January 8  Reserved  TBA  
January 15  Alan Reid (U. Texas)  LERF, the LubotzkySarnak Conjecture and the topology of hyperbolic 3manifolds.  
January 22  Elizabeth DanCohen  Maximal toral subalgebras of rootreductive Lie algebras  
January 29  no seminar  
February 5  Lewis Bowen (University of Hawaii)  Entropy in measurable dynamics  
February 12  Bill Meeks (U. Mass)  The classical theory of minimal and constant mean curvature surface theory with an emphasis on the uniqueness of examples found by Euler, Delaunay, Scherk and Riemann.  
Porter Lectures February 16  February 20 
Dr. Yuval Peres of the Microsoft Theory Group and adjunct affiliations with the University of California, Berkeley and the University of Washington 
See math calendar  
February 26  Beatrice Riviere (CAAM, Rice)  Weak solutions and numerical approximations of coupled NavierStokes and Darcy equations  
March 5  No seminar (midterm recess)  
March 12  Lior Fishman (Brandeis)  Schmidt's game, badly approximable vectors and fractals  
March 19  Masato Tsujii (University of Kyushu)  Semiclassical zeta functions for geodesic flows on negatively curved manifolds  
Wolfe Lecture March 26 
Ian Agol (UC Berkeley)  See The
virtual fibering conjecture and related questions or Wolfe Lecture 

April 2  No seminar (spring recess)  
Bochner Lecture series April 6April 10 
Neshan Wickramasekera (University of Cambridge)  See math calendar  
April 16 
August 28  no seminar  
September 4  Amie Wilkinson (Northwestern U.)  From uniform to partial hyperbolocity  
Monday, September 8 Special Joint Math/CAAM seminar 
Fritz Gesztesy (University of Missouri)  Variations on a Theme of Jost and Pais  
September 11  no seminar due to joint math/camm seminar on Sept. 8th  
September 18  Michael Blank (Russian Academy of Sciences, Moscow)  Ergodic properties of exclusion type discrete time processes in continuum  
September 25  Jayadev Athreya  Logarithm laws, diophantine approximation, and the geometry of numbers.  
October 2  William Johnson (Texas A&M)  Nine twenty+ year old problems in the geometry of Banach spaces.  
October 9  Mirela Ciperiani (Columbia University)  Genus one curves over the rationals  
October 16  no seminar  
Monday, October 20, 45 PM Ken Kennedy Institute series McMurtry Auditorium Duncan Hall 
Ian Foster (Professor
of Computer Science Argonne National Laboratory & University of Chicago) 
click here for calendar entry  
October 23  Alina Marian (UIC)  Intersections on moduli spaces of bundles and Grassmannian TQFTs.  
October 30  Rupert Frank (Princeton)  HardyLiebThirring inequalities for eigenvalues of Schrödinger operators  
November 6  Hossein Namazi (University of Texas)  3manifolds, hyperbolic geometry and models  
November 13  Marta Asaeda (UC Riverside)  An unexpected application of algebraic number theory to operator algebras  
November 20  Gordana Matic (University of Georgia)  Contact structures and sutured Floer homology  
November 27  No seminar, Thanksgiving  
December 4  Izabella Laba (University of British Columbia)  Arithmetic progressions in sets of fractional dimension 
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Fall 2007 and Spring 2008 Colloquium schedule