Columbia University Mathematics Colloquium
Spring 2009

Columbia
Mathematics Department Colloquium meets in Math 312 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. 28 
Assaf Naor
(Courant, NYU) 

Feb. 18

Robert McCann (Toronto) 
Extremal doubly stochastic measures and optimal transportation 
Mar. 4 
David Kazhdan
(Hebrew U. of Jerusalem) 

Mar. 27 (Friday) 
Sir Roger Penrose (Oxford) Joint Applied Mathematics/Mathematics
Colloquium 

Apr. 1 
Ivan Fesenko
(Nottingham) 

Apr. 15 
Benedict Gross (Harvard) 
Values of zeta functions
at negative integers and the dimensions 
Apr. 29 
HorngTzer Yau
(Harvard) 
Dyson's Sine
Kernel, Wigner Random Matrices, and Interacting Particle Systems

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CoOrganizer: Panagiota Daskalopoulos,
Eric Urban, and
MuTao Wang