Columbia Mathematics Department Colloquium

Columbia University Mathematics Colloquium

Fall 2009

Columbia Mathematics Department Colloquium meets in Math 520 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.

Sep. 30

Richard Schoen (Stanford and Columbia)

Scalar curvature: An overview of the Eilenberg lectures

Oct. 28

Yuri Tschinkel (Courant, NYU)

K3 surfaces and their higher-dimensional analogs

Nov. 11

Haim Brezis (Rutgers, Paris 6, and Technion)

 Can you hear the winding number?

Dec. 2

Pengfei Guan (McGill)


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Co-Organizer: Panagiota Daskalopoulos, Mikhail Khovanov and Mu-Tao Wang