COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY
Department of Mathematics
S E M I N A R S

WEEK OF JANUARY 22,  2007

 

MONDAY, JANUARY 22

Physics Colloquium:
Boris Kayser (Visiting Professor, Physics)
"Exploring the neutrino questions"
4:10 p.m., 428 PUPIN HALL

TUESDAY, JANUARY  23

Applied Mathematics Colloquium:
No Colloquium this week.


Mathematics of Finance Practitioners Seminar: (M. Smirnov)
Mikhail Smirnov
"Dynamic risk allocation"

7:40-9:00 p.m., 207 Math.

THURSDAY, JANUARY  25

Applied Mathematics Colloquium: (M. Weinstein)
Chris Stucchio (Rutgers)
"Open Boundaries for the Nonlinear Schrodinger Equation: Numerical Analysis in Phase Space"
NOTE DAY TIME AND LOCATION: 9:50 a.m., 210 Mudd.

ISCAP Journal Club: (S. Judes)
Jose Juan Blanco-Pillado (Tufts)

"Cosmic superstring dynamics"
12:00 p.m., 908 Pupin.

Geometry/Analysis Seminar: (Z. Hou, N. Sesum)
SPEAKER: TBA
TITLE: TBA

4:30 p.m., 507 Math.

Joint COLUMBIA-CUNY-NYU (Rotating among the 3 Universities)
Number Theory (
D. Goldfeld, V. Kolyvagin, P. SarnakL. Szpiro)
No seminar this week.


Mathematics of Finance Practitioners Seminar: (M. Smirnov)
Bleron Baraliu (Portfolio Manager, Zais Group)
"CDOís"
7:40-9:00 p.m., 207 Math.

FRIDAY, JANUARY 26

Number Theory Workshop: (E. Urban)
No seminar this week.

Probability:  (P. Bank, I.  Karatzas, M. Sirbu)
Rama Cont (IEOR)

"Inverse problems in option pricing and random mixtures of Martingales"
11:00 a.m., 520 Math.
Coffee and tea will be served at 10:30 a.m., 508 Math.

Geometric Topology:  (D. Thurston)
Joan Birman

"Lorenz knots:  A bridge between weather prediction and number theory"
1:00 p.m., 507 Math.


Algebraic Geometry: (J. de Jong, M. Thaddeus, J. Ross)
Eugene Tevelev (Amherst)
"
Geometry of Chow quotients of Grassmannians"
1:30 p.m., 417 Math.

ISCAP Seminar:
No seminar this week.

Gauge Theory/Symplectic geometry: (C. Manolescu, M. Khovanov, P.S. OzsvŠth)
Peter OzsvŠth
"On knot Floer homology"

2:30 p.m., 507 Math.

Samuel Eilenberg Lectures:
William Fulton (Michigan
& Columbia)
ďEquivariant cohomology in algebraic geometry"

3:30 p.m., 203 Math.
Tea will be served at 3:00 p.m., 508 Math.