Graduate Student Seminar

Title: Grad Student Seminar for Prospective Students
Speaker: Rachel McEnroe and Yajit Jain
Speaker Info:
Brief Description:
Special Note:

Rachel McEnroe - 'Some Examples in Geometry and Dynamics'

Abstract: I will go through a bunch of examples that I find surprising, which I hope will be surprising to most of you as well. This talk is particularly intended to be accessible to the visiting students.

Yajit Jain - 'Applications of Morse Theory, from the perspective of Milnor'

Abstract: After a (very) brief introduction to Morse theory, we will see key steps in a few major applications, including the Lefschetz hyperplane theorem and Bott periodicity.

Date: Friday, March 02, 2018
Time: 4:00pm
Where: Lunt B9
Contact Person: Yajit Jain
Contact email: ykjain@math.northwestern.edu
Contact Phone: 847-467-6255
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