Algebraic Geometry and Number Theory Seminar: Fall 2015

Tuesdays at 4:00PM in Herman Brown Hall Room 227

Organized by Richard Shadrach and Anthony Várilly-Alvarado

Date Speaker Affiliation Title
September 1st Arindam Roy Rice University Zeros of the Riemann zeta-function on the critical line
September 15th Timo de Wolff Texas A&M Nonnegative Polynomials and Sums of Squares Supported on Circuits
September 17th John Calabrese Rice University An exercise in homological projective duality: pencils of cubic fourfolds.
September 22nd Brian Smithling Johns Hopkins Arithmetic transfer conjectures for unitary groups
September 29th Atoshi Chowdhury UC Berkeley Stability of line bundles on reducible varieties
October 13th Fall Break No Meeting
October 20th Brian Hwang Cal Tech Galois groups with prescribed ramification and non-abelian class field theory
October 27th Padmavathi Srinivasan MIT Conductors and minimal discriminants of hyperelliptic curves
November 3rd Matthew Young Texas A&M Equidistribution of Eisenstein series
November 10th Farbod Shokrieh Cornell Non-archimedean curves, abelian varieties, and faithful tropicalization
November 17th Francesca Balestrieri Oxford Iterating the algebraic ├ętale-Brauer obstruction
November 24th Jarod Alper Australian National University Geometry of algebraic stacks
December 1st Last week of classes No Meeting