Past Events

Date
Thursday, February 15, 2024. 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Speaker:
Alain Goriely (Oxford University)

Illusions have been a constant source of amusement but they are  also a unique gateway into understanding the way we perceive the world and how the brain processes information. …

  • Lectures
Date
Thursday, January 18, 2024. 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Speaker:
Alexander Volberg (Michigan State University)

Suppose you wish to find a 2^n by 2^n matrix by asking this matrix question that it honestly answers. For example you can ask question "What is your (1,1) element?’"

Date
Thursday, January 11, 2024. 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Speaker:
Svitlana Mayboroda, (University of Minnesota)

Harmonic measure is the probability that a Brownian traveler starting from the center of the domain exists through a particular portion of the boundary.

  • Lectures
Date
Thursday, October 26, 2023. 7:30pm - 9:00pm
Speaker:
Scott Aaronson (University of Texas at Austin)

Please note that the event location has changed, this lecture will now be held at CEMEX Auditorium.

Date
Thursday, October 5, 2023. 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Speaker:
Michael Temkin (Hebrew University of Jerusalem)

...in this field, almost everything is already discovered, and all that remains is to fill a few unimportant holes." Philipp von Jolly in his recommendation to Max Planck not to go into physics.…