodal count mystery
Thu, 15 Nov 2012N. Higson, Department of Mathematics, Penn StateContractions of Lie Groups and Representation Theory
Thu, 22 Nov 2012 Thanksgiving break
Thu, 29 Nov 2012M. Mustata, University of MichiganSingularities: characteristic zero versus positive characteristic
Thu, 6 Dec 2012Y. ZhengDepartmental meeting
Thu, 13 Dec 2012Wenbo Li, University of DelawareProbabilities of all real zeros for random polynomials
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