Week beginning September 18, 2016 Mathematics Seminars

Seminar Notices

Current Seminar Series
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Meeting Rooms

 

Colloquium

Colloquium - TBA

Thursday, September 22, 2016 at 3:30p.m. in Vincent Hall 16

Monday, 19 September 2016

Reading Seminar on Automorphic Forms

Reading Seminar for Automorphic Forms at 9:00a.m. in VinH 570

Please send an email to wanxx123@umn.edu for more information.

Student Number Theory Seminar

Student Number Theory Seminar at 12:20p.m. in VinH 313
Title: A Crash Course in Lie Theory and Reductive Groups Abstract: Reductive groups such as GL(n), O(n), and Sp(n) are ubiquitous in modern mathematics. The ... ( more )

Please send an email to grodz007@umn.edu for more information.

Topology Seminar

Topology Seminar at 2:30p.m. in VinH 311

Please send an email to cwesterl@umn.edu for more information.

Automorphic Forms and Number Theory

Epstein zeta functions, II at 3:35p.m. in VinH 311
Paul Garrett

Please send an email to garrett@umn.edu for more information.

Cockburn's Seminar

Approximating Functions with Singularities at 3:35p.m. in 213 Vincent Hall
Title: Approximating Functions with Singularities

Tuesday, 20 September 2016

Climate Seminar

Climate Change Seminar at 11:15a.m. in VinH 570
Richard McGehee  (University of Minnesota, School of Mathematics)
An Introduction to Budyko's Equation
Please send an email to mcgehee@umn.edu for more information.

Differential Geometry / Symplectic Topology Seminar

Differential Geometry and Symplectic Topology seminar at 1:25p.m. in Vinh 570

Please send an email to lixxx248@umn.edu for more information.

IMA Data Science Lab Seminar

Xiuyuan Cheng: Limiting Spectrum of Random Kernel Matrices at 1:25p.m. in Lind 305
Xiuyuan Cheng  (Yale University)
We consider n-by-n matrices whose (i, j)-th entry is f(X_i^T X_j), where X_1, ...,X_n are i.i.d. standard Gaussian random vectors in R^p, and f is ... ( more )

Please send an email to lerman@umn.edu for more information.

Wednesday, 21 September 2016

Algebraic Geometry

New Relations on Caporaso-Harris Invariants and More at 2:30p.m. in VinH 113
Caporaso-Harris invariants count the number of nodal curves on theprojective plane satisfying given tangency conditions with a line. Those invariants are first proved to satisfy ... ( more )

Please send an email to ytzeng@umn.edu for more information.

PDE Seminar

Poisson stochastic Process and Basic Schauder and Sobolev-Space Estimates in the Theory of Parabolic Equations at 3:30p.m. in VinH 113
Nicolai Krylov  (University of Minnesota)
We show how knowing Schauder and Sobolev-space estimates for the one-dimensional heat equation allows one to derive their multidimensional analogs for equations with coefficients depending ... ( more )

Please send an email to capop@umn.edu for more information.

Thursday, 22 September 2016

IMA Annual Program

C. Eugene Wayne: The Derivation and Justification of Modulation Equations for Optical Systems at 11:00a.m. in Lind 305
C. Eugene Wayne  (Boston University)
“Modulation” or “Amplitude” equations are simplified equations that are believed to capture the essentials of the behavior of more complicated physical systems. Examples include the ... ( more )

Geometric Analysis Learning Seminar

Geometric Analysis Learning Seminar at 11:10a.m. in VinH 570

Please send an email to hexxx221@umn.edu for more information.

Commutative Algebra Seminar

The Sandpile Group of a Finite Group Representation at 11:15a.m. in Vincent Hall 203 A
Vic Reiner
(joint work with G. Benkart and C. Klivans; arXiv:1601.06849) For any (finite-dimensional, faithful, complex) representation of a finite group G, we define a new invariant, ... ( more )

Please send an email to cbekesc@math.umn.edu for more information.

Math Club Seminar

Math Club at 12:20p.m. in VinH 570

Please send an email to mathclub.umn@gmail.com for more information.

Differential Geometry / Symplectic Topology Seminar

Properties of Translating Solitons at 1:25p.m. in Vinh 570
Li Ma  (Henan Normal University, China)
We discuss various properties of translating soliton hypersurfaces in R^{n+1}. We also consider their monotonicity formula, Kato inequality, and some Bernstein type results. The main ... ( more )

Please send an email to lixxx248@umn.edu for more information.

SIAM Student Reading Group Seminar

SIAM Student Chapter Reading Group Seminar at 1:25p.m. in Vincent Hall 203 A

Colloquium

Colloquium - TBA at 3:30p.m. in Vincent Hall 16

Please send an email to cad@umn.edu for more information.

Student Combinatorics Seminar

Student Combinatorics Seminar at 4:40p.m. in VinH 213

Please send an email to douvr001@umn.edu for more information.

Friday, 23 September 2016

IMA Industrial Problems Seminar

SIAM Internship Panel at 1:25p.m. in Lind 305
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The event will have graduate students speaking about their experiences with their summer internships and professors speaking about their experience facilitating internships. Following their talks, ... ( more )

Probability Seminar

The energy landscape of the Sherrington-Kirkpatrick model at 2:30p.m. in VinH 207
Wei-Kuo Chen  (UMN)
The Sherrington-Kirkpatirck (SK) model is a mean-field spin glass introduced by theoretical physicists in order to explain the strange behavior of certain alloy, such as ... ( more )

Please send an email to arnab@umn.edu for more information.

Applied and Computational Math Colloquium

Applied and Computational Math Colloquium at 2:30p.m. in Vincent Hall 2

Please send an email to jyfoo@umn.edu for more information.

Lie Theory Seminar

Lie Theory Seminar at 3:30p.m. in Vincent Hall 301

Please send an email to dhjiang@math.umn.edu for more information.

Combinatorics Seminar

Evenness of Reduced Word Graphs at 3:35p.m. in VinH 6
Darij Grinberg
The reduced expressions for a given element w of a Coxeter group (W, S) can be regarded as the vertices of a directed graph R(w); ... ( more )

Please send an email to mchmutov@GMAIL.com for more information.

MCFAM Seminar

Empirical Minimum Variance Delta hedging at 5:30p.m. in Vincent Hall 16
Dr. Javier Acosta  (University of Minnesota School of Mathematics Alumnus- PhD Program)
This presentation will review the recent paper "Optimal Delta Hedging for Options" (Hull and White, 2016). The goal of Delta-hedging is to minimize the variance ... ( more )

Please send an email to rdixon@math.umn.edu for more information.