Date

Place

Speaker

Title

January 20 
Brandeis
317 Goldsmith 
Manfred Einsiedler
University of Vienna 
Measure
Rigidity and Number Theory 
January 27 
Northeastern
509 Lake

Bernd Sturmfels
Berkeley 
Algebraic Statistics 
February 3 
MIT
Room 2190

Konstantin
Oskolkov
Univ. of South Carolina 
The
Schroedinger's density and the Talbot's effect 
February 10 
Northeastern
509 Lake

Florian Pop
University of Penselvania 
From
topological covers to algebraic numbers 
February 17 
Harvard
Science Center D 
Charles Fefferman
Princeton University 
Whitney's extension problems 
February 24 
Northeastern
509 Lake

Michael Taylor
Univ. of North Carolina at Chapel
Hill 
Identifying
a region by how its boundary vibrates: analytical and
geometrical aspects 
March 3 
MIT
Room 2190

Clarence Wilkerson
Purdue University 
An overview
of the classification program for pcompact groups 
March 10 
MIT
Room 2190

Anatole Katok
Penn. State University 
New developments
in differentiable rigidity of orbit structure for actions of higher
rank abelian groups 
March 17 
Harvard
Science Center D

Yasha Eliashberg
Stanford University 
Geometry of
contact transformations: orderability vs. squeezing 
March 24 
Harvard
Science Center D

Sergey Fomin
University of Michigan
at Ann Arbor 
Catalan
combinatorics of arbitrary type 
March 31 
Brandeis
317 Goldsmith 
Karen Vogtmann
Cornell University 
Automorphisms
of Free Groups and Outer space

April 7 
Harvard
Science Center D

Joan Birman
Columbia University 
Some open
problems about mapping class groups of surfaces 
April 21 4:005:00 
Brandeis
317 Goldsmith 
Walter Neumann
Columbia University 
Complex
surface singularities of splice type 
May 5 
MIT
Room 2190

Marco
Gualtieri
Fields Institute 
