Courant Institute of
New York University
Mondays, 3:45pm in room 1302; tea at 3:15
The Mathematics Colloquium
offers survey talks in mathematics and related
fields. A colloquium talk offers a broad overview for a general
mathematical audience rather than technical details for specialists.
The colloquium meets on Mondays at 3:45 p.m. in room 1302 of
Warren Weaver Hall at 251 Mercer Street, New York. Colloquium Tea Preceding
Talks 3:15-3:45 pm in the lounge (13th floor).
of Crime" Andrea Bertozzi,
UCLA (Exceptionally) Tuesday, February 5 at 2:00 P.M.
(Tea preceding at 1:30 P.M.)
Camassa-Holm Equation --- A
Survey" Helge Holden, Norwegian University of
Science and Technology, Norway
Monday, February 25 at 3:45 P.M.
time-periodic water waves" Jon Wilkening, UC Berkeley
Monday, March 4 at 3:45 P.M.
"Practical use of
information concepts in molecular simulation" Gabor Csanyi, University of Cambridge
Monday, March 11 at 3:45 P.M.
Elimination As An Iterative Algorithm" Lloyd N. Trefethen, Oxford
Monday, December 10 at 3:45 P.M.
Thermodynamics for Mathematicians" Hans Christian
Ottinger, ETH Zurich, Department of Materials Monday, February 6 at 3:45 P.M. Abstract:
Considerations in Harmonic Analysis"
Gressman, UPenn, Mathematics Monday, March 5 at 3:45 P.M.
of Laplacians on Manifolds, Graphs and Fractals" Bob Strichartz, Cornell
Monday, March 19 at 3:45 P.M.
renormalization group flow" Weinan E, PACM, Princeton University
Monday, April 2 at 3:45 P.M.
constraint-based formulation for freely moving immersed bodies in
fluids " Neelesh Patankar, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Northwestern University
Monday, April 9 at 3:45 P.M.
via invariant cylinders and Mather variational method" Vadim Kaloshin, University of Maryland
Monday, April 16 at 3:45 P.M.
points of random functions of many variables" Gerard Ben Arous, Courant Institute of
Monday, April 23 at 3:45 P.M.
Formulas for Measures and Applications to Analysis and Geometry" Peter Jones, Yale
Monday, April 30 at 3:45 P.M.
M. Singer, MIT Mathematics, 2004 Abel Prize winner Monday, May 7 at 3:45 P.M. (Cancelled)
Colloquia "Doing Science
in the Open" Michael
Nielsen Monday, September 19, 2011 at 3:45 P.M.
weak epsilon nets and their applications" Noga
Alon, Tel Aviv University and IAS, Princeton Monday, October 24, 2011 at 3:45 P.M.
"Statistical Mechanics on Sparse Random Graphs: Mathematics and
Dembo, Department of Statistics and Department of Mathematics
Stanford University Monday, November 7, 2011 at 3:45 P.M.
Bridging Simulations for Soft Matter: Current status and
Conceptual Problems" Kurt
Kremer, Max Planck Institute for Polymer Research, Mainz, Germany Monday, November 14, 2011 at 3:45 P.M. Abstract:
"The Kolmogorov-Obukhov Theory of Turbulence"
Bj?n Birnir, Center for Complex and Nonlinear Science and
Department of Mathematics University of California, Santa Barbara
Monday, November 28, 2011 at 3:45 P.M.
Diffusion Maps and the Connection Laplacian" Amit
Singer, Princeton University Monday, December 12, 2011 at 3:45 P.M.
"New curvature flows" Gang Tian, Princeton University Monday, January 31, at 3:45 P.M. Abstract:
global existence for dispersive critical problems" Frank
Merle, Universite Cergy-Pontoise & IHES Monday, February 7, at 3:45 P.M.
problems" Charles Epstein, University
Monday, February 28, at 3:45 P.M. Abstract:
"Reformulation of the Covering and Quantizer Problems as Ground States
of Interacting Particles" Salvatore
Torquato, Princeton University Monday, March 7, at 3:45 P.M. http://cherrypit.princeton.edu/
Hamiltonians and symplectic topology" Claude Viterbo Monday, March 21 at 3:45 P.M. Abstract:
in Orbits" Alex Kontorovitch, Stony Brook Monday, March 28 at 3:45 P.M.
"Fermion Monte Carlo" Malvin Kalos, Lawrence Livermore
Monday, April 11 at 3:45 P.M.
"The Turn of the Screw: The History and Optimal Design of an
Archimedes Screw" Chris Rorres, University of
Monday, April 18 at 3:45 P.M. The Fritz John
Lecture Series: (April 25 and May 2, 2011) Hans
Lindblad Monday, April 25 at 3:45 P.M. (Cancelled - rescheduled to October
"Fritz John's ellipsoid and the
geometry of high dimensional convex bodies"
Gilles Pisier, Texas A&M University Monday, May 2 at 3:45 P.M.
Modeling in Multivariate Time Series: Structure, Sparsity &
Computation" Mike West
The Arts & Sciences Professor of Statistical Science, Duke
University Monday, October 18, at 3:45
to Random Points" Professor Ron Peled, Courant Institute
of Mathematical Sciences, NYU
Monday, November 2, 2009, at 3:45 P.M.
of null sets, differentiability of Lipschitz functions, and other
problems in geometric measure theory" Professor Marianna Csornyei,
University College London
Monday, November 9, at 3:45 P.M. http://www.homepages.ucl.ac.uk/~ucahmcs
Abstract: "Universality of Random Matrices and
Dyson Brownian Motion"
Professor Horng-Tzer Yau, Harvard
Monday, December 7, at 3:45 P.M.
Spring 2009 Colloquia
"An estimate on
weak solutions of the Navier-Stokes equations and some of its
Monday, February 2, at 3:45 P.M.
of Lipschitz maps from the Heisenberg group to L^1" Professor Jeff Cheeger, New
York University, Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences Monday, February 9, at 3:45 P.M.
Diaconis-Fulton addition to a free boundary problem"
Yuval Peres, Microsoft Research
Monday, March 2, at 3:45 P.M.
"Complex Interpolation between Spaces of Bounded Operators" Professor Gilles Pisier,
Universite Paris VI and Texas A&M University Monday, March 30, at 3:45 P.M.
law of probability: entropy growth in the central limit theorem." Professor Keith Ball, University
Monday, April 13, at 3:45 P.M.
of NP-complete problems, Discrete Fourier Analysis, and Geometry" Professor Subhash Khot, New York
University, Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences
Monday, April 27, at 3:45 P.m.
Fall 2008 Colloquia
Application of Logic to p-adic Analysis" David Kazhdan, Hebrew University
Special Mathematics Colloquium
Friday, September 5, at 4:00 P.M., tea at 3:30 P.M.
Location: Room 109
"Black holes and
linear waves" Igor Rodnianski, Princeton
Monday, November 3, 3:45 P.M.
phenomena in the space of
Alexander Barvinok, University of Michigan at Ann Arbor
Monday, November 17, at 3:45 P.M.
Sato-Tate Conjecture" Richard Taylor,
Monday, November 24, at 3:45 P.M.
a playground for combinatorics, algebra and computer science" Avi Wigderson, The Institute of Advanced Study
Monday, Dec. 1, at 3:45 P.M.
Spring 2008 Colloquia
PDE's and deterministic games" Professor Robert V. Kohn,
Courant Institute, NYU
Monday January 28, at 3:45 P.M.
and scattering theory" Werner Muller, Universitat
Monday, February 11, at 3:45 P.M.
Equations with Integral Diffusions" Luis Caffarelli,
University of Texas, Austin
Monday, March 3, at 3:45 P.M.
Duality and the Non-linear Dirichlet Problem'' Blaine Lawson, SUNY, Stony
Monday, March 10, 3:45 P.M.
Film screening about Wolfgang
Monday, April 14, at 3:45 P.M. in room 109
mechanics: atomic to tectonic" L. Mahadevan,Harvard
Monday, May 5, at 3:45 P.M.
the concept and properties of mass in general relativity" Professor
S-T Yau, Harvard University Monday, October
22, at 3:45 P.M.
multi-transition solutions for a class of PDE's" Paul Rabinowitz, University of
Monday, October 29, at 3:45 P.M. "Learning and
Convergence of Beliefs in Social Networks" Joint
Economics-Mathematics Colloquium Professor Matthew Jackson,
Stanford University Monday, November
12, at 3:45 P.M.
"The circular Law" Professor
Van Vu, Rutgers University Monday, November
26, 2007 at 3:45 P.M.
Bubble Evolution and Grain Growth in all Dimensions: beyond von
Neumann-Mullins" Professor David
Srolovitz, YeshivaUniversity Monday,
December 3, 2007 at
motions in random media" Alain-Sol Sznitman, ETH Zurich
Monday, March 5 at 3:45 P.M.
Jean-Michel Bismut, Orsay.
Monday, March 26 at 3:30 P.M. in 109 "Two-dimensional
polymers (self-avoiding walks) and their continuum
limit" Greg Lawler, University of
Monday, April 23 at 3:45 P.M.