Joint Bay Area Differential/Pacific Northwest Geometry Seminar

February 8, 2014 - February 9, 2014

List of Speakers

Simon Brendle, Stanford

Otis Chodosh, Stanford

Christine Guenther, Paci c U., Oregon

Mario Micallef, Warwick

Jie Qing, Santa Cruz

Joel Spruck, Johns Hopkins


Lie Theory Workshop on Quantum Groups

February 1, 2014 - February 2, 2014

Distinguished Lecture Series by Jacob Fox (1 of 3)

January 17, 2014


Talk 1 Title: The Graph Regularity Method
Abstract: Szemerédi's regularity lemma is one of the most powerful tools
in graph theory, with many applications in combinatorics, number theory,
discrete geometry, and theoretical computer science. Roughly speaking, it...
Distinguished Lecture Series

Distinguished Lecture Series by Hillel Furstenberg (2 of 2)

November 19, 2013


Stationary Dynamical Systems and a Szemerédi Theorem for the Free Group

If G is a group acting on a space X and \mu is a probability measure, we can talk of a measure \nu on X as being "stationary" relative to \mu, the case of an invariant measure...
Distinguished Lecture Series

Inaugural Kai-Lai Chung Memorial Lecture

November 7, 2013


Resource Sharing in Stochastic Networks 

Stochastic models of processing networks arise in a wide variety of applications in science and engineering, e.g., in high-tech manufacturing, transportation, telecommunications, computer systems, customer service systems, and...
Distinguished Lecture Series

Mathematics of Bats by Cedric Villani

November 5, 2013

Title: Mathematics of Bats

Abstract: It is often said that mathematics is the language of the Universe, present everywhere around us. To skeptical ears this may appear to be just rhetoric, but I shall explain how mathematics helps us to understand the behavior of familiar beings,...
Public Lecture

Distinguished Lecture Series by Hillel Furstenberg (1 of 2)

October 29, 2013


For a natural number m, let f_m denote multiplication by m mod 1 on T=R/Z. Let p,q denote two multiplicatively independent numbers (no power of p equals a power of q) such as 2,3. An old result (1967) states that if E is a closed subset invariant under both f_p and...
Distinguished Lecture Series

Prof Joseph Keller's 90th Birthday

October 26, 2013 - October 27, 2013



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Sound, shape, and harmony: a mathematician's perspective by Jean Pierre Bourguignon (IHÉS-Stanford)

October 16, 2013


Abstract: The historical development of the geometric understanding of harmony is the subject of this lecture. The analysis of stringed instruments lies at the root of the Western theory of music, while in Chinese music stone chimes have played a special role. A vibrating...
Public Lecture

Summer School and Workshop "Recent Advances in PDEs and Fluids"

August 5, 2013 - August 18, 2013

The summer school will be held as part of an FRG project "Singularities, mixing and long time behavior in nonlinear evolution", on August 5-15, 2013. It aims to bring together leading researchers in nonlinear partial differential equations and computations, as well as younger...