Special Events and Seminars

Special departmental events, seminars and colloquiums not falling under the categories to the left will be listed in this section. 

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Dates in this series

· Friday, Jan. 15, 2010: Learning Seminar on Teichmuller Theory and Dynamics (Sylvain Bonnot )
· Monday, Feb. 22, 2010: Departmental PhD Thesis Exam -- The Gromov Width of Coadjoint Orbits of Compact Lie Groups (Masrour Zoghi)
· Tuesday, Feb. 23, 2010: An introduction to derived manifolds (David Spivak)
· Wednesday, Feb. 24, 2010: The construction of derived manifolds (David Spivak)
· Wednesday, Feb. 24, 2010: Departmental PhD Thesis Exam -- Scalar and Vector Coherent State Representations of Compact and Non-Compact Symplectic Groups in a Unitary Basis (Lindsey Shorser)
· Thursday, Feb. 25, 2010: The cobordism theory of derived manifolds (David Spivak)
· Thursday, Feb. 25, 2010: FIELDS INSTITUTE OPERATOR ALGEBRA SEMINAR -- An introduction to Thompson's group F (Uffe Haagerup)
· Friday, Mar. 05, 2010: UNDERGRADUATE MATH UNION TALK -- Mathematical & Computational Challenges in the Biomedical Sciences (Siv Sivaloganathan)
· Friday, Mar. 12, 2010: MASTER'S THESIS PRESENTATION -- On moments of class numbers of real quadratic fields (Alexander Dahl)
· Tuesday, Mar. 16, 2010: FIELDS INSTITUTE OPERATOR ALGEBRA SEMINAR -- TFT and topological K-theory (Snigdhayan Mahanta)
· Wednesday, Mar. 17, 2010: Special Informal Seminar (Jacob Lurie)
· Monday, Mar. 22, 2010: Departmental PhD Thesis Exam -- Ramsey property of posets and related structures (Miodrag Sokic)
· Wednesday, Mar. 24, 2010: UNDERGRADUATE MATH UNION TALK -- The Mathematics of Arbitrage (Matheus Grasselli)
· Tuesday, Apr. 06, 2010: FIELDS INSTITUTE OPERATOR ALGEBRA SEMINAR -- Gerbes and generalized Kahler geometry (Marco Gualtieri)
· Tuesday, Apr. 13, 2010: Departmental PhD Thesis Exam -- The Multivariable Alexander Polynomial on Tangles (Jana Archibald)
· Wednesday, Apr. 21, 2010: Departmental PhD Thesis Exam -- Geometric Theory of Parshin Residues (Mikhail Mazin)
· Monday, Apr. 26, 2010: Departmental PhD Thesis Exam -- Singularity formation in nonlinear heat and mean curvature flow equations (Wenbin Kong)
· Friday, Apr. 30, 2010: Departmental PhD Thesis Exam -- Grassmann dynamics (Mario Morfin Ramirez)
· Tuesday, May. 04, 2010: Departmental PhD Thesis Exam -- Classical Lie Algebra Weight Systems of Arrow Diagrams (Louis Leung)
· Tuesday, May. 04, 2010: SDE Summer Reading Group -- Organizational Meeting ()
· Wednesday, May. 05, 2010: Departmental PhD Thesis Exam -- L-functions in number theory (Yichao Zhang)
· Thursday, May. 06, 2010: Random Groups Summer Reading Group -- Organizational Meeting ()
· Monday, May. 10, 2010: Departmental PhD Thesis Exam -- Standing Ring Blowup Solutions for the Cubic Nonlinear Schrodinger Equation (PhD Candidate: Ian Zwiers )
· Friday, May. 14, 2010: One Dimensional Dynamics Reading Group -- Organizational Meeting (Pablo Carrasco)
· Tuesday, May. 18, 2010: W-knots and the Alexander polynomial (Dror Bar-Natan)
· Thursday, May. 20, 2010: Undergraduate Math Union Summer Seminar Series -- Seminar Series Debut: Research Project in Number Theory, Equidistribution of Roots (Mitsuru Wilson)
· Wednesday, May. 26, 2010: SPECIAL COLLOQUIUM -- Introduction to Resolution of Singularities (Jaroslaw Wlodarczyk)
· Wednesday, May. 26, 2010: Resolution of Singularities (Jaroslaw Wlodarczyk)
· Monday, Jun. 07, 2010: Departmental PhD Thesis Exam -- Dynamical Foliations (Tanya Firsova)
· Monday, Jun. 21, 2010: Departmental PhD Thesis Exam -- Non-Abelian Localization and U(1) Chern-Simons Theory (Brendan McLellan)
· Monday, Jun. 28, 2010: Departmental PhD Thesis Exam -- Compact Dynamical Foliations (Pablo Carrasco)
· Tuesday, Jun. 29, 2010: Departmental PhD Thesis Exam -- Contributions towards a fine structure theory of Aronszajn orderings (Carlos Martinez Ranero)
· Tuesday, Jun. 29, 2010: Departmental PhD Thesis Exam -- Non-chainable continua and Lelek's problem (Logan Hoehn)
· Thursday, Jul. 08, 2010: A few remarks on Mahler's conjecture on convex symmetric bodies  (Fedor Nazarov)
· Monday, Jul. 19, 2010: Departmental PhD Thesis Exam -- Abrikosov Lattice Solutions of the Ginzburg-Landau Equations of Superconductivity (Tim Tzaneteas)
· Tuesday, Aug. 17, 2010: Reidemeister distance of knot diagrams and complexity of relations in the braid group* (Arkadius Kalka)
· Wednesday, Sep. 29, 2010: On the determinantal representations of plane curves (Dmitry Kerner)
· Friday, Oct. 01, 2010: Communicating Mathematics (Ivars Peterson)
· Wednesday, Oct. 06, 2010: On the local determinantal representations of plane curves (Dmitry Kerner)
· Thursday, Oct. 14, 2010: Departmental PhD Thesis Exam -- On the JLO Character and Loop Quantum Gravity (Chung Lun Alan Lai)
· Friday, Oct. 15, 2010: WORKING GROUP IN HAMILTONIAN SYSTEMS -- Pentagram map (Fedor Soloviev)
· Tuesday, Oct. 19, 2010: Optimal Transportation Minicourse: Geometry, Regularity and Applications (Part 1 of 2) (Robert McCann)
· Wednesday, Oct. 20, 2010: Departmental PhD Thesis Exam -- De Rham Theory and Semialgebraic Geometry (Leonid Shartser)
· Thursday, Oct. 21, 2010: Optimal Transportation Minicourse: Geometry, Regularity and Applications (Part 2 of 2) (Robert McCann)
· Tuesday, Oct. 26, 2010: GRADUATE MINI-COURSE: An introduction to infinity harmonic functions (Part 1A) (Scott Armstrong)
· Tuesday, Oct. 26, 2010: GRADUATE MINI-COURSE: An introduction to infinity harmonic functions (Part 1B) (Charles Smart )
· Thursday, Oct. 28, 2010: GRADUATE MINI-COURSE: An introduction to infinity harmonic functions (Part 1C) (Scott Armstrong)
· Thursday, Oct. 28, 2010: GRADUATE MINI-COURSE: An introduction to infinity harmonic functions (Part 1D) (Charles Smart )
· Wednesday, Nov. 10, 2010: Departmental PhD Thesis Exam -- Hrushovski and Ramsey Properties of Classes of Finite Inner Product Structures, Finite Euclidean Metric Spaces, and Boron Trees (Jakub Jasinski)
· Tuesday, Jan. 18, 2011: SPECIAL GRADUATE STUDENT SEMINAR -- Motivic Integration (Nir Avni)
· Wednesday, Jan. 19, 2011: On tropical homology theories and/or other details for the talk the day before (Grisha Mikhalkin)
· Friday, Jan. 21, 2011: SPECIAL GRADUATE STUDENT SEMINAR -- Quantum ergodicity and quantum maps (Dubi Kelmer )
· Monday, Jan. 24, 2011: On local behavior of holomorphic functions along complex submanifolds of $C^N$ (Alexander Brudnyi)
· Wednesday, Mar. 16, 2011: Joint Fields Institute Colloquium in Applied Mathematics and Math Department Colloquium -- Breakdown of Smoothness in the Muskat Problem (Charles Fefferman)
· Monday, Apr. 04, 2011: DEPARTMENTAL PHD THESIS EXAM - The Left Regular Representation of a Semigroup,  (Barry Rowe)
· Thursday, Apr. 07, 2011: DEPARTMENTAL PHD THESIS EXAM -- Structural results on optimal transportation plans ,  (Brendan Pass)
· Thursday, Apr. 21, 2011: DEPARTMENTAL PHD THESIS EXAM -- Loewner Theory in Several Complex Variables and Related Problems,  (Mircea Voda)
· Thursday, May. 19, 2011: PUBLIC LECTURE - Structural results on optimal transportation plans (Brendan Pass)
· Monday, May. 30, 2011: DEPARTMENTAL PHD THESIS EXAM -- The Cuntz Semigroup of C(X,A),  (Aaron Tikuisis)
· Friday, Jun. 17, 2011: DEPARTMENTAL PHD THESIS EXAM - Low Regularity Stability for Subcritical Generalized Korteweg-de Vries Equations (Brian Pigott)
· Friday, Jun. 24, 2011: DEPARTMENTAL PHD THESIS EXAM -- Toric Varieties Associated with Moduli Spaces (James Uren)
· Monday, Jul. 18, 2011: DEPARTMENTAL PHD THESIS EXAM - On van der Waals forces (Ioannis Anapolitanos)
· Wednesday, Jul. 27, 2011: DEPARTMENTAL PHD THESIS EXAM -- Finite Rank Perturbations of Random Matrices and Their Continuum Limits (Alexander Bloemendal)
· Monday, Aug. 15, 2011: DEPARTMENTAL PHD THESIS EXAM - A Universal Finite Type Invariant of Knotted Trivalent Graphs (Zsuzsanna Dancso)
· Friday, Aug. 19, 2011: Master's Thesis Presentation - On the Logarithmic Calculus and Sidorenko’s Conjecture (Janet Li)
· Wednesday, Sep. 07, 2011: DEPARTMENTAL PHD THESIS EXAM -- Lie 2-Algebras as Homotopy Algebras over a Quadratic Operad (Travis Squires)
· Monday, Sep. 12, 2011: DEPARTMENTAL PHD THESIS EXAM -- Resolution of singularities of pairs preserving semi-simple normal crossings,  (Franklin Vera Pacheco)
· Monday, Oct. 24, 2011: DEPARTMENTAL PHD THESIS EXAM - Geometric analysis on solutions of some differential inequalities and within restricted classes of holomorphic functions (Damir Kinzebulatov)
· Friday, Oct. 28, 2011: DEPARTMENTAL PHD THESIS EXAM - On the local and global classification of generalized complex structures (Michael Bailey)
· Tuesday, Nov. 01, 2011: SPECIAL SEMINAR -- Taylor projectors defined on the spacer of holomorphic functions on manifolds (Sh. Izumi)
· Monday, Nov. 07, 2011: DEPARTMENTAL PHD THESIS EXAM -- The Pure Virtual Braid Group is Quadratic (Stephen Peter Lee)
· Tuesday, Nov. 15, 2011: Proving that Artinian implies Noetherian without proving that Artinian implies finite length (Chris Conidis)
· Friday, Nov. 18, 2011: SEVERAL COMPLEX VARIABLE SEMINAR -- Mappings of 2-nondegenerate hypersurfaces in dimension three (Ilya Kossovskiy)
· Friday, Nov. 25, 2011: Algorithm Design Using Spectral Graph Theory (Richard Peng)
· Wednesday, Feb. 08, 2012: DEPARTMENTAL PHD THESIS EXAM - L-functions and Number Theory (Jaehyun Cho)
· Monday, Feb. 27, 2012: DEPARTMENTAL PHD THESIS EXAM - Solving Nested Recursions with Trees (Abraham Isgur)
· Monday, Mar. 05, 2012: DEPARTMENTAL PHD THESIS EXAM - $\mathcal{LA}$-Courant Algebroids and their Applications (David Li-Bland)
· Monday, Apr. 02, 2012: DEPARTMENTAL PHD THESIS EXAM - Topological Methods in Galois Theory,  (Yuri Burda)
· Tuesday, Apr. 03, 2012: DEPARTMENTAL PHD THESIS EXAM - Bases for Invariant Spaces and Geometric Representation Theory (Bruce Fontaine)
· Wednesday, Apr. 18, 2012: The icosahedron: stem cell of the solid state? (Very preliminary "report") (Marjorie Wikler Senechal)
· Wednesday, Apr. 25, 2012: DEPARTMENTAL PHD THESIS EXAM - Tropical Severi Varieties and Applications (Jihyeon Jessie Yang)
· Monday, Apr. 30, 2012: DEPARTMENTAL PHD THESIS EXAM - Dynamics of holomorphic maps: Resurgence of Fatou coordinates, and Poly-time computability of Julia sets (Artem Dudko)
· Monday, May. 14, 2012: DEPARTMENTAL PHD THESIS EXAM - Transfer relations in essentially tame local Langlands correspondence (Kam-Fai Tam)
· Friday, May. 18, 2012: DEPARTMENTAL PHD THESIS EXAM - Flat Virtual Pure Tangles (Karene Chu)
· Monday, May. 28, 2012: On the Cauchy problem of the one-dimensional cubic NLS in the low regularity setting (Tadahiro Oh)
· Monday, May. 28, 2012: DEPARTMENTAL PHD THESIS EXAM -- Maximal-in-time behavior of deterministic and stochastic dispersive partial differential equations (Geordie Richards)
· Monday, May. 28, 2012: DEPARTMENTAL PHD THESIS EXAM - Stably non-stable C*-algebras with no bounded trace (Henning Petzka)
· Tuesday, May. 29, 2012: DEPARTMENTAL PHD THESIS EXAM - Covering Arrays with Row Limit (Nevena Francetic)
· Monday, Jun. 11, 2012: DEPARTMENTAL PHD THESIS EXAM - On $C^1$ rigidity for maps with a break point (Elio Mazzeo)
· Friday, Jun. 15, 2012: DEPARTMENTAL PHD THESIS EXAM - Diffeologies, Differential Spaces, and Symplectic Geometry (Jordan Watts)
· Thursday, Jun. 28, 2012: DEPARTMENTAL PHD THESIS EXAM - Optimal Transport Approach to Non-linear Evolution Equations  (Ehsan Kamalinejad )
· Wednesday, Dec. 05, 2012: DEPARTMENTAL PHD THESIS EXAM: The self-power map and its image modulo a prime (Catalina V. Anghel)
· Wednesday, Dec. 05, 2012: DEPARTMENTAL PHD THESIS EXAM: The distribution of values of logarithmic derivatives of real L-functions (Mariam Mourtada)
· Thursday, Dec. 06, 2012: SPECIAL PROBABILITY SEMINAR -- Couplings of probability spaces and related issues ( Balázs Szegedy)
· Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2013: DEPARTMENTAL PHD THESIS EXAM: The (co)isoperimetric problem in (random) polyhedra  (Dominic Dotterrer)