Department of Mathematics Colloquia

2019-2020

Time Location Faculty Colloquium Coordinator
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm, Thursdays
(unless otherwise stated)
AP&M 6402
(unless otherwise stated)
Bo Li (bli@math.ucsd.edu)

Fall 2019

Date Speaker Title and Abstract Host(s)
September 26 Joseph Landsberg
Texas A&M University
Geometry and the complexity of matrix multiplication
Abstract
Steven Sam
October 3 Michael Freedman
Microsoft Research and UC Santa Barbara
Quantum Computing via Octonions
Abstract
Bennett Chow
October 10 TBA
TBA
Title
Abstract
TBA
October 17 Van Vu
Yale University
Roots of random functions
Abstract
Jacques Verstraete
October 24 TBA
TBA
Title
Abstract
TBA
October 31 Kenji Nakanishi
Kyoto University
Sharp threshold nonlinearity for maximizing the Trudinger-Moser inequality
Abstract
Jacob Sterbenz and Ioan Bejenaru
November 7 Shachar Lovett
Computer Sci. Engin., UCSD
Towards the sunflower conjecture
Abstract
Andrew Suk
November 8 Benjamin Bakker
University of Georgia
Hodge theory and o-minimality
Abstract
James McKernan
November 13 Xuwen Zhu
UC Berkeley
Moduli spaces, uniformization and singularities
Abstract
Jacob Sterbenz and Ioan Bejenaru
November 14 Pierre Albin
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
The sub-Riemannian limit of a contact manifold
Abstract
Todd Kemp and Jianfeng Lin
November 15 Harold Williams
UC Davis
Geometric representation theory through the lens of physics
Abstract
James McKernan
November 18 Oliver Pechenik
University of Michigan
K-theoretic Schubert Calculus
Abstract
Brendon Rhoades
November 19 Xin Sun
Columbia University
Conformal geometry of random surfaces in 2D quantum gravity
Abstract
Todd Kemp
November 20 Semyon Dyatlov
UC Berkeley
Fractal uncertainty principle and quantum chaos
Abstract
Peter Ebenfelt and Jacob Sterbenz
November 21 (3:00 pm - 4:00 pm) Daniel Le
University of Toronto
Congruences between modular forms
Abstract
Kiran Kedlaya
November 21 Felix Krahmer
Technical University of Munich
On the geometry of polytopes generated by heavy-tailed random vectors
Abstract
Rayan Saab
November 22 Ilya Gekhtman
University of Toronto
Growth rates of invariant random subgroups of Lie groups and hyperbolic groups
Abstract
Adrian Ioana and Alireza Salehi Golsefidy
November 25 (2:00 pm - 3:00 pm) Zhouli Xu
MIT
In and around stable homotopy groups of spheres
Abstract
James McKernan
November 25 Lise-Marie Imbert-Gérard
University of Maryland
Wave propagation in inhomogeneous media: An introduction to Generalized Plane Waves
Abstract
Li-Tien Cheng
December 2 Christos Mantoulidis
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TBA
Abstract: TBA
Lei Ni
December 3 Yaniv Romano
TBA
Abstract: TBA
Ery Arias-Castro and Rayan Saab
December 4 (12:00 noon - 1:00 pm) Veronica Ciocanel
Ohio State University
Stochastic and continuum dynamics in cellular transport
Abstract
Li-Tien Cheng
December 5 Elizabeth H. Simmons
UCSD EVC
Gender, Equity, Power Structures and Implicit Bias in STEM
Abstract: TBA
Math Dept & the EDI Committee
December 6 Yixing Wang
TBD
Abstract: TBA
Ery Arias-Castro

Winter 2020

Date Speaker Title and Abstract Host(s)
January 9 TBA
TBA
Title
Abstract
TBA
January 16 Marius Junge
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Title
Abstract
Adrian Ioana
January 23 TBA
TBA
Title
Abstract
TBA
January 30 Paul Zinn-Justin
University of Melbourne
Title
Abstract
Jonathan Novak
February 6 Camillo De Lellis
IAS
Title
Abstract
Lei Ni and Luca Spolaor
February 13 TBA
TBA
Title
Abstract
TBA
February 20 Chao Li
Columbia University
Title
Abstract
Benedict Gross
February 27 Panagiota Daskalopoulos
Columbia University
Title
Abstract
Lei Ni
March 5 Johannes Sjöstrand
Université de Bourgogne
Title
Abstract
Peter Ebenfelt
March 12 Ciprian Demeter
University of Indiana, Bloomington
Title
Abstract
Ioan Bejenaru

Spring 2020

Date Speaker Title and Abstract Host(s)
April 2 Edriss Titi
University of Cambridge and Texas A&M
Title
Abstract
Tarek Elgindi
April 9 TBA
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Title
Abstract
TBA
April 16 TBA
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Title
Abstract
TBA
April 23 TBA
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Title
Abstract
TBA
April 30 TBA
TBA
Title
Abstract
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May 7 TBA
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Title
Abstract
TBA
May 14 TBA
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Title
Abstract
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May 21 TBA
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Title
Abstract
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May 28 TBA
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Title
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June 4 TBA
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Title
Abstract
TBA