Joint Mathematics Colloquium



Winter-Spring 2009

Date Place Speaker Title
January 29 Northeastern
509 Lake
Sergey Yakovenko
Weizmann Institute of Science
Infinitesimal Hilbert's 16th problem
February 5 Brandeis
317 Goldsmith
David Fisher
Indiana University
Coarse geometry of solvable groups
February 12 Northeastern
509 Lake
Thomas Hales
University of Pittsburgh
Introduction to Formal Proof
February 19 Harvard
Science Center D
Alexander Goncharov
Brown University
The quantum dilogarithm and quantization of cluster varieties
February 26 Harvard
Science Center D
Vaughan F.R. Jones
University of California, Berkeley
Large N limit of random matrices, free probability and the graded algebra of a planar algebra
March 5 Brandeis
317 Goldsmith
William Meeks
University of Massachusetts, Amherst
The classical theory of minimal and constant mean curvature surfaces with emphasis on uniqueness of examples of Euler, Delaunay, Scherk and Riemann
March 12 MIT
Room 2-190
Sergiu Klainerman
Princeton University
On the mathematical magic of Black Holes
March 19 Harvard
Science Center D
Zoltan Szabo
Princeton University
Heegaard diagrams and invariants for three-manifolds
March 26 Northeastern
509 Lake
Corrado De Concini
Università di Roma "La Sapienza"
Vector Partition functions and the index of transversally elliptic operators
April 2 Brandeis
317 Goldsmith
Lauren Williams
Harvard University
Positivity results for cluster algebras from surfaces
April 9 Harvard
Science Center D
Henryk Iwaniec
Rutgers University
Is there a ghost in the house of prime numbers?
April 23 MIT
Room 2-190
Yuval Peres
Microsoft Research
Fair allocations to random points, using the stable marriage algorithm, Riemann mapping, and Newtonian gravity
May 7 MIT
Room 2-190
Brian White
Stanford University
Formation of Singularities in Minimal Surfaces
The Colloquium is held on Thursday afternoons.
Tea is from 4:00 to 4:30.  Talks are from 4:30 to 5:30.

Colloquium organizers

Brandeis University Bong Lian
Harvard University Danijela Damjanovic
Ben Weinkove
John Duncan
Massachusetts Institute of Technology Kiran Kedlaya  
Denis Auroux 
Ben Brubaker
Northeastern University Valerio Toledano Laredo 
Andrei Zelevinsky

Colloquium archive

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