Calendar of Seminars & Colloquia

SPRING 2014
April 21 - April 25
April 28 - May 2 May 5 - May 9
May 12 - May 16 May 19 - May 23
May 26 - May 30 June 2 - June 6
This page contains listings of all seminar and colloquium meetings scheduled for the quarter, updated on an ongoing basis. Send seminar announcements to Rose Choi at rosechoi[at]math.washington.edu.

If an ongoing seminar has its own web page, click on the name of the seminar to visit that page.

Week of April 21 - April 25
Monday, April 21
 
Tuesday, April 22
Trends in Optimization Seminar
   Relaxing nonconvex quadratic functions by multiple adaptive diagonal perturbations
   Hongbo Dong, Washington State University

   4:00pm, GUG 218
Joint session of Rainwater and Probability seminar
   Random Surfaces and Quantum Loewner Evolution
   Jason Miller, MIT

   1:30pm, SMI 307
Algebra and Algebraic Geometry Pre-Seminar/Seminar
   Rational singularities and duality/Higher direct images of logarithmic canonical sheaves
   Sándor Kovács, UW

   1:30pm, PDL C-36
Wednesday, April 23
 
Thursday, April 24
Current Topics Seminar
  TBA
  Tatiana Toro, UW

   4:00pm, PDL C-36
Grad Student Analysis Seminar
  The Calderon's Problem and Complex Geometric Optics Solutions
  Yang Yang, UW

   2:30pm, PDL C-401
Friday, April 25
UW-PIMS Mathematics Colloquium
   Characters of finite Chevalley groups and categorification
   Roman Bezrukavnikov, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

   2:30pm, LOW 101

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Week of April 28 - May 2
Monday, April 28
Probability Seminar
  Testing the Manifold Hypothesis
  Hari Narayanan, UW Statistics

   2:30pm, MEB 248
Tuesday, April 29
Algebra and Algebraic Geometry Pre-Seminar/Seminar
  Global quantum isometries of Riemannian manifolds
   Alexandru Chirvasitu, UCB

   1:30pm, PDL C-36
Trends in Optimization Seminar
   Demixing signals: the geometry of corrupted sensing
   Rina Foygel, University of Chicago

   4:00pm, EEB 303
Wednesday, April 30
Combinatorics Seminar
  Very ample and Koszul segmental fibrations
  Matthias Beck, San Francisco State University

   3:30pm, PDL C-401
Thursday, May 1
 
Friday, May 2
UW-PIMS Mathematics Colloquium
   TBA
   Steffen Rohde, University of Washington

   2:30pm, LOW 101

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Week of May 5 - May 9
Monday, May 5
 
Tuesday, May 6
Algebra and Algebraic Geometry Pre-Seminar/Seminar
   TBA
   Melody Chan, Harvard

   1:30pm, PDL C-36
Wednesday, May 7
Combinatorics Seminar
  TBA
  Karim Adiprasito, Institut des Hautes Études Scientifiques

   3:30pm, PDL C-401
Differential Geometry/PDE Seminar
   A Survey of Sub-Riemannian Geometry
   Richard Montgomery, UC Santa Cruz

   3:50pm, PDL C-36
Thursday, May 8
UW-PIMS Mathematics Colloquium
   Spectral Sparsification of Graphs
   Dan Spielman, Yale Institute for Network Science

   2:30pm, TBA
Friday, May 9
MathAcrossCampus
  Physical metaphors for graphs and networks
  Dan Spielman, Yale University (Computer Science)

   2:30pm, KNE 210

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Week of May 12 - May 16
Monday, May 12
 
Tuesday, May 13
Trends in Optimization Seminar
  TBA
  Noah Simon, Department of Biostatistics, University of Washington

   4:00pm, GUG 218
Wednesday, May 14
Combinatorics Seminar
  TBA
  Erik Slivken, UW

   3:30pm, PDL C-401
Thursday, May 15
 
Friday, May 16
UW-PIMS Mathematics Colloquium
   TBA
   Victor Reiner, University of Minnesota

   2:30pm, LOW 101

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Week of May 19 - May 23
Monday, May 19
UW-PIMS Mathematics Colloquium
   TBA
   Shige Peng, Shandong University

   2:30pm, LOW 101
Tuesday, May 20
 
Wednesday, May 21
Combinatorics Seminar
  TBA
  James Propp, University of Massachusetts Lowel

   3:30pm, PDL C-401
Thursday, May 22
 
Friday, May 23
UW-PIMS Mathematics Colloquium
   Leavitt path algebras - Something for everyone: algebra, analysis, dynamics, graph theory, number theory
   Gene Abrams, University of Colorado at Colorado Springs

   2:30pm, LOW 101

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Week of May 26 - May 30
Monday, May 26
 
Tuesday, May 27
Algebra and Algebraic Geometry Seminar
   TBA
   Gene Abrams, Colorado

   2:30pm, PDL C-36
Wednesday, May 28
Combinatorics Seminar
  TBA
  Freij Ragnar, Aalto University

   3:30pm, PDL C-401
Thursday, May 29
 
Friday, May 30
 

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Week of June 2 - June 6
Monday, June 2
 
Tuesday, June 3
 
Wednesday, June 4
Combinatorics Seminar
  TBA
  Michael Goff, Vanderbilt University

   3:30pm, PDL C-401
Thursday, June 5
 
Friday, June 6
 

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