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).
Abstract: "Discrete or Continuous?"
Nick Trefethen, NYU and University of Oxford
Monday, September 15 at 3:45 P.M.
Abstract: "Ramanujan graphs and
symmetric error correcting codes"
Alex Lubotzky, Hebrew University of Jerusalem
Monday, September 29 at 3:45 P.M.
"The Dynamics of Calcium: Oscillations
and Waves, Experiments and Theory"
James Sneyd, University of Auckland
Monday, November 10 at 3:45 P.M.
Special Math Colloquium, Wednesday, November 12 at 11:30 A.M. - 12:30 P.M.
(Tea at 11:00 A.M.)
Yuval Peres, Microsoft Research
Monday, November 17 at 3:45 P.M.
Alexander Its, IUPUI
Monday, November 24 at 3:45 P.M.
Brittany Shields, NYU
Monday, December 8 at 3:45 P.M.
Upcoming Spring 2015 Colloquia
Jon Keating, Bristol
Monday, February 2 at 3:45 P.M.
Brendan Hassett, Rice
Monday, February 23 at 3:45 P.M.
"On the Computational and Statistical Interface & 'Big
Michael I. Jordan, University of California, Berkeley
Monday, February 24 at 5:10 P.M.
Cantor Film Center (36 E 8th Street), Room 101
matrix and partial differential equation"
Horng-Tzer Yau, Harvard University
Monday, March 10 at 3:45 P.M.
diverging stochastic PDEs"
Martin Hairer, The University of Warwick
Monday, April 7 at 3:45 P.M.
the geometry of maximum entropy problems"
Michele Pavon, UniversitÓ di Padova
Monday, April 14 at 3:45 P.M.
"Numerical Algebraic Intersection with Applications"
Charles Wampler, General Motors and University of Notre Dame
Monday, April 28 at 3:45 P.M.
pairs, Hankel operators and transition to high
Patrick Gerard, UniversitÚ Paris-Sud and Institut Universitaire de France
Monday, May 5 at 3:45 P.M.
"Best approximation by algebraic and semi-algebraic
Shmuel Friedland, University of Illinois at Chicago
Monday, May 12 at 3:45 P.M.
"Survey on the Farrell-Jones Conjecture"
Wolfgang Luck, Hausdorff Institute for Mathematics
Monday, October 21 at 3:45 P.M.
"Tales of Our Forefathers"
Barry Simon, Math Dept., Caltech
Monday, October 28 at 3:45 P.M.
"Random walks on groups and the
Kaimanovich-Vershik 1983 conjecture for
Yuval Peres, Microsoft Research
Monday, November 4 at 3:45 P.M.
"Cutting and pasting in algebraic geometry"
Ravi Vakil, Stanford University
Monday, November 11 at 3:45 P.M.
Michael Brenner, School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, Harvard University
Monday, November 18 at 3:45 P.M.
"Hamiltonian Evolution Equations - Where They Come
From, What They Are Good For"
Juerg Froehlich, ETH Zurich (& IAS)
Monday, December 2 at 3:45 P.M.
"Waves in honeycomb structures"
Charles Fefferman, Princeton University
Monday, December 9, at 3:45 P.M.
"Introduction to incidence geometry"
Larry Guth, MIT
Monday, December 16, at 4:00 P.M.
Professor Shmuel Weinberger, University of Chicago
Monday, September 13, at 3:45 P.M.
"A two-scale framework to
variable selection with NP-dimensionality"
Professor Jianqing Fan, Princeton University
Monday, September 20, at 3:45 P.M.
in Multivariate Time Series: Structure, Sparsity
The Arts & Sciences Professor of Statistical Science, Duke University
Monday, October 18, at 3:45 P.M.
Particle Filters for Data Assimilation"
Professor Alexandre Chorin, UC Berkeley
Monday, November 8, at 3:45 P.M.
The Fritz John Lecture Series: (November 22 and 29)
"The formation of shocks in
three space dimensions"
Demetrios Christodoulou, ETH Zurich
Monday, November 22, at 3:45 P.M.
"Brief history of the
vector-field method and the role played
by F. John"
Sergiu Klainerman, Princeton
Monday, November 29, at 3:15 P.M. (reception to follow)
of Galois representations"
Chandrashekhar Khare, UCLA
Monday, December 6, at 3:45 P.M.
progressions in sumsets"
Endre Szemeredi, Hungarian Academy of Sciences
Monday, December 13, at 3:45 P.M.
Spring 2010 Colloquia
Abstract: "Exchangeability and continuum limits of discrete random structures"
Professor David Aldous, U.C. Berkeley
Monday, February 8, at 3:45 P.M.
Abstract: "Certified Reduced Basis Methods for Harmonic Wave Problems"
Professor Jan Hesthaven, Brown
Monday, March 1, at 3:45 P.M.
Abstract: "Beyond the Elliptic Genus" [joint work with Orlando Alvarez]
I. M. Singer, MIT
Monday, April 19, at 3:45 P.M. (cancelled)
Title: "Problems in Mixing"
Katepalli Screenivasan, Sr. Vice Provost and Professor of Physics and Mathematics, NYU
Monday, April 26, at 4:30 P.M.
"Natural Boundaries and
Professor Barry Simon, Caltech
Monday, May 3, at 3:45 P.M.
Abstract: "Structure 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.
"Probabilistic phenomena in the space of contingency tables"
Alexander Barvinok, University of Michigan at Ann Arbor
Monday, November 17, at 3:45 P.M.
Abstract: "The Sato-Tate
Richard Taylor, Harvard University
Monday, November 24, at 3:45 P.M.
graphs: a playground for combinatorics, algebra
and computer science"
Avi Wigderson, The
Monday, Dec. 1, at 3:45 P.M.
Evolution and Grain Growth in all Dimensions: beyond von
Professor David Srolovitz,