Department of Mathematics Colloquium

2017-2018

Time Location Colloquium Chair
Thursdays — 4:00pm–5:00pm AP&M 6402 (unless otherwise stated) Ioan Bejenaru (ibejenaru@ucsd.edu)

Fall 2017

Date Speaker Title + Abstract Host
October 19 Jeffrey Oval
Portland State University
Filtered Subspace Iteration for Selfadjoint Operators
Abstract
Randolph Bank
October 26 Sylvie Corteel
Paris 7
Combinatorics of koornwinder polynomials at q=t and exclusion processes
Abstract
Jonathan Novak
November 8 Aaditya Ramdas
UC Berkeley
Interactive algorithms for multiple hypothesis testing
Abstract
Ery Arias-Castro
November 9 Francesc Castella
Princeton University
Elliptic curves, Euler systems, and Iwasawa theory
Abstract
Cristian Popescu
November 16 Alexander Gamburd
The Graduate Center, CUNY
Arithmetic and Dynamics on Markoff-Hurwitz Varieties
Abstract
Alireza Salehi Golsefidy
November 17 (3-4pm) John Francis
Northwestern University
Factorization homology
Abstract
James McKernan
November 20 Dmitriy Drusvyatskiy
University of Washington
Structure, complexity, and conditioning in nonsmooth optimization
Abstract
Phillip Gil, Jiawang Nie
November 27 Ila Varma
Columbia University
Arithmetic Statistics: Understanding number fields through the distributions of their arithmetic invariants
Abstract
Benedict Gross
November 28 Georg Oberdieck
MIT
Enumerative geometry of hyper-Kaehler varieties and modular forms
Abstract
James McKernan
November 30 Tristan Collins
Harvard University
The J-equation and stability
Abstract
Lei Ni
December 1 (3-4pm) Steven Sam
University of Wisconsin
Noetherianity in representation theory
Abstract
Daniel Rogalski
December 4 (3-4pm) Jenny Wilson
Stanford University
Stability in the homology of configuration spaces
Abstract
Amir Mohammadi
December 4 Alex Wright
Stanford University
Dynamics, geometry, and the moduli space of Riemann surfaces
Abstract
Amir Mohammadi
December 5 Ailana Fraser
UBC
The geometry of extremal eigenvalue problems
Abstract
Lei Ni
December 6 Goncalo Tabuada
MIT
A topological/noncommutative approach to Grothendieck, Voevodsky, and Tates conjectures.
Abstract
James McKernan
December 7 (2-3pm) Thomas Fai
Harvard University
The Lubricated Immersed Boundary Method
Abstract
Bo Li
December 7 Alan Reid
Rice University
Arithmetic of Dehn surgery points and Azumaya algebras
Abstract
Amir Mohammadi
December 11 (2-3pm) Ioana Dumitriu
University of Washington
Bigger, Faster, Random(ized): Computing in the Era of Big Data
Abstract
Phillip Gill/Jacques Verstraete
December 11 Yat Tin Chow
UCLA
An algorithm for overcoming the curse of dimensionality in Hamilton-Jacobi Equations
Abstract
Bo Li

Winter 2018

Date Speaker Title + Abstract Host
January 9 (11am in APM 5829) Arthur Jaffe
Harvard University
Evolution of A Picture Language Project
Abstract
Bill Helton
January 16 Chun-Hung Liu
Princeton University
Graph minors and topological minors
Abstract
Sam Buss/Jacques Verstraete
January 17 Sung-Jin Oh
KIAS
On the strong cosmic censorship conjecture in general relativity
Abstract
Ioan Bejenaru/Jacob Sterbenz
January 22 Adam Marcus
Princeton University
Polynomial Techniques in Quantitative Linear Algebra
Abstract
Jacques Verstraete
March 1 Steve Zelditch
Northwestern University
Interfaces between allowed and forbidden behavior
Abstract
Alvaro Pelayo
March 8 Thomas Strohmer
UC Davis
Nonconvex optimization, random matrices, and massive datasets
Abstract
Rayan Saab
March 15 Vladimir Sverak
University of Minnesota
The Navier-Stokes problem and simpler models
Abstract
Tarek Elgindi
March 29 Penny Haxell
University of Waterloo
Title
Abstract
Jaques Verstraete

Spring 2018

Date Speaker Title + Abstract Host
April 12 Shrenik Shah
Columbia University
Title
Abstract
Kiran Kedlay
April 19 Alexander Vladimirsky
Cornell University
Title
Abstract
Melvin Leok
April 26 Alexander Kiselev
Duke University
Title
Abstract
Andrej Zlatos
May 10 Don Zagier
Max Plank
Title
Abstract
Cristian Popescu
May 11 (3-4pm) Jacob Tsimerman
University of Toronto
Title
Abstract
Kiran Kedlaya
May 24 Selim Esedoglu
University of Michigan
Title
Abstract
Bo Li
May 31 Jacob Lurie
Harvard University
Title
Abstract
Lei Ni/James McKernan
June 7 (4:15-5:15) Dan Romik
UC Davis
Title
Abstract
Todd Kemp