Department of Mathematics Colloquium

2018-2019

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

Fall 2018

Date Speaker Title + Abstract Host
September 27 Mike Eastwood
Adelaide/ANU
The aerodynamics of flying saucers
Abstract
Peter Ebenfelt
October 11 (1pm) Joel Spencer
NYU
Preferential Attachment when Stable
Abstract
Jacques Verstraete
October 11 Elena Mantovan
Caltech
Shimura varieties and the Torelli locus
Abstract
Elham Izadi
October 24 (APM 7421) Dmitri Burago
Penn State
TBA
Abstract
Lei Ni
October 25 Alexandru Ionescu
Princeton University
On the global regularity for Einstein-Klein-Gordon coupled system
Abstract
Ioan Bejenaru
November 15 Cristopher Schafhauser
York University
An embedding theorem for C*-algebras
Abstract
Adrian Ioana
November 19 Brandon Seward
NYU
Bernoulli shifts and entropy theory
Abstract
Amir Mohammadi
November 26 Frederick Manners
Stanford
Approximate polynomials, higher order Fourier analysis and placing queens on chessboards
Abstract
Jacques Verstraete
November 27 Huanchen Bao
University of Maryland
From Schur duality to quantum symmetric pairs
Abstract
Efim Zelamanov
November 28 (3pm) Jiafeng Lin
MIT
The Pin(2)-equivariant Borsuk Ulam theorem and the Geography Problem of 4-manifolds
Abstract
James McKernan
November 28 Luca Spolaor
MIT
Singularities for the Plateau Problem
Abstract
Bennett Chao
November 29 Otis Chodosh
Princeton University
The multiplicity one conjecture on 3-manifolds
Abstract
Lei Ni
December 3 Pragya Sur
Stanford University
A modern maximum-likelihood theory for high-dimensional logistic regression
Abstract
Jelena Bradic
December 4 Li-Cheng Tsai
Columbia University
When particle systems meet PDE's
Abstract
Bruce Driver
December 5 (11am) Yiqiao Zhong
Princeton University
Spectral Methods and Nonconvex Optimization: A Modern Statistical Perspective
Abstract
Ery Arias-Castro
December 5 Guosheng Fu
Brown University
Discontinuous Galerkin methods for waves and fluid flow
Abstract
Rayan Saab, Li-Tien Cheng
December 11 Mark Iwen
Michigan State University
Sparse Fourier Transforms, Generalizations, and Extensions
Abstract
Alex Cloninger

Winter 2019

Date Speaker Title + Abstract Host
January 8 Alan Frieze
CMU
On the cover time of dense and random graphs
Abstract
Jacques Verstraete
January 10 Aaron Pixton
MIT
The tautological ring of the moduli space of curves
Abstract
Dragos Oprea
January 14 Bena Tshishiku
Harvard University
Surface bundles, monodromy, and arithmetic groups
Abstract
James McKernan
January 15 Chuan Xue
Ohio State
Multiscale Problems in Cell Biology
Abstract
Bo Li
January 17 Ying Cui
USC
Large Scale Semide nite Programming: Theory and Algorithms
Abstract
Jiawang Nie
January 29 Burkhard Wilking
Univ. of Muenster
Curvature estimates for the Ricci flow via heat kernel bounds
Abstract
Lei Ni
February 7 (3pm in NSB Auditorium) Ingrid Daubechies
Duke University
Mathematicians helping art conservators and art historians
Full Information
Elham Izadi
February 7 (5pm in NSB Auditorium) Simon Tavare
Columbia University
Some Statistical Problems in Cancer Genomics
Full Information
Ruth Williams
February 21 Kengo Hirachi
University of Tokyo
Global invariants of strictly pseudoconvex domains
Abstract
Peter Ebenfelt
February 28 (1pm) Omiros Papaspiliopoulos
Caltech
TBA
Abstract
Dimitris Politis
February 28 Joel Tropp
Caltech
TBA
Abstract
Rayan Saab

Spring 2019

Date Speaker Title + Abstract Host
April 4 Mitchell Luskin
Univ. of Minnesota
TBA
Abstract
Bo Li
April 11 Roman Vershynin
UC Irvine
TBA
Abstract
Rayan Saab
April 25 Feng Luo
Rutgers
TBA
Abstract
Ben Chow
May 30 Jian-Guo Liu
Duke
TBA
Abstract
Bo Li/Li-Tien Chang
June 13 Ivan Corwin
Columbia University
TBA
Abstract
Jon Novak