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Year 2008

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Monday, January 7, 2008

Topology Seminar Lunt 104, 4:10pm
Bertrand Guillou, University of Chicago
Title: Higher Steinberg Relations
Abstract and details available

Thursday, January 10, 2008

Geometry/Physics Seminar Lunt 107, 4:00pm
Matthew Ballard, Washington
Title: TBA
Contact Info here

Monday, January 14, 2008

ESAM Colloquium Tech LR5, 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
Colloquium Lunt 105, 4:10pm
Professor Spyros Alexakis, Princeton University
Title: The decomposition of global conformal invariants: On a conjecture of Deser and Schwimmer
Abstract and details available

Tuesday, January 15, 2008

Dynamical Systems Seminar Lunt 105, 3:00pm
Hongkun Zhang, Northwestern
Title: Decay of correlations for nonuniformly hyperbolic billiards
Abstract and details available

Wednesday, January 16, 2008

Colloquium Lunt 105, 4:10pm
Professor Natasa Sesum, Columbia University
Title: The Ricci flow and precise asymptotics of a type II singularity on R^2.
Abstract and details available

Thursday, January 17, 2008

Geometry/Physics Seminar Lunt 107, 4:00pm
Professor Ezra Getzler,
Title: TFT in 2 dimensions and Deligne-Mumford moduli spaces
Contact Info here

Friday, January 18, 2008

ESAM Colloquium Tech M416, 2:00PM
S. Olson, North Carolina State University
Title: Talk canceled: A level set reaction-diffusion model for cartilage
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

Monday, January 21, 2008

ESAM Colloquium Tech M416, 2:00PM
Eric Keaveny, Brown University
Title: Paramagnetic Beads: From Dipolar Aggregation to Artificial magnetic
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, January 22, 2008

Special Event Lunt 105, 3:00pm
Professor Peter Sarnak, Princeton and IAS
Title: Equidistribution and primes I
Abstract and details available

Wednesday, January 23, 2008

Special Event Lunt 105, 3:00pm
Professor Peter Sarnak, Princeton and IAS
Title: Equidistribution and primes II
Abstract and details available

Thursday, January 24, 2008

Special Event Lunt 105, 3:00pm
Professor Peter Sarnak, Princeton and IAS
Title: Equidistribution and primes III
Abstract and details available

Friday, January 25, 2008

ESAM Colloquium Tech M416, 2:00PM
Elizabeth Bouzarth, University of North Carolina
Title: Modeling Biologically Inspired Fluid Flow Using Regularized
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

Monday, January 28, 2008

ESAM Colloquium LR5, 4:00PM
Eric Luijten, University of Illinois aat Urbana-Champaign
Title: Self-assembly driven by electrostatic interactions: Understanding
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, January 29, 2008

Dynamical Systems Seminar Lunt 105, 3:00pm
Katrin Gelfert, Visiting Professor, Northwestern University
Title: Lyapunov spectrum of some parabolic maps
Abstract and details available

Thursday, January 31, 2008

Geometry/Physics Seminar Lunt 107, 4:00pm
Gabriel Kerr, Northwestern University
Title: Relative Fukaya Categories
Abstract and details available
Graduate Student Seminar Lunt 107, 5:30pm
Chenghao Chu,
Title: Representing Cohomology Theories in the Triangulated Category of Motives
Contact Info here

Tuesday, February 5, 2008

Dynamical Systems Seminar Lunt 105, 3:00pm
Professor Jana Rodriguez Hertz, Unversidad de la Republica, Montevideo
Title: New criteria for ergodicity and the Pugh Shub conjecture
Abstract and details available

Thursday, February 7, 2008

Geometry/Physics Seminar Lunt 107, 4:00pm
Dmitry Tamarkin, Northwestern University
Title: Microlocal criterion for non-displaceability of Lagrangians
Abstract and details available
PDE Seminar Lunt 105, 4:10pm
Professor Benoit Perthame, University of Paris 6
Title: Mathematical Models of Cell Motion
Contact Info here
Graduate Student Seminar Lunt 107, 5:30pm
Justin Thomas,
Title: The Phantom of the Operad
Contact Info here

Friday, February 8, 2008

ESAM Colloquium Tech M416, 2:00PM
Sarah Olson, North Carolina State University
Title: A Level Set Reaction Diffusion Model for Cartilage Regeneration
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

Monday, February 11, 2008

ESAM Colloquium Tech M416, 4:00PM
Michael Gratton, Duke University
Title: Coarsening of Thin Fluid 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, February 12, 2008

Dynamical Systems Seminar Lunt 105, 3:00pm
Professor Lan Wen, Peking University and Northwestern University
Title: Existence of transverse homoclinic points
Abstract and details available

Thursday, February 14, 2008

Geometry/Physics Seminar Lunt 107, 4:00pm
Ronnie Hadani, University of Chicago
Title: Quantization of symplectic vector spaces: An algebra-geometric approach
Abstract and details available
Graduate Student Seminar Lunt 107, 5:30pm
Professor Amie Wilkinson,
Title:
Contact Info here

Tuesday, February 19, 2008

Dynamical Systems Seminar Lunt 105, 3:00pm
Professor Steve Hurder, UIC
Title: Classifying foliation dynamics
Abstract and details available

Thursday, February 21, 2008

Geometry/Physics Seminar Lunt 107, 4:00pm
Andrew Neitzke, IAS
Title: Comments on Holomorphic Anomalies
Abstract and details available
PDE Seminar Lunt 105, 4:10pm
Wilhelm Schlag, University of Chicago
Title: On pointwise decay for wave evolutions on asymptotically conic manifolds
Contact Info here

Friday, February 22, 2008

ESAM Colloquium Tech M416, 2:00PM
Laura Schmidt, University of Chicago
Title: Vibrational Modes of an Implosion Singularity
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, February 26, 2008

Dynamical Systems Seminar Lunt 105, 3:00pm
Bryna Kra, Northwestern University
Title: Additive combinatorics and ergodic theory: beyond Fourier analysis
Contact Info here

Thursday, February 28, 2008

Geometry/Physics Seminar Lunt 107, 4:00pm
Professor Yongbin Ruan, University of Michigan
Title: Witten equation and quantum singularity theory
Abstract and details available
Graduate Student Seminar Lunt 104, 5:30pm
Rob Nendorf,
Title: Eckmann-Hilton Duality in Homotopy Theory
Abstract and details available

Monday, March 3, 2008

ESAM Colloquium Tech M416, 4:00PM
Peter Jung, Ohio University
Title: Optimal Synaptic Transmission
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
Colloquium Lunt 105, 4:10pm
Professor Craig Evans, University of California, Berkeley
Title: CANCELLED A nonlinear PDE model for "lakes" and "rivers"
Special Note: CANCELLED
Abstract and details available

Tuesday, March 4, 2008

Dynamical Systems Seminar Lunt 105, 3:00pm
Professor Curt McMullen, Harvard University
Title: Echos of Teichmueller theory in holomorphic dynamics on the unit disk
Contact Info here

Wednesday, March 5, 2008

Colloquium Lunt 105, 4:10pm
Artur Avila, CNRS and IMPA
Title: Quasiperiodic cocycles and the almost Mathieu operator
Contact Info here

Thursday, March 6, 2008

Geometry/Physics Seminar Lunt 107, 4:00pm
Dmitry Tamarkin, Northwestern University
Title: Microlocal criterion for non-displaceability of Lagrangians -Part 2
Contact Info here
PDE Seminar Lunt 105, 4:10pm
Professor Yaguang Wang,, Northwestern University and Shanghai Jiao Tong University
Title: The Sharp Interface Limit of Hydrodynamics for Immiscible Flows
Abstract and details available
Graduate Student Seminar Lunt 104, 5:30pm
Amanda Potts,
Title: The Furstenberg Correspondence Principle: Connecting Dynamics and Additive Combinatorics
Abstract and details available

Monday, March 10, 2008

ESAM Colloquium Tech M416, 4:00PM
Cristian Huepe, Northwestern University
Title: New Perspectives in the Study of Swarming 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

Thursday, March 13, 2008

Geometry/Physics Seminar Lunt 107, 4:00pm
Alexander Ritter, MIT
Title: Novikov-symplectic cohomology and exact Lagrangian embeddings
Abstract and details available
PDE Seminar Lunt 105, 4:10pm
Professor Lenya Ryzhik, University of Chicago
Title: Reaction-diffusion fronts in random media
Abstract and details available

Monday, March 17, 2008

ESAM Colloquium Tech M416, 4:00PM
Tom Mullin, Manchester Centre for Nonlinear Dynamics, University of Manchester
Title: Pattern switching in a cellular solid: potential applications in
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

Friday, March 21, 2008

ESAM Colloquium Tech M416, 2:00PM
Erin Lennon, Univerity of California Santa Barbara
Title: Field Theoretic Simulations of Diblock Copolymers
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

Thursday, March 27, 2008

PDE Seminar Lunt 105, 3.00pm
Laura Caravenna , SISSA-ISAS, Trieste, Italy
Title: Sufficient conditions for optimality of $c$-cyclically monotone transference plans
Abstract and details available

Monday, March 31, 2008

ESAM Colloquium Tech M416, 4:00PM
Lucien Brush, University of Washington
Title: Dynamics of films in foam
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

Thursday, April 3, 2008

Geometry/Physics Seminar Lunt 107, 4:00pm
Professor Yan Soibelman, Kansas State University
Title: Donaldson-Thomas invariants, motivic integration and cluster transformations
Abstract and details available

Friday, April 4, 2008

Geometry/Physics Seminar Lunt 107, 3:00pm
Dmytro Shklyarov, Kansas State University
Title: Hirzebruch-Riemann-Roch Theorem for DG algebras
Special Note: Special Session
Abstract and details available

Tuesday, April 8, 2008

Dynamical Systems Seminar Lunt 105, 3:00pm
Professor Ayse Sahin, DePaul
Title: Dye's theorem in the almost continuous category
Abstract and details available

Wednesday, April 9, 2008

Geometry/Physics Seminar Lunt 107, 3:00 pm
Stavros Garoufalidis, Georgia Institute of Technology
Title: Arithmetic Resurgence in Quantum Topology
Abstract and details available

Thursday, April 10, 2008

Geometry/Physics Seminar Lunt 107, 4:00pm
Takuya Okuda, UCSB
Title: Bubbling Calabi-Yau geometry
Abstract and details available
PDE Seminar Lunt 105, 4:10pm
Professor Stefano Bianchini, SISSA-ISAS, Trieste, Italy
Title: ODE invariants and 2d Hamiltonian vector fields
Abstract and details available

Monday, April 14, 2008

Geometry/Physics Seminar Lunt 104, 3:00pm
Paul Bressler, Indiana University
Title: Atiyah Class and Hochschild Cohomology
Special Note: Special Session (Please note room change)
Abstract and details available
ESAM Colloquium Tech M416, 4:00PM
Diego del Castillo Negrete, Oak Ridge National Laboratory
Title: Fractional diffusion models of anomalous transport
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

Tuesday, April 15, 2008

Dynamical Systems Seminar Lunt 105, 3:00pm
Professor Yitwah Cheung, San Francisco State University
Title: Divergent trajectories of homogeneous flows
Abstract and details available

Wednesday, April 16, 2008

Colloquium Lunt 105, 4:10pm
Professor Steve Zelditch, Johns Hopkins University
Title: Nodal hypersurfaces, ergodicity and complex analysis
Abstract and details available

Thursday, April 17, 2008

Geometry/Physics Seminar Lunt 105, 4:00pm
Daniel Sternheimer, Keio University, Japan
Title: The deformation philosophy, quantization and noncommutative space-time structures
Special Note: Please note the room change
Abstract and details available
Graduate Student Seminar Lunt 107, 5:30pm
Jeff Allotta,
Title: Using the Modularity of Elliptic Curves to Calculate L-Functions
Contact Info here

Monday, April 21, 2008

ESAM Colloquium Tech M416, 4:00PM
Aaditya Rangan, New York University
Title: The line motion illusion in a cortical network model
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, April 22, 2008

Dynamical Systems Seminar Lunt 105, 3:00pm
Professor Dave Morris, University of Lethbridge
Title: Amenable groups that act on the line
Abstract and details available

Wednesday, April 23, 2008

Special Event Lunt 107, 3:00 pm
Professors Calegari, Herzig, Kim, Wilkinson and Wunsch,
Title: Graduate Student Panel: Applying for Postdocs
Abstract and details available

Thursday, April 24, 2008

Geometry/Physics Seminar Lunt 105, 4:00pm
Benjamin Young, UBC
Title: Counting colored 3D Young diagrams with vertex operators
Special Note: Please note the room change
Abstract and details available
Graduate Student Seminar Lunt 105, 5:30pm
Chuangxun Cheng,
Title: Introduction to Fontaine-Laffaille Theory
Contact Info here

Monday, April 28, 2008

ESAM Colloquium Tech M416, 4:00PM
Professor Daniel Ben-Avraham, Clarkson University
Title: On the Ordering of Random Walkers on the Line
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, April 29, 2008

Dynamical Systems Seminar Lunt 105, 3:00pm
Professor Gregory Galperin, Eastern Illinois University
Title: Polygonal, Polyhedral, and other Traps for Non-Periodic Billiard Trajectories
Abstract and details available

Wednesday, April 30, 2008

Special Event Lunt 105, 5:30
sponsored by Women in Mathematics and Math Club,
Title: Movie: Julia Robinson and Hilbert's Tenth Problem
Special Note: Dessert will be served after this movie
Abstract and details available

Thursday, May 1, 2008

Geometry/Physics Seminar Lunt 107, 4:00pm
Jake P. Solomon, Princeton
Title: Differential equations for the open Gromov-Witten potential
Abstract and details available
Graduate Student Seminar Lunt 105, 5:30pm
Tom Dunlap,
Title: Quantum Computing and Factoring
Contact Info here

Monday, May 5, 2008

ESAM Colloquium Tech M416, 4:00PM
Professor Harry Swinney, University of Texas
Title: Emergence of Spatial Patterns in Physical, Chemical and Biological
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
Topology Seminar Lunt 104, 4:10pm
Professor Frank Quinn, Virginia Tech
Title: Stalking the Farrell-Jones conjecture
Abstract and details available

Tuesday, May 6, 2008

Dynamical Systems Seminar Lunt 105, 3:00pm
Nikos Frantzikinakis, University of Memphis
Title: A Hardy Field Extension of Szemeredi's Theorem
Abstract and details available
ESAM Colloquium Tech M416, 4:00PM
Professor Harry Swinney, University of Texas
Title: Dynamical Systems Invariant Curves as Barriers to Transport in
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

Thursday, May 8, 2008

PDE Seminar Lunt 105, 4:10pm
Professor Maciej Zworski, Berkeley
Title: Soliton Dynamics and Symplectic Geometry
Contact Info here
Graduate Student Seminar Lunt 105, 5:30pm
Shu Gao,
Title: The Navier Stokes Equation in Fluid Mechanics
Contact Info here

Friday, May 9, 2008

ESAM Colloquium Tech M416, 2:00PM
Anette (Peko) Hosoi, MIT
Title: Optimizing Low Reynolds Number Locomotion
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

Monday, May 12, 2008

Colloquium Lunt 105, 5:00pm
Professor Benedict Gross, Harvard
Title: On the irreducible representations of compact simply-connected Lie groups
Special Note: Graduate Student Colloquium
Abstract and details available

Tuesday, May 13, 2008

Dynamical Systems Seminar Lunt 105, 3:00pm
Professor Seonhee Lim, Cornell University
Title: Volume entropy rigidity for buildings (Joint work with François Ledrappier)
Abstract and details available

Wednesday, May 14, 2008

Undergraduate Math Society Lunt 105, 5:00PM
Professor Andrew Granville, University of Montreal
Title: Patterns in the Primes
Special Note: Annual Undergraduate Prize Lecture & Awards Ceremony
Abstract and details available

Thursday, May 15, 2008

PDE Seminar Lunt 105, 3:00pm
Professor Dongho Chae, University of Chicago and Sungkyunkwan University
Title: On the blow-up problem and new apriori estimates for the 3D Euler eqautions
Contact Info here
Geometry/Physics Seminar Lunt 107, 4:00pm
Elizabeth Gasparim, University of Edinburgh
Title: Nekrasov conjecture for toric varieties
Abstract and details available
PDE Seminar Lunt 105, 4:10pm
Carlotta Donadello, SISSA, Trieste, Italy
Title: On the Approximation of Conservation Laws by Vanishing Viscosity
Abstract and details available
Graduate Student Seminar Lunt 105, 5:30pm
Owen Gwilliam,
Title: A Little Classical Algebraic Geometry via Linear Algebra
Abstract and details available

Friday, May 16, 2008

ESAM Colloquium Tech M416, 2:00PM
David Salac, Department of Engineering Sciences and Applied Mathematics,
Title: Fast Marching Methods: Time Advancement and Non-Graded Cartesian
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

Monday, May 19, 2008

ESAM Colloquium Tech M416, 4:00PM
J. Rinzel, New York University (Courant Institute)
Title: Dynamics of perceptual bistability
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
Colloquium Lunt 105, 5:00pm
Professor Mark Behrens, MIT
Title: Modular Forms in Topology
Special Note: Graduate Student Colloquium
Abstract and details available

Tuesday, May 20, 2008

Dynamical Systems Seminar Lunt 105, 3:00pm
Tom Sanders, IAS
Title: Differences and the primes
Abstract and details available

Thursday, May 22, 2008

Geometry/Physics Seminar Lunt 107, 4:00pm
Alina Marian, Institute for Advanced Study
Title: Theta dualities on moduli spaces of sheaves on K3 surfaces.
Abstract and details available
Graduate Student Seminar Lunt 105, 5:30pm
Ted Stadnik,
Title: An Accessible and Elementary Introduction to 'Strongly' Equivariant D-modules on Flag Varieties and the Associated Lie Algebra Representations through Examples with SL_2(k)
Contact Info here

Friday, May 23, 2008

ESAM Colloquium Tech M416, 2:00PM
David Hansen, Department of Engineering Sciences and Applied Mathematics,
Title: Singular Velocities Within a Low Reynolds Number Fluid
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 27, 2008

Dynamical Systems Seminar Lunt 105, 3:00pm
Professor Pierre Berger, Stony Brook University
Title: Persistence of stratifications of laminations
Abstract and details available
ESAM Colloquium Tech M416, 4:00PM
Professor Stephen J. Watson, Glasgow University
Title: Undercooled Herring Crystals Violate the Wulff Construction
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
PDE Seminar Lunt 105, 4:10pm
Professor Jun Chen, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Title: Transonic flows past wedges governed by full Euler equations
Abstract and details available
Topology Seminar Lunt 104, 4:10pm
Professor Craig Westerland, Wisconsin
Title: Vanishing in string topology
Abstract and details available

Thursday, May 29, 2008

Geometry/Physics Seminar Lunt 107, 4:00pm
Dagan Karp, Berkeley
Title: Quantum geometry of local CP^1 and its cyclic quotients
Abstract and details available
Graduate Student Seminar Lunt 105, 5:30pm
Maria Salcedo,
Title: Galois Deformations
Contact Info here

Monday, June 2, 2008

ESAM Colloquium Tech M416, 4:00PM
Jinqiao Duan , Illinois Institute of Technology
Title: Exit Phenomena under Non-Gaussian Fluctuations
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

Thursday, June 5, 2008

PDE Seminar Lunt 105, 4:10pm
Professor Monica Torres , Purdue University
Title: On the structure of solutions of multidimensional systems of conservation laws
Abstract and details available

Monday, July 28, 2008

ESAM Colloquium Tech M416, 4:00PM
Professor Timothy P. Schulze, University of Tennessee
Title: Kinetic Monte Carlo Methods
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, September 26, 2008

Geometry/Physics Seminar Lunt 105, 4pm
Professor Catharina Stroppel, Bonn
Title: Cohomology of Springer fibres in representation theory
Abstract and details available

Monday, September 29, 2008

Number Theory Lunt 107, 3:00PM
Professor Frank Calegari, Northwestern
Title: What is an arithmetic group?
Abstract and details available
ESAM Colloquium Tech M416, 4:00PM
Ehud Yariv, Technion
Title: Electroconvection about Conducting Bodies in the Thick Debye Layer
Special Note: More current information may be available at http://aquavite.northwestern.edu/cal/public/calendar.cgi?id=92">Plan-it Purple
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Geometry/Physics Seminar Lunt 105, 4pm
Professor Catharina Stroppel, Bonn
Title: Finite dimensional modules for super gl(m|n) via diagrams
Abstract and details available

Tuesday, September 30, 2008

Dynamical Systems Seminar Lunt 105, 3:00pm
Kal Nanes, Northwestern University
Title: On the ergodicity of partially hyperbolic group actions
Abstract and details available

Friday, October 3, 2008

ESAM Colloquium Tech M416, 3:00PM
S.H. Davis, P. Voorhees, A. Nepomnyashchy, Northwestern University
Title: The Research Career of Alexander A. Golovin
Special Note: More current information may be available at http://aquavite.northwestern.edu/cal/public/calendar.cgi?id=92">Plan-it Purple
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PDE Seminar Lunt 105, 4:10pm
Professor Mikhail Perepelitsa, Vanderbilt University
Title: Dynamics of a density discontinuity in compressible viscous flows
Special Note: Special Time
Abstract and details available

Monday, October 6, 2008

Number Theory Lunt 107, 3:00PM
Professor Alex Gamburd, UCSC/Northwestern
Title: Sum-product, expanders, and sieving
Contact Info here
ESAM Colloquium Tech M416, 4:00PM
James Brasseur, Penn State
Title: Discovery of a Mechanical Mechanism for Gastro-Esophageal Reflux
Special Note: More current information may be available at http://aquavite.northwestern.edu/cal/public/calendar.cgi?id=92">Plan-it Purple
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Topology Seminar Lunt 104, 4:10pm
Professor Benson Farb, University of Chicago
Title: Hidden symmetry
Abstract and details available
Elementary Math Challenges Lunt 104, 5:10PM
Professor Frank Calegari, Northwestern University
Title: Challenging Elementary Problems involving Polynomials
Special Note: Putnam Training Session for NU undergraduates
Contact Info here

Tuesday, October 7, 2008

Dynamical Systems Seminar Lunt 105, 3:00pm
Professor Rupert Venzke, Northwestern
Title: Braid Forcing and Hyperbolic Geometry
Abstract and details available
Geometry/Physics Seminar Lunt 107, 4:00pm
Professor John Francis, Northwestern
Title: En-geometry
Abstract and details available

Wednesday, October 8, 2008

Special Seminar Lunt 105, 4:00pm
David Nadler, Northwestern
Title: Stability conditions for vector bundles on low genus curves
Contact Info here

Monday, October 13, 2008

Number Theory Lunt 107, 3:00PM
Professor Ramin Takloo-Bighash, UIC
Title: Gross-Prasad for GSp(4)
Abstract and details available
ESAM Colloquium Tech M416, 4:00PM
William Schultz, NSF
Title: Fish Swimming Stability
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
Topology Seminar Lunt 104, 4:10pm
Teena Gerhardt , Indiana University
Title: Algebraic K-theory of the dual numbers
Abstract and details available
Elementary Math Challenges Lunt 104, 5:10PM-6:00PM
Professor Florian Herzig, Northwestern University
Title: Challenging Elementary Problems in Number Theory
Special Note: Putnam Training Session for NU undergraduates
Contact Info here

Tuesday, October 14, 2008

ESAM Colloquium Tech M416, 10:00AM
Dr. William Schultz, National Science Foundation
Title: What's the Buzz at NSF?
Special Note: More current information may be available at http://aquavite.northwestern.edu/cal/public/calendar.cgi?id=92">Plan-it Purple
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Dynamical Systems Seminar Lunt 105, 3:00pm
Professor Chris Connell, Indiana University
Title: Leafwise entropy rigidity for foliations
Abstract and details available
Geometry/Physics Seminar Lunt 105, 4:10pm
Professor John Francis,
Title: En-geometry, II -- POSTPONED
Abstract and details available

Wednesday, October 15, 2008

Special Event Lunt 105, 4:00 PM
Senior Faculty,
Title: Meeting of Tenured Faculty
Abstract and details available

Friday, October 17, 2008

ESAM Colloquium Tech M416, 2:00PM
Anthony Anderson, Northwestern University
Title: Dynamics and Stability of Freezing Metallic Foams
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
Colloquium Lunt 105, 4:10pm
Professor Neil Trudinger, Australian National University
Title: On the Higher Order Yamabe Problem
Contact Info here

Monday, October 20, 2008

Number Theory Lunt 107, 3:00PM
Professor Matthew Emerton, Northwestern
Title: Elliptic curves and modular forms
Abstract and details available
ESAM Colloquium Tech M416, 4:00PM
Edward Ott, University of Maryland
Title: Dynamics of Large Systems of Many Coupled Oscillators: Low
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
Dan Ramras, Vanderbilt
Title: Gauge theory and homotopical representation theory
Abstract and details available
Elementary Math Challenges Lunt 104, 5:10PM-6:10PM
Professor Frank Calegari, Northwestern University
Title: Challenging Puzzle Problems
Special Note: Putnam Training Session for NU undergraduates
Contact Info here

Tuesday, October 21, 2008

Nemmers Lectures Lunt 105, 4:00
Professor Simon Donaldson, Imperial College, London
Title: Differential Geometry of Toric Manifolds 1
Contact Info here
Dynamical Systems Seminar Lunt 105, 3:00pm
Professor Piotr Oprocha, AGH University of Science and Technology
Title: Coherent lists and chaotic sets
Abstract and details available
Graduate Student Seminar Lunt 105, 5:30pm
Austin Ford,
Title: A Brief Introduction to Microlocal Analysis
Contact Info here

Wednesday, October 22, 2008

Nemmers Lectures Lunt 105, 4:00
Professor Simon Donaldson, Imperial College, London
Title: Differential Geometry of Toric Manifolds 2
Contact Info here

Thursday, October 23, 2008

Thirtieth Midwest Probability Colloquium

Geometry/Physics Seminar Lunt 107, 4:10pm
Professor Yongbin Ruan, University of Michigan
Title: Integrable hierarchies and singularity theory
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Thirtieth Midwest Probability Colloquium

Monday, October 27, 2008

Nemmers Lectures Lunt 105, 4:00
Professor Simon Donaldson, Imperial College, London
Title: Differential Geometry of Toric Manifolds 3
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Number Theory Lunt 107, 3:00PM
Professor John Flynn, Northwestern
Title: Galois groups and the image size of rational maps
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ESAM Colloquium Evanston, 4:00PM
John C. Bischof, University of Minnesota
Title: Bioheat and Mass Transfer Measurement and Modeling in Cryobiology
Special Note: More current information may be available at http://aquavite.northwestern.edu/cal/public/calendar.cgi?id=92">Plan-it Purple
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Elementary Math Challenges Lunt 104, 5:10PM-6:10PM
Professor Florian Herzig, Northwestern University
Title: Challenging Elementary Problems involving Recurrences
Special Note: Putnam Training Session for NU undergraduates
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Tuesday, October 28, 2008

Nemmers Lectures Lunt 105, 4:00
Professor Simon Donaldson, Imperial College, London
Title: Differential Geometry of Toric Manifolds 4
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Dynamical Systems Seminar Lunt 105, 3:00pm
Professor David Damanik, Rice University
Title: Schrödinger cocycles over the skew-shift
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Graduate Student Seminar Lunt 105, 5:30pm
Kal Nanes,
Title:
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Wednesday, October 29, 2008

Nemmers Lectures Lunt 105, 4:00
Professor Simon Donaldson, Imperial College, London
Title: Differential Geometry of Toric Manifolds 5
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Special Seminar Lunt 107, 3:00pm
John Francis,
Title: T-structures
Special Note: www.math.northwestern.edu/~nadler/wedseminarfall2008.html
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Thursday, October 30, 2008

Dynamical Systems Seminar Lunt 105, 3:00pm
Daniel Thompson, Warwick Mathematics Institute
Title: The irregular set for the Beta-shift has full topological entropy
Special Note: This talk is on a THURSDAY!
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Monday, November 3, 2008

Number Theory Lunt 107, 3:00PM
Professor Mark Reeder, Boston College
Title: Simple supercuspidal representations and simple wild parameters
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Analysis and Probability Seminar Lunt 105, 4:10pm
Cheng Ouyang, Northwestern University
Title: Introduction to Fractional Brownian Motion
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Topology Seminar Lunt 104, 4:10pm
David Gepner, U of I Chicago
Title: Multiplicative structure on Thom R-module spectra
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Elementary Math Challenges Lunt 104, 5:10PM-6:10PM
Joshua Shadlen, Northwestern University
Title: Challenging Elementary Problems in Probability and Statistics
Special Note: Putnam Training Session for NU undergraduates
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Tuesday, November 4, 2008

Dynamical Systems Seminar Lunt 105, 3:00pm
Professor Mike Todd, University of Porto
Title: Multifractal analysis for multimodal maps
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Geometry/Physics Seminar Lunt 107, 4:00pm
Professor Zhiwei Yun, Princeton
Title: A global analogue of Springer representations
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Wednesday, November 5, 2008

Elementary Math Challenges Lunt 102, 5PM-6PM
Professor Elton Hsu, Northwestern University
Title: Challenging Elementary Problems in Analysis
Special Note: Putnam Training Session for NU undergraduates
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Special Seminar Lunt 107, 3pm
John Francis,
Title: T-structures and slicings
Abstract and details available

Thursday, November 6, 2008

PDE Seminar Lunt 105, 4:10pm
Professor Jin Feng , University of Kansas
Title: Stochastic scalar conservation laws
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Monday, November 10, 2008

Number Theory Lunt 107, 3:00PM
Professor Tong Liu, Purdue
Title: Lattices in semi-stable representations
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Analysis and Probability Seminar Lunt 105, 4:10pm
Elton P. Hsu, Northwestern University
Title: Integral Representation of Fractional Brownian Motion
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Topology Seminar Lunt 104, 4:10pm
Vigleik Angeltveit , University of Chicago
Title: Uniqueness of Morava K-theory
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Elementary Math Challenges Lunt 104, 5:10PM-6:00PM
Ian Le, Northwestern University
Title: The Pigeonhole Principle
Special Note: Putnam Training Session for NU undergraduates
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Tuesday, November 11, 2008

Dynamical Systems Seminar Lunt 105, 3:00pm
Professor Katrin Gelfert, Northwestern
Title: Multifractal analysis in nonuniformly hyperbolic dynamics
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Colloquium Lunt 105, 4:10pm
Professor Rowan Killip , UCLA
Title: Some operators with random matrix eigenvalue statistics
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Graduate Student Seminar Lunt 105, 6:00pm
Evgeny Shinder,
Title: Cohomology Theories of Algebraic Varieties and the Milnor Conjecture
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Representation Theory Seminar Lunt 104, 5-6pm
Professor Sophie Morel, IAS
Title: On the cohomology of some non-compact Shimura varieties
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Wednesday, November 12, 2008

Special Seminar Lunt 107, 3:00pm
Kevin Costello,
Title: Stability conditions
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Colloquium Lunt 105, 4:10pm
Professor Monica Visan, Chicago
Title: Nonlinear Schrodinger equations at critical regularity
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Thursday, November 13, 2008

ESAM Colloquium Evanston, 4:00PM
Ken Golden, University of Utah
Title: Mathematics of Sea Ice to Help Predict Climate Change
Special Note: More current information may be available at http://aquavite.northwestern.edu/cal/public/calendar.cgi?id=92">Plan-it Purple
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Colloquium Lunt 105, 4:10pm
Professor Ken Golden, University of Utah
Title: Mathematics of Sea Ice to Help Predict Climate Change
Special Note: Joint Colloquium with Engineering Sciences and Applied Mathematics
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Friday, November 14, 2008

PDE Seminar Lunt 105, 4:10pm
Professor Alexander Skubachevskii, Peoples' Friendship University of Russia
Title: Elliptic Functional Differential Equations and Applications
Special Note: Special Time
Abstract and details available

Monday, November 17, 2008

Number Theory Lunt 107, 3:00PM
Professor Stephen Kudla, Toronto
Title: Arithmetic cycles for unitary groups
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ESAM Colloquium Evanston, 4:00PM
Dirk Brockmann, Northwestern University
Title: From Target Search to Travel Bugs
Special Note: More current information may be available at http://aquavite.northwestern.edu/cal/public/calendar.cgi?id=92">Plan-it Purple
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Analysis and Probability Seminar Lunt 105, 4:10pm
A. L. Skubachevskii, Moscow, Russia
Title: The Feller Semigroups
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Topology Seminar Lunt 104, 4:10pm
Professor John Francis, Northwestern University
Title: E_n-deformation theory
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Elementary Math Challenges Lunt 104, 5:10PM-6:10PM
Ian Le, Northwestern University
Title: Challenging Elementary Problems involving Inequalities
Special Note: Putnam Training Session for NU undergraduates
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Tuesday, November 18, 2008

Dynamical Systems Seminar Lunt 105, 3:00pm
Professor Francois Ledrappier, University of Notre Dame
Title: Liouville property on regular covers
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Geometry/Physics Seminar Lunt 105, 4:10pm
A. J. Tolland, UC Berkeley
Title:
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Graduate Student Seminar Lunt 105, 5:30pm
Dan Visscher,
Title: Cohomological Equations in Dynamical Systems
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Representation Theory Seminar Lunt 104, 5-6pm
Professor Sophie Morel, IAS
Title: On the cohomology of some non-compact Shimura varieties, part 2
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Wednesday, November 19, 2008

Special Seminar Lunt 107, 3:00pm
Professor Kevin Costello, Northwestern
Title: Spaces of stability conditions
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Elementary Math Challenges Lunt 102, 5PM-6PM
Professor Elton Hsu, Northwestern University
Title: Challenging Elementary Problems involving Integrals
Special Note: Putnam Training Session for NU undergraduates
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Thursday, November 20, 2008

Dynamical Systems Seminar Lunt 105, 3:00pm
Professor Ralf Spatzier, University of Michigan
Title: TBA
Special Note: This talk is on a THURSDAY!
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Geometry/Physics Seminar Lunt 107, 4:00pm
Professor Sucharit Sarkar, Princeton
Title: Computing Heegaard Floer Homology
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PDE Seminar Lunt 105, 4:10pm
Professor Yaguang Wang, Northwestern University and Shanghai Jiao Tong University
Title: Zero Viscosity Limit for Incompressible Navier-Stokes Equations with Navier Boundary Conditions
Abstract and details available

Friday, November 21, 2008

ESAM Colloquium Evanston, 2:00PM
Genevieve Brown, Northwestern University
Title: Time Delayed Feedback Control of Subcritical Limit Cycles
Special Note: More current information may be available at http://aquavite.northwestern.edu/cal/public/calendar.cgi?id=92">Plan-it Purple
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Graduate Student Seminar Lunt 105, 5:30pm
Yongxia Hua,
Title: TBA
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Monday, November 24, 2008

Special Event Lunt 105, 4:00 PM
Dean Sarah Mangelsdorf,
Title: Meeting with the Dean of WCAS
Abstract and details available
Number Theory Lunt 107, 3:00PM
Fucheng Tan, MIT
Title: Galois eigenvarieties
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Elementary Math Challenges Lunt 104, 5:10PM-6:10PM
Professor Frank Calegari, Northwestern University
Title: Challenging Elementary Problems in Graph Theory
Special Note: Putnam Training Session for NU undergraduates
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Tuesday, November 25, 2008

Dynamical Systems Seminar Lunt 105, 3:00pm
Professor Pierre Py, University of Chicago
Title: Quasi-morphisms continuous for the C^0-topology on groups of area-preserving diffeomorphisms of surfaces
Abstract and details available

Monday, December 1, 2008

Number Theory Lunt 107, 3:00PM
Professor David Helm, UT Austin
Title: On p-adic families of admissible representations of GL_2(Q_l).
Abstract and details available
Analysis and Probability Seminar Lunt 105, 4:10pm
Professor Elton P. Hsu, Northwestern University
Title: Fractional Brownian Motion and its Representations
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Topology Seminar Lunt 104, 4:10pm
Professor Kari Ragnarsson, DePaul
Title: Fusion in the Burnside ring
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Elementary Math Challenges Lunt 104, 5:10PM
Professor Frank Calegary, Northwestern University
Title: How to write up a solution
Special Note: Putnam Training Session for NU undergraduates
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Tuesday, December 2, 2008

Geometry/Physics Seminar Lunt 107, 3:30pm
Professor Dmytro Shklyarov,
Title: Equivariant Topological Field Theories
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Wednesday, December 3, 2008

ESAM Colloquium Evanston, 4:00PM
Hans Othmer, University of Minnesota
Title: Multiscale Analysis in Biology
Special Note: More current information may be available at http://aquavite.northwestern.edu/cal/public/calendar.cgi?id=92">Plan-it Purple
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Friday, December 5, 2008

PDE Seminar Lunt 105, 4:10pm
Professor Willi Jaeger, University of Heidelberg, Germany
Title: Derivation of a Macroscopic Model System for Flow, Chemical and Mechanical Processes in Tissue
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