Spring 2016

Seminars are held in Hill 124 on Tuesdays 3:00 – 4:00 PM (except where noted), from January 19 through May 3. The seminar is organized by Manos Maridakis, Natasa Sesum, and Paul Feehan. All are welcome. Abstracts for all presentations are posted on the Department of Mathematics Geometric Analysis Seminar page. Please subscribe to our seminar email list to receive the latest updates.

  1. March 29. Yakov Shlapentokh-Rothman, Princeton University

Spring 2015

Seminars are held in Hill 124 on Tuesdays 3:00 – 4:00 PM (except where noted), from January 27 through May 5. The seminar is organized by Manos Maridakis, Natasa Sesum, and Paul Feehan. All are welcome. Abstracts for all presentations are posted on the Department of Mathematics Geometric Analysis Seminar page. Please subscribe to our seminar email list to receive the latest updates.

  1. February 3. Steven Sivek, Princeton University, Sutured embedded contact homology is a natural invariant
  2. February 10, Casey Lynn Kelleher, University of California, Irvine, Entropy, Stability and Yang-Mills Flow
  3. February 17, Niels Møller, Princeton University, The gluing perspective on the non-compactness of moduli spaces of minimal surfaces
  4. February 24, Daniel Ketover, Princeton University, Min-max minimal surfaces and 3-manifold topology
  5. March 3, Heather MacBeth, Princeton University, Kaehler-Einstein metrics and higher alpha-invariants
  6. March 10, Andrew Cooper, North Carolina State University, Singularities of Lagrangian Mean Curvature Flow
  7. March 17, No seminar (Spring break)
  8. March 24, Brett, Kotschwar, Arizona University, Uniqueness and unique-continuation for geometric flows via energy methods
  9. March 31. Robert Haslhofer, Courant Institute, NYU, Weak solutions of the Ricci flow
  10. Or Hershkovits, Courant Institute, NYU, Mean curvature flow of Reifenberg sets
  11. April 14, Yisong Yang, Polytechnic School of Engineering, NYU, Solutions of Friedmann’s equations and evolutionary cosmology
  12. April 17 (Friday), Xinliang An, Rutgers University, How to create a naked singularity or a black hole in General Relativity
  13. April 21, Yanir Rubinstein, University of Maryland, The degenerate special Lagrangian equation
  14. April 24 (Friday), Tom Parker, Michigan State University. Joint with Colloquium, 4:00-5:00pm, Hill 705. Holomorphic curves, strings, and the GV conjecture
  15. April 28, Timothy Nguyen, Simons Center for Geometry and Physics, Stony Brook

To be scheduled for Fall 2015:

  • Cagatay Kutluhan, University of Buffalo, The State University of New York
  • Max Lipyanskiy, Columbia University

Fall 2014

Seminars are held in Hill 705 on Tuesdays 3:00 – 4:00 PM (except where noted), from September 9 through December 9. The seminar is organized by Manos Maridakis, Natasa Sesum, and Paul Feehan. All are welcome. Abstracts for all presentations are posted on the Department of Mathematics Geometric Analysis Seminar page. Please subscribe to our seminar email list to receive the latest updates.

  1. September 9. Manos Maridakis, Rutgers University, The L^2 concentration principle for Dirac operators
  2. September 16, Paul Feehan, Rutgers University, Global existence and convergence of smooth solutions to Yang-Mills gradient flow over compact four-manifolds
  3. September 23. Huai-Dong Cao, Lehigh University, Geometry of Ricci solitons
  4. September 30. Vladimir Lubyshev, Rutgers University, Three positive solutions of a nonlinear Dirichlet problem with competing power nonlinearities
  5. October 7. Nam Q. Le, Indiana University at Bloomington, Global second derivative estimates for the second boundary value problem of the prescribed affine mean curvature equation
  6. October 10. Aaron Naber, Northwestern. Joint with Colloquium, Friday, 4:00-5:00pm, Hill 705. Regularity and New Directions in Einstein Manifolds
  7. October 14. Adam Jacob, Harvard University, Flat bundles, harmonic metrics and singular affine structures
  8. October 17. Tom Leness, Florida International University. Joint with Colloquium, Friday, 4:00-5:00pm, Hill 705. SO(3) monopoles and superconformal simple type
  9. October 21. Xiao Ling, Rutgers University, Bernstein type theorem in Minkowski space
  10. October 28. Ben Weinkove, Northwestern University, The Monge-Ampere equation for (n-1)-plurisubharmonic functions
  11. November 4. Otis Chodosh, Stanford University, Slowly converging Yamabe flows
  12. November 11. Jeffrey Case, Princeton University, A notion of the weighted sigma-k curvature for manifolds with density
  13. November 18. Bruce Kleiner, New York University, Ricci flow through singularities
  14. November 25. Antonella Marini, Yeshiva University, Gauge-invariant boundary conditions, with possible applications to a millennium problem
  15. December 2. Anna Mazzucato, Penn State University. Joint with Nonlinear Analysis Seminar, 1:40-2:40pm, Hill 705. Optimal mixing by incompressible flows
  16. December 2. Jim Isenberg, University of Oregon, Asymptotically Hyperbolic Solutions of the Einstein Constraint Equations
  17. December 9. Daniela De Silva, Columbia University, Higher regularity boundary Harnack inequalities