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Mathematics Colloquium
2012-13
Math colloquium meets on Mondays at 12:15
in Schreiber 006, Tel-Aviv University.
Schedule, semester A
22th October 2012:
Michael Polyak
(Technion)
,
Knot and 3-manifold invariants via counting graphs and surfaces
.
29th October 2012:
Boris Dubrovin
(SISSA, & Steklov Math. Institute)
,
On geometrical structures and properties of solutions to Hamiltonian systems of partial differential equations.
(TIDY Distinguished lecture in Mathematical Physics).
5th November 2012:
Maurice de Gosson
(University of Vienna)
,
CANCELLED
.
12th November 2012:
Amos Nevo
(Technion)
,
Diophantine approximation, arithmetic groups, and ergodic theory.
19th November 2012:
Gil Kalai
(Hebrew University)
,
Quantum information, computation, and noise
.
26th November 2012:
Lenya Ryzhik
(Stanford University)
,
The role of a drift in elliptic and parabolic equations
.
3rd December 2012:
Wojciech Samotij
(University of Cambridge and Tel Aviv University)
,
Independent sets in hypergraphs
.
10th December 2012:
Eyal Lubetzky
(Microsoft Research and the University of Washington)
,
Cutoff Phenomenon: Instant Randomness
.
17th December 2012:
Lionel Levine
(Cornell University)
,
Scaling Limit of the Abelian Sandpile
.
24th December 2012:
Igor Wigman
(King's College, London)
,
Nodal length fluctuations for arithmetic random waves.
31st December 2012:
Fedor Nazarov
(Kent State University)
,
The ball is a local minimizer of the optimal lattice packing density in $R^3$.
7th January 2013:
Stéphane Nonnenmacher
(Institut de Physique Théorique, CEA-Saclay)
,
Delocalization of chaotic eigenstates: an entropy approach.
(TIDY Distinguished lecture in Mathematical Physics).
14th January 2013:
Ofer Zeitouni
(Weizmann Institute)
,
From KPP equations to the maxima of Gaussian free fields.
21st January 2013:
Danny Calegari
(University of Chicago)
,
Surfaces From Linear Programming.
(Blumenthal Lecture in Geometry).
Schedule, semester B
4th March 2013:
Gabriel Paternain
(University of Cambridge)
,
Geodesic ray transforms and geometric inverse problems.
11th March 2013:
Stefan Nemirovski
(Steklov Mathematical Institute)
,
Approximation by rational functions and Lagrangian embeddings
.
18th March 2013:
Dan Romik
(University of California, Davis)
,
Random noncrossing matchings arising in percolation theory
.
Extended Passover break
(
this time extension is due to memorial days
)
9th April 2013:
(SPECIAL COLLOQUIUM - *Note the day, time, and location*),
Paul Busch
(University of York)
,
Quantum Uncertainty - in All Its Guises
.
(TIDY Distinguished lecture in Mathematical Physics).
22nd April 2013:
Uri Shapira
(Technion)
,
What is Homogeneous Dynamics and what is it good for?
.
29th April 2013:
Lior Bary-Soroker
(Tel Aviv University)
,
Prime polynomials in arithmetic progressions
.
6th May 2013:
Haim Brezis
(Technion, Rutgers, Paris 6)
,
Henri Poincaré, a founding father of the modern theory of PDEs
.
13th May 2013:
Barak Weiss
(Tel Aviv University)
,
Dynamics on the moduli space of translation surfaces -- a survey of recent developments
.
20th May 2013:
Charles Fefferman
(Princeton University)
,
Extension and interpolation problems I
.
27th May 2013:
Percy Deift
(Courant Institute)
,
Toeplitz Matrices and Determinants with Fisher-Hartwig Singularities
.
3rd June 2013:
Rolf Schneider
(University of Freiburg)
,
Tensor valuations on convex bodies
.
10th June 2013:
Andre Reznikov
(Bar-Ilan University)
,
Restriction of eigenfunctions and representation theory
.
17th June 2013:
Frédéric Bourgeois
(Université Libre de Bruxelles)
,
On the geography of Legendrian submanifolds
.
(TIDY Distinguished lecture in Geometry).
Organizer:
Yaron Ostrover