Rice University Math

Colloquium, Rice University Math Department
Most talks are Thursdays at 4:00 in Herman Brown 227

Fall 2015

Date   Speaker   Title   Host
August 27 Paul Hand A semidefinite program solves phase retrieval with corrupted data Ronen Mukamel
September 3   Anthony V├írilly-Alvarado Rational points on K3 surfaces and cubic fourfolds  
September 10  Michael Boshernitzan Scales of Functions and Applications in Ergodic Theory and Number Theory
September 17  Alex Kontorovich [Stulken Lecture] The Unreasonable Effectiveness of Thin Groups Ronen Mukamel
September 24  Ronen Mukamel Totally geodesic subvarieties in the moduli space of Riemann surfaces
October 1  Richard Schwartz The plaid model and outer billiards Ronen Mukamel
October 8  Andrej Zlatos  Reactive Processes in Inhomogeneous Media   Sasha Kiselev 
October 15  Keerthi Madapusi Pera Periods, L-functions and abelian varieties Ronen Mukamel
October 22      
October 29  Alan Reid [Stulken Lecture] Profinite rigidity and flexibility Neil Fullarton
November 5  Stergios Antonakoudis Geometry of Riemann surfaces and norms on pluri-canonical forms Kyle Kinneberg, Bob Hardt and Mike Wolf
November 12 Leon Takhtajan Determinants, Liouville action and analytic geometry of moduli spaces of Riemann surfaces Mike Wolf
November 19 Hao Jia The dynamics of Type II solutions to energy critical wave equations Sasha Kiselev
November 26    No Colloquium (Thanksgiving)  
December 3       

Spring 2016

Date   Speaker   Title   Host
January 14
January 21 Semyon Dyatlov Resonances in chaotic scattering David Damanik
January 28
February 4 Chris Leininger Pseudo-Anosov homeomorphisms and homology Andy Putman
February 11 Ed Saff Minimal Energy and Maximal Polarization Damanik
February 18 Giulio Tiozzo The core entropy of quadratic polynomials Ronen Mukamel
February 25 Maarten de Hoop How boundary control enables reconstruction in seismic inverse problems David Damanik
March 3   No Colloquium (Spring Break)  
March 10 Alena Pirutka On rationality properties Tony Varilly
March 17 Kiran Kedlaya Equidistribution of Frobenius eigenvalues Ronen Mukamel
March 24 Gregory Seregin Navier-Stokes equations: challenge of 21st century Sasha Kiselev
March 31   No Colloquium (Midterm Recess)  
April 7      
April 14 John Pardon Totally disconnected groups (not) acting on three-manifolds Andy Putman
April 21 Dick Canary TBA Ronen Mukamel