Northwestern University Mathematical Calendar
Special Seminar
Year 2006


Wednesday, January 4, 2006

Special Seminar       Lunt 105, 4:10pm
Professor David Damanik,   Caltech
Title: Structures of intermediate complexity and quantum dynamics
Abstract and details available


Friday, January 6, 2006

Special Seminar       Lunt 105, 3pm
Professor Frank Calegari,   Harvard University
Title: Rational Homology Spheres and Automorphic Forms
Abstract and details available


Tuesday, January 10, 2006

Special Seminar       Lunt 105, 3:00 pm
Professor Michael Westdickenberg,   University of Bonn
Title: The Entropy Condition for Hyperbolic Conservation Laws
Abstract and details available


Thursday, January 12, 2006

Special Seminar       Lunt 105, 3:00pm
Professor Maria G. Reznikof,   Princeton University
Title: Slow Motion of Gradient Flows
Abstract and details available


Wednesday, January 18, 2006

Special Seminar       Lunt 105, 4:10pm
Professor Daniel Biss,   University of Chicago
Title: Combinatorial differential manifolds: Oriented matroids in topology
Abstract and details available


Monday, January 23, 2006

Special Seminar       Lunt 105, 3:00pm
Professor Jason Starr,   MIT
Title: Solutions of families of polynomial equations
Abstract and details available


Friday, January 27, 2006

Special Seminar       Lunt 104, 4:10pm
Florian Herzig,   Harvard University
Title: The weight in Serre's Conjecture for GL_3
Abstract and details available


Wednesday, March 1, 2006

Special Seminar       Lunt 105, 3pm
Professor Kevin Costello,   University of Chicago
Title: Moduli spaces of Riemann surfaces and homotopy Frobenius algebras
Abstract and details available


Wednesday, March 8, 2006

Special Seminar       Lunt 105, 4:10pm
Professor Mikhael Gromov,   IHES and NYU
Title: Singularities of smooth maps and isoperimetric inequalities
Special Note: Professor Gromov is a Nemmers Prize Winner in Mathematics
Contact info here


Tuesday, April 11, 2006

Special Seminar       Lunt 105, 3pm
Eric Friedlander,   Bryna Kra, Amie Wilkinson and Eric Zaslow
Title: Panel: How to apply for a grant
Abstract and details available


Wednesday, May 17, 2006

Special Seminar       Lunt 105, 5:00 pm
Professor Ravi Vakil,   Stanford University
Title: The Mathematics of Doodling
Special Note: Annual Undergraduate Prize Lecture and Award Ceremony
Abstract and details available


Tuesday, September 26, 2006

Special Seminar       Lunt 105, 4:10pm
Professor Mikhael Gromov,   IHES and NYU
Title: "Protein Problems" or how a mathematician may think of proteins
Special Note: This is a joint seminar with ESAM
Abstract and details available


Tuesday, November 28, 2006

Special Seminar       Lunt 105, 4:00pm
See http://math.northwestern.edu/graduate/events.html for further information.,  
Title: Graduate Student Forum - Ethics and Mathematics Research
Contact info here



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