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Calendar: Public Events

Oct 7, 2017

10:00 am

10:00 am

35th Bay Area Discrete Math (BADMath) Day

St. Mary’s College, Galileo Hall, Room 201

St. Mary’s College, Galileo Hall, Room 201

Oct 5, 2017

7:00 pm

7:00 pm

PUBLIC LECTURE

Cubberley Auditorium

Cubberley Auditorium

Robbert Dijkgraaf (Institute for Advanced Study)

“Quantum Mathematics and the Fate of Space, Time, and Matter”

“Quantum Mathematics and the Fate of Space, Time, and Matter”

May 23, 2017

4:30 pm

4:30 pm

MRC DISTINGUISHED LECTURER SERIES

Math 380-W

Math 380-W

Geordie Williamson (Max Planck Institute, Bonn)

“Higher representation theory“

“Higher representation theory“

May 18, 2017

4:30 pm

4:30 pm

MRC DISTINGUISHED LECTURER SERIES

Math 380-W

Math 380-W

Geordie Williamson (Max Planck Institute, Bonn)

“Constructible sheaves“

“Constructible sheaves“

May 16, 2017

4:30 pm

4:30 pm

MRC DISTINGUISHED LECTURER SERIES

Math 380-W

Math 380-W

Geordie Williamson (Max Planck Institute, Bonn)

“Algebraic representations“

“Algebraic representations“

Apr 27, 2017

3:00 pm

3:00 pm

Ofer Zeitouni (Weizmann Institute)

“Cover times in the critical dimension“

“Cover times in the critical dimension“

Apr 26, 2017

4:15 pm

4:15 pm

Ofer Zeitouni (Weizmann Institute)

“Heat kernels for Liouville Brownian motion, Gaussian multiplicative chaos, and non-universality“

“Heat kernels for Liouville Brownian motion, Gaussian multiplicative chaos, and non-universality“

Apr 20, 2017

4:30 pm

4:30 pm

Ofer Zeitouni (Weizmann Institute)

“Nonlinear PDEs, random walk, Gaussian processes, random matrices and the zeta function“

“Nonlinear PDEs, random walk, Gaussian processes, random matrices and the zeta function“

Mar 9, 2017

4:30 pm

4:30 pm

KAI-LAI CHUNG MEMORIAL LECTURE

Pigott Hall/Bldg. 260, Room 113

Pigott Hall/Bldg. 260, Room 113

Laurent Saloff-Coste (Cornell)

~~NOTE CORRECTED VENUE~~“Groups and random walks”

~~NOTE CORRECTED VENUE~~“Groups and random walks”

Feb 2, 2017

7:30 pm

7:30 pm

PUBLIC LECTURE

CEMEX Auditorium

CEMEX Auditorium

Ingrid Daubechies (Duke)

“Mathematicians helping Art Historians and Art Conservators“

“Mathematicians helping Art Historians and Art Conservators“

Nov 14, 2016

4:00 pm

4:00 pm

MRC DISTINGUISHED LECTURER SERIES

Math 383-N

Math 383-N

Takashi Tsuboi (University of Tokyo, Graduate School of Mathematics)

“Old and New problems on diffeomorphism groups” Part III

“Old and New problems on diffeomorphism groups” Part III

Nov 11, 2016

12:00 pm

12:00 pm

MRC DISTINGUISHED LECTURER SERIES

Math 383-N

Math 383-N

Misha Gromov (NYU and IHÉS)

“The unknown unknown in the logic of the mind”

“The unknown unknown in the logic of the mind”

Nov 10, 2016

4:30 pm

4:30 pm

MRC DISTINGUISHED LECTURER SERIES

Math 380-C

Math 380-C

Misha Gromov (NYU and IHÉS)

~~NOTE DIFFERENT ROOM~~ “Scalar curvature, convex polyhedra and differential operators”

~~NOTE DIFFERENT ROOM~~ “Scalar curvature, convex polyhedra and differential operators”

Nov 3, 2016

7:30 pm

7:30 pm

PUBLIC LECTURE

Cubberley Auditorium

Cubberley Auditorium

Jordan Ellenberg (Wisconsin–Madison)

“How to Use Math to Get Rich in the Lottery*” (* will not actually help you get rich in the lottery)

“How to Use Math to Get Rich in the Lottery*” (* will not actually help you get rich in the lottery)

Nov 1, 2016

4:00 pm

4:00 pm

MRC DISTINGUISHED LECTURER SERIES

Math 384-I

Math 384-I

Takashi Tsuboi (University of Tokyo, Graduate School of Mathematics)

“Old and New problems on diffeomorphism groups” Part II

“Old and New problems on diffeomorphism groups” Part II

Oct 29, 2016

4:00 pm

4:00 pm

JOE KELLER MEMORIAL

Stanford Faculty Club

Stanford Faculty Club

There will be a memorial service honoring Joe Keller this Saturday, October 29, 4-7pm at the Faculty Club, organized by the family. Joe’s wife, Dr. Alice Whittemore, encourages everybody interested in participating to do so. The Math Department, in collaboration with ICME is also planning an event honoring Joe in late spring, with more information to follow.

Oct 27, 2016

4:30 pm

4:30 pm

Takashi Tsuboi (University of Tokyo, Graduate School of Mathematics)

“Old and New problems on diffeomorphism groups” Part I

“Old and New problems on diffeomorphism groups” Part I

Oct 6, 2016

4:30 pm

4:30 pm

BEATRICE YORMARK DISTINGUISHED LECTURER

Math 380-W

Math 380-W

Melanie Matchett Wood (Wisconsin–Madison)

“Zeta values in algebraic geometry, topology, and group theory“

“Zeta values in algebraic geometry, topology, and group theory“

May 16, 2016

4:00 pm

4:00 pm

MRC DISTINGUISHED LECTURER SERIES

Math 384-H

Math 384-H

Shou-Wu Zhang (Princeton)

“CM points and derivatives of L-functions: the Andre Oort conjecture and Colmez’ conjecture“

“CM points and derivatives of L-functions: the Andre Oort conjecture and Colmez’ conjecture“

May 13, 2016

2:30 pm

2:30 pm

MRC DISTINGUISHED LECTURER SERIES

Math 383-N

Math 383-N

Shou-Wu Zhang (Princeton)

“Torsion points and preperiodic points: Manin–Mumford’s conjecture and its dynamical analogue“

“Torsion points and preperiodic points: Manin–Mumford’s conjecture and its dynamical analogue“

May 12, 2016

4:30 pm

4:30 pm

MRC DISTINGUISHED LECTURER SERIES

Math 380-W

Math 380-W

Shou-Wu Zhang (Princeton)

“Rational points: ABC conjecture and Szpiro’s conjecture“

“Rational points: ABC conjecture and Szpiro’s conjecture“

May 5, 2016

7:30 pm

7:30 pm

PUBLIC LECTURE

Cubberley Auditorium

Cubberley Auditorium

Susan Holmes (Stanford)

“Breaking Codes and Finding Patterns“

“Breaking Codes and Finding Patterns“

Apr 21, 2016

7:30 pm

7:30 pm

A Special Conversation on “Behind the Man Who Knew Infinity”

Cubberley Auditorium

Cubberley Auditorium

Apr 20, 2016

4:15 pm

4:15 pm

MRC DISTINGUISHED LECTURER SERIES

Math 384-H

Math 384-H

Sergiu Klainerman (Princeton)

On the mathematical theory of Black Holes: “Collapse to a Black Hole”

On the mathematical theory of Black Holes: “Collapse to a Black Hole”

Apr 18, 2016

4:00 pm

4:00 pm

MRC DISTINGUISHED LECTURER SERIES

Math 383-N

Math 383-N

Sergiu Klainerman (Princeton)

On the mathematical theory of Black Holes: “The problem of stability in GR”

On the mathematical theory of Black Holes: “The problem of stability in GR”

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