FALL 2011
For the following seminars, unless otherwise stated the hour is 11:00,
the room is RLM 12.166, and it is a Mathematical Physics
Seminar. There is usually a brown bag lunch at noon on Wednesdays in
RLM 12.104, joint with the Analysis Seminar.
Wed Aug 31: Hans Koch
The Bessis-Moussa-Villani conjecture: an introduction
Wed Sept 7: Vitali Vougalter (University of Cape Town)
On the existence of stationary solutions for some
integro-differential equations
Wed Sept 14: Charles Radin
Optimization in large, dense random graphs
Wed Sept 28: Amir Mohammadi
Orbits closures for the SL_2(R) action on Moduli space.
Wed Oct 5: Thomas Chen
Derivation of the cubic NLS and Gross-Pitaevskii hierarchy
from manybody dynamics in d=3.
Wed Oct 12: Olena Bormashenko
A Coupling Argument for the Random Transposition Walk
Wed Oct 19: Lorenzo Sadun
Exact regularity and ergodic convergence
Fri Oct 28: William Faris (Arizona)
Topology and cluster expansions
Mon Oct 31: Greg Lawler (U. Chicago)
Random fractals coming from statistical physics
Colloquium, at 4:00 in RLM 6.104
Wed Nov 9: Rachel Ward
Recovering sparse spherical harmonic expansions from a few
samples
Wed Nov 16: Hector Lomeli (ITAM)
Symmetry reduction for maps
Wed Nov 30: Gang Zhou (ETH Zurich)
Equipartition of Energy in Nonlinear Schrodinger/
Gross-Pitaevskii Equations