Colloquium, Rice University Math Department

Most talks are Thursdays at 4:00 in Herman Brown 227

## Fall 2016

Date |
Speaker |
Title |
Host |

August 25th | Anastassia Etropolski (Rice) | Sporadic Torsion on Elliptic Curves | Milivoje Lukic |

September 1st | Jennifer Berg (Rice) | Integral solutions of polynomial equations and reciprocity laws | Milivoje Lukic |

September 8th | Alexis Vasseur | Recent results on the 3D quasi-geostrophic equation | Sasha Kiselev |

September 15th | Emmy Murphy (MIT) | Mirror symmetry for affine varieties via geometric topology and Legendrian knot theory | Milivoje Lukic, Shelly Harvey |

September 22nd | Francis Bonahon (USC) | Closed curves on surfaces | Changhui Tan |

September 29th | --- | --- | |

October 6th | |||

October 13th | Dominique Hulin | Harmonic quasiisometric maps | Milivoje Lukic |

October 14th (Friday!) | Yves Benoist | Dense subgroups of simple Lie groups | Milivoje Lukic |

October 20th | Burak Erdogan (UIUC) | Dispersive estimates for Dirac equation | Milivoje Lukic |

October 27th | William Dunham | Euler in Two Acts | Anthony Várilly-Alvarado and Milivoje Lukic |

November 3rd | Julia Hartmann | Differential Galois Extensions and Patching | Anthony Várilly-Alvarado and Ye Luo |

November 10th | |||

November 17th | Matt Baker | The Secret Life of Graphs | Anthony Várilly-Alvarado and Ye Luo |

November 24th | Thanksgiving | ||

December 1st | Gregory Chambers (University of Chicago) | Problems in Quantitative Geometry | Sasha Kiselev |

## Spring 2017

Date |
Speaker |
Title |
Host |

January 12th | |||

January 19th | Anna Mazzucato | Optimal mixing and irregular transport by incompressible flows | Sasha Kiselev |

January 26th | Charles Fefferman | Sasha Kiselev | |

February 2nd | Fabio Pusateri | The Water Waves problem | Sasha Kiselev |

February 9th | Spring Recess | ||

February 16th | Maxim Zinchenko | Chebyshev Polynomials on Subsets of the Real Line | Milivoje Lukic |

February 23rd | Tim Browning | Diophantine equations: use and misuse | Anthony Varilly-Alvarado and Jen Berg |

March 2nd | Simion Filip | Dynamics and geometry on surfaces | Ronen Mukamel and Anastassia Etropolski |

March 9th | Erez Lieberman Aiden | A 3D Code in the Human Genome | Ronen Mukamel and Milivoje Lukic |

March 16th | Spring Break | ||

March 23rd | Charlie Doering (University of Michigan) | Applications of optimization and optimal control to some fundamental problems in mathematical fluid dynamics | Sasha Kiselev |

March 30th | Alex Wright | Dynamics, geometry, and the moduli space of Riemann surfaces | Ronen Mukamel and Anastassia Etropolski |

April 6th | Kannan Soundararajan | Unexpected Biases in the distribution of consecutive primes | Arindam Roy |

April 13th | Natasa Pavlovic | From quantum many particle systems to nonlinear dispersive PDE, and back | Milivoje Lukic |

April 20th | Nicolas Addington | John Calabrese |