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Year 2014

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Monday, January 6, 2014

ESAM Colloquium Technological Institute M416, 4:00PM
Maksim Kitsak, Northeastern University (Boston)
Title:   The Latent Geometry Formalism and Its Applications to Social,
Special Note: More current information may be available at http://aquavite.northwestern.edu/cal/public/calendar.cgi?id=92">Plan-it Purple
Abstract and details available
Number Theory Lunt 107, 3:00PM
Andrew Sutherland, MIT
Title: The Sato-Tate conjecture for abelian varieties
Abstract and details available

Tuesday, January 7, 2014

Dynamical Systems Seminar Lunt 105, 4:00pm
Van Cyr, Bucknell university
Title: Periodicity, complexity, and expansive dynamics
Contact Info here

Wednesday, January 8, 2014

Analysis Seminar Lunt 105, 4:10pm
Antonio Auffinger, University of Chicago
Title: Recent advances in First Passage Percolation
Abstract and details available

Thursday, January 9, 2014

Geometry/Physics Seminar Lunt 107, 4:00pm
Ivan Loseu, Northeastern University
Title: Counting finite dimensional irreducible representations over quantizations of symplectic resolutions.
Abstract and details available

Friday, January 10, 2014

Dynamical Systems Seminar Lunt 103, 3:00pm
Van Cyr, Bucknell University
Title: Periodicity, complexity, and expansive dynamics
Contact Info here
Informal Geometric Analysis Seminar Lunt 101, 03:00pm
Ben Weinkove, Northwestern
Title: Regularity of the Kahler-Ricci flow
Abstract and details available
Number Theory Lunt 107, 4:00PM
Farrell Brumley, Paris 13
Title: Large values of cusp forms on GL(n)
Abstract and details available

Monday, January 13, 2014

Number Theory Lunt 107, 4:00PM
Bhargav Bhatt, Institute for Advanced Study
Title: de Rham cohomology of algebraic varieties
Abstract and details available

Tuesday, January 14, 2014

Dynamical Systems Seminar Lunt 105, 4:00pm
Pengfei Zhang, University of Massachusetts
Title: Hyperbolicity of some generalized lemon billiards
Abstract and details available

Wednesday, January 15, 2014

Pinsky Lecture Series Lunt 105, 04:10pm
Akshay Venkatesh, Stanford
Title: Topology of arithmetic manifolds
Abstract and details available

Thursday, January 16, 2014

Pinsky Lecture Series Lunt 105, 04:10pm
Akshay Venkatesh, Stanford
Title: Topology of arithmetic manifolds
Abstract and details available

Friday, January 17, 2014

Informal Geometric Analysis Seminar Lunt 101, 03:00pm
Valentino Tosatti, Northwestern
Title: Finite-time singularities of the Kähler-Ricci flow
Abstract and details available
Pinsky Lecture Series Lunt 105, 04:10pm
Akshay Venkatesh,
Title: Topology of arithmetic manifolds
Contact Info here

Tuesday, January 21, 2014

Dynamical Systems Seminar Lunt 105, 4:00pm
Ryan Broderick, Northwestern University
Title: Dimension estimates for sets of uniformly badly approximable systems of linear forms
Abstract and details available

Friday, January 24, 2014

Graduate Student Seminar Lunt 104, 4:30pm
Peng Zhou,
Title:
Contact Info here
Informal Geometric Analysis Seminar Lunt 101, 03:00pm
Valentino Tosatti, Northwestern
Title: Finite-time singularities of the Kähler-Ricci flow
Abstract and details available

Monday, January 27, 2014

Analysis Seminar Lunt 105, 4:10pm
Alan Hammond, Oxford University
Title: Self-avoiding walks, phase separation and KPZ universality.
Abstract and details available
ESAM Colloquium Technological Institute M416, 4:00PM
Serguei Saavedra ,
Title: Structural Stability of Complex Ecological Systems
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Abstract and details available

Wednesday, January 29, 2014

ESAM Colloquium Technological Institute M416, 4:00PM
Arvind Murugan, Harvard
Title: Design principles for material synthesis : Lessons from biology
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Abstract and details available

Friday, January 31, 2014

Graduate Student Seminar Lunt 104, 4:30pm
Corinna Wendisch,
Title:
Contact Info here
Informal Geometric Analysis Seminar Lunt 101, 03:00pm
Valentino Tosatti, Northwestern
Title: Finite-time singularities of the Kähler-Ricci flow
Abstract and details available

Monday, February 3, 2014

Analysis Seminar Lunt 105, 4:10pm
Euan Spence, Bath
Title: Why analysts should care about numerical analysis of the Helmholtz equation
Abstract and details available
Number Theory Lunt 107, 4:00PM
Robert Pollack, Boston University
Title:
Contact Info here
Topology Seminar Lunt 104, 4:10pm
Kirsten Wickelgren, Georgia Institute of Technology
Title: Grothendieck's section conjecture
Abstract and details available

Tuesday, February 4, 2014

Algebra Seminar Linguistics Department Seminar Room (2016 Sheridan Road), 12:00pm
Laura DeMarco,
Title: The algebra of complex dynamical systems
Abstract and details available
Dynamical Systems Seminar Lunt 105, 4:00pm
Jan-Li Lin, University of Notre Dame
Title: Rationality of Rotation Numbers for elements of Thompson's Group $T$
Special Note: We will go to dinner after the talk.
Abstract and details available

Wednesday, February 5, 2014

Analysis Seminar Lunt 105, 4:10pm
James Colliander, University of Toronto
Title: Big frequency cascades in the nonlinear Schrödinger evolution
Special Note: Note unusual day, time.
Abstract and details available

Friday, February 7, 2014

Graduate Student Seminar Lunt 104, 4:30pm
Boris Hanin,
Title:
Contact Info here
Informal Geometric Analysis Seminar Lunt 101, 03:00pm
Xiaokui Yang, Northwestern
Title: The strong openness conjecture for plurisubharmonic functions
Abstract and details available

Monday, February 10, 2014

ESAM Colloquium Technological Institute M416, 4:00PM
Neda Bagheri, Northwestern University
Title: Regression-based network inference of phosphoproteomic data
Special Note: More current information may be available at http://aquavite.northwestern.edu/cal/public/calendar.cgi?id=92">Plan-it Purple
Abstract and details available
Number Theory Lunt 107, 4:00PM
Liang Xiao, UC Irvine
Title: Slopes of the eigencurve over boundary disks
Abstract and details available
Topology Seminar Lunt 104, 4:10pm
Márton Hablicsek, University of Wisconsin at Madison
Title: Twisted derived intersections and twisted de Rham complexes
Abstract and details available

Tuesday, February 11, 2014

Dynamical Systems Seminar Lunt 105, 4:00PM
Jayadev Athreya, University of Illinois
Title: Gap Distributions and Homogeneous Dynamics
Abstract and details available

Thursday, February 13, 2014

Graduate Student Seminar Lunt 104, 4:00pm
Paul VanKoughnett,
Title: Elliptic Curves and the Surveillance State
Abstract and details available

Friday, February 14, 2014

Informal Geometric Analysis Seminar Lunt 101, 03:00pm
Xiaokui Yang, Northwestern
Title: The strong openness conjecture for plurisubharmonic functions
Abstract and details available

Monday, February 17, 2014

Analysis Seminar Lunt 105, 4:10pm
Albert Chau, UBC
Title: The Kahler Ricci flow of complete metrics with unbounded curvature
Abstract and details available

Tuesday, February 18, 2014

Dynamical Systems Seminar Lunt 105, 4:00pm
Jinxin Xue, University of Chicago
Title: Noncollision singularities in Newtonian N-body problem
Special Note: We will go to dinner after the talk.
Abstract and details available

Friday, February 21, 2014

Graduate Student Seminar Lunt 104, 4:00pm
Elton Hsu,
Title:
Contact Info here
Informal Geometric Analysis Seminar Lunt 101, 03:00pm
Albert Chau, UBC
Title: Estimates for the Kähler-Ricci flow on non-compact Kähler manifolds
Abstract and details available

Monday, February 24, 2014

Analysis Seminar Lunt 105, 4:10pm
Andras Vasy, Stanford
Title: Linear and non-linear Lorentzian problems near infinity
Contact Info here
ESAM Colloquium Technological Institute M416, 4:00PM
Carlo Laing, Massey University
Title: Fronts and bumps in spatially extended Kuramoto networks
Special Note: More current information may be available at http://aquavite.northwestern.edu/cal/public/calendar.cgi?id=92">Plan-it Purple
Abstract and details available
Topology Seminar Lunt 104, 4:10pm
Nir Avni, Northwestern University
Title: Motivic Integration and Topological Field Theory
Abstract and details available

Tuesday, February 25, 2014

Analysis Reading Seminar Lunt 103, 3:00pm
Yaiza Canzani, Harvard
Title: Local Geometry of the Nodal Sets of Eigenfunctions
Special Note: Note the unusual date/time
Abstract and details available
Analysis Seminar Lunt 104, 4:10pm
John Toth, McGill University
Title: $L^2$ restriction bounds for eigenfunction Neumann data along hypersurfaces
Abstract and details available
Dynamical Systems Seminar Lunt 105, 4:00pm
Giulio Tiozzo, ICERM/Yale University
Title: Galois conjugates of entropies of quadratic maps
Abstract and details available

Wednesday, February 26, 2014

Colloquium Lunt 105, 4:10pm
Lewis Bowen, University of Texas at Austin
Title: Entropy in measurable dynamics
Abstract and details available

Friday, February 28, 2014

Informal Geometric Analysis Seminar Lunt 101, 03:00pm
Yu Wang, Northwestern
Title: The Evans-Krylov Theorem
Abstract and details available
Special Event Harris 107, 04:00pm
Laura DeMarco, Northwestern University
Title: Numerical Patterns and Chaos (Public Lecture)
Abstract and details available

Monday, March 3, 2014

ESAM Colloquium Technological Institute M416, 4:00PM
Brian Spencer, University of Buffalo
Title: Symmetry-breaking in shape transitions of epitaxially-strained
Special Note: More current information may be available at http://aquavite.northwestern.edu/cal/public/calendar.cgi?id=92">Plan-it Purple
Abstract and details available
Topology Seminar Lunt 104, 4:10pm
Alexei Oblomkov, University of Massachusetts Amherst
Title: Topology of the Affine Springer Fibers: examples and applications to the representation theory
Abstract and details available

Wednesday, March 5, 2014

Colloquium Lunt 105, 4:10pm
Bruce Kleiner, NYU
Title: Mean curvature flow
Abstract and details available

Thursday, March 6, 2014

Geometry/Physics Seminar Lunt 104, 1:00pm
Harold Williams, UC Berkeley
Title: Integrable Systems and Canonical Bases
Abstract and details available
Geometry/Physics Seminar Lunt 107, 4:00pm
Harold Williams, UC Berkeley
Title: Integrable Systems and Canonical Bases
Abstract and details available

Friday, March 7, 2014

Informal Geometric Analysis Seminar Lunt 101, 03:00pm
Valentino Tosatti, Northwestern
Title: The volume of a line bundle
Abstract and details available

Monday, March 10, 2014

Analysis Seminar Lunt 105, 4:10pm
Adam Jacob, Harvard University
Title: Flat bundles, harmonic metrics and singular affine structures
Abstract and details available
ESAM Colloquium Technological Institute M416, 4:00PM
Anne-Ruxandra Carvunis, University of California-San Diego
Title: From proteins and their interactions to evolutionary principles of
Special Note: More current information may be available at http://aquavite.northwestern.edu/cal/public/calendar.cgi?id=92">Plan-it Purple
Abstract and details available

Tuesday, March 11, 2014

Algebra Seminar Linguistics Department Seminar Room (2016 Sheridan Road), 12:00pm
Igor Rapinchuk, Harvard
Title: On the conjecture of Borel and Tits for abstract homomorphisms of algebraic groups
Abstract and details available
Dynamical Systems Seminar Lunt 105, 4:00pm
Bernard Host, University of Paris Est
Title: Higher order Fourier analysis of multiplicative functions and applications
Abstract and details available

Thursday, March 13, 2014

Geometry/Physics Seminar 104, 1:30pm
Geordie Williamson, MPI Bonn
Title: An introduction to categorical Lie algebras
Special Note: Please note the time for this seminar
Abstract and details available
Geometry/Physics Seminar Lunt 107, 4:00pm
Geordie Williamson, MPI Bonn
Title: An introduction to categorical Lie algebras
Abstract and details available
Graduate Student Seminar Lunt 104, 4:00pm
Ben Knudsen,
Title: Which spheres are groups?
Abstract and details available

Thursday, March 20, 2014

Geometry/Physics Seminar Lunt 107, 4:00pm
Tim Nguyen,
Title: TBA
Contact Info here

Monday, March 31, 2014

Analysis Seminar Lunt 105, 4:10pm
Tianling Jin, University of Chicago
Title: Fractional Nirenberg problems and related topics
Abstract and details available
ESAM Colloquium Technological Institute M416, 4:00PM
Anastasios Tsonis, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
Title: What Do Networks Have to Do with Climate?
Special Note: More current information may be available at http://aquavite.northwestern.edu/cal/public/calendar.cgi?id=92">Plan-it Purple
Abstract and details available
Topology Seminar Lunt 104, 4:10pm
Emanuele Dotto, MIT
Title: Equivariant Diagrams and Equivariant Excision
Abstract and details available

Tuesday, April 1, 2014

Dynamical Systems Seminar Lunt 105, 4:00pm
Matt Foreman, University of California, Irvine
Title: Circular Systems
Abstract and details available

Wednesday, April 2, 2014

Colloquium Lunt 105, 4:10pm
Blaine Lawson, Stony Brook University
Title: Potential Theory for Nonlinear PDEs
Abstract and details available

Thursday, April 3, 2014

Informal Geometric Analysis Seminar Lunt 101, 03:00pm
Blaine Lawson, Stony Brook
Title: Analysis on almost complex manifolds
Special Note: Special Date and Time
Abstract and details available

Monday, April 7, 2014

Analysis Seminar Lunt 105, 4:10pm
Chengbo Wang, Zhejiang University
Title: Strichartz type estimates with applications
Abstract and details available
ESAM Colloquium Technological Institute M416, 4:00PM
Victoria Booth, University ofMichigan
Title: Dynamics of sleep-wake regulation
Special Note: More current information may be available at http://aquavite.northwestern.edu/cal/public/calendar.cgi?id=92">Plan-it Purple
Abstract and details available
Number Theory Lunt 107, 4:00PM
Michael Roth, Queen's University
Title: Roth's theorem for arbitrary varieties
Abstract and details available

Tuesday, April 8, 2014

Dynamical Systems Seminar Lunt 105, 4:00pm
Kathryn Lindsey, Cornell University
Title: The endless possibilities of Julia sets
Abstract and details available
Geometry/Physics Seminar Lunt 107, 1:00pm
Satyan Devadoss,
Title: Phylogenetic networks and the real moduli space of curves
Abstract and details available

Monday, April 14, 2014

ESAM Colloquium Technological Institute M416, 4:00PM
Michael Hagan of Brandeis University ,
Title: Simulations of virus assembly around RNA and a general method to
Special Note: More current information may be available at http://aquavite.northwestern.edu/cal/public/calendar.cgi?id=92">Plan-it Purple
Abstract and details available
Number Theory Lunt 107, 4:00PM
Stefano Morra, Toronto
Title: On mod p local-global compatibility for GL_3 in the ordinary case
Abstract and details available

Tuesday, April 15, 2014

Dynamical Systems Seminar Lunt 105, 3:00pm
Keith Burns, Northwestern
Title: Ergodicity of Weil-Petersson geodesic flow
Contact Info here

Wednesday, April 16, 2014

Colloquium Lunt 105, 4:10pm
Song Sun, Stony Brook
Title: Kahler-Einstein metrics on Fano manifolds
Abstract and details available

Thursday, April 17, 2014

Geometry/Physics Seminar Lunt 101, 1:00pm
Laura Schaposnik, UIUC
Title: Real slices of the moduli space of Higgs bundles
Abstract and details available
Geometry/Physics Seminar Lunt 107, 4:00pm
Laura Schaposnik, UIUC
Title: Real slices of the moduli space of Higgs bundles
Abstract and details available

Friday, April 18, 2014

Informal Geometric Analysis Seminar Lunt 101, 03:00pm
Ben Weinkove, Northwestern
Title: Global C2 estimates for convex solutions of curvature equations
Abstract and details available

Monday, April 21, 2014

Analysis Seminar Lunt 105, 4:10pm
Pierre Albin, University of Illinois
Title: Hodge cohomology of stratified spaces
Abstract and details available
ESAM Colloquium Technological Institute M416, 4:00PM
Chad Topaz, Macalester College
Title: Biological aggregations: Nonlocal PDE, random walks, and bugs
Special Note: More current information may be available at http://aquavite.northwestern.edu/cal/public/calendar.cgi?id=92">Plan-it Purple
Abstract and details available
Number Theory Lunt 107, 4:00PM
Arul Shankar, Harvard
Title: The average 5-Selmer rank of elliptic curves
Abstract and details available

Tuesday, April 22, 2014

Dynamical Systems Seminar Lunt 105, 4:00pm
Jeffrey Diller,
Title: Degree growth of rational surface maps
Special Note: We will go to dinner after the talk.
Abstract and details available

Wednesday, April 23, 2014

Colloquium Lunt 105, 4:10pm
Jordan Ellenberg, University of Wisconsin, Madison
Title: Configurations, arithmetic groups, cohomology, and stability
Abstract and details available

Thursday, April 24, 2014

Algebra Seminar Lunt 103, 2:00pm
Sean Lawton,
Title: Irreduciblity of Moduli Spaces of Abelian Representations
Special Note: Note the different day!
Abstract and details available

Friday, April 25, 2014

Graduate Student Seminar Lunt 104, 4:30pm
Joel Specter,
Title:
Contact Info here
Informal Geometric Analysis Seminar Lunt 107, 03:00pm
Valentino Tosatti, Northwestern
Title: A sharp lower bound for the complex singularity exponent of a psh function
Abstract and details available

Monday, April 28, 2014

Analysis Seminar Lunt 105, 3:00pm
David Sher, University of Michigan
Title: Inverse spectral problems for the Dirichlet-to-Neumann map
Abstract and details available
Bellow Lecture Series Lunt 105, 4:00pm
Artur Avila, Paris VI, IMPA
Title: Poincare series and renormalization
Contact Info here
Number Theory Lunt 107, 3:00PM
Ronen Mukamel, U Chicago
Title: Billiards, the square root of eleven and a Teichmuller curve of genus one
Special Note: Note special time
Abstract and details available

Tuesday, April 29, 2014

Bellow Lecture Series Lunt 105, 4:00pm
Artur Avila, Paris VI, IMPA
Title: The Almost Reducibility Conjecture
Contact Info here
Dynamical Systems Seminar Lunt 105, 4:00pm
see Bellow Lecture Series,
Title: No seminar
Contact Info here

Wednesday , April 30, 2014

Bellow Lecture Series Lunt 105, 4:00pm
Artur Avila, Paris VI, IMPA
Title: Estimates for locally stationary measures and continuity of Lyapunov exponents
Contact Info here

Thursday, May 1, 2014

Analysis Seminar Lunt 105, 4:10pm
Tai Melcher, University of Virginia
Title: An example of hypoellipticity in infinite dimensions
Special Note: This is a specially arranged seminar to accommodate the visitor's schedule.
Abstract and details available
Graduate Student Seminar Lunt 104, 4:00pm
Dylan Wilson,
Title:
Contact Info here

Friday, May 2, 2014

Informal Geometric Analysis Seminar Lunt 107, 03:00pm
Xiaokui Yang, Northwestern
Title: Positivity of relative adjoint classes
Abstract and details available

Monday, May 5, 2014

Analysis Seminar Lunt 105, 4:10pm
Matt Gill, UC Berkeley
Title: The Chern-Ricci flow on manifolds with bounded Chern scalar curvature
Abstract and details available
ESAM Colloquium Technological Institute M416, 4:00PM
James Sethian, U.C. Berkeley
Title: Tracking Multiphase Physics: Geometry, Foams, and Thin Films
Special Note: More current information may be available at http://aquavite.northwestern.edu/cal/public/calendar.cgi?id=92">Plan-it Purple
Abstract and details available

Tuesday, May 6, 2014

Dynamical Systems Seminar Lunt 105, 4:00pm
Yuri Lima, University of Mayland
Title: Symbolic dynamics for three dimensional flows with positive topological entropy
Abstract and details available

Wednesday, May 7, 2014

Colloquium Lunt 105, 4:10pm
Lenny Ng, Duke University
Title: Knot invariants via the cotangent bundle
Abstract and details available

Friday, May 9, 2014

Graduate Student Seminar Lunt 104, 4:30pm
Theo Johnson-Freyd,
Title:
Contact Info here
Informal Geometric Analysis Seminar Lunt 107, 03:00pm
Valentino Tosatti, Northwestern
Title: Improved Kato inequalities in geometry
Abstract and details available

Monday, May 12, 2014

Analysis Seminar Lunt 105, 4:10pm
Yu Wang, Northwestern University
Title:
Contact Info here
ESAM Colloquium Technological Institute M416, 4:00PM
Jonathan Pillow, University of Texas
Title: Characterizing synaptic conductances from extracellular spike train
Special Note: More current information may be available at http://aquavite.northwestern.edu/cal/public/calendar.cgi?id=92">Plan-it Purple
Abstract and details available

Tuesday, May 13, 2014

Dynamical Systems Seminar Lunt 105, 4:00pm
Anthony Quas, University of Victoria
Title: Embedding into toral automorphisms
Abstract and details available

Wednesday, May 14, 2014

Special Event Annenberg G21, 05:00 pm
Dave Richeson, Dickinson College
Title: Four tales of impossibility
Special Note: ANNUAL UNDERGRADUATE PRIZE LECTURE
Abstract and details available

Thursday, May 15, 2014

Graduate Student Seminar Lunt 104, 4:00pm
Nick Salter, University of Chicago
Title: An introduction to surface bundles
Abstract and details available

Friday, May 16, 2014

Informal Geometric Analysis Seminar Lunt 107, 03:30pm
Ronan Conlon, UQAM
Title: Some new examples of non-compact Calabi-Yau manifolds
Special Note: Special Time
Abstract and details available

Monday, May 19, 2014

Analysis Seminar Lunt 105, 4:10pm
Ronan Conlon, University of Quebec, Montreal
Title: An affine Calabi-Yau manifold with irregular tangent cone at infinity
Abstract and details available
ESAM Colloquium Technological Institute M416, 4:00PM
Edgar Knobloch, University of California, Berkeley
Title: Spatially Localized Structures: Basic Theory
Special Note: More current information may be available at http://aquavite.northwestern.edu/cal/public/calendar.cgi?id=92">Plan-it Purple
Abstract and details available
Number Theory Lunt 107, 4:00PM
Ramin Takloo-Bighash, UIC
Title: Distribution of orders in number fields
Abstract and details available

Tuesday, May 20, 2014

Dynamical Systems Seminar Lunt 105, 4:00pm
Sebastian Donoso, University of Chile
Title: Dynamical Cubes and a criteria for systems having product extensions
Abstract and details available
ESAM Colloquium Technological Institute M416, 4:00PM
Edgar Knobloch, University of California, Berkeley
Title: Spatially Localized Structures: Applications
Special Note: More current information may be available at http://aquavite.northwestern.edu/cal/public/calendar.cgi?id=92">Plan-it Purple
Abstract and details available

Wednesday, May 21, 2014

Colloquium Lunt 105, 4:10pm
David Ben-Zvi, University of Texas, Austin
Title: Geometric Harmonic Analysis
Abstract and details available

Thursday, May 22, 2014

ESAM Colloquium Ford Motor Company Engineering Design Center ITW Room, 4:00PM
,
Title:
Special Note: More current information may be available at http://aquavite.northwestern.edu/cal/public/calendar.cgi?id=92">Plan-it Purple
Contact Info here

Friday, May 23, 2014

Informal Geometric Analysis Seminar Lunt 107, 03:00pm
Ben Weinkove, Northwestern
Title: Interior W^{2,1+ε} estimates for the Monge-Ampère equation
Abstract and details available

Tuesday, May 27, 2014

Dynamical Systems Seminar Lunt 105, 4:00pm
Younghwan Son, Weizmann Institute
Title: Joint ergodicity along generalized linear functions
Abstract and details available

Thursday, May 29, 2014

Topology Seminar Lunt 104, 4:10pm
Andrew Baker, University of Glasgow
Title: Cellular models for E-infinity ring spectra
Special Note: Unusual day
Abstract and details available

Monday, June 2, 2014

Analysis Seminar Lunt 105, 4:10pm
Nikhil Savale, Notre Dame
Title: Asymptotics of the eta invariant
Abstract and details available
ESAM Colloquium Technological Institute M416, 4:00PM
Liam Paninski, Columbia University
Title: Statistical challenges and opportunities in the analysis of neural
Special Note: More current information may be available at http://aquavite.northwestern.edu/cal/public/calendar.cgi?id=92">Plan-it Purple
Abstract and details available

Tuesday, September 23, 2014

Geometry/Physics Seminar Lunt 107, 3:00pm
Gaëtan Borot, Max-Planck Institute for Mathematics, Bonn
Title: Topological recursion and enumerative geometry (note unusual time)
Abstract and details available

Wednesday, September 24, 2014

Geometry/Physics Seminar Lunt 105, 4:00pm
Gaëtan Borot, Max-Planck Institute for Mathematics, Bonn
Title: Asymptotic expansion in beta matrix models (joint with Analysis Seminar)
Abstract and details available

Friday, September 26, 2014

Informal Geometric Analysis Seminar Lunt 101, 04:00pm
Valentino Tosatti, Northwestern
Title: Epsilon-regularity theorems
Abstract and details available

Monday, September 29, 2014

ESAM Colloquium Technological Institute M416, 4:00PM
Dr. Cristin Huepe Minoletti, Labo Labs
Title: Elasticity-based mechanism for collective motion in natural and
Special Note: More current information may be available at http://aquavite.northwestern.edu/cal/public/calendar.cgi?id=92">Plan-it Purple
Abstract and details available
Number Theory Lunt 107, 4:00PM
Joël Bellaïche, Brandeis
Title: Modular forms mod p
Abstract and details available
Topology Seminar Lunt 104, 4:10pm
Guozhen Wang, MIT
Title: Monochromatic unstable homotopy theory
Abstract and details available

Tuesday, September 30, 2014

Algebra Seminar Linguistics department's seminar room, 11:00am
Lena Gal, Tel Aviv University
Title: Symmetric Self-adjoint Hopf categories and a categorical Heisenberg double
Special Note: Note the special day!
Abstract and details available
Dynamical Systems Seminar Lunt 104, 4:00pm
Alejandro Maass, University of Chile
Title: Eigenvalues of Cantor minimal systems of finite topological rank
Abstract and details available
Elementary Math Challenges Lunt 104, 6:00pm
N/A,
Title: Putnam Competition Organizational Meeting
Abstract and details available

Wednesday, October 1, 2014

Colloquium Lunt 105, 4:10pm
Robin Pemantle, University of Pennsylvania
Title: Repeated differentiation evens out spacings of zeros
Abstract and details available

Thursday, October 2, 2014

Geometry/Physics Seminar Lunt 101, 2:00pm
Yanki Lekili, UIC
Title: Pretalk: An introduction to symplectic cohomology
Contact Info here
Geometry/Physics Seminar Lunt 107, 4:00pm
Yanki Lekili, UIC
Title: Equivariant Lagrangian branes and Representations
Abstract and details available

Friday, October 3, 2014

Informal Geometric Analysis Seminar Lunt 101, 04:00pm
Ben Weinkove, Northwestern
Title: The uniform estimate in the Calabi-Yau theorem
Abstract and details available

Monday, October 6, 2014

Analysis Seminar Lunt 103, 4:00pm
Antonio Auffinger, Northwestern University
Title: Strict convexity of the Parisi functional
Abstract and details available
Number Theory Lunt 107, 4:00PM
Giovanni Rosso, KU Leuven
Title: Derivative of the symmetric square p-adic L-function via pull-back formula
Abstract and details available
Topology Seminar Lunt 104, 4:10pm
Michael Andrews, MIT
Title: Non-nilpotent elements in motivic homotopy theory
Abstract and details available

Tuesday, October 7, 2014

Dynamical Systems Seminar Lunt 104, 4:00pm
Adam Kanigowski, Torun University
Title: Mixing properties of smooth flows on surfaces
Abstract and details available
Elementary Math Challenges Lunt 104, 6:00pm
N/A,
Title: Putnam Selection Test
Abstract and details available

Thursday, October 9, 2014

Geometry/Physics Seminar Lunt 101, 2:00pm
Eric Zaslow, Northwestern University
Title: A Smorgasbord of Topics for the Seminar
Abstract and details available
Geometry/Physics Seminar Lunt 107, 4:00pm
Eric Zaslow, Northwestern University
Title: The Hitchin System, the Airy Equation, the Trefoil, and a Cluster Variety
Abstract and details available
The 36th Midwest Probability Colloquium

Friday, October 10, 2014

Informal Geometric Analysis Seminar Lunt 101, 04:00pm
Jian Song, Rutgers University
Title: The Ricci flow on the sphere with marked points
Abstract and details available
The 36th Midwest Probability Colloquium

Monday, October 13, 2014

Analysis Seminar Lunt 103, 4:00pm
Matthew Blair, University of New Mexico
Title: Strichartz and refined local smoothing estimates for wave equations in strictly concave domains
Abstract and details available
ESAM Colloquium Technological Institute M416, 4:00PM
Professor Rolf Ryham, Fordham University
Title: Control of Lipidic Pore Dynamics by Aqueous Viscosity
Special Note: More current information may be available at http://aquavite.northwestern.edu/cal/public/calendar.cgi?id=92">Plan-it Purple
Abstract and details available
Number Theory Lunt 107, 4:00PM
Michael Lipnowski, Duke
Title: Growth of torsion in the cohomology of arithmetic groups
Abstract and details available
Topology Seminar Lunt 104, 4:10pm
Omar Antolin Camarena, Harvard
Title: The universal property of the multiplicative structure of Thom spectra
Abstract and details available

Tuesday, October 14, 2014

Dynamical Systems Seminar Lunt 104, 4:00pm
Laura DeMarco, Northwestern
Title: Complex dynamics and elliptic curves
Abstract and details available

Thursday, October 16, 2014

Geometry/Physics Seminar Lunt 101, 2:00pm
Mihnea Popa, Northwestern
Title: Pretalk: (Generic) vanishing theorems
Abstract and details available
Geometry/Physics Seminar Lunt 107, 4:00pm
Mihnea Popa, Northwestern
Title: Recent results on holomorphic one-forms
Abstract and details available

Friday, October 17, 2014

Graduate Student Seminar Lunt 105, 4:00pm
Frank Calegari, Paul Goerss, Ursula Porod, and Eric Zaslow,
Title: How To Look For Academic Jobs
Abstract and details available
Informal Geometric Analysis Seminar Lunt 101, 04:00pm
Tao Zheng, Beijing Institute of Technology / Northwestern
Title: Gradient estimates for harmonic functions on manifolds
Abstract and details available

Monday, October 20, 2014

Analysis Seminar Lunt 103, 4:00pm
Kiril Datchev, Purdue
Title: Quantitative limiting absorption principle in the semiclassical limit
Abstract and details available
ESAM Colloquium Technological Institute M416, 4:00PM
Professor Nathan Kutz, University of Washington
Title: Sparsity and Equation-Free Methods for Complex Systems
Special Note: More current information may be available at http://aquavite.northwestern.edu/cal/public/calendar.cgi?id=92">Plan-it Purple
Abstract and details available
Number Theory Lunt 107, 4:00PM
Carl Wang Erickson, Brandeis
Title: Potentially semi-stable pseudodeformation rings
Abstract and details available
Topology Seminar Lunt 104, 4:10pm
Saul Glasman, MIT
Title: The Cyclotomic Hodge Filtration
Abstract and details available

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Dynamical Systems Seminar Lunt 104, 4:00pm
Yair Hartman, Weizmann Institute
Title: The Furstenberg entropy realization problem
Abstract and details available
Elementary Math Challenges Lunt 104, 6:00pm
Siyuan Cai, Northwestern University
Title: Elementary Math Challenges on Inequalities
Special Note: Putnam competition training session.
Abstract and details available
Geometry/Physics Seminar Lunt 105, 3:00pm
Ezra Getzler, Northwestern University
Title: Higher Lie groupoids I
Abstract and details available

Thursday, October 23, 2014

Algebra Seminar Linguistics Department Seminar Room (2016 Sheridan Road), 2:00pm
Collin Bleak, University of St Andrews
Title: De Bruijn Automorphisms of the Full Shift
Abstract and details available
Chicago Operator Algebra and Group Theory Seminar Linguistic Department, 2:00
Collin Bleak, University of St Andrews
Title: De Bruijn Automorphisms of the Full Shift
Abstract and details available
Geometry/Physics Seminar Lunt 101, 2:00pm
Alex Küronya, Budapest University of Technology and Economics
Title: Pretalk: Positivity concepts in projective geometry
Abstract and details available
Geometry/Physics Seminar Lunt 107, 4:00pm
Alex Küronya, Budapest University of Technology and Economics
Title: Kodaira vanishing for partially ample line bundles
Abstract and details available

Friday, October 24, 2014

Graduate Student Seminar Lunt 105, 4:00pm
Paul VanKoughnett,
Title: Stable homotopy theory and geometry
Abstract and details available
Informal Geometric Analysis Seminar Lunt 101, 04:00pm
Xiaokui Yang, Northwestern
Title: A numerical characterization of the Kähler cone
Abstract and details available
Topology Seminar Lunt 105, 3:00pm
Emanuele Dotto, MIT
Title: On higher versions of Quillen's theorem B
Special Note: An informal talk before tomorrow's Midwest Topology Seminar
Abstract and details available

Saturday, October 25, 2014

Topology Seminar Swift 107, 10:00am
Emanuele Dotto, MIT
Title: Trace methods in Real algebraic K-theory
Special Note: Midwest Topology Seminar
Abstract and details available
Topology Seminar Swift 107, 11:30am
Greg Arone, University of Virginia
Title: Bredon homology of partition posets, a theorem of Kuhn, and its $ku$ analogue
Special Note: Midwest Topology Seminar
Abstract and details available
Topology Seminar Swift 107, 2:30pm
Teena Gerhardt, Michigan State University
Title: An approach to the algebraic K-theory of Z[C_2]
Special Note: Midwest Topology Seminar
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Topology Seminar Swift 107, 4:00pm
Mike Hill, University of Virginia
Title: On the spectrum of an equivariant commutative ring
Special Note: Midwest Topology Seminar
Contact Info here
Special Day on Eigenfunctions of the Laplacian on manifolds

Monday, October 27, 2014

Analysis Seminar Lunt 103, 4:00pm
Hamid Hezari, UC Irvine
Title: L^p noms of eigenfunctions on negatively curved manifolds
Abstract and details available
Analysis Seminar Lunt 103, 5:00pm
Guillaume Roy-Fortin, Université de Montreal
Title:
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ESAM Colloquium Technological Institute M416, 4:00PM
Professor Martin Golubitsky, Ohio State University
Title: Patterns of Synchrony: From Animal Gaits to Binocular Rivalry
Special Note: More current information may be available at http://aquavite.northwestern.edu/cal/public/calendar.cgi?id=92">Plan-it Purple
Abstract and details available
Number Theory Lunt 107, 4:00PM
George Boxer, Harvard
Title: Torsion in the coherent cohomology of Shimura varieties and Galois representations
Abstract and details available
Topology Seminar Lunt 104, 4:10pm
Prasit Bhattacharya, Indiana University
Title: Higher Associativity of Moore spectra
Abstract and details available

Tuesday, October 28, 2014

Dynamical Systems Seminar Lunt 104, 4:00pm
Kiran Parkhe,
Title: Groups of polynomial growth and 1D dynamics
Abstract and details available
Elementary Math Challenges Lunt 104, 6:00pm
Elton Hsu, Northwestern University
Title: Elementary Math Challenges in Calculus
Abstract and details available
Geometry/Physics Seminar Lunt 105, 3:00pm
Ezra Getzler, Northwestern University
Title: Higher Lie groupoids II
Abstract and details available

Wednesday, October 29, 2014

Colloquium Lunt 105, 4:10pm
Tyler Lawson, University of Minnesota
Title: Homotopy theory and modular surfaces
Abstract and details available

Thursday, October 30, 2014

Analysis Seminar Lunt 105, 4:00pm
Yannick Bonthonneau, ENS
Title: Resonance free regions for cusp manifolds
Abstract and details available
Geometry/Physics Seminar Lunt 107, 4:00pm
Ezra Getzler, Northwestern University
Title: Higher moment maps and classical field theory
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Friday, October 31, 2014

Graduate Student Seminar Lunt 105, 4:00pm
Paul VanKoughnett,
Title: Manifolds and the Kervaire invariant
Abstract and details available
Informal Geometric Analysis Seminar Lunt 101, 04:00pm
Greg Edwards, Northwestern
Title: Perelman's work on the Kähler-Ricci flow
Abstract and details available

Monday, November 3, 2014

Analysis Seminar Lunt 103, 4:00pm
Philip M. Wood, University of Wisconsin
Title: The empirical spectral distribution (ESD) of a deterministic matrix plus small random noise.
Abstract and details available
ESAM Colloquium Technological Institute M416, 4:00PM
Professor Andreas Waechter, Industrial Engineering and Management Sciences Department,
Title: A Derivative-Free Method for Solving Nonlinear Optimization
Special Note: More current information may be available at http://aquavite.northwestern.edu/cal/public/calendar.cgi?id=92">Plan-it Purple
Abstract and details available
Number Theory Lunt 107, 4:00PM
Chan-Ho Kim, Univ. of California, Irvine
Title: Overconvergent construction of anticyclotomic p-adic L-functions
Abstract and details available
Topology Seminar Lunt 104, 4:10pm
Eric Peterson, University of California Berkeley
Title: Determinantal K-theory and an application
Abstract and details available

Tuesday, November 4, 2014

Dynamical Systems Seminar Lunt 102, 1:00pm
Volodymyr Nekrashevych, Texas A&M University
Title: Finitely presented groups associated with expanding maps
Special Note: the reading seminar will be replaced by this talk. Joint with algebra seminar.
Abstract and details available
Dynamical Systems Seminar Lunt 104, 4:00pm
Kenneth Jacobs, University of Georgia
Title: A new type of equidistribution result in non-archimedean dynamics
Abstract and details available
Elementary Math Challenges Lunt 104, 6:00pm
Kate Juschenko ,
Title: Elementary Math Challenges in Algebra
Abstract and details available
Geometry/Physics Seminar Lunt 105, 3:00pm
Ezra Getzler, Northwestern University
Title: Higher Lie groupoids III
Abstract and details available

Wednesday, November 5, 2014

Colloquium Lunt 105, 4:10pm
Luis Silvestre, University of Chicago
Title: On equations with drift and diffusion.
Abstract and details available

Friday, November 7, 2014

Informal Geometric Analysis Seminar Lunt 101, 04:00pm
Shouwen Fang, Yangzhou University / Northwestern
Title: The Li-Yau Harnack inequality
Abstract and details available

Monday, November 10, 2014

Analysis Seminar Lunt 103, 4:00pm
Michael Wolf, Rice University
Title: Geometric Analysis of Affine Spheres over Polygons
Abstract and details available
ESAM Colloquium Technological Institute M416, 4:00PM
Dr. Ira Schwartz, US Naval Research Laboratory
Title: Predicting epidemic rare events: A dynamical systems perspective
Special Note: More current information may be available at http://aquavite.northwestern.edu/cal/public/calendar.cgi?id=92">Plan-it Purple
Abstract and details available
Number Theory Lunt 107, 4:00PM
Tonghai Yang, Univ. of Wisconsin, Madison
Title: Chowla-Selberg formula and a conjecture of Colmez
Abstract and details available
Topology Seminar Lunt 104, 4:10pm
Rune Haugseng, Bonn
Title: The higher Morita category of E_n-algebras
Abstract and details available

Tuesday, November 11, 2014

Dynamical Systems Seminar Lunt 107, 1:00PM
Miguel Walsh, Oxford University
Title: The algebraicity of sieved sets
Special Note: Note the unusual time/date
Abstract and details available
Dynamical Systems Seminar Lunt 104, 4:00pm
Sarah Koch, University of Michigan
Title: Exploring the parameter space of an IFS
Abstract and details available
Elementary Math Challenges Lunt 104, 6:00pm
Siyuan Cai, Northwestern University
Title: Elementary Math Challenges in Pigeonhole Principle and Combinatorial Construction
Abstract and details available
Geometry/Physics Seminar Lunt 105, 3:00pm
Ezra Getzler, Northwestern
Title: Higher Lie groupoids IV
Abstract and details available

Wednesday, November 12, 2014

Colloquium Lunt 105, 4:10pm
Miguel Walsh, University of Oxford
Title: Bounded rational points on curves
Abstract and details available

Thursday, November 13, 2014

Geometry/Physics Seminar Lunt 101, 2:00pm
Paul Hacking, UMass Amherst
Title: Geometry of cluster algebras
Abstract and details available
Geometry/Physics Seminar Lunt 107, 4:00pm
Paul Hacking, UMass Amherst
Title: Mirror symmetry and cluster algebras
Abstract and details available

Friday, November 14, 2014

Graduate Student Seminar Lunt 105, 4:00pm
Elden Elmanto,
Title: The Six Operations and Other Tomfooleries
Abstract and details available
Informal Geometric Analysis Seminar Lunt 101, 04:00pm
Xiaokui Yang, Northwestern
Title: A numerical characterization of the Kähler cone
Abstract and details available

Monday, November 17, 2014

Analysis Seminar Lunt 103, 4:00pm
Ved Datar, University of Notre Dame
Title: Convexity of regular set of singular Kahler-Einstein metrics
Abstract and details available
ESAM Colloquium Technological Institute M416, 4:00PM
Professor Oskar Hallatschek, University of California, Berkeley
Title: The Role of Noise in the Dynamics of Evolution: The Evolutionary
Special Note: More current information may be available at http://aquavite.northwestern.edu/cal/public/calendar.cgi?id=92">Plan-it Purple
Abstract and details available
Number Theory Lunt 107, 4:00PM
Bryden Cais, Univ. of Arizona, Tuscon
Title: Ramification in crystalline p-adic Galois representations
Abstract and details available
Topology Seminar Lunt 104, 4:10pm
Rick Jardine, University of Western Ontarios
Title: Cocycles and pro-objects
Abstract and details available

Tuesday, November 18, 2014

Dynamical Systems Seminar Lunt 104, 4:00pm
Howard Masur, University of Chicago
Title: Ergodic Theory of Interval Exchange Transformations
Abstract and details available
Elementary Math Challenges Lunt 104, 6:00pm
Siyuan Cai, Northwestern University
Title: Elementary Math Challenges on Counting
Abstract and details available

Wednesday, November 19, 2014

Colloquium Lunt 105, 4:10pm
Adam Marcus, Yale University
Title: Controlling Eigenvalues (at least in theory)
Abstract and details available

Thursday, November 20, 2014

Geometry/Physics Seminar Lunt 107, 4:00pm
Linhui Shen, Northwestern University
Title: Configurations, potentials, components and canonical bases
Abstract and details available

Friday, November 21, 2014

Graduate Student Seminar Lunt 105, 4:00pm
Matthew Mahowald,
Title: Enumerative Geometry and Mirror Symmetry
Abstract and details available
Informal Geometric Analysis Seminar Lunt 101, 04:00pm
Tristan Collins, Harvard University
Title: C2,α estimates for fully nonlinear equations
Abstract and details available

Monday, November 24, 2014

Analysis Seminar Lunt 103, 4:00pm
Wenshuai Jiang, Peking University
Title: Bergman kernel along the Kahler Ricci flow and Tian’s Conjecture
Abstract and details available
Number Theory Lunt 107, 4:00PM
Cheng-Chiang Tsai, Harvard
Title: Local character expansions, hyperelliptic curves, and endoscopy
Abstract and details available
Topology Seminar Lunt 104, 4:10pm
Zhen Huan, University of Illinois at Urbana--Champaign
Title: Quasi-elliptic cohomology
Abstract and details available

Tuesday, November 25, 2014

Dynamical Systems Seminar Lunt 104, 4:00pm
Igors Gorbovickis, University of Toronto
Title: Parameterizing degree n rational maps by multipliers of periodic orbits
Abstract and details available
Elementary Math Challenges Lunt 104, 6:00pm
Elton Shu, Northwestern University
Title: Elementary Math Challenges in Calculus
Abstract and details available
Geometry/Physics Seminar Lunt 105, 3:00pm
Ezra Getzler, Northwestern
Title: Courant Algebroids
Abstract and details available

Monday, December 1, 2014

Analysis Seminar Lunt 103, 4:00pm
Phil Sosoe, Harvard University
Title: Infinite-volume Gibbs measures and dynamics for defocusing NLS
Abstract and details available
ESAM Colloquium Technological Institute M416, 4:00PM
Dr. Enkeleida Lushi, Brown University and Courant Institute
Title: Fluid Flows Created by Swimming Bacteria Drive Self-Organization
Special Note: More current information may be available at http://aquavite.northwestern.edu/cal/public/calendar.cgi?id=92">Plan-it Purple
Abstract and details available
Topology Seminar Lunt 104, 4:10pm
Michael Donovan, MIT
Title: Operations in the Adams spectral sequence for simplicial F_2-algebras
Abstract and details available

Tuesday, December 2, 2014

Elementary Math Challenges Lunt 104, 6:00pm
Miguel A. Lerma, Northwestern University
Title: Elementary Math Challenges - Easiest Putnam Problems
Abstract and details available
Geometry/Physics Seminar Lunt 101, 2:00pm
Stefan Schreieder, University of Bonn
Title: Theta divisors with curve summands and the Schottky problem
Abstract and details available

Wednesday, December 3, 2014

Colloquium Lunt 105, 4:00pm
Yuri Tschinkel , New York University
Title: Geometry of numbers
Abstract and details available

Thursday, December 4, 2014

Topology Seminar Lunt 105, 4:00pm
Joshua Greene, Boston College
Title: Dehn surgery, combinatorial methods, and Floer homology
Abstract and details available

Friday, December 5, 2014

Graduate Student Seminar Lunt 104, 4:00pm
Cara Mullen, UIC
Title: The p-adic Mandelbrot Set and Other Peculiarities of Arithmetic Dynamics
Abstract and details available

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