Columbia University Mathematics Colloquium
The Columbia Mathematics Department Colloquium meets in Math 520 approximately every three weeks on Wednesday afternoons at 5:00, and is preceded by tea at 4:30. Colloquia are of general mathematical interest and aimed at both faculty and graduate students.
Please click on the title for the abstract of the talk.
|Jan. 26||Zoltán Szabó (Princeton)||A geometric spectral sequence in Khovanov homology|
|Feb. 16||Jacob Rasmussen (Cambridge and the Simons Center)||Genus-minimizing surfaces in 3 and 4 dimensions|
|March 2||Michael Harris (Paris 7 and the IAS)||Adjoint L-functions and families of Galois representations|
|March 9||H. Blaine Lawson (Stony Brook)||Geometric Aspects of the Dirichlet Problem|
|March 23||Claude Viterbo (Columbia and Ecole Polytechnique, Palaiseau)||Homogenization and symplectic topology|
|April 6||Christopher Skinner (Princeton)||Algebraicity of special values of L-functions|
|April 13||Toby Gee (Northwestern)||Potential Automorphy|
|April 20||Yongbin Ruan (U. of Michigan)||Towards a global mirror symmetry|
|April 27||John Etnyre (Georgia Tech)||Invariants of embeddings and immersions via contact geometry|
|May 4||Juan Luis Vazquez (Universidad Autónoma de Madrid)||Fast Diffusion Equation. Entropies, Functional Analysis and Asymptotics|
Past semesters' pages: Spring 2007, Fall 2007, Spring 2008, Fall 2008, Spring 2009, Fall 2009, Spring 2010, Fall 2010.
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Co-Organizers: Robert Lipshitz, Rachel Ollivier, and Mu-Tao Wang