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

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