Kempner Colloquium

  SPRING 2014

Monday 4-5 PM in MATH 350


Schedule of upcoming talks:

Click on the title of a talk for the abstract (if available).
Click here for last semester's schedule.

The colloquium is preceded by tea at 3:30 PM in MATH 350.

 January 6
 Zhongyang Li
 Critical parameters of lattice models
 January 9
 Jeremey Clark
 (Michigan State)
 Suppressed dispersion for a randomly kicked quantum particle in a Dirac comb
 January 10
 Daniel Valesin
 The contact process on power law random graphs
 February 10
 Ruth Martin
 (University of Colorado)

 Harvey Segur
 (University of Colorado)
 Three-wave resonant interactions
 February 17
 Samuel Grushevsky
 (Stony Brook University)
 The geometry of the moduli space of abelian varieties
 February 28
 (Benson 185)
 (Joint with Applied Math)
 Pavol Cerny
 Program synthesis for network updates
 March 3
 Robert Stanton
 (Ohio State University)
 Fine structure of special symplectic representations
 March 10
 4:10 - 5:00 PM
 5:10 - 6:00 PM
 Hessel Posthuma,
 (Korteweg-de Vries Institute,  University of Amsterdam)

 Xiang Tang
 (Washington University)
 Higher index theorems for proper actions

 Integration of exact Courant algebroids
 March 17
 (3:30 - 5:30)
 (Math. Dept. Diversity Workshop Panel)
 Phillip Kutzko
 Ruth Haas

 Aloysius (Loek) Helminck 
 (North Carolina State)

 Paulette Willis
 (Reasoning Mind Inc.)
 Increasing the representation of traditionally underrepresented groups in mathematics Ph.D. programs in the US
 March 24 - 28
 April 4
 (Benson 185)
 (Joint with Applied Math)
 Seth Sullivant
 (North Carolina State)
 Phylogenetic algebraic geometry
 April 7
 Kyle Peterson
 What is the gamma vector? (And what does it count?)
 April 28
 Hortensia Soto-Johnson
 (University of Northern Colorado)
 Reasoning about complex variables concepts the role of gesture


This colloquium is being organized by Sebastian (Yano) Casalaina-Martin.  This webpage is yet another example of a shameless (indirect) copying of a webpage of Pasha Belorousski's at the University of Michigan.  A latex template for the poster (with title and abstract) is available here.