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Year 2009

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Monday, January 5, 2009

Number Theory Lunt 107, 3:00PM
Professor Alina Cojocaru, UIC
Title: Twin primes for elliptic curves
Abstract and details available
Topology Seminar Lunt 104, 4:10pm
Professor Gregory Arone, University of Virginia
Title: Operads, their modules, and the chain rule.
Abstract and details available

Tuesday, January 6, 2009

Dynamical Systems Seminar Lunt 105, 3:00pm
Yongxia Hua, Northwestern
Title: TBA
Contact Info here
Geometry/Physics Seminar Lunt 107, 3:00pm
Xinwen Zhu, Berkeley
Title: Background pre-seminar
Abstract and details available
Geometry/Physics Seminar Lunt 107, 4:00pm
Xinwen Zhu, Berkeley
Title: Every flat bundle on the punctured disc has an oper structure
Abstract and details available

Monday, January 12, 2009

Number Theory Lunt 107, 3:00PM
Professor Nathan Dunfield, UIUC
Title: Increasing the number of fibered faces of arithmetic hyperbolic 3-manifolds.
Abstract and details available
Analysis and Probability Seminar Lunt 105, 4:10pm
Cheng Ouyang, Northwestern University
Title: Representation of Fractional Brownian Motion on a Fionite Interval
Contact Info here

Tuesday, January 13, 2009

Dynamical Systems Seminar Lunt 105, 3:00pm
Ana Rechtman, Ecole Normale Superieure de Lyon
Title: Existence of periodic orbits of geodesible vector fields on closed 3-manifolds
Abstract and details available
Geometry/Physics Seminar Lunt 107, 3:00pm
Kobi Kremnizer,
Title: Pre-talk
Contact Info here
ESAM Colloquium Technological Instit M416, 4:00PM
Marcelo Magnasco, Rockefeller University
Title: Sparse time
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
Geometry/Physics Seminar Lunt 107, 4:00pm
Kobi Kremnizer, University of Chicago
Title: Tate spaces and central extensions
Abstract and details available

Wednesday, January 14, 2009

PDE Seminar Lunt 105, 4:10pm
Nabil Kahouadji , Universite Paris Diderot (France)
Title: Conservation Laws and Generalized Isometric Embeddings
Abstract and details available

Thursday, January 15, 2009

Graduate Student Seminar Lunt 107, 5:30pm
Mike Skirvin,
Title: Topology of Complex Hypersurfaces with Singularities
Contact Info here

Monday, January 19, 2009

Special Event Lunt 105, 4:00 PM
Department Meeting,
Title: Tenured and Tenure Track Faculty
Contact Info here

Tuesday, January 20, 2009

ESAM Colloquium Technological Instit M416, 2:00PM
PakWing Fok, California Institute of Technology
Title: Acceleration of enzyme repair of DNA by charge transport:
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
Dynamical Systems Seminar Lunt 105, 3:00pm
Professor Fernando Oliveira, Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais
Title: Some results on the existence of homoclinic orbits
Abstract and details available
Geometry/Physics Seminar Lunt 107, 3:00pm
Erik Carlsson,
Title: Pre-talk
Contact Info here
Geometry/Physics Seminar Lunt 107, 4:00pm
Erik Carlsson, Northwestern
Title: Vertex Operators and Hilbert Schemes
Abstract and details available

Wednesday, January 21, 2009

Topology Seminar Lunt 104, 4:10pm
Craig WESTERLAND , University of Melbourne
Title:
Contact Info here

Thursday, January 22, 2009

Graduate Student Seminar Lunt 105, 5:30pm
Yongxia Hua,
Title: Topological Entropy and Partially Hyperbolic Diffeomorphisms
Contact Info here

Monday, January 26, 2009

Number Theory Lunt 107, 3:00PM
Professor Emmanuel Breuillard, Paris 11
Title: Diophantine geometry and the Tits alternative
Abstract and details available
ESAM Colloquium Technological Instit M416, 4:00PM
Ching-Shan Chou, University of California Irvine
Title: Spatial dynamics of cell signaling
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
Professor Matthew Ando, U of I Urbana-Champaign
Title: A quasicategorical approach to Thom spectra and twisted Umkehr maps
Contact Info here

Tuesday, January 27, 2009

Dynamical Systems Seminar Tech L361, 2:00pm
Professor Maria Jose Pacifico, Institute of Mathematics - UFRJ
Title: Pre-Talk: Survey on the Lorenz chaotic attractor
Special Note: Pre-talk. Note special place.
Contact Info here
Dynamical Systems Seminar Lunt 105, 3:00pm
Professor Maria Jose Pacifico, Institute of Mathematics - UFRJ
Title: Lorenz systems: decay of correlations for its Poicaré map and a logarithm law for its recurrence time.
Contact Info here
Geometry/Physics Seminar Lunt 107, 4:00pm
Abhishek Banerjee, Johns Hopkins University
Title: Periodicity in Cyclic Cohomology and Monodromy at Archimedean Infinity
Abstract and details available

Thursday, January 29, 2009

ESAM Colloquium Technological Instit M416, 2:00PM
Jeffrey Fox, Cornell University
Title: Multi-scale modeling of cardiac electrophysiology: dynamic
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
PDE Seminar Lunt 105, 4:10pm
Professor Vera Mikyoung Hur , MIT
Title: Dispersive properties of surface water waves
Abstract and details available
Graduate Student Seminar Lunt 105, 5:30pm
Josh Shadlen,
Title: When is the Fundamental Group Not a Group?
Contact Info here

Monday, February 2, 2009

Number Theory Lunt 107, 3:00PM
Professor Ben Howard, Boston College
Title: Intersection theory on Shimura surfaces
Abstract and details available
ESAM Colloquium Technological Instit M 416, 4:00PM
Shawn Shadden, Stanford University
Title: A dynamical systems approach to transport
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 3, 2009

Dynamical Systems Seminar Lunt 105, 3:00pm
Fang Wang, Northwestern
Title: Some Topics on Mather Theory
Contact Info here

Wednesday, February 4, 2009

Special Event Lunt 105, 4:00 PM
Professor Persi Diaconis, Stanford Univeristy
Title: Pinsky Lecture I: Basic Shuffling
Abstract and details available

Thursday, February 5, 2009

Special Event Lunt 105, 4:00 PM
Professor Persi Diaconis, Stanford Univeristy
Title: Pinsky Lecture II: Hyperplane Arrangements
Abstract and details available
ESAM Colloquium Technological Instit M416, 2:00PM
Denis Tsygankov, University of North Carolina
Title: The Theory of Biological Nanomachines
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
Graduate Student Seminar Lunt 105, 5:30pm
Justin Thomas,
Title: Hochschild Cohomology
Contact Info here

Friday, February 6, 2009

Special Event Lunt 105, 4:00 PM
Professor Persi Diaconis, Stanford Univeristy
Title: Pinsky Lecture III: Adding Up a List of Numbers
Abstract and details available

Monday, February 9, 2009

ESAM Colloquium Technological Instit M416, 12:00PM
Joe Paris, Northwestern University IT This talk is part of the RTG Project.
Title: New High Performance Computing Initiatives at NU and Beyond
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
Number Theory Lunt 104, 3:00PM
Suh-Hyun Choi, Harvard
Title: Deformation lifting spaces of mod l representations and their properties
Abstract and details available
ESAM Colloquium Technological Instit M416, 4:00PM
Petia Vlahovska, Dartmouth College
Title: Complex dynamics of red blood cells and vesicles in viscous flows
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
Timothy Clark, Northwestern University
Title: CW Complexes and Poset Resolutions
Contact Info here

Tuesday, February 10, 2009

ESAM Colloquium Technological Instit M416, 2:00PM
Daniel H. Rothman, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Title: Growth of a Dendritic Channel Network
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
Dynamical Systems Seminar Lunt 105, 3:00pm
Professor Fernando Oliveira, Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais
Title: Prime ends and area preserving homeomorphisms
Abstract and details available

Thursday, February 12, 2009

Graduate Student Seminar Lunt 105, 5:30pm
Randy Qian,
Title: Microlocal Analysis and the Propagation of Singularities
Contact Info here

Friday, February 13, 2009

ESAM Colloquium Technological Instit M416, 2:00PM
Jill Klentzman, Southern Methodist University
Title: The Effect of Evaporation on Fingering Instabilities
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 16, 2009

Number Theory Lunt 104, 3:00PM
Professor Kiran Kedlaya, MIT
Title: Towards a slope filtration theorem with nondiscrete coefficients
Abstract and details available
ESAM Colloquium Technological Instit M 416, 4:00PM
Daniel Abrams, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Title: Synchronous Lateral Excitation on London's Millennium Bridge
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 17, 2009

Geometry/Physics Seminar Lunt 107, 3:00pm
Ralph Kaufmann, Purdue University
Title: Correlators, graphs and cyclic operads (pre-talk)
Abstract and details available
Geometry/Physics Seminar Lunt 107, 4:00pm
Ralph Kaufmann, Purdue University
Title: Stabilization and semi-simplicity
Abstract and details available

Wednesday, February 18, 2009

Topology Seminar Lunt 104, 4:10pm
Professor John Greenlees, University of Sheffield,
Title: TBA
Special Note: Different day of the Week.
Contact Info here

Friday, February 20, 2009

ESAM Colloquium Technological Instit M 416, 2:00PM
Yuliya Peet, University of Pierre and Marie Curie
Title: Prediction and Manipulation of Skin Friction in High-Reynolds
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 23, 2009

Number Theory Lunt 104, 3:00PM
Professor Jay Pottharst, Boston College
Title: Selmer groups over eigenvarieties
Abstract and details available
Analysis and Probability Seminar Lunt 105, 4:10pm
Professor Elton Hsu, Northwestern University
Title: Finite Time Interval Representation of Fractional Brownian Motions
Contact Info here

Tuesday, February 24, 2009

Dynamical Systems Seminar Lunt 105, 3:00pm
Professor Christian Rosendal, UIC
Title: Descriptive Kakutani equivalence
Abstract and details available

Wednesday, February 25, 2009

Number Theory Lunt 104, 3:00PM
Professor Michael Harris, Paris 7
Title: Automorphic realization of residual Galois representations
Special Note: Special Session
Contact Info here

Thursday, February 26, 2009

Geometry/Physics Seminar Lunt 107, 3:00pm
Professor Ben Webster, MIT
Title: Introductory pre-seminar
Abstract and details available
Geometry/Physics Seminar Lunt 107, 4:00pm
Professor Ben Webster, MIT
Title: Representation theory and a strange duality for symplectic varieties
Abstract and details available
Graduate Student Seminar Lunt 105, 5:30pm
Amanda Potts,
Title: Sets of Recurrence and Some Applications to Additive Combinatorics
Contact Info here

Monday, March 2, 2009

Number Theory Lunt 104, 3:00PM
Professor Sug Woo Shin, Chicago
Title: Construction of automorphic Galois representations
Abstract and details available
Algebra Seminar Lunt 104, 4:00pm
Professor Sergei Yakovenko, Weizmann Institute, Rehovot, and Fields Institute, Toronto
Title: Infinitesimal Hilbert 16th problem
Abstract and details available
Topology Seminar Lunt 104, 4:10pm
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Title:
Abstract and details available

Tuesday, March 3, 2009

Dynamical Systems Seminar Tech L168, 1:00pm
Professor Ana Rodrigues, IUPUI
Title: Pre-Talk
Abstract and details available
ESAM Colloquium Technological Instit M 416, 2:00PM
Professor Raymond Pierrehumbert, University of Chicago
Title: Clouds and Climates
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
Dynamical Systems Seminar Lunt 105, 3:00pm
Professor Ana Rodrigues, IUPUI
Title: Kneading sequences for double standard maps
Abstract and details available
Geometry/Physics Seminar Lunt 107, 4:10pm
Boris Tsygan,
Title: Oscillatory Modules
Contact Info here

Thursday, March 5, 2009

PDE Seminar Lunt 105, 4:10pm
Professor Christian Klingenberg, University of Wurzburgh, Germany
Title: New Numerical Solvers for Hydro- and Magnetohydrodynamics
Abstract and details available
Graduate Student Seminar Lunt 105, 5:30pm
Zhe Xu,
Title: Littlewood-Offord Problems
Contact Info here

Friday, March 6, 2009

ESAM Colloquium Technological Instit M416, 3:00PM
Matthew Miklius, Northwestern University
Title: Quantifying Geometric Order in Epithelial Tissues
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

Saturday, March 7, 2009

Fourth Chicago Area PDE Workshop


Monday, March 9, 2009

Number Theory Lunt 104, 3:00PM
Professor Kannan Soundararajan, Stanford
Title: Recent progress on Quantum Unique Ergodicity
Abstract and details available
Analysis and Probability Seminar Lunt 105, 4:10pm
Professor Gregory Lawler, University of Chicago
Title: Multifractal Analysis of the Schramm-Loewner Evolution
Abstract and details available
Topology Seminar Lunt 107, 4:10pm
Andrew Salch, Johns Hopkins University
Title: A computational motivation for topological Langlands correspondences.
Special Note: Different Room
Abstract and details available

Tuesday, March 10, 2009

Dynamical Systems Seminar Lunt 105, 3:00pm
Professor Tanya Yarmola, University of Maryland
Title: Degenerate Random Perturbations of Anosov Diffeomorphisms
Abstract and details available
Geometry/Physics Seminar Lunt 107, 4:00pm
Bohan Fang, Northwestern University
Title: T-duality and the coherent-constructible correspondence for toric varieties
Abstract and details available

Wednesday, March 11, 2009

ESAM Colloquium Technological Instit M 416, 4:00PM
Professor Qing Nie, University of California - Irvine
Title: Systems Biology of Cell Signaling
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 17, 2009

Geometry/Physics Seminar , 3:00pm
Professor Michael Movshev,
Title: Pre-talk
Contact Info here
Geometry/Physics Seminar Lunt 107, 4:00pm
Michael Movshev, Stony Brook University
Title: An L-infinity extension of Atiyah-Ward correspondence
Abstract and details available

Thursday, March 19, 2009

Microlocal Miniconference


Monday, March 30, 2009

Number Theory Lunt 107, 3:00PM
Professor Dick Gross, Harvard
Title: Restriction problems for classical groups.
Abstract and details available
ESAM Colloquium Technological Instit M 416, 4:00PM
Dr. Tom Krejcie, Northwestern University
Title: Mathematical Modelling: A Physiologically-Based Recirculatory
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 31, 2009

ESAM Colloquium Technological Instit M416, 1:00PM
Morgan Stanley ,
Title: Quantitative Finance Program and Job Opportunities
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, April 1, 2009

Student Mathematical Physics Seminar Tech M166, 10:30AM
Professor André de Gouvêa, NU -- Physics
Title: Path integrals in quantum mechanics
Contact Info here

Friday, April 3, 2009

ESAM Colloquium Technological Instit M 416, 2:00PM
Professor Jay D. Humphrey, Texas A
Title: On the Mechanical and Biological Stability of Intracranial
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, April 6, 2009

Number Theory Lunt 107, 3:00PM
Professor Brian Conrad, Stanford
Title: Pseudo-reductive groups
Abstract and details available
ESAM Colloquium Technological Instit M 416, 4:00PM
Professor G. Nicolis, University Libre de Bruxelles There will be a reception following
Title: Frontiers in Complex Systems Research
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 7, 2009

Geometry/Physics Seminar Lunt 107, 3:00pm
Professor Valerio Toledano Laredo, Northeastern University
Title: Hall Algebras (Pre-talk)
Abstract and details available
ESAM Colloquium Technological Instit M 416, 4:00PM
Professor G. Nicolis, University Libre de Bruxelles Refreshments will be served at 3:30
Title: Kinetics of Transitions Across a Barrier in the Presence of Time
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
Geometry/Physics Seminar Lunt 107, 4:00pm
Professor Valerio Toledano Laredo, Northeastern University
Title: Stability conditions and Stokes factors
Abstract and details available

Wednesday, April 8, 2009

Student Mathematical Physics Seminar Tech M166, 10:30AM
Professor Ezra Getzler, NU -- Math
Title: Gaussian integrals and random matrix theory
Contact Info here
Special Seminar Lunt 103, 4:00pm
Professor Kevin Costello, NU
Title: Rozansky-Witten Theory
Special Note: http://www.math.northwestern.edu/~jshadlen/rw/
Contact Info here

Thursday, April 9, 2009

Colloquium Lunt 105, 4:10pm
Professor Leonid Bunimovich, Georgia Tech
Title: Where to Place a Hole to Achieve a Maximal Escape Rate
Abstract and details available
Graduate Student Seminar Lunt 107, 5:30pm
Tom Dunlap,
Title: Representation Theory and M-V Polytopes
Contact Info here

Monday, April 13, 2009

Number Theory Lunt 107, 3:00PM
Professor Barry Mazur, Harvard
Title: Elliptic Curves and Hilbert's Tenth problem
Abstract and details available
ESAM Colloquium Technological Instit M 416, 4:00PM
Dr. Jinglai Li, Northwestern University
Title: A SVD-based method for determining large deformations in optical
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 14, 2009

Dynamical Systems Seminar Lunt 105, 3:00pm
Professor Alexander Fish, Ohio State
Title: Expander phenomena for Bohr sets
Abstract and details available
Geometry/Physics Seminar Lunt 107, 3:00pm
Ezra Getzler,
Title: Topological field theory in two dimensions and Teichmuller space
Abstract and details available
Colloquium Lunt 105, 5pm
Professor Barry Mazur, Harvard
Title: Hilbert’s Tenth Problem and Elliptic Curves
Special Note: Graduate Student Colloquium
Contact Info here

Wednesday, April 15, 2009

Special Seminar Lunt 103, 4:00pm
Kevin Costello, Northwestern
Title: Perturbative quantization of Rozansky-Witten theory
Contact Info here

Thursday, April 16, 2009

Graduate Student Seminar Lunt 105, 5:30pm
Chuangxun Cheng,
Title: TBA
Contact Info here

Monday, April 20, 2009

Number Theory Lunt 107, 3:00PM
Professor Matthew Emerton, Northwestern
Title: p-adic L-functions and Iwasawa theory --- an introduction
Abstract and details available
ESAM Colloquium Technological Instit M 416, 4:00PM
Professor Paul Steen, Cornell University
Title: Dynamics and Stability of Volume Scavenging Drop Arrays: Coarsening
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 21, 2009

Dynamical Systems Seminar Lunt 105, 3:00pm
Professor Kasra Rafi, University of Oklahoma
Title: Counting closed geodesics in a stratum.
Contact Info here
Geometry/Physics Seminar Lunt 107, 3:00pm
Professor Tony Pantev, University of Pennsylvania
Title: Pre-talk
Contact Info here
Geometry/Physics Seminar Lunt 105, 4:10pm
Professor Tony Pantev, University of Pennsylvania
Title: Geometric Langlands and non-abelian Hodge theory
Contact Info here

Wednesday, April 22, 2009

Special Seminar Lunt 103, 3:00pm
Josh Shadlen, Northwestern
Title: Rozansky-Witten invariants and the Atiyah class
Abstract and details available

Thursday, April 23, 2009

Graduate Student Seminar Lunt 105, 5:30pm
Professor Ezra Getzler,
Title: TBA
Contact Info here

Monday, April 27, 2009

Number Theory Lunt 107, 3:00PM
Professor Matthew Emerton, Northwestern
Title: p-adic L-functions and Iwasawa theory --- an introduction, part II
Abstract and details available
ESAM Colloquium Technological Instit M 416, 4:00PM
Professor Michael Ward, University of British Columbia
Title: Self-Replicating Spot Patterns and Spot Instabilities for Reaction-
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 28, 2009

Dynamical Systems Seminar Lunt 105, 3:00pm
Professor Nikolai Chernov, University of Alabama at Birmingham
Title: Abnormal behavior in periodic Lorentz gases with infinite horizon
Abstract and details available

Friday, May 1, 2009

ESAM Colloquium Technological Institute M 416, 2:00PM
Larry Aagesen, Northwestern University
Title: Self-Similar Pinch-Off of Liquid Tubes in Dendritic Aluminum-Copper
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 4, 2009

Number Theory Lunt 107, 3:00PM
Professor Mark Kisin, Chicago
Title: The Grothendieck-Katz conjecture for certain locally symmetric varieties
Abstract and details available
ESAM Colloquium Technological Instit M 416, 4:00PM
Dr. A. Podolny, Northwestern University
Title: Marangoni convection in binary liquids and nanofluids in the
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, May 7, 2009

Topology Seminar Lunt 104, 4:10pm
Emma Smith Zbarsky, U Chicago
Title: Families of A-infinity algebras and homotopy group actions
Special Note: Different Day of the Week.
Abstract and details available
Graduate Student Seminar Lunt 105, 5:00pm
Dan Visscher,
Title: Volume Entropy and Mostow Rigidity
Contact Info here

Friday, May 8, 2009

Colloquium Lunt 105, 4:10pm
Professor Howard Masur, University of Chicago
Title: Rational Billiards, translation surfaces and ergodicity
Abstract and details available

Monday, May 11, 2009

Number Theory Lunt 107, 3:00PM
Tom Barnet-Lamb, Harvard
Title: Potential automorphy for certain Galois representations to GL(n)
Abstract and details available
ESAM Colloquium Technological Institute M 416, 4:00PM
Professor Tom Solomon, Bucknell University
Title: Front propagation and synchronization in reactive flows with
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
Justin Noel, U of Chicago
Title: H-\infty Orientations and p-Typicality
Abstract and details available

Tuesday, May 12, 2009

Dynamical Systems Seminar Lunt 105, 3:00pm
Professor Sergey Tikhomirov, Saint Petersburg University
Title: Shadowing in smooth flows and structural stability.
Abstract and details available
Geometry/Physics Seminar Lunt 107, 3pm
Professor Susan Tolman, University of Illinois
Title: Pre-talk: Morse Theory and Moment Maps
Contact Info here
Geometry/Physics Seminar Lunt 105, 4:00pm
Professor Susan Tolman, University of Illinois
Title: Hamiltonian circle actions with minimal fixed sets
Abstract and details available

Wednesday, May 13, 2009

Special Event Lunt 105, 5:00 pm
Professor Brian Conrey, American Institue of Mathematics
Title: The Riemann Hypothesis - A million dollar mystery
Special Note: Annual Undergraduate Prize Lecture & Awards Ceremony
Abstract and details available
Special Seminar Lunt 107, 4:15pm
Owen Gwilliam,
Title: 3-Manifold Invariants and the Kontsevich Integral
Abstract and details available
Undergraduate Math Society Lunt 105, 5:00PM
Brian Conrey, American Institue of Mathematics
Title: TBA
Special Note: Annual Undergraduate Prize Lecture & Awards Ceremony
Contact Info here

Thursday, May 14, 2009

Graduate Student Seminar Lunt 105, 5:30pm
Maria Stadnik,
Title: Class Field Theory
Contact Info here

Friday, May 15, 2009

ESAM Colloquium Technological Institute M 416, 2:00PM
Juergen Vollmer, Max-Planck Institute
Title: Rain in a test tube?
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
Special Seminar Lunt 105, 3:00pm
Hiro Tanaka, Northwestern
Title: The Casson invariant and the LMO invariant
Abstract and details available

Monday, May 18, 2009

Number Theory Lunt 107, 3:00PM
Professor Jordan Ellenberg, Madison
Title: Stable topology of Hurwitz spaces and arithmetic counting problems
Abstract and details available
ESAM Colloquium Technological Instit M 416, 4:00PM
Dr. Michael Gratton, Northwestern University
Title: Transient and self-similar dynamics in thin film coarsening
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 20, 2009

Colloquium Lunt 105, 4:10pm
Professor Jordan Ellenberg (U of Wisconsin),
Title: Geometric analytic number theory
Abstract and details available

Friday, May 22, 2009

Colloquium Lunt 105, 4:10pm
Professor Alexander Goncharov, Brown University
Title: The quantum dilogarithm and quantization
Abstract and details available

Monday, May 25, 2009

Topology Seminar Lunt 104, 4:10pm
Professor Chris Douglas,
Title: Canceled. See TFT Conference.
Contact Info here

Tuesday, May 26, 2009

Dynamical Systems Seminar Lunt 105, 3:00pm
Professor Artur Avila, CNRS, IMPA, Clay
Title: Convergence of renormalization (and Sullivan's program)
Abstract and details available

Thursday, May 28, 2009

ESAM Colloquium Technological Instit M 416, 2:00PM
Professor Joseph Bull, University of Michigan
Title: Gas embolotherapy: a vascular microbubble approach for tumor
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
Graduate Student Seminar Lunt 105, 5:30pm
Zhe Xu,
Title: On the Singularity Probability of Random Bernoulli Matrices
Contact Info here

Monday, June 1, 2009

Geometry/Physics Seminar Lunt 107, 3:00pm
Professor Young Heon Kim, UBC and IAS
Title: Optimal Transportation (Pre-talk)
Abstract and details available
ESAM Colloquium Technological Instit M 416, 4:00PM
Dr. J. Wilkening, Berkeley University
Title: Computation of time-periodic solutions of nonlinear PDE
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
Geometry/Physics Seminar Lunt 107, 4:00pm
Professor Young-Heon Kim, UBC and IAS
Title: Geometry and regularity of optimal transportation
Abstract and details available
Topology Seminar Lunt 104, 4:10pm
Professor Sunil Chebolu , Illinois State math
Title: Quotients of absolute Galois groups which determine Galois cohomology.
Abstract and details available

Tuesday, June 2, 2009

Dynamical Systems Seminar Lunt 105, 3:00pm
Amanda Potts, Northwestern
Title: Nonconventional Polynomial Ergodic Averages and Flows
Abstract and details available

Monday, September 28, 2009

Number Theory Lunt 107, 3:00PM
Matthew Emerton, Northwestern
Title: An introduction to the mod p and p-adic Langlands program for GL_2.
Abstract and details available
Analysis Seminar Lunt 105, 4:10pm
Steve Zelditch, Northwestern University
Title: Problems and results in random complex geometry, I
Abstract and details available

Tuesday, September 29, 2009

Dynamical Systems Seminar Lunt 105, 3:00pm
Ke Zhang, University of Maryland
Title: Speed of Arnold diffusion for analytic Hamiltonian systems
Abstract and details available

Wednesday, September 30, 2009

Colloquium Lunt 105, 4:10pm
Hillel Furstenberg, Northwestern University and Hebrew University, Jerusalem
Title: From Prediction Theory to Arithmetic Progressions
Abstract and details available

Thursday, October 1, 2009

Geometry/Physics Seminar Lunt 107, 4:00pm
Kwok Wai Chan, Harvard
Title: The Ooguri-Vafa Metric, Holomorphic Disks, and Wall Crossing
Abstract and details available

Monday, October 5, 2009

Number Theory Lunt 107, 3:00PM
Pierre Colmez, Ecole Polytechnique
Title: On the p-adic Langlands correspondence for GL_2(Q_p)
Contact Info here
ESAM Colloquium Technological Instit M 416, 4:00PM
Professor Henry Abarbanel, University of California - San Diego
Title: Dynamical State and Parameter Estimation
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
Analysis Seminar Lunt 105, 4:10pm
William O. Bray, University of Maine
Title: Growth Properties of Fourier Transforms; Classical and Recent Results
Special Note: Prof. Bray wil be visiting NU for the entire week of Oct 5-9.
Abstract and details available
ESAM Colloquium Technological Instit M 416, 4:00PM
Professor Henry Abarbanel, University of California - San Diego
Title: Dynamical State and Parameter Estimation
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, October 6, 2009

Geometry/Physics Seminar Lunt 107, 3:00 pm
Steve Zelditch,
Title: Donaldson theory pretalk
Abstract and details available
Geometry/Physics Seminar Lunt 107, 4:00pm
Steve Zelditch,
Title: Donaldson Theory
Abstract and details available

Wednesday, October 7, 2009

Department Meeting Lunt 105, 4:00PM
,
Title: Faculty Meeting
Contact Info here

Thursday, October 8, 2009

Graduate Dynamical Systems Seminar Lunt 104, 4:00pm
Zhenghe Zhang, Northwestern University
Title: An Introduction to the Classical KAM Theorem I
Abstract and details available
Graduate Student Seminar Lunt 105, 5:30pm
Austin Ford, Northwestern University
Title: The Schrödinger equation on flat euclidean cones
Contact Info here

Monday, October 12, 2009

Number Theory Lunt 107, 3:00PM
Ellen Eischen, Northwestern
Title: p-adic differential operators on automorphic forms and applications
Abstract and details available
ESAM Colloquium Technological Instit M 416, 4:00PM
Professor Todd Murphey, Northwestern University
Title: Efficient Hybrid Optimization for Skid-Steering Estimation 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
Analysis Seminar Lunt 105, 4:10pm
Steve Zelditch, Northwestern University
Title: Problems and results in random complex geometry, II
Abstract and details available

Tuesday, October 13, 2009

Dynamical Systems Seminar Lunt 105, 3:00pm
David Ralston, Ohio State
Title: Constructing Families of Non-Orbit-Equivalent Systems
Abstract and details available

Wednesday, October 14, 2009

Colloquium Lunt 105, 4:10pm
Yuri I. Manin, Northwestern
Title: Renormalization and computation
Abstract and details available

Thursday, October 15, 2009

Geometry/Physics Seminar Lunt 107, 4:00pm
Tasho Kaletha,
Title: Depth-zero local Langlands correspondence and endoscopic transfer
Abstract and details available
Graduate Dynamical Systems Seminar Lunt 104, 3:00pm
Zhenghe Zhang, Northwestern University
Title: An Introduction to the Classical KAM Theorem II
Abstract and details available
Graduate Student Seminar Lunt 105, 5:30pm
Amanda Potts, Northwestern University
Title: The Dynamics of Tilings
Abstract and details available
Topology Seminar Seabury 231, 4:10pm
Matthew Gelvin, MIT
Title: Actions of fusion systems on finite sets
Special Note: DIFFERENT DAY and ROOM
Abstract and details available

Friday, October 16, 2009

31 Midwest Probability Colloquium


Monday, October 19, 2009

Number Theory Lunt 107, 3:00PM
Teruyoshi Yoshida, Cambridge
Title: Converse of the weight-monodromy conjecture
Abstract and details available
ESAM Colloquium Technological Instit M 416, 4:00PM
Professor Edgar Knobloch, University of California - Berkeley
Title: Spatially localized patterns
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
Analysis Seminar Lunt 105, 4:10pm
Volker Elling, University of Michigan
Title: Existence of weak and strong shock reflections
Abstract and details available
Topology Seminar Lunt 104, 4:10pm
Mike Hill, University of Virginia
Title: Equivariant Computations
Contact Info here
ESAM Colloquium Technological Instit M 416, 4:00PM
Professor Edgar Knobloch, University of California - Berkeley
Title: Spatially localized patterns
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, October 20, 2009

Dynamical Systems Seminar Lunt 105, 3:00pm
Alex Furman, UIC
Title: Invariant and stationary measures for groups of toral automorphisms
Abstract and details available
Geometry/Physics Seminar Lunt 107, 4:00
Christopher Schommer-Pries,
Title: Classifying Extended Topological Field Theories in Low Dimensions
Special Note: There will be an expository seminar "pre-talk" from 3pm to 4pm
Abstract and details available

Wednesday, October 21, 2009

Colloquium Lunt 105, 4:10pm
Mike Hill, University of Virginia
Title: On the Non-Existence of Kervaire Invariant One Manifolds
Abstract and details available

Thursday, October 22, 2009

Geometry/Physics Seminar Lunt 107, 4:00pm
Matilde Marcolli, Caltech
Title: Feynman integrals and algebraic geometry
Abstract and details available
Graduate Dynamical Systems Seminar Lunt 104, 3:00pm
Daniel Visscher, Northwestern University
Title: Expanding Maps on the Circle
Contact Info here

Saturday, October 24, 2009

Complex Geometry: A Conference Honoring Simon Donaldson


Monday, October 26, 2009

ESAM Colloquium Technological Instit M 416, 4:00PM
Professor Rachel Kuske, University of British Columbia
Title: Noise-driven order via multiple scales in biological models
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
Number Theory Lunt 107, 3:00PM
Bei Zhang, Northwestern
Title: p-adic L-function of supersingular Hilbert modular form
Abstract and details available
Topology Seminar Lunt 104, 4:10pm
Anssi Lahtinen, Stanford
Title: Twisted K-theory and String Topology
Abstract and details available
Complex Geometry: A Conference Honoring Simon Donaldson

Tuesday, October 27, 2009

Dynamical Systems Seminar Lunt 105, 3:00pm
Roland Roeder, IUPUI
Title: Lee-Yang zeros and rational dynamics in two variables
Abstract and details available
Complex Geometry: A Conference Honoring Simon Donaldson

Wednesday, October 28, 2009

Colloquium Lunt 105, 4:10pm
Valentino Tosatti, Columbia University
Title: The Calabi Conjecture
Special Note: Graduate Student Colloquium
Abstract and details available

Thursday, October 29, 2009

Geometry/Physics Seminar Lunt 107, 4:00pm
Owen Gwilliam,
Title:
Abstract and details available
Graduate Dynamical Systems Seminar Lunt 104, 3:00pm
Kal Nanes, Northwestern University
Title: On the ergodicity of partially hyperbolic flows
Contact Info here

Friday, October 30, 2009

ESAM Colloquium Technological Instit M 416, 2:00PM
Guy Baruch, Tel Aviv University, Israel
Title: Numerical Solution of the nonlinear Helmholtz equation
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
ESAM Colloquium Technological Instit M 416, 3:00PM
Guy Baruch, Tel Aviv University, Israel
Title: Numerical solution of the Nonlinear Helmholtz equation
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, November 2, 2009

Analysis Seminar Lunt 105, 4:10pm
Austin Ford, Northwestern
Title: The Schroedinger propagator on 2D Euclidean cones
Contact Info here
ESAM Colloquium Technological Instit M 416, 4:00PM
Eric Forgoston, United States Naval Research Laboratory
Title: Improving Prediction of Random Epidemic Outbreaks
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
Nick Ramsey, DePaul
Title: Euclidean Ideal Classes
Abstract and details available
Topology Seminar Lunt 104, 4:10pm
Jeremiah Heller, Northwestern University
Title: Vanishing Theorems for Real Algebraic Cycles
Abstract and details available

Tuesday, November 3, 2009

Dynamical Systems Seminar Lunt 105, 3:00pm
Andrey Gogolev, U Texas
Title: The space of Anosov diffeomorphisms and new examples of Anosov diffeomorphisms on exotic nilmanifolds.
Abstract and details available

Wednesday, November 4, 2009

Colloquium Lunt 105, 4:10pm
Matthew Emerton, Northwestern University
Title: The growth of cohomology in towers of manifolds
Abstract and details available

Thursday, November 5, 2009

Graduate Dynamical Systems Seminar Lunt 104, 3:00pm
Amanda Potts, Northwestern University
Title: Multiple ergodic averages for flows and configurations in sets of positive density in $\mathbb{R}$
Abstract and details available
Graduate Student Seminar Lunt 105, 5:30pm
Ted Stadnik, Northwestern University
Title: Representation theory
Contact Info here

Monday, November 9, 2009

Analysis Seminar Lunt 105, 4:10pm
Professor Bruce Driver, University of California, San Diego
Title: Holomorphic functions and subelliptic heat kernels over Lie groups
Abstract and details available
ESAM Colloquium Technological Instit M 416, 4:00PM
Professor Erik Luijten, Northwestern University
Title: Simulating the self-assembly and hydrodynamics of anisotropic
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
Number Theory Lunt 107, 3:00PM
David Savitt, Arizona
Title: Lifting local Galois representations
Abstract and details available
Topology Seminar Lunt 104, 4:10pm
Rick Jardine, University of Western Ontario
Title: CANCELLED/RESCHEDULED
Contact Info here

Tuesday, November 10, 2009

Dynamical Systems Seminar Lunt 105, 3:00pm
Hillel Furstenberg, Northwestern University and Hebrew University, Jerusalem
Title: Stationary Measures for Non-Amenable Group Actions and a Szemeredi Theorem for SL(2, R)
Contact Info here
Geometry/Physics Seminar Lunt 107, 4:00pm
Sam Payne, Stanford University
Title: Tropical Brill-Noether theory
Special Note: There will be an expository seminar pre-talk from 3 to 4pm.
Abstract and details available

Wednesday, November 11, 2009

Colloquium Lunt 105, 4:10pm
Laura DeMarco, University of Illinois, Chicago
Title: The dynamical shape of a complex polynomial
Abstract and details available

Thursday, November 12, 2009

Graduate Dynamical Systems Seminar Lunt 104, 3:00pm
Doris Bohnet, Northwestern University
Title: Absolutely continuous foliations and leaf spaces
Contact Info here
Graduate Student Seminar Lunt 105, 5:30pm
Mike Skirvin, Northwestern University
Title: The Borel-Weil-Bott theorem
Contact Info here

Friday, November 13, 2009

ESAM Colloquium Technological Instit M 416, 2:00PM
Paul Fischer, Argonne National Laboratory
Title: Accurate, Stable, and Scalable Algorithms for Convection-Dominated
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, November 16, 2009

ESAM Colloquium Technological Instit M 416, 4:00PM
Professor Daniel Abrams, Northwestern University
Title: Statistical Topography: Why Isn't the Earth Flat?
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
Number Theory Lunt 103, 2:00PM
Florian Herzig, Northwestern
Title: The classification of irreducible mod p representations of a p-adic GLn
Special Note: Note the unusual time and location!
Abstract and details available
Number Theory Lunt 105, 3:00PM
Sug Woo Shin, Chicago
Title: Plancherel density theorem
Special Note: Note the unusual location!
Abstract and details available
Topology Seminar Lunt 104, 4:10pm
Martin Frankland, MIT
Title: Quillen cohomology of Pi-algebras
Abstract and details available

Tuesday, November 17, 2009

Dynamical Systems Seminar Lunt 105, 3:00pm
Kevin McGoff, University of Maryland
Title: Orders of accumulation of entropy
Abstract and details available

Wednesday, November 18, 2009

Colloquium Lunt 105, 4:10pm
Gunther Uhlmann, University of Washington
Title: 30 Years of Calder\'on's Problem
Abstract and details available

Thursday, November 19, 2009

Graduate Student Seminar Lunt 105, 5:15pm
Vesna Stojanoska, Northwestern University
Title: The J-homomorphism and stable homotopy groups of spheres
Special Note: Seminar will be fifteen minutes earlier than usual.
Contact Info here

Friday, November 20, 2009

ESAM Colloquium Technological Instit M 416, 2:00PM
Dr. A. Class, University of Karlsruhe
Title: Hierarchical Modeling of Flames as Gasdynamic Discontinuities
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, November 23, 2009

Analysis Seminar Lunt 105, 4:10pm
Artem Pulemotov, University of Chicago
Title: Gradient Estimates for the Heat Equation on Manifolds with Boundary
Abstract and details available

Tuesday, November 24, 2009

Dynamical Systems Seminar Lunt 105, 3:00pm
Michael Hochman, Princeton and IAS
Title: Local entropy averages and projection of fractal measures
Abstract and details available

Monday, November 30, 2009

ESAM Colloquium Technological Instit M 416, 4:00PM
Professor Harris Wong, Louisiana State University
Title: Fluid Flow and Heat Transfer in a Dual-wet Micro Heat Pipe
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
Number Theory Lunt 107, 3:00PM
Joel Bellaiche, Brandeis
Title: Critical p-adic L-functions
Abstract and details available

Tuesday, December 1, 2009

Geometry/Physics Seminar Lunt 107, 3:00pm
Kevin Walker,
Title: pretalk: TQFTs via fields
Abstract and details available
Geometry/Physics Seminar Lunt 107, 4:00pm
Kevin Walker,
Title: The blob complex and the higher dimensional Deligne conjecture.
Abstract and details available

Thursday, December 3, 2009

ESAM Colloquium Technological Instit M 345, 4:00PM
Dr. Alexander Eydeland, Morgan Stanley
Title: Commodity Models: From Ags to Zinc
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
Graduate Dynamical Systems Seminar Lunt 104, 3:00pm
Pat Hooper, Northwestern University
Title: Renormalization in translation surfaces with symmetry
Abstract and details available
Number Theory Lunt 107, 3:00PM
Toby Gee, Harvard University
Title: The Sato-Tate conjecture for Hilbert modular forms
Special Note: Note the unusual time and location!
Abstract and details available

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