Date

Place

Speaker

Title

September 28

Harvard
Science Center D

Fernando Villegas
University of Texas, Austin

Periods, Lfunctions and knots

October 4

Brandeis
317 Goldsmith

Vadim Kaloshin
MIT

Growth of the number of periodic points for generic diffeomorphisms

October 11

Northeastern
509 Lake

Jonathan Rosenberg
University of Maryland

Noncommutative geometry and the Z/k index theorem

October 18

MIT
Room 2190

Domokos Szasz
Budapest University of
Technology and Economics

Algebraic methods and the BoltzmannSinai ergodic hypothesis

October 25

Harvard
Science Center D

David Mumford
Brown University

Mathematics and vision

November 1

Brandeis
317 Goldsmith

Duong H. Phong
Columbia

Twoloop superstrings

November 8

MIT
Room 2190

Andrei Okounkov
Berkeley

Random trees and moduli of curves

November 15

Harvard
Science Center D

Richard Kenyon
Université ParisSud

Random maps from Z^{2} to Z

November 29

Northeastern
509 Lake

David Sattinger
Utah State University

Nonlinear water waves, inverse scattering, and the classical moment

December 6

MIT
Room 2190

Yuval Peres
Berkeley

Geometry of the uniform spanning forest

December 13

Harvard
Science Center D

Steve Gersten
University of Utah

Isoperimetric functions of nilpotent groups
